Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Get Out The Vote Q&A

Would you like help with absentee ballots? Do you have voter ID questions? Civic Duty Rice can help answer any questions you may have regarding Election Day! We can also help you create a voter plan, whether you would like to early vote or vote on Election Day on November 6th!

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
First Floor, Across from the Circulation Desk

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, October 31, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

The Absolute Basics of Jupyter Notebooks

Every day, thousands (if not more) of programmers, statisticians, data scientists, information professionals, and journalists use Jupyter, an open-source web app that interactively presents live code augmented with visualizations and narrative text.

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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:

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Digital Media Commons Multipurpose Room, Fondren Library Basement B42F

Map Layouts for Publication

Learn to layout and symbolize black-and-white maps for publication in journals, articles, books, and more.

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Fondren Library B43A

FoFL/WRC Homecoming Event


Friday, November 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Woodson Research Library, Fondren Library, South Reading Room

FoFL/WRC Homecoming Event


Friday, November 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Woodson Research Library, Fondren Library, South Reading Room

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, November 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Fondren B43 Collaboration Space

Tableau Public III: Learning Tableau with Projects

Want to have more practices with Tableau? Come to this project-based course, where you could sharpen your Tableau skills. You will use the provided data files to answer a few questions. Your solutions could be a single-page viz or a multi-page data story.

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Create a Web Site Using CampusPress

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

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Fondren Library Collaboration Space B43A