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Advanced Applications of Gale’s Chilton Library: Supporting The Automotive Field in your Community
[Recorded February 11, 2020.] Gale’s Chilton Library provides your users with on-demand automotive repair information including service bulletins, detailed diagrams, specification tables, and step-by-step instructions. In addition to information on makes and models from 1940-current, Chilton Library also has ASE Test prep quizzes to help students get certified. Auto mechanics will also benefit from Chilton’s mobile responsiveness and read-speak functionality. In this session we will explore the navigation of the platform, as well as ways to support your automotive community.
Car Care using Chilton Library from LiLI
[Recorded January 10, 2019.] Has your blinker stopped working? Were you told about a recall that MIGHT include your car? Are you paying for the appropriate number of work hours for a repair? These are all questions ChiltonLibrary can help with! ChiltonLibrary supplies a solution for the “do-it-yourselfer” that is easy to use no matter the skill level. Repair, maintenance and specification tables provide critical data on thousands of domestic and imported models of cars and light trucks from 1940 onward. It provides quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on seven decades of the broadest range of vehicles available, including cars, trucks, vans and SUVs. 30-minute session.
Academic Search Premier -- a LiLI webinar
[Recorded November 12, 2019.] Become a wizard at everyone’s favorite scholarly database!
Business Resources from EBSCO
[Recorded June 14, 2018.] In this session, we’ll look at some great business resources for your patrons. Small Business Reference Center is a valuable resource for the small business owner and entrepreneur. Covering topics from Business Basics to Start-up Kits and Business Plans, this resource will help foster success in all aspects of managing a business. Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database and has a unique interface designed with the business researcher in mind. We’ll tour both resources and discuss features of each.
EBSCO LearningExpress Library’s Adult Education and Career Resources – a LiLI webinar
[Recorded November 5, 2020.] In this 30-minute session, learn about the adult education and career resources available in LearningExpress Library at LiLI.org. Resources include practice tests for the GED, CLEP, career certification and graduate school entrance exams, tutorials for academic and workplace skills, eBooks, flash cards, and adult educational resources for Spanish speakers.
EBSCO LearningExpress Library’s Resources for Grades 4-12 and College Students – a LiLI webinar
[Recorded October 1, 2020.] In this 30-minute session, learn about the resources available to Grades 4-12 and college students in LearningExpress Library at LiLI.org. We will review the practice sets and tests, tutorials, eBooks, and more.
EBSCO Remote Learning and Teaching Resources - a LiLI webinar
[Recorded September 16, 2020.] In this 30-minute session, learn about the remote learning and teaching resources available from EBSCO to students, parents, and teachers in Idaho at LiLI.org. We will review Explora, a full-text database with magazines, reference books, and primary sources for primary, middle, and high schools; Literary Reference Center; History Reference Center; and educational resources for Grades 4-12 in LearningExpress Library, and more.
EBSCO Tools for Public Libraries
[Recorded February 19, 2019.] In this session, we will review how to find popular magazines like Consumer Reports in EBSCOhost as well as other popular tools for public libraries, including Explora Public, NoveList Plus and NoveList Plus K-8, MyHeritage Library Edition, LearningExpress Library, and the Health Source databases.
EBSCO Tools for the K-8 Classroom
[Recorded March 14, 2019.] In this webinar, we will review tools for the K-8 classroom, including Explora Primary, NoveList Plus K-8, and LearningExpress Library School Center.
EBSCOhost: Popular magazines, scholarly research journals, and more -- a LiLI webinar
[Recorded May 15, 2019.] Join us for a tour of all things EBSCOhost. Be prepared to cover a lot of ground! There is a wealth of resources available here.
EBSCO's Explora -- a LiLI webinar
[Recorded October 17, 2019.] Explore-a EBSCO’s Explora!
History Reference Center - a LiLI webinar
[Recorded September 26, 2019] Join us for a brief and electrifying tour of EBSCO’s History Reference Center.
Literary Reference Center
Designed for librarians and faculty, this training guides the participant through the features and functionality of Literary Reference Center including basic and advanced searching techniques. The content in LRC provides users with information and literary criticism on thousands of authors and their works from antiquity to present. LRC is also available on the EBSCOhost interface but in this workshop will be demonstrated on its own interface. Includes a Literary-Historical timeline. 45min, 8 sec.
NoveList Plus & NoveList K-8 Plus for LiLI
[Recorded June 7, 2018.] Summer will be here before you know it and NoveList Plus can help your patrons find that next great read. NoveList K8 Plus is a valuable tool to help build summer reading programs. Come check out what's new and exciting with NoveList Plus!
NoveList Plus & NoveList K-8 Plus — a LiLI webinar
[Recorded April 16, 2019.] NoveList Plus has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages. NoveList’s expertise in books and reading means that you’ll always get the best help for finding just the right books. Learn how to use these fun tools for readers advisory, working with youth, book clubs, promotional activities, and more.
NoveList Plus – Readers’ Advisory for All Ages – a LiLI webinar
[Recorded December 2, 2020.] NoveList Plus helps readers find fiction and narrative nonfiction books and audiobooks they will love. Learn how you can help patrons discover their next great read with expert read-alike recommendations, appeal factors, tools for working with youth, and more
NoveList K-8 Plus - Readers' Advisory for Grades K-8 for Idaho Libraries: a LilI webinar
[Recorded January 7, 2021.] NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. Learn how you can use it to help kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
Gale eBooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library)
Explore How Your Gale eBooks Can Support Virtual Learning - a LiLI webinar
[Recorded November 12, 2020.] The Gale eBooks collection, available via lili.org, can support students and patrons alike as they continue their learning virtually through a simple platform and tools designed to support organization and collaboration. In this session, we will review the content and features available in Gale eBooks, including Highlights and Notes, Translate, Listen and Google/Microsoft integrations.
Explore New Enhancements to your Gale eBooks
[Recorded February 4, 2020.] Gale eBooks (previously Gale Virtual Reference Library, or GVRL) provides nonfiction, multidisciplinary and specialized eBooks. With intuitive browse and search capabilities, and unlimited access (no turn-aways!), users can confidently access the information they need. Recent enhancements have streamlined the platform for a better visual experience and increased accessibility. In this session we will review the new platform enhancements and best practices for navigation.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Webinar
GVRL provides unlimited 24/7 access to nonfiction eBooks. Libraries determine the specific titles they would like to own, so the titles shown in this webinar may vary from the eBooks in your collection. This webinar covers the basics of GVRL, including browsing eBooks, searching within eBooks/subjects/collections, and managing html and PDF entries with features like citations, highlights and notes, and Gale to Google/Microsoft integration.
Watch a Pronunciator Webinar
[Recorded November 1, 2018.]
Pronunciator provides both guided and self-directed instruction for 80 foreign languages, and ESL for 51 non-English languages, along with Course Designer, which allows for the creation and deployment of custom courses by educators. Pronunciator uses a variety of tools (e.g., drills, quizzes, live online conversation classes, feature films, streaming music with lyrics, poetry, plays, culture notes, etc.) to provide 360-degree exposure to a language within a safe, structured learning environment.
Pronunciator 2.0 Webinar
[Recorded April 2, 2019.]
Join us for a LiLI webinar on this updated version of Pronunciator!
Pronunciator Course Designer (for teachers) Tutorials
Pronunciator’s Course Designer is a powerful tool for teachers (homeschool, K-12, higher education, etc.) to create language courses for their students and track student progress.
Courses can be created either in any of the 163 languages that Pronunciator offers, or in over 1,000 other languages. When you create a course in a language that Pronunciator already offers, you can reuse any of the more than 1 million instructional phrases, audio clips, and video clips that are already in Pronunciator. When you create a course in a “custom language” (a language that Pronunciator doesn’t offer), you can easily add your own phrases and audio.
These video tutorials, presented in logical order, cover how to build courses in Course Designer, deploy them to your students, and track student progress.
World Book Online
World Book Timelines - a LiLI Webinar
[Recorded October 10, 2019.] Explore, create, and collaborate! Join us for an engaging introduction to one of World Book’s best kept secrets - “Timelines” (registration required).