Information Services

Introduction to TIGERweb

 

Learn how to use the Census Bureau's web-based mapping tool TIGERweb to research and view data for congressional districts, census tracts, cities, and other geography maintained by the U.S. Census Bureau. Users will be shown how to control the map’s content, display geographic relationships, and use other functionality for queries and research.

Modern Pathfinders: Creating Better Research Guides

 

Librarians put hours into creating research guides, but usage studies show that they're often confusing, intimidating and generally under-used by students.

Learn some effective techniques of instructional design and web usability that any librarian can apply to make online guides better and more useful to your students, whether you are using LibGuides or a home-brew system.

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.

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