State Library of Oregon

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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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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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 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 Oregon: New Gale Resources for Oregon Overview

There are two new Gale resources available to Oregon libraries that can help you meet the needs of your reading and research users! Gale’s Books & Authors is a reader’s advisory resource that offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. With over 150,000 recommended titles, you’re bound to find something to please every patron and student! Gale’s LitFinder provides access to a wealth of literary works and secondary-source materials covering world literature and authors throughout history including more than 132,000 full-text poems and 670,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. Join us to learn more while we dig into best practices for getting what you need out of these outstanding resources!

Recorded on 1/29/19

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For Oregon: Looking for Authoritative and Credible Resources? Harness the Power of Your OSLIS Statew

Are your students and teachers concerned about where to find reliable information sources? Your school library has a wealth of authoritative, current, balanced news and digital content in your OSLIS statewide databases from Gale. In this session, we'll share best practices for bringing users into these resources, showing how transparent they are, and providing tips for ways your library can make sure your students and teachers are finding authoritative sources on the topics important to them and their curriculum!

Recorded on 11/15/17

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For Oregon: Looking for Authoritative and Credible Resources? Harness the Power of Your Statewide Ga

Are your users concerned about where to find reliable information sources? Your library has a wealth of authoritative, current, balanced news and digital content in your statewide databases from Gale. In this session, we'll share best practices for bringing users into these resources, showing how transparent they are, and providing tips for ways your library can make sure your users are finding authoritative sources on the topics that are important to them! 

Recorded on 11/06/17

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For Oregon: Getting Out to Your Business Community with Your Gale Resources

Would you like to get your business community more engaged with your library? Then this webinar is for you! Gale provides resources that are perfect for small business owners, entrepreneurs, and business professionals. In this session well provide an overview of the resources available, best practices for reaching out to business organizations, and provide materials to get the ball rolling. Bring your questions and share your experiences with your colleagues!  These are the PowerPoint slides and sites used during the webinar. 

Recorded on 4/04/17

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For Oregon: Support STEM with your OSLIS Gale Resources - SECONDARY

STEM is increasingly emphasized as crucial to educational and economic success. With access to STEM focused eBooks and databases like Research In Context through OSLIS, your library can play an essential role in STEM exploration and learning for all ages. Well provide best practices for finding STEM content in your Gale resources as well as library and classroom examples you can model. Attend the elementary or secondary focused session (or both) to discover how to use your OSLIS Gale resources to support this critical area!

Recorded on 2/16/17

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For Oregon: Support STEM with your OSLIS Gale Resources - ELEMENTARY

STEM is increasingly emphasized as crucial to educational and economic success. With access to STEM focused eBooks and databases like Research In Context through OSLIS, your library can play an essential role in STEM exploration and learning for all ages. Well provide best practices for finding STEM content in your Gale resources as well as library and classroom examples you can model. Attend the elementary or secondary focused session (or both) to discover how to use your OSLIS Gale resources to support this critical area!

Recorded on 2/15/17

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