News & Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Speakers:

Lisa See  |  Jonathan Thompson  |  Sustainability Snack and Learn

Discussion:

Colorado Open Scholars

ISTeC Distinguished Lecture Series:

Dr. David Berry Dr. Doug Bowman  |  Dr. Somesh Jha  Dr. Henning Schulzrinne

Workshops:

3D Printer Training  |  Coding & Cookies  |  Data & Donuts

3D Scanner Training Zotero Basics  |  EndNote Basics  Mendeley Basics


Speakers:

Lisa See

Date: Sunday, March 10, 2019
Location: Hilton Fort Collins – 425 West Prospect Road
Time: 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Cost: Doors open at 1:30, event begins at 2:00. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. A book sale and signing to follow.
Author Series

Lisa See, author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, now brings us her latest book  The Island of Sea Women . Lisa will speak as part of the author series sponsored by the Friends of the CSU Libraries and the Poudre River Friends of the Library.

Jonathan Thompson

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Location: Lory Student Center Theater
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: Free and open to the public. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. A book sale and photo opportunity will follow the program. No tickets required.
Author Series

Jonathan Thompson writes about the land, culture and communities of the American West, with an emphasis on energy development, pollution, land-use politics and economics.

Sustainability Snack and Learn

Date: Thursday, February 14, March 7, April 4
Location: Morgan Library Event Hall
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Snacks provided, sack lunch encouraged. Open to all and no RSVP required.
More Information on Sustainability Snack and Learn

Discussion:

Colorado Open Scholars

Date: Friday, March 1, 2019
Location: Morgan Library Event Hall
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Free, but registration required

Colorado Open Scholars presents this discussion of Open Access in the Tenure and Promotion. Two virtual panels of scholars from Canada and the U.S. will discuss challenges in tenure and promotion within the current scholarly landscape. The first panel features CSU’s own Dean of Libraries and VP of IT, Dr. Patrick Burns. Open discussion of the implications for CSU will follow. Coffee and light lunch provided. For more information and registration, visit https://www.coloradoopenscholars.org/2019-summit.

ISTeC Distinguished Lecture Series

Dr. David Berry

Date: Monday, March 25, 2019
Location: Morgan Library Event Hall
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm – preceded by a 10:30 a.m. reception
Cost: Free and open to the public.
ISTeC Distinguished Lectures

TopicThe Data Intensive University: The Idea of a University in a Digital Age

Dr. Doug Bowman

Date: Monday, April 15, 2019
Location: Morgan Library Event Hall
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm – preceded by a 10:30 a.m. reception
Cost: Free and open to the public.
ISTeC Distinguished Lectures

TopicAugmented Reality as the Future of Personal Computing

Dr. Somesh Jha

Date: Monday, April 22, 2019
Location: Morgan Library Event Hall
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm – preceded by a 10:30 a.m. reception
Cost: Free and open to the public.
ISTeC Distinguished Lectures

TopicTowards SemanticAdversarial Examples

Dr. Henning Schulzrinne

Date: Monday, April 29, 2019
Location: Morgan Library Event Hall
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm – preceded by a 10:30 a.m. reception
Cost: Free and open to the public.
ISTeC Distinguished Lectures

TopicInternet Beyond Packets: Network Neutrality, Rural Broadband, Spectrum and Access for People with Disabilities


Workshops:

3D Printer Training

Dates (Choose One): 

February 12, 13, 14, 21, 28,
March 6, 14, 27,
April 4, 9, 17, 23,
May 1

Location: Library Event Hall, Morgan Library
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cost: Free, registration preferred but not required

3D Scanner Training

Dates (Choose One): 

February 20
March 26

Location: Library Event Hall, Morgan Library
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cost: Free, registration preferred but not required

Coding & Cookies

Dates:
-Tuesday, February 19, 10:00-11:30 a.m. – R basics
-Tuesday, March 26, 2:30-4:00 p.m. – Reproducible reports using RMarkdown
-Tuesday, April 16, 10:00-11:30 a.m. – Data Visualization using ggplot2
-Tuesday, May 7, 10:00-11:30 a.m. – Version control using Git

Location: Morgan Library, Computer Classroom 175
Cost: Free, but registration required .

Additional Information about Coding & Cookies

Data & Donuts

Dates:
-Tuesday, March 5, 2:30-4:00 p.m. – Reproducible Research
-Tuesday, April 9, 10:00-11:30 a.m. – Data Cleaning using OpenRefine
-Tuesday, April 30, 10:00-11:30 a.m. – Data archiving and sharing

Location: Morgan Library, Computer Classroom 175
Cost: Free, but registration required.

Additional Information about Data & Donuts

EndNote Basics

Dates:
-Wednesday, February 27, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
-Tuesday, April 2, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
-Friday, April 5, 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

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 seminar and have EndNote downloaded.

Download EndNote onto your laptop and bring it with you to the workshop. If you have any questions about installing EndNote, please contact your college’s IT Department or visit RamTech.

Location: Morgan Library, Computer Classroom 174
Cost: Free, registration preferred but not required

Mendeley Basics

Mendeley 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 seminar and have Mendeley downloaded.

Dates:
-Wednesday, February 27, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
-Tuesday, April 2, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
-Thursday, April 4, 10:00 -11:00 a.m.

Location: Morgan Library, Computer Classroom 174
Cost: Free, registration preferred but not required

Zotero Basics

Zotero is a citation-management favorite because it can be used after graduation, on the go, on multiple computers, and more since it is free.

Come learn how to:
* Obtain Zotero
* Collect citations for articles, books, and more right from your browser
* Organize citations in Zotero
* Cite quickly and easily using the Zotero plug-in in Microsoft Word

Dates:
-Wednesday, February 27, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
-Tuesday, April 2, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
-Friday, April 5, 10:00 -11:00 a.m.

Location: Morgan Library, Computer Classroom 174
Cost: Free, registration preferred but not required