Events and Programs at K-State Libraries

Library Events

The Library and Your Research: Starting Your Literature Review
Sep 12 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


The Library and Your Research: Graduate Workshop Series

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.


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: Graduate Student Council, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: Livia Olsen, livia@ksu.edu, 785-532-0738

The Library and Your Research: Manage Citations and References with RefWorks
Sep 19 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


The Library and Your Research: Graduate Workshop Series

Citations and references, while essential to the research and publishing, can also consume a lot of your valuable time storing, organizing, and formatting them. This hands-on workshop introduces the essentials of the citation manager RefWorks. Participants will set up a RefWorks account; import, organize, edit citations, plus insert citations directly into a Word document, create bibliographies, and more. Computers will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops to set up Write N Cite with the Word program on their computer.    


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: Graduate Student Council, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: Livia Olsen, livia@ksu.edu, 785-532-0738

The Library and Your Research: Managing Your Data
Sep 26 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


The Library and Your Research: Graduate Workshop Series

We all have data, we all need data – whether its text, digital photos, or spreadsheets full of numbers.  Learn how to identify, access, evaluate, and use data.    

 


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: Graduate Student Council, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: Livia Olsen, livia@ksu.edu, 785-532-0738

The Library and Your Research: Getting A Head Start on Using the ETDR Template
Oct 3 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


The Library and Your Research: Graduate Workshop Series

Are you preparing to graduate next semester, or maybe you want to just get a bigger head start…this workshop is just for you.  The emphasis will be on getting started using the ETDR Template for your electronic thesis, dissertation, or report, which meets the Graduate School's formatting requirements.  Use of special features found in Word will also be covered.  Some citation management and copyright will be covered.  Don't wait until the last minute to learn the ropes on using the template documenting all your hard work. 


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: Graduate Student Council, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: Livia Olsen, livia@ksu.edu, 785-532-0738

Exhibit Opening Reception: "Marlin Fitzwater: From Wheat Fields to White House"
Oct 4 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Reception
Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


Marlin Fitzwater returns to his alma mater for the official opening of "Marlin Fitzwater: From Wheatfields to White House." Fitzwater recently donated his personal papers to the Richard L.D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections at K-State Libraries. Join us as he shares personal reflections on his decade in the White House and stay to experience highlights from the collection. RSVP to Darchelle Martin at martin05@k-state.edu or 785-532-7442.


Event Type: Reception
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: no cost to attend, but RSVP's are requested
Contact: Darchelle Martin, martin05@ksu.edu, 785-532-7442

Joshua Davis Author Talk
Oct 6 7 pm - 8 pm

Arts
McCain Auditorium


Joshua Davis will discuss this year’s common reading, “Spare Parts”.  The event is free, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available during the fall semester.

There will be a book signing after the event.

 


Event Type: Arts
Sponsors: English, Department of , K-State Book Network (KSBN), K-State First, K-State Libraries, Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society
Website: http://www.k-state.edu/ksbn/
Cost: free
Contact: Tara Coleman, ksbn@ksu.edu, 7855327414

The Library and Your Research: Understanding Academic Integrity through Multiple Lenses
Oct 10 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


The Library and Your Research: Graduate Workshop Series

Academic integrity is apparent in all aspects of graduate student life.  In this workshop, we will examine the various lenses you may use to view academic integrity.  You will explore what it means to you as a student in the classroom, a researcher, a scholarly writer, and a graduate teaching assistant.  The goal of the workshop will be for you to be aware of some of the rules and regulations, understand how to report violations if needed, and know resources to assist you in your own work and writing.


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: Graduate Student Council, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: Livia Olsen, livia@ksu.edu, 785-532-0738

The Library and Your Research: Web of Science and PubMed: What you don't know (or need a refresher about)!
Oct 17 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


The Library and Your Research: Graduate Workshop Series

Web of Science isn’t just for the Sciences, additionally, it has significant information for the Humanities as well.  Attend this session to see what is available for the Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities.  PubMed has a great controlled vocabulary called MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) which will help you save time when searching by retrieving results more directed at your research. Attend to learn how to use this resource.


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: Graduate Student Council, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: Livia Olsen, livia@ksu.edu, 785-532-0738

The Library and Your Research: Managing Your Research and Publication Impact
Oct 31 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


The Library and Your Research: Graduate Workshop Series

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: Workshop
Sponsors: Graduate Student Council, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: Livia Olsen, livia@ksu.edu, 785-532-0738

The Library and Your Research: Discover Primary Sources at K-State Libraries
Nov 7 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


The Library and Your Research: Graduate Workshop Series

Researchers in all disciplines can uncover valuable information in primary sources such as letters, photographs, maps, and technical reports. Participants in this hands on workshop will not only delve into intriguing materials from our collections, but will learn how to locate and access primary sources through our university archives, special collections, databases, and books.


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: Graduate Student Council, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: Livia Olsen, livia@ksu.edu, 785-532-0738

The Library and Your Research: Enhancing Discovery with Google Scholar and Google Books
Nov 14 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


The Library and Your Research: Graduate Workshop Series

Google Scholar and Google Books are enormous, free, multi-disciplinary indexes covering vast swathes of the world’s published information. This workshop will cover advanced search techniques that will help you find sources you might have missed when searching other databases. You will also learn how to use these tools to answer specific questions, trace citations, and promote your own research.


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: Graduate Student Council, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: Free
Contact: Livia Olsen, livia@ksu.edu, 785-532-0738

Last updated: 03/27/2015