Information Services

Discover National Library of Medicine Resources and More: K12 Resources

 

National Library of Medicine Resources for K-12 educators, students and parents.  Presented by Dana Abbey, Colorado/Health Information Literacy Coordinator.

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Documents to the Children, K-5

 

There are many resources available for older students, but what is available for younger children? This webinar is a general introduction to educational resources for educators and students. Find out which Federal agencies have the best resources on art, culture, reading, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects.

Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents ... Where are those containers going? An Introduction to U.S. and Global Trade Data

 

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

CopyTalk - Court Cases Sharing the Fair Use Landscape

 

Join us on CopyTalk in September to hear about the leading legal cases affecting Fair Use and our ability to access, archive and foster our common culture. Our presenter on this topic will be Corynne McSherry, Legal Director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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.

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