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About Our Classes

A librarian from the Missouri State Library Reference Services Division will guide you in the use of information tools that contain journal articles, e-books, legislative materials, business profiles, Census materials and more. 

State Library staff can provide presentations for your next meeting, in person or via webinar, and can create in-depth sessions customized for the research needs of your office.

We also provide classes quarterly at MOTEC- the Center for Management and Professional Development Training Labs. 

Questions and class requests can be directed to Sarah Irwin at sarah.irwin@sos.mo.gov or 573-522-2796. 

 

Upcoming Classes

WEBINAR!  Laws and Legislation with LexisNexis

March 31, 2015, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: FREE!

Class description: By popular demand, we are providing a webinar version of our Laws and Legislation class.  As with the March 18 class, State Capital Universe, a LexisNexis database, will be introduced.  This database allows keyword searching of bills, statutes and regulations from all U.S. States in one convenient environment.  Included in this webinar are explanations of search features and instructions on how to pull needed materials from this database as well as federal legislative sources.

Registration: Register at https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/2079820067376701697. A confirmation email with login instructions will be sent to you after you register. 

On March 31, please log in 15 minutes before the presentation.

 

WEBINAR!  Business Research with AtoZ Databases

April 28, 2015, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Cost: FREE!

Class description:  Have you been searching for a way to gather lists of Missouri’s small businesses?  The search is over!  The Missouri State Library provides access to AtoZ Databases, which state employees can use to find Missouri businesses and generate lists by city or county, customized areas, company size, industry code, and other factors.  This database also includes a general people-finding tool, listings for criminal checks and health care professionals. 

Registration: Register at https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/5016427608082513666. A confirmation email with login instructions will be sent to you after you register. 

On April 28, please log in 15 minutes before the presentation.

 

Questions? 

Contact Sarah Irwin:  sarah.irwin@sos.mo.gov, or 573 522-2796