Events Calendar

colorful painting with abstract shapes
May
18
3:00pm to 5:00pm
“Javascript for API Usage” is a 3 lessons workshop series introducing the world of Javascript and the main way of data flow on the modern web to you. JavaScript is the globally used scripting language for the web. This course will teach you how to use JS and its library Axios to handle the set of APIs needed to retrieve data. In the second lesson of 3 lessons, we will dive deeper into the world of JS. By the end of this lesson, you will have a solid understanding of arrays, loops, events, objects in JS.
Photo of Dr. Greg Matthews, Associate Professor and Director for Data Science at Loyola University
May
19
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
Join us for a talk by Dr. Greg Matthews, Associate Professor and Director for Data Science at Loyola University. He will discuss the historical importance of context and technology in art. He argues that “Data Art” is the next logical step for the art world and discusses how people can get involved in making data art. This talk will be offered both in-person and online. Register here!
photo of coffee cup and coffee beans with the words Coffee + Data && Code
May
20
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. Join us in-person for coffee and cookies in the DREAM Lab or attend on Zoom.
digital art with blue and pink on a black background
May
20
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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 and key elements are good to have on your site. Learn more and register here!
colorful painting with abstract shapes
May
20
3:00pm to 5:00pm
“Javascript for API Usage” is a 3 lessons workshop series introducing the world of Javascript and the main way of data flow on the modern web to you. JavaScript is the globally used scripting language for the web. This course will teach you how to use JS and its library Axios to handle the set of APIs needed to retrieve data. In the last lesson of 3 lessons, we will learn the AXIOS library to handle API requests. With all the knowledge we got from 2 previous lessons, we will build an astroid filtering app using the “Astroids-NeoWS” API provided by NASA Open API.
digital art with blue and pink on a black background
May
23
1:00pm to 2:00pm
A landing page is a page on your site that is designed to convert visitors into leads. Join UO Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services in learning how to design your own professional landing page with the Divi theme in WordPress. We’ll cover the basics of creating a one-page CV/Resume website within Divi’s Visual Builder. When you leave the workshop you’ll have a checklist to help get you started on your own.
photo of coffee cup and coffee beans with the words Coffee + Data && Code
May
27
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. Join us in-person for coffee and cookies in the DREAM Lab or attend on Zoom.
photo of coffee cup and coffee beans with the words Coffee + Data && Code
Jun
3
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. Join us in-person for coffee and cookies in the DREAM Lab or attend on Zoom.
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Current Exhibits

One Half of the People: Advancing Equality for Women logo
Knight Library
Don't miss this traveling exhibition! Based on documents in the National Archives and the Library of Congress, “One Half of the People” exhibit explores the stories of women’s struggles to achieve full citizenship. From the decades-long campaign for voting rights to expanding social and economic equality through legislation, the exhibit tells the stories of how those before us obtained the rights and privileges of citizenship promised to women today.
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.
two-page spread of an album of caligraphy fragments
Explore the six digital exhibits created in collaboration between University of Oregon Faculty, UO Libraries faculty and staff, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art curators and museum specialists, UO graduate students, and Mellon GLAM post-doctoral scholars, and the unique collections housed at the university.
illustration of a human facing front with an arm raised and facing back with an arm raised
Explore this new digital exhibit! The History of Biology exhibit traces the study of the living world from ancient to modern times. This story is told citing rare books and early manuscripts found in the UO Special Collections.
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