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OCTOBER 7, 2013

Monday
      • noon – 1:00 pm
      • Introduction to Collaborate: Online Lectures, Office Hours, and Remote Speakers
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • VSPACER
      • Workshop will be held in Anderson Computing Complex Classroom B12.

        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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      • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • WRLC Special Collections and Archives Group
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • WRLC Special Collections and Archives Sharing Community meeting

        Type: Meeting
        Host: University Library

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AFTER OCTOBER 7

      • Tue 10/08/13
        5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Overcoming Procrastination
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Stop delaying what you need to do. Part of the Research Commons initiative.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Academic Support Center

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      • Tue 10/08/13
        6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
      • U.S. Government on the Web
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • From laws and official documents to data on topics ranging from population to agriculture, to education, more and more government information is available on the web. Come discover the many ways in which web-based government resources can enhance your research.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 10/09/13
        11:00 am – noon
      • 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 10/09/13
        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 10/10/13
        10:00 am – 11:00 am
      • 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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