Events and Programs at K-State Libraries

Library Events

The Library and Your Research: Writing Effective Literature Reviews
Sep 14 3:30 pm - 4:30 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.

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series to help graduate students enhance their research.


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: Graduate Student Council, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/faculty-graduate-students
Cost: free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@k-state.edu, 7855325760

The Library and Your Research: Using RefWorks
Sep 21 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


This workshop will cover getting started with and using the citation management tool RefWorks. Topics will include:

- Setting up a RefWorks account

- Learning how to import, organize and edit citations

- Inserting citations directly into a word document

- Creating bibliographies

- And more!

Computers will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops in order to set up Write N Cite on their computer.

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series to help graduate students enhance their research.


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: Graduate Student Council, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/faculty-graduate-students
Cost: free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@k-state.edu, 7855325760

Viewpoint Lecture Series: Lourdes Ashely Hunter
Sep 22 7 pm - 8:30 pm

Lecture
Forum Hall, K-State Student Union


Lourdes Ashley Hunter, MPA is the co-founder and national director of the Trans Women of Color Collective (TWOCC). Healer, orator and academic, Ms. Hunter has led grass roots initiatives that impact the health, wellness and socio-economic growth and development of communities most disproportionately impacted by structural oppression for over 20 years.

In her lecture, Hunter will share parts of her personal story of navigating structural oppression as a black, African indigenous trans and gender non-conforming person who has built a collective initiative that centers healing and restoration in social justice movements. She will also deliver a call to action, including many ways to get involved in dismantling structural oppression.


Event Type: Lecture
Sponsors: Dow Center for Multicultural and Community Studies at K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: free
Contact: Melia Fritch, melia@ksu.edu, 785-532-7361

The Library and Your Research: Using Mendeley, a Citation Management Tool
Sep 28 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Please join the K-State Libraries as we explore the citation management tool Mendeley. Citation managers can save time on long research papers while allowing researchers to keep track of their citations. This workshop will cover getting started with Mendeley, adding citations and pdfs to your account, editing citations, annotating pdfs within Mendeley, how to cite as you write, and other key tips to getting the most out of Mendeley. This workshop will cover the free version of Mendeley and attendees are strongly encouraged to bring their own computer, since Mendeley is a downloadable computer application.

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series to help graduate students enhance their reserach.


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

The Library and Your Research: Finding the Data You Need
Oct 5 3:30 pm - 4:30 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. 

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series to help graduate students enhance their research.


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

The Library and Your Research: Getting to Know Your Primary Sources
Oct 12 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Primary sources play a crucial role in the power and relevance of your graduate work. Whether exploring topics in humanities, STEM fields or somewhere in-between, learn about our collections and applications in this workshop. 

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series to help graduate students enhance their reserach.


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

Wes Moore Lecture
Oct 14 7 pm - 8 pm

Arts
McCain Auditorium


New York Times bestselling author Wes Moore will discuss this year’s common reading, “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates”.  The event is free, but tickets are required. Tickets information will be available closer to the event. 

There will be a book signing after the event.


Event Type: Arts
Sponsors: Department of English, Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families, K-State Alumni Association, K-State Book Network (KSBN), K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.k-state.edu/ksbn/
Cost: free
Contact: Tara Coleman, ksbn@ksu.edu, 785-532-7414

The Library and Your Research: Understanding Academic Integrity through Multiple Lenses
Oct 19 3:30 pm - 4:30 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.

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series to help graduate students enhance their research.


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

The Library and Your Research: Preparing Your ETDR for Submission
Oct 26 3:30 pm - 4:30 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 preparing your electronic thesis, dissertation or report and using the prescribed template 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 submitting your hard work to K-State Research Exchange (K-REx).

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series to help graduate students enhance their research.

 


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

The Library and Your Reserach: Knowing Your Author Rights!
Nov 2 3:30 pm - 4:30 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, obtaining permission requests and searching for items with creative commons licenses.  

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series to help graduate students enhance their reserach.


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

10th Annual Hale Library Concert Series: The Three K-State Tenors
Nov 6 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Arts
Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


These masters of vocal performance include Reginald Pittman, professor; Bryan Pinkall, assistant professor; and David Wood, director of Collegium Musicum. They will be joined by Amanda Arrington, faculty collaborative pianist.

Concerts are followed by a wine and dessert reception.


Event Type: Arts
Sponsors: Friends of the K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/friends
Cost: $30
Contact: Darchelle Martin, martin05@ksu.edu, 785-532-7442

10th Annual Hale Library Concert Series: The Atma Trio
Jan 29 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Arts
Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


The chamber group comprises Slawomir Dobrzanski, associate professor at K-State, piano; Blanka Bednarz, associate professor at Dickinson College, viola and violin; and Cheung Chau, assistant professor at Utah Valley University, cello.

Concerts are followed by a wine and dessert reception.


Event Type: Arts
Sponsors: Friends of the K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/friends
Cost: $30
Contact: Darchelle Martin, martin05@ksu.edu, 785-532-7442

Libraries Gala
Apr 9 6:30 pm - 11 pm

Entertainment
Great Room, Hale Library



Event Type: Entertainment
Sponsors: Friends of the K-State Libraries, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/friends
Contact: Darchelle Martin, martin05@ksu.edu, 785-532-7442

10th Annual Hale Library Concert Series: Ascendo3
Apr 22 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Arts
Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


Ascendo3 will present fresh, bold interpretations of works by Vivaldi, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Gershwin, Bernstein, Lennon-McCartney and others. The Ascendo3 Trio is made up of Anna Marie Wytko, assistant professor at K-State, saxophone; Joseph Wytko, emeritus professor from Arizona State University, saxophone; and Cameron Hofmann, professor at Baylor University, piano.

Concerts are followed by a wine and dessert reception.


Event Type: Arts
Sponsors: Friends of the K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/friends
Cost: $30
Contact: Darchelle Martin, martin05@ksu.edu, 785-532-7442

10th Annual Hale Library Concert Series: Jazz in June
Jun 10 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Arts
Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


The Kansas State University Jazz-tet—Kurt Gartner, professor, percussion; Wayne Goins, professor, guitar; Paul Hunt, professor, trombone; Tod Kerstetter, professor, clarinet; and Gordon Lewis, instructor, bass—will be joined by Beau Thomas Jarvis, pianist.

Wine and snacks will be served alongside delicious jazz.


Event Type: Arts
Sponsors: Friends of the K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/friends
Cost: $35
Contact: Darchelle Martin, martin05@ksu.edu, 785-532-7442

Last updated: 03/27/2015