Upcoming Events and Workshops

SPRING 2019

Oct. 4, 2018 - June 2, 2019: Mudd Manuscript Library exhibition - "Redefining Old Nassau: Women and the Shaping of Modern Princeton"
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Location: Mudd Manuscript Library, Wiess Lounge
Description: Through the collections of the University Archives in the Princeton University Library, this exhibition celebrates Princeton women’s achievements, as well as their stories, and also provides insights into how women have pursued knowledge, claimed space, and supported one another over the last five decades.
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Mudd Manuscript Library
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Mar. 6 - June 23: Ellen and Leonard Milberg Gallery exhibition - "Welcome Additions: Selected Acquisitions 2012-18"
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Lobby
Description: “Welcome Additions” is a retrospective of recent additions to PUL’s special collections within the Cotsen Children’s LibraryEast Asian Library, Graphic Arts, Manuscripts, Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology, Numismatics, Public Policy Papers, Rare Books, Scheide Library, University Archives, and Western Americana. The exhibition theme, as described by Curator of Rare Books Eric White, “plays on the notion that our recent acquisitions may reflect either long-awaited opportunities to enhance existing collections, or unexpected ways of moving beyond traditional collecting interests.”
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
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Apr. 1 - July 31: Cotsen Children's Library exhibition - "Steadfast Toy Soldiers" 
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Cotsen Children's Library
Description: An exhibition about war games in picture books.
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Cotsen Children's Library
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PAST EVENTS 

Sept. 24: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: Introduction to ArcGIS Pro
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Sept. 24Stokes Library information table at Woodrow Wilson School of International & Public Affairs (WWS)
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Robertson Hall, Bernstein Gallery (by Bowls 001 and 002)
Description: Meet Stokes Library staff and learn about library services and resources.
Audience: Open to WWS students and faculty
Contact: Seth Porter, Head, Donald E. Stokes Library

Sept. 24: Center for Digital Humanities Fall 2018 Open House
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
Location: Firestone Library, Center for Digital Humanities, B Floor
Description: Celebrate the start of the year with CDH as they kick off their Year of Data! Learn more about CDH projects, meet their staff, enjoy snacks and drinks, and collect your very own limited edition tote bag. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Center for Digital Humanities
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Sept. 24: East Asian Library Graduate Student Orientation Tour
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
Location: Frist Campus Center, East Asian Library
Description: Learn more about East Asian Library's collections, as well as services and resources for graduate students.
Audience: Open to Princeton University graduate students in the Department of East Asian Studies
Contact: Martin Heijdra, East Asian Library Director

Sept. 25: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: How to Create and Collect Geographic Data
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Sept. 26: "Collections as Data" Reading Group
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Center for Digital Humanities, B Floor
Description: Join the CDH and PUL first "Collections as Data" reading group meeting of the Fall semester.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Center for Digital Humanities
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Sept. 26: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: How to Select and Analyze Geographic Features and Data
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Sept. 27: Active Learning Pedagogy Workshop
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Frist Campus Center, Room 329
Description:  What is active learning pedagogy, whom does it benefit, and how do we put it into practice? How does using interactive teaching methods challenge us to think differently about our role as teaching librarians? This interactive workshop will explore these - and your own - questions. Led by Kate Stanton, senior associate director of the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning.
Audience: Open to Princeton University faculty and staff; RSVP required
Contact: Audrey Welber, Librarian for Teaching and Research Services

Sept. 27: Lewis Science Library Film Series: Blue Planet II - "One Ocean"
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: BBC Earth documentary exploring the world's oceans, narrated by David Attenborough.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Sept. 27: Introduction to Electronic Resources at East Asian Library
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Frist Campus Center, East Asian Library
Description: Learn more about finding specialized electronic databases for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean studies.
Audience: Open to Princeton University graduate students in the Department of East Asian Studies
Contact: Martin Heijdra, East Asian Library Director

Sept. 27: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: Finding the Best Location using ArcGIS Pro
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Sept. 28: Data Analysis Workshop 101 - Stata
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Classroom A-6-F
Description: An introductory data analysis workshop. The session will be hands-on and intended for beginners, no previous knowledge of data analysis and/or Stata is required. Will cover data transfer, data preparation, descriptive statistics, introduction to data visualization, and introduction to linear regression.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Data and Statistical Services
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Sept. 28: Zotero training
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
Location: Wallace Hall, Stokes Library, E-Classroom
Description: Learn to use Zotero software to collect citations and embed them in documents with the click of a button. Instant bibliographies, too! Pizza will be served. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff; Registration required (To register, email Elana Broch) 
Contact: Elana Broch, Assistant Population Research Librarian, Donald E. Stokes Library

Sept. 28: Data Analysis Workshop 101 - R (RStudio)
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Location: Firestone Library, Classroom A-6-F
Description: An introductory data analysis workshop. The session will be hands-on and intended for beginners, no previous knowledge of data analysis and/or R is required. Will cover data transfer, data preparation, descriptive statistics, introduction to data visualization, and introduction to linear regression.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Data and Statistical Services
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Oct. 1, 2018 - Feb. 1, 2019: Cotsen Children's Library exhibition - "Wizarding 101" 
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday); 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Saturday to Sunday)
Location: Firestone Library, Cotsen Children's Library
Description: An exhibition honoring the 20th anniversary of the publication of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone." 
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Cotsen Children's Library
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Oct. 2: Mendel Night at the Opera - Puccini's Tosca 
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Woolworth Center, Mendel Music Library, Cone Seminar Room
Description: A showing of the Metropolitan Opera production of Giacomo Puccini's Tosca.
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Sara Hagenbuch, Coordinator, Public Services and Outreach
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Oct. 2: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: Using Tables and Maps together in ArcGIS Pro
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Oct. 3: Data Cleaning Workshop
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.
Location: Wallace Hall, Stokes Library, Lower Level
Description: A hands-on workshop, led by Seth Porter, Head of Stokes Library, to help users clean their data sets and work on analysis and visualizations using OpenRefine. Laptops with OpenRefine pre-installed required. If you have difficulty installing OpenRefine, visit Stokes Library 30 minutes before the event and a staff member will help. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Center for Digital Humanities
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Oct. 3: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: Making Maps and Presentations using ArcGIS Pro
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Oct. 4: Lewis Science Library Film Series: Blue Planet II - "The Deep"
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: BBC Earth documentary exploring the world's oceans, narrated by David Attenborough.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Oct. 4: She Roars Storytelling at Cotsen Children's Library
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. 
Location: Firestone Library, Cotsen Children's Library
Description: Women face challenges with intelligence and humor in delightful tales from the oral tradition with Susan Danoff '75, Joanne Epply-Schmidt '82, and Tara McGowan '90.
Audience: For attendees of the She Roars Conference
Contact: Andrea Immel, Curator of the Cotsen Children's Library

Oct. 4: Material Samples Collection Open House, Engineering Library
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Engineering Library
Description: Join us to touch and explore the Material Samples Collection, a resource created to provide inspiration, inform design thinking, and foster innovation.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Willow Dressel, Engineering Librarian
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Oct. 4: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: Introduction to QGIS
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Oct. 5: Data Analysis Workshop 101 - R (RStudio)
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
Location: Firestone Library, Classroom A-6-F
Description: An introductory data analysis workshop. The session will be hands-on and intended for beginners, no previous knowledge of data analysis and/or R is required. Will cover data transfer, data preparation, descriptive statistics, introduction to data visualization, and introduction to linear regression.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Data and Statistical Services
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Oct 5: Bibliographies made easy: Zotero and more!
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Classroom B-6-F
Description: This one hour workshop will focus on Zotero, but will also briefly introduce you to Endnote, Refworks, and Mendeley. Approximately half of the session will be devoted to hands-on practice with Zotero: setting up an account, importing citations from library databases and web pages, and deploying the references into a Word document. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff; Registration required
Contact: Audrey Welber, Librarian for Teaching and Research Services
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Oct. 5: Data Analysis Workshop 101 - Stata
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Location: Firestone Library, Classroom A-6-F
Description: An introductory data analysis workshop. The session will be hands-on and intended for beginners, no previous knowledge of data analysis and/or Stata is required. Will cover data transfer, data preparation, descriptive statistics, introduction to data visualization, and introduction to linear regression.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Data and Statistical Services
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Oct. 11: Lewis Science Library Film Series: Blue Planet II - "Coral Reefs"
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: BBC Earth documentary exploring the world's oceans, narrated by David Attenborough.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Oct 11: Bibliographies made easy: Zotero and more!
Time: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Classroom B-6-F
Description: This one hour workshop will focus on Zotero, but will also briefly introduce you to Endnote, Refworks, and Mendeley. Approximately half of the session will be devoted to hands-on practice with Zotero: setting up an account, importing citations from library databases and web pages, and deploying the references into a Word document. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff; Registration required
Contact: Audrey Welber, Librarian for Teaching and Research Services
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Oct. 11: Material Samples Collection Open House at Architecture Library
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Architecture Library
Description: Join us to touch and explore the Material Samples Collection, a resource created to provide inspiration, inform design thinking, and foster innovation.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Gabriella Karl-Johnson, Librarian, School of Architecture Library
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Oct. 12: Data Analysis Workshop 101 - Stata
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
Location: Firestone Library, Classroom A-6-F
Description: An introductory data analysis workshop. The session will be hands-on and intended for beginners, no previous knowledge of data analysis and/or Stata is required. Will cover data transfer, data preparation, descriptive statistics, introduction to data visualization, and introduction to linear regression.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Data and Statistical Services
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Oct. 12: Princeton University Library Open House
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library
Description: During the first-year Families' Weekend, go on a tour of the Library; explore the Library's world-renowned collections, resources, and services; find your personal librarian; enjoy cider and donuts; and receive a free gift (while supplies last).
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, families, faculty, and staff
Contact: Robin Dunham, Administrative Assistant for Research Services

Oct. 12: Data Analysis Workshop 101 - R (RStudio)
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Location: Firestone Library, Classroom A-6-F
Description: An introductory data analysis workshop. The session will be hands-on and intended for beginners, no previous knowledge of data analysis and/or R is required. Will cover data transfer, data preparation, descriptive statistics, introduction to data visualization, and introduction to linear regression.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Data and Statistical Services
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Oct. 13: Princeton University Library Open House
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library
Description: During the first-year Families' Weekend, go on a tour of the Library; explore the Library's world-renowned collections, resources, and services; find your personal librarian; enjoy cider and donuts; and receive a free gift (while supplies last).
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, families, faculty, and staff
Contact: Robin Dunham, Administrative Assistant for Research Services

Oct. 18: Lewis Science Library Film Series: Blue Planet II - "Big Blue"
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: BBC Earth documentary exploring the world's oceans, narrated by David Attenborough.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Oct. 19: Data Analysis Workshop 101 - R (RStudio)
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
Location: Firestone Library, Classroom A-6-F
Description: An introductory data analysis workshop. The session will be hands-on and intended for beginners, no previous knowledge of data analysis and/or R is required. Will cover data transfer, data preparation, descriptive statistics, introduction to data visualization, and introduction to linear regression.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Data and Statistical Services
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Oct. 19: Senior Thesis Workshop for WWS Students
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Stokes Library, Classroom
Description: Join Seth Porter, Head of Stokes Library, for a tailored workshop, which will focus on getting started on the research process, building a foundation for the senior thesis process, basic research design and methods, finding and accessing relevant literature and data, and how to write a literature review and citation management. 
Audience: Open to WWS students
Contact: Seth Porter, Head of Stokes Library
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Oct 19: Bibliographies made easy: Zotero and more!
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Classroom B-6-F
Description: This one hour workshop will focus on Zotero, but will also briefly introduce you to Endnote, Refworks, and Mendeley. Approximately half of the session will be devoted to hands-on practice with Zotero: setting up an account, importing citations from library databases and web pages, and deploying the references into a Word document. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff; Registration required
Contact: Audrey Welber, Librarian for Teaching and Research Services
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Oct. 19: Data Analysis Workshop 101 - Stata
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Location: Firestone Library, Classroom A-6-F
Description: An introductory data analysis workshop. The session will be hands-on and intended for beginners, no previous knowledge of data analysis and/or Stata is required. Will cover data transfer, data preparation, descriptive statistics, introduction to data visualization, and introduction to linear regression.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Data and Statistical Services
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Oct. 22 - 26: Open Access Week
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Oct. 22 - 26: Open Access Information Booths
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Stokes Library, Lewis Science Library, and Engineering Library
Description: Learn more about open access, open access resources in your subject, and how open access benefits you. 
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Scholarly Communications Office
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Oct. 22: Who Counts?: A Symposium on Intersectional Data
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Center for Digital Humanities, B Floor
Description: This symposium offers a forum for uncovering and analyzing the ways in which data practices - particularly those that abstract and classify individuals - replicate existing inequalities and institutionalize bias. It focuses on gaps, blanks, and absences and asks what might be done to foster practices at every stage in the data lifecycle that engage and represent the full spectrum of society. Presented by Lauren F. Klein from the Georgia Institute of Technology and Mimi Onuoha from New York University.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Center for Digital Humanities 
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Oct. 23: Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Workshop - Building your Research Data Management Toolkit: Integrating RDM into Your Liaison Work
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Room C (B04C)
Description: What is your role as a librarian in research data management? How can you partner with other campus experts to address RDM needs? Do you have the skills to support data management? This workshop is an introductory-level experience led by RDM experts in the academic field. Prior RDM experience is not necessary. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University and Rutgers University librarians; limited seating open to public
Contact: Seth Porter, Head, Donald E. Stokes Library
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Oct. 24: Screening of "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship" (as part of Open Access Week)
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Classroom A-6-F
Description: Join Princeton University Library for a screening of the movie "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship," which focuses on the need for open access to research and science, questions the rationale behind the $25.2 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers, examines the 35-40% profit margin associated with the top academic publisher Elsevier, and looks at how this profit margin is often greater than some of the most profitable tech companies like Apple, Facebook, and Google.
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Scholarly Communications Office
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Oct. 25: Lewis Science Library Film Series: Blue Planet II - "Green Seas"
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: BBC Earth documentary exploring the world's oceans, narrated by David Attenborough.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Oct 26: Bibliographies made easy: Zotero and more!
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Classroom B-6-F
Description: This one hour workshop will focus on Zotero, but will also briefly introduce you to Endnote, Refworks, and Mendeley. Approximately half of the session will be devoted to hands-on practice with Zotero: setting up an account, importing citations from library databases and web pages, and deploying the references into a Word document. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff; Registration required
Contact: Audrey Welber, Librarian for Teaching and Research Services
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Oct. 26: Panel on open educational resources, student learning, and social justice (as part of Open Access Week) 
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Classroom A-6-F
Description: A panel of two teaching faculty and three academic librarians from Rutgers University and City University of New York will describe their experiences with adopting, assessing, and providing access to open educational resources. The discussion will encompass the topics of classroom adoption, student engagement, institutional support, structural questions, and social justice issues surrounding open educational resources. From using open source course management software to organizing OER workshops for faculty, the OER panelists will provide perspective on the benefits and challenges of OER, based on their own professional experiences.
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Scholarly Communications Office
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Oct. 30: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: Introduction to ArcGIS Pro
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Oct. 31: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: How to Create and Collect Geographic Data
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Nov. 1: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: How to Select and Analyze Geographic Features and Data
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Nov. 3: From Ardashir to Phrom Kesar: Workshop on Sasanian Coins & History
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Jones Hall, Room 202
Description: A workshop on Sasanian coins and history with Michael Bates, Touraj Daryaee, Stefan Heidemann, Aleksandr Naymark, Khodadad Rezakhani, Robert Schaaf, Nikolaus Schindel, Alan Stahl, Razieh Taasob, and Susan Tyler-Smith.
Audience: Open to the public; RSVP required to iran@princeton.edu by Oct. 25
Contact: The Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies

Nov. 6: "Frankenstein: the Book," a Firestone Library exhibition
Open through Fall 2018
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Lobby
Description: An exhibition celebrating the 200th anniversary of the release of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, prepared in coordination with the "Frankenstein at 200" programming led by Professor Susan Wolfson, Department of English.
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
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Nov. 6: Wikidata Workshop
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Center for Digital Humanities, B floor
Description: A beginner-level, hands-on introduction to Wikidata and structured data on Wikimedia projects in order to empower and engage users to help create data that can be used effectively and disseminated globally.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Luiza Wainer, Metadata Librarian, Spanish/Portuguese Specialty

Nov. 7: Controlled Vocabularies: People, Places, Dates
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Center for Digital Humanities, B floor
Description: Library cataloging revolves around creating large masses of data for indexing, sorting, and searching, and can provide useful guidelines for managing humanities data. This workshop, led by PUL's Cataloging and Metadata Services Director, Joyce Bell, will bring a cataloger’s insight into standards and best practices for dealing with data for people, places and dates. Topics covered include name authority files, subject thesauri, standards and formats, and linked open data.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Center for Digital Humanities
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Nov. 7: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: Finding the Best Location using ArcGIS Pro
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Nov. 8: Lewis Science Library Film Series: Blue Planet II - "Coasts"
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: BBC Earth documentary exploring the world's oceans, narrated by David Attenborough.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Nov. 8: "Celebrating Science at Princeton: a stellar past & a brilliant future!," Lewis Science Library's 10th Anniversary Celebration 
Time: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library
Description: Join Princeton University Library to celebrate Lewis Science Library's 10th anniversary! The day-long celebration will include a nature walk with Professor Henry Horn, Princeton University Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Emeritus; tours of Lewis Science Library; science board games; FREE FOOD; and lecture by Professor Susan Wolfson, Princeton University Professor of English.
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Denise Hersey, Head, Science Libraries
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Nov. 8: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: Making Maps and Presentations using ArcGIS Pro
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Nov. 12: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: Using Tables and Maps together in ArcGIS Pro
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Nov. 14: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: Introduction to QGIS
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Nov. 15: Lewis Science Library Film Series: Blue Planet II - "Our Blue Planet"
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: BBC Earth documentary exploring the world's oceans, narrated by David Attenborough.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Nov. 27: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: Essential GIS tools for research
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Nov. 28: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: Using ModelBuilder in ArcGIS Pro
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Nov. 29: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: Supervised Image Classification using ArcGIS Pro
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Dec. 4: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop: Create Web Mapping Applications Using ArcGIS Story Map
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Dec. 5: Video Services tabling event at Frist Campus Center
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Frist Campus Center, A-Level
Description: Learn about services and resources (over 11,000 DVDs and more, streaming video services: digitizing requests, video reserves, creating film clips, region-free DVD and VHS players), meet our experts, giveaways and free food!
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Video Services
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Dec. 6: Bibliographies made easy: Zotero and more!
Time: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Classroom B-6-F
Description: This one-hour workshop will focus on Zotero, but will also briefly introduce you to other similar software such as Mendeley. Approximately half of the session will be devoted to hands-on practice with Zotero: setting up an account, importing citations from library databases and web pages, and deploying the references into a Word document.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff; Registration required
Contact: Audrey Welber, Librarian for Teaching and Research Services
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Dec. 6: Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: East Pyne Hall, Room 010
Description: A lecture presented by Safiya Noble. In her book, Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism, Safiya Umoja Noble challenges the idea that search engines like Google offer an equal playing field for all forms of ideas, identities, and activities. Data discrimination is a real social problem; Noble argues that the combination of private interests in promoting certain sites, along with the monopoly status of a relatively small number of Internet search engines, leads to a biased set of search algorithms that privilege whiteness and discriminate against people of color, specifically women of color. 
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Center for Digital Humanities
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Dec. 7: Data for Black Lives
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, Center for Digital Humanities, B Floor
Description: The workshop is organized into three panels, each focusing on a different social arena - housing, policing, and education - that draw on data from the Eviction LabMapping Police Violence, and National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), respectivelyFor each module, presenters will share a short presentation related to the theme (including a brief introduction of the data, discussion of existing literature, and a hands-on activity idea). Then respondents will kick off the workshop discussion by raising questions and reflecting on how the material can be used in classrooms and communities, including a new Princeton University class, and the syllabus, modules, and other resources will be available free online.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Center for Digital Humanities
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Jan. 28 - Feb. 1: Research Data Management Workshop
Time: Varies (Tentative schedule
Location: Lewis Science Library, Room 138
Description: A five-day workshop on research data management, organized and sponsored by Princeton University Library, the Princeton Institute for Computational Science and Engineering, and OIT Research Computing. Topics covered will include an introduction to research data management, processing and analyzing data, and best practices for sharing and archiving research data. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University graduate students
Contact: Research Computing Information, rcinfo@princeton.edu
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Feb. 1: Lewis Science Library Film Series: The Joy of Mathematics - Joy of Math, Joy of Numbers
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 228
Description: "This course of 24 half-hour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of mathematics, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers. Professor Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College is renowned for his feats of mental calculation performed before audiences at schools, theaters, museums, conferences, and other venues." - The Teaching Company LLC
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Feb. 5: How to conduct a Literature Review
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. 
Location: PNI Study Hall Level A
Description: This workshop will focus on conducting an undergraduate level literature review appropriate for a Junior Paper or Senior Thesis. We will cover how to locate scholarly literature, citation chaining, staying organized, and synthesis of ideas. Lunch will be provided. 
Audience: For psychology and neuroscience students only
Contact: Meghan Testerman, Psychology & Neuroscience Librarian
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Feb. 8: Lewis Science Library Film Series: The Joy of Mathematics - Joy of Primes, Joy of Counting
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 228
Description: "This course of 24 half-hour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of mathematics, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers. Professor Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College is renowned for his feats of mental calculation performed before audiences at schools, theaters, museums, conferences, and other venues." - The Teaching Company LLC
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Feb. 8: Bibliographies made easy: Zotero and more!
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone B-6-F
Description: This one hour workshop will focus on Zotero, but will also briefly introduce you to other similar software such as Mendeley. Approximately half of the session will be devoted to hands-on practice with Zotero: setting up an account, importing citations from library databases and web pages, and deploying the references into a Word document. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff; Registration is required. 
Contact: Audrey Welber, Librarian for Teaching and Research Services
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Feb. 12: Bibliographies made easy: Zotero and more!
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone B-6-F
Description: This one hour workshop will focus on Zotero, but will also briefly introduce you to other similar software such as Mendeley. Approximately half of the session will be devoted to hands-on practice with Zotero: setting up an account, importing citations from library databases and web pages, and deploying the references into a Word document. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff; Registration is required. 
Contact: Audrey Welber, Librarian for Teaching and Research Services
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Feb. 12: Tools for Writing & Citing in APA Style
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Location: PNI Study Hall Level A
Description: In this workshop, we will explore some of the tools available to students to assist with writing papers and citing resources in APA style. We will look at Academic Writer, a tool for writing APA formatted papers and Zotero, a reference management software. Lunch will be provided. 
Audience: For psychology and neuroscience students only
Contact: Meghan Testerman, Psychology & Neuroscience Librarian
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Feb. 13: Gillett G. Griffin Memorial Lecture: "Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century”
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: McCormick Hall, Room 101
Description: The third Gillett G. Griffin Memorial Lecture, “Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century," will be delivered by author and Associate Professor of English and African American and Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky, Dr. Nazera Sadiq Wright. 
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Julie Mellby, Graphics Arts Librarian
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Feb. 15: Lewis Science Library Film Series: The Joy of Mathematics - Joy of Fibonacci Numbers, Joy of Algebra
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 228
Description: "This course of 24 half-hour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of mathematics, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers. Professor Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College is renowned for his feats of mental calculation performed before audiences at schools, theaters, museums, conferences, and other venues." - The Teaching Company LLC
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Feb. 15: Library Music Live: Songs from Mendel Music Library
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Lee Music Room, Lewis Arts Complex
Description: Princeton University Library presents a live performance of music from Mendel Music Library's locked collection. Repertoire includes cantatas by G.B. Bononcini from a 1721 engraving, part of our Music Treasures at Princeton collection; piano and vocal selections from our 19th-Century Sheet Music Collection; and art songs by Alexander Russell, the first Frick Professor of Music for Princeton University.
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Sara Hagenbuch, Coordinator Public Services and Outreach
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Feb. 18: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: Introduction to ArcGIS Pro
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: A Geographic Information System (GIS) combines software and digital geographic data to generate maps, tables and interactive analyses of spatial information. Princeton faculty, students and staff use GIS technology to manage resources, explore spatial relationships, and visualize change. The class, intended for those with no previous GIS experience, describes the technology and includes simple exercises to introduce its capabilities.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
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Feb. 19: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: How to Select and Analyze Geographic Features and Data
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: ArcGIS Pro has a powerful set of software tools to visually explore and analyze spatial information. Point, line, and area features (vector data) are both geographic objects on a map and records in a table. Such features can be selected by location or by the values stored in a feature's record. These simple capabilities allow the GIS user to conduct complex analyses. The session uses data for central New Jersey to calculate the area of land use types near streams, the extent of paved surfaces, and other measures. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
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Feb. 20: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: How to Create and Collect Geographic Data
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: In this class, students will learn how to collect geographic data from Google maps and Google Earth, how to add GPS data to GIS software, and how to georeference a scanned map. The exercise will also show how to extract points, lines, and areas from the georeferenced map. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
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Feb. 21: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: Finding the Best Location using ArcGIS Pro
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: GIS software allows the user to treat the Earth's surface as a continuous array of numbers. Images and raster datasets can be used to rank suitable locations, estimate change, and display phenomena such as elevation, precipitation, or temperature. The session uses land use, distance from streams, and elevation to rank the relative suitability of different areas. This 'weighted overlay' method is useful in a variety of contexts. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
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Feb. 22: Lewis Science Library Film Series: The Joy of Mathematics - Joy of Higher Algebra, Joy of Algebra Made Visual
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 228
Description: "This course of 24 half-hour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of mathematics, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers. Professor Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College is renowned for his feats of mental calculation performed before audiences at schools, theaters, museums, conferences, and other venues." - The Teaching Company LLC
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Feb. 22: Bibliographies made easy: Zotero and more!
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone B-6-F
Description: This one hour workshop will focus on Zotero, but will also briefly introduce you to other similar software such as Mendeley. Approximately half of the session will be devoted to hands-on practice with Zotero: setting up an account, importing citations from library databases and web pages, and deploying the references into a Word document. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff; Registration is required. 
Contact: Audrey Welber, Librarian for Teaching and Research Services
Sign up now

Feb. 25: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: Using Tables and Maps together in ArcGIS Pro
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: ArcGIS Pro has many different ways to access data sets, display them in a map, and analyze relationships over time and space. U.S. Census data can be integrated with GIS boundary files to analyze the spatial relationships of poverty, ethnicity, environmental risk, and other parameters. Hands-on examples will show how to find and download demographic data, how to combine the data with GIS files, and how to view the data in Pro. The session will assist any GIS user who wants to include tabular data in a spatial analysis. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
Learn more

Feb. 26: Bibliographies made easy: Zotero and more!
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone B-6-F
Description: This one hour workshop will focus on Zotero, but will also briefly introduce you to other similar software such as Mendeley. Approximately half of the session will be devoted to hands-on practice with Zotero: setting up an account, importing citations from library databases and web pages, and deploying the references into a Word document. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff. Registration is required. 
Contact: Audrey Welber, Librarian for Teaching and Research Services
Sign up now

Feb. 26: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: Making Maps and Presentations using ArcGIS Pro
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: Maps can be extremely effective in communicating knowledge about an area. ArcGIS Pro has a variety of tools and techniques to design maps. Hands-on exercises will show how to use map-making tools within the software and introduce common cartographic techniques. The session will discuss how to design maps for a variety of presentation formats.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
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Feb. 27: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: Introduction to ArcGIS Pro
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: A Geographic Information System (GIS) combines software and digital geographic data to generate maps, tables and interactive analyses of spatial information. Princeton faculty, students and staff use GIS technology to manage resources, explore spatial relationships, and visualize change. The class, intended for those with no previous GIS experience, describes the technology and includes simple exercises to introduce its capabilities.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
Learn more

Mar. 1: Lewis Science Library Film Series: The Joy of Mathematics - Joy of 9, Joy of Proofs
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 228
Description: "This course of 24 half-hour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of mathematics, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers. Professor Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College is renowned for his feats of mental calculation performed before audiences at schools, theaters, museums, conferences, and other venues." - The Teaching Company LLC
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Mar. 2: Cotsen Children's Library Dr. Seuss Celebration
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Frist Campus Center, B-level Multipurpose Room
Description: March is Dr. Seuss' birthday, and we will be celebrating with a stupendous miniature golf course that is BUILD AS YOU GO! There will be a plethora of supplies on hand to build the wackiest of wickets, plus special holes designed by Princeton University student artists. Complimentary clubs and balls are provided for you to customize, as well. Come play a few ridiculous rounds!
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Dana Sheridan, Cotsen Outreach Coordinator
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Mar. 4: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: How to Create and Collect Geographic Data
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: In this class, students will learn how to collect geographic data from Google maps and Google Earth, how to add GPS data to GIS software, and how to georeference a scanned map. The exercise will also show how to extract points, lines, and areas from the georeferenced map. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
Learn more

Mar. 5: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: How to Select and Analyze Geographic Features and Data
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: ArcGIS Pro has a powerful set of software tools to visually explore and analyze spatial information. Point, line, and area features (vector data) are both geographic objects on a map and records in a table. Such features can be selected by location or by the values stored in a feature's record. These simple capabilities allow the GIS user to conduct complex analyses. The session uses data for central New Jersey to calculate the area of land use types near streams, the extent of paved surfaces, and other measures. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
Learn more

Mar. 6: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: Finding the Best Location using ArcGIS Pro
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: GIS software allows the user to treat the Earth's surface as a continuous array of numbers. Images and raster datasets can be used to rank suitable locations, estimate change, and display phenomena such as elevation, precipitation, or temperature. The session uses land use, distance from streams, and elevation to rank the relative suitability of different areas. This 'weighted overlay' method is useful in a variety of contexts. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
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Mar. 6: "Redefining Old Nassau: Women and the Shaping of Modern Princeton," a Mudd Library exhibition panel
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, Harlan Room
Description: The Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library is home to the University Archives and a collection of 20th century Public Policy Papers. The current exhibition, on display through the end of this academic year, "Redefining Old Nassau: Women and the Shaping of Modern Princeton" examines women’s impact on Princeton University over the past five decades. The panel discussion, which aims to gain a deeper understanding of this impact, will include Regina Kunzel, Director of the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies; Mollie Marcoux Samaan '91, Ford Family Director of Athletics; and Amada Sandoval, Director of the Women*s Center. 
Audience: Open to public
Contact: April C. Armstrong, Special Collections Assistant at Mudd Library
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Mar. 7: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: Using Tables and Maps together in ArcGIS Pro
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: ArcGIS Pro has many different ways to access data sets, display them in a map, and analyze relationships over time and space. U.S. Census data can be integrated with GIS boundary files to analyze the spatial relationships of poverty, ethnicity, environmental risk, and other parameters. Hands-on examples will show how to find and download demographic data, how to combine the data with GIS files, and how to view the data in Pro. The session will assist any GIS user who wants to include tabular data in a spatial analysis. 
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
Learn more

Mar. 8: Lewis Science Library Film Series: The Joy of Mathematics - Joy of Geometry, Joy of Pi
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 228
Description: "This course of 24 half-hour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of mathematics, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers. Professor Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College is renowned for his feats of mental calculation performed before audiences at schools, theaters, museums, conferences, and other venues." - The Teaching Company LLC
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Mar. 11: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: Making Maps and Presentations using ArcGIS Pro
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: Maps can be extremely effective in communicating knowledge about an area. ArcGIS Pro has a variety of tools and techniques to design maps. Hands-on exercises will show how to use map-making tools within the software and introduce common cartographic techniques. The session will discuss how to design maps for a variety of presentation formats.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
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Mar. 12: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: Introduction to QGIS
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: QGIS is an open-source GIS desktop software package. It has many features found in other desktop GIS software, runs on Linux/Unix, MacOS, and Windows operating systems and is available at no cost. Intended for anyone new to GIS technology, this training uses QGIS on Windows to show how to load geospatial data, add on-line map services, extract selected data, and make simple maps. The training may also be useful to users of other desktop GIS software.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
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Mar. 12: Remorseless Cannibals and Loving Scribes: Samples and Highlights from Princeton University's Collection of Ethiopian Manuscripts (1500s to 1900s)
Time: 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Location: Firestone, C Floor (Rare Books and Special Collections, large classroom)
Description: Wendy Laura Belcher, Princeton University; Dr. Michael Kleiner, University of Göttingen; and Qesis Melaku Terefe, Virgin Mary Ethiopian Church, will present a lecture, co-sponsored by Princeton University's Council of the Humanities, the Department of Comparative Literature, the Department of African American Studies, the Program in African Studies, the Program in Medieval Studies, the Index on Christian Art, and the Princeton University Art Museum. 
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Evgeniia Lambrinaki, evgeniia@princeton.edu
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Mar. 13: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: Essential GIS tools for research
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: In this class, students will learn how to use GIS tools to calculate distances between two features, road, and river lengths within administrative units, the percentage of shared boundaries between two areas, extract information on polygon neighbors between two areas, and will explore many other analysis tools.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
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Mar. 14: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: Supervised Image Classification using ArcGIS Pro
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: ArcGIS Pro has many tools to classify satellite images and air photos into land use and land cover categories. This session will introduce the Raster Functions pane and the Image Classification Wizard and will work with Landsat images of New Jersey to conduct a supervised land use/land cover classification.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
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Mar. 22: Lewis Science Library Film Series: The Joy of Mathematics - Joy of Trigonometry, Joy of Imaginary Number i
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 228
Description: "This course of 24 half-hour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of mathematics, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers. Professor Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College is renowned for his feats of mental calculation performed before audiences at schools, theaters, museums, conferences, and other venues." - The Teaching Company LLC
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Mar. 25: "Making the Mimeograph Revolution: A Workshop with Anne Waldman"
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, C Floor, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Description: A discussion moderated by Associate Professor (Department of English) Joshua Kotin with critically acclaimed poet Anne Waldman.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Joshua Kotin, Associate Professor in the Department of English
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(Related event: Anne Waldman will present a poety reading at 5 p.m. on March 25 at Hinds Library, McCosh Hall.)

Mar. 27: Mendel Night at the Opera
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Woolworth Center, Mendel Music Library, Cone Seminar Room
Description: A streaming of the 2012 Glyndebourne production of W.A. Mozart's Marriage of Figaro.
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Sara Hagenbuch, Public Services and Outreach Coordinator at Mendel Music Library 
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Mar. 29: Lewis Science Library Film Series: The Joy of Mathematics - Joy of the Number e, Joy of Infinity
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 228
Description: "This course of 24 half-hour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of mathematics, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers. Professor Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College is renowned for his feats of mental calculation performed before audiences at schools, theaters, museums, conferences, and other venues." - The Teaching Company LLC
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Apr. 3: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: Using ModelBuilder in ArcGIS Pro
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: GIS users often want to run a process multiple times, changing the inputs, parameters, or summaries generated. ArcGIS Pro has many ways to help users automate processes. The exercises show users how to use graphic tools in ModelBuilder, how to run models iteratively, and how to extract arcpy commands for use in Python scripts.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
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Apr. 4: Keep the Damned Women Out: Lunch and Conversation with Nancy Weiss Malkiel
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Mudd Library, Harlan Room
Description: The Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, in partnership with the Women of Princeton Employee Resource Group, will host a luncheon conversation with Nancy Weiss Malkiel, author of "Keep the Damned Women Out: The Struggle for Coeducation." The event is part of a series in support of the library’s current exhibition, “Redefining Old Nassau: Women and the Shaping of Modern Princeton," on display through the end of this academic year. Please RSVP by March 29.
Audience: Open to the public
Contact: Mudd Library
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Apr. 4: Geographic Information Systems Workshop: Creating Web Mapping Applications using ArcGIS Story Map
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 225
Description: Interactive maps that run from a browser have become the default way to view geographic data. The exercises show users how to post geographic data to the University’s ArcGIS Enterprise portal, how to create web maps from different data sets, how to use symbology to make the web map accessible and clear, and how to share the web map as a web application.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian
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Apr. 5: Lewis Science Library Film Series: The Joy of Mathematics - Joy of Infinite Series, Joy of Different Calculus
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 228
Description: "This course of 24 half-hour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of mathematics, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers. Professor Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College is renowned for his feats of mental calculation performed before audiences at schools, theaters, museums, conferences, and other venues." - The Teaching Company LLC
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Apr. 11: Bibliographies made easy: Zotero, Mendeley, and LaTeX
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
Location: Engineering Library Room 203
Description: This one hour workshop will introduce Zotero and Mendeley as citation managers that can be used to easily create Bibtex files for use with LaTex. Approximately half of the session will be devoted to hands-on practice with Mendeley including setting up an account, importing citations from library databases and web pages, creating Bibtex files, and linking Mendeley to Overleaf. Basic LaTex knowledge is required.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Audrey Welber, Librarian for Teaching and Research Services
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Apr. 11: "She Came Anyway: Graduate Women and the Shaping of Modern Princeton," an exhibition panel and reception
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: The Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library will host a panel discussion, reception, and special exhibition to highlight the experiences of Princeton University's female graduate alumni and students. The event is part of a series in support of the library’s current exhibition, “Redefining Old Nassau: Women and the Shaping of Modern Princeton," on display through the end of this academic year.
Audience: Open to the public
Contact: Mudd Library
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Apr. 12: Lewis Science Library Film Series: The Joy of Mathematics - Joy of Approximating with Calculus, Joy of Integral Calculus
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 228
Description: "This course of 24 half-hour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of mathematics, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers. Professor Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College is renowned for his feats of mental calculation performed before audiences at schools, theaters, museums, conferences, and other venues." - The Teaching Company LLC
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Apr. 13: Citizen Science Day
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 228
Description: Help us break the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest citizen science project! Participate in a fun, online citizen science game and help capture data to advance Alzheimer's research. Lunch will be provided.
Audience: Open to the public
Contact: Meghan Testerman, Psychology & Neuroscience Librarian
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Apr. 17: Bibliographies made easy: Zotero, Mendeley, and LaTeX
Time: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. 
Location: Engineering Library Room 205
Description: This one hour workshop will introduce Zotero and Mendeley as citation managers that can be used to easily create Bibtex files for use with LaTex. Approximately half of the session will be devoted to hands-on practice with Mendeley including setting up an account, importing citations from library databases and web pages, creating Bibtex files, and linking Mendeley to Overleaf. Basic LaTex knowledge is required.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Audrey Welber, Librarian for Teaching and Research Services
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Apr. 19: Lewis Science Library Film Series: The Joy of Mathematics - Joy of Pascal's Triangle, Joy of Probability
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 228
Description: "This course of 24 half-hour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of mathematics, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers. Professor Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College is renowned for his feats of mental calculation performed before audiences at schools, theaters, museums, conferences, and other venues." - The Teaching Company LLC
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

Apr. 1 - July 31: Cotsen Children's Library exhibition - "Steadfast Toy Soldiers"
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday through Sunday
Location: Firestone Library, Lobby, Cotsen Children's Library
Description: An exhibition about war games in picture books.
Audience: Open to public
Contact: Cotsen Children's Library
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Apr. 26: Firestone Library renovation completion open house
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Description: Join us between any time 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to tour the newly renovated spaces in Firestone Library and learn more about the renovation project. Tours will run continuously and meet in the Firestone lobby; please remember to bring your Princeton University ID with you.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Stephanie Ramírez, Library Communications Specialist
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Apr. 26: Lewis Science Library Film Series: The Joy of Mathematics - Joy of Mathematical Games, Joy of Mathematical Magic
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library, 228
Description: "This course of 24 half-hour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of mathematics, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers. Professor Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College is renowned for his feats of mental calculation performed before audiences at schools, theaters, museums, conferences, and other venues." - The Teaching Company LLC
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
Contact: Louise Deis, Sci-Tech Reference & Biosciences Librarian

May 7: Study Break at Firestone Library
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library
Description: Snacks! Drinks! Activities! Throughout this Reading Period, stop by the libraries for a study break.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
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May 8: Study Break at Engineering Library
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Friend Center, Engineering Library
Description: Snacks! Drinks! Activities! Throughout this Reading Period, stop by the libraries for a study break.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
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May 9: Yoga in Firestone Library
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Firestone Library, 1st floor
Description: An all-levels yoga practice led by Princeton University's Yoga Ambassador, Tricia Adelman.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
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May 9: Study Break at Lewis Science Library
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis Science Library
Description: Snacks! Drinks! Activities! Throughout this Reading Period, stop by the libraries for a study break.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
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May 10: Study Break at Mendel Music Library
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Woolworth Center, Mendel Music Library
Description: Snacks! Drinks! Activities! Throughout this Reading Period, stop by the libraries for a study break.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
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May 13: Study Break at Mudd Manuscript Library
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Mudd Library
Description: Snacks! Drinks! Activities! Throughout this Reading Period, stop by the libraries for a study break.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
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May 13: Study Break at East Asian Library
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Frist Campus Center, East Asian Library
Description: Snacks! Drinks! Activities! Throughout this Reading Period, stop by the libraries for a study break.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
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May 14: Study Break at Architecture Library
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Architecture Building, Architecture Library
Description: Snacks! Drinks! Activities! Throughout this Reading Period, stop by the libraries for a study break.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
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May 15: Study Break at Stokes Library
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Wallace Hall, Stokes Library
Description: Snacks! Drinks! Activities! Throughout this Reading Period, stop by the libraries for a study break.
Audience: Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff
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