Webinars

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Upcoming Webinars

4/06/20

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (ET)

Gale Pages: Organize your Library Resources

Finding a solution to organize library resources with a simple, clear access point can be a challenge. Gale Pages is a complimentary tool for libraries with Gale resources that solves the problem by providing an easy-to-customize site to hold all of your digital resources. Join Gale Training Consultant, Tammi VanBuren and guest speakers Melissa Adelman from Humble ISD’s Kingwood High School and Tim Hamlin from Gale’s Customer Success team to explore Gale Pages best practices and to learn where to get started!

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4/07/20

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

Accessibility Features in Your Gale Resources

Discover all the features available in your Gale resources that support the needs of your English Language Learners and reach more users with our accessibility support tools! In this session, you’ll learn how our various tools support all your learners: Text-to-Speech, Translate, Topic Finder and so many more features can be utilized to find content for every user. Join this session to also learn how Gale’s rich multimedia content can meet the needs of all your users!

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4/29/20

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (ET)

Bring CTE to Life for your Learning Community with your Gale Resources

Career and Technical Education is gaining steam in K12 and academic institutions and provides a platform with which to retrain adults for new careers. As more and more individuals look to train for technical careers, it is important to provide accurate, timely and easy to navigate information. Gale provides simple solutions to bring the real world to CTE courses and students, including Testing and Education Reference Center, Gale Health and Wellness, Chilton Online, and Gale Onefile Collections. In this session we will review how Gale resources can be used in different CTE tracks, and the tools and features available within the resources.

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Recorded Webinars

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Cameron's Collection Webinar

Cameron's Collection on the Gale eBooks platform provides titles to help nurture and protect students' mental health and wellness. The unique collection is for students from Middle School through College and gives students a safe and easy-to-use resource that could make all the difference to their overall mental health. Join this webinar to discover more about this collection's content and all the useful Gale eBook tools. You'll learn tips for finding content to help students struggling with mental health issues.

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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!

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Digital Scholar Lab Webinar

The Gale Digital Scholar Lab is a cloud-based research environment that allows students and researchers to apply natural language processing tools to raw text data (OCR) from Gale's Primary Sources in a single research platform. This webinar shows you how to create a content set, clean text, and run an analysis in Digital Scholar Lab.

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Explore your Gale Usage Report Portal

The Gale Usage Portal provides fast, flexible access to Gale database usage statistics, and includes the ability to create and save custom reports. This webinar shows libraries what reports are available, and explores how to pull usage statistics immediately, as well as how to schedule and manage recurring reports. 30min.

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Gale Admin Webinar

Gale Admin provides library administrators a web-based set of tools to support and configure Gale resources. This webinar shows library administrators with Gale Admin access credentials how to manage authentication methods, customize product preferences, set up third-party links, and more.

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Gale Books and Authors Webinar

Gale Books and Authors offers countless ways to explore authors, titles, genres, and literary topics so that you can discover books that you won't be able to put down. This webinar covers navigation to specific works and writers of interest, and demonstrates how to use features to browse and serendipitously discover titles of interest.

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Gale Business: DemographicsNow Webinar

Gale Business: DemographicsNow is a comprehensive business tool that provides up-to-date and easy access to an array of geographically aligned demographic data perfect for obtaining insights to develop business plans, marketing strategies, and even grant applications. This webinar covers navigation of available data and features.

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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.

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Gale Business: Plan Builder Webinar

Gale Business : Plan Builder is a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit. This webinar covers the five main areas Gale Business : Plan Builder walks users through in order to develop a business plan focused on long-term success.

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Gale Directory Library

Gale Directory Library 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 changed with Gale Directory Library, including both interface and specific tool enhancements. Join us to learn how these improvements will help users research smarter, not harder.

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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.

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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.

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Gale In Context: Biography Webinar

Biography In Context is the first source to turn to for biographical research with periodicals, reference, multimedia, and more covering hundreds of thousands of individuals from all time periods, regions, and professions. This webinar covers basic search and browse navigation, and explores helpful tools for using available content.

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Gale In Context: Canada Webinar

Gale In Context: Canada delivers a full range of country-specific topics including First Nations Government of Canada, Canadian Literature, Gun Control/Gun Registry, and biographies of Canadian figures, as well as information on technology, sports, industry, and more, all delivered from a uniquely Canadian perspective. This webinar covers navigation and explores tools that can be utilized to make this content accessible and easy to use in research and the classroom.

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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.

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Gale In Context: High School Webinar

Gale In Context: High School

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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Gale In Context: U.S. and World History Webinar

Gale In Context: U.S. and World History provide multimedia, reference, periodicals, and primary sources covering key figures and events in national and global history, respectively. This webinar covers available content within the resources, and explores navigation and document management tools.

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Gale Interactive: Chemistry Webinar

Gale Interactive: Chemistry allows users to manipulate and explore the periodic table, molecules and other 3D models to better visualize and understand concepts in Chemistry. Reference and periodical content provide additional context for further understanding. This webinar covers organization of the resource, functionality of the activities, and best practices for sharing information.

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Gale Interactive: Human Anatomy Webinar

Gale Interactive: Human Anatomy allows users to manipulate and explore 3D models to better visualize and understand human anatomy. Reference and periodical content provide additional context for further understanding. This webinar covers organization of the resource, functionality of the activities, and best practices for sharing information.

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Gale Interactive: Science Webinar

Gale Interactive: Science allows students to interact with 3d models to better visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science. This webinar covers navigation and tools, and shows how to use this resource in assignments and classroom demonstrations.

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Gale LegalForms Webinar

Gale LegalForms provides professionally written, national and state-specific attorney forms to help you participate in your legal affairs and common legal procedures with confidence. This webinar covers form navigation and format, so that you can find and customize documents of interest.

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Gale Literature Criticism

Gale Literature Criticism Online (formerly Gale Literature Criticism) is receiving interface enhancements designed to increase access to library resources and have a greater impact on user success. (Learn more about these enhancements at 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.

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Gale Literature LitFinder Enhancements

LitFinder (now called Gale Literature: LitFinder) is receiving interface enhancements 12-2019 designed to increase access to library resources and have a greater impact on user success. In this recorded webinar, we'll share what's changing with LitFinder, including both interface and specific tool enhancements. Join us to learn how these improvements will help users research smarter, not harder. (Learn more about these enhancements at https://www.gale.com/product-enhancements.)

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Gale Literature Resource Center

Gale Literature Resource Center (previously called Literature Resource Center) 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 Literature Resource Center, including both interface and specific tool enhancements. Join us to learn how these improvements will help users research smarter, not harder. (Learn more about these enhancements at https://www.gale.com/product-enhancements.) This session will be recorded for those who can't attend.

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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.)

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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.

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Gale OneFile and PowerSearch webinar

Gale OneFile periodical collections, including Gale Academic OneFile and Gale General OneFile, provide access to premium periodicals with powerful search and document tools. This webinar covers Gale OneFile periodical collections and the PowerSearch cross-search, including navigation options, and user-friendly tools.

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Gale Primary Sources

Gale Primary Sources 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 Primary Sources, including both interface and specific tool enhancements. Join us to learn how these improvements will help users research smarter, not harder.

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Gale eBooks Webinar

Gale eBooks provides unlimited 24/7 access to nonfiction eBooks. Libraries determine the specific titles they would like to own, so the titles shown in this webinar may vary from the eBooks in your collection. This webinar covers the basics of Gale eBooks, including browsing eBooks, searching within eBooks/subjects/collections, and managing html and PDF entries with features like citations, highlights and notes, and Gale to Google/Microsoft integration.

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Gale's Usage Dashboard - Enhanced Usage Reporting

Gale has a new tool for exploring your database usage! This interactive and intuitive dashboard allows you to pull standard usage around sessions, retrievals, searches, etc. but also provides visual results and allows you to dig deeper; for example, you can see the search terms being used in your library, which can aid in collection development! Join us to learn more! Recorded 12-18-18

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Help Kids Learn at Home with Miss Humblebee’s Academy

Miss Humblebee's Academy is an interactive and highly visual resource perfect to support online learning for children aged three to six. Cross curricular lessons aligned to preschool and elementary standards include music, math, art, language and literacy, social studies and science. Mobile responsiveness and printable materials allow learning to extend beyond the computer, to help parent build a learning schedule while at home. In this session we will review the content and features available in Miss Humblebee’s Academy, as well as best practices on how to leverage it at home.

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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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National Geographic Kids Webinar

National Geographic Kids provides access to videos, pictures, and books from National Geographic, as well as every page of National Geographic Kids magazine. This webinar covers navigation tips and document tools while also sharing ideas for using this engaging resource to support learning,

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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.

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Online Learning Tools Within Your Gale Resources for Academic Libraries

As your library quickly makes the move from in-person interactions to online support for your students, faculty, and staff, your Gale resources are here to help! This recorded webinar offers quick tips on common Gale tools and support materials that you can use to help smooth the transition.

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Online Learning Tools Within Your Gale Resources for Public Libraries

As your library quickly makes the move from in-person interactions to online support for your patrons, 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 4-3-20

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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.

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Questia Admin Webinar

Questia School provides access to 94,000 full-text digital books, 10 million articles, and research tools. Students can store and organize materials to help with research projects and papers. This webinar, intended for Questia administrators, reviews the admin platform and the processes of bulk uploading, uploading individuals, managing student and teacher accounts, and pulling usage.

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Smithsonian Primary Sources in U.S. History Webinar

Smithsonian Primary Sources in U.S. History includes unique and seminal primary sources, including documents, maps, historical objects, and other materials from the museums and archives from the collections of the Smithsonian and from Gale’s leading digital collections. This webinar covers how to find the information needed for core and Advanced Placement U.S. History Programs, and details how the information can be utilized by teachers, students, and librarians.

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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.

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Testing & Education Reference Center

Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC) helps users achieve educational and professional success. TERC includes practice exams, online books, a family college planning center, and other tools designed to support those preparing to take the next step on their educational path. A recently updated resume tool, and virtual career library support professional needs, and those with access to TERC with Career Module will also find a newly enhanced career assessment and additional tools. This webinar will cover the career exploration tools (career assessment, cover letters, and resume builder), explore resources to help pay for college, and highlight preparatory tests and online books. Join us to learn more about how TERC can empower users in your community!

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Testing & Education Reference Center - Test Taking Experience Updates

Great new features have been added to the test taking experience in Testing & Education Reference Center! In this webinar we will explore the new Study Plan, test reset capabilities, account view, and many more tools that will allow your users to maximize their learning and ace their tests!

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