TexQuest

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.

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Prepare for Presidential Elections with Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Provide patrons reputable, non-partisan information with Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints. In this recorded webinar, we’ll discover resources to understand all sides of social issues and develop informed stances on political candidates.

Recorded on 9/18/20

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TexQuest: Gale Elementary Basics

Discover resources for the Elementary classroom from Gale In Context: Elementary, National Geographic Kids, and Gale In Context: Middle School including full text magazine, newspaper, and reference book articles, along with videos, images, and primary sources. In this recorded webinar, explore features that include TEKS alignment, text-to-speech, translations, Google/Microsoft integration and searches by content and Lexile level.  (41:33)

Recorded on 8/11/20

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TexQuest: Discover Gale Science Resources for Elementary

Looking for resources to help students K-5 with science questions, research skills, experiments, and exploration? Then checkout this recorded webinar to discover science content within Gale In Context: Elementary, National Geographic Kids, and Gale In Context: Middle School. Explore features that include TEKS alignment, text-to-speech, translations, Google/Microsoft integration and more to increase student engagement and enhance online instruction. (27:18)

Recorded on 8/04/20

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For TexQuest: Gale, Google, and Online Tools

Gale’s Google integration allows you to link students directly from Google Classroom into premium Gale materials for online learning. In this recorded webinar, learn how to easily integrate digital content from your Gale resources directly into Google Classroom for assignments, reading, and more. We also dig into other tools to support online learning. (67:27)

Recorded on 6/25/20

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For TexQuest: Gale for ELAR and Social Studies - Elementary

In this recorded webinar, discover resources for the Elementary classroom with Gale In Context: Elementary, National Geographic Kids, and Gale In Context: Middle School including full text magazine, newspaper, and reference book articles, along with videos, images, and primary sources. (66:17)

Recorded on 6/24/20

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For TexQuest: Gale Literature Resources for Secondary Students

In this recorded webinar, discover literature resources for the Secondary classroom, including Gale’s Literature, with full text magazine, newspaper, and reference book articles, along with videos, images, and primary sources. Explore online tools to support all learners, including text-to-speech, translations, visual search results, leveled content, and more. (65:12)

Recorded on 6/24/20

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TexQuest: Explore Gale Science Resources for Secondary Students

In this recorded session, explore your Gale science databases: Gale In Context Science and Gale In Context Environmental Studies. Discover reference and multimedia content on today's most significant science topics, find science experiments and interactive simulations to engage your students, and explore online tools to support all learners, including text-to-speech, translations, visual search results, leveled content, and more. (74:40)

Recorded on 6/24/20

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For TexQuest: Gale CTE Resources and Tools

Prepare your students for career success with Gale’s resources and tools for Career and Technical Education. In this recorded webinar, learn how to easily find authoritative content, keep up to date on industry news, and prepare for top careers in health, business, and technology with Gale: Health and Wellness, ChiltonLibrary, Gale In Context: Opposing ViewPoints, and General OneFile. Discover features to translate, listen to, or share CTE content with your students. (58:21) 

Recorded on 6/23/20

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For TexQuest: Meet Gale In Context: Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits)

In this recorded webinar, we'll share what's changed with Gale In Context: Elementary, including both interface and specific tool enhancements. Learn how these improvements will help users research smarter, not harder and discover all TexQuest resources for the Elementary classroom with Gale In Context: Elementary, National Geographic Kids, and Gale In Context: Middle School including full text magazine, newspaper, and reference book articles, along with videos, images, and primary sources. Explore features that include TEKS alignment, text-to-speech, translations, Google/Microsoft integration and advanced searches by content and lexile level. (50:59) 

Recorded on 6/23/20

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For TexQuest: Gale Secondary Basics

Discover resources for the Secondary classroom, including Gale’s In Context and Literary resources, with full text magazine, newspaper, and reference book articles, along with videos, images, and primary sources. Explore features that include TEKS alignment, text-to-speech, translations, advanced searches using Topic Finder or by content and lexile level, and Google classroom integration.

Recorded on 4/17/20

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For TexQuest: Gale Accommodations for ELL and SPED

Discover all the tools and features available in your Gale resources to support the needs of your EL and Special Education students. In this advanced session, learn how: Text-to-Speech, Translate, Topic Finder and so many more features can be utilized to find leveled content for every learner! Explore how Gale's rich multimedia content can meet the needs of all your students and teachers.

Recorded on 4/16/20

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Online Learning Tools Within your Gale Resources for K12 Schools

As your school 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 within and support materials that you can use to help smooth the transition. This session will be recorded for those who cannot attend.

Recorded on 4/02/20

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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 In Context: Science

Gale In Context: Science provides contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum related reference content with multimedia materials including video, image, and audio files Gale In Context: Science pulls students into the subject matter and shows how scientific ideas relate to real world issues. In this webinar we will review the tools and features available to students, as well as the variety of content types. Recent enhancements will be highlighted as well!

Recorded on 10/09/19

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Gale In Context: Middle School

Gale In Context: Middle School is a research tool created to support developing middle school aged learners as they build critical thinking and research skills. Cross-curricular content combined with organizational tools such as Highlights and Notes, and a simple user interface helps learners feel confident as they explore. In this webinar we will review the tools and features available, as well as the simple design and workflow. Recent enhancements will be highlighted as well!

Recorded on 10/03/19

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Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints is the premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. In this webinar, we'll explore this rich resource for debaters that includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive statistics, and more.

Recorded on 10/02/19

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Gale Health and Wellness Enhancements

Gale Health and Wellness received interface enhancements designed to increase access to library resources and have a greater impact on user success. This recorded webinar shares what's changing and how these improvements help users research smarter, not harder.

Recorded on 8/02/19

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Gale In Context: Environmental Studies (previously GREENR) Enhancements

Gale In Context: Environmental Studies (previously GREENR) resource 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: Environmental Studies 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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ChiltonLibrary Webinar

ChiltonLibrary supplies a solution for the automotive 'do-it-yourselfer' with repair, maintenance and specification tables provide critical data on thousands of domestic and imported models of cars and light trucks. This webinar covers how to select a year, make, and model, and navigate repair, maintenance, recall information, and more!

Recorded on 11/30/-1

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Texas: Fight Fake News: Harnessing the Power of your Statewide Gale Resources

Are your users tired of fake news? Your library has a wealth of authoritative, current, balanced news and information sources 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 fight fake news with these great tools at your back! Recorded for TexShare and TexQuest

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Tutorials

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ChiltonLibrary - ASE Test Prep

This tutorial shows you how to use ChiltonLibrary to take practice ASE quizzes.

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ChiltonLibrary - Labor Estimates

This tutorial shows you how to find labor estimates for automotive repairs within ChiltonLibrary.

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ChiltonLibrary - Repair Manuals

This tutorial shows you how to select a vehicle and navigate repair manuals in ChiltonLibrary.

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ChiltonLibrary - Technical Service Bulletins

This tutorial shows you how to access technical service bulletins and recalls for the make and model of your choice in ChiltonLibrary.

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ChiltonLibrary - Vehicle Maintenance

This tutorial shows you how to find maintenance schedules for the make and model of your choice within ChiltonLibrary.

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Gale Academic OneFile - Targeting Trusted Sources

This tutorial shows you how to narrow a research topic within Gale Academic OneFile.

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Gale General OneFile - Explore Trusted Magazines and Newspapers

This tutorial will show you how to use basic publication search features within Gale General OneFile to explore trusted magazines and newspapers.

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Gale In Context: Elementary - Enhance Elementary Education

This tutorial shows teachers how Gale In Context: Elementary supports elementary curriculum and enhances classroom learning.

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Gale In Context: Elementary - Make Learning a Blast

This tutorial shows you how to use Gale In Context: Elementary to discover cool facts and learn about interesting topics.

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Gale In Context: Environmental Studies - Topic Pages

This tutorial shows you how to use topic pages within Gale In Context: Environmental Studies to research the scientific and social aspects of environmental issues.

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Gale In Context: Middle School - Topic Pages

This tutorial shows you how to use topic pages within Gale In Context: Middle School to explore topics across all major subject areas.

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Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints - Topic Pages

This tutorial shows you how to use topic pages within Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints to research key issues and topics of debate.

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Gale Tools - Get Link

This tutorial shows you how to use the Get Link tool found in many Gale resources to create persistent links back to documents, searches, and more.

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Gale Tools - Highlights and Notes

This tutorial shows you how to use Highlights and Notes to keep track of key concepts and document sections within many Gale resources.

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Gale Tools - Topic Finder

This tutorial shows you how to use the Topic Finder found in many Gale resources to analyze search results and create a unique research topic.

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National Geographic Kids - Rock Your Projects

This tutorial shows students how to find articles, books, and more in National Geographic Kids to take classroom assignments and projects to the next level.

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National Geographic Kids - Spark Your Child's Curiosity

This tutorial shows parents how to browse magazines and navigate exciting content to help their children develop curiosity and gain an educational edge.

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