Events: January 21

Spring 2019
Academic calendar information for all campuses is available online.

Into the Woods exhibit logo

 

Sept. 5-Feb. 11, Exhibit: “Into the Woods: Nature in Your Library” Diversity Studies Room, 203 Pattee Library, Explore the Eastern Forest, its wildlife and botanical wealth. Libraries’ resources, services, unique collections and course materials will guide you on the trails of nature education and exploration. Discover local environmental programs. Be inspired by the instrumental work of women conservationists. Check out the related books, maps, movies and more, and get … Into the Woods.

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Jan. 28-Sept. 1, 2019, Exhibit: “The Secret Lives of Girls and Women” Eberly Family Special Collections Library, 104 Paterno Library. Through the examination of books, letters, hand-written diaries and other archival materials, The Secret Lives of Girls and Women exposes a wide spectrum of feminine mysteries. The exhibition includes many hidden or concealed aspects of female life found within beauty secrets, secret languages created by women, literary secrets, social taboos and more throughout history.

 

Friday, Jan. 25, Pronouncing International Students’ Names. Learn a few key sounds found in Chinese, Korean and Arabic names in a workshop that presents practical strategies for interacting with multilingual students and scholars. Part of a lunchtime workshop series hosted by English  for Professional Purposes Intercultural Center (EPPIC). Register online HERE or email eppic@psu.edu if you would like to participate via Zoom. 12-1 p.m. at 322 Sackett Building, University Park campus.

Wednesday, February 13, (All In) Voices. The Libraries’ third annual personal storytelling event featuring open discussions and Q&As with individuals who will tell their stories to raise awareness and foster diversity and inclusion. Bestseller Panel at 11 a.m. – noon, and autobiographical discussions at 1-5 p.m., Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library and various Pattee and Paterno Library locations, University Park campus.

Monday, Feb. 18, Communicating with International Students & Colleagues: Tips for Understanding Each Other. Practice respectful techniques that improve your ability to understand and be understood.Part of a lunchtime workshop series hosted by English  for Professional Purposes Intercultural Center (EPPIC). Register online HERE or email eppic@psu.edu if you would like to participate via Zoom. 12-1 p.m. at 322 Sackett Building, University Park campus.

Thursday, Feb. 21, Launch your geospatial projects: Foundations and Searching for Geospatial Data.  An overview of geographic information systems (GIS) concepts, geospatial data, geospatial software, and an introduction to geospatial analysis topics relevant for multiple disciplines, with a focus on searching geospatial data resources using library resources and additional data sources. Resources and data for this session at Maps and Geospatial: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) guide. 3-5 p.m., 211A Pattee Library, University Park. No registration is required, open to all Penn State students, staff, faculty and visitors, with remote viewing available online using Zoom. 
Thursday, Mar. 14, Geospatial Online: Overview of ArcGIS Online. An Introduction to ArcGIS Online, a web mapping application which can be used to communicate spatial research interests across the disciplines. Participants will explore applications created with ArGIS Online and work with a sample dataset. More information HERE. 3-5 p.m., 211A Pattee Library, University Park. No registration is required, open to all Penn State students, staff, faculty and visitors, with remote viewing available online using Zoom.
Thursday, Apr. 11, Geospatial Analysis: Using GIS Desktop software. An introduction to geospatial processes in ArcGIS ArcMap and ArcPro software. This informational session introduces and utilizes key software terminology, along with examples of the functionality within the software. Maps and geospatial examples will be provided in an interdisciplinary manner. More information HERE. 3-5 p.m., 211A Pattee Library, University Park. No registration is required, open to all Penn State students, staff, faculty and visitors, with remote viewing available online using Zoom.

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