Upcoming Workshops

The Library is collaborating with the Macklin Center for Academic Success (MCAS) to offer a variety of workshops this fall. Scheduled workshops will be both in-person and virtual. In-person workshops will be held at the Priddy Library in the Col-Lab and at MCAS, and drop-ins are welcome. Virtual workshops are held via Zoom. You will need to register for the workshop, and then the workshop presenter will email you login information to attend it. Please register by 9:00 am on the day of the workshop to ensure that you receive the login information. See workshop descriptions below.

Full Fall 2022 Priddy Library Workshops Schedule

Information & Resources from the Workshops

Can't make a scheduled workshop, but still want to attend? Have an idea for another workshop that you would like the library to offer? Fill out this form to schedule a workshop with a librarian.

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 to come to your class.


Workshop Descriptions

ArcGIS Online & Story Maps

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

Data Visualization with Tableau

Create charts, maps, and dashboards using Tableau, a data discovery and business intelligence tool.

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.

Finding and Understanding Peer-reviewed Scholarly Articles

Using library databases to search/retrieve peer-reviewd articles. Steps and strategies for critical reading of scholarly articles.

Finding Your Focus

Learn how to prioritize your to-do list and get more done with the Eisenhower Matrix and the Pomodoro Technique.

Graphic Design

Dive into the art of graphic design with this workshop that covers basic skills such as layout, color management, and type with Adobe InDesign.


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

Introduction to SPSS

Learn the basics of data entry, management, analysis and reporting.

Introduction to Systematic Reviews

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

Public Speaking

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

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.

Self-Editing Skills for Academic Writing

Submit better papers every time with these self-editing skills.

Storytelling with Data

Create data visualizations that tell a compelling story. Bring a link to your own data set, or use one provided by the library.

Systematic Review Tools

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

Test Taking Strategies

Learn how to best prepare for your test from planning your study sessions to managing your test anxiety.

Time Management: Scheduling for Success

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

Time Management: Starting Strong

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

Video Editing

Practice post-production techniques with Adobe Premiere and learn basic principles of non-linear editing. 

Writing and Citing with APA

Explore the basics of APA style and how the online software Academic Writer can help with organizing your sources, writing a group paper and checking your citations.


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