Workshops

Bursting the Cloud: Organizing, Sharing and Storing Digital and Print Files (Friends of the Libraries Series)

  • February 21, 2015, 10:30am - 12:30pm; Room 241/242, Dunbar Library - Register

Do you have desk drawers at home you’re afraid to open? No fear, our librarians and archivists are here! Learn how to organize and store your print and digital files. What is the “cloud” anyway? What are Google Docs, Google Drive? Discuss and explore online storage platforms.

Registration and advance payment required. Your registration fee of $15 includes workshop materials as well as refreshments. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Libraries. Register now, space is limited!

Are you a current Friends of the Libraries member? You may be eligible for one or more free workshop registrations. Call (937) 775-2380 to schedule your free workshop. Consider joining the Friends of the Libraries.

Email Management

  • December 11, 2014, 10:00 - 11:30am ; Room 315, Dunbar Library - Register

This session provides methods and practical tips for how to better organize and manage your email accounts. It includes instructions for how to determine what messages need to be kept and how to properly archive email for long term storage and access. Session will also provide simple to follow "e-mail rules" which will help protect you and the university from potential problems.

Friends of the Libraries Workshop Series (December - March)

  • December 6, 2014, 10:30am - 12:30pm; Dunbar Library - Register

Join the WSU Libraries to learn from experts in genealogy, photo preservation & digitization, online storage platforms, and mobile devices. Participants will receive individualized instruction and take home items and information helpful toward continuing projects at home. No previous experience in genealogy, scanning or multimedia is necessary. Our goal is to help you to get started on projects for you and your family that can be continued at home.

Every workshop is 10:30am - 12:30pm in the WSU Paul Laurence Dunbar Library. Please note that workshop participants are asked to bring materials for the December and January workshops.

  • Holiday Memories - December 6, 2014; Room 315
    Participants are encouraged to write-out their memories prior to the workshop.
  • Picture This! - January 17, 2015; Room 241/242
    Please bring copies of print photos with you to the event for a scanning/editing demonstration.
  • Bursting the Cloud: Organizing, Sharing and Storing Digital and Print Files - March 14, 2015; Room 315
  • Mobile Mania: How to Use Your Mobile Devices - March 14, 2015; Room 315
    Bring your device and questions as we teach you quick tips and tricks and share our favorite free apps.

Register once for all four workshops at a cost is $60. Seating is limited. Advanced registration is required.

Are you a current Friends of the Libraries member? You may be eligible for one or more free workshop registrations. Call (937) 775-2380 to schedule your free workshop. Consider joining the Friends of the Libraries.

Holiday Memories (Friends of the Libraries Series)

  • December 6, 2014, 10:30am - 12:30pm; Room 315, Dunbar Library - Register

Do you have a favorite holiday memory you want to pass on to future generations of your family and friends? Using Zoom Handy Recorders provided by the Friends of the Libraries, workshop participants will create, edit and share audio recordings as they preserve family history. Participants are encouraged to write-out their memories prior to the workshop.

Registration and advance payment required. Your registration fee of $15 includes workshop materials as well as refreshments. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Libraries. Register now, space is limited!

Are you a current Friends of the Libraries member? You may be eligible for one or more free workshop registrations. Call (937) 775-2380 to schedule your free workshop. Consider joining the Friends of the Libraries.

Mobile Mania: How to Use Your Mobile Devices (Friends of the Libraries Series)

  • March 14, 2015, 10:30am - 12:30pm; Room 315, Dunbar Library - Register

Overwhelmed by new gadgets? We’re here to help! Register to for this Friends of the Libraries workshop and learn from a team of library staff experts how to use your iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows devices and eReaders. Bring your device and questions as we teach you quick tips and tricks and share our favorite free apps.

Registration and advance payment required. Your registration fee of $15 includes workshop materials as well as refreshments. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Libraries. Register now, space is limited!

Are you a current Friends of the Libraries member? You may be eligible for one or more free workshop registrations. Call (937) 775-2380 to schedule your free workshop. Consider joining the Friends of the Libraries.

Picture This! (Friends of the Libraries Series)

  • January 17, 2015, 10:30am - 12:30pm; Room 241/242, Dunbar Library - Register

From scanning print photos to editing digital photos, this workshop explores digital camera basics, free and paid software for photo editing, and gives tips on long-term photo storage. Please bring copies of print photos with you to the event for a scanning/editing demonstration.

Registration and advance payment required. Your registration fee of $15 includes workshop materials as well as refreshments. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Libraries. Register now, space is limited!

Are you a current Friends of the Libraries member? You may be eligible for one or more free workshop registrations. Call (937) 775-2380 to schedule your free workshop. Consider joining the Friends of the Libraries.

Relax Wright Stress Management

  • December 3, 2014, 2:00 - 3:00pm; Room 315, Dunbar Library - Register

Brought to you by Counseling and Wellness Services. Wright State students are invited to this free, informative and empowering one-shot workshop on ways to manage stress, part of University Libraries and the University Activities Board, Fall Finals ’14 event. Ease your mind, get organized and take a deep breath as you head into finals week and beyond. Lean about Health and Wellness Services and what they can do for you.

Workshops on Demand

Don't see a workshop scheduled to fit your needs? Use our Workshops on Demands service to pick from over 20 workshops the Dunbar Library offers and schedule a one-on-one or group sessions at a time that is convenient for you.

3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio 45435. Phone: (937) 775-2525