Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

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, September 6, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A

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, September 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement 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.


Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Tableau Public I: Introduction

Tableau is a fast rising and award-winning data visualization tool in Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics Platforms.  It helps people see and understand data.


Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

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

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Fondren Library Basement B42F, DMC Multipurpose Room

Tableau Public II: Intermediate

This workshop will cover the following topics:


Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm
Fondren Collaboration Space B43A

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.


Friday, October 5, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Tableau Public I: Introduction

Tableau is a fast rising and award-winning data visualization tool in Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics Platforms.  It helps people see and understand data.


Friday, October 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Tableau Public II: Intermediate

This workshop will cover the following topics:


Friday, October 26, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Collaboration Space B43A

Tableau Public III: Learning Tableau with Projects

Want to have more practices with Tableau? Come to this project-based course, where you could sharpen your Tableau skills. You will use the provided data files to answer a few questions. Your solutions could be a single-page viz or a multi-page data story.


Friday, November 9, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A