Vermont Online Library

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.

Upcoming Webinars

10/28/20

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (ET)

Using Gale In Context Resources to Support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Education

In this informative webinar, we’ll explore how Gale’s In Context resources can help support your anti-racism and inclusion programming, curriculum, and other efforts to help facilitate meaningful conversations about race, diversity, and inclusion ...

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Recorded Webinars

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Discover Primary Source Documents within Gale In Context

Primary sources within your Gale In Context resources provide first-hand insight into history and valuable comparisons to current events. This webinar will share strategies to help you discover Gale In Context primary sources and use these documents to enhance course instruction and assignments

Recorded on 9/24/20

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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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Get Started with Gale

New to your organization or Gale digital resources? Need a refresher? Gale is here to help you get started, with key features and content to support your users! In this recorded webinar you'll learn about your Gale resources, discover useful shared tools, and find support to continue training at your own pace.

Recorded on 8/28/20

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Stretch Your Gale Resource Skills

Feeling comfortable with your Gale resources but want to stretch your skills a little? This session is for you! You’ll discover advanced methods for using resource features and document tools. If you’ve developed basic skills using your Gale resources, join this webinar for tips and tricks to help your users zero in on what they’re really after!

Recorded on 8/28/20

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Increase Access and Discovery with Gale Integration in your LMS!

Enhance virtual learning by integrating Gale content into learning management systems, like Schoology, Blackboard, Canvas, and more. In this webinar recording, we’ll share how institutions have built instruction using Gale content in an LMS, provide best practices for incorporating the content, and show how to get set up so students can access Gale content from their assignments.

Recorded on 8/27/20

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Gale Presents: Peterson's Career Prep

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep supports users building resumes, job hunting, or searching for new careers. In this webinar we will explore the user-friendly tools available to discover career paths and craft professional resumes and job application materials.

Recorded on 8/27/20

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Head Back to School with Gale In Context: Elementary

Kick off the new school year with Gale In Context: Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits), and give kids a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore age-appropriate premium sources about their favorite subjects. In this webinar, we’ll discover engaging multimedia, articles, and facts, and highlight features to help instructors increase student engagement and enhance online instruction.

Recorded on 8/21/20

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Develop your Online Teaching Strategy with Gale

Gale resources offer valuable tools and cross-curricular content to develop and enhance learning activities, whether your classroom is in-person or online. This recorded webinar explores ideas and best practices for incorporating Gale content into your lessons, class discussions, and more.

Recorded on 8/11/20

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Market Your Gale Academic Library Resources

You’ve invested in an amazing digital collection for your academic library – make sure it gets the attention it deserves! Checkout this recorded webinar to learn outreach tips to engage with faculty and students, discover marketing materials available to promote your collection, and see effective strategies for spreading the word about your Gale resources on campus. (40:38)

Recorded on 7/31/20

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Create Online Student Connections with Gale

Gale resources can facilitate connections between learners even when your learning community is working virtually. In this session we will review collaboration and sharing tools found within Gale in Context and Gale OneFile collections to support students and teachers.

Recorded on 7/21/20

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Market Your Gale K-12 Library Resources

You’ve invested in the creation of an amazing digital collection for your students and teachers; make sure it gets the use it deserves! Stephanie Baroni, Gale Marketing Director for K-12 Libraries and Stacey Knibloe, Senior Gale Training Consultant shared ways to incorporate effective strategies for spreading the word about your Gale digital collection. Recorded 7-16-20

Recorded on 7/16/20

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For VOL: Learn More About the New Reference Sources in Vermont Online Library

On July 1st, Vermont Online Library will updated their Gale eBooks collection with new reference titles for science, medicine, history, culture and more. In this session, we explored those titles, shared how they can be incorporated into coursework, curriculum, reference work, and programming/outreach. This session will also provided a “brush-up” on the Gale eBooks platform. Recorded 7-10-20

Recorded on 7/10/20

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Enhance Project-based Learning with Gale In Context

Your Gale In Context resources support Project-based Learning that teaches valuable problem-solving skills and inspires your students regardless of instructional format. In this session, we will apply Project-based Learning concepts to the content, tools and features in your Gale resources so that you can use these techniques in your classes!

Recorded on 7/10/20

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Gale In Context: Elementary

Gale In Context: Elementary) 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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For VOL: VOL/Gale Resources Refresher for Public Libraries

Public Libraries do it all; they serve lifelong learners, children, students, their business community members and more! In this webinar, we'll focus on VOL/Gale resources that you can put to work 24/7 from anywhere. Recorded 3-30-20

Recorded on 3/30/20

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For VOL: Online Learning Tools Within Your VOL/Gale Resources

As your school or institution quickly makes the move from in-person courses to online learning, your VOL/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, including using geo-authenticated access URLs for even easier access from home! Recorded 3-26-20

Recorded on 3/26/20

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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 VOL: Get to Know Gale Pages, A Customizable VOL Access Site

Do you need help organizing and directing users to your Vermont Online Library resources? Gale Pages provides a customizable access point to your VOL resources with the option to customize to fit your needs like adding links to additional resources, adding new pages, and more! This session will introduce Gale Pages while highlighting customization features you can harness to drive usage of your library’s online content. Recorded 1-21-2020

Recorded on 1/21/20

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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 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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