TEL Training at Tenn-Share's DataFest


Tenn-Share is a member-driven organization serving Tennessee libraries by providing cost effective resources and services that help them better serve their communities. Every fall they organize a DataFest and Fall Conference for libraries to learn more about great resources and share best practices and ideas. This year's event are online and free to everyone. Learn what's happening in different libraries across the state of Tennessee.

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TEL Training Sessions


Transparent Language Online: Overview and New Features

Wednesday, October 28 at 12 PM- 12:30 PM CT

With Transparent Language Online, your patrons can learn over 110 languages, including ESL, through reading, writing, listening, and speaking activities. Just getting started with Transparent Language Online, or training someone new? In this presentation, we will cover a basic introduction (or refresher!) to the Transparent Language Online for Libraries system. We will also highlight some recent updates to Transparent Language Online!

HeritageQuest Online

Friday, October 30 at 9 AM - 9:30 AM CT

HeritageQuest Online, powered by Ancestry, offers users a wealth of genealogical content to search and explore. This 30-minute session will review the content available in HeritageQuest, best practices for searching and tips for patrons working on family history projects.

Nashville Tennessean

Friday, October 30 at 9:35 AM- 10:05AM CT

ProQuest has a number of Newspaper products and the Nashville Tennessean is available in all of them - Historic, Recent and Newsstream. This 30-minute session will cover the different digitization formats, date ranges available also discuss tips for searching. The session will review ways to help users have the best experience while navigating the Nashville Tennessean.

World Book Online: Supporting Remote Learning

Friday, October 30 at 10:15 AM- 10:45AM CT

World Book Online has creative ways to bridge the gap between in-person and remote support for patrons and schools. Join us for new ways to engage with World Book - from distance learning ideas to making resources more accessible at home. We’ll help you connect with users from afar including creating virtual spaces with World Book links.

Stretch Your Gale Resource Skills

Friday, October 30 at 10:55 AM- 11:25AM CT

Feeling comfortable with your Gale resources but want to stretch your skills a little? This session is for you! You’ll discover advanced methods for using resource features and document tools. If you’ve developed basic skills using your Gale resources from the Tennessee Electronic Library, join this webinar for tips and tricks to help your users zero in on what they’re really after!

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep from TEL

Friday, October 30 at 11:30AM- 12:00PM CT

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep from the Tennessee Electronic Library supports users building resumes, job hunting, or searching for new careers. In this webinar we will explore the user-friendly tools available to discover career paths and craft professional resumes and job application materials.