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 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

YA? Why Not? Interactive Q & A with Author Brian L. Tucker

Oct29

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YA? Why Not? Interactive Q & A with Author Brian L. Tucker

Author Brian L. Tucker recently published his 3rd book in 3 years! Hear how the irresistible pull of the Young Adult genre has allowed him to expand his stories across time and place.

Attend this interactive Q & A for advice on how to incorporate place into the fabric of your story, and learn how adapting your message for YA audiences can take you in exciting new directions.

Think Achieve credit is offered for attendance. Plus coffee and sweet tea will be served, along with sweet dessert treats. 

Bonus: the UTC Bookstore will be at the event with copies of Brian L Tucker's book available for sale. If you choose to buy a book, you can have it signed by the author! Or if you already have a copy, bring it along to be signed!

 

From to at UTC Library, Southern Writers' Room.

Register Now Mon, Oct 29th 3:00 - 4:00 pm Southern Writers' Room

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

Annual Library Halloween Costume Contest

Oct31

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Annual Library Halloween Costume Contest

The Library popular annual Halloween Costume Contest is back! Stop by the 1st floor of the Library during the Open House and pose for a photo in your costume!

Costume photos will be uploaded to Facebook for voting, and the winners will receive:

1st prize: $50 Starbucks card
2nd prize: $25 Starbucks card
3rd prize: $5 Starbucks card

Need costume inspiration? Check out costumes from the last few years in the Library's Facebook photo galleries: 2017201620152014201320122011, and 2010.

 

While you're here, check out the Library Open House to play games, enter to win prizes, eat cake, drink hot chocolate & coffee and learn what free Library materials and services are available to you!

From to at UTC Library. 1st floor.

Register Now Wed, Oct 31st 1:00 - 3:00 pm UTC Library. 1st floor

UTC Library Open House

Oct31

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UTC Library Open House

It’s SPOOKY how much you can get for free at the UTC Library! Check out how the Library’s materials and services can help you survive the scary parts of the semester. Plus you can enter to win one of four $5 Starbucks cards!

Drop by the 1st floor of the Library during the Open House and enjoy: Coffee | Hot Chocolate | Cake | Candy | Buttons | Games | Prizes

If you're in costume, be sure to enter the Halloween Costume Contest for a chance to show off your costume and enter to win Starbucks cards!

From to at UTC Library, 1st Floor.

Register Now Wed, Oct 31st 1:00 - 3:00 pm 1st Floor

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

Therapy Dog Visit

Nov15

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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 Daisy, a sweet black lab mix who has been visiting UTC Library since 2016! Daisy loves Mocs!

From to at UTC Library, 1st floor.

Register Now Thu, Nov 15th 1:00 - 2:00 pm 1st floor

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

How NOT to Plagiarize

Nov26

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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 Mon, Nov 26th 3:00 - 3:50 pm Room 205

Therapy Dog Visit

Dec5

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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 Daisy, a sweet black lab mix who has been visiting UTC Library since 2016! Daisy loves Mocs!

From to at UTC Library, 1st floor.

Register Now Wed, Dec 5th 2:30 - 3:30 pm 1st floor

Therapy Dog Visit

Dec6

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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, Dec 6th 5:30 - 6:30 pm UTC Library
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