[Libs-Or] Upcoming Training for New Gale Resources and LearningExpress Library

Arlene Weible arlene.weible at state.or.us
Thu Nov 29 10:47:36 PST 2018


The State Library is pleased to offer two opportunities to learn more about the new Gale database resources, Books & Authors and LitFinder. These databases are available to libraries as part of the Statewide Database Licensing Program.

New Gale Resources for Oregon - Overview
There are two new Gale resources available to Oregon libraries that can help you meet the needs of your reading and research users! Gale's Books & Authors is a reader's advisory resource that offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. With over 150,000 recommended titles, you're bound to find something to please every patron and student! Gale's LitFinder provides access to a wealth of literary works and secondary-source materials covering world literature and authors throughout history including more than 132,000 full-text poems and 670,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. Join us to learn more while we dig into best practices for getting what you need out of these outstanding resources!

January 16,  3:00 -4:00 PM - Registration link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8339520114355479809
January 29, 10:00 -11:00 AM - Registration link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6733384314825905665
Note: Please register even if you are not able to attend the live session. If registered, you will be sent information about how to access the recording if you can't attend live.

You can also access all Oregon-specific Gale webinars through the Oregon Statewide Databases Support Portal<http://galesupport.com/oregon/training.php>

Additionally, check out other upcoming webinars in December ....

Gale's Usage Dashboard - Enhanced Usage Reporting!
Gale has a new tool for exploring your database usage! This interactive and intuitive dashboard allows you to pull standard usage around sessions, retrievals, searches, etc. but also provides visual results and allows you to dig deeper; for example, you can see the search terms being used in your library, which can aid in collection development!
December 18, 2018
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Registration link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1241156608301563395
Note: Please register even if you are not able to attend the live session. If registered, you will be sent information about how to access the recording if you can't attend live.

LearningExpress Library Overview
This session will provide an overview of the user interface and key platform features, including practice tests and score reports, educational eBooks, interactive tutorials, and extensive guidance.
December 3, 2018
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Registration link<https://ebscotraining.webex.com/tc3300/trainingcenter/meeting/sessionInfo.do?confID=106518450150583793&siteurl=ebscotraining&ownerTimeZone=4&currentTime=1543834800000&sessionNO=0&backUrl=https%3A%2F%2Febscotraining.webex.com%2Fcmp3300%2Fwebcomponents%2Fcalendar%2Fcalendar.do%3Fsiteurl%3Debscotraining%26serviceType%3DTC%26tabType%3Dsearch%26ownerID%3D0%26pageNum%3D1%26timezoneID%3D0%26orderBy%3DstartTime%26orderType%3Dasc%26searchKeyWord%3Dlearningexpress%26year%3D2018%26month%3D10%26date%3D26%26showpast%3Dfalse%26showreg%3Dfalse&touch=null> - Note: Please register even if you are not able to attend the live session. If registered, you will be sent information about how to access the recording if you can't attend live.

Please contact me if you have any questions about the training opportunities listed above, or it you would like to arrange online or in-person training for your library staff.

Arlene Weible, MLS
Electronic Services Consultant
Oregon Federal Regional Depository Coordinator
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