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SEPTEMBER 17, 2013

Tuesday
      • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Effective Reading
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • Learn to read effectively and efficiently. Part of the Research Commons initiative.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Academic Support Center

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      • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
      • Books That Shaped America: Franklin's Experiments and Observations on Electricity
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • VSPACER
      • Books that Shaped America is a special series of conversations for the local community and American University students, faculty and staff featuring selections from "Books That Shaped America," a list compiled by the Library of Congress. This Series is intended to foster open, constructive conversations about important and enduring themes in civil society.

        Please join us for a community dialogue ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Library

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AFTER SEPTEMBER 17

      • Wed 09/18/13
        noon – 1:00 pm
      • Introduction to Panopto
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • This session will be held in Anderson Computing Complex Classroom B11.

        Learn how to record PowerPoints, lectures, and anything that you want to capture on your screen.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 09/18/13
        4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • EndNote Web
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • Come to this class if you're already familiar with the basics of EndNote and are looking to get more out of it. Learn to customize EndNote and use some of the advanced features. Also, an overview for using EndNote Web will be provided. EndNote Web works with EndNote, but offers two central components: the ability 1) to manage references by logging on to www.myendnoteweb.com, and 2) to share ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 09/18/13
        4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
      • Framing A Research Question
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Presented by Paula Warrick, Career Center, Office of Merit Awards

        Successful applications for nationally comptitive grants have one element in common: a clear and compelling central question or research problem. Developing such a question usually requires many drafts and a process of trial and error. In this session we will address some of the challenges associated with framing a research ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Thu 09/19/13
        2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      • Introduction to Collaborate: Online Lectures, Office Hours, and Remote Speakers
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • This session will be held in Anderson Computing Complex Classroom B11.

        Using Collaborate, Blackboard's web-conferencing tool, you can hold online office hours or lectures for online classes or for weather emergencies, as well as host remote speakers.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Mon 09/23/13
        3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Getting Started with Blackboard
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • Workshop will be held in Anderson Computing Complex Classroom B11.

        Learn how to upload a syllabus, post an announcement, request e-reserves, send out a group email, create links to articles and images through LinkMaker and use other basic features of Blackboard.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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