Spring 2016 Library Workshops

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

Microsoft Excel Made Easier

Learn the Top 5 Microsoft Excel skills you need to know!

Register Now Tuesday, February 9th 10:50 - 11:50 am (Room 204)

Chicago Style Tips and Tricks

Stop losing points on citation mistakes: learn Chicago style basics and get answers to all those tricky questions.

Register Now Tuesday, February 9th, 3:05 - 4:10 pm (Room 205)

Video Editing Essentials

You will learn 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.

Register Now Wednesday, February 10th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm (Room 305)

Organize Your Life

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.

Register Now Monday, February 15th 2:00 - 3:00 pm (Room 205)

Register Now Tuesday, February 16th 3:05 - 4:10 pm (Room 205)

Career Starter Series

 Find Job Openings (Part 1 in a series of 3)

Learn various ways to search for your dream job, using proven methods and approaches.

Register Now Wednesday, February 17th 2:00 - 3:00 pm (Room 205)

Register Now Thursday, February 18th 3:05 - 4:10 pm (Room 205)

Write a Great Resume / CV and Cover Letter (Part 2 in a series of 3)

Increase your chances of getting a dream job! Learn how to best present your skills and experience in your application materials.

Please bring your laptop or hard copy of your resume, cv, and/or cover letter draft.

Register Now Wednesday, March 9th 2:00 - 3:00 pm (WCC)

Register Now Thursday, March 10th, 3:05 - 4:10 pm (WCC)

Nail the Interview (Part 3 in a series of 3)

Impress your interviewers and increase your chances of hearing "You're Hired!"

Register Now Wednesday, March 30th 2:00 - 3:00 pm (Room 202)

Register Now Thursday, March 31st 3:05 - 4:10 pm (Room 202)

How NOT to Plagiarize

Experience a hands-on session with a fun twist on a serious topic!

Register Now Monday, February 22nd 3:00 - 4:00 pm (Room 205)

Register Now Thursday, February 25th 10:50 - 11:55 am (Room 205)

Register Now Thursday, February 25th 3:05 - 4:10 pm (Room 205)

Register Now Friday, February 26th 11:00 - noon (Room 205)

Citing Sources: The Wheres, Whys, and Hows

Learn how to find and organize sources and how to integrate them effectively into your writing.

Register Now Monday, February 22nd, 1:00 - 2:00 pm (Room 205)

Powerful Presentation Skills

Learn best practices for presenting your work. Get tips about body language, design, and general software tips for using Prezi and PowerPoint!

Register Now Tuesday, February 23rd 1:40 - 2:40 pm (Room 202)

Register Now Wednesday, February 24th 2:00 - 3:00 pm (Room 202)

Stand Out Research Posters

Learn how to create a professional, effective, and well-designed research poster. Of particular interest to students participating in UTC's undergraduate/graduate research symposiums.

Register Now Tuesday, March 1st 1:40 - 2:40 pm (204)

Photoshop Essentials

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.

Please note: This workshop is limited to 12 participants, so early registration is encouraged.

Register Now Tuesday, March 22nd 3:05 - 4:10 pm (Room 305)

Register Now Wednesday, March 23rd 2:00 - 3:00 pm (Room 305)

Map Your Mind

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

Register Now Tuesday, March 29th 1:40 - 2:10 pm (Room 204)

Register Now Wednesday, March 30th 11:00 - 11:30 am (Room 204)

Manual Photography Essentials

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.

Please note: This workshop is limited to 12 participants, so early registration is encouraged.

Register Now Tuesday, April 5th 3:05 - 4:10 pm (Room 305)

Register Now Wednesday, April 6th 2:00 - 3:00 pm (Room 305)

Research Refresher

Get the research help you need to finish your assignments!

Register Now Wednesday, April 6th 3:00 - 4:00 pm (Library Information Commons, 2nd Floor)

Register Now Thursday, April 7th 1:40 - 2:55 pm (Library Information Commons, 2nd Floor)

Grad School Essay Help

Get tips for writing your applications to grad school. Learn best practices, and participate in this hands-on workshop; individual follow-up help will also be available through the Writing and Communication Center.

Please bring a working draft of your application materials.

Register Now Tuesday, April 12th 1:40 - 2:40 pm (WCC)

Check out our past workshops!