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  • Learn to find Government Information on the Web

    Interested in finding out about govenment jobs? Wonder where you can find the latest consumer product safety information? Ever wanted to look at surplus government property, and maybe bid on some of it? Want to get information on financial planning? On October 21st there will be a free workshop on how...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 10-10-2009
  • Additional Computer Basics Class Added for October First

    Due to the fact that all three computer basics classes filled up very quickly, EVPL has added an additional class to the fall schedule, for October 1st, from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. This class will teach you all you need to know to get started using a computer without fear, and includes learning to use the...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 09-23-2009
  • Is There a Web Site with Local Job Information? Indeed, There IS!

    Some of the most popular workshops being offered at the library recently have involved how to polish your resume, or sharpen you interview skills. With the tight job market, even highly skilled and trained people are getting all of their job-hunting tools sharpened, and are ready to take the next step...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 08-01-2009
  • Speak your mind‚Ķopinions welcome, wanted, and appreciated

    Hello out there to everyone in EVPL blogland, I have a dilemma that I could use your help with. Every year I sit down to plan a workshop on useful government documents and websites (more websites than actual documents now-a-days) and every year I get overwhelmed with the glut of information I could offer…...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by SuDocQueen@evpl on 07-09-2009
  • Upcoming Computer Classes in May

    During these tough economic times, everyone is trying to gain that competitive edge by sharpening their technical skills by going back to school to take classes or taking computer training skills courses, but in most cases these options cost money. Did you know that you can take computer classes and...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by HoodooVoodoo@evpl on 04-29-2009
  • Upcoming FREE Computer Classes

    During these tough economic times, everyone is trying to gain that competitive edge by sharpening their technical skills by going back to school to take classes or taking computer training skills courses, but in most cases these options cost money. Did you know that you can take computer classes and...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by HoodooVoodoo@evpl on 04-09-2009
  • How to find how-tos on the web

    The "Webware" blog at CNET has an excellent post about finding how-to-do-it information on the web . For a variety of sites such as eHow , Howcast , and Instructables , the author assesses the quality of the instruction, the level of expertise and authority, and is especially concerned whether...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by googler@evpl on 02-17-2009
  • Having trouble figuring out Microsoft Word 2007?

    As some of you may have been noticing, the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library is in the middle of their own "big switch" when it comes to the public computers. We are in the process of switching out the old Gateway Profile 5 computers to new Dell Optiplex 755 computers. These computers are...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by HoodooVoodoo@evpl on 11-26-2008
  • Instructional videos in plain English

    Common Craft is a company that produces instructional videos, and makes some of them available free on the web. Many of the videos explain different aspects of the social, collaborative web (such as Twitter, wikis, and podcasting), but their most recent covers a few basics about web searching that will...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by googler@evpl on 10-06-2008
  • EBSCOhost 2.0

    The EBSCOhost 2.0 interface launched last week. I got to see a preview of it at the PLA Conference in Minneapolis in March; it has some very nice features, and I have been looking forward to actually getting to use it. Sarah Houghton-Jan, The Librarian in Black, blogged about it Monday, EBSCO 2.0 : EBSCO...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by Meditatinglibrarian@evpl on 07-23-2008
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