Staff Training

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Monday, April 22, 2019

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour short course you will learn how to comfortably move around in the Excel 2016 environment. Additional topics will include entering text and values in a worksheet, basic formatting, printing and using Help.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Mon/Tue afternoons
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 6-hour course introduces the basics of Adobe Lightroom. Participants will work on the organization and management of photos, learning the Lightroom environment, managing images and workflow, reviewing images, sorting and organizing images as well as managing an image catalog.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues. morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3-hour course learn how to create and work with Access forms. Create a new form using the form wizard and explore layout and design view. Add and modify form controls including a calculated control and lookup control. Learn about control properties, form properties and setting tab order.  Create a subform and learn about switchboard and navigation forms.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour short course you will learn how to add, divide, multiply, and subtract by entering formulas into Excel 2016 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.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 3-hour class introduces the query object.  Topics include working in design view; creating a simple query by adding and removing fields and adding criterion. We will create multi-table queries; calculated fields and set field properties; explore a totals query, parameter query, action queries, find duplicates query, unmatched records query and basic SQL query.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues. morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3-hour class learn how to create and work with Access reports. Create a basic report and explore layout and design view. Use the report wizard to create reports. 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).

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

    • 1:00 - 5:00 pm   5:00pm
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Th morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour workshop we will explore the whole set of features for managing information in tables in Excel 2016. These features make all the typical tabular manipulations—sorting, filtering, analyzing, and formatting, easier than ever.

Monday, May 6, 2019

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Mon & Tues afternoons
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 6 hour course will prepare you to use the most common basic features of Adobe Photoshop CC.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Monday, May 13, 2019

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Have you been asked to put together a PowerPoint presentation, but you're not sure how to start? Take this short course and learn the basics, including how to use the new 2016 interface to create slides and put content on them; format and custom design the slides; and prepare speaker notes and handouts.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu/Th mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 6-hour course, attendees will begin by exploring the PowerPoint 2016 interface. Next we will create and save a presentation; view and navigate, and edit text on slides; add and modify graphical objects in a presentation; work with tables and charts; and prepare to deliver a presentation.

Monday, May 20, 2019

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Mon & Wed afternoons
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 6-hour, hands-on course is an intro to web page design using Dreamweaver CC. Students will become familiar with the Dreamweaver environment, interface elements, layout customization, website creation and publishing. Activities will include creating a new site, laying out basic pages and text, using text styles and containers, inserting images, uploading a simple site.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs morning
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn the basics of using the drawing tools in Adobe Illustrator CC, including how to use the Pencil and Curvature tools, how to edit paths. Then we will look at layers, including how to create, edit, and organize content. We will also learn the basics of transforming and editing artwork in Adobe Illustrator CC.