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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.

  • Intro to ProQuest Flow

    Thursday, April 2, 2015
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Register on Webex

    During this webinar we'll show how to:

    • Quickly create an account
    • Directly export references from an online database
    • Import a reference using the "Save to Flow" tool
    • Highlight and annotate documents
    • Create a bibliography from a list (or collection) of references
    • Share a collection with a group
  • Tame your research with ProQuest Flow

    Wednesday, March 25 2015
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Register on Webex

    Is researching your paper making you feel out of control - like everything is running wild? ProQuest Flow is a super-intuitive, cloud-based document and citation manager that lets you capture, organize, share, and cite PDFs with a click. Find out how Flow can help you tame your research.

    • Capture references (and full text!) from the web with a single click
    • Batch import your existing PDFs — and let Flow fill in the metadata for you
    • Highlight and annotate directly in the browser
    • Cite your paper instantly with ProQuest for Word
    • Organize your research into collections — then share with your colleagues
  • EndNote fast start for Macintosh

    Wednesday, March 25, 2015
    5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Register on Webex

    Learn about basic features of EndNote.

  • 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
  • EndNote fast start for Windows

    Wednesday, March 25, 2015
    7:30pm - 8:30pm
    Register on Webex

    Learn about basic features of EndNote.

  • CINAHL

    Thursday, March 26, 2015
    3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Register on Webex

    This class is for participants who want to learn to search all versions of CINAHL effectively. Use of subject headings, subheadings, limits and field codes will be covered. The use and application of cited reference searching will be reviewed.

  • LexisNexis Academic: Legal research

    Monday, March 30, 2015
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Register on Gotowebinar

    Learn how this premier general reference tool that provides access to a comprehensive, credible news, business, and legal information from one interface. This webinar will focus on legal and criminal justice resources within LN Academic.
  • LexisNexis Academic: Shepard's

    Monday, March 30, 2015
    Noon - 12:30pm
    Register on Gotowebinar

    Shepard's is an extremely important part of legal research. Once you have found a case that is relevant to your research, you must verify that it is still good law. The webinar will cover the features and benefits of using Shepard's online.
  • 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.

  • ABI/INFORM

    Friday, April 10, 2015
    1:00pm - 1:30pm
    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
  • Ancestry Library Edition: New search pages

    Thursday, April 16, 2015
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Register on Webex

    Ancestry Library Edition contains thousands of databases and billions of indexed names. It also now has new options on the search pages. We will introduce you to all the features and take time to answer any questions. As always, we will show you how to access support, including help pages and documentation, such as the Ancestry Library Edition LibGuide.

  • Tame your research with ProQuest Flow

    Thursday, April 16, 2015
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Register on Webex

    Is researching your paper making you feel out of control - like everything is running wild? ProQuest Flow is a super-intuitive, cloud-based document and citation manager that lets you capture, organize, share, and cite PDFs with a click. Find out how Flow can help you tame your research.

    • Capture references (and full text!) from the web with a single click
    • Batch import your existing PDFs — and let Flow fill in the metadata for you
    • Highlight and annotate directly in the browser
    • Cite Your paper instantly with ProQuest for Word
    • Organize your research into collections — then share with your colleagues
  • 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.

  • Tame your research with ProQuest Flow

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Register on Webex

    Is researching your paper making you feel out of control - like everything is running wild? ProQuest Flow is a super-intuitive, cloud-based document and citation manager that lets you capture, organize, share, and cite PDFs with a click. Find out how Flow can help you tame your research.

    • Capture references (and full text!) from the web with a single click
    • Batch import your existing PDFs — and let Flow fill in the metadata for you
    • Highlight and annotate directly in the browser
    • Cite Your paper instantly with ProQuest for Word
    • Organize your research into collections — then share with your colleagues
  • 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.

  • Intro to ProQuest Flow

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015
    11:00am - noon
    Register on Webex

    During this webinar we'll show how to:

    • Quickly create an account
    • Directly export references from an online database
    • Import a reference using the "Save to Flow" tool
    • Highlight and annotate documents
    • Create a bibliography from a list (or collection) of references
    • Share a collection with a group



 

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