Workshops at Williams

Held in the J.D. Williams Library, "Workshops at Williams" are free library workshops on a variety of library, research and multimedia technology topics. The Workshops are open to everyone. Certificates are available to students.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 4:00pm

Learn the secrets of the library. No, really! This workshop will show you all the nooks and crannies, the hidden features of the library website, and other strange and bizarre things about the J.D. Williams Library. Wear your walking shoes- a quick tour is part of the workshop, and we will see what the big deal is with the roof.

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 4:00pm

Learn the secrets of the library. No, really! This workshop will show you all the nooks and crannies, the hidden features of the library website, and other strange and bizarre things about the J.D. Williams Library. Wear your walking shoes- a quick tour is part of the workshop, and we will see what the big deal is with the roof.

Makey Makeys, Raspberry Pis, and More!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 4:00pm

Ever heard of Makey Makey's? The library checks out these fun little kits that allow you to turn pretty much anything into a key (like on a keyboard, not to open a door). We also have Raspberry Pi computers to check out as well. Come to this workshop to discover all kinds of ways to use these tech kits with or without our new video room, Studio One, to enhance your class assignments, and projects or to simply make cool things with your friends. 

 

 

Makey Makeys, Raspberry Pis, and More!

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 4:00pm

Ever heard of Makey Makey's? The library checks out these fun little kits that allow you to turn pretty much anything into a key (like on a keyboard, not to open a door). We also have Raspberry Pi computers to check out as well. Come to this workshop to discover all kinds of ways to use these tech kits with or without our new video room, Studio One, to enhance your class assignments, and projects or to simply make cool things with your friends. 

 

 

Find out what it's all about!

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 4:00pm

Open Access Week highlights an increasing awareness in higher education for researchers' and scientists' growing need to access free and open sources for their work. Open access would give everyone the ability to read and re-use scholarly work online. This power would completely change the way we access information now. Why would librarians want to support this? Why should students care? Come to this workshop to find out these answers and learn how you can be a change agent for future researchers. 

Find out what it's all about!

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 4:00pm

Open Access Week highlights an increasing awareness in higher education for researchers' and scientists' growing need to access free and open sources for their work. Open access would give everyone the ability to read and re-use scholarly work online. This power would completely change the way we access information now. Why would librarians want to support this? Why should students care? Come to this workshop to find out these answers and learn how you can be a change agent for future researchers. 

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 4:00pm

Want that job or internship? Well first you have to get through an interview. Do your homework! Prepare yourself to distinguish yourself. This workshop will teach you some easy ways to quickly research companies, organizations, and industries so you will have the advantage if you decide to apply.

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 4:00pm

Want that job or internship? Well first you have to get through an interview. Do your homework! Prepare yourself to distinguish yourself. This workshop will teach you some easy ways to quickly research companies, organizations, and industries so you will have the advantage if you decide to apply.

That's right, you heard us!

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 4:00pm

So what's the deal with Wikipedia? Why do some professors love it and others refuse to even let students mention it? Come to this workshop to learn the basics of Wikipedia and how to edit it. Find out why Wikipedia has rules like "no original research" and "reliable sources" and how these rules may affect your paper sources. See what's to love about this free database that is probably accessed most frequently on campus by people who love to deny using it.   

That's right, you heard us!

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 4:00pm

So what's the deal with Wikipedia? Why do some professors love it and others refuse to even let students mention it? Come to this workshop to learn the basics of Wikipedia and how to edit it. Find out why Wikipedia has rules like "no original research" and "reliable sources" and how these rules may affect your paper sources. See what's to love about this free database that is probably accessed most frequently on campus by people who love to deny using it.   

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