Events

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/
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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!

International Education Week - Nov. 16-20

The Library will participate in International Education Week, November 16-20, 2015 with a display of selected print resources for international travelers and researchers. Check out our books on display in the center of the first floor.

Celebration of Student Writing

APP STATE’S COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC PROGRAM HOSTS THE CELEBRATION OF STUDENT WRITING

 Composition and Rhetoric Program to Feature Student Writing and Multimodal Projects 

The Composition and Rhetoric Program at Appalachian State University would like to announce that it will hold its annual Celebration of Student Writing in the Plemmons Student Union from 12:00-3:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, 2015.  

Workshops -- Introduction to Citation Management Software

Introduction to Citation Management Software 

New to citation management software?   The software is useful in capturing, storing, and organizing references and creating bibliographies.  Not sure which one is right for you? Check MIT Overview of Citation Software.  (Another consideration, does your department or your research colleagues prefer one of these citation management software?  You may want to use the same one.)

Registration required.  Students, faculty and staff welcome.

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