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University Libraries Events and Exhibits October 2016

Events

All of these events are free and open to the public.

  • -- Saturday, October 15, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Open Gallery, Hollings Library
  • -- Tuesday, October 18, 6 p.m., Fall Literary Festival Welcomes William Powers, Hollings Library, Program Room
  • -- Friday, October 21, 3 p.m., Center for Digital Humanities’ Future Knowledge Lecture, “New Light on Henricus Martellus’s World Map at Yale (c. 1491): Multispectral Imaging and Early Renaissance Cartography,” Petigru College, Room 217
  • -- Tuesday, October 25, 4 p.m., Viewing and Discussion of The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz, part of Open Access Week 2016 events at University Libraries, TCL, Room 118
  • -- Tuesday, October 25, 6 p.m., Fall Literary Festival Welcomes Benjamin Sáenz, Hollings Library, Program Room
  • -- Wednesday, October 26, noon, “Free Textbooks: Open Educational Resources” Workshop, part of Open Access Week 2016 events at University Libraries, TCL, Multimedia Room, Level 1
  • -- Wednesday, October 26, South Carolina Encyclopedia Launch, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Hollings Library, Program Room
  • -- Thursday, October 27, 2 p.m., “Promoting Your Research: Retaining Your Rights as an Author and Avoiding Predatory Publishers” Workshop, part of Open Access Week 2016 events at University Libraries, TCL, Room 412
  • -- Tuesday, November 1, 6 p.m., Fall Literary Festival Welcomes Karen Joy Fowler, Hollings Library, Program Room

 

Exhibits

Hollings Library

“Chasing John Updike," a large exhibit of The Donald and Ellen Greiner Collection of John Updike — Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Gallery, through October 28

“South Carolina Political Collections Celebrates 25 Years" -- South Carolina Political Collections Gallery, through January 2017

Music Library

“New Work from the Trenholm Artists Guild (TAG),” an ongoing partnership between the Music Library and TAG — First Floor

Displays at Thomas Cooper Library

“It’s Time for School,” a look at modern education — East Gallery, through October 31

Open Access Week 2016: Open Access in Action,” focuses on encouraging faculty to make their research openly available and to introduce students to the concepts of research sharing and lifelong access to information. Also highlights Open Access textbooks and the USC faculty members who have selected to use exclusively freely-available content in their classes. — West Gallery, through October 31