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Library Workshops, Spring 2017

ORCID: Your Lifelong Digital Signature

  • Tues., Feb. 7, 3 p.m., Pendergrass Library
  • Wed., March 8, noon, Pendergrass Library
  • Tues., March 28, 2 p.m., 211 Hodges Library

All About Audio (and What the Libraries Has to Offer)

  • Wed., Feb. 15, 1 p.m., 211 Hodges Library
  • Mon., Feb. 20, 1 p.m., 211 Hodges Library
    Interested in oral histories? Podcasting? Musicmaking? There are a plethora of ways to use audio for research and creativity activity . . .and the libraries are here to help you along the way. Join our media literacy librarian and digital humanities librarian for a hands-on workshop about tools, software, and techniques to help you get started with your audio projects.

Research Posters: A Step-by-Step Primer to Design, Printing, & Presentation

  • Wed., March 22, noon, Pendergrass Library
  • Tues., April 11, 3 p.m., Pendergrass Library
    Poster sessions in classes and at conferences are a way to visually convey your research. This workshop will offer you the basics in design, content, and printing resources. Need to make a poster? Bring your laptop to get started or to get feedback on your design. To register for the workshop, email Caroline Zeglen at

Introduction to Endnote

  • Wed., Feb. 1, 3:30 p.m., 211 Hodges Library
  • Fri., Feb. 10, 1:30 p.m., 211 Hodges Library
  • Wed., March 1, 3:30 p.m., 211 Hodges Library
    Learn how to format your citations automatically. Create a library of your citations and insert them in Microsoft Word papers. Store PDFs as well. This hands-on class will get you started using Endnote.

Introduction to Health Sciences Resources

  • Thurs., March 23, 3 p.m., 211 Hodges Library
    Are you new to health-related research? Please join us to learn about health resources that are freely available online and through UT Libraries. To register for the workshop, please email Melanie Allen at

Introduction to Video

  • Tues., Feb. 21, 11 a.m., 211 Hodges Library
  • Wed., Feb. 22, 1 p.m., 211 Hodges Library
    This pre-production workshop is intended to help you or your class get your project planned and prepared for editing. The class will include basic information about planning and storyboarding your project, copyright and fair use issues, services and equipment available in the library, and other pre-production details. The workshop includes a basic introduction to the editing interface of your choice of editing software: Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, or iMovie (will be negotiated with those who register). This workshop can be adapted for a specific type of video or project. To register, email Michelle Brannen at

Copyright, Plagiarism, and Avoiding Research Misconduct in the Publication Process

  • Tues., Jan. 31, 3 p.m., 211 Hodges Library
  • Wed., Feb. 22, 3 p.m., 211 Hodges Library
    In addition to completing research, authors must contend with writing and publishing concerns such as self-plagiarism, dual submissions, copyright, and other thorny issues. This workshop is an overview of basic publication ethics followed by a discussion, so bring your questions.

Open Access Publishing and Predatory Journals

  • Wed., March 1, 12:15 p.m., 211 Hodges Library
  • Thurs., March 30, 12:30 p.m., 211 Hodges Library
    Learn how to evaluate publishers, discover tools to find journals that meet good publishing standards, and discuss why publishers are adopting “open” as a method of publication.

“Make Break”: Learn about 3D Printing at Pendergrass Library

  • Thurs., Feb. 16, 2 p.m., Pendergrass Library
  • Thurs., March 16, 2 p.m., Pendergrass Library
  • Thurs., April 20, 2 p.m., Pendergrass Library
    Are you curious about 3D printing? Have you ever wondered how to incorporate 3D design into everyday life and classroom projects? Students, faculty, and staff are invited to Make Break, 2-3 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month, in Pendergrass Library. Make Break is an interactive tour and demonstration of the library’s makerspace and 3D printing technology. Participants will be entered into a raffle for a free 3D print of up to $25 value. Raffle winners will be announced at the end of the semester and receive a consultation on choosing or designing their 3D object. To register for Make Break, email Richard Sexton at

Finding, Understanding and Applying Information About Healthy Eating

  • Wed., March 22, 5:30 p.m., Pendergrass Library
    Library resources, tips, and tricks to promote healthy eating! To register for the workshop, email Caroline Zeglen at

Lighting Basics

  • Fri., Feb. 10, noon, Studio (235 Hodges Library)
  • Fri., Feb. 24, 2 p.m., Studio (235 Hodges Library)
    Working on a video or photo project? Need to improve your lighting? This workshop will teach you basic lighting techniques. The workshop will also introduce you to equipment available for checkout from the library and how to utilize that service.

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