Date: Jun 11th, 2013
Would you like to know how to access high quality information anywhere? Don’t let our library databases intimidate you!
Learn how to access the information you are looking for at the upcoming class Introduction to the Electronic Library of Minnesota (ELM). The class will be held Tuesday, June 11, from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at Rum River Library. Rum River Library is located at 4201 6th Avenue in Anoka.
“The ELM literally puts the world at your fingertips,” said Anoka County Commissioner Matt Look. “Learning how to successfully navigate this resource opens a world of opportunity!”
This class will introduce you to the Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM), which gives Minnesota residents online access to full-text magazine, journal, newspaper, and encyclopedia articles, images and videos, and other information resources. ELM provides information on a vast array of topics, including consumer information, arts and humanities, current events, health, science, social science, politics, business, and more. In this class, you will learn where to go to access these trustworthy online resources made freely available to all Minnesota residents.
“What you can find in a simple internet search is just the tip of the iceberg,” said Library Board President Bob Thistle. “Learn more about the resources available through ELM to access information in the deep web, available to you for free with your library card.”
Seating is limited for this hands-on class. Registration is required. Go to anokacountylibrary.org or call 763-576-4695 to register.
This class is presented by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM) staff. More information about ELM can be found at www.elm4you.org. ELM is brought to you by your local library or school media center, Minitex, and State Library Services, the Minnesota state library agency, with state appropriations to the Minnesota Office of Higher Education and the Minnesota Department of Education, and federal LSTA funds under the support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.