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Books of the Month!

Word 2016 for Dummies®

The bestselling beginner's guide to Microsoft Word Written by the author of the first-ever For Dummies book, Dan Gookin, this new edition of Word For Dummies quickly and painlessly gets you up to speed on mastering the world's number-one word processing software. In a friendly, human, and often irreverent manner, it focuses on the needs of the beginning Word user, offering clear and simple guidance on everything you need to know about Microsoft Word 2016, minus the chin-scratching tech jargon.

The Excellence Dividend

"Tom Peters' new book is a bundle of beautiful dynamite. While I've been a CEO for 30 years, I still learned much worth knowing from The Excellence Dividend; You will too." --John C. Bogle, founder, Vanguard For decades Tom Peters has been preaching the gospel of putting people first, and in today's rapidly changing business environment, this message is more important than ever. With his unparalleled expertise and inimitable charisma, Peters offers brilliantly simple, actionable guidelines for success that any business leader can immediately implement.

Office 2016 in Depth

This book is packed with intensely useful knowledge, tips, and shortcuts students just won't find anywhere else. It's the fastest, best way to master Office 2016's full power, and the great new features built into Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, and OneNote.

Office 2016 All-In-One for Dummies

The fast and easy way to get things done with Office Perplexed by PowerPoint? Looking to excel at Excel? From Access to Word'and every application in between this all-encompassing guide provides plain-English guidance on mastering the entire Microsoft Office suite. Through easy-to-follow instruction, you'll quickly get up and running with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Publisher, Charts and Graphics, OneNote, and more'and make your work and home life easier, more productive, and more streamlined.

International Trade, Capital Flows and Economic Development

The impact of rising global trade and investment remains one of the most controversial topics among academics, policymakers, and the public in general. This book offers a collection of articles outlining the diverse consequences of trade liberalization and the elimination of barriers to international capital flows.

Excel® 2016 All-in-One for Dummies®

Your one-stop guide to all things Excel 2016 Excel 2016 All-in-One For Dummies, the most comprehensive Excel reference on the market, is completely updated to reflect Microsoft's changes in the popular spreadsheet tool. It offers you everything you need to grasp basic Excel functions, such as creating and editing worksheets, setting up formulas, importing data, performing statistical functions, editing macros with Visual Basic'and beyond.

Library Happenings

HeinOnline Webinar

Please join us remotely for a training with our HeinOnline representative Lauren Mattiuzzo.

Attendees will learn about HeinOnline, a database that covers legal history and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. In addition to its vast collection of law journals, HeinOnline contains the entire Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations, and entire databases dedicated to treaties, federal agency documents, international law and trade.

Date:
Thursday, Sep 6, 2018
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am

DNBi Training

Details coming soon!

Date:
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am​

Doing Your Due Diligence: Lexis Diligence & Public Records Training

Lexis Diligence and Public Records – during this session, you will learn how you can: Research companies and, within a single search, explore their related interests and check red flags; Access negative news stories about a company, individual or country; Search public records databases within Diligence, including the Comprehensive Business Report; and Compile documents using the Report Builder Feature.

Date:
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am​

ProQuest Regulatory Insight Training

Details coming soon!

Date:
Thursday, Oct 11, 2018
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am

Discover government contacts with Leadership Connect

Learn how to search for people and organizations in government, Congress, courts, media, law firms, and the corporate and nonprofit sectors by personal name, organization name, or keyword. Learn how to build lists of full profile information on people and organizations, including contact-specific telephone and e-mail addresses, career histories, board affiliations, and other information.

Date:
Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am​

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