New Discus Training Opportunities

The Discus Office has recently updated the training calendar with numerous trainings for all of our library communities. There are webinars for school, public, and academic libraries. Individual sessions are listed below or can be found by going directly to the Discus Training Calendar. We continue to update the calendar with additional training opportunities so please check back to see all of our upcoming webinars.

 

04/13/17 11:00 – 11:30 AM NoveList Plus for Readers’ Advisory - This 30-minute session will highlight NoveList Plus for Readers' Advisory and present ideas for best practices.

 

04/13/17 2:00 – 2:30 PM Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center - This 30 minute webinar will show you how you can use Ferguson's Career Guidance Center to help your students and patrons explore thousands of possible professions in 140 industries and career fields. The database also offers a wealth of information on planning their education and launching their career, including an in-depth career interest assessment and live job postings.

 

04/18/17 3:00 – 3:15 PM Science Reference Center - This 15-minute session will highlight Science Reference Center and present ideas for best practices.

 

04/27/17 1:00 – 1:45 PM LearningExpress Library for School Librarians - Join us for a tour of LearningExpress Library for School Librarians. We will review the user interface and focus on the resources most relevant to school libraries, including the elementary, middle, and high school practice tests, eBooks and tutorials found in the School and College Preparation Centers.

 

05/03/17 10:00 – 10:15 AM Consumer Health Complete - This 15-minute session will highlight Consumer Health Complete and present ideas for best practices.

 

05/03/17 1:00 – 1:45 PM  LearningExpress Library for Academic Librarians - Join us for a tour of LearningExpress Library for Academic Librarians. We will review the user interface and focus on the resources most relevant to academic libraries, including college and graduate school entrance exams practice, and the supportive tutorials and eBooks found in the College Preparation and College Centers.

 

05/04/17 11:00 AM – 11:45 PM LearningExpress Library General Overview for Public Librarians - Join us for a tour of LearningExpress Library; the interactive, online-learning platform that provides the most comprehensive selection of resources for basic skills mastery, academic success,  job preparation and career advancement. We will review the user interface and key platform features including our robust practice tests and score reports, educational eBooks, interactive tutorials, and extensive guidance.

 

05/04/17 3:00 – 3:15 PM Using SmartSearch Effectively - This 15-minute session will highlight Discus SmartSearch and present ideas for best practices.

 

05/10/17 11:00 AM – 11:45 PM LearningExpress Library’s Career Resources - Join us for a tour of the career-related resources available on LearningExpress Library. We will review the user interface and focus on entrance and licensure exams practice, as well as workplace skills improvement and extensive career guidance for a wide variety of occupations, including allied health, nursing, teaching, civil service, military, and law enforcement.

 

05/23/17 11:00 – 11:30 AM Best of MasterFILE and EBSCOhost - This 15-minute session will highlight MasterFILE and EBSCOhost and present ideas for best practices.

 

05/31/17 1:00 – 1:30 PM Using Business Source Premier in Discus - This 30-minute session will highlight Business Source Premier and present ideas for best practices.

 

 

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