Workshops

Workshops at the University of Texas Libraries are free, drop-in workshops on topics related to research, digital tools and more. All workshops are free, open to everyone and located across Libraries locations. Workshops with invited speakers or co-organized with outside institutions may be subject to registration fees. Non-UT affiliated persons can connect to our WiFi network through the UTGuest network or EduRoam.

Upcoming Workshops

Oct. 28, 2019 - Nov. 22, 2019
All-day event
Julius Glickman Conference Center

The ongoing sustainability of digital humanities projects is of critical concern to archivists, librarians, and digital humanities practitioners alike. The Libraries is pleased to host an NEH ODH Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities designed to help such professionals create sustainability plans and address preservation concerns at any point in the life of a digital humanities project. Event Details

Wednesday Nov. 20
9 a.m. to Noon
RLP 1.404 Computer Lab

This workshop will introduce the use of the China Biographical Database (CBDB), mapping data using GIS, and graphing social networks. CBDB is a relational database of 427,000 men and women, mainly from the 6th through 19th centuries. Event Details

Wednesday Dec. 4
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5 to 6 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

This workshop uncovers the purpose of dialogue through definitions and comparison to debate. To better understand the pros and cons of dialogue, participants will be given the opportunity to learn through practical case studies. Event Details

Friday Dec. 6
9 to 11 a.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Explore, experiment, and create with fellow university faculty, students, and staff as we engage with principles of open pedagogy and the creation and use of open educational resources (OER) in a flexible co-working environment. Event Details

Dec. 12 - 13
All-day event
Julius Glickman Conference Center

The ongoing sustainability of digital humanities projects is of critical concern to archivists, librarians, and digital humanities practitioners alike. The Libraries is pleased to host an NEH ODH Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities designed to help such professionals create sustainability plans and address preservation concerns at any point in the life of a digital humanities project. Event Details

Past Workshops

Thursday Nov. 14
1 to 2 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

The Graduate School distributes a set of thesis and dissertation templates in Microsoft Word for Apple and Windows computers, which will help you format your paper according to current requirements. This workshop will help you learn to use the templates, and will cover such topics as the use of styles, correct page numbering, and table of contents generation. Event Details

Wednesday Nov. 13
workshop title text in white type over stock image of people hands hovering over legos
5 to 6 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

This workshop uncovers the purpose of dialogue through definitions and comparison to debate. To better understand the pros and cons of dialogue, participants will be given the opportunity to learn through practical case studies. Event Details

Wednesday Nov. 13
Noon to 2 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

This GIS Day themed workshop will introduce the new Texas GeoData portal which can be used to discover and download geospatial datasets from the collections of the UT Libraries and other institutions. This workshop will demonstrate how GIS software can be used to carry out research using a variety of different datasets available from the portal. Event Details

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