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Events
Monday, November 27, 2017 | 2 – 4pmPeter J. Shields Library

The UC Davis Library’s Data Management Program & UC Davis Center for Spatial Sciences is proud to present #maptimeDavis, a geospatial skills workshop series.


Maptime is quite literally “time for making maps”.  The primary goals of Maptime Davis is to teach skills related to mapping and to provide a forum for the Davis Community to find others with similar interests to facilitate learning.  Topics range from introductions to a variety of GIS software, data display & processing, analysis, and equipment.


The full schedule is posted online at: spatial.ucdavis.edu…

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | 7 – 8pmPeter J. Shields Library
Creative Writers Series: Melissa Mack and Eric Sneathen

Melissa Mack and Eric Sneathen are graduates of the UC Davis Creative Writing Program.

Mack is author of The Next Crystal Text (2017) and her writing has appeared in the journals Elderly, Try!, With+Stand and anthologies Catechism: Poems for Pussy Riot and What We Want: A List of Our F****** Demands.

Eric Sneathen’s most recent publication is the chapbook Snail Poems. His writing has been published in Mondo Bummer, The Equalizer 2.0 and Gay Annals of Sexuality. He edits the Bay Area literary magazine Macaroni Necklace.

The 2017–2018 Creative Writers series at UC Davis brings to campus writers exploring their Native American, African American, Sri Lankan and Hmong heritage, several producing socially and politically-connected work.

Monday, December 4, 2017 | 2 – 4pmPeter J. Shields Library

The UC Davis Library’s Data Management Program & UC Davis Center for Spatial Sciences is proud to present #maptimeDavis, a geospatial skills workshop series.


Maptime is quite literally “time for making maps”.  The primary goals of Maptime Davis is to teach skills related to mapping and to provide a forum for the Davis Community to find others with similar interests to facilitate learning.  Topics range from introductions to a variety of GIS software, data display & processing, analysis, and equipment.


The full schedule is posted online at: spatial.ucdavis.edu…

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 | 12 – 2pmPeter J. Shields Library

Use EndNote to store, manage, and format references in your writing. Class will cover: creating EndNote libraries, adding citations to your libraries, direct export of citations from article databases, output styles, and Cite While You Write (using EndNote with Microsoft Word).

Please register for a seat.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | 3:30 – 5pmPeter J. Shields Library
EndNote Introduction for Biological/Agricultural/Environmental Sciences Researchers

EndNote is a bibliographic management program that simplifies the process of generating bibliographies and reference lists. EndNote allows you to easily store, manage and format references to any biological/agricultural/environmental science core style guide such as CSE, NLM, ACS and APA, or to any specific biological/agricultural/environmental journal style such as FASEB J, J Exp Biol, Plant Cell, J Agr Food Chem and Front Ecol Environ. EndNote also helps you organize and easily retrieve publication PDFs.

This introductory class will cover: creating EndNote libraries, direct export of citations from biological/agricultural/environmental article databases, adding PDFs to your EndNote Library, output styles and Cite While You Write (using EndNote with Microsoft Word).

Please register for a seat.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 | 7 – 8pmPeter J. Shields Library
Creative Writers Series: Mai Der Vang

Mai Der Vang’s debut poetry collection, Afterland (2016) was selected by Carolyn Forché as the winner of the Whitman Award, given by the Academy of American Poets. She earned her MFA in poetry from Columbia University where she was awarded the Corrente Poetry Fellowship.

The 2017–2018 Creative Writers series at UC Davis brings to campus writers exploring their Native American, African American, Sri Lankan and Hmong heritage, several producing socially and politically-connected work.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 6 – 7pmPeter J. Shields Library

Nayomi Munaweera is author of the novels What Lies Between Us (2016) and Island of a Thousand Mirrors (2014), which won the Commonwealth Book Prize for the Asian Region in 2013 and Man Asian Literary Prize. She is a native of Sri Lanka and grew up in Nigeria. Her visit is presented in conjunction with Middle East/South Asian Studies

The 2017–2018 Creative Writers series at UC Davis brings to campus writers exploring their Native American, African American, Sri Lankan and Hmong heritage, several producing socially and politically-connected work.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | 7 – 8pmPeter J. Shields Library
Creative Writers Series: Diane Seuss

Diane Seuss is the author of the poetry collections White Gown Blown Open, Wolf Lake, Four-Legged Girl, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and the forthcoming Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl.

The 2017–2018 Creative Writers series at UC Davis brings to campus writers exploring their Native American, African American, Sri Lankan and Hmong heritage, several producing socially and politically-connected work.

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