Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events

Events List Navigation

February 2017

2/24: Unveiling the Archives: A Paneled Reading

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Skylight Room, CUNY Graduate Center,

Collected in this exhibit are text-based and visual art materials created out of a residency program that plunges writers from the Queens College MFA in Creative Writing and Translation into a single archive: the Louis Armstrong House Museum (LAHM). Residents are asked to engage with, to make alive again, and to struggle over how to make factual materials, inanimate objects, and history long since passed, vibrant and urgent for a new audience. The residency, started in 2008, offers MFA candidates…

Find out more »

2/24: The Music of the Archives: A Creative Writing Workshop

February 24 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Skylight Room, CUNY Graduate Center,

Workshop Facilitator: Rommi Smith, writer and PhD Researcher, The University of Leeds, England English Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy states: ‘poetry is the music of being human.' In this writing and performance-based workshop, we will explore music, not only as prompt, stimulus and muse, but ‘the music of being human’ as a metaphor for life, experience and voices. Together, we will explore Audre Lorde’s dictum that: ‘poetry is the way we help give name to the nameless so it…

Find out more »
Free

2/27: Intro to Web of Science (Postponed)

February 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Graduate Center, CUNY – Room 9204, 365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016 United States
+ Google Map

Writing a paper? Looking for research collaborators? Perhaps you are conducting an environmental scan or literature review, or preparing the background and significance part of the introduction to a grant proposal. Learn how to use cited reference search to track prior research and monitor current developments in Thomson Reuters’ Web of Science, an online resource you can use to search numerous bibliographic indexes for multidisciplinary scientific information. This electronic resource is provided by the Graduate Center Library and covers over…

Find out more »

2/28: Zines Workshop

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Library Room C196.05,

What is a zine? This unique format includes all self-published creations that appear in the form of a printed booklet. This workshop is an Intro to Zines & also a discussion of their incredible potential for 1) research 2) teaching 3) boundless creativity. We will look at questions such as: how do you cite a zine, and where do you find them? How can I teach with zines/use them for research? Can a zine be “scholarly”? And finally, we will…

Find out more »
March 2017

3/6: Doc-a-Thon

March 6 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Room 7414,

The Digital Fellows, part of the Graduate Center Digital Initiatives at The Graduate Center, CUNY, will be hosting a Doc-a-thon to generate better docs!When learning a new software tool, programming language or library, we all go straight to the tutorials and other documentation. As the first point of entry for almost everyone, documentation is an often overlooked but critical part of any software project, so we’re providing space and resources to contribute. Participants of all skill-levels are encouraged to join.We’ll…

Find out more »

3/7: Using MS Word for Your Dissertation or Thesis

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Library Room C196.05,

Bring your laptop and learn how to make the most of MS Word to format your dissertation or thesis. Whether you are just getting started or nearing deposit, this workshop will demonstrate techniques and tips to save you time and headache in formatting your document. Topics covered will include: · working with styles; · creating and using templates; · creating an automatic table of contents; · inserting tables, images, and external files; · combining chapter files into one document; and…

Find out more »

3/8: Intro to Zotero for Citation Management

March 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Library Room C196.05,

Join us for a hands-on introduction to managing citations with Zotero, a free and open source research tool that makes organizing your research and creating bibliographies a breeze. Have a laptop? Bring it with you so our instructors can help you get started on your own devices. No laptop? Then set up an appointment with your subject librarian.

Find out more »

3/10: Intro to GIS Using Open Source Software (Baruch)

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Baruch College Newman Library, 151 East 25th Street
New york, NY 10010 United States
+ Google Map

Do you have a research question that you'd like to envision geographically? Maybe you'd like to study neighborhoods and businesses to target a market. Or perhaps you want to visualize the distribution of education, employment, or resources across the country or around the world. Have you ever wanted to add a map to your presentations or reports, but couldn't find one that suits your needs? This practicum introduces participants to geographic information systems (GIS) as a concept for envisioning information…

Find out more »

3/15: Using MS Word for Your Dissertation or Thesis

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Library Room C196.05,

Bring your laptop and learn how to make the most of MS Word to format your dissertation or thesis. Whether you are just getting started or nearing deposit, this workshop will demonstrate techniques and tips to save you time and headache in formatting your document. Topics covered will include: · working with styles; · creating and using templates; · creating an automatic table of contents; · inserting tables, images, and external files; · combining chapter files into one document; and…

Find out more »

3/21: (MALS) The Craft of Research

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Library Room C196.05,

In this workshop we will discuss research at a graduate level. Topics to be covered include: How to search for resources Choosing a topic Evaluating sources Avoiding plagiarism Paper formatting Attendees will come away with strategies for taking their research to the next level.

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Looking for events around town?

The library offers several workshops which are listed on this calendar, but you might also be interested in checking out these other events listings:

About the Author

Profile photo of Stephen Zweibel Stephen Zweibel is Digital Scholarship Librarian at The Graduate Center.