Tag Archives: Research

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


Legal Research Basics for Librarians – 1 TLEU

This webinar will help you answer legal research questions from patrons and will also help you assist patrons who are doing their own legal research. Starting with an overview of different types of legal authority we will distinguish between primary and secondary authority. Then we will look at strategies and tools for finding state and federal statutes, regulations, and case law. Paying special attention to Indiana materials we will demonstrate how to use a variety of free websites to conduct legal research on-line. We conclude with tips for how to stick to conducting legal research and avoid providing legal advice.

Date Recorded: 3/29/18

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Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter:   Cheri Harris / Indiana State Library

 

 


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

Slides

From Cradle to Coffin Handout


Gale Cengage INSPIRE – 1 TLEU (see below for requirements)

 

Gale Cengage Learning

Gale has provided the Indiana State Library with several recorded webinars to share with Indiana libraries. The recordings are linked below. Please see each entry for TLEU requirements.  Webinars over 30 minutes equal 1 TLEU.  Because some of the webinars listed are less than 30 minutes, viewers must view 2 webinars together to equal 1 TLEU.

 


2018

Biography in Context, provided free to Indiana residents via INSPIRE (library.in.gov/INSPIRE).  Biography In Context is the first source to turn to for biographical research with periodicals, reference, multimedia, and more covering hundreds of thousands of individuals from all time periods, regions, and professions. This webinar covers basic search and browse navigation, and explores helpful tools for using available content.

Date Recorded: 2018
Format: Webex Recording by Gale Cengage Learning
Presenter: Tammi VanBuren  / Trainer, Gale Cengage Learning

Recording Link:  Biography in Context (27 minutes)

Science in Context in the Classroom, provided free to Indiana residents via INSPIRE (library.in.gov/INSPIRE).  Gale’s Science in Context is an in-depth, curriculum-oriented, one-stop resource that provides articles and science information at multiple reading levels.  It reflects curriculum trends and focuses on key concepts taught in school classrooms, including:

  • Earth Science
  • History of Science
  • Life Science
  • Physical Science
  • Science and Technology
  • Science as Inquiry
  • Space Science
  • And much more

In this training, we will discuss how to use the content in Science in Context within the classroom and what tools are most effective to link students and teachers with age appropriate information to support learning & the curriculum.

Date Recorded: 3/2/18
Format: Webex Recording by Gale Cengage Learning
Presenter: Andrea Rzepa  / Trainer, Gale Cengage Learning

Recording Link:  Science in Context in the Classroom (27 minutes)

The Biography in Context and Science in Context webinars, when watched together, equal 1 TLEU.


Books and Authors, provided free to Indiana residents via INSPIRE (library.in.gov/INSPIRE). Books & Authors offers new ways to explore countless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. With a unique Open Web component, Books & Authors is a powerful tool that promotes the discovery of literature, both online and in your library.

This web-based training will provide participants with in-depth coverage of the features and content in Books & Authors.  Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Locate essential information on favorite books, authors, genres, etc.
  • Learn how to post feedback and communicate with other end-users

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded:  2018
Format: Webex Recording by Gale Cengage Learning
Presenter: Trainer, Gale Cengage Learning

Recording Link:  Books and Authors – 1 TLEU (43 minutes)


Health & Wellness Resource Center, provided free to Indiana residents via INSPIRE (library.in.gov/INSPIRE), is a comprehensive, consumer health resource providing authoritative information on health-related issues from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices.  Now, with a mobile responsive design, and new features and tools, Health & Wellness Resource Center is your first-stop for answers to health related questions.  In this session we will:

  • Learn to navigate the new topic groups & search options,
  • Explore the tools available for all documents
  • And cover best practices for sharing the health information we find with others.

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded:  2018
Format: Webex Recording by Gale Cengage Learning
Presenter: Stacey Knibloe  / Trainer, Gale Cengage Learning

Recording Link: Health and Wellness at Your Library – 1 TLEU (39 minutes)


LitFinder, provided free to Indiana residents via INSPIRE (library.in.gov/INSPIRE), offers thousands of full-text poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays written by authors from all time periods and geographies. This webinar provides basic coverage information, details navigation strategies, and highlights promotional tools for National Poetry Month and other events.

Date Recorded: 2018
Format: Webex Recording by Gale Cengage Learning
Presenter: Emily Mageski  / Trainer, Gale Cengage Learning

Recording Link: LitFinder (28 minutes)

Testing & Education Reference Center’s (TERC), provided free to Indiana residents via INSPIRE (library.in.gov/INSPIRE), newly enhanced experience gives users in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, corporate training, available scholarships and awards, preparatory entrance tests and much more.  Users will learn how to navigate through the database to locate the myriad of resources available from within, including but not limited to: searching for undergraduate and graduate school programs, locating resources to help you pay for college, career exploration tools (career profiles, career assessment and the resume builder), preparatory tests and eBooks. Join us to learn more about how TERC can empower users in your community.

Date Recorded: 2018
Format: Webex Recording by Gale Cengage Learning
Presenter: Tammi VanBuren  / Trainer, Gale Cengage Learning

Recording Link:  Testing and Education Reference Center (27 minutes)

The LitFinder and TERC webinars, when watched together, equal 1 TLEU.


Gale Virtual Reference Library, provided free to Indiana residents via INSPIRE (library.in.gov/INSPIRE), provides unlimited 24/7 access to nonfiction eBooks. Libraries determine the specific titles they would like to own, so the titles shown in this webinar may vary from the eBooks in your collection. This webinar covers the basics of GVRL, including browsing eBooks, searching within eBooks/subjects/collections, and managing html and PDF entries with features like citations, highlights and notes, and Gale to Google/Microsoft integration.

Date Recorded: 2018
Format: Webex Recording by Gale Cengage Learning
Presenter:  Andrea Rzepa, Trainer, Gale Cengage Learning

Recording Link:  – Gale Virtual Reference Library (32 minutes)


Supporting Entrepreneurs using Small Business Resource Center is provided free to Indiana residents via INSPIRE (library.in.gov/INSPIRE).  Would you like to get your business community more engaged with your library? Then this webinar is for you! Gale provides resources that are perfect for small business owners, entrepreneurs, and business professionals. In this session we’ll provide an overview of the resources available, best practices for reaching out to business organizations, and provide materials to get the ball rolling. Bring your questions and share your experiences with your colleagues!

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded:  2018
Format: Webex Recording by Gale Cengage Learning
Presenter: Stacey Knibloe  / Trainer, Gale Cengage Learning

Recording Link: Supporting Entrepreneurs using Small Business Resource Center – 1 TLEU (34 minutes)

 

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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Fake News – 1 LEU

 

Image of text that says Fake NewsWhat makes fake news fake? As a society, we have been bombarded with the idea that the news we consume every day is fabricated, but the truth is far more complicated than that. Join Indiana University East librarian KT Lowe as she discusses the identifiable traits of fake news, offers tips on how to tackle fake news claims and demonstrates what makes real news real.

Date Recorded: 3/1/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: KT Lowe / Indiana University East


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


Indiana’s State Data Center: Access the Data You Need! – 1 TLEU

logo for the Indiana State Data CenterWhat do you need Indiana’s State Data Center for? Demographic data for your next grant proposal, raw data to compare this year’s statewide economy to last year’s, fun facts to share with  your students and patrons, and much more. Learn how to request data, how to partner with us, and receive an overview of the services we provide to you.

Date Recorded: 6/17/2016

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Katie Springer / Indiana State Library