Exploring Digital Humanities Event: "Intergenerational Mobility in Britain, Canada, and the United States, 1850-1911: New Evidence from Linked Census Data"

4/23 EVENT - Domain of One’s Own: Digital Agency in the 21st Century

University Libraries Hosting Therapy Dogs

Earth Sciences & Map Library Photo Contest

Music & the Law: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 4/15

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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…

Spatial Narrative: The Challenge of Mapping Experience

Join Anne Knowles of Middlebury College on April 9th from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Norlin Library’s Center for British and Irish Studies for a talk on the challenge of mapping experience. Maps have become a popular medium for telling stories, whether stories of historical events in textbooks and scholarly websites or narratives of individuals’ experiences in popular books and blogs. This talk probes the conceptual limits…

Colorado Communities Free Scanning Event

The University of Colorado Boulder is celebrating Colorado history with a three-day scanning event for the Colorado Communities historical website and free consultations with experts on family history and genealogy. The event is part of the Colorado Communities initiative, which is creating a website to document Colorado local history over the last century through photos, documents and other artifacts contributed by citizens. Hosted by the…

Read Your Way Around the World

Brush up on international affairs by learning about today’s hot-button issues. Books about everything from gender and workplace equality to radical extremism will be on display at Norlin Library between Monday, April 6th and Friday, April 10th.  You can view this carefully curated selection of books at the tables near the second-floor circulation desk and by the Commons. Check out the ones that appeal to you…

Name That Tune! Learner’s Lunch @ Music 4/8

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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…

Learner’s Lunch: Trello: Project and Team Management

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Come learn about Trello, a free, simple, and powerful web-based project management/collaboration tool. Trello provides a highly visual approach to projects; consisting of boards, lists, and cards. At it’s simplest, Trello is an online version of a whiteboard with sticky notes. However, Trello offers many powerful features including comments, checklists, due dates, file attachments, notifications, and strong collaborative tools. With Trello you can quickly and…

More than weather reporting – A brief history of NOAA

Barely five months after Meriwether Lewis and William Clarke’s Corps of Discovery returned to St. Louis, Congress in 1807 presented President Thomas Jefferson with a bill that would charge the government to train an investigative eye more nearby and “cause a survey to be taken of the coasts of the United States, in which shall be designated the islands and shoals, with the roads or…

Learner’s Lunch: Research Funder Requirements for Data Management

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This talk will provide an overview of the policies and requirements for data management in place or under consideration at many of the major federal agencies and private foundations that fund research. The talk will feature an in-depth look at the DMPTool, which allows researchers to create customized data management plans, as well as tips for meeting funder requirements for public access to data. Presenters:…