Library Events

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/3446515
Cost: Free
Contact: Adriana Gonzalez, ajgonzalez@ksu.edu, 785-532-5760

Community Safety Talks - K-State Environmental Health & Safety: Fire Safety
Oct 24 12 pm - 1 pm

Workshop
401B, Hale Library


Learn how to manage a wide variety of fire emergencies and operate a fire extinguisher. Students can receive K-State 360 points for this event. 

Attendees can enter for a chance to win football tickets! Refreshments provided by Einstein Bros. Bagels. 


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, KSU Police Department
Website: http://www.k-state.edu/police/community_safety/
Cost: Free
Contact: Officer Randy Myles, rlmyles@ksu.edu, 785-532-6412

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

Culturally relevant pedagogy in the classroom
Oct 27 4 pm - 5 pm

Diversity and inclusion
231, Waters Hall


Learn more about a model of culturally relevant pedagogy for all classrooms, including specific applications for language teaching and learning. This lecture will be lead by Dr. Joshua R. Brown is a sociolinguist and linguistic anthropologist at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. His research deals primarily with the intersection of language and identity.


Co-sponsored by the College of A&S Diversity Lecture Series Grant; Departments of English, Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies, Modern Languages, the English Language Program; and the Dow Center for Multicultural and Community Studies.


Event Type: Diversity and inclusion
Sponsors: Arts and Sciences, College of , Department of Modern Languages, Dow Center for Multicultural and Community Studies at K-State Libraries, English Language Program, English, Department of , Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
Cost: free
Contact: Janice McGregor, jmcgregor@k-state.edu

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, 785-532-5760

Conversation on Race Reconciliation: A Community Perspective
Oct 30 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Diversity and inclusion


A panel of university and community members will discuss the racial issues impacting Manhattan, KS and how we can work together to facilitate a peaceful and inclusive community.

After the discussion, participants are invited to join small groups to continue the conversation.

Sponsors:  Bethel AME Church, First Congregational UCC, Dow Center for Multicultural & Community Studies, Martin Luther King Jr. Committee, and the Staley School of Leadership Studies


Event Type: Diversity and inclusion
Sponsors: Dow Center for Multicultural and Community Studies at K-State Libraries, Staley School of Leadership Studies
Website: https://tinyurl.com/y9uva5n3
Cost: free
Contact: Juanita McGowan, juanitamcgowan6@gmail.com, 785-341-7114

Community Safety Talks - K-State Counseling Services PAWS: Stress Management
Nov 1 12 pm - 1 pm

Workshop
401B, Hale Library


Poorly managed stress can have a significant impact on our bodies, mental health, and relationships. Join us to learn more about ways to cope with stress effectively! Students can receive K-State 360 points for this event. 

Attendees can also enter for a chance to win football tickets! Refreshments provided by Einstein Bros. Bagels. 


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: Counseling Services, K-State Libraries, KSU Police Department
Website: http://www.k-state.edu/police/community_safety/
Cost: Free
Contact: Officer Randy Myles, rlmyles@ksu.edu, 785-532-6412

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! Past, Present & Future
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://www.lib.k-state.edu/hale-time
Cost: 50.00
Contact: Darchelle Martin, libfrnds@ksu.edu, 785-532-7442

Community Safety Talks - K-State Police: Theft Prevention
Nov 6 12 pm - 1 pm

Workshop
401B, Hale Library


K-Staters who understand the types of objects thieves want most will be better equipped to protect themselves from theft. Students can receive K-State 360 points for this event. 

Attendees can also enter for a chance to win football tickets! Refreshments provided by Einstein Bros. Bagels. 


Event Type: Workshop
Sponsors: K-State Libraries, KSU Police Department
Website: http://www.k-state.edu/police/community_safety/
Cost: Free
Contact: Officer Randy Myles, rlmyles@ksu.edu, 785-532-6412

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, 785-532-5760

Science Communication Week: Expressions of Science — K-State Libraries Scholarship Expo
Nov 7 10 am - 1 pm

Exhibition
Second floor, Hale Library


Explore communicating science through art, photography, digital media, or interactive exhibits.

Thanks to community sponsors Sunset Zoo and Flint Hills Discovery Center for supporting Science Communication Week! 


Event Type: Exhibition
Sponsors: Center for Engagement and Community Development (CECD), Division of Biology, Division of Communications and Marketing, English, Department of , Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communications, A.Q. Miller School of, K-State Libraries, Office of the President, Office of the Provost, Science Communication, Vice President for Research
Website: http://www.k-state.edu/scicomm/
Contact: Carol Sevin, sevin@k-state.edu, 785-532-5041

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