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

May 2015

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

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Tuesday
May 5, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave.
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Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

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Wednesday
May 6, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg.
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Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
May 7, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
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Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

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Tuesday
May 12, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave.
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Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

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Wednesday
May 13, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg.
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Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
May 14, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

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Tuesday
May 19, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave.
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Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
May 20, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg.
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Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Tuesday
May 26, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave.
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Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
May 27, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg.
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Himmelfarb Library iPad Training Session for PA Students

Library session.

Wednesday
May 27, 2015
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Room: Ross Hall, Room 227
Laura Abate

Himmelfarb Library Orientation Session for PA Students

Library session.

Wednesday
May 27, 2015
9:00 am - 10:45 am
Room: Ross Hall, Room 201
Gisela Butera

Himmelfarb Library iPad Training Session for PA Students

Library session.

Friday
May 29, 2015
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Room: TBA
Laura Abate

The George Washington University