Academic calendar information for all campuses is available online.
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.
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. On display during Special Collections Library hours.
Thursday, Feb. 7–Tuesday, Apr. 2: Spring 2019 Scholarly Communications Workshops. A series of workshops covering topics such as open access, copyright and fair use policies will be offered throughout the spring semester for students, faculty and staff. Coordinated and led by Ana Enriquez, scholarly communications outreach librarian, all workshops are free and take place either on Zoom or Paterno Library. Varying times in Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library and via Zoom. To add this workshop series to your Facebook calendar, visit its Facebook Event online.
Wednesday, Mar. 6: Docunight: Iran Via Documentaries. On the first Wednesday of every month, Docunight features a documentary film about, around, or in Iran, or made by Iranians. All events are open to everyone, and all films have English subtitles. Co-sponsored by the Iranian Student Association and the University Libraries. 7 p.m. in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, University Park.
Tuesday, Mar. 12, Complying with NIH Public Access Policy. Offered as part of the Spring 2019 Scholarly Communications Workshop series. Do you understand the public access requirements for your NIH-funded research? Under NIH’s public access policy, publications based on NIH-supported research must be deposited in PubMed Central upon acceptance for publication, to be made publicly available no later than 12 months after the official date of publication. Join us for a brief overview of grant recipients’ obligations, with time for questions. 12:15-12:45 p.m. via Zoom. Register HERE.
Wednesday, Mar. 13, Introduction to Copyright: What’s Protected? Offered as part of the Spring 2019 Scholarly Communications Workshop series. more about copyright law at this interactive workshop. Throughout it, participants will work in small groups to address hypothetical copyright questions and then debrief their responses as a full group. 12:20-1:10 p.m. via Zoom. Register HERE.
Tuesday, March 19, Who Owns What. Offered as part of the Spring 2019 Scholarly Communications Workshop series. What does PSU policy have to say about the ownership of scholarly IP? Who gets to sign publishing agreements and make copyright decisions about published research? How does this interact with public access mandates from research funders? Join us for a brief overview of Penn State policy in this area, with time for questions.12:15-12:45 p.m. via Zoom. Register HERE.
Monday, Mar. 25, International and Foreign Copyright: A U.S. Perspective. How does copyright law vary around the world? When you’re working across borders, which laws apply? Join us for a workshop on these and other questions. This is an interactive workshop wherein participants will work in small groups to address hypothetical copyright questions and then debrief their responses as a full group. 12:15-1:15 p.m., Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library, University Park. Register HERE.
Wednesday, Mar. 27, Introduction to Copyright: Permission and Who Can Grant It. Have you ever wondered how things enter the public domain? What rights you have to control use of your work? What rights you have to use someone else’s work? Learn more about copyright law at this interactive workshop where participants will work in small groups to address hypothetical copyright questions and then debrief their responses as a full group.12:20-1:10 p.m. via Zoom. Register HERE.
Thursday, Mar. 28, The Charles W. Mann Jr. Lecture in the Book Arts. Jesse Ryan Erickson, coordinator of Special Collections and Digital Humanities, associate professor in the Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences, and assistant director of The Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Center, University of Delaware, will offer a lecture titled A Different Kind of Reading: Victorian Popular Afterlives, providing an examination of the works of Victorian author Ouida (1839-1908), and exploring the ways in which racial consciousness affects one’s interaction and engagement with a text through its textual contents and materiality. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, immediately followed by a reception in Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library.
Tuesday, Apr. 2, International and Foreign Copyright: A U.S. Perspective. Offered as part of the Spring 2019 Scholarly Communications Workshop series. 12:15-1:15 p.m. via Zoom. Register HERE.
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