We’re offering webinars on AskRI.org resources that will showcase resource features, help you promote the services to your patrons and feature live demos. Miss a webinar? Want to revisit a webinar you attended? No worries! We’ll post each webinar to AskRI.org, so you can access it anytime. Come hear what’s on offer from EBSCO, a […]
Introducing EBSCO Discovery Service! We’re giving EBSCO’s Discovery Service (aka EDS) a spin! Give our new single search box a try for direct access to full-text content available through AskRI databases. The direct link for EDS is too long to post here, so here it is in this raw text file. You can also find […]
The AskRI.org homepage now has three new quick links. What we refer to as the “tic-tac-toe” board on the homepage has a new row of services. One is a direct link to all the AskRI.org resources that have apps for mobile devices. Many of the resources require you to create an account, so you can […]
Providence Public Library is the new home of AskRI.org! AskRI.org is excited to announce that they are fully staffed and ready to bring you top-notch reference services for all of Rhode Island. Meet the new AskRI.org. We’re nice. Beatrice R. Pulliam Technology Director, Providence Public Library and AskRI Operations Director Before joining Providence Public Library, […]
We want to hear your feedback about AskRI.org – the Office for Library and Information Services has set up a quick survey about us and our services. Take a minute and let us know what you think about us and the services we’ve been providing! Take the survey here.
Although AskRI has featured the new version for several months, LearningExpress is finally and officially discontinuing use of the LearningExpress 2.0 interface on June 30th. User profiles and work saved in 2.0 will not transfer over to 3.0, so we recommend that patrons currently using 2.0 finish the course they are working on before switching to 3.0. For libraries linking to LearningExpress, the URL for 3.0 has changed to:
Make sure that your link is to the new version come June 30th!
On Monday, May 12th, from 9:30 – 11:30, Joe Ceterski, training specialist for EBSCO databases, is coming to the Ocean State Library offices in Warwick to explore some of the most popular databases that they offer – Academic Search, Master File and Consumer Health Complete. Learn how to best use these powerful resources both for yourself and with patrons. Registration through OLIS is required, and attendees are welcome to bring a laptop or device to follow along!
Now that AskRI features ReferenceUSA through EBSCO, we can help you with using this powerful business research tool! RefUSA put up a schedule of online courses and webcasts for the spring. Each day of the week offers a different topic, so you’ll have plenty of chances to catch all the information that you want. Look at the schedule and register for courses here.
Mango Languages just released a new series of posters as both banners for your library’s website, or to put up around the library itself. As usual, they’re colorful, clever, and make learning another language exciting. Download the posters (.pdf format) and the banners (.png format) here!