Information Services

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 our statistical products via American FactFinder.

MedlinePlus: Power Searching for Hidden Treasures

 

Health Information questions come in a whole range of complexity, from simple requests for a spelling of a medical term to complex requests from someone facing a serious illness.

MedlinePlus: Power Searching for Hidden Treasures

 

Health Information questions come in a whole range of complexity, from simple requests for a spelling of a medical term to complex requests from someone facing a serious illness.

Advanced Navigation in FDsys

 

 

This course focuses on tracking Federal legislation and regulations in FDsys.

Completion of "Introduction to FDsys" on August 21st is recommended prior to participating in the advanced webinar.

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.

Chapter-level Metadata and the Future of eBook Research

 

As the world of academic scholarship moves from the page to online, more and more research now happens at the chapter-level. The parsing of content, the need for it to be easily searchable, with accurate and complete results, is paramount to meeting the demands placed by researchers and students.

Is It Copyrighted? Can I Use It?

 

Copyright! Complicated, confusing, and not clear-cut. What does a librarian need to know? Michael Sauers and Laura Johnson, from the Nebraska Library Commission, will present scenarios to discuss, as we all shine a light on the subject and try to figure out what a librarian needs to do.

Going Beyond Google

 

t’s a question librarians are asked constantly: Why do people need us when they have Google and other public search tools? In this month’s episode of AL Live, Going Beyond Google, we’ll talk about our value as experts, what it means and how we can effectively convey it to the public.

IMLS Museum Universe Data File Webinar

IMLS will present a webinar about the Museum Universe Data File for interested stakeholders including museum staff, membership organizations, researchers, policymakers, and members of the media and public. IMLS Statistician Justin Grimes will discuss how the file was created and answer questions about it.

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