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, January 31, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Create a Web Site Using CampusPress

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


Friday, February 1, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Fondren Library Collaboration Space B43A

Introduction to IBM SPSS Statistics

SPSS is a widely used program for statistical analysis in social science. SPSS allows you to perform highly complex data analysis with simple instructions. In this workshop we will take a step-by-step approach to the software through hands-on activities.


Friday, February 1, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Fondren Library Basement B42F, DMC Multipurpose Room

Introduction to Lightroom (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will cover the basics of using Adobe Lightroom to edit photos. The workshop will cover the following topics:


Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library Collaboration Space B43A

Tableau Public II: Intermediate

This workshop will cover the following topics:


Friday, February 8, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Fondren Collaboration Space B43A

Introduction to Blender: Creating a 3D model 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.


Friday, February 8, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to Blender: Creating a 3D model 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.


Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Using Excel to Manage and Analyze Data

Do you have data that you need to organize or analyze? This short course will cover techniques for organizing, importing, manipulating and summarizing your data using advanced Excel features such as data lists, pivot tables and functions. It will also provide tips for using Excel productively.


Friday, February 15, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Advanced Illustrator: Bioscience Illustration (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This introductory workshop will cover both beginner and advanced Illustrator techniques. Participants will be able to:


Friday, February 15, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A (Collaboration Space)