Spring 2019

This semester we offer trainings on Zotero (open source reference tool), Google Scholar,  Audacity (audio editing), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premiere, and Adobe After Effects. Trainings are listed chronologically below. Note, space is limited (20), so follow the link to our Eventbrite page to sign up early!

 


Introduction to Zotero: February 6th (11am-noon) or April 3rd (1-2pm)

Join Librarian Jen Rutner for an introduction to the bibliographic software Zotero. Zotero is a free, open-source software developed by scholars, for scholars. Zotero can help you format citations, create a bibliography, build a comprehensive database of your sources, and share sources and bibliographies with groups. This workshop is open to students and faculty. If available, please bring your laptop to the workshop in order to download the Zotero plugins.

Space is limited. To reserve your spot, go to:  https://dash-zotero.eventbrite.com

 


“Google Like a Scholar”: February 13th (1-2pm) or April 10th (11am-noon)

“Google Like a Scholar”: Join Librarian Jen Rutner to learn tips and tricks to get the most out of your Google Searches. You’ll learn how to do an advanced search in Google, how to use Google Scholar to find scholarly information on and off campus,  and how to search Google Books. This workshops is open to students and faculty.

Space is limited. To reserve your spot, go to: https://dash-google.eventbrite.com

 


Audacity
Date/Time TBA
Led by X, DASH Lab Intern

Audacity is a free audio editing software that is commonly used to record and edit audio files (i.e./ sound, narration, music). It can be used to record sound/narration, to edit and manipulate pre-recorded sound files, and create a final audio product that can be used in podcasting and video narration. In this training we will cover the fundamentals of using Audacity to edit recordings (including, working with multiple tracks, adjusting the volume of the various tracks, deleting audio clips, as well as integrating fade in/out into your audio project).

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Adobe Photoshop
Date/Time TBA
Led by X, DASH Lab Intern

Photoshop is an Adobe editing software that is commonly used to manipulate images. It can be used to create original images and art, enhance images, and change what is expressed by an image. In this training we will cover as many of the Photoshop basics as possible, including cropping, painting, blurring, warping, and how to work with more than one image at a time.

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Adobe InDesign
Date/Time TBA
Led by X, DASH Lab Intern

InDesign can be used to create works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers, presentations, books and ebooks. It can also be used to publish content suitable for tablet devices in conjunction with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. In this training, participants will learn the basic functions of Adobe Indesign. Imperative in fields dealing with print media and graphic design, students, faculty, and staff can get their feet wet in formatting content efficiently on a page.

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Adobe Premeire
Date/Time TBA
Led by X, DASH Lab Intern

Adobe Premiere is a user-friendly video editing program used by industry professionals. Join us as we learn editing basics for simple storytelling, using image, narration, music, and video clip files. Premiere allows the user to cut, move, and organize video presentations in an orderly and artful manner. in addition, users can add fade-in and fade-out effects, and incorporate titles and subtitles. Skills learned in this workshop will be applicable to any video presentation — documentary or narrative.

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Adobe After Effects
Date/Time TBA
Led by X, DASH Lab Intern

Adobe After Effects is a digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing application developed by Adobe Systems and used in the post-production process of film making and television production. Among other things, After Effects can be used for keying, tracking, compositing and animation. In this training, you will be introduced to the basics of using this software for your video animation needs. Prerequisite: Adobe Premier Training (or previous experience with video editing software – Ideally Adobe Premier)

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