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Last Updated: August 04, 2023

Explore Gale Business: Insights

Gale Business: Insights provides users with detailed financial, historical, and current event information on over 400,000 companies, industries, and countries. Users can easily find Plunkett Reports, SWOT analyses, case studies, comparison charts, scholarly journals, and more. Join this session to explore the content, tools, and workflows in this valuable resource.

Duration: 45 Minutes
So welcome in everyone again today

we're talking about gale business insights

My name is Amber Winters and I am

your training consultant for the day.

So I've got just a quick agenda here for everyone.

We're here for 45 minutes today.

Well give me 1 2nd here,

Just had a quick question pop up. we're

here for 45 minutes today so we've got lots of

time to go through everything new and exciting

that's happening within Gil business insights.

So first we'll talk about the resource just

in general, what the updates are going to look

like, what the content you're going to see is within

the resource. So this will be great if you're,

you know familiar with business

insights and you just want to take a look at the new features.

But it will also be helpful if you're brand new to business

insights, we are going to cover what you're going to find

in that resource.

We'll talk about the content and the features and as

we do that we're going to actually walk through the platform.

So we're going to see all of those nice new features

in action. We're going to see the new organization,

we've got quite a few different tools

as well that we're going to be able to take a look at

and I just got a notice that you can just now

see my screen, so if anyone's having trouble seeing

my screen please let me know it should have

an agenda slide on the on the screen here.

Um And I do have time, I'll try to save time

at the end of the session for any questions you have

and I do have some contact information, so if

you need some additional support or want to

go more in depth into something, you'll have

a contact to do that.

So let's go ahead and get started here. So what exactly

is happening? I'm sure the majority of you are here because

you've gotten um some some

information from Gale that we're updating

gale business insights. So

What's happening right now. We have two platforms,

we have business insights global

and business insights essential.

So what's happening is we're pulling those together

and we're creating Gale business insights.

So you're getting all of the same great contents

tools, features, all that good stuff.

But we've pulled it into a new platform

and we've combined those two soon

to be legacy platforms into this one. Gil

business insights. What's nice is your

library is not going to need to do a single thing.

when it's time for this to transfer over, everything's

going to transfer over for you and you're going

to be good to go.

Your users can actually try the new experience now

if they want to, we have enrolled them all the way

over but it is live. So if

they want to on your home page of either business

insights global or business insights essentials,

they're going to have this little orange, try the new

experience button, it's not required

but if they want to start taking a look or if you

haven't been able to take a look yet you

can click into that, Try the new experience to get a feel

of what it's going to look like when we fully transition

everyone owed over later this year.

and this new platform we're changing to you'll see

down here, my second screenshot

has increased the accessibility quite a bit.

So we've moved forward from what

you see now at the top of this page towards something

that we use for a lot of other gale databases.

If you're familiar with gale, you've probably

seen this bottom screenshots. Um

and a lot of your different resources

with a more um clean sleek

look less um

less frills and things all over the place

because as we have different bits

and pieces all over the home page a lot of times that

decreases the accessibility for your users

who have special needs. So we've

streamlined, make everything a lot easier

to click into which is increasing that accessibility.

We've also enhanced the navigation.

So they're going to be able to search and browse just like

they did within business insights global

or essentials, but they're just going to have

some increased features. The advanced

search has really been

amplified to really ensure they can access

everything. We've got multiple different points

of entry into the resource to make sure they're getting to

exactly what they need. and to make sure

they can navigate between different

ideas and different sections with

as few clicks as possible. So we're trying to

make this platform a bit more intuitive

to make sure everyone can really easily

work their way through their research and find what they

need in a timely manner

We've included some additional tools here as

well. So as we go through, you'll see we've got some great

highlights and notes options. We have

a listen tool. If your patrons or users need

to have articles read to them, we

have a nice integration with both google and Microsoft

that's going to allow them to send content over.

that way we still have

our comparison charts but they've been updated

a bit to be a little bit more easier to use.

So we'll take a look again at all of those today.

and we've pulled out on the home page now. Company

industry and country hubs.

So right on the home page, we've organized

them nice and neatly so your users can

take a look, they can browse through those sections

or they're going to be able to see some of the most

searched entities in each of those

three hubs. So again, a nice clean

platform for nice clean research.

So just in general, your business insights

has company, industry and country


So it's going to include overviews and company

and industry profiles, financial

information, but also reference

materials that are going to be focused around

those companies and industries.

In addition to all of that content, as I mentioned

before, we are keeping our comparison charts

where users are going to be able to compare companies,

industries or countries and we

base it on key metrics including things like revenue,

employees and population. So of course that depends

on which entity you're comparing.

Um but they'll be able to develop those charts

and they can develop them and send over to their google

or Microsoft drives like I mentioned previously

or they can email or download it.

so again, we're keeping the functionality of

the comparison charts, we've just enhanced it

to make it more user friendly and easier

to navigate through.

and in addition to all of that content,

we have some really nice business and industry

publications. So we've got everywhere from

newspapers and magazine to

industry journals, to academic works related

to business. They're going to find all of that here

on the platform.

And we've actually pulled that out in its own section

as well. So, previously, you would

find the content by searching for, let's say,

a specific topic or a specific

company. And articles might pull up that way

this way, we've actually got our own little

section. So you can search through just publishing

if you're not so much interested in a company

overview, but you want to really just know,

what's going on in general

related to grocery stores or something like

that, you'll be able to search through that. So some of

the top publications include the new

york times, the Financial Times and the economists

are all available here on our platform,

And you are able to search through publications

as well. So if your users are, you're

looking for a specific title

and it's maybe a very precise title

about a specific industry or something like

that, they can actually search through the publications

now to really identify what exactly

they need we've

got a question here, when is the launch date for insights,

wondering when to update our websites?

So again, right now your

users can click into the platform

to explore it, but the kind of

full turnover is going to be in december.

Ok, but let's go ahead and just take a look at

this resource, it's pretty hefty, so I want to give

it justice to spend a lot of time in there.

Um does anyone have any questions at all for me before

we get going,

Ok, I don't see any see I got

the I got signed up for leaving this on my

browser too long. but this is

scale business insights. So this is our home page

here. And again, as I mentioned, it's been updated.

It looks a little more modern than the

current, business insights,

essentials and global. So we've modernized

it quite a bit. We've increased the accessibility.

So let's go over how we kind of organized it here.

So first I'll go down into just the body of the

home page. And again, as I mentioned, we have kind of like

little hubs built out.

So you see the first one is going to be about companies,

They can browse their companies or they can just take

a look at some of the top search ones. Of course

they're all going to be.

familiar names because the familiar

names are the ones that are getting searched the most

Again, we've pulled out publications here.

So if your patrons just want to take a look at publications,

they can, they can browse them or

they can take a look at some of the most utilized.

We've also pulled up topics here.

We have our industry section and then

we have our major market section which

is going to be all of the different countries

we have highlighted within this resource

so they can browse through countries as well as if maybe

they just want to take a look at what's going

on in the United States, What's going on in the United

Kingdom. If you have business students coming in

maybe who have projects

going on and they need some country focused


They'll be able to pull that here right on the


and what's really great is if I click into

our browse, so let's say we're going to browse all

of our companies today.

We've built out a lot of really nice filters

here that's going to help them navigate down to exactly

what they need because you can see here, um

I have over 400,000

companies available to me which

is a little bit overwhelming.

So so you have different ways to filter it out here.

So I can filter now between public and private

companies and I will just mention here

generally we're going to have more information on

public companies than private companies.

just by the nature of the company.

Obviously public libraries, certain libraries,

public companies have to publish

their information. while private companies

do not. So we can actually narrow that

down now. We couldn't narrow it before. So let's,

we'll stick with public companies just

because generally we're going to have a little bit more


So you see, I filtered out here to public,

I can choose to filter out their revenue. So if I'm looking

for a larger company or maybe on

the flip side if I'm maybe just starting off my small

business, I want to see, what smaller

companies I could be in competition with, you

know, if I'm opening up a coffee shop,

I know right now, I'm not going to be in direct

competition with Starbucks but

there could be smaller. Change that I am in competition


so I can choose if I want to select

the buy revenue here.

If I have an industry code in mind, I can enter

that here

I can also choose by location so I can

narrow it down to country or I can get

even more narrow and narrow

it down to states or provinces.

And this last feature I think is really great

is I can choose what

type of data is available. So if I want to

make sure I'm seeing swat analyses

for a company. So swat is strengths,

weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

So it's kind of a,

An overall rundown about the company.

If I want to make sure I have those available,

I can choose that.

If I want to have company histories, I have

that available here as well, we

have a question, is there an industry code look up

tool? there is not

in the platform right now.

Um, what might be helpful is for them to try

to navigate through to an industry by

either browsing through the industry or searching the

industry and they'll have the code attached that way.

but right now we don't have an agency

code, industry, code browser

or search tool right now.

But I can choose to narrow it down here. So let's say I do

want to include my swat analysis as well.

So you know what you'll see, I can scroll down and I've narrowed this

down quite a bit now. I'm at 1500 companies

which is probably a lot more manageable for me.

And you'll see I'll be able to take a look at what different

types of data are available as

well as that additional information here.

Well let's go back to our home page for now

because we're not quite ready to take a look at a

company profile just yet.

So back on the home page, in addition to the main body

of the home page we have in our toolbar

here, a couple additional options

that are going to help us out.

So this is where the comparison charts are now

listed under this compare button. We'll

take a look at that a little bit later, but this is where

they'll select to compare either countries,

industries or companies

right next to that. We've got this really nice browse

button. Now, these first couple of course

are the same as what you're seeing on this home page,

but this button actually follows us along

throughout the session. So if I decide

maybe I'm on a company profile and

I want to start browsing something else as opposed to

going back to home and then click browse,

I can hit my browse button in my toolbar

and I can navigate to those different entries.

underneath that we also have the option

to browse through our glossary or

just financial or investment reports.

So if we don't need a history of companies

or things like that, we just need the financials.

We do have the ability to browse right here

on just those things.

We also have a get link tool

that's going to give you a persistent URL

to whatever page you're on. So

if you found a really nice company profile you're interested

in maybe you want to save it, share it with a colleague

or if you're a student, you want to share it with a group.

, you can just use that. Get link copy

and paste it.

send it wherever you want it to go.

So you'll notice as we start to click through

the platform today, this get link is really going

to follow us around quite a bit so we can get

a direct link to whatever piece of content

or whatever page we we need.

We've also got highlights and notes his listed

here. We're going to

we're going to touch on that once we

actually get into an article, but this

is newly added to this resource. The ability

to highlight and take notes within

different articles

But let's go ahead and run a search. So instead of browsing,

maybe I want to just run a search today,

I'm doing a project, let's say I'm a student

um on

the apparel industry. So I'm going to just search


And you'll notice when I do that. I've got some

really nice suggestions here that

are organized for me.

Ok. If you have a quick question, does the,

the Perma link. So the get link require

user authentication to access the linked content.

So that's a great question mark.


the get link will allow anyone

to click in to see that piece of content that has

been linked to. So let's say someone linked to

one article. Anyone who has

that link will be able to see that one article,

but if they want to move forward in the

the resource. So maybe they like that article

but want to read more

At that point they'll have to authenticate

however your library requires it. So

if they use a a pass password

library card, whatever it is at that point

they'll be asked to authenticate but anyone

will be able to access the permit link to take a look

at that specific page.

Ok, so again, as I'm looking at my

basic search here, you'll see I have

some different dropdown options and we've

organized them here, you'll see I've got

options for company profiles,

industry profiles or country profiles

I am not gonna click on any of these today though. I'm

actually just going to run a basic search on apparel

because I don't know what I want exactly. I just

know when it's related to apparel. So I'm going to pull everything.

So this is what our basic search results page is

going to look like. You'll see at the top here,

we've organized our content out. So any

company profiles related to my search,

I've pulled forward here as well as

industries. You'll see our trade journals

have their own section, reference countries.

You'll see there's quite a bit

There's a huge amount of news here. And I also

like to point out we also have related associations.

So again, if you're maybe a a small business owner

taking a look at your industry, you

may want to join an industry association to stay

on top of what's going on or maybe just to get support.

So we've got those listed within this

resource as well.

and we do have academic journals here.

So if you have patrons coming in who are maybe

looking for that higher level of content.

maybe again students coming in for homework help

or something like that.

We have a whole section for them.

Now let's scroll down here on my search results page.

So first I want to point out on this right hand side,

all of my great filter options here.

So say I can choose, if I have a specific

industry in mine here, if I have a company

type in mine, remember either private

or public, I have those here.

I can also narrow down based on revenue

document type. I can also search

within my results. If I want to narrow it down even

further, I have that avail ability

here and

now and I underneath you'll see we have a few checkmarks

listed here as well. So mine right now defaults

to showing the only full tax documents, we

do have citations in this resource.

Um so I have decided just to

limit down to those full tax documents,

I can also narrow it on to peer reviewed journal. So

again, if I'm a student coming in and I need

that peer reviewed contents, I have that

option right here.

and then on our all results here on this

left hand side, you'll see, we've pulled it forward

into different content buckets. So our companies

were giving a few

just to pull forward. Same

as for industries academic journals, all

that good stuff. We pulled out all of our different content


Make it really nice and simple to navigate

through. And I can, let's say click into any of my companies

and I can take a look at all 6000 companies

I have here, or I can click directly

into a company. So let's do that. We'll

just move forward with Amazon

I'm assuming everyone on the line knows

about amazon.

So we'll go ahead and take a look at amazon,

Mhm. and it looks like we have another

question I might have missed it. Are nonprofits

or charities included in Gale. Um

Mark, I don't believe they are.

I believe this is strictly going to be for profit

businesses, but let me reach out to my

um my product team just to make sure

because I don't wanna mislead you. Um and I have your

information on this question. So I'll just

send you an email once the session's done just to verify,

but I'm pretty sure we don't include

nonprofits or charities,

watch out for an email from me shortly.

so now that I've clicked on a company, this

is going to be a company profile page

here. So we've organized this and laid it out

really simply so your users are going to be

able to find the content they need here.

So you'll see at the top you, you just kind of brief

bits of information. You'll see, we link to social

media if the company has that sort of thing,

we'll link to their website, give some

quick facts, the quick bits

of revenue, employees, all that good stuff.

Then as we scroll down, we're starting to get some more

advanced information and some more detailed information,

So we've got our company overview here.

and linked out into that overview are going to be some

different articles as well as brands

and things like that. You can take a deeper look at

next to that. Now remember not every company

is going to have a swat analysis but if they do

it's going to appear here on this right hand side.

the majority of our large public companies

are going to have these swat analyses, especially

since a lot of them are required to publish them,

So we can take a look at this if we want to, I can click

read full swat analysis and it's

going to pull that forward for me

scroll it down here

and I'll be able to read through that

jump back here though.

So underneath, we're going to get into the financials.

So you'll see these are pretty pretty advanced.

I can click in to get the full information if

I want to. But we're giving kind of some

of the beginning information right here on this page.

underneath that you'll see if we can look at our financial

performance over time.

At this point you'll see. It also gives me

the option to open my compare tool. So if

I want to maybe compare amazon to

Ebay, I can do that from here.

If I would like to,

we're not going to today

underneath this here, I've got my competitors

again, I can compare these at this point if

I want to open my comparison charts

or I can click directly into my competitors

if I want to move forward that way.

and then I have my industry listed here as well. So

I know we had a a previous question about finding

industry codes. So while we don't have

a look up right now, if you clicked into a business,

we do include each of the industry codes

um, related to that business. So that

is one way to, to pull the information is

to go into a company profile.

now underneath that is going to be.

so a question, where is the financial data source from

and how often is it updated? So we have quite a few

different third party

groups that we work with to pull out this, get

together Most of this is published by the companies

and we're talking about their investments,

reports, their financial reports and things

like that. We also have some Plunket reports

in here and quite a few different reports

from third parties. So um Mark,

it's going to depend on what specific

um piece of data you're looking

at. but a lot of it is published

by companies who are public companies

and then we aggregate it together.

Ok. And then again at the bottom we can

take a look at our company articles here.

So this is going to give us kind of the written

bit of information. Now,

as you'll see, we've got market research reports,

trade journal articles as I mentioned. If we have

specific trade journals in mind, we can take a look

at those

and just really simply navigate through


Now, I'm going to go back to my search here

Now, let's say instead of companies, I wanted to take

a look at the industries related to apparel.

Remember that was my beginning. Basic search.

I can do that. Let's click into an industry

instead and see what an industry profile looks

like. You'll see. It looks fairly similar of

course, just by the nature of the two entities,

it's going to be a little bit different, but we have still

got our industry overview here. We're still

showing revenue as well as number of employees.

scrolling down here, we're still giving top

companies top competitors to

see I can narrow that down to globally or

if I have a specific country in mind, I can narrow

it down that way

underneath we've had we have a few different

industry reports from various

entities who build those out for us

We've got again, related industries

and I can browse all my industries here. If

I want to

and then just like with companies, I've got my articles

pulled out down here, below. So again, I can

still take a look at all of those articles

if I would like to,

I'm going to go back one more time

to the search that we already ran for payroll.

I'm actually going to click into an article

as opposed to one of those profiles.

So I want to show you some of the next different

tools we have when we're taking a look at some

piece of text here.

Um so let's click into

we'll click into one of these magazine articles

today. Um we'll do this one

So when I'm in a piece of text, I'm not looking

at a company, I'm not looking at an industry, I'm just

physically looking at an article or

a a journal piece, a news report

I've got a few different tools that we didn't have

previously within either of our business insights,


So you'll see at the top of the page here, this is where

they appear. So we've got a citation.

So if you have students coming in, if

you're working at a school library or if you're a public

library with students coming in for homework

help, they do have a citation available

here in M L. A. A P A Chicago

or Harvard versions.

and they can export that citation

to easy bib, noodle tools,

google drive one drive, all that good stuff

Next to that. We also have a nice send two option

here and with this again, we're

integrated with both google drive and

one drive. So I can send this content to either

one of those. I'll just have to sign on

and then it'll send it right over for me or I can

email this to myself. So this is great

if you have a patron who's maybe just quickly

trying to pull content, who doesn't have time to sit

in your library and read this bit of information. Who wants

to just save it for later. They can just

quick shoot it into one of their drives and then it's

readily available for them.

it does create a new folder within their

drive that's going to be labeled gale business

insights. So all of the content

they send over to their drive from business

insights are going to be funneled into that one

spot for them

just to keep them nice and organized.

moving forward from that from that send too. We

also have both a download

feature that's going to download this to the desktop

and a print tool

Again, I've got my great get link feature

here. So if I want to get a link

to this specific article, same deal,

I can grab that link, share it with whoever I want.

Anyone can access this specific

page that I linked without having to authenticate.

But if they decide to move forward into the resource,

then they're going to need to authenticate with however

you already have it set up.

scrolling down a little bit here. So

all of these tools are also


all of the the sending tools are also found down

here under the title of this article. So

it's a little bit of redundancy just to make sure your patrons

find the tool that they need. We've included

it in two different spots. So you'll see, we still

have our google drive, our one drive, our email,

our download and our print, sending over

the same information. It's just a second place

to make sure they can find that that content.

We also include an explore panel

on this right hand side here to help them continue

to research. So they want more articles

like the one they're currently on, we have that

or if they just want some related subjects

to what we're looking at right now, we have those listed

here as well and that will launch them into

a new search result for them to take a look at.

Now moving forward with our tools, we've got some really

nice we like to call them text manipulation

tool but it's tools that are going to

help your users really access this content

and customize what they're seeing

on the screen.

So the first is going to be our translate option which

is listed right here.

When I hit translate, I can now translate

my interface language, which is going

to change the language of all of the different

tools you see on the screen. Let me switch

it over here and we'll go to spanish.

You see all of my tools have been changed, My search

bar is in spanish. All of my little

buttons up top here are in spanish, my explore

panel is in spanish, it's going to

change all of that for me and it's going to change it throughout

the whole session. So if I translate

my interface before you can get

started, I can make sure I know where I'm navigating

to but I'm going to switch

it back to english here.

There we go.

And then under that same translate button, you'll

see you can translate your article

and it is going to translate one article at a time.

So as your patrons start to click through, they

will need to translate each article. But

if they translated that interface language, they're going

to know what they're clicking into, they're going to

retain that language that they need.

right next to that translate feature. We have the

ability to increase or decrease the font size

again, just to make it as accessible as possible

for them

we've got some different display options

and excuse me

so they can choose the color of the background

if they like. So whichever they think

is easiest to read. They can change

the font options here. You'll see. We do have

a dyslexia font available for patrons who

need that.

and then they can also change the line, the letter

and the word spacing.

So again this is very

customizable. We want to make sure they're going to

be able to understand this information and

see it as clearly as they need it so we can change

all of this right here on the platform.

I'm gonna go back to my default settings today though just

because that's a little bit easier for me to read.

Now in addition to this, we have our listen tool

which is right next to the display option. So this


I'm not going to play it today because I'm not sharing

my computer sound with you, but this

listen is going to be the full article for

them and they can choose if

they hit this little gear here

to again edit what they're seeing

so they can change it defaults to highlighting

the text that it's reading. They can turn that off

or they can choose what it's highlighting as

it's reading. If it's

reading a little bit fast for them, they have the option

to slow that reading speed down. It

defaults to a medium speed, but we do have

a slow version as well.

So again

increase the access the accessibility

of this content really simply right here

Now, one last document tool, I'm going to show

you before we take a look at our comparison charts,

is going to be the highlights and notes feature.

So if they're reading through an article and they find

some really interesting key points that they want to use

for whatever it is, maybe they're a small

business owner who's building their own business plan and

this is something that's going to help them with a specific


Maybe it's a general researcher

who just found something really interesting that

they want to maybe take a closer look at later,

so they copy and paste that little bit of information

and they can save it.

so I'm just going to click and drag over

whatever I think is important.

I can highlight this

I can add a note if I want to and I can save it.

and I can do that as many times as I want

and in as many articles as

I want. So I can go through if I'm researching,

you know, if I think key market players are really important,


I can highlight those

so I can go through and highlight anything as I I think

is important in as many articles as I want.

But these highlights of these notes are session

based. So your users, if

they do decide to to mark up these pieces

of text, they need to get this out of the platform

before they're signed off or before they close out

of their browser so they can do that in any

of the ways I previously mentioned. They can send over

to their drives, they can email, download or print

and then we keep those highlights for them.

and we have a question where do the notes show

up? I don't see it. I don't see it next

to the text. You are correct. So the notes

will one show up here? If I

If I click on the highlight it will appear

here. And

if I decided to download or print this

or send it wherever, um

the highlights is going to appear at the bottom

of the page and it's going to include

um any notes that I took. So it'll be at the

bottom of the page, you'll get the highlight with

the information I highlighted and then the notes will

appear down there.

And they're all also found in a different spot as

well. So if I click up now to my

highlights and notes, you'll see. I've got a little three attached

to that. If I click into this here,

I'm gonna click a view. All highlights and notes,

This is a really nice

Place for your users to land. If they have

highlighted, you know, three or four articles

because they're going to have all of those article

highlights listed in this one page. You'll see, I've got

the title of the article. I clicked into.

I've got each of those highlights and then I'll

see the notes I took

and then I can also edit those notes if I want to add

more. So this is a nice landing point.

If they've done a lot of this research,

they can come here, they can take a look at all of that,

They can jump back into whatever article they need,

but they can also send this particular

page over to their drives or they can

download or print them.

Yeah, I agree and I agree that it is very cool.

It's a really nice feature. So if you do have

um a lot of

research being done in one session, you know, and they

don't want to lose all of this information.

and maybe they don't want to send five whole articles

to their drive. They think it might be a

little bit overwhelming for them. They

can just highlight the parts, they do want to keep

come to this highlights and notes page

and then send it over where they want it to go.

And what's great is when they send it it does

send the title of each article with the hyperlink.

So if they come back to this page and realize that they do

actually want to dive deeper

into an article, they've already got the hyperlink.

They'll be able to click right back into that article

within the platform to continue their reading

Yeah, we have a question. Can I explain how the highlight legend

works? I most certainly can.

So you can make labels scroll

down here


Ok. Um Well the labels button

should be here, not quite sure

why it isn't.

but generally with a highlight legend, you can

choose to label different highlight

colors so you'll see I've colored in purple

and blue and there are a few other highlight options as

well And I can

label each of those. So if I wanted to label maybe

purple as um,

beginning research may be blue with financials

and then I have chosen orange to represent

competitors or something like that.

Um, I can do, I should

be able to do that here. I'm not quite sure why

my labels aren't appearing.

Um but thank you for pointing that out. I'm also going

to bring that to my product manager because generally

you'll have a button up top here that says labels,

you'll be able to click into it and then label

through your different, your different

highlight colors. And then those labels are

going to appear right here.

Ok, now does anyone have any question about

any of the tools that I just went over?

any of the features, how they function,

anything like that at all?

Ok, I don't see any. So

I want to take a look at our comparison charts

because those are of course a big part of this resource

and they look a little bit different now. So

I'm I just jumped back to home just so we have like

a nice landing point so everyone knows where we

are. and I'm going to click into my compare

button, which is in my toolbar right here,

So now from this point I can choose to

compare either companies,

industries or countries. The defaults just a popping

up on companies.but on this

left hand side here I can change it if I want

it to be industries or countries, but we'll

keep it as companies for now.

And they can search by name or ti

or simple if it's a public company, I recommend

using tick or simple just because a lot

of times it's a little bit more precise. Sometimes

different companies will have different subsidies.


kind of pulled out separately so you might get

more than one entry. So I always recommend

using theeither the ticker symbol

if it's a company or the industry code

if it's an industry.

And we've got just one quick question and it is

not a dumb question at all about keeping

highlights and notes. So once

your, your patron sends highlights and notes

to wherever they want them to go, if they send them over

to their drive or if they email them, um

that content is theirs forever.

So that document with the notes they took

will always be in their drive. It's not going to,

you know, magically disappear after a few months

whenever they need it. It's going to be on their drive

in the gale business insights folder.

into second parts of that question. Will

um will it follow through any upgrades?

So, even when this platform upgrades

any content that patrons

or that users have pulled out of the resource

previously, even if it's the old interface,


is going to appear on your one drive.

Um because it's really, it's almost like a copy and paste

of a document. So they have that

stable document there for them.

hm So

let's get started here with our

comparison chart. So I'm

going to compare Apple and Microsoft

because they're pretty popular. We all know about

them So Apple

I'm going to search I'm going to add here

again, I'm using the taker symbol just because it's

a bit easier for me.

So we're going to include Microsoft here.

now? I've got my two

options listed here. I can search a total

of three. So if I also wanted to search

um Samsung,

I can have Samsung here as well. And

then I need to choose what metric I want to compare.

I can compare revenue or I can compare employees.

So if I select revenue, I've got that listed here,

I can also choose to search both.

Makes it a little bit um

harder to read. So we're going to stick just with

the one today.

but I have that listed here. You'll see it's still

interactive so I can take a look at the different

amounts here,

It's given me the information on each company below.

and I can actually click into these company profiles

now. So if I'm

man, more interested in

Apple and want to continue to learn about them.

I don't need to go somewhere else and come back

or I don't need to search Apple and try to find them

in my search results. I can just click

into my new company profile and it's automatically

going to launch me there.

now I do have the option to view this as a table

as well. If I prefer that option, you'll

see, I can do that right here,

I personally like the chart, I think it's nice

to get the, the visual of it. So I'm going to leave

it as chart for today

and now I can send this information. So you'll

see, I can send this info over to my google drive.

My one driver, my email

I can also download or print it right here

and again, I've got my gali tool.

So I can hold on to this information now,

just like highlights and notes, any charts

that I make anything in this session.

Once I click off of it, it's gone.

So, if I did build out a chart that I want

to keep, make sure they send it over somewhere

or they download it or they print it and they'll be able to keep

that information,

and I can easily remove any of these at any time

as well. So, if I now just want to look at Apple,

I can get rid of Microsoft. And now I'm just looking at the

one company.

So even though it's technically not comparing,

I can take a look at one company to see where

they've, where they've been and where they're going.

now. I've got just one final tool.

I want to take a look at. I wanna look at our advanced search,

which is

which is pretty beefed up now. So

do we have any questions about the comparison charts

or some of those tools we went over?


No question. So, let's go ahead and jump into advanced

search then. So it's going to be found right next

to our basic search bar. If we're

on the home page, let me jump back here. It's just right

underneath our basic search bar.

when I click into this here, I've got so many

different options to narrow down to what I'm looking

for. So we've got our advanced search here

scroll down a little bit and you'll see.

We give some nice information on what they're

going to be searching with these different fields. So

if I


let's say entire document.

if I want to search in the entire document,

it's telling me what results are going to show. It's

changing these finds results. That section

look, I got a few questions, what are your exact

sources for stats? what

full text periodicals are included,

yep. So

when we're talking about periodicals and publications,

we can take a look right here. We can actually search

and browse through those,

So clicking into my publications here,

You'll see. I've got 14,000

results and then I can narrow it down here on

this right hand side. So if I'm looking for

a specific format or a specific

subject, I can narrow that down here.

We've also got a few different language


publications here as well. So we've got a few

options that are not originally

in english. Excuse me.

And I can also search at the very top here. Search

my publication,

I'm just reading through, we've got another question here. So are there

articles comparing Ceo s of companies,

how about instructional resources for

starting day training, our staff investing in general

or articles on how to start a

specific business? So

we don't have them labeled as such,

like I can't pull forward um a a Ceo

comparison table or something like that.

Um But I would assume if you started

kind of searching through this resource or searching through publications,

you're certainly going to find. Um

publications that are going to include some of those

ideas. Certainly.

And we've got a usage

question here about counter

four Counter five reports. Um

So amy let me again talk to products.

Um I've not been updated on the

the usage reporting just yet. So let me reach

out to them for that as well. Um Just

like with Mark before we ask a question

um Let me get back to you on that with my product team to

see if they have updated to the Counter five

yet. And

now a question, would there be any strategic planning

docs available with company

profiles? So if excuse

me. Um If the companies have published


that we can add within this resource. We will,

so if they have their own strategic planning, um,

a lot of times we'll get their um, you

know, their their year, yearly published

bit of content. But if they

put something out there, we will certainly have that available.

lots of our publications. We have things like

case studies that are going to give you quite

a bit of information on different strategies and things

that have been used.

Um, so it really, it depends on the company

if they've built that out for themselves.

And it also depends on the publication,

you can take a look at some of the different publications

to see what they're highlighting.

So, let me just jump back here to my advanced search

So I did want to scroll down just to show you some of the

different bits of information here. So

underneath are great search limiters. So again,

I can narrow down just a full text or just to peer

review it if I want to. But this is a really

useful section here and narrowing down by content

type So again,

I can narrow it down just to companies if I want to

just take a look at companies. But what's nice

is I can also narrow it down if I just want to take a look at case

studies maybe. So if I want to see what other companies

in my industry have done in the past, we've

got full text case studies here available.

We've also got market research reports.

So if we're looking for um I know some people

have asked different statistics or

different bits of information. You can pull

those actually directly from the reports. It will have

all of the the publisher information

right on that piece of content and you'll be able to pull those

forward. So we do have that available here

as well as market share and rankings

on here.

looks like you have another question. I noticed that you have a directory

in your publication format. What qualifies

a resource to be included in your directory?

Um So

in our publication format, I'm sorry on this page

are we talking about

just want to make sure I'm responding

to exactly what you're

ok on our um

Our publication.

Sorry, I just want to make sure I'm answering exactly

what you're looking for. Um our publication format.


So that's just that's indicated by the publisher.

So that's been flagged on the publisher as

a type of um, of publication.

So most likely that we have you know, contact

information for whatever industry or whatever

bit of contents is covered

in that

So that's not our directory, that's external

publisher directories,

Sorry, I'm just clearing out to make sure we get all of our questions


And we've got a question here about our industry

codes, do we use the 2017 version

or the 2022 version?

That's another great, great question I would assume,

since we're updating Gil business insights

now that we have the updated version.

But again, Carol, that's something I can bring to my product

managers to get the exact information for

you. Um I know with the current

business insights essentials or global,

I believe we are still using the 2017 version.

but let me just check with them. I'm assuming the 2022

will roll out with this update if it hasn't

already. So I'll get with them

and give you a full answer there.

And then look for another question exporting

to specific country information,

um, Henry, can you expand upon that

just a little bit,


Are you asking?

Mhm Yeah, if you could just expand upon that

a little bit for me.

I'll be able to to answer that for you.

I'm not sure is the question, um, countries

exporting to other countries or


what a country's export is

Um because if we're looking let me jump

here into

a country here,

just click into the United States here. Excuse

me. So if we're looking at a country

you'll see we do get quite a bit of information about

that country. So that's

what you're referring to. Um

you'll get that information here right on our country


and we do have a country overview

as well as a market line industry report

listed here.

So Henry. If you could just give me a bit more

information, I'll make sure I can answer your question all

the way through.

Um And I don't see any other questions.

So before we leave for today since we're technically

over time just a little bit um I do

want to give you guys some wrap up information so

if you have further questions I want you to be supported

nowhere to go. Um So you have access

to a customer success manager who can walk

you through the platform again if you want to maybe take a closer

look at different sections they can also

talk about pulling usage and things like that.

if you don't know, your customer success success

manager is feel free to reach out to Gale

dot customer success at engage

dot com. You'll be forwarded to the correct person

so you can dive deeper into this resource

if you want. Or maybe just talk about some best

practices that would work for your institution

more specifically than what we went over today.

You also have access to a one of our sales consultants

so if you haven't spoken with them yet maybe you want

to you can feel free to

go to support dot g dot com forward slash repin

it'll be forwarded to the correct individual

there. We've also got some great support

and training tools available for you, so

we've got

this webinar will be uploaded. We've also

got a resource guide and things like that related

to gale business in sites on our support site,

which is support dot g dot com.

We'll have that available and ready for you.

I do have a training session survey here as well.

It did actually pop up in your browser as soon as

you signed on to the session today. If

you can take that that would be great. Um

And I think I see a few more questions coming on

but if if you don't have any questions

feel free to hop off. I know I took up a couple

more minutes of your time than expected,

I appreciate you being on the line. If

you did ask a question, go ahead and stay on, just

give me one quick second here.

I'm going to stop my recording and

I'll go ahead and answer those for you.
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