Events Calendar

R logo, a large blue letter R on a grey circle
Jan
27
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Knight Library
Join us for two 90-minute introductory sessions introducing you to the knitr package in R. This session will assist you with understanding the value of reproduceable reports, compiling a basic Rmarkdown file, becoming familiar with and using code chunks, using inline code and math, and publishing and alternative formats. This course is intended for beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics.
Red rectatangle with the Mendeley logo in white
Jan
28
10:00am to 11:00am
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
This is an in-person workshop. 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: installing Mendeley, adding citations, organizing and managing your citations, creating a bibliography, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from Mendeley into your documents.
a coffee cup with coffee beans and the title, Coffee + Data && Code
Jan
28
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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. Find out more here!
dedoose logo, a red rectangle with three overlapping white circles
Feb
1
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Join us for this introductory workshop to Dedoose. Dedoose is a web-based qualitative data analysis application designed for mixed methods research. This allows for the analysis of research data that is both qualitative, such as text, audio, images, or video, or quantitive such as spreadsheets, test scores, or demographics. You can even mix both qualitative and quantitative data in your analysis. Learn more and register here!
photo of audio equipment including speakers, microphone, and computer
Feb
4
10:30am to 11:30am
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 Professor Jon Bellona of the School of Music and Dance.
a coffee cup with coffee beans and the title, Coffee + Data && Code
Feb
4
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Sofa Area (Knight 122B)
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. Find out more here!
Python logo, blue and yellow on a grey background
Feb
4
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
This three-session 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 series lays the foundation for attendees to understand Python code and begin writing scripts that apply to their work. Learn more and register here!
black and white image from Kara Walker's Freedom: A Fable, with the words Black Excellence
Feb
9
11:00am to 1:00pm
Design Library
Join us to view and handle works by Black artists from the Design Library's Artists' Books collection. Featured artists include Adrian Piper, Kara Walker, Michael Ray Charles, and more. This is a free drop-in event open to all.
Yellow rectangle with green text that says, Get Savvy Workshops
Feb
23
10:00am to 4:00pm
Knight Library - Dream Lab
Join the Tutoring and Academic Engagement Center for one or more of six workshops hosted in the DREAM LAB on February 23rd. Workshops include: Building Concentration and Focus; Taming Test Anxiety; Excellent Essay Exams; Time Flies! Writing to Deadlines; Creating a Finals Study Plan; The Science of Willpower. Learn more and register here!
graphic image that reads, Plant Dyes in Artists' Books, with a green background on the left side and a cropped photo of persimmons and an orange background on the right
Mar
1
11:00am to 2:00pm
Design Library
Explore and handle unique artists' books made with plant dyes in this one-time pop-up exhibit. Organized in celebration of this year's Common Reading selection, Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Limited copies of Braiding Sweetgrass will be available for attendees. This is a free drop-in event open to all.
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Current Exhibits

A collage of black and white photographs. Clockwise: Paula Gunn Allen; Ed Coleman; Michi Yasui Ando; Abigail Scott Duniway; Victor Atiyeh; Wiley Griffon
Knight Library
A Touring Pictorial Exhibit on the University of Oregon’s Diverse History and Communities. On display in Knight Library (first floor, east corridor), this exhibit celebrates the diverse communities that contribute to and enrich the unique history of campus with images from UO Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives. Sponsored by UO Libraries with generous support from UO Division of Equity and Inclusion, IDEAL Framework Diversity Action Plan Implementation Grants.
painting of an angler fish on a black background with the words, Under the Sea with Historic Oregon Newspapers
Knight Library
Hayley Brazier, exhibit designer and Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History, draws on Historic Oregon Newspapers, a key-word searchable digitized database hosted by UO Libraries to explore the historical perceptions of Oregon’s marine species through the lenses of print and art. This exhibit is located in the west corridor cases of Knight Library. Dive in and read more about it here!
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 about the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in August of 1963. Discover and explore more here!
copped manuscript illustration that shows three people and a horse
Explore this new digital exhibition of the Non-Western Manuscript Book Collection of UO Libraries Special Collections & University Archives. It features manuscripts in Arabic, Persian, Cuneiform, Chinese, Burmese, Russian, and Ethiopian.
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