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  1. Info at YourFingertips Mid-Hudson Library System

  2. Today’s presenter: [Insert Your Name & Your Library’s Name] Mid-Hudson Library System NOVEL is an online virtual library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information via local libraries statewide. NOVEL is currently supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds.

  3. Database Access http://www.yourlibrary.org Mid-Hudson Library System Insert a screen capture of yourlibrary

  4. HomeAccess Mid-Hudson Library System

  5. HomeAccess Mid-Hudson Library System

  6. Database Access http://midhudson.org/alpha.html Mid-Hudson Library System

  7. Your Needs Mid-Hudson Library System Want to look up articles from popular newspapers?

  8. Politics & Current Events Try Newspapers & look at articles that appeal to you. Mid-Hudson Library System

  9. Politics & Current Events Access 27 Popular Newspapers Mid-Hudson Library System

  10. Politics & Current Events Try Custom Newspapers & look at newspapers that appeal to you. Mid-Hudson Library System

  11. Your Needs • Do you need product information? • Contact information for a company? • To research a company for an interview or article? • Want to know the financial health of a company before buying stock? Mid-Hudson Library System

  12. Business Information Mid-Hudson Library System

  13. Business & Company Resource Center Mid-Hudson Library System Print or email results

  14. Your Needs Mid-Hudson Library System Need to research almost any topic?

  15. ProQuest Mid-Hudson Library System

  16. ProQuest Mid-Hudson Library System

  17. Search By Topic - ProQuest • Use the Topic Guide in ProQuest Mid-Hudson Library System

  18. Publication Search - ProQuest Mid-Hudson Library System

  19. Publication Search - ProQuest Mid-Hudson Library System

  20. MasterFILE Select Mid-Hudson Library System

  21. MasterFILE Select Mid-Hudson Library System • Includes an image search screen. • “Folder” feature: e-mail, save or print • Also includes books, pamphlets, transcripts, government documents, bibliographies, obituaries, book reviews and editorials.

  22. Your Needs Mid-Hudson Library System Need to write about a health topic or get drug information?

  23. Health & Wellness Resource Center Mid-Hudson Library System

  24. Health & Wellness Resource Center Mid-Hudson Library System

  25. Drug & Herb Finder Mid-Hudson Library System

  26. Health Organization Directory Mid-Hudson Library System

  27. Health & Wellness Resource Center • “Peer Reviewed” • Includes the Physicians Desk Reference (PDR) for Prescription Drug Information • Alternative Health Module • Updated daily Mid-Hudson Library System

  28. Your Needs Need different points of view on an issue or topic? Mid-Hudson Library System

  29. TopicSearch Select Current Event Articles & use TopicSearch Mid-Hudson Library System

  30. TopicSearch Mid-Hudson Library System

  31. Aging AIDS Arts Communications Computers Crime Earth Sciences Education Energy Ethics Family Health & Wellness Human Rights Life Science Mental Health Money & Business Multiculturalism National Debate Archives Religion Social Studies Sports Women Work World Affairs And much more TopicSearch Topics Mid-Hudson Library System

  32. Your Needs Mid-Hudson Library System Need homework related resources?

  33. Homework Help Use the Homework Support resources Mid-Hudson Library System

  34. Accessing HomeACCESS Your Library Name Here • Go your public library’s web site • Click on the online resources link • Type in your 14 digit library barcode • Select the database you’d like to use by clicking on the name of the resource A listing of local library web sites is available at http://midhudson.org/alpha.html

  35. Your Needs Mid-Hudson Library System • Do you need books, popular DVD’s or books on CD?

  36. Use the Online Catalog Mid-Hudson Library System Search by keyword, title, or author. Search all libraries or just your local one.

  37. Request-a-Title Mid-Hudson Library System

  38. 1 Requesting a Title Mid-Hudson Library System 2 4 3

  39. Access • To access the resources I’ve showed you today: • Get a library card (if you don’t already have one!) • Visit your local library or your local library’s web site:http://midhudson.org/alpha.html Mid-Hudson Library System

  40. Catalog Access http://www.yourlibrary.org Mid-Hudson Library System Insert a screen capture of yourlibrary here

  41. Getting Your Library Card It’s easy! Just come in with your photo ID and fill out a registration card; your card will be issued on the spot! Kids under 18 must have a parent with them. Mid-Hudson Library System