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Upcoming Events at Falvey Memorial Library

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 3:00 PM in

Join us to learn the basics of Zotero citation management. A research librarian will demonstrate how to install, move references from EndNote or another citation tool, import references easily from databases, search engines and the open web and how to use Zotero’s Word integration for instant citations as you write. Bring your laptop for on-the-spot assistance! The workshop will take place from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in room 204 of Falvey Memorial Library. All are welcome!

 
Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 1:00 PM in

The grand old days of the Journal Reading room may be gone but there’s a new way to stay informed and keep up with your scholarly reading. Meet Browzine, the new visual academic journals interface for iPad, Android or desktop that allows you to make and share your own personal bookshelves of essential journals, get updates when new articles are published and easily save and download PDFs of articles that interest you all from one, simple, standardized interface. Perfect for researchers, teachers, graduate and doctoral students, and anyone who wants to stay in-the-know in their field. The workshop will take place from 1:00-2:00 p.m. in room 204 of Falvey Memorial Library. All are welcome!

 
Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 at 2:00 PM in

Join us to learn the basics of Zotero citation management. A research librarian will demonstrate how to install, move references from EndNote or another citation tool, import references easily from databases, search engines and the open web and how to use Zotero’s Word integration for instant citations as you write. Bring your laptop for on-the-spot assistance! The workshop will take place from 2:00-3:00 p.m. in room 204 of Falvey Memorial Library. All are welcome!

 
Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 11:00 AM in

The grand old days of the Journal Reading room may be gone but there’s a new way to stay informed and keep up with your scholarly reading. Meet Browzine, the new visual academic journals interface for iPad, Android or desktop that allows you to make and share your own personal bookshelves of essential journals, get updates when new articles are published and easily save and download PDFs of articles that interest you all from one, simple, standardized interface. Perfect for researchers, teachers, graduate and doctoral students, and anyone who wants to stay in-the-know in their field. The workshop will take place from 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. in room 204 of Falvey Memorial Library. All are welcome!

 

In celebration of Hispanic Cultural Heritage Month, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures will present a talk by Ana Flores, Executive Director of the Mexican Cultural Center in Falvey Memorial Library’s room 205. Ana will discuss Mexico and the Mexican community in the Greater Philadelphia area. Mexican appetizers will be provided! This is a presentation you won’t want to miss!

This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library, is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact: Dr. Raúl Diego Rivera Hernández
raul.diegoriverahernandez@villanova.edu

 
Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 3:00 PM in

Join us to learn the basics of Zotero citation management. A research librarian will demonstrate how to install, move references from EndNote or another citation tool, import references easily from databases, search engines and the open web and how to use Zotero’s Word integration for instant citations as you write. Bring your laptop for on-the-spot assistance! The workshop will take place from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in room 204 of Falvey Memorial Library. All are welcome!

 
Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at 12:00 PM in

In order to continue the conversation about this year's One Book Villanova selection, Elizabeth Kolbert’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, there are several special events scheduled on campus throughout the semester. On Tuesday, September 13, the One Book Villanova Committee and Falvey Memorial Library will welcome three expert panelists to discuss issues of sustainability from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Speakers’ Corner.

The event, titled #Friend Earth: Issues of Sustainability and the Environment, will feature the following panelists:





-Dr. Robert Curry, Biology, Villanova University

-Mrs. Liesel Schwarz, Sustainability Manager, Villanova University

-Sr. Mary Elizabeth Clark, The Sisters of Saint Joseph Earth Center

 

Each panelist will provide a different perspective on what we need to know about sustainability. Please join the conversation!

Please see the official One Book Villanova webpage for information about other OBV events and related resources:

https://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/onebook/events.html

 

 
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 at 11:00 AM in

The grand old days of the Journal Reading room may be gone but there’s a new way to stay informed and keep up with your scholarly reading. Meet Browzine, the new visual academic journals interface for iPad, Android or desktop that allows you to make and share your own personal bookshelves of essential journals, get updates when new articles are published and easily save and download PDFs of articles that interest you all from one, simple, standardized interface. Perfect for researchers, teachers, graduate and doctoral students, and anyone who wants to stay in-the-know in their field. The workshop will take place from 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. in room 204 of Falvey Memorial Library. All are welcome!

 

Join young adult activists from diverse religious and ethical backgrounds as they share their experiences and motivations for addressing issues of social justice. Moderated by VU Seniors and interfaith activists Kinjal Dave and Brendan Carchidi.




Panelists include:
Cecily Harwitt                      POWER – An Interfaith Movement
Lina Blount                          Earth Quaker Action Team
Naomi Leapheart                 POWER Metro
Robin Weinstein                  Evangelicals for Social Action

Other Religious Diversity Day events include:

Religious Diversity Fair at the Oreo         
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 pm.
Learn more about the religious diversity present on campus through information tables hosted by student organizations and local multi-faith communities and groups.

Interfaith POWER Metro at Villanova – Pizza and Information                  
5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.                           
Room 205, Falvey Memorial Library
Come learn more about this new opportunity to address critical justice issues as part of a regional interfaith network.


Also, coming on October 19:
The Interfaith Human Library
You’ve never read a book like this before!

Events are co-sponsored by Campus Ministry, Interfaith Coalition, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Center for Peace and Justice Education, Program on Intergroup Relations, Hillel, Muslim Student Association, Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Falvey Memorial Library.

 
Friday, September 30th, 2016 at 11:00 AM in

Digital Humanities is an active and dynamic area of scholarship that brings together digital technologies and the humanities disciplines. Librarian Laura Bang will lead a session to provide some definitions of the digital humanities (DH), a look at some example DH projects, and an introduction to the Library's digital scholarship work. This session will meet on Friday, September 30 at 11:00 a.m. in Room 204 on the 2nd floor of Falvey Memorial Library. This event, sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library, is free and open to anyone interested in the digital humanities. Join us!

If this event is of interest to you, please see the Aurelius Digital Scholarship Initiative, a pilot project of Falvey Memorial Library to support digital humanities (DH) projects and digital scholarship more broadly at Villanova University.

 

Looking for a venue to host your event or meeting? All events in Falvey are organized by the Library's Communications Department. If you have any questions regarding events, please email: libraryevents@villanova.edu.

 

 


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