Upcoming Workshops

Regularly scheduled workshops offered by the Priddy Library and Macklin Center for Leadership and Communication have ended for the spring semester. Please check back in August for the fall semester workshops schedule. You can also request a workshop on demand in the meantime by filling out this form

For faculty: Would you like to offer one of the workshops to your students? Fill out this form to schedule a time for a Priddy librarian and/or staff member form the Macklin Center to come to your class.

Information & Resources from the Workshops


Workshop Descriptions

ArcGIS Online & Story Maps

Learn how to create digital maps, combining them with photos, text, video, and audio, to tell a story.

The Art of Introducting Yourself: Craft Your Professional Pitch

Learn how to introduce yourself at career events or on your first day at work, and then practice your pitch.

Communication for Careers

Learn the different types of communication and how to utilize them in the workplace.

Countering Conspiracy

Is that true? Or does it just feel true? Attend this workshop to become a pro at sorting through online mis and disinformation.

Effective Presentations

Presentations causing you anxiety? Learn how to create and deliver an effective presentation.


Build an ePortfolio - an innovative way to showcase your professional and academic skills and experiences in an online format.

Excel - Functions, Tables & Charts

Covers functions and formatting, plus pivot tables to analyze and present your data.

Grammar for Academic Writing

Avoid the most common grammatical errors in academic and professional writing.

Group Work and Group Writing

Dreading group projects this semester? Learn skills to work in groups effectively.


Share data using images via user-friendly and free software.

Introduction to Systematic Reviews

Explore the basics of conducting a systematic review, including tips, tools and ways librarians can collaborate with you.

Mastering the Interview: Strategies and Public Speaking

Want to navigate the interviewing process with ease? Learn about the different types of interviews, questions they ask, and follow-up procedures.

Networking Conversational Skills

Improve your conversational skills for networking and professional events.

Preparing for a Literature Review

Tips and techniques for searching library databases, reading scholarly articles, and creating a literature review.

Presentation Anxiety

Practice techniques to reduce anxiety before giving a presentation.

Professional Writing - Email Etiquette

Learn the writing principles for professional emails.

Public Speaking

Learn and practice public speaking techniques including articulation and body language.

Public Speaking Skills for Interviews

Practice and gain confidence in your public speaking abiliites for interviews.

Research Posters

Learn how to use PowerPoint to transform research into a poster. Discuss content guidelines, design, and presentation tips.

Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews

Craft a comprehensive, yet precise string of search terms and syntax to get the information you need from databases.

So you want to be an Entrepreneur? Have you done your Research?

Are you familiar with USG's Lab for Entrepreneurship and Transformative Leadership? Did you know that you can access databases at Priddy Library to aid you in your entrepreneurship research? Join us to hear what we have to offer!

Starting a Business: What You Need to Know

Have you always wanted to start your own business, but didn't know where to start? This workshop will guide you through the basic requirements.

Storytelling with Data

With the use of graphs and infographics, create data visualizations that tell a compelling story.

Systematic Review Tools

Get acquainted with the tools available to support the various steps of a systematic review.

Take Note: Note-taking from Research Articles

Using a grid for organizing notes and other helpful tools.

Test Taking Strategies

Utilizing the elements of critical thinking and a problem solving process to best prepare for quizzes and exams.

Time Management: Starting Strong

Start your semester strong by learning time management and study strategies to set you on the right path.

Time Management with Apps

Maintain and make the most of your study schedule with free online applications.

USGLeads Presents: Design Thinking

Design thinking is a process that seeks to solve complex problems from the user's perspective, focused on achieving practical results and solutions. Learn the foundations of design thinking while solving a problem facing students at USG.

Writing and Citing with APA

Learn how the online software Academic Writer can help with organizing your sources, writing an idnividual or group paper and checking your citations in APA style.


Explore how the citation manager Zotero can help you cite and createa bibliography for your research paper and more.