Category Archives: Database of the Month

Upcoming Webinar: Bookflix

Join Chris Van Burgh, WSL Database Instruction Librarian on Tuesday, November 14, at 11:15 a.m. MDT for November’s Database of the Month webinar, “Bookflix: Story time and so much more!

Scholastic Bookflix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.

Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2393713066304744449.

Find Bookflix in GoWYLD.net’s Kids K-8 resources

Archived Webinar: Health Resources in GoWYLD

October is Health Literacy Month. In this webinar WSL Database Instruction Librarian Chris Van Burgh looks at the many resources under Health & Medicine, as well as Nursing & Allied Health. The new interface for Health & Wellness Resource Center is part of this exploration of sources in GoWYLD.net. She also checks out a few places for materials and programming ideas.

Find upcoming training events in our calendar and view past events in our webinar archives.

Upcoming Webinar: Health Resources in GoWYLD.net

Join Chris Van Burgh, WSL Database Instruction Librarian on Tuesday, October 17, at 11:15 a.m. MDT for October’s Database of the Month webinar, “Health Resources in GoWYLD.net.”

October is Health Literacy Month. In this webinar we will look at the many resources under Health & Medicine and Nursing & Allied Health. The new interface for Health & Wellness Resource Center will part of this exploration of sources in GoWYLD.net. We will also check out a few places for materials and programming ideas.

Register at attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4558566798337499649.

GoWYLD Webinar Tomorrow: Mango Languages

Join Chris Van Burgh, WSL Database Instruction Librarian, on Tuesday, September 12, at 11:15 a.m. MDT for a look at Mango Languages. Mango is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication using fun and engaging interactive lessons. It now offers 72 languages, 21 ESL courses, 35 specialty courses and an updated interface. Mango is accessible through GoWYLD.net for all Wyoming residents thanks to the University of Wyoming Libraries.

Register here.

(Don’t forget: it’s time to get ready for Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19. Mango can help with that, too!)

Archived Webinar: Masterfile Premier

Check out MasterFile Premier for all your basic research needs. Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full-text magazines (such as Advertising Age and MacWorld, Parents and Ranger Rick, Yachting and Runner’s World), reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.

Find upcoming training events in our calendar and view past events in our webinar archives.

Get Ready for the Eclipse With GoWYLD.net

This year on August 21, a solar eclipse will make its way across Wyoming, for the first time since 1918. Astronomers, eclipse enthusiasts, and travelers from around the world are making their plans to join the many Wyomingites who will dawn their eclipse glasses and gaze at the sky.

The Wyoming State Library can help you prepare. Join our free webinar tomorrow, July 20, at 11:15 a.m. MDT and “Get Ready for the Eclipse!” with GoWYLD.net. Chris Van Burgh, WSL Database Instruction Librarian, will take you on a tour of some great resources where you can learn more about the eclipse and find activities, images, and video.

Register now for the live webinar.

Archived Webinar: Learning Express Careers and Computers

Just up in our webinar archive is the latest Database of the Month webinar: Job & Career Accelerator and Computer Skills Center.

In this session, WSL Database Instruction Librarian Chris Van Burgh will take you through two great new additions to Learning Express Library. In Job & Career Accelerator, you can search for jobs or internships, try out the Career Match and Explore Occupations tools, and build up your resume. In the Computer Skills Center, brush up on Microsoft PowerPoint or learn Adobe Illustrator, and find out more about your computer operating system. It’s one of the many resources available in GoWYLD.net.

Find more archived database training in our webinars index and see upcoming events on our training calendar.

GoWYLD Webinar Tomorrow: Job & Career Accelerator

Not long ago, we announced the addition of new resources to Learning Express Library. Now, you can take a tour of these new tools in the Database of the Month webinar tomorrow, Job & Career Accelerator and Computer Skills Center.

Join Wyoming State Library Database Instruction Librarian Chris Van Burgh at 11:15 a.m. MDT on Tuesday, June 13 to take a tour. Explore occupations, search for jobs or internships, try out Career Match, and build up your resume. In the Computer Skills Center, brush up on Microsoft PowerPoint, learn Adobe Illustrator, find out more about your computer operating system, and more. Learning Express is one of the many GoWYLD.net online resources free to any Wyoming resident.

Learn more and register.

Archived Webinar: GoWYLD Resources for Summer Reading

Join Chris Van Burgh, WSL Database Instruction Librarian in this webinar for GoWYLD.net Resources for Summer Reading 2017 . Also check out the great Summer Reading 2017 LibGuide, with resources to help you plan great programs.

The 2017 Collaborative Summer Library Program theme is “Building a better world.” In this session, Chris explores resources available to you in GoWYLD using the theme, but translating it in different ways such as architecture, community, leadership, and culture.

Find more archived database training in our webinars index and see upcoming events on our training calendar.