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December 7, 2015

Cocoa & Candy Canes!

Monday, December 7, 7:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor (while supplies last)

Take a break from studying to enjoy some free cocoa and candy canes, courtesy of your favorite library peeps!

December 1, 2015

Citing Sources Drop-In Help - Open Workshop

Tuesday, December 1, 4:00pm - 6:00pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

Need help with your MLA, APA, Chicago, or Turabian citations? Drop-in for help!

November 30, 2015

Window Graffiti: The Sequel 

Monday, November 30, 10:00am - 2:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor, South side windows

Y'all had so much fun writing on the library windows during Homecoming we decided to give y'all another shot.  Come get your draw on and de-stress before finals!

November 20, 2015

Operating 3D Printers - MakerBot 2 & 2X Hardware

Friday, November 20, 9:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

This session is part of a series of 3D Printing workshops being offered this fall (October & November, 2015). These workshops are open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff, but advance registration is required due to limited space.  To reserve your spot, please contact John Barksdale, Skylab Manager, at jbarksdale@uwf.edu.  

Series Workshops:
- Intro to Desktop 3D Printing: October 1 & November 6, 9:00am
- Intro to SolidWorks 3D CAD Design: October 8 November 13, 9:00am
- Operating 3D Printers - MakerBot 2 & 2X Hardware: October 15 November 20, 9:00am

November 18, 2015

How to Use Library Resources - OUR Scholars Workshop

Wednesday, November 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

Ever wondered if the library can help with your research? Need scholarly articles but don’t know where to begin? The Office of Undergraduate Research is hosting an informational session to show students how to get the most out of the library! Topics covered will include how to find scholarly articles, equipment available for checkout, citation management resources, and more! Workshops are available for any student, regardless of research experience.

November 13, 2015

Introduction to SolidWorks 3D CAD Design

Friday, November 13, 9:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

This session is part of a series of 3D Printing workshops being offered this fall (October & November, 2015).  These workshops are open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff, but advance registration is required due to limited space.  To reserve your spot, please contact John Barksdale, Skylab Manager, at jbarksdale@uwf.edu.  

Series Workshops:
- Intro to Desktop 3D Printing: October 1 & November 6, 9:00am
- Intro to SolidWorks 3D CAD Design: October 8 November 13, 9:00am
- Operating 3D Printers - MakerBot 2 & 2X Hardware: October 15 November 20, 9:00am

November 6, 2015

Intro to Desktop 3D Printing

Friday, November 6, 9:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

This session is part of a series of 3D Printing workshops being offered this fall (October & November, 2015). These workshops are open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff, but advance registration is required due to limited space.  To reserve your spot, please contact John Barksdale, Skylab Manager, at jbarksdale@uwf.edu.  

Series Workshops:
- Intro to Desktop 3D Printing: October 1 & November 6, 9:00am
- Intro to SolidWorks 3D CAD Design: October 8 November 13, 9:00am
- Operating 3D Printers - MakerBot 2 & 2X Hardware: October 15 November 20, 9:00am

November 4, 2015

Candy Night!

Wednesday, November 4, 7:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor  

Take a break from studying to enjoy some free candy, courtesy of your favorite library peeps!

**while supplies last!

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Library Book Sale

Wednesday, October 21, 8:00am - 2:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, outside corner by Cannon Green

Come find some great deals on "pre-owned" and "gently used" books.  Plus, free popcorn!
In the case of inclement weather, the sale will be held indoors on the 1st floor.

**this event is brought to you as part of UWF Homecoming 2015

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Donut Break!
Update: shout out to the UWF Argonettes Dance Club for the surprise Flash Mob :)

Tuesday, October 20, 12:30pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor

Nothing says Homecoming like free donuts!  Stop by for a donut (while supplies last, cuz they'll be gone in a flash!), courtesy of your favorite library peeps!

**this event is brought to you as part of UWF Homecoming 2015

Monday, October 19, 2015

Window Graffiti 

Monday, October 19, 10:00am - 2:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor, North side windows

Express your Argo pride by writing/drawing on a window of JCPL!

**this event is brought to you as part of UWF Homecoming 2015

October 15, 2015

Operating 3D Printers - MakerBot 2 & 2X Hardware

Thursday, October 15, 9:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

This session is part of a series of 3D Printing workshops being offered this fall (October & November, 2015). These workshops are open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff, but advance registration is required due to limited space.  To reserve your spot, please contact John Barksdale, Skylab Manager, at jbarksdale@uwf.edu.  

Series Workshops:
- Intro to Desktop 3D Printing: October 1 & November 6, 9:00am
- Intro to SolidWorks 3D CAD Design: October 8 November 13, 9:00am
- Operating 3D Printers - MakerBot 2 & 2X Hardware: October 15 November 20, 9:00am

October 8, 2015

Introduction to SolidWorks 3D CAD Design

Thursday, October 8, 9:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

This session is part of a series of 3D Printing workshops being offered this fall (October & November, 2015).  These workshops are open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff, but advance registration is required due to limited space.  To reserve your spot, please contact John Barksdale, Skylab Manager, at jbarksdale@uwf.edu.  

Series Workshops:
- Intro to Desktop 3D Printing: October 1 & November 6, 9:00am
- Intro to SolidWorks 3D CAD Design: October 8 November 13, 9:00am
- Operating 3D Printers - MakerBot 2 & 2X Hardware: October 15 November 20, 9:00am

October 1, 2015

Introduction to Desktop 3d Printing

Thursday, October 1, 9:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

This session is part of a series of 3D Printing workshops being offered this fall (October & November, 2015).  These workshops are open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff, but advance registration is required due to limited space.  To reserve your spot, please contact John Barksdale, Skylab Manager, at jbarksdale@uwf.edu.  

Series Workshops:
- Intro to Desktop 3D Printing: October 1 & November 6, 9:00am
- Intro to SolidWorks 3D CAD Design: October 8 & November 13, 9:00am
- Operating 3D Printers - MakerBot 2 & 2X Hardware: October 15 & November 20, 9:00am

September 24, 2015

Library Orientation & Tour - Open Workshop

Thursday, September 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

Would you like an introduction to library services and using the library for your research assignments? Join us for a demo of the library’s website and databases, as well as a tour of the building.

September 23, 2015

Finding Data and Statistics - Open Workshop

Wednesday, September 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

Learn how to find data and statistics using free government web sites for business information and Library databases for demographic statistics such as income and population growth. 

September 16, 2015

Cookie Night!

Wednesday, September 16, 7:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor  

Take a break from studying to enjoy some free cookies, courtesy of your favorite library peeps!

**while supplies last!

September 16, 2015

Citation Management Software (FLOW) - Open Workshop

Wednesday, September 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

Learn how to keep track of your research with a software that will help you manage your citations.  Beyond assisting your with citation styles, FLOW can help you save articles to your account and organize your research articles into different folders.

August 24 & 25, 2015

Welcome Week 2015

Monday, August 24, & Tuesday, August 25, 9:00am - 1:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor (while supplies last!)

Come learn all about your library and enjoy some free cookies, courtesy of your wonderful library peeps!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Donut Night

Take a break from studying for finals to enjoy some donuts, courtesy of your beloved library peeps!

7:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor (while supplies last!)  

Friday, April 17, 2015

Spring Book Sale

Friday, April 17, 8:00am - 2:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor

**this event is brought to you as part of National Library Week 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Modus Operandi:  An Exhibition of Digital Processes 

Join us for the opening reception of this digital exhibit.  Plus, check out the UWF Libraries Skylab and the BEST view on campus!

6:00pm - 8:00pm @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

CITING SOURCES DROP-IN CLINIC

Need help with your MLA/APA/Turabian citations? Get help with your Works Cited/References/Bibliography pages and in-text citations. Drop in to get some help!  No need to sign up in advance - open workshops are available on a first-come, first-served basis (up to 30 participants).  Email questions to Britt McGowan: bmcgowan@uwf.edu.  

8:00-10:00pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Edible Book Contest 

All are invited to participate in our 5th annual edible book contest.  Make something edible based on your favorite book or character, let everyone vote for their favorites, then help us eat the spoils!  Please bring your edible book to the Circulation Desk by 9:30am.

VOTING: 10:00am - 12:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor

EATING: 12:00pm - until supplies last (usually about 10 minutes!!)

**this event is brought to you as part of National Library Week 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015

THE FREEDOM RIDERS: Film Screening & Discussion

Join us for a film screening and discussion of The Freedom Riders, a film that "tells the terrifying, moving, and suspenseful story of a time when white and black volunteers riding a bus into the Deep South risked being jailed, beaten, or killed, as white local and state authorities ignored or encouraged violent attacks." Dr. Susie Jans-Thomas, Professor and Coordinator of the Diversity Studies Doctoral Program at the University of West Florida and Director of the Civil Rights Research Lab, will provide some brief context and lead a short discussion surrounding the film. 

 

Monday, April 13, 2015

6:00pm @ Bldg. 58A, Rm. 101, UWF Pensacola campus

Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by the UWF Libraries, the African-American Student Association, and the Black Employee Association.

Monday, April 13, 2015

READ posters

Don't miss this photo opp!!
Pose for your very own READ poster with Argie - and while you're here, enjoy some complimentary popcorn and lemonade.

11:00am - 1:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor

**this event is brought to you as part of National Library Week 2015

Tuesday, March 31 & Thursday, April 2, 2015

Mini-Career Boot Camp

Learn how to get a job - Like a Boss!  Join Career Services and the UWF Libraries for a mini-Career Boot Camp.  Attend any or all sessions. Please RSVP by emailing Kellie Sparks at ksparks@uwf.edu.

Tuesday, March 31, 1:30-3:30pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom

  • 1:30-2:00: The Library & The Job Search Rockstar (Library Resources and Effective Job Search Techniques)
  • 2:00-3:00: Resume & Cover Letter Secrets
  • 3:00-3:30: Expert Hands-on Help (One-on-one help with cover letter/resume writing

Thursday, April 2, 1:30-3:30pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom

  • 1:30-2:00: Find Your Inner Extrovert: Extracurricular Affiliations for Career Success
  • ;2:00-2:30: Ace that Interview! (Interview techniques)
  • 2:30-3:30: Watch Live Interviews with Feedback from a Hiring Insider (live mock interviews and interview critiques)

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Cookie Night

Take a break from studying to enjoy some free cookies, courtesy of your favorite library peeps!

7:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor (while supplies last!)  

Thursday, March 5, 2015

OPEN WORKSHOP: Google Advanced

Want to learn how to use Google for academic research?  This workshop will show you how to limit searches, search particular collections, and evaluate what you find. No need to sign up in advance - open workshops are available on a first-come, first-served basis (up to 30 participants).  Email questions to Britt McGowan: bmcgowan@uwf.edu.

10:30-11:30am @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Graduate Student Workshop: Designing Dynamic Poster Presentations

Learn how to design engaging posters using poster design software.

1:00-2:00pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

Thursday, February 26, 2015

OPEN WORKSHOP: Finding Data & Statistics

Learn how to find data and statistics using free government web sites for business information and Library databases for demographic statistics such as income and population growth.   No need to sign up in advance - open workshops are available on a first-come, first-served basis (up to 30 participants).  Email questions to Britt McGowan: bmcgowan@uwf.edu.

1:00-2:00pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

OPEN WORKSHOP: Tips for Picking a Paper Topic

Having trouble picking a paper topic? Determine appropriate topics based on your guidelines/syllabus and learn to use search strategies to look at the existing research. Based on what you find, learn how to narrow that topic into a manageable size!   No need to sign up in advance - open workshops are available on a first-come, first-served basis (up to 30 participants).  Email questions to Britt McGowan: bmcgowan@uwf.edu.

1:00-2:00pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

OPEN WORKSHOP: From Interview to Promotion: Resources for Maximizing Your Career

The Libraries partner with Career Services to help you find information about finding a career, as well as tips to help you find information while you're in the workforce.  No need to sign up in advance - open workshops are available on a first-come, first-served basis (up to 30 participants).  Email questions to Britt McGowan: bmcgowan@uwf.edu.

1:00-2:00pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

 

Thursday, February 19, 2015

SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME: Film Screening & Discussion

Join us for a film screening and discussion of Slavery by Another Name, a film that "tells the stories of men, charged with crimes like vagrancy, and often guilty of nothing, who were bought and sold, abused, and subject to sometimes deadly working conditions as unpaid convict labor.Dr. Patrick Moore, Public History Program Director at the University of West Florida, will provide some brief context and lead a short discussion surrounding the film clips. 

 

Thursday, February 19, 2015

5:30pm @ the Downtown West Florida Public Library

Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by the UWF Libraries, the African-American Student Association, and the Black Employee Association.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Graduate Student Workshop: Using Web of Science

The Web of Science is a powerful index database that can help you with cited reference searching, particularly useful in the disciplines in the sciences and social sciences.  Join us to learn more about it!

4:00-5:00pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Candy Night

Take a break from studying to enjoy some free candy, courtesy of your favorite library peeps!

7:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor (while supplies last!)  

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Graduate Student Workshop: Citation Management Tools

Would you like to learn about the tools available to format and manage your citations? Join us for this RefWorks tutorial.

8:30-9:30am @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

Friday, January 23, 2015

Skylab Open House

Come see all UWF Libraries Skylab has to offer and check out the BEST view on campus!

10:00am - 12:00pm @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Library Orientation for Transfer Students

Want to learn about library services, as well as how to find books and articles? Join us for a library orientation.  Open to transfer students!

2:00-3:00pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Graduate Student Workshop: Introduction to Library Research

Want to learn about library services for grad students and how to find discipline-specific resources? Join us for this introductory session just for grad students!

3:00-4:00pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Open Library Orientation

Want to learn about library services, as well as how to find books and articles? Join us for a library orientation.  Open to all!  

2:00-3:00pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Cookie Night

Take a break from studying to enjoy some free cookies, courtesy of your favorite library peeps!

7:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor (while supplies last!)