Computer Classes on Campus this Summer
Summer routines in the lab or office are often a bit less hectic,
making it a great time to update and expand computer skills by
taking some of the courses available through the CIT Computer
Training Program. More than 85 subjects are taught, all offered
without charge. Registration is easy enroll via the Web at
http://training.cit.nih.gov, by phone, or by sending or faxing in the
form printed on the back of the program catalog.
The 1999 summer term runs through early September and includes
a variety of classes ranging from 1-hour seminars to multi-session
intensive courses. Several new courses added to this term reflect the
diverse needs of NIH computer users.
Scientists can find help with GCG sequence and analysis:
Web developers can expand with new powerful tools:
- Getting Started with GCG explains how to use GCG on the
Helix system at NIH and describes SeqWeb and SeqLab.
- Advance Sequence Analysis Using the Wisconsin Package lets
experienced users explore the variety of tools to manipulate
and analyze nucleotide and protein sequences.
Network users can follow emerging technology:
- Using FrontPage to Generate Web Content
- Filemaker Pro on the Web Real World Examples
- Active Server Pages Workshop
- Network Sniffer Workshop by April Merryman follows up her
popular introductory class from the spring term.
- Another seminar examines videocasting on the NIH network
and looks at new ways of delivering voice, data and video over
a single pipe.
PC Users can get a jump on the latest from Microsoft:
To see the complete course schedule, visit the Web site shown
above. To order the printed catalog, or for recommendations on
selecting courses or clarification on eligibility requirements, call GO
- Incorporating Outlook 2000 into Daily Operations
- Advanced Word Techniques for Building Large Documents is
intended for proficient users of MS Word and is geared to
The CIT program is designed to help NIH'ers use computers
effectively and efficiently. Contractors, with approval from their
NIH project director, can take courses closely related to their
current assignments when doing so is in the best interest of NIH.
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