Events & Exhibits

2014 Baylor Libraries Symposium
The Baylor Libraries Symposium highlights research and scholarship at Baylor by recognizing the major anniversary of a significant publication.

2014 ELI Focus Session & Transformational Teaching Showcase
The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) is a community of higher education institutions and organizations committed to the advancement of learning through the innovative application of technology. ELI hosts online focus sessions, regional and national conferences throughout the year.

LMS Demos & Roadshows
The Learning Management Systems (LMS) Demonstrations and Roadshows will take place during the weeks of February 24-28, 2014, and March 3-7, 2014. Instructure will demonstrate Canvas during the first week and Blackboard will demonstrate its LMS the second week. These presentations will give the Baylor community an opportunity to evaluate these systems and decide together which provides the best sort of learning and management resources for faculty, students and staff.

Reflections on the Civil Rights Movement
The W. R. Poage Legislative Library presents this exhibit that commemorates the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The exhibit includes the verse of Langston Hughes interspersed with images from the period, editorial cartoons from the 1960s, a case about Waco native Doris Miller, a section dedicated to controversial Black Like Me author John Howard Griffin, and more.

The Names Behind the Buildings Exhibit
"The Names Behind the Buildings Exhibit" in Moody Memorial Library tells the story of the people who helped to build Baylor, whose names are indicated on its many structures but many in our community may not know.

2014 ACRL Scholarly Communication Workshop
On May 2, 2014, the Baylor Libraries - in partnership with Southern Methodist University and McLennan Community College - will host a workshop for librarians and library staff that focuses on the increasingly complex topic of scholarly communication. "Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement" is sponsored by ACRL (the Association of College & Research Libraries) and will feature expert speakers Stephanie Davis-Kahl and Kevin Smith.