Library - Scholarly Commons

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

our campus partners


Sunday, January 29, 2023

Monday, January 30, 2023

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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.

  • Headshot of Amber Johnson
    • 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.