Library Workshops

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

*Note: to book a class for your course with our Instruction department, please use this form.

Protecting Your Privacy OnlineTODAY

Sep25

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Free Workshop: Protecting Your Privacy Online

Overview of what type of personal data is collected from various apps and websites, and how to have more control on what you are sharing online.

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Tue, Sep 25th 4:00 - 4:50 pm Room 205

Excel 101

Sep26

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Free Workshop: Excel 101

Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel: basic spreadsheet functions; generating graphs, charts, and other visualizations; and other common tasks for business, classes, and research. No prior experience required.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Wed, Sep 26th 1:00 - 1:50 pm Room 204

How NOT to Plagiarize

Sep26

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Free Workshop: How NOT to Plagiarize

There are a lot of varieties of plagiarism. Attend this session to learn what they are and how to avoid them!

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Wed, Sep 26th 3:00 - 3:50 pm Room 205

Intro to Photoshop

Sep26

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Free Workshop: Intro to Photoshop

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.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Wed, Sep 26th 4:00 - 5:00 pm Room 204

Advanced Excel

Sep27

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Free Workshop: Advanced Excel

Do budget spreadsheets give you headaches? Wondering how people generate fancy graphics out of all those numbers? Come learn “advanced” functions and how to make fancy-looking (and time-saving) combo charts.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Thu, Sep 27th 9:30 - 10:30 am Room 204

How to Read a Scholarly Article

Sep28

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Free Workshop: How to Read a Scholarly Article

Are you having trouble reading scholarly articles? Confused or overwhelmed about the different sections? Come to this short workshop and learn some tips and tricks for tackling tough reading, find out what research looks like in different disciplines, and practice reading an article to pull relevant information. 

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Fri, Sep 28th 1:00 - 1:50 pm Room 205

Learn EndNote X8 Citation Software

Oct1

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Free Workshop: Learn EndNote X8 Citation Software

Learn how to use EndNote X8 Desktop to save time and frustration when you write papers.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Mon, Oct 1st 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Room 204

Excel 101

Oct1

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Free Workshop: Excel 101

Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel: basic spreadsheet functions; generating graphs, charts, and other visualizations; and other common tasks for business, classes, and research. No prior experience required.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Mon, Oct 1st 2:00 - 2:50 pm Room 204

Advanced Excel

Oct3

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Free Workshop: Advanced Excel

Do budget spreadsheets give you headaches? Wondering how people generate fancy graphics out of all those numbers? Come learn “advanced” functions and how to make fancy-looking (and time-saving) combo charts.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Wed, Oct 3rd 1:00 - 1:50 pm Room 204

Principles of Video Editing

Oct3

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Free Workshop: Principles of Video Editing

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.

After you attend this workshop, or if you already understand the Principles of Video Editing, check out this advanced workshop where you can Dive into Video Editing

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Wed, Oct 3rd 4:00 - 5:00 pm Room 204

PowerPoint 101

Oct4

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Free Workshop: PowerPoint 101

Learn how to quickly make polished and effective presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. No prior experience with PowerPoint required.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Thu, Oct 4th 9:30 - 10:30 am Room 204

PowerPoint 101

Oct8

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Free Workshop: PowerPoint 101

Learn how to quickly make polished and effective presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. No prior experience with PowerPoint required.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Mon, Oct 8th 3:00 - 3:50 pm Room 204

Learn EndNote X8 Citation Software

Oct9

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Free Workshop: Learn EndNote X8 Citation Software

Learn how to use EndNote X8 Desktop to save time and frustration when you write papers.

From to at UTC Library, Room 321.

Register Now Tue, Oct 9th 1:40 - 3:10 pm Room 321

Battling Writers\' Block

Oct9

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Free Workshop: Battling Writers' Block

Suffering from writers’ block? Have a paper to write but don’t know where to start? In this workshop, peer consultants from the Writing & Communication Center will share tips and strategies for beating writers’ block and getting a jump start on your paper.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Tue, Oct 9th 3:05 - 3:50 pm Room 204

Dive into Video Editing

Oct10

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Free Workshop: Dive into Video Editing

Have you been working with Adobe Premiere for a while and would now like to know more? Come join us for part two of our video editing workshop, even if you haven’t been to the Principles of Video Editing workshop. We will overview basic features and a few advanced features like audio editing, color correction, motion tracking, and more!

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Wed, Oct 10th 4:00 - 5:00 pm Room 204

Advanced PowerPoint

Oct11

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Free Workshop: Advanced PowerPoint

Prepping a big presentation for a class, conference, work meeting, or job interview? Bring your notes (and draft slides, if you have them) to this interactive workshop for tips on how to polish your PowerPoint and dazzle your audience!

You need not have attended the PowerPoint 101 workshops (Oct 4 or Oct 8) in order to attend this one. 

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Thu, Oct 11th 9:30 - 10:30 am Room 204

How NOT to Plagiarize

Oct11

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Free Workshop: How NOT to Plagiarize

There are a lot of varieties of plagiarism. Attend this session to learn what they are and how to avoid them!

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Thu, Oct 11th 3:05 - 3:55 pm Room 205

3D Modeling in Fusion 360

Oct17

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Free Workshop: 3D Modeling in Fusion 360

Are you ready for some REAL 3D Printing? Come learn about AutoDesk's newest program: Fusion 360! Take your designs from the intangible to production-ready without the learning curve of other applications.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Wed, Oct 17th 4:00 - 5:00 pm Room 204

PowerPoint 101

Oct18

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Free Workshop: PowerPoint 101

Learn how to quickly make polished and effective presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. No prior experience with PowerPoint required.

 

After you complete this workshop, or if you're already familiar with PowerPoint basics, you're invited to attend the Advanced PowerPoint workshop at the Library on October 29

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Thu, Oct 18th 12:30 - 1:30 pm Room 204

How to Cite Sources in Chicago Style

Oct22

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Free Workshop: How to Cite Sources in Chicago Style

Struggling with Chicago formatting? Staff from the Writing & Communication Center will help demystify the basics of Chicago and share some quick tips and resources for citing your sources.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Mon, Oct 22nd 2:30 - 3:30 pm Room 204

How to Find Job Ads Online

Oct23

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Free Workshop: How to Find Job Ads Online

Learn tips and tricks for finding relevant job postings online.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Tue, Oct 23rd 3:05 - 3:55 pm Room 204

Putting the Pieces Together

Oct24

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Free Workshop: Putting the Pieces Together

You've found all these sources for your paper, now what do you do with them? Come learn how to scan your library sources to locate the best concepts and facts you'll need to craft a well organized term paper.

From to at UTC Library, Room 326.

Register Now Wed, Oct 24th 2:00 - 2:50 pm Room 326

Cinematography

Oct24

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Free Workshop: Cinematography

Are you ready to make your next short or film or documentary? The Studio now offers numerous cinema lenses and cinema cameras to check out. Come learn more about them and cinematography in the UTC Studio.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Wed, Oct 24th 4:00 - 5:00 pm Room 204

Therapy Dog Visit

Oct25

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Therapy Dog Visit at the UTC Library

Take advantage of the stress-relief benefits of spending time with a therapy dog. Community volunteers from the Human Animal Bond in Tennessee (H.A.B.I.T.) program, which began with help from the UT College of Veterinary Medicine, will be at the UTC Library with their registered therapy dog.

Meet Penny, a gorgeous Labradoodle who has been visiting UTC since 2014! Penny loves Mocs!

From to at UTC Library.

Register Now Thu, Oct 25th 5:30 - 6:30 pm UTC Library

Advanced PowerPoint

Oct29

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Free Workshop: Advanced PowerPoint

Prepping a big presentation for a class, conference, work meeting, or job interview? Bring your notes (and draft slides, if you have them) to this interactive workshop for tips on how to polish your PowerPoint and dazzle your audience!

You need not have attended the PowerPoint 101 workshops (Oct 4 or Oct 8) in order to attend this one. 

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Mon, Oct 29th 3:00 - 3:50 pm Room 204

Science & the Media

Oct30

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Free Workshop: Science & the Media

Ever feel confused about whether to believe a scientific claim? Does chocolate really cure cancer? Come explore how science is communicated in the media and what you can do to evaluate evidence for yourself.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

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

Tips and Tricks for Revising and Editing Your Work

Oct30

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Free Workshop: Tips and Tricks for Revising and Editing Your Work

Peer consultants from the Writing & Communication Center will teach strategies for revising and editing your work at various stages in the writing process.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Tue, Oct 30th 1:45 - 2:45 pm Room 204

How to Make a Snapchat Filter

Nov1

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Free Workshop: How to Make a Snapchat Filter

Do you even Snapchat though? Have a special event coming up and really want to add that special touch? Or maybe you've seen those fancy filters that appear every time you drive into a new city and want to make one of your own. You too can create custom graphics for Snapchat! Come with an event or graphic in mind and let the Library Studio help make it a reality!

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Thu, Nov 1st 3:40 - 5:10 pm Room 204

Introduction to Legal Research

Nov5

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Free Workshop: Introduction to Legal Research

What was the outcome of Batman v. Commissioner? Is it legal to eat roadkill in Tennessee? Learn how to answer these and other burning legal questions in this introduction to legal research. Participants will get a brief overview of how the U.S. legal system works and learn how to find court cases, federal statutes, local laws, and more.

From to at UTC Library, Room 321.

Register Now Mon, Nov 5th 2:00 - 3:15 pm Room 321

How to Ace a Job Interview

Nov6

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Free Workshop: How to Ace a Job Interview

Learn tips and tricks for successfully navigating phone, Skype and in-person job interviews.

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Tue, Nov 6th 3:05 - 3:55 pm Room 205

How to Find Job Ads Online

Nov7

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Free Workshop: How to Find Job Ads Online

Learn tips and tricks for finding relevant job postings online.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Wed, Nov 7th 2:00 - 2:50 pm Room 204

Brainstorming for Creative Projects

Nov7

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Free Workshop: Brainstorming for Creative Projects

This workshop is geared toward anyone who has panicked whenever they’ve been told to “just get creative” with a project. Most ideas are not from visions in a dream or held within a lightning bolt, but rather the result of a methodical approach to brainstorming.

Using one prompt as an example, we will run through a series of individual and group exercises in order to visualize multiple routes to an idea. You’ll leave the workshop ready to apply these methods to a multitude of your own project prompts.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Wed, Nov 7th 4:00 - 5:00 pm Room 204

How NOT to Plagiarize

Nov8

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Free Workshop: How NOT to Plagiarize

There are a lot of varieties of plagiarism. Attend this session to learn what they are and how to avoid them!

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Thu, Nov 8th 11:00 - 11:50 am Room 205

Advanced PowerPoint

Nov8

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Free Workshop: Advanced PowerPoint

Prepping a big presentation for a class, conference, work meeting, or job interview? Bring your notes (and draft slides, if you have them) to this interactive workshop for tips on how to polish your PowerPoint and dazzle your audience!

You need not have attended the PowerPoint 101 workshops (Oct 4 or Oct 8) in order to attend this one. 

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Thu, Nov 8th 12:30 - 1:30 pm Room 204

Secrets of Google

Nov9

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Free Workshop: Secrets of Google

How much do you really know about the world’s favorite search engine? In this workshop, we’ll open up the hood to take a look at how Google really works. Learn about hidden tools, secret hacks, custom searches and more!

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Fri, Nov 9th 2:00 - 2:50 pm Room 205

Learn APA Documentation & Style

Nov12

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Free Workshop: Learn APA Documentation & Style

Writing your first paper in APA or just want to get better at it? Come to this workshop to learn the basics of APA style, formatting, and writing, including how to use the UTC APA paper template.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Mon, Nov 12th 11:00 - 11:50 am Room 204

How to Ace a Job Interview

Nov14

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Free Workshop: How to Ace a Job Interview

Learn tips and tricks for successfully navigating phone, Skype and in-person job interviews.

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Wed, Nov 14th 2:00 - 2:50 pm Room 205

Next Steps in Photoshop

Nov14

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Free Workshop: Next Steps in Photoshop

Have you ever had regrets about the way you changed an image in Photoshop and wished you could go back in time? Guess what? You can! In this workshop, you’ll learn about non-destructive ways to edit images, with the help of advanced selections and layer masks. Build upon the skills learned in the Intro to Photoshop Essentials session (or your individually acquired know-how) and take it a step further. We will cover various best practices to make tricky selections and integrate your composites seamlessly.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Wed, Nov 14th 4:00 - 5:00 pm Room 204

Science & the Media

Nov15

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Free Workshop: Science & the Media

Ever feel confused about whether to believe a scientific claim? Does chocolate really cure cancer? Come explore how science is communicated in the media and what you can do to evaluate evidence for yourself.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Thu, Nov 15th 1:45 - 2:45 pm Room 204
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