Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

2018 Rice Authors, Editors, Composers and Artists Reception

On Wednesday, January 31, 2018, the Friends of Fondren Library will host its annual event honoring Rice faculty, staff, alumni and members of the Friends of Fondren Library who have authored a book, edited a journal, composed a major musical work or mounted a one-person art show in t


Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Farnsworth Pavilion, Rice Memorial Center, Rice University Campus

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

Fondren 102 - Science and Engineering Resources

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.


Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
Fondren Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

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.

 


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

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

All topics from the following two courses will be covered:


Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 9:15am to 1:15pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to GIS Data Management (Individual Course)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) enable users to visualize and analyze spatial information in a dynamic digital environment. This short course will introduce students to general GIS concepts and applications. Participants will become familiar with the ArcGIS Desktop 10 environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcMap to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


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

Introduction to GIS Data Management (Individual Course)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) enable users to visualize and analyze spatial information in a dynamic digital environment. This short course will introduce students to general GIS concepts and applications. Participants will become familiar with the ArcGIS Desktop 10 environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcMap to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Fondren Library 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, February 7, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Create a Web Site Using CampusPress

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


Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Fondren Library Collaboration Space B43A

Friday Prayers for Muslim Students & Friends

Join the Rice Muslim Student Association for Friday prayers


Friday, February 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library 3rd Floor