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Don’t Miss Out: Summer Workshops At Olin/Uris Libraries

Registration is required to attend a workshop.  Please email with any questions you might have.

July 23rd – Adobe Photoshop CS6 – 2 pm to 4 pm –  Uris Library Classroom

A hands-on introduction to image manipulation using the Adobe Photoshop CS6 software. No previous experience required.

July 29th – Finding Images and Visual Media – 2 pm to 4 pm – Uris Library Classroom

An introduction to finding and using images and visual media from Cornell’s digital image collections and other resources. Online Course Guide:

August 5th – RefWorks: Insider’s Edition- 2 pm to 3:30 pm –  Uris Library Classroom

Registration limited to Cornell University graduate students. Whether you’re preparing a draft of your dissertation or just getting started on your thesis research, learn how to organize and manage citations.

August 6th – What the Heck is Twitter and Why Should I Care?  – 12 pm to 1 pm – Olin Library 106G

Twitter is changing the way the world communicates. Find out just how easy it is to get started.

August 7th – Introduction to Electronic Genealogy I- 12 pm to 1 pm – Uris Library Classroom

Participants will be introduced to basic tools and concepts for online researching of ancestors in the United States. The session will give you hands-on experience with two essential genealogical databases, Ancestry and HeritageQuest.

August 14th – Electronic Genealogy II – 12 pm to 1 pm – Uris Library Classroom

Part two of Introduction to Genealogy. Participants will be introduced to additional tools and concepts for online genealogical research beyond the essentials—including immigration records, newspapers, and other sources, both U.S. and international

August 16th – Google Earth – 10 am to 11:30 am – Uris Library Classroom

An introduction to using the Google Earth software, including navigation, tours, flight simulation, layers, and 3D visualization.

August 21st – Essential Research Tools – 1pm to 2 pm – Olin Library 106G

This is a hands-on workshop.  Learn to navigate through electronic articles, databases, and citation management tools. Get the most out of your research time!


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