Classes & Workshops

Attend classes and workshops offered by the library to improve your research skills, use information resources more effectively, and learn about new technologies and tools.

All classes are free and open to students, faculty, and staff. Unless otherwise noted, all workshops will be held in IC-120 and will last for approximately 30 minutes.

If you’re not able to attend a workshop, but would like to learn about the topic, please feel welcome to contact us. We can schedule additional workshops for groups, or plan one on one meetings.

For more information please email cud-ref@luc.edu.

Spring 2015 Calendar

Instruction Calendar

Upcoming Events

Title:User Experience and Design
Date:Thursday, April 2, 2015
Time:4:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:Information Commons 120
Campus:Lakeshore
Description:

User Experience and Design - April 2nd, 4:00PM, IC 120

If you are interested in user experience and design this workshop is for you. We will give a quick overview of design principles, places to discover new design techniques, and ways to evaluate how effective designs are. Just don’t make content, make people want to use it.

Title:Presentation Skills
Date:Thursday, April 2, 2015
Time:4:30pm - 5:00pm
Location:Information Commons 120
Campus:Lakeshore
Description:

Presentation Skills - April 2nd, 4:30PM, IC 120

Presentations don’t have to be scary or boring (or both). This workshop will introduce you to techniques and resources you can use to develop great presentations and to deliver those presentations with confidence.

Title:Freedom of Information Act(FOIA) requests: How to Make Them
Date:Monday, April 6, 2015
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Location:Information Commons 120
Campus:Lakeshore
Description:

Freedom of Information Act(FOIA) requests: How to Make Them

Monday, April 6, 11:00-11:30      Wednesday, April 8, 5:00-5:30

Thursday, April 9, 1:30-2:00 – Online, via  Adobe Connect

Sometimes, you want information from the government that isn’t readily available.  That’s where the Freedom of Information Act comes in.  This workshop will go over the basics of FOIA, how to compose a request, where to send it, and some of the nuances of the law and its use.  Attendees at this workshop may also follow up with the Government Information Librarian for assistance after the workshop for individual requests.  Questions may be sent to Ben Aldred (baldred@luc.edu).

Title:Freedom of Information Act(FOIA) requests: How to Make Them
Date:Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Time:5:00pm - 5:30pm
Location:Information Commons 120
Campus:Lakeshore
Description:

Freedom of Information Act(FOIA) requests: How to Make Them

Monday, April 6, 11:00-11:30      Wednesday, April 8, 5:00-5:30

Thursday, April 9, 1:30-2:00 – Online, via  Adobe Connect

Sometimes, you want information from the government that isn’t readily available.  That’s where the Freedom of Information Act comes in.  This workshop will go over the basics of FOIA, how to compose a request, where to send it, and some of the nuances of the law and its use.  Attendees at this workshop may also follow up with the Government Information Librarian for assistance after the workshop for individual requests.  Questions may be sent to Ben Aldred (baldred@luc.edu).

Title:Online Workshop: Freedom of Information Act(FOIA) requests: How to Make Them
Date:Thursday, April 9, 2015
Time:1:30pm - 2:00pm
Location:Information Commons 120
Campus:Lakeshore
Categories:Online Workshops
Description:

Freedom of Information Act(FOIA) requests: How to Make Them

Monday, April 6, 11:00-11:30      Wednesday, April 8, 5:00-5:30

Thursday, April 9, 1:30-2:00 – Online, via  Adobe Connect

Sometimes, you want information from the government that isn’t readily available.  That’s where the Freedom of Information Act comes in.  This workshop will go over the basics of FOIA, how to compose a request, where to send it, and some of the nuances of the law and its use.  Attendees at this workshop may also follow up with the Government Information Librarian for assistance after the workshop for individual requests.  Questions may be sent to Ben Aldred (baldred@luc.edu).

Title:Digital Humanities
Date:Thursday, April 9, 2015
Time:4:30pm - 5:00pm
Location:Information Commons 120
Campus:Lakeshore
Description:

Digital Humanities - April 9th, 4:30PM, IC 120

If you love the humanities and technology, or if you’re wondering how technology connects to the humanities, then this is the workshop for you. We’ll learn about how technology and computing intersect with the humanities, and we’ll discover exciting new projects and ways to get involved in digital humanities work.

Title:Current Issues in Technology - Digital Literacy and Privacy
Date:Thursday, April 16, 2015
Time:4:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:Information Commons 120
Campus:Lakeshore
Description:

 

Current Issues in Technology - Digital Literacy and Privacy - April 16th, 4:00PM, IC 120

Join us for a lively discussion of major issues in the world of technology. We will delve into the ins and outs of digital literacy and consider debates surrounding new technologies and privacy.

Title:Civic Hack Day
Date:Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time:3:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:Information Commons 120
Campus:Lakeshore
Description:

Civic Hack Day - April 23rd, 3:00PM, IC 120

Join us for an afternoon of hacking, where we will use teamwork and technology to develop solutions to local issues.