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  • CSA Illumina
  • CSA Illumina Administrative Module
  • RefWorks
  • RefWorks Administrative Module
  • Ulrichsweb.com
  • Ulrich's Serials Analysis System
  • BioOne
  • GeoScienceWorld
  • CSA Illustrata
  • Databases on the ProQuest and
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  • ProQuest's Customer Education & Training team provides complimentary training on all of its products lines. Our team of trainers will work with you to customize the training to fit your institution's individual needs. Please contact the ProQuest Customer Education & Training team to request training.

     

    CSA Illumina (60 to 90 minutes)

    CSA Illumina is designed to provide a simple, more user-friendly approach to searching for novice users while maintaining powerful options for users who require them. The interface provides access to more than 100 databases published by ProQuest and its publishing partners.

    Course Overview:

    • Databases subscribed to and content
    • Help and Support Features
    • Quick Search
    • Understanding your Search Results
    • Web Resources and Recent References databases
    • Save/Print/Email/Export
    • Advanced Search
    • Search Tools: Combine Searches, Alerts, History, Command Search, Thesaurus Search, Browsable Indexes

     

    CSA Illumina Administrative Module (45 to 60 minutes)

    CSA Illumina's Administrative Module allows you to customize the interface to fit your institution's electronic resources.

    Course Overview:

    • Usage Statistics
    • Administrative Options
      • Administrative Security Key
    • Interface Options
      • Interface Banner
      • Interface Language
      • Quick Search Date Range Limit
      • Sorting Options for Search Results
      • Results Display Format
      • Records Displayed per Page
      • Advanced Search Field Codes
    • Linking Options
      • Links to Full-Text
      • Links to OpenURL Resolver
      • Links to Local Holdings
      • Links to Journal Management
      • Links to InterLibrary Loan
      • Links to Document Delivery
      • Link Preferences

     

    RefWorks (1.5 to 2 hours)

    RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography and database manager that allows users to create their own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases. They can use these references in writing their papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds.

    Course Overview:

    • Introduction: What is RefWorks?
    • Help and Support Features
    • Creating a RefWorks Database
    • Organizing, Manipulating, and Searching your RefWorks Database
    • Importing References into your Database
      • Manually Adding References
      • Searching Online Databases/Catalogs from within RefWorks
      • Importing
    • Exporting your RefWorks Database
    • Creating your Bibliography

     

    RefWorks Administrative Module (30 minutes)

    The RefWorks Administrative Module allows you to track usage and to customize your RefWorks subscription for your user community.

    Course Overview:

    • Usage Summary Report
    • Account Activity/Inactivity
    • Subscriber Information
    • Set Preferences
    • Site Wide Output Styles
    • Site Wide Z39.50 Sites
    • Custom Email
    • Custom Focus Areas
    • OpenURL

     

    BioOne (60 minutes)

    Course Overview:

    • BioOne Product Information
    • BioOne Abstracting & Indexing Database
    • Help and Support Features
    • Quick Search
    • Understanding your Search Results
    • Web Resources and Recent References databases
    • Save/Print/Email/Export
    • Advanced Search
    • Search Tools: Combine Searches, Alerts, History, Command Search, Thesaurus Search, Browsable Indexes

     

    GeoScienceWorld (60 to 90 minutes)

    Course Overview:

    • GSW Product Information
    • Help and Support
    • Quick Search
    • Understanding your Search Results
    • Using your Search Results
    • Advanced Search
    • Browsing the Collection
      • Browse by topic
      • Browse using TopicMap
      • Browse GSW-hosted journals
    • My Content Alerts
    • My Favorite Journals

     

    Ulrichsweb.com

    Ulrichsweb.com is a professional, flexible, and powerful tool for managing, monitoring and maintaining a serials collection.

    • Introduction to Ulrichsweb
    • Getting Started
    • Searching Ulrichsweb
    • Advanced Searching
    • Search Tools

     

    Ulrich's Serials Analysis System

    This is a powerful tool for you to use when you need to identify, analyze, evaluate and create reports about your libraries print and electronic serials holdings. Ulrich's Serials Analysis System provides serials librarians, acquisitions and subject specialists, collection managers, electronic resource librarians and other library professionals with detailed information on the print and electronic serials you have, and don't have.

    • Ulrich's Serials Analysis System Overview
    • Uploading ISSN's
    • Viewing Statistics
    • Ulrich's Alerts
    • Ulrich's Updates