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 Use EndNote Desktop Citation Management SoftwareTODAY

Feb22

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Free Workshop: How To Use EndNote Desktop Citation Management Software

Learn how to use EndNote Desktop to save time and frustration. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Fri, Feb 22nd 9:00 - 10:30 am Room 204

Secrets of GoogleTODAY

Feb22

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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! Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending. 

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Fri, Feb 22nd 11:00 - 11:50 am Room 204

Introduction to Legal Research

Feb26

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. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.  

From to at UTC Library, Room 321.

Register Now Tue, Feb 26th 10:50 am - 12:05 pm Room 321

Brainstorming for Creative Projects

Feb26

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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. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Tue, Feb 26th 3:00 - 4:00 pm Room 205

How to Cite Sources in Chicago Style

Feb27

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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. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Wed, Feb 27th 1:00 - 1:50 pm Room 204

Tips & Tricks for Revising and Editing Your Work

Feb27

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Free Workshop: Tips & 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. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Wed, Feb 27th 2:00 - 2:45 pm Room 205

Adobe Photoshop Basics

Feb27

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Free Workshop: Adobe Photoshop Basics

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. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Wed, Feb 27th 3:00 - 4:00 pm Room 204

How to NOT Plagiarize

Feb28

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Free Workshop: How to NOT Plagiarize

There are a lot of varieties of plagiarism. Attend this session to learn what they are and how to avoid them! Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending. 

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Thu, Feb 28th 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Room 205

How to Read a Scholarly Article

Feb28

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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. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library Room 205.

Register Now Thu, Feb 28th 2:00 - 2:50 pm UTC Library Room 205

Adobe Premiere Basics

Mar5

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Free Workshop: Adobe Premiere Basics

Learn basic editing workflow including how to set up projects, arrange content chronologically, manipulate clips, transfer projects, and export files. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Tue, Mar 5th 1:00 - 2:00 pm Room 204

Audio Capture for Podcasting and more!

Mar6

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Free Workshop: Audio Capture for Podcasting and more!

Learn the basics of capturing and editing audio. Using the Studio's equipment, you will discover the use of different microphones for specific settings. Afterwards, we will go over the Basics of Audacity and discuss using the timeline, multiple tracks, splicing audio recordings, adding effects / filters, and mixing tracks. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Wed, Mar 6th 4:00 - 5:00 pm Room 204

Create Research Posters in InDesign

Mar7

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Free Workshop: Create Research Posters in InDesign

No matter where you present, photocopies glued to a board never looks professional. Step up your game with Adobe InDesign! This workshop will go through how to set up your document, add images, and tame your text. Bring your graphs and we'll get you started. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Thu, Mar 7th 1:00 - 2:00 pm Room 204

How to Read a Scholarly Article

Mar19

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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. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library Room 205.

Register Now Tue, Mar 19th 11:00 - 11:50 am UTC Library Room 205

Secrets of Google

Mar20

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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! Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending. 

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Wed, Mar 20th 12:00 - 12:50 pm Room 204

Manual Photography

Mar20

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Free Workshop: Manual Photography

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. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Wed, Mar 20th 3:00 - 4:00 pm Room 205

How to Find Job Ads

Mar21

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Free Workshop: How to Find Job Ads

Learn tips and tricks for finding relevant job postings online. Co-presented with Career Services. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Thu, Mar 21st 1:00 - 1:50 pm Room 204

Create Research Posters in InDesign

Mar21

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Free Workshop: Create Research Posters in InDesign

No matter where you present, photocopies glued to a board never looks professional. Step up your game with Adobe InDesign! This workshop will go through how to set up your document, add images, and tame your text. Bring your graphs and we'll get you started. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Thu, Mar 21st 3:00 - 4:00 pm Room 204

How to Make a Resume

Mar25

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Free Workshop: How to Make a Resume

Have 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!

Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Mon, Mar 25th 2:00 - 3:15 pm Room 204

Photo Documentation for Portfolios

Mar26

Free Workshop: Photo Documentation for Portfolios

Whether you need to photograph an object, built model, space, or get the perfect picture of that giant drawing you made last semester - this workshop is for you! Come learn about documenting all of your projects that need photos to truly do them justice. This Studio workshop will go over staging, lighting, and photographing your creative works. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Tue, Mar 26th 3:15 - 4:15 pm Room 205

How to Find Job Ads

Mar27

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Free Workshop: How to Find Job Ads

Learn tips and tricks for finding relevant job postings online. Co-presented with Career Services. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Wed, Mar 27th 11:00 - 11:50 am Room 205

How to NOT Plagiarize

Mar27

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Free Workshop: How to NOT Plagiarize

There are a lot of varieties of plagiarism. Attend this session to learn what they are and how to avoid them! Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending. 

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Wed, Mar 27th 2:00 - 2:50 pm Room 205

How to Ace a Job Interview

Mar28

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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. Co-presented with Career Services. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Thu, Mar 28th 1:00 - 1:50 pm Room 205

Cinematography

Apr1

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Free Workshop: Cinematography

Are you ready to make your next short or film or documentary?  How are you going to tell your story? The Studio now offers numerous cinema lenses and cinema cameras to check out. Come learn more about them and how to tell a story through your lens. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.              

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Mon, Apr 1st 2:00 - 3:00 pm Room 205

How to NOT Plagiarize

Apr2

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Free Workshop: How to NOT Plagiarize

There are a lot of varieties of plagiarism. Attend this session to learn what they are and how to avoid them! Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending. 

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Tue, Apr 2nd 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Room 205

3D Modeling in Fusion 360

Apr2

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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. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Tue, Apr 2nd 3:30 - 4:30 pm Room 204

How to Ace a Job Interview

Apr3

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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. Co-presented with Career Services. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

Register Now Wed, Apr 3rd 11:00 - 11:50 am Room 205

Science and the Media

Apr3

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Free Workshop: Science and 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. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Wed, Apr 3rd 3:00 - 4:15 pm Room 204

Introduction to Legal Research

Apr4

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. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.  

From to at UTC Library, Room 321.

Register Now Thu, Apr 4th 3:05 - 4:20 pm Room 321

How to Create Portfolios in WordPress

Apr4

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Free Workshop: How to Create Portfolios in WordPress

Job hunting and want to give your application that little something extra? Come learn how to create your own portfolio website! This workshop will go over the basics of WordPress in order to show employers what you can do so they'll have to call you in for the interview. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.           

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Thu, Apr 4th 3:05 - 4:20 pm Room 204

Science and the Media

Apr5

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Free Workshop: Science and 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. Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending.

From to at UTC Library, Room 204.

Register Now Fri, Apr 5th 10:00 - 11:15 am Room 204

How to NOT Plagiarize

Apr11

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Free Workshop: How to NOT Plagiarize

There are a lot of varieties of plagiarism. Attend this session to learn what they are and how to avoid them! Bonus: Earn ThinkAchieve credit for attending. 

From to at UTC Library, Room 205.

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