07 August 2014 ~ Comments Off

EBSCO ONLINE Trainings for 2014/2015

EBSCO Online Training Series for Oklahoma—2014-2015 10 Sessions  EBSCO training topics, dates, and times have been set for 2014/2015. All trainings are online and are scheduled to run approximately one hour. All sessions are open to all types of libraries. Reserve your spots now! All sessions listed are Central time lasting approximately 1 hour. All […]

20 February 2014 ~ Comments Off

Recorded Ebsco Trainings

I get a lot of emails from librarians and media specialists who want to get better acquainted with the Digital Prairie Databases but they can’t take time away from the library. Sound familiar? Thankfully both Ebsco and Britannica offer online webinars. All these require are an internet connection, headphones, and time. Here is the Ebsco […]

24 October 2013 ~ Comments Off

Ebsco Systems Upgrade

From the Ebsco Support Blog: An email was sent to customers to remind them of a previously communicated change in the network domains and IP addresses for EBSCO services, wherein we requested customers update firewall exceptions and proxy servers to reflect an updated list of domains and IP addresses.   On 15 November 2013, EBSCO […]

16 October 2013 ~ Comments Off

New Ebsco Administration Module Workshop

After a lot of questions and discussions at Encyclo-media, I’ve managed to secure excellent Ebsco Trainer Lisa Jones for a workshop on the Ebsco Administration Module!  Here are the details: All About Ebsco Administrative Module December 3rd, 9:30 – 11:30 Oklahoma City Media specialists, public librarians, and administrators will learn about the customization options within […]

22 July 2013 ~ Comments Off

EBSCOHost enhancements

Ebsco support announced some upcoming enhancements.  They promise a new look to EbscoHost, as well as, Ebsco Admin. The visual search will be discontinued. I wasn’t a big visual search user so I don’t believe I’ll miss it. Look for the changes coming soon!

19 March 2013 ~ Comments Off

Recorded Ebsco Sessions

If you missed the Ebsco webinars, you can catch up with these recorded sessions. Digital Prairie: Homework Help-Elementary-Using Primary Search and Middle Search recorded on October 25, 2012 -33 mins Digital Prairie: Homework Help-Secondary–Using Middle Search and MAS-Ultra Databases recorded on November 13, 2012 – 51 mins Digital Prairie: Consumer Health Complete recorded on February […]

13 March 2013 ~ Comments Off

Ebsco Classes Added

Two new Ebsco classes have been added! They will be held on April 24th on the second floor of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. Each class lasts two hours. Come for one or both!  While the first class focuses on school needs and the second class is more geared to the public library, both school […]

27 February 2013 ~ Comments Off

Coming Soon – a New Britannica School

Here’s a big update from the folks who bring us Online Encyclopedia Britannica K-8 edition. Starting next fall, school year 2013 – 2014, the online encyclopedia will get a new look. The new interface is streamlined and visually appealing without losing any of the great features, like the Animal Kingdom, you’ve come to rely on. Get a […]

08 January 2013 ~ Comments Off

Britannica Workshops for February

Hope everyone’s holidays were enjoyable. The new year is here and it’s time for new workshops! Starting this summer, Britannica will be updating their interface. Come get a sneak peek. The workshops will be conducted by Britannica trainer Jennifer Keating. She will cover researching, integrating technology, and the common core. Great for school and public […]

08 October 2012 ~ Comments Off

Ebsco Webinars

Free, online Ebsco training is scheduled especially for Oklahoma librarians! To register for any of the following sessions, follow the ‘click here’ links: Digital Prairie:  Homework Help-Elementary– Using Primary Search and Middle Search Thursday, October 25, 2012 — 10am-11am To Register:  Click Here This session is specifically geared to grades K-5 teachers and librarians.  Utilizing […]