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, August 31, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to EndNote

EndNote is a software tool for managing references, creating citations and bibliographies within documents.


Friday, September 1, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to Photoshop

This introductory workshop will cover Photoshop basics. Participants will be able to:


Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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.


Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 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.


Friday, September 8, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Creating a 3D model in Blender for Absolute Beginners

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to open source 3D program Blender. This workshop is an introduction to Blender’s interface and will cover basic modeling techniques. Participants will learn to efficiently model in 3D while avoiding common pitfalls.


Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Collaboration Space, 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, September 19, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, 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, September 20, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
DMC Multipurpose Room, B42F

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.


Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Fondren Collaboration Space B43A

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, September 26, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A