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Library Events & Workshops

Events

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Jesus, Jews, & Jihad: the Misremembered Christ & the Sick Soul of the West- The Annual Ellen Catherine Gstalder Memorial Lecture


6:00pm-08:00pm, March 14, 2019
Lauinger Library

The 2019 Annual Ellen Catherine Gstalder Memorial Lecture features James Carroll, award-winning author and Georgetown University alumn. His lecture is entitled "Jesus, Jews, & Jihad: the Misremembered Christ & the Sick Soul of the West." 

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Funding for the Arts & Humanities – A Workshop with NEA & NEH


10 am - 3 pm , March 19, 2019
Murray Conference Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

Join us on March 19 in the Library’s Murray Room for Funding for the Arts & Humanities – A Workshop with NEA & NEH to learn the answers to these and other questions. NEH will be represented by Russell Wyland, Deputy Director, and NEA will be represented by Amy Stolls, Director of Literature. In addition to providing an overview of the types of grants and projects that their respective institutions support, they will also answer your questions about programs and grant management as well as how you can get involved in serving as a peer reviewer.

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Slices of Life: Scrapbooking Workshop


4:00pm - 6:00pm, March 20, 2019
Maker Hub, First Floor Lauinger Library

This interactive event aims to provide an enjoyable opportunity to view various examples of historical scrapbooks from the Booth Family Center for Special Collections and to engage in the craft of making one in the Maker Hub!

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. 

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.

Workshops

Video Production Equipment

Hands-on Video Production Techniques


10:00am-12:00pm, February 20, 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.

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 graduate student 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.

 

We meet every Friday, from 12-2pm in the Idea Lab.

Needles and yarn are provided, as well as snacks and tea.

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Introduction to Archival Primary Sources for Social Sciences


04:00pm - 05:00pm, February 22, 2019
Booth Family Center for Special Collections, Lauinger Library (5th floor)

If you are a graduate or undergraduate student conducting research in the social sciences, you will want to attend one of these Library information sessions on using archival primary sources at the Booth Family Center for Special Collections!

Archival primary sources offer the freedom to make original observations, because interaction is direct, immediate, and without any intervening interpretations. This could be the key to inspiring an original research project.

Podcasting with GarageBand


1:00pm-3:00pm, February 25, 2019

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a basic podcast using Garageband. Learn about the pros/cons of different microphones and mixers and learn the best practices of structuring your podcast and getting the best audio. Participants will also learn how to edit and export their podcasts to publish on various platforms. Register for this workshop.

 

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Intro to InDesign (Part I)


2:00pm-4:00pm, February 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. No previous knowledge of InDesign or other desktop publishing software is required. Register for this workshop.

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Video Editing with Adobe Premiere


10:00am-12:00pm, February 26, 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, February 28, 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 here.

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 graduate student 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.

 

We meet every Friday, from 12-2pm in the Idea Lab.

Needles and yarn are provided, as well as snacks and tea.

Laptop, papers, and marker on a table

Digital Scholarship Sampler


9:00am - 12:00pm, March 4, 2019
Dubin Room -- 156

This is an opportunity for graduate students to learn more about digital methods and tools for research. Each day of Spring Break (March 4-7) we'll focus on one digital method discussing how it can be used in research, learning to use a tool, evaluating a project that employed the method, and discussing how you might be able to use the method in your own research.

Identifying & Downloading Social Science Data from ICPSR


4:00pm - 5:00pm, March 12, 2019
Dubin Classroom (Lauinger Library 156)

ICPSR, the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, is one of the largest and oldest data archives, dating from 1962. It is a preeminent source for data on social, political and most recently health issues. Data sources range from governments and NGO to individual researchers who deposit their findings for public use. This workshop will assist in learning how to identify appropriate data sources within the ICPSR archive as well as the affiliated topical archives such as the Resource Center for Minority Data, the Health and Medical Care Archive from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Archive of Data on Arts and Culture, and the Student Athlete Experiences Data Archive among others. How to download the data sets with the appropriate codebooks and use the online analysis tools will also be covered. Anyone with a need for data on social, political or health topics is welcome to come and learn how to make the best use of this essential resource.

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Intro to InDesign (Part II)


2:00pm-4:00pm, March 12, 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.

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Video Editing with iMovie


10:00am-12:00pm, March 13, 2019
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.

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Intro to Tableau


10:00am-12:00pm, March 14, 2019
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. 

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Intro to Illustrator


2:00-4:00pm, March 14, 2019

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.

 

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 graduate student 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.

 

We meet every Friday, from 12-2pm in the Idea Lab.

Needles and yarn are provided, as well as snacks and tea.

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Mapping in Tableau


2:00pm - 4:00pm, March 18, 2019
Lauinger Library, Dubin - Room 156

In this workshop participants will learn how to use Tableau Public to create interactive maps. The workshop will cover formatting geographic data for upload into Tableau, creating various map types, and working with Shapefiles and KML files in Tableau.

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Podcasting with GarageBand


2:00pm-4:00pm, March 19, 2019
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a basic podcast using Garageband. Learn about the pros/cons of different microphones and mixers and learn the best practices of structuring your podcast and getting the best audio. Participants will also learn how to edit and export their podcasts to publish on various platforms. Register for this workshop here.

 

Government & Legal Resources in Lauinger Library


4:00pm - 5:00pm, March 20, 2019
Dubin Classroom (Lauinger Library 156)

Government or BSFS major? Researching a topic in American government or comparative politics? Where can I go for international resources on politics? When should I use legal resources in my research? Lauinger Library has plenty of materials for you to integrate into your reasoning and research. Learn how and where to go.

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Social Media Marketing


10:00am-12:00pm, March 21, 2019
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.

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 graduate student 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.

 

We meet every Friday, from 12-2pm in the Idea Lab.

Needles and yarn are provided, as well as snacks and tea.

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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.

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.

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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. 

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 graduate student 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.

 

We meet every Friday, from 12-2pm in the Idea Lab.

Needles and yarn are provided, as well as snacks and tea.

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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. 

 

 

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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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.

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Tableau Bootcamp


1:00-4:00pm, April 5, 2019
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

In this jam-packed, four-hour Tableau Bootcamp, participants will learn how to create compelling, interactive visualizations using Tableau Desktop. 

Participants are required to bring their own laptops with Tableau Desktop pre-downloaded. (Due to the popularity of Tableau workshops, please don't register for this bootcamp if you've already attended the Data Viz Workshop Series or other Tableau courses at the library.)  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 graduate student 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.

 

We meet every Friday, from 12-2pm in the Idea Lab.

Needles and yarn are provided, as well as snacks and tea.

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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 graduate student 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.

 

We meet every Friday, from 12-2pm in the Idea Lab.

Needles and yarn are provided, as well as snacks and tea.

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!

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 graduate student 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.

 

We meet every Friday, from 12-2pm in the Idea Lab.

Needles and yarn are provided, as well as snacks and tea.

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 graduate student 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.

 

We meet every Friday, from 12-2pm in the Idea Lab.

Needles and yarn are provided, as well as snacks and tea.

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 graduate student 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.

 

We meet every Friday, from 12-2pm in the Idea Lab.

Needles and yarn are provided, as well as snacks and tea.

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.