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Sparing a Dime: GALILEO for Relief in Tough Times. Overview. GALILEO Helps Libraries Fill in collection gaps with books, magazines, and more Reduce duplicate subscriptions Take advantage of reference resources, including current medical reference books and literary criticism

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Sparing a dime galileo for relief in tough times

Sparing a Dime: GALILEO for Relief in Tough Times


Overview

Overview

  • GALILEO Helps Libraries

    • Fill in collection gaps with books, magazines, and more

    • Reduce duplicate subscriptions

    • Take advantage of reference resources, including current medical reference books and literary criticism

    • GALILEO is 24/7, extending your library hours

  • GALILEO Helps You Help Patrons

    • Find resources on careers, effective job searching, home business, and resume writing

    • Explore occupation and education paths

    • Save money on magazine and database subscriptions


Galileo helps libraries

GALILEO Helps Libraries

  • Fill in collection gaps and reduce duplicate

    purchasing

    • NetLibary collection includes over 16,000 e-books in arts, sciences, business, education, history, and leisure categories NetLibrary Express Link

    • Periodical subscriptions include popular magazines, including Consumer Reports, Psychology Today, Popular Mechanics, Parenting, Discover, Health, Men’s Fitness, and tons more Journals/Magazines A-Z


Netlibrary a part of your c ollection

NetLibrary, a Part of Your Collection

Click “more” after the NetLibrary listing to access title lists


Inside a netlibrary e book

Inside a NetLibrary e-book

  • Searchfor a specific term

  • or leaf through page by

  • page

  • Dictionary includes

  • definitions and Spanish-

  • English/English translation

  • with audible pronunciations

  • Create account to take

  • notes

  • Keep a list of “Favorite”

  • frequently-used titles


Quickly link to magazines and journals

Quickly Link to Magazines and Journals


Thousands of online magazines stretch your collection

Thousands of online magazines stretch your collection


Galileo helps libraries1

GALILEO Helps Libraries

  • Access costly reference books in databases

    • Consumer Health Complete includes

      • AMA Complete Medical Encyclopedia

      • Cornell Illustrated Encyclopedia of Health

      • Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2009

      • Mayo Clinic Guide to Women's Cancers

      • more Consumer Health Complete

    • Literary Reference Center includes Understanding Literature series, Harold Bloom critical literature, encyclopedias, and biographies Literary Reference Center

    • Readers’ advisory tools in NoveList include series lists, read-alikes, Lexile levels, and more NoveList Express Link


Galileo helps patrons save money on subscriptions

GALILEO Helps Patrons Save Money on Subscriptions


Netlibrary helps patrons in their job search

NetLibrary Helps Patrons in Their Job Search


Netlibrary helps patrons in their job search1

NetLibrary Helps Patrons in their Job Search


Gcis for career and education exploration

GCIS for career and education exploration

  • Georgia Career Information Center—a research and outreach center at Georgia State University

  • Available through public libraries

  • Job profiles and outlooks

  • Interactive assessment and career exploration tools

  • Information on Georgia and U.S. schools

  • Financial aid information for Georgia and for many disciplines and interests

    GCIS Express Link

    www.gcic.peachnet.edu


Gcis helps you

GCIS Helps you . . .

  • Match your interests and skills to best occupations

  • Learn about occupations

    • Common work activities

    • Working conditions and physical demands

    • Skills and abilities required

    • Licensing/certification

    • Wages

    • Employment and outlook with emphasis on Georgia

    • Resources to find out more

  • Get tips on job searching

  • Explore self-employment and home business


Gcis helps you prepare for college

GCIS Helps You Prepare for College

  • Find information on Georgia post-secondary education institutions, including factors considered when accepting applications

  • Explore financial aid opportunities

  • Take an interest assessment to match your interests to an academic discipline

  • Sort undergraduate and graduate schools according to your specifications


Gacollege411

GAcollege411

  • “A mentor system is an online resource to help students and their families select a college, apply for admission, and plan to finance higher education.”

  • Tools for career assessment, test preparation, school selection, and financial planning

  • Includes career outlook for Georgia

  • Account set-up to manage and share information

    GAcollege411 Express Link


Gacollege411 helps with financial aid planning

GAcollege411 helps with financial aid planning


Gacollege411 helps g uide a dult learners

GAcollege411 Helps Guide Adult Learners


Gacollege411 and the job search

GAcollege411 and the Job Search


Take away

Take-Away

  • Treat the thousands of magazines, journals, and books as part of your collection

  • GALILEO is your virtual library; it’s like another branch!

  • Point patrons to GALILEO resources for job and career searching, education and financial aid information, consumer health information, homework help, and so much more


Thank you

Thank You!


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