Events and Programs at K-State Libraries

Library Events

Jimmy Rogers: Champion for the Blues
Sep 11 - Mar 13

Exhibition
Fifth Floor Gallery, Hale Library


Jimmy Rogers (1924-1997) was a pioneer of postwar Chicago blues. He played with greats such as Robert Lockwood, Jr., and was a lead guitarist in Muddy Waters’ band in the 1940s and ’50s. Rogers’ numerous awards include induction into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1995.

Preserved for scholarly research in the Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections, the material includes approximately 2,500 items related to Rogers’ career and performances around the world spanning the years 1960-1997. Highlights from the collection will be display on the fifth floor of Hale Library Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.


Event Type: Exhibition
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: free
Contact: Tony Crawford, arcford@k-state.edu, 785-532-7466

Hale Library Concert Series: A Century of Gail Kubik
Today 7:30 pm - 10 pm

Arts
, Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


The Friends of the K-State Libraries present a very special performance honoring composer Gail Kubik. Performers include K-State music faculty, including Amanda Arrington, piano, Paul Hunt, trombone, Tod Kerstetter, clarinet, David Littrell, strings, Kristin Mortenson, violin, and Craig Parker, trumpet. The evening will also feature an exhibit of the Gail Kubik Collection housed in The Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections. A wine and dessert reception follows the performance. Tickets can be purchased at www.found.ksu.edu/rsvp/concertseries


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

The Library and Your Research: Using RefWorks
Feb 2 1:30 pm - 2:30 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, how to insert 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 at Kansas State 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, 785-532-5760

The Library and Your Research: Effective Literature Reviews
Feb 16 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.

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series to help graduate students at Kansas State 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, 785-532-5760

The Library and Your Research: Using Zotero
Mar 2 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


This workshop will cover getting started with and using the citation management tool Zotero. Topics will include setting up a Zotero account, learning how to import, organize and edit citations, how to insert 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 Zotero’s Microsoft Word plugin.

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series to help graduate students at Kansas State 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, 785-532-5760

The Library and Your Research: Finding the Data You Need
Mar 9 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.    

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series to help graduate students at Kansas State 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, 785-532-5760

The Library and Your Research: Know your Rights!
Mar 30 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Concerned about copyright issues? Do you always need permission to use copyrighted material in your ETDR? Do you automatically sign publishing agreements without reading the fine print? This session will cover copyright, fair use and your rights as an author.

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series to help graduate students at Kansas State 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, 785-532-5760

The Library and Your Research: Understanding Academic Integrity through Multiple Lenses
Apr 6 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 rules and regulations, understand how to report violations 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 at Kansas State 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, 785-532-5760

The Library and Your Research: Preparing Your ETDR for Submission
Apr 13 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop
407, Hale Library


Are you preparing to graduate next semester? Maybe you want to get a head start? This workshop is just for you. We will review use of the prescribed template and steps for preparation of your electronic thesis, dissertation or report. We'll also look at the special features in Word and cover citation management and copyright information. Don't wait until the last minute to learn the ropes of submitting your work to KREx.

The Library and Your Research is a free workshop series to help graduate students at Kansas State 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, 785-532-5760

Libraries Gala
Apr 18 6 pm - 11 pm

Reception
Great Room, Hale Library


Enjoy an evening of food, drinks and a hearty toast to K-State Libraries' past accomplishments and future possibilities.  All proceeds will support an ingenious redesign of Hale Library's first floor. Sponsorships are available now. Tickets will be available closer to event.  


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

Hale Library Concert Series: Slawomir Dobrzanski
May 1 7:30 pm - 10 pm

Arts
, Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


Back by popular demand, the Friends of the K-State Libraries present an encore piano performance with Dr. Slawomir Dobrzanski.  Dobrzanski teaches applied piano, chamber music and piano literature at K-State.  As a soloist and chamber musician, Dobrzanski often performs in Asia, Europe, South America and throughout the United States and Canada.  A wine and dessert reception follows the performance. Tickets can be purchased online at www.found.ksu.edu/rsvp/concertseries


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

Hale Library Concert Series: Jazz In June
Jun 12 7:30 pm - 10 pm

Arts
, Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


The Friends of the K-State Libraries present Jazz in June with The Kansas State University Jazz-tet - Kurt Gartner, percussion; Wayne Goins, guitar; Paul Hunt, trombone; Tod Kerstetter, clarinet; and Gordon Lewis, bass - will be joined by Beau Thomas Jarvis, pianist. Tickets can be purchased online at www.found.ksu/edu/rsvp/concertseries


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