Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

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.


Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Digital Media Commons, Multipurpose Room B42F

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, August 31, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to EndNote

EndNote is a software tool for managing references, creating citations and bibliographies within documents.


Friday, September 1, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to Photoshop

This introductory workshop will cover Photoshop basics. Participants will be able to:


Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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.


Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm
Fondren Library Basement 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.


Friday, September 8, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Creating a 3D model in Blender 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.


Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to Tableau 

Tableau is a fast rising and award-winning visualization software tool in Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics Platforms.  It helps people see and understand data. In this short course, we will cover the following topics:

• What is Tableau?

• What can Tableau do?


Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

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:


Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Digital Media Commons Multipurpose Room, Fondren Library Basement B42F

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.


Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
DMC Multipurpose Room, B42F