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Thursday, October 2
      • 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
      • A Celebration of Preservation
      • The MUD Box
      • VSPACER
      • The American University Library Council and University Librarian Nancy Davenport request the pleasure of your company for

        A Celebration of Preservation
        Thursday, October 2, 2014
        6:30pm to 8:30pm

        Join us to learn about conservation work done to preserve items in the Special Collections. This is your opportunity to:
        -Learn about the process of book conservation;
        -View books that need ...more

        Type: Reception
        Host: University Library

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Coming Soon

      • Mon 10/06/14
        10:30 am – noon
      • Big Data, Big Copyright
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • This talk will cover developments in copyright law—especially fair use, Google Books, and the orphan works inquiry—that bear on digital research and teaching.

        The American University Library's Colloquium on Scholarly Communication features experts from both American University and the larger academic community presenting on challenges for academia in the twenty-first century. The Colloquium ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 10/07/14
        2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
      • Library Website Feedback Groups
      • Bender Library Adminstrative Conference Room
      • Do you love AU Library's website? Hate it? Maybe you think you have great ideas for how it could be improved. This is your chance to share them! Sign-up to participate in one of three feedback groups (October 7, 9, or 13) and receive a $10 Amazon gift card for your time. Sign-up by emailing LibEvents@american.edu with your school, class year, and desired date of participation.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 10/07/14
        6:00 pm – 6:15 pm
      • Do You Have the Time?
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Presented by Deborah Demille-Wagman, Director, Academic and Disability Support
        Do you wait for the last minute to get things done? Do tasks always take longer than you expected? This Academic Support and Access Center (ASAC)workshop will focus on what frames a person's sense of time, as well as introduce some practical tips for managing time. The practical tips will include both traditional ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Research

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      • Tue 10/07/14
        7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      • Books That Shaped America: A Street In Bronzeville
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Join us for Books that Shaped America, a special series of conversations for the local community and American University students, faculty and staff.

        Timothy Staples, Assistant Director of Residential Education, Housing and Dining Programs will lead this discussion of "A Street in Bronzeville" by Gwendolyn Brooks.

        Attendees do not need to have read the book. Admission is free and no reservation ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Library

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      • Thu 10/09/14
        10:30 am – 11:30 am
      • Library Website Feedback Groups for Students
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Do you love AU Library's website? Hate it? Maybe you think you have great ideas for how it could be improved. This is your chance to share them! Sign-up to participate in one of three feedback groups (October 7, 9, or 13) and receive a $10 Amazon gift card for your time. Sign-up by emailing LibEvents@american.edu with your school, class year, and desired date of participation.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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