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Last Updated: October 03, 2022

For MA: Discover Gale Periodicals and Health Resources

Gale OneFile resources provide what 21st-century researchers expect: instant access to complete, up-to-date content. With this collection of periodical resources, your library is putting authoritative sources at your users’ fingertips, with easy-to-use features and unique search tools enabling discovery. We explored these resources as well as Gale Health and Wellness, perfect for health researchers at all levels.

Duration: 45 Minutes
I am going to record this for folks who can't attend so let me get that going

Alright, good morning, and welcome everybody. This is Stacey Knibloe, your Gale trainer from Massachusetts.

Thanks for joining me for our discover deal periodicals and health resources session.

We've been doing a series of these sessions to make sure you're comfortable with all of the resources that are available through the State. and in this one we're going to focus on as the session is named periodicals and

health resources from Gail. So first we'll give just a quick review of what's available is a so returning resources.

But then some brand new ones available in Massachusetts this year, and then we're going to start in on our Gale OneFile resources.

These are where our periodical. So if you see a database named Gale, OneFile that means the bulk of it is really about periodicals.

Then we're going to take a look at a couple of health references and our sorry resources, and share a few others as well and as all we'll wrap up with support, both from Gail and our partners in

Massachusetts Library System so you know where to go and you've got questions after today.

There's lots of great support out there so I like an interactive session.

Do you feel free to send questions through on the chat in the Q.

A anytime. If you see something on the screen if you have a comment for me. some feedback you know.

Just jump in, and we'll take those questions this is really your session.

So we want to make sure to get everything into that we can alright, So let's dive in up first.

Just a quick summary of what's available It's a lot of resources.

That you got from Gail through the statewide database programming.

Of course we're thrilled to still be able to offer these in partner with Massachusetts.

So again, you've got some returning favorites like say, Yale, and context opposing viewpoints, and then some new resources.

Pardon me like Gale interactive science. we are again offering sessions around these resources.

We've done a few we've got a few more coming this week, and everything has been recorded.

I'll share links to our recordings and I believe they're getting posted to MLS's site as well.

So this morning, though we're going to be looking at what are mostly returning resources.

The Gale one for oh, sorry. Video: OneFile resources have been available for a long time as well as the house.

So for some of you. these may be new and for others. maybe we're just going to refresh your skills around them.

So for access to these resources, you can get that right through the MBLC. site. I’ll be sharing this in my follow up.

Email. So you have the link. But great way to directly link to the resources on your web pages.

And wherever you, you know, need them. You just use their tool to find your library in the list, and then you get matched up with links.

And these links most job are, I believe all of them are going to be Geo.

Authenticated, so they check to see if your Users are in Massachusetts, and then they just get right into the resources, and if they're not in Massachusetts, then there's a path with them to take to get into

the resources as well. So, depending on your library that that could vary how what steps they take but

We have links for the individual and then have also created Gale pages around these resources as well, which is a nice kind of good looking menu for your statewide resources.

Not just scale resources, though all of the resources are available on those scale pages, pages, and the ones that come from other vendors, too.

So handy. we have all the ones that alright let's dive into Gail one file, and you're going to see this on all of my slides.

OneFile equals periodicals. so, Gail, OneFile resources have are really what kind of started the companies is the company inside the company In some ways.

We are but long by reference publisher but the periodicals products came in in the in the nineties.

And really kind of set us up to have these blended resources.

So while OneFile resources are still primarily periodicals you also are going to have some, some ready reference sources.

There's also multimedia in these as Well, so a nice blend up first academic one phone.

This is our permit resource for full text peer reviewed journals for academic research.

It is a database. Well, really, all of these I should say

That just keeps growing the numbers for all the periodical databases just keep growing and growing as we add new sources.

But then also, of course, new articles. Every day all the periodical resources are updated daily, and with academic OneFile you have over 19,000 publications, and almost 10,000 of those are full tax.

We have lots of ways for you to kind of integrate these resources into your library.

They can work in a discovery system. They also can be stand alone and like out to other tools.

So if there's content, you know that you find just citation, we can kind of send you out to the resources to find that full text.

One of the things I’ll be sharing in our support section is how to get in touch with the Gale customer success manager, and that's the perfect person to Talk to about those different ways of getting this content more exposed

in the resource. Oh, I apologize folks let me turn on my video here, so you can see me friendly face to ask questions.

Let's go ahead and dive into academic one file. we'll just do a couple of searches and then come back and talk about some of the other periodical resources.

So academic. OneFile is, hey? r that just like all the academic or at once file resources offer the same interface pretty much.

There's some slight differences, but really you'll be working with hopefully in a comfortable environment.

If you use scale and context, databases if you've used our eBooks.

This is really the same platform. we're using for almost every resource.

There are just slight differences depending on the type of content you're working.

Maybe you need a special search or 2. and one of the unique things we offer in this resource is a browse by discipline, and it's really something we started here at academic one found due to customer.

Feedback periodical research, particularly in academic journals can sometimes be a little overwhelming for you say incoming freshmen, you know.

Maybe they've gotten their feet. wet in high school but in an academic library.

You just have so usually so many more resources available. And again, the focus may be more academic.

So the brass by discipline tool really came about because we were looking for a way to kind of ease students into that world, basically.

So I am going to come back and use the search, which is most popular.

But I kinda want to give a little spotlight here to the browser discipline.

I think it's really a excellent tool so what we did was look at the kind of most highly enrolled courses in the first couple of years of college, and then broke them down into these 9 categories and as you

go into one. you may know that, Gail Actually, let me make things a little bit bigger here.

As you know, Gail is part of Send gauge learning, and they are a textbook provider.

What we did was work with their team there to look at the textbooks that go along with these subjects, and what's being covered.

We looked at the table of content. You know what each chapter is covering, and that pulled and created these topic areas.

To kind of delve down into so you can just you know Get a good sense.

They're usually about a page or so long again the idea here is to not overwhelm.

So do we? don't want these lists to be too long, but we do want them to kind of give them most popular topics things that you know.

Students may be studying. And then, once you select a topic, instead of going out and grabbing every single article we have on deforestation, You can see from the top here. it's done You know, a fairly modest search result in

a database, this big for this topic, because what it also did was isolate.

2 journals that cover this topic It isn't going out and grabbing just any publication.

It's looking at topics that cover and environmental science and deforestation.

So it just narrows the focus. for the results and you come back with a very relevant set of results, and you know It's a lot of hits You'll have with a periodic database. But way.

Less than you would have if you just did a search on deforestation.

So we breakdown of them on the result, Page, we go to the circle so I can actually click it scroll.

We break down results Starting here with academic journals and That's a slight difference.

You'll see between the one power resources depending on the source you're in, and the most likely audiences we start with the periodic content.

We think they'll be most of interested in so academic journal. start out our results this year, and then we move into magazine.

So more general Audience: have books. again. we have some ready reference content here, and of course, news contact.

Now in this database you already have some newspapers but a lot of this will be newsletters that specialize in different areas.

So we're seeing some of that here a science letter you could end up with video content.

You could end up with audio content on this page but again we're isolating the sources that cover those types of areas.

So the audio and video content sense to be more news organizations.

So here we're looking for a more specific source So you get this sampling, basically of the of the results in the resource.

So I think it's a great way to come into the content you're again great for that incoming freshman.

Maybe even sophomores. and again, just starts right here on the homepage browse.

By discipline. You can pop into any of these it's also gives you a good idea.

You know, pick up a new search term, maybe finally content. but it is a nice way to get into the resources.

So yeah, just wanted to stock like that a little bit.

Something kind of unique here in academic one now. but of course when folks see a search box that's almost always going to be their first.

Excuse me first option you know we're kinda looking for that.

So let me do that same search, which is a basic search rather than the browse.

So search on d 4 station lots and lots more hits.

And here. Oh, I apologize folks I’m using an account that's set up as a public library.

So we actually landed on the magazines first that will happen if you're a public library, if you are an academic library, you are going to land on academic journals instead.

So, and that's actually something we can change that's a setting inside our kind of profiles for library and psychological admin.

You can default to a particular type of search result so Let's we'll pop over to the academic Journal.

So these are again a lot more than we go there are other result.

But that may be what's needed when you take on a big topic like this.

The filter. Your results tool can be your best buddy filter.

Your results is going to let you things and let you choose things like publication date.

Our journals could go back as far as the late night seventies.

So something to keep in mind. Our relevancy ranking looks at dates. You'll see we're getting fairly recent articles here.

The relevancy recognition does take date into account. but you can always change that and make it the newest.

If you do one strict date sort publication, date, though maybe we want to go back 10 years.

We can do that subjects. These are the subject headings for the articles in our results.

List, so we could isolate this, and really narrow it down quite a bit with a subject.

But we could also look for something a little more specific, like deforestation and climate change and sustainable development, just isolate to these and really narrow down.

Oh, actually, I love the subjects, too. It gives you other ideas for search terms, you know.

Certainly you can use here, but also take out to other resources document types.

One of my favorites. we're going to go ahead and take advantage of that later.

But you can see it's just kind of breaking down one that I always like to point out for our academic libraries.

Here is a document type of case study. These are getting increasingly harder to find, to be able to use in the classroom at no cost.

Your library can be a real lifesaver. In that case, this content is unlimited.

Use. So a professor could take this entry. Take this case, study and want to push it out to students.

We could use our get link tool here in the right hand corner. get links.

Going to give me a persistent URL, and I can link that right to my syllabus.

Zoom can come in, Read this case study that's no cost.

Now we're going to pop around into other databases that you want to spend a little time here in the academic resource to get started.

But definitely feel free to let me know if you have any other questions about it.

But I’m going to close out and watch it pop back to the resource, or to the PowerPoint pardon me and move on to general one file.

So this is kind of our partner. product. gale, General: OneFile is same idea, really big periodical database, but more with maybe a public library audience in mind.

So general interest. periodicals, you know, varying reading levels. It's not quite as large as academic webinars.

Got about 14,000, but you know, still pretty big

And again updated daily, like all of our resources, are and it's going to use a very similar interface, we actually, after creating the browse by discipline in academic one file, then created a browse by topic in

general one about It's not quite as specific we if we go ahead and pop into I’m just going to jump into say history here, and then jump in, or Tuesday Renaissance.

It does do a more general search, but it is still main, mostly looking here for subject headings.

So it is a bit more limited Then a search on the topic would be but save idea just a slightly, you know, more guided approach to searching.

But with General OneFile We're going to try to search here as well so say right looking for coverage of the conflict and reward in the Ukraine with Russia and a search across the resource is

you know very Google ask it's going to look for our search terms again.

We get the relevancy source just trying to push the most relevant to the top and in the OneFile resources and the periodical resources Again, date does really have an impact on that relevancy ranking.

So you can see we're getting recent articles here.

But you can again always change that sort. to newest or if you want to start with us, and then publication date is a great filter to put into place here, too.

Now let's say we wanted to kind of get the history of their relationship between these 2 countries.

The publication date limiter, of course, lets you isolate to things that are newer. But you can also just kind of close your dates around particular dates, or, close your range around particular dates let's.

Say we wanted to see kind of leading up to the invasion of Ukraine.

So that started on just double checking you know it's February, the 20 fourth 22.

We can go back. I’m just going to go back go back is go What sign

That's my date

It's my day tool. Let me go back I have to investigate that.

Let me go ahead and we'll go back to say one

Use 22 sorry books. I have something different in my notes.

And then leading up to the invasion so February 2022, 2 go right up to the 24, and we'll see our kids.

Our accounts come down quite a bit, Hi, and looking at the results, we can again, maybe sort differently.

Look at oldest here. We go now. we'll probably have to do some pretty hefty filtering here.

Kind of looking at this first result. I’m not sure if this is maybe going to be is useful.

But we could always get in there and take a look. but I use subjects as a limiter.

This can really help us narrow down so if we were to choose, say, Ukraine, forum relations with just a few clicks.

I've gone from? Well, we're still getting thousands of nuisance here, but I've really narrowed down the results of it here. so I could investigate a bit further.

Okay, So the filters are, I think, a really important tool in all of our databases.

But particularly in the OneFile resources where you just have such large data sets to work with.

It is a lot of content here. Okay, now, you also have again this wealth of kind of general interest type content not that this isn't as well.

But you know, maybe something for folks who are doing some research just a quick search on something like Italy.

Let's say we've got a patron who is traveling there, and looking for some ideas on where to go, and there's lots of good stuff out there, but you have a lot of great travel magazines in the

database so we can kind of hear from the experts, too. and if we go ahead and use something like document type again a favorite limiter of mine, it just lets you be a bit more focused in your results.

Without having to change your subject or narrow your subject at all, and with document type.

You're going to be able to pick up things that folks may be looking for even though just something simple like brief article means it's going to be shorter than 500.

Words. So if that's what you're looking for shorter articles you can see goes out book reviews if you're looking for those we've got again a lot of these to pick from Yeah, one that I particularly like you

can actually use the little search tool here is travel narrative so we can read about someone Else's trip to Italy and isolate down.

Another great thing to look at and I am not up on technology. So I’m not sure why this is just struck me. But let's say we're looking to buy a new LED TV

so I throw the service/evaluation search in document type. We are going to offer up there.

We go product and service evaluation as a good limiter to read about different. I don't know if this is the latest thing anymore in TVs I'm

Sure there's something new, but last time I was looking they were too expensive.

So that's why they're stuck in my mind but they we go reviews the other thing I will point out I’m kind of looking at magazine hits.

Mostly here. But don't forget about your other results up here at the top of the page.

News actually does a lot of spend a lot of great reviews there, too.

So lots of news content, and the resource so let me go ahead.

And actually, I’m going to bring back and use it when you're in the one file.

Resources are really most of our resources. we're building a search history for your session.

It's always available up here in the toolbar so if I want to go back and get those.

Italy results Just a click and I'm There we've got you know.

Did that? Yeah, if I slid it into there. So let me go ahead and jump into one of these articles.

Now you have a lot of tools to work with the article we talked about.

Get link which you can drop people right into an article or a search result.

Just that URL takes you right back into the resource.

The other neat thing I wanted to point out, though, is our kind of text interaction tools with the article.

They start right here, and you're right near the top of the article, Oops. Sorry.

Well, I’ll just use my mouse here a circle the

Text interaction tools are here to help you reach more users.

So we have an honest man language, translation there about 40 languages to pick from here.

We have a tax size tool just for the article you saw me before.

Use the zoom button here and in chrome, just to make things bigger.

But this makes everything bigger when you use the browser tool.

Our text tool just works with the article text make it a little easier to read, and it'll remember this. So when I go into the next article to keep it that size. too.

You also have these display options. You have things like font, choice and spacing options, even colors of the article.

Let's see if I can put it on a green background, or maybe the sepia color just to a little easier on the eyes, or actually, in the case of one of my nephews.

It's a processing issue where he reads text and can comprehend it better when it's on a blue or green background.

So again, just talking to reach all your users. The font options are great to.

We had a lot of requests for an open dyslexic cons.

So that's been added, and the spacing again. just making the most comfortable and readable reading experience for your users.

And this sets a cookie. So if I select this option and I go into another article.

It's going to grab another one. It remembers those settings.

We also have a listen tool. This is going to be our text to speech feature. Lake Como.

Luxury goes deeper than Ferraris and villas.

Lake Como, Italy. if you had the paper little different than a screen reader, it's trying to give you just most of these kind of most relevant parts.

The title, and then jumps right into the article.

But we do work with spring readers and other sort of assistive tools.

So the databases have a lot of good info on different accessibility here. it's linked to the very bottom of the page in our in our footer.

You can always get out to our s best experience statement into our reps.

And actually there's an email address to reach out to the team. if you have questions about accessibility, so really handy feature here, check in my notes, see if there's other things I want to cover. with one but general off I think we're in

good shape. let's go ahead and pop back to the PowerPoint, close out of the window here.

Oh, so what happens when you set up your session a little earlier? Let me continue my session.

We do have a timeout in our databases after about I think we're at about 20 min now.

It will log you out of the resource or log your session out, I should say.

We don't really know who you are but it will log your session out alright.

So, Gail, OneFile news is, as you can imagine, where our newspapers live.

Also newsletters, news warriors there's again, Multimedia here. but these are papers from across the us and around the world.

You've got national papers regional papers more local papers.

There are a wide variety in this collection. so you really you know, if you have patrons who have come to the Us.

From elsewhere, they might be able to find you know their papers here.

So it's got really good global coverage you have though a resource again, that is updated daily.

And by that I mean when you go in in the morning, you'll have different papers, more recent papers or no.

And then going in the afternoon you'll have even more papers we're just kind of getting them throughout the day.

So it all of the resources are updated daily. But I think it's most notable with the or most noticeable in Gale one cloud on news, and this resource is we're going to pop in and see again going to look

just like the ones we've been in it is you know sharing the same platform.

There is no browse feature here. so this is what you'll see for most of the other OneFile resources.

But you know otherwise sending in a search you're off and running, and can have the same tools that we have before.

What I thought we look at here is advanced search We haven't done one of those. Yeah, the simple search box is great, you know.

You kind of dive right in but with advanced search you're the boss, and what it gives you is all of your search options, which we're going to come back to here in a minute.

But then also all of those filters that you have after you've performed a search as well.

So it is a way to kind of start with those filters, and just make sure that you're only getting results that you know.

Come from a certain date range, or have a particular document type or isolate to a particular paper or newswire.

You can just put these in place right away you Also, have a lot of flexibility with your search with the basic search that's up here in the in the toolbar that follows us.

It's very Google ask it. tries to you know make account of make you know, spelling errors fixed in the background.

It adds truncation. so if I search on dog it'll look for dogs.

That type of thing. It tries to help you out with advanced search.

You're really in charge of the way. the search goes through and You put your search term in, and then choose the field you want to search in, and basic search, which is again the one we're using up top there in the toolbar is available

here, but we've got lots of others and that's usually where folks are using it.

Keyword looks at the key fields of an article.

The title. the subject headings the abstract if it's got one the first 100 words, or so but it isn't a full text Search it's looking at those key Fields entire document will read every word out of every

single article in the database. It is the most thorough search you can do So you can look for any mention of something.

And with the newspaper database I find it.

I need it more than I do in others you know Sometimes they'll A newspaper will send this their news brief section, you know, really short little articles, all in one article.

So entire document. Pick that up. I actually use it to look for letters that my great uncle would send to the newspapers because his name's always at the bottom where he signed it

But entire document is really thorough. we've got it in all the databases.

I just find I needed a little more in the newspaper database.

You got things like subject here, too, so you can really tie into a subject, heading, and really look for relevant content author.

And then, you know, ones that maybe are quite as popular things like company, name or issue number. But they're here.

If you want them, and when you need them it's really great to have them.

So it is a great way to isolate, can really target your searches.

And the way I thought we'd use it today. is Oh, no, I’m sorry I have my example.

I'm going to come at this a little backward so let's see there's a particular calmness that we like to follow our journalists that we like to follow in the New York Times.

And his name is Michael Cory. So I’m actually searched by author

Alright, and you can be this simple here to be answered.

You do not have to take everything into account. It can really be as simple as complex as you want it to be.

Send that search out. Now I didn't isolate to the New York Times.

I could have done that, too. but maybe if he writes for others, they want to grab that.

There we go, my all these articles is a business writer so want to follow him. And when you find something that's interesting like this, maybe a particular person, or even just a topic you're searching on your search results always have the

option to be set up as a search alert. So this lets the database do the work for you.

If I set up the search alert through that circles right and click it, I can do it via email or RSS. If you use an RSS.

Or later it'll give you a URL you can give to your aggregator, and it'll check for you.

But if I use email, basically, I just give my email address and then tell the database how often I want this search for.

So how often is it going to search for articles by Michael Cory, and then email me when something new is available?

That's the frequency option you do have a little requirement here.

Users have to be 18 to set this up so they enter on their birth.

Here. nothing's done with that information it's just kind of a privacy, clearance for or verification purposes at sorry wrong terminology.

There, although we do link to our terms. Use some privacy statement if you need them.

But basically, once I let the database do the work for me, I sit back and let those new articles come to me in my inbox really handy way to keep up with the topic.

You're interested in. So see I loved reading those travel narratives for Italy.

I want to get new ones as they come into the database.

I could have set up in a while for that any search you perform. We'll have that circular adoption in the same way you performed.

It is the same way it'll get done every time it looks for any of our course, for you.

So this was a very simple search just by author but I could have put a bunch of different, you know, options in there, and my search, and then I don't have to perform it every time.

I want to see if there's new content So really handy feature available in all of the OneFile resources.

We're going to talk about another alert option in a minute, but wanted to share the search alert one for a while, so I apologize.

I came out, this kind of backward, the first thing I was going to do was actually mentioned something that's good to be aware of with the news databases.

So I’ve gotten emails here and there from different librarians who have found an article and read it in the New York Times or read it in the Washington Post.

And then they come to our database maybe when they can't get past the wall.

The paywall anymore at the newspapers website to find it and right into trouble.

And one of the ways that can happen. It is for this article here.

So this is a Michael Cory article. So again I kind of came at this backwards. but the title of the article here is the stock market.

After soaring for years returns to earth That's the title, and we have the article here.

Hi, there's Michael Caraway, where you see for that title in our databases.

You won't find this article because in the actual newspaper, which is what we get.

We get the E feed of the newspaper itself, we scroll all the way to the bottom.

Here are almost all the way to them. We can see that in the paper was in print.

May fourteenth, 2,022. It had a headline of 4 stocks.

Arab easy money jerks to halt that was the title in the newspaper, and that's what we have in our database.

So this can happen sometimes. The online version is intended to maybe be a little more attention grabbing and it was a different title in the newspaper.

That's really what we get from the from our providers is what was in their newspaper.

So there are a few papers where we also works to their online only articles.

But this is a case where they change the title for the online version.

So let's go ahead and now, seek that out I’m just going to copy and paste it.

So the newspapers do know that I think it's probably a citing issue.

It's just a quick, basic search there's that article Okay, So we've zeroed in so something to be aware of the news.

Content. Alright, let me double check my news notes here.

See if I left anything out. I just did it backwards.

I think so. All right. let's go ahead and pop back. So I labeled this slide: the big 3 Gale academic OneFile gale.

Jeremiah one found news, are really our largest periodical databases.

They are, and what everything flows up into with those 3.

You also have content or sorry. Just a little note here. You saw, of course, results that I was getting.

I did want to share 2. This key content slide where we're getting our content from.

So we are using indexes like sin all and Eric to help guide content.

We are pulling in content from well known publications as we saw the New York Times.

But the economist bonnet teaches Medline, and these are all ways that we kind of keep the databases full of content you want and need.

So if they do stay, of course very authoritative we work with different publishers to bring content in, but just wanted to give you a sampling, because it, you know, with search results.

It always doesn't jump out at you kind of where all that content coming from.

But we've got you know some big names here with content and helping to get the resource.

So okay. Now we have a lot of other Gale OneFile resources as well.

That's why I wanted to kind of cover the big 3 first you've got sorry control events on my slide here.

A separate database we created from Massachusetts.

That is just the New York Times. just if you want to isolate to it.

It appears in in all of the one power resources, basically a lot of the in contact with resources.

But you have it as a standalone to it.

You want to isolate to that source. We have a full textbook back to 1985 academic OneFile select is about half the size of academic.

One file. it's really just intended to be a more manageable resource.

So it's not maybe quite as overwhelming with hits popular with high school students.

Maybe the first couple of years ago. We do have a separate resource, though, and add high school students.

So be a OneFile High school edition, you know. popular journals used for high school research, and then Gail one file.

Educators Reference complete is a resource for folks who work in education.

So it is content that flows up into academic one file.

But it's isolated here so you get a very targeted result.

So for people who work in schools or studying education, it can be a really great resource again.

A lot less meeting done when you're working with a smaller collection.

So again anytime, you say that OneFile name it's periodical content.

But these collections are either, you know, or audience, specific or subjects specific.

And having said that really specific subject, databases like Gale, one file, economics and theory G, one fire, one file, home improvement.

These are what we call our OneFile collections and they're subject specific periodical resources.

They are, you know, very targeted in their content, and a lot of the content is coming out of general one file, academic, one file.

They do, though a lot of these have their own unique publications as well, though trying to be their own.

Their own database. These are a lot, though you may not choose to link to all of them.

Only what's you know? Maybe going to be needed in your community, or in your school your university.

It is you know again up to you what you want to link to, and you feel pretty reach out with questions.

We do have title lists out on our support site. I’ll share link to that my follow up email. So you can kind of see exactly what's in all of these But they're anywhere from about 250 to

500 collection size titles actually could be actually even smaller than that.

Now that I know that I say that but they're you know they're not going to be in the into the tens of thousands.

For accounts here. one I wanted to point out Gail, OneFile information.

Science is for those of us that work in libraries. so let's go ahead and check that one out quickly.

No just closing these tabs as I come in.

So, Gail, OneFile information science. we can see it looks just like all the others.

Of course we have a different header image, but other than that we're going to have the same search paths and tools and of course we could dive right in this with a search, but I wanted to point out a specific search that we hadn't

used yet it is really handy in the OneFile resources and that's publication.

Search It's here on homepage when you come into OneFile resources.

But then you can also always get to it from advanced search.

But publication search is just a quick way, for You to check and see if we have the publication you're looking for again. The title lists out at our website, are always there, but they're you know showing everything if I just want to

see well is library journal here. let's find out so as you tired to type.

We have a searches just like we do with all of our search windows, or search shop boxes.

And it's a little bit of a hint when you're using those because we never suggest anything that you're not going to get a resolve for so I can see. Well, looks like the problem.

Do you have Library Journal, but I don't know what we have yet.

So let's go ahead and search and looks like we have library Journal.

We have long library, journal, school library generally just click on the title, and you can see our coverage for it.

So we've got a full text back to 97 indexing, going back to 65.

And it's showing me the issues for the most recent year we have which this is an active journal we're still getting this.

So it's 2022 and you can grab the entire issue, and not quite flip through it.

That kind of visual experience, but find everything from that issue that I want to read. Now, I mentioned we were going to talk about another alert.

This is where I want to show it to you on the publication details page.

We have another alert you can set up. This is a journal alert.

So every time a new issue of library journal gets added to the database, I can get an email.

Okay, I could use the RSS feed as well really handy way to stay up to date and not have to pay for a lot of subscriptions. right?

So I wanted to show you something else you'll see so as an industry leader.

We do not have a lot of embargo titles, meaning having to wait for the full text of a publication.

We have the smallest embargo journals count in the industry, but it does happen. so.

I want to show you what that looks like. Book list is a publication that we have to wait for.

And when that happens we tell you that on the publication details page you'll also see it in the title.

This I mentioned before. If there's a delay we tell you how many days we have to wait.

So 14 days, basically in this case, until their next issue generally. and then that's a pretty common embargo period until their next issue could be longer than that.

It really varies, but it's You know publishers are trying to protect their new standard revenue their subscription revenue by imposing embargoes, and we work with them to get the shortest embargo

periods we can. but we you know want to tell you when it's happening.

So the journal details page will always let you know if there's an embargo.

You can also get to this page if you just do a search.

So if I just do something like maybe we're thinking about it. you know, book discussion group looking for some advice.

Other people have done just a quick search here. anytime you so oh, we're shoot after that happens I apologize folks.

So I was sitting on the journal details page. so when I searched it, searched inside book list.

So let me go ahead and leave that page let's say what coincidence.

All these articles from book list, but Oh, actually we are it?

Well, We're not still living. Oh, no we are just getting hits from book list now, so that's fine a lot of discussion.

I'm sure when anytime you do a search if you click around to I'll just move over to say academic journals anytime.

You see a publication you're always able to click on it and get to that details.

Page you can see if there's an embargo or what our coverage.

Maybe so, all right. We've got a couple more things to talk about sorry folks were in.

Just jump back, because now we want to get into the health resources and this is where you're actually going to find a bit of a blend, because, with the help resources, you've got if you still OneFile resources to be aware of yale and file health, and

medicine is aimed at periodicals within, mostly an academic and kind of professional point of view.

It is a resource that is used often in an academic setting, but also we find it issues a lot in a public library as well. a lot of times folks want to be reading the same thing there, you know.

Caretakers are. so Yale, one file, health and medicine can be a good fit.

You also have a few gale, OneFile collections that are very targeting nursing and allied health, physical therapy in sports, medicine, and technology.

So you have OneFile resources to work with health content then you've got gale, health and wellness, which is more of a consumer health resource.

It's built more like our in context databases so along with periodical content.

It's really got a lot of reference sources written for me.

The patient, not the you know, professional, so it is a great resource in the public library.

So let's just take a quick look I’m going to do is search in both, so you can kind of see the difference.

So let me leave. we'll come here to OneFile first. you know, Gail, OneFile help in medicine and a quick search on depression.

We're going to see it acts the same way the other OneFile resources have.

And again for most of our libraries. it will actually default to academic journals here, and we kind of dive right in to these high level.

You know more research oriented articles if we do the same in Gale health and well, as we can see, even the homepage is different.

It's more like our Gale and context. databases where, of course, we do have a search with the homepage offers a lot of browse capabilities.

You can, you know, kind of get into different content But we're just going to actually do this exact same thing here, and you get a portal page.

And again, if this is, if you use scaling contacts, this will look familiar.

We always start out with an overview, so learn a bit more about depression, and then we get into the rest of the content.

So some more reference articles, you know. good overviews, encyclopedia, like tones.

Magazine articles where now we are getting into things that you know bit more specific.

You're going to have academic journals here too. we've got multimedia news there's the academic journal.

So. it is a real blend, but it kind of the way it presents is much more patient, friendly.

I think that now, than the periodical database So that's how we kind of have the difference in in users so alrighty the data. and I’m actually just going to jump back to the homepage for download them on this

and give you a look at the browse topics here. Just so you can get an idea that kind of coverage here.

So it is a lot of, you know, certainly health and medicine type content.

But then also just healthy living. So this is a resource.

You could actually start using with middle schoolers reading level wise. A lot of the overviews are written at that age.

We have some Spanish language content in this collection as well.

Like patient information type sources you can read up on different you know.

Procedures and medical tests the databases was a real you know, helpful tool.

When my dad was having shoulder replacement surgery. he said.

Several shoulder related issues so we I’ve used this resource every time to share some great content with them.

But it is again great, for you know the patient information.

Lots of good stuff here, so it is. you know again, interface wise, a little different.

But let me let me just go ahead and grab and actually here. You often will get a more traditional search result here.

But you see again, it's a lot like OneFile we are showing you the result.

Count at the top of the page, and then, as you scroll down, you see, you see your hits kind of that stacked results.

So a lot of commonality. If we pop in, let me go ahead and jump in.

Video content is always going to have closed captioning I’m just realizing we haven't looked at a video. yet.

So let me share that you often will also have a transcript to go along with it, which is great. I’m more of a reader than I’ll watch her so I like the I like the transcript the hop into an entry

here. the text interaction tools are all here, and of course you can always send out what you found tools to send to the cloud.

Send it to Google Driver Microsoft. One drive we can email.

We can download. we can print those are all also if I scroll past them.

They're all also available up here in the toolbar so print download.

Send to all of those tools you know, standard across our resources.

Alright, let me check and good shit and t wise we run a little over, so let me actually there's I'm realizing there's one thing I hadn't shown you in the OneFile resources.

I'm actually going to pop back for a second and bring up academic one file, just briefly to share our subject guide search.

We looked at the others subject. I search is a great way to start a more guided approach to your search.

So, for example, if I kind of bring back that Italy search, instead of stopping, or instead of going immediately to results, it stops here and looks for subject headings for me.

So this can be really handy. say in particular with this term like, resumes, because in a search that will also look for the word, resumes, they're spelled the same right?

So when you come to subject I’d search it takes that Guess work out of it. You also can open up and look at subdivisions and get really specific with your topic.

So it is you know here's a great way I want to you know how our resumes evaluated 0 went on a 148 articles right within thousands, just by searching our resumes.

Right. So subject guide search is really handy. The other search I wanted to mention Topic Finder this lets you.

You know, more visual search is not going and what I like about it, too, is again it's a little less overwhelming than a whole list of results coming at me.

I can work with this titled result. I’m getting a heat map here.

I'm getting you know some visual queues by the bigger cells are used more often than the terms are used more often than the smaller cells.

And then you just match up over on the right with the results that that fit that cell, and you can narrow further.

You can see, for the bigger cells. So it's a great interesting way to look and work with results, and we find it's a great tool with particularly say middle school high school.

Students. it's you know, just a bit more engaging than looking at, you know, results or results stacked on top of each other.

So apologize, folks. I meant to include those but changed up some of my searches this time, and it, of course, threw me off my map a little bit so already Let's pop back to the PowerPoint here and

wrap up with support. so You've got lots of great support from the Massachusetts library systems.

You can, and I’m going to put this in my follow up email you can email them.

They've got great databases FAQ out on their website, and there's lots of good info out on the live guide that they've created.

You can find. not they can go for all your vendors usage data, and, of course, all of our upcoming training.

And you can also use the support setting deal support that is going to get you to our the title list that I mentioned. It's going to get you to lots of our training that you are all

our training material plus free marketing materials don't recreate the wheel, Check out the support site, and see if there's something already there, you can make use of.

And then, of course, when you want to talk oh, sorry, and of course keep an eye out for all of our upcoming webinars. Well, you want to talk to a person at Yale.

You can reach out to us again as your trainer I’m happy to hear from you.

If I don't have the answer I know where to go to get it, you'll get an email from me tomorrow around this time.

That has a link to the recording and all the other links I've mentioned. so you can feel free to get in touch with me.

But another good person to get to know at Yale is your customer success manager.

They can lock you through usage reporting they can walk you through the support site.

If you're interested in ways and making your resources more discoverable they can have that conversation with you.

They're a good person to get to know at yale and they specialized by library type.

So if you're in an academic setting you're per with someone on the academic team and then, of course, tech supports available, you can always get to everybody at the 800 number. But I especially like to point that out for tech

support if you're having an issue I always want you to call

But of course you get touch with them. via email as Well, but I think it's good to get somebody on the phone when you're having the problem.

And then, of course, your account rep is always happy to talk to you.

You're interested in and other you know resources or have questions they're all also a good person to get to know so feel free to reach out to MLS.

Or your Gale team. We are here for you. Thank you so much for attending.

Keep an eye out for our other sessions I’m going to stick around and answer any questions.

But I apologize for keeping you over folks. I maybe should have made this session an hour.

But appreciate your time this morning, and keep an eye out for our other sessions.
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