Library - Scholarly Commons

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

our campus partners

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

    • 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    • Siebel Center for Design, Room 1000

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tu morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to create and open InDesign documents, navigate the user interface, modify a document, import graphics, and manipulate basic text and text frames.

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

    In this short online course you will learn how to use some of the data analysis features and tools using Excel. Topics will include learning how to subtotal a list of data; set up data validation rules; use Goal Seek, Solver, and Scenarios and basic data tables.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • online, link will be sent if registered by 8 am

    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 after registration.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

    • 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    • Siebel Center for Design, Room 1000

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed. afternoon
    • online

    In this 2-hour online class, learn how to create a basic Access report, and explore layout and design view.  In design view add controls and set properties for those controls; learn about calculated controls, apply sort & group feature to report data, finish up with graphics (themes and conditional formatting).

Thursday, May 26, 2022

    • 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    • Siebel Center for Design, Room 1000

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Thurs. morning
    • online

    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.

    • 9:00 - 10:55 am   Th morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour InDesign workshop, participants will learn the basics of adding interactivity to your Adobe InDesign documents, including adding links, buttons, animation, and sharing your interactive document. Basic knowledge of InDesign is required. Register by 8am to receive the Zoom link.  

Friday, May 27, 2022

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 2 hour Outlook Calendar live workshop, participants will learn to schedule & edit appointments; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule with the Scheduling Assistant, practice scheduling a conference room, and discuss scheduling Online Meetings, and discuss calendar permissions.

Thursday, June 2, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Th morning
    • online

    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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs. afternoon
    • online

    In this 2-hour online course, you will become familiar with the Excel's interface. Topics will also include entering, editing, and formatting data in a worksheet, performing basic formulas, printing and using Help.

Sunday, June 5, 2022

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues. morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the Word interface while we type text on a page, fix spelling errors, change spacing and page margins, and save our work. We will practice navigating the document; select text to make revisions; and move text by cutting and pasting. Formatting tools will be next, where we will learn how to emphasize text.

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

    In this 2-hour short course you will learn how to add, divide, multiply, and subtract by entering formulas into Excel worksheets. Other topics will include an exploration of just a few of the hundreds of functions available in Excel. We will learn how to find a specific function, as well as how to get help while entering arguments.

Friday, June 10, 2022

Saturday, June 11, 2022

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed. morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour workshop we will explore the mail merge features in Word including working with various data sources such as Excel and Access; working with rules; and creating and printing labels. We will also take a look at email merges using Outlook.

Thursday, June 16, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Thurs. morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour online workshop, you will learn how to select data in an Excel worksheet and work with Chart tools to customize the chart type, chart layout, and chart style that best represents the selected data. Once the chart is exactly the way you want it, we will learn how to save it as a template to use again.

    • 3:30 - 4:30 pm
    • Room 182, Armory Building or on Zoom

    This interactive session provides tools for a student-centered approach to create a classroom environment that promotes self-efficacy and inclusivity. This session will delve into strategies and perspectives to create a welcoming learning community and environment.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Friday, July 15, 2022

    • 2:00 pm
    • 805 N. Chicago Street, Geneseo, IL 61254

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" and "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk at the Geneseo Public Library in Geneseo, IL.

Saturday, July 16, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    • 303 N. Pacific Coast Hwy. Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Join Patrick Moser, author of "Surf and Rescue: George Freeth and the Birth of California Beach Culture," as he gives a book talk at the Redondo Beach Main Library.

    • 2:00 pm
    • 805 N. Chicago Street, Geneseo, IL 61254

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" and "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk at the Geneseo Public Library in Geneseo, IL.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Monday, August 1, 2022

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Friday, August 5, 2022

Thursday, August 11, 2022

    • 7:00 pm
    • 40 S Park St, Roselle, IL 60172

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of,  "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" and "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk called "How Corn Changed Everything" with the Roselle Public Library

Thursday, August 25, 2022

    • 7:00 pm
    • 238 S Sunny Ln, Monmouth, IL 61462

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" and "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk at Warren County Historical Museum in Monmouth, IL.

Thursday, September 8, 2022

    • All Day
    • Port Orchard, Washington

    Join Stephen Wade, the author of "The Beautiful Music All Around Us" for four days of classes, jams, song circles, and concerts centered on traditional 5-string banjo styles.

Friday, September 9, 2022

    • All Day
    • Port Orchard, Washington

    Join Stephen Wade, the author of "The Beautiful Music All Around Us" for four days of classes, jams, song circles, and concerts centered on traditional 5-string banjo styles.

Saturday, September 10, 2022

    • All Day
    • Port Orchard, Washington

    Join Stephen Wade, the author of "The Beautiful Music All Around Us" for four days of classes, jams, song circles, and concerts centered on traditional 5-string banjo styles.

Sunday, September 11, 2022

    • All Day
    • Port Orchard, Washington

    Join Stephen Wade, the author of "The Beautiful Music All Around Us" for four days of classes, jams, song circles, and concerts centered on traditional 5-string banjo styles.

Monday, September 19, 2022

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Sunday, October 16, 2022

    • 1:00 pm
    • 1616 Edith Street Murphysboro, IL 62966

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" and "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk at the Jackson County Historical Society in Murphysboro, IL.

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

    • All Day

    Cynthia Clampitt will give a book talk about "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" to Carol Stream Historical Society. 

    • 7:00 pm
    • 301 W Lies Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of,  "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" and "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk called "How Corn Changed Everything" with the Carol Stream Historical Society.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022