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Tuesday, September 30
      • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continues
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • VSPACER
      • Sister Helen Prejean will discuss her life and work as an advocate against the death penalty. Sr. Helen has been instrumental in sparking national dialogue on the death penalty and helping to shape the Catholic Church's newly vigorous opposition to state executions.She travels around the world giving talks about her ministry.

        A brief reception will follow the event.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Library

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      • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Theses and Dissertation: Electronic Submission Process
      • Bender Library Graduate Research Center Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • This session will provide critical information about the thesis and dissertation completion process, including: formatting requirements, the online submission system, your publishing options, and copyright considerations. Whether you are just beginning your thesis or dissertation, or plan to submit it this semester, come learn about the resources available to help you.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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Coming Soon

      • Wed 10/01/14
        2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
      • Research in Progress: Health Research at AU
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • A panel of American University faculty discusses diverse approaches to researching health. Panel members will provide insight into different aspects of health-related research and answer questions. Refreshments will be provided.

        These events showcase research from across the American University community, with a special emphasis on innovative or multidisciplinary approaches, as well as ...more

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 10/01/14
        4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Successful Student Workshop Series
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • The Successful Student Series is a weekly, one-hour offering of topic-based discussions related to academic skills to help students build confidence in their abilities as college students. Topics will cover academic areas such as using the course syllabus, using time effectively, and developing effective class participation habits. The discussions are open to accepting new students from week to ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Academic Support and Access Center

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      • Thu 10/02/14
        6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
      • A Celebration of Preservation
      • The MUD Box
      • 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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      • 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

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        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.

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        Host: University Library

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