Events and Programs at K-State Libraries

Library Events

Jimmy Rogers: Champion for the Blues
Sep 11 - Mar 13

Exhibition
Fifth Floor Gallery, Hale Library


Jimmy Rogers (1924-1997) was a pioneer of postwar Chicago blues. He played with greats such as Robert Lockwood, Jr., and was a lead guitarist in Muddy Waters’ band in the 1940s and ’50s. Rogers’ numerous awards include induction into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1995.

Preserved for scholarly research in the Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections, the material includes approximately 2,500 items related to Rogers’ career and performances around the world spanning the years 1960-1997. Highlights from the collection will be display on the fifth floor of Hale Library Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.


Event Type: Exhibition
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: free
Contact: Tony Crawford, arcford@k-state.edu, 785-532-7466

Lecture by Scott McCloud, author and comics artist
Nov 2 4 pm - 5 pm

Arts
Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


Scott McCloud presents "Comics and the Art of Visual Communication." Comics is finally coming of age as an artistic and literary form. Now this once-maligned medium of expression is poised for new opportunities, thanks to a mutating media environment and a potential revolution in visual education. Author and comics artist Scott McCloud shines a light on these and other fascinating trends in a fast-moving visual presentation. Free and open to the public.


Event Type: Arts
Sponsors: Department of English, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.k-state.edu/english/calendar/
Contact: , english@ksu.edu

Wildcat Writing and Research Consultations
Nov 2 6 pm - 9 pm

Workshop
2nd Floor, Hale Library


Writing Center tutors will offer free help with papers for all classes. Sponsored by the Writing Center tutors and the K-State Librarians.

Every Sunday from 9/7 to 12/7 (with the exception of 11/23)  


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Writing Center Tutors

The Library and Your Research: Know Your CopyRights!
Nov 3 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Training
401, Hale Library


Don't get caught unprepared using others' works or in managing the copyright of your own research or publications.  This workshop will briefly cover managing/registering the copyright of your ETDR, determining if something is in the public domain, making a fair use determination, permission requests, and searching for items with creative commons licenses.


Event Type: Training
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/information-for-graduate-students
Cost: free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@k-state.edu, 785-532-5760

First Friday Data Workshops: Data Storage and Archiving with K-Rex and Beocat
Nov 7 1 pm - 2 pm

Training
301, Hale Library


Are you looking to make your data available to others? Do you need long-term access to your data to satisfy funding agencies? Is your research generating more data than you can handle?  Attend this in-depth talk about the data storage/archiving options available to researchers at K-State.Martin Courtois, K-REx Coordinator, K-State Libraries, and Dan Andreason, associate professor, Computing & Information Science, explain how K-REx and Beocat can lighten your data load and ease your mind. Please sign up online to attend.  https://kstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_d0WCa7ECpibkf89


Event Type: Training
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Cost: None
Contact: Meagan Duever, mjduever@k-state.edu, (785)532-744

Wildcat Writing and Research Consultations
Nov 9 6 pm - 9 pm

Workshop
2nd Floor, Hale Library


Writing Center tutors will offer free help with papers for all classes. Sponsored by the Writing Center tutors and the K-State Librarians.

Every Sunday from 9/7 to 12/7 (with the exception of 11/23)  


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Writing Center Tutors

K-State Online powered by Canvas walk-in workshop
Nov 14 8:30 am - 1:45 pm

Technology
2nd Floor Concourse, K-State Student Union


A Canvas walk-in workshop will be held in conjunction with The Institute for Student Learning Assessment on Friday, November 14. Instructors upgrading their courses to K-State Online powered by Canvas can receive face-to-face help by attending the Canvas walk-in workshop.

Drop by the workshop to receive help with: downloading files and content from K-State Online Classic and importing the files and content into Canvas; exporting assignment questions from Classic, converting the files, and importing the questions into Canvas; and aligning your questions with outcomes in Canvas.

Help is available on a first-come, first-served basis. You will need to bring a laptop with you to access your course. K-State’s Office of Assessment will be on hand to provide help with aligning your questions with outcomes in Canvas.


Event Type: Technology
Sponsors: Information Technology Services

International Games Day
Nov 15 1 pm - 5 pm

Social
, Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


Come and enjoy video games, board games, card games, snacks and prizes! This event is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome. Come and go as you please! International Games Day is an initiative supported by the American Library Association. Additional sponsors include Game Hounds and Manhattan Public Library.


Event Type: Social
Sponsors: Department of Computing and Information Sciences, Information Technology Services, K-State Libraries
Cost: None
Contact: Dan Ireton, dli6873@k-state.edu, 785-532-7436

Wildcat Writing and Research Consultations
Nov 16 6 pm - 9 pm

Workshop
2nd Floor, Hale Library


Writing Center tutors will offer free help with papers for all classes. Sponsored by the Writing Center tutors and the K-State Librarians.

Every Sunday from 9/7 to 12/7 (with the exception of 11/23)  


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Writing Center Tutors

The Library and Your Research: Preparing Your ETDR for Submission
Nov 17 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Training
407, Hale Library


Are you preparing to graduate next semester, or maybe you want to just get a head start? This workshop is just for you.  The emphasis will be on preparing your electronic thesis, dissertation, or report and using the prescribed template, which meets the Graduate School's formatting requirements.  Use of special features found in Word will be covered as well as some citation management and copyright. Don't wait until the last minute to learn the ropes on submitting your hard work to KREx!


Event Type: Training
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/information-for-graduate-students
Cost: free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@k-state.edu, 785-532-5760

Wildcat Writing and Research Consultations
Nov 23 6 pm - 9 pm

Workshop
2nd Floor, Hale Library


Writing Center tutors will offer free help with papers for all classes. Sponsored by the Writing Center tutors and the K-State Librarians.

Every Sunday from 9/7 to 12/7 (with the exception of 11/23)  


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Writing Center Tutors

Wildcat Writing and Research Consultations
Nov 30 6 pm - 9 pm

Workshop
2nd Floor, Hale Library


Writing Center tutors will offer free help with papers for all classes. Sponsored by the Writing Center tutors and the K-State Librarians.

Every Sunday from 9/7 to 12/7 (with the exception of 11/23)  


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Writing Center Tutors

Wildcat Writing and Research Consultations
Dec 7 6 pm - 9 pm

Workshop
2nd Floor, Hale Library


Writing Center tutors will offer free help with papers for all classes. Sponsored by the Writing Center tutors and the K-State Librarians.

Every Sunday from 9/7 to 12/7 (with the exception of 11/23)  


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Writing Center Tutors