NCompass Live: NebraskAccess Expansion

NCompass live smallJoin us for next week’s NCompass Live, “NebraskAccess Expansion”, on Wednesday, June 17, 10:00-11:00 am Central Time.

Join us for an overview of the new NebraskAccess database lineup available as of July 1st. New EBSCO databases include MasterFILE Complete, Primary Search, NoveList Plus, MyHeritage, Points of View Reference Center, Small Business Reference Center and Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection. EBSCO also offers a new search interface, Explora, available for schools and public libraries that will be previewed. Options for online training and face-to-face training will also be discussed.

The Nebraska Library Commission pays for statewide subscriptions to these databases providing access to all Nebraska libraries and residents at no cost to them. In addition to being a portal for statewide databases, NebraskAccess offers topical listings of websites selected by librarians.

Presenters: Devra Dragos, Allana Novotny, and Susan Knisely; Nebraska Library Commission.

Upcoming NCompass Live events:

  • June 24 – Metadata Manipulations: Using MarcEdit and Open Refine to Enhance Technical Services Workflows
  • July 1 – Cardboard Conundrum: Why a Small University Library Has Grown a Monthly Board Game Night
  • July 8 – Manage the Device Deluge
  • July 22 – From the Basement to the West Wing: The Talking Book & Braille Service’s New Space

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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