Staff Training

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Monday, September 30, 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues/Thurs mornings
    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Media Commons Instructional Lab in the Undergraduate Library (UGL) (Directly outside Room 291)

    • 1:00 - 4:30 pm   Tues/Thurs afternoons
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 7-hour course introduces the basics of Adobe Illustrator. Topics will include design principles, elements, and graphics composition; creating documents containing basic shapes and customized paths. We will also learn how to insert text and typographical characters.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

Monday, October 7, 2019

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

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

    This two-hour short course will introduce you to Microsoft's latest version of its relational database application, Access 2016. Attendees will take a tour of the objects in an Access database, including tables, queries, forms, and reports and spend some time working in the most important of all the objects--tables.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 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.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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

    In this three-hour workshop attendees 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. Finally, we will work with fields in a table from adding, deleting, re-arranging to setting field properties and finally lookup fields and calculated fields.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 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 - 4:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3 hour course, we will go beyond how the program works to include organizational strategies and tips to hyperlink to other notebooks and files, integrating with the rest of MS Office including linking to Outlook with Tasks to add reminders, Meeting notes that integrate with Skype for Business and other meetings, and other tips to boost the power of OneNote.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 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.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Wed 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.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 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.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

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

    A properly designed database makes it easier to work with up-to-date, accurate information. Investing the time required to learn the principles of good relational database design ensures that you will end up with a database that meets your needs and can easily accommodate change. This new workshop provides guidelines for planning an Access database.

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

    This Microsoft led workshop on Azure Serverless Computing explains how developers can build applications faster by eliminating the need to manage infrastructure and automatically provision and scale the infrastructure required to run code. This approach enables developers to increase their focus on the business logic and deliver more value to the core of the business.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 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.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Armory, room 172 (the Innovation Studio)

    • 3:00 - 4:00 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.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to create and open Illustrator documents, navigate the user interface, use vector shapes to create a logo that looks good on screen and in print. No prior knowledge of Illustrator is required.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Thursday, October 31, 2019

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

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs morning
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn 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 - 4:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
    • 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.

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

    • 2:00 - 3:00 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.

Friday, November 1, 2019

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Fri 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.