Upcoming Free TexShare Database Training Webinars From EBSCOhost and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission – February Through May 2012

TEXSHARE Spring/Summer 2012 Online Sessions — ALL TIMES CENTRAL

Best Practices, Tips and Tricks for your EBSCOhost Interface
Use EBSCOAdmin to learn how to customize your users search experience. Participants will create smart links, learn how to brand the search pages with your library logo, create custom search boxes that you can use as entry points into the databases and learn about authentication settings for persistent links. This class assumes a basic knowledge of the EBSCOAdmin module but it’s not mandatory. Come to class with your eAdmin questions!

Tuesday, February 28 noon-1pm
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Thursday, March 22 9:30am-10:30am
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Monday, April 30 2:15pm-3:15pm
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Tuesday, May 29 1:15pm-2:15pm
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eBooks in EBSCOhost
This session is intended for librarians and library staff who will be using and introducing the new eBooks on EBSCOhost functionality. Topics will include: searching and browsing options, viewing and downloading eBooks and managing personal preferences via the My EBSCOhost folder. The session will also cover audiobooks and changes to the EBSCOAdmin module concerning eBooks. When available, a preview of the new ordering software–EBSCO Collection Manager–may be shown.

Tuesday, February 28 3:30pm-4:30pm
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Thursday, March 22 11:30am-12:30pm
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Monday, April 30 1pm-2pm
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Tuesday, May 29 noon-1pm
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Multi-lingual Options Within EBSCOhost (30 minute session)
Creating a multi-lingual online environment within EBSCOhost is the focus of this session. Participants will create searches to find non-English language materials within a few different databases. Participants will also discuss how to offer Interface language changes and turn on the language translation tool. The support site will also be searched for non-English language help documents.

Thursday, March 22 10:45am-11:15am
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Monday, April 30 12:15pm-12:45pm
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Tuesday, May 29 2:30pm-3pm
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Business Source Complete using the Business Search Interface
EBSCO’s newly updated Business Searching Interface provides business researchers with the highly-refined tools they need to conduct sophisticated searches within business content. This session is intended for librarians and others who would like to learn more about the Business Searching Interface to search Business Source Complete. The session will cover searching for journal articles, identifying company information, using business-specific limiters, browsing videos, publication searching and setting up alerts.

Tuesday, February 28 2pm-3pm
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Thursday, March 22 12:45pm-1:45pm
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Monday, April 30 11am-noon
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Tuesday, May 29 3:30pm-4:30pm
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Don’t see what you are looking for? Please email ljones@ebscohost.com to ask for more information about an unlisted topic/database or to suggest an online training session.

See a complete list of TexShare Database training offerings at https://www.tsl.texas.gov/ld/workshops/texshare/index.html

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