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Events
Monday, October 22, 2018 | 7 – 8:30pmPeter J. Shields Library
Creative Writing Reading Series: Tom Pickard

Tom Pickard’s writing has been praised by such wide-ranging voices as Allen Ginsberg and Paul McCartney. He is author of 16 poetry collections and five books of fiction, memoir and oral history. His collection Fiends Fell was on the best poetry of 2017 lists from The Times Literary Supplement and The New York Times.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 10 – 11:20amPeter J. Shields Library

Learn principles of citing sources in MLA (Modern Language Association) and APA (American Psychological Association) styles. Expand your understanding of paraphrases, summaries and quotations, and discover tools to help you create citations.

Questions for the Academic Assistance and Tutoring Center? Please contact Kevin Sitz, kwsitz@ucdavis.edu.

Questions for the Library? Please contact Melissa Browne at mabrowne@ucdavis.edu.

Please register for a seat.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 1 – 2pmPeter J. Shields Library
Graduate Student Library Tour

Do you need help finding articles and books for your research? Did you know that we can get materials for you from other libraries throughout the UC system and around the world? Are you aware of the many online resources the library offers? Do you need assistance with data management, GIS, or copyright and publishing? Did you know we have rare and unique items in our Special Collections? To learn about all of the library services and resources that support your research and teaching, join us for a tour of Shields Library. Meet by the main staircase in Shields Library Lobby.

Please register for a spot!

Need a different time for your lab or group? Contact us for a custom tour. www.library.ucdavis.edu…

Thursday, November 1, 2018 | 11am – 12pmPeter J. Shields Library
Graduate Student Library Tour

Do you need help finding articles and books for your research? Did you know that we can get materials for you from other libraries throughout the UC system and around the world? Are you aware of the many online resources the library offers? Do you need assistance with data management, GIS, or copyright and publishing? Did you know we have rare and unique items in our Special Collections? To learn about all of the library services and resources that support your research and teaching, join us for a tour of Shields Library. Meet by the main staircase in Shields Library Lobby.

Please register for a spot!

Need a different time for your lab or group? Contact us for a custom tour. www.library.ucdavis.edu…

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 | 11am – 12pmPeter J. Shields Library
Graduate Student Library Tour

Do you need help finding articles and books for your research? Did you know that we can get materials for you from other libraries throughout the UC system and around the world? Are you aware of the many online resources the library offers? Do you need assistance with data management, GIS, or copyright and publishing? Did you know we have rare and unique items in our Special Collections? To learn about all of the library services and resources that support your research and teaching, join us for a tour of Shields Library. Meet by the main staircase in Shields Library Lobby.

Please register for a spot!

Need a different time for your lab or group? Contact us for a custom tour. www.library.ucdavis.edu…

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 | 2:10 – 3:30pmPeter J. Shields Library

Learn principles of citing sources in MLA (Modern Language Association) and APA (American Psychological Association) styles. Expand your understanding of paraphrases, summaries and quotations, and discover tools to help you create citations.

Questions for the Academic Assistance and Tutoring Center? Please contact Kevin Sitz, kwsitz@ucdavis.edu.

Questions for the Library? Please contact Melissa Browne at mabrowne@ucdavis.edu.

Please register for a seat.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | 1 – 2pmPeter J. Shields Library
Graduate Student Library Tour

Do you need help finding articles and books for your research? Did you know that we can get materials for you from other libraries throughout the UC system and around the world? Are you aware of the many online resources the library offers? Do you need assistance with data management, GIS, or copyright and publishing? Did you know we have rare and unique items in our Special Collections? To learn about all of the library services and resources that support your research and teaching, join us for a tour of Shields Library. Meet by the main staircase in Shields Library Lobby.

Please register for a spot!

Need a different time for your lab or group? Contact us for a custom tour. www.library.ucdavis.edu…

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | 12 – 1pmPeter J. Shields Library
Graduate Student Library Tour

Do you need help finding articles and books for your research? Did you know that we can get materials for you from other libraries throughout the UC system and around the world? Are you aware of the many online resources the library offers? Do you need assistance with data management, GIS, or copyright and publishing? Did you know we have rare and unique items in our Special Collections? To learn about all of the library services and resources that support your research and teaching, join us for a tour of Shields Library. Meet by the main staircase in Shields Library Lobby.

Please register for a spot!

Need a different time for your lab or group? Contact us for a custom tour. www.library.ucdavis.edu…

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 | 7 – 8:30pmPeter J. Shields Library
Creative Writing Reading Series: Deb Olin Unferth

Deb Olin Unferth is the author of the short story collection Wait Till You See Me Dance, the novel Vacation, the graphic novel I, Parrot and the memoir, Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War.

An associate professor at the University of Texas, she was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and has received four Pushcart Prizes. Unferth founded the Pen-City Writers, a creative writing program at a maximum security prison in Texas.

Thursday, February 7, 2019 | 7 – 8:30pmPeter J. Shields Library
Creative Writing Reading Series: Jamel Brinkley

Jamel Brinkley is the author of A Lucky Man: Stories and his fiction has appeared in The Best American Short Stories 2018, Ploughshares, The Threepenny Review, Glimmer Train and American Short Fiction.

He was the 2016-17 Carol Houck Smith Fiction Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing and is currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Fiction at Stanford University.

Thursday, March 7, 2019 | 7 – 8pmPeter J. Shields Library
Creative Writing Reading Series: Crystal Wilkinson

Crystal Wilkinson’s debut novel, The Birds of Opulence, received the 2016 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. Her other works include the short-story collections Blackberries, Blackberries and Water Street. Wilkinson co-owns the Wild Fig Books & Coffee in Lexington, Kentucky.

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