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Library Events & Workshops

Events

Friday Music Series: Early Modern Italian Music


10: 30 am - 2:30 pm , September 22, 2017
Booth Family Center for Special Collections, Lauinger Library & McNeir Auditorium

Join the Library Associates and the Georgetown Music Program for the 2017 Opening Friday Music Series Lecture, Luncheon and Concert.

A Morning with Dr. Carla Hayden, 14th Librarian of Congress


11:00 am , September 29, 2017
Copley Formal Lounge

Join the Office of the President and the Georgetown University Library for a morning with Dr. Carla Hayden, 14th Librarian of Congress. 

Op-Eds, Media Interviews and Social Media: Faculty Scholarship in the Public Square


10 am - 12 pm , October 6, 2017
Murray Conference Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

Join the Georgetown University Scholarly Communication Committee for a panel discussion on faculty scholarship and the popular media. This special event will take place on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 10 am in the Murray Room on the 5th floor of the Georgetown University Library.

Georgetown Writes: Truth in the Media


6:00pm-08:00pm, October 11, 2017
Pierce Reading Room, Lauinger Library

On Wednesday, October 11, join the Georgetown University Library Associates and The Georgetown Entertainment and Media Alliance for the fourth Georgetown Writes program, featuring alumni discussing their experiences and careers within their chosen field.

Workshops

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Intro to InDesign (Part I)


10:00am-12:00pm, September 19, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participants will be introduced to desktop publishing and the InDesign interface, and will learn how to import and format text, create frames, place text and images into frames, manipulate and organize objects in layers, manipulate text and images into basic layouts, and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the workshop, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Michael Matason, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center 

Fun with Soldering


4:30pm - 6:00pm, September 20, 2017
Maker Hub, 1st Floor Lauinger Library

Solder is the glue that holds the world of electronics together. Whether you are fixing a broken lamp, putting together a kit, or building your own project from scratch, soldering is an indespensible skill. While it can seem intimidating at first, soldering is easy to learn, inexpensive, and a valuable life skill. In this workshop, participants will learn through-hole soldering on a practice board, then proceed to build a simple project they can take with them.

Video Production Equipment

Planning for Video Production


10:00am-11:30am, September 21, 2017
Room 158 (CoLab), Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will walk participants through the most important phase of video production, which is "pre-production" (the planning phase). Different types of shotlists, scripts, and video clips will be shown during this time to give you a feel of how planning is actually applied to a completed video project. The instructor will also demo and explain best practices for a basic video production equipment set-up. Register for this workshop.

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Intro to Tableau


10:00am-11:30am, September 22, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

In this workshop, participants will learn how to plan for a visualization project, choose appropriate chart types, and use Tableau Public to create engaging and interactive charts. No coding or programming experience is required. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: none

Instructor: Nikoo Yahyazadeh, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

Video Production Equipment

Hands-on Video Production Techniques


2:00pm-4:00pm, September 26, 2017
Production Studio, Gelardin New Media Center

This hands-on workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn how to set up a professional, yet basic production shoot. This includes learning how to capture quality audio and video footage using both DSLR and HD video cameras, as well as touching on the fundamentals of cinematography and lighting techniques. Register for this workshop.

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Cite Better with RefWorks


12:00pm - 1:00pm, September 27, 2017
Millennium Room, 3rd Floor, Lauinger Library

Do you often find yourself at your wit's end when it comes to creating your source list? We know the feeling! Learn how to better manage your sources and generate bibliographies at our RefWorks workshop!

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Cite Better with RefWorks


4:00pm - 5:00pm, September 28, 2017
Millennium Room, 3rd Floor, Lauinger Library

Do you often find yourself at your wit's end when it comes to creating your source list? We know the feeling! Learn how to better manage your sources and generate bibliographies at our RefWorks workshop!

Using the Vinyl Cutter


5:30 - 7:00pm, September 28, 2017
Maker Hub, 1st Floor Lauinger Library

A vinyl cutter is an easy-to-use, versatile tool for creating complex sticker designs that will look awesome on your laptop, car, dorm room, or anywhere else you want to express your creativity. In this workshop, will show you the basics of the Silhouette Cameo vinyl cutter, the ins and outs of the design software, and techniques for getting your design smoothly applied to the target surface.

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Intro to InDesign (Part II)


10:00am-12:00pm, October 2, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participant will expand on their knowledge from the Introduction to InDesign course by learning advanced text formatting, advanced layouts including master pages, creating gradients, adding effects, advanced image placement with Photoshop, package and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the beginner and advanced workshops, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing. Register for this workshop.

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Podcasting with GarageBand


2:00pm-4:00pm, October 3, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will cover how to create podcasts using Garageband. Learn about common equipment that is used to record a podcast on the field and in an office setting. Learn how to record, edit, and export your podcasts for publishing on various platforms. Register for this workshop here.

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Cite Better with RefWorks


12:00pm - 1:00pm, October 3, 2017
Millennium Room, 3rd Floor, Lauinger Library

Do you often find yourself at your wit's end when it comes to creating your source list? We know the feeling! Learn how to better manage your sources and generate bibliographies at our RefWorks workshop!

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Video Editing with iMovie


10:00am-12:00pm, October 4, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will introduce participants to the techniques and concepts of video editing. Participants will learn how to import video, edit scenes, add effects, transitions, and export a final movie using iMovie. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Amy Richards, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

Cite Better with RefWorks


4:00pm - 5:00pm, October 4, 2017
Millennium Room, 3rd Floor, Lauinger Library

Do you often find yourself at your wit's end when it comes to creating your source list? We know the feeling! Learn how to better manage your sources and generate bibliographies at our RefWorks workshop!

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Video Editing with Adobe Premiere


10:00am-12:00pm, October 5, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Adobe Premiere Pro is a professional video editing application that is used to combine video and audio clips, music, graphics, titles, and still images to produce finished sequences. This workshop will teach participants the basic process of creating a project, importing assets, basic edits to audio and video, and keyboard shortcuts. Register for this workshop.

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Intro to Illustrator


2:00-4:00pm, October 10, 2017

In this workshop participants will learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator and creating basic vector paths. This workshop will cover the Adobe Illustrator interface, including artboards, toolbars and layers. The course will focus on to creating basic vector shapes with the curvature tools and complex shapes with the pen and pencil tools. Register for this workshop.

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Intro to Tableau


2:00pm-3:30pm, October 12, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

In this workshop, participants will learn how to plan for a visualization project, choose appropriate chart types, and use Tableau Public to create engaging and interactive charts. No coding or programming experience is require. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Nikoo Yahyazadeh, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

Planning for Video Production


2:00-3:30pm, October 16, 2017
CoLab (Room 158) Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will walk participants through the most important phase of video production, which is "pre-production" (the planning phase). Different types of shotlists, scripts, and video clips will be shown during this time to give you a feel of how planning is actually applied to a completed video project. The instructor will also demo and explain best practices for a basic video production equipment set-up. Register for this workshop.

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Hands-on Video Production Techniques


10:00am-12:00pm, October 18, 2017
Production Studio, Gelardin New Media Center

This hands-on workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn how to set up a professional, yet basic production shoot. This includes learning how to capture quality audio and video footage using both DSLR and HD video cameras, as well as touching on the fundamentals of cinematography and lighting techniques.

InDesign Logo

Intro to InDesign (Part I)


10:00am-12:00pm, October 19, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participants will be introduced to desktop publishing and the InDesign interface, and will learn how to import and format text, create frames, place text and images into frames, manipulate and organize objects in layers, manipulate text and images into basic layouts, and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the workshop, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing.

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LinkedIn Makeover


2:00pm-3:30pm, October 24, 2017
Dubin (Room 156)

During this workshop participants will learn the best practices of creating a LinkedIn profile that will attract potential employers and expand one's professional network. Participants will also have a chance to get a professional headshot taken in a studio setting. The headshots will be shared digitally with participants 1-2 weeks after the workshop.

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Video Editing with Premiere


10:00am-12:00pm, October 25, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Adobe Premiere Pro is a professional video editing application that is used to combine video and audio clips, music, graphics, titles, and still images to produce finished sequences. This workshop will teach participants the basic process of creating a project, importing assets, basic edits to audio and video, and keyboard shortcuts.

InDesign Logo

Intro to InDesign (Part II)


10:00am-12:00pm, October 26, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participant will expand on their knowledge from the Introduction to InDesign course by learning advanced text formatting, advanced layouts including master pages, creating gradients, adding effects, advanced image placement with Photoshop, package and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the beginner and advanced workshops, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing. Register for this workshop.

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Social Media Marketing


10:00am-12:00pm, November 1, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will introduce some of the concepts, platforms, and tools in the Social Media landscape. Participants will discuss social media engagement, how to set and implement specific goals & strategies, and get hands-on experience with Facebook Pages and Twitter. Register for this workshop here

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Intro to Illustrator


2:00-4:00pm, November 2, 2017
Picchi, Gelardin New Media Center

In this workshop participants will learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator and creating basic vector paths. This workshop will cover the Adobe Illustrator interface, including artboards, toolbars and layers. The course will focus on to creating basic vector shapes with the curvature tools and complex shapes with the pen and pencil tools. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Michael Matason, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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LinkedIn Makeover


2:00pm-3:30pm, November 16, 2017
Dubin (Room 156)

During this workshop participants will learn the best practices of creating a LinkedIn profile that will attract potential employers and expand one's professional network. Participants will also have a chance to get a professional headshot taken in a studio setting. The headshots will be shared digitally with participants 1-2 weeks after the workshop. Register for this workshop.

Twitter Logo

Social Media Marketing


10:00am-12:00pm, November 29, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will cover some of the concepts, platforms, and tools in the Social Media landscape. Participants will discuss social media engagement, how to set and implement specific goals & strategies, and get hands-on experience developing a professional social media presence. Register for this workshop.

Event Accessibility

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least 5 business days prior to an event by filling out the request form at library.georgetown.edu/ar or calling 202-687-7446. The Library will consider and make reasonable efforts to fulfill requests for accommodation.