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Library Events

Library Events (MSU Events Calendar)

From our writers and film series to traveling exhibits, come to one of the many events and programs we offer here at MSU Libraries. We look forward to seeing you!

Library Film Series: Sharknado

Library film series logo

Main Library North Conference Room (W449)
Thursday, February 12th​

Join us on Darwin's birthday for cake!

Examine Shark teeth and skeletal material up close!

Mendeley Training


A comprehensive introduction to Mendeley, a free reference manager and academic social network. Learn how to:
-Manage and organize references
-Create and share annotations
-Collaborate with other users
-Discover new content in areas of interest

Attendees should bring their own laptop with the Mendeley Desktop already installed.
For more information please visit http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/mendeley
*Previous experience searching article databases available from the MSU Libraries is highly recommended.

Location: Main Library Reference Instruction Room (E119C)
Date: Wednesday, February 11th
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

​Also on Wednesday, March 4th, 10:00am-12:00pm: Main Library, Reference Instruction Room.

​Register for Mendeley training here: http://classes.lib.msu.edu/view_class.php?class_id=85

Michigan Writers Series: Robin Silbergleid

Robin Silbergleid

Thursday, January 29, 2015 • 7:00 p.m.
MSU Main Library North Conference Room, W449

Robin Silbergleid is a poet and nonfiction writer whose work focuses on issues of the female body, reproductive choice, infertility, and motherhood.  She is the author of two chapbooks of poems: Pas de Deux and Frida Kahlo, My Sister, as well as the memoir Texas Girl, about becoming a single mother by choice in her twenties. The Baby Book, a related collection of poems about infertility and pregnancy loss, is forthcoming from CavanKerry Press in 2015. Born and raised in the Midwest, she holds both a PhD in English and an MFA in Creative Writing from Indiana University. She is currently an associate professor of English, core faculty in Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen), and Director of Creative Writing at Michigan State University.

Cosponsors: The Center for Gender in Global Context and the MSU Department of English.