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New Resource: Lynda.com – 10 Seats Available

New Resource: Lynda.com – 10 Seats Available

The University of Rhode Island Libraries now provides 10 seats for the Lynda.com access. Lynda.com provides quality online courses in software development, CAD, multimedia design, and more.  You can browse available Lynda.com courses at https://www.lynda.com/subject/all. In order to request access to Lynda.com, please fill out the form below. Lynda.com Access Request Form Each seat is […]

“Toward Dismantling Whiteness in Academic Libraries: Hiring and Collection Development” by Angela Galvan on May 17, 2018

“Toward Dismantling Whiteness in Academic Libraries: Hiring and Collection Development” by Angela Galvan on May 17, 2018

  “Toward Dismantling Whiteness in Academic Libraries: Hiring and Collection Development” will be presented by Angela Galvan, eResource Manager, Brown University. May 17, 2018, 12pm-2pm URI Libraries, Galanti Lounge (3rd floor) Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/angela-galvan-toward-dismantling-whiteness-in-academic-libraries-tickets-45254965821 Co-sponsored by the URI Libraries Diversity Initiatives, Libraries Faculty Development Committee, Office of Community, Equity and Diversity, and Multicultural Student Services Center.  […]

The URI Libraries Sign Preservation Steward Agreements With GPO

The URI Libraries Sign Preservation Steward Agreements With GPO

[Original Source: https://www.fdlp.gov/news-and-events/3398-four-libraries-sign-preservation-steward-agreements-with-gpo] The University of Rhode Island Libraries, the University of Washington’s Gallagher Law Library, Oklahoma State University’s Edmon Low Library, and Queens, NY Borough Public Library each signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) to become Preservation Stewards.  Under this agreement, the libraries pledge to permanently preserve its […]

“People of Color in AI” – A Discussion on Ethical Implications and Impacts

“People of Color in AI” – A Discussion on Ethical Implications and Impacts

In the fall of 2018, the University of Rhode Island Libraries will open its Artificial Intelligence Lab. In anticipation of this event we invite you to a discussion on transparency, access, and ethical concerns surrounding AI and machine learning. URI Libraries’ Diversity Initiatives, Big Data and AI Collaboratives invite those across all disciplines to join […]

Building Bridges in a Divisive Climate: Diversity in Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Building Bridges in a Divisive Climate: Diversity in Libraries, Archives, and Museums

The University of Rhode Island (URI) Libraries hosted a panel discussion program “Building Bridges in a Divisive Climate: Diversity in Libraries, Archives, and Museums” on Thursday November 30, 2017 at the Galanti Lounge of the Robert L. Carothers Library and Learning Commons. This event was organized by the URI Libraries and sponsored by the URI Office of Community, […]

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