Library Calendar


Monday, September 18, 2023

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

    • 10:00 - 10:50 am
    • Main Library 314

    Looking for a new way to conduct your library research? Tired of getting zero results in your database searches? This workshop will break down how the professionals identify resources, and search for articles, books, and other scholarly works.

    • 2:00 - 2:50 pm

    Are you having trouble organizing all of your sources but don’t know where to start? A citation manager can help you store your files, create citations, and insert formatted citations into papers.

    • 3:00 - 3:50 pm
    • Main Library 220

    You've asked an AI generator to create a cat portrait in the style of Picasso, now what? Although sampling the work of others has been a natural part of image creation since humans have communicated through art, new AI tools have complicated that conversation.

    • 7:00 - 9:00 pm
    • Activities & Recreation Center 2nd floor

    Join Res Hall Libraries and the ARC for a night of board games, card games, video games, pizza, and snacks! We've got it all, the only thing missing is you! See you there!

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

    • 11:00 - 11:50 am

    New to the university? Need a refresher on using the library? This hands-on workshop will introduce you to library resources and services. After this workshop, you’ll be able to navigate the library website with confidence to access print and electronic materials. Come with questions if you have them!

Thursday, September 21, 2023

    • 1:00 - 1:50 pm
    • Main Library 314

    This workshop will elaborate on the difference between searching in Google Scholar and academic databases, demonstrate how to use Google Scholar’s Advanced Search, explain how to connect your library access to Google Scholar, and cover some of the other more sophisticated features Google Scholar offers to support your research.

  • 33rd Mortenson Distinguished Lecture
    • 3:30 - 5:00 pm
    • iHotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. 1st St., Champaign, IL. Room: Heritage Halll 2

    Join us for the 33rd Annual Mortenson Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Ricardo L. Punzalan. His lecture on “Reciprocity, Reparative Actions, and Decolonial Work” explores the case of “decolonizing” U.S. Philippine materials to transform our digital work to enact reparative actions that connect collections with communities that have been long separated by colonization.

    • 6:30 - 8:30 pm
    • ISR: 50A/B

    Join Res Hall Libraries and the Honors LLC for a night of escape rooms! Look for clues and solve puzzles to get yourself and your team out. There will be snacks for all and incentives for our winners! Think you can escape the room? Put yourself to the test!