Monday, January 9, 2012

Plan Now to Attend the Upcoming GALILEO Webinars


New webinars have been added to the GALILEO training calendar.

Webinars are easy to attend and are great tools for professional
development. Connection instructions are sent a day before the webinar
to everyone who has registered. The instructions include a connection
wizard that helps you make sure your computer is ready. Certificates
of participation are sent to all attendees soon after the session.

Below is a list of upcoming sessions currently scheduled. More will be
added, so keep a watch on the training page and this list for new
opportunities. The training page where you can register is at
http://help.galileo.usg.edu/librarians/training/

Upcoming webinars:

-Black History Month Resources—Demonstration of the Civil
Rights Digital Library and GALILEO subscription resources

-Films on Demand Overview—Overview includes a look at the
new platform, content, and functionality

-Holocaust Resources in GALILEO—In time for International
Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27

-Grab GALILEO for Great Multimedia Projects—This session is
great preparation for submissions to the Georgia Student Media
Festival

-Meet GALILEO for Elementary/Middle/High School—Separate
session that focus on each grade level

-Digitized Maps in the Digital Library of Georgia—A look at
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps and an examination of historical maps to
trace the changing environment of a Georgia city

-Civil War Resources—Explore subscription and DLG resources
covering the American Civil War

-Bueno GALILEO: Language Resources—GALILEO foreign-language
resources include encyclopedias for several languages and
Spanish-language magazines

-Journals and Magazines: Best Practices in GALILEO—Tips on
searching journals and magazines in GALILEO and optimizing usage with
alerts and linking


Archived webinars include a wide range of topics for all audiences.

Great Things to Know About GALILEO is a series of self-paced learning
modules designed for public library staff, but there are topics of
interest to other audiences.

GALILEO News is available at: http://about.galileo.usg.edu/news/

GALILEO News and System Status Announcements are now available via RSS
feed. Please consider subscribing via the links below:

-GALILEO News: http://about.galileo.usg.edu/news/feed/
-GALILEO System Status Announcements: http://status.galileo.usg.edu/site/feed/

For more information about GALILEO Webinars, please Ask a Librarian or call 706-562-1492.

Happy 2012! Happy Discovery!

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