Getting the Most Out of GALILEO

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					     GALILEO for Online Learning
Tools and Tips to Get the Most Out of GALILEO




                              Lauren Fancher and Katie Gohn
                                Rock Eagle Online 2009
• GALILEO is the USG’s and Georgia’s Virtual Library:
  www.galileo.usg.edu
• Articles, databases, federated searching, ejournal a-z list, book
  search, GIL and GIL Express
Link to Quality and Value Online
Courseware and Library Website
       Integration Tools
CWLRI Working Group: developed requirements,
 including review by VISTA admins
  – Toolbar: browser download, launched in July 2009, for
    students and faculty, all users
  – Links: Databases, journals, articles, GALILEO pages
  – Link builder toolkit: for content developers, in
    development, easy widget for building links and searches
  – More seamless authentication between VISTA and
    GALILEO (trusted source URL available now; future, more
    programmatic, needs to be developed)
Agenda: Library Resources Via Vista

1. Campus Bookmarks: GALILEO, GIL, and the
   library website
2. Vista: trusted source authentication option;
   eliminates need for login to GALILEO
3. Courses: links to databases, journals, subject
   and search pages, specific articles tutorial
   videos
4. Anywhere: link to the downloadable GALILEO
   toolbar
     VISTA Campus Bookmarks
• GALILEO: www.galileo.usg.edu
• GIL: https://gil.[campusbriefname].edu
• Library website
VISTA Campus Bookmarks
VISTA Campus Bookmarks
Trusted Source Authentication: VISTA Admins
GALILEO trusted-source authentication allows you to:
   •Embed a special link to GALILEO in Campus Bookmarks that
   contains your institution’s GALILEO authentication information.
   •Log your users into GALILEO automatically—no password required.
   •Must be presented on secure webpages that require a user to log
   in to view.
   •Requires quarterly maintenance to update the authentication
   password
   •Contact GALILEO via the USG Helpdesk for further information.
Library Resources in Courseware
Courses Can Have Links to:
• Databases
• Journals
• Subject pages
• Search pages
• Specific articles
• Tutorial videos
• Downloadable GALILEO toolbar
    Link Directly to Databases
             use GALILEO Express Links

•What is a GALILEO Express Link?
   •Persistent URL to GALILEO or GLRI resource
   •Add to online and print resources
   •Authentication handled by GALILEO
   •Authorization controlled by GALILEO or You (if GLRI)
•Where can I locate an Express Link?
   •Right click on any database name in list.
   •Databases A-Z> Express Links (in left navigation bar)
•More information--FAQ
Link Directly to Databases
    use GALILEO Express Links
      Link Directly to Pages in GALILEO

   •All GALILEO URLS are durable
   •URLs can be captured and placed within print/online resources
   •URLs are institution-specific.

Example:
   http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/daltonstate/subjects/education/articles-databases/




                              User View   Institution   Main    Subject     Subject
                                                        Tab    Category    Category
                                                                              Tab
Link Directly to Pages in GALILEO

• Journals/Magazines A-Z page
    Georgia College and State University Journals A-Z

•“Search” page
    East Georgia College Search

•Databases A-Z page
   Gordon College Databases A-Z
http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/gcsu/journals/
http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/ega/search/
http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/gdn/databases/all/
Link Directly to Pages in GALILEO

•Subject Categories
   Literature and Literary Criticism Databases – Valdosta

•Subject Searches
   Computer Science Search - Southern Polytechnic

•Subject Journals
   Law and criminology journals - West Georgia
http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/valdosta/subjects/literature-
literary-criticism/articles-databases/
http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/spsu/subjects/computer-
science/search/
http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/westga/subjects/law-
criminology/journals-magazines/
Create a Persistent Link to a Journal


                        1. Click on Journals/Magazines A-Z




2.      Browse for
            Or
        Search for
     journal/magazine
Create a Persistent Link to a Journal



                  3. Click on link to journal/magazine
                      in result list
        Create a Persistent Link to a Journal



4.   Click on “Save
     Persistent URL or
     Citation” link from the
     Find It @ GALILEO
     menu
          Create a Persistent Link to a Journal

5. Copy and Paste URL
   into print or online
   resources.

   Note: URL may be too
   long for some
   resources. Shorten
   URL by going to:
   http://tiny.cc
Links to GALILEO Articles: Why?

• Quality: GALILEO materials are sourced, including peer-
reviewed publications

• Persistence: Article links are durable, not specific to provider

• Copyright: USG Fair Use Checklist
     Create a Persistent Link to an Article

1.   Search for full-text
     article in GALILEO
     database (EBSCO
     or ProQuest will
     work best).

2.   Copy down citation
     information:
     Journal/Magazine
     Title, Title, Author,
     Volume, Issue, Date,
     Page Number, ISSN (if
     available)
     Create a Persistent Link to an Article

3.   Click on Journals/Magazines A-Z


4.   Click Find Cited Article
Create a Persistent Link to an Article

 5. Click on “Save
    Persistent URL or
    Citation” link from the
    Find It @ GALILEO
    menu
         Create a Persistent Link to an Article

6. Copy and Paste URL
   into print or online
   resources.

   Note: URL may be too
   long for some
   resources. Shorten
   URL by going to:
   http://tiny.cc
                                         GALILEO Toolbar

•Firefox and Internet Explorer plug in
•Search popular GALILEO resources from toolbar, including all
EBSCO databases
•Find full-text journals
• Find books in a library near you
•Firefox and Internet Explorer plug in

•Link into popular GALILEO resources
•Highlight any search term, ISBN, ISSN, or book title or author on the
web and use the right-click menu to search for it
•Access full-text research articles from off-campus using the
"Reload via Proxy" option on the right-click menu
     GALILEO Video Tutorials

•Short video tutorials on a variety of topics.
•Link to them (GALILEO, USG podcaster, YouTube)
•Download and post to your own pages
•Embed them (USG podcaster, YouTube)
•Example: A Two Minute Tour of GALILEO
What Can You Do with All of This?




        Find History Journals   http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/admin/subjects/history/journals-magazines/

        Search History Databases                http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/admin/subjects/history/searc

        Journal of American Culture             http://tinyurl.com/yb78m6t
What Can You Do with All of This?




                Unit 3 – Lesson 2 Essay:
                1.Read Article:
                Maass, John R. "Too Grievous for a People to
                Bear": Impressment and Conscription in
                Revolutionary North Carolina." Journal of Military
                History 73.4 (2009): 1091-1115. Humanities
                International Complete. EBSCO. Web. 9 Nov. 2009.”
                2. Write 500 words on impact of impressment and
                conscription on the economy of the South
What Can You Do with All of This?




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                      fi/enc:UTF-8&ctx_id=10_1&ctx_tim=2009-11-
                      09T17:46:22EST&ctx_ver=Z39.88-
                      2004&rfr_id=info:sid/sfxit.com:citation&rft.atitle=%22Too%2
                      0Grievous%20for%20a%20People%20to%20Bear%22&rft.aula
                      st=Maass&rft.genre=article&rft.issn=0899-
                      3718&rft.issue=4&rft.spage=1091&rft.volume=73&rft_val_fm
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                      x_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&url_ver=Z39.88-2004
What Can You Do with All of This?
GALILEO Staff Can Help Too!
Contact the GALILEO Staff for help with:
   •Links
   •Features
   •Resources
   •Content
   •Videos
   •Materials
   •Technical Support
   •Or to simply offer suggestions or comments
 Thank You!!


Questions?
and one final thing…

				
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