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Email Management
November 20, 2014, 10:00 - 11:30am

Email Management

This session provides methods and practical tips for how to better organize and manage your email accounts. It includes instructions for how to determine what messages need to be kept and how to properly archive email for long term storage and access. Session will also provide simple to follow "e-mail rules" which will help protect you and the university from potential problems.

How Do I Find This Reference? (Research Toolkit Series)
November 20, 2014, 3:30 - 4:30pm

How Do I Find This Reference? (Research Toolkit Series)

Do you feel a little confused when you are handed a reference or citation and expected to find the information source? Gain the skills that allow you to decipher a reference and then find the source. Feel like a detective who understands the code!

Holiday Memories (Friends of the Libraries Series)
December 6, 2014, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Holiday Memories (Friends of the Libraries Series)

Do you have a favorite holiday memory you want to pass on to future generations of your family and friends? Using Zoom Handy Recorders provided by the Friends of the Libraries, workshop participants will create, edit and share audio recordings as they preserve family history. Participants are encouraged to write-out their memories prior to the workshop.

Registration and advance payment required. Your registration fee of $15 includes workshop materials as well as refreshments. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Libraries. Register now, space is limited!

Are you a current Friends of the Libraries member? You may be eligible for one or more free workshop registrations. Call (937) 775-2380 to schedule your free workshop. Consider joining the Friends of the Libraries.

Friends of the Libraries Workshop Series (December - March)
December 6, 2014, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Friends of the Libraries Workshop Series (December - March)

Join the WSU Libraries to learn from experts in genealogy, photo preservation & digitization, online storage platforms, and mobile devices. Participants will receive individualized instruction and take home items and information helpful toward continuing projects at home. No previous experience in genealogy, scanning or multimedia is necessary. Our goal is to help you to get started on projects for you and your family that can be continued at home.

Every workshop is 10:30am - 12:30pm in the WSU Paul Laurence Dunbar Library. Please note that workshop participants are asked to bring materials for the December and January workshops.

  • Holiday Memories - December 6, 2014; Room 315
    Participants are encouraged to write-out their memories prior to the workshop.
  • Picture This! - January 17, 2015; Room 241/242
    Please bring copies of print photos with you to the event for a scanning/editing demonstration.
  • Bursting the Cloud: Organizing, Sharing and Storing Digital and Print Files - March 14, 2015; Room 315
  • Mobile Mania: How to Use Your Mobile Devices - March 14, 2015; Room 315
    Bring your device and questions as we teach you quick tips and tricks and share our favorite free apps.

Register once for all four workshops at a cost is $60. Seating is limited. Advanced registration is required.

Are you a current Friends of the Libraries member? You may be eligible for one or more free workshop registrations. Call (937) 775-2380 to schedule your free workshop. Consider joining the Friends of the Libraries.

Email Management
December 11, 2014, 10:00 - 11:30am

Email Management

This session provides methods and practical tips for how to better organize and manage your email accounts. It includes instructions for how to determine what messages need to be kept and how to properly archive email for long term storage and access. Session will also provide simple to follow "e-mail rules" which will help protect you and the university from potential problems.

Book Club: Be Safe I Love You by Cara Hoffman (Off Campus)
January 8, 2015, 5:30pm

Book Club: Be Safe I Love You by Cara Hoffman (Off Campus)

Join us as we talk about a book that the BBC calls "a fierce and nuanced tribute to women warriors." Come discuss this book with the Wright State community at Winan's Fine Chocolates and Coffee at 3510 Pentagon Park Blvd.

About the book: A classically trained singer returns home from a tour of duty in Iraq to find that her family’s and friends’ lives have continued without her. In fact, things have improved for her family since she’s been gone. It’s clear, though, that all is not well with Lauren in her return to civilian life. This novel confronts the internal struggles and the war that continues for the soldier long after returning home.

For more information or to join the discussion online, check out the Unwin(e)d blog. Contact Mandy Shannon with any questions.

Picture This! (Friends of the Libraries Series)
January 17, 2015, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Picture This! (Friends of the Libraries Series)

From scanning print photos to editing digital photos, this workshop explores digital camera basics, free and paid software for photo editing, and gives tips on long-term photo storage. Please bring copies of print photos with you to the event for a scanning/editing demonstration.

Registration and advance payment required. Your registration fee of $15 includes workshop materials as well as refreshments. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Libraries. Register now, space is limited!

Are you a current Friends of the Libraries member? You may be eligible for one or more free workshop registrations. Call (937) 775-2380 to schedule your free workshop. Consider joining the Friends of the Libraries.

Book Club: Be Safe I Love You by Cara Hoffman (On Campus)
January 20, 2015, 12:00pm

Book Club: Be Safe I Love You by Cara Hoffman (On Campus)

Join us as we talk about a book that the BBC calls "a fierce and nuanced tribute to women warriors." Come discuss this book with the Wright State community at a brown bag lunch at Dunbar Library.

About the book: A classically trained singer returns home from a tour of duty in Iraq to find that her family’s and friends’ lives have continued without her. In fact, things have improved for her family since she’s been gone. It’s clear, though, that all is not well with Lauren in her return to civilian life. This novel confronts the internal struggles and the war that continues for the soldier long after returning home.

For more information or to join the discussion online, check out the Unwin(e)d blog. Contact Mandy Shannon with any questions.

Bursting the Cloud: Organizing, Sharing and Storing Digital and Print Files (Friends of the Libraries Series)
February 21, 2015, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Bursting the Cloud: Organizing, Sharing and Storing Digital and Print Files (Friends of the Libraries Series)

Do you have desk drawers at home you’re afraid to open? No fear, our librarians and archivists are here! Learn how to organize and store your print and digital files. What is the “cloud” anyway? What are Google Docs, Google Drive? Discuss and explore online storage platforms.

Registration and advance payment required. Your registration fee of $15 includes workshop materials as well as refreshments. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Libraries. Register now, space is limited!

Are you a current Friends of the Libraries member? You may be eligible for one or more free workshop registrations. Call (937) 775-2380 to schedule your free workshop. Consider joining the Friends of the Libraries.

Book Club: Long Division by Kiese Laymon (Off Campus)
March 5, 2015, 5:30pm

Book Club: Long Division by Kiese Laymon (Off Campus)

Join us as we talk about a book that "take[s] relish in skewering the disingenuous masquerade of institutional racism," according to Publisher's Weekly. Come discuss this book with the Wright State community at Winan's Fine Chocolates and Coffee at 3510 Pentagon Park Blvd.

About the book: An African-American teenaged boy in Mississippi is given a book in which the main character appears to be a 1985 version of himself who can travel through time to the present day to steal a laptop and cell phone and back to 1964 to help protect another time traveler from the Klan. This complex narrative is a interwoven tale of racism, history, and the mysterious forces of identity.

For more information or to join the discussion online, check out the Unwin(e)d blog. Contact Mandy Shannon with any questions.

Mobile Mania: How to Use Your Mobile Devices (Friends of the Libraries Series)
March 14, 2015, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Mobile Mania: How to Use Your Mobile Devices (Friends of the Libraries Series)

Overwhelmed by new gadgets? We’re here to help! Register to for this Friends of the Libraries workshop and learn from a team of library staff experts how to use your iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows devices and eReaders. Bring your device and questions as we teach you quick tips and tricks and share our favorite free apps.

Registration and advance payment required. Your registration fee of $15 includes workshop materials as well as refreshments. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Libraries. Register now, space is limited!

Are you a current Friends of the Libraries member? You may be eligible for one or more free workshop registrations. Call (937) 775-2380 to schedule your free workshop. Consider joining the Friends of the Libraries.

Book Club: Long Division by Kiese Laymon (On Campus)
March 17, 2015, 12:00pm

Book Club: Long Division by Kiese Laymon (On Campus)

Join us as we talk about a book that "take[s] relish in skewering the disingenuous masquerade of institutional racism," according to Publisher's Weekly. Come discuss this book with the Wright State community at a brown bag lunch at Dunbar Library.

About the book: An African-American teenaged boy in Mississippi is given a book in which the main character appears to be a 1985 version of himself who can travel through time to the present day to steal a laptop and cell phone and back to 1964 to help protect another time traveler from the Klan. This complex narrative is a interwoven tale of racism, history, and the mysterious forces of identity.

For more information or to join the discussion online, check out the Unwin(e)d blog. Contact Mandy Shannon with any questions.

Email Management
November 20, 2014, 10:00 - 11:30am

Email Management

This session provides methods and practical tips for how to better organize and manage your email accounts. It includes instructions for how to determine what messages need to be kept and how to properly archive email for long term storage and access. Session will also provide simple to follow "e-mail rules" which will help protect you and the university from potential problems.

How Do I Find This Reference? (Research Toolkit Series)
November 20, 2014, 3:30 - 4:30pm

How Do I Find This Reference? (Research Toolkit Series)

Do you feel a little confused when you are handed a reference or citation and expected to find the information source? Gain the skills that allow you to decipher a reference and then find the source. Feel like a detective who understands the code!

Holiday Memories (Friends of the Libraries Series)
December 6, 2014, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Holiday Memories (Friends of the Libraries Series)

Do you have a favorite holiday memory you want to pass on to future generations of your family and friends? Using Zoom Handy Recorders provided by the Friends of the Libraries, workshop participants will create, edit and share audio recordings as they preserve family history. Participants are encouraged to write-out their memories prior to the workshop.

Registration and advance payment required. Your registration fee of $15 includes workshop materials as well as refreshments. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Libraries. Register now, space is limited!

Are you a current Friends of the Libraries member? You may be eligible for one or more free workshop registrations. Call (937) 775-2380 to schedule your free workshop. Consider joining the Friends of the Libraries.

Friends of the Libraries Workshop Series (December - March)
December 6, 2014, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Friends of the Libraries Workshop Series (December - March)

Join the WSU Libraries to learn from experts in genealogy, photo preservation & digitization, online storage platforms, and mobile devices. Participants will receive individualized instruction and take home items and information helpful toward continuing projects at home. No previous experience in genealogy, scanning or multimedia is necessary. Our goal is to help you to get started on projects for you and your family that can be continued at home.

Every workshop is 10:30am - 12:30pm in the WSU Paul Laurence Dunbar Library. Please note that workshop participants are asked to bring materials for the December and January workshops.

  • Holiday Memories - December 6, 2014; Room 315
    Participants are encouraged to write-out their memories prior to the workshop.
  • Picture This! - January 17, 2015; Room 241/242
    Please bring copies of print photos with you to the event for a scanning/editing demonstration.
  • Bursting the Cloud: Organizing, Sharing and Storing Digital and Print Files - March 14, 2015; Room 315
  • Mobile Mania: How to Use Your Mobile Devices - March 14, 2015; Room 315
    Bring your device and questions as we teach you quick tips and tricks and share our favorite free apps.

Register once for all four workshops at a cost is $60. Seating is limited. Advanced registration is required.

Are you a current Friends of the Libraries member? You may be eligible for one or more free workshop registrations. Call (937) 775-2380 to schedule your free workshop. Consider joining the Friends of the Libraries.

Email Management
December 11, 2014, 10:00 - 11:30am

Email Management

This session provides methods and practical tips for how to better organize and manage your email accounts. It includes instructions for how to determine what messages need to be kept and how to properly archive email for long term storage and access. Session will also provide simple to follow "e-mail rules" which will help protect you and the university from potential problems.

Book Club: Be Safe I Love You by Cara Hoffman (Off Campus)
January 8, 2015, 5:30pm

Book Club: Be Safe I Love You by Cara Hoffman (Off Campus)

Join us as we talk about a book that the BBC calls "a fierce and nuanced tribute to women warriors." Come discuss this book with the Wright State community at Winan's Fine Chocolates and Coffee at 3510 Pentagon Park Blvd.

About the book: A classically trained singer returns home from a tour of duty in Iraq to find that her family’s and friends’ lives have continued without her. In fact, things have improved for her family since she’s been gone. It’s clear, though, that all is not well with Lauren in her return to civilian life. This novel confronts the internal struggles and the war that continues for the soldier long after returning home.

For more information or to join the discussion online, check out the Unwin(e)d blog. Contact Mandy Shannon with any questions.

Picture This! (Friends of the Libraries Series)
January 17, 2015, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Picture This! (Friends of the Libraries Series)

From scanning print photos to editing digital photos, this workshop explores digital camera basics, free and paid software for photo editing, and gives tips on long-term photo storage. Please bring copies of print photos with you to the event for a scanning/editing demonstration.

Registration and advance payment required. Your registration fee of $15 includes workshop materials as well as refreshments. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Libraries. Register now, space is limited!

Are you a current Friends of the Libraries member? You may be eligible for one or more free workshop registrations. Call (937) 775-2380 to schedule your free workshop. Consider joining the Friends of the Libraries.

Book Club: Be Safe I Love You by Cara Hoffman (On Campus)
January 20, 2015, 12:00pm

Book Club: Be Safe I Love You by Cara Hoffman (On Campus)

Join us as we talk about a book that the BBC calls "a fierce and nuanced tribute to women warriors." Come discuss this book with the Wright State community at a brown bag lunch at Dunbar Library.

About the book: A classically trained singer returns home from a tour of duty in Iraq to find that her family’s and friends’ lives have continued without her. In fact, things have improved for her family since she’s been gone. It’s clear, though, that all is not well with Lauren in her return to civilian life. This novel confronts the internal struggles and the war that continues for the soldier long after returning home.

For more information or to join the discussion online, check out the Unwin(e)d blog. Contact Mandy Shannon with any questions.

Bursting the Cloud: Organizing, Sharing and Storing Digital and Print Files (Friends of the Libraries Series)
February 21, 2015, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Bursting the Cloud: Organizing, Sharing and Storing Digital and Print Files (Friends of the Libraries Series)

Do you have desk drawers at home you’re afraid to open? No fear, our librarians and archivists are here! Learn how to organize and store your print and digital files. What is the “cloud” anyway? What are Google Docs, Google Drive? Discuss and explore online storage platforms.

Registration and advance payment required. Your registration fee of $15 includes workshop materials as well as refreshments. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Libraries. Register now, space is limited!

Are you a current Friends of the Libraries member? You may be eligible for one or more free workshop registrations. Call (937) 775-2380 to schedule your free workshop. Consider joining the Friends of the Libraries.

Book Club: Long Division by Kiese Laymon (Off Campus)
March 5, 2015, 5:30pm

Book Club: Long Division by Kiese Laymon (Off Campus)

Join us as we talk about a book that "take[s] relish in skewering the disingenuous masquerade of institutional racism," according to Publisher's Weekly. Come discuss this book with the Wright State community at Winan's Fine Chocolates and Coffee at 3510 Pentagon Park Blvd.

About the book: An African-American teenaged boy in Mississippi is given a book in which the main character appears to be a 1985 version of himself who can travel through time to the present day to steal a laptop and cell phone and back to 1964 to help protect another time traveler from the Klan. This complex narrative is a interwoven tale of racism, history, and the mysterious forces of identity.

For more information or to join the discussion online, check out the Unwin(e)d blog. Contact Mandy Shannon with any questions.

Mobile Mania: How to Use Your Mobile Devices (Friends of the Libraries Series)
March 14, 2015, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Mobile Mania: How to Use Your Mobile Devices (Friends of the Libraries Series)

Overwhelmed by new gadgets? We’re here to help! Register to for this Friends of the Libraries workshop and learn from a team of library staff experts how to use your iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows devices and eReaders. Bring your device and questions as we teach you quick tips and tricks and share our favorite free apps.

Registration and advance payment required. Your registration fee of $15 includes workshop materials as well as refreshments. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Libraries. Register now, space is limited!

Are you a current Friends of the Libraries member? You may be eligible for one or more free workshop registrations. Call (937) 775-2380 to schedule your free workshop. Consider joining the Friends of the Libraries.

Book Club: Long Division by Kiese Laymon (On Campus)
March 17, 2015, 12:00pm

Book Club: Long Division by Kiese Laymon (On Campus)

Join us as we talk about a book that "take[s] relish in skewering the disingenuous masquerade of institutional racism," according to Publisher's Weekly. Come discuss this book with the Wright State community at a brown bag lunch at Dunbar Library.

About the book: An African-American teenaged boy in Mississippi is given a book in which the main character appears to be a 1985 version of himself who can travel through time to the present day to steal a laptop and cell phone and back to 1964 to help protect another time traveler from the Klan. This complex narrative is a interwoven tale of racism, history, and the mysterious forces of identity.

For more information or to join the discussion online, check out the Unwin(e)d blog. Contact Mandy Shannon with any questions.

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