Category Archives: Database of the Month

Archived Webinar: Biography in Context

Join Chris Van Burgh for a look at Biography in Context, especially timely for Black History Month and Women’s History Month. This great tool is a portal to more than 640,000 biographical entries for contemporary and historical figures. It’s a perfect resource for students doing research, one of the many available in GoWYLD.net.

See more archived training on our webinars index, and find upcoming learning opportunities on our training calendar.

Database of the Month Webinar: Biography in Context

On Thursday, join Chris Van Burgh for her webinar, Database of the Month: Biography in Context. This live training session is especially timely for Black History Month, Women’s History Month, and Presidents Day.

Biography In Context is a portal to more than 640,000 biographical entries of contemporary and historical figures. It’s a perfect resource for students doing research.

The webinar will be held live beginning at 11:15 a.m. MST on Thursday, February 8. Register now.

Archived Webinar: Heart Mountain and Wyoming Newspapers

Join Thomas Ivie and Chris Van Burgh for a look at the Heart Mountain Internment Camp exhibit, part of Wyoming Newspapers. In this archived webinar to watch at your leisure, they look at searching in Wyoming Newspapers, as well as a few other resources available in GoWYLD.net.

See more archived training on our webinars index, and find upcoming learning opportunities on our training calendar.

Database of the Month Webinar Explores Heart Mountain

Incarcerees walking through the barracks with Heart Mountain in the background. Photo courtesy of the American Heritage Center.

Join the Wyoming State Library’s Tom Ivie and Chris Van Burgh for a look at the Heart Mountain Japanese-American Internment Camp digital exhibit, part of Wyoming Newspapers, in our free Database of the Month webinar on Thursday, January 18, from 11:15 a.m. to noon MST. Tom and Chris will look at searching in Wyoming Newspapers, as well as a few other resources available in GoWYLD.net.

Learn more and register.

Archived Webinar: Find the Magazine. Find the Article.

Are you looking for Bicycling or Smithsonian somewhere in GoWYLD.net? Do you need the full text of an article from Highlights for Children? Is there a patron with an abstract needing to find the magazine? Join Chris Van Burgh for “Find the Magazine. Find the Article,” a webinar using Journals A-Z, the ejournal portal.

See more archived training on our webinars index, and find upcoming learning opportunities on our training calendar.

Find That Magazine Article in GoWYLD

Are you looking for Bicycling or Smithsonian somewhere in GoWYLD.net? Do you need the full text of an article from Highlights for Children? Is there a patron with an abstract needing to find the magazine? Join Chris Van Burgh, WSL Database Instruction Librarian for  Find the Magazine. Find the Article,  a webinar on using Journals A-Z, the ejournal portal.

This free webinar will take place at 11:15 a.m. MST on Tuesday, December 12. Register now.

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.