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Snowflake Science at Blommer Science Library


9:00 am - 11:00 pm, January 26, 2017
Blommer Science Library, Reiss Building, Third Floor

Take a break and visit Blommer Science Library to learn how to cut scientifically accurate paper snowflakes onThursday, January 26 between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m to create beautiful (and smart!) snowflakes to keep for yourself or display in the library.

#1lib1ref: Improving Wikipedia


11:00am - 12:30pm, January 27, 2017
Dubin Room, Lauinger 156

Join the Georgetown University librarians from 11 AM – 12:30 PM on Friday, January 27th in the Dubin Room (room 156) as we make Wikipedia better through the #1lib1ref campaign!

Jesuit Heritage Week Lecture and Luncheon: The Jesuits and the Popes, A Historical Sketch featuring Rev. John W. O'Malley, S.J.


12:30 PM , January 30, 2017
Murray Room, Lauinger Library, 5th Floor

Join the Library Associates and the Jesuit Heritage Week planning committee for a lecture and light luncheon on Monday, January 30 at 12:30 pm in the Murray Room, Lauinger Library, 5th floor.

Flying Saucers Over DC


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, February 9, 2017
Pierce Reading Room, Lauinger Library

Join the Georgetown University Library Associates to celebrate the opening of the exhibition “Flying Saucers Over DC” on Thursday, February 9 at 6:00 pm in the Pierce Reading Room, Lauinger Library.

Tanous Family Lecture featuring The Honorable Spencer Abraham, 10th United States Secretary of Energy


6:00 pm - 8:00pm, March 23, 2017
Murray Room, Lauinger Library, 5th Floor

Join us on Thursday, March 23 at 6:00 pm in the Murray Room, Lauinger Library, 5th Floor, for the The Annual Tanous Family Endowed Lecture, America's Energy Challenges and Solutions: The Post Election Equation with The Honorable Spencer Abraham, 10th United States Secretary of Energy.

Workshops

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Video Editing with Adobe Premiere


2:00-4:00pm, January 26, 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.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Barrinton Baynes, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Introduction to Arduino


1:00-2:30pm, January 30, 2017
Maker Hub

Arduino is the small, embeddable computer that has revolutionized the maker movement, and put the power of physical computing in the hands of artists, designers, and other non-engineers. In this workshop, participants will learn a bit about the history of Arduino, and how it can be used to merge the physical and digital through the use of sensors, motors, LEDs, and wireless communication. Each participant will be provided an Arduino to use in class, and will learn the basics of Arduino programming by building a simple project. No soldering is required, nor any prior experience in programming. While some computers will be available, students are encouraged to bring their own laptop (Mac, PC, or Linux), loaded with the Arduino Software.

Register for this workshop.

Note: Close-toed shoes must be worn in the Maker Hub. Please see the Safety Page for all Maker Hub rules.

Prerequisite: none

 

Introduction to the Vinyl Cutter


5:30-8:00pm, January 31, 2017
Maker Hub

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. Register for this workshop.

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Intro to InDesign (Part II)


2:00-4:00pm, January 31, 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.

Prerequisite: Intro to InDesign (Part I) or equivalent experience

Michael Matason, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Fun with Soldering


1:00-2:30pm, February 6, 2017
Maker Hub

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 indispensable 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. Register for this workshop.

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Video Editing with iMovie


2:00-4:00pm, February 6, 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 

Designing for the Laser Cutter


5:30-7:00pm, February 8, 2017
Maker Hub

The Universal VLS4.60 Laser cutter is one of the most powerful, fast, and easy-to-use tools in Maker Hub. The detail and precision of the Laser Cutter empowers both artistic and practical projects, and the speed makes it even more useful than the 3D printers for prototyping. In this workshop, we'll introduce you to the types of materials that can be used in the laser cutter, some useful online resources for generating designs, and techniques in Illustrator and Photoshop (and their free alternatives) to unlock the creative potential of this awesome tool. Register for this workshop.

Note: Close-toed shoes must be worn in the Maker Hub. Please see the Safety Page for all Maker Hub rules.

Prerequisite: None

Intro to Illustrator


2:00-4:00pm, February 9, 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

Laser Cutting Valentine's Day Presents


1:00-4:00, February 13, 2017

Did you put off buying a present for your sweetie until the last minute? Fear not, the Maker Hub laser cutter can save your relationship. At this drop-in workshop, we'll have supplies on hand to help you whip up a quick, cheap, and thoughtfully personalized present that will make that special someone swoon! Advance registration is preferred to guarantee supplies, but we'll do our best to accommodate walk-ins. Register for this workshop

Note: Close-toed shoes must be worn in the Maker Hub. Please see the Safety Page for all Maker Hub rules: https://www.library.georgetown.edu/makerhub/safety

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Planning for Video Production


2:30-4:00pm, February 14, 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.

Prerequisite: None

 Instructor: Barrinton Baynes, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Intro to Tableau


10:30am-12:00pm, February 16, 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

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Hands-on Video Production Techniques


2:00-4:00pm, February 16, 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. 

Prerequisite: Planning for Video Production or proof of equivalent experience

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

 

Video Editing with Premiere


10:00am-12:00pm, February 22, 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.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Barrinton Baynes, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Intro to InDesign (Part I)


2:00-4:00pm, February 23, 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

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LinkedIn Makeover


1:30-3:00pm, February 28, 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.

Prerequisite: None

Instructors: Staff from Cawley Career Education Center and Gelardin

Intro to InDesign (Part II)


10:00am-12:00pm, March 1, 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.

Prerequisite: Intro to InDesign (Part I) or proof of equivalent experience

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

 

3D Printing and Modeling with TinkerCAD


1:00-2:30pm, March 13, 2017
Maker Hub

In this hands-on workshops, we'll cover everything you need to know to conceptualize, download, design, and print objects on the Maker Hubs 3D printers. Topics to be convered include: using thingiverse.com to find models to print, modifying models and creating new designs using TinkerCAD, and printing models on the Ultimaker, MakerBot, and Taz 6 3D printers. To get the most out of these workshops, participants should bring their own laptops, set up accounts on http://thingiverse.com and http://tinkercad.com, and (optionally) install Blender (http://blender.org) in advance of the workshop. Register for this workshop.

Note: Close-toed shoes must be worn in the Maker Hub. Please see the Safety Page for all Maker Hub rules: https://www.library.georgetown.edu/makerhub/safety.

Prerequisite: none

 

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Video Editing with iMovie


10:00am-12:00pm, March 15, 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 here.

Prerequisite: None

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

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Introduction to Arduino


5:30pm - 7:00pm, March 21, 2017
Maker Hub

Arduino is the small, embeddable computer that has revolutionized the maker movement, and put the power of physical computing in the hands of artists, designers, and other non-engineers. In this workshop, participants will learn a bit about the history of Arduino, and how it can be used to merge the physical and digital through the use of sensors, motors, LEDs, and wireless communication. Each participant will be provided an Arduino to use in class, and will learn the basics of Arduino programming by building a simple project. No soldering is required, nor any prior experience in programming. While some computers will be available, students are encouraged to bring their own laptop (Mac, PC, or Linux), loaded with the Arduino Software: https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software.

Register for this workshop.

Note: Close-toed shoes must be worn in the Maker Hub. Please see the Safety Page for all Maker Hub rules: https://www.library.georgetown.edu/makerhub/safety.

Prerequisite: none

Illustrator Logo

Intro to Illustrator


2:00-4:00pm, March 23, 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.

Prerequisite: None

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

Introduction to the Vinyl Cutter


1:00-2:30pm, March 27, 2017

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. Register for this workshop.

Note: Close-toed shoes must be worn in the Maker Hub. Please see the Safety Page for all Maker Hub rules: https://www.library.georgetown.edu/makerhub/safety.

Prerequisite: None

Planning for Video Production


2:00-3:30pm, March 27, 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.

 
Prerequisite: None
 
Instructor: Barrinton Baynes, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center
Tableau Logo

Intro to Tableau


2:00pm-3:30pm, March 28, 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

Video Production Icon

Hands-on Video Production Techniques


2:00-4:00pm, March 30, 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

Prerequisite: "Planning for Video Production" or proof of equivalent experience

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

 

image of laser cutter

Designing for the Laser Cutter


1:00-2:30pm, April 3, 2017

The Universal VLS4.60 Laser cutter is one of the most powerful, fast, and easy-to-use tools in Maker Hub. The detail and precision of the Laser Cutter empowers both artistic and practical projects, and the speed makes it even more useful than the 3D printers for prototyping. In this workshop, we'll introduce you to the types of materials that can be used in the laser cutter, some useful online resources for generating designs, and techniques in Illustrator and Photoshop (and their free alternatives) to unlock the creative potential of this awesome tool. Register for this workshop.

Note: Close-toed shoes must be worn in the Maker Hub. Please see the Safety Page for all Maker Hub rules.

Prerequisite: None

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Social Media Marketing


10:00am-12:00pm, April 6, 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.

Prerequisite: No prerequisite, but it is recommended that participants have a basic knowledge of different social media platforms and their corresponding functions

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

LinkedIn Logo

LinkedIn Makeover


1:30-3:00pm, April 11, 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 here.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Staff from Cawley Career Education Center and Gelardin

Soldering Photo

Fun with Soldering


5:30-7:00pm, April 11, 2017
Maker Hub

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. Register for this workshop.

Note: Close-toed shoes must be worn for this workshop. Please see the Safety Page for all Maker Hub rules: https://www.library.georgetown.edu/makerhub/safety.

Attendance is limited to 6 due to supplies of soldering irons, but if you have your own Soldering Iron, feel free to drop in.

Prerequisite: none

 

Arduino logo

Introduction to Arduino


1:00pm - 3:30pm, April 17, 2017
Maker Hub

Arduino is the small, embeddable computer that has revolutionized the maker movement, and put the power of physical computing in the hands of artists, designers, and other non-engineers. In this workshop, participants will learn a bit about the history of Arduino, and how it can be used to merge the physical and digital through the use of sensors, motors, LEDs, and wireless communication. Each participant will be provided an Arduino to use in class, and will learn the basics of Arduino programming by building a simple project. No soldering is required, nor any prior experience in programming. To get the most out of the workshop, students are encouraged to bring their own laptop (Mac, PC, or Linux), loaded with the Arduino Software: https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software. Register for this workshop.

Note: Close-toed shoes must be worn in the Maker Hub. Please see the Safety Page for all Maker Hub rules: https://www.library.georgetown.edu/makerhub/safety.

Prerequisite: none

 

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3D Printing and Modeling with TinkerCAD


5:30-7:00pm, April 25, 2017
Maker Hub

In this hands-on workshops, we'll cover everything you need to know to conceptualize, download, design, and print objects on the Maker Hubs 3D printers. Topics to be convered include: Using thingiverse.com to find models to print; modifying models and creating new designs using TinkerCAD; and printing models on the Ultimaker, MakerBot, and Taz 6 3D printers. To get the most out of these workshops, participants should bring their own laptops, set up accounts on http://thingiverse.com and http://tinkercad.com, and (optionally) install Blender (http://blender.org) in advance of the workshop. Register for this workshop.

Note: Close-toed shoes must be worn in the Maker Hub. Please see the Safety Page for all Maker Hub rules.

Pre-requisite: None

Instructor: Don Undeen, Maker Hub Manager

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De-stress Days in the Maker Hub


5:30pm - 7:00pm,
Repeats every day until Thu May 04 2017.
May 2, 2017, May 3, 2017, May 4, 2017
Maker Hub

If prepping for finals has you pulling your hair out, drop in to the Maker Hub to take a break! We'll be weaving on the loom, coloring in coloring books, knitting, escaping into VR, and tearing apart old electronics. Registration is preferred, but also feel free to drop in and out as the mood strikes. Register for this workshop.

Note: Close-toed shoes must be worn in the Maker Hub. Please see the Safety Page for all Maker Hub rules: http://www.library.georgetown.edu/makerhub/safety.

Prerequisite: none

 

Picture of Disassembled Camera

De-stress Days in the Maker Hub


5:30pm - 7:00pm, May 2, 2017, May 3, 2017, May 4, 2017
Maker Hub

If prepping for finals has you pulling your hair out, drop in to the Maker Hub to take a break! We'll be weaving on the loom, coloring in coloring books, knitting, escaping into VR, and tearing apart old electronics. Registration is preferred, but also feel free to drop in and out as the mood strikes. Register for this workshop.

Note: Close-toed shoes must be worn in the Maker Hub. Please see the Safety Page for all Maker Hub rules: http://www.library.georgetown.edu/makerhub/safety.

Prerequisite: none

 

Picture of Disassembled Camera

De-stress Days in the Maker Hub


5:30pm - 7:00pm, May 2, 2017, May 3, 2017, May 4, 2017
Maker Hub

If prepping for finals has you pulling your hair out, drop in to the Maker Hub to take a break! We'll be weaving on the loom, coloring in coloring books, knitting, escaping into VR, and tearing apart old electronics. Registration is preferred, but also feel free to drop in and out as the mood strikes. Register for this workshop.

Note: Close-toed shoes must be worn in the Maker Hub. Please see the Safety Page for all Maker Hub rules: http://www.library.georgetown.edu/makerhub/safety.

Prerequisite: none

 

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.