Upcoming Library Events

This exhibit will showcase both historic and contemporary works, including architecture plans, city guides, and artists' books. Highlights include an 1889 guide to the Eiffel Tower, Ed Ruscha's Every Building on the Sunset Strip, and the 1938 special issue of Architectural Forum designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
9/29/21 Design Library
Join us for 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 painted image, blue paint dripping down over a yellow and orange background Setting Up a Research Lab Website with WordPress Series - Workshop 2: Getting Started with WordPress for Your Lab Site
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.
Meet new friends and learn about other cultures!This virtual event will pair international and domestic students together for conversation. Each pair will have a few minutes to chat before meeting someone new. Only 15 seats available.
Meet new friends and learn about other cultures!This virtual event will pair international and domestic students together for conversation. Each pair will have a few minutes to chat before meeting someone new. Only 15 seats available.
This term the University of Oregon Libraries Data Service Department will be hosting a book club to read "Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms". Hello World by Hannah Fry explores the powers and limitations of the algorithms that already automate important decisions in healthcare, transportation, crime, and commerce.
In this 1-hour workshop we will explore the similarities and difference between two website publishing platforms that are commonly used by digital humanists to build digital exhibits and digital archives. Come learn and ask questions about your own projects to understand what platform would be a good fit for your digital scholarship project.
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.
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.
QGIS is an open source mapping tool that provides the ability to make and analyze maps of all types. It does much more than Google Maps or Google Earth can. This 2-session workshop will cover the basics of installing QIGS, connecting to online map imagery, adding GPS points, creating lines and polygons, and then printing a final map.
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 quantitative such as spreadsheets, test scores, or demographics. You can even mix both qualitative and quantitative data in your analysis. This will be a very introductory workshop. You will learn the following: how to upload documents and other media; how to create codes; how to code your documents; what descriptors are, and a bit about how to use them.
10/13/21 Price Science Commons & Research Library - PSC Visualization Lab
The Design Library's Artists' Books Collection represents one of the most diverse parts of our collection in both form and content. This exhibit will introduce attendees to some particularly unusual "book" designs, as well as recent zine acquisitions. Included are works by Roni Horn, Julie Chen, Richard Prince, Caroline Paquita, Adrian Piper, and many more.
10/13/21 Design Library
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.
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.
Join us for 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.
This remote workshop will introduce learners to: Exposure 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; Making WordPress pages and menus.
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.
This term the University of Oregon Libraries Data Service Department will be hosting a book club to read "Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms". Hello World by Hannah Fry explores the powers and limitations of the algorithms that already automate important decisions in healthcare, transportation, crime, and commerce.
This remote workshop will introduce learners to: Adding text and images to the pages and posts; Embedding video and documents; Basic accessibility considerations (use of headings, alt tags, colors, contrast, and type size).
interior photograph of the Special Collections and University Archives' Reading, windows run along the left side of the image Room SCUA Open House
Join us for a special event to celebrate the renovation of the Special Collections and University Archives' Reading Room. Staff have selected their favorite collections to show the public.
10/26/21 Special Collections and University Archives
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.
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.
10/29/21 Design Library
SAVE THE DATE. Digital GLAM Spaces is a conference about building community around web accessibility and user experience. It’s a place for GLAM practitioners to share definitions and best practices for what is UX and accessibility; communicate digital strategies for incorporating user research into digital projects; and talk about the people, skill sets, and support needed to be better and make web accessibility and user experience part of our work instead of bolted on. Learn more and how to get involved here!