Library - Scholarly Commons

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

our campus partners

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75 matches found

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
      7/16/2024
    • Online -OR - In-person at the Main Library, Orange Room

    • 9:00 am - 4:15 pm   Tuesday
      7/16/2024

    This program provides new employees at the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois an overview of IT services that are critical to success on campus. Attendees can register for one, two, or more of the scheduled sessions. Offered at no cost to faculty/staff/students of the University of Illinois. New and current employees are invited to attend.

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Wed morning
      7/17/2024

    Creating, storing, and updating organizational charts can be a time-consuming task. Using software that is designed for visualizing information aids the process. Visio can even generate a diagram that adds the shapes and connectors for you from data that is stored in an Excel workbook. In this workshop attendees will create simple org charts, and pull from excel.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
      7/18/2024
    • Online -OR - In-person at the Main Library, Orange Room

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
      7/18/2024

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur afternoon
      7/18/2024

    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 Illustrator. Pre-registration required.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
      7/18/2024

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
      7/22/2024
    • San Francisco Labor Archives, 4th Floor of the J. Paul Leonard Library on the San Francisco State University, 1630 Holloway Ave

    Robert Cherny, author of "San Francisco Reds: Communists in the Bay Area, 1919-1958", will be signing books and speaking at the San Francisco Labor Archives about his new book.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
      7/23/2024
    • Online -OR - In-person at the Main Library, Orange Room

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tue morning
      7/23/2024

    In this 2-hour instructor led InDesign 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 and create a postcard in the process. No prior knowledge of InDesign is required. Pre-registration is required.

    • 1:00 - 2:30 pm   Tue afternoon
      7/23/2024

    Join us in a hybrid session where we will discuss best practices for setting up a Teams online meeting as well as joining the meeting. We'll cover the capabilities of meetings in Teams in addition to requirements and planning considerations for Teams. This session is aimed for beginner users of Teams. Pre-registration required.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
      7/23/2024

    • All Day
      7/24/2024
    • 312 Pier View Wy, Oceanside, CA 92054

    Patrick Moser, author of "Waikiki Dreams: How California Appropriated Hawaiian Beach Culture," will be signing books and speaking at the California Surf Museum about his new book.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
      7/24/2024

    In this 2-hour instructor led short course you will learn how to specific features and tips on managing email more efficiently from conversation view to rules to pre-sort messages and moving folders around.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
      7/25/2024
    • Online -OR - In-person at the Main Library, Orange Room

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thur morning
      7/25/2024

    This 2-hour Outlook Calendar 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.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
      7/25/2024

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
      7/25/2024

    • 10:00 - 10:55 am   Fri morning
      7/26/2024

    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 Zoom and Teams. We will go over helpful tips for each platform, including scheduling as a delegate. Prereq: Outlook Calendar workshop

    • 6:00 - 7:30 pm
      7/26/2024
    • 5928 Falls Road Baltimore, MD 21209

    Clifford Murphy, author of "Ink: The Indelible J. Mayo Williams", will be signing books and speaking at the Ivy Bookshop in Baltimore, MD about his new book.

    • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
      7/27/2024
    • 303 N Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Patrick Moser, author of "Waikiki Dreams: How California Appropriated Hawaiian Beach Culture," will be signing books and speaking at the Redondo Beach Public Library about his new book.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
      7/29/2024

    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.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
      7/30/2024
    • Online -OR - In-person at the Main Library, Orange Room

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tue morning
      7/30/2024

    In this 2-hour InDesign 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. Offered in-person or online. Pre-registration required

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tue afternoon
      7/30/2024
    • 330 Armory

    Join us in an instructor-led 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. Pre-registration required; no walk-ins please.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
      7/30/2024

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Wed morning
      7/31/2024

    In this 2-hour instructor-led workshop, participants will learn how to use Adobe Express (Adobe's online design tool) to create social media posts, customize photos, create a flyer and use the new Generative AI tools. No prior knowledge of Adobe Express is required. Pre-registration required.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
      8/1/2024
    • Online -OR - In-person at the Main Library, Orange Room

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
      8/1/2024

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
      8/1/2024

    • 2:00 pm
      8/4/2024
    • 107 W Front Ave, Stockton, IL 61085

    Cynthia Clampitt, author of "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland", will be signing books and speaking at the Stockton Heritage Museum about her new book.

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
      8/5/2024 - 8/9/2024
    • Main Library, Orange Room & Room 106

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
      8/5/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour instructor led workshop we will explore the Visio interface and create graphics. Visio comes with diagram-specific shapes and tools that enable you to quickly create professional-looking flowcharts, organization charts, timelines, & more. We will learn how to create some basic shapes, and connect, distribute, and align them. Pre-registration required

    • 1:30 - 4:00 pm
      8/5/2024
    • Main Library, Room 106

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Tue morning
      8/6/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      8/6/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour course, we will spend time adjusting images in Photoshop, using Adjustment Layers, and explore several kinds of image adjustments. We will also explore image editing in a non-destructive manner.  

    • 1:30 - 3:00 pm
      8/6/2024
    • Main Library, Room 106

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Wed morning
      8/7/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    Learn how to create and edit OneNote notebooks, search and export notes. We will explore the use and management of sections and pages including section groups and subpages. We will enter data into OneNote from a variety of sources, from existing documents to webpages. We will discuss merits of embedding spreadsheets or linking.

    • 1:30 - 3:00 pm
      8/7/2024
    • Main Library, Room 106

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
      8/8/2024

    • 1:30 - 3:00 pm
      8/8/2024
    • Main Library, Room 106

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
      8/15/2024

    • All Day
      8/20/2024 - 8/21/2024
    • Krannert Center of Performing Arts

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Thur morning
      8/22/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this two-hour live Photoshop session, we will cover working with selections in preparation to edit images. Participants can select online or in-person.  

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur afternoon
      8/22/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this two-hour live Photoshop session, we will cover working with layers and learn to edit in a non-destructive way. Participants can choose in-person or online.  

    • 11:00 - 11:55 am   Fri morning
      8/23/2024

    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. Link sent if registered by 8 am.

    • 1:00 - 2:30 pm   Mon afternoon
      8/26/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    Join us in a hybrid session where we will discuss best practices for setting up a Teams online meeting as well as joining the meeting. We'll cover the capabilities of meetings in Teams in addition to requirements and planning considerations for Teams. This session is aimed for beginner users of Teams. Pre-registration required.

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Wed morning
      8/28/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour instructor-led workshop, participants will learn how to use Adobe Express (Adobe's online design tool) to create social media posts, customize photos, create a flyer and use the new Generative AI tools. No prior knowledge of Adobe Express is required. Pre-registration required.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thur morning
      8/29/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    This 2-hour Outlook Calendar 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.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Thur afternoon
      8/29/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    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.

    • 11:00 - 11:55 am   Fri morning
      8/30/2024

    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 Zoom and Teams. We will go over helpful tips for each platform, including scheduling as a delegate. Prereq: Outlook Calendar workshop

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tue afternoon
      9/3/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour instructor led InDesign 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 and create a postcard in the process. No prior knowledge of InDesign is required. Pre-registration is required.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
      9/4/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour instructor led workshop we will explore the Visio interface and create graphics. Visio comes with diagram-specific shapes and tools that enable you to quickly create professional-looking flowcharts, organization charts, timelines, & more. We will learn how to create some basic shapes, and connect, distribute, and align them. Pre-registration required

    • 1:00 - 1:55 pm   Wed afternoon
      9/4/2024

    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. Link sent if registered by 8 am.

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Thur morning
      9/5/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    Creating, storing, and updating organizational charts can be a time-consuming task. Using software that is designed for visualizing information aids the process. Visio can even generate a diagram that adds the shapes and connectors for you from data that is stored in an Excel workbook. In this workshop attendees will create simple org charts, and pull from excel.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Thur afternoon
      9/5/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    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.

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Fri morning
      9/6/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    Learn how to create and edit OneNote notebooks, search and export notes. We will explore the use and management of sections and pages including section groups and subpages. We will enter data into OneNote from a variety of sources, from existing documents to webpages. We will discuss merits of embedding spreadsheets or linking.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tue morning
      9/10/2024
    • 330 Armory Building or online

    In this 2-hour instructor led short course you will learn how to specific features and tips on managing email more efficiently from conversation view to rules to pre-sort messages and moving folders around.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      9/10/2024
    • 330 Armory Building or online

    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 Illustrator. Pre-registration required.

    • 10:00 - 11:30 am   Wed morning
      9/11/2024

    Join us in a hybrid session where we will discuss best practices for setting up a Teams online meeting as well as joining the meeting. We'll cover the capabilities of meetings in Teams in addition to requirements and planning considerations for Teams. This session is aimed for beginner users of Teams. Pre-registration required.

    • 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
      9/11/2024

    A well-designed professional ePortfolio is a valuable way to demonstrate your achievements, goals, and beliefs to your prospective or current employer. It can also guide you as you seek out additional experiences to better prepare for your future career or career advancement.

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Thur morning
      9/12/2024
    • 330 Armory

    Join us in an instructor-led 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. Pre-registration required; no walk-ins please.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      9/12/2024
    • 156 Armory Building

    Courses should be designed to present students with what are known as “wicked problems” because the skills of dealing with such knotty problems are what will best prepare students for life after college. This book takes readers through each step of the process, providing multiple examples at each stage, while encouraging instructors to apply these concepts to their design.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur afternoon
      9/12/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour InDesign 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. Offered in-person or online. Pre-registration required

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Wed morning
      9/18/2024
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour instructor-led workshop, participants will learn how to use Adobe Express (Adobe's online design tool) to create social media posts, customize photos, create a flyer and use the new Generative AI tools. No prior knowledge of Adobe Express is required. Pre-registration required.

    • 5:00 - 6:15 pm
      9/24/2024

    Designing a new course or redesigning an existing one can seem like a long and winding journey. Principles of good course design can provide you with a roadmap to chart your course and know that you are on the right path. Join our interactive workshop where we will explore best practices in course design and perhaps spark your interest to explore these topics more deeply.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      9/26/2024
    • 156 Armory Building

    Courses should be designed to present students with what are known as “wicked problems” because the skills of dealing with such knotty problems are what will best prepare students for life after college. This book takes readers through each step of the process, providing multiple examples at each stage, while encouraging instructors to apply these concepts to their design.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      10/10/2024
    • 156 Armory Building

    Courses should be designed to present students with what are known as “wicked problems” because the skills of dealing with such knotty problems are what will best prepare students for life after college. This book takes readers through each step of the process, providing multiple examples at each stage, while encouraging instructors to apply these concepts to their design.

    • 3:00 - 4:15 pm
      10/16/2024

    When cooperative learning is well-designed it minimizes opportunities for students and instructors to experience frustrations. Join this interactive workshop to explore best practices that will enhance your students’ experiences as they learn cooperatively in groups.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      10/24/2024
    • 156 Armory Building

    Courses should be designed to present students with what are known as “wicked problems” because the skills of dealing with such knotty problems are what will best prepare students for life after college. This book takes readers through each step of the process, providing multiple examples at each stage, while encouraging instructors to apply these concepts to their design.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      10/30/2024

    In MCOT we will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel. MCOT opens on Wednesday Oct 16, 2024, and our synchronous meetings occur at 11:30am-1:00pm on the following 4 Wednesdays - Oct 30 and Nov 6, 13, & 20.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      11/6/2024

    In MCOT we will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel. MCOT opens on Wednesday Oct 16, 2024, and our synchronous meetings occur at 11:30am-1:00pm on the following 4 Wednesdays - Oct 30 and Nov 6, 13, & 20.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      11/13/2024

    In MCOT we will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel. MCOT opens on Wednesday Oct 16, 2024, and our synchronous meetings occur at 11:30am-1:00pm on the following 4 Wednesdays - Oct 30 and Nov 6, 13, & 20.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      11/20/2024

    In MCOT we will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel. MCOT opens on Wednesday Oct 16, 2024, and our synchronous meetings occur at 11:30am-1:00pm on the following 4 Wednesdays - Oct 30 and Nov 6, 13, & 20.

    • 9:00 - 10:15 am
      12/4/2024

    Being fully engaged 100% of the time is not a realistic expectation, but there are a variety of ways to promote student engagement so they can get the most out of their learning. This workshop will focus on concepts underlying student engagement and practical strategies to engage our students across diverse formats.