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.


Friday, January 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.


Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Creating a whiteboard animation video

Need to finish a class video assignment on a topic of “how something works”? Want to explain a procedure at work? Come to this workshop to learn different ways of creating a whiteboard animation video.


Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
DMC Multipurpose Room, B42F

Creating a whiteboard animation video

Need to finish a class video assignment on a topic of “how something works”? Want to explain a procedure at work? Come to this workshop to learn different ways of creating a whiteboard animation video.


Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
DMC Multipurpose Room, B42F

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, February 7, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Excel 101

 Introduction to using spreadsheets for beginners or a refresher for the sometime user. Covers basic features and options of Microsoft Excel, including how to organize and navigate tabular data, creating and using simple formulas, formatting worksheets and other helpful tips.


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Fondren Collaboration Space B43A

Introduction to Data Visualization

Have interest in learning data visualization? Come to this introductory workshop, which will cover the following topics:


Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to Tableau 

Tableau is a fast rising and award-winning visualization software tool in Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics Platforms.  It helps people see and understand data. In this short course, we will cover the following topics:

• What is Tableau?

• What can Tableau do?


Friday, March 2, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Advanced Excel

This short workshop will cover techniques for using Excel productively. It will introduce you to functionality such as Advanced Formulas, Data Tables & Conditional Formatting, Charting, Pivot tables and Macros and VBA programming.


Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to Tableau 

Tableau is a fast rising and award-winning visualization software tool in Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics Platforms.  It helps people see and understand data. In this short course, we will cover the following topics:

• What is Tableau?

• What can Tableau do?


Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30pm
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A