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Workshops and special events are offered at various SCAD Libraries locations and online:

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Atlanta Workshops and Events at the ACA Library

Winter 2020

January 15 // Library Pop-Up: Celebrate 2020
Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., HUB

  • Ring in the New Year with the Library Student Advisory Board's pop-up in the HUB. Peruse a selection of books and films celebrating the diversity of the city and the season. Staff and students from the ACA Library will be on hand to check out materials and answer questions.

 

February 14 // Valentine's Day Friday Finds & Pop Up Card Workshop
Friday, 1:00-2:00 p.m., ACA Library

  • Browse a selection of special and unusual pop-up books. Learn about origami, paper engineering, and make your own pop-up card. Librarians will be on hand to inspire! 

 

February 21 // Source & Cite Like a Pro: Resource and Citation Review (with the Writer’s Studio)
Friday, 12:00-2:00 p.m., ACA Library, room 413

  • Don’t let your resources and bibliography slip through the cracks! The ACA Library and Academic Resource network have teamed up to help you navigate choosing the best resources and citing them properly.

 

March 3 // Research, Write, Rewrite: Crafting Excellent Essays from Brainstorming to Revision (with the Writer’s Studio)
Tuesday, 2:00-3:00 p.m., ACA Library, room 413

  • This workshop, co-led by the ACA Library and the Writers’ Studio, provides students of any year or program the opportunity to discuss and review their quarterly research projects. Whether you’re just getting started or putting the final touches on your essay, we can help!

 

 

 

Email: ref_atl@scad.edu for more information

Hong Kong Workshops and Events at the Hong Kong Library

Workshops and events TBA

Savannah Extended Learning Opportunity Workshops and Events

Fall 2019 

September 8th, October 13th, November 3rd // Second Sundays: Jen Library Tours
Sunday, 1:00 pm-1:30 pm and 5:00-5:30 pm, Jen Library Front Desk

  • Explore the Jen Library spaces, and resources with this guided tour, and get to know your library like never before!

 

September 13th & 20th // FYE Workshop
Friday, 2:00 pm, Jen Library, Room 100

  • Attend this workshop to learn how the library can enhance your college experience and serve as an important resource during college. This event can be used for exploreSCAD Blog Posts for your FYE Course.

 

September 27th // Join the Conversation: Literature Reviews and Research Questions
Friday, 3:00 pm, Jen Library, Room 100

  • Please join Writers’ Studio consultant Jennifer Johnson and research librarian Patricia Gimenez for a workshop on Literature Reviews and the Academic Conversation. This workshop will cover how a literature review is different than an annotated bibliography. We will also discuss the best way to approach and read academic articles, how to establish and articulate your early ideas, and how to ask critical research questions to help you pursue your projects.

 

October 4th // Post-truth Pictures
Friday, 3:00 pm, Jen Library, Room 108

  • Learn how a reproduction can misrepresent the original image source, and explore the digital collections to create animated GIFs to illustrate your own alternative narrative. Attendees should have basic working knowledge of Photoshop. (RSVP to Robin Miller: rjmiller at scad.edu)

 

October 18th // Creative Copyright: Finding and Using Images for Your Projects
Friday, 11:00 am-12:00 pm, Jen Library, Room 100

  • Learn the basics of copyright law and fair use, and why it matters to creators. This workshop will discuss copyright myths, the areas of art and design that are covered (or not) by copyright, and how to seek free or inexpensive resources for your class projects or in your professional career. (RSVP to Patricia Gimenez: pgimenez at scad.edu)

 

October 18th // Roll and Play @ Jen
Friday, 2:00 pm-6:00 pm, Jen Library, Room 100 and 118

  • The Jen Library welcomes gamers of all levels to join us in an afternoon of tabletop RPG gaming. Immerse yourself in an RPG with friends, attend workshops on character creation and world building led by Writers’ Studio consultant Carrie Nelson and research librarian Katy Parker, and even try your hand at becoming a game master. (For more information email Katy Parker: kparker at scad.edu)

 

Email ref@scad.edu for more information


Jen Library F.Y.E. Activity Sheet:

Savannah first year students: visit the Jen Library front desk to complete a 10-15 minute, self-guided activity sheet that will introduce you to the library's information resources, spaces and services. Then, share on Instagram how #scadlibrariesinspire you, to earn a bonus prize. This activity can be used for exploreSCAD Blog Posts for your FYE Course. 

Online Workshops

Fall 2019

September 25th // Webinar Wednesdays: Source Seekers
Wednesday, 8:30 pm, Online

  • Find inspiration online with the Jen Library. Where to search, how to find things, and what to do when you’re stuck and can't find your muse. (RSVP to Jen Ditkoff:  jditkoff at scad.edu)

 

October 16th // Webinar Wednesdays: Inspiration Seekers
Wednesday, 8:30 pm, Online

  • Ready yourself with some quick reads and tips on getting creative, staying focused, and learning how to work like a professional from this 45 minute interactive webinar. (RSVP to Jen Ditkoff:  jditkoff at scad.edu)

 

November 6th // Webinar Wednesdays: Job Seekers
Wednesday, 8:30 pm, Online

  • Find information about a company, get contacts in your field, and start searching for the job of your dreams during this 45 minute interactive webinar. (RSVP to Jen Ditkoff:  jditkoff at scad.edu)