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.
Archive of Past Library Events
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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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
Bimonthly meeting for GW Libraries librarians and staff. Agenda and webex invitation to be sent to library employees via email.
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.
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!
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
Literary translation in DC: Czech, French, Hebrew, Chinese, and Kurdish
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!
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.
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.