SCADNow Faculty Workshop
Wednesday, December 1, 10 AM EST (Zoom Link)
This workshop will explore ways SCAD Libraries can support faculty transitioning to SCADNow. The session will focus on the range and scope of resources and services offered through SCAD Libraries and details and opportunities to work with the Global Librarian, in support of the university transition from SCAD eLearning to SCADNow course delivery.
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To view past workshops about special collections, research skills, and databases, click Recorded Workshops in the yellow navigation tabs above.
Winter Quarter Workshops
Virtual Library Tours
Friday, January 7, 11 AM EST (Zoom)
Sunday, January 9, 7 PM EST (Zoom)
Friday, January 14, 3 PM EST (Zoom)
Get an inside look at all that SCAD Libraries have to offer. Join the library staff to uncover the myriad of resources and services available for students throughout the winter quarter and beyond.
“All about…” is a series that will provide students with brief demonstrations of library resources and research skills. Library staff will cover how students can leverage the many resources offered by the library during their SCAD career and beyond. Q&A sessions will be held following each presentation.
Database Discovery Series
Throughout the winter quarter SCAD Libraries will offer a series of workshops on using library databases. Each session will feature expert company representatives showcasing search techniques and highlighting tips, tricks, and tools for using these amazing resources. Q&A sessions will be held following each of the presentations.
Faculty members may also hold screenings with their classes to view encore recordings of past workshops, which can be found at https://scad.libguides.com/workshops/recordings
Thesis Writing and Research Information Session
Tuesday, January 25, 10:30 AM EST (Zoom)
Join staff from Graduate Advising, SCAD Libraries, and The Writers' Studio to learn more about thesis planning and the valuable resources and services available to assist students through the advisement, research, and writing process.
Research, Write, Rewrite: Crafting Excellent Essays from Brainstorming to Revision
Thursday, February 24, 10:30 AM EST (Zoom)
This workshop, co-led by the SCAD Library and the Writers’ Studio provides students of any year or program the opportunity to discuss and review their quarterly research projects. Students will gain skills and support at any stage of the research and essay writing process.
Leveraging Keywords for Inclusive Research
Friday, March 4, 11 AM EST (Zoom)
This workshop will highlight the history of library subject headings and keyword searching. Attendees will learn how to expand their search and discovery skills while deepening their understanding of how inclusive language informs using keywords effectively to broaden research and resource gathering.
SCAD Library Open House
Friday, January 14, 2-3 PM EST
SCAD Library, Atlanta
Drop by the SCAD Library to learn about the full range of library resources and services offered to enhance research and creative projects! Library staff will be on hand to suggest print and electronic resources related to all SCAD majors and show students how to take full advantage of the many student-focused services the library offers.
“In the Fold” Faculty Book Arts Show
SCAD Library, Atlanta
Drop by to see the book arts work of SCAD Atlanta Faculty and hear about the inspiration behind their creations. The wide range of attitudes reflects the breadth and depth of the artist/educators of SCAD Atlanta.
Manuscript Mash-Up: Exploring the History of the Book through Manuscript and Contemporary Artist Book Creation
Friday, January 14, 11 AM EST
Jen Library, Pei Ling Chan Reading Room (3rd floor)
What does a medieval codex have to do with a contemporary artist book? Join Archives and Special Collections Librarian Sauda Mitchell, and Professor of Medieval Art History Katherine Rush as they illuminate the connections between some of the earliest and most recent book forms. By exploring highlights from the Jen Library's collection of manuscript facsimiles and contemporary artists' books, attendees will consider the history of the book as a visual and textual object of material culture. The workshop will culminate in a hands-on exploration of Uncial script calligraphy and accordion folding techniques.