Library Events

Event calendar

September 20, 2021

Introduction to Mendeley Desktop

Learn to use the free reference management software Mendeley to save your references and create bibliographies for your papers and articles. Registration requested.

Date: Monday, Sep. 20
Time: 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location: Webex

September 23, 2021

Author Talk with Sarah Stewart

Sarah Stewart, local author and master gardener, will read a brief excerpt from her forthcoming book on the philosophy of gardening. The audience is invited to participate in a Q&A following the reading. Registration requested.

Date: Thursday, Sep. 23
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Zhang Legacy Collections Center

The Detroit Muslim Storytelling Project: An Oral History Initiative

Join guest scholar Mark Crain and associate professor Dr. Alisa Perkins to learn how the Detroit Muslim Storytelling Project is capturing and documenting oral histories in order to build and disseminate knowledge about the history and scope of African-American Muslim community leadership in Detroit. Register now.

Date: Thursday, Sep. 23
Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: Webex

September 28, 2021

September 30, 2021

Introduction to Zotero

Learn to use the free reference management software Zotero to save your references and create bibliographies for your papers and articles. Registration requested.

Date: Thursday, Sep. 30
Time: 10:00am to 11:30am
Location: Webex

October 7, 2021

The Cemeteries of Kalamazoo, an Osher Life Long Learning Course

Learn about the history and design of close to fifty cemeteries in Kalamazoo County and about the day-to-day life of some of the inhabitants before coming to their final resting places.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 7
Time: 10:00am to noon
Location: Zhang Legacy Collections Center

October 9, 2021

Library at the Concert Hall Series

Stop by the Library at the Concert Hall table at the concert on this day and check out library items related to the concert program.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 9
Time: 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Location: Miller Auditorium

October 10, 2021

Library at the Concert Hall Series

Stop by the Library at the Concert Hall table at the concert on this day and check out library items related to the concert program.

Date: Sunday, Oct. 10
Time: 2:30pm to 5:00pm
Location: Miller Auditorium

October 11, 2021

Library at the Concert Hall Series

Stop by the Library at the Concert Hall table at the concert on this day and check out library items related to the concert program.

Date: Monday, Oct. 11
Time: 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Location: Miller Auditorium

October 14, 2021

October 15, 2021

Small Stewart Archive Exhibit

Stop by Waldo Library between now and Dec. 15 and check out the display cases on the 2nd floor in the rotunda to get the first glimpse of materials from the David Small and Sarah Stewart Archive. 

Date: Friday, Oct. 15
Time: (All day)
Location: 2nd floor, rotunda, Waldo Library

October 17, 2021

Library at the Concert Hall Series

Stop by the Library at the Concert Hall table at the concert on this day and check out library items related to the concert program.

Date: Sunday, Oct. 17
Time: 2:30pm to 5:00pm
Location: Miller Auditorium

October 20, 2021

October 26, 2021

Person holding a mobile phone with search on screen.

Getting the Most Out of Google Scholar

Learn about the benefits of using Google Scholar to identify a variety of literature in virtually any subject area. Registration requested.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 26
Time: 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Webex

October 28, 2021

Introduction to Mendeley Desktop

Learn to use the free reference management software Mendeley to save your references and create bibliographies for your papers and articles. Registration requested.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 28
Time: 10:00am to 11:30am
Location: Webex

November 3, 2021

Setting Yourself Up for Success as a Scholar

Learn ways to position yourself as a researcher and scholar. Registration requested.

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 3
Time: 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Classroom E Swain Education Library, Sangren Hall

November 4, 2021

November 10, 2021

Introduction to Zotero

Learn to use the free reference management software Zotero to save your references and create bibliographies for your papers and articles. Registration requested.

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 10
Time: 10:00am to 11:30am
Location: Webex

November 15, 2021

Small Stewart Archive Exhibit

Stop by Waldo Library between now and Dec. 15 and check out the display cases on the 2nd floor in the rotunda to get the first glimpse of materials from the David Small and Sarah Stewart Archive. 

Date: Monday, Nov. 15
Time: (All day)
Location: 2nd floor, rotunda, Waldo Library

November 16, 2021

Keeping Current with Scholarly Literature in Your Field

Save time and be confident that you are staying up to date on recent literature in your field. Registration requested.

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 16
Time: 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Classroom A (Room 1070) Waldo Library, 1st Floor

November 18, 2021

Conducting a Literature Review in Education Disciplines

Learn about specific techniques for conducting a literature review in education-related disciplines. Registration requested.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 18
Time: 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: Classroom A (Room 1070) Waldo Library, 1st Floor