Self-Directed Courses

The following courses are available as self-directed tutorials, which can be completed at your convenience. If you require additional assistance, you may also make an appointment with a librarian to receive more in-depth instruction on any of these topics.

Blackboard Collaborate
Easily produce online learning sessions for small or large groups, including the ability to elicite active feedback from participants and record sessions to share with those unable to attend the live session.
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Excel: Basics
Learn how to create a spreadsheet, enter data and formulas, and manipulate cells. Knowledge of Windows required!
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Excel: Intermediate
This session will cover the use of dynamic formatting elements in an Excel spreadsheet - this includes advanced formulas and the use of "IF" logic statements to create adaptive spreadsheets. Moderate experience with Excel or completion of the "Excel: Basic" class is required.
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Excel: Graphing
Discuss the use of graphs and practice creating graphs in Excel. Knowledge of Windows and Excel required!
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Camtasia: Basics
An introduction to creating screencast videos using the Camtasia software. Learn to make computer screen capture video tutorials using Camtasia. With Camtasia, you can record your screen and create an accompanying audio track - it works for websites, PowerPoint presentations, or any software/application you have on your computer.
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Camtasia: Editing
Learn how you can edit your Camtasia screencast videos to correct errors and enhance your content.
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Camtasia: Quizzes
Learn how to integrate quizzes to add an interactive component to your Camtasia presentations.
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Current Events Schedule

November 2014

Himmelfarb Library Orientation for GME Fellows

Library orientation.

Monday
Nov 3, 2014
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Room: Weingold Center, 7th Floor
Paul Levett

Himmelfarb Library Session on Conducting a Literature Review for Public Health

Library session for Public Health

Monday
Nov 3, 2014
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: Public Health Building, Rm. 300A
Gisela Butera

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Nov 5, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: GWSPH Resource Room
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Nov 5, 2014
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room: SON - Innovation Hall Entrance (VSTC)
Librarians

The Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Wednesday
Nov 5, 2014
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room: Ashburn Campus
Librarians

Writing Center @ Himmelfarb

The GW Writing Center will provide assistance to SMHS, SPHHS, and SON students each Wednesday evening from 4:00-7:00 on the first floor of Himmelfarb Library.  Students may schedule an appointment online through the Writing Center, by emailing gwriter@gwu.edu, or by calling (202) 994-3765

Wednesday
Nov 5, 2014
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor/Writing Center@ Himmelfarb
Ijeoma Egekeze

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Nov 6, 2014
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: B103
Laura Abate and Rayna Sobieski

Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb: Fast and Healthy Dinners

Too busy studying to cook? Come learn how to make some quick and healthy dinner with Lauren Mulcahy from Whole Foods Market Foggy Bottom. Samples will be provided! Registration for this FREE Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb event is limited.  

Monday
Nov 10, 2014
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: 202
Whole Foods Market Foggy Bottom

[Register]

Himmelfarb Library Session on Using RefWorks and WriteNCite for Public Health

Library session for Pubilc Health.

Monday
Nov 10, 2014
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Room: Public Health Building, Resource Room, 200C
Laura Abate

[Register]

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Nov 12, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: GWSPH Resource Room
Librarians

Writing Center @ Himmelfarb

The GW Writing Center will provide assistance to SMHS, SPHHS, and SON students each Wednesday evening from 4:00-7:00 on the first floor of Himmelfarb Library.  Students may schedule an appointment online through the Writing Center, by emailing gwriter@gwu.edu, or by calling (202) 994-3765

Wednesday
Nov 12, 2014
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor/Writing Center@ Himmelfarb
Ijeoma Egekeze

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Nov 19, 2014
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room: SON - Innovation Hall Entrance (VSTC)
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Nov 19, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: GWSPH Resource Room
Librarians

The Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Wednesday
Nov 19, 2014
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room: Ashburn Campus
Librarians

Writing Center @ Himmelfarb

The GW Writing Center will provide assistance to SMHS, SPHHS, and SON students each Wednesday evening from 4:00-7:00 on the first floor of Himmelfarb Library.  Students may schedule an appointment online through the Writing Center, by emailing gwriter@gwu.edu, or by calling (202) 994-3765

Wednesday
Nov 19, 2014
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor/Writing Center@ Himmelfarb
Ijeoma Egekeze

December 2014

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Dec 3, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: GWSPH Resource Room
Librarians

Writing Center @ Himmelfarb

The GW Writing Center will provide assistance to SMHS, SPHHS, and SON students each Wednesday evening from 4:00-7:00 on the first floor of Himmelfarb Library.  Students may schedule an appointment online through the Writing Center, by emailing gwriter@gwu.edu, or by calling (202) 994-3765

Wednesday
Dec 3, 2014
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor/Writing Center@ Himmelfarb
Ijeoma Egekeze

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Dec 10, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: GWSPH Resource Room
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Dec 10, 2014
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room: SON - Innovation Hall Entrance (VSTC)
Librarians

The Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Wednesday
Dec 10, 2014
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room: Ashburn Campus
Librarians

Writing Center @ Himmelfarb

The GW Writing Center will provide assistance to SMHS, SPHHS, and SON students each Wednesday evening from 4:00-7:00 on the first floor of Himmelfarb Library.  Students may schedule an appointment online through the Writing Center, by emailing gwriter@gwu.edu, or by calling (202) 994-3765

Wednesday
Dec 10, 2014
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor/Writing Center@ Himmelfarb
Ijeoma Egekeze

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Dec 17, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: GWSPH Resource Room
Librarians

Writing Center @ Himmelfarb

The GW Writing Center will provide assistance to SMHS, SPHHS, and SON students each Wednesday evening from 4:00-7:00 on the first floor of Himmelfarb Library.  Students may schedule an appointment online through the Writing Center, by emailing gwriter@gwu.edu, or by calling (202) 994-3765

Wednesday
Dec 17, 2014
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor/Writing Center@ Himmelfarb
Ijeoma Egekeze

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