Events in the Library


Upcoming Events ...
Monday
Labor Day
Sept. 1, 2014

Library Open House /Explorientation

Thursday
Sept. 18, 2014
Dr. William Leeman More information coming.

Sept. 22 - 26, 2014 Banned Book Week More information coming.

Thursday
Sept. 25, 2014
Poetry Gathering More information coming.

Tuesday
Oct. 7, 2014
Rededication of Janet L. Robinson Curriculum Resource Center More information coming.

Thursday
Oct. 9, 2014
Dr. Sally Gomma and Dr. Chad Raymond More information coming.

Thursday
Oct. 23, 2014
Dr. Anthony LoPresti More information coming.



Past Events ...
Apr. 24, 2014
Make Your Own Mini-Origami Book
Apr. 23, 2014 World Book Night 2014 The Tipping Point; How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell

Apr. 14, 2014 Dr. Sarah Littlefield, Dr. John Quinn, and Dan Titus:
Images of Newport through the Lens of Thornton Wilder and Theophilus North
Apr. 10, 2014 Poetry Gathering
Apr. 2, 2014 Dr. James L. Yarnall, How I Spent My Cyber-Sabbatical with 4,617 Drawings by John La Farge
Mar. 30, 2014 The Human Library Rhode Island
Mar. 27, 2014

Dr. Joseph Grady, Public Interest Communication: Talking to the Public About Everything From Global Warming to the Arts
Feb.11 - Mar. 25, 2014
"Tech Bytes" Technology Series
Feb. 27, 2014 Dr. Jameson Chace, Long View from the Front Range: A Century of Avifaunal Change in Colorado
Jan. 30 - Feb. 27, 2014 Library Lessons
Feb. 6, 2014 Claudia Covert: The Birth of Camouflage
Jan. 30, 2014 Dr. Jon Bernard Marcoux: ďA Plantation on His Own Land in Carolina:" The Archaeology of Lord Ashley's St. Giles Kussoe
Nov. 11-15, 2013
International Education Week
Nov. 7, 2013 Sister Therese Antone, Dr. Sarah Littlefield & Dr. Jayme Hennessy: Wakehurst Revisited: A Sense of Home
Nov. 7, 2013 Introduction to RefWorks
Oct. 29, 2013 Poe Night Poetry Gathering
Oct. 29, 2013 Conducting a Literature Review
Oct. 23, 2013 Open Access: REDEFINING IMPACT.
Oct. 22, 2013 Forgotten and Remembered Joya Ganbery Hoyt
Oct. 17, 2013 For Alumni & Community
Oct. 16 & 17, 2013
Avoiding Plagiarism
Oct. 8, 2013
Learn Citation Styles - MLA
Oct. 3, 2013
Library Feedback Pizza Party
Oct. 2, 2013
Learn Citation Styles - APA
Sept. 21-30, 2013 Smart Student Scavenger Hunt
Sept. 30, 2013 How to do Research
Sept. 27, 2013 Friday Trivia Night
Sept. 25, 2013
Discover Today's Library
Sept. 20, 2013 Bob Shacochis
The Woman Who Lost Her Soul
Jun. 19, 2013
Library Open House
Open House for all staff.
Apr. 30, 2013
Poetry Gathering
Bring poems, bring yourself, and bring friends.
Apr. 24, 2013
Library Lessons
Library Services for Alumni and the Community with Lisa Kenyon
Apr. 24, 2013
An Evening with Isabel Wilkerson
Pulitzer price winning reporter for the New York Times and author of The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration.
Apr. 23, 2013 Celebrate World Book Night
Moneyball by Michael Lewis.*
Apr. 22, 2013 YERT
YERT is an environmentally-themed film. Watch trailer here.
Apr. 17, 2013
Library Lessons
Basics of RefWorks with Ingrid Levin
Apr. 16, 2013
Tech Tuesdays
Library eBooks on the Go
by Lori Barile
Apr. 16, 2013
Library Lessons
Conducting a Literature Review with Dawn Emsellem
Apr. 9 & 11, 2013
Library Lessons
Learning Citation Styles: MLA with Lori Barile
Apr. 8 & 10, 2013
Library Lessons
Learning Citation Styles: APA with Ingrid Levin
Apr. 4, 2013
Dr. Emily Colbert Cairns: Conversas in Diaspora
The Second Inquisitorial trial of Isabel de Carvajal
A lecture and discussion of female-centered Crypto-Jewish practices in the Early Modern Period
Apr. 2, 2013
Tech Tuesdays
Shop Like a Pro
Mar. 19, 2013
Tech Tuesdays
Virtual Collaboration with WebEx
Do you need to host a small class or meeting online in a virtual world? Collaborate with colleagues, either in the area or anywhere in the world? With WebEx, you can meet online and share files, information, desktops, video chat and more with this full-featured web and videoconferencing software. In this workshop, Dan Titus and Brian McDonnell will demonstrate a live WebEx meeting.
Mar. 5, 2013
Tech Tuesdays
Doing More with Android Led by Guest Speaker, Zach Dyer.
Feb. 19, 2013
Tech Tuesdays
Search Google like a Ninja

In this session Olga Verbeek will take on a simple research assignment to show how these tools engage us with new forms of data visualization and help us explore the best resources.
Feb. 20, 2013
Library Lessons
Finding and Analyzing Scholarly Articles with Ingrid Levin and Cynthia Bassett
In collaboration with the Writing Center
Feb. 13 & 14, 2013
Library Lessons
How to do Research with John Lewis & Lisa Underhill
Feb. 5 , 2013
Tech Tuesdays
Instapaper: Save interesting web pages for reading later
Jan. 30, 31 & Feb. 5, 2013
Library Lessons
Discover Today's Library: An Introduction to Library Services and Resources with Olga Verbeek & Lori Barille
Nov. 13, 2012
Library Lessons
Conducting a Literature Review: The Research Process with Dawn Emsellem
Nov. 12, 2012 Library Lessons
Basics of RefWorks with Ingrid Levin
Nov. 7 & 8, 2012
Library Lessons
Learn MLA Style with Lori Barile
Nov. 1 , 2012 Library Lessons
Learn APA Style with Ingrid Levin
Oct. 25 , 2012 Library Lessons
Learn APA Style with Lori Barile
Oct. 24 , 2012 Library Lessons
Finding and Analyzing Scholarly Articles In collaboration with the Writing Center with Ingrid Levin & Cynthia Bassett
Sept. 21-30, 2012
September Scramble
Smart Student Scavenger Hunt
Sept. 26, 2012
Dr. Oren W. Davis
Old & Rare: Reflections on Book Collecting
Sept. 26 & 29, 2012
Library Lessons
Using Today's Library: An Introduction to Library Resources and Services
Sept. 21, 2012
Friday Night Live: Trivia
Student Activities
Apr. 25, 2012
Dr. Jameson Chace Aquidneck Island Watershed Monitoring Partnership: A Science Service Project
Apr. 25, 2012
Personal Digital Archiving Join interim university archivist Julie Swierczek as she reviews best practices for preserving digital photographs, audio, video, email, documents, and online content.
Apr. 18, 2012 Web Wednesdays: Outlook Tips n Tricks with Lori Barile, learning commons librarian
Apr. 17, 2012 Dr. James L. Yarnall A talk on Dr. Yarnall's 2012 book, John La Farge, A Biographical and Critical Study
Apr. 12, 2012 Library Lessons: Research Process for Literature Review
Apr. 4, 2012 Web Wednesdays: iMovie with Dan Titus, assistant director of the University Computer Labs
Mar. 18 - 29, 2012
French Film Festival
Mar. 26, 2012
Newport History - A presentation by Dan Titus to Sarah Littlefield's english class. All welcome. Munroe Special Collections Room.
Mar. 26, 2012
Library Lessons: Plagiarism
Mar. 23, 2012
Faces of Mercy
Mar. 21, 2012
Web Wednesdays: Movi with Brian McDonnell, director of the University Computer Labs
Mar. 8, 2012
Library Lessons: Citation Style - MLA
Mar. 7, 2012 Library Lessons: Citation Style - APA
Mar. 7, 2012 Web Wednesdays: Diigo with Annettte Torrey, director of the Center for Teaching and Learning
Mar. 5, 2012 Dr. James Mitchell
Second Language Use on American Primetime TV: The Crossroads of Humor and Social Commentary
Feb. 28, 2012 Library Lessons: Today's Library for Graduate Students - an introduction to library services
Feb. 22, 2012 Web Wednesdays: Brain Candy: A Few of My Favorite Things Online with Julie Swierczek, intermin archivist
Feb. 13, 2012
Jane Eyre A screening of Cary Fukunaga's 2011 adaptation
Feb. 8, 2012
Web Wednesdays: There's an App for That! with Lori Barile, learning commons librarian
Feb. 1, 2012 Faculty Open House
Jan. 30, 2012
Dr. James M. Ludes: New Directions for the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy
Nov. 15, 2011 Library Lessons: Qiqqa with Julie Swierczek
Nov.14, 2011
Dr. Daniel Cowdin: Approaching a Distant Beauty: The Jewish Talmud through Christian Eyes.
Nov. 8, 2011 Library Lessons: RefWorks with Ingrid Levin
Oct.24, 2011
Dr. Charles Watkins: Where do Hillbillies Come From, Mommy?: How Jefferson's Yeomen Aristocracy became Jed Clampett
Oct.19, 2011
Kelly Easton: Writing and Publishing for Young Adults and Children
Oct. 5 - Nov. 19, 2011
Web Wednesdays: Skype with Dan Titus, Prezi with Dawn Esmellem, and Films on Demand with Ingrid Levin
Sept.26, 2011
Dr. Sally Gomaa: Translation as Interpretation: One Novel's Journey from Arabic to English
Mar. 2 - May 4, 2011 Web Wednesdays
Mar. 8, 2011 Dr. James L. Yarnall: John La Farge's Travelogues
Mar. 27, 2011 -
April 7, 2011
Salve's 6th annual French Film Festival
Mar. 3, 2011
Ann Hood: A Writer's Life
Nov. 9, 2010 Suzanne Delle: Peter Brook: Re-Imagining Shakespeare
with student performances
Oct. 4, 2010 Dr. John Quinn presents: At Work in the Eden of America : Nuns' Roles in Newport's Catholic Community
Sept. 22, 2010 Library Open House - Library Scramble
Apr. 22, 2010 Earth Day Screening -- Home: A Film at Jane Pickens Theatre
Apr. 12, 2010Showing of "Bright Star" In celebration of National Poetry Month
Mar. 24, 2010Archives and Special Collections -- Open House
Mar. 14 - 25, 2010French Film Festival 2010
Feb. 17, 2010Dr. Sheila O'Brien Quinn: Magnetic Personalities: The Introduction of Mesmerism to the United States
Jan. 28, 2010Dr. Thomas Sabbagh: Middle Eastern Music: The Oud and Arabic Maquam (modes) Performance and History
Nov. 16-20, 2009International Education Week
Nov. 12, 2009Laura O'Toole, Ph.D.: Bowling Alone, Working Out Together: "Bodywork" and Community Buildings
Sept. 23, 2009Celebrate --- the new Learning Commons
April 16, 2009Patricia Hawkridge: "Creating a Character from Play to Stage"
March 22 - April 2 French Film Festival 2009
March 18, 2009Dr. Tina Wray: "Good Girls, Bad Girls: The Enduring Lessons of Twelve Women of the Old Testament"
February 19, 2009 Dr. Catherine Zipf: "Professional Pursuits: Women and the American Arts and Crafts Movement"
January 29, 2009 Dr. Debra Curtis: "Pleasures and Perils: Girls' Sexuality in a Caribbean Consumer Culture"
October 28, 2008
Lisa Starr: "Celebrating Poetry"
September 24, 2008

Dr. Jameson Chace: "Salve's Carbon Footprint: Student Assessment of Campus Impacts on Global Climate Change"
April 16, 2008

Dr. Donna Harrington-Leuker: "Ligthly Clad and Out of Stays: The Summer Novel in the 19th Century"
April 24, 2008Lincoln Chafee: "Against the Tide: How a Compliant Congress Empowered a Reckless President"
Mar. 30-Apr. 10French Film Festival 2008
March 26, 2008Salve Regina Book Group: Three Cups of Tea  by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
February 27, 2008 Dr. Matthew Ramsey: "Film Movements that Changed Cinema"
January 30, 2008Dr. Arlene Nicholas and John Lewis: "The Millennial Generation's Attitudes Toward Books and E-Books"
December 4, 2007 Holiday Open House and Book Fair
Nov. 12-16, 2007International Education Week
Sep. 19, 2007Behind the Scenes at the Newport Music Festival with Dr. Mark P. Malkovich, III
Apr. 19, 2007Salve Regina Book Discussion - The Memory of Running
Apr. 12, 2007Live Jazz in the Library
Mar. 18-29, 2007Festival Of New French Films
Feb. 22, 2007Sister M. Therese Antone, Dr. Kathleen Nickerson, and
Leila de Bruyne '07: "Africa: Three Perspectives"
Nov. 30, 2006Barbara Shamblin: "Image and Memory: Photographs of Italy"
Oct. 26, 2006Dr. Peter H. Liotta and Colonel Cindy R. Jebb, Ph.D.
"The Fight for Legitimacy: Democracy vs. Terrorosm"
Sept. 28, 2006Dr. Dean de la Motte: "Making the News: Modernity and the Mass Press in 19th Century France"
Apr. 6, 2006Dr. James Garman: "Detention Castles of Steel and Stone"
Mar. 23, 2006Dr. Tina Wray: "The Birth of Satan"
Mar. 19 - Apr. 2, 2006French Film Festival
Feb. 9, 2006Dr. James Hersh - Poeticized Culture: The Role of Irony in Rawls's Liberalism
Feb. 8, 2006Bloodlines Art
Dec. 7, 2005Journal of Interdisciplinary Feminist Thought
Oct. 27, 2005Dr. James Yarnall - Newport Through Its Architecture: A History Of Styles From Postmedieval To Postmodern