Upcoming Library Events

Open Access Week 2019 Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge October 21-25
Instructors: help lower textbook costs for students. Explore possible open solutions by attending a workshop and writing a short peer review. Receive a stipend for your efforts!
10/22/19 Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
Journal editors, sponsors, and founders discuss planning, founding, and managing open access journals and talk about working in the open access environment.
10/23/19 Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
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This workshop offers an introduction to spreadsheets and data management best practices. Good data organization and cleaning is the foundation on which data analysis rests. Tidy datasets are easy to manipulate, model and visualize, and have a specific structure: each variable is a column, each observation is a row, and each type of observational unit is a table.
10/23/19 Knight Library - Room 144
2019 Open Access Week Open for Whom? Equity in Open Access October 21-27
<em>The Internet’s Own Boy</em> depicts the life of American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist Aaron Swartz. The film tells his story up to his eventual suicide after a legal battle, and explores the questions of access to information and civil liberties that drove his work.
10/24/19 Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Sofa Area (Knight 122B)
2019 Open Access Week Open for Whom? Equity in Open Access October 21-27
Join us in the Digital Research, Education, and Media Lab for snacks, games, and fun and to learn more about open access, scholarly publishing, data management ORCiD, and much more!
10/25/19 Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
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Have you been curious about R but hesitatant to dive in? Would you like to develop reproducible code for processing, cleaning, and visualizing your data? Join us for a introductory workshop about data visualization in R Studio using the ggplot2 package. Part 2 of a 5 part workshop series, Master the Tidyverse. You do not need to have attended previous sessions to attend this workshop.
10/25/19 Knight Library - 267B
Dream Lab: Digital Research, Education, And Media Lab logo
In this workshop learners will gain experience with Curatescape, an Omeka plugins and themes suite that allows you to add images, audio, videos, and text connected to geographic locations. Together we'll create a digital exhibit with location-based stories and develop an interactive mobile tour.
10/25/19 Knight Library - Dream Lab
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Have you ever wanted an unlimited undo button to track your files and the changes that you made? Don't remember what your friend put in your document four months ago, but swears they cannot find? Version Control software like Git helps solve these problems. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics of Git through the popular GitHub repository as well as the command line. No prior experience is required. Bring your own computer with administrative privileges to install the Git terminal, or use a library laptop.
10/31/19 Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
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Version Control with Git and GitHub: Intermediate
This workshop is designed for people who are still not very comfortable with Git but know the basic commands. Having completed the beginner workshop is a good way of preparing for the advanced workshop. During the intermediate workshop we will work collaboratively in a repository, solve conflicts, create branches, forks, and pull requests. This workshop uses the command line to learn git, but no previous experience using command line is necessary. Participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own computer but classroom computers will be available.
10/31/19 Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
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Master the Tidyverse Workshop Series: tidyr
Have you been curious about R but hesitatant to dive in? Would you like to develop reproducible code for processing, cleaning, and visualizing your data? Join us for a introductory workshop about data table manipulation in R Studio using the tidyr package. Part 3 of a 5 part workshop series, Master the Tidyverse. You do not need to have attended previous sessions to attend this workshop.
11/1/19 Knight Library - 267B
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A free app 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 the software, adding and managing citations, creating a bibliography, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from Zotero into your documents.
11/6/19 Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
SAVE THE DATE. Join us for a presentation by author Kristin Yarris (Associate Professor, International Studies) about her book, "Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families"
11/6/19 Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
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A free app 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 the software, adding and managing citations, creating a bibliography, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from Zotero into your documents.
11/7/19 Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
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Have you been curious about R but hesitatant to dive in? Would you like to develop reproducible code for processing, cleaning, and visualizing your data? Join us for a introductory workshop about data importing in R Studio using the readr package. Part 4 of a 5 part workshop series, Master the Tidyverse. You do not need to have attended previous sessions to attend this workshop.
11/8/19 Knight Library - 267B
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A free app 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 the software, adding and managing citations, creating a bibliography, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from Mendeley into your documents.
11/13/19 Knight Library - 267B
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A free app 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 the software, adding and managing citations, creating a bibliography, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from Mendeley into your documents.
11/14/19 Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
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Have you been curious about R but hesitatant to dive in? Would you like to develop reproducible code for processing, cleaning, and visualizing your data? Join us for a introductory workshop about data sorting in R Studio using the Dplyr package. Part 5 of a 5 part workshop series, Master the Tidyverse. You do not need to have attended previous sessions to attend this workshop.
11/15/19 Knight Library - 267B
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A free app that allows you to save citation information while searching and browsing databases, EndNote Online 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 EndNote Online such as: installing the software, adding and managing citations, creating a bibliography, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from EndNote Online into your documents.
11/20/19 Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
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A free app that allows you to save citation information while searching and browsing databases, EndNote Online 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 EndNote Online such as: installing the software, adding and managing citations, creating a bibliography, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from EndNote Online into your documents.
11/21/19 Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
UO Authors, Book Talks
SAVE THE DATE. Join us for a presentation by author Kirby Brown (Associate Professor, Department of English) about his book, "Stoking the Fire: Nationhood in Century Cherokee Writing, 1907-1970"
2/12/20 Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)