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  • ELM Learning Center
    Find fact sheets, short videos, hands-on exercises, and recorded webinars related to the ELM databases in the ELM Learning Center.
  • Accessing Your ELM Usage StatisticsWebinar
    Statistics can tell a powerful story. If you’re new to gathering ELM usage statistics for your library or just need a refresher, join Minitex Reference Outreach & Instruction staff for a webinar on h...
  • Art Resources in ELMWebinar
    Did you know that you can access art images, artist biographies, art history and movements, and more art-related content in the ELM databases? This webinar will highlight the CAMIO (Catalog of Art Mu...
  • Best Practices in Virtual ReferenceWebinar
    Information will always exist. Questions will always arise. More and more patrons look for ways to connect with libraries online and at point of need. Providing a virtual reference service is an easy ...
  • Brace Yourself, College is Coming!! Engaging Older Teens through Test Preparation ProgrammingWebinar
    Getting high school students into the library is hard. Engaging high school students with library programming is even harder. Learn how two Scott County Librarians tapped into the desire of teens (and...
  • Britannica for Academic LibrariesWebinar
    This session will cover navigation of the Britannica Online Academic Edition. This includes features such as the World Data Analyst, Research Tools, Multimedia, and Variety of Sources.
  • Britannica for Public LibrariesWebinar
    This session will cover navigating the Reference Center Home Page and the Kids Home Page of the Britannica Public Library Edition.
  • Britannica for SchoolsWebinar
    This session will cover the Britannica Online School Edition including the Elementary School / Learning Zone, Middle School, and High School levels. It will also touch on the Curriculum Standards Res...
  • Britannica Online Academic EditionIn-Person
    Join us to learn new ways to get students started on their projects using Britannica Online Academic Edition. During this 2-hour, hands-on training session, participants will have their questions ans...
  • Britannica Online Public Library EditionIn-Person
    Join us to learn ways to help both children and adults find answers to their questions and get started on projects, using the new Britannica Online Public Library Edition. Bring your questions and ou...
  • Britannica Online Public Library Edition: Week 3 ELM Spotlight SeriesWebinar
    This webinar takes you through the many features of the Britannica Public Library Edition, which includes the Reference Center and Britannica for Kids. Find out about tools like the World Data Analys...
  • Britannica Online School EditionIn-Person
    Join us to learn new ways to do research projects with students using Britannica Online School Edition and to get ideas for integrating technology into your classroom! Bring your questions and we wil...
  • Britannica SchoolWebinar
    Britannica's got a brand new bag! Join Minitex Reference Outreach & Instruction staff as we explore the new edition of Britannica School. We'll highlight the new layout, search and browse features...
  • Britannica School Educator ResourcesWebinar
    Join us to learn about the Educator Resources available via Britannica School to enhance classroom instruction. Learn how to create lesson plans using the Lesson Plan Builder and find content related ...
  • Britannica's Interactive Learning MaterialsWebinar
    This session will explore the many student activities available in Britannica that assist in reviewing concepts taught in the classroom and aid in learning new skills. You can select from study guides...
  • Business Resources in ELMWebinar
    Join Minitex Reference Outreach & Instruction staff as they highlight ELM's Business Source Premier and ProQuest Newsstand Complete databases to locate business information. These resources will help...
  • Career and College Exploration for High School StudentsWebinar
    ELM is the perfect place for high school students to begin their search for colleges and careers. In this 45 minute webinar we will walk through LearningExpress Library’s guides, tutorials, and other ...
  • Common Core Resources with Britannica SchoolWebinar
    Common Core standards create new expectations for both students and educators. Join us to help manage the successful transition to these new standards and learn about the thousands of Britannica mat...
  • Company Profiles in Business Source Premier Webinar
    Business Source Premier contains hundreds of MarketLine company profiles. This brief webinar will describe how to find these profiles, what they contain, and what kinds of insights your researchers mi...
  • Consumer & Health Information Webinar
    There is so much information freely available on the web. Many people rely solely on the first page of results from a Google search for their consumer and health information needs. But how do you know...
  • Consumer Health Complete: Week 2 ELM Spotlight SeriesWebinar
    Week 2: This session will cover Consumer Health Complete, a database that supports the information needs of patients and health consumers, including locating health-related videos and animations, drug...
  • Consumer Health Resources in ELMWebinar
    This 45 minute webinar will highlight the consumer health-related databases available through ELM. It will focus on content and searching of Consumer Health Complete, AltHealth Watch, and Health Sour...
  • Creating Resource Packs & Lesson Plans in Britannica Webinar
    Resource Packs are a way to collect and organize Britannica School content around any topic of your choice. They can be used to support classroom discussions, or as starting points for inquiry or res...
  • Creating Timelines in BritannicaWebinar
    With the Britannica Timeline Maker you can build a unique timeline of events in any topic. The timeline will be your own creation. You can use the database to help research a topic, but then you will ...
  • Delivering Curriculum Content through Shareable Online Lesson Plans Webinar
    There are a number of challenges in today’s teaching and learning environment. One of them is providing seamless, point of need access to rich, credible curriculum content for your students while at ...
  • Ebooks Minnesota: Read LocalWebinar
    Ebooks Minnesota is an online ebook collection for all Minnesotans. The collection covers a wide variety of subjects for readers of all ages, and features content from our state's independent publishe...
  • EBSCOhost and MasterFILE Premier: Week 1 ELM Spotlight SeriesWebinar
    Week 1: This session will take you through the EBSCOhost interface, which is used with many other EBSCO resources, and searching in MasterFILE Premier. MasterFILE Premier contains full-text of popula...
  • Educational Games in Britannica for Elementary StudentsWebinar
    Britannica School offers a multitude of interactive learning materials for all ages. In this webinar we will look at the Britannica Learning Zone for grades PreK - through 2 and Britannica for Elemen...
  • Educational ResearchWebinar
    Community patrons, college students, and educators alike are often in need of educational research on current topics such as school policy & reform, common core, achievement gap, classroom technology ...
  • Electronic Library for Minnesota: An Overview and RefresherWebinar
    Are you new to ELM (Electronic Library for Minnesota) or to your position within a library or school? Or do you just need a review of ELM and its content? If so, then don't miss this 60-minute webin...
  • ELM Advanced Webinar
    ELM provides a broad base of resources to serve general needs, but many of the ELM databases offer advanced search options to unearth very specific information. This session will delve into a potpourr...
  • ELM Advanced for K12 Webinar
    This webinar will take a deep dive into ELM content for K12 with a focus on advanced search techniques specific to K12 curriculum needs such as index searching, Lexile limiters, primary sources, liter...
  • ELM After School: 6-8 Webinar
    At the end of your day consider joining your colleagues for a 30 minute wind down as we briefly touch upon key resources for the 6-8 grade curriculum. Essential search features, content, and applicat...
  • ELM After School: K-5 Webinar
    At the end of your day, consider joining your colleagues for a 30 minute wind down as we briefly touch upon key resources for the K-5 grade curriculum. Essential search features, content, and applica...
  • ELM After School: Teaching Resources Webinar
    At the end of your day consider joining your colleagues for a 30 minute wind down as we briefly touch upon teaching resources embedded in many of the K-12 specific ELM databases. We’ll highlight how ...
  • ELM and Local GovernmentWebinar
    Many librarians work closely with local government officials in their communities. This webinar will highlight resources within ELM helpful to those officials for tasks such as gathering information o...
  • ELM and WikipediaWebinar
    Wikipedia is one of the first tools a student researcher may turn to when embarking on the research process. This webinar will discuss how to guide students through that experience and teach them how ...
  • ELM Basics for K12Webinar
    Have you heard of ELM but aren't quite sure what it includes that might be useful to yourself, students, or colleagues? If so, then this webinar is just what you need. This 1-hour webinar offers int...
  • ELM Databases for Grades 6-12Webinar
    Do you work with middle and/or high school students? If so, you won't want to miss this one-hour webinar to find out what ELM databases will work for you and your students in grades 6-12. This sessi...
  • ELM Databases for Grades 6-8Webinar
    Do you work with middle school students? If so, you won't want to miss this brief 60 minute webinar to find out what ELM databases will work for you and your students in grades 6-8. This session wil...
  • ELM Databases for Grades K-5Webinar
    Do you work with elementary students? If so, you won't want to miss this 45 minute webinar in which you'll learn about ELM databases relevant to grades K-5. We'll look at the content, searching tips...
  • ELM Databases for K12 ResearchWebinar
    Do you work with preschool, elementary, middle, and/or high school students? If so, you won't want to miss this hands-on workshop to learn more about the ELM databases that apply to various grade leve...
  • ELM for Elementary School Webinar
    Do you work with elementary students? If so, you won't want to miss this webinar in which you'll learn about ELM databases relevant to grades K-5. We'll look at the content, searching tips, and specia...
  • ELM for Everyday ResearchWebinar
    Ever wonder where you can turn for fast, accurate, current responses to practical questions? There’s a good chance the ELM databases have the answer. Join Minitex Reference Outreach & Instruction s...
  • ELM for K-12 / NLLN Webinar
    Join this webinar for an introduction to the Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM) geared towards school library personnel and other K-12 educators in the Northern Lights Library Network area. We’ll ...
  • ELM for Middle and High School Webinar
    Do you work with middle or high school students? If so, you won't want to miss this webinar. This session will cover middle and high school-level resources, content, searching, and working with result...
  • ELM for Public LibrariesWebinar
    The Electronic Library for Minnesota is a sizable suite of statewide resources. Sometimes it can be challenging to identify which resources are most relevant to the library in which you work and the ...
  • ELM In Depth SeriesWebinar
    ELM In Depth is a newly revised 5-part series that will give participants a robust learning opportunity focused on searching tips & techniques, special features, suggested applications, and any interf...
  • ELM In Depth Series: EBSCO Unique Interfaces (Week 2)Webinar
    Week 2: EBSCO Unique Interfaces This hour and a half webinar will take a close look at four of the EBSCO databases in the ELM collection operating with specialized interfaces specifically designed...
  • ELM In Depth Series: EBSCOhost (Week 1)Webinar
    Week 1: EBSCOhost This hour and a half webinar will take a close look at three of the EBSCO databases in the ELM collection operating with the EBSCOhost interface. 1. Academic Search Premier ...
  • ELM In Depth Series: Gale K12 (Week 4)Webinar
    Week 4: Gale K12 This hour and a half webinar will take a close look at three of the Gale databases in the ELM collection operating with specialized interfaces specifically designed with students a...
  • ELM In Depth Series: Gale PowerSearch (Week 3)Webinar
    Week 3: Gale PowerSearch This hour and a half webinar will take a close look at three of the Gale databases in the ELM collection operating with the PowerSearch interface. 1. Expanded Academic ...
  • ELM In Depth Series: ProQuest (Week 5)Webinar
    Week 5: ProQuest This hour and a half webinar will take a close look at the ProQuest resources in the ELM collection including an in-depth orientation to ProQuest Newsstand Complete highlighting t...
  • ELM Office Hours with HootmanWebinar
    Fall Office Hours with Hootman Wednesdays @ 11:00am - 12:00pm 8/27 – 12/17 [exceptions: 9/24, 10/8, 11/26] Ask ELM questions! Ask for a quick ELM resource demo! Ask about ELM content! Ask abou...
  • ELM Over Lunch SeriesWebinar
    ELM Over Lunch will occur for 3 consecutive weeks from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will cover 3 specific ELM databases. Each session will last just 30 minutes and will provide a brief overview of ea...
  • ELM Over Lunch: Britannica Public Library Edition (Week 3)Webinar
    Learn about the many features of the Britannica Public Library Edition, which include the Reference Center and Britannica for Kids. Find out about tools like the World Data Analyst and the Geography E...
  • ELM Over Lunch: Britannica SchoolWebinar
    Britannica's got a brand new bag! Join Minitex Reference Outreach & Instruction staff as we explore the new edition of Britannica School, in this condensed 30 minute webinar. We'll highlight the n...
  • ELM Over Lunch: Consumer Health Complete (Week 1)Webinar
    Week 1: This session will cover Consumer Health Complete, a database that supports the information needs of patients and health consumers, including locating health-related videos and animations, drug...
  • ELM Over Lunch: MasterFILE Premier (Week 2)Webinar
    Week 2: This session will take you through the EBSCOhost interface, which is used with many other EBSCO resources, and searching in MasterFILE Premier. MasterFILE Premier contains full-text of popular...
  • ELM Over Lunch: Points of View Reference CenterWebinar
    Join Minitex Reference Outreach & Instruction staff for this condensed 30-minute webinar highlighting POV which contains pro and con information relating to hundreds of social issues.
  • ELM Over Lunch: Points of View Reference Center (Week 4)Webinar
    This session will include reviewing key essays (Overview, Point, Counterpoint and Guide to Critical Analysis) on a variety of topics. An overview of this online tool to assist researchers in understa...
  • ELM Over Lunch: ProQuest Newsstand CompleteWebinar
    Join Minitex Reference Outreach & Instruction staff for this condensed 30-minute webinar highlighting this database of thousands of newspapers from around the U.S. and the world.
  • ELM Over Lunch: ProQuest Newsstand Complete (Week 3)Webinar
    This session will cover ProQuest Newsstand Complete and searching the *new* ProQuest platform. This database offers full-text newspapers and allows for specific searching that includes locating favora...
  • ELM Over Lunch: Student Resources in ContextWebinar
    Join Minitex Reference Outreach & Instruction staff for this condensed 30-minute webinar on this all-inclusive one-stop resource for grades 6-12. This next-generation portal reaches out to today’s st...
  • ELM Over Lunch: Student Resources in Context (Week 5)Webinar
    Now an even more dynamic resource with a new interface and enhanced functionality, this one-spot-stop K-12 resource provides the content and context students need to develop and strengthen critical th...
  • ELM Personalized: Easy, Customized ELM Access Webinar
    ELM Personalized gives Minnesota libraries and schools the ability to create a page on the ELM website specific to their institution that contains custom-selected ELM databases, library branding and c...
  • ELM Set-Up Guide Webinar
    If you’d like to review your options for integrating ELM into your library or school website, join us for this webinar. We’ll describe the three available options (direct linking, ELM Personalized, an...
  • ELM Spotlight SeriesWebinar
    The ELM Spotlight Series will occur for 6 consecutive Wednesdays and will cover 6 specific ELM databases. Each session will last 1-hour and will cover basic and advanced searching, content, working w...
  • ELM: More Than Just ArticlesWebinar
    The ELM Databases are so much more than just searches and articles. Not only can you find more content types such as book chapters, images, speeches, interviews, letters, videos, transcripts, and audi...
  • ELM: The Big Picture (4-part series)Webinar
    Have you ever longed for a big picture understanding of the Electronic Library for Minnesota? Have you ever wished to have a confident and complete knowledge of the ELM databases including a proficie...
  • ELM: The Big Picture (Part 1 Only)Webinar
    ELM: The Big Picture four-part series PART 1: All About EBSCO (2 hours) This two-hour webinar will take a close look at several of the EBSCO databases in the ELM collection. This will be done in ...
  • ELM: The Big Picture (Part 2 Only)Webinar
    ELM: The Big Picture four-part series PART 2: All About Gale/Cengage Learning (2 hours) This two-hour webinar will take a close look at several of the Gale/Cengage Learning databases in the ELM co...
  • ELM: The Big Picture (Part 3 Only)Webinar
    ELM: The Big Picture four-part series PART 3: All About Britannica & OCLC (2 hours) This two-hour webinar will take a close look at all of the Britannica databases and a selection of OCLC resource...
  • ELM: The Big Picture (Part 4 Only)Webinar
    ELM: The Big Picture four-part series PART 4: All About ProQuest (2 hours) This two-hour webinar will take a close look at the ProQuest resources in the ELM collection. This will be done in two p...
  • Employment Research with ELM Webinar
    Finding relevant job postings is tough enough. But how can job seekers differentiate themselves during the application and interview process? By doing their research, at least in part. Join this webin...
  • Explora Kids for Elementary ResearchWebinar
    Combining EBSCO's Primary Search and Middle Search Plus databases into an age appropriate, user-friendly interface, Explora Kids contains elementary school-appropriate magazines, encyclopedias, dictio...
  • Fake news, alternative facts, and ELM: Discussing credibility Webinar
    Recent political events have underlined the critical importance of evaluating sources for credibility, a principle long-taught by librarians. How do we turn the uncertain conditions in which informati...
  • Finding Historical and Current Minnesota Content in ELM Webinar
    From the land of sky blue waters comes many publications and content pieces in ELM that highlight our state when it was young as well as current information that is helping shape the future of the sta...
  • Finding Scholarly Resources in ELMWebinar
    The ELM databases contain a great variety of content. High quality, full text, scholarly articles and journals represent a good portion of that content. Join Minitex Reference Outreach and Instructi...
  • Gale: Google Integration & Research In Context Webinar
    Research In Context is a NEW product created specifically for middle school researchers, bringing together authoritative content in a variety of formats on one modern, student-friendly, and mobile-res...
  • Geography Resources in ELMWebinar
    This session will highlight geography and country information in the ELM databases. We'll take a look at specific databases and discuss how to quickly discover and gather that kind of information in ...
  • Getting to Know the New SAT Webinar
    In March of 2016, the first newly redesigned SAT will be administered in the U.S. This session will briefly introduce the differences between the old and new tests, and will discuss tutorials and prac...
  • Getting to Know the Presidential CandidatesWebinar
    As the presidential race continues, libraries will likely see an increase in public interest in learning about the candidates and media coverage will reach a fever pitch. Join this webinar to learn ho...
  • GVRL for the K12 ClassroomWebinar
    Looking for quick access to reference, background, and topical overview content that will enrich classroom content? Gale Virtual Reference Library is a terrific resource for just that. With full-tex...
  • Handling History Day: A Crash Course for the 2018 SeasonWebinar
    Are you in a library that has History Day student-researchers, but you would like to serve them better? Or maybe you would like to increase your library's K12 History Day traffic? This webinar can h...
  • Hangout On Air - What's New in ELM: A Brief OverviewWebinar
    Join Jennifer for a brief 20 minute overview of the resources available through ELM highlighting new resources as of July 2014. Watch the Hangout On Air here: http://z.umn.edu/nqu
  • Health & WellnessWebinar
    Health, fitness, nutrition, and wellness topics are about as ubiquitous as conversations about the weather. Because it’s a topic that seems to always be on our mind, let’s take a look at sources of t...
  • Health and Medical Resources in ELMWebinar
    A thorough overview of the Consumer Health Complete medical resource including key features such as accessing Evidence-Based Reports, reference book content, medical images, animations and video as we...
  • Helping Teachers Work Smarter, Not Harder: ELM for K-12 Academic StandardsWebinar
    This webinar introduces ELM for K-12 Academic Standards as one way that libraries make both teacher classroom preparation and student research easier. Attend this 30 minute session to learn about ELM ...
  • Historical Research: How do I find the good stuff? Webinar
    Many librarians work with students and patrons who are conducting historical research whether it’s for a History Day project, genealogy, or college-level research for a particular course. Join us as ...
  • History Day 2017: The Best ELM Resources Webinar
    The theme for National History Day 2017 is “Taking a Stand in History.” This one-hour webinar will highlight and demonstrate resources in ELM that will help students develop rich, well-documented, and...
  • History Day 2018 – Best ELM (and non-ELM) ResourcesWebinar
    The theme for the 2017-18 school year’s National History Day is Conflict & Compromise. In this 45-minute webinar we’ll discuss the meaning of this year’s them, explore relevant ELM databases to find p...
  • How to CiteSelf-Paced Learning
  • How To Find & Follow News Topics in ELM Webinar
    Extra! Extra! You can read all about it and follow various news topics over time. Attend this webinar and learn how to quickly create, save, and follow search results for specific topics in a variet...
  • Ice Cream ExperimentSelf-Paced Learning
    This tutorial walks through the process of a science experiment. For more information about this experiment view the lesson plan: https://rpc.elm4you.org/assignments/4882
  • Immigration Check List Webinar
    Immigration is a decidedly timely topic. Many people are seeking information on immigration, how it affects people personally and refugees alike, the ramifications for the United States and relations ...
  • Industry Reports in Business Source Premier Webinar
    Business Source Premier contains industry reports from MarketLine and other research firms detailing hundreds of industries. This webinar will review how to find those reports and how they can shed li...
  • Information Literacy – Do Students Know What They Are Looking For?Webinar
    Often when K-12 students come to AskMN, Minnesota’s statewide digital reference service, they are looking for help on a particular assignment. Sometimes students will just copy and paste the original ...
  • Intro to ELM for TeachersWebinar
    School librarians, invite your teachers to one or more of these introductory webinars to ELM. Have your teachers attend on their own, or host a viewing party where you can follow up the webinar with d...
  • Intro to ELM for Teachers: Education Professional Development Webinar
    This 30-minute webinar will introduce the Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM) and discuss ways educators from across the state use ELM to stay current in their field. The session is geared toward ...
  • Intro to ELM for Teachers: Elementary School Webinar
    This 30-minute webinar will introduce the Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM) and discuss ways elementary school educators from across the state use ELM in the classroom. The session is geared towa...
  • Intro to ELM for Teachers: English Language Arts Webinar
    This 30-minute webinar will introduce the Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM) and discuss ways English language arts teachers from across the state use ELM in the classroom. The session is geared t...
  • Intro to ELM for Teachers: Social Studies Webinar
    This 30-minute webinar will introduce the Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM) and discuss ways social studies teachers from across the state use ELM in the classroom. The session is geared toward c...
  • Introducing Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)Webinar
    Gale recently offered 25 titles from GVRL at no additional charge as part of our Minitex contract to be included in the ELM suite of resources. These titles are also automatically included in other G...
  • Job & Career AcceleratorWebinar
    Job & Career Accelerator (JCA) provides resources for job-seekers in all stages of the career exploration and job-application process. Users can assess their work-related interests, explore occupation...
  • Just Search: EBSCOhost Webinar
    Here’s your chance to get to know the EBSCOhost search interface like the back of your hand. It’s nothin’ but search! In this 45 min. webinar you’ll learn all about the search options, indexes, and ...
  • Just Search: InfoTrac Webinar
    Here’s your chance to get to know the InfoTrac search interface like the back of your hand. It’s nothin’ but search! In this 45 min. webinar you’ll learn all about the search options, indexes, and l...
  • Just Search: ProQuest Webinar
    Here’s your chance to get to know the ProQuest search interface like the back of your hand. It’s nothin’ but search! In this 45 min. webinar you’ll learn all about the search options, indexes, and l...
  • K-8 Resources in ELM Webinar
    This webinar will highlight resources and content specific to grades K-8 available in ELM.
  • Learning New Software with Computer Skills Center Webinar
    LearningExpress Library’s Computer Skills Center includes video tutorials on a number of different software packages. From school and workplace essentials like Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to...
  • LearningExpress LibraryWebinar
    LearningExpress Library is an online learning tool that provides users, from elementary students to adult learners, with access to a comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building ...
  • LearningExpress Library for Adult Basic EducationWebinar
    You may know about the test prep material in LearningExpress Library or even the job and career information and assistance. But did you know about the learning material available in the Adult Learning...
  • LearningExpress Library for K12 Skill ImprovementWebinar
    LearningExpress Library School Center offers tests, eBooks, and tutorials to help students from 4th – 12th grades increase their skill level in math, reading, logic, social studies, and and language a...
  • LearningExpress Library K12 ResourcesWebinar
    LearningExpress Library School Center offers tests, eBooks, and tutorials to help students from 4th – 12th grades. They offer a variety of skills improvement subject areas such as mathematics and Engl...
  • Literary Criticism in ELMWebinar
    Literary criticism is an important part of the curriculum for not only K12 but also colleges. Students are required to evaluate and critique selected readings from many perspectives. In this webinar M...
  • Literature Resources in ELMWebinar
    Looking for literary criticism, author biographies, literary classics, or any other literature-related information? Look no further. In this webinar Minitex Reference staff will highlight ELM databa...
  • Locating Biographies in ELMWebinar
    If you're looking for a biography, then look no further then the ELM databases. Whether it's a sports star, an author, a scientist, actor, astronomer, or former U.S. president, many ELM database offe...
  • Locating Videos in ELMWebinar
    Where can you find authoritative, accurate, and educational videos? In the ELM databases, of course. Join Minitex Reference staff as they show you where and how to locate videos in the ELM database ...
  • Making ELM Access EasyWebinar
    This 30 minute webinar will briefly introduce the available three ways that libraries can provide patron or student access to the ELM databases: the ELM portal, direct linking, and the all-new ELM Per...
  • Mining ELM for Mathematics Webinar
    Yes, you read it right! There are terrific resources in ELM specific to the mathematics discipline, but it may be hard to know where to look. Attend this webinar to learn what you may expect to find...
  • Minnesota Opportunities for Reference Excellence (4-part series)Webinar
    Minitex is pleased to announce a four-part series relating to core competencies of Minnesota Opportunities for Reference Excellence (MORE). Sessions will occur over a four-week period from 10:00 a.m....
  • Multimedia in ELM Webinar
    No matter what the research project or personal interest, multimedia is in high demand. ELM contains a treasure trove of multimedia from a digital collection of works of art to indexes holding thousa...
  • New ELM Portal OverviewWebinar
    ELM's got a brand new bag! Join Minitex Reference Outreach & Instruction for this 30 minute webinar as we detail the newly redesigned ELM Portal. The redesign includes improvements to increase acces...
  • New Interfaces for Teens: Research In Context & Explora TeensWebinar
    We’ll take a look at the features in EBSCO’s new interface for grades 6-12, Explora Teens, which allows us to search rich content of several ELM databases (Middle Search Plus, MAS Ultra - School Editi...
  • Online Information Literacy and ELMWebinar
    Google is usually the first place, and many times the only place, people go for their research. In the latest Pew Internet & American Life Project Report, How Teens Do Research in the Digital World, 9...
  • Personalize (and Share!) Your News Experience with ProQuest Newsstand CompleteWebinar
    With over a thousand different news sources offering a wide range of perspectives, you can personalize the world’s news with ProQuest Newsstand Complete. In this brief webinar join Minitex Reference ...
  • Perspectives on Current EventsWebinar
    There are many ways to look at a story. It can be very easy to see or hear only one side to a story and think that it is the complete version when often it is not. When compiling resources students ar...
  • Points of View Reference CenterWebinar
    Join Minitex Reference Outreach & Instruction staff as we investigate Points of View Reference Center, which provides pro vs. con articles on current and controversial topics. We'll explore the layout...
  • Points of View Reference Center for Position Papers & DebatesWebinar
    Points of View Reference Center provides a one-stop shop for students researching current topics for position papers, debates, and other classroom assignments. Join us for this brief webinar to explor...
  • Politics and the Presidential Election in ELM Webinar
    As the 2016 presidential race continues, libraries may see an increase in public interest in learning about the candidates. Join this webinar to learn how ELM can help citizens learn more about the ca...
  • Pop Culture in ELM Webinar
    Looking for the full text of Sports Illustrated? A detailed profile of Bill Murray? Fashion advice and inspiration? ELM may not be the first source you think of for popular culture information, but se...
  • Practice Makes Prepared: The Newly Required ACT Test Webinar
    The State of Minnesota now requires all high school juniors to take the ACT test. LearningExpress Library’s College Preparation Center includes content to help students prepare for it, including ACT p...
  • Prepare for an Occupation with LearningExpressWebinar
    What do teachers, firefighters, police officers, registered nurses, postal workers, plumbers, and emergency medical personnel all have in common? They each had to pass an occupational exam to become c...
  • Primary Sources in ELMWebinar
    Whether needed for a History Day project, paper, or report, primary sources are necessary for thorough and comprehensive research. This webinar focuses on ELM databases containing primary sources inc...
  • ProQuest Administrator ModuleIn-Person
    The ProQuest Administrator Module (PAM) is a tool that enables local ProQuest resource administrators to obtain usage statistics, customize display settings, set up remote authentication and create li...
  • ProQuest Newsstand Complete: Week 6 ELM Spotlight SeriesWebinar
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  • Search Strategies: Part TwoSelf-Paced Learning
    This self-paced tutorial is designed to help students get a better understanding of how to create a search strategy for finding reliable information based on a topic. Part One will identify three step...
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  • Student Resources In Context & Google DriveWebinar
    A partnership between Gale and Google now allows Google Apps for Education users to sign into Gale’s In Context databases using their Google credentials. Database content can then be saved into users’...
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    Week 5: This session will cover the resource Student Resources in Context. Designed for use by middle and high school students for both homework and in-depth research assignments it contains referenc...
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  • The All-New ProQuest Webinar
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  • The History of Minnesota – Digitized For Your ConvenienceWebinar
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  • The New ProQuest Global NewsstreamWebinar
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