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Workshop Name: Using Databases - ONLINE TUTORIAL
Workshop Date:

Available Anytime

Workshop Time: Available Anytime
Workshop Location: You will take this course from your own desktop computer

Workshop Instructor:

Library Education @ Your Desktop - University of North Texas

Teresa Dalston and Michael Pullin

Workshop Description:














This in-depth course will concentrate on addressing the needs of library professionals using electronic databases. As you progress through the course you will gain a general knowledge of the terminology used in online searching and develop the skills needed to analyze various types of search requests. This foundation will enable you to identify the best method and tools for performing an online search. You will be given exercises to reinforce your learning experience. At the completion of the course, you will have gained the tools and techniques necessary for developing your online searching skills.


At the conclusion of the course, you will be able to meet the following objectives:
  • Determining the information needs of your patron
  • Evaluating database(s) by criteria that match your information needs
  • Developing your search strategy in order to access information within online database(s)
  • Evaluating search results to ensure the patron's requirements are met


The course addresses these issues and more in a web-based course designed to take about 1 1/2 hours to complete. It contains multimedia elements, external links, pre- and post-tests, and course evaluation modules.
Workshop Certification: No special certifications are associated with this workshop.
CEU Credits:
How to Register:

E-mail: sburton@kcmlin.org
Fax: (816) 461-0966
Phone: (816) 521-7257

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How This Works:


When your registration has been processed for this class, you will be sent a course code by email.  You will also receive login and course code information so that you may take the course at the time that works best for you.

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Workshop Costs:

KC Trains/KCMLIN Member:  $15.00

Non KC Trains/KCMLIN Member:  $17.50

Refund & Credit Policy:


Refund & Credit Policy:

Full refunds or credits are available for cancellations made a minimum of seven days prior to the workshop minus a $5.00 administrative fee.

You can transfer to another workshop a minimum of seven days before the workshop with no administrative fee.

Cancellations made less than seven days prior to a workshop receive no refunds or credits.

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Last Updated 6/12/07