Events - 2019

Monday, July 8, 2019 (all day) to Friday, July 12, 2019 (all day)
Goose week: the beak-uel, July 8 to 12, 2019

It's back and feathery than ever! Flock to the Library and get down with these silly goose activities...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 (all day)
Thrive logo
Stop by the Library to treat your mind and body by picking up some wellness tips with limited edition buttons featuring art by friend of the Library, Andy Cho!
 
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

In this session, participants will be introduced to copyright, and the rights and responsibilities they have when publishing their research. This session includes an introduction to:

  • Copyright and licensing as they apply to publication,
  • Your rights as an author, and tips on how to keep them,
  • Suggestions of helpful resources, and
  • Questionable publisher practices, and how to avoid them.

Connecting to the Webinar

This webinar will be hosted using Skype. There are two options to join the webinar:

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

This session will provide a simple overview of copyright, and the implications it has in your teaching. By the end of this session you will be better prepared to:

  • Use copyright protected works in the classroom, LEARN, or through Course Reserves, and
  • Choose alternate options for using materials, if necessary

Connecting to the Webinar

This webinar will be hosted using Skype. There are two options to join the webinar:

Thursday, July 11, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
goose playing mini golf

Learn more about the Library and other campus services as you make your way through our 9-hole mini golf course. All particpants get a free gift, and the chance to win a prize pack!

Thursday, July 11, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Bob Ross painting a goose

Join us for an art attack in the Arts Quad! Unleash your inner creativity to create your own book page art using paint, markers and stencils. Walk away with a creation in as little as 5 minutes.

If it's windy or raining, you'll find us in the lobby of Dana Porter Library.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 (all day)
treasure map

Keep your eyes peeled all day for golden eggs hidden throughout Dana Porter Library. Follow the instructions on the egg for a chance to win a prize!

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
goose surrounded by ducks

We're partnering with Move your mind for an EPIC game of Duck, duck goose in the DC quad! Shake your tail feathers and cool off with a freezie!

Follow @uwlibrary on social media for updates in case of rain.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Lady bopping goose on head

Have some fun with our green screen and walk a mile in their webbed feet with some larger-than-life geese.

Share your photos with @uwlibrary on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter! We can't wait to see your photos...we'll be green with envy at your creativity.

Monday, July 8, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Beatnik goose with book spine poem

Find your inner poet and create some goose-themed poems using book spine titles! Groovy, man.

Monday, July 8, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
goose playing mini golf

Learn more about the Library and other campus services as you make your way through our 9-hole mini golf course. All particpants get a free gift, and the chance to win a prize pack!

Monday, July 8, 2019 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
goose on globe

Stretch your wings and join the Library on a cross-campus adventure led by the creator of Goose Watch, using your own mobile device.

You must register for this event.

Email us your team name and number of members (1-3) to register. Space is limited

Monday, July 8, 2019 (all day) to Thursday, July 11, 2019 (all day)
hand feeding goose

This Goose Week, show us what Waterloo geese meme to you by designing your own meme!

Monday, June 17, 2019 (all day) to Friday, June 21, 2019 (all day)

National Indigenous People's Day is Frday June 21. Check out our book display all week in the lobby of Dana Porter Library.

Visit the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre for more events happening during the week.

Friday, June 14, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Event poster

Join us for a talk by Pamela Dedman, PhD candidate in Feminist Philosophy at University of Waterloo.

Dedman will discuss the importance of Queer representation in media and social relations, and its role in developing autonomy and identity within the Queer community.

Thursday, June 6, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This workshop will provide tips and practical experience on how to write an annotated bibliography and how it can be used as part of the writing process for a literature review or thesis. Strategies for using RefWorks to assist in its creation will also be discussed. A RefWorks account and basic knowledge of/experience with RefWorks is expected. This workshop is targeted at upper-year undergraduate students and graduate students.

Thursday, June 6, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

You already know about the Matrix Method from Literature Review Part A and have completed one.  Now in Part B, learn to situate your research within the body of existing related scholarship.  Bring your completed matrix and your ideas for how best to organize and present the research so that it meshes with your own contribution to the field.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

In this session, participants will be introduced to copyright concepts as they apply to the writing and publication of their thesis on UWSpace. This session will cover:

  • Your copyright responsibilities when writing your thesis
  • Considerations for using your own work
  • Considerations for using third party materials (images, figures, etc.)

Connecting to the Webinar

This webinar will be hosted using Skype. There are two options to join the webinar:

Thursday, May 23, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Literature reviews are a keystone of academic writing.

This workshop explores using the Matrix Method to manage your literature review.  Bring a laptop or mobile device so that you can begin applying this method to your own work.

Monday, May 20, 2019 (all day) to Friday, May 24, 2019 (all day)
Lego person and library

Build a Lego structure for a chance to win a prize worth $25!

Choose one of three categories:

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

Meet our student Library Ambassadors and learn about all the services the Library and our campus partners have to offer you!

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This workshop is a primer for working with computational hydrology software and, as such, assumes a good grounding in most GIS concepts of spatial and raster analysis. The tutorial is designed to get you comfortable with HEC RAS's specific requirements for creating a dynamic flood simulation.

By the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

In this session, participants will be introduced to copyright, and the rights and responsibilities they have when publishing their research. This session includes an introduction to:

  • Copyright and licensing as they apply to publication,
  • Your rights as an author, and tips on how to keep them,
  • Suggestions of helpful resources, and
  • Questionable publisher practices, and how to avoid them.

Connecting to the Webinar

This webinar will be hosted using Skype. There are two options to join the webinar:

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
students planting seeds

Relieve some stress with a fun planting activity and learn more about sustainability initiatives and resources in the Library!

Monday, April 22, 2019 (all day) to Friday, April 26, 2019 (all day)
tree

Celebrate Earth Week at your Library!

Drop by Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries to:

  • check out our Earth Week book display
  • learn about the Library's sustainability initiatives
  • share your own sustainability efforts by adding a leaf to our Earth Week tree

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