Library Calendar

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    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
      4/1/2024
    • Main Library 314

    Adobe InDesign is a layout and design software program that allows you to create print and digital media. It is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud, which is available to all UIUC students for free! This workshop is designed for those with little to no experience with InDesign to help you learn the basics of using this document design program.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
      4/1/2024
    • Illini Bookstore Building, Room 514

    Are you preparing for an upcoming conference? Need to design a poster for your class? This workshop will give you tools for communicating your research for academic conferences and professional meetings in a concise and visually effective poster presentation. This event is co-sponsored by the University Library, the Writers Workshop, and Office of Undergraduate Research.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
      4/2/2024
    • Main Library 220 and online via Zoom (link will be sent in registration and reminder emails)

    Planning a social science or humanities research project this summer? Putting together your dissertation or thesis proposal and not sure where to start? Join us for a hands-on workshop on project organization. We’ll discuss how a project charter can help you refine your research questions, identify models, and create a timeline.

    • 3:00 - 3:50 pm
      4/2/2024
    • Grainger Library, Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    This video editing software created by Adobe and part of the Adobe Creative Suite is available free of charge to all UIUC students, faculty, and staff. It is the industry standard among videographers, directors, and editors. This workshop will introduce this powerful workstation to anyone interested in video production. No experience required, but helpful.

    • 10:00 - 10:50 am
      4/4/2024
    • Grainger Library, Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    Learn about the methodology and procedures for different types of scientific literature reviews — systematic, meta analysis, scoping, and more —to determine which process aligns with specific research projects. Acquire tools and explore University Library resources to implement in future research projects or assignments.

    • 2:00 - 2:50 pm
      4/4/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    Looking for a new way to conduct your research? Tired of getting zero results in your database searches? This workshop will break down how the professionals identify resources, and search for articles, books, and other scholarly works.

    • 11:00 - 11:50 am
      4/8/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    This hands-on workshop will teach you how to make common word processing documents accessible for screen readers, and how to make presentations accessible for a wide range of users. We’ll cover MS Word and PowerPoint, Google Docs, and PDFs, as well as general best practices for accessibility that you can incorporate across formats.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
      4/9/2024
    • Main Library 220 and online via Zoom (link will be sent with registration and confirmation emails)

    Tired of not being able to find a file when you need it? Have too many tabs open in your browser? This workshop will offer practical tips for organizing your digital spaces, cleaning up your file directories, and keeping your spreadsheets tidy. There will also be hands-on activities to help you tailor information management strategies to your projects.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
      4/9/2024
    • Illini Bookstore Building, Room 514

    Are you overwhelmed by organizing your sources? Zotero is a free, open-source citation manager that helps you store and organize your files and insert formatted citations into papers. You will leave this hands-on workshop with a Zotero library set up and ready to use!

    • 6:00 - 6:50 pm
      4/10/2024
    • Illini Bookstore Building, Room 514

    Are you preparing for an upcoming conference? Need to design a poster for your class? This workshop will give you tools for communicating your research for academic conferences and professional meetings in a concise and visually effective poster presentation. This event is co-sponsored by the University Library, the Writers Workshop, and Office of Undergraduate Research.

    • 10:00 - 10:50 am
      4/11/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    This webinar introduces the basic tools and resources for government statistics and data. Attendees will learn about the major federal government and intergovernmental organizations' statistics and data as well as strategies to search for government statistics.

    • 3:00 - 3:50 pm
      4/11/2024
    • Grainger Library, Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    This is a session in which podcasters learn tips and tricks for more advanced audio editing, including incorporating sounds effects, adding music, and more.

    • 2:00 - 2:50 pm
      4/12/2024
    • Main Library 314 and online via Zoom (link will be sent with registration and confirmation emails)

    The Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML) holds an extensive collection of primary source material, including 500,000 volumes and 5,000 linear sq. ft. of archival material. This workshop will explore the various ways in which patrons can engage with the RBML’s collection, including individual research, classroom instruction, and opportunities for collaboration.

    • 11:00 - 11:50 am
      4/15/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    Are you overwhelmed by organizing your sources? Zotero is a free, open-source citation manager that helps you store and organize your files and insert formatted citations into papers. You will leave this hands-on workshop with a Zotero library set up and ready to use! This session will be 50 minutes long with question and exploration time afterward.

    • 2:00 - 5:00 pm
      4/16/2024
    • Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, SCIM, Room 052

    The field of XR hardware continues to advance rapidly. In this workshop we will give an overview of the various headsets available in the SCIM Lab and allow for hands-on demo time. We will also investigate using Unity and Unreal Engine to author XR applications.

    • 1:00 - 1:50 pm
      4/18/2024
    • Grainger Library, Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    Artificial intelligence is changing the way higher education is approaching research, writing, and teaching. This workshop will address the capabilities of ChatGPT and identify appropriate and effective ways participants can integrate this tool into their academic, research, and pedagogical pursuits in engineering disciplines.

    • 2:00 - 2:50 pm
      4/18/2024
    • Main Library 314

    Adobe InDesign is a layout and design software program that allows you to create print and digital media. It is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud, which is available to all UIUC students for free! This workshop is designed for those with little to no experience with InDesign to help you learn the basics of using this document design program.

    • 3:00 - 3:50 pm
      4/25/2024
    • Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    This session gets into the technicalities of podcast distribution. We will cover library policies as well as ethical and legal guidelines for ownership and fair use, copyright, and ensuring the accessibility of your podcast.

Do you have an event you'd like added to the Library Calendar? If so, please contact Heather Murphy (hmurphy@illinois.edu).