Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Patent Searching Class

The class covers preliminary U.S. patent searching using the resources in our patent searching area and online resources from the USPTO. Note: The scope of the class does not include trademark searching.


Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Fondren B43 Collaboration Space

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator: Creating a Promotional Flyer (Adobe Creative Cloud)

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:


Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to SketchUp

Participants will learn basic modeling operations and best practices to quickly make 3D models in SketchUp


Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator: Creating a Promotional Flyer (Adobe Creative Cloud)

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:


Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to Microsoft Access

Access is a relational database. In this course, we will introduce the basic components of the database. First, we’ll look at some common database terms. You’ll also take a closer look at the Navigation pane.


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Video Editing with iMovie

Come to learn how to use iMovie to create professional-looking videos. iMovie is a mac based free video editing software that allows users to edit their own home movies with ease. The new update has added simplicity of the interface and improved file management.


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Digital Media Commons, Multipurpose Room 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.


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to GarageBand

This course will cover the basics of using GarageBand. We'll go over recording, using the built-in loops, importing sounds, and exporting a final product.


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
DMC Multipurpose Room

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 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement B43A

R Visualization and Data Manipulation

This course will build upon the basics of R and introduce basic forms of data visualization techniques in R as well as more advanced forms of data manipulation that weren't covered in the introductory class through use of for loops and if statements.


Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Collaboration Space, B43A