Bobst Hosting 2 Brown Bag Events for Grad Students

NYU Libraries Digital Scholarship Services is having 2 brown bag events (bring your lunch, we’ll provide dessert and coffee) open to NYU grad students, faculty, and staff. Space is limited, so be sure to register in advance.

Crafting Your Professional Online Presence, Thursday, April 10, 2014
12:30-1:30pm Bobst Library Media Viewing Room, 5th floor west wing
Disappointed with the results of your latest egosurf? Want to have more control over how you appear online? Bring a lunch and join panelists Bryan Waterman, Associate Professor of English at NYU-AD, and Jacob Gaboury, PhD Candidate in Media, Culture & Communication, for a discussion on crafting your online professional presence. The discussion will mix practical tips on creating a professional website, using Twitter and other social media tools, as well as a critical look at the larger issues of privacy and surveillance. Register for this event at http://bit.ly/1dUtcNL.

Making Your Scholarship More Visible with WordPress, Thursday, April 24, 2014
12:30-2:00pm, Bobst Library Media Viewing Room, 5th floor west wing
Want to increase the visibility of your work and promote your scholarship and research, teaching, and service? In this hand-on workshop, Erica Osher Reifer, Academic Technology Services, will walk you through the basics of creating your own WordPress site, including organizing your content and choosing a compelling design. Bring a lunch and a laptop (we’ll also provide Mac and Windows laptops if you need one). Register for this event at http://bit.ly/1pj2HIK.

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