NoveList and NoveList K-8
NoveList is a comprehensive reader’s advisory service, including expert reading recommendations, reviews, articles, lists, and more. This session will review key features and functions, including searching and browsing by title, genre, award winners, “read-alikes”. We will also review other NoveList resources, including discussion guides, promotional materials, and common core support.
Monday, February 12, 2018 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 10:00 – 11:00 am
Job and Career Accelerator
Job and Career Accelerator is featuring an all-new look (Coming February 14). Job and Career Accelerator gives job seekers a comprehensive collection of job and career resources, including resume and cover letter builders, skill and interest assessments, job search tools, interview prep, and more. In this session, we will review these resources, the new interface, and learn how to set up a personalized dashboard for tracking job search progress
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 10:00 – 11:00 am
Friday, March 2, 2018 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Advanced Searching in EBSCOhost
The EBSCOhost interface provides simple tools that enable a relatively unsophisticated searcher to easily retrieve highly relevant search results. In this session, we will explore options available to the more advanced searcher, including use of the Advanced Search Screen, field codes, and Boolean operators to construct more precise searches. Additional advanced search functions such as proximity and wildcard operators will be discussed, along with the Thesaurus features in EBSCOhost. We will also learn the benefit of the search history and how it can be used to combine search statements to create complex searches.
Friday, February 16 from 10:00 – 11:00 am
Tuesday, March 13 2018 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm
EBSCO School Library Resources
The EBSCO student databases and interfaces are powerful resources for use by students in the classroom, the library and from home. In this session will provide an overview of student databases Primary Search, Middle Search Plus and MAS Ultra, and a review of the Explora student interfaces, Points of View Reference Center and Literary Reference Center. The session also includes an overview of resources on the EBSCO Support Site such as scavenger hunts, best practices, and tutorials.
Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Friday, March 16, 2018 from 10:00 – 11:00 am