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Used Book Sale 2013

brightly colored design books on bookshelves
Book image courtesy of See-ming Lee

The University Library is selling several thousand gently used books, including duplicate or superseded titles and other books not needed for the collection. Other miscellaneous items may also be available, such as CDs, DVDs, and maps.

There's something for everyone at low, low prices.

Event Information

Date & Time
December 9, 2013 - 10:00am to 10:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Open House

Transportation Forum

Image: 'Grand Street: Texting' http://www.flickr.com/photos/44373968@N00/126238642 Found on flickrcc.net
The Washtenaw Area Transportation Study (WATS) will host a Transportation Forum in the Library Gallery.  As the number of transportation initiatives in Washtenaw County continue to grow, it can be difficult for the public to differentiate or to track progress of these projects. This event brings together many of the project leaders advancing a comprehensive vision for an integrated transportation system. 
 

Event Information

Date & Time
November 18, 2013 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Gallery, Room 100
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

Exhibit: Plainly Spoken

Book binding by Ethan Ensign

View a range of binding ideas that came to fruition: models that replicate books from a historical period, cut-aways that visually reveal their hidden structure, design bindings that interpret a concept from the text, and artists’ bindings that play with structures and materials to create something new.

Event Information

Dates
January 31st through April 10th
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Audubon Room
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Event Type
Exhibit

Acoustic Songwriting Showcase

Nine songwriters perform new music, written this semester as part of the course Acoustic Songwriting for Beginners. Each student has written between seven and ten songs, many of which have been workshopped with the class, and in this final showcase concert each student will play two songs. A warm and appreciative audience will be appreciated!

Event Information

Date & Time
December 2, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Musical Program

Analyze This: A Panel Conversation on Ethics and Privacy in Learning Analytics

With the growing importance of learning analytics in higher education, the ethics and privacy issues around learning analytics have become important for instructors and students to consider. What ethical requirements do researchers and institutions have for protecting student data?

Event Information

Date & Time
November 19, 2013 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
Gallery, 100 Hatcher Graduate Library North
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

Mapping Fear: Stoking the Fires of the French and Indian War

A New and Accurate Map of the English Empire in North America by a Society of Anti-Gallicans, London, 1755

Mary Sponberg Pedley, adjunct assistant curator of maps at the Clements Library, discusses how "A New and Accurate Map of the English Empire in North America by a Society of Anti-Gallicans," published in London in 1755, demonstrates how jealousy, greed, and commercial rivalry can drive foreign affairs. With this illustrated talk, Dr.

Event Information

Date & Time
November 21, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

A Conversation on Poetic Science: The Bookwork of Daniel E. Kelm

Religio Mathmatica opened and closed, artist book by Daniel E. Kelm, courtesy of the artist

Massachusetts book artist and binder Daniel Kelm presents his recent work. Kelm is noted for his blend of contemporary art and tradition in the creation of highly sculptural bookbindings and ingenious book structures.

Event Information

Date & Time
November 19, 2013 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

Game On! Video Game Research & Teaching at the University of Michigan

Courtesy of flickr member Patrick hoesly: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zooboing/4543757687/

Join us for a panel discussion with U-M faculty who work with video games as they discuss their game-related research and how they integrate games into their teaching. Panelists include Sheila Murphy, Screen Arts & Cultures; Sean Silver, English; and Erik Hildinger, Engineering/Technical Communications.

Event Information

Date & Time
November 12, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

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