Information Services

Discover National Library of Medicine Resources and More

 

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Fighting Ebola and Infectious Diseases with Information: Resources and Search Skills can Arm Librarians

 

 

 

Recent outbreaks across the globe and in the U.S. have made us all aware of potential public health impacts of infectious disease. Librarians find themselves assisting their users in finding credible information sources on topics such as Ebola, Chikungunya and pandemic influenza.

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.

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