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Monday, June 19, 2017 (all day) to Tuesday, July 4, 2017 (all day)
Dennie beside display

Library Ambassador Dennie has created a book display at the Dana Porter Library to celebrate Pride Month and show support for the LGBTQ communities.

Monday, June 26, 2017 (all day)

George Orwell was the pen name of Eric Arthur Blair, a British author, journalist and critic.  Best known for writing Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four, Blair wrote several influential essays and stories. Borrow something from the Library’s collection, and head down to Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) to see even more!

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM EDT

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

  • Use copyright-protected works in the classroom, on LEARN, or through Course Reserves
  • Choose alternate options for using materials, if necessary
Thursday, June 29, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Join Library Ambassadors Mariam and Samantha as they host Accio Potterheads, an event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book. Take photos in the Harry Potter photo booth, receive your own acceptance letter to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and play Harry Potter-themed games for a chance to win prizes!

Monday, July 10, 2017 (all day) to Wednesday, July 12, 2017 (all day)

Take a look at posters showcasing the accomplishments of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This display, created by Library Ambassador Alexis, will help you learn more about the important roles women have played in STEM developments. Pick up a themed button while you're there!

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

In this session, participants will be introduced to copyright and licensing, 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 for publication
  • questionable publisher practices and how to avoid them

As part of GRADventure, this workshop is open to graduate students and post-docs only.

Monday, July 17, 2017 (all day) to Friday, July 21, 2017 (all day)

What does it mean to be part of a campus community? Library Ambassador Natalie will provide students with the opportunity to colour puzzle pieces expressing their thoughts and feelings about the Library and the University of Waterloo. The finished puzzle will form a picture of the Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries, and show the interconnectedness of Waterloo students.

Puzzle pieces will be available at Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries.

Monday, July 17, 2017 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Interested in Open Access and getting involved in Library-led promotions across the University of Waterloo?

Faculty and staff are invited to attend a brainstorming session to prepare for Open Access Week planning. All are welcome.

Monday, July 24, 2017 (all day) to Friday, August 11, 2017 (all day)

Library Ambassadors Dennie and Rabia will be providing a variety of stress-relieving activities for students, including LEGO, Giant Jenga and colouring. Take a photo of your creation and tag @uwlibrary on Facebook, Twitter to Instagram for a chance to win one of four free movie passes!

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 12:30 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, on LEARN, or through Course Reserves
  • choose alternate options for using materials, if necessary

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