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Archive of Past Library Events

These are past events, they have already happened, don't try to go to them! Take a look at our Upcoming Events page for a current list.

Getting Started with Blackboard in 45 minutes image

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Blackboard! This workshop covers the best that Blackboard has to offer.

Date and Time:
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Location: Online Only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Lecture from author, MG Lord

MG Lord is an author and critic.  Her books include Forever Barbie and Astroturf: The Private Life of Rocket Science.  She is a contributor to We Wear The Mask: 15 true Stories of Passing in America.  Join us for her reading!

Date and Time:
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 702
Event Format: Lecture
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Nigel West image

Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes Nigel West for a discussion of his new book, Churchill's Spy Files, about the wartime prime minister's relationship with MI5, Britain's domestic security service. 

Date and Time:
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center, Room 101
Event Format: Lecture
Event Type: Public
Testing in Blackboard image

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about testing via Blackboard! This workshop will cover the basics of administering a test in Blackboard such as test creation and best practices.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, B05 (Instructional Technology Lab)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
The Changing Nature of Work

The Changing Nature of Work studies how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in technology today. Fears that robots will take away jobs from people have dominated the discussion over the future of work, but the World Development Report 2019 finds that on balance this appears to be unfounded. Join speaker, Simeon Djankov, World Developement Report 2019 Director for a discussion!

Date and Time:
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Location: Gelman Library, Room 702
Event Format: Lecture
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Workshop image

Does the end of the semester have you feeling a little more stressed than normal? Join the Colonial Health Center to practice mindfulness, learn tips and tricks for breaking up long study sessions, and how to manage stress and anxiety during finals.

 

Date and Time:
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 219
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Blackboard: Assignments and Tests image

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about assignments and tests in Blackboard! Blackboard offers a variety of ways to assess your students.

Date and Time:
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, B05 (Instructional Technology Lab)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Blackboard Grade Center image

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Grade Center in Blackboard! Participants will have the opportunity to learn about and practice adding columns and categories, entering grades, and monitoring student progress.

Date and Time:
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, B05 (Instructional Technology Lab)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Antony Beevor image

Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes Sir Antony Beevor for a discussion of his new book, The Battle of Arnhem: The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War II.

 

Date and Time:
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center, Room 101
Event Format: Lecture
Event Type: Public
GIS Interface Basic image

This workshop focuses on basic cartographic skills: how to compile data, style your map and symbolize your content effectively. 

Date and Time:
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 219
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Spatial Analysis with QGIS image

In this workshop participants will be able to see how geographic data layers integrate together to lead to informed conclusions. 

Date and Time:
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 219
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
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Gain valuable professional insight and advice about working in the NGO and Government sectors. Network with organizational representatives and learn about internship and full-time opportunities. ]

Date and Time:
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 11:30am to 3:00pm
Location: Marvin Center Grandballroom
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) image

Learn the basics of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and how it can be used for research.

Date and Time:
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 219
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Finding GIS Data & Resources image

GIS Day will feature an immersion into Geographical Information Systems with three back-to-back sessions Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, Thinking Spatially with QGIS/Understanding Geographic Data, Styling a Map with QGIS,  led by Kean McDermott.

Date and Time:
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 219
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
A Walk on the R Side:  Introduction to R for Data Analysis image
Date and Time:
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 219
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

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