Information Services

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.

Breezing Along with the RML: Altmetrics

 

Join the Regional Medical Library to learn about Altmetrics.

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.

Database of the Month: Science Sources in GoWYLD.net

 

From geology to gene therapy; astronomy to animals; Fibonacci to Feynman, you will find it in one of the many databases in GoWYLD.net. We will explore sources for kids and adults.

Power Searching: alternative search engines, social media, and subject indices

 

Power Searching Webinar Series: 2 of 3

  • Are you concerned how Google and Bing gain personal information from your search history?
  • Would you like to be able to query multiple search engines at once?
  • Need to search for relevant information on social media networks?

 

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