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Last Updated: September 28, 2022

For Minitex: Reaching Students and Patrons with Gale Digital Resources

Looking for new digital content for your classroom? Want to reach patrons who can’t attend programming with digital resources? Then this session is for you! The digital content in Gale resources from eLibrary Minnesota can easily be linked to learning management systems, websites, e-newsletters and more. Tune into this session to spark ideas on incorporating Gale In Context: Middle School and Gale In Context: High School into learning for all.

Duration: 30 Minutes
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Hello folks and welcome. I'm Stacey,

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you're Gale trainer. Thanks for joining

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me for our reaching Students and Patrons

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with Gale Digital Resources. What

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we're going to do in this session is talk

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about the ways you can kind

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of push content out to

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your users from

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the databases that are available

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from Gale.

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uh we're going to hit on the sharing tools and

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along the way we'll just share best practices

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for you know, quick tips for finding what you may

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need and the different tools you can you can

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use to zero in on that content you want to share.

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And then as always we'll wrap up

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with uh where you can go to support

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from Gail when you've got questions about these resources

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or of course any others

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as we're going through, feel free to jump in with questions

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any time. Happy to take a left

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turn if we need to. This is really your session.

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So we want to make it as useful

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as possible. So

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I certainly have things in mind to show you

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but I'm happy to adjust to

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uh meet your needs

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So let me start with just a quick

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recap of the two resources that come

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to you through Gale through uh mite.

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It's Gale and context middle school

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and Gale in context. High school.

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Uh These databases as you can imagine

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come from the same product family. Our Gale

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and context databases focus

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on curriculum areas and as you can tell

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from their Names uh different uh audiences

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as well. It's really all tied to a reading level

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but you're going to have coverage here for a wide variety

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of topics and of course they make a great

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fit in a middle school

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and high school setting. But we find these resources also

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get used in high schools and

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uh certainly public libraries to help, you know, middle

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school and high school students but really they're great general

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rep friends databases too. So if

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you have patrons who are maybe history buffs

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or you know traveling to another country

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or something like that. These are great databases

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to get familiar with and make sure they're aware

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of them too. And one of the ways to

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do that of course is to use the sharing tools

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that are available within the databases and just kind

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of drop folks right into them.

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So I'm going to show you a few ways I've done that

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as examples and

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uh hopefully you can gain some inspiration

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here So we're

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going to dive right in with the different sharing

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tools that are available. And

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the one that I think is probably the most

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universal is our Get Link

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tool. This gives you a persistent

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U. R. L. And the reason

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I say it's so universal is it's a U.

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R. L. It can go pretty much anywhere. You

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can put a link on your web page, you can post

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it to an e newsletter, you can

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put it in a social media post,

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you can put it in. Um

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you know, email. I'm sorry guys already said that.

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Uh but you know, it's just a U. R. L. It can

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go anywhere. It needs to go and

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you're going to find it all over the place

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in our resources. And the example here, I have

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a link to one of the videos coming out of Gale in

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context high school but you could do

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this for an newspaper article, you found a

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search result uh a portal

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page. Uh even a search page.

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It really the Get Link U. R. L.

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Is all over the place in our databases

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and to give you a look at what it could, you

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know, kind of the potential of it. Let me go ahead and visit

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my uh

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demonstration site here. And I am no web

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master. I've used a tool

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to help here to help me build a web page for

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the Knibloe library as I like to call it. I

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had and

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named it after myself. Uh but this

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is just an example of the way

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you can, you know, put content into

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uh your library web page.

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so in this case this is kind of dedicated to

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programming at the library, let's say you have a programming

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coming, you have a program coming up about sustainability.

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Not everybody, everybody is able to you

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know, come to the library or attend a session live

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and maybe they're curious about this topic area.

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So there's certainly ways you can, you know, record content

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and push it out to your users but you could

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also push them into the resources.

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So for example,

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here. We've got the option, can attend, learn

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more about sustainability with one of our library

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resources

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and what this does is with the

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Get Link U. R. L. That I gather. Just drop

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us into search results around

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sustainability from the databases,

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Hello. now the way

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I did this, let me kind of show you from

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uh the uh the start

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of how you might build something like this. I

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used Gale and contact, oops, Gale and context

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high school and just did a search

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on sustainability

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All right. Just a nice simple search here from the

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home page.

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And your search results

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are going to have that Get Link option.

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I'm going to use my little tool here

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to just draw your eye to it. It appears

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in our contextual toolbar

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that toolbar moves with you as you move through the resources

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and the buttons that are on it may change

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depending on what you're doing. But Get Link is one

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you'll see there pretty often. and

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again, that's going to be that persistent U.

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R. L. So I could go with the

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Get Link as it is here. I've got the

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search results in front of me. These are looking pretty

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on target. If I scroll through

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here, you know, got some good

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results.

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I could though further narrow this down

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if I wanted to, you look at your filter results

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over here on the right. I could use something like

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publication date if I want things that are

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only published maybe in the last few years.

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I could use subjects

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to maybe narrow this down a bit. So maybe

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environmental

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sustainability which is what I think I picked

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for my example.

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And it just resets the results to make sure everything

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has that subject setting.

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And then again Get Link

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when I click it is going to give me that persistent

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U. R. L.

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and you copy and paste it, you're

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off wherever you want it to be. They're long,

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you know, so it's not something anybody wants to type in.

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But if you can link it somewhere,

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you've now dropping people right into

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Library Resource that then they'll get to know

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and hopefully keep coming back to and using.

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So the uh the search,

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the other neat thing about Get Link when you do it here

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from a search result page is

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one of the reasons that U. R. L. Is so long

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is it actually performs the search again

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every time you click it. So as new content

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comes into the database it will automatically

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update here at this page. So

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really neat feature of the search results

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and portal pages as well. We'll look

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at a actually let me go ahead and bring up a portal actually

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we'll see one later. I'll mention it there too.

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So

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really handy. Get link again,

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can use it all over the place. So just give you a couple

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of other examples. Again, I've used it here

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to support a program, but of course this is a perfect

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fit in a school or

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a college classroom. Uh,

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it's going to allow

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you to point students to reserved reading

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support for research projects for

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classroom work. And just as

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an example here, let's say, we've got students who may

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struggle with test anxiety.

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Just linking right to an article

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from Gale in context. High school about that

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issue gives them some tips for maybe managing

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it and you know, ways to kind

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of look into it. So

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Get link again. Really universal.

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But putting things on your web guide or your

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your web page a lib guide,

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anything like that is going to be a nice

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fit here. And if you use a learning management

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system I'm going to speak to another way you can

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incorporate later. But of course a link will

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work there too. So you could post

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this anywhere. Say for example if you are

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Again, a high school and you're using canvas

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or something like that, you can always add a

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link to assignments and things like

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that. So

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All right, so let's go ahead and move on to

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another tool. I'm going to pop back to the power

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point again to just introduce

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it. so another

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way is to download content and

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then have it available wherever you need

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it. You're going to see the download option

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for articles within our resources.

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And when you do that it just gives you a P.

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D. F. Version of the article that then that's yours.

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You could of course just keep it on your hard drive and

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keep track of it. But if you want to share

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it with others there of course a lot a lot of different ways

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you can do that.

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And again just to give you an example here

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from the web page, going back

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to our programming example, that's what I've done

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here. So again, not a webmaster.

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So this doesn't look too pretty. I'm sure other folks

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could do much better, but I've just uploaded

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two articles here, a general one about sustainability

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and then another as well. and then

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I've just made that available

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right now with a P. D. F. The other great

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thing

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or the other, the thing like uh

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Get Link is a P. D. F. Is kind of universal.

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I could load this to the cloud and keep it there.

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I could load it on to my Kindle

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wherever a P. D. F. Could go this

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document could go and really kind

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of going way back are we could

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just print this out and hand it out if we want to share

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content. Right? It's a nice clean print of

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the content. So something maybe to go along

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with the people who come to the conference or

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to the program and just you know, give

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them a takeaway right,

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So again really handy way

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to keep track of stuff. So within our resources,

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how you're going to do that? Let me just pop back into

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the resource.

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Oh sorry, keep going to middle school, we are going to jump

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into middle school here in a minute. But same

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idea just going to bring back that sustainability

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search

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and when you find an article,

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you'll see. And again let me just

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use my annotate tool here

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The download button appears here.

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If the header of the article, anything

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you can kind of do with the article flows

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to this top of the page here. So

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all the text interaction

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and all of those as we call them retrieval

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tools here.

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So this will let me

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again, just download

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Right, just as you would any other

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file offline or excuse me, when you're

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online just download, save it where

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you want it and then it can again upload

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wherever you need it. Now when you move down

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the page in our databases. Actually

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let me make things a little bigger. I'm going to zoom in on

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my page over here. Um when you

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move down the page, I don't see that download

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button anymore, that's ok. Again

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we're going to go to the toolbar, just like we did with get

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link, the download button is here too.

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So it's always just a click away when you're looking

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at an article.

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and again just is going to do the same thing, we can

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download that entry.

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right? So nice and easy again,

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a kind of universal tool because it gives you a P.

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D. F. Which can go a lot of different

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places

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So let's go ahead and keep looking at different sharing

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tools.

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and I'm going to uh again just

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pop back to the power point.

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we've also integrated with google

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drive and Microsoft one drive,

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two cloud based storage tools that I can

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just send content over to

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and keep track of it there.

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The Clou cloud is great, you can get to

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it anywhere any time from your phone

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from someone else's computer,

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it's just always there and then you can organize

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your content the way you want, you kind of

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are in control of it then right

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so

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This has become probably our most

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popular tool in our database. It's kind of folks

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grab out their research and keep track of it.

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But because it's a cloud based tool,

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you can also share directly from it.

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So let's take a look at an example of how we might

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do that again. Just going to pop back to

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uh Sorry we have a lot of windows

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open today to keep track of what we

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want to look at.

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Um so I'm going to pop over to google drive

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to show you what this looks like. Now I will say google

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drive and Microsoft OneDrive. Both handle

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this content exactly the same. I'm just

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going to be using google as my example today.

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So what happens is when you send content

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over using our send to button,

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it flows into a folder

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named after the database you're using.

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So for example I can see

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there's a Gale in context high school folder, there's

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a Gale in context middle school and

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these are documents. I sent

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before the first time you do this from

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a database first it will ask

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for permission. You know, so make sure we can

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send content to your to your cloud. But

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then what it does is create a folder named

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after whatever database you're using. So

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I've got you know, some other gall resources listed

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here that I've sent content over to.

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you know, that's just where it lands now. It doesn't

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have to stay there. So what I actually did

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was I was building some research for the american

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revolution. Let's say that's a unit we're covering

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in in the classroom

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I built a folder for the American revolution

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and sent a doc and moved a document

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there because once it's here in the cloud,

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you can do whatever you like with

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it. So if I wanted to send something else.

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Um, let's say we're going to be well,

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I don't know why we would during the American revolution,

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but if I wanted to send this article about paying college

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athletes over. I would just use the move tool

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once documents are here, there are no digital

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rights management tied to them. So

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you can do what you like with them. So

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let's go back and look at that American revolution

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document

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and

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I've just added a note here at the top

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to my students. I've highlighted

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it to draw their eye to them. But what I've got

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here is this primary document

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uh regarding

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uh basically diary entries from a surgeon,

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uh who was stationed at valley forge during

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the Revolutionary War. So

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you know, I love primary source content

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and something personal like this too

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that really kind of puts you in that person's

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shoes. I think it is so valuable

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and you know, it's dated right. The language

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is a little dated here. So it causes some critical

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thinking. Students have to kind of think about what they're

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reading and

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you know, it's just an interesting way to, to learn

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about history and make and make it real

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and again because it now lives in my google drive,

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I can do what I like with it. There's a share tool

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here so I could push this out to students

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to colleagues. Maybe we've got

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a history club at the library, I want to share

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it with everybody in that group. You would

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just use the normal tools that are right here in google

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drive and again would have the same tools in google

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one drive or sorry, Microsoft one drive

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So let me show you how I found this. I'm just going to

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pop into Gale in context, middle school,

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and we do have a portal page

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or topic page. Have a lot of different names for these

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about the American revolution. So this is

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just a dedicated space for

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everything we have regarding the American

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revolution. So we of course have, you know, some

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reference content, biographies,

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multimedia periodicals

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and as we saw primary sources

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before I jump in and show you how I found

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that one.

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Let me just mention this is kind of like a search

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result. So if I were to use Get Link from

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this page.

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it would automatically update every time

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someone clicks on it. So as we have more and more

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info for the American revolution, it would just

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populate to this portal.

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All right. But let's go ahead and seek out some primary sources.

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Now of course we're going to have the big ones. We're going to

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have, you know the Gettysburg address, the

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Declaration of Independence. You know,

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those are kind of easily found online.

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But what's nice here is with our primary documents.

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You always get an introduction to them too.

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So you get the context for what you're

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about to work with. Um, but you also

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find things that aren't as easily available

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online or other places. So the

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filter tool here is Again,

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one of my favorite ways to kind of isolate. We've got

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over 100 primary sources here and again, could

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use something like subject uh to

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kind of focus on a particular topic or

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my favorite is to isolate by document

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type. I can see all the different types of documents

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that are in this results list. So

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diary entries, memoirs,

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my uh personal account

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diaries. And then just apply those

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filters.

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And we come down to 24 we can go through

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here and again the one I was using was life

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at Valley forge.

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So again, when you're looking at the document

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right here in the header, we've got the ability to

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send this to google drive or Microsoft

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one drive. So I'm just going to go ahead and send

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it over. Takes just a minute. If I weren't

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already logged into my google account, it would just prompt

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me to log in

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and then we get a confirmation that it's been sent.

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And if I go over to google drive,

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and this was again coming from Gale

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and context middle school. That's always where it's

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going to go first. It's it doesn't know

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particularly that I have an American

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revolution folder so it's always going to send

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it to the database I'm using

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and there it is now.

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And I did a little work to this article

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first before I, I uh messed

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with it. I just, I took away we have at the bottom

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of every article is a full citation.

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So you know where it is and or what it is

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and where you got it all those details that we would want.

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So I got rid of some of the text here. I added

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that note to my students and

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then again I moved it right into the American revolution

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folder

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So very simple and

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again,

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let me close some of these windows I've got open here

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we have the google and Microsoft icons

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right here at the header of the article. But again, if

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I scroll, scroll past them, I don't see them anymore.

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Again look to the toolbar. So send

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to

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is going to give me google drive and Microsoft

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one drive. So the send two button is

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what you want to look for, let me just circle it.

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There is always going to give you those

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two options

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. so

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you can choose your cloud based storage tool

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and we of course got email there too.

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So great content and

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can push it right out to. Again,

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folks who need it,

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All righty. So

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one last look that we're going to demonstrate

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or one last sharing tool that we're going to demonstrate.

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Oops, sorry folks, again, lots of windows

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open here. Here we go

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to the slides,

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we have a direct integration with

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google classroom. So this has become

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of course a really popular tool

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uh particularly during the pandemic,

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A lot of schools were signing up for different. Um,

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uh google classroom like tools or learning

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management systems. And we've had an integration

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with google classroom for a while.

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This appears in the very top

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of the banner.

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and what it's going to do is then just create

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a google classroom item

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with a link to whatever you were working

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with. So let's go ahead and kind

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of see the result again.

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So I have my google classroom page open

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here let's say I teach eighth grade English

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or maybe I'm the librarian supporting an eighth grade English

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teacher. I've created a google classroom

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here with some items and this is the end

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result right here in my classroom stream.

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I've got an announcement

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about citing sources and what it's done

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is in that google classroom item, it's

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embedded that Get Link U. R. L.

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So if I go ahead and click it,

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it acts just like it did when I embedded

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it somewhere myself. It's just we have this

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little tool that kind of does it for

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you when you're using google classroom.

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So let me show you how I did that.

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And I'm just going to pop back into

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uh Yale and context middle school. Oh no. I

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mean I keep doing that going into the wrong resources

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at the wrong time.

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so just a quick search on citing sources

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and we've got a, we've got a few good things here. I

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have um, uh, some overviews.

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I think we've got some,

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let me scroll down. Oh no. Oh the,

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sorry, I think of the video content. we have distinguishes

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primary and secondary sources although this would

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be a good one too. But

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we'll go ahead and take a look here

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and what's nice actually before I choose

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one let me point something out

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So I've got two articles here.

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the main difference between them are the

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lex scores. So this is something

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to keep an eye out as you're deciding what to share.

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Uh So you can, you know, share the appropriate

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kind of reading level for your audience. If I'm working with eighth

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graders, I may want this lex score

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the 10 40 it's tied to our

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level three icon here

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uh or content level, pardon me. Uh which

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is targeted to middle school as well.

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So this is looking like the one I would want

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and again, just look for that

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icon up in the very top

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of the tool bar.

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I might look familiar if you're already

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a google classroom user

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Hi, this will open up a window

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to start me creating

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a uh google classroom item to post it

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right to my stream. So I choose the class. I want to

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post it to

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and I'll go with

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we'll just kind of do the same one here and

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do I want to make an announcement create an assignment.

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These would all be familiar options if

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you're a google classroom user. And again

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what it does is embed

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that link to this article. So

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it's using that Get Link U. R. L.

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And let me give some very brief

[00:20:07.049]
instructions here

[00:20:09.838]
and it again goes to work and you get

[00:20:11.900]
a confirmation that it's been posted and you go ahead and view

[00:20:14.088]
the results.

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and there it is again.

[00:20:18.229]
So really simple. We

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also have the ability

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let me pop back to the slides here.

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to have further integration with

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other learning management systems

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if you use school

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canvas blackboard any

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of these L. T. I. Certified.

[00:20:37.309]
Uh Learning management systems

[00:20:39.689]
you can actually integrate your databases

[00:20:42.189]
into them. It does take a little setup.

[00:20:44.818]
Uh but this would be the end result

[00:20:46.868]
where you could create an assignment

[00:20:49.118]
inside one of your courses

[00:20:51.578]
and post an article, a video.

[00:20:53.680]
Again, whatever you may find in the resource

[00:20:55.699]
that you want to share uh embedded

[00:20:58.750]
in the L. M. S. So those students never

[00:21:00.818]
leave that environment

[00:21:02.568]
Again, great way to, you know, embed reserved.

[00:21:04.920]
Reading

[00:21:06.140]
things like that at an academic level. But

[00:21:08.180]
of course for k 12 students uh as

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well, this is what that would look

[00:21:12.618]
like. Now the I've mentioned, it does take

[00:21:14.769]
some set up, we have to kind of connect to these

[00:21:16.838]
resources. That's where the L. T. I.

[00:21:19.180]
Um uh compatibility comes

[00:21:21.439]
in so this is

[00:21:23.660]
going to be some work on our part at Gale

[00:21:25.858]
and at your part the L. M. S. But talking

[00:21:27.963]
to your customer success manager at Gale

[00:21:30.493]
we can get the ball rolling and help you get this

[00:21:32.535]
set up and then spread the word for how

[00:21:34.555]
to do this. So really great

[00:21:36.854]
way to again

[00:21:39.334]
kind of get people or not again

[00:21:41.414]
but to get people into your work or get these

[00:21:43.535]
resources into the workflow of

[00:21:45.814]
your institution.

[00:21:47.434]
So the L. M. S. Integration is really handy

[00:21:51.108]
All right, so let's do a quick recount.

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on the ways we can save and share content.

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So Get Link again. Very universal.

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It gives you a U. R. L. That you can put

[00:22:02.059]
anywhere. So again embedding

[00:22:04.180]
something and maybe an e newsletter that the library

[00:22:06.719]
sends out to let them know about a database

[00:22:08.959]
or even just a topic. Um

[00:22:11.068]
you know, ways to support what you're doing in the library

[00:22:13.459]
to support outreach. The resources

[00:22:15.858]
are here

[00:22:17.130]
ok downloading content again

[00:22:19.299]
generates a P. D. F which very

[00:22:21.500]
universal. You can then upload it wherever

[00:22:23.809]
you need it, attach it to an email.

[00:22:26.309]
Great way to push out content. And

[00:22:28.439]
it's familiar, right? People are familiar with

[00:22:30.489]
P. D. F. S and uh comfortable

[00:22:33.838]
Send two sending documents

[00:22:35.900]
to the cloud. Both google drive and Microsoft

[00:22:38.269]
11 drive are integrated

[00:22:40.479]
right into the resources so you can keep track

[00:22:42.608]
of all your content there. But of course

[00:22:44.759]
you have the ability then to share it with others

[00:22:47.380]
and you have

[00:22:50.469]
again, our last option integrating

[00:22:52.920]
into a learning management systems and things

[00:22:55.019]
like google classroom where you can just

[00:22:57.430]
fit right into the workflow of

[00:22:59.469]
of what you're doing already.

[00:23:01.380]
So

[00:23:02.469]
great ways to bring in our push

[00:23:04.939]
out content from these resources.

[00:23:09.328]
so let me just check the chat and Q and

[00:23:11.449]
A. I think we're in good shape.

[00:23:13.989]
So,

[00:23:15.568]
we'll go ahead and start wrapping up and

[00:23:17.750]
share with you Gale support. So when

[00:23:19.809]
you've got questions about these resources

[00:23:21.868]
or the tools in the databases or

[00:23:23.930]
really anything else, you have

[00:23:26.059]
a lot of great support out on our out

[00:23:28.118]
on our support site support

[00:23:30.229]
dot Yale dot com slash meta.

[00:23:32.390]
is a dedicated support site for our Minitex

[00:23:34.769]
libraries. And what's nice about the page

[00:23:37.019]
is when you get there, it prompts you to choose

[00:23:39.269]
your library from a list and then it

[00:23:41.279]
filters and adjusts the support page.

[00:23:43.539]
So it's addressing just your content from Yale

[00:23:45.699]
rather than our over, you know, 100

[00:23:47.719]
databases. So very

[00:23:49.809]
handy way to work with the content

[00:23:51.858]
there. You can of course get all of your

[00:23:54.078]
tech kind of info there. Access

[00:23:56.269]
U. R. L. S. And Mark Records, stuff like that

[00:23:59.289]
But then also lots of great free training

[00:24:01.719]
materials. So tutorials around how to use

[00:24:04.009]
Get Link or a training

[00:24:06.049]
deck that you could download and use

[00:24:08.348]
to present to a group of middle school teachers,

[00:24:10.469]
Gale and context middle school, there are projects

[00:24:13.219]
scavenger hunts. We've got some neat stuff that just

[00:24:15.338]
went up last week to uh help celebrate

[00:24:17.519]
day of the day dad with some activities in the resources.

[00:24:20.545]
Uh really fun.

[00:24:22.045]
We've got lots of free marketing materials.

[00:24:24.614]
No need to recreate the wheel, we've got bookmarks,

[00:24:27.055]
we got digital assets, you can use in social media

[00:24:29.364]
posts, things like that. Check

[00:24:31.434]
out the marketing materials if you're looking for that kind

[00:24:33.463]
of stuff. Lots of good stuff uh to

[00:24:35.765]
work with there

[00:24:37.019]
but of course you may want to talk to a person

[00:24:39.039]
and I mentioned a Gale customer success manager

[00:24:41.309]
before that's who you want to talk to. If you want to talk about

[00:24:43.390]
integrating with your L. M. S.

[00:24:45.779]
They are probably the best person to get to

[00:24:47.838]
know a gale. They help you be successful with

[00:24:49.969]
your Gale resources so they

[00:24:52.078]
can answer questions like that but also questions

[00:24:54.578]
about the databases content,

[00:24:57.009]
uh technical issues, They can

[00:24:59.125]
help advise if you're maybe going to do a promotion

[00:25:01.654]
push, they can give you examples

[00:25:03.733]
from other libraries they've worked with. They're

[00:25:05.814]
a great group of folks. So you can use

[00:25:07.894]
this email address or if you visit the support

[00:25:10.144]
site and choose your library, it will actually tell

[00:25:12.334]
you who your customer success manager is. And you

[00:25:14.404]
can even make an appointment on their calendar

[00:25:16.634]
to uh chat with them

[00:25:18.509]
so tech support is also available.

[00:25:20.828]
Should you run into errors or anything like

[00:25:22.939]
that? You can always get to tech support.

[00:25:25.250]
Um, your account reps are always happy

[00:25:27.289]
to chat with you as well. So you can use the rep finder

[00:25:29.489]
on our site to zero in on who that may be

[00:25:31.549]
if you don't already know them.

[00:25:33.160]
And then of course as your trainer, I'm happy to hear from

[00:25:35.250]
you too. So feel free to give me a call, shoot me an

[00:25:37.269]
email that 800 number will get you anybody

[00:25:39.750]
in the company. So don't suffer

[00:25:41.910]
in silence. Lots of support from your Gale

[00:25:44.039]
team. We definitely want to hear from you

[00:25:46.890]
So with that I'll say thank you for tuning

[00:25:49.259]
in. Um I hope this was helpful and

[00:25:51.368]
what you had in mind, Keep an eye out

[00:25:53.549]
for our webinar calendars. We provide

[00:25:55.729]
sessions specifically for me,

[00:25:57.568]
but then also from our at large calendar and

[00:25:59.949]
you can feel free to uh, you know, tune

[00:26:02.309]
into anything upcoming. But we also

[00:26:04.358]
record all our sessions. You can always check

[00:26:06.410]
these pages and look for the recordings as well.

[00:26:08.674]
So we hope to see you on sessions

[00:26:10.743]
down the road. Um but also happy to

[00:26:12.765]
have you tune in when you've got a minute of

[00:26:14.795]
those recording sessions. So I'm

[00:26:16.943]
going to stick around and see if there are any questions but

[00:26:18.953]
if you're all set. Thanks so much for tuning

[00:26:21.045]
in today. Again, I hope it was helpful and

[00:26:23.084]
and what you had in mind and uh again

[00:26:25.344]
hope to see you on another session down the road. Thanks

[00:26:27.755]
everybody.
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