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, September 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Voter Registration

Register to vote! Deputy Voter Registrars will be in Fondren Library to help you register to vote before the October 9 deadline and answer any questions you may have about registration or the voting process.

We will be on the first floor near the circulation desk on:


Friday, September 21, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Fondren First Floor - Across from Circulation Desk

Video Editing with Final Cut Pro X

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to the latest version of Final Cut Pro X. The training will cover key concepts and functions of the Final Cut Pro X application. The topics to be covered are:


Friday, September 21, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Digital Media Commons Multipurpose Room, Fondren Library Basement B42F

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 and the European Patent Office (EPO).


Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Fondren B43 Collaboration Space

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

All topics from the following two courses will be covered:


Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to GIS (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 for Desktop 10 environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcMap to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

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, September 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Intro to Graphics

This workshop serves as a basic introduction to graphics terminology and meaning. Participants will learn the difference between vector and raster graphics and how to use them appropriately in their projects.


Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Voter Registration

Register to vote! Deputy Voter Registrars will be in Fondren Library to help you register to vote before the October 9 deadline and answer any questions you may have about registration or the voting process.

We will be on the first floor near the circulation desk on:


Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Fondren First Floor - Across from Circulation Desk

DMC Equipment: Photography

This workshop will cover the basic operation of the following DMC photography equipment:

  • Canon T3i DSLR
  • Nikon D3300 DSLR
  • Sony Alpha a6300 Mirrorless Digital Camera
  • Camera Flashes

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
DMC Multipurpose Room