Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Create a Web Site Using CampusPress

Learn how to use Rice University's new Campus Press platform. 


Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Fondren Library Collaboration Space B43A

Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery Conference

This conference will bring together scholars of medicine, health, and slavery to further this growing area of research.


Friday, February 23, 2018 - 9:00am to 8:30pm
Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library 3rd Floor

Data with Donuts - Workshop Series

Hands-on workshops exploring how to find, manage, clean and store data. Donuts will be provided.


Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Fondren Library Basement - B43A - Collaboration Space

Jump Start Your Project: a Crash Workshop on Video Production

Using a real DMC video example, the workshop will walk you through the steps to take a media project from idea to reality. Participants will learn

  • Elements of an effective video
  • Steps of creating an effective video
  • Resources available at the DMC

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Fondren Library Basement B42F, DMC Multipurpose Room

Fondren 102 - Jump Start Your Project: a Crash Workshop on Video Production

Think you know the library?

Beyond its great spaces and basic search tools, the library serves the needs of advanced researchers with extensive specialized collections and skills instruction. Dig deeper with Fondren 102, a series of workshops introducing essential skills and subject resources.
 
Workshops are an hour long, free, and in the library Collaboration Space (B43A in the library basement) unless otherwise noted. Email instructors for details, or contact Joe Goetz at jeg3@rice.edu with any questions.


Friday, February 23, 2018 - 12:00pm
Digital Media Commons Multipurpose Room, Fondren Library Basement B42F

Social Explorer: Exploring Census Data

Learn how to extract tabular data and export maps and presentations for all of the population census data from 1790 to present.


Friday, February 23, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery Conference

This conference will bring together scholars of medicine, health, and slavery to further this growing area of research.


Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library 3rd Floor

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

All topics from the following two courses will be covered:


Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Mapping Locations Using XY Coordinates

Learn how to map locations by longitude and latitude (X,Y) coordinates.

Topics:

  • Formatting the raw data for import into ArcGIS
  • Mapping the data by XY coordinates
  • Exporting the data layer
  • Symbolizing the data layer

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Mapping Imagery

Learn how to line up images, such as aerial photographs, site plans and diagrams, with other spatial data in ArcGIS (georeferencing).

Topics:


Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A