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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.

Join Archive-It's Jefferson Bailey and Lori Donovan for an afternoon talk introducing the concepts and practices behind web archiving and the Internet Archive's Archive-It service. 

Date and Time:
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 219
Event Format: Panel Discussion
Event Type: Public

Familiarize yourself with the basics of Adobe’s versatile print and digital document design application, for use in presentations, posters reports and more. Attendees receive an overview of file setup, familiarize themselves with its menu and tools, add and edit text, graphics and other design elements, and output their creation to an appropriate file format. This workshop is presented by the GW Libraries' Exhibits Developer Phil Raino.

Date and Time:
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 300
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

Under the combined effects of diminished university revenues and predatory inflation by publishers, academic libraries everywhere are facing serious financial constraints. Join us for a presentation and discussion of the GW Libraries' collection strategy, and learn more about how the Libraries use data in managing collections across the disciplines.

Date and Time:
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 219
Event Format: Information Session
Event Type: Faculty Only

Please join us in the Global Resources Center (GRC) for an international student coffee hour co-hosted with the International Services Office (ISO). Take a tour of the GRC, chat with a specialist about your research and global interests, and enjoy a snack with your ISO friends!  

Date and Time:
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Location: Gelman Library, Room 708 (GRC)
Event Format: Reception
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

A little bit of stress is a good thing, but occasionally it can be too much! Don’t let stress get you down. This Wellness PowerHour, presented by the Colonial Health Center, gives your tips and tricks to help you manage your stress levels.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 219
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

Join us for a conversation with Sergio Waisman, GWU Professor of Spanish and Latin American Literature, as we discuss how texts travel out of one culture and into another through translation. Waisman is the translator of several works by Argentine author Roberto Piglia, most recently Target in the Night (2015). Discussion will include brief readings as well as a conversation with Kathryn Kleppinger, GWU Assistant Professor of French, regarding the challenges of translating culturally specific language and references. 

Date and Time:
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 5:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 702
Event Format: Lecture
Event Type: Public

Buff & Blue Happy Hour is a weekly study break brought to you by the Colonial Health Center. Join us for relaxing music, coloring, play-dough and other exciting activities to help you relax and recharge your mind and body!

Date and Time:
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 219
Event Format: Open House
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

Get started using Tinkercad; the free, browser-based CAD software. You will learn how to create 3-D models from scratch and altering existing models. Once created, we will import our models into Makerbot Desktop, the software that drives our 3D printers. Chromebooks will be available to use Tinkercad. If you would like to be able to use MakerBot Desktop, please bring your own PC or Mac. Please RSVP.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 214
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

Bimonthly meeting for GW Libraries librarians and staff. Agenda and webex invitation to be sent to library employees via email.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 10:00am
Location: Gelman Library, Room 702
Event Format: Meeting
Event Type: Library Staff Only

Have you ever wondered what it's like to work at the FBI? Special Agent Lara Tan and Recruitment Advisor Sarah Saenz will discuss international field operations and counterterrorism as well as information on the FBI recuitment process and working at the FBI. Do not miss this informative session and opportunity to ask questions and network with FBI insiders.

Date and Time:
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 702
Event Format: Panel Discussion
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

Marginalia, the Art and the Book Student Group, cordially invites you to the launch of ReSound, the sixth annual collaborative artists’ book by Art and the Book graduate students. ReSound explores visual responses to sound within the landscape of Washington D.C. using letterpress, screenprint, and digital printing techniques. Please join us!

Date and Time:
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 219
Event Format: Reception
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

Join us for A Splendid Wake, the annual celebration of poetry in the nation’s capital from 1900 to the Present.  This 4th event in the series will feature presentations on:

Radio program: The Poet and the Poem
Letras Latinas
Literary translation in DC: Czech, French, Hebrew, Chinese, and Kurdish

Date and Time:
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 702
Event Format: Panel Discussion
Event Type: Public

Learn how you can integrate geographic information systems (GIS) into your research and discover the resources available at the GW Libraries and beyond. This workshop will cover the basics of data discovery and display using ArcGIS software. Let it spark your cartographic imagination!

Date and Time:
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 3:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 300
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Data Bootcamp: Collecting, managing, and visualizing
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

The writing is done. The citations have been cross checked. Your adviser has signed off. All that's left is to upload your electronic thesis or dissertation--but what does that really mean? Don't be caught off guard! Led by Valerie Emerson, ETD administrator, this short workshop will introduce you to the interface for uploading your document and give you a head start on what you will be asked during that process. Please bring your own computer to this session.

Date and Time:
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 2:15pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 302
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Data Bootcamp: Collecting, managing, and visualizing
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

Data management refers to activities that support the long-term preservation, access, and use of data. In this short workshop Data Librarian Mandy Gooch will discuss best practices for data management and the tools, people, and resources the GW Libraries provide to help you.

Date and Time:
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 1:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 302
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Data Bootcamp: Collecting, managing, and visualizing
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

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