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Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

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

All topics from the following two courses will be covered:


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

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

All topics from the following two courses will be covered:


Friday, July 7, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

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).

Please note: The department is listed as closed on May 13, but the class will still be held.


Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Fondren B43 Collaboration Space

Introduction to Foreign Patent Searching

Introduction to searching for foreign patents using the online tools of Espacenet. Includes searching for other types of patent literature and more practice with the new Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC).

Please note: The department is listed as closed on May 13, 2017, but the class will still be held.


Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Fondren B43 Collaboration Space

Making a Short Video from Start to Finish

This workshop provides a holistic introduction to the art of creating a 3-5 minutes video. In this intensive hands-on workshop, you will learn:


Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:00am to Friday, July 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
DMC Multipurpose Room, Fondren Library Basement 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.


Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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, July 19, 2017 - 10:45am to 12:00pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Bringing Census Data Into ArcGIS

Learn how to prepare tabular census data files for input into ArcGIS Desktop, how to download the corresponding geographic TIGER/Line files and how to join the two together to display the tabular data within the ArcMap environment.


Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

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.


Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Digital Media Commons, Multipurpose Room B42F

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

All topics from the following two courses will be covered:


Friday, July 21, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fondren Library B43A