Past Events

Friday April 6
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Understanding geospatial data is key to unlocking the potential of GIS technologies, which are increasingly used in research across all disciplines. Event Details

Tuesday Feb. 20
2 to 3 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Are you curious about what exactly fair use is? Have you ever wondered if you can use images in your PowerPoint presentations? Are you unsure of whether free videos on YouTube are copyrighted? Do you have questions about what types of articles you can provide to your students? Join us to hear about these issues and get answers to your own questions. Event Details

Thursday March 1
1 to 2 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

The Graduate School distributes a set of thesis and dissertation templates in Microsoft Word for Apple and Windows computers, which will help you format your paper according to current requirements. Event Details

Wednesday Feb. 28
5 to 6:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

The UT Science Communication Interest Group presents Research Speed-Dating. Using a “speed-dating” format, this professional development event will hone your ability to explain your research to laypersons. Event Details

Saturday Feb. 17
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Join Hemispheres for "Visualizing Time and Space: An Introduction to Story Mapping for Social Studies," a workshop for K-16 educators in social studies. Event Details

Tuesday March 20
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4 to 6 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Why is it important to know the rules of copyright when using images, altering literary text, or photographing art pieces? What can be used and reused? Join us for a lively panel discussion about the creative reuse of artistic and scholarly content which will be followed by a book binding workshop. Event Details

Friday March 2
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8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library | Benson Latin American Collection

Come examine the Spanish colonial legacy preserved at UT Libraries’ distinctive collections—the Alexander Architectural Archive and the Benson Latin American Collection—through various digital scholarship tools. Event Details

Tuesday March 6
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Noon to 4 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Passionate about representation? Use your research skills to fill in gaps in the wiki-sphere! Join us for Queering the Record, a research event to gather sources on LGBTQIA+ related issues. Event Details

Tuesday Feb. 27
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11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

The University of Texas Libraries is creating a plan for expanding the PCL Scholars Commons and we’re hosting a design charrette just for graduate students. Event Details

Friday May 11
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9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) is a set of shared application programming interface (API) specifications for interoperable functionality in digital image repositories. This workshop will provide a clear and thorough understanding of what IIIF is, how it works, and how it can be applied to enhance image access and resource sharing. Event Details