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September 2018

R for Beginners Workshop

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Fogler Library will host a workshop on R, a widely used language and environment for managing, graphing, and analyzing data of all forms (e.g., spatial, quantitative, and qualitative). This introductory workshop is presented in collaboration with UMaine’s Advanced Computing Group. We recommend bringing fully charged laptops, with R (http://www.cran.r-project.org) and RStudio (https://www.rstudio.com) already installed. Laptops will be available for attendees who need to borrow one. If you would prefer to attend via Adobe Connect instead, email acg@maine.edu for connection information.…

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October 2018

Student Book Club: Mystery/Thriller Fiction

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Do you enjoy Gone Girl, the Sherlock Holmes stories, Bone Gap, We Were Liars, The Da Vinci Code, or other mystery/thriller fiction?  Come to the Fogler Library Student Book Club, where we'll be talking about mysteries and thrillers and sharing recommendations for books we love! You don't need to have read any specific book to join the conversation; you just need to be interested in mystery and/or thriller stories.

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Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 16, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on January 17, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on March 19, 2019 at 10:00am

Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Office of Research Development and Fogler Library are sponsoring "Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics" throughout 2018-2019. At the workshop, participants will: search for grants in PIVOT analyze an agency's Request for Proposals learn grant writing basics Upcoming workshop dates: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018, 10am-12pm. RSVP here; space is limited. Friday, November 16, 2018, 9am-11am RSVP here; space is limited. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 10am-12pm RSVP here; space is limited. Tuesday, March 19,  2019, 10am-12pm RSVP here; space is limited.

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Patent and Trademark Resource Center Conference

October 16 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library, 5729 Fogler Library, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Free

The Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC) at the University of Maine in Orono is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. As part of the celebration, we invite you to join us for a one-day conference featuring a range of informational sessions about patents and trademarks geared toward inventors, entrepreneurs, educators, students and legal professionals. Topics covered will include: An overview of Intellectual Property How to conduct a patent search; How to conduct a trademark search How to avoid invention scams. A…

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Student Book Club: Horror Fiction

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Can't get enough of Feed, World War Z, Monstress, The Haunting of Hill House, Carrie, Frankenstein, and other chilling tales?  Come to the Fogler Library Student Book Club, where we'll be talking about horror fiction and sharing recommendations for horror books we love! You don't need to have read any specific book to join the conversation; you just need to be interested in horror stories.

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Fake news, misinformation, and political bias: News literacy for the 2018 midterm elections

October 22 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Claims about fake news, bias, and misinformation have become much more prevalent in the past few years. But what is “fake news”? And what role does personal bias play in our perception of the news? Being a more informed 21st-century citizen requires a critical approach to the media, one that is especially important during an election season. Join Judith Rosenbaum, Assistant Professor in Communication and Journalism, and Jen Bonnet, Social Sciences & Humanities Librarian, for an interactive workshop where we will unpack the many…

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November 2018

Create Your First Video Game

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

From Candy Crush to Minecraft, we have all played a video game at one point or another. If you have ever wanted to not only play games, but make them as well, then stop in to learn the basics of the professional game making software Unity. No coding experience is necessary, and by the end of the workshop, you’ll have made your very own video game! Laptops are available, but attendees are welcome to bring their own computers. About the…

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Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 16, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on January 17, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on March 19, 2019 at 9:00am

Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Office of Research Development and Fogler Library are sponsoring "Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics" throughout 2018-2019. At the workshop, participants will: search for grants in PIVOT analyze an agency's Request for Proposals learn grant writing basics Upcoming workshop dates: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018, 10am-12pm. RSVP here; space is limited. Friday, November 16, 2018, 9am-11am RSVP here; space is limited. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 10am-12pm RSVP here; space is limited. Tuesday, March 19,  2019, 10am-12pm RSVP here; space is limited.

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January 2019

Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

January 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 16, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on January 17, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on March 19, 2019 at 10:00am

Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Office of Research Development and Fogler Library are sponsoring "Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics" throughout 2018-2019. At the workshop, participants will: search for grants in PIVOT analyze an agency's Request for Proposals learn grant writing basics Upcoming workshop dates: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018, 10am-12pm. RSVP here; space is limited. Friday, November 16, 2018, 9am-11am RSVP here; space is limited. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 10am-12pm RSVP here; space is limited. Tuesday, March 19,  2019, 10am-12pm RSVP here; space is limited.

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March 2019

Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

March 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 16, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on January 17, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on March 19, 2019 at 10:00am

Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Office of Research Development and Fogler Library are sponsoring "Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics" throughout 2018-2019. At the workshop, participants will: search for grants in PIVOT analyze an agency's Request for Proposals learn grant writing basics Upcoming workshop dates: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018, 10am-12pm. RSVP here; space is limited. Friday, November 16, 2018, 9am-11am RSVP here; space is limited. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 10am-12pm RSVP here; space is limited. Tuesday, March 19,  2019, 10am-12pm RSVP here; space is limited.

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