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Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Creating a Promotional Flyer in Adobe Illustrator

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to Adobe Illustrator. The training will cover key concepts and functions. Participants will incorporate elements of design in an illustrative process. The topics to be covered are:


Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Celebrate 50 Years of FDLP at Kelley Center for Gov. Info.

When: May 31, 1:30 pm

Where: South Reading Room, Fondren Library First Floor

Invited speakers:

  • Andy Sherman, Government Publishing Office
  • Angela Kent, Texas State Library
  • Dr. Allen J. Matusow - W. G. Twyman Professor Emeritus of History. Associate Director for Academic Programs, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
South Reading Room (First Floor) & Kelley Center (Basement)

Creating an Academic Poster with PowerPoint

An effective poster can get your main points across to as many people as possible. In this workshop, we will talk about the general guidelines on how to create an effective poster. In addition, there will be a hands-on practice on creating an academic poster in PowerPoint.


Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Patent Searching Class

The class covers preliminary U.S. patent searching using the resources in our patent searching area and online resources from the USPTO and the European Patent Office (EPO).


Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Fondren B43 Collaboration Space

Introduction to Census Geographies

Learn about all the various geographic units at which the U.S. Census Bureau tabulates data and how to select the most suitable geographic unit based on your research needs and data availability.

 


Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Getting Started with ArcGIS Boot Camp (2-in-1 Combined Course)

All topics from the following two courses will be covered:


Friday, June 16, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

How to Manage Your Data

Drowning in data? Not sure how to organize and back it up? This hands-on, interactive workshop will share tips for effectively organizing, documenting and storing research data.


Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to Demographic and Business Data Products and Sources

Learn about the numerous data products released by the U.S. Census Bureau, including topics and variables, release frequency and availability of the particular geographic units. The best online interfaces for accessing the particular data you need will also be covered.


Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Managing Your Citations with Zotero

This hands-on workshop will introduce some of the key functions of Zotero, including installation of the Zotero, adding citations to your Zotero library, organizing and managing your citations, searching your collections, producing bibliographies, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from Zotero into your documents, and syncing your collections.


Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Getting Started with ArcGIS Boot Camp (2-in-1 Combined Course)

All topics from the following two courses will be covered:


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A