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SCAD Libraries Workshops & Events: Upcoming Workshops

Winter Intersession Workshops

SCADNow Faculty Workshop 

Wednesday, December 1, 10 AM EST (Zoom Link)

This workshop will explore ways SCAD Libraries can support faculty transitioning to SCADNow. The session will focus on the range and scope of resources and services offered through SCAD Libraries and details and opportunities to work with the Global Librarian, in support of the university transition from SCAD eLearning to SCADNow course delivery. 


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To view past workshops about special collections, research skills, and databases, click Recorded Workshops in the yellow navigation tabs above.

Winter Virtual Workshops

Winter Quarter Workshops

Virtual Library Tours  

Friday, January 7, 11 AM EST (Zoom

Sunday, January 9, 7 PM EST (Zoom

Friday, January 14, 3 PM EST (Zoom

Get an inside look at all that SCAD Libraries have to offer. Join the library staff to uncover the myriad of resources and services available for students throughout the winter quarter and beyond. 


All About... 


“All about…” is a series that will provide students with brief demonstrations of library resources and research skills. Library staff will cover how students can leverage the many resources offered by the library during their SCAD career and beyond. Q&A sessions will be held following each presentation. 

  • All About... Libraries  Friday, January 14, 10 AM EST 
  • All About... Books  Friday, January 28, 10 AM EST 
  • All About... Databases Friday, February 11, 10 AM EST 
  • All About... Inter-Library Loan Friday, February 25, 10 AM EST 


Database Discovery Series 

Throughout the winter quarter SCAD Libraries will offer a series of workshops on using library databases. Each session will feature expert company representatives showcasing search techniques and highlighting tips, tricks, and tools for using these amazing resources. Q&A sessions will be held following each of the presentations.  

  • Adorn Insight January 26, 10 AM EST (Zoom)
  • WindowsWear February 9, 11:30 AM EST (Zoom)

Faculty members may also hold screenings with their classes to view encore recordings of past workshops, which can be found at


Thesis Writing and Research Information Session 

Tuesday, January 25, 10:30 AM EST (Zoom

Join staff from Graduate Advising, SCAD Libraries, and The Writers' Studio to learn more about thesis planning and the valuable resources and services available to assist students through the advisement, research, and writing process. 


Research, Write, Rewrite: Crafting Excellent Essays from Brainstorming to Revision 

Thursday, February 24, 10:30 AM EST (Zoom

This workshop, co-led by the SCAD Library and the Writers’ Studio provides students of any year or program the opportunity to discuss and review their quarterly research projects. Students will gain skills and support at any stage of the research and essay writing process. 


Leveraging Keywords for Inclusive Research 

Friday, March 4, 11 AM EST (Zoom

This workshop will highlight the history of library subject headings and keyword searching. Attendees will learn how to expand their search and discovery skills while deepening their understanding of how inclusive language informs using keywords effectively to broaden research and resource gathering. 

Winter Atlanta Workshops

SCAD Library Open House 

Friday, January 14, 2-3 PM EST 

SCAD Library, Atlanta 

Drop by the SCAD Library to learn about the full range of library resources and services offered to enhance research and creative projects! Library staff will be on hand to suggest print and electronic resources related to all SCAD majors and show students how to take full advantage of the many student-focused services the library offers. 


“In the Fold” Faculty Book Arts Show 


SCAD Library, Atlanta 

Drop by to see the book arts work of SCAD Atlanta Faculty and hear about the inspiration behind their creations. The wide range of attitudes reflects the breadth and depth of the artist/educators of SCAD Atlanta. 

Winter Savannah Workshops

Manuscript Mash-Up: Exploring the History of the Book through Manuscript and Contemporary Artist Book Creation  

Friday, January 14, 11 AM EST 

Jen Library, Pei Ling Chan Reading Room (3rd floor) 

What does a medieval codex have to do with a contemporary artist book? Join Archives and Special Collections Librarian Sauda Mitchell, and Professor of Medieval Art History Katherine Rush as they illuminate the connections between some of the earliest and most recent book forms. By exploring highlights from the Jen Library's collection of manuscript facsimiles and contemporary artists' books, attendees will consider the history of the book as a visual and textual object of material culture. The workshop will culminate in a hands-on exploration of Uncial script calligraphy and accordion folding techniques.