Fall 2016 Library Workshops

To schedule a workshop for your class, department, or student group, please fill out a request.

APA Citation Style Tips and Tricks

Sep13

Stop losing points on citation mistakes: attend this free Learn at the Library workshop to learn APA citation style basics and get answers to all those tricky questions. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. APA Citation Style Tips and Tricks pic

Register Now Tue, Sep 13th 3:05 - 4:10 pm Room 205

Getting Started with Microsoft Excel

Sep14

Get the Microsoft Excel skills you need in this beginner workshop! This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Getting Started with Microsoft Excel pic

Register Now Wed, Sep 14th 10:00 - 11:00 am Room 204

Getting Started with EndNote Desktop

Sep14

Learn how to use EndNote Desktop to save time and frustration. Please note: EndNote Desktop is best suited for graduate students and faculty; undergraduate students are encouraged to ask library staff about EndNote Online. Getting Started with EndNote Desktop pic

Register Now Wed, Sep 14th 1:00 - 2:30 pm Room 321

An Introduction to Capturing Audio

Sep14

Learn the basics of capturing and editing audio. Using the Studio's Zoom recorders, you will discover the use of different microphones for specific settings. Beyond the general use of the recorder, you will be guided through the basics of uploading your media to the appropriate software. Lively discussions about using the timeline, multiple tracks, splicing audio recordings, adding effects / filters, and mixing their tracks. Using supplied audio files and assets, you will learn to successfully import, mix, and export an audio project. This can be catered to different types of recording such as: Live radio style, recorded narratives, music production, and more! This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Please note: This workshop is limited to 12 participants, so early registration is encouraged. An Introduction to Capturing Audio pic

Register Now Wed, Sep 14th 3:00 - 4:00 pm Studio, Room 305

Manual Photography Essentials

Sep15

For anyone that has wanted to do more than “push the button” on a camera, this introductory workshop will provide a path to potent pictures. Learn the basics of aperture, shutter speed, lens characteristics, and more using Studio’s Lumix GH4 camera and accessories or your own kit. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Please note: This workshop is limited to 12 participants, so early registration is encouraged. Manual Photography Essentials pic

Register Now Thu, Sep 15th 3:05 - 4:05 pm Studio, Room 305

Chicago Citation Style Tips and Tricks

Sep20

Stop losing points on citation mistakes: learn the Chicago citation style basics and get answers to all those tricky questions. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Chicago Citation Style Tips and Tricks pic

Register Now Tue, Sep 20th 10:50 - 11:50 am Room 205

Map Your Mind

Sep20

Learn how to organize your papers or brainstorm ideas using free online mind mapping software.  This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Map Your Mind pic

Register Now Tue, Sep 20th 1:40 - 2:10 pm Room 204

3-D Printing

Sep20

Learn the basics of 3-D printing, available to students, faculty, and staff through the UTC Library Studio. Understand the process of additive manufacturing, how to start building your own designs, and the equipment available through Studio. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Please note: This workshop is limited to 12 participants, so early registration is encouraged. 3-D Printing pic

Register Now Tue, Sep 20th 3:05 - 4:10 pm Studio, Room 305

Organize Your Life

Sep21

Get help managing the chaos! Attend this workshop for tips and advice about how to use apps, technology, and proven techniques to best manage your time. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Organize Your Life pic

Register Now Wed, Sep 21st 1:00 - 1:30 pm Room 205

Principles of Video Editing

Sep21

Discuss basic editorial theory and concepts for any video project and understand the applications available in Studio. Learn basic editing workflow including how to set up projects, arrange content chronologically, manipulate clips, transfer projects, and export files.  This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Please note: This workshop is limited to 12 participants, so early registration is encouraged. Principles of Video Editing pic

Register Now Wed, Sep 21st 3:00 - 4:00 pm Studio, Room 305

Getting Started with EndNote Desktop

Sep22

Learn how to use EndNote Desktop to save time and frustration. Please note: EndNote Desktop is best suited for graduate students and faculty; undergraduate students are encouraged to ask library staff about EndNote Online. Getting Started with EndNote Desktop pic

Register Now Thu, Sep 22nd 1:40 - 3:10 pm Room 321

Getting Started with Microsoft Excel

Sep22

Get the Microsoft Excel skills you need in this beginner workshop! This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Getting Started with Microsoft Excel pic

Register Now Thu, Sep 22nd 4:30 - 5:30 pm Room 204

Playing in the Studio Sandbox

Sep27

Join this in-depth tour of the Library Studio's prototyping paradise -- Sandbox -- to understand the tools available for prototyping, designing interactivity, or just tinkering. What's your next big idea?  This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Please note: This workshop is limited to 12 participants, so early registration is encouraged. Playing in the Studio Sandbox pic

Register Now Tue, Sep 27th 3:05 - 4:10 pm Studio, Room 305

Organize Your Life

Sep27

Get help managing the chaos! Attend this workshop for tips and advice about how to use apps, technology, and proven techniques to best manage your time. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Organize Your Life pic

Register Now Tue, Sep 27th 3:05 - 3:35 pm Room 205

Manual Photography Essentials

Sep28

For anyone that has wanted to do more than “push the button” on a camera, this introductory workshop will provide a path to potent pictures. Learn the basics of aperture, shutter speed, lens characteristics, and more using Studio’s Lumix GH4 camera and accessories or your own kit. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Please note: This workshop is limited to 12 participants, so early registration is encouraged. Manual Photography Essentials pic

Register Now Wed, Sep 28th 2:00 - 3:00 pm Studio, Room 305

How-To: The basics of measuring & maximizing your research impact

Sep28

Develop a more holistic vision of measuring research impact through the exploration of both traditional and alternative resources in addition to learning helpful tips for maximizing exposure to your research. Please note: this workshop is best suited for graduate students and faculty. How-To: The basics of measuring & maximizing your research impact pic

Register Now Wed, Sep 28th 3:00 - 4:00 pm Room 204

3-D Printing

Sep29

Learn the basics of 3-D printing, available to students, faculty, and staff through the UTC Library Studio. Understand the process of additive manufacturing, how to start building your own designs, and the equipment available through Studio. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Please note: This workshop is limited to 12 participants, so early registration is encouraged. 3-D Printing pic

Register Now Thu, Sep 29th 1:45 - 2:50 pm Studio, Room 305

Citing sources: The Wheres, Whys, and Hows

Oct3

Learn how to find and organize sources and how to integrate them effectively into your writing. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Citing sources: The Wheres, Whys, and Hows pic

Register Now Mon, Oct 3rd 1:00 - 2:00 pm Room 204

How NOT to Plagiarize

Oct3

Experience a hands-on session with a fun twist on a serious topic!   This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. How NOT to Plagiarize pic

Register Now Mon, Oct 3rd 3:00 - 4:00 pm Room 205

How NOT to Plagiarize

Oct4

Experience a hands-on session with a fun twist on a serious topic!   This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. How NOT to Plagiarize pic

Register Now Tue, Oct 4th 10:50 - 11:50 am Room 205

How NOT to Plagiarize

Oct5

Experience a hands-on session with a fun twist on a serious topic!   This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. How NOT to Plagiarize pic

Register Now Wed, Oct 5th 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Room 205

Powerful Presentation Skills

Oct5

Learn best practices for presenting your work. Get tips about body language, design, and general software tips for using Prezi and PowerPoint! This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Powerful Presentation Skills pic

Register Now Wed, Oct 5th 2:00 - 3:00 pm Room 202

How NOT to Plagiarize

Oct6

Experience a hands-on session with a fun twist on a serious topic!   This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. How NOT to Plagiarize pic

Register Now Thu, Oct 6th 3:05 - 4:10 pm Room 205

Powerful Presentation Skills

Oct11

Learn best practices for presenting your work. Get tips about body language, design, and general software tips for using Prezi and PowerPoint! This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Powerful Presentation Skills pic

Register Now Tue, Oct 11th 1:40 - 2:40 pm Room 202

Map Your Mind

Oct12

Learn how to organize your papers or brainstorm ideas using free online mind mapping software.  Map Your Mind pic

Register Now Wed, Oct 12th 11:00 - 11:30 am Room 204

Principles of Video Editing

Oct12

Discuss basic editorial theory and concepts for any video project and understand the applications available in Studio. Learn basic editing workflow including how to set up projects, arrange content chronologically, manipulate clips, transfer projects, and export files.  Please note: This workshop is limited to 12 participants, so early registration is encouraged. Principles of Video Editing pic

Register Now Wed, Oct 12th 2:00 - 3:00 pm Studio, Room 305

Photoshop Essentials

Oct25

Photoshop is ubiquitous -- it’s sometimes even used as a verb -- but how can you begin to use it? This workshop introduces the basic Photoshop interface as well as essential functions such as pixel selection, image sizing and adjustment, layering, and the plethora of available tools. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Please note: This workshop is limited to 12 participants, so early registration is encouraged. Photoshop Essentials pic

Register Now Tue, Oct 25th 3:05 - 4:10 pm Studio, Room 305

Starting the Job Search

Oct26

Learn various ways to search for your dream job, using proven methods and approaches. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Starting the Job Search pic

Register Now Wed, Oct 26th 2:00 - 3:00 pm Room 205

Starting the Job Search

Nov3

Learn various ways to search for your dream job, using proven methods and approaches. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Starting the Job Search pic

Register Now Thu, Nov 3rd 3:05 - 4:10 pm Room 205

Photoshop Essentials

Nov9

Photoshop is ubiquitous -- it’s sometimes even used as a verb -- but how can you begin to use it? This workshop introduces the basic Photoshop interface as well as essential functions such as pixel selection, image sizing and adjustment, layering, and the plethora of available tools. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Please note: This workshop is limited to 12 participants, so early registration is encouraged. Photoshop Essentials pic

Register Now Wed, Nov 9th 2:00 - 3:00 pm Studio, Room 305

Ace the Job Interview

Nov16

Impress your interviewers and increase your chances of hearing "You're Hired!" This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Ace the Job Interview pic

Register Now Wed, Nov 16th 2:00 - 3:00 pm Room 202

Ace the Job Interview

Nov17

Impress your interviewers and increase your chances of hearing "You're Hired!" This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit. Ace the Job Interview pic

Register Now Thu, Nov 17th 3:05 - 4:10 pm Room 202