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

August 2015

Himmelfarb Library Orientation for IBS students

Library session.

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

September 2015

Himmelfarb Library Annual Book Sale

Library event.

Tuesday
Sep 1, 2015
8:30 am - 11:59 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library, First floor
Librarians

Himmelfarb Library Annual Book Sale

Library event.

Wednesday
Sep 2, 2015
8:30 am - 11:59 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library, First floor
Librarians

Himmelfarb Library Faculty Open House

LIbrary session.

Wednesday
Sep 2, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library, First floor
Librarians

Himmelfarb Library Orientation for Sport Psychology Students

Library session.

Wednesday
Sep 2, 2015
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Room: Himmelfarb Library, WBTC
Gisela Butera

Himmelfarb Library Session: How to do a Successful Literature Review

Library session.

Wednesday
Sep 2, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg., Room 101
Paul Levett

Himmelfarb Library Annual Book Sale

Library event.

Thursday
Sep 3, 2015
8:30 am - 11:59 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library, First floor
Librarians

Himmelfarb Library Annual Book Sale

Library event.

Friday
Sep 4, 2015
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library, First floor
Librarians

Himmelfarb Library Session for PubH 6015 on Systematic Reviews

Library session.

Tuesday
Sep 8, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg., Room 101
Gisela Butera

Himmelfarb Library Session: Citations Made Easy! Using RefWorks

Library session.

Wednesday
Sep 9, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg., Room 101
Laura Abate

Himmelfarb Library Session: Psych of Injury WID

Library session.

Wednesday
Sep 9, 2015
12:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg., Room 200A
Gisela Butera

Himmelfarb Library Orientation for Anesthesia Residents

Library orientation.

Monday
Sep 14, 2015
6:30 am - 7:00 am
Room: Hospital Anesthesia Library
Laura Abate

Himmelfarb Library Orientation for PubH 1101

Library session.

Monday
Sep 14, 2015
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library, Rm. B103
Elaine Sullo

Himmelfarb Library Orientation for PubH 1101

Library session.

Tuesday
Sep 15, 2015
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Room: Himmelfarb Library, Rm. B103
Elaine Sullo

GWSPH: Help with your Culminating Experience Topic

Library session

Wednesday
Sep 16, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: TBA
Alex Gomes and Tom Harrod

Himmelfarb Library Lunch & Learn iPads and Apps

Library session.

Wednesday
Sep 16, 2015
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Laura Abate

Himmelfarb Library Session: The ABC's of Systematic Review

Library session.

Wednesday
Sep 23, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: TBA
Gisela Butera

Himmelfarb Library Session: Scopus - The Dream Research Database

Library session.

Wednesday
Sep 30, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg., Room 101
Elaine Sullo

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