Library Events

Marlin Fitzwater: From Wheat Fields to White House
Oct 4 12 am - Mar 17 11:59 pm

Exhibition
5th floor gallery, Hale Library


Marlin Fitzwater, the only press secretary appointed by two presidents, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, has donated his personal papers to the Richard L.D. & Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections at K-State Libraries.

The items in the exhibit represent a small sample of the donation. Visitors will be able to examine correspondence, publications, photos, memorabilia and official government documents, all of which will be available to future generations of researchers.

The exhibit is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Event Type: Exhibition
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/2016-09/Fitzwater92716.html
Contact: Darchelle Martin, martin05@ksu.edu, 785-532-7442

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

Training
407, Hale Library


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 rules and regulations; to understand how to report violations if needed; and to identify resources that will assist you in your own work and writing.

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series that helps graduate students enhance and professionalize their scholarly pursuits.

Register for this workshop http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3070275


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

The Library & Beyond: Breaking Your News Bubble Part 2
Mar 1 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Tools to evaluate news resources. Want to break out of your news bubble but don't know where to turn? Join us for a hands-on evaluation of your current media diet, and you'll come away with a new menu for well-balanced media consumption. This is a continuation of our three-part workshop on critically evaluating the media in order to avoid propaganda, fake news and bias. You are welcome to attend even if you weren't at Part 1.

Presented by Sara K. Kearns, Associate Professor, K-State Libraries

The Library and Beyond is a free workshop series featuring resources, tools and skills that will help you cut through the clutter so you can succeed in the classroom (and at life!)

Register for the workshop http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3152476


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: free
Contact: Jason Coleman, coleman@ksu.edu, 785-532-7427

Public Safety Talks Brown Bag Series: Healthy Relationships
Mar 6 12 pm - 1 pm

Training
401B, Hale Library


While navigating new friendships and romantic relationships on campus, students may find themselves in situations that make them unhappy, compromise their self-esteem and involve conflict. This workshop aims to build healthier relationships by assisting students in clarifying their values and self-esteem; recognizing signs that may indicate an unhealthy relationship; and finding on-campus resources for assistance. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend to learn about what’s available to support students they interact with. Participants are invited to bring lunch; cookies and other refreshments will be provided by Einstein Bros. Bagels.


Event Type: Training
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, KSU Police Department
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: free
Contact: Randy Myles, rlmyles@ksu.edu, 785-532-6412

The Library and Your Research: Web of Science & PubMed: What you don't know (or need a refresher about)!
Mar 6 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Training
407, Hale Library


Web of Science isn't just for the sciences: 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, that will help you save time when searching by retrieving results more tailored to your research. Join us to see how you can make PubMed work for you.

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series that helps graduate students enhance and professionalize their scholarly pursuits.

Register for this workshop http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3070269


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

The Library & Beyond: Breaking Your News Bubble Part 3
Mar 8 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Critical evaluation "Hack-a-thon." Can you tell when a piece of information is the truth, a lie or somewhere in-between? We'll look at some entertaining and enlightening examples to test your nose for news and help you refine your skills. This is the final installation in our three-part workshop on critically evaluating the media in order to avoid the pitfalls of propaganda, fake news and bias. Join us even if you were not at the earlier sessions.

Presented by Sara K. Kearns, Associate Professor, K-State Libraries

The Library and Beyond is a free workshop series featuring resources, tools and skills that will help you cut through the clutter so you can succeed in the classroom (and at life!)

Register for the workshop http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3152469


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: free
Contact: Jason Coleman, coleman@ksu.edu, 785-532-7427

The Library and Your Research: Managing Your Research and Publication Impact
Mar 13 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Training
407, Hale Library


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

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series that helps graduate students enhance and professionalize their scholarly pursuits.

Register for this workshop http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3072704


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

The Library & Beyond: Organize Your Life
Mar 15 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Whether you're struggling with time-management or you've already earned your black belt in productivity, a few well-chosen resources for organization can take your life-skills game to the next level. From digital tools like Trello and Google Keep to analog methods like Pomodoro and Kanban boards, you'll come away with options that are right for you.

Presented by Carol Sevin, Assistant Professor and Stephaine Kiersey, Instructor, K-State Libraries

The Library and Beyond is a free workshop series featuring resources, tools and skills that will help you cut through the clutter so you can succeed in the classroom (and at life!)

Register for the workshop http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3152472


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: free
Contact: Jason Coleman, coleman@ksu.edu, 785-532-7427

Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative Information Sessions: Applying for OA Funds
Mar 16 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Seminar
407, Hale Library


Did you know there are awards of $2-5,000 available for instructors who want to create or adapt open or alternative textbooks for their classrooms?

Attend the infosession to learn about what previous award winners have reported as two major benefits from the Initiative: cost savings for students and the faculty's ability to have adaptability in their instruction materials. Faculty from the Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship (CADS) will review application requirements and the selection criteria to recieve funds from the Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative. 

The deadline to apply to Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative this semester is Friday, April 28.


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/open-access
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@ksu.edu

Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative Information Sessions: Applying for OA Funds
Mar 16 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Seminar
407, Hale Library


Did you know there are awards of $2-5,000 available for instructors who want to create or adapt open or alternative textbooks for their classrooms?

Attend the infosession to learn about what previous award winners have reported as two major benefits from the Initiative: cost savings for students and the faculty's ability to have adaptability in their instruction materials. Faculty from the Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship (CADS) will review application requirements and the selection criteria to recieve funds from the Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative. 

The deadline to apply to Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative this semester is Friday, April 28.


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/open-access
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@ksu.edu

The Library and Your Research: Discovering Primary Sources at K-State Libraries
Mar 27 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Training
407, Hale Library


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 they'll also learn how to locate and access primary sources through our university archives, special collections, databases and books.

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series that helps graduate students enhance and professionalize their scholarly pursuits.

Register for this workshop http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3072705


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

Measuring Journal Impact Workshop Series: The Journal Impact Factor, Eigenfactor and the H-Index
Mar 28 2 pm - 3 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


New Prairie Press (NPP) and the Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship (CADS) present “Measuring Journal Impact” a workshop series for editors and editorial board members.

In this hands-on session, we’ll cover finding and using journal metrics for both your journal and your own research. Learn how metrics are created, how they are used (and when they shouldn’t be) and how they can affect the success of your journal.

Thinking about becoming an editor for a journal or other series? Email your contact information to cads@k-state.edu to add your name to the invite list for these and other events.


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/digital-scholarship
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@ksu.edu

University Records and Information Management Committee Meeting
Mar 29 11 am - 12 pm

Meeting
503, Hale Library


Regular meeting of the University Records and Information Management Committee


Event Type: Meeting
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Office of the Provost
Cost: Free
Contact: Cliff Hight, chight@ksu.edu, 785-532-3420

The Library & Beyond: Keep Calm and Don't Get Sued
Mar 29 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Are you posting photos online? Writing blog posts? Making videos? Writing research papers? It's likely that you use copyrighted content every day. Did you know that even simply posting a photo online can be copyright infringement? Maximum damages can reach up to $100,000! Fortunately, there are simple alternatives, and we can teach you how to navigate the complex web of copyrighted content — without sacrificing creativity and innovation.

Presented by Rachel Miles, Assistant Professor, K-State Libraries

The Library and Beyond is a free workshop series featuring resources, tools and skills that will help you cut through the clutter so you can succeed in the classroom (and at life!)

Register for the workshop http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3152461


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: free
Contact: Jason Coleman, coleman@ksu.edu, 785-532-7427

Measuring Journal Impact Workshop Series: Altmetrics
Mar 30 2 pm - 3 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


New Prairie Press (NPP) and the Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship (CADS) present “Measuring Journal Impact” a workshop series for editors and editorial board members.

Increasingly, altmetrics are used in conjunction with traditional citation-based metrics to track how researchers, the public and the media engage with scholarly research online. You’ll learn how altmetrics capture data and explore the benefits of tracking a journal’s online activities. We’ll even show you how to determine who’s saying what about research articles and how to identify and contextualize the volume and nature of the online attention.

Thinking about becoming an editor for a journal or other series? Email your contact information to cads@k-state.edu to add your name to the invite list for these and other events.


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/digital-scholarship
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@ksu.edu

Copyright Workshop Series: Creative Commons Licensing Workshop
Mar 30 3 pm - 4 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


If you’ve ever worried about unintentionally misusing copyrighted material, let us take you from copyright anxious to copyright confident! Whether you’re planning a class or working on a scholarly article, thesis or dissertation, you’re invited to attend any (or all!) of our copyright workshops.

Creative Commons (CC) licensing offers a simple approach to the reuse and distribution of copyrighted works. Come find works with CC licenses that can be reused and remixed, and then discuss how to apply a license to your own scholarly works, blog posts, videos, photos, music and more!

Register for this event online: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3148972


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3148972
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@ksu.edu

The Library & Beyond: Developing an Evidence-Based Approach to Information Gathering
Apr 5 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Evidence-based practice is a process used to improve decision making. If this phrase is new to you, join us! We'll define and review the evidence-based practice process while presenting multiple examples to facilitate the discussion. Using evidence-based practice will help you develop better research questions and make better evidence-based decisions. We'll also review the best sources for health information — health information based on evidence, not conjecture.

Presented by Cindy Logan, Associate Professor, K-State Libraries

The Library and Beyond is a free workshop series featuring resources, tools and skills that will help you cut through the clutter so you can succeed in the classroom (and at life!)

Register for the workshop http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3151433  


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: free
Contact: Jason Coleman, coleman@ksu.edu, 785-532-7427

Measuring Journal Impact Workshop Series: Google Analytics
Apr 6 3 pm - 4 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


New Prairie Press (NPP) and the Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship (CADS) present “Measuring Journal Impact” a workshop series for editors and editorial board members.

In this workshop, learn about key metrics that can be gathered using Google Analytics, including where to monitor real time data, how to compare data segments and how to create and save a unique report. For those not currently using Google Analytics on their site, we’ll show you how to add it.

Thinking about becoming an editor for a journal or other series? Email your contact information to cads@k-state.edu to add your name to the invite list for these and other events.


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: https://www.lib.k-state.edu/digital-scholarship
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@ksu.edu

The Library & Beyond: The Internet Archive
Apr 12 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


The Internet Archive has wide-ranging collections that include both scholarly and entertaining websites, books, music and computer programs. This workshop will include explorations of Internet Archive content, discussions on accessing and using the materials in research and reviews of searching strategies. So, whether you would like to analyze the playlists of more than 11,000 Grateful Dead concerts or wish to explore emulation as a preservation strategy for video games, this workshop will add another set of tools to your research toolbox.

Presented by Cliff Hight, Assistant Professor, K-State Libraries

The Library and Beyond is a free workshop series featuring resources, tools and skills that will help you cut through the clutter so you can succeed in the classroom (and at life!)

Register for the workshop  http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3151428


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: free
Contact: Jason Coleman, coleman@ksu.edu, 785-532-7427

CADS, Coffee and Copyright: Secure, Shape and Share Your Rights
Apr 13 2:30 pm - 4 pm

Seminar
118, Hale Library


Graduate students, researchers, postdocs and junior faculty members are invited to join the Center for Advancement for Digital Scholarship (CADS) at K-State Libraries for caffeine and a chat about copyright!

We'll consider several topics:

What challenges do you face in your current academic projects in terms of copyright and publishing?

Do you know how to navigate copyright contracts and publisher policies?

Do you know how to use contract addenda to retain rights?

How do you legally and appropriately reuse content in electronic theses, dissertations, master's reports (ETDRs), scholarly publications and instruction?

Register for this event here: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3153911


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3153911
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@k-state.edu

Public Safety Talks Brown Bag Series: Fire Safety
Apr 19 12 pm - 1 pm

Training
401B, Hale Library


While leaving a building during a fire alarm or drill did you ever wonder what you would do if your egress was blocked? Do you have a "Plan B"? If you couldn't leave the building, how would you communicate your location to the emergency responders? Did you ever wonder about the meaning of specific fire codes and why they are enforced? If these topics interest you—or even if you just want to learn how to operate a fire extinguisher—please join us. Participants are invited to bring lunch; cookies and other refreshments will be provided by Einstein Bros. Bagels.


Event Type: Training
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, KSU Police Department
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: free
Contact: Randy Myles, rlmyles@ksu.edu, 785-532-6412

The Library & Beyond: Student to Student
Apr 19 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


What do fellow students find most useful about the Libraries? Attend this student-led session for tips from K-State Libraries Student Ambassadors — from "secret" study nooks to the most helpful librarians, these pros have the inside scoop.

The Library and Beyond is a free workshop series featuring resources, tools and skills that will help you cut through the clutter so you can succeed in the classroom (and at life!)

Register for the workshop http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3151415 


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: free
Contact: Jason Coleman, coleman@ksu.edu, 785-532-7427

Shakespeare Now!: An Interdisciplinary Research and Teaching Symposium
Apr 22 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Arts
Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


A series of speakers and discussions on the role of Shakespeare and early literature across the disciplines and within the community. Sponsored in part by a grant from the Folger Shakespeare Library.


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

Copyright Workshop Series: Analyzing Any U.S Copyright Problem
Apr 25 3 pm - 4 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


If you’ve ever worried about unintentionally misusing copyrighted material, let us take you from copyright anxious to copyright confident! Whether you’re planning a class or working on a scholarly article, thesis or dissertation, you’re invited to attend our copyright workshop.

Learn how to tackle any U.S. copyright problem effectively and pragmatically by following four simple steps. Plus, learn how to determine if works are protected by copyright and, if so, how to legally reuse them. 

Register for this event here: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3148973

 


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3148973
Cost: Free
Contact: CADS, cads@ksu.edu

University Records and Information Management Committee meeting
Apr 26 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Meeting
503, Hale Library


Regular meeting of the University Records and Information Management Committee


Event Type: Meeting
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Office of the Provost
Contact: Cliff Hight, chight@ksu.edu, 785-532-3420

Hale Library Concert Series: Encore Concert
Apr 28 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Arts
Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


Slawomir Dobrzanski, piano, and Ben Sayevich, violin will perform for this Encore Concert. Sayevich performed on this series last season when the violinist for the Atma Trio became ill. He teaches at the International Center for Music and plays with the Park Piano Trio and the London-based Rosamunde Piano Trio. Our past concert patrons know the exquisite playing of Dr. Dobrzanski and always request that he return to the series. 


Event Type: Arts
Sponsors: Friends of the K-State Libraries
Cost: Individual $30 Student $10
Contact: Darchelle Martin, martin05@ksu.edu, 7855327442

University Records and Information Management Committee meeting
May 24 11 am - 12 pm

Meeting
503, Hale Library


Regular meeting of the University Records and Information Management Committee


Event Type: Meeting
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Office of the Provost
Contact: Cliff Hight, chight@ksu.edu, 785-532-3420

Hale Library Concert Series: Jazz in June-The KSU Faculty Jazztet
Jun 9 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Arts
Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


Presented by The Friends of the K-State Libraries: 

The annual jazz concert with the K-State Faculty Jazztet features Kurt Gartner, percussion; Wayne Goins, guitar; Paul Hunt, trombone; Tod Kerstetter, clarinet; and Jeffrey Utter, bass. They will be joined for the fourth straight year by Beau Thomas Jarvis, jazz pianist. 


Event Type: Arts
Sponsors: Friends of the K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.found.ksu.edu/rsvp/concertseries
Cost: Individual $35 Student $10
Contact: Darchelle Martin, martin05@ksu.edu, 785-532-7442

University Records and Information Management Committee Meeting
Jun 28 11 am - 12 pm

Meeting
503, Hale Library


Regular meeting of the University Records and Information Management Committee


Event Type: Meeting
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Office of the Provost
Contact: Cliff Hight, chight@ksu.edu, 785-532-3420

University Records and Information Management Committee Meeting
Jul 19 11 am - 12 pm

Meeting
503, Hale Library


Regular meeting of the University Records and Information Management Committee


Event Type: Meeting
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Office of the Provost
Contact: Cliff Hight, 785-532-3420

University Records and Information Management Committee Meeting
Aug 23 11 am - 12 pm

Meeting
503, Hale Library


Regular meeting of the University Records and Information Management Committee


Event Type: Meeting
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Office of the Provost
Contact: Cliff Hight, chight@ksu.edu, 785-532-3420

University Records and Information Management Committee Meeting
Sep 27 11 am - 12 pm

Meeting
503, Hale Library


Regular meeting of the University Records and Information Management Committee


Event Type: Meeting
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Office of the Provost
Contact: Cliff Hight, chight@ksu.edu, 785-532-3420

University Records and Information Management Committee Meeting
Oct 25 11 am - 12 pm

Meeting
503, Hale Library


Regular meeting of the University Records and Information Management Committee


Event Type: Meeting
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Office of the Provost
Contact: Cliff Hight, chight@ksu.edu, 785-532-3420

University Records and Information Management Committee Meeting
Nov 29 11 am - 12 pm

Meeting
503, Hale Library


 Regular meeting of the University Records and Information Management Committee


Event Type: Meeting
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Office of the Provost
Contact: Cliff Hight, chight@ksu.edu, 785-532-3420

University Records and Information Management Committee Meeting
Dec 13 11 am - 12 pm

Meeting
503, Hale Library


Regular meeting of the University Records and Information Management Committee


Event Type: Meeting
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, Office of the Provost
Contact: Cliff Hight, chight@ksu.edu, 785-532-3420