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Citation Management: Using EndNote

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9 seats available


When

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
3650

Event Contact

Roman Koshykar

Presenters

Roman Koshykar

Using EndNote -- this session will provide a demonstration of and basic instruction for using EndNote, an online citation management system provided by RIT Libraries. EndNote allows users to create formatted bibliographies in many citation styles, including APA and MLA, and output those bibliographies to word processing programs such as Microsoft Word. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend this workshop.

Attendees may want to familiarize themselves with the product slightly before this demonstration. Reviewing this InfoGuide would provide a great foundation allowing for greater understanding during this in-person session.

Attendees who use laptops are encouraged to bring them to the session, so that they can install EndNote plugins for web browsers and word processors.


The deadline to register for this event is Monday, September 24, 2018 at 5:00pm.

DHSS Workshop Series: Digital Project Considerations

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19 seats available


When

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

LBR - Liberal Arts Hall (06),
1251 (McKenzie Commons)

Event Contact

Rebekah Walker

Presenters

Lara Nicosia
Rebekah Walker

How do you know if a digital humanities and social sciences (DHSS) project is right for your class or your research? How do you find appropriate resources that will allow you to carry out your work and convey it clearly to others? What options are available to help you learn a new technology or level-up your skills?

Join RIT Library’s DHSS librarian and Liberal Arts librarian for a discussion about how to determine what you can do with your research, how you can effectively support student projects, and what tool (or tools) will allow you to create something engaging and sustainable. This discussion will also cover practical considerations for project planning such as long-term sustainability, data management, and setting realistic goals both for student projects and your own.



The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 2:00pm.

Level Up: Google Hacks

Registration is not required.

When

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
5:15pm - 6:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
TBD

Event Contact

Lara Nicosia

Presenters

Linette Koren

Google Hacks

Stop by Wallace Library for a free slice of pizza and an opportunity to increase your library skills! Did you know that Google has a little of hidden features that can help you refine your search.  Become a Google power searcher through this short presentation. Bring a friend!

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Therapy Dogs

Registration is not required.

When

Thursday, October 4, 2018
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor (near fish tank)

Event Contact

Sara May

Presenters

Sara May

Need to unleash some stress? Therapy dogs will be visiting Wallace Library! Sit. Stay awhile. We’re pawsitive you’ll feel more relaxed.

International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating

Registration is not required.

When

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
Outside Main Entrance

Event Contact

Lara Nicosia

Presenters

Susan Mee
Jennifer Freer
Frances Andreu

Wednesday, October 17th is International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating!  Stop by our table outside the Wallace Center's main entrance (weather permitting) to grab a doughnut hole and cider and learn more about what contract cheating is and how to avoid it.

Rain location: TBD

Event link: https://rit.edu/twc/academicintegrity

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Movie Chats @ RIT Libraries

Registration is not required.

When

Friday, October 19, 2018
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
first floor

Event Contact

Adwoa Boateng

Presenters

Adwoa Boateng
Jennifer Freer

Let’s Talk about Movies!!

We are doing it again ,  same place and same time!! 

We are a small gathering of movie enthusiasts and casual movie goers who discuss recently watched movies and what we are learning.

The selection of films/directors/scripts to discuss depends on attendees' choices.  MovieChat attendees are engineering students, film students, computer science students, faculty, advisors, staff, IT staff, librarians and others.

So join Jennifer Freer, a movie critic, and Adwoa Boateng, a casual movie goer, AKA the Business/Sciences Librarians for the continuation of Movie Chats, the library’s new community engagement series. Add these Friday dates to your calendar:

 Fall Semester

  • 9/21/18
  • 10/19/18
  • 11/16/18

 Spring Semester

  • 1/18/19
  • 2/15/19
  • 3/22/19

 Fridays

 Noon to 1:30 pm                     (Come and go as you please)

 Wallace library                       (First floor near fish tank/puzzle area)

 Bring your lunch.              (Some refreshments will be provided.)

 Registration not required

 For interpreting services please contact the http://myaccess.rit.edu/

 Any date/location changes during the year will be noted on the Library’s events calendar

Open Access Coffee Break

Registration is not required.

When

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Frances Andreu

Presenters

Frances Andreu

Celebrate Open Access Week at the Wallace Library! Stop in any time between 11am and 1pm for coffee and refreshments. Come with questions about Open Access or just to chat with colleagues and library staff.  

 

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Teachers on Teaching: Kaitlin Stack Whitney on Using and Creating Case Studies for Active Learning

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19 seats available


When

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
12:15pm - 1:15pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A650 (TLS Training Room)

Event Contact

Michael Starenko

Presenters

Kaitlin Stack Whitney

Our presenter for this session of Teachers on Teaching is Kaitlin Stack Whitney, Visiting Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in the Science, Technology & Society Department, College of Liberal Arts and Gosnell School of Life Sciences, College of Science. She teaches and researches about environmental science, animal studies, ecoinformatics, and feminist biology.

Dr. Stack Whitney will speak about case studies in teaching – both using them as a tool in the active learning pedagogy toolbox and creating and publishing them with students. She will also provide guidance on finding case studies about your classroom topics and opportunities for submitting peer-reviewed case studies.


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 12:15pm.

DHSS Workshop Series: Data visualization

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18 seats available


When

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

LBR - Liberal Arts Hall (06),
1251 (McKenzie Commons)

Event Contact

Rebekah Walker

Presenters

Rebekah Walker

Do you have research data and are unsure how to represent it visually? Are you trying to decide on a platform or tool that will best showcase your findings or integrate into a presentation or website? Do you want to feel more confident developing visual representations of your (or others’) data? Come to a workshop with RIT Library’s DHSS Librarian that will cover all of the above! The workshop will address uses and methods of data visualization in the Digital Humanities and Social Sciences field, different tools and technologies that effectively make data understood at a glance, and include a hands-on tutorial of a free software, Tableau Public.

Note: This will be an interactive technology session and will feature a demonstration of Tableau Public. Please download the free software to your device prior to the session at: https://public.tableau.com/en-us/s/



The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 2:00pm.

Citation Management: Using Zotero

Register
25 seats available


When

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
3650

Event Contact

Roman Koshykar

Presenters

Roman Koshykar

Using Zotero -- this session will provide a demonstration of and basic instruction for using Zotero, an online citation management system. Zotero allows users to create formatted bibliographies in many citation styles, including APA and MLA, and output those bibliographies to word processing programs such as Microsoft Word. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend this workshop.

Attendees may want to familiarize themselves with the product slightly before this demonstration. Zotero is available as a free download. Attendees may also find this online guide to be helpful.

Attendees who use laptops are encouraged to bring them to the session, so that they can install the free Zotero software.

 

The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Open Access Faculty Fair

Registration is not required.

When

Thursday, October 25, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
Discovery Area (1st Floor)

Event Contact

Frances Andreu

Presenters

Frances Andreu

How can Open Access impact your work? Drop in any time to speak with faculty members on how they've utilized OA in their current research and workflows at RIT. 

Exhibiting faculty include:  

Trent Hergenrader, College of Liberal Arts

Todd Pagano, National Technical Institute of the Deaf

Hamad Ghazle, College of Health Sciences and Technology 

 

Light Refreshments will be provided.

My Untold Story (Topic TBD)

Registration is not required.

When

Monday, November 5, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Lara Nicosia

Presenters

Lara Nicosia

Join RIT Libraries for personal conversations with members of the RIT and local community about their life experiences around a specific theme or topic (topic TBD). From 1:00-2:00pm, storytellers will share their experiences in a small-group setting. Attendees are welcome to ask questions before rotating to another storyteller's table. Light refreshments will be served from 2:00-2:30pm where reflection and deeper, one-on-one conversations are encouraged. Drop-ins welcome.

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Level Up: Annotated Bibliographies

Registration is not required.

When

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
5:15pm - 6:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
TBD

Event Contact

Lara Nicosia

Presenters

Jennifer Freer

Annotated Bibliographies

Stop by Wallace Library for a free slice of pizza and an opportunity to increase your library skills! Annotated bibliographies are powerful tools to help you organize your research.  This session will explain the purpose of an annotated bibliography, identify different approaches, and show how they relate to your research. Bring a friend!

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Therapy Dogs

Registration is not required.

When

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor (near fish tank)

Event Contact

Sara May

Presenters

Sara May

Need to unleash some stress? Therapy dogs will be visiting Wallace Library! Sit. Stay awhile. We’re pawsitive you’ll feel more relaxed.

Exhibition Opening: Rewarding Investment in Tomorrow

Registration is not required.

When

Thursday, November 8, 2018
3:00pm - 6:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
RIT Museum (3rd floor)

Event Contact

Becky Simmons

Presenters

Jennifer Roeszies
Jody Sidlauskas
Becky Simmons
Ella von Holtum

Join RIT Archives in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Henrietta campus!

Teachers on Teaching: Miguel Cardona on Digital Tools for a More Accessible and Collaborative Classroom

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21 seats available


When

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A650

Event Contact

Jeremiah Parry-Hill

Presenters

Miguel Cardona

Whether presenting in the classroom, facilitating a critique, or setting up your myCourses shell, there are several ways to enable faster, clearer communication with students.

Join RIT College of Art and Design instructor Miguel Cardona for an overview of the ways he uses myCourses, Dropbox Paper, and OS X's built-in accessibility tools to make learning experiences accessible and collaborative.

Miguel Cardona is an Assistant Professor in New Media Design and Visual Communication Design. He is a 2013 MFA graduate of RIT's Industrial Design program.


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 1:45pm.

DHSS Workshop Series: Digital Mapping

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15 seats available


When

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

LBR - Liberal Arts Hall (06),
1251 (McKenzie Commons)

Event Contact

Rebekah Walker

Presenters

Rebekah Walker

Learn the basics of creating digital maps in this workshop with RIT Library’s Digital Humanities and Social Sciences (DHSS) Librarian. Attendees will gain an understanding of how mapping technologies are used within the DHSS field and how available mapping technologies can be applied to research or the classroom. Specifically, attendees will work hands-on with ArcGIS Online.

No familiarity with geographic information systems (GIS) is required.

Note: This will be an interactive technology session. Attendees should bring their own laptops or contact Rebekah if they are unable to do so.



The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 2:00pm.

Graduate Thesis Workshop: The End Game

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25 seats available


When

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
3650

Event Contact

Roman Koshykar

Presenters

Roman Koshykar

This workshop is geared toward those graduate students planning to defend a thesis or dissertation in December or May. Library staff members will lead the workshop informing you of the requirements for submitting your final work. They will discuss how and where to submit as well as where your electronic work will be available for the world to view and download! They will also discuss how to apply for an embargo of your work if necessary. This is a great opportunity to ask questions about title pages, signatures, abstracts, print binding, costs, editing, and general guidelines. Attending this workshop will help you understand all the steps in the process and will make a very stressful time in your graduate career proceed smoothly.


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Graduate Thesis Workshop: The End Game

Register
25 seats available


When

Thursday, November 15, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
3650

Event Contact

Roman Koshykar

Presenters

Roman Koshykar

This workshop is geared toward those graduate students planning to defend a thesis or dissertation in December or May. Library staff members will lead the workshop informing you of the requirements for submitting your final work. They will discuss how and where to submit as well as where your electronic work will be available for the world to view and download! They will also discuss how to apply for an embargo of your work if necessary. This is a great opportunity to ask questions about title pages, signatures, abstracts, print binding, costs, editing, and general guidelines. Attending this workshop will help you understand all the steps in the process and will make a very stressful time in your graduate career proceed smoothly.


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Movie Chats @ RIT Libraries

Registration is not required.

When

Friday, November 16, 2018
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
first floor

Event Contact

Adwoa Boateng

Presenters

Adwoa Boateng
Jennifer Freer

Let’s Talk about Movies!!

We are doing it again , same place and same time!!

We are a small gathering of movie enthusiasts and casual movie goers who discuss recently watched movies and what we are learning.

The selection of films/directors/scripts to discuss depends on attendees' choices. MovieChat attendees are engineering students, film students, computer science students, faculty, advisors, staff, IT staff, librarians and others.

So join Jennifer Freer, a movie critic, and Adwoa Boateng, a casual movie goer, AKA the Business/Sciences Librarians for the continuation of Movie Chats, the library’s new community engagement series. Add these Friday dates to your calendar:

Fall Semester

  • 9/21/18
  • 10/19/18
  • 11/16/18

Spring Semester

  • 1/18/19
  • 2/15/19
  • 3/22/19

Fridays

Noon to 1:30 pm (Come and go as you please)

Wallace library (First floor near fish tank/puzzle area)

Bring your lunch. (Some refreshments will be provided.)

Registration not required.

For interpreting services please contact the http://myaccess.rit.edu/

Any date/location changes during the year will be noted on the Library’s events calendar

Citation Management: Using Mendeley

Register
25 seats available


When

Thursday, November 29, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
3650

Event Contact

Roman Koshykar

Presenters

Roman Koshykar

Using Mendeley -- this session will provide a demonstration of and basic instruction for using Mendeley, an online citation management system. Mendeley allows users to create formatted bibliographies in many citation styles, and output those bibliographies to word processing programs such as Microsoft Word. Mendeley also allows users to access a social-media-like network of fellow scholars in their disciplines, as well as share references and bibliographies with colleagues. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend this workshop.

Attendees may want to familiarize themselves with the product slightly before this demonstration. Mendeley is available as a free download for use with web browsers or as a standalone program. Attendees may also find this online guide to be helpful.

Attendees who use laptops are encouraged to bring them to the session, so that they can install the free Mendeley software.


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Citation Station

Registration is not required.

When

Monday, December 3, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Lara Nicosia

Presenters

Jennifer Freer

Have citation questions for your final papers? Stop by the the Citation Station for some one-on-one support. A librarian will be available to check up to five APA or MLA citations and can provide guidance on other citation styles as needed.

Can't make the event? Stop by the RIT Libraries Reference Desk during the posted hours - a librarian can assist you there: http://library.rit.edu/libhours

Citation Station

Registration is not required.

When

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Lara Nicosia

Presenters

Susan Mee

Have citation questions for your final papers? Stop by the the Citation Station for some one-on-one support. A librarian will be available to check up to five APA or MLA citations and can provide guidance on other citation styles as needed.

Can't make the event? Stop by the RIT Libraries Reference Desk during the posted hours - a librarian can assist you there: http://library.rit.edu/libhours

Level Up: Citation Basics

Registration is not required.

When

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
5:15pm - 6:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1540 (RADSCC Classroom 1st Floor)

Event Contact

Lara Nicosia

Presenters

Lara Nicosia

Citation Basics

Stop by Wallace Library for a free slice of pizza and an opportunity to increase your library skills! This session will introduce you to the basics principles of citation so that you can successfully build your references list for your final papers. Bring a friend!

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Citation Station

Registration is not required.

When

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Lara Nicosia

Presenters

Frances Andreu

Have citation questions for your final papers? Stop by the the Citation Station for some one-on-one support. A librarian will be available to check up to five APA or MLA citations and can provide guidance on other citation styles as needed.

Can't make the event? Stop by the RIT Libraries Reference Desk during the posted hours - a librarian can assist you there: http://library.rit.edu/libhours

Citation Station

Registration is not required.

When

Thursday, December 6, 2018
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Lara Nicosia

Presenters

Lara Nicosia

Have citation questions for your final papers? Stop by the the Citation Station for some one-on-one support. A librarian will be available to check up to five APA or MLA citations and can provide guidance on other citation styles as needed.

Can't make the event? Stop by the RIT Libraries Reference Desk during the posted hours - a librarian can assist you there: http://library.rit.edu/libhours

DeStress Fest: Therapy Dogs

Registration is not required.

When

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
11:30am - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Sara May

Presenters

Wendy Way
Sara May

Finals Week can be ruff. Need to unleash some stress? Take a walk over to Wallace Library and pet a therapy dog. Sit. Stay awhile. We’re pawsitive you’ll feel more relaxed and ready to fetch some good grades on those finals!

Movie Chats @ RIT Libraries with guest: RIT filmmaker

Register
12 seats available


When

Friday, January 18, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
first floor

Event Contact

Adwoa Boateng

Presenters

Adwoa Boateng
Jennifer Freer

Let’s Talk about Movies!!

We are doing it again , same place and same time!!

We are a small gathering of movie enthusiasts and casual movie goers who discuss recently watched movies and what we are learning.

The selection of films/directors/scripts to discuss depends on attendees' choices. MovieChat attendees are engineering students, film students, computer science students, faculty, advisors, staff, IT staff, librarians and others.

So join Jennifer Freer, a movie critic, and Adwoa Boateng, a casual movie goer, AKA the Business/Sciences Librarians for the continuation of Movie Chats, the library’s new community engagement series. Add these Friday dates to your calendar:

Fall Semester

  • 9/21/18
  • 10/19/18
  • 11/16/18

Spring Semester

  • 1/18/19 05-1470 conf room with guest speaker requires registration
  • 2/15/19
  • 3/22/19

Fridays

Noon to 1:30 pm (Come and go as you please)

Wallace library (First floor near fish tank/puzzle area)

Bring your lunch. (Some refreshments will be provided.)

Registration not required.

For interpreting services please contact the http://myaccess.rit.edu/

Any date/location changes during the year will be noted on the Library’s events calendar

Light Refreshments will be provided.


The deadline to register for this event is Friday, January 18, 2019 at 11:45am.

Movie Chats @ RIT Libraries

Registration is not required.

When

Friday, February 15, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
first floor

Event Contact

Adwoa Boateng

Presenters

Adwoa Boateng
Jennifer Freer

Let’s Talk about Movies!!

We are doing it again , same place and same time!!

We are a small gathering of movie enthusiasts and casual movie goers who discuss recently watched movies and what we are learning.

The selection of films/directors/scripts to discuss depends on attendees' choices. MovieChat attendees are engineering students, film students, computer science students, faculty, advisors, staff, IT staff, librarians and others.

So join Jennifer Freer, a movie critic, and Adwoa Boateng, a casual movie goer, AKA the Business/Sciences Librarians for the continuation of Movie Chats, the library’s new community engagement series. Add these Friday dates to your calendar:

Fall Semester

  • 9/21/18
  • 10/19/18
  • 11/16/18

Spring Semester

  • 1/18/19
  • 2/15/19
  • 3/22/19

Fridays

Noon to 1:30 pm (Come and go as you please)

Wallace library (First floor near fish tank/puzzle area)

Bring your lunch. (Some refreshments will be provided.)

Registration not required.

For interpreting services please contact the http://myaccess.rit.edu/

Any date/location changes during the year will be noted on the Library’s events calendar

Movie Chats @ RIT Libraries

Registration is not required.

When

Friday, March 22, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
first floor

Event Contact

Adwoa Boateng

Presenters

Adwoa Boateng
Jennifer Freer

Let’s Talk about Movies!!

We are doing it again , same place and same time!!

We are a small gathering of movie enthusiasts and casual movie goers who discuss recently watched movies and what we are learning.

The selection of films/directors/scripts to discuss depends on attendees' choices. MovieChat attendees are engineering students, film students, computer science students, faculty, advisors, staff, IT staff, librarians and others.

So join Jennifer Freer, a movie critic, and Adwoa Boateng, a casual movie goer, AKA the Business/Sciences Librarians for the continuation of Movie Chats, the library’s new community engagement series. Add these Friday dates to your calendar:

Fall Semester

  • 9/21/18
  • 10/19/18
  • 11/16/18

Spring Semester

  • 1/18/19
  • 2/15/19
  • 3/22/19

Fridays

Noon to 1:30 pm (Come and go as you please)

Wallace library (First floor near fish tank/puzzle area)

Bring your lunch. (Some refreshments will be provided.)

Registration not required.

For interpreting services please contact the http://myaccess.rit.edu/

Any date/location changes during the year will be noted on the Library’s events calendar