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GROOVE a cappella and SIKOS (Smith Improv Komedy of Smith) appear in tandem on the purple carpet and banish the gloom. Presented by JostenLive!, the performance will take place on Friday, November 22 at 5 p.m. on the Josten Library mezzanine.
Data management is integral to successful scholarly research and scientific discovery. To learn about its many benefits, join us for this free workshop, Monday, November 18, from 12:10-1 p.m. in Hillyer 119
Otelia Cromwell is the first known African-American student to graduate from Smith College. This year’s Otelia Cromwell Day, with the theme “Acknowledging Injustice and Practicing Anti-Racism,” will be held Thursday, November 7. Libraries staff are offering workshops on using VR and video games to foster empathy, and looking for input on how College Archives documents protest on campus.
Join the Spatial Analysis Lab to learn and create crowdsourced maps! Crowdsourced maps are created by the user; they supply that data that makes up the map and provide their own experience and geolocation. We will learn the basics of how to create surveys and apply them to the map. We will then test our surveys by going out and putting these maps to use! All are welcome-- students, staff, faculty, community members. Spatial Analysis Lab (Sabin-Reed 104) on November 5 from 4-5:30 p.m.
As Smith enters the Year on Climate Change, the campus Libraries are dedicated to connecting our community to materials that will further illuminate the topic. Smith community members may contact science librarian Rocco Piccinino, the Libraries’ Year on Climate Change liaison, for assistance finding course readings and reference material.
See what else the Libraries are doing for the Year on Climate change.
Join the Spatial Analysis Lab for Ethics of Drones: Creating a Code of Conduct. The workshop will include a conversation on drones and ethics, specifically about how we use drone technology here at Smith College.
All Smith students are invited to compete in the campus-wide #DiggingTheCollections contest starting on Monday, October 14. Submit your most thrilling/interesting/strange/cool finds from the Libraries’ Special Collections for a chance to win cash prizes.
Come and learn more about the Archives Concentration, Tuesday, October 22, 4:15 p.m., Campus Center 204. Applications are due October 24.
Learn about the concentration and meet the faculty, Wednesday, October 2, at 5 p.m. in the Dewey Common Room. Refreshments will be served.
The Smith College Libraries, as well as the Five College Libraries, offer a broad selection of Graphic Novels, Comics, and Manga for Five College users to borrow and read. The materials range from classic superhero comics to modern, recently published works.