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Gale Database Training

Staff training
  • When Mar 12, 2010 from 01:00 PM to 03:30 PM (US/Pacific / UTC-800)
  • Where GUHS Library
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Jennifer Maurer from OSLIS will be doing the workshop. We are inviting district teachers grades 5-12 and school and county library staff. Board and Foundation, if you’re interested, there may be room.

Gale Database

Gale is a vendor that offers access to subscription periodicals databases.  The cost is paid for through an LSTA grant.  In general, the databases house thousands of articles, images, and multimedia clips (podcasts, video clips, etc.) from encyclopedias, magazines, journals, newspapers, and e-books.

Our statewide package includes access to 18 databases, some of which are broken out into smaller collections.  To preview them, click on PowerSearch from any Find Information page on OSLIS.  (For example…

The workshop will highlight the databases most beneficial for K-12 and teach people how to use the various interfaces and the corresponding features (listening to articles, saving articles, translating, Infomarks = permanent links to articles and searches, title lists, etc.).