Information Services

Altmetrics: An introduction to alternative metrics

 

Altmetrics, or alternative metrics, are forging a new way to capture the attention of not only articles, but also scholarly or research ‘‘products’’ by tracking them when they are mentioned online, such as in blogs or social media platforms. While altmetrics have a lot of potential, there are also some limitations preventing their full acceptance alongside traditional citation metrics.

Authenticity of Information in GPO’s Federal Digital System

 

As a trusted source for Federal Government information, verifying the authenticity of electronic documents is very important to GPO.

In this webinar, we will specifically discuss the tools and mechanisms GPO provides to verify authenticity and communicate content integrity through GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys).

Research 101

 

Introduce Your Students to the Basics of Research & Information Literacy. The TL Virtual Cafe is committed to creating conversations about teacher-librarians, educational technology, and collaborative connections to facilitate meaningful and lifelong learning skills.

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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.

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Virtual Reference

 

Reference work continues to be a huge part of the foundation of librarianship. Like many other library services, more and more of it is conducted online. Our expert panel will be exploring virtual reference–what it means, how it is changing, and the best practices for those getting started.

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Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents ... The United States Congressional Serial Set ...15577 Volumes and Counting!

 

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.

Immigration Records & Privacy

 

William Creech, reference archivist, will discuss immigration records in our holdings and how they are screened for privacy. He will focus on records from the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) headquarters between 1906 and 1964 and INS World War II enemy alien detention camp records.

Immigration Records & Privacy

 

William Creech, reference archivist, will discuss immigration records in our holdings and how they are screened for privacy. He will focus on records from the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) headquarters between 1906 and 1964 and INS World War II enemy alien detention camp records.

December CopyTalk

 

The topic will be the triennial 1201 rulemaking proceeding, this year’s announced exemptions, and proposals for changing this regulatory nightmare.

Knowledge Unlatched Round 2

 

After a highly successful pilot project last year in which 28 scholarly ebooks were funded by libraries all over the globe in order to make them openly accessible, Knowledge Unlatched (KU) returns with a Round 2 collection of 78 ebook titles.

Breezing Along with the RML: Big Data EHRs and DOCLINE Updates

 

 

John Bramble will be presenting an overview of big data and how it can be integrated into electronic health records, and Jim Honour will be providing updates on action steps your library needs to take following the release of DOCLINE 5.2.

Discover National Library of Medicine Resources and More: Veteran's Health

 

Coordinators from the the RML will present information on National Library of Medicine resources. Instruction will include hands-on exercises.

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Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents ... Making Peace with United Nations Data: Learn to Navigate UN Data Information Sources

 

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.

Exciting Changes with USA Trade Online

 

The official source for U.S. merchandise data, USA Trade Online (UTO), is now FREE to the public. In this webinar, you will learn about how to set up and manage your account in UTO. In addition, we'll cover new data features, new fields and various functions of the database.

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Discover National Library of Medicine Resources and More: Community Health Maps

 

A monthly webinar conducted by coordinators in the NN/LM Midcontinental Region.

Presented by John Bramble, Utah/Technology Coordinator.

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ReferenceUSA Training

 

Users can select a location and radius to search through a database of millions of businesses and 200,000 human resource contact names. Many entries also include links to job postings.

Public Health and Public Libraries: Librarians as Health Literacy First Responders

 

A webinar exploring health-related outreach, programming, training, and funding so that your library can improve the health literacy of your community.

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