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Library Events & Workshops

Events

Three Minute Thesis Competition


5:00 pm, March 27, 2019
Murray Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition celebrates the exciting research conducted by graduate students. Developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), 3MT cultivates students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills. The competition supports their capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. 

#ACreativeGU Creativity and Scholarship at Georgetown

#ACreativeGU: Creativity & Scholarship at Georgetown


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, March 28, 2019
Murray Room, Lauinger Library, 5th Floor

Join the Georgetown University Library, Booth Family Center for Special Collections and MakerHub for this special event that will highlight the work and methodology of Hoya creatives through the lense of our newest exhibition, The Creative Process.

Cover of Cal Newton's newest book, Digital Minimalsm, Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World, with Professor Cal Newport


4 - 6 pm , April 3, 2019
Arrupe Hall MPR

Join the Georgetown University Library on Wednesday, April 3 from 4-6 pm in the Arrupe Hall MPR for a special book talk with Associate Professor of Computer Science, Cal Newport. Newport will discuss his newest book Digital Minimalism, which argues that we have been too casual in adopting alluring new technologies, and as a result our quality of life is diminishing. Digital Minimalism is an indispensable guide for anyone seeking to cultivate a focused life in an increasingly noisy world.

Cover of George Saunders' 2017 book, Lincoln in the Bardo

Annual Casey-McIlvane Memorial Lecture with Author George Saunders


5:30 - 7:30 pm , April 11, 2019
Pierce Reading Room, Lauinger Library

The 2019 Annual Casey-McIlvane Memorial Lecture will feature award-winning author George Saunders who will discuss the intersectionality between Catholicsm, Buddhism and writing as well as his 2017 book, Lincoln in the Bardo. Copies of Lincoln in the Bardo will be available for purchase at the end of the event.

Dr. Janet Yellen will speak at the 2019 Annual Tanous Family Endowed Lecture

Dr. Janet Yellen on the Past, Present and Future of the United States Federal Reserve, The Annual Tanous Family Lecture


5:30 pm , April 15, 2019
Lohrfink Auditorium, Hariri Building

Join the Library Associates and Dean Harriette Hemmasi for the Annual Tanous Family Endowed Lecture on Monday, April 15 at 5:30 pm in Lohrfink Auditorium, Hariri Building.

Workshops

Planning for Video Production


10:00am-11:30am, March 25, 2019
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.

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

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) Workshop for Graduate Students


04:00pm - 05:00pm, March 25, 2019
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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Personal Digital Archiving


1:00pm - 2:30pm, March 25, 2019
Lauinger Library, Dubin - Room 156

This hands-on session will introduce basic archiving concepts and practical skills to help you take control of all of the files and media you create every day. From your precious memories to your classwork, learn how to organize and protect the photos, videos, documents, artwork, and other content you value.

Woodshop Tools Level 3 Authorization Workshop


5:00pm-7:00pm, March 26, 2019
Maker Hub

This workshop is required for people who want to get authorized to use our LEVEL 3 Woodworking tools.

Level 3 Woodshop tools are our most challenging power tools, including:
- Drill Press
- Track Saw
- Jig saw

We will be covering safe use of these tools, woodshop organization, and project planning.

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Intro to InDesign (Part I)


2:00pm-4:00pm, March 26, 2019
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.

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A Thousand Words: Finding Images for Your Digital Projects


11:00am - 12:00pm, March 27, 2019
Lauinger Library, Dubin - Room 156

Do you want to add images to your website or other digital project but you're not sure what the rules are or where to find pictures you're legally allowed to use? Then this workshop is for you! It will cover resources and search strategies for finding images you can use in your own work. 

Laser-Cut Business Card Workshop


2:00pm - 4:00pm, March 28, 2019
Maker Hub

Want a personalized business card that makes you stand out? Learn to make your own in the maker hub! Sarah Harper, a staff member at the Maker Hub, will be guiding a group of students through business card design and creation using Adobe Illustrator and the Maker Hub laser cutter!

HOYARN


12:00pm - 2:00pm,
Repeats every week every Friday 12 times except Fri Mar 08 2019, Fri Apr 19 2019.
February 8, 2019, February 15, 2019, February 22, 2019, March 1, 2019, March 15, 2019, March 22, 2019, March 29, 2019, April 5, 2019, April 12, 2019, April 26, 2019, May 3, 2019, May 10, 2019
GU Maker Hub

Hoyarn is a Georgetown University knitting and crafting club open to anyone who would like a safe and creative space to practice their craft. We meet weekly in the Maker Hub as a group, and also offer knitting and crochet workshops through the Hub. 

Laser-Cut Business Card Workshop


11:00am - 1:00pm, March 30, 2019
Maker Hub

Want a personalized business card that makes you stand out? Learn to make your own in the maker hub! Sarah Harper, a staff member at the Maker Hub, will be guiding a group of students through business card design and creation using Adobe Illustrator and the Maker Hub laser cutter!

How to Submit Views on Federal Regulations


4:00pm - 5:00pm, April 2, 2019
Dubin Classroom (Lauinger Library 156)

After Congress passed the law and the executive branch implement it there is a process where Federal regulations are created, open for comment, reviewed, and finalized. The process was laborious. No longer! (With regulations.gov) Learn how the regulations are made, how to find regulations that are open for comment, set up alerts for issues that interest you, and how to submit your views that effect US Federal Regulations.

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Hands-on Video Production Techniques


2:00pm-4:00pm, April 2, 2019
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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Intro to InDesign (Part II)


10:00am-12:00pm, April 3, 2019
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.

HOYARN


12:00pm - 2:00pm, February 8, 2019, February 15, 2019, February 22, 2019, March 1, 2019, March 15, 2019, March 22, 2019, March 29, 2019, April 5, 2019, April 12, 2019, April 26, 2019, May 3, 2019, May 10, 2019
GU Maker Hub

Hoyarn is a Georgetown University knitting and crafting club open to anyone who would like a safe and creative space to practice their craft. We meet weekly in the Maker Hub as a group, and also offer knitting and crochet workshops through the Hub. 

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Video Editing with Premiere


2:00pm-4:00pm, April 8, 2019
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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LinkedIn Makeover


2:00pm - 3:30pm, April 11, 2019
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.

 

HOYARN


12:00pm - 2:00pm, February 8, 2019, February 15, 2019, February 22, 2019, March 1, 2019, March 15, 2019, March 22, 2019, March 29, 2019, April 5, 2019, April 12, 2019, April 26, 2019, May 3, 2019, May 10, 2019
GU Maker Hub

Hoyarn is a Georgetown University knitting and crafting club open to anyone who would like a safe and creative space to practice their craft. We meet weekly in the Maker Hub as a group, and also offer knitting and crochet workshops through the Hub. 

Zotero Tips & Tricks


3:00pm - 4:00pm, April 15, 2019
Dubin Classroom (Lauinger Library 156)

Zotero is great for collecting, managing, and citing your personal library of references, but what's the next step? Come to this intermediate workshop to learn how to use Zotero to collaborate, explore advanced features, and get some tips to integrate Zotero into your research workflow!

Adobe Illustrator Shortcuts


6:00pm-7:00pm, April 16, 2019
Maker Hub

Adobe Illustrator Shortcuts
Is Adobe Illustrator driving you batty? Do you want to get your files prepped for the laser cutter (or --psst--even the vinyl cutter) with less hassle? Join us for this open-ended session on tips and tricks to make working with Illustrator faster and easier. And if you have your own tips to share, bring those too, so we can all learn from each other.

Zotero Tips & Tricks


11:00am - 12:00pm, April 17, 2019
Dubin Classroom (Lauinger Library 156)

Zotero is great for collecting, managing, and citing your personal library of references, but what's the next step? Come to this intermediate workshop to learn how to use Zotero to collaborate, explore advanced features, and get some tips to integrate Zotero into your research workflow!

HOYARN


12:00pm - 2:00pm, February 8, 2019, February 15, 2019, February 22, 2019, March 1, 2019, March 15, 2019, March 22, 2019, March 29, 2019, April 5, 2019, April 12, 2019, April 26, 2019, May 3, 2019, May 10, 2019
GU Maker Hub

Hoyarn is a Georgetown University knitting and crafting club open to anyone who would like a safe and creative space to practice their craft. We meet weekly in the Maker Hub as a group, and also offer knitting and crochet workshops through the Hub. 

Research After Graduation: Finding Free and Open Information and Resources


12:00pm - 1:00pm, May 1, 2019
Dubin Classroom (Lauinger Library 156)

Learn how to find your way around Google like a pro. Find free tools to make the most of your research. Better control the data that you make available. We'll help you internet better than ever!

HOYARN


12:00pm - 2:00pm, February 8, 2019, February 15, 2019, February 22, 2019, March 1, 2019, March 15, 2019, March 22, 2019, March 29, 2019, April 5, 2019, April 12, 2019, April 26, 2019, May 3, 2019, May 10, 2019
GU Maker Hub

Hoyarn is a Georgetown University knitting and crafting club open to anyone who would like a safe and creative space to practice their craft. We meet weekly in the Maker Hub as a group, and also offer knitting and crochet workshops through the Hub. 

HOYARN


12:00pm - 2:00pm, February 8, 2019, February 15, 2019, February 22, 2019, March 1, 2019, March 15, 2019, March 22, 2019, March 29, 2019, April 5, 2019, April 12, 2019, April 26, 2019, May 3, 2019, May 10, 2019
GU Maker Hub

Hoyarn is a Georgetown University knitting and crafting club open to anyone who would like a safe and creative space to practice their craft. We meet weekly in the Maker Hub as a group, and also offer knitting and crochet workshops through the Hub. 

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.