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Library Events & Workshops

Events

Maker Hub Anniversary Expo


3:00pm - 5:00pm, October 20, 2017
Maker Hub, First Floor, Lauinger Library

Celebrate the Maker Hub’s first birthday on October 20 during Parent and Family Weekend with our First Annual Maker Hub Anniversary Expo!

Workshops

Intro to 3D Printing and Design


05:30pm - 07:00pm, October 18, 2017
Maker Hub, First Floor Lauinger Library

NOTE: To get the most out of these workshops, participants should bring their own laptops, set up accounts on http://thingiverse.com and http://tinkercad.com, and (optionally) install Blender (http://blender.org) in advance of the workshop.

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Hands-on Video Production Techniques


10:00am-12:00pm, October 18, 2017
Production Studio, Gelardin New Media Center

This hands-on workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn how to set up a professional, yet basic production shoot. This includes learning how to capture quality audio and video footage using both DSLR and HD video cameras, as well as touching on the fundamentals of cinematography and lighting techniques.

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Intro to InDesign (Part I)


10:00am-12:00pm, October 19, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participants will be introduced to desktop publishing and the InDesign interface, and will learn how to import and format text, create frames, place text and images into frames, manipulate and organize objects in layers, manipulate text and images into basic layouts, and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the workshop, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing.

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LinkedIn Makeover


2:00pm-3:30pm, October 24, 2017
Dubin (Room 156)

During this workshop participants will learn the best practices of creating a LinkedIn profile that will attract potential employers and expand one's professional network. Participants will also have a chance to get a professional headshot taken in a studio setting. The headshots will be shared digitally with participants 1-2 weeks after the workshop.

Designing for the Laser Cutter


05:30pm - 07:00pm, October 25, 2017
Maker Hub, First Floor Lauinger Library & Picci, Gelardin New Media Center

The Universal VLS4.60 Laser cutter is one of the most powerful, fast, and easy-to-use tools in the Maker Hub. The detail and precision of the Laser Cutter empowers both artistic and practical projects, and the speed makes it even more useful than the 3D printers for prototyping. In this workshop, we'll introduce you to the types of materials that can be used in the laser cutter, some useful online resources for generating designs, and techniques in Illustrator and Photoshop to unlock the creative potential of this awesome tool. 

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Video Editing with Premiere


10:00am-12:00pm, October 25, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Adobe Premiere Pro is a professional video editing application that is used to combine video and audio clips, music, graphics, titles, and still images to produce finished sequences. This workshop will teach participants the basic process of creating a project, importing assets, basic edits to audio and video, and keyboard shortcuts.

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Intro to InDesign (Part II)


10:00am-12:00pm, October 26, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participant will expand on their knowledge from the Introduction to InDesign course by learning advanced text formatting, advanced layouts including master pages, creating gradients, adding effects, advanced image placement with Photoshop, package and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the beginner and advanced workshops, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing. Register for this workshop.

Making Halloween Costumes with the Theatre Department


01:00pm - 04:00pm, October 27, 2017
Maker Hub, First Floor Lauinger Library

Halloween is coming, do you have a costume ready? The MakerHub and Department of Performing Arts are teaming up to host an informal, drop-in all-day workshop to help you get ready for a spooktacular weekend! Drop in anytime between 1:00 and 4pm to make spooky halloween decorations, work on your costume, or learn how to make frightful interactive installations! 

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Social Media Marketing


10:00am-12:00pm, November 1, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will introduce some of the concepts, platforms, and tools in the Social Media landscape. Participants will discuss social media engagement, how to set and implement specific goals & strategies, and get hands-on experience with Facebook Pages and Twitter. Register for this workshop here

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Intro to Illustrator


2:00-4:00pm, November 2, 2017
Picchi, Gelardin New Media Center

In this workshop participants will learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator and creating basic vector paths. This workshop will cover the Adobe Illustrator interface, including artboards, toolbars and layers. The course will focus on to creating basic vector shapes with the curvature tools and complex shapes with the pen and pencil tools. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Michael Matason, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Intro to Photoshop


2:00-4:00pm, November 8, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participants will be introduced to the Photoshop workspace and terminology as well as basic Photoshop concepts including layers, managing text, making selections, compositing images, and cleaning up images. After learning the basic concepts, participants will have hands-on time to develop their digital marketing design skills using Photoshop. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructors: Multimedia Specialists Amy Richards and Michael Matason

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LinkedIn Makeover


2:00pm-3:30pm, November 14, 2017
Dubin (Room 156)

During this workshop participants will learn the best practices of creating a LinkedIn profile that will attract potential employers and expand one's professional network. Participants will also have a chance to get a professional headshot taken in a studio setting. The headshots will be shared digitally with participants 1-2 weeks after the workshop. Register for this workshop.

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Social Media Marketing


10:00am-12:00pm, November 29, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will cover some of the concepts, platforms, and tools in the Social Media landscape. Participants will discuss social media engagement, how to set and implement specific goals & strategies, and get hands-on experience developing a professional social media presence. Register for this workshop.

Event Accessibility

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least 5 business days prior to an event by filling out the request form at library.georgetown.edu/ar or calling 202-687-7446. The Library will consider and make reasonable efforts to fulfill requests for accommodation.