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New LearningExpress Library Platform Overview for GALILEO’s Public Librarians
Join us for a tour of the new LearningExpress Library platform. We will demonstrate the improved user interface, including updated home and center pages, fewer clicks to resources, and improved performance.
February 28, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM REGISTER
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Picture This! Visual Literacy Strategies with Britannica
“A picture is worth a thousand words.” This age-old idiom highlights what English Language Arts standards emphasize: the importance of working with students to develop visual literacy skills. Join us for this session to explore Britannica’s rich collection of images, maps, timelines, diagrams...
March 6, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM REGISTER
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Teach Students the Basics of Research Early (for K-6)
Join us for a hands-on, interactive session to learn new ways to teach students the basics of research using Britannica resources. Get ideas for integrating technology and digital skills into your library and classrooms! Attendees will learn about special features...
March 6, 2018 3:00 - 4:00 PM REGISTER
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Ancestry Library Edition (Public, Some academic)
One of the most important genealogical collections available today, Ancestry Library Edition (ALE) contains thousands of databases, billions of names, and newly updated search options, results pages, and image viewer! It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom...
March 6, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM REGISTER
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Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (All)
In print, the Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Online it is 1400+ individually indexed tables (with attached spreadsheets), both searchable and browsable...
March 6, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM REGISTER
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New LearningExpress Library Platform Overview for GALILEO’s Public Librarians
Join us for a tour of the new LearningExpress Library platform. We will demonstrate the improved user interface, including updated home and center pages, fewer clicks to resources, and improved performance.
March 7, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM REGISTER
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Heritage Quest Online (Public, Some Academic)
Join this session to learn search strategies for the major collections in HeritageQuest, especially the Census, the Books, the Revolutionary War records and the Freedman's Bank collections, and the U.S Serial Set of action of the U.S Congress...
March 8, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM REGISTER
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Exploring Business Resources and Information in Nexis Uni (Some Academic & Technical Colleges)
Join us for an overview of conducting business research in Nexis Uni, the new interface to Lexis-Nexis content.
March 19, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM REGISTER
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Integrating Research into the K-5 classroom with EBSCO
Join us for this session on best practices to incorporate research skills for your students into your classroom using Explora. Explora was created to be easy to use by primary school students - learn some tips and tricks for working with students to find encyclopedias, articles (to read or listen)
March 20, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM REGISTER
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Straight from the Horse’s Mouth: Explore Past Events with Firsthand Accounts (Primary Sources)
Dig deep into history’s greatest events by exploring Britannica’s wide variety of primary source documents. Learn how primary sources make history come alive for K-12 students and help them to make connections to past figures, events, and time periods. We’ll discover text, images, audio, and video.
March 28, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM REGISTER
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Nexis Uni Overview (Some Academic & Technical Colleges)
Join us for an overview of Nexis Uni, the new interface for Lexis-Nexis content.
March 29, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM REGISTER
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Psychology Resources for GALILEO
This online learning session will cover PsycARTICLES, the Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection, as well as Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print. Learn how to best use the thesaurus and field codes and limiters as well as create search alerts.
April 5, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM REGISTER
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