Information Services

CopyTalk - Copyright Information at Universities

 

Higher education universities and their libraries provide copyright information to the members of their community in different ways.

Data Anyone? Grant Data at Your Finger Tips.

 

Are you looking for data to complete a grant?

In this webinar, we will review some of the data topics available from the Census Bureau that you can use to apply for a grant and how you might access using our data tools. Some familiarity with the Census Bureau site and data would be helpful.

 

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Introduction to the American Community Survey

 

Discover the detailed social, economic, and housing statistics that the American Community Survey (ACS) provides for every community every year. You will learn about basics of the yearly estimates and datasets produced from the ACS, resources available on our website (census.gov/acs), and how to access ACS data products through a variety of tools with emphasis on American FactFinder.

 

Data Access Tools Webinar

 

Learn how to locate Census Bureau statistics using several different data tools. In this session, we will demonstrate Census Bureau data tools and how to look up some of the most requested types of data.

 

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Database of the Month: Countries and Cultures

 

Curious about different Cultures and Countries?

Check out a few of the GoWYLD.net resources to explore countries and cultures. We will look at Culturegrams, Mango Languages, Research In Context, and Britannica.

 

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The Next Generation Federal Digital System (FDsys)

 

GPO will present a preview of the Next Generation FDsys website before it launches as a public beta later this year. This webinar will include a demo of the new features of the site and an opportunity for Q&A.

 

Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents ... Accessing Datasets for the Data Curious

 

The Government Resources Section of the North Carolina Library Association welcomes you to a series of webinars designed to help us increase our familiarity with government information. All are welcome because government information wants to be free.

Introduction to FDsys

 

During this introductory course, attendees will learn how to navigate FDsys to locate Federal Government information, basic and advanced searching, browsing, retrieving by citation, help tools, and working with FDsys search results.

 

Introduction to Missouri Digital Heritage

 

Matt Butler, Digital Collections Coordinator for the Missouri State Library, will introduce the wealth of resources available through Missouri Digital Heritage.

 

GoWYLD.net resources and Summer Reading 2015

 

In this webinar, we will explore some or our GoWYLD.net resources using the 2015 Summer Reading themes, Every Story has a Hero and Unmask! (Motivating teens to read and discuss literature).

Recent developments in library evaluation, statistics and measurement, and why they are important

 

During this webinar, our presenters will discuss these developments and their implications for librarians and the library research community.

Database of the Month: One Book Wyoming 2015 and the GoWYLD.net resources

 

One Book Wyoming 2015 will drive this webinar. This year includes 3 titles by Cat Urbigkit: Brave Dogs, Gentle Dogs, The Guardian Team: On the job with Rena and Roo, and Shepherds of Coyote Rocks.

We will look at GoWYLD.net resources that support the many themes and discussions, including our summer reading theme, Every Hero a Story.

Power Searching: databases and the hidden web

 

The Hidden Web, also commonly known as the invisible or deep web, consists of pages that have not been indexed by search engines. They might be websites that have requested not to be indexed or databases that are difficult for search engines to crawl. It is estimated that the content in the deep web is over 500 times greater than what is visible to conventional search engines.

Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents ... Finding Government Data on the Environment

 

The Government Resources Section of the North Carolina Library Association welcomes you to a series of webinars designed to help us all do better reference work by increasing our familiarity with government information resources, and by discovering the best strategies for navigating them.

Database of the Month: National Poetry Month and resources in GoWYLD.net

 

As we begin National Poetry Month, join me to look at some of the resources you can find in GoWYLD.net. Literature Online (including Poets Onscreen) and ProQuest Learning: Literature. Also, Chadwyk-Healey Literature Collections, Novelist Plus, and Britannica.

Building a Professional Identity - From Research to Impact

 

What is your relationship with research?

Conducting research can be richly rewarding in terms of career development, institutional enrichment, and understanding the needs and pressures of library users. Many librarians and information professionals have a dual role with respect to research: leading their own research/participating as part of a research team, and advising other researchers on achieving research impact.

Breezing Along with the RML: RML Updates

 

Two staff members from the RML or guests will present information on goals, activities, accomplishments, or resources. We may ask about your experiences or your opinions. We may encourage you to take action, offer a new service, or try a new technology. Every month will be different.

Tips and Tricks in GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys)

 

This webinar will review numerous tips for navigating FDsys, such as viewing historical editions of publications, downloading part or all of a publication, working with the U.S. Congressional Serial Set on FDsys, making use of the “Document in Context” feature, locating related resources, and much more.

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