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VGLS can tailor targeted training sessions for groups when required.

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Library Training 2021

VGLS 2021 Winter Training Schedule (May – August)

VGLS is pleased to offer a range of information sessions online via Microsoft Teams.

Sign up for a session today, or contact us here to discuss building a bespoke training session for your team.


Program 1 Webinars - Introduction to Online Library Services

This Microsoft Teams webinar provides an overview of the Library Website - how to register, navigate the site, use the catalogue, request loans and research services and access resources. This session is hosted on Microsoft Teams. 

Audience:  New or infrequent users of the Library. 

Duration: 1 Hour

Thursday, 24 June 10.30-11.30

Thursday, 1 July 2.30-3.30

Wednesday, 14 July 2.30-3.30

Tuesday, 27 July 2.30-3.30

Thursday, 5 August 10.30-11.30

Wednesday, 18 August 10.30-11.30

Tuesday, 31 August 2.30-3.30

 

Program 2 Webinars - Search Strategies

This MS Teams session covers the literature search workflow, techniques to discover evidence-based information, preparing for the search, and then performing it using the authoritative online resources.

Audience:  It is recommended that you are familiar with using the library’s resources or have attended an Introduction to Online Library Services session.

Duration: 1 Hour

Wednesday, 23 June 2.00-3.00

Tuesday, 27 July 10.30-11.30

Wednesday, 25 August 10.30-11.30

 

Program 3 Webinar - Finding Online Newspaper Articles

This MS Teams session will show you how to: Search and find online current and archived newspaper articles from the major Victorian and Australian newspapers.

Audience:  It is recommended that you are familiar with using the library’s resources or have attended an Introduction to Online Library Services session.

Duration: 1 Hour

Wednesday, 7 July 2.30-3.30

Wednesday, 4 August 10.30-11.30

 

Program 4 Webinars - Introduction to EndNote

This MS Teams session will show how to:

  • Discover Endnote - a reference tool that allows you to automatically create & manage bibliographic citations to download to your documents and publications. This tool is suited to those who write policy; prepare publications or are studying.
  • Technical Requirements: Contact your IT department to ensure you have access to Endnote version X.7 or higher.

Audience:  New or infrequent users of Endnote. It is recommended that you are familiar with using the library’s resources or have attended an Introduction to Online Library Services session

Duration: 1 Hour

Thursday, 22 July 2.30-3.30

 

Program 5 Webinars - Legal Sessions

Finding Caselaw

This MS Teams session will enable you to:

  • If you need to brush up on your caselaw research or are new to this area please register to attend this session.
  • We will look at how you can best use the Lexis Advance database to provide you with additional benefits and search results.
  • This session constitutes one CPD point

Audience:  VPS staff employed in a legal capacity with a working knowledge of the law. It is recommended that you are familiar with using the Library service.

Duration: 1 Hour

Tuesday, 6 July 2.00-3.00

Wednesday, 11 August 2.00-3.00

Creating Legal Alerts

This MS Teams session will enable you to:

  • If you want to get the most out of how to establish your alerts please register to attend this webinar.
  • We will look at how you can best use Lexis, Westlaw, Lawlex, Informit and Capital Monitor to enable you to track important developments.
  • This session constitutes one CPD point

Thursday, 8 July 2.00-3.00

Thursday, 29 July 2.00-3.00

Friday, 13 August 2.00-3.00

 

 

Program 6 Webinars - Finding Legislation

This MS Teams session will enable you to:

      • If you need to brush up on your legislation research or are new to this area please register to attend this session.
      • We will look at how you can best use the official Victorian legislation website and the Lexis Advance and Capital Monitor databases to provide you with additional benefits and search results.
      • This session constitutes one CPD point

Audience:  VPS staff employed in a legal capacity with a working knowledge of the law. It is recommended that you are familiar with using the Library service.

Duration: 1 Hour

Tuesday, 22 June 2.00-3.00

Wednesday, 28 July 2.00-3.00

Tuesday, 24 August 2.00-3.00

 

Program 7 Webinars - Searching Government Gazettes

This MS Teams session will enable you to:

      • Identify the online platforms for searching Government Gazettes;
      • Outline what the gazettes publish and why this may be important to your research &
      • Execute accurate search functions in order to locate information quickly and efficiently.
      • This session constitutes one CPD point

Audience:  VPS staff employed in a legal capacity with a working knowledge of the law. It is recommended that you are familiar with using the Library service.

Duration: 1 Hour

Tuesday, 13 July 2.00-3.00

Wednesday, 25 August 2.00-3.00

 

Program 8 Webinars - Finding Legal Commentaries

This MS Teams session will enable you to:

      • Locate commentary and discussion on different areas of the law;
      • Discover the online publications and services that focus on your area of interest;
      • Identify established, authoritative caselaw that sets a legal precedent &
      • Find annotated versions of important acts that provide a narrative on a legal area of concern.
      • This session constitutes one CPD point

Audience:  VPS staff employed in a legal capacity with a working knowledge of the law. It is recommended that you are familiar with using the Library service.

Duration: 1 Hour

Friday, 30 July 10.30-11.30

Wednesday, 18 August 2.00-3.00

 

Program 9 Webinars - Discover Westlaw AU

This session explains how to use Westlaw AU to find:            

 Caselaw | Commentary | Legislation | Legal guidance tools

Westlaw AU

Wednesday, 14 July 10.30-11.30

Tuesday, 3 August 2.00-3.00

Thursday, 26 August 10.30-11.30

 

 

Program 10 Webinar - Wolters Kluwer CCH

In this session you will learn how to navigate the CCH database, the specialists in:

Wolters Kluwer CCHEqual opportunity, discrimination, and human rights | Tax | Conveyancing and property | Industrial relations | Torts | Workplace health and safety 

Tuesday, 17 August 10.30-11.30

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