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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.

Webinars, Spring 2015

by Stacie Parillo

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 […]

New EBSCO and Proquest Links

by Stacie Parillo

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 […]

New homepage features

by Stacie Parillo

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 […]

Introducing the New AskRI.org staff

by Stacie Parillo

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, […]