Come Train with EBSCO – November

“We found the session extremely useful, as it gave us a clear and understandable view of how the products work, (The trainer) paced it really well, and offered plenty of opportunity for questions and comment. I certainly had been a little apprehensive of how effective a “distance” training session would be, but (the trainer’s) manner and presentation style removed any doubts.”
– Academic Librarian, October 2010

To see the full online training offering, and to sign up, choose a class from the drop-down on EBSCO’s online training form. You may also view a list of all classes being offered in the next two months by visiting the training schedule.

Interested in signing up for a class, but the posted dates and times won’t work for you? Please contact and arrange a future course offering that fits with your schedule.

EBSCONET: E-Package Renewals

A 30 minute session for those interested in learning about the process of working package renewals through EBSCONET, including format changes, and dropping and adding titles when allowed.

3 November 3:00 – 3:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

Research Starters

This session is for librarians, college university faculty and their students, and will cover EBSCO’s Research Starters in Business, Education and Sociology. Research Starters are essays on over 500 topics in each discipline listed. Approximately 3,000 words in length they provide students and other researchers an ideal starting point for gaining an understanding of key topics.

29 October 3:15 – 4:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
15 November 6:30 AM – 7:30 PM EST (GMT-5)

EBSCOhost Advanced

This one hour session utilizes the Advanced Search Screen and covers the selection and application of Subject Headings from the Thesaurus, Utilization of Limiters, and Field Codes (such as TI (Title) or AU (Author)) to obtain more highly relevant results. The Search History will be used to combine search statements to create complex searches. Cited Reference searching and its applications will be reviewed.

17 November 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST (GMT-5)

EBSCOhost Integrated Search

This one hour session is intended for librarians, students, faculty and others who would like to learn more about EBSCOhost Integrated Search which allows users to simultaneously search EBSCO databases as well as all other electronic resources including those from other database aggregators, OPACs and publisher packages.

8 November 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
22 November 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST (GMT-5)

History Reference Center

This one hour session is intended for librarians, teachers and staff who would like to learn more about History Reference Center. We will discuss the new interface designed specifically for this database and review how to search the extensive US and World History timelines and video collection. We’ll explore the Reference Shelf and learn how easy it is to browse popular titles.

30 November 4:00 – 5:00 PM EST (GMT -5)

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Tutorials Anyone?

Need a refresher on an EBSCO product or on specific functionality? The EBSCO Support Site has over 70 tutorials covering EBSCOhost, Novelist, History Reference Center, Dynamed, CINAHL, and many more. We offer the majority of our tutorials in both Flash and Microsoft Powerpoint formats. These tutorials are updated on a regular basis and include recent enhancements to EBSCOhost.

Don’t wait….visit the tutorials page and start learning now!!

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