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

K-State Open/Alternative Textbook Fund Info Session
Jan 24 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Open forum
407, Hale Library


K-State Libraries Open/Alt Textbook Fund is accepting proposals until Feb. 3 at 5:00 p.m. Awards of up to $5000 will be given to K-State faculty who develop or adopt an open or alternative textbook for their course. These applicants do not necessarily have to create an entire open access textbook themselves. Successful proposals may also include the use of a range of resources across any media or the adoption or customization of an existing open access textbook. Learn about the proposal requirements, submisson and selection criteria and examples of open texts already in use.


Event Type: Open forum
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/open-textbook
Cost: Free
Contact: , cads@ksu.edu

K-State Open/Alternative Textbook Fund Info Session
Jan 24 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Open forum
407, Hale Library


K-State Libraries Open/Alt Textbook Fund is accepting proposals until Feb. 3 at 5:00 p.m. Awards of up to $5000 will be given to K-State faculty who develop or adopt an open or alternative textbook for their course. These applicants do not necessarily have to create an entire open access textbook themselves. Successful proposals may also include the use of a range of resources across any media or the adoption or customization of an existing open access textbook. Learn about the proposal requirements, submisson and selection criteria and examples of open texts already in use.


Event Type: Open forum
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/open-textbook
Cost: Free
Contact: , cads@ksu.edu

Music by Amy Cheney Beach: Hale Library Concert Series
Jan 27 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Arts
Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


Presented by The Friends of the K-State Libraries: 

This concert will be a celebration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of America's first great female composer, Amy Cheney Beach (1867-1944). The concert will feature some of her best-loved songs, piano pieces, and chamber music performed by three accomplished artists, soprano Amy Rosine, pianist Amanda Arrington, and flutist Karen Large. 

Concerts are followed by a wine and dessert reception.


Event Type: Arts
Sponsors: Friends of the K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.found.ksu.edu/rsvp/concertseries
Cost: Individual $30 Student $10
Contact: Darchelle Martin, martin05@ksu.edu, 785-532-7442

The Library and Your Research: Managing Citations and References with RefWorks
Jan 30 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Training
407, Hale Library


Citations and references are essential to research and publishing, but the process of storing, organizing and formatting them can consume a lot of valuable time. This hands-on workshop introduces RefWorks, a powerful citation manager. Participants will set up a RefWorks account and then import, organize and edit citations. We'll also cover inserting citations directly into a Word document, creating a bibliography and more. Computers will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring a laptop so they can set up Write N Cite, a Word plug-in, on their own devices.

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/3070170


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, 532-5760

Public Safety Talks Brown Bag Series: Education 911
Feb 3 12 pm - 1 pm

Training
301, Hale Library


Be someone’s savior: 911 is only as good as the person asking for help. Learn what it takes to be the lifeline necessary to provide effective and timely help for you, your friends, family and even strangers. 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: Starting Your Literature Review
Feb 6 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Training
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.

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/3070297


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, 532-5760

The Library and Your Research: Managing Your Data
Feb 13 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Training
407, Hale Library


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

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

Register for the workshop http://cal.lib.k-state.edu/event/3070295


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

The Library and Your Research: Getting a Head Start on Using the ETDR Template
Feb 20 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Training
407, Hale Library


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 use of special Word features plus citation management and copyright basics.

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/3070293


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

Public Safety Talks Brown Bag Series: C.R.A.V.E.D. Theft
Feb 23 12 pm - 1 pm

Training
401B, Hale Library


The K-State Police Department strives to educate our campus community to recognize and reduce their vulnerability of theft through preventative actions on campus. Do you know which of your belongings are CRAVED? 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: Understanding Academic Integrity through Multiple Lenses
Feb 27 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

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 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 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

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

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

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