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Last Updated: September 30, 2022

Explore TexShare's New Gale Resources to Support Public Libraries

Your new collection of Gale resources available through TexShare provides you with cross-curricular content to support all patrons, from students to general researchers to the business community. In addition to the reputable and reliable content, Gale has integrated research tools to aid in organized discovery, including Google/Microsoft Integrations, Highlights and Notes and translation tools. Gale has also developed a large support system to help you master the resources, get the word out to your patrons, and pull usage. Customer Success Managers and pre-developed written and recorded training materials are available to support you at all stages of learning. View this session recording, designed for public librarians, and library support staff, to gain an understanding of the content, tools and support available to ensure your patrons achieve success.
Duration: 60 Minutes
welcome to your texture training session. This session is explore tech shares, new gale resources to support public libraries.

My Name's Tammi burke and I am your gale trainer, and we also have my fantastic colleague, Stacy KnibloeGale, and she will be monitoring that Q.

And a box, and answering all your questions throughout this session for today's training, we will be focusing on a high-level overview of the gale Resources that are there to support public libraries that you will have

access to from Tech, share. Starting tomorrow on october the first in this training, we will also cover content tools and features that are available within the resources, and you also have a large gale support system That's available for all of your member libraries

so we're gonna cover all of that in today's session.

First let's start with our agenda we're gonna start with that overview of gale resources.

I want to explore as much content as I can but really we're going to talk more about the all the resources you have available, and then I will touch into a few of those resources and cover some of the tools and features.

We do have session scheduled over the next month to 2 months, covering more information on those scale resources.

So a little bit deeper, dive into some of the product families or specific resources.

So be looking out for that type of information. look at the tech share training calendar, and you'll see all of those sessions posted.

So we hope you join us again. But this is an overview of all of your gale resources.

Any questions you have, Please feel free to use that. Q. and a box.

I will stay on at the end also, and answer any additional questions.

I will leave you today with where you can go for training materials.

And, as I mentioned contact information for your customer success managers There they are there for that one-on-one support.

They will help you with setting up your direct Urls, accessing the resources.

Any questions that you have about authentication they can help with all of those types of questions, and i'll share their information at the end.

It'll also be included in your follow-up email access to your texture resources.

Now you may be using the texture dot net site. You may be using your own individual links into the text share resources.

You may have an easy proxy that you're using at your library.

All of these work, but I do want to share that you do have this point of access at tech share dot net to access all of your resources.

This you are going to see is going to see. This is the site that it would take you to.

It is going to be receiving some updates so on October the first.

You'll see a few changes there. and also all of your new resources will be available.

Let's start talking about the gale resources. that you have available to support public libraries, and i've grouped them into different categories here to help kind of kind of a what to use when when approach So let's start

with talking about tools to support or resources to support research pureicals and academic journals that you have available. So a few.

I'm going to talk about here today, are listed at the top.

You have General, one file academic, one file, gill, one file news, and then you have some more subjects.

Specific one file resources as you're seeing here, you have many more. There's just 2 that I listed, and then also a research starter, which is gale ebooks your General one file.

This is your largest general interest, periodical database.

So for your public library patrons in every level of researcher or reader, that's coming into your library, gale, General.

One file is a great periodical choice periodical resource for those users.

Academic. One file is your largest academic journal aggregation.

So you're going to find scoutly journals here an academic one file.

This is used a lot at the higher Ed level. so more at that college or community college level, but it's also utilized a lot in our public libraries, too, when you have some subject or discipline specific resources, like one file news.

And form a academico. educators. reference complete you'll find these are available for all of your users, and they are a little bit more focused.

So, for example, in form, my academic is all of our Spanish and Portuguese periodical publications, and then educators, reference.

Complete is there to support our educators or future educators and You're going to find publication information from Eric here in this resource Our research starter is Gale ebooks.

Gale ebooks you will have it's it hasn't been finalized, but there will be some loaded tomorrow, and then, after that all 50 titles will be loaded here.

So they're being so hand selected for you all right now creating this beautiful collection where you'll have that available in gale ebooks, and it's a great place for researchers to get started with those 50 titles it is on our

ebook platform. Your users will have unlimited access with no check-in, or checkout, and there's also interlinking from the ebook, content to our one file resources.

I wanna talk about the Big 3. So let me give you more information on these periodical resources.

General one file, as I mentioned it's the largest general interest periodical resource.

It's going to provide access to your users to more than 200 million articles from over 14,000 magazines, newspapers, reference books, and also you'll find multimedia.

It is being updated every day. Academic one file is our premier source for peer reviewed full text articles for academic research.

You're gonna find over a 100 million articles from over 19,000 publications with almost 10,000 in full tax again, being updated daily, and the final to wrap up these big 3 resources is news.

And I love news for our public libraries, because it does provide that unlimited access to over 1,100.

Major Us. regional, national and local newspapers you're going to find as well as 1,700 leading titles from around the world.

So it's. not just limited to the us it's also includes thousands of images and transcripts from radio and Tv broadcasts.

And again it's being updated daily. if there are any questions please feel free to ask in that Q.

And a box. Stacey did also just post the We have a document that talks about all of these resources.

You just have a little blurb on each one. but we do have a document there to help you get started.

It's a great flyer to share with your libraries might be one you want to print off.

I know a lot of our libraries will even laminate it and have it available at the reference desk.

Gil one file sub collection so you're going to find a huge amount of sub-collections. and what the sub-clickions are is their subject-specific content.

And they're across popular interests and also academic discipline.

I just highlighted a few here women's issues diversity studies, computer science, criminal justice, psychology, information, science, gender studies and health and medicine which you actually have had access to for a number of years.

So all of these resources you do have available from the one file product family.

Now, these one file collections. They are subjects specific, but some of that content is being pulled from general one file and academic one file, but they also do contain unique content as well.

So they're a little bit more focused resources for those users that are coming into your library.

You may want to direct them to one of these but again it's that, still coming from our one file, family, which is that periodical peer reviewed, content that you're going to be your users are going to be looking for now

something that we heard in Texas is home school and homework.

Help is something that is needed in the public libraries. So text share has provided you with these great resources.

A few of them you've had for a number of years But I want to talk to you about some of the new ones that you're going to find here. and You're in contact suite of resources is a beautiful opportunity for your younger

users all the way through high school into undergrad to access great information in context.

Resources are robust. They're trusted reference periodical multimedia content.

You're going to find primary, sources creative works biographies, all to support, frequently studied topics in social studies or history, science, literature, social issues.

And so much more. You do have the 3 building blocks, and that is Gale In context elementary for your kindergarten through fifth grade students, Gale In Context: middle school, which is for your sixth through eighth grade students and

then, Galen context, High school is for your ninth through twelfth grade, I should say users.

But students that are coming into your library. So these are all 3 general reference, cross-curricular resources.

And we start on out young and get in context elementary, and then they can work their way up also.

This is to support elementary. You have. Guil presents National Geographic.

This is newly enhanced. The platform has changed. if you ever used it in the past.

It has recently received updates and is a great resource, pulls in all of that National Geographic content.

Books, magazines, you're going to find videos and images.

Here, let's talk about these on the right hand side Gale In context biography.

Again. Another one that I feel is is cross, curricular.

This is utilized more at the Middle School High School level.

But we do have some elementary parents working with, or librarians working and teachers working with younger students, with Gale In Context: biography.

But it is higher, little higher level content for them but the biographical information that is available here. It is on a historical figures to contemporary.

So you're going to find everything you need and our most influential people and Gale In Context: environmental studies is exactly that it's looking at topics and subjects involving the environment renewable energy You're going to find

great content along those lines. Gale In context opposing viewpoints. this one you've had access to from a for a number of years.

This is your procon and hot social topics happening in this resource.

It also covers some controversial issues, so You're going to find this is used a little bit at the middle school, primarily at the High School Gale In Context: high or college is designed for your first couple of years of college those students

that are accessing this type of information again, you're in context resources from this product family it is very robust information, but it's also organized and curated into great collections and topic pages.

2 more I want to just mention here and that is galen context, science, which you've had for a number of years where you're going to find great simulations and content relating to science topics what also you have now gale

interactive science and gale, interactive sciences is exactly that it's an interactive resource with hundreds of interactive activities in subjects, including biology, earth, science chemistry, and human anatomy.

There's also 3 d printable models available. in gale interactive science. and you're going to find reference content and the ability to cross search integration with Gale In Context:.

Science. So let's I am i'm in a subject in Gale In Context: science.

Maybe it's global warming and I know that's not a good choice.

Maybe it's i'm looking at cells there's a great example.

I'm looking at the topic of cells. in Gale In Context: science and i'll see in my content results my content types the opportunity to jump into gale interactive science.

So you're going to see that option available with these 2 resources, your literature resources that you have available. You do have.

I want to point out first and foremost Gale literature, which cross searches through all 4 of these resources at once.

So if you're looking for a easy to use platform that provides all of your literature information in one spot, I highly recommend using gale literature, and you will find in your Gill literature collection. not only do you have that cross

search tool. But you have literature, resource, center, literature, resource, center.

And I do also. I have to say I do like to access literature, Research center from the homepage, because we do have featured authors and featured works there on that home page.

But what it is is literature, resource centers. your flagship.

Literature. Resource has over 65 years a publication information, the study of, and it is the study of literary work.

So this is Gale's flagship lit resource there's more than a 160,000 author biographies on authors and their lives, and works over 85,000 full-text critical essays, and reviews

from gale litre titles, there's over a 1 million full text articles, critical essays, and reviews.

And then you're going to find a coverage of diverse range of writers with the broad array of disciplines and time periods from around the world.

So it's not again just limited. to the us but it is around the world, and you're going to find historical to contemporary also here.

Now lit finder, This is kind of one of my favorites as as an English major in college.

This is original, original, literary works you're going to find here in Litfinder.

There's over a 130,000 poems 650,000 poetry citations over 11,000 short stories and novels are available here in lipfinder, with essays and speeches in augural speeches

plays all available in lit finder to round it out.

We have scribblers and twins. These are writers and author series.

And again Gill literature will cross. search through all 4 of these at once.

Last item I want to mention, and this is still in that lit bundle, but it isn't cross searchable.

It is your readers advisory and that's books and authors.

So gale books and authors is a resource that easily helps patrons find a book that they're interested in books and authors makes finding a great read, much less challenging.

And it's really a fun way to browse you can look for. read alikes award winners.

You can search by authors and genres i'm looked for seed booklists, all available in books and authors

Good question, Amy twain's, and scriptures are ebooks.

They are ebook collections. Thank you for asking that I forgot to mention that in the when I was going over that overview.

So let's talk about health and medicine and what do you have to support health and medicine.

These are resources for patron health and wellness and also for medical professionals and students.

One that you've. had access to for a number of years is gale, one file, health and medicine get one file.

Health and medicine is a resource that you has is designed for a medical students, and also medical professionals with up-to-date content on all areas of medicine.

And then I want to talk about the few the few below here before I talk about gale health and wellness, because what you're going to find is specialized resources.

For example, nursing and allied health, physical therapy and sports medicine.

And then psychology are all available, and these are more focused.

Those are those subjects specific, one file resources, and these are to support health and medicine. economic.

One file also has great content available to support health and medicine, and then the last one I want to talk to you about is gale, health, and wellness.

This is a comprehensive consumer health resource that provides authoritative information on a full range of health. related issues from current disease and disorder to in-depth coverage of also alternative medicine practices are

available. It also covers great topics in health, but also in mental health too.

So, for your patrons coming into your library health and wellness is a great resource for them to access for that up-to-date information, covering everything from anxiety to diabetes, to health careare heart health care, you're going

to find great content available in gale health. and wellness our last group.

We're going to talk about before we go live into the resources is business and upskilling.

So there are resources that you have available for entrepreneurs, for business courses or business students, and also upskilling.

And I group these all together here, so what you're going to find is business insights, globals.

Let's talk about that with business information for patrons that are following either business trends.

Maybe they're looking at stacks or looking at investments You're gonna find great market reports company reports and more.

All available within this resource. This is also a great resource for business students and academic researchers.

You also have one of my favorites and that's scale business entrepreneurship.

It's, supports, those budding entrepreneurs and also current small business owners with business planning funding, starting and managing their business, and includes over a 1,000 business plans from the business plans handbook.

So if you're familiar with the business plans handbook, you have full access to it here, and all of the volumes in gale business entrepreneurship just below that we have Gale legal forms gill legal forms is

widely used self service tool. It provides patrons with valuable State, and also Federal documents, as well as information from law.

Digest and great there's, a great legal terms glossary of available. Within this resource you're gonna find forms, including Wills bankruptcy, real estate sales, divorce all all here available in legal forms.

We recently. I just found out yesterday we recently added over 200 forms that are now in Spanish.

So you're going to find all those forms that have always been there for the State of Texas, and also those Federal forms.

But also we've just recently added, those 200 forms are now in Spanish.

I do want to mention a Chilton library. Chilton Library right here.

Serves the everyday consumer like myself or car enthusiasts, auto repair and restoration folks, and but also it's great for cte and votech programs what you're gonna find in

Shilton Library as we do have the Asc certification practice test available.

Great video libraries. there's manuals recall information and so much more.

And then one file business is from the gale periodical family, and you will find again that up-to-date information being updated throughout the day every single day.

So if you're looking for the most current business news gale, one file business is a great resource for your patrons, and around it out.

And this is one i'm going to start with today, and that is, Gale presents you to me.

This is only available to public libraries from tech share. This is on demand.

Online learning with access to thousands of up-to-date video courses.

For in-demand skills they're taught by diverse biodiversity of world-class instructors, and including subjects like business and technology personal development topics, you're going to find over 14,000 on demand

courses with 85% of that collection being updated in the last 2 years.

So this is current information we were having a discussion yesterday. about this and if you've updated your phone to ios 16 like I have.

There's actually already courses available in you to me to support that update.

So ios 16 is already available in utomy so that's when we talk about up-to-date information for upscaling.

This is a great resource that you now have access to from texture.

A few tools. I wanna mention that I want you to keep in mind, and we're going to cover some of these today.

Is the get list tool, get link, or what I should say, ways to share content.

One of those is get link you can share to Google classroom if we have any folks that are coming to us from the K.

12 environment. But Google classroom is available. You also have the sun to options.

So sending to most most importantly, your patrons will probably want to send information to Microsoft or Google Drive.

If they have access to that, and these are great ways to share that content with themselves.

But if you're using or sharing any information for programming get Link is a great tool for you to use in your public library, so it's a great way to share information with your younger users.

Your student users that are coming into your library, and also facilitate that collaboration.

We have great tools to support accessibility if you've used guil resources in the past.

You're probably very familiar with these translate font size, display option, and listen to display.

Option is one of our newer ones. and i'm going to share with you today where you do have the ability to change the font, including open dyslexic.

You can change the color behind the screen. translate. we can transfer into over 40 languages, Highlights and notes is a great tool to not only promote deeper learning, but to make that connection to the text you may have a lot of users that

come into your library researchers or readers or your public light just your general public library patrons that need to just pull out certain content.

They're reading, information they want to remember it's a discussion.

Or maybe it's something that works well with their business and they want to pull that information out.

Highlights and notes, is a great tool to utilize for that, and then to support research and to support critical thinking.

At any level. We have critical thinkers. Some some folks, even at the at my age, need to develop those critical thinking skills.

You have some options for searching through and finding content.

Topic Pages topic finder. You have advanced search. the citation tool is all there.

So these are tools that you do have available. and They are shared across all of your gale resources.

All right. So with that let's go live into the resource

I see Stacy is answering the question that's in the box there.

So let's go live into the resource and we are actually going to start with you to me.

I'm very excited about this resource and I can't wait to share this information with you.

So again, you have access from this library from your library website.

So 2 things I want to point out: If your users are accessing you to me from your library website.

They would access as exactly as you're seeing here where they would they do have to create an account.

They can sign in use either Microsoft or Google, but they can also create an account on the resource itself.

So a gale account that they can sign in with and they'll want to do that because they want to keep their course information, and i'll show you once we click into it, but I also want to share with you that there is an app

available, and we have some great training materials to support that.

So some tip sheets, but there is a u to be app, so users can access right from their phones.

There is some setup that needs to happen, because they really need to identify your library, and we need to make sure that there're using their library card bar code to access that information that so that authentication piece you do have that option with all of your

Guale resources. If that's an authentication that you're interested in getting set up where you would like library users to use their their library barcode, they can do that. and it does take a little bit of setup in gale

admin, and I do highly suggest, you reach out to your customer success managers to help with that those questions because they can walk you through that process.

So let's sign in

Let's see. I think I just changed this i'm gonna sign in with Microsoft here at the bottom.

So you have a few options you saw could sign in with Google Microsoft, and then at the very bottom it is setting.

I can do sign up and set up where I use any email address.

So i'm not limited to Google and Microsoft, and what we did recently set up is this active verify.

I don't know if any of you have used the active for anything else.

We use it on a lot of things in the company, but I use it for other things, too, with like social media sign-ins and that kind of thing.

So it's something that a lot of our users are regularly using.

So they don't aren't limited to just Google Microsoft.

They can use any email address from any provider and create an account.

So one I log in i'm going to show point out a few things.

Again. We have an in-depth session coming up.

So let me show you some basics here. you have the ability to sort by different subject areas, as you can see at the top cloud computing, leadership and management project management and operations.

There's personal development. I can do a basic search at the top, which we'll do in a moment.

I did pin one of my courses that i'm interested in, and this is what it looks like when I favored it.

It'll be right here at the top so when I jump back into you to me.

I can click right into that course and continue pick up where I left off, and as soon as I did that I did a basic search.

As soon as I did. It gave me this what to learn next section.

So this really guides you through. Okay, now, you you've learned about Photoshop. let's see here's some other options that you have available based on my interest.

I'll get top picks and then below I can see what people are viewing, and the newest to you to me business.

You're going to see these courses are rated so you have reviews.

This one, for example, has over 200,000 reviews available.

When I put my cursor over any of the courses that I have available, I get this pop-up where it shares with me some information about that course, and the ability to enroll in that course, immediately these are scrolling so I

can scroll through what other people are viewing and get some ideas of what's trending, or what's newest to you to me.

Business if I do a basic search. And I did a basic search earlier on adobe.

So if I wanted to learn anything about the adobe products maybe it's Photoshop, or maybe it's in design illustrator that I have access to you, can see all of the courses.

I have. I have over 783 results I have some filter options on the left-hand side. If I want to filter by topic or level, and you can see some more filter options below again, we'll

have a session down the road on this i'm going to click into adobe photoshop here.

I don't know if this is the same course or not but I just want to share with you what you're going to find

It is so. what i'm going to find and I did start this course is on the right hand side.

I can see all of that course content if there are any related resources that I have available that I can download.

I'm going to see those here for example, section 2 I have resources available that I can download.

So not only are you getting the course, but you also getting additional resources.

You can see. Okay, I just lost it. There, there we go.

If I scroll down it gives me an overview.

I have the Q. A. So I can see other questions that have been asked.

If I want to take any notes, I have that option available.

Announcements, reviews, and learning tools are all here.

So once you click into that course, you have some additional navigation in the upper right.

I have the ability to track my progress, and I have completed nothing.

So 0 of 90 are complete. And then over here, on the right hand side those 3 dots.

This is where I can create. Make this my favorite course. I can archive a course.

Any new announcement emails, or I can unenroll from the course.

So all those options are available. Alright, let me know if there are any questions on you to me. I am going to from there.

I'm going to jump into your next resource so that was the first one I wanted to get started with the next one.

We're going to switch gears and talk so that we want from upskilling.

So jump in there about you. To me.

There were a couple of questions I if folks already had you to me accounts when they continue to work, and if I double check for their tech folks.

Thank you. Folks individuals have their own subscriptions to you to me, from their kind of consumer product that's out there.

Those will not work with Gale presents you to me's version.

If you're library was already subscribing to Gale present you to me, then those user accounts would would work as normal.

But if folks had their own separate personal accounts they'll create a new one within the library product within Again Gale presents you to me.

Product. Thanks, Stacy. Thanks for verifying that Okay, so if there's any other questions on you to me.

Let us know we're happy to help with those those questions that you have. But from here we're gonna we're gonna jump into where you can go.

One of the in context resources that are great for homework help or home schoolers that are coming into your public library, and I picked one from the Mix, because you have so many in context resources.

And I did choose Gale In Context:, Middle school, Gale In Context:, Middle School.

Remember cross curricular for your sixth through eighth grade students, and what you're going to find here within this resource are a couple features.

I want to point out that are unique to your Gale In Context: resources.

But you have all those shared tools and features also. What you do find is the ability to filter down contents by topic page.

So we have, looking at the homepage you can see basic and advanced search pre standard here that you're going to find within your resources.

We have this contextual toolbar. We also have topics of interests that scroll and change every month.

And then, in our middle school resource, we have images that are connected to subjects that then are connected to our topic.

Pages and topic pages are a collection of information it's based on curriculum standards.

It's based on usage it's based on what we're hearing from schools.

So they're great for units of study and focus study that are happening in the classroom.

So let's talk about i'm gonna do a basic search, and I want to point out a few things if I go into the subject category of science.

It will take me to all of these great topic pages that I have available.

So this is one way that your users can access information if they're doing a basic search, and let me do a basic search to highlight.

This I'm gonna choose endangered species and if I have I just started typing it in search assist pops up, and if I have a topic page related to that subject, it will be listed at the very top and it is

bolded. Now, if I don't have a topic page i'll still see search results available.

But and of course, we're going to have more information than just what's on the topic.

Pages within these resources. But if I do have a topic page, I wanted to point out that it is highlighted and does float to the top.

So it really makes it easy for our users our students that are accessing this information to find great content.

So that's one way to utilize both the topic Page and also our basic search at the same time.

Middle schoolers are about 50 50 50% of the time they're doing a basic search.

50% of the time They're pointing and clicking clicking and going through those different subject categories A few things I want to point out in Galen context.

Middle school is you have this or it's organized for you so, topic pages in your in context resources will have an image and an essay overview.

You also will have all of your content types listed here in the center of the page, and then below.

I do have the ability to search within just these results if I choose to.

And then all of these content types are organized into these boxes below.

So again, curated collection of information we are looking at units of study curriculum standards usage what we're hearing from schools and librarians to create this information and to curate these collections.

At the very bottom. you're going to find related topics also available.

So I am on. i'm on endangered species but Maybe I want to jump to invasive species or pollution or shark weeks coming up, and I want to take a look at sharks down below.

So I want to take that off into another direction. but it's. Also you have this great starting point when you talk about great stuff points.

I want to point out one thing that's unique to your in context resources, and that's these images and essay overviews on your topic.

Pages you have when I click into that essay overview.

As you can see, I have. Not only do I have a deal to search or read this article at the over a 1,000 lexile measure, but I also can change it to an 840.

Now, these reading levels are really important to your users to have that ability to switch that content level.

So we just switched from a content level 3 down to a content level.

2, and you can do that in the upper left-hand corner here.

You just have both tabs, and and the text automatically changes.

So do the some of those text features like we have main ideas here on that level document.

A few features I want to cover, and those are some tools to support accessibility.

And then i'll talk a little bit more about content level and Lex, I'll measure in just a moment.

So let's since we're here, at the article level, when you're at that document level, you have the ability to transfer the text, increase decrease the text size or font size you have some display options and also the

listen option. We covered this in the Powerpoint.

So let me talk about that a little bit more. You have the ability to translate the text, and this is a shared tool and feature across all of your Guale resources, where you can translate the article into over 40 languages I can

decrease or increase that font size. I have display, options, display, options are.

I can change the color behind the text I can change the font size.

Let's say I need open dyslexic I can increase the line, letter and word spacing, and the nice thing is is once I've made that change here on this document.

Any document I move through in this session so as long as I'm. in this session I will always see these features that I set up on this very first document will follow me throughout my searching as I search through this

resource. So it's nice to have it set up once and then continue.

Have it follow you throughout your session. If I wanna go back to my default settings, I can quickly do that by opening that box back up and clicking default settings.

I also have the ability to listen to the text being read aloud to me, and there's a few other features in that.

Listen, Listen! box there's some great settings that are available that i'll explore in future sessions. but I do want to let you know that if you have selected the translate and then you click the listen button

that's a question. We get a lot is does it translate the text.

So we're at 41 languages to transfer the text we're at 23 languages to listen to that text being read aloud, So you have that option you've let's say you've selected

Spanish in translate. it's translated the text on the page, and then you click that. Listen, Button.

It will be read to you allowed in Spanish a few other tools I want to cover here within this resource, and these are shared tools and features where you have the ability to quickly send information to Google Microsoft email download and print you also

have this contextual Toolbar that's following along so if I get to this point, and I find some great content that I'm interested in. And I decide I want to send that I can send it directly to my Google drive one driver email now the

very first time You're user send information to any to Google drive or email or Microsoft.

One drive they will be prompted to allow permission for Gale to put information in.

Let's say they're Google drive what happens is a folder is created, and that folder is titled.

We're in Gale In Context:, middle school So it'll be titled Gale In Context: Middle School.

And anytime I send information to my Google drive from this resource.

It will land in that folder as soon as I leave this session and log out for privacy, and to protect our younger users.

It's very important to us at Galea so when I log out of this session this connection is severed, and we do not keep any of that information.

It is private information, so we do not keep any of that to protect our users.

Okay, few other features. I want to point out you do have the download and also the print option, and then you have get link.

Get. Link provides that persistent Url back to any spot within the resource.

So for your programming. let's say let me go back and want to talk about.

Git link a little bit more maybe for your library programming you're doing a focus on you're looking at endangered species, or you're looking at the topic of here's a popular one.

That we've seen a lot video games and you want to bring this into your your library programming.

What you can do is you can use the git link tool, and it creates a persistent Url back to this exact spot within the resource.

Alright. So we talked about your workflow tools like Google and Microsoft.

We talked about. Get Link all of the tools to access to support accessibility that you have available across all of your gale resources.

The last thing I want to share with you with within this resource is the ability to filter by content level.

And so if I click into any of the content types.

I did see a question about citations i'll cover that here in just a moment.

Thanks for asking and a question about which tools. require being signed in with a gale account in which can be used without signing in Stacy's replying to that.

Okay, so and she'll reply to that so watch the your Q.

And a box, but as far as the database citations are are concerned.

Yes, we do have that citation tool available when you're at the document level and the citations are automatically attached to each document.

Image video, and I'll share that with you in just a moment, Julie.

But the filter your results.

So most scale accounts do most scale databases do not require any sort of user account.

You just authenticate into the resources and you're good to go.

The only one that will require the user account is the gale. presents you to me, because that needs to keep track of your learning right where you left off where you want to pick up the courses.

You're enrolled in but all of the other databases you log in, and you we we are not keeping track of your content past your session at all.

So, Cindy, let me know in the in the question. If you need a little more elaboration on that I I apologize.

I I clicked to answer that live. and and I went on a different P.

So. Thanks, thanks, Stacey. Now she's thought of usually we are on the same page on that.

But I saw you were typing I thought Oh, She's gonna answer it another one.

But thank you for asking about that. and we we don't we? you know, when you are signing in to the resource you have full access to it.

So. what, however, you are thought you're still your users are authenticating like, if they are using that library bar code, then they're right into the resource itself.

But they don't create an account on get let's say we're in gale and contacts middle school.

They don't create an account on here the only one that Stacy, like Stacey said, is you to me where Gale presents you to me is where they would create that gale, account. but they do have the ability to send any information

to their Google Drive and Microsoft one drive so that option is available.

I was going to share with you real quick i'm not going to go too deep into your filter.

Your results, because I want to show that in another resource.

But before I leave you're in context resources something I want to point out is, you do have the ability to filter by content level.

So we're in middle school, So a lot of our information here in middle school is going to be level 3 level 3 is generally middle school, one and 2 elementary, 4 and 5 are at that high school all the way up into that

undergraduate undergrad level. But if I wanted to filter to see if I had any. Maybe level threes and level twos. If I needed something a little bit lower I can apply that, and it'll filter down all of

my content at once, and I can very easily grab a link if I wanted to share this with my users. I could do that.

So that's an option that's available that I just wanted to point out real quick to you.

All. Okay. So with that, we are going to jump into yet another resource.

And this one is from a different product family, and we are going to go into scale general one file.

Remember your one file resources have all of your periodical content you're going to also find academic journals, newspapers, magazines.

There's some multimedia here most of your multi you have great multimedia.

I will say in your in context, resources, videos, images, audio files, all available, will dive in deeper to in context.

In a couple weeks here, but your one file is more of that periodical content.

You do have some multimedia available here within this resource.

So let's look at some of These subject categories. so general. One file and academic one file. do happen to have some topic categories here on the homepage.

Your other one file resources will just take you right in there already.

Very subject, specific as it is, but you can jump right in and start doing your searching.

But we do provide you with some subject categories here.

So if I wanted to go into computers and technology, then go into artificial intelligence, it would take me to all of my information, all the content.

I have available that's been curated using that that topic page or that search path of going into artificial intelligence from computers and technology.

Now I can filter down my results. So this is where I want to talk to you about.

We talked about content types in the last resource, but I can filter by publication date, subjects, document, type, publication, title, sections.

This applies to our newspapers. We do have lexile measure here.

We don't have content types, but we do have lexile measure here, because, remember, general, one file is that general our largest general publication or general information publication, and you have that ability to search with and search within is going to just search

within these results here on artificial intelligence. So if I wanted to filter by publication date, I can look for the most recent publication information from the last year, and I just selected last year. But it applies it to everything at once.

So you can see it really filters it down quickly, and I have that filter here that I've applied magazines, academic journals, books, and newspapers that I have available.

And then all of my content is listed below. I get a little bit of a summary here and some basic information, including the publication information that I have available.

I did say that I would talk about citation, so let me talk about it here.

Within this resource. So 2 things I want to share with you i'll come back in again.

But let me go to this first article, publication or citation information.

You do have the citation tool up in that contextual toolbar.

It does provide you with Mla, Ninth Apa, Chicago, and Harvard.

You also have some options to export this article or this?

I should say just this citation, too. So this the citation tool is directly related, and just pulls the citation for this article.

But every single document, image, video, everything within your gale resources.

I always pick a large one, too. There we go the source citation is at the bottom of the page.

So if i'm such Sam sending this to my Microsoft one drive.

But I need this citation to be in Apa. seventh edition.

I can come down to the bottom of my my document, change it to Apa, and then.

Now, when I send it to Microsoft, one drive, it will be in the format that I need.

I also have those export options here at the bottom of my document.

Okay, So there's that citation tool that you have available on all of your gale reefs or all of your gale documents and again.

That's at that document level that you find that information alright. so I've filtered, or I it looks like I remove that filter when I clicked into that There it's start I can I also want to share with you

one of the search options, and that is topic finder.

So, topic, Finder, you can access through advanced search on your gale resources.

You'll always find topic finder in advanced search but also some of them will have it on the homepage like your one file.

Reset resources have it on the homepage. they also will.

Your literature resources. have it on the homepage whenever you do any type of search You're always going to find topic finder in the below your filter.

Your results box. And now, when I click topic, finder here, it's just going to pull in my content that I am seeing on this page into topic, finder and topic finder is a visual representation of your search results so let me instead

of talking about it. Let me show you what it looks like.

So if I wanted to. if i've done or use that a topic page like I did, I used artificial intelligence, and I now want to see it more visual.

I want to look at it this way and really drill down and look at those keywords, and maybe it might trigger some ideas.

I do have the option to look at the tiles or the wheel.

Both apps are available for visualization. The larger the tile, the deeper the color, the more information I have under that subject.

So if I click into market, it zooms in, and you can see how I can drill down visually and interact with my information or my content that I have available in gale. General one file.

This is a shared tool and feature. you're gonna find it in all of your gale resources.

So market research, or maybe I want yeah let's go into market research on the right hand side, I can continue to drill down and find content.

That is available within the resource so it's was very quick!

I could find that information and click into, and it could be anything.

Its documents, its articles. It could be images or any video content that I have available.

I'm going to see here on the right hand side Okay,

Where do? you find the document type limiter so document type limiter the filter when you're this is probably coming up. i've mentioned it in a couple of answers folks looking for a consumer reports and

I mentioned, while we don't have that and danielle show shared that they're looking for a long term solution floor.

Using our document type limiter to isolate to product and service evaluation.

Give me handy. So okay, we wanna show that advanced search if we got a minute, yeah, absolutely. That was next on my list.

So actually, and I was gonna go into another resource to show it.

But let me just share it with you here. So in advance, search and your gale resources, You do have some search term options.

The ability to search by field. But down here below is where you can search by document, type, publication, title, publication, subject.

So that advanced search and i'm gonna quote stacy here can be as simple or as complex as you choose it to be with all of these features that you have available.

So. If you want some pre-search document filters, or or as you limiters, I should say, Then you have these filter options of available where you can filter by document type here below?

Okay, hopefully, that answers that question. You also have subject, guide, search, and publication search.

So if you are looking for certain publications, you might want to go this route and see what we have available, and we also have all of our title lists available on the Gale support site.

So all of that information is out there for you to grab and take a look at and see what we have available.

And remember with our publications here within these databases there's no check-in checkout.

You have multiple copies. digital access users can use it at home if they choose to.

And we have all these great publications available you're welcome advanced search has a lot of great tools, and as and some like search tips, and again i'll cover more of this in a deeper dive session.

And talk more about it. but i'm glad You brought it up, because that is exactly where we were going.

Alright, let's. since i'm looking at the time here. I'm gonna go into one other resource today, and that is your gale Interactive science.

Let me see hopefully, it's yeah i'm still logged in excellent.

So let me show you some features with gale interactive science and then we'll wrap the session today.

Gill interactive science. Remember, this is over. It was hundreds of interactive activities.

And you have 3 ways to look. look for that, or search through that information.

You have the ability to search through the activities in your basic search, Barlock and all of your gale resources.

You have that basic search at the top, you have the ability on the right hand side to browse those activities.

Or my favorite path I like to take is to go through some of these subject areas that you have categorized out here.

So we have biology, chemistry, earth, science, human anatomy.

We also have threed printable models available we're going to go into biology Now I can either click into the image which will take me to all of the subjects or I can refine by the category at the

bottom if I want to keep it broad, which I like to do.

I like to click into that whole subject category, and it does select all of the activities related to biology here at the top, so you can see, I can filter.

I could remove any that I want. All of the other subject categories are also here.

We also have the national, the Ngss. a next generation.

Science standards and activities that are related to those available.

But let me jump into animal cell. I also like to show the the bean, but it's not as fun.

So i'll show you animal cell so it's loading my activity. and what you're going to find in gale interactive science.

And remember this is that resource that's connected to Gale In context science.

So you have that connection between these 2 resources. But Now you have These great activities to go along with all of the great reference contents, and you're seeing the reference content on the right hand, side.

I clicked into the animal cell below I have some information and this we saw in our search results, where it's the title.

We have a set. Here are the standards that it's connected to Here's the Ngss. standards.

I have the ability to share this information. You can see all the different ways, including Google classroom that I can share.

If I want a link to this activity, maybe I want to bring this into my library programming there's something that I know that homework help that students need in their labs there, and labs are difficult at every level.

But maybe you have students coming in asking knowing They're doing the bean.

We do it here in Michigan that Bean lab, and they want some additional information.

Why not grab an activity or link to that activity and share it in your programming?

You're shared on your library website if you're looking for homework help.

You all can also can link to the slide. so let me go through what you have here, and i'm going to change the view to theater view.

You have full screen also, but theater just bumps my reference content.

Below, and I can quickly. I can scroll here on the right hand side and go through each of the slides.

I can use the navigation at the bottom to go through those slides.

But let me show you this when you right click this image.

You can rotate it. If you left click it, you can pull it apart.

And the cool thing is is that it's still if you put your cursor over top.

You can still see the label, so this is great for if there's for review for lab reviews.

It's great for that pre learning it's great to support those students that are coming into your library, and need that additional support.

It's great for your home schoolers and it's used at all levels.

So this is also used at the higher ed level so again you can click through all these slides, and then at the very end we do have a quiz.

It's not graded we really it's for it's a learning tool for your users.

So they can go through and choose the wrong one i'm gonna choose the wrong one on purpose, and I get that big red X But when I choose the correct answer, then I get a nice screen screen with a checkmark and I can work through those

quizzes. But again this is for your students to learn it's not like something that's being graded or anything along those lines.

So that's your gale. interactive. science tool that you have available, and I do have you do have so many more that I went through everything in the overview before I leave you today.

I want to talk to you about the gale support site.

Okay, interface like i'll get one file gallon context or Do we do it for each resource?

This is a continuation of another question that didn't make sense.

There's alright thanks Stacy, let me talk to you let go back to that powerpoint and talk to you about the tools that you have available to support you.

And also you've got a group of people that are ready to go and willing to support you too.

And those are your customer success managers. So this link will be in your follow up email.

But it is support Gale, dot com texture I can put this also, and i'm going to take you directly to your me.

Grab it real quick. This is your training center on tech share.

So let me just put that in the chat real quick. Get it!

There we go. What you're gonna find on the support site is access to all of your product information.

So these go live tomorrow. So you have all those access. Urls will be loaded onto your account.

You can filter by your location. Id so but it's really easy, because you can find your your library site name.

So there's a drop-down menu you can Find your library site click, proceed, and it's going to take you to all of your Urls that you have available for all of your new texture resources.

You'll also this is where you're gonna find those title lists.

You need mark records. we've got you covered they're available database icons and widgets, and then also the ability to contact your customer success manager you can add an appointment right on their

calendar right from within support. Gale com or also you can send them an email and get a directory response training centers where you're going to find tip.

Sheets and tutorials there's recorded webinars.

We have Powerpoint training decks, available resource guides and also upcoming webinars.

You'll find all of the upcoming texture webinars that we have scheduled for the next month and a half available there, and I will continue to add them.

So it's a great the training center is a great point to take a look at all that information sign up for those webinars and explore, and i'll be loading on all of the additional training materials onto that site today

so that you have access to those resource guides and any of those tutorials that would apply to your resources.

You're also going to find Newer materials we just added I'm just want to point out one here day of the dead which starts in November.

We have some great activities related for our younger users for so for our elementary for elementary users.

You're going to find activities available for Those users and some tip sheets on searching, and those documents are both in Spanish and also English.

So there available there and then marketing materials. you want to promote new skills.

Serve daily with the U to me. You can do that We have posters and bookmarks and digital assets.

You're seeing one here and this is to support those social media posts.

We have images ready to go, you can just add your link so that folks can click right into it and go right into your resource from your library.

So all of those are available on the gale support site. I mean we do have a session that we're talking about adding in November to really dive in deeper.

But you do have folks at Gale for that one-on-one support.

So you have me as your trainer i'm Tammi Burke, and then you also have your customer success managers, and they again are your one-on-one support.

With all of this access that is happening. If you want to get started, you want to walk through the support site.

You want more information on on how to add your ease.

Easy proxy to the links. They can help support all of that.

Or maybe you want to use your library Bar code for authentication.

They can help with that, and so much more and again you've got a live person to talk to, and they're your one on one support.

So please reach out to the customer success management team and their email address is here on the screen.

But it will also be in that follow-up email at the end of the session.

You'll have a survey that pops up so please feel free to share information there and give us some feedback.

Cc. Are there any other questions or anything we need to go over again?

Okay. I just saw one pop up

Okay, i'm gonna leave that i'm gonna parking lot that one and let let you read through that stacy. I think it's the continuation of maybe your conversation there.

If not, I can come back to it. I wanna thank you all for your time today.

If there's any additional questions we will stay on and answer them as long as you need us today, we look forward to seeing you at our upcoming sessions that we have coming up and be sure to I shared that link in the

chat. but those that are watching the recording be sure to check out that texture site that we have available that has all of your training information.

But also, you'll find your marketing materials your direct Urls, all your product.

Information will be there too. Alright, thank you all for your time today, and we'll stick around to answer any questions.

Have a great yesterday and have a great weekend. Thanks.
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