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Introduction to UW Libraries Pressbooks Workshop

Interested in creating, adapting or remixing a digital book? Join us for an online workshop to learn about UW Libraries Pressbooks: • Create textbooks, monographs, teaching materials, course modules. • Apply an open license to your published work. • Export books in multiple digital and print formats. • Create custom course materials and open textbooks that save students money! This online workshop will include examples of how it has been used by educators, hands-on time creating and editing books, how to import from Word, and best practices for accessibility. *Note that you will need to RSVP for the workshop in order to receive the Zoom link to attend* Interested in Pressbooks but can’t attend? Contact Lauren Ray, Open Education and Psychology Librarian, for information on future workshops: olray@uw.edu Want to stay up to date on future Pressbooks trainings? Join our UW Open Education Mailing list or UW Open Education Community Slack Workspace. Online Meeting Link: https://tinyurl.com/uwpressbooks2021. Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Libraries. Target Audience: Faculty. Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. For more info visit tinyurl.com.

UWAA book club “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous” Book Chat

Please join us for a conversation about the UW Alumni Book Club’s current selection On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong. Get together online to talk about the book and your reflections when reading! Event Types: Lectures/Seminars. Special Events. Event sponsors: UWAA Book Club, UW Libraries and UW Bookstore. Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit web.cvent.com.

Digital Scholarship Project Help Office Hours

Learn about getting started with digital projects at UW. We offer consultations for research and course related projects. Examples include support for digital publishing, building digital exhibits, and more! We can help you find the right tools, resources and instruction whether you’re just getting started or are working on an on-going project. Come ask us about the Libraries digital infrastructure pilot tools (Manifold, Omeka, Scalar, etc.). Drop by zoom to chat with us: https://washington.zoom.us/j/469896767 This service is available only to current UW faculty, students, and staff. Event Types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: UW Libraries & Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Thursday, July 29, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Introduction to Open Science Framework

Join the Scholarly Communications and Publishing staff for an introduction to the online collaborative tool Open Science Framework. OSF is a tool that promotes open, centralized workflows by enabling capture of different aspects and products of the research lifecycle, including developing a research idea, designing a study, storing and analyzing collected data, and writing and publishing reports or papers. It can be used for collaboration or individual work, and allows for sharing all or parts of a project. This session will focus on how UW researchers at all levels can best utilize OSF for their own projects. The workshop will include a short presentation of OSF, with hands-on time to create an OSF profile and see first-hand how useful this tool can be! Register online. For more information, email the Scholarly Communications and Publishing staff (uwlib-scp@uw.edu). Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Libraries Open Scholarship Commons. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Monday, August 2, 2021, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

DSSI: Introduction to Omeka Workshop

The University of Washington Libraries offers the Digital Scholarship Summer Immersion program (DSSI) as an opportunity to work with new digital scholarship tools  in open digital scholarship and pedagogy across our three campuses. Interested in building a digital exhibition with your images and media? Come to our Omeka workshop to learn how this tool could help you build your own online exhibit. In this “Introduction to Omeka” workshop you will: Learn about Omeka and how it has been used by faculty and students at other institutions , Feel comfortable adding items to collections, writing descriptive metadata, and building simple exhibits in Omeka , Reflect on how you can use this software in your own teaching or scholarship This fully online workshop will include a mix of demonstration and hands-on opportunities to practice working in Omeka. Portions of the workshop will include small breakout sessions where workshop attendees can work on their own and ask questions of workshop leaders in a smaller,… Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Libraries. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

DSSI: Create the World's Fastest Book: Manifold Workshop

The University of Washington Libraries offers Digital Scholarship Summer Immersion program (DSSI) as an opportunity to work with new digital scholarship tools  in open digital scholarship and pedagogy across our three campuses.  Learn how to create the world's fastest book using the Manifold digital book publishing platform! Manifold offers the opportunity to upload texts, seamlessly integrate images, media, and more into your text, and offers opportunities to annotate texts within the platform. You'll walk away from this workshop with a text of your choice (either your own, or a sample text that will be provided) loaded into Manifold with images added to the text. This workshop includes a mix of lecture and hands-on time that you’ll spend learning to build a digital book of your own.  Please register in advance of this workshop. Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Libraries. Thursday, August 5, 2021, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Digital Scholarship Project Help Office Hours

Learn about getting started with digital projects at UW. We offer consultations for research and course related projects. Examples include support for digital publishing, building digital exhibits, and more! We can help you find the right tools, resources and instruction whether you’re just getting started or are working on an on-going project. Come ask us about the Libraries digital infrastructure pilot tools (Manifold, Omeka, Scalar, etc.). Drop by zoom to chat with us: https://washington.zoom.us/j/469896767 This service is available only to current UW faculty, students, and staff. Event Types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: UW Libraries & Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Thursday, August 5, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Open Scholarship Summer Series: Data Visualization Cohort Track, August 9-13

Join the data visualization track the week of August 9-13th to learn about the fundamentals of collecting, cleaning, and visualizing data. We will create our own visualizations using open source, in browser data visualization tools. This track will best serve those who have little or no background in data visualization. You will have the opportunity to engage in asynchronous discussions and two synchronous sessions with your cohort.  Cohort members are expected to contribute 8-10 hours a week working through asynchronous content with 2 hours of synchronous meeting time together. Please be sure you can attend the synchronous sessions before registering for the Cohort option.  Synchronous sessions: August 9, 12-1 pm Pacific and August 12, 9-10 am Pacific If you are unable to  join the synchronous sessions, please sign up for our Learn on Demand option and we'll send the workshop materials out to you in August for you to work through on a schedule that best suits you. Open Scholarship can take many… Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: Libraries’ Open Scholarship Commons and Research Commons. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Monday, August 9, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Getting started with Pressbooks (RSVP for Zoom Link)

This training session is open to all users of hosted PressbooksEDU networks (including the University of Washington) and is designed for users who are new to Pressbooks. Attendees will learn how to get started with Pressbooks, from creating a new book to publishing and exporting offline versions of the text. A more detailed description of webinar topics can be found in our guide: https://networkmanagerguide.pressbooks.com/chapter/end-user-training/ To register, please submit the Google Form for this event. UW Libraries Pressbooks is available for current UW students, faculty and staff. • Create textbooks, monographs, teaching materials, course modules. • Apply an open license to your published work. • Export books in multiple digital and print formats. • Create custom course materials and open textbooks that save students money!Contact us for questions: https://lib.washington.edu/about/contact/. Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Libraries. Target Audience: Faculty, Lecturers. Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online Webinar. For more info visit pressbooks.com.

Digital Scholarship Project Help Office Hours

Learn about getting started with digital projects at UW. We offer consultations for research and course related projects. Examples include support for digital publishing, building digital exhibits, and more! We can help you find the right tools, resources and instruction whether you’re just getting started or are working on an on-going project. Come ask us about the Libraries digital infrastructure pilot tools (Manifold, Omeka, Scalar, etc.). Drop by zoom to chat with us: https://washington.zoom.us/j/469896767 This service is available only to current UW faculty, students, and staff. Event Types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: UW Libraries & Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Thursday, August 12, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Pressbooks In Progress: Share Your Work + Ask Questions

Have you been wanting to take your UW Libraries Pressbooks projects to the next stage?  Feel like you need some inspiration for your book?  This is an open time for UW Pressbooks users to bring their projects to share and ask questions. To RSVP, please submit the Google Form for this event. UW Libraries Pressbooks is available for current UW students, faculty and staff. Pressbooks can be used: • Create textbooks, monographs, teaching materials, course modules. • Apply an open license to your published work. • Export books in multiple digital and print formats. • Create custom course materials and open textbooks that save students money! Questions? Contact us at https://lib.washington.edu/about/contact/. Event Types: Meetings. Information Sessions. Event sponsors: UW Libraries. Target Audience: Faculty, Instructors. Friday, August 13, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit forms.gle.

Open Scholarship Summer Series: Story Maps Cohort Track, August 16-20

Join the story maps track the week of August 16-20th to learn about the basics of creating your first story map. In this track, you will learn how to use the open source platform StoryMaps JS to tell stories with geospatial content. This track will best serve those who have little or no background in story mapping. You will have the opportunity to engage in asynchronous and synchronous discussions with your cohort. Cohort members are expected to contribute 8-10 hours a week working through asynchronous content with 2 hours of synchronous meeting time together. Please be sure you can attend the synchronous sessions before registering for the Cohort option.  Synchronous sessions: August 16, 1-2 pm Pacific and August 18, 1-2 pm Pacific If you are unable to  join the synchronous sessions, please sign up for our Learn on Demand option and we'll send the workshop materials out to you in August for you to work through on a schedule that best suits you. Open Scholarship can take many forms. In the Open… Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Libraries' Open Scholarship Commons and Research Commons. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Monday, August 16, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Digital Scholarship Project Help Office Hours

Learn about getting started with digital projects at UW. We offer consultations for research and course related projects. Examples include support for digital publishing, building digital exhibits, and more! We can help you find the right tools, resources and instruction whether you’re just getting started or are working on an on-going project. Come ask us about the Libraries digital infrastructure pilot tools (Manifold, Omeka, Scalar, etc.). Drop by zoom to chat with us: https://washington.zoom.us/j/469896767 This service is available only to current UW faculty, students, and staff. Event Types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: UW Libraries & Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Thursday, August 19, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Graduate Student Research Institute: Session 1

The Graduate Student Research Institute (GSRI) is a free and asynchronous 5-day online workshop for new and returning UW graduate students, aimed at helping students learn the tools and strategies they need to research smarter, not harder. Participants with common interests will meet together in Canvas and Slack, supported by UW libraries staff. Registration will open late July. Event Types: Workshops. Target Audience: Incoming graduate students. Monday, August 23, 2021 – Friday, August 27, 2021. For more info visit www.lib.washington.edu.

Advanced Pressbooks Publishing Webinar (RSVP for Zoom Link)

This training session is open to all users on hosted PressbooksEDU networks (including the University of Washington) and is designed for users who have some familiarity with Pressbooks and are ready to engage in more complex activities, like adding interactive elements or integrating Pressbooks with supported third-party tools. A more detailed description of webinar topics can be found in our guide: https://networkmanagerguide.pressbooks.com/chapter/end-user-training/#advanced To register, please submit the Google Form for this event. UW Libraries Pressbooks is available for current UW students, faculty and staff. Pressbooks can be used: • Create textbooks, monographs, teaching materials, course modules. • Apply an open license to your published work. • Export books in multiple digital and print formats. • Create custom course materials and open textbooks that save students money! Contact us for questions: https://lib.washington.edu/about/contact/. Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Libraries. Target Audience: Faculty, Lecturers. Monday, August 23, 2021, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Webinar. For more info visit pressbooks.com.

Digital Scholarship Project Help Office Hours

Learn about getting started with digital projects at UW. We offer consultations for research and course related projects. Examples include support for digital publishing, building digital exhibits, and more! We can help you find the right tools, resources and instruction whether you’re just getting started or are working on an on-going project. Come ask us about the Libraries digital infrastructure pilot tools (Manifold, Omeka, Scalar, etc.). Drop by zoom to chat with us: https://washington.zoom.us/j/469896767 This service is available only to current UW faculty, students, and staff. Event Types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: UW Libraries & Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Thursday, August 26, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Digital Scholarship Project Help Office Hours

Learn about getting started with digital projects at UW. We offer consultations for research and course related projects. Examples include support for digital publishing, building digital exhibits, and more! We can help you find the right tools, resources and instruction whether you’re just getting started or are working on an on-going project. Come ask us about the Libraries digital infrastructure pilot tools (Manifold, Omeka, Scalar, etc.). Drop by zoom to chat with us: https://washington.zoom.us/j/469896767 This service is available only to current UW faculty, students, and staff. Event Types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: UW Libraries & Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Thursday, September 2, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Labor Day

Holidays No classes. Most University offices are closed. Please check with specific offices to confirm. Year: 2021. Quarter: Autumn. Event Types: Academics. Monday, September 6, 2021. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

Getting started with Pressbooks (RSVP for Zoom Link)

This training session is open to all users of hosted PressbooksEDU networks (including the University of Washington) and is designed for users who are new to Pressbooks. Attendees will learn how to get started with Pressbooks, from creating a new book to publishing and exporting offline versions of the text. A more detailed description of webinar topics can be found in our guide: https://networkmanagerguide.pressbooks.com/chapter/end-user-training/ To register, please submit the Google Form for this event. UW Libraries Pressbooks is available for current UW students, faculty and staff. • Create textbooks, monographs, teaching materials, course modules. • Apply an open license to your published work. • Export books in multiple digital and print formats. • Create custom course materials and open textbooks that save students money!Contact us for questions: https://lib.washington.edu/about/contact/. Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Libraries. Target Audience: Faculty, Lecturers. Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online Webinar. For more info visit pressbooks.com.

Digital Scholarship Project Help Office Hours

Learn about getting started with digital projects at UW. We offer consultations for research and course related projects. Examples include support for digital publishing, building digital exhibits, and more! We can help you find the right tools, resources and instruction whether you’re just getting started or are working on an on-going project. Come ask us about the Libraries digital infrastructure pilot tools (Manifold, Omeka, Scalar, etc.). Drop by zoom to chat with us: https://washington.zoom.us/j/469896767 This service is available only to current UW faculty, students, and staff. Event Types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: UW Libraries & Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Thursday, September 9, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Graduate Student Research Institute: Session 2

The Graduate Student Research Institute (GSRI) is a free and asynchronous 5-day online workshop for new and returning UW graduate students, aimed at helping students learn the tools and strategies they need to research smarter, not harder. Participants with common interests will meet together in Canvas and Slack, supported by UW libraries staff. Registration will open late July. Event Types: Workshops. Target Audience: Incoming graduate students. Monday, September 13, 2021 – Friday, September 17, 2021. For more info visit www.lib.washington.edu.

Digital Scholarship Project Help Office Hours

Learn about getting started with digital projects at UW. We offer consultations for research and course related projects. Examples include support for digital publishing, building digital exhibits, and more! We can help you find the right tools, resources and instruction whether you’re just getting started or are working on an on-going project. Come ask us about the Libraries digital infrastructure pilot tools (Manifold, Omeka, Scalar, etc.). Drop by zoom to chat with us: https://washington.zoom.us/j/469896767 This service is available only to current UW faculty, students, and staff. Event Types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: UW Libraries & Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Thursday, September 16, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Digital Scholarship Project Help Office Hours

Learn about getting started with digital projects at UW. We offer consultations for research and course related projects. Examples include support for digital publishing, building digital exhibits, and more! We can help you find the right tools, resources and instruction whether you’re just getting started or are working on an on-going project. Come ask us about the Libraries digital infrastructure pilot tools (Manifold, Omeka, Scalar, etc.). Drop by zoom to chat with us: https://washington.zoom.us/j/469896767 This service is available only to current UW faculty, students, and staff. Event Types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: UW Libraries & Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Thursday, September 23, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Digital Scholarship Project Help Office Hours

Learn about getting started with digital projects at UW. We offer consultations for research and course related projects. Examples include support for digital publishing, building digital exhibits, and more! We can help you find the right tools, resources and instruction whether you’re just getting started or are working on an on-going project. Come ask us about the Libraries digital infrastructure pilot tools (Manifold, Omeka, Scalar, etc.). Drop by zoom to chat with us: https://washington.zoom.us/j/469896767 This service is available only to current UW faculty, students, and staff. Event Types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: UW Libraries & Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Thursday, September 30, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Digital Scholarship Project Help Office Hours

Learn about getting started with digital projects at UW. We offer consultations for research and course related projects. Examples include support for digital publishing, building digital exhibits, and more! We can help you find the right tools, resources and instruction whether you’re just getting started or are working on an on-going project. Come ask us about the Libraries digital infrastructure pilot tools (Manifold, Omeka, Scalar, etc.). Drop by zoom to chat with us: https://washington.zoom.us/j/469896767 This service is available only to current UW faculty, students, and staff. Event Types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: UW Libraries & Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Thursday, October 7, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Digital Scholarship Project Help Office Hours

Learn about getting started with digital projects at UW. We offer consultations for research and course related projects. Examples include support for digital publishing, building digital exhibits, and more! We can help you find the right tools, resources and instruction whether you’re just getting started or are working on an on-going project. Come ask us about the Libraries digital infrastructure pilot tools (Manifold, Omeka, Scalar, etc.). Drop by zoom to chat with us: https://washington.zoom.us/j/469896767 This service is available only to current UW faculty, students, and staff. Event Types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: UW Libraries & Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Thursday, October 14, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Digital Scholarship Project Help Office Hours

Learn about getting started with digital projects at UW. We offer consultations for research and course related projects. Examples include support for digital publishing, building digital exhibits, and more! We can help you find the right tools, resources and instruction whether you’re just getting started or are working on an on-going project. Come ask us about the Libraries digital infrastructure pilot tools (Manifold, Omeka, Scalar, etc.). Drop by zoom to chat with us: https://washington.zoom.us/j/469896767 This service is available only to current UW faculty, students, and staff. Event Types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: UW Libraries & Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW Students, Faculty, and Staff. Thursday, October 21, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.