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The KYVL database Academic Search Complete has something for everyone. Find out more in this informational webinar.
10/17/2018 | 1 hour | Slides (PDF)
Often, public library personnel are unaware, or poorly informed, about the intellectual property needs of their customers. This presentation is an overview of the basics of copyright as it applies to both libraries and library customers. Besides library-related copyright and Fair Use topics, this presentation also includes intellectual properties that are useful to inventors, artists, authors, musicians, small business owners, school teachers, students, and even genealogists.
4/28/2016 | 1 hour | Slides (PDF)
This training session provides an overview of AHFS Consumer Medical Information, Consumer Health Complete and Health Source databases that are available from the Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL)
10/17/2017 | 1 hour | Slides (PDF)
MasterFILE Premier has something for everyone. It contains full-text for nearly 1,700 periodicals including popular magazines available in PDF full-text with images like People, Consumer Reports, Newsweek, etc. Primary source documents such as speeches and court decisions, as well as biographical sketches, and an image collection that includes photos, maps and flags are also available. In this session you will be introduced to MasterFILE Premier and its content, and explore different searching techniques for this database.
1/31/2019 | 1 hour | Slides (PDF)
Legal reference can be tricky and complicated. How much can you say? Where do you start looking? Join us for this 2-part webinar series featuring the State Law Librarian to get tips and tricks to make it easier. In Part 1, you'll learn how to find cases and forms, and how to use the Court of Justice website.
11/16/2017 | 1 hour | Slides (PDF)
Legal reference can be tricky and complicated. How much can you say? Where do you start looking? Join us for this 2-part webinar series featuring the State Law Librarian to get tips and tricks to make it easier. In Part 2, you'll learn about statutes, using the Legal Aid website, and other helpful Kentucky government websites.
11/30/2017 | 1 hour | Slides (PDF)
This class provides an overview of the KYVL databases AGRICOLA and GreenFILE. AGRICOLA is a hub for information on all aspects of agriculture and related fields. GreenFILE provides information covering the human impact on the environment.
1/24/2018 | 0.75 hours | Slides (PDF)
There are literally hundreds of thousands of US government and government-rela​ted websites online. In this session, we continue to examine top United States government sites that contain important information for you and your customers.
11/9/2017 | 1 hour | Slides (PDF)
Find out more about two news source databases: Newspaper Source in Ebscohost via KYVL and Alt Press Watch in ProQuest.
2/26/2019 | 0.75 hours | Slides (PDF)
This training session introducea the Kentucky Virtual Library’s databases for business resources: Business Source Premier, Regional Business News and Small Business Reference Center.
2/28/2018 | 1 hour | Slides (PDF)
A patron says, "I have [insert rare medical condition]." This may strike terror into your librarian heart. Fear no more! This session will equip you to help your patron with confidence and ease. You will learn about high quality web resources that are provided by the NIH and NLM.
1/26/2017 | 1 hour | Slides (PDF), Web Links (PDF)
There are literally hundreds of thousands of US government and government-related websites online today, and it can be overwhelming (to say the least!) to find what you are looking for. In this session, we examine top United States government sites that you need to know about, that offer the best user experience, helping you to find what you need quickly, easily, and efficiently.
8/3/2017 | 1 hour | Slides (PDF)
This session provides an overview of the Kentucky Virtual Library’s Britannica Digital Learning database that provides a world of information at your fingertips.
3/21/2017 | 1 hour | Slides (PDF)
Both MAS Ultra and Middle Search Plus are part of the Kentucky Virtual Library’s collection of research databases. MAS Ultra contains full text for top magazines including Car and Driver, Congressional Digest, Economist, National Geographic, Popular Science, Science News, Sports Illustrated, Time, and much more. Middle Search Plus offers full text for popular magazines such as Astronomy, Field and Stream, Motor Trend, Newsweek, People, Popular Mechanics, and more.
8/14/2018 | 1 hour | Slides (PDF)
Primary Search and TopicSearch are part of the Kentucky Virtual Library’s collection of research databases. Primary Search contains full text for popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. You can use TOPICsearch to explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics. It contains full text for more than 96,000 articles from diverse content sources.
8/30/2018 | 1 hour | Slides (PDF)

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