Gale has scheduled the following webinars for NOVELNY for November 2017 through June 2018. Please see dates, times and registration information below.
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 3:00 PM, 30 mins
Getting to Know Research In Context
On July 1, 2017, Gale's Research In Context launched for NOVELNY users and this webinar will provide a preview of this outstanding resource! Research In Context is designed to bridge the gap between the Kids InfoBits resource for elementary school students and the subject-specific Gale In Context family, for high school and undergraduate students. Students in grades 6 to 8 will benefit from an interface that delivers the highly visual design and navigation preferred by younger users combined with the authoritative content and user-focused tool set needed to support middle school assignments and coursework. In this 30 minute webinar, we’ll explore how this resource can support students and provide best practices for finding what you need!
Monday, December 11, 2017, 10:00 AM, 30 mins
Getting to Know Informe and Educator’s Reference Complete
Starting July 1, NOVELNY began offering Gale's Informe Académico and Educator's Reference Complete periodical resources and we want to show you what they're made of! Informe Académico meets the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. With more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports, Educator's Reference Complete is a great resource for any educator--from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. In this 30-minute webinar, we'll explore the content in these resources and share best practices.
Monday, December 11, 2017, 3:00 PM, 30 mins
Opposing Viewpoints In Context Chrome Extension
Gale has launched a Google Chrome extension for Opposing Viewpoints In Context! This puts related search results from Opposing Viewpoints In Context right on your Google search results page! Tune into this webinar to see how to install and set-up the extension and see it in action!
Monday, January 8, 2018, 3:00 PM, 30 mins
Gale's Academic OneFile Refresher
Academic OneFile is Gale's premiere periodical database for academic and scholarly journals. Join us for this webinar to refresh your knowledge on what you can expect to find here, using deep dive searches, and how to integrate its content into libguides, online syllabi, and more!
Monday, January 29, 2018, 3:00 PM, 30 mins
Discovering Primary Documents in In Context
Primary documents are more important than ever and your Gale In Context resources from NOVELNY have a rich collection of primary sources. This webinar is designed to help you discover them! We'll share the best search practices for finding what you need and how to browse what's available.
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 3:00 PM, 30 mins
Kids InfoBits as a Teacher Tool
Kids InfoBits has always been a great tool for elementary age students and their research needs but it can be a great tool for teachers as well. We'll share how to find content that supports classroom learning and how to put that content right in your students' hands!
Monday, March 12, 2018, 10:00 AM, 30 mins
Gale's General OneFile Refresher
General OneFile is Gale's premiere periodical database for a general audience. Did you know it has Fodor's travel guides? That you can use it to find product reviews? Join us for this refresher session on one of Gale's longtime, well-loved resources!
Monday, April 9, 2018, 3:00 PM, 45 mins
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!
Friday, May 11, 2018, 10:00 AM, 30 mins
Supporting Adult Critical Thinking with Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Opposing Viewpoints In Context has always been a perfect fit for research in high schools but adults can get a lot of this resource as well. In today's complicated world, Opposing Viewpoints In Context can help folks think deeper about issues and help them make confident, opinionated decisions.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 1:00 PM, 45 mins
Business Insights: Essentials Refresher
Business Insights: Essentials offers a wide variety of resource to support business research. It's got great support for company, market, and industry research but can also be an excellent professional development tool for a variety of industries. In this session, we'll follow several paths for supporting reference business needs.
Friday, May 18, 2018, 3:00 PM, 30 mins
Gale's PowerSearch Refresher
What is Gale's PowerSearch? PowerSearch offers a way to search several of your NOVELNY resources at once! In this session, we'll explore what Gale's cross-search tool can do for you!
Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 1:00 PM, 45 mins
Tips and Tricks for Success with your NOVELNY Gale Resources
Forget spring cleaning—summer is the perfect time to freshen up! As your research needs slow down a little in the summer, join this session to learn about the materials and tools available to support your success using your NOVELNY resources. You’ll learn how to leverage available promotional materials, customize your Gale Admin settings for success, and explore training and classroom-integration resources.
For other webinars please see Gale's general training calendar at http://solutions.cengage.com/gale-training/webinars/.
Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).