Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Introduction to Geoprocessing

Learn some of the most frequently used geoprocessing tools to highlight the spatial relationships between your datasets, including clip, buffer, dissolve and spatial join.

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 5:00am to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Mapping Tabular Data

Learn how to format tabular data, such as Excel and CSV files, for input into ArcGIS, as well as procedures for querying and mapping the data.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Fondren Library B43A

The Books That Shaped My World, featuring David Leebron

Please join us for THE BOOKS THAT SHAPED MY WORLD, featuring David Leebron, Rice University President

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library 3rd Floor

Virtual Machines and Cloud Computing

The Rice Digital Humanities (DH) group, in partnership with the Center for Research Computing (CRC), Fondren Library and the Humanities Research Center (HRC), will continue its series of hands-on workshops this spring semester.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Digital Media Commons Multi-Purpose Room, Fondren Library Basement

Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will cover the basics of using Adobe Premiere Pro CC to edit video. The workshop will cover the following topics:

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A (Collaboration Space)

Create a Web Site Using CampusPress

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

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Fondren Library Collaboration Space B43A

Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery Conference

This conference will bring together scholars of medicine, health, and slavery to further this growing area of research.

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 9:00am to 8:30pm
Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library 3rd Floor

Data with Donuts - Workshop Series

Hands-on workshops exploring how to find, manage, clean and store data. Donuts will be provided.

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Fondren Library Basement - B43A - Collaboration Space

Fondren 102 - Jump Start Your Project: a Crash Workshop on Video Production

Think you know the library?

Beyond its great spaces and basic search tools, the library serves the needs of advanced researchers with extensive specialized collections and skills instruction. Dig deeper with Fondren 102, a series of workshops introducing essential skills and subject resources.
Workshops are an hour long, free, and in the library Collaboration Space (B43A in the library basement) unless otherwise noted. Email instructors for details, or contact Joe Goetz at with any questions.

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 12:00pm
Digital Media Commons Multipurpose Room, Fondren Library Basement B42F

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

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Fondren Library Basement B42F, DMC Multipurpose Room