Producing Academic Posters that Respect Your Work: 11/5 Norlin Learner's Lunch

The Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Work of William Weber

Mapmakers and Viewmakers

Copyright Best Practices: 10/29 Norlin Learner's Lunch

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The following post is written by Naomi Heiser of the CU-Boulder Map Library. Glover’s Birds Eye View of Denver, Colorado.…

Music & the Law: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/29

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Can I make an arrangement of that song? Can I put a copy of this score in my dissertation? What are my rights in the song I just wrote? What can I put up on YouTube? How can I find media that is copyright-free? Copyright plays an increasingly important role in the lives of musicians, but remains a subject of both myth and mystery. At…

The Material Past: a new exhibit

The Department of Special Collections and Preservation at the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries presents The Material Past: Negotiating the Spiritual and Secular in the Medieval and Early Modern World. Please join us in a tour of the past viewed through a lens of texts and artifacts held in the Department of Special Collections. The Material Past features manuscripts dating from the 11th through the…

Getting to Inbox Zero: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/22

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Do you have thousands of emails in your inbox? Do your emails sit for days (weeks?!) flagged, started, and marked unread, only to remind you to do something later? This one hour class covers the core principles of getting to inbox zero and staying there. Informed by David Allen’s Getting Things Done system, we will focus heavily on how to process email and maintain tasks/projects…

Finding Images and Understanding Fair Use: 10/22 Norlin Learner’s Lunch

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Looking for images of art, architecture, popular culture, historical events, famous people, or just about anything else?  Discover the libraries’ image resources, containing millions of high quality images. Then, learn how to legally use the images you find. Presenter: Alex Watkins Wednesday October 22 12-1PM Full schedule for the Norlin Learner’s Lunch Workshop Series Norlin Commons Room E113 Everyone is welcome, no sign-up necessary. Bring your…

Problems with Adobe Digital Editions

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Last week, it became clear that there is a security flaw in the latest version of Adobe Digital Editions (Edition 4). This is the software that many people use to download ebooks on to mobile devices, including ones from CU. Tests show that Adobe is logging data about what books you download, and your reading habits when you use this application. Furthermore, they are sending…

Name That Tune: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/15

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Want to learn how to use your smartphone to identify the music playing in a restaurant or store? Need help finding a song when all you remember are the lyrics? Ever have a melody stuck in your head that you cannot place? Come to this workshop and learn how to identify music based on a recording, the lyrics, or the melody using free software and…

Citation Managers: How Do I Choose? | 10/15 Norlin Learner’s Lunch

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How do you prefer to read research material? What format does it tend to take? Cloud storage or local? Everyone has their own research process, with their own preferences and needs for reading, storing and accessing relevant materials. In this session, which will focus on reference and citation managers such as Zotero, Mendeley and RefWorks, we will help you examine your workflow and use of…

Félicitations, Patrick Modiano, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

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Patrick Modiano, the French writer has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Born in 1945, the reclusive author was cited for “the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation” Here at Norlin, we have 20 of his books, in French and in English. Never heard of him before? Try Missing Person…