NCompass Live: What is NebraskAccess?

NCompass live smallJoin us for next week’s NCompass Live, “What is NebraskAccess?”, on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 10:00-11:00 am Central Time.

What is NebraskAccess?

A) It’s a website!
B) It’s a subject directory of websites selected by librarians!
C) It’s the Nebraska Library Commission statewide database program!
D) All of the above!

NebraskAccess has been around in one form or another for a number of years (NLC started purchasing statewide access to databases on behalf of Nebraska libraries and residents in 1998). Many of us in the Nebraska library community have been around a long time too – which makes it tempting to assume that EVERYONE knows what NebraskAccess is. We know that’s not the case though. Every year we run in to librarians who just entered the profession or just moved to the state and DON’T know about NebraskAccess. This session is for them (and any of you who’ve been around for a while but want a refresher)! Join Allana Novotny and Susan Knisely as they address fundamental questions like: What is NebraskAccess? How can my library participate? Who pays for it? How do my patrons access it? What databases are included? How do I stay informed? And more.

Upcoming NCompass Live events:

  • Dec. 16 – Tech Tuesdays: Taking Time to Teach Technology to Technophobes
  • Dec. 23 – Best New Teen Books of 2015
  • Jan. 6, 2016 – Best New Children’s Books of 2015
  • Jan. 20, 2016 – Moving to Windows 10
  • Jan. 27, 2016 – One Book, One School, One Community – Experiences with all-school reads

For more information, to register for NCompass Live, or to listen to recordings of past events, go to the NCompass Live webpage.

NCompass Live is broadcast live every Wednesday from 10am – 11am Central Time. Convert to your time zone on the Official U.S. Time website. The show is presented online using the GoToWebinar online meeting service. Before you attend a session, please see the NLC Online Sessions webpage for detailed information about GoToWebinar, including system requirements, firewall permissions, and equipment requirements for computer speakers and microphones.

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