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SEPTEMBER 24, 2013

Tuesday
      • 2:35 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Class Screening
      • Bender Library Media Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • Film screening for class.

        Type: Film/Movie
        Host: University Library

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Library Research for a Literature Review
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • This class will help you learn to access and use subject-specific databases that index the scholarly literature necessary for completing a literature review assignment. In addition, the basic aspects of what a literature review looks like will be covered. Bring your research topics and literature review questions with you so that the class can be as useful as possible.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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AFTER SEPTEMBER 24

      • Wed 09/25/13
        noon – 1:00 pm
      • Advanced Blackboard: Assignments, Tests, and Grade Center
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • Workshop will be held in Anderson Computing Complex Classroom B11.

        In this workshop, participants will create assignments using the Assignment feature, and practice weighting these assignments in the Grade Center. We will also discuss best practices in teaching with blogs and discussion boards.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 09/25/13
        1:10 pm – 2:25 pm
      • Time Management
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Discover ways to make time work for you. Part of the Research Commons initiative.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Academic Support Center

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      • Wed 09/25/13
        4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • EndNote for PCs & Macs
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • Learn how to create instant bibliographies while searching online catalogs and databases with this popular citation management software, which interacts with your word processing software to make paper writing and citing easier. Please email endnotehelp-l@listserv.american.edu to schedule an individual appointment if you are unable to attend the class. Note: It is preferable for participants to ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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      • Thu 09/26/13
        2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      • Introduction to Collaborate: Online Lectures, Office Hours, and Remote Speakers
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • Workshop 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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      • Thu 09/26/13
        6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Let's Talk About It! Muslim Journeys: American Stories
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • The American University Library and the Arab World Studies Program invite AU faculty, staff, students, alumni, and members of the Washington, D.C.-metro community to a book discussion series on Muslim Journeys: American Stories. Professor Randa Serhan, Director of the Arab World Studies Program, will lead the discussions.

        All events start at 6p.m. Middle Eastern fare will be served.

        September ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Library

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