KC Trains

 Logo  KC Trains
"Learning is a Journey.....Not a Destination"
Workshop Name: Develop Your Database Search Skills
Contact Hours: 4 or customizable

Workshop Instructor:

Vicky Baker or
Laurie Hathman

Workshop Description:





This class will take front line library staff through some of the basics of searching on-line databases. The session is for beginners, who don't often have to help patrons with reference requests. The session will work through some of the more common periodical databases that libraries have, and explain subject searching and terminology, Boolean searching, and limiting searches.

The databases that will be presented may include: EBSCOhost, Gale, General Reference Center, Gold Proquest, OCLC, WorldCat.

Who Should Attend:   Technology Staff, Library Staff, Paraprofessionals

Click here for an application form


Kansas City Metropolitan Library & Information Network
15624 E. US Highway 24
Independence, MO  64050

Phone:  816/521-7267
Fax:  816/461-0966

Last Updated 9/1/05