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.
- Public Speaking, Tuesday, November 29, 5:00 - 6:00 pm - In-person, MCAS
- e-Portfolio, Thursday, December 1, 12:00 - 1:00 pm - Virtual
- Test Taking Strategies, Monday, December 5, 5:00 - 6:00 pm - Virtual
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.
Learn how to create digital maps, combining them with photos, text, video, and audio, to tell a story.
Create charts, maps, and dashboards using Tableau, a data discovery and business intelligence tool.
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.
Covers functions and formatting, plus pivot tables to analyze and present your data.
Using library databases to search/retrieve peer-reviewd articles. Steps and strategies for critical reading of scholarly articles.
Learn how to prioritize your to-do list and get more done with the Eisenhower Matrix and the Pomodoro Technique.
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.
Learn the basics of data entry, management, analysis and reporting.
Explore the basics of conducting a systematic review, including tips, tools and ways librarians can collaborate with you.
Learn and practice public speaking techniques including articulation and body language.
Learn how to use PowerPoint to transform research into a poster. Discuss content guidelines, design, and presentation tips.
Craft a comprehensive, yet precise string of search terms and syntax to get the information you need from databases.
Submit better papers every time with these self-editing skills.
Create data visualizations that tell a compelling story. Bring a link to your own data set, or use one provided by the library.
Get acquainted with the tools available to support the various steps of a systematic review.
Learn how to best prepare for your test from planning your study sessions to managing your test anxiety.
Maintain and make the most of your study schedule with free online applications.
Start your semester strong by learning time management and study strategies to set you on the right path.
Practice post-production techniques with Adobe Premiere and learn basic principles of non-linear editing.
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.