Events & Exhibitions on 05/01/2024

May
1
  • Wed, 05/01/2024 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Thu, 05/02/2024 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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This is a two-day workshop on data analysis and visualization with R. We will introduce the R programming language and RStudio, a desktop application for working with R scripts. Lessons and exercises will rely on Tidyverse, a collection of R packages commonly used in data science. By the end,...

May
2
  • Wed, 05/01/2024 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Thu, 05/02/2024 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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This is a two-day workshop on data analysis and visualization with R. We will introduce the R programming language and RStudio, a desktop application for working with R scripts. Lessons and exercises will rely on Tidyverse, a collection of R packages commonly used in data science. By the end,...

May
3
  • Fri, 05/03/2024 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Makerspace
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Get ready to level up your game night experience! Join us for an evening of friendly competition, creativity, and hands-on fun at our Makerspace Game Night.

This monthly gathering is a celebration of game design and development, where everyone is welcome to play, explore, and share their...

May
6
  • Mon, 05/06/2024 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Makerspace
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Join us for our Makerspace Crochet Circle! Whether you're a seasoned crocheter or just starting out, all are welcome. Bring your current projects and crochet supplies, or use our supplies to learn.

It's a relaxed, friendly environment to work on your crochet crafts, get tips and advice,...

May
7
  • Tue, 05/07/2024 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: Makerspace
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Join us for a guided tutorial where you will learn to model your own nameplate for your desk or door. You will be able to send your models directly to our 3D printers and later pick up your one-of-a-kind decoration. 

Pre-Event Preparation: Please enroll in our Canvas course and complete...

May
8
Illustration of a grid of items around a green circle with ID in the center
  • Wed, 05/08/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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UCSB Library invites graduate students to learn how to use ORCID in your research. ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a unique, persistent digital identifier that you own and control, and that distinguishes you from every other researcher.

Light refreshments will be provided....

May
8
UCSB Reads 2024 Logo
  • Wed, 05/08/2024 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Location: Mountain Courtyard
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Join us outside the Library for a student hip-hop dance performance! 

Inspired by the UCSB Reads 2024 book selection Your Brain On Art: How the Arts...

May
8
Ivy Ross and Susan Magsamen
  • Wed, 05/08/2024 - 7:30pm
Location: UCSB Campbell Hall
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Susan Magsamen and Ivy Ross, the authors of the...
May
10
  • Fri, 05/10/2024 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Makerspace
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Join us for a hands-on workshop where we will walk you through making your own scrunchie. No prior sewing experience needed and we will provide all the necessary materials to participate in this tutorial.
Pre-Event Preparation: Please ...

May
13
  • Mon, 05/13/2024 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Makerspace
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Join us at the Makerspace for our monthly bookbinding workshop and learn the process involved in creating your own mini journal. Our first workshop in this series will be covering the pamphlet stitch. This is an easy, beginner friendly technique- no experience necessary! Our Makerspace Mentors...

May
14
  • Tue, 05/14/2024 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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Before our final eco.data.science meetup of the year, we invite the UCSB community for an update on our Planet Labs offerings. The workshop will begin with an introduction to Planet Labs’ satellite imagery, oriented...

May
14
  • Tue, 05/14/2024 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location: DREAM Lab
Event, Other, off-campus
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Rasters are commonly used to represent continuous spatial data such as elevation and temperature. This workshop will give a gentle introduction to using the R package terra to manipulate and plot raster data. No prior knowledge of spatial data is needed, but basic familiarity with R is assumed....

May
15
  • Wed, 05/15/2024 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Makerspace
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Discover the Magic of Laser Cutting: Ever wanted to turn your keys into a personalized style statement? Look no further! Join us for a hands-on journey into the world of laser cutting, where you'll learn how to turn your digital design ideas into physical objects.

Craft Your Signature...

May
16
image of a microphone with a blurry audience in the background
  • Thu, 05/16/2024 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) and UCSB Library invite you to join us for an exhilarating event celebrating knowledge, innovation, and the art of effective communication. Hear students from...
May
16
  • Thu, 05/16/2024 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Makerspace
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Join us for this exciting workshop where you'll learn how to apply custom vinyl decals onto a tote bag. Our Makerspace Mentors will guide you through the process of preparing and applying decals and you will leave with a unique accessory that is both practical and fashionable. No prior...

May
17
Lunch and Learn Logo
  • Fri, 05/17/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. They also say that knowledge is the food of the soul. What if you could have both?

Lunch & Learn is a monthly informal seminar series that provides grad students with two important things: free lunch and a chance to...

May
17
  • Fri, 05/17/2024 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Makerspace
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Come learn how to make your own custom buttons at the UCSB Library Makerspace! We will give a brief tour of the Makerspace then demonstrate how to use the button maker. You can draw your own designs using the provided materials or use some of the previous RCSGD limited edition pins that will be...

May
21
  • Tue, 05/21/2024 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Makerspace
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Join us for a hands-on workshop where we will walk you through a simple sewing project. No prior sewing experience needed.
Pre-Event Preparation: Please enroll in our Canvas course and complete the introductory orientation to...

May
22
Illustration of a grid of items around the words Literature Reviews in the Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Wed, 05/22/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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Open to all graduate students.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Register for the Workshop

In this workshop, you will learn how to get started creating a Literature Review, including:
● What Literature...

May
22
  • Wed, 05/22/2024 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: Makerspace
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Tired of rummaging through drawers and couch cushions every time you need dice? Join us for a hands-on electronics project night where you'll learn how to create a customized dice roller. With the help of our Makerspace Mentors, you'll learn how to set up the microcontroller, wire the components...

May
23
colorful paper cranes
  • Thu, 05/23/2024 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Fish Bowl
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This origami crane folding workshop is a walk-in event scheduled May 23, 2024 from 2:00- 4:00 PM, in the FishBowl art space located by the Davidson entrance of the Ocean side of the library. The origami cranes will be collected during the event and donated to the Associated Students.

This...

May
23
  • Thu, 05/23/2024 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: DREAM Lab
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Join us in the Library's AR/VR Studio to learn how we can 3D scan objects, people, and our environment. Just bring your cell phone to take videos and photographs that we'll transform into 3D models. After this workshop, you'll understand how to 3D scan, what software to use, and how to access...

May
28
  • Tue, 05/28/2024 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Makerspace
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Join us at the Makerspace for a hands-on workshop where you will learn how to turn your digital design ideas into physical objects.

Dive into the process of laser cutting as our Makerspace Mentors guide you through creating wooden name plates. From sleek initials to intricate designs, the...

May
29
Illustration of a grid of items around a red Z in a grey cube
  • Wed, 05/29/2024 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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UCSB Librarians are offering a Zotero Basics workshop for graduate students.  Zotero is a free bibliography management tool that helps you collect citations for your research and generate entries for notes and bibliographies. While geared to graduate students, UCSB faculty and other affiliated...

May
29
  • Wed, 05/29/2024 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: Makerspace
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Join us for a guided 3D modeling tutorial on creating beautiful vases and vessels using Autodesk Fusion. During the workshop, our Makerspace Mentors will guide you through the entire 3D modeling process - from sketching your initial design ideas to bringing them to life in 3D. You'll explore...

May
30
Library Award for Undergraduate Research
  • Thu, 05/30/2024 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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Please join us for a reception and awards ceremony honoring the recipients of the 2024 Library Award for Undergraduate Research. Prizes of $750 for first place and $500 for second place will be awarded in each of three categories: Sciences & Engineering...

May
30
Art of Science Logo
  • Thu, 05/30/2024 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: Other, off-campus
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Location: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Family Resource Center

UCSB Library is pleased to present winners from the 11th Annual Art of Science Competition, a co-sponsored program between the Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships and the UCSB...

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Cultura Cura exhibition graphic detail of four prints separated by an orange cross with the words Cultura Cura 50 Years of Self Help Graphics in East LA centered in white
  • Wed, 10/25/2023 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/21/2024 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Exhibition

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UCSB Library is pleased to present an exhibition...

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Fossil Free UC student activists celebrating having their voices heard at a Board of Regents meeting
  • Mon, 11/13/2023 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/28/2024 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
Exhibition

UCSB Library is pleased to present an exhibition documenting student activism with materials held by the Library's Special Research Collections. This exhibition celebrates the achievement of the student-led campaign as a testament to the power of collective action to transform our university and...

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Black and white photograph of a Ferris wheel by Trevor Auldridge-Reveles.
  • Wed, 01/17/2024 - 4:00pm to Wed, 06/19/2024 - 5:00pm
Location: Learning Commons
Exhibition
UCSB Library presents an exhibition of photographs by UCSB graduate student Trevor Auldridge-Reveles (Sociology) that explores what it means to grow up in one of the highest opportunity towns in rural America. Please join us on at 4PM on January 17 for an...
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colorful paper cranes
  • Fri, 05/17/2024 - 8:00am to Mon, 06/17/2024 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
Exhibition

This exhibition commemorates the 10th anniversary of a violent rampage in which six UCSB students were killed and fourteen people injured in Isla Vista on May 23, 2014. Materials on display were collected from spontaneous memorials that appeared following the murders and have been...

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Robinson Family Black and White Photo
  • Mon, 05/27/2024 - 12:00pm to Fri, 06/28/2024 - 12:00pm
Location: Ethnic & Gender Studies Collection
Exhibition

This exhibition features items from the Cedric J. and Elizabeth P. Robinson Archive, a collection of research and teaching papers, ephemera and digital materials related to the careers of the Robinsons, renowned for their seminal scholarship and activism. The archive was donated by Elizabeth P....