U of I WebStore Training and Events

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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tu afternoon

    Join us in an online session using OneNote where we will discuss the structure of notebooks and how OneNote notebooks work within MS Teams. Prereq: understand Teams and MS OneNote. Link sent if registered by 8 am

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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

    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.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Wed afternoon

    Register for this 2-hour Outlook session to learn about specific features and tips for using Outlook more productively. Zoom link sent if registered by 8 am.

Thursday, February 2, 2023

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Th morning

    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. Register by 8 am to receive the Zoom link.

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

    This 2-hour online class introduces the Access 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, and action queries.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon

    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. Link sent if registered by 8 am

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

    In this 2-hour online session, we will work with graphics in Microsoft Word. Topics covered will include learning how to add pictures and online images in a Word document; work with shapes; format, resize, move and crop images, and finish with creating and modifying an organization chart.

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.

    • 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

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

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

    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).

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon

    In this 2-hour online 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.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   W afternoon

    In this two-hour Illustrator session, we will go over recommended resources and tutorials, then participants will be introduced to the user interface while creating a vector graphic logo. This workshop is online; register by noon to be sent the link.

Thursday, February 9, 2023

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Th morning

    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. Link sent if registered by 8 am

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

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning

    Microsoft Teams is a communications platform available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour live online workshop, we will focus on the Teams experience from a team member’s perspective. Topics will include learning how to navigate Teams ; communicating in Teams (including chat); setting and managing notifications of Team activity. Link sent if registered by noon.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed. afternoon

    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   W afternoon

    In this two-hour live Photoshop session, we will cover working with selections in preparation to edit images. Register by 8 am to get meeting link sent.  

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

    • 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.  

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon

    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.