Library - Scholarly Commons

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

our campus partners

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Monday, July 26, 2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • online

    Join us in a live, online session using OneNote 365 where we will discuss the structure of notebooks, practice putting data into them, and explore the interconnectivity of Microsoft applications with OneNote. This session is aimed for beginner users of OneNote.

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

    In this 2-hour workshop we will explore the mail merge features in Microsoft Word including working with various data sources such as Excel and Access; working with rules; and creating and printing labels.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Monday, August 2, 2021

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Monday, August 9, 2021

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    • 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.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • online

    Join us in a one-hour online session to explore some advanced features of Zoom. Features covered will include breakout rooms, setting a virtual background, recording, and more.

Thursday, August 12, 2021

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon
    • UIUC -- online

    Microsoft Teams is a communications tool available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour online workshop, we will learn how to navigate the Teams environment and communicate with others in Teams. We will practice participating in online Teams meetings, and discuss sharing screens and files during meetings. We will create a team and channels.

Friday, August 13, 2021

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Tues morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    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.

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

    In this 2-hour online workshop, you will learn how to select data in a 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.

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning
    • online -- link will be sent if registered by 8am

    During this two hour-long session, we will go over the basics of the Photoshop interface and some resources on how to continue learning features. Instructor will point out her favorite beginner tutorials and resources. Q & A to follow

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

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the whole set of features for managing information in tables in Microsoft Excel. These features make all the typical tabular manipulations—sorting, filtering, analyzing, and formatting, easier than ever.

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

    Join us in a live, online session using OneNote 365 where we will discuss the structure of notebooks, practice putting data into them, and explore the interconnectivity of Microsoft applications with OneNote. This session is aimed for beginner users of OneNote.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

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

    In this short online course you will learn how to use some of the data analysis features and tools in Microsoft Excel. Topics will include learning the basics of PivotTables; using subtotals in a list of data; setting up data validation rules; using Goal Seek, Solver, and Scenarios.

Friday, November 5, 2021

Monday, February 28, 2022

  • Dave Eggers standing outside wearing a brown jacket
    • All Day

    Dave Eggers is the author of many books, including The Circle, The Monk of Mokha, What is the What, A Hologram for the King, and The Lifters. He is founder of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing company based in San Francisco that produces books, a humor website, and a journal of new writing, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern.

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

  • Dave Eggers standing outside wearing a brown jacket
    • All Day

    Dave Eggers is the author of many books, including The Circle, The Monk of Mokha, What is the What, A Hologram for the King, and The Lifters. He is founder of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing company based in San Francisco that produces books, a humor website, and a journal of new writing, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern.

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

  • Dave Eggers standing outside wearing a brown jacket
    • All Day

    Dave Eggers is the author of many books, including The Circle, The Monk of Mokha, What is the What, A Hologram for the King, and The Lifters. He is founder of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing company based in San Francisco that produces books, a humor website, and a journal of new writing, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern.

Thursday, March 3, 2022

  • Dave Eggers standing outside wearing a brown jacket
    • All Day

    Dave Eggers is the author of many books, including The Circle, The Monk of Mokha, What is the What, A Hologram for the King, and The Lifters. He is founder of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing company based in San Francisco that produces books, a humor website, and a journal of new writing, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern.

Friday, March 4, 2022

  • Dave Eggers standing outside wearing a brown jacket
    • All Day

    Dave Eggers is the author of many books, including The Circle, The Monk of Mokha, What is the What, A Hologram for the King, and The Lifters. He is founder of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing company based in San Francisco that produces books, a humor website, and a journal of new writing, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern.

Saturday, April 23, 2022