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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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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
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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
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

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
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