[TL-Directors] Gale Databases Training Reminder

Ann Reed reed_ann at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Tue Sep 8 15:12:01 PDT 2009

Gale Databases Training Reminder
Just a quick reminder that the first round of on-site trainings begins tomorrow, September 11.
Its not too late to register at:  http://library.state.or.us/services/surveys/survey.php?sid=561
Please contact Ann Reed at Library Development Services, Oregon State Library at 503-378-5027 or ann.reed at state.or.us 
Event description:
Gale's database training will cover the various product platforms/interfaces, providing libraries with solution for managing periodical, reference and primary source information.
These presentation-style training events will provide participants with an in-depth overview of the Gale databases.
Upon completion of this course, participants in the training session will understand the applications of the following features available in the platform.*
·         Various search options
·         Managing search results
·         Featured content, including the What's New Section (Most Searched & Most Emailed) 
·         Search within results; limit results by subject, publication, document type and date sliders 
·         Context-sensitive multimedia, including images and podcasts 
·         More limiting capabilities, including a controlled vocabulary browse that allows users to refine their searches with multiple subject terms 
·         Limit by publication, publication subject category, language, reading level and many more options Enhanced Publication Search: 
·         Browse through Gale's 20,000 publications, refining by subject and type 
·         New hover technology allows user to see more details without clicking through 
·         Name any search so that you can receive search alerts and save them in your custom profile 
*Not all features are available in every database.

Places, Times and Dates
September 9-11, 2009 (I-84 corridor)
            September 9, Wednesday
                        Pendleton, Blue Mountain Community College
                                    Room 118, Emigrant Hall
8:30-11:30 am              academic focus, but all welcome
                                    2-5 pm                         school/public focus
                        Address:           2411 NW Carden Ave                         
                        Map:                http://www.bluecc.edu/loc_map_pend
Polycom transmission of the screen in these sessions is available.  Viewers will be able to ask questions with the video conference equipment.
Polycom sites (please contact to confirm ahead of time):
            Hermiston Public Library                        541-567-2882
            Eastern Oregon University Library      david.drexler at eou.edu
            Grant County ESD                   waltenburgr at grantesd.k12.or.us
            Hermiston Public Library                      541-567-2882
            Klamath County Library                       541-882-8895 ext. 25
            LaGrande Public Library                       541-962-1339
            Siuslaw Public Library                          541-997-3132
            Southern Oregon ESD                          541-772-2751
            Baker County Library District   541-523-6419
            Wallowa County ESD                          541-426-7607 Ext. 6105
            September 10, Thursday 
                        The Dalles, Columbia Gorge Community College
                                    Building 3, Computer Lab
9-12 am           academic focus, but all welcome
2-5 pm             school/public
Address:           400 East Scenic Drive
                        Maps: http://www.cgcc.cc.or.us/FacilitiesServices/cgccmaps.cfm
September 11, Friday
            Portland, Midland Branch Library, Multnomah County Libraries
                        Meeting Room
9-12 am           school/public
                                    2-5 pm             academic focus, but all welcome 
Address:           805 S.E. 122nd Avenue, (503) 988-5392‎        
October 13-14, 2009 (South Willamette Valley / Central Oregon)
October 13, Tuesday
Eugene, Northwest Christian University*
Banquet Room, Burke-Griffeth Hall
9-12 am           academic focus, but all welcome
2-5 pm             school/public
*carpooling suggested
Address:           828 East 11th Ave., 541-684-7235
Map:  http://www.northwestchristian.edu/about/map.aspx
Campus map: http://www.northwestchristian.edu/media/11353/map08_proof2.pdf
October 14, Wednesday
Bend, Deschutes Public Library System
Large Meeting Room, Administration Building*     
                                    12-3 pm           School/public
*(different from Bend Public Library)
Address:           507 NW Wall St., 541-617-7050
October 27, 2009 (Portland area)
October 27, Tuesday
Tualatin, Tualatin Public Library
Meeting Room
9-12 am           academic
                                    2-5 pm             school/public
Address:   18880 SW Martinazzi Ave, (503) 692-2000
November 3-6, 2009 (I-5 corridor / coast)
            November 3, Tuesday
                        Medford, Jackson County Library Services
                        Large Meeting Room, Medford Library Branch
9-12 am           academic
2-5 pm             school/public
Address:           205 S Central Ave, (541) 774-8689‎
November 4, Wednesday  
North Bend, North Bend Public Library
            Meeting Room
2-5 pm             school/public
Address: 1800 Sherman Ave, (541) 756-0400
November 5, Thursday
            Salem, Willamette University
Library Classroom, 2nd Floor, Hatfield Library
2-5 pm             academics
Address: 900 State Street, 503-370-6312
Directions: http://library.willamette.edu/about/directions/
Campus Map:  http://www.willamette.edu/map/campus_map.pdf
November 6, Friday
Salem, Oregon State Library
            Room 103
9-12 am           school/public
Address:           205 Winter St., 503-378-2464
Map:                http://www.osl.state.or.us/home/admin/OSLdirections.html
Ann Reed, Federal Programs Coordinator
Library Development Services
Oregon State Library
250 Winter St.
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 378-5027
fax (503) 378-6439
ann.reed at state.or.us
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