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Take Our Survey!

by Stacie Parillo

Every two years we ask for your feedback and comments on AskRI.org resources. This survey is a vital tool to help us make AskRI.org the most useful and valuable suite of resources for Rhode Island residents, educators, and librarians. We invite your participation in the biennial survey between today, March 17 and April 18, 2016. […]

New Mango, New Link

by Stacie Parillo

¡Hola! Mango Languages has updated their design. Can you update your Mango start link? Mango is making some technical changes that require your assistance for a smooth transition. Please take a moment to help us by updating your Mango start link anywhere it is found within your website. Three simple steps: 1. Locate your current […]

Introducing Biography Reference Center!

by Stacie Parillo

We would like to take a moment to provide you with some points of interest about Biography Reference Center™, a valuable online research tool now available to our member libraries from EBSCO. Biography Reference Center offers many top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines including more than 436,000 full-text biographies and thousands of unique narrative biographies. […]

Using LearningExpress Library and ProQuest Webinars

by Stacie Parillo

HeritageQuest and African American Heritage Oct. 7, 10:00am Oct. 20, 4:00pm Oct. 26, 12:00 noon Sign up! Join us for a webinar introducing you to ProQuest’s African American Heritage and HeritageQuest Online database. Did you know that HeritageQuest Online is now powered by Ancestry.com? This webinar will walk you through all of the exciting changes. […]

Fall Webinar Schedule and Text-a-Librarian!

by Stacie Parillo

Fall Webinar Line Up It’s Back to School time and AskRI.org is ready to start the year off right! All Autumn long we’ll be offering webinars that will help you in assisting your students and patrons with AskRI.org resources. September Please join us for an informative webinar about Homework Help RI powered by Tutor.com. Learn […]

Say hello to Explora!

by Stacie Parillo

Hello, Explora! By January, Explora will replace Searchasaurus, Kids Search and Student Research Center. The three new interfaces Schools – Explora for Primary Schools, Explora for Secondary Schools and Explora for Public Schools – use the same great EBSCO databases you’ve come to enjoy, just displayed in a new and improved interface. But why wait? […]

Tutor.com webinar, LearningExpress updates, and new chat hours

by Stacie Parillo

Register to attend (or receive the archived video of) our most popular webinar to get a re-fresher on basic techniques for promoting and using Tutor.com in your community and learn about new, creative ways other libraries are using at Back to School Time! This webinar occurs several times throughout July and August. Please register for the date and time […]

AtoZDatabases Webinars – June 8, 9, 10 2:30PM-3:15PM ET

by Beatrice Pulliam

We’re offering 3 new webinars from AskRI.org resources that will showcase resource features and help you promote the services to your patrons. Miss a webinar? Want to revisit a webinar you attended? No worries! We’ll post each webinar, so you can access it anytime. Click on “Join” on June 8, 9 or 10 approx. 1 […]

Mango and Ebsco webinar recordings are now available!

by Beatrice Pulliam

Thanks to everyone who attended the recent Mango and Ebsco webinars in April. We’re hoping to offer more of them and are happy to facilitate custom webinars for any of the AskRI resources. You can find the webinars on our Webinars and Video Tutorials page under the Resources menu.