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Upcoming Webinars

7/18/19

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM (ET)

Sneak Peek at Gale Refresh

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 (learn m ...

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7/29/19

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM (ET)

Research In Context Refresh

Gale's 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: View More Register Now

7/29/19

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM (ET)

Gale Periodicals Refresh

Gale Periodicals 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: View More Register Now

7/30/19

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM (ET)

Small Business Resource Center Refresh

Gale's 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: View More Register Now

7/30/19

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (ET)

Gale In Context Refresh

Gale's In Context product family 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: View More Register Now

7/31/19

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM (ET)

Research In Context Refresh

Gale's 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: View More Register Now

7/31/19

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM (ET)

Health & Wellness Resource Center Refresh

Gale's 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: View More Register Now

8/01/19

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (ET)

Gale Periodicals Refresh

Gale Periodicals 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, ...

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8/01/19

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM (ET)

Gale In Context Refresh

Gale's In Context product family 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: View More Register Now

8/02/19

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM (ET)

Health & Wellness Resource Center Refresh

Gale's 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: View More Register Now

Recorded Webinars

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Exciting Gale Resources for Career & Technical Education from TEL

In today's cutting edge, technology driven society Career & Technical Education (CTE) is in high demand. Tennessee Electronic Library provides valuable Gale resources that will support and supplement your CTE programs. Testing & Education Reference Center’s (TERC) newly enhanced experience gives users in-depth information on practice certification exams, preparatory entrance tests, scholarships, and much more. Users will learn how to navigate to locate the myriad of resources available from within this Gale database and others that are provided by Tennessee Electronic Library. Join us to learn more about how these resources can empower users in your schools and community. 45 min

Recorded on 5/16/19

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Explore Gale Literary Sources from TEL for Poetry Month!

Gale Literary Sources unlocks a wealth of literary content to support Poetry month such as criticism articles, analysis of particular works, and biographies on the different authors along with primary sources such as poems, short stories, plays and speeches, and more. Easily utilize an integrated search of your resources: Literature Resource Center, LitFinder, Scribner Writers, and Twayne’s Authors from Tennessee Electronic Library. Gale Literary Sources offers key tools like topic finder and term frequency. During this webinar, we'll make sure you're well prepared to use this resource to its fullest capacity for Poetry Month by exploring search paths, working with results and documents, and sharing best practices! 45 min.

Recorded on 4/11/19

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Health & Wellness Resource Center Webinar

Health & Wellness Resource Center is a comprehensive, consumer health resource providing authoritative information on health-related issues from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices. This webinar covers topic group navigation, search options, document tools, and best practices for sharing.

Recorded on 3/29/19

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For TEL: Support Summer Reading with Your TEL Gale Resources

It's 2019, time to prepare for Summer Reading -"A Universe of Stories!" In this session we will discuss how to match readers with books that meet their interests using Gale’s resource, Books and Authors.  We will take a close look at the Read-a-like Wizard and Who? What? Where? When? feature for finding great books for the summer reading program focused on Space and celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing.  We will not only talk about how to find books, but also how to make sure the titles are the best fit by using the information provided in Books and Authors. 45 min.

Recorded on 3/14/19

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Advanced Tips & Tricks for Your TEL Gale Resources

Are you ready to discover advanced methods of using resource tools and features to support your users? Do you want to take your searching within Tennessee Electronic Library Gale resources to the next level? If you have developed basic skills using your TEL Gale resources, join this session for tips and tricks to help your users zero in on what they're really after! 45 min.

Recorded on 2/14/19

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Build A Better Business: Plan for Success with Your TEL Resources

Your library provides essential services to support small business development and economic growth. Join us to learn how your Tennessee Electronic Library Gale resources can support your efforts and enhance your impact. In this session, we’ll explore how to use resources like Small Business Resource Center to support users in the initial planning phase of starting a business. 45 min. Recorded 1/10/19

Recorded on 1/10/19

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Explore the Gale Virtual Reference Library from TEL

The Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) provides a collection of multidisciplinary, nonfiction eBooks with ultimate access and usage flexibility. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. TEL has a customized eBook collection, topics including: STEM, Health, History, Literature and World Cultures.  Recorded 12/18/18

Recorded on 12/18/18

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Scholarship Searches & Testing Prep with Testing and Education Reference Center from TEL

Preparing for the next step in education or a career can be a confusing time. Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC) can help guide your students and patrons in a direction thats right for them. Whether you are working with students exploring higher education, recent graduates embarking on career paths, or business veterans in need of a change, TERC will provide you with support tools, including practice exams, financial aid information, school and scholarship searches, resume tools and career aids. In this session we will explore the different tools available to customize a unique plan for the needs of your students and patrons in order to improve their test taking strategies and prepare them for what's next! Recorded 11/27/18

Recorded on 11/27/18

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Get to Know Gale Literary Sources from TEL!

Gale Literary Sources is on the Tennessee Electronic Library, and you can try it out today! Gale Literary Sources unlocks a wealth of literary content including author biographies, literary criticism, work overviews, and more. Gale Literary Sources will continue to offer key tools like topic finder and term frequency. Join this webinar for a guided tour of Gale Literary Sources and Books and Authors! Recorded 11/13/18

Recorded on 11/13/18

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TEL Gale Resources to Support Academic Libraries

Are you looking for an overview of the Tennessee Electronic Library resources appropriate for college and universities? Would you like a peek at new features or a quick refresher on tools useful for higher education users? Join this session for a look at academic Gale resources available through TEL. Well outline whats available and explore key resources like Academic OneFile and Testing and Education Reference Center. Youll walk away with an idea of which resources to consult for classroom and reference needs, and youll learn to use key tools to support learning and research at your institution. Recorded 10/30/18

Recorded on 10/30/18

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TEL Gale Webinar - Take Control of your Health with Gale Health and Wellness Resources!

Health and Wellness Resource Center and the Health Reference Center Academic, are available through the Tennessee Electronic Library. They provide the authoritative health information you and your users need to get on track toward a healthier lifestyle. This webinar will explore the Health and Wellness Resource Centers reference, magazine, and multimedia content while providing navigation tips and tricks. Also, it will explore how the Health Reference Center Academic can support students and professionals. Join this session to help your community, and yourself commit to healthy living. Recorded 10/19/18

Recorded on 10/19/18

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Researching Businesses with Business Insights: Essentials and Building a Business with Small Business Resource Center

Business Insights: Essentials provides opportunities to support your business students or expand your reach into your business community. Business Insights: Essentials offers company and industry profiles and histories, market shares, SWOT reports, business periodicals, and much more! This content is perfect for students researching business concepts, for business owners monitoring industry trends, and for job seekers researching potential employers. Small Business Resource Center can support your efforts and enhance your impact. In this webinar, well explore how to use content and tools in Small Business Resource Center to support the initial planning phase of starting a business – sample business plans included! Join this session to learn how to use Business Insights: Essentials and Small Business Resource Center to support your business students and users! Recorded 10-16-18

Recorded on 10/16/18

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TEL Gale Webinar - Enhance Professional Opportunities with Career Transitions and Testing & Educ

Whether your users are looking for new jobs, assessing career changes, preparing for career-related exams, or looking to maximize workplace collaboration and performance, Career Transitions and Testing & Education Reference Center can help! View this recorded webinar to learn how to use your Tennessee Electronic Library resources to support professional opportunities. Recorded 9/21/18

Recorded on 9/21/18

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Support STEM with your Tennessee Electronic Library Gale Resources TEL

STEM is increasingly emphasized as crucial to educational and economic success. With access to Gale resources like In Context and Gale Virtual Reference Library through Tennessee Electronic Library, your library can play an essential role in STEM exploration and learning for all ages. Attend this webinar and discover how to use your TEL Gale resources to support this critical area! Recorded 9/13/18

Recorded on 9/13/18

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TEL Gale Webinar - Back to School With Your Elementary Resources

Kick off the new school year with a fresh look at your Tennessee Electronic Library Gale elementary school resources! This recorded webinar reviews content and tools that you can share with teachers and students to underscore the value your library brings to the classroom all year long. Recorded 7/26/18

Recorded on 7/26/18

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TEL Gale Webinar - Kids InfoBits: Summer Support for Elementary-Age Kids

Whether to support summer reading programs, or to beat general boredom, Kids InfoBits provides trusted resources to encourage kids curiosity and stave off summer slide. This recorded webinar reviews sources and tools within Kids InfoBits that you can use to engage children and inspire learning all summer, and all year long! Recorded 5/15/18

Recorded on 5/15/18

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TEL Gale Webinar - Sneak Peek: Testing & Education Reference Center

Get a preview of Tennessee Electronic Library's Testing & Education Reference Center in this recorded session! Testing and Education Reference Center provides the tools needed to achieve educational and professional success. Whether they are students exploring higher education, recent graduates embarking on career paths, or business veterans in need of a change, TERC provides your users with online test preparation, in-depth information on universities and training programs, and interactive tools to achieve their goals. This session dives into the content and explores features to make this resource a success in your library! Recorded 4/26/18

Recorded on 4/26/18

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TEL Gale Webinar - Advanced Tips and Tricks for Your TEL Gale Resources

Do you want to take your searching within Tennessee Electronic Library Gale resources to the next level? Are you ready to discover advanced methods of using resource features and document tools to support your users? If you have developed basic skills using your TEL Gale resources, view this recorded webinar for tips and tricks to help your users zero in on what they're really after! Recorded 2/26/18

Recorded on 2/26/18

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Research In Context Webinar

Research In Context supports middle school students with videos, reference, periodicals, primary sources, and more covering the most frequently studied and researched topics within core subjects like science, social studies, literature, and history. This webinar covers search and browse navigation, document tools, and classroom-relevant features for teachers and students.

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Kids InfoBits Webinar

Kids InfoBits is a highly visual and engaging resource designed for beginner researchers in grades K-5. Multimedia materials and subject-based topic tree search functionality allows young learners to navigate with confidence. This webinar will review the tools and features in Kids InfoBits, as well as the great support materials available to help your learning community thrive.

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Tutorials

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Back To School with TEL

Take learning to the next level this school year with library resources from Gale and the Tennessee Electronic Library

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Additional Material