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Book Traces Day


10:00 am - 12:30 pm , March 29, 2017
Murray Conference Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

Ever wonder if you should erase other readers’ notes and scribbles often found on library books’ margins? Ever see memorabilia slipped into books and forgotten by past readers, such as postcards, photographs, dried flowers, or other things? Find out what these things can tell you about past owners and readers of books by joining other book lovers for a Book Traces Day at Lauinger Library on Wednesday, March 29, 2017!

Immigration in the United States- The Annual Gstalder Memorial Lecture with Abel Enrique Nunez


6:00pm-08:00pm, April 6, 2017
Murray Conference Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

Join Artemis Kirk, University Librarian and the Library Associates for the Annual Ellen Catherine Gstalder Memorial Lecture on Thursday, April 6 from 6-8 pm in the Murray Conference Room, Lauinger Library, 5th floor. 

How Innovation Occurs in Government


03:30pm, April 27, 2017
Murray Conference Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

Join the Gelardin New Media Center and STIA as we welcome Alexis Bonnell, Division Chief of Applied Innovation of the U.S. Global Development Lab of USAID. Come meet Alexis and learn how an organization like the Lab approaches innovation from within government. Hear about promising innovations, cool trends, lesson learned, and how USAID is changing how they respond to some of the world's greatest challenges.

Light refreshments will be served! Register for this event here.

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Workshops

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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

 

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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

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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

 

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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

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Introduction to Arduino


1:00pm - 2:30pm, 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

 

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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

 

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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.