The library offers free training in the use of library information products, tools, and services. Training is offered throughout Oregon and can be customized for your agency or workgroup.
- Introduction to Oregon State Library Services, Part 1 – This Adobe Connect delivered class will serve as a bridge for more advanced library classes and will familiarize the participant with how the State Library can assist them with their work.
- Using E-book Collections – This class will introduce you to State Library e-book collections and present the content and features of each
- Internet SuperSearcher – This training will focus on the various powerful search features of Google, but many of the tips and strategies you will learn can be transferred to other search engines/platforms.
- A Review of the SCOPUS database – Learn how to use Scopus, an interdisciplinary, bibliographic database from Elsevier that indexes the contents of more than 21,000 publications.
- Full-text Searching Basics – This class provides basic instruction in effective full-text database searching of library databases and a foundation in research methodology.
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- Library Mini-Learning Conference – The Library Mini-Learning Conference is a comprehensive introduction to State Library resources and services available to state employees taught by Government Research Services Staff.
LibGuides – This class is a 101 to building both public and private guides for your agency with LibGuides. Using examples and live demonstrations you will learn what a LibGuide is, how they work, and why LibGuides could make your job easier.
- Creating Current Awareness Alerts – This class will highlight Oregon State Library-supplied databases that support the creation of such alerts.
- Custom training – Instruction and presentations tailored to meet the needs of your group. Please contact Product Support or call 503-378-8800 for details.