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March 2017

Sunday, February 26, 2017 (all day) to Saturday, March 4, 2017 (all day) to Saturday, March 4, 2017 (All day)
Freedom to read week poster

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 — 10:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
Art+Feminism logo

Only 10% of Wikipedia contributors identify as female, which has led to an under representation of women-focused pages. The University of Waterloo Library is hosting an edit-a-thon as part of the Art+Feminism movement aimed at disrupting this trend.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Theses and other long documents can present challenges that shorter documents don't, including maintaining a standard "look and feel" throughout. Discover tools that make formatting your thesis, and citing your sources, easier and less time consuming. This session is co-sponsored by the Library, the Office of Academic Integrity and Information Systems and Technology (IST).

The section on Microsoft Word will cover:

Thursday, March 2, 2017 — 11:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Dr. Seuss birthday drawing

The Library is celebrating Dr. Seuss's birthday!

Join our Library Ambassadors in the Dana Porter lobby from 11am to 12pm to celebrate with cake, and have your photo taken in our photo booth with some fun Dr. Seuss-inspired props.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 — 12:00 to 12:30 PM to 12:30 PM EDT

This quick workshop will introduce you to the basics of copyright and licensing for your teaching. By the end of this workshop you will be better prepared to:

Use copyright and licensed works in the classroom, LEARN, or through Course Reserves Find and select Creative Commons images for your slides Choose alternate options for using copyright or license-protected works, if necessary

 There will be 15 minutes for questions following the presentation, so feel free to bring a question or two!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 — 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

This workshop will review the Tri-agency (CIHR, NSERC & SSHRC) Open Access policy on publications, which applies to all NSERC or SSHRC grants awarded on or after May 1, 2015 and CIHR grants awarded on or after January 1, 2008. The session will cover:

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

The Library is reaching an exciting phase in our revitalization project and we need your feedback!

Our architects, WalterFedy, have incorporated student and staff feedback into the preliminary design for Phase 1 renovations at Davis Centre Library, and we want to know what you think. Pizza and refreshments will be provided!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

The Library is reaching an exciting phase in our revitalization project and we need your feedback!

Our architects, WalterFedy, have incorporated student and staff feedback into the preliminary design for Phase 1 renovations at Davis Centre Library, and we want to know what you think. Pizza and refreshments will be provided!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Hear briefly from the Office of Academic Integrity about why you need to reference your sources. Then learn how to manage your references, create bibliographies, and format your papers in a variety of citation styles from a liaison librarian using RefWorks, a web-based citation software freely available to all UWaterloo students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

By the end of this workshop, you will:

Thursday, March 30, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM EDT

A full day event for postdocs and graduate students only. 

Register for all the sessions, or choose those most relevant to you and your research program. Lunch will be provided at noon to those who RSVP and attend at least one workshop. 

This event will cover a wide variety of publication issues, and will specifically host the following workshops:

Friday, March 31, 2017 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Confederation Debates project logo

P. Whitney Lackenbauer will moderate a discussion between fellow historians Patrice DutilDaniel Heidt, Marcel Martel, Robert Wardhaugh and political scientist Jacqueline Krikorian, around the major political agreements, battles and conflicting visions that surrounded each province’s entry into Confederation between 1865 and 1949.

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