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November 6 – Journal Evaluation, Self-Archiving & One-Click PDF Extensions, 12:10-12:30pm – Online

Wednesday | November 6, 2019 | 12:10 – 12:30 PM  Led by Suzanne Fricke, Animal Health Sciences Librarian  We are living in a time where research output is published in a bewildering mix of open access and subscription journals. Tools exist to help you to both ethically share and acquire research articles, while at the same time assuring the quality of publications. This workshop will demonstrate: 1)      ways to avoid predatory open access journals when evaluating or submitting research 2)      ethical methods for sharing your research through author self-archiving, and 3)      how to obtain one-click article PDFs from your library with new browser extensions.


November 6 – Paradise as a Kind of Skylight Talk, 4pm – Terrell Atrium

Phil Gruen, Associate Professor in the School of Design + Construction, will give a talk on how design can be aspirational and inspirational as part of Terrell Library’s 25-year anniversary. Gruen will reflect upon the skylight within the context of WSU campus history, the Palouse, and the shifting nature of the twenty-first-century library.

November 7 – LandEscapes: Drag Queen Story Time, 6pm – Terrell Atrium

Sponsored by LandEscapes, WSU’s Undergraduate Literary Journal. Come join LandEscapes as they present Drag Queen Story Time, 6PM on November 7th in the library atrium! Come have fun and enjoy snacks! All proceeds will go to Inland Oasis. Please contact event coordinator Sara Quenzer for more information.

November 8 – MTNA Flutes, 12:15pm-1pm – Terrell Atrium

Please join us for a short concert by Music Teachers National Association Flutes in Terrell Library Atrium.

November 13 – Using RAYYAN for reviews, 12:10-12:30pm – Online

Wednesday | November 13th, 2019 | 12:10 – 12:30 PM Led by Electra Enslow, Head of Library Research and Instruction RAYYAN is an open access tool that can help organize articles for scholarly reviews. In this training we will go over the basics of using RAYYAN from importing and exporting to evaluation and many other ways to use this tool. Questions?

November 15 – Luis Alberto Urrea Talk “The House of Broken Angels”, 12pm – Quiet Study Lounge

Note: the event will be in the Quiet Study Lounge. A 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist for nonfiction, and a member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame, the author is the critically acclaimed and best-seller of 17 books, winning numerous awards for his poetry, fiction, and essays. Born in Tijuana to a Mexican father and American mother, Urrea is most recognized as a border writer, though he says, “I am more interested in bridges, not borders.” His latest novel, The House of Broken Angels (2018), tells the story of one Mexican-American family through the last days of its patriarch. As the 2019 author for the Everybody Reads program across the Palouse, Urrea will be speaking at many locations, November 12-15. For more on his visit, as well links to a discussion guide, see “Everybody Reads PNW”.

November 15 – Low Brass Studio Recital, 12:15pm-1pm – Terrell Atrium

Please join us for a short recital by the Low Brass Studio in Terrell Library Atrium.

November 21 – CDSC: Sharing Native Knowledge Panel, 4-6pm – Floyd Center

On November 21st the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation will host the “Sharing Native Knowledge” event at the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center from 4:00 pm-6:00 PM with refreshments served following. The event will include a screening and panel discussion with representatives from six Columbia Plateau tribes based on their work with the Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal. The videos include traditional dance revival, repatriation, teaching mathematics through traditional practices, treaty education, and an animated coyote story. Panelists: Leanne Campbell (schitsu’umsh [Coeur d’Alene]), Audra Vincent (schitsu’umsh [Coeur d’Alene]), Marylee Jones (Yakama), Jolena Tillequots (Yakama), Nakia Williamson (Nimíipuu [Nez Perce]), Valerie Switzler (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs), moderated by Dr. Kimberly Christen (Director, Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation) Sharing Native Knowledge, a screening and panel discussion Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center, Washington State University Thursday, November 21st,2019 4:00-6:00 pm

November 22 – Piano Studio Recital, 12:15-1pm – Terrell Atrium

Please join us for a short recital by the Piano Studio in Terrell Library Atrium.

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