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Upcoming Training Sessions

April

Thursday, April 25, 2024, 2:00 – 2:45 pm  

EBSCOhost

EBSCO Presents: EBSCO’s Resources for Academic Research

We will review key functionality available in the new and improved EBSCOhost, EBSCO’s engaging interface designed to support college-level research with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality. We will discover eBooks, articles, and primary source documents available in popular EBSCO databases including MasterFILE Elite, Academic Search Premier, Newspaper Source Plus, Health Source, Business Source Elite, and ERIC. We will cover basic and advanced search strategies and review custom tools and functionality like the citation tool, text-to-speech, and personal folders to organize academic research.    

Register: https://ebsco-training.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlcuytqDsqHNL581zs_ITAJ8lk3IWa3Gs_ 


May

May 7, 2024 from 2:00 – 2:30 PM

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep: Basic Skills and ESL Resources

Did you know that Peterson’s Test and Career Prep contains dozens of great resources for people who need help with basic skills, as well as for people who need to brush up on their command of the English language or study to become a U. S. Citizen? In this session, we’ll explore tools like U.S. citizenship exam practice test, TOEFL exam practice tests, skill building tutorials in Math and English, and more!  Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep is available through JerseyClicks.

Register to attend live or receive the recording:
https://cengage-gale.zoom.us/webinar/register/6716984320209/WN_sGtAlkKtR2yOa_saI7fq9w


Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 2:00 – 2:45 PM

ProQuest Presents: Searching for International Content in HeritageQuest Online

Explore genealogical records outside the United States. This ProQuest webinar provides the tools to: demonstrate how to search for international content in HeritageQuest Online, provide tips for people starting their family research, and direct experienced users to additional resources.

Register: https://clarivatesupport.webex.com/weblink/register/r20ccffb9fd727b1fb1249c639481f4de


June

Thursday, June 6, 2024, 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Data Axle Presents: Reference Solutions – How Data is Compiled and Segmented

Data Axle, Reference Solutions’ parent company, has been in business for over 50 years. The training will highlight some of the processes we first began using in 1972 to compile and segment our business and consumer data and how as a company we’ve evolved adding new sources to enhance the business compilation processes we all enjoy today.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mR4veVrDR9uxqTIuaxBVhw


Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 2:00 – 2:45 pm

EBSCOhost

EBSCO Presents: EBSCOadmin Overview 

Join us for an overview of EBSCOadmin, the administrative tool to manage customization, authentication, and reporting for your EBSCO resources. We’ll dive into essential topics including site navigation, account creation, roles & permissions, profiles, customizing the user experience, authentication, and reports. 

Register: https://ebsco-training.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpce-tqD8tH9Fvh82t7oL-heJ07g4SGuhM 

Archived Training Sessions

2024

January 11, 2024

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep – Resources for Junior and High Schoolers


January 25, 2024

ProQuest Presents: Top Tips for Finding Family History with HeritageQuest Online


February 8, 2024

Data Axle Presents: Reference Solutions – An Overview


February 22, 2024

EBSCOhost

EBSCO Presents: Get to know the new EBSCOhost!


March 5, 2024

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep: Resources for Career and Job-Hunting


March 19, 2024

ProQuest Presents: HeritageQuest Online Introduction


April 4, 2024

Data Axle Presents: Reference Solutions – For Business Expansion

2023

Database Training

Although we offer over 20 databases, there are 4 main providers, each organized in a unique way. Below are training resources for each of the four types to help acclimate to the different search environments. More in-depth training sessions are held throughout the year and additional sessions can be requested by librarians using the contact form in the Library Resources section below.

Data Axle Database Training

For small businesses, there are few options better than Data Axle’s Reference Solutions. Reference Solutions offers in-depth analytics and reference materials on businesses and individuals to help inform business decisions.

Intro Tutorial

Tutorials & Courses

EBSCO Database Training

EBSCOhost

The EBSCO collection of databases make up a large percentage of what we offer through the JerseyClicks program and cover most topics and resources needed for any pursuit.

Intro Tutorial

Tutorials & Courses

Gale Database Training

The NJ State Library is happy to offer the Peterson’s Test and Career Prep software by Gale to help New Jerseyians prep for the next step. Preparing for college SAT testing, learning best practices for both college and the job hunt as well as providing training for every step along the way.

Tutorials & Courses

ProQuest Database Training

HeritageQuest is a all encompassing genealogical research authority, bringing together historical records to help trace lineage and create a family tree.

Tutorials & Courses

  • See the schedule above for upcoming training sessions.


These opportunities are made possible in part with funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the New Jersey State Library.