Fall training registration is open! Sessions will be held on advanced features of the Access PA Catalog and ILL System and the POWER Library e-resources, including our new e-resources authentication system. The training is in-person and will be held at eleven locations across Pennsylvania.
Please note that we will not offer Beginner’s training on the use of SHAREit ILL software. If you are completely new to SHAREit, please watch the two training videos available online here before you attend the training in-person. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for the password to view videos and access SHAREit documentation.
Registration and a continental breakfast will begin at 8:15am. The sessions will begin promptly at 9:00 am and end no later than 3:00 pm with a one-hour break for lunch on your own. We will email a reminder and directions to you one week before the scheduled session; directions are also available by clicking the venue location in the session list.
Act 48 and Continuing Education Information
Attendees may be eligible to receive Act 48 credit hours or CE credits for attending a session. Act 48 credit request forms and CE certificates will be handed out at the end of each training session.
Due to cost, please note that extra handouts will not be printed this year. If you desire printed copies, please download the handouts and print them in advance.
8:15am – 9:00am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00am – 11:30am
Session A – Intermediate SHAREit Access PA Catalog and ILL system
Covers advanced setup and troubleshooting of interlibrary loan via SHAREit, how to obtain SHAREit borrowing and lending statistics, cataloging best practices, submitting record holdings from your ILS, and connecting your library to Z39.50 services.
Session B – POWER Library e-resources
Review of new e-resources authentication system and how to troubleshoot if you have issues connecting to POWER Library databases. Introduction to Scholastic video and eBook databases BookFLIX and TrueFLIX. (Session will be repeated in the afternoon.)
11:30am – 12:30pm: Lunch (on your own)
12:30pm – 3:00pm
Session B – Repeat: POWER Library e-resources: Review of new e-resources authentication system and how to troubleshoot if you have issues connecting to POWER Library databases. Introduction to Scholastic video and eBook databases BookFLIX and TrueFLIX.
Session C – POWER Library e-resources: EBSCO Explora, Elementary Search, Middle School Search, and High School Search plus SIRS Discoverer.