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Recommended Reading for Gray Matter Discussions

Learn more about the upcoming Gray Matter discussion topic with books available from RIT Libraries!

What is RIT'S Official Opinion on Politics? ... and what if you disagree?

Friday September 22, 12:00-1:00 p.m. – MOSAIC Center (SAU)

Recommended reading:

  • Why is everyone else wrong? by Tibor Machan
    eBook available on Springer
  • Disagreement edited by Richard Feldman and Ted Warfield
    Call number: BD143 .D57 2010 (4th floor)
  • Knowledge in the making: Academic freedom and free speech in America's schools and universities by Joan DelFattore
    eBook available on JSTOR
  • The enigma of reason by Hugo Mercier and Dan Sperber
    eBook available on ProQuest

RIT’s Political and Legislative Activities policy: https://www.rit.edu/academicaffairs/policiesmanual/c100


Failure, Fear & Fault: What’s Wrong with You?

September 15, 2017, Noon – 1:00pm — MOSAIC Center (SAU)

Recommended Reading:

F Squared

F Squared
A collaborative gathering of fashion and food photography classes

May 3 to June 7, 2017


Opening Reception:
May 11, 4:30 to 6pm


Sunken Gallery, 2nd floor
Wallace Center, RIT Libraries

Database of the Month: Signs of Development

Signs of Development is a database with streaming videos on a variety of topics such as ASL features, Academic ASL, Deaf Culture, ASL Linguistics, Sentence Types, Classifiers, Deaf Mentors, Discourse, Gender Differences and Interpreting,  How Can I Interpret it if I don't know what it means? series, Metaphors and Idioms, Comparing ASL & English, Mental Health Interpreting, Video Relay Interpreting, and more! This database is available free to the RIT Community.

This database requires a special username and password to access it. Follow this link, locate Signs of Development in the list and make note of the username/password. Next, click Signs of Development in the list, select the workshop you want to view and then enter the username/password to view it.

Learn to use citation tools EndNote & Zotero

Improve your online research! Make organizing and citing online resources easier using a citation tool.

This week we are offering sessions on two different tools, EndNote and Zotero. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend these workshops.

EndNote — Wednesday March 8, 12-1pm

Join us for a session on Using EndNote to create bibliographies. In this session, you will learn the basics of using this powerful citation management tool, available from the RIT Libraries at the Wallace Center. Please register for this workshop online.


Zotero — Thursday March 9, 12-1pm

Join us for a session on using Zotero, a next-generation system for organizing your scholarly reading, managing citations, and creating bibliographies. In this session, you will learn the basics about using this freely available online research tool. Zotero can be used with multiple web browsers and is compatible with Macs and PCs. Please register for this workshop online.

Saturday Book Share — 1st Saturdays

Saturday Book Share – 1st Saturdays

You are invited to a new series – on the 1st Saturday of the Month. Join the RIT Libraries this Saturday March 4,2017 from 2:30 to 4:30pm to look, read and share books in the Library collection related to a topic of interest in imaging arts – animation, art, crafts, design, film, media sciences and photography! Tea and Scones provided.

Location: Sunken Gallery, 2nd floor

Database of the Month: Artstor

Database of the Month

More than Art! Discover the rich image collections in Artstor to illuminate topics in literature, philosophy, history and more!

The Artstor Digital Library features a wide range of multidisciplinary content from some of the world’s top museums, artists, libraries, scholars, and photo archives, including rare collections not accessible anywhere else. New contributions are added regularly.

Search for it in the Database Finder by name, or follow this link to access it directly.

#1Tiger1Book, Friday 1/27 @ 11am: Learn to edit Wikipedia to add a source

Join The Wallace Center for #1Tiger1Book– learn how to find a book for 1 Wikipedia entry and learn how to add it to the entry!

When: Friday January 27, 11am-1pm

Where: VIA Lab, 2nd floor of The Wallace Center

RIT Tigers can make Wikipedia better!

Free pizza, drinks & snacks! Learn about the Wikipedia Edit-a-thon coming on March 25, 2017.

Registration requested, but not required.  All are welcome!