Library Events

Exhibit: Chisholm Trail: History & Legacy
Apr 1 8 am - Oct 13 5 pm

Exhibition
5th Floor, Hale Library


Git along, little dogies! This spring, K-State Libraries join organizations across the region in celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail. The exhibit will be on view in Hale Library’s fifth floor gallery 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Artifacts, books, maps and photos give visitors a glimpse into Kansas’ Wild West era and its turbulent relationship with the Texas cattle trade.

 


Event Type: Exhibition
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Cost: Free
Contact: Darchelle Martin, martin05@ksu.edu

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

Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative Application Informational Session
Sep 6 9 am - 10 am

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Faculty and instructors of K-State are invited to join the Center for Advancement of Digital Scholarship (CADS) for an information session that will discuss the Open/Alternative Textbook Award Application process with a specific focus on the requirements and selection criteria for the award. In addition, benefits of using open/alternative educational resources and/or open textbooks for classroom instruction will be discussed as well as some of the myths surrounding it. The information session should last about 30 to 40 minutes and leave approximately 20 to 30 minutes for questions. 

Alternatively, if you cannot make this or another information session, please feel free to contact CADS at cads@k-state.edu to set up a meeting to discuss the award requirements, selection criteria, and benefits.

Register for this information session at http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3336108


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3336108
Cost: free
Contact: Rachel Miles, cads@ksu.edu, 785-532-7414

Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative Application Informational Session
Sep 6 3 pm - 4 pm

Seminar
407, Hale Library


Faculty and instructors of K-State are invited to join the Center for Advancement of Digital Scholarship (CADS) for an information session that will discuss the Open/Alternative Textbook Award Application process with a specific focus on the requirements and selection criteria for the award. In addition, benefits of using open/alternative educational resources and/or open textbooks for classroom instruction will be discussed as well as some of the myths surrounding it. The information session should last about 30 to 40 minutes and leave approximately 20 to 30 minutes for questions.

Alternatively, if you cannot make this or another information session, please feel free to contact CADS at cads@k-state.edu to set up a meeting to discuss the award requirements, selection criteria, and benefits.


Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3336115
Cost: free
Contact: Rachel Miles, cads@ksu.edu, 785-532-7444

Exemptions in U.S. Copyright Law for Education
Sep 7 3 pm - 4 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Are you an instructor or faculty member? Are you planning to become an instructor or teacher in higher education or K-12 education? If so, you will need at least a basic understanding of copyright law and the exemptions in the law that allow for educational reuse of copyrighted materials.

Join the Center for Advancement of Digital Scholarship, or CADS, for the first workshop in the 2017 Fall Interactive Copyright Workshop Series to explore the exemptions in U.S. copyright law that apply to education. We will discuss:

Specific exemptions related to face-to-face and online educationFair use (or Section 107 of U.S. copyright law) and how it applies to both face-to-face and online setting when specific exemptions do not applyOther areas of the law that may affect the legality of reusing and sharing copyrighted works, such as privacy laws, FERPA, HIPPA, trademark laws, and licensing restrictions.

In addition to the topics discussed, participants will be instructed on how to use online tools to help with making critical decisions in reusing copyrighted materials.

Register fro the workshop at http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3322125


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3322125
Cost: free
Contact: Rachel Miles, cads@ksu.edu, 785-532-7444

Graduate Workshop Series: Starting Your Literature Review
Sep 11 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


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.

Register for the workshop  http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3446504


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3446504
Cost: Free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@k-state.edu, 7855325760

Dive into Your Scholarly Community: Sharing Your Work Online
Sep 12 3 pm - 4 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Want to learn more about the K-State Research Exchange (K-REx), K-State’s digital repository? Have research or creative works that you want to share online? Join us to explore how K-REx and posting your works online can help increase your scholarly impact.

Posting your work online is a great way to increase exposure and may help boost citations. This information session will dive into the role that K-REx plays in the K-State community, open access, authors’ rights to their work, and sharing work online through repositories and academic social networks such Academia.edu and ResearchGate. If you’re a faculty or staff member who might not know about K-REx, if you’ve been submitting to K-REx for years but want a refresher, if you’re a graduate student advisor who would like to learn more about the system your students submit their theses and dissertations to, or if you just have an interest in sharing your research and creative work online, then this information session is for you.


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3356397
Cost: free
Contact: Rachel Miles, cads@ksu.edu, 785-532-7444

Graduate Workshop Series: Managing Citations and References with RefWorks
Sep 18 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


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.

Register for the workshop at http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3446505


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3446505
Cost: Free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@k-state.edu, 7855325760

Graduate Workshop Series: Managing Your Data
Sep 25 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


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: K-State Libraries
Cost: Free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@k-state.edu, 7855325760

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

Graduate Workshop Series: Getting A Head Start on Using the ETDR Writing Template
Oct 2 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


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.  

Register for the workshop at  http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3446513


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3446513
Cost: Free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@k-state.edu, 7855325760

Graduate Workshop Series: Understanding Academic Integrity through Multiple Lenses
Oct 9 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
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 of the rules and regulations, understand how to report violations if needed, and know resources to assist you in your own work and writing.

Register for the workshop at http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3446514


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3446514
Cost: Free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@k-state.edu, 7855325760

Publisher Copyright Contract Addendum & Negotiation Strategies Workshop
Oct 12 3 pm - 4 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


The Center for Advancement of Digital Scholarship, or CADS, invites researchers, graduate students, postdocs, and faculty members to the second workshop of the 2017 Fall Interactive Copyright Workshop Series that will help with uncertainty and anxiety concerning the following issues:

Understanding what you can and cannot do with your research after you publishThe implications of signing over copyright to a publisherMisunderstandings regarding the different types of Open Access (OA)Problems and questions that arise from publishing chapters or sections from theses, dissertations, or reports as scholarly articles, books, book chapters, or other traditional publications

If you are feeling uneasy about these issues, it may be a good time to learn about the intricacies of scholarly publishing, copyright, and what you can do to empower yourself as a scholar and author. CADS will give you the tools you need to make your own decisions about your research and writings while still complying with the demands of career advancement opportunities. Solutions and topics discussed include:

Retain specific author rights, even when signing over copyrightLearn how to gain the freedom to promote your research, such as through your teaching, conference presentations, lectures, scholarly works, academic social media profiles, and on disciplinary and academic repositoriesLearn how to negotiate and create your own contract addendum when submitting articles and other scholarly works for publicationLearn how to be proactive about finding publisher copyright policies before submitting works for publication

Register for the workshop at http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3322206


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3322206
Cost: free
Contact: Rachel Miles, cads@ksu.edu, 785-532-7444

Graduate Workshop Series: Managing Your Research and Publication Impact
Oct 16 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, 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.  

Register for the workshop at http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3446515


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3446515
Cost: Free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@ksu.edu, 7855325760

Graduate Workshop Series: Web of Science and PubMed
Oct 23 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Web of Science is not just for the Sciences, it has significant information for the humanities as well.  Attend this session to learn what is available on the Web of Science platform for the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.  PubMed is a powerful biomedical database. It has a great controlled vocabulary thesaurus called MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) that helps you retrieve more relevant results and saves you time.  Attend to learn how to use these resources.

Register for the workshop at http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3446518


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3446518
Cost: Free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@ksu.edu, 7855325760

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

Open Access Week 2017 -OA All Star Celebration "Open in order to..."
Oct 27 2 pm - 4 pm

Celebration
118, Hale Library


Celebration with speaker at 2:30 pm to announce OA All Stars for 2017.  CADS welcomes the K-State family to help us to celebrate those who are engaged in OA activities on campus.

For events happening all week visit the International Open Access Week Site: http://www.openaccessweek.org/.


Event Type: Celebration
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3336999
Cost: free
Contact: Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship, cads@ksu.edu, 785-532-7444

Graduate Workshop Series: Discover Primary Sources at K-State Libraries
Oct 30 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
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 will learn how to locate and access primary sources through our university archives, special collections, databases, and books. 

Register for the workshop at http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3446519


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3446519
Cost: Free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@ksu.edu, 7855325760

Demystifying Author Research Impact
Nov 3 2:30 pm - 4 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Librarians Laura Bonella and Rachel Miles will cover tools, databases, and topics related to tracking author and research impact. This workshop will focus heavily on ORCID, which is becoming the standard tool to use to prevent author ambiguation. Participants will learn the importance of maintaining researcher profiles for self-promotion and how to:

Create or verify an ORCID accountLink up to your Google Scholar ProfileLink in you researcher IDs (e.g. ResearcherID)Find your h-indexLocate and track citationsTrack usage statistics and alternative metrics

Register for this workshop at http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3322218


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3322218
Cost: free
Contact: Laura Bonella, laurab@ksu.edu, 785-532-2835

Hale of a Time: Celebrating the Birthday of Hale and Farrell Library!
Nov 3 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Celebration
Hale Library


This year we’re celebrating two exciting anniversaries: Farrell Library turns 90 years old and Hale Library turns 20. The Friends of the K-State Libraries are marking the occasion with a new annual event—and it will be a Hale of a Time!

Our dynamic new party will honor our past, present, and future. We’ll travel through time as we move from floor to floor to visit four different food and drink stations. We’ll close with dessert and dancing in the Great Room.

Your support of the K-State Libraries is deeply appreciated. We look forward to having a Hale of a Time with you!


Event Type: Celebration
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://lib.ksu.edu
Cost: 50.00
Contact: Haley Wells, hwells14@ksu.edu, 785-532-7442

Graduate Workshop Series: REPEAT- Starting Your Literature Review
Nov 6 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


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: K-State Libraries
Cost: Free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@ksu.edu, 7855325760

CADS, Coffee, & Copyright
Nov 9 2:30 pm - 4 pm

Workshop
118, Hale Library


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

CADS, Coffee and Copyright will be 2:30-4 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at the Center for Advancement for Digital Scholarship, 118 Hale Library.

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, or ETDRs, scholarly publications and instruction?

Register for the workshop http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3322223


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3322223
Cost: free
Contact: Rachel Miles, cads@ksu.edu, 785-532-7444

Copyright & the Public Domain
Nov 14 3 pm - 4 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Tired of feeling uncertain about copyright? Do you want a “green light” on using creative works in your scholarly works, instructional materials, and web pages?

The public domain is here for you and the rest of humanity! Did you know you can legally reuse, modify, and recreate content in the public domain without violating any copyright laws? It is a valuable resource for scholars, artists, writers, and other creators.

You’re invited to learn about the public domain in the final workshop in the 2017 Fall Interactive Copyright Workshop Series that will help you understand:

How the public domain extends the number of diverse and creative resources available to everyone, worldwideWhere to find public domain materialsHow to determine if/when specific materials will pass into the public domainHow to dedicate your own creative works to the public domain

Register for this workshop at http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3322225


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3322225
Cost: free
Contact: Rachel Miles, cads@ksu.edu, 785-532-7444

Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative Application Informational Session
Nov 16 3 pm - 4 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Faculty and instructors of K-State are invited to join the Center for Advancement of Digital Scholarship (CADS) for an information session that will discuss the Open/Alternative Textbook Award Application process with a specific focus on the requirements and selection criteria for the award. In addition, benefits of using open/alternative educational resources and/or open textbooks for classroom instruction will be discussed as well as some of the myths surrounding it. The information session should last about 30 to 40 minutes and leave approximately 20 to 30 minutes for questions. 

Alternatively, if you cannot make this or another information session, please feel free to contact CADS at cads@k-state.edu to set up a meeting to discuss the award requirements, selection criteria, and benefits.

Register for the workshop at http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3336118


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3336118
Cost: free
Contact: Rachel Miles, cads@ksu.edu, 785-532-7444

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