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GALILEO at the Reference Desk


GALILEO at the Reference Desk

  • Readers’ advisory

  • Facts

  • Georgia information

  • Company information

  • Consumer health


Readers’ AdvisoryNoveList and NoveList K-8


Readers’ AdvisoryNoveList and NoveList K-8

Find books in series order

Click “Quick Print” to create a print-friendly list


Readers’ AdvisoryNoveList and NoveList K-8

Find read-alikes

Find similar books

Subject terms


Readers’ AdvisoryNoveList and NoveList K-8

Award Lists

Caldecott Award

Coretta Scott King Award

Carnegie Medal

Agatha Award

Georgia Children’s Book Award

Georgia Peach Award

National Book Award

Parents’ Choice Award

Nebula Award

Tons more ! ! !


Fact Finding in Britannica Databases


Fact Finding in Britannica

Quick facts

  • Canada is the second largest country (Russia is first)

  • World’s largest lake is Baikal in Russia

  • Pythagorean theorem is older than Pythagoras

  • Chess first appeared in India in the 6th century AD

  • There are about 320 species of hummingbirds (Family: Trochilidae)

  • More of the world's farmland is devoted to wheat than to any other food crop (about 570,000,000 acres)

  • The Hippocratic Oath comes from a manuscript called the Hippocratic Collection. The text of the Oath is in Britannica.


Fact Finding in Britannica

From the “This Day in History” spotlight on the Britannica home page, click “Learn More” to search a database of days of the year.


Fact Finding in Britannica: Dictionary

Use the Britannica search box to search the Merriam-Webster Dictionary (adults) or the Merriam-Webster’s Student Dictionary (K-12)


Fact Finding in Britannica: Dictionary

Double-click any word in Britannica to see a definition of the word and hear the correct pronunciation.


Fact Finding in Britannica:Other Useful Tools


GeorgiaInfo: A Web Directory of Georgia


GeorgiaInfo for All Things Georgia


GeorgiaInfo for All Things Georgia


Company Information

  • Hoover’s Company Capsules and Business Source Complete

    • Job interviews

    • Business plans

    • Contact information

    • Investments


Company Information in Business Source Complete


Hoover’s Company Records


Consumer Health Complete for Health and Medical Reference


CHC: Patient Fact Sheet

Patient fact sheets include:

- Definition

- Causes

- Risk factors

- Symptoms

- Diagnosis

- Treatment

- Prevention

- And more!


CHC: Drug Information Fact Sheet


CHC: Images and Diagrams


Georgia Health GoLocal

A federally-funded initiative implemented by Georgia medical school libraries, other Georgia libraries, Georgia health initiatives, and others. Listings are not purchased by providers.


Georgia Health GoLocal: Services by Location (Clarke County)


Georgia Health GoLocal

Go to

MedlinePlus

for GoLocal

in other states


Finding a Database in GALILEO

Use the Databases A-Z tab to browse by letter or type in the name of the database


Bookmark Frequently-Used Databases (or Add to Favorites)

Under the Databases A-Z tab, click Express Links


Bookmark Frequently-Used Databases (or Add to Favorites)

Copy the Express Link for the database you want to bookmark


Bookmark Frequently-Used Databases (or Add to Favorites)

Go to the database and add to favorites or bookmarks


Bookmark Frequently-Used Databases (or Add to Favorites)

Right-click on the database you added then select Properties


Bookmark Frequently-Used Databases (or Add to Favorites)

In the Properties box, change the URL to the Express Link.

The next time you click on the Favorite link, you will go straight to the database (in the library; remote users will be prompted for GALILEO password first.


Thank You !


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