Library Events

Exhibit: The Joy of Cooking Dragons: Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Cookbooks
Oct 31 12 am - Mar 17 11:59 pm

Exhibition
5th floor, Hale Library


The exhibit showcases a wide selection of cookbooks from the world-famous cookery collection of the university's Richard L. D. & Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections. The Joy of Cooking Dragons" introduces visitors to the fascinating world of "mealplay" — a term coined for this exhibit. As a relatively new genre, most of the cookbooks displayed are from the last 30 years and include materials from such popular franchises as "The Walking Dead," "Game of Thrones," "Harry Potter" books and "Star Trek," among many others.

This exhibit is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Event Type: Exhibition
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/2017-10/joycook103017.docx.html
Cost: free
Contact: Roger Adams, libsc@k-state.edu, 785-532-7456

K-State Concealed Carry Weapons Policy
Today 12 pm - 1 pm

Seminar
401B, Hale Library


Join Officer Myles, K-State Police Department, to learn about concealed carry. He’ll explain campus security measures, review weapon holster and storage requirements, and cover how to handle situations involving firearms.


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.k-state.edu/police/community_safety/index.html
Cost: Free
Contact: Officer Randy Myles, rlmyles@ksu.edu

The Library and Your Research: Getting A Head Start on Using the ETDR Writing Template
Today 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Grad students: Take your scholarship to the next level with “The Library and Your Research”

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series that helps graduate students enhance and professionalize their scholarly pursuits. The series is sponsored by the Graduate Student Council and K-State Libraries

.Are you preparing to graduate next semester, or would you like to get a head start? This workshop is just for you: You'll get started using the ETDR Template for your electronic thesis, dissertation or report. The ETDR Template meets the Graduate School's formatting requirements, so don't wait until the last minute to learn the ETDR ropes. We'll also cover the use of special Word features plus citation management and copyright basics.

Students are encouraged to register at https://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3853378


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: Graduate Student Council, K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@k-state.edu, 785-532-5760

Copyright Series: Fair Use Workshop
Feb 22 3 pm - 4 pm

Seminar
407, Hale Library


If you want to avoid an inadvertent copyright violation, you need to know about the four factors of fair use and the fair use evaluator tool.

If you are unable to attend in person there is an option to attend via Zoom at  https://ksu.zoom.us/j/5905348241

Attendees are also encouraged to register online at https://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3703287


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: Homepage calendar, K-State Libraries, Science Communication
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@k-state.edu, 785-532-7444

The Library and Your Research: Retaining Rights to Promote Your Research
Feb 26 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Grad students: Take your scholarship to the next level with “The Library and Your Research”

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series that helps graduate students enhance and professionalize their scholarly pursuits. The series is sponsored by the Graduate Student Council and K-State Libraries.

Retaining Rights to Promote Your Research

Writing and publishing your scholarly work can be both an exciting undertaking and a daunting task. This workshop will cover how to understand publisher copyright contracts, your rights as an author, and how you can potentially retain more of your rights when you decide to publish. Working on a thesis, dissertation, or report? Learn how to reuse your own work in your ETDR or publications and how to legally and ethically reuse others’ works, all while getting a crash course in copyright.

Students are encouraged to register at https://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3853383


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: Graduate Student Council, K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@k-state.edu, 758-532-5760

The Library and Your Research: REPEAT: Starting Your Literature Review
Mar 5 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Grad students: Take your scholarship to the next level with “The Library and Your Research”

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series that helps graduate students enhance and professionalize their scholarly pursuits. The series is sponsored by the Graduate Student Council and K-State Libraries.

Are you preparing a literature review for a paper, article, thesis, or dissertation? This workshop will help you! Learn why a literature review is important, how to use K-State Libraries’ databases to select articles, how to evaluate the articles, and how to organize the review. For this session, article searching will be demonstrated using social sciences and education databases, but the concepts will be applicable to all disciplines.

Students are encouraged to register at https://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3853385


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: Graduate Student Council, K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@k-state.edu, 785-532-5760

Share Your Work: Crash Course on K-State's Repository (K-REx)
Mar 7 3 pm - 4 pm

Seminar
407, Hale Library


Uploading your work to K-REx is a great way to increase exposure and may help boost citations. We’ll also cover related topics such as open access, authors’ rights and more.

Students and Faculty are encouraged to register at https://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3703271


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@k-state.edu, 785-532-7444

Think Safe on Campus
Mar 12 12 pm - 1:30 pm

Seminar
401B, Hale Library


Officer Randy Myles, K-State Police Department, will review how to recognize and reduce your vulnerability to crimes on campus. He’ll also present campus safety resources and reveal how you can best prevent and report theft.


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, KSU Police Department
Website: https://www.k-state.edu/police/community_safety/index.html
Cost: Free
Contact: Officer Randy Myles, rlmyles@ksu.edu

The Library and Your Research: Troubleshooting References and Citation Management with RefWorks
Mar 12 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Grad students: Take your scholarship to the next level with “The Library and Your Research”

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series that helps graduate students enhance and professionalize their scholarly pursuits. The series is sponsored by the Graduate Student Council and K-State Libraries.

In the second of our two workshops on RefWorks, participants will take a deeper dive into citation management through a demonstration of the software’s advanced features. Instructors will also make time to work through your RefWorks questions and issues and offer troubleshooting assistance. Computers will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops, especially if they need assistance troubleshooting RefWorks tools such as Write-N-Cite.


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: Graduate Student Council, K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@k-state.edu, 785-532-5760

Copyright Series: Creative Commons Licensing Workshop
Mar 14 3 pm - 4 pm

Seminar
407, Hale Library


Works with Creative Commons licenses (CCL) can be reused and remixed. Learn how to find them and how to apply a license to your own scholarly works, videos, photos, music and more.

If you are unable to attend in person, you can attend via Zoom at https://ksu.zoom.us/j/5905348241 .

All are encouraged to register at https://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3703294


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@k-state.edu, 785-532-7444

WELLaware: Intervene
Mar 15 12 pm - 1 pm

Seminar
401B, Hale Library


What enables bystanders to intervene when someone is in trouble? The WellCAT Ambassadors explain how you can safely and effectively take a stand in a variety of situations, including sexual assault and alcohol emergencies.


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, KSU Police Department
Website: https://www.k-state.edu/police/community_safety/index.html
Cost: Free
Contact: Officer Randy Myles, rlmyles@ksu.edu

Journal Editor Series: Google Analytics
Mar 28 2 pm - 3 pm

Seminar
407, Hale Library


Analyze your online journal’s traffic with Google Analytics: Learn to monitor real-time data, compare data segments and create a unique report. (Don’t have Google Analytics on your site? We’ll show you how to install it!)


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: Homepage calendar, K-State Libraries, Science Communication
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@k-state.edu, 785-532-7444

Journal Editor Series: Journal Impact Factor, Eigenfactor and the H-Index
Mar 29 10 am - 11 am

Seminar
407, Hale Library


Learn how metrics are created, how to find them, how they are used (and when they shouldn’t be) and how they can affect your publication’s success.


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: Homepage calendar, K-State Libraries, Science Communication
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@k-state.edu, 785-532-7444

Journal Editor Series: Altmetrics
Mar 30 9 am - 10 am

Seminar
407, Hale Library


Learn about altmetrics, including how they capture data and how you can benefit by tracking the online activities of scholarly journals and your own research.

If you are unable to attend in person, you can attend via Zoom at https://ksu.zoom.us/j/5905348241.

All participants are encouraged to register at https://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3703255


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: Homepage calendar, K-State Libraries, Science Communication
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@k-state.edu, 785-532-7444

Stop the Bleed: Module I
Apr 12 12 pm - 1 pm

Seminar
401B, Hale Library


A person can die from blood loss within five minutes, so no matter how fast emergency responders arrive, bystanders will always be best positioned to provide first care. Learn the fundamentals of compression and tourniquet use to control bleeding. This course is also offereed on Friday, April 20.

Want to earn certification? Complete this session AND Stop the Bleed: Module II on April 16 or April 26. Contact K-State Emergency Management at kstateem@ksu.edu with questions.

Enroll soon via HRIS as space is limited!


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, KSU Police Department
Website: https://www.k-state.edu/police/community_safety/index.html
Cost: Free
Contact: Officer Randy Myles, rlmyles@ksu.edu

CADS, Coffee and Copyright
Apr 12 3 pm - 4:30 pm

Seminar
118, Hale Library


Grad students and junior faculty members are invited to join CADS for coffee, tea and a discussion of copyright challenges in both research and teaching.

If you are unable to attend in person, you can attend via ZOOM at https://ksu.zoom.us/j/5905348241

All participants are encouraged to register at https://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3703256


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@k-state.edu, 785-532-7444

How to Apply to the Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative
Apr 13 12 pm - 1 pm

Seminar
407, Hale Library


Get the scoop on how to successfully apply for the Open/Alternative Textbook Award! (Repeat of the February 9 session.

If you are unable to attend in person, you can attend via ZOOM at https://ksu.zoom.us/j/5905348241.

All participants are encouraged to register at https://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3703261


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: Homepage calendar, K-State Libraries, Science Communication
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@k-state.edu, 785-532-7444

Stop the Bleed: Module II
Apr 16 12 pm - 1 pm

Seminar
401B, Hale Library


A person can die from blood loss within five minutes, so no matter how fast emergency responders arrive, bystanders will always be best positioned to provide first care. Stop the Bleed training teaches you a variety of bleeding control techniques. This course is also offered on April 26.

Complete one of these sessions plus Stop the Bleed: Module I on either April 12 or April 20 to earn certification. Contact K-State Emergency Management at kstateem@ksu.edu with questions.

Enroll soon via HRIS as space is limited! 


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, KSU Police Department
Website: https://www.k-state.edu/police/community_safety/index.html
Cost: Free
Contact: Officer Randy Myles, rlmyles@ksu.edu

Stop the Bleed: Module I
Apr 20 12 pm - 1 pm

Seminar
401B, Hale Library


A person can die from blood loss within five minutes, so no matter how fast emergency responders arrive, bystanders will always be best positioned to provide first care. Learn the fundamentals of compression and tourniquet use to control bleeding. This is a repeat course offered on April 12. 

Want to earn certification? Complete this session AND Stop the Bleed: Module II on April 16 or April 26. Contact K-State Emergency Management at kstateem@ksu.edu with questions.

Enroll soon via HRIS as space is limited! 


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, KSU Police Department
Website: https://www.k-state.edu/police/community_safety/index.html
Cost: Free
Contact: Officer Randy Myles, rlmyles@ksu.edu

Copyright Series: Analyzing Any U.S. Copyright Problem
Apr 24 3 pm - 4 pm

Seminar
407, Hale Library


Learn how to tackle any U.S. copyright problem effectively and pragmatically by following four simple steps.

If you are unable to attend, you can attend via ZOOM at https://ksu.zoom.us/j/5905348241

All participants are encouraged to register at https://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3791189


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@k-state.edu, 785-532-7444

Stop the Bleed: Module II
Apr 26 12 pm - 1 pm

Seminar
401B, Hale Library


A person can die from blood loss within five minutes, so no matter how fast emergency responders arrive, bystanders will always be best positioned to provide first care. Stop the Bleed training teaches you a variety of bleeding control techniques. This is a repeat seminar from April 16.

Complete one of these sessions plus Stop the Bleed: Module I on either April 12 or April 20 to earn certification. Contact K-State Emergency Management at kstateem@ksu.edu with questions.

Enroll soon via HRIS as space is limited! 


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: Homepage calendar, K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.k-state.edu/police/community_safety/index.html
Cost: Free
Contact: Officer Randy Myles, rlmyles@ksu.edu