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ProQuest Global Newsstream - Webinars!


Registration is open for these ProQuest Global Newsstream webinars:

Global Newsstream - What's Inside!
Friday, December 6, 2019
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm CST
Register here

In this 30-minute session, Jennifer Cornell, a ProQuest Training and Consulting Partner, will lead you through Global Newsstream’s “insides”! Can you guess how many publications make up this contemporary news collection? What about 60 Minutes program coverage? (And, yes, this part of Global Newsstream!) And finding news directly related to Minnesota—we’ll talk about some best strategies.
After this session, you will be able to
• Identify various ways to find “what’s inside” Global Newsstream
• Extract Minnesota related publications and content

"Extra, extra! Read all about it..." in Global Newsstream
Friday, December 13, 2019
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm CST
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In this 30-minute session, we will look at ways to extract the news you want from Global Newsstream. This includes a few easy to remember basic and advanced search techniques, creating email alerts or RSS feeds for your favorite publications or searches, and serendipitously coming upon related news and information.
(NOTE: you should have a basic understanding of Global Newsstream—how to get to it, basic searching, and how to find publications. “Global Newsstream—What’s Inside!” is a good pre-requisite or see our ProQuest LibGuide for some basic knowledge: https://proquest.libguides.com/proquestplatform.)
After this session, you will be able to:
• Produce searches that will produce the results you want!
• Determine various ways to easily stay abreast of new that is important to you
 


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Beth Staats

Beth is one of three Reference Outreach & Instruction Librarians with Minitex. She holds a BA in History from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and a Master's Degree in Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  You can reach her by phone at 612-624-7873 or email at fried004@umn.edu.