Database Training


ReferenceUSA offers free training and webinars to librarians and their patrons.

Search Essentials

Wednesdays – 11:00 a.m. ET

Designed for anyone new to using our database, this session will cover all the basics of getting started with ReferenceUSA.


Job Seeking: Career Search Strategies

Thursdays – 11:00 a.m. ET

Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their career searching strategy. Included will be information on the importance of having accurate information for applications and resumes; creating engaging cover letters; assembling a network of references and referrers; finding key individuals at a business to act as mentors; building data sets of potential employers based on skill set, work history, and preferences; and preparing for interviews and interactions thorough research. We will also explore the Jobs & Internship module, which adds a new dimension to job searching.


Entrepreneurship: Research for Starting, Managing, and Growing Businesses

Tuesdays – 11:00 a.m. ET

Entrepreneurs and business owners will learn how to use ReferenceUSA to find the mission-critical information to start, manage, and grow a business.


A Librarian’s Introduction to ReferenceUSA

Mondays – 11:00 a.m. ET

We want to ensure your staff is prepared by delivering as much training and instruction as they need. Register and join us for any of the webinars or send us a request for staff training for your specific organization.



EBSCO offers a number of free online training courses on a variety of topics and databases, including Business Source Complete, MEDLINE, EBSCO Ebooks, and more. Online courses provide training and demonstration for users and administrators on a variety of EBSCO products and interfaces. Dozens of new sessions are offered each month.

Check out the training schedule.


ProQuest offers a variety of training webinars about their products and services. Live and recorded sessions are available to meet your scheduling needs.

View both upcoming webinars and recorded webinars.


The Resource Training Center helps you get the most from your Gale resources. This is where you can sign up for in-person and virtual train-the-trainer courses, access on-demand tutorials, and find search examples, tips, and more.

Visit the Resource Training Center.


LexisNexis® University is an online university community that provides a central location for accessing training for your LexisNexis® products. They offer both paid and free courses.

View the list of free courses.


Westlaw offers free, on-demand training. To access the training, users must first create a OnePass account.

Visit the Training Center.