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Online Database Overviews: Explora from Front to Back

  • Reference Skills & Resources
  • Webinar
  • 1.5 CE Hours

Description

Explora* provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books, grouped into categories for easy browsing. Designed for use by various age groups and user communities, Explora offers multiple interfaces (Public Library, Primary School, Secondary School, and Teachers Edition), along with highly customizable back-end settings that can shape your users’ search experience. Learn about what options are available and how they can impact everything from page layout, to resources searched, to how the results are displayed. 

*This resource is available statewide through OPLIN, OhioLINK, and INFOhio. 

Each session in Online Database Overviews includes: 

  • an overview of the resource(s) being featured (what content is included, what search options are available, who is the intended audience)  
  • a review of access requirements and options for sharing/downloading content 
  • an exploration of use cases and marketing ideas 
  • a discussion of options for staff training to help end-users navigate the materials 

Notes: 

This is a free webinar, open to all Ohio librarians at no charge.

Who Should Attend

Staff members working in reference, instruction, information literacy, or anyone with an interest in the topic.

Presenters

Lisa E. Jones Senior Training Manager


Lisa E. Jones worked in both academic and public libraries for 14 years before joining EBSCO in 2010. As a Senior Training Manager with EBSCO, Lisa travels across the U.S., Eastern Canada, and the Caribbean. When she’s not traveling, Lisa works out of her home in New Orleans.

Event Registration

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