• Posted: March 30, 2021
    Using Images from the Web workshop on April 6 from 2 to 3 pm

    Ever see a really cool photo on Google Images that you wanted to use in your PowerPoint? Hold on... that photo is probably copyrighted! This workshop will explore the basics of copyright & fair use when it comes to finding and reusing multimedia content, particularly images. Learn how to stay on the right side of the law and respect creators' intellectual and creative rights.

    April 6, 2-3pm   

     

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  • Posted: March 25, 2021
    Jacob Tobia Author Talk and Q&A

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are rescheduling Jacob Tobia’s author talk for later in the month. We will announce the new date shortly, but we are currently looking at the range of April 20th-23rd, so please keep your calendars marked! Looking forward to seeing you there!

    Please join Randall Library, the Mohin-Scholz LGBTQIA Resource Office, and the UNCW Gender Studies Resource Center for a conversation with Jacob Tobia (they/them), actor, writer, producer, and author of the national bestselling memoir Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story.

    From running across the Brooklyn Bridge in high heels to giving Trevor Noah an on-air makeover on The Daily Show, Jacob helps others embrace the full complexity of their gender, even (and especially) when it’s messy as hell. In addition to adapting their book Sissy into a forthcoming TV series for Showtime, Jacob recently made their acting debut as the nonbinary character “Double Trouble” on Netflix’s She-Ra and The Princesses of Power. Originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, Jacob currently lives in Los Angeles.

    For their full bio, please see: https://jacobtobia.com/Bio

    Jacob will be sharing a passage from their memoir, talking gender identity and celebration, and answering audience questions.

    For more information and the Zoom link, please visit: https://lib.uncw.edu/tobia-talk

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  • Posted: March 23, 2021
    An image of a laptop opening and text reading the new OpenUNC website

    The University of North Carolina System’s new OpenUNC website helps make UNC research available to the world. Read more about OpenUNC.

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  • Posted: March 23, 2021
    Get those Library eBooks workshop on March 30th from 10 to 11 am

    Learn to find and read ebooks available for free through UNCW's library. This will include instruction in setting up and using Adobe Digital Editions to authenticate the download and offline viewing of many ebooks.  This workshop will focus on ebooks from Randall Library, but we will also briefly discuss options available through the New Hanover Public Library. 

    March 30, 10-11am 

     

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  • Posted: March 19, 2021
    Transgender Day of Visibility Read-In on March 31st at 1pm

    International Day of Trans Visibility, falling on March 31st, is an annual event celebrating and highlighting the lives and experiences of trans, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming people throughout the world.

    This March 31st at 1:00 PM, Randall Library, the LGBTQIA+ Office, and the Gender Studies Research Center are hosting a read-in, where trans, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming folks can read passages from works that have been meaningful to them, including from their own writing. As the day's focus is on prioritizing and highlighting the voices of trans people, we invite cisgender allies to attend and listen.

    If you would like to participate as a reader, please fill out the following form: https://lib.uncw.edu/trans-read-in_signup 

    We'll reach out to you closer to the event with a confirmation, to get you a specific time slot for reading during the event, and to answer any questions--but please don't hesitate to reach out to Eva Sclippa at sclippae [at] uncw.edu with event questions in the meantime!

    The Zoom link and attendance information can be found on WaveLink: https://uncw.campuslabs.com/engage/event/7012326
     

     

     

     

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  • Posted: March 18, 2021
    Win Big, Help the Library logo

    You could win one of two $25 gift certificates to Target by helping the library!

    We are launching a usability study of Randall Library’s online catalog (IRB 21-0235). Through this study, we hope to find out how usable the catalog is in searching for and retrieving resources such as books, journals, videos and more. By participating in this study, you will be entered into a raffle to win one of two $25 gift certificates to Target! Sign up here!

    What is a usability study? A usability study is a series of tasks performed by real people as they use a product or software, such as the library catalog. We observe as you complete the various tasks and we learn how useful and usable the product is by your actions. The test should take about an hour and will be done over Zoom.

    We aren’t testing you; we’re asking you to help us test the catalog. There are no wrong answers and all feedback is welcome. You could be a catalog power user, or a total beginner. We’re looking for a variety of experiences. All you need is an internet-connected laptop with a web camera and microphone!

    Interested? Please sign up at https://library.uncw.edu/forms/library_catalog_usability_study_sign
     

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  • Posted: March 11, 2021
    Intro to Video Editing on March 19 2021 at 11 AM

    Introduction to Video Editing

    March 19 11AM

    Join Zoom Meeting: https://uncw.zoom.us/j/85053858649?pwd=aTZNVmU1MkJtQ2hPMWZHek5LNGgzUT09

    Meeting ID: 850 5385 8649

    Passcode: premiere

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  • Posted: March 11, 2021
    Intro to Photoshop on March 18 at 11 am

    Introduction to Photoshop

    March 18 11AM

    Join Zoom Meeting: https://uncw.zoom.us/j/83570935165?pwd=WmQ3YURoaGpaS2pIZUpubnBFdTlnZz09

    Meeting ID: 835 7093 5165

    Passcode: photoshop

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  • Posted: March 11, 2021
    Intro to InDesign on March 17 at 2pm

    Introduction to InDesign

    March 17 2PM

    Join Zoom Meeting: https://uncw.zoom.us/j/89996246499?pwd=UXhUeEthVjdMOEhXSklVdUF0SnhoUT09

    Meeting ID: 899 9624 6499

    Passcode: indesign

     

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  • Posted: March 11, 2021
    Intro to Podcasting on March 17 at 11 am

    Introduction to Podcasting

    March 17 11AM

    Join Zoom Meeting: https://uncw.zoom.us/j/88546965668?pwd=UG5pb1ZuZjhnTU81RUVUYVRUMThFUT09

    Meeting ID: 885 4696 5668

    Passcode: audacity

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