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MARCH 20

Thursday
      • 10:30 am – noon
      • Colloquium on Scholarly Communications: Research data in academia
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • While universities and publishers have centuries of experience with the packaging and dissemination of traditional scholarly outputs, including increasingly in digital formats in the last two decades, the era of doing the same with the data gathered in the course of research is only beginning, driven in part by the requirements of funding agencies. Stefan Kramer, the new Research Data Librarian ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Library

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      • 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
      • Introduction to Piazza
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • Piazza offers a rich platform for asking and answering questions, monitoring class debates, and for sharing ideas. With Piazza's easy to use features, you can easily facilitate online discussions. In this workshop you will setup Piazza for your class.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Library Research for a Literature Review
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • This class will help you learn to access and use subject-specific databases that index the scholarly literature necessary for completing a literature review assignment. In addition, the basic aspects of what a literature review looks like will be covered. Bring your research topics and literature review questions with you so that the class can be as useful as possible.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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      • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Fulfilling (and Excelling at) your Foreign Language Requirement Examination: Resources & Strategies
      • Bender Library Graduate Research Center Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • In this workshop we will review the language requirements currently in place for the different areas of graduate study and the best ways for you to prepare to demonstrate the required proficiency. We'll start by specifically discussing what is entailed by the required proficiency examination and how to tailor your prep efforts to address the exam's demands. We will then utilize a standardized ...more

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

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AFTER MARCH 20

      • Sat 03/22/14
        3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • NMC Training Session
      • Bender Library Media Classroom
      • NMC Beyond the Studio session.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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      • Mon 03/24/14
        1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      • Get a DC Public Library Card
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • Did you know that campus-based AU students, faculty, and staff are eligible for DC Public Library cards? Signing up for a card gives you access to DCPL's print collections and also to their online collections, including OverDrive audiobooks & ebooks.

        Drop by the table on the first floor of Bender Library to sign-up for a card. There will also be an opportunity to explore technology available for ...more

        Type: Information Session
        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 03/25/14
        1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      • Get a DC Public Library Card
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • Did you know that campus-based AU students, faculty, and staff are eligible for DC Public Library cards? Signing up for a card gives you access to DCPL's print collections and also to their online collections, including OverDrive audiobooks & ebooks.

        Drop by the table on the first floor of Bender Library to sign-up for a card. There will also be an opportunity to explore technology available for ...more

        Type: Information Session
        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 03/25/14
        3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
      • Advanced Blackboard
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • Participants will create assignments, and practice weighting these assignments in the Grade Center. We will also discuss best practices in teaching with blogs and discussion boards.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 03/25/14
        5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Do You Have the Time?
      • Bender Library Graduate Research Center Classroom
      • 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 paper methods for scheduling and an introduction to some different scheduling ...more

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        Host: University Library

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