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

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July 2015

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

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Tuesday
Jul 28, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Wednesday
Jul 29, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Panelist for CUA Special Libraries Sympsium

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Thursday
Jul 30, 2015
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Alex Gomes

August 2015

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Tuesday
Aug 4, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

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Wednesday
Aug 5, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Himmelfarb Library orientation for new medical students

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Wednesday
Aug 5, 2015
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Himmelfarb Library orienation for new pharmacy students

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Thursday
Aug 6, 2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Room: VSTC, Innovation Hall
Elaine Sullo

Himmelfarb Library Orientation for New Pharmacy Students

LIbrary session.

Thursday
Aug 6, 2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Room: VSTC, Innovation Hall
Elaine Sullo

Himmelfarb Library Orientation for New MSN/DNP Students

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Monday
Aug 10, 2015
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Room: Marvin Center, Betts Theater
Elaine Sullo

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

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Tuesday
Aug 11, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

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Wednesday
Aug 12, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

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Tuesday
Aug 18, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Wednesday
Aug 19, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Himmelfarb Library Orientation for PT Students

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Friday
Aug 21, 2015
7:00 am - 7:00 am
Room: TBA
Gisela Butera

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Tuesday
Aug 25, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Aug 26, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Himmelfarb Library Orientation for new ABSN students

Library session.

Wednesday
Aug 26, 2015
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Room: VSTC, Innovation Hall 106
Elaine Sullo

Himmelfarb Library Orientation for new Associate Degree in Nursing students

Library session.

Wednesday
Aug 26, 2015
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Room: VSTC, Innovation Hall 106
Elaine Sullo

Himmelfarb Library Orientation for IBS students

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Monday
Aug 31, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room: TBA
Tom Harrod

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