Category Archives: Reference/Research

How IARA Can Help Your Library: Indiana Archives & Records Administration – 1 LEU

Indiana Archives and Records Administration logoThis presentation will address how IARA’s resources can help and be utilized by your library.  IARA’s staff, Vicki Casteel and Amy Christiansen Janicki will discuss a variety of archives and record management topics.  Vicki will share how to direct your patrons to IARA’s most popular genealogy collections and locate records with the recently updated Digital Index.  Amy will discuss creating a records management program, understanding retention schedules, and how the County Commission of Public Records can help you.

Date Recorded: 7/28/21

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenters: Vicki Casteel, Director of Patron and Outreach Services and Amy Christiansen Janicki, Records Management Liaison / Indiana Archives and Records Administration

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Get INSPIRED – Live Demo/Q&A with Laura Jones – 1 TLEU

INSPIRE logo lifelong learning library for HoosiersINSPIRE is Indiana’s Virtual Online Library.  INSPIRE is a collection of online academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents.  This will be an informal question and answer session about all things INSPIRE.

Date Recorded: 8/11/21

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Laura Jones / Indiana State Library

 

Career Preparation with INSPIRE – 1 TLEU

INSPIRE logo lifelong learning library for HoosiersINSPIRE is Indiana’s Virtual Online Library.  INSPIRE is a collection of online academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents. This session will discuss the resources that will help patrons who are preparing for a new career, interviews, or exploring career paths. There will be an informal question and answer session about these resources.

Date Recorded: 7/14/21

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: George Bergstrom / Indiana State Library

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Get INSPIRED Live Demo Q&A – 1 TLEU

INSPIRE logo lifelong learning library for HoosiersINSPIRE is Indiana’s Virtual Online Library. INSPIRE is a collection of online academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents. This will be an informal question and answer session about all things INSPIRE.

Date Recorded: 5/12/2021

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter:  Paula Newcom / Indiana State Library

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EBSCO eBooks and the EBSCO App – 1 TLEU

Learn about the new EBSCO eBook collections for school and public libraries. There will also be a demonstration of the EBSCO app so that you can install the app on your mobile device and begin using it to search INSPIRE on the go.

Date Recorded:  04/14/2021

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter:  Kara Cleveland, Professional Development Office Supervisor, Indiana State Library

Introduction to INSPIRE – 1 TLEU

INSPIRE logo lifelong learning library for HoosiersMillions of articles, hundreds of government websites, and countless catalog records are all available to you through the INSPIRE Virtual Online Library.  You will learn search tips, discover unique collections, and explore a valuable, reliable tool available to all Hoosiers.

Date Recorded: 1/13/2021

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Paula Newcom / Indiana State Library

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Services from the Indiana State Library – 1 LEU

Indiana State Library Great HallDid you know the Indiana State Library can provide you with FREE refurbished computers? What about FREE website hosting? Did you know you can check out tech kits, STEM kits, and VR kits to use in patron programming? Don’t know the difference between LDO, PDO, and Public Services? Join us for a brief overview of the ISL’s services and learn how we can support you and your library.

Date Recorded: 12/15/20

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Courtney Brown / Indiana State Library

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History at Your Fingertips – 1 TLEU

James Whitcomb Riley with childrenHoosier State Chronicles, Indiana’s statewide historical digital newspaper program, and Indiana Memory, a digital library containing materials from institutions across the state, are free resources from the Indiana State Library. This session will cover how researchers can use both collections, including search techniques, item descriptions, and application with other source repositories.
* Picture used in the thumbnail is James Whitcomb Riley with children from the Indiana State Library Digital Collections

Date Recorded: 11/25/20

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Justin Clark / Indiana Historical Bureau