PIONEER Premium Databases in the Information Café
Quick and Easy Options for Self-Directed Learning


To access all WebEx Flash Tutorials, go to EBSCOhost Support/Tutorials page,

Among the tutorials are:

EBSCO Admin Features:

Auto Repair Reference Center Auto Repair (an EBSCOhost Database)

WebEx Flash Tutorial symbol for macromedia flash (runtime 2.25 minutes)


Log into NewsBank (if using Public PIONEER web site, click on "Newspapers" from Pioneer's home page.) Once in the database, click on the "help" link found in the upper right corner of screen. The "help" window can be accessed anytime during your search. Or use the following:

Database Overview and Search Tips. Two page training handout.(.pdf) pdf

Factiva Database

Access the Factiva Database. From the opening search page, choose Support>>Learning (upper right hand corner of screen).Choose Web based slide presentations Web-based slide presentations "e-Topics". Available only to registered customers. Contains:

  • Overview
  • Factiva News Pages
  • Factiva.comn Advanced Search
  • Viewing and Managing Results in - Advanced Search
  • Using Company Quick Search in
  • Retreiving Market Data in
  • Industry Reports in

Web based slide presentations Online Training
Spend an hour online with our expert trainers. They’ll show you how to utilize features like Factiva Intelligent Indexing and Source Selector. They’ll also answer your questions and show you how access support options.

Registration for seminars open to the public:


For a wealth of information about this product, go to the LitFINDER site. The tutorials include a fact sheet, reviews, sample searches, search tips and a very cool online audio-visual presentation and more.

And log in to the LitFINDER database for on-screen instructions. Choose Help at any time.

Log in to SIRS. There are on-screen instructions. Choose help at any time during your search.

Direct access to SIRS tutorials and support materials Select K-12 Training Opportunities>>SIRS Knowledge Source and SIRS Discoverer.

Go Pioneer
Pioneer, Utah's Online Library Training Options

Training opportunities, open to librarians and educators, sponsored by the Pioneer Library Advocates and the Utah Education Network.

Public Pioneer

Workshops open to librarians, educators and researchers sponsored by the Utah State Library.