Celebrate Preservation Week at Kelvin Smith Library!
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:17:34 EST
Preservation week is an annual national event sponsored by the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (a division of the American Library Association) to increase public awareness of preservation needs. To celebrate, the following free events will be offered at Kelvin Smith Library.Ã‚Â Attendees of one or more of three...
Recipients of the 2014 Freedman Fellows Awards Selected
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:32:44 EST
Kelvin Smith Library and the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Freedman Fellows awards: Dr. Melvyn Goldstein, John Reynolds Harkness Professor of Anthropology and Co-director of the Center for Research on Tibet Dr. Justin Gallagher, Assistant Professor, Economics Dr. Goldstein and the...
Where Does Sacredness Reside? Panel to Discuss Transformations of Religious Meaning in the Twenty-First Century
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:51:01 EST
Usually we think of the sacred and the secular as inhabiting very different spaces. Today, however, they intermingle and merge in a variety of ways, from museums to social media to popular culture. We find the sacred in the very secular, and the secular breaking into the sacred. This breaking...
Congratulations to KSL Science & Engineering Info Fair Winners!
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:20:46 EST
Kelvin Smith Library organized a Science and Engineering Info Fair on March 21 to showcase many of the resources available in the library. Publishers and vendors were available to answer questions, provide helpful tips, discuss new features and demonstrate their products. With the help of event sponsors, event attendees had...
Freedman Fellow Dr. Mark Pedretti to Discuss "Cartography as Memory in Hiroshima Literature"
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:16:59 EST
On Wednesday, April 16, Kelvin Smith Library will host a presentation by 2013 Freedman Fellow, Dr. Mark Pedretti. Dr. Pedretti will discuss the challenges and solutions related to his research, and how they were addressed by the Freedman Fellows Program and its corresponding support. Since the atomic bombing on August...
Final exhibit in KSL series of "The Art of Julian Stanczak" to open April 10
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:19:07 EST
Throughout the academic year, Kelvin Smith Library has featured seldom-seen prints by Optical Art pioneer, Julian Stanczak. The last in the series of four exhibitions, "Pushing the Envelope: New Dimensions of Color," will open with a reception on Thursday, April 10 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Kelvin Smith...
Register for SciFinder Lunch-Time Info Sessions
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:35:05 EST
Join us for lunch and presentations by speakers who will show you what SciFinder can do for your research! SciFinder provides researchers with access to the world's largest and most reliable collection of Ã¢Â€ÂŒchemistry and related science information, and is a one-stop shop experience with flexible search and discovery options...
Additional CaseLearns Classes Added
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:01:46 EST
The following classes have been added to the Spring 2014 CaseLearns schedule: Digital Images: Part 2 Tuesday, April 1 from 2-4 p.m. Kelvin Smith Library, Room LL06 B&C Course Description: Participants will learn how to navigate Photoshop and to learn to perform basic image editing such as cropping, advanced rotation,...
The Given and the Imagined in the Art of Barbara Stanczak
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:56:20 EST
Join Kelvin Smith Library, the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women and the Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program in celebrating the art of Barbara Stanczak. "The Given and the Imagined in the Art of Barbara Stanczak" will take place at Kelvin Smith Library on Thursday, April 3...
Congrats to Engineering Week Winners in KSL Challenge!
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:18:24 EST
Kelvin Smith Library participated in the 2014 Engineering Week activities by organizing a week-long library challenge: "KSL Challenge: Library Toybox for Engineers." With the help of our sponsors, we offered daily prizes and additional prizes to both graduate and undergraduate students. Thank you to all the participants and our sponsors:...
Attend KSL Workshop to Learn About Useful Research Tools
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:41:34 EST
If you ever misplace references you collect for your research, need help with citation styles or need to create bibliographies and share them with your team, you should plan to attend KSL's workshop to learn about three tools Ã¢Â€Â” RefWorks, Zotero and EndNote Ã¢Â€Â” that can help you do all...
Sign Up for EndNote Workshops at KSL: March 25 & April 10
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:42:34 EST
Are you interested in learning how to (better) use EndNote? Sign up for upcoming hands-on workshops at Kelvin Smith Library to learn how to import and manage references, manage PDFs, format your paper in a style of your choice and collaborate online. Bringing your laptop with EndNote already installed to...
Meet STEM Publishers at KSL Science & Engineering Info Fair!
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:31:58 EST
Kelvin Smith Library will host a Science & Engineering Info Fair on Friday, March 21 from 12:30 to 4:30 pm in Nord Hall, room 356. The Info Fair will be an opportunity to explore many science and engineering resources available through the library, and is open to all CWRU students,...
Learn how Freedman Fellow Dr. Cynthia Beall is Creating a Digital Database on High-altitude Human Biology
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:52:32 EST
On Wednesday, March 19, Kelvin Smith Library will host a presentation by 2013 Freedman Fellow, Dr. Cynthia Beall (Distinguished University Professor, Anthropology). Dr. Beall will discuss the challenges and solutions related to her research, and how they were addressed by the Freedman Fellows Program and its corresponding support.Ã‚Â Dr. Beall's...
Explore "History of the Book" exhibit as presented by Robert H. Jackson, KSL Distinguished Visiting Scholar
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:39:54 EST
Kelvin Smith Library invites you to a special tour of "History of the Book: From Clay Tablets to Electronic Tablet," an exhibit highlighting this relatively new field of study that is being widely used in universities and colleges throughout the country. Robert H. Jackson, Kelvin Smith LibraryÃ¢Â€Â™s Distinguished Visiting Scholar,...