Month: January 2011

A Healthy Perspective: Health Research Using FEL Resources (online)

There is an abundance of high quality health related material available through the FEL for both the layperson and the health professional. Discover the strengths of each of the resources for different types of health research projects and queries. Using sample questions, learn which resources are best for health research and how to use them. …

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Following the Trends: Understanding FEL Reports and Analysis Data (Online)

This course will provide attendees with an overview of business resource tools available in FEL resources and how to utilize those tools to increase database usage and promote their home libraries. An overview of popular business resources will be provided as well. Discussion will include how to utilize these resources to increase library exposure and …

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Reader’s Advisory Using the FEL (Online)

This course will provide attendees with an overview of FEL’s new resource – Books & Authors, which provides reader’s advisory for children’s, young adult, and adult fiction and non-fiction. Books & Authors is specially designed to complement the browsing habits of today’s Web user, integrating easy-to-follow menus that allow users to broaden and narrow their …

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Getting Down to Business: Effective Use of FEL Business Resources (Online)

This course will provide attendees with an overview of business resource tools available in FEL resources and how to utilize those tools to increase database usage and promote their home libraries. An overview of popular business resources will be provided as well. Discussion will include how to utilize these resources to increase library exposure and …

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Patron Outreach – Creating Easy Access and Increasing Usage of FEL Resources (Online)

This one hour online workshop will focus on creating access points for FEL/Gale resources. Libraries can also provide access via their web page with library specific URLs. This allows libraries to customize interfaces and gather library specific usage statistics. Libraries can also provide links to the direct resources they think patrons will use most often. …

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Reader’s Advisory Using the FEL (Online)

<img title=”FEL” src=”http://www.flelibrary.org/logos/FEL_Logo_with_name.jpg” alt=”” width=”403″ height=”93″ /> This course will provide attendees with an overview of FEL’s new resource – Books &amp; Authors, which provides reader’s advisory for children’s, young adult, and adult fiction and non-fiction.   Books &amp; Authors is specially designed to complement the browsing habits of today’s Web user, integrating easy-to-follow menus that …

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Free Content for Library Collections (Live Webcast)

RESCHEDULED FROM FEBRUARY 4 Learn about free books and other materials that are readily available on the Internet and how you can add these materials to the collections you already provide access to at your library. Michael Galloway is Manager, Digital Collections for the Internet Public Library (now called ipl2) at Drexel University. He instructs …

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E-Government in Public Libraries: Serving the Senior Population (Online)

Join your colleagues to learn about the activities and services of Florida’s Area Agencies on Aging. These organizations work closely with the Florida Department of Elder Affairs to develop effective and efficient projects benefiting a large number of Florida’s constituency of over three and a half million seniors. Learn about these regional agencies and how …

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