Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 1:30-2:30pm
Enterprise Computer Training Room 72.167
1500 Capitol Ave, Sacramento
(Turn left as you enter the building and
head through the large wooden doors. ETR
will be straight ahead)
RSVP by Tuesday, December 16th to Michael Sholinbeck at firstname.lastname@example.org or (510) 642-2510.
Please obtain your supervisor’s approval before you RSVP.
Please note: This class is limited to 12 participants. A waiting list will be created, if necessary, for a possible additional class.
Some seats may be available on the day of the class so if you don’t register in advance, you can just show up to see if there is availability.
Supervisors: Please encourage your staff to attend if appropriate.
Do you know:
* That you can limit a search in Google to a particular domain (eg, .gov or .org) or even to a particular website (eg, cdph.ca.gov)?
* What is and is not included in Google search products?
* You can import citations directly from Google Scholar into EndNote?
* You can perform cited reference searching in Google Scholar?
* You can create a profile in Google Scholar, and save citations there?
* Google Books allows you to read or preview books online?
* WorldCat lets you search for books and more in over 10,000 libraries?
If you’ve answered “No” to any of these questions, then please come to the Sheldon Margen Public Health Google, Google Scholar, Google Books, WorldCat class!
Topics covered will include:
1. Google search products: what?s in them?
2. Search tips
3. Setting preferences
4. Creating a profile in Google Scholar
5. Cited reference searching
6. Shortcomings of using Google for research
7. How Google Books and WorldCat link to each other
After this class, you will be able to perform more effective Internet searches, and will better understand the results that you retrieve. In addition, this class will provide you with helpful tips to efficiently search for articles and books.
These training sessions are free to CDPH staff. A certificate of completion will be available for those who attend the class.
A schedule of other upcoming training sessions is available at the library training page.