Thursday, April 21, 2016

BONUS webinar available (FREE!) - History Lives at JSTOR by Sarah Kim

You've briefly learned about the 2000+ scholarly journals available at JSTOR in previous webinars by Gena Philibert-OrtegaLisa Alzo, and Judy Wight, and you've asked us to provide a full-length webinar to learn more about this incredible resource. Just this morning we got together with the senior marketing director of JSTOR and recorded the class just for you! It's now available in the webinar library - for free for anyone to watch at their leisure.
Webinar Description
Need local history from colonial New England or Virginia? Need information about Scottish settlements in North Carolina? Need history of mining in Wales? Find remarkable research in JSTOR to place your family story in historical context. With 2,000+ scholarly journals, JSTOR is one of the most comprehensive and trusted research databases in the world. Learn how to navigate the rich JSTOR library—from peer-reviewed scholarly research to critical analyses of historical events to detailed book reviews. In addition to scholarly societies and academic presses, JSTOR works with more than 30 state and regional historical societies to archive the entire runs of their publications –from the very first issue published—to make available for searching, browsing, and reading.

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This webinar joins 2 other excellent webinars about using periodicals already available in the library: 
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 We've got a brand new line up of speakers for 2016! All live webinars are free to watch.
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