Tag Archives: Reference

Get INSPIRED Live Demo Q&A – 1 TLEU

logo for Indiana's INSPIRE databasesINSPIRE 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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Introduction to INSPIRE – 1 TLEU

logo for Indiana's INSPIRE databasesMillions 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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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

 


DIY Conference – An Overview of What’s New in INSPIRE – 1 TLEU

logo for Indiana's INSPIRE databasesJoin EBSCO trainer, Lisa Jones, for an overview of what’s new in INSPIRE. Learn the best ways to search for what your patrons need and discover the new Learning Express Library (replaces the Testing and Education Reference Center – TERC).

Date Recorded: 9/18/20

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenters:  Lisa Jones, EBSCO Trainer

 

Privacy Quest: Write Your Own Story – 2 TLEUs

lock representing online securityPrivacy is a vital civil right. Learn to protect your and your community’s privacy via narrative-based exercises. Protecting privacy is a key element of the library’s role in democracy. Empower your community to wrest its narrative back from the clutches of surveillance capitalism. Learn how make gnarly passwords and be private on the internet via the Ironsworn role-playing game. Control your privacy; write your own story.

Bryan is a systems Librarian at Nashville Public Library and member of Library Freedom Project. He is a lifelong gamer and banned books reader, but a first-time Library Education Unit presenter.

Date Recorded: 5/18/20

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Bryan Jones / Systems Librarian at the Nashville Public Library (Tennessee)

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Researching the Law: Finding Cases and Judicial Documents – Part 2 – An Introduction to Judicial Dockets, Oral Arguments and Court Records and Briefs 1 LEU

Part 2 of this webinar will introduce participants to federal and state judicial dockets.  Participants will learn what a docket is and about the different types of documents that are generated throughout the life of a court case.  We will also discuss how to find court briefs and oral arguments using both commercial and free resources.

Date recorded: 02/13/20

Format:  Archived YouTube Format

Presenter:  Jennifer Morgan, Jerome Hall Law Library, Indiana University

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Researching the Law: Finding Cases and Judicial Documents – Pt. 1: An Introduction to Court Structure and Finding Case Law – 1 LEU

Part 1 of this webinar will introduce participants to the structure of the American legal system, the federal court structure, and the concepts of stare decisis and judicial precedence.  Participants will learn how different states structure their court systems, with a focus on Indiana.  We will explore different free sources for researching case law, including state judiciary websites and Google Scholar.  Finally, we will discuss Nexis Uni, a commercial legal database, commonly available at academic libraries.

Date Recorded: 2/6/20

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter:  Kimberly Mattioli, Jerome Hall Library, Indiana University

 

Do the Research, Land the Job! Using INSPIRE for improving the Job Search – 1 TLEU

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UPDATE – Gale resources are no longer available through INSPIRE (Testing and Education Resource Center) 7-2-2020

As more people come into our libraries looking for help with the job search (public, school, and academic) we as library employees need to be prepared. Helping them become more prepared will likely help them succeed in their search. This webinar will break down that search and go over common tools in the INSPIRE database suite that you may have overlooked.

Date Recorded: 12/18/19

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter:  George Bergstrom / Indiana State Library, Southwest Regional Coordinator, Professional Development Office


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