Recorded Webinars
Recorded webinars are online classes given by librarians in the Reference Outreach and Instruction unit of Minitex. They provide context to the ELM databases, detail on what is included in those databases, and demonstration of search techniques.

Find all of our recorded webinars on our self-paced learning page.

Featured Webinars

LearningExpress for Public Libraries (60 minutes)

LearningExpress Library contains tutorials, ebooks, and practice tests to help learners of all ages build skills in a number of different areas. This webinar will introduce the content areas of particular interest to public libraries, including those to help learners build basic reading, writing, and math skills; prepare for GED, college entrance, or occupational exams; learn new computer and technology skills; and manage a job search.

ELM K-5 Resources and the New Kids InfoBits (45 minutes)

Do you work with elementary students? If so, you won't want to miss this 45 minute webinar in which you'll learn about ELM databases relevant to grades K-5, with a focus on the “new” Kids Infobits, which includes an updated look and search features, as well as new full-text content.

Finding Scholarly Resources in ELM (60 minutes)

The ELM databases contain a great variety of content. High quality, full text, scholarly articles and journals represent a good portion of that content. Join Minitex Reference Outreach and Instruction staff as we highlight and investigate those ELM databases that provide scholarly and peer-reviewed journal articles as well as search techniques to quickly find them.

History of Minnesota - Digitized for Your Convenience (49 minutes)

Minnesota’s history has come to life once again through the efforts of many libraries, museums, county historical societies, and leading the effort is Minnesota Historical Society and Minnesota Digital Library. Join Minitex staff in this 45 minute webinar as we discover some hidden gems in the digitization efforts chronicling Minnesota’s past. We will highlight newspapers, images, documents, and resource guides.

Find all of our recorded webinars on our self-paced learning page.