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We also offer the opportunity for 1-to-1 or small group training with our staff on request. We provide training to faculty and staff on our supported technologies, as well as providing instructional design assistance on using online resources effectively.

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Getting started with myCourses for Adjuncts

Register
31 seats available


When

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
12:30pm - 2:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
Via Lab-2nd Floor

Event Contact

Marty Golia

Presenters

Ken Kindler

This training is intended to give adjunct instructors an orientation to teaching with myCourses and provide an overview of the core tools. We will review areas within myCourses that allow you to share materials and manage activities and assignments.

In this session we will cover:

  • The Content tool for sharing your syllabus, documents, and other files with students.
  • Setting up Grades for online grading and comments.
  • The Classlist for email communication and reviewing your enrollments.
  • The News tool for important course announcements.

Interpreting Services for this event can be requested through Access Services at http://myAccess.rit.edu.

Adjunct faculty can also request myCourses training at rit.edu/tls/consult.

New and returning adjunct faculty are also welcome and encouraged to attend Adjunct Faculty Orientation: Your Survival Kit after this session. Read more and register.


The deadline to register for this event is Monday, August 6, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Fall 2018 Adjunct Faculty Orientation: Your Survival Kit

Register
31 seats available


When

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
3:00pm - 5:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
Via Lab-2nd Floor

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Susan Mee
Cheryl Herdklotz
Marty Golia
Anne Marie Canale

New and returning adjunct faculty are welcome! This orientation will provide adjunct faculty with an overview of the departments and resources they will need to begin teaching at RIT. The following topics will be presented:

  • Faculty Career Development, Innovative Learning Institute (ILI)
  • Teaching and Learning Services (TLS/ILI)
    • Academic Technologies in the Classroom
    • myCourses Overview*
  • Student Information System (SIS)
  • Early Alert System
  • RIT Library Services and Resources
  • Access Services & Teaching Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students
  • Title IX Compliance 

*There will be a special myCourses training session for adjunct faculty preceding this orientation from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm (optional). Register here. 

Hosted by Faculty Career Development.

Interpreters provided upon request and subject to availability. Please make your request today at myaccess.rit.edu.

Light Refreshments will be provided.


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 5:00pm.

New Faculty Orientation 2018

Registration is not required.

When

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 -
Friday, August 17, 2018

Where

TBA,
TBD

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Cheryl Herdklotz
Anne Marie Canale

New Faculty Orientation will be held August 15-17, 2018!  New full-time faculty beginning their career at RIT in January 2018 and/or academic year 2018-2019 will be receiving a personal invitation.  For details and the NFO 2018 schedule, visit http://rit.edu/newfaculty

Questions should be directed to the Faculty Career Development team at FCDS@rit.edu.

 Interpreters provided upon request and subject to availability. Please make your request today at myaccess.rit.edu.

SVP 2018: Financial Aid/SFS Workshop

Registration is not required.

When

Thursday, August 16, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
Via Lab (2nd floor)

Event Contact

Joan Naturale

Presenters

Joan Naturale

This is a private event for an NTID SVP activity.

NTID SVP Welcome

Registration is not required.

When

Friday, August 17, 2018
9:00am - 4:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
community area outside of radscc 1545

Event Contact

Joan Naturale

Presenters

Joan Naturale

Incoming NTID students will participate in several activities.

 

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Introduction to Library Resources for Graduate Students

Register
25 seats available


When

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

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
3650

Event Contact

Roman Koshykar

Presenters

Roman Koshykar

This workshop will provide graduate students with information that is helpful for research. Roman Koshykar, RIT Libraries Graduate Services Coordinator, will demonstrate the most useful research sources you will need to rely on for you thesis research and will be available to answer all of your questions about the library’s services. Recommended to all graduate students; highly recommended to graduate students beginning their studies at RIT.


The deadline to register for this event is Monday, September 3, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Introduction to Library Resources for Graduate Students

Register
25 seats available


When

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
3650

Event Contact

Roman Koshykar

Presenters

Roman Koshykar

This workshop will provide graduate students with information that is helpful for research. Roman Koshykar, RIT Libraries Graduate Services Coordinator, will demonstrate the most useful research sources you will need to rely on for you thesis research and will be available to answer all of your questions about the library’s services. Recommended to all graduate students; highly recommended to graduate students beginning their studies at RIT.


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Faculty Coffee Break-Welcome back!

Registration is not required.

When

Thursday, September 6, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Cheryl Herdklotz
Anne Marie Canale

WELCOME BACK, FACULTY ...  AND WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST FACULTY COHORT! 

Stop in for a free coffee, cold refreshment, and great snacks! Share summer stories and projects for the year - network and collaborate on new ideas!!

Drop in anytime between 10 am and 12 pm on the 1st floor of Wallace Library, building 05. 

Registration is not required - ALL faculty are welcome. Sponsored by Faculty Career Development in the Innovative Learning Institute @ RIT. 

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Join The Conversation

Register
50 seats available


When

Thursday, September 13, 2018 -
Friday, September 14, 2018

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
TBA

Event Contact

Cheryl Herdklotz

Presenters

Ellen Rosen

The Conversation is an independent source for informed commentary written by academics and edited by journalists for the general public (theconversation.com). Jeff Ingles, an editor with The Conversation, will be at RIT in September to conduct a workshop including an overview of the online periodical along with workshops devoted to pitching and writing (faculty choose from one of the three, 90-minute sessions). 

Details to follow with specific times and location.


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 5:00pm.

MovieChats@RIT Libraries

Registration is not required.

When

Friday, September 21, 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

"Power Reception" for New 2018 Faculty

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100 seats available


When

Friday, September 21, 2018
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Where

TBA,
TBA

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

David Munson

Power Reception: Get Your Network Started! - BY INVITATION ONLY!

This event is for invited guests only: 2018 new tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty

As a member of our newest cohort of RIT faculty, you are invited to a very special “welcome to RIT” reception hosted by President David Munson. You will hear remarks from the President, plus it will be an opportunity to continue building your RIT network as you meet deans, associate deans, their administration teams, and other key RIT faculty and staff. 

Our afternoon of socializing and networking is by invitation only, so please save the date, plan to attend, and watch your email for your invitation. 

Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Interpreters provided upon request and subject to availability. Please make your request today at myaccess.rit.edu.

Light Refreshments will be provided.


The deadline to register for this event is Monday, September 17, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Citation Management: Using EndNote

Register
29 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.

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

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

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.

Graduate Thesis Workshop: The End Game

Register
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.

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