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UPCOMING EVENTS

Upcoming Events

  • Read Out Loud: Escaping the Nazis Date: Monday, April 6, 2020
    Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Presenter: Bradley J. Nichols
    Location: Online

    Join using this link: https://virginiatech.zoom.us/j/695900809

    In association with the Americans and the Holocaust: Traveling Exhibition, Reading Out Loud: Escaping the Nazis, a mediated discussion series, will be provided in partnership between the University Libraries at Virginia Tech, the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library, and Hillel at VT. Reading Out Loud: Escaping the Nazis is a series of mediated discussion sessions on selected readings from Ruth Wolman’s Crossing Over: An Oral History of Refugees from Hitler’s Reich and Michael Dobbs’ The Unwanted: America, Auschwitz and a Village Caught In Between. Audience members will submit questions and participate in active discussions moderated by Bradley J. Nichols, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of History.

    If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please email library-event-accessibility-g@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

  • Critically Appraising Literature for Systematic Reviews and / Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2020
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Presenter: Erin M. Smith, Ginny Pannabecker, Kiri DeBose, & Cozette Comer
    Location: Online
    Campus: Blacksburg Campus

    This 90-minute session will take participants through how to critically appraise literature for a systematic review or a comprehensive literature review. We will discuss the types of bias found in literature and how that bias can impact the conclusions of your review and/or meta-analysis. Participants will also be introduced to several critical appraisal tools to evaluate the risk of bias in individual studies and larger systematic reviews. This session is open to researchers of all levels interested in conducting a systematic review and/or meta-analysis.

    [Systematic Review Workshop Series #5 of 6 -- attend as a one-off or as part 5 of 6 for this series of workshops to develop skills and use tools available to assist with conducting comprehensive literature reviews. Note sessions 1 and 6 are duplicative -- you only have to attend a session about Covidence once to complete the series.]

    This event is posted on the TLOS Professional Development Network calendar.

    If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please email library-event-accessibility-g@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

  • CANCELED - Film Screening: Night Will Fall Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2020
    Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Presenter: Stephen Prince
    Location: Lyric Theatre

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED

    In association with the Americans and the Holocaust: Traveling Exhibition and in partnership with Virginia Tech Department of Religion and Culture, the Lyric Theatre will host a special free showing of the movie Night Will Fall with pre-screening discussion led by Virginia Tech professor of cinema studies, Stephen Prince.

    If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please email library-event-accessibility-g@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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