Category: Issues

Celebrate Open Education Week! March 4 through 8, 2019 Free Events EVERY DAY!

Open Education Week is a FREE global event that seeks to raise awareness of
free and open sharing in education and the benefits they bring to teachers
and learners. Coordinated by the  Open Education Consortium, the
event showcases projects, resources, and ideas from around the world that
demonstrate open education in practice.

Featured speaker: Lawrence Lessig (founding board member of Creative Commons)

Download the flyer for a complete list of events and speakers!
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Download the Open Ed Week Flyer

Arts and Humanities Database: New at Milne!

Hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies – right at your fingertips via Milne Library!  The Arts & Humanities database is designed to complement the following indexes: ABM, Avery, BHA, BHI, DAAI, Index Islamicus, MLA, Philosopher’s Index and RILM.

The Arts & Humanities database can be accessed here;

or access it from the Milne Library A-Z Database page, https://libguides.geneseo.edu/az.php

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrate Open Education Week! March 4 through 8, 2019 Free Events EVERY DAY!

Open Education Week is a FREE global event that seeks to raise awareness of
free and open sharing in education and the benefits they bring to teachers
and learners. Coordinated by the  Open Education Consortium, the
event showcases projects, resources, and ideas from around the world that
demonstrate open education in practice.

Featured speaker: Lawrence Lessig (founding board member of Creative Commons)

Download the flyer for a complete list of events and speakers!
Open Ed Flyer thumbnail
Download the Open Ed Week Flyer

Featured Database: Rochester Police Department Open Data Portal!

“Engagement through Transparency.” The Rochester, NY  Police Department Open Data Portal is a public platform for exploring and downloading open data, discovering and building apps, and engaging to solve important local issues. You can analyze and combine Open Datasets using maps, as well as develop new web and mobile applications.  A comprehensive collection of  Crime Analysis Resource links is also available on the RPD Open Data Portal.

https://libguides.geneseo.edu/rpd

You can access the RPD Open Data Portal on or off campus.

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Featured Database! Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education has the nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities.

https://libguides.geneseo.edu/che

  • In-depth articles about current issues faced by universities.
  • Data and analysis on the latest enrollment trends and statistics.
  • Chronicle Focus — comprehensive collections of news, commentary, and advice on the topics that matter on campuses today.
  • Collections of articles on important issues in higher education
  • Discussion Forums for all things higher-ed

Full access to the Chronicle of Higher Education is available on campus, or using a Geneseo login.

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First Plagiarism Workshop of the Year: Thursday. Feb 07, 2019! Sign Up Now!

Milne Library offers plagiarism workshops throughout the semester to help you! Sign up here: Geneseo.edu/library/library-workshops

Whether you made a New Years’ Resolution list or not, plagiarism is something you must avoid today, tomorrow, and forever after!

Next upcoming workshops:

Thu. Feb 07  | 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM | Milne 104
Mon. Feb 11 | 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM | Milne 104
Tue. Feb 19 | 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM | Milne 104

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Bored over Winter break? We have some Winter Wisdom for you!

Are you staying in Geneseo over break? There are plenty of indoor, outdoor, and FREE things to do!

Livingston County Events lists hikes and nature programs from Letchworth State Park. There is something to do every day, snow or shine: https://www.livingstoncountychamber.com/events/calendar

For skiing, snowboarding, festivals, art shows, readings, wineries, breweries, cideries, and local food faire, the Geneseo, NY site has you covered: https://geneseony.com/todo/seasonal.htm

The Genesee Valley Council on the Arts maintains an extensive calendar of visual and performing arts events, as well as classes and workshops at the New Deal Gallery and throughout the area: http://gvartscouncil.org/

Look just 30 minutes north to Rochester, NY for concerts, art exhibits, museums, sports, local bands, theatre, plus all things LGBTQ-friendly: https://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/rochester/EventSearch

Want to explore the hidden treasures of Upstate and Western NY ? Here is a guide for places to visit and things to do, both tourist-style and “off-the-path” : https://www.newyorkupstate.com/things-to-do/

If you just want to cozy up indoors and catch up on reading, check out the American Library Association Recommended Reading Lists: https://libguides.ala.org/recommended-reading

Enjoy!

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Photo by Keith Walters. Winter at Letchworth State Park, Keith Walters Photography