Events Calendar

Mendeley logo
Feb
7
11:00am to 12:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
Mendeley Reference Manager is a free citation manager that allows you to save reference information while searching and browsing databases. Mendeley makes it easy to create customized bibliographies in standard citation styles, including MLA, Chicago, and APA. This workshop introduces key functions of Mendeley such as: installing it, adding citations to your library, organizing and managing them, creating a bibliography, and using Mendeley with Microsoft Office 365 to insert citations from Mendeley into your documents. Participants are encouraged to log in from their personal computers so...
R logo
Feb
7
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
Are you interested in using R and RStudio but unsure where to start? This workshop series is for you and introduces you to the fundamentals of using R! This course is intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics. Each session is 90 minutes, 12:30–2 p.m. The Feb. 7 session is Working with Data in R, Part 2, and the last session is Feb. 9: Reproducible reports with R & R markdown.
Creative Commons logo
Feb
7
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
Open Educational Resources (OER), like all intellectual property, are subject to copyright law. Creative Commons created a set of open licenses that enables creators of copyrightable work to retain copyright while allowing others to copy, distribute, and make use of their work within the license terms. Workshop participants will learn the basics of copyright, licensing, and the implications for adopting, adapting, or creating OER, so that they can select and assign an open license for their work.
Python logo
Feb
8
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Knight Library - 267B
Session 7 of this workshop series is Review and Catch Up. Intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics, the series lays the foundation for attendees to understand Python code and begin writing scripts. We've scheduled 90 minutes per session to allow for questions but most will last an hour.
Audio production studio with speakers, mic, and keyboard
Feb
8
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Knight Library
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 Jon Bellona, Senior Instructor of Audio Production in 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.
Zotero logo
Feb
8
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
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 its key functions 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. Participants are encouraged to bring their...
JStor and Hypothesis logos
Feb
9
11:00am to 12:00pm
Faculty and graduate employees are invited to learn how the social annotation tool Hypothesis now integrates with JSTOR and Canvas at the UO in this online demo session. The new integration makes it easier to connect to and engage with JSTOR articles and books within a course whether you're new to reading academic writing or engaging in high-level critiques of scholarship. Register: https://hypothesis.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-85b1fv-TBG7a2wMXA2R8g
R logo
Feb
9
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
Are you interested in using R and RStudio but unsure where to start? This workshop series is for you and introduces you to the fundamentals of using R! This course is intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics. Each session is 90 minutes, 12:30–2 p.m. The Feb. 9 (last) session is Reproducible reports with R & R markdown.
A Liberated Archives Experience: Black Memory, Social Justice, Art, and the Archive
Feb
24
9:30am to 6:00pm
Join us to commemorate the closing of the Knight Library exhibition: "Archives for Black Lives, A Liberated Archives Exhibition," we will bring together speakers, students, staff, and faculty for a compelling two-day event that will explore the significance of Black Memory as it intersects with archives and museums and within the praxis of cultural production. Find more event details on the memory work website.
Audio production studio with speakers, mic, and keyboard
Feb
24
11:30am to 12:30pm
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 Jon Bellona, Senior Instructor of Audio Production in 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.
Open Educational Resources logo
Apr
6
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
In this session, we’ll discuss what we know about how course material costs impact students at UO and the ways faculty can help lower these costs, which include adopting OER. We’ll discuss why some faculty use OER and what they see as the benefits, along with examples from UO faculty OER adopters and authors. Participants will explore OER relevant to their discipline and learn more about current opportunities, including Pressbooks and available funding to support lowering course costs.
Pressbooks logo
Apr
12
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
Interested in publishing or adapting an open textbook for your course? Attend this one-hour workshop to learn about the UO Libraries’ pilot of an open textbook publishing platform called Pressbooks.
Creative Commons logo
Apr
18
11:00am to 12:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
Open Educational Resources (OER), like all intellectual property, are subject to copyright law. Creative Commons created a set of open licenses that enables creators of copyrightable work to retain copyright while allowing others to copy, distribute, and make use of their work within the license terms. Workshop participants will learn the basics of copyright, licensing, and the implications for adopting, adapting, or creating OER, so that they can select and assign an open license for their work.
Pressbooks logo
Apr
27
11:00am to 12:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
In this session, we’ll build on learning from the “Intro to Pressbooks” workshop to learn how to integrate interactive content into web books. Also, we’ll dive into some more advanced tools that will allow you to customize books created on Pressbooks.
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Current Exhibits

Archives for Black Lives: A Liberated Archives Exhibition by Don't Shoot Portland at the University of Oregon Knight Library
Knight Library
On display in Knight Library, this exhibit centers on education, documentation, and preservation of history. Through a partnership with the City of Portland Archives, Don’t Shoot Portland gained access to informational archives that inform current systems. These educational assets are vital to sustaining social change and through building upon these dialogues through a historical context, Don’t Shoot Portland is activating a call to action.
film still from The March, a large crowd of people
This digital exhibition is the result of a collaborative project led by David A. Frank (Professor of Rhetoric and Mellon Faculty Fellow), UO Libraries, and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. "The March" is a documentary by filmmaker James Blue '53 about the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in August of 1963. Discover and explore more here!
photo of ten people looking at the camera
The Eugene Lesbian History Project is a community-based, digital humanities project that preserves and shares the unique history of the lesbian community in Eugene, Oregon. The project includes filmed oral histories with 83 narrators, a digital exhibit, and a short documentary film. In addition, check out the new exhibit at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History to learn about Eugene’s historic lesbian community from the women who created and sustained it.
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