Library - Scholarly Commons

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

our campus partners

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43 matches found

    • 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
      8/2/2021

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tues morning
      8/3/2021
    • online

    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.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
      8/3/2021

    Creating Classic quizzes and quiz questions in Canvas.

    • 9:00 - 9:30 am
      8/4/2021

    How to copy content from one Canvas course to another, either the entire course or select items.

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning
      8/4/2021
    • online

    • 1:30 - 3:30 pm   Wed afternoon
      8/4/2021
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Thur morning
      8/5/2021
    • online, link will be sent if registered by 8 am

    Register for this session to learn about InDesign and make a brochure from scratch. Link sent after registration.

    • 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
      8/5/2021

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs morning
      8/5/2021
    • online

    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).

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
      8/9/2021 - 8/13/2021

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tue morning
      8/10/2021
    • online, link will be sent if registered by 8am

    Register for this session to learn about specific features and tips for using Outlook more productively, followed by Q&A of specific scenarios. 

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      8/10/2021
    • online

    In this 2-hour short 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.

    • 5:30 pm
      8/10/2021

    Join Lynn Hudson for a talk about her book "West of Jim Crow: The Fight Against California's Color Line."

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning
      8/11/2021
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs. morning
      8/12/2021
    • online

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

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon
      8/12/2021
    • UIUC -- online

    Microsoft Teams is a communications tool available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour online workshop, we will learn how to navigate the Teams environment and communicate with others in Teams. We will practice participating in online Teams meetings, and discuss sharing screens and files during meetings. We will create a team and channels.

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Tues morning
      8/17/2021
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues. morning
      8/17/2021
    • online

    In this 2-hour online workshop, you will learn how to select data in a 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.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues. afternoon
      8/17/2021
    • online

    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.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning
      8/18/2021
    • online -- link will be sent if registered by 8am

    During this two hour-long session, we will go over the basics of the Photoshop interface and some resources on how to continue learning features. Instructor will point out her favorite beginner tutorials and resources. Q & A to follow

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
      8/18/2021
    • online

    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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
      8/18/2021
    • online

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

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs. morning
      8/19/2021
    • online

    In this short online course you will learn how to use some of the data analysis features and tools in Microsoft Excel. Topics will include learning the basics of PivotTables; using subtotals in a list of data; setting up data validation rules; using Goal Seek, Solver, and Scenarios.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs. afternoon
      8/19/2021
    • to be held online

    Have you been asked to put together a PowerPoint presentation, but you're not sure how to start? Participate in this short online course and learn the basics, including how to create slides and put content in them. We will also learn how to format and custom design the slides.

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      8/24/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      8/31/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      9/7/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      9/14/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      9/21/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      9/28/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      10/5/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      10/12/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      10/19/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      10/26/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      11/2/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
      11/5/2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      11/9/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      11/16/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      11/23/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      11/30/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      12/7/2021
    • TechHub, 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held weekly on Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm. Experience 3D printing, virtual reality, laser cutting and more. Activities are free! 

  • Dave Eggers standing outside wearing a brown jacket
    • All Day
      2/28/2022 - 3/4/2022

    Dave Eggers is the author of many books, including The Circle, The Monk of Mokha, What is the What, A Hologram for the King, and The Lifters. He is founder of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing company based in San Francisco that produces books, a humor website, and a journal of new writing, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern.

    • 8:00 pm
      4/23/2022
    • 4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

    Stephen Wade, author of The "Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience", will perform at the Old Town School of Folk Music.