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

February 2015

Himmelfarb Libary Session for BSNs - SON

Library session for the School of Nursing.

Thursday
Feb 5, 2015
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Room: Ashburn Campus, Computer Room
Elaine Sullo

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Feb 5, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Writing & Publishing Case Reports: What's Involved and How Do I Get Started?

Library session.

Monday
Feb 9, 2015
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: Ross Hall, 227
Elaine Sullo

Himmelfarb Library Session: Public Health Course Informatics-Resources on the Web

Library session.

Tuesday
Feb 10, 2015
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Room: Ross Hall, 201
Gisela Butera

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Feb 12, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Himmelfarb Library Collaborate Session on Infographics for NURS 6206

LIbrary session.

Wednesday
Feb 18, 2015
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room: TBA
Thomas Harrod

Himmelfarb Libary Session for BSNs - SON

Library session for the School of Nursing.

Thursday
Feb 19, 2015
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Room: Ashburn Campus, Computer Room
Elaine Sullo

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Feb 19, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Himmelfar Library Faculty Development Session

Tuesday
Feb 24, 2015
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: TBA
Alexandra Gomes

Himmelfarb Library CIS Informatics Session for MEDLINE

Library session.

Tuesday
Feb 24, 2015
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Room: Ross Hall, 201
Librarians

Himmelfarb Library CIS Informatics Session for MEDLINE

Library session.

Thursday
Feb 26, 2015
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Room: Ross Hall, 201
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Feb 26, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

March 2015

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Mar 5, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Mar 12, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Mar 19, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Mar 26, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

April 2015

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Apr 2, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Apr 9, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Apr 16, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Apr 23, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Apr 30, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

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