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UPCOMING EVENTS

Upcoming Events

  • Video Editing Basics Date: Monday, October 18, 2021
    Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Presenter: Alice Rogers
    Location: Online

    Edit your videos with DaVinci Resolve! In this workshop, we'll be going over how to use the powerful free video editor, DaVinci Resolve. You will learn how to import videos, cut them up and rearrange them, and make some basic adjustments to improve color, lighting, and sound in your videos.  

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

    This workshop will be taught over Zoom. The meeting link will be sent to all who register. Please contact the instructor if you cannot locate the meeting link. 

  • Make Your Digital Life Safer and Easier: Good Passwords (Part 1) Date: Monday, October 18, 2021
    Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Presenter: Jonathan Bradley & Kayla B. McNabb
    Location: Online
    Campus: Blacksburg Campus

    Want to get a free Yubikey? Come to all three parts of this series of workshops on digital security and we'll give you one for free! In part one, we will talk about passwords, how to test how secure they are, why passphrases can be a better strategy, and how to graduate to using a password manager in order to simplify your digital life and keep from getting hacked.

    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.

  • Virtual Instruments and MIDI Date: Monday, October 18, 2021
    Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Presenter: Griffin K.
    Location: Torgersen 3310
    Campus: Blacksburg Campus

    Come learn how to play instruments with your computer! In this workshop, we will be learning about MIDI and how it can be used to play musical sounds in Reaper. We will open some virtual instruments and alter them to make new and unique sounds!

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

Initiatives

Make information accessible

The University Libraries at Virginia Tech furthers the university’s dedication to being a global land-grant institution and serving faculty, students, and societies across the globe. The University Libraries supports the creation and publication of scholarship that is freely accessible to all — regardless of geographical location.

Engage with digital content

Learning, creating, and collaborating in the digital world is increasingly complex. Through digital literacy initiatives, University Libraries seeks to empower our community of learners and researchers as they navigate and participate in digital environments.

Showcase your best work

The ePortfolio Initiative supports the University’s mission to showcase students’ ability to be both leaders in specific disciplines while also cultivating transdisciplinary interests and skills, digital literacy and career competencies, aspirational values, and engagement in experiential and communal learning.