Tag Archives: Indiana

Encounter the Past: The Indiana State Library’s Digital Collections – 1 TLEU

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Focused on school librarians, this webinar is an introduction to the Indiana State Library’s digital collections.  It provides a basic overview of the collection and how to use them as primary source materials.

 

Date Recorded: 9/25/18

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Chris Marshall, Digital Collections Coordinator, Indiana Division, Indiana State Library


Using iga.in.gov – 1 TLEU

This webinar will show participants how to use the freely available information on the Indiana General Assembly’s website. Topics covered will include bill tracking and finding Indiana statutes and regulations.

Date Recorded: 9/20/18

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Kim Mattioli, Student Services Librarian, Jerome Hall Law Library, Indiana University Maurer School of Law


From Cradle to Coffin: Vital Records Research in Indiana – 1 LEU


Birth and death information forms the core of genealogical research. But finding that information can be difficult, particularly if your ancestor lived in the time period before mandatory government-issued vital records. In “From Cradle to Coffin,” we will explore the many different record types that include birth and death information and provide research tips on how to find these records.

Date Recorded: 8/2/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Jamie Dunn / Indiana State Library

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From Cradle to Coffin Handout


Using Newspapers in Your Research – 1 LEU

a stack of newspapersIn this program, we will explore how to use newspapers more effectively to research family history.  Using newspaper columns, obituaries, death notices, and articles, you can better piece together family ties during times when other types of records did not exist. Newspaper digitization is a new technology that we will discuss, as well. The Indiana State Library has the world’s largest collection of Indiana newspapers. If you would like to find out how to utilize this vast collection to help with your research, plan to attend this webinar.

Date Recorded: 10/17/2017

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Leigh Anne Johnson / Indiana State Library

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Banned Books with Vonnegut & Bradbury – 1 LEU

 

image of banned booksJoin us as Chris Lafave of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library and Professor Johnathan Eller of the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies explain how their organizations celebrate the lives and works of two often-banned authors. They’ll share their experiences and best practices when it comes to banned books, information about their outreach services, and details on how Vonnegut Library and Bradbury Center are celebrating Banned Books Week.

Date Recorded: 9/26/2016

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenters: Chris Lafave / Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library and Professor Johnathan Eller / Center for Ray Bradbury Studies


Interlocal Agreements – 1 LEU

 

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Is your library close to the Indiana border and you would like to serve non-residents that live across the border in another state? Or, are you interested in partnering with a neighboring township to provide library service to the unserved residents of that township? Are you interested in working with a nearby school system to provide library services to students? If any of this applies to you and your library, join IU legal extern, Trevor Oakerson, for a webinar on interlocal agreements. The types of agreements to be discussed include interstate compact agreements, service agreements with townships, and partnerships with other local government entities. This webinar will cover the minimum requirements for these agreements by law as well as some tips on how to draft a thorough agreement.

Date Recorded: 7/26/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Slides in PDF Format

Presenter: Trevor Oakerson / Indiana State Library


INSPIRE for Kids – 1 TLEU


Millions of articles, hundreds of government websites, and countless catalog records are all available to you through the INSPIRE. You’ll learn search tips, discover unique collections, and explore a valuable, reliable tool available to all Hoosiers. This session focuses specifically on INSPIRE databases that will be the most useful for those serving kids in grades K-12.

Date Recorded: 7/20/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Beth Yates / Indiana State Library


Celebrate the Eclipse at Your Library – 1 LEU


image of an eclipseOn August 21st, 2017 millions of people will be able to experience a total solar eclipse. Indiana libraries can get in on the fun by having programs, displays, watching parties, and other events. Join Greg McCauley, the Executive Director of the Link Observatory Space Science Institute as he explains what the eclipse is, why it is significant, and how libraries can get involved.

Date Recorded: 7/6/2017

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Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenters:  Greg McCauley / Link Observatory Space Science Institute