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Webinars on library resources

Listed here are webinars offered by database, ejournal, ebook, and other library resource companies (as opposed to ones we offer ourselves). Anyone can sign up for these webinars and view them at your own desktop. (You'll want to verify you have the necessary software to view and participate in the webinar.) Some provide the webinar audio through your computer's speakers of headphones, other require you to call into a phoneline.

  • MergentOnline Webinar

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014
    2:00pm - 3:00pm 
    Register on Webex 

    This webinar provides a general overview of MergentOnline. 

  • Introduction to Roper Center Services

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 
    4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Register Here 

    This 30-40 minute webinar offers a tour through the various services available through the Roper Center, including the free services and member only services. Coverage includes detailed search strategies for using iPOLL and the Catalog of Dataset holdings and reviews the interactive functionality of the databases. It reviews the various options to obtain crosstabulations using iPOLL, RoperExpress and RoperExplorer—an online data analysis tool that requires no programming. 

  • EndNote combined desktop and Online for Macintosh

    Thursday, August 28, 2014
    1:00pm - 
    Register on Webex 

    Learn to use EndNote for Macintosh. 

  • Literature Online

    Thursday, August 28, 2014
    9:00am - 10am
    Register on Webex

    This course covers content, functions and features, as well as tips for using, Literature Online (LION) on the Chadwyck-Healey interface. We will also try to answer any questions and show you how to access support, including tutorials, help pages and documentation.

  • LexisNexis Academic - Business

    Wednesday, September 3, 2014
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Register on LexisNexis

    Learn about this general reference tool that provides access to news and business and legal information from one interface. This seminar focuses on business resources and Company Dossier.

  • Primary sources and permalinks in EBSCO databases

    Monday, September 8, 2014
    1:00pm-2:00pm
    Register for Webex session

    This 30 minute session will cover finding primary source materials in EBSCO resources as well as permalinks or persistent links and how to use them effectively.

  • EndNote combined desktop and online for Macintosh

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014
    9:00 am - 
    Register on Webex 

    Learn to use EndNote for Macintosh. 

  • EndNote combined desktop and online for Windows

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014
    9:00am - 
    Register on Webex

    Learn to use EndNote for windows. 

  • Using the MyEBSCOhost folder

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014
    1:00pm-2:00pm
    Register for Webex session

    This session introduces the My EBSCOhost Folder. Learn how to set up and organize all the information you need for your research. See just how easy it is to set up a personal account, create folders and share them with other EBSCO users. We'll also create journal and search alerts.

  • EndNote special topic: Working with long documents and OneDrive

    Thursday, September 11, 2014
    9:00am - 
    Register on Webex

    Learn how to work with long documents and OneDrive in this EndNote special topic webinar. 

  • EndNote combined desktop and online for Windows

    Monday, September 10, 2014
    6:30pm - 
    Register on Webex 

    Learn to use EndNote for Windows. 

  • EndNote fast start for Macintosh

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014
    12:00pm - 
    Register on Webex

    Learn to use EndNote for Macintosh. 

  • EndNote fast start for Windows

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 
    10:00am - 
    Register on Webex

    Learn to use EndNote for Windows. 

  • Strategies for Using IEEE Xplore Training

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014
    7:00pm - 
    Register on the IEEE Xplore Website

    Get an in-depth look at the IEEE Xplore interface, features, and tools. Free demonstration for existing and potential customers. These webinars are useful for engineers, professors, librarians, students, and researchers.

  • Solving tough chemistry problems - Insights from an industry expert

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014
    9:00am - 10:00am 
    Register here

    This webinar provides an opportunity to listen to an industry expert and benefit from his vast experience using chemistry information solutions. More details on the speaker will be available in August

  • EndNote combined desktop and Online for Macintosh

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014
    6:30pm - 
    Register on Webex 

    Learn to use EndNote for Macintosh. 

  • Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry - An introduction

    Thursday, September 18, 2014
    9:00am - 10:00am 
    Register Here

    Please join us and find out how RMC can help you quickly and confidently identify the most promising compounds to take forward in the drug discovery process.  Our expert will show you how  you can best search this data to support you in making connections between compounds, targets, and bioactivity.

  • EndNote combined desktop and online for Windows

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014
    1:00pm - 
    Register on Webex 

    Learn to use EndNote for Windows. 

  • Using iPOLL Webinar

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014
    3:00pm - 4:00pm 
    Register Here

    This 30 minute webinar will review the content and functionality of iPOLL, the Roper Center's database of US public opinion questions and answers collected since the 1930s and as recently as last week. We will talk about the nuts and bolts of searching this database and review approaches to generating results for real research questions. The number of participants will be small enough to encourage open microphone participation. Bring your research questions!

  • EndNote combined desktop and online for Macintosh

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014
    1:00pm - 
    Register on Webex 

    Learn to use EndNote for Macintosh. 

  • EndNote special topic: Working with long documents and OneDrive

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 
    7:00pm - 
    Register on Webex

    Learn how to work with long documents and OneDrive in this EndNote special topic webinar. 

  • Introduction to Roper Center Services Webinar

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014
    4:00pm - 5:00pm 
    Register Here

    This 30-40 minute webinar offers a tour through the various services available through the Roper Center, including the free services and member only services. Coverage includes detailed search strategies for using iPOLL and the Catalog of Dataset holdings and reviews the interactive functionality of the databases. It reviews the various options to obtain crosstabulations using iPOLL, RoperExpress and RoperExplorer—an online data analysis tool that requires no programming. 

  • EndNote fast start for Windows

    Thursday, September 25, 2014
    7:00pm - 
    Register on Webex 

    Learn to use EndNote for Windows. 

  • EndNote fast start for Macintosh

    Monday, September 29, 2014
    7:00pm - 
    Register on Webex 

    Learn to use EndNote for Macintosh. 

  • Strategies for Using IEEE Xplore: Training Webinar

    Tuesday, October 7, 2014
    2:00pm - 
    Register on the IEEE website 

    Get an in-depth look at the IEEE Xplore interface, features, and tools. Free demonstration for existing and potential customers. These webinars are useful for engineers, professors, librarians, students, and researchers.

  • Reaxys for Chemistry Research

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014
    9:00am - 10:00am 
    Register here 

    Reaxys is a unique web-based chemistry workflow solution. It supports research and fuels discovery by integrating searches for reaction and substance data with synthesis planning and chemical sourcing. Check out www.reaxys.com/info for more information.
     

  • Intro to Roper Center Services Webinar

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014
    4:00pm - 5:00pm 
    Register Here

    This 30-40 minute webinar offers a tour through the various services available through the Roper Center, including the free services and member only services. Coverage includes detailed search strategies for using iPOLL and the Catalog of Dataset holdings and reviews the interactive functionality of the databases. It reviews the various options to obtain crosstabulations using iPOLL, RoperExpress and RoperExplorer—an online data analysis tool that requires no programming. 

  • Webinar: Using iPoll

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014
    3:00pm - 4:00pm 
    Register Here

    This 30 minute webinar will review the content and functionality of iPOLL, the Roper Center's database of US public opinion questions and answers collected since the 1930s and as recently as last week. We will talk about the nuts and bolts of searching this database and review approaches to generating results for real research questions. The number of participants will be small enough to encourage open microphone participation. Bring your research questions!

  • Strategies for Using IEEE Xplore: A Training Webinar

    Monday, November 3, 2014
    10:00am - 
    Register on the IEEE Website 

    Get an in-depth look at the IEEE Xplore interface, features, and tools. Free demonstration for existing and potential customers. These webinars are useful for engineers, professors, librarians, students, and researchers.

  • Reaxys for Chemistry Research Webinar

    Tuesday, November 18, 2014
    9:00am - 10:00am
    Register Here

    Reaxys is a unique web-based chemistry workflow solution. It supports research and fuels discovery by integrating searches for reaction and substance data with synthesis planning and chemical sourcing. Check out www.reaxys.com/info for more information.
     

  • Strategies for Using IEEE Xplore-- Training Webinar

    Monday, December 8, 2014
    10:00am - 
    Register on the IEEE website 

    Get an in-depth look at the IEEE Xplore interface, features, and tools. Free demonstration for existing and potential customers. These webinars are useful for engineers, professors, librarians, students, and researchers.

  • Reaxys for Chemistry Research: Webinar

    Tuesday, December 16, 2014
    9:00am - 10:00am 
    Register Here

    Reaxys is a unique web-based chemistry workflow solution. It supports research and fuels discovery by integrating searches for reaction and substance data with synthesis planning and chemical sourcing. 




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