MBLC / MLS

Gale, a Cengage Company partners with libraries around the world to empower the discovery of knowledge and insights. Your state provides access to reputable, reliable digital content through their partnership with Gale. Make an impact with resources that empower curious minds, turn research into results, and foster lifelong learning.

Recorded Webinars

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For MA: What's New/Changed with Your State Provided Gale Resources (Public Libraries)

Starting July 1, 2017 the MBLC and MLS provided Gale resources offering will change. In this 30-minute webinar for public libraries, we’ll go over the changes, provide descriptions and best practices for the new resources, redirect you to content for the resources that were removed, and provide a Q&A. Recorded for MLS/MBLC 7/7/17

Recorded on 6/29/20

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For MA: What's New/Changed with Your State Provided Gale Resources (K-12 Libraries)

Starting July 1, 2017, the MBLC and MLS provided Gale resources offering will change. In this 30-minute webinar for K-12 libraries, we’ll go over the changes, provide descriptions and best practices for the new resources, redirect you to content for the resources that were removed, and provide a Q&A. Recorded for MLS/MBLC 7/6/17

Recorded on 6/29/20

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For MA: What's New/Changed with Your State Provided Gale Resources (Academic Libraries)

Starting July 1, 2017 the MBLC and MLS provided Gale resources offering will change. In this 30-minute webinar for academic libraries, we’ll go over the changes, provide descriptions and best practices for the new resources, redirect you to content for the resources that were removed, and provide a Q&A. Recorded for MLS/MBLC 7/6/17

Recorded on 6/29/20

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Gale In Context: Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits)

Gale In Context: Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits) has been enhanced to have a greater impact on student success. In this webinar, we shared what’s changed with Gale In Context: Elementary, including interface and specific tool updates. Recorded 6-2-20

Recorded on 6/02/20

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Library Professional Development with your Gale Periodical Resources

Your Gale periodical resources are always ready to serve student and patron needs but what about professional development for library staff? Read up on new ideas in libraries, best practices and more from titles like Booklist, School Library Journal, Reference & User Services Quarterly, and Library Philosophy and Practice. We shared how to find these titles, set up in-database subscriptions, and more! Libraries who subscribe to Gale Academic OneFile, Gale General OneFile, or Gale OneFile: Information Science will get the most out of this session.

Recorded on 5/27/20

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Sneak Peek of Gale In Context: Elementary (Kids InfoBits) Enhancements

On May 29th, Kids InfoBits will become Gale In Context: Elementary, and will receive enhancements designed to increase access to library resources and have a greater impact on elementary student success. In this webinar, we'll offer a sneak peek at these upcoming changes.

Recorded on 5/15/20

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Marketing Your Gale Digital Collection

You've invested time, thought, and budget dollars to create an amazing collection of materials for your teachers, students, and patrons but perhaps you've found that the digital portion of your resources doesn't always get the attention it deserves. View this recorded webinar to learn creative and effective strategies for spreading the word about your Gale digital collection and make sure those great resources get used! In this recorded session we showcase marketing materials and outreach templates available for all your Gale products, discuss how to create a content calendar to promote your collection year round, and outline steps to develop a marketing plan focused on your unique users.

Recorded on 5/07/20

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Gale Support Roundtable for Public Libraries

As you work to support your community online, Gale Customer Success and Training are here to answer your questions and help you connect with your users in new ways. Join Gale Customer Success Managers, Kevin Teller and Anne Nagrant, and Gale Training Consultant, Stacey Knibloe for quick tips related to common support and access questions. Bring your questions for the open Q&A to address your specific needs. Recorded 4-24-20

Recorded on 4/24/20

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Gale Support Roundtable for K-12 Libraries

As you work to support your school online, Gale Customer Success and Training are here to answer your questions and help you connect with your students and teachers in new ways. Join Gale Customer Success Manager, Lauren Mathewson and Gale Training Consultant, Tammi VanBuren for quick tips related to common support and access questions. Bring your questions for the open Q&A to address your specific needs.

Recorded on 4/23/20

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Gale Support Roundtable for Academic Libraries

As you work to support your institution online, Gale Customer Success and Training are here to answer your questions and help you connect with your users in new ways. Join Gale Customer Success Manager, Stephen Lank and Gale Training Consultant, Marian Valentine for quick tips related to common support and access questions.

Recorded on 4/21/20

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Online Learning Tools Within Your Gale Resources

As your school or institution quickly makes the move from in-person courses to online learning, your Gale resources are here to help! Join this webinar for quick tips on common Gale tools and support materials that you can use to help smooth the transition.

Recorded on 3/20/20

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For MA: Get to Know Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Introducing one of Massachusetts new resources: Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints! Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from offshore drilling to climate change, health care to immigration. This resource provides informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions. Join us to learn how to find viewpoint essays, reference content, current periodicals, multimedia, and more by using Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints engaging, streamlined interface! Recorded 1-22-2020

Recorded on 1/22/20

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For MA: Get to Know Gale's Career Transitions

Massachusetts has a new tool for helping people find their life's work! Gale’s Career Transitions is a complete, self-paced application that walks jobseekers through the entire process from assessing strengths and interests, to exploring new opportunities, to ultimately improving the chances of landing a job. Career Transitions is a turnkey career resource that saves staff time and effort and provides users with an easy-to-use tool to support their job search from start to finish. Join us to learn how Gale’s Career Transitions provides immediate help for job seekers navigating the new economy. Recorded 1-22-2020

Recorded on 1/22/20

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Gale Literature Webinar

Gale's Literature product family is receiving interface enhancements designed to increase access to library resources and have a greater impact on user success. In this webinar, we'll share what's changing with Gale Literary Sources (now called Gale Literature), a cross-search of your library’s Gale literary databases that may include Literature Resource Center (now called Gale Literature Resource Center), LitFinder  (now called Gale Literature: LitFinder),  and Literature Criticism Online (now called Gale Literature Criticism). Join us to learn how these improvements will help users research smarter, not harder. (Learn more about these enhancements athttps://www.gale.com/product-enhancements.)

Recorded on 1/06/20

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Gale Health and Wellness (previously Health & Wellness Resource Center) Enhancements

Gale Health and Wellness (previously Health & Wellness Resource Center) is receiving interface enhancements designed to increase access to library resources and have a greater impact on user success. (Learn more about these enhancements here: https://www.gale.com/product-enhancements.) In this webinar, we'll share what's changing and how these improvements will help users research smarter, not harder.

Recorded on 8/02/19

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Gale In Context Enhancements

Gale In Context resources are receiving interface enhancements designed to increase access to library resources and have a greater impact on user success. (Learn more about these enhancements here: https://www.gale.com/product-enhancements.) In this webinar, we'll share what's changing with Gale In Context: Biography (previously Biography In Context), Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints (previously Opposing Viewpoints In Context), and other popular Gale In Context resources and how these improvements will help users research smarter, not harder.

Recorded on 8/01/19

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Gale In Context: Middle School (previously Research In Context) Enhancements

Gale In Context: Middle School (previously Research In Context) is receiving interface enhancements designed to increase access to library resources and have a greater impact on user success. (Learn more about these enhancements here: https://www.gale.com/product-enhancements.) In this webinar, we'll share what's changing with Gale In Context: Middle School and how these improvements will help students research smarter, not harder.

Recorded on 7/31/19

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Gale Business: Entrepreneurship (previously Small Business Resource Center) Enhancements

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship (previously Small Business Resource Center) is receiving interface enhancements designed to increase access to library resources and have a greater impact on user success. (Learn more about these enhancements here: https://www.gale.com/product-enhancements.) In this webinar, we'll share what's changing and how these improvements will help users research smarter, not harder.

Recorded on 7/30/19

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Gale OneFile Enhancements

Gale OneFile periodical resources are receiving interface enhancements designed to increase access to library resources and have a greater impact on user success. Learn more at our product enhancements site: https://www.gale.com/product-enhancements. In this webinar, we'll share what's changing with Gale Academic OneFile, Gale General OneFile, Gale OneFile: News (previously InfoTrac Newsstand) and other popular Gale OneFile periodical resources and how these improvements will help users research smarter, not harder.

Recorded on 7/29/19

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Sneak Peek of Gale Enhancements

This summer, Gale is releasing experience and design changes across its portfolio of products. These product enhancements are designed to increase access to library resources online, in the classroom and have a greater impact on user success. In this webinar, we'll offer a sneak peek at these changes.

Recorded on 7/18/19

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For MA: Getting to Know Small Business Resource Center

Gale’s Small Business Resource Center is new to your statewide provided resources; let’s use it to get down to business – small business that it! This resource covers all major areas of starting and operating a business including financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, and more. During this 30-minute webinar we’ll explore best practices for searching and getting the most out of this resource for your community! Recorded for MLS/MBLC 7/14/17

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For MA: Getting to Know InfoTrac Newsstand

Gale’s InfoTrac Newsstand is a new addition to your statewide provided resources and we want to make sure you’re ready to put it to use! InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. In this 30-min webinar, we’ll go over best practices for using the resource and explore its content. Recorded for MLS/MBLC 7/10/17

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For MA: Addressing Climate Change: Harnessing the Power of your Statewide Gale Resources

Climate change is a hot button issue for many and your statewide resources from Gale can help provide reliable, authoritative information your users can count on. In this session, we'll provide best practices for getting to the information people need on climate change while keeping up to date on the debate. Recorded for MLS/MBLC 5/11/17

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