Exploring Our Statewide Resources: Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

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Support your local makers, crafters, and the creative “gig” culture by learning more about a fantastic resource—the Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center.  This unique database offers ‘how-to’ instructions, creative solutions, and useful life-hacks to meet the needs and interests of virtually any hobbyist.  From arts & crafts ideas to outdoor games & gardening, find full-text articles and demonstration videos.  Every library across the state has access to this resource thanks to Libraries Connect Ohio. Presented in partnership with OPLIN, this freely available webinar will introduce attendees to this great resource.

Attendees to this session will have the opportunity to

  • Get an overview of each resources
  • Review real-life reference scenarios
  • Discuss opportunities to promote or use in programming
Remember--this is a FREE webinar, open to all individuals working in Ohio libraries.
November 6th, 2019 2:00 PM   through   3:00 PM
Phone: 1-800-686-8975
Webinar Event
Webinar Key 3470807865037325313
Archived Webinar Link https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/6729951647139368194
Event Details
Presenter Name Joe Ceterski (EBSCO) and Sara Churchill (Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County)
Presenter Background

Joe Ceterski (EBSCO)

Joe Ceterski began his career at EBSCO in 2005, delivering online training for EBSCO Information Services. He is now a Senior Training Specialist, covering the Northeastern United States and Canada, providing online and onsite training for eBooks, EBSCOhost, EDS, and other EBSCO database services. Joe is a librarian and received his Master's Degree in library science from the University at Albany. He has more than 20 years of library experience, and has worked in academic libraries; as a special librarian in Science and Engineering libraries; and as a trainer for EBSCO and Nylink, a New York State library consortium.


Sara Churchill (Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County) 

Currently the Digital Services Librarian at the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, Sara Churchill has been working full time in public libraries for the past 25 years.  A Pennsylvania native, she started out as an adult reference librarian in Savannah, GA at the C.E.L. Regional Library System, then came to Youngstown, Ohio, in 1999.  Here, she started as a children’s librarian before transitioning back to adult reference librarianship in 2010.  Her duties and responsibilities have continued to expand since becoming the Digital Services Librarian at the Main Library in 2014, including troubleshooting and providing training in the library’s online resources (databases & ebooks), along with continuing to provide full-time reference.

Training Track Reference Skills & Resources
Who Should Attend Staff members working in reference, instruction, information literacy or anyone with an interest.
CE Contact Hours 0

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