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.

How to Find Job Ads

Feb21

How to Find Job Ads picLearn various ways to search for your dream job, using proven methods and approaches. Co-presented with University Career Services. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit.

Register Now Wed, Feb 21st 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Room 205

Thesis and Dissertation Formatting Workshop

Feb21

Thesis and Dissertation Formatting Workshop picAre you a student working on a thesis or dissertation? Come to this hands-on workshop to learn about the thesis and dissertation templates, using styles to save time and sanity, and other tips and tricks. Also open to students and faculty who want to learn about styles in Microsoft Word. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit.

Register Now Wed, Feb 21st 2:00 - 3:00 pm Room 204

An Introduction to Capturing Audio

Feb21

An Introduction to Capturing Audio picLearn 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.

Register Now Wed, Feb 21st 4:00 - 5:00 pm , LIB 205

How NOT to Plagiarize

Feb28

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

Register Now Wed, Feb 28th 1:00 - 1:50 pm Room 205

Best Practices for Writing and Designing Your Resume

Feb28

Best Practices for Writing and Designing Your Resume picHave you been putting off applying for jobs just to avoid the agony of creating a resume? Do you feel like your life doesn’t fit into bullet points? Are you puzzled by the zillion resume formats you’ve found online? Let’s talk about it! In this workshop, we’ll discuss how writing and design is connected throughout the resume-writing process, and whether or not there are general rules you should follow. We’ll look at different samples of resumes in order to discuss their strengths and weaknesses. You’ll leave the workshop armed with practical advice on getting started and best practices for organizing your information in both content (writing) and form (typography and layout). You will also learn about different software options to assist you as you prepare this critical representation of yourself, and ultimately, you’ll walk away feeling more confident about tailoring your resume to reach your intended audience.   Note: You do not need a resume to attend! This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit.

Register Now Wed, Feb 28th 4:00 - 5:00 pm Room 205

Thesis and Dissertation Formatting Workshop

Mar1

Thesis and Dissertation Formatting Workshop picAre you a student working on a thesis or dissertation? Come to this hands-on workshop to learn about the thesis and dissertation templates, using styles to save time and sanity, and other tips and tricks. Also open to students and faculty who want to learn about styles in Microsoft Word. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit.

Register Now Thu, Mar 1st 1:50 - 2:50 pm Room 204

Secrets of Google

Mar1

Secrets of Google picHow 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! This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit.

Register Now Thu, Mar 1st 3:10 - 4:00 pm Room 204

How NOT to Plagiarize

Mar5

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

Register Now Mon, Mar 5th 2:00 - 2:50 pm Room 205

3-D Modeling with Fusion 360

Mar7

3-D Modeling with Fusion 360 picAre 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. 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.

Register Now Wed, Mar 7th 4:00 - 5:00 pm Studio, Room 305

How to Ace a Career Interview

Mar8

How to Ace a Career Interview picImpress your interviewers and increase your chances of hearing "You're Hired!" Co-presented with University Career Services. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit.

Register Now Thu, Mar 8th 10:50 - 11:50 am Room 202

How to Ace a Career Interview

Mar21

How to Ace a Career Interview picImpress your interviewers and increase your chances of hearing "You're Hired!" Co-presented with University Career Services. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit.

Register Now Wed, Mar 21st 2:00 - 3:00 pm Room 202

Critical Tools for an Improved Photoshop Workflow

Mar21

Critical Tools for an Improved Photoshop Workflow picHave 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 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. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit.

Register Now Wed, Mar 21st 4:00 - 5:00 pm Room 205

Manual Photography Essentials

Mar28

Manual Photography Essentials picFor 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.

Register Now Wed, Mar 28th 4:00 - 5:00 pm Room 205

Secrets of Google

Mar29

Secrets of Google picHow 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! This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit.

Register Now Thu, Mar 29th 1:50 - 2:40 pm Room 204

Science & the Media

Apr3

Science & the Media picEver 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. This workshop earns attendees Think Achieve credit when a form is filled out.

Register Now Tue, Apr 3rd 1:50 - 2:40 pm Room 205

Keyboard Shortcuts Crash Course

Apr4

Keyboard Shortcuts Crash Course picLeave the mouse behind!  Speed up your work with keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Word and various internet browsers.  Depart this hands-on session armed with a list of convenient shortcuts for everyday use.

Register Now Wed, Apr 4th 2:00 - 2:30 pm Room 204

Principles of Video Editing

Apr4

Principles of Video Editing picDiscuss basic editorial theory and concepts for any video project and understand the applications available in the Library 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.

Register Now Wed, Apr 4th 4:00 - 5:00 pm Room 205

Introduction to Legal Research

Apr5

Introduction to Legal Research picWhat 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 learn how the U.S. legal system works and how to find court cases, federal statutes, local laws, and more. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit.

Register Now Thu, Apr 5th 10:50 am - 12:05 pm Room 321

Keyboard Shortcuts Crash Course

Apr10

Keyboard Shortcuts Crash Course picLeave the mouse behind!  Speed up your work with keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Word and various internet browsers.  Depart this hands-on session armed with a list of convenient shortcuts for everyday use.

Register Now Tue, Apr 10th 2:00 - 2:30 pm Room 204

Introduction to Legal Research

Apr11

Introduction to Legal Research picWhat 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 learn how the U.S. legal system works and how to find court cases, federal statutes, local laws, and more. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Experience credit.

Register Now Wed, Apr 11th 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Room 321

Science & the Media

Apr11

Science & the Media picEver 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. This workshop earns attendees Think Achieve credit when a form is filled out.

Register Now Wed, Apr 11th 2:00 - 2:50 pm Room 205

Dive Deeper into Video Editing

Apr11

Dive Deeper into Video Editing picHave 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 - you're welcome 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! 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.

Register Now Wed, Apr 11th 4:00 - 5:00 pm Studio, Room 305