Events

National Library Week 2016

Belk Library National Library Week Contest – April 10–16

Win a View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack!  Watch this movie and answer 3 questions correctly about the movie. Your name will be entered into a drawing to win the View-Master on April 18.

Here is the contest link: http://goo.gl/forms/0cwse1KCGA

Good luck!

Books are Fun Bookfare - April 12 & 13

WHEN:      April 12 - April 13

WHERE:    Borkowski Reading Room - Belk Library and Information Commons (1st floor)

Tuesday, April 12, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, April 13, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cash, All Debit and Credit Cards, Checks and Post-Dated Checks Accepted

BENEFIT FOR FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

 

 

ICPSR Webinar - Bringing Data into the Classroom with ICPSR - 4/12/16

Join ICPSR for a webinar on Apr 12, 2016 at 12:00 PM EDT.

Register now!

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6330168090635368194

"Really? It's time to teach ______ again? How can I spice that up??" 

Why not use data?! Students learn quantitative skills, you have an easy way of adding interest to the topic you would rather not teach -- it's a win-win! 

Upcoming Workshops on Fair Use and Scholarly Publishing

Kevin Smith, Director of the Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communication at Duke University, will be visiting Appalachian, March 17-18, and offering two presentations on scholarly communication. Please click below to read more about and to register for these events. 

Scholarly Publishing in the Digital Age, Thursday, March 17, 2 pm, Belk Library 421

https://workshops.appstate.edu/detail.aspx?key=1398

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Adventure Begins in the Library: Online Workshop

ADVENTURE BEGINS IN THE LIBRARY: ONLINE WORKSHOP

A workshop for anyone planning international study/travel or wanting to expand their knowledge of world cultures. Whether you are going to study-abroad, participate in an international alternative service experience, or head out on a summer or gap year adventure. The Library can help you prepare for global adventures with our wide range of language learning resources, documentaries and feature films, global literature, travel guides, and library distance education support while abroad. 

Copyright & Fair Use in the Classroom Workshops, Thursday, 2/25, 9:30 am & 1 pm

Register at: https://workshops.appstate.edu/detail.aspx?key=1376

Classroom teaching is enhanced by the use of creative works such as music, video, art, the written word, theatrical works, charts and graphs, and more. Most of these works are subject to U.S. Copyright law. What kind of rights and responsibilities do you have in the use of this germane and useful material in your teaching and scholarship?

ICPSR Webinar - Finding Usable Research Data

Two Subjects-One ICPSR Webinar! I) Finding usable research data for analysis and teaching II) Sharing research data

Join ICPSR for a webinar on March 01, 2016 at 12:30 PM EST.

Register now!

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/
3479548954609477633

Learn to Use Blender!

This semester visitng scholar Piotr Arłukowicz has offered a series of workshops on how to use Blender open source software for modeling and animation.  The workshop on simulation and gaming is the last in the series.

It is recommended that you have attended at least one of the previous workshops or have some exposure to the basics of Blender

The workshop is scheduled for Friday, March 18th from 2:00-4:00pm in Belk Library, Room 028

CLICK HERE to register

Highlights of Library Cares Campaign, 2015

Based on student feedback and attendance, the three most popular events of the Library Cares Campaign were:

1)  Therapy Dogs - Therapy dogs visited the library 6 times during the campaign.

2)  Snack Breaks -  The four snack breaks included a variety of sweet and healthy snacks, hot tea, and coffee.  Snack break with the Chancellor and Deans attracted the largest number of students.

3)  Chair Massage - 56 lucky students received a chair massage.  Massage therapists were here 2 days for a 2-hour period each day.

 

Library Cares 2015

Who doesn’t need a little TLC during finals week? The library is sponsoring free activities and snack breaks designed to help students navigate the stressful period during exam week.

Please join us for yoga, chair massages, therapy dogs, snacks, a cappella performances, and much more – just check the schedule!

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