Library - Scholarly Commons

This calendar includes events sponsored by the Scholarly Commons as well as those by

our campus partners

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Thursday, February 2, 2023

Friday, February 3, 2023

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Monday, February 6, 2023

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Tu morning

    We have many options for scheduling online meetings these days. We will use Outlook for a central place to keep track of several kinds of online meetings and to make sure we have reminders. We will look at recommendations for scheduling with Skype for Business, Zoom and Microsoft Teams. Link sent if registered by 8 am.

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Tues. morning

    In this 1-hour online course, you will learn about conditional formatting of data in Microsoft Excel. Topics will also include applying special formatting to numbers.

    • 10:00 - 11:30 am

    Most teachers get evaluated by their students at the end of the course by implementing ICES. But by then, it is too late to make changes that will make a difference for your current students. Come to this workshop to learn how to design, implement, and interpret Informal Early Feedback (IEF) to improve the class experience for everyone.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm   Tues afternoon

    In this 1 hour short course you will learn how to work with Excel Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts. Topics will include learning how to create a Pivot Table; rearrange and then format the data; set filters including the use of Slicers and Timelines; and finally creating a Pivot Chart of the data in the Pivot Table. This workshop is aimed at beginner users of Pivot Tables.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tu afternoon

    In this 2-hour online workshop, participants will learn how to create a two-page InDesign brochure from scratch, import graphics, and manipulate basic text and text frames. No prior knowledge of InDesign is required. Link sent if registered by noon

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm

    • 4:30 - 5:30 pm

    • 6:00 - 7:30 pm

    Robert Cherny, author of "Harry Bridges: Labor Radical, Labor Legend", will be signing books and speaking virtually about his new book.

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    • 7:30 pm
    • Levis Faculty Center, Room 300

    Futurity, or the intentional imagining and materializing of liberated futures—where freedom from oppression, trauma, violence, and discrimination are realized—inspires this talk. Dr Johnson will discuss their methods for conjuring the world and communities in which we want to live and thrive

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Friday, February 10, 2023

Sunday, February 12, 2023

Monday, February 13, 2023

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues. afternoon

    This two-hour online session will introduce you to Access, Microsoft's relational database application. Attendees will take a tour of the objects in an Access database, including tables, queries, forms, and reports.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tu afternoon

    During this two hour session, we will go over the basics of the Photoshop interface and some resources on how to continue learning features. Instructor will work through a beginner tutorial, editing a photo and share resources. Q & A to follow. Register by noon to get the link sent for the session.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Thursday, February 16, 2023

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs. morning

    In this 2 hr online workshop, participants will learn how to create and work with Access tables. We will create a table using application parts and also from scratch.  We will create a primary key and start entering data. We will work with fields in a table from adding, deleting, re-arranging to setting field properties. Finish up using lookup fields and calculated fields

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    This virtual series invites professionals from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and other organizations to discuss funding opportunities relevant to faculty working in the areas of social and behavioral health.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon

    In this two-hour live Photoshop session, we will cover working with layers and learn to edit in a non-destructive way. Register by 8 am to get meeting link sent.  

Friday, February 17, 2023

Monday, February 20, 2023

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Friday, February 24, 2023

Monday, February 27, 2023

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Friday, March 3, 2023

Saturday, March 4, 2023

    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Levis Faculty Center (Room 108) and Zoom

    The 21st annual Women’s and Gender History Symposium at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will take place on March 3 and 4 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Room 108 of Levis Faculty Center and online via Zoom. It will showcase graduate papers that foreground histories of women, gender, sexuality, and/or queerness.

Monday, March 6, 2023

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Friday, March 10, 2023

Monday, March 13, 2023

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Friday, March 17, 2023

Sunday, March 19, 2023

Monday, March 20, 2023

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Friday, March 24, 2023

Monday, March 27, 2023

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    CITL's Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) is a deep dive into online teaching strategies. We will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel MCOT on Canvas is a synchronous cohort experience.

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Friday, March 31, 2023

Monday, April 3, 2023

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    CITL's Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) is a deep dive into online teaching strategies. We will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel MCOT on Canvas is a synchronous cohort experience.

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Friday, April 7, 2023

Monday, April 10, 2023

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Siebel Center of Design, Upper Lobby, or via Zoom

    • 5:00 - 6:00 pm

    Have you ever asked your students a question then been surprised by the impact it had or didn’t have? The questions we ask our students have subtle and profound effects on their learning and engagement. Come join us as we dissect the types of questions instructors ask their students and learn what’s packed inside that serves to promote or undermine effective teaching strat

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Friday, April 14, 2023

Monday, April 17, 2023

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Friday, April 21, 2023

Monday, April 24, 2023

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Friday, April 28, 2023

Sunday, April 30, 2023

Monday, May 1, 2023

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Friday, May 5, 2023

Monday, May 8, 2023

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Friday, May 12, 2023

Sunday, May 21, 2023

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Friday, July 14, 2023

Saturday, September 16, 2023