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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.

  • EndNote fast start for Windows

    Wednesday, February 4, 2015
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Register on Webex

    This class will cover the most commonly used functions in EndNote, showing how to import references from online databases and use them in a Microsoft Word document with Cite While You Write.

  • Artemis Literary Sources

    Tuesday, March 10, 2015
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Register on Webex

    Artemis Literary Sources is the new cross-search of the Literature products. This innovative product will allows you to fully integrate primary sources such as poems, short stories, plays and speeches with secondary content such as criticism articles, analysis of particular works, and biographies on the authors. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

    • Maximize the different search strategies
    • Learn how to refine searches and topics using faceted search results and the "search within results" feature
    • Use clusters to Browse topics that commonly occur in relation to their search term, which helps uncover hidden connections, or can be a helpful starting point
  • Web of Science: Cited Reference Search

    Web of Science: Cited Reference Search

    Wednesday, March 11, 2015
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Register

    Learn about the cited reference search features of this database.

  • Web of Science: Using Advanced Search

    Web of Science: Using advanced search

    Thursday, March 12, 2015
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Register

    Learn about the advanced search features of this database.

  • Web of Science: Organization Name Searching

    Web of Science: Organization Name Searching

    Friday, March 13, 2015
    11:00pm - 12:00pm
    Register

    Learn how to search an organization on this database.

  • PsycINFO basic search

    Monday, March 16, 2015
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Register on AdobeConnect

    This 30-minute session will show you how to find what you're looking for efficiently on a variety of platforms using APA's research databases.

  • Journal Citation Reports on the InCites platform

    Web of Science: Organization Name Searching

    Tuesday, March 17, 2015
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Register

    Find the highest impact journals in your discipline with Journal Citation Reports. Learn about key journal performance metrics, including the Impact Factor.

  • PsycINFO advanced search

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Register on AdobeConnect

    Once you've mastered the basics of searching, then it's time to get creative with how you use the research databases! This 30-minute session will explore some of the added value features in PsycINFO on a variety of platforms. Bring your own challenging search scenarios.

  • Artemis Literary Sources

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Register on Webex

    Artemis Literary Sources is the new cross-search of the Literature products. This innovative product will allows you to fully integrate primary sources such as poems, short stories, plays and speeches with secondary content such as criticism articles, analysis of particular works, and biographies on the authors. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

    • Maximize the different search strategies
    • Learn how to refine searches and topics using faceted search results and the "search within results" feature
    • Use clusters to Browse topics that commonly occur in relation to their search term, which helps uncover hidden connections, or can be a helpful starting point
  • PsycINFO results management

    Friday, March 20, 2015
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Register on AdobeConnect

    Have you ever wished that you could automate your research? Imagined receiving weekly updates with new results based on your earlier searches? In this 30-minute session, you'll learn how manage your search results efficiently.

  • Artemis Primary Sources

    Monday, March 23, 2015
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Register on Webex

    Artemis Primary Sources allows you to analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools. Through intuitive subject-indexing users will discover new material even in the most familiar of content sets. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

    • Maximize the different search strategies
    • Learn how to refine searches and topics using faceted search results and the "search within results" feature
    • Use term frequency to find relationships between different terms & how often they appear over time within works.
  • Finding substances in Reaxys

    Tuesday, March 24, 2015
    9:00am - 10:00am
    Register on Gotowebinar

    We will have a guest speaker presenting on many different aspects of substance searching, including inorganics and ligand search fields.

  • ABI/INFORM

    ABI/INFORM

    Thursday, March 26, 2015
    12:00pm - 12:30pm
    Register on Webex

    ABI/INFORM contains a broad array of business information; scholarly journals, dissertations, company, industry, market-focused trade news, and newspapers. How does one find all this great information? Join an online session with one of our trainers to uncover these resources found in ABI/INFORM or refresh your awareness with an update. This course covers content, functions, and features of ABI/INFORM. We will also try to answer your questions and show you how to access additional training materials specifically on ABI/INFORM. The session is scheduled for 30 minutes to cover:

    • Selected content review
    • Browse and search tips
    • Exporting, printing, viewing and saving
  • Intro to Roper

    Tuesday, March 31, 2015
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Register on Gotowebinar

    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.

  • PsycINFO basic search

    Friday, April 3, 2015
    10:00am -10:30am
    Register on AdobeConnect

    This 30-minute session will show you how to find what you're looking for efficiently on a variety of platforms using APA's research databases.

  • PsycINFO advanced search

    Friday, April 17, 2015
    1);00am - 10:30am
    Register on AdobeConnect

    Once you've mastered the basics of searching, then it's time to get creative with how you use the research databases! This 30-minute session will explore some of the added value features in PsycINFO on a variety of platforms. Bring your own challenging search scenarios.

  • PsycINFO results management

    Thursday, April 23, 2015
    1:30pm - 2:00pm
    Register on AdobeConnect

    Have you ever wished that you could automate your research? Imagined receiving weekly updates with new results based on your earlier searches? In this 30-minute session, you'll learn how manage your search results efficiently.




 

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