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Win $150 RamCash in the Making History: CSU @150 Contest

The library is launching the Making History: CSU@150 Contest! Students can dig into the University Archives’ treasure of CSU historical materials, use something you find there in a creative work, and you could win $150 RamCash!

Submissions are open Februrary 11 to March 3, with social media voting March 23 to 27 on the Libraries’ Facebook and Instagram accounts.

More info about the contest, rules and how to submit at Making History: CSU@150 Contest.

Help Us Decode Delph’s Diaries

We are looking for volunteers to help transcribe the diaries through an online platform. Learn how to volunteer for the Delph Carpenter Diaries project.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Water Tables 2020

Saturday, April 4, 2020
5:00 p.m. | Reception – Morgan Library, Archives and Special Collections
6:30 p.m. | Dinner and Discussion – Lory Student Center, Ballrooms C&D

This special evening features intimate dinner conversations hosted by a variety of water experts, all with ties to CSU. Topic discussions span historical highlights and modern issues, such as water justice, the value of water, and collaborative decision making. Register early for the prime choice among our very engaging hosts.

Who’s had a RUFF week?

Take a break & head to the Morgan Library Event Hall to play with some furry friends!

HABIC (Human-Animal Bond in Colorado)
Date: March 10
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Morgan Library Event Hall

Speakers

Dr. Kathleen M. Carley

Dr. Venkataramanan Siva Subrahmanian

Dr. Jason Cong

Workshops

As Seen on TV: Project MKULTRA, Sensory Deprivation Tanks, and Stranger Things 

As Seen on TV: What do we know about Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome from Grey’s Anatomy?

Coding & Cookies

Data & Donuts

Gene Whiz: Alzheimer’s & Dementia

More than Dr. Google… Looking up Quality Health Information Online

Morgan Library Citation Management Workshops: Endnote, Mendeley, Zotero

Systematic Reviews: Methods and Tools

VTH Library: EndNote Basics

VTH Library: Mendeley Basics

Which Review is Right for You?


Speakers

Dr. Kathleen M. Carley

Professor of Computer Science, Center for Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational Systems, Carnegie Mellon University
Topic: Social Cybersecurity
Date: March 30
Time: 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. – preceded by a 10:30 a.m. reception
Location: Morgan Library Event Hall
ISTeC Distinguished Lecture Series

Dr. Venkataramanan Siva Subrahmanian

Distinguished Professor in Cybersecurity, Technology, and Society
Computer Science Department, Dartmouth College
Topic: VEST: Vulnerability Exploit Scoring & Timing
Date: April 20
Time: 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. – preceded by a 10:30 a.m. reception
Location: Morgan Library Event Hall
ISTeC Distinguished Lecture Series

Dr. Jason Cong

Distinguished Chancellor’s Professor, Director of the Center for Domain-Specific Computing (CDSC)
Computer Science Department, University of California Los Angeles
Topic: Democratize Customizable Computing
Date: April 27
Time: 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. – preceded by a 10:30 a.m. reception
Location: Morgan Library Event Hall
ISTeC Distinguished Lecture Series


Workshops

3D Printing Classes

Dates: February 27; March 3, 10, 27;, April 2, 14, 21
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Morgan Library Event Hall
Registration Information

As Seen on TV: Project MKULTRA, Sensory Deprivation Tanks, and Stranger Things

Is the truth stranger than what we saw on Stranger Things? Come learn how to dive through government documents and historical literature to separate truth from fiction. After learning how to find articles and declassified documents, Dr. Adam Thomas from CSU’s History Department will be speaking about Project MKULTRA and how the truth is, sometimes, stranger than fiction.

Date: Monday, March 30
Time: 10:00 a.m. -11:30 p.m.
Location: Morgan Library, Room 174
Registration Information

As Seen on TV: What do we know about Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome from Grey’s Anatomy?

In this “episode” of As Seen on TV, we will be practicing our information superpowers by looking into one of Grey’s Anatomy’s stranger cases: Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome. What is it? How do we fix it? How accurately is it represented on screen?
No medical knowledge necessary, just a willingness to try out some information investigating and talk about Grey’s!

Date: Thursday, February 27
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Morgan Library, Room 171
Registration Information

Gene Whiz: Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Alzheimer’s and dementia are affect millions of people every year. While there is no single cause for Alzheimer’s, there are genetic factors that may influence a person’s likelihood of developing the disorder.
Come learn about tools and tricks to sift through what is accurate and not in the media’s portrayal of Alzheimer’s research, including how to look up genes, how to see if genes are tied to medical conditions, and how to look up genetic testing resources.
No medical or genetics knowledge required!

Date: Monday, March 9
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Morgan Library, Room 171
Registration Information

More than Dr. Google… Looking up Quality Health Information Online

Ever had a weird medical question and Googled it, then been terrified you have a severe illness? Ever received a diagnosis or been told you need a procedure, but still had questions about exactly what is happening?
In this short workshop we will be covering free, quality health information sources and how to use them to deal with everyday medical questions. Everything from vaccines, medications, cancer, and genetics will be covered!
No medical or database experience necessary. Just come ready to learn!

Date: Thursday, March 5
Time: 3:00 -4:00 p.m.
Location: Morgan Library, Room 171
Registration Information

Morgan Library: Citation Management Workshops

Take a citation vacation! Learn how to manage your citations with basic EndNote, Mendeley, and Zotero classes. For EndNote and Mendeley classes, attendees should bring their own laptops and have the software downloaded.

Location: Morgan Library 171
Times: Friday, Feb. 28 – Zotero 9:00am | Mendeley 10:00am | EndNote 11:00am
Thursday, Apr. 9 – Zotero 2:00pm | EndNote 3:00pm | Mendeley 4:00pm
Registration Information

Systematic Reviews: Methods and Tools

Considering tackling a systematic review, but feeling a little overwhelmed? Come to this workshop to learn about how to break down the process into manageable pieces and use some tools to help you along the way!

Date: Monday, March 2
Time: 3:00 -4:00 p.m.
Location: Vet Teach Hospital, Room A234
Registration Information

Date: Thursday, April 2
Time: 3:00 -4:00 p.m.
Location: Morgan Library, Room 171
Registration Information

VTH Library: EndNote Basics

Come learn how to organize your citations and articles in EndNote! Learn how to import, organize, and insert citations from the web and databases into EndNote and, eventually, your manuscript.

Date: Monday, March 23
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Vet Teach Hospital, Room A234
Registration Information

VTH Library: Mendeley Basics

Come learn how to organize your citations and articles in Mendeley! Learn how to import, organize, and insert citations from the web and databases into Mendeley and, eventually, your manuscript.

Date: Wednesday, March 25
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Vet Teach Hospital, Room A235
Registration Information

Which Review is Right for You?

So your advisor told you that you need to do a systematic review, but you only have three months to complete it, right? Eek! Did you know there are a bunch of other high level literature reviews that might be a better fit for you? Come learn about the differences between systematic, rapid, scoping reviews, and more at this workshop!

Date: Friday, March 6
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Morgan Library, Room 171
Registration Information

Date: Wednesday, March 11
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Vet Teach Hospital, Room A234
Registration Information