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
Excel: Basics
Learn how to create a spreadsheet, enter data and formulas, and manipulate cells. Knowledge of Windows required!
Self-Directed Tutorial
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
Excel: Graphing
Discuss the use of graphs and practice creating graphs in Excel. Knowledge of Windows and Excel required!
Self-Directed Tutorial
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
Camtasia: Editing
Learn how you can edit your Camtasia screencast videos to correct errors and enhance your content.
Self-Directed Tutorial
Camtasia: Quizzes
Learn how to integrate quizzes to add an interactive component to your Camtasia presentations.
Self-Directed Tutorial

Current Events Schedule

July 2017

Himmelfarb Library Orientation for Immunohematology Students

Library session.

Monday
Jul 24, 2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library, WBTC, Third Floor
Elaine Sullo

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session. For more information on this session contact the library at himmelfarb@gwu.edu or 202-994-2850.

Tuesday
Jul 25, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room: 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session. For more information on this session contact the library at himmelfarb@gwu.edu or 202-994-2850.

Wednesday
Jul 26, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg.
Librarians

August 2017

Himmelfarb Library Orientation for New MS1s

Library orientation. For more information on this session contact the library at himmelfarb@gwu.edu or 202-994-2850.

Wednesday
Aug 2, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library
Librarians

Himmelfarb Library Orientation for OB/GYN Residents

 Library Session. For more information on this session contact the library at himmelfarb@gwu.edu or 202-994-2850.

Wednesday
Aug 9, 2017
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Room: Ross Hall, Rm. 116A
Laura Abate and Julie Silverman

Himmelfarb Library Session for Informatics for MS1s: Professional Research

 Library Session. For more information on this session contact the library at himmelfarb@gwu.edu or 202-994-2850.

Tuesday
Aug 15, 2017
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library
Librarians

Himmelfarb Library Session for Informatics for MS1s: Professional Research

 Library Session. For more information on this session contact the library at himmelfarb@gwu.edu or 202-994-2850.

Wednesday
Aug 16, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library
Librarians

Himmelfarb LIbrary Orientation for Pathology Residents

 Library Session. For more information on this session contact the library at himmelfarb@gwu.edu or 202-994-2850.

Tuesday
Aug 22, 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Room: Ross Hall, Rm. 602
Elaine Sullo

Himmelfarb Library Orientation for PT Students

For more information on this session contact the library at himmelfarb@gwu.edu or 202-994-2850.

Thursday
Aug 24, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Room: 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue
Elaine Sullo

Himmelfarb Library Orientation for IBS students

Library session.

Monday
Aug 28, 2017
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Room: Ross Hall, Room 602
Thomas Harrod

Himmeflarb Library Session for PubMed MS1s

 Library Session. For more information on this session contact the library at himmelfarb@gwu.edu or 202-994-2850.

Tuesday
Aug 29, 2017
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library
Laura Abate

Himmeflarb Library Session for PubMed MS1s

 Library Session. For more information on this session contact the library at himmelfarb@gwu.edu or 202-994-2850.

Wednesday
Aug 30, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library
Laura Abate

The George Washington University