Virtual Guest Series: Spring 2021

Please join us for our new Virtual Library Guest Series! These are informal conversations created to help you learn about the resources available at the Library. No prior knowledge is necessary. Please note that the discussion will be recorded. Open to all students, faculty, and staff. The duration of the session will be anywhere from 30 minutes to one hour. Find the Zoom link on the Inside Calendar.

Week 2: Jan 28th, 5 PM – Discovering the Library
Week 4: Feb 11th, 11 AM – WGSN Trend Webinar
Week 6: Feb 26th, 1 PM – Supporting Your ELL Students: The Library and Writing Center
Week 8: Mar 11th, 5 PM – Digital and Print Magazines 
Week 10: Mar 25th, 1 PM – Search Top Agencies, Companies and Brands with Winmo
Week 12: Apr 6th, 5 PM – Special Collections + Guest

Week 2, Thursday, January 28th, 5 PM 
Discovering the Library
Alfonso Huerta, Circulation Coordinator and Robert Lundquist, Liaison Librarian

Please join us for our first Virtual Library Guest Series of the term! Circulation Coordinator, Alfonso Huerta, and Liaison Librarian, Robert Lundquist, will show you how to smoothly begin your research at the start of this Spring 2021 term. Topics to be covered include how to request library materials for pickup, sign into various resources off campus, request a purchase for new online books and films, problem-solve access issues, plus more. 

Week 4, Thursday, February 11th, 11 AM
WGSN Trend Webinar
Sean O’Connor, WGSN Representative and Michelle Betty, Liaison Librarian

Join WGSN representative, Sean O’Connor, for a webinar on WGSN and learn how their experts predict seasonal trends two years ahead of time. He’ll explore WGSN’s macro forecast methodology, look at the different ways WGSN works with companies around the world, and peek into the upcoming S/S 2022 trends from consumer down through color, materials, product, and more – as well as tips and tricks for using the site and a Q&A.

Week 6, Friday, February 26th, 1 PM 
Supporting Your ELL Students: The Library and Writing Center 
Tanya Knipprath, Liaison Librarian and Dr. Armando Zúñiga

This session is aimed primarily for faculty. Please join us for a talk with Dr. Armando Zúñiga, Director of Writing Center, to hear more about how the Library and the Writing Center can work in tandem to help support your teaching needs for ELL students! We will go over a new research guide with a wealth of resources to enhance instruction and engagement with your students who are English language learners. This guide is based around a framework of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. We look forward to seeing you there!

Week 8, Thursday, March 11th, 5 PM
Digital and Print Magazines
Maria Trakovsky, Serials Coordinator and Ozzy Alvarez, Library Student Ambassador

Looking for Inspiration? Check out our digital and print Magazine Collection. This discussion with Maria Trakovsky, Serials Coordinator and Ozzy Alvarez, Library Student Ambassador, will showcase digital magazines and ways to access them, as well as how to request available print magazines. It will provide an overview of virtual ways to access e-magazine content, with a focus on online resources such as Lürzer's Archive, Shots, and the Vogue Archive. It will also cover several EBSCO online resources, Extended Search techniques, as well as retrieving free online magazine content through print catalog records. You will learn different searching and browsing strategies to help with your research. If you are interested in digital or print magazines, this is the event for you!

Week 10, Thursday, March 25th, 1 PM 
Search Top Agencies, Companies and Brands with Winmo
Sarah Harper, Winmo Representative and Rachel Julius, Liaison Librarian

Join Sarah Harper, Winmo Representative, for a webinar on Winmo (formerly Redbooks). Gain an unparalleled view of the advertising landscape — from top-line business information on 36,000+ nationally advertised brands to specific contacts. Learn which companies and creative agencies are working together. Discover brand/company social demographics. Explore a vast creative library of top advertisements. Search Winmo's extensive company and agency contacts, including contact information for creatives. Sarah looks forward to showing you all more!

Week 12, Tuesday, April 6, 5 PM 
Archives & Special Collections 
Bob Dirig, Director, Archives and Special Collections

Take a tour of the Archives & Special Collections and learn about some of the amazing collections you can use for research, including photographs, graduate theses, rare books, documents, and historical video. We will talk with a special guest about how to access these materials and use them for your projects.

Posted on 01.26.2021
Virtual Library, Discussions, Webinars, Online Resources, Archives, Magazines, Library Instruction, WGSN, Winmo, Streaming Video, Writing Center, ELL
Fogg Library
1700 Lida Street
Pasadena, CA 91103
Mon – Fri: 10am – 5pm
Sat: 11am – 4pm
Sun: closed
Archives & Special Collections
950 S. Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105
Mon – Fri: 9am – 4pm
Sat – Sun: closed
South Campus hold pickup shelf available at 1111 Security