Upcoming Library Events

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 that they may download and interact with the program. This is a hybrid workshop and will not be recorded.
2/7/23 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.
2/7/23 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.
2/7/23 Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
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.
2/8/23 Knight Library
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.
2/8/23 Knight Library - 267B
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 personal computers so that they may download and interact with the program. This is a hybrid workshop and will not be recorded.
2/8/23 Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
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
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.
2/9/23 Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
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.
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.
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.
4/6/23 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.
4/12/23 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.
4/18/23 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.
4/27/23 Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)