The following free national webinars are also available to learn more about Gale products and LearningExpress Library. Click on the links listed below to register.


Prefer in-person training? Contact Arlene Weible to arrange a training session for your library staff!



PowerSearch Web imageInfoTrac Collections & PowerSearch

PowerSearch provides your patrons with access to all the Gale InfoTrac content in your library's collection through one, single search query.

Get an in-depth overview of all the latest enhancements to this valuable search tool!

February 5, 9:00 am – 10:00 am (PT)

February 11, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (PT)


U.S. History In Context.gifU.S. History In Context

[Note: These sessions will cover both U.S. History in Context and World History in Context; Oregon’s statewide database licensing contract with Gale provides access to U.S. History in Context only.]

These online historical resources are designed to meet the needs of public, school and academic libraries. Learn how to construct and employ efficient search strategies for information retrieval; how to differentiate between basic, person, subject, chronological and advanced search options; and more.

February 4, 7:00 am – 8:00 am (PT)

February 22, 10:00 am – 11:00 am (PT)



Gale Virtual Reference Library image iconGale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Learn more about this database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Oregon has access to over 300 e-book reference titles.

February 10, 7:00 am – 8:00 am (PT)

February 25, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (PT)

February 29, 9:00 am – 10:00 am (PT)




Gale Usage Website                Gale Admin ToolGale Usage and Administrative Tools

Learn how to use these tools to manage your Gale account and gather helpful statistics.


Gale Admin Tool

February 9, 8:00 am – 9:00 am (PT)


Gale Usage Portal

February 10, 10:00 am – 11:00 am (PT)





Learning Express Library 3.0

This interactive, online-learning platform that provides practice tests, tutorials, and ebooks to help school age and adult learners with basic skills mastery, GED, college preparation, occupational certification tests, and computer basics and popular software video tutorials


February 3, 9:00 am – 10:00 am (PT)

February 10, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (PT)

February 17, 9:00 am – 10:00 am (PT)

February 24, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (PT)



Don’t forget, tutorials are also available, 24 hours a day!


Gale’s On Demand Tutorials

LearningExpress Library Video Guides

Job and Career Accelerator Video Guides




Arlene Weible

Electronic Services Consultant

Oregon Federal Regional Depository Coordinator

Library Support and Development Services

Oregon State Library

250 Winter St NE

Salem OR, 97301


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