Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Intro to Effective Data Visualization

In this workshop we will review current research in visual perception and cognition and relate these concepts to best practices for data visualization.

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to Tableau Public

Tableau is a fast rising and award-winning data visualization tool in Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics Platforms.  It helps people see and understand data.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:45am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Introduction to Photoshop (Adobe Creative Cloud)

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

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement B43A (Collaboration Space)

Tableau Public II: Intermediate

This workshop will cover the following topics:

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:45am
Fondren Collaboration Space B43A

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, July 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:45am
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to Supercomputing

This brief workshop will introduce you to the basic concepts of supercomputing and walk you through a humanities use-case based on JSTOR data.

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Create a Web Site Using CampusPress

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

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Fondren Library Collaboration Space 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).

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 10:30am to 1:00pm
Fondren B43 Collaboration Space