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  • Fine Arts Library Hosts Zine Party, 4/23 | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    News Archive Press Clippings state and national recognition of our Libraries Other Sites of Interest Texas Digital Library Support Your Libraries Ask a Librarian Fine Arts Library Hosts Zine Party 4 23 Event The Fine Arts Library hosts a cataloging party in honor of its zine collection This event is free and open to the public When 6 p m Thursday April 23 2015 Where Fine Arts Library DFA 4 104 at The University of Texas at Austin Background The Fine Arts Library FAL is hosting an event to allow the public some hands on interaction with a unique special collection while learning a little about the work of librarians and archivists The FAL is having a cataloging party to manage its ever expanding collection of DIY pamphlets popularly known as zines Zines can take a variety of forms but are generally self published and noncommercial homemade or online publications often devoted to specialized or unconventional subject matter Traditionally zines have been published in small runs less than 1000 copies and most are produced on photocopiers or by other more economical means The collection currently maintains over 200 items of state regional and national origin and recent donations will potentially double the size of the resource The content of the materials covers a range of subjects including art photography music skateboarding and Texas culture Attendees will have an opportunity to learn more about zines and interact with latest arrivals before they are available to library users and will learn about how librarians describe materials to make them discoverable by patrons Guests are encouraged but not required to bring a laptop or mobile device in order to validate catalog contributions but other options will be available for participation in the program This event is free and open to the public and

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/about/news/fine-arts-library-hosts-zine-party-423 (2016-02-17)
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  • Fine Arts Hosts Video Game Exhibit Opening, 4/1 | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    and national recognition of our Libraries Other Sites of Interest Texas Digital Library Support Your Libraries Ask a Librarian Fine Arts Hosts Video Game Exhibit Opening 4 1 Event Opening reception for Hardware Not Responding exhibition of videogame consoles and electronic toys This event is free and open to the public When 5 p m Wednesday April 1 2015 Where Fine Arts Library DFA 3 200 at The University of Texas at Austin Background The Fine Arts Library hosts Hardware Not Responding an exhibition of videogame consoles and electronic toys produced by Sega in the 1980s and 1990s Please join us for an informal opening with talks on April 1 at 5 00 p m in the Fine Arts Library While its earliest videogame consoles are not well known in the US Sega made an impact with its third entry into the console market the Sega Genesis The Genesis became a runaway hit and fast rival to Nintendo in the late 1980s and early 1990s built on the slogan that Genesis Does What Nintendon t In the early 1990s Sega and Nintendo battled for the top spot in the game console market and it seemed likely that Sega with sizable game sales and fan following would come out ahead Yet just a few years later Sega would be plagued by missteps and poor reception to its next generation game console releases The Sega Dreamcast released in the US in 1999 would be Sega s final videogame console before refocusing its business on arcade machines and game software Hardware Not Responding playfully asks the viewer to consider whether history could have been different for Sega and for videogame consoles today Were some ideas underdeveloped Too cumbersome Or perhaps too ahead of their time Hardware Not Responding is curated by Rachel Simone

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/about/news/fine-arts-hosts-video-game-exhibit-opening-41 (2016-02-17)
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  • Libraries Host Hamilton Book Winners, 4/10 | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    of Interest Texas Digital Library Support Your Libraries Ask a Librarian Libraries Host Hamilton Book Winners 4 10 Event The Hamilton Book Awards Author Showcase and Reception with Denise Spellberg Desmond Lawler Huaiyin Li and Allison Lowery This event is free and open to the public When 4 p m Friday April 10 2015 Where Perry Castañeda Library PCL 2 500 at The University of Texas at Austin Background The University of Texas Libraries hosts an event with winners of the 2014 Hamilton Book Awards The Hamilton Book Awards Author Showcase will feature grand prize winner Dr Denise Spellberg holder of John E Green Regents Professorship in the university s Department of History Professor whose book Thomas Jefferson s Qur an Islam and the Founders Random House 2013 contrasts Jefferson s ideas on a pantheist nation with the current state of religious tolerance in the United States Spellberg will be joined by Dr Desmond Lawler of the Department of Civil Architectural and Environmental Engineering Water Quality Engineering Physical Chemical Treatment Processes Wiley 2013 Dr Huaiyin Li of the Departments of History and Asian Studies Reinventing Modern China Imagination and Authenticity in Chinese Historical Writing University of Hawaii Press 2014 and Ms Allison Lowery of the Department of Theatre and Dance Historical Wig Styling Volumes 1 and 2 Focal Press 2013 Faculty presenters will discuss their respective work and the relevance of their research to campus communities and beyond These presentation are the extension of a partnership between the Libraries and Hamilton Award sponsor the University Co op Since 2013 the Libraries have hosted an exhibition of posters provided by the Co op featuring the annual Hamilton Award nominees in the University Federal Credit Union Student Learning Commons in the Perry Castañeda Library in an effort to highlight the research and

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/about/news/libraries-host-hamilton-book-winners-410 (2016-02-17)
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  • Nilsson Drama Lecture Returns to Ibsen, 4/9 | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    Drama Lecture Returns to Ibsen 4 9 Event The David O Nilsson Lecture in Contemporary Drama and Literature Dr Brant Pope Presents Henrik Ibsen This event is free and open to the public When 6 p m Thursday April 9 2015 Where Fine Arts Library DFA 3 200 at The University of Texas at Austin Background The 10th Annual Nilsson Lecture in Contemporary Drama and Literature returns to its roots with a focus on the work of the playwright who inspired the lecture series Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen The evening will feature chair of the university s Department of Theatre and Dance Dr Brant Pope who will present critical scenes from the work of the 19th century dramatist Generally accepted as the father of modern drama and the master of social realism Ibsen was a major influence on contemporary playwrights such as George Bernard Shaw Clifford Odets and especially Arthur Miller The program will focus on three of his most important plays A Doll House Ghosts and Hedda Gabler all of which examine the plight of the individual torn between duty to family and society and the duty to one s own happiness and fulfillment By directing specific scenes from these works and showing them in the context of modernist theatre content and practice Dr Pope will give a glimpse into the genius of this innovative playwright The Nilsson Lecture was founded through the generosity of Dr David O Nilsson a retired mathematics professor at The University of Texas at Austin independent scholar and Henrik Ibsen aficionado Past lectures have featured the Swedish novelist Lars Gustaffson speaking on paradox in Ibsen s The Wild Duck and director of Shakespeare at Winedale James Loehlin on Stanislavski s contrarian production of The Cherry Orchard and an entertaining panel of local playwrights including

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/about/news/nilsson-drama-lecture-returns-ibsen-49 (2016-02-17)
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  • News Releases | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    What Open access advocate and SPARC representative Nick Shockey discusses the impact of OA on graduate students universities and other public research institutions This event is free and open to the public When 12 1 30 p m Wednesday April 8 2015 Where Perry Castañeda Library PCL 2 500 The University of Texas at Austin Continued Excessive Noise Concert Bridges East and West 3 28 EVENT The Excessive Noise Concert Series Orient Occident featuring music bridging the East and the West Free and open to the public WHEN 6 p m Saturday March 28 2015 WHERE Fine Arts Library DFA 3 200 at The University of Texas at Austin Continued SERVICE ALERT PCL Remains Open During Weather Delay The Perry Castañeda Library will remain open for use on its regular 24 hour schedule during the university wide weather closure Patron services including InterLibrary Services Circulation Reference and other staff reliant services will observe university operational delays and return at 1 p m on Thursday March 5 Branch libraries will observe UT operational delays Continued Music School Faculty Book Reading at FAL 3 10 What Butler School of Music Faculty Book Reading This event is free and open to the public When 4 p m Tuesday March 10 Where Fine Arts Library DFA 3 200 The University of Texas at Austin Background Two leading musicology and ethnomusicology professors from The University of Texas at Austin discuss their latest publications Continued Harvard Faculty Blier Demos Open Source Mapping Software 3 4 What Web Mapping for the Humanities Introduction to WorldMap with Suzanne Blier When 4 5 30 p m Wednesday March 4 Where AVAYA Auditorium Peter O Donnell Jr Building POB 2 302 Continued Film Series Features Shield and Spear 3 12 What Films in Person films series featuring Shield and Spear

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/about/news?page=1 (2016-02-17)
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  • CANCELLED: Workshop @PCL: Web and Social Media Data Analysis | University of Texas Libraries
    Printing Study Spaces Teaching Learning Services Media Services Suggest a Purchase Texas ScholarWorks Digital Services Media Labs Ask a Librarian Email Chat Call Visit My Account Support Us You are here Home Public Calendar CANCELLED Workshop PCL Web and Social Media Data Analysis CANCELLED Workshop PCL Web and Social Media Data Analysis Tuesday February 16 2016 2 00pm to 3 30pm At the Perry Castañeda Library PCL Data Lab Scholars Commons THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INSTRUCTOR INAVAILABILITY PLEASE CHECK CALENDAR FOR RESCHEDULED WORKSHOP Websites and Social Media Platforms are veritable treasure troves of textual data that can tell us so much about language and society This workshop will provide you with an overview of a select range of tools you might use for scraping webpages and social media sites to collect and use that data This workshop is intended for people new to web scraping and looking for how to get started In the second half of the workshop you will be collecting data from Twitter This workshop counts as a research methods workshop for the Research Training Certificate offered by the Office of Undergraduate Research Taught by Matthew Russell PhD Learning Sciences February 16 2 3

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/calendar/workshop-pcl-web-and-social-media-data-analysis (2016-02-17)
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  • Workshop @PCL: Copyright and Academic Work | University of Texas Libraries
    Catalog Find Articles Using Databases Find a Journal Find a Map News and Newspapers Government Information Research by Subject Library Widgets Library Services Borrowing Ask Librarian Reserves InterLibrary Services Copying Printing Study Spaces Teaching Learning Services Media Services Suggest a Purchase Texas ScholarWorks Digital Services Media Labs Ask a Librarian Email Chat Call Visit My Account Support Us You are here Home Public Calendar Workshop PCL Copyright and Academic Work Workshop PCL Copyright and Academic Work Wednesday February 17 2016 1 00pm to 2 00pm At the Perry Castañeda Library PCL Learning Lab 2 Curious about what exactly fair use is Have you ever wondered if you can use an image in your academic work Not sure about the copyright restrictions on performing a piece of music UT Librarian Colleen Lyon will give a presentation about copyright and will answer questions This workshop counts as a research communication workshop for the Research Training Certificate offered by the Office of Undergraduate Research Taught by Colleen Lyon of UT Libraries February 17 1 2pm PCL Learning Lab 2 Event Type Classes Workshops Event Info http www lib utexas edu workshops Getting to the Perry Castañeda Library PCL Open map in a new

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/calendar/workshop-pcl-copyright-and-academic-work (2016-02-17)
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  • Workshop @PCL: Drop-In Workshop on Revision and Editing | University of Texas Libraries
    Support Us You are here Home Public Calendar Workshop PCL Drop In Workshop on Revision and Editing Workshop PCL Drop In Workshop on Revision and Editing Wednesday February 17 2016 4 00pm to 5 00pm At the Perry Castañeda Library PCL PCL 2 330 University Writing Center Description From 4 5pm on Wednesdays UWC staff will teach techniques for revision and editing Workshops are open to the public and will

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/calendar/workshop-pcl-drop-workshop-revision-and-editing-2 (2016-02-17)
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