Free EBSCO Database Training

 
From: "Sharon Rawlins srawlins@njstatelib.org " ...@njstatelib.org>
Subject: Free EBSCO Database Training
Date: August 11th 2017

FYI,

EBSCO is offering free webinar training. Two sessions are available for each topic.

NoveList and NoveList K-8
NoveList is a comprehensive reader’s advisory service, including expert reading recommendations, reviews, articles, lists, and more. This session will review key features and functions, including searching and browsing by title, genre, award winners, “read-alikes”. We will also review other NoveList resources, including discussion guides, promotional materials, and common core support.

Tuesday, August 29 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm
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Wednesday, September 27 from 9:00 – 10:00 am
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Job and Career Accelerator
Job and Career Accelerator gives job seekers a comprehensive collection of job and career resources, including resume and cover letter builders, skill and interest assessments, job search tools, interview prep, and more. In this session, we will review these resources and learn how to set up a personalized dashboard for tracking job search progress.

Thursday, August 24 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm
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Wednesday, September 20 from 9:00 – 10:00 am
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Multilingual Resources in EBSCO databases and interfaces
This session focuses on Referencia Latina, a multi-disciplinary database including Spanish-language encyclopedia entries, reference books, full-text popular magazines and regional newspapers from Mexico, Central and South America. We will also review searching for non-English language content in other EBSCO resources, and translating English-language full text content.

Thursday, September 28 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm
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Wednesday, September 13 from 9:00 – 10:00 am
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EBSCO Explora
Explora is EBSCO’s engaging new interface for students, teachers, and librarians. Key features include: attractive, user-friendly design; easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topics; topic overviews providing starting points for research; and much more. In this 45 minute session, we will review features and functionality of the Explora interfaces for Primary and High Schools, and for Public Libraries. We will also preview new features planned for release over the coming months.

Tuesday, September 5 from 10:00 – 10:45 am
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Monday, September 11 from 2:00 – 2:45 pm
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EBSCO School Library Resources
The EBSCO student databases and interfaces are powerful resources for use by students in the classroom, the library and from home. In this session will provide an overview of student databases Primary Search, Middle Search Plus and MAS Ultra, and a review of the Explora student interfaces, Points of View Reference Center and Literary Reference Center. The session also includes an overview of resources on the EBSCO Support Site such as scavenger hunts, best practices, and tutorials.

Thursday, August 31 from 10:00 – 11:00 am
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Thursday, September 7 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm
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EBSCO Business and Legal Resources
In this session, we will provide an overview of the various business and legal resources available from EBSCO. The Small Business Reference Center includes full-text and video information on entrepreneurship, starting and running a small business, creating business plans, and more.  Business Source Elite provides full-text coverage for more than 1,110 business publications, and Legal Information Reference Center contains full-text consumer legal reference books, and printable state-specific legal forms. We will review each interface, including content and tips for effective searching.

Tuesday, August 22 from 10:00 – 11:00 am
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Thursday, September 21 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm
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Questions? Contact Natasha Zaleski, ...@njstatelib.org">nzal...@njstatelib.org, New Jersey State Library

 

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