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CSU Libraries Welcomes a New Dean

Karen Estlund, associate dean for technology and digital strategies for Penn State Libraries, has been named the new dean of CSU Libraries. Estlund will begin her appointment at CSU Libraries on December 1. Until her arrival, Dawn Paschal, associate dean for research, digital library and data services, will serve as Interim Dean.

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Fourth Annual Ram Reality

Friday, October 18 through Sunday, October 20

Teams of software developers, programmers, artists and innovators are invited to engage in collaborative development of mixed reality experiences. Hardware and software provided | Winning teams will receive cash prizes.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Speakers

Jon Waterman

ISTeC Distinguished Lectures

Workshops

3D Printing & Scanning Classes

Citation Management Software: Zotero, Mendeley, EndNote

Coding & Cookies 

Data & Donuts

Morgan Library is Celebrating Open Access Week

Sustainability Snack & Learn


Speakers

Jon Waterman

Location: Lory Student Center Theatre
Date: October 29, 2019
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Author Series

ISTeC Distinguished Lectures

Location: Morgan Library Event Hall
Time: All lectures are at 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – preceded by a 10:30 a.m. reception.
Abstracts and Information

November 11: Dr. Kirk St. Amant – Usability in Health and Medical Contexts
December 2: Dr. Claudio Silva – Urban Data Science


Workshops

3D Printing and Scanning Classes

Location: Morgan Library Event Hall
Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Dates for Printer Training: October 23, 29 | November 6, 12, 19, 20 | December 3
More Information/Registration

Citation Management Software

Zotero Basics

Zotero is a citation management tool made by researchers for researchers. Zotero is free, so you can download it on multiple computers and continue to use it after graduation.
Come learn how to: download Zotero; collect citations for articles, books, and more right from your browser; organize citations in Zotero; and cite quickly using the Zotero plug-in in Microsoft Word and Google Docs.
Attendees can use library computers or bring their own laptops.

Location: Morgan Library 171
Times (Choose one):
10/23/2019 at 3:00pm
11/13/2019 at 4:00pm
12/11/2019 at 2:00pm

Mendeley Basics

Mendeley by Elsevier can help you turn your folders of PDFs, notes, and links to articles into one streamlined library that you can search, share, and even use to easily insert references into manuscripts. Learn how to use Mendeley to organize, manage, and share collections of citations and full text articles with this introductory workshop.
Attendees should bring their own laptops to the workshop and have Mendeley downloaded.

Location: Morgan Library 171
Times (Choose one):
10/23/2019 at 4:00pm
11/13/2019 at 2:00pm
12/11/2019 at 3:00pm

EndNote Basics

EndNote can help you turn your folders of PDFs, notes, and links to articles into one streamlined library that you can search, share, and even use to easily insert references into manuscripts. Learn how to use EndNote to organize, manage, and share collections of citations and full text articles with this introductory workshop.
Attendees should bring their own laptops to the workshop and have EndNote downloaded.

Location: Morgan Library 171
Times (Choose one):
10/23/2019 at 2:00pm 
11/13/2019 at 3:00pm
12/11/2019 at 4:00pm

Coding & Cookies

R basics

Location: Morgan Library, Computer Classroom 175
Date: October 22
Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m.
More Information/Registration 

Data Visualization using ggplot2

Location: Morgan Library, Computer Classroom 175
Date: November 5
Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m.
More Information/Registration 

Version control using git

Location: Morgan Library, Computer Classroom 175
Date: November 19
Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m.
More Information/Registration 

Data & Donuts

Tidy data in Excel: Spreadsheet do’s and don’t’s

Location: Morgan Library, Computer Classroom 175
Date: October 29
Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m.
More Information/Registration 

Research Collaboration Strategies and Tools

Location: Morgan Library, Computer Classroom 175
Date: November 12
Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m.
More Information/Registration 

Selecting Journals and Sharing Data to Maximize Your Research Impact

Location: Morgan Library, Computer Classroom 175
Date: December 3
Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m.
More Information/Registration 

Morgan Library is Celebrating Open Access Week

Film Screening > Paywall: the Business of Scholarship

Join us for screenings of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship, a thought-provoking documentary that focuses on the importance of open access to research and science and questions the rationale behind the $25.2 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers. Want to learn more? Stop by our table to discover what Open Access resources are available to support you in your scholarly publishing.

Location: Morgan Library Lobby
Dates: Tues., Oct. 22 | Wed., Oct. 23 | Thurs., Oct. 24
Screening Times: 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.

Sustainability Snack & Learn

Our World of Recycling and Waste Reduction

Location: Morgan Library Event Hall
Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Time: Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Presenter: Caroline Mitchell – Senior Environmental Planner in Waste Reduction, City of Fort Collins
Snacks Provided. Open to all – no RSVP required.