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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.

  • ProQuest Congressional Basic

    Monday, April 13, 2015
    12:30pm- 1:30pm
    Register on Webex

    What's new in Congressional Basic? Join this 30-minute webinar to see some of the enhancements that have been popping into the interface. We'll include a look at tweets and see how they can be used to find members of Congress with different opinions, the other social media and where it comes from, and look at the new (graphic!) Vote reports and member content.

  • WorldCat Discovery searching basics

    Tuesday, June 2, 2015
    9:00am - 10:00am
    Register on Webex

    This module provides instruction on performing basic searches through WorldCat Discovery. Upon completion of this session, learners will be able to execute basic searches, use the filters to refine search results, and understand the components of the item detail. Learners will be able to share citations from search results, build a temporary list of resources and use the Access Online and Request Item buttons

  • Meeting federal research requirements for data management plans, public access, and preservation

    Tuesday, June 9, 2015
    1:00pm - 2:30pm
    Register on Gotowebinar

    With the deadlines for achieving public access to scientific research data in digital formats approaching (October 2015 and January 2016), this webinar will provide practical advice and resources for writing data management plans as well as tips for evaluating in-house or external public access data sharing services that meet federal research requirements. 

    The update on the responses will frame the remainder of the session including: 

    • Developing data management plans 
    • Elements of good metadata and preservation standards 
    • Sharing of restricted-use research data 
    • Data curation training for your staff - training resources for the purposes working knowledge when developing data management plans, reviewing data sharing services for compliance, and interpreting agency guidelines
  • WorldCat Discovery searching basics

    Thursday, June 18, 2015
    9:00am - 10:00am
    Register on Webex

    This module provides instruction on performing basic searches through WorldCat Discovery. Upon completion of this session, learners will be able to execute basic searches, use the filters to refine search results, and understand the components of the item detail. Learners will be able to share citations from search results, build a temporary list of resources and use the Access Online and Request Item buttons




 

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