U of I WebStore Training and Events


Monday, November 27, 2023

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon. morning
    • 329 Armory / online

    In this two-hour hybrid workshop you will learn how to use some data analysis features and tools using Excel. Topics will include importing and cleaning up data; subtotaling a list of data; setting up data validation rules; using Goal Seek, Solver, Scenarios; and setting up basic data tables.

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues. morning
    • 329 Armory / online

    This two-hour 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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tue morning
    • 330 Armory

    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. Pre-registration required

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues. afternoon
    • 329 Armory / online

    In this 2-hour class, explore the interface while we type text on a page, fix spelling errors, change spacing, page margins, and save our work. Practice selecting text to make revisions; and move text by cutting & pasting. Format text including the use of Format Painter; and finish up with bulleted and numbered lists.

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm   Wed afternoon

    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.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • 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.

Thursday, November 30, 2023

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

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Th afternoon
    • 330 Armory Building 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.