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Calendar of Events

UWF Libraries Calendar of Events

Book Sale - October 18, 2022

Tuesday, October 18, 8:00am - 2:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor

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   Join us for the UWF Libraries fall book sale. Great deals on "gently used" books!

    ***CASH or CHECK Only***

     *this event is brought to you as part of UWF Homecoming 2022

Voting Button Workshop - October 19, 2022

Wednesday, October 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm @ UWF Professional Studies Library (86/105)

 Show your civic pride, library friends! Make your very own VOTE 2022 button!

 Impress your colleagues with your button making skills and learn how to use our Creation
 Station button maker. We hope to see you there!

Open Education resources: Selection and Creation - October 24, 2022

Monday, October 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm

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   Open Educational Resources support scholarship and create affordable
   educational opportunities. OERs concentrate on a wide variety of materials for
   teaching which range from textbooks to test banks.

   Join us and learn more about how you can utilize and create Open Educational Resources to support your curriculum while saving students significant textbook and materials expenditures. You will also learn about how you can obtain a professional development certificate by completing our Open Access and Open Educational Resources Canvas short course. Please see our OA/OER guide for more information:

*this event is brought to you as part of Open Access Week 2022

KUDZU: The Plant That Haunts the South - October 26, 2022

Wednesday, October 26, 1:00pm @ Zoom:
(rescheduled from September 21st)

Stories From the Archives

   Is it the walking dead? Is it Audrey II? No, it's worse!

   Join UWF Archivist Dean DeBolt to hear the story of KUDZU and how West Florida
   created an all-South infestation.

*Stories From the Archives presentations are open to anyone and usually run about 30 minutes.

Open Access Publishing: What You Need to Know - October 26, 2022

Wednesday, October 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

   Open Access Publishing has grown by leaps and bounds, but do you understand it?
   Do the APCs make sense to you? How do I find green journals? What is a predatory journal?

   Attend our workshop and learn what you need to know. We’ll discuss publishing in
   OA journals, predatory journals, and our institutional repository, the ARGO Scholar Commons.

*this event is brought to you as part of Open Access Week 2022

PressBooks - October 28, 2022

Friday, October 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm

  You've adopted an Open Access textbook or think it’s time to create a textbook of your own.
  Fantastic!! The UWF Libraries can now support your Open Access textbook adaptation and/or creation with our subscription to the Pressbooks web-based authoring tool. You may be familiar with their 2000+ catalog of textbooks and monographs - if not, this is your opportunity to find out how you can utilize this resource to create your own textbook.

Take the time to learn more about this tool and how you can take advantage of this opportunity and check out our Pressbooks guide:

*this event is brought to you as part of Open Access Week 2022

UWF Skylab 3D Printing MakerSpace @ Pensacola Maker Faire - November 12, 2022

Saturday, November 12, 10:00am - 4:00pm @ Museum Plaza (downtown Pensacola) 

Are you interested in learning more about 3D printer maintenance and repair? Drop by our UWF Skylab booth and meet John Barksdale, who has almost 10 years of experience maintaining 3D printers in the Skylab's 3D printing MakerSpace.

Do you have a desktop 3D printer that is broken or having issues? Bring it by our booth for possible diagnosis and repair. We will also be assembling an IMADE 3D JellyBox 3D printer on-the-spot, so come by and take part in the build.