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SCAD Libraries Events: Upcoming

Sharpen your research and information skills with SCAD Libraries' workshops.

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Spring Workshops

  ► Virtual         Atlanta         Savannah  


Library Essentials: Resources and Skills for Success 

Virtual (Zoom Link): Friday, March 31st @ 11am-12pm EDT
In-Person (Atlanta, 1600 Peachtree, 4th floor): Thursday, March 30th @ 3pm-4pm EDT

Get an inside look at the myriad of resources and services available at SCAD Libraries. Attendees will learn how to successfully utilize all that SCAD Libraries has to offer throughout the quarter and beyond. 


Pop-Up Library: Inspired by Emily Giffin 

In-Person (Atlanta, The Hub): Tuesday, April 4th @ 12-2pm EDT

Get inspired by American author Emily Giffin's books and discover some of her favorites at this library pop-up event. Drop in to share books and authors to inspire the SCAD community.


Crafting Authentic Research Topics 

Virtual (Zoom Link): Thursday, April 6th @ 4-5pm EDT
In-Person (Savannah, Jen Library 328): Thursday, April 6th @ 4-5pm EDT

Discover how to develop authentic research ideas with personalized learning concepts. Participants will experiment with developing strong, compelling topics that relate to their passions and real-world experiences.


Research, Write, Rewrite: Crafting Excellent Essays from Brainstorming to Revision 

Virtual (Zoom Link): Tuesday, April 11th @ 2-3pm EDT

This workshop provides students of any year or program the opportunity to discuss and review their research topics, questions, or drafts. From early stages to final touches, SCAD Libraries and the Writers’ Studio can help.


Artists’ Books and Beyond 

In-Person (SCAD Library, Atlanta, 413): April 13th @ 1-2pm EDT

SCAD Library Atlanta Special Collections has something for everyone. Get to know the precious items in the collection, including rare books, artists' books, prints, zines, facsimiles and more. Items from Special Collections will be displayed for interaction, observation, interpretation, and inspiration.


Industry Research Strategies: LinkedIn and SCAD Libraries 

Virtual (Zoom Link): Friday, April 14th @ 11-12pm EDT
Virtual (Zoom Link): Friday, May 5th @ 4-5pm EDT

Learn how to use LinkedIn and SCAD Libraries' powerful research databases to identify and connect with companies and professionals in any industry. During this session, participants will develop important research strategies for creating a professional roadmap and discovering opportunities in their field.


Graduate Research and Writing: What is the Research Process? 

Virtual (Zoom Link): Wednesday, April 19th @ 3-4:30pm EDT
In-Person (Savannah, Jen Library 328): Wednesday, April 19th @ 3-4:30 PM EDT

Navigate the beginnings of the thesis research cycle with SCAD Libraries and the Writers' Studio. Attendees will learn how to problem solve, select research methods, and utilize different tools to assist in the research process.


Research Roundtable: Focus on Fashion 

Virtual (Zoom Link): Friday, April 21st @ 11am-12pm EDT

Join SCAD Librarians in a discussion with SCAD School of Fashion faculty members Gina Kwok-Tischler and Denis Antoine on the latest trends, resources, and research in both design and fashion management.


Database Discovery Series: AdForum 

Virtual (Zoom Link): Wednesday, April 26th @ 3-4pm EDT

Join an expert company representative from AdForum to discover what makes this platform a key industry publication and resource for advertising and beyond. Participants will learn techniques, tricks, and tools for leveraging this resource and will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session following the presentation.


Research x Entrepreneurship 

Virtual (Zoom Link): Wednesday, May 3rd @ 4-5pm EDT

Jump into the world of entrepreneurship with SCAD Libraries. Participants will be introduced to SCAD Libraries resources that can be leveraged while building a company from idea to implementation.


History of the Book 

In-Person (Savannah, Jen Library 304): Friday, May 5th @ 1-2pm EDT

Delve into the history and nature of book forms from ancient Egypt to the present. This session will explore various book types in Jen Library Archives and Special Collections including rare books, manuscript facsimiles, and artists’ books that inspire.


Collage: Creation and Copyright 

In-Person (Savannah, Jen Library 328): Friday, May 12th @ 10-11:30am EDT

Explore artists’ books and other special collections items that utilize collage with Illustration professor Megan Berkheiser. Participants will have the opportunity to create their own collages while discussing fair use and the creative process. Supplies are provided, and participants are encouraged to bring any additional materials they’d like to work with. RSVP


Artists’ Book Competition 

In-Person (Atlanta, 1600 Peachtree, Floor 3, Building A, 317 and 319): Friday, May 12th

Interact with artists’ book submissions from the 2023 Artists’ Book Competition and vote for a book to win the viewers’ choice award. A panel of faculty artists, a guest juror, and past student winners will share their creative experiences. Click here for submission guidelines and more information about the event.