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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.

  • Intro to Roper

    Friday, February 27, 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.

  • America's Historical Periodicals

    Tuesday, March 3, 2015
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Register on Gotomeeting

    • key features of the interface
    • search ( basic search, search fields and advance search)
    • results list (searching within results, viewing citation and viewing found pages)
    • document view (highlighted search terms, image navigation features, alternative image formats, viewing full citation and subject indexing)
    • browse (subject browse, how browse and search work together)
    • bookmarking article URLs
    • emailing article links and information
    • exporting citations to be used in a citation manager.
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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