Introduction to Credo Reference (TSLAC Workshop-Levelland)

Credo Reference is one of TexShare’s newest additions. The Credo Complete Core Collection is one-stop exploratory search platform containing over 1,000 full-text reference titles, plus thousands of images and videos – making it a great starting point for homework and school projects, academic research, job search preparation, and other reference needs.

This in-person workshop will serve as a general overview of Credo Reference, give a full platform tour, and discuss how to get the most usage out of this reference service at your library.

Agenda:

Platform features: Complete Core title list, image searching, Mind Map, Topic Pages and translation tools
Credo LibGuides integrations and LMS embedding tools.
Using Credo in research instruction with a focus on FYE students (for academic institutions) and juvenile content for young students (for public libraries)
Credo Admin tour – run usage stats, download MARC records, handle light customization maintenance.

Presenter: Lisa Hill has been the reference platform trainer at Credo for over ten years. She received her MLS from University of Albany in New York and has worked in public libraries in Massachusetts as a children’s and YA librarian.

CE Credit: 3 TSLAC CE hours

Cost: FREE!

Target Audience: Public and Academic Librarians

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Introduction to Credo Reference (TSLAC Workshop-Midland)

Credo Reference is one of TexShare’s newest additions. The Credo Complete Core Collection is one-stop exploratory search platform containing over 1,000 full-text reference titles, plus thousands of images and videos – making it a great starting point for homework and school projects, academic research, job search preparation, and other reference needs.

This in-person workshop will serve as a general overview of Credo Reference, give a full platform tour, and discuss how to get the most usage out of this reference service at your library.

Agenda:

Platform features: Complete Core title list, image searching, Mind Map, Topic Pages and translation tools
Credo LibGuides integrations and LMS embedding tools.
Using Credo in research instruction with a focus on FYE students (for academic institutions) and juvenile content for young students (for public libraries)
Credo Admin tour – run usage stats, download MARC records, handle light customization maintenance.

Presenter: Lisa Hill has been the reference platform trainer at Credo for over ten years. She received her MLS from University of Albany in New York and has worked in public libraries in Massachusetts as a children’s and YA librarian.

CE Credit: 3 TSLAC CE hours

Cost: FREE!

Target Audience: Public and Academic Librarians

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TexShare Databases Overview Training (TSLAC workshop-McAllen)

One Day only training in McAllen!

Russlene Waukechon, TexShare E-Resources Coordinator, will be in South Texas on August 17, 2018 presenting two workshops on TexShare Electronic Resources. The workshops will give an overview of the TexShare resources and introduce resources newly added to the collection.
The workshop is open to TexShare member libraries, but the focus of the morning workshop at South Texas College will be on academic libraries, and the afternoon workshop at McAllen public library will focus on resources of interest to public libraries.
Agenda:
Review TexShare digital resources appropriate for each audience
Examine new and renewed TexShare resources
Hands on practice searching TexShare resources
Review best practices
Review training opportunities
Q & A
CE Credit: 3 TSLAC CE hours
Cost: FREE!

Presenter
Russlene Waukechon works at the Texas State Library & Archives Commission where she’s the TexShare e-Resource Coordinator, a position she’s held for 16 years. With a background in medical, government and public libraries; library consortia was an area of interest to her when she began her current job over a decade ago. Providing Texas libraries with robust electronic resources has become her greatest area of professional interest.

For more information and to register, visit:
https://www.tsl.texas.gov/ld/workshops/texshareoverview

Registration:
Please read our registration details and privacy statement

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TexShare Databases Overview Training (TSLAC workshop-McAllen)

One Day only training in McAllen!

Russlene Waukechon, TexShare E-Resources Coordinator, will be in South Texas on August 17, 2018 presenting two workshops on TexShare Electronic Resources. The workshops will give an overview of the TexShare resources and introduce resources newly added to the collection.
The workshop is open to TexShare member libraries, but the focus of the morning workshop at South Texas College will be on academic libraries, and the afternoon workshop at McAllen public library will focus on resources of interest to public libraries.
Agenda:
Review TexShare digital resources appropriate for each audience
Examine new and renewed TexShare resources
Hands on practice searching TexShare resources
Review best practices
Review training opportunities
Q & A
CE Credit: 3 TSLAC CE hours
Cost: FREE!

Presenter
Russlene Waukechon works at the Texas State Library & Archives Commission where she’s the TexShare e-Resource Coordinator, a position she’s held for 16 years. With a background in medical, government and public libraries; library consortia was an area of interest to her when she began her current job over a decade ago. Providing Texas libraries with robust electronic resources has become her greatest area of professional interest.

For more information and to register, visit:
https://www.tsl.texas.gov/ld/workshops/texshareoverview

Registration:
Please read our registration details and privacy statement

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TeachingBooks.net: Bring Books to Life! (TSLAC workshop-San Angelo)

From videos filmed in authors’ studios, lesson plans, book trailers, and vocabulary lists, get ready to access resources that will expand students reading experiences.
Agenda:
Explore original TeachingBooks author resources
Examine book and author resource pages
Locate resources for the titles
Create an Educator Login
Discover new titles
Communicate and collaborate using sharing tools
Learning Objective: Discover online materials to engage and deepen connections to books.
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CE Credit: 3 TSLAC CE hours
Cost: FREE!
Target Audience: Public Librarians
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TeachingBooks.net: Bring Books to Life! (TSLAC workshop-San Antonio)

From videos filmed in authors’ studios, lesson plans, book trailers, and vocabulary lists, get ready to access resources that will expand students reading experiences.
Agenda:
Explore original TeachingBooks author resources
Examine book and author resource pages
Locate resources for the titles
Create an Educator Login
Discover new titles
Communicate and collaborate using sharing tools
Learning Objective: Discover online materials to engage and deepen connections to books.
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CE Credit: 3 TSLAC CE hours
Cost: FREE!
Target Audience: Public Librarians
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Credo Reference for Texas Academic Libraries


Join us for a one hour demonstration of the Credo Online Reference Platform. Explore the Core Collection content and see the different ways in which you can begin the research process using our searching tools. Tour the e-books, Topic Pages, Mind Map, embedding and linking capabilities available to all customers. Best practice for strong usage will be covered as well.
For more information and to register, visit: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/8057440402981184513
Presenter: Lisa Hill
Cost: FREE

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Credo Reference Training for Texas Public Libraries


Join us for a 45 minute demonstration of the Credo Online Reference Platform. Explore the Core Collection content, including the juvenile and student friendly materials – and see the different ways in which you can begin the research process using our searching tools. Tour the e-books, Topic Pages, Mind Map, embedding and linking capabilities available to all customers.
For more information and to register, visti: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/2510369056483168514
Presenter: Lisa Hill
Cost: FREE

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ProQuest Online Training: How to cite, save, set alerts in ProQuest Platform (TexShare Sci/Tech Collection)

This webinar will provide a quick overview on how to save an article, cite, embed content and set alerts for the Science and Technology collection in the ProQuest Platform.
For more information and to register, visit: https://bit.ly/2N1r53s
Presenter: Arta Kabashi
Cost: FREE

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ProQuest Online Training: Technology Databases (Sci/Tech Collection)

This webinar will provide an overview of the technology database collection: Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database‎ and Materials Science & Engineering Database‎ which is part of the Science and Technology collection in the ProQuest Platform.
For more information and to register, visit: https://bit.ly/2N1r53s
Presenter: Arta Kabashi
Cost: FREE

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