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Library Events & Workshops

Events

Students speaking at Make48 2017

Georgetown Make48 Information Session and Mixer


04:00pm-06:00pm, March 16, 2018

Become a part of Georgetown’s Make48 team! Join us on March 16 for an informational mixer to learn about the televised product-development hackathon. No experience required, just creativity!

Sara Ganim, CNN Correspondent

Before #MeToo: The Sandusky/Paterno Affair, the Annual Tanous Family Endowed Lecture


6:00pm-08:00pm, March 22, 2018
Murray Conference Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

Join the Library Associates for the annual Tanous Family Endowed Lecture featuring Sara Ganim, CNN Correspondent, on Thursday, March 22 from 6-8 pm in the Murray Room, 5th Floor, Lauinger Library.

1st Annual Edible Book Festival

Edible Book Festival


3:00 - 5:00 pm , April 4, 2018
Murray Conference Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

The Georgetown University Library and the Booth Family Center for Special Collections invite you to create books made of edible materials for everyone to enjoy. We have one rule only: Make edible art that has something to do with books as shapes or content. Over the years, “edible books” have been made from cake, breadsticks, chocolate, veggies, and matzo meal. Every entry provides some artsy good fun with a dash of creativity.

There is no fee to enter or attend. Advance registration for entrants is required.

Workshops

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Social Media Marketing


2:00-4:00pm, February 26, 2018
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.

Prerequisite: No prerequisite, but it is highly 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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Introduction to Digital Mapping


4:00pm - 5:00pm, February 28, 2018
Dubin - Room 156

During this workshop, participants will get an overview of digital mapping and how it can be used in research. Participants will get guidance and hands-on experience using serval basic map making tools. By the end of the workshop, participants will understand the basics of digital mapping and be able create maps relevant to their research. 

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Megan Martinsen, Digital Scholarship Librarian

*This workshop will not cover conducting spatial analysis

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Draw, Carve, Print!


4:00pm-7:00pm, February 28, 2018
Maker Hub, First Floor Lauinger Library

In this hands-on workshop participants will draw and carve a letter or simple design on a linoleum block. We will ink up the blocks together and everyone will get a chance to print their design. If you are not familiar with block printing, this will be a good introduction, if you have printed before, this will be an easy refresher and chance to experiment. Everyone will finish with a carved letter or design and a set of their own prints.

 

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Digital Scholarship Bootcamp for Graduate Students


10:00am - 4:00pm, March 6, 2018
Murray Room, Fifth Floor, Lauinger Library

Do you want to build your very own digital scholarship portfolio? Now you can at the Library’s Digital Scholarship Bootcamp over from March 6-8!

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Cite Better with RefWorks Workshops


12:00pm - 1:00pm, March 13, 2018
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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Intro to InDesign (Part I)


10:00am-12:00pm, March 13, 2018
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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Building the Atari Punk Console Synthesizer


5:30pm - 7:00pm,
Repeats every week every Wednesday 2 times.
March 14, 2018, March 21, 2018
Maker Hub, First Floor Lauinger Library

NOTE: Participants need to register for BOTH days of the workshop.

The Atari Punk Console is a tiny synth with a lot of expressive capabilities. With only 12 parts, assembling it from scratch is easy, and you can really get creative with different types of interfaces and cases. Anything that creates resistance can be a control surface!

Planning for Video Production


10:00-11:30am, March 14, 2018
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

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Cite Better with RefWorks Workshops


4:30pm - 5:30pm, March 15, 2018
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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Hands-on Video Production Techniques


10:00am-12:00pm, March 15, 2018
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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Introduction to 3D Printing and Design


5:30pm - 7:00pm, March 15, 2018
Maker Hub, First Floor Lauinger Library

NOTE: 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.

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Intro to After Effects


1:00-3:00pm, March 16, 2018
Picchi Lab

This workshop will teach basic 2D animation concepts such as keyframing, easy-ease, and mask reveal. We’ll discuss how to convey motion and the illusion of life on a 2D plane, as well as practical integration of After Effects into live action video. The workshop will go over exporting Photoshop and Illustrator files into AE to animate, as well as animating directly in AE with shapes and shape layers. Register for this workshop.

 
Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Ariel Chu, Student Multimedia Specialist

Intro to After Effects


1:00-3:00pm, March 16, 2018
Picchi Lab

This workshop will teach basic 2D animation concepts such as keyframing, easy-ease, and mask reveal. We’ll discuss how to convey motion and the illusion of life on a 2D plane, as well as practical integration of After Effects into live action video. The workshop will go over exporting Photoshop and Illustrator files into AE to animate, as well as animating directly in AE with shapes and shape layers. Register for this workshop.

 
Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Ariel Chu, Student Multimedia Specialist
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Cite Better with RefWorks Workshops


12:00pm - 1:00pm, March 19, 2018
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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Intro to InDesign (Part II)


2:00-4:00pm, March 19, 2018
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

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Video Editing with iMovie


2:00-4:00pm, March 20, 2018
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

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Video Editing with Premiere


10:00am-12:00pm, March 21, 2018
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

Image of DIY Synthesizer "The Atari Punk Console"

Building the Atari Punk Console Synthesizer


5:30pm - 7:00pm, March 14, 2018, March 21, 2018
Maker Hub, First Floor Lauinger Library

NOTE: Participants need to register for BOTH days of the workshop.

The Atari Punk Console is a tiny synth with a lot of expressive capabilities. With only 12 parts, assembling it from scratch is easy, and you can really get creative with different types of interfaces and cases. Anything that creates resistance can be a control surface!

ProQuest RefWorks Logo

Cite Better with RefWorks Workshops


4:30pm-5:30pm, March 21, 2018
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!

Join the Georgetown University Library for an Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) orientation workshop.

Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) Workshops for Graduate Students


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm , March 22, 2018
Murray Conference Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

Join the Georgetown University Library for an Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) orientation workshop.

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Intro to Illustrator


2:00-4:00pm, March 26, 2018

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

Join the Georgetown University Library for an Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) orientation workshop.

Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) Workshops for Graduate Students


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm , March 26, 2018
Murray Conference Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

Join the Georgetown University Library for an Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) orientation workshop.

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Social Media Marketing


10:00am-12:00pm, April 4, 2018
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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Intro to InDesign (Part I)


2:00-4:00pm, April 17, 2018
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


2:00pm - 3:30pm, April 19, 2018
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

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.