2020 DataFest Presentations

DataFest Program Descriptions

K-12     Public     Academic/Special    Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL)

All times are Central Standard Time. 

10/27 8:45 - 9:00 am WELCOME
Foster Engagement at a Distance Using Collaboration Tools. In this session we will explore the question "How do I engage my students at a distance?" We'll share how you can use video conferencing tools like Zoom to facilitate remote learning, and online curriculum tools like BrainPOP to incorporate standards-aligned content. Attendees will discover how they can utilize Zoom to securely engage students in virtual lessons and effectively manage their digital classrooms. We'll also demonstrate how educators can create classrooms on BrainPOP so students can complete their interactive assignments at home.
10/27 9:40 - 10:10 am ROYSTON PUBLISHING
10/27 10:15 - 10:45 am MACKIN
Our world has changed.  Our libraries are changing, and we must have options available for students who are learning virtually and/or on devices.  MackinVIA is proud to be able to partner with MNPS to bring digital resources to the students of the Nashville area. Join Laura to learn about MackinVIA, MNPS' contracted digital platform.  From the basics to deep searches, we will go over everything you need to get your students onboard with MackinVIA.
10/27 10:50 - 11:20 am RAINBOW BOOKS
With over 330,000 titles available, Rainbow Book Company is a one stop shop for the best in PreK to YA fiction and non-fiction print and digital materials. Our full-service company specializes in providing your library with a diverse array of titles, from state award lists to bilingual and Spanish language books. Let us bring the books to you for an in-person sample driven selection process or we are also available virtually and by phone. With hands on sales staff, MARC record uploads, free shipping and free shelf-ready processing, you'll find everything you need at the end of our rainbow!
10/27 11:25 - 11:55 am BOUND TO STAY BOUND
Bound To Stay Bound Books
10/27 12:00 - 12:30 pm GALE
Gale Resources Supporting Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice
10/27 12:35 - 12:50 pm Closing/Raffle

Public Sessions

10/28 9:40 - 10:10 am INGRAM
iCurate Coming Soon and iCurate Core
10/28 10:15 - 10:45 am PRESSREADER - https://www.tenn-share.org/pressreader
10/28 10:50 - 11:20 am Networking/Break
10/28 11:25 - 11:55 am BAKER & TAYLOR
10/28 12:00 - 12:30 pm Transparent Language Online:
Overview and New Features
Lauren Gancarz
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!
10/28 12:35 - 12:50 pm Closing/Raffle


10/29 9:00 - 9:45 am KEYNOTE
This session will be a brief introduction to DUP?s digital products for libraries, including our interdisciplinary book and journal collections, single titles, archival volumes, mathematics and open access content. Learn about our platform features, remot
10/29 10:25 - 10:55 am EBSCO - https://www.tenn-share.org/EBSCO2020 
OpenAthens: next-generation authentication system with single sign-on components, designed to improve authentication, accessibility, and analytics.
Academic Search Ultimate & Business Source Ultimate: full-text cost-saving solution to help strengthen overall library collections. NEW title lists available!       
EBSCO Faculty Select: empowers libraries to directly support textbook affordability and OER (open educational resource) efforts through a single searchable interface.
EBSCO eBooks: forge a clear path to success and support the digital needs of students, remote learners and faculty with access to high-quality academic e-books. Recent enhancements and updates include: accessibility and interface improvements, DRM free titles, EPUB titles, and free MARCs.
10/29 11:00 - 11:30 am DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS
OA journal Demography - https://www.dukeupress.edu/demography-open-access
10/29 11:35 - 12:05 pm MOMETRIX
Mometrix is actively assisting academic libraries around the nation with robust test preparation solutions for their students and faculty. Mometrix eLibrary is the world's most comprehensive test preparation database with study materials for over 1,800 different standardized exams. 

In this session, Brian and Tanner (subbing for Jay Willis) will be sharing how academic libraries are leveraging Mometrix eLibrary to maintain high-quality exam preparation for students as learning takes place on and off campus. More information will be provided on accessibility features, ease of implementation, and during the presentation, a convention-exclusive discount code will be announced.

We look forward to spending this time with you, and will be happy to field questions at the end of the session.
10/29 12:10 - 12:40 pm BLOOMSBURY
10/29 12:45 - 1:15 pm TETON DATA SYSTEMS
Primal Pictures resources are the world's most medically accurate and detailed 3D graphic renderings of human anatomy. With benchmark anatomy, physiology, and clinical content, Primal Pictures is widely accepted as the best in class and used by thousands of health science educators, students and practitioners worldwide to teach, learn and practice.
10/29 1:20 - 1:50 pm DOCUSEEK
10/29 1:55 - 2:10 pm Closing/Raffle
10/29 2:10 - 2:30 pm Networking/Break

Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL)

10/30 9:00 - 9:30 am HeritageQuest Online
Sarah Palmer
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.
10/30 9:35 - 10:05 am Nashville Tennessean Sarah Palmer
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.
10/30 10:15 - 10:45 am World Book Online: Supporting Remote Learning
Megan Crowley
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.
10/30 10:55 - 11:25 am For TEL: Stretch Your Gale Resource Skills
Tammi VanBuren
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!
10/30 11:30 am - 12:00 pm  Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep from TEL
Tammi Van Buren
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.




Baker and Taylor
Bound to Stay Bound
Duke University Press

National Library of Medicine Regional Medical Library
Royston Publishing

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