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Tech Tuesday @2: Previous Events

These monthly presentations are an interactive showcase of emerging and innovative technologies. “Tech Tuesday @2” is held in the Edmon Low Creative Studios. Every event will feature tech-related door prizes.

Going Live

April 6, 2021

Shane Hoffman, lecturer in the School of Media and Strategic Communications, shares tips and tools for livestream videos.

PDF Party

March 2, 2021

The library's own Bonnie Cain-Wood reveals the best kept secrets of PDFs.

Hands on with Hand Lettering

Feb. 2, 2021

Graphic design intern Kaity Faith shows us her process of creating hand lettered graphics.  

Adobe Alternatives

Nov. 3, 2020

William Davis from OSU Library Communication Services showcases free and low-cost alternative design software.  

The Biz of Data Viz

Oct. 6, 2020

Maps and Spatial Data Librarian Kevin Dyke gives helpful tips about data visualisation.  

Instagram Filters

Sept. 1, 2020

Learn about how to make and publish your own custom Instagram filters with William Davis from OSU Library Communication Services.  

Design: It's All About the Fundamentals

April 7, 2020

Learn about the basic building blocks of making beautiful design with Kaitlin Little from OSU's Brand Management.  

Computer Architecture

Feb. 4, 2020

Shannon Austin from the Edmon Low Creative Studios walks through the process of selecting hardware for custom computers.  

Pixel Perfect Printing

Nov. 5, 2019

Maps and Spatial Data Librarian Kevin Dyke gives helpful tips to make your graphics and documents primed for printing.  

Tip-top Photoshop

Oct. 1, 2019

Graphic design professor Justen Renyer gives a broad overlook of some of Adobe Photoshop's most useful features.  

Planes, Drones & Simulators

Sept. 3, 2019

Shannon Austin of the Edmon Low Creative Studios takes students on a test flight of the Library's new drone and flight simulators.  

Premiere for Posterity

April 2, 2019

Nina Thornton, multimedia producer for the OSU Library, covers the fundamentals of editing video with Adobe Premiere.  


March 5, 2019

Kevin Dyke of the OSU Library's Maps & Spatial Data lays the foundation for coding websites in HTML.  


Feb. 5, 2019

The OSU Library Communication Services team demonstrates how the symphony of Adobe programs can work together in concert.  

Audio Mixing

Nov. 4, 2018

Patrick Daglaris with the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program offers a primer on audio equipment available in the Library and basic sound editing.  

Before and After Effects

Oct. 2, 2018

William Davis, Communication Specialist, takes us on a feature-packed tour of the Adobe software After Effects. 

Vlog it Out

Sept. 4, 2018

Nina Thornton, Library Multimedia Producer and Assistant Head of Communication Services, walks us through the vlogging kit equipment available for check out at the Tech to Go Desk. She also reviews some best practices and tips for those wanted to get started with vlogging. 

From Auto to Manual

April 3, 2018

Nina Thornton, Multimedia Producer for the OSU Library, will discuss essential photography concepts as she teaches students to take their cameras from auto to manual.

Design Your Happy Place: An Intro to Creating VR Spaces

March 6, 2018

Creating your own virtual reality environments is easier than you think. Awilda Rodriguez, Associate Professor in the School of Architecture, shows us how. 

Get GIFy with it

Feb. 6, 2018

Who doesn't love a great GIF? This month, Communication Specialist, William Davis teaches multiple techniques to build your own short looping animations.  


Nov. 7, 2017

Maps and Spacial Data Specialist, Kevin Dyke, walked participates through this free program to design engaging and interactive presentations. Story Maps let you combine authoritative maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content. They make it easy to harness the power of maps and geography to tell your story.

From Model to Prototype

Oct. 3, 2017

Shannon Austin, Coordinator of Edmon Low Creative Studios, demonstrated how find ready to print 3D files online and bring those files into the modeling software. 

Going Green (Screen)

Sept. 5, 2017

Blake Schaich, TV Producer and Director for ITLE, helped participants expand their video editing capabilities. Schaich gave an overview with basic tips on shooting video on a green screen. Using a technique called chroma keying, participants edited provided green screen footage in Adobe Premiere. 

Tech Tuesday at Twilight II

To-Go, April 18, 2017

Our outdoor telescope demonstration returned with a spring evening viewing of Jupiter and four of its moons. Students stopped by the Beverly Clerico Plaza between 8 p.m and 10 p.m. to take a look through one of the five telescopes that were on display. The telescopes are available for three-day checkout at the Tech to-go Desk. 

The Pen Tool and Nothing But the Pen Tool

April 4, 2017

At this Tech Tuesday @ 2: “The Pen Tool and Nothing but the Pen Tool,” Kaitlin Little, graphic design intern for the OSU Libraries, demonstrated the basic functions of one of the most powerful tools in Adobe Creative Cloud software.

One lucky student attendee won a Wacom Bamboo Slate. 

#360 Makes the World Go Round

March 7, 2017

Nina Thornton, multimedia producer for the OSU Libraries, reviewed the LG360 camera and how to edit 360 footage using Adobe Premiere. The 360 cameras are available for three-day checkout at the Tech to-go Desk, and Premiere is install in both the Mac and Windows Creative Studios. 

This month's winner of the student prize drawing took home a LG 360 camera. 

Photograph Basics

Feb. 7, 2017

"Photography Basics” was presented by OSU Photographer Gary Lawson. In this session Gary touches on key concepts of photography that are relevant no matter what equipment you use.

Every Tech Tuesday @2 features great tech prizes. This month a student won a Polaroid Zip Printer. 

I Think It's Been Photoshopped

Nov. 1, 2016

Megan Horton, Associate Director of University Communication Services, introduces attendees to the Adobe Photoshop interface and basic functions. Adobe Photoshop is available on computers in the Edmon Low Creative Studios. 

One lucky student won a Wacom Tablet. 

Build it in Blender

Oct. 4, 2016

Shannon Austin, Library Technology Specialist, gives an overview of the 3D modeling software Blender. Blender is available in the Edmon Low Creative Studios. Austin offers hands-on certification courses in Blender and Library 3D printers. She can be found in the Edmon Low Creative Studios. 

This month's tech prize drawing featured a programmable mouse. 

Two Turn Tables and a Microphone

Sept. 6, 2016

Juliana Nykolaiszyn, Oral History Librarian, and her intern Iris discuss the podcasting, audio editing and Digital Music Upgrade provided by Jim and Liz Wise. The Oklahoma ORal History Program at the OSU Library produce a monthly podcast, "Amplified Oklahoma."

Each Tech Tuesday @2 features a great tech-related prize. This month's drawing winner took home a pair of Beats headphones. 

Tech Tuesday at Twilight

To-Go, Aug. 12, 2016

Daniel Oliver, president of the OSU Astronomy Club, gave guests at the pop-up demonstration an overview of the telescopes available at the OSU Library and the things we could see in the fall night sky. 


April 5, 2016

In April 2016, Tech Tuesday dived into 3D modeling and printing. The Edmon Low Creative Studios are home to three MakerBot Replicator 3D printers and one MakerBot Z18 for large format projects. Library technology specialist Shannon Austin covered the basics needed to start printing in the studios.

The Skype's the Limit

March 1, 2016

Anthony Jones, Nina Thornton, and Bonnie Cain-Wood, all of the Library Communication Services Unit, provide tips on how to look and sound your best on Skype. 

In the Door With InDesign

Feb. 1, 2016

Christina Colquhoun and Bonnie Cain-Wood show attendees how to get started with Adobe InDesign. The popular page layout software is ideal for posters, fliers, resumes, and more. Adobe InDesign is available on the computers in Edmon Low Creative Studios. 

Wearables for the Win

Nov. 3, 2015

Juliana Nykolaisyzn, Oral History Librarian, demonstrates various types of wearable technology including smart watches, GoogleGlass and fitness trackers.

Master the Montage

Oct. 6, 2015

Nina Thornton, Library Multimedia Producer, demonstrates the basics of video editing using the popular Adobe Premiere software. Attendees each created their own video montage using clips provided for the session. Video equipment is available for check out at the Tech to Go Desk, and Adobe Premiere is installed on computers in the Edmon Low Creative Studios.

Got GoPro?

Sept. 2, 2015

Nina Thornton, Library multimedia producer, presented “Got GoPros?” on Sept. 1.

“We’re starting the series with GoPros because we check them out at the Tech to Go Desk and students love them,” Thornton said. “The GoPros are small, hard to break and provide professional quality video.”

The Library currently has 10 GoPro cameras available for students to check out for three days at a time. This “Tech Tuesday at 2” will showcase ways to maximize the GoPro experience.

One lucky student in attendance will go home with a GoPro 4 Silver. All participants are eligible to receive other technology-related door prizes.