Events Calendar

R logo, grey circle with a blue capital letter R
Oct
25
12:00pm to 1:30pm
This eight-session workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of using R! This course is intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics. Each session will be an hour and a half.
Mendeley logo image, a white letter M on a red background
Oct
25
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Mendeley is a free citation manager that allows you to save citation information while searching and browsing databases. Mendeley makes it easy to save citations and enables you to create customized bibliographies in standard citation styles, including MLA, Chicago and APA. This workshop will introduce some of the key functions of Mendeley such as: installing Mendeley, adding citations to your Mendeley library, organizing and managing your citations, creating a bibliography, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from Mendeley into your documents.
Photograph of the audio production space in the Douglas Room with computer, microphones, speakers, and equipment
Oct
26
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Knight Library - Knight Audio Production Studios
Registration required. Need to record music, podcasts, or voicework? Interested in mixing, mastering or digital audio creation? Register for a free 1-hour workshop orientation to the Knight Library Audio Production Studios, led by Prof. Jon Bellona of the School of Music and Dance. Attendance at one of these workshops is required to obtain authorization to book the studios for personal use. These workshops are open to current students, faculty, or staff of the University of Oregon.
screenshot of graphs
Oct
26
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Price Science Commons & Research Library - PSC Visualization Lab
This two-session workshop will cover the basics of graphing imported spreadsheet data using Tableau. The session will cover the how to import data and then selectively color code and label a series of graph types using the program.
R logo, grey circle with a blue capital letter R
Oct
26
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Collaboration Room 2 (Knight 122E)
Are you interested in using R and RStudio but unsure where to start? This workshop is for you! This eight-session workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of using R! This course is intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics. Each session will be an hour and a half.
abstract image with four colors in digagonal stripes including blue, light blue, light pink, and pink
Oct
27
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
Did you know that UO provides access to Dropbox’s collaborative, media-rich document editing tool Paper? This minimalist writing tool can be used for a variety of tasks, but it particularly shines in making simple, easy slidedecks. Join UO Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services staff for a lunch and learn primer on getting started with Dropbox Paper.
R logo, grey circle with a blue capital letter R
Oct
27
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Are you interested in using R and RStudio but unsure where to start? This workshop is for you! This eight-session workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of using R! This course is intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics. Each session will be an hour and a half.
image of the word Zotero
Oct
27
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Zotero is a free citation manager that allows you to save citation information while searching and browsing databases. Zotero makes it easy to save citations and enables you to create customized bibliographies in standard citation styles, including MLA, Chicago and APA. This workshop will introduce some of the key functions of Zotero such as: installing Zotero, adding citations to your Zotero library, organizing and managing your citations, creating a bibliography, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from Zotero into your documents.
An abstract painting with black and white brush strokes.
Oct
27
3:00pm to 4:00pm
In this hour-long workshop, learners will explore what OCR looks like and practice editing it by hand ("cleaning") in order to make it more accurate. Using the Historic Oregon Newspapers digital repository, learners will interact with OCR text and get hands-on experience with increasing its accuracy. Come learn about this method of digitization, and be ready with questions about your current or future digital project.
abstract painted image with orange, yellow, and blue
Oct
28
12:00pm to 1:00pm
An online public and professional presence has become the norm for scholars and professionals. Join UO Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services in learning how to set up your own professional website to highlight yourself and your portfolio of work. We’ll cover the basics of what types of content is good to have on your site as well as some of the basics to using WordPress as your platform of choice. When you leave the workshop you’ll have a checklist to help get you started on your own.
ICollage of panel participants with the title below, Shifting the Narrative: A Conversation on Race & Identity in Children’s Books
Oct
28
3:00pm to 5:00pm
UO Libraries' Special Collections & University Archives, in partnership with Eugene Public Library will present a virtual panel discussion, cosponsored by the OHC’s Endowment for Public Outreach in the Arts, Sciences and Humanities, which will address the complex issues of race and identity in children’s literature—specifically, who can tell whose story, how do we deal with our racist past, and how we can begin to bring fresh narratives and perspectives to the field. Panel participants include moderator Elizabeth Wheeler, UO Associate Professor of English; Kimberly Johnson, UO Vice...
photo of the design library looking down from the balcony
Oct
29
11:00am to 1:00pm
Design Library
Student architectural models can be found throughout the library, but this pop-up exhibit will feature additional works from former UO courses in the College of Design (formerly the School of Architecture and Allied Arts), ranging from Letterpress to Advanced Architectural Design Studio.
abstract painted image with yellow, and blue
Oct
29
12:00pm to 1:00pm
An online public and professional presence has become the norm for scholars and professionals. Join UO Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services in learning how to set up your own professional website to highlight yourself and your portfolio of work. We’ll cover the basics of what types of content is good to have on your site as well as some of the basics to using WordPress as your platform of choice. When you leave the workshop you’ll have a checklist to help get you started on your own.
image of coffee cup and coffee beans with the title, Coffee + Data && Code
Oct
29
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Knight Library - Dream Lab
An informal and inclusive co-working session for anyone working with data or code! People of all skill levels and backgrounds attend to learn new tips and tricks and get to know other people interested in coding. We will be meeting in-person in the Sofa area of the DREAM Lab in Knight Library. Attendees will also have the option to join via Zoom.
abstract painted image with black, pink, and blue
Oct
29
2:00pm to 4:00pm
This remote workshop will introduce learners to customizing the website theme (changing layout, using footer, widgets, and buttons) and using drag and drop page builder (DIVI theme) for additional flexibility and versatility.
screenshot of graphs
Nov
2
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Price Science Commons & Research Library - PSC Visualization Lab
This two-session workshop will cover the basics of graphing imported spreadsheet data using Tableau. The session will cover the how to import data and then selectively color code and label a series of graph types using the program.
abstract painted image with black, orange, and blue
Nov
3
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Did you know that you have access to DropBox while attending or working at the UO? In this 1-hour workshop we will have an introduction to DropBox, and how to begin using it to organize and share folders and digital media.
book cover for "Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms" on a pink background
Nov
5
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Sofa Area (Knight 122B)
This term the UO Libraries Data Service Department will be hosting a book club to read "Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms". Written by Hannah Fry, Hello World explores the powers and limitations of the algorithms that automate important decisions in healthcare, transportation, crime, and commerce. We will be meeting in-person in the Sofa area of the DREAM Lab in Knight Library. Attendees will also have the option to join via Zoom.
abstract painted image with black, pink, and blue
Nov
5
2:00pm to 4:00pm
This remote workshop will introduce learners to digital humanities projects built with WordPress, identifying different elements of WordPress websites using digital humanities projects as examples, setting up a WordPress website using UO Blogs, and making WordPress pages and menus.
Python logo
Nov
6
9:30am to 5:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
This in-person workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of programming in Python. This course is intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics. This workshop lays the foundation for attendees to understand Python code and begin writing scripts that apply to their work.
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Current Exhibits

cropped image of a lino cut self portrait by David Call, image of a birdhouse with wings and an eye in the palm of the hand
Special Collections and University Archives
Presenting a new exhibition in Special Collections and University Archives. David Call's artwork underlies a desire to reveal the truth about the oppressive experiences in his own life as a Deaf person and the truth about how Deaf people experience the world. His art promotes a reframing of how Deaf people are viewed by the dominant culture.
A collage of black and white photographs. Clockwise: Paula Gunn Allen; Ed Coleman; Michi Yasui Ando; Abigail Scott Duniway; Victor Atiyeh; Wiley Griffon
Our Impact Through Images
Knight Library
UO Libraries presents a new exhibit that celebrates the diverse communities that contribute to and enrich the unique history of the campus. The majority of these images are from the Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives, illustrating the lives of African American, Asian American, Native American, Arab American, LGBTQ, and Latinx communities. Sponsored by UO Libraries with generous support from UO Division of Equity and Inclusion, IDEAL Framework Diversity Action Plan Implementation Grants.
Yōkai Senjafuda is a digital exhibition about ghosts and monsters in Japanese votive slips. Meet the ogres, demons, enchanted animals, and animated objects that haunt the UO’s world-class collection of senjafuda, little woodblock prints made to be collected and shared. Yōkai Senjafuda is led by Associate Professor Glynne Walley and co-sponsored by the JSMA and UO Libraries, with generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Cropped black and white portrait of Will H. Bradley
Will H. Bradley is well known for his Art Nouveau style, adapted enthusiastically from the wave sweeping Europe. "The Chap-Book", published in Chicago in the late 19th century, exemplified the Art Nouveau flair endemic to his designs. Learn more about his life and explore his works and publications in this digital exhibition curated by University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections & University Archives Special Projects Archivist Alexandra Mueller and Giustina Director David de Lorenzo.
cropped illustration of Prayer for a Child by Elizabeth Orton Jones
Discover books, original drawings and manuscripts in this digital exhibition drawn from approximately 175 collections devoted to American children's literature in the University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections & University Archives. The original exhibit was organized in 1998 by Dorothy Knaus, Manuscripts Assistant. It was recently recreated on this web page by John Gervais, student assistant.
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