Posts from March 2014

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Intro to AskRI this Wednesday

by Beatrice Pulliam

This Wednesday at Maury Loontjens Memorial Library in Narragansett Рlearn about the  invaluable tools and databases that AskRI brings to Rhode Island residents. Shane Sher, the AskRI coordinator, shares ideas on how libraries across the state make use of this resource, and bring its services to their patrons. From tutoring services to finding published articles and books digitally to learning another language, AskRI supports many different services. This class will cover the eight databases hosted through AskRI so that you can be prepared to access these services for both yourself and the public.

Registration is required through OLIS’s website.

Courses on Using Our Databases

by Beatrice Pulliam

This spring, AskRI and OLIS are holding lectures on using the database resources found on AskRI. Taught by educators from those databases, they are an excellent way to become more familiarized with the tools available for the use of library staff, and their patrons. These trainings are open to any library staff in Rhode Island. […]

Learning First Alliance RI 2014 Conference

by Beatrice Pulliam

This Saturday (3/8), will be giving away bookmarks and more and spreading word of our resources at Learning First Alliance Rhode Island’s 2nd annual conference. The theme of this year’s conference is “Digital Learners: Empowering Educators,” and a number of educators from around the state are slated to speak. View the day’s schedule and […]