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					Getting the Most Out of GALILEO
Tools and Tips for Your Library Website




                           Lauren Fancher and Katie Gohn
                             GALILEO Online Training 2009
Libraries are hurting:
 •Budgets are tight and getting tighter
 •Impacts on services, collections, staff
 •Increase in demand for services
         GALILEO can help...

GALILEO Helps Libraries
   •Fill in collection gaps with books, magazines, and more
   •Reduce duplicate subscriptions
   •Take advantage of reference resources, including current
   encyclopedias, medical reference books, and literary
   criticism
   •Extend the library hours through 24 X 7 online access
                                             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




Photos by Daniel P. Creighton/ The Mercury
        Promote the $aving$:
GALILEO helps your patrons save money on subscriptions
Make the most of what you have!
•27% of public library websites in Georgia feature a reader’s
advisory page. Half of these feature GALILEO or links to Novelist
or Novelist K-8, the great reader’s advisory tools provided via
GALILEO.

•56% of public library websites have a genealogy page, but only
31% feature GALILEO or links to Ancestry and Heritage Quest, the
essential genealogy resources provided via GALILEO.

•48% of the University System of Georgia libraries have a link to a
journals A-Z listing, but only 10% of those link to the service in
GALILEO.
Link to Quality and Value Online
GALILEO Local Resource Integration
           A.K.A--GLRI

Through GLRI you can:
   •Add and manage local resources (databases, catalogs,
   websites, etc…) within GALILEO. For K-12 Public Schools,
   resource must be purchased at the system level.
   •Get and utilize GALILEO Express Links for local resources
GALILEO Local Resource Integration
            A.K.A--GLRI
GALILEO Local Resource Integration
           A.K.A--GLRI
    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 Pages in GALILEO

   •All GALILEO URLS are durable
   •URLs can be captured and placed within print/online resources
   •URLs are institution-specific.
        •Home users must authenticate if they select a link or service
        (search) that requires log in.

Example:
   http://www.galileo.usg.edu/high-school/k12-demo/subjects/diseases/articles-databases/


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

You may want to think about linking to:
   •Journals/Magazines A-Z page
       •Example: Jefferson County Library Magazines A-Z
   •“Search” page
       •Example: Cobb County Schools High School Search
   •Databases A-Z page
       •Example: Gordon College Databases A-Z
   •Specific Subject Category
       •Example: Consumer Health Databases AFPL
   •Specific “Type” like dictionaries or encyclopedias
       •Example: Teen Encyclopedias Worth County Schools
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
     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
  Other Helpful Features and Tools

•GALILEO Toolbar
   •Firefox and Internet Explorer plug in
   •Search popular GALILEO resources
   •Directly access popular GALILEO resources
   •Customizable by institution
•GALILEO Video Tutorials
   •Short video tutorials on a variety of topics.
   •Link to them
   •Embed them
   •Example: What Can I do in GALILEO?
Pertinent Information About GALILEO to Post
  •What is GALILEO—What does GALILEO provide access to?
     •Specific information for parents
     •Specific information for teachers
  •Get GALILEO Password!
     •Provide information on how to get the current GALILEO
     password
     •If you offer a way for user’s to login with a library card or
     student id, provide a way to access the current GALILEO
     password from a secure page.
  •Login to GALILEO via PINES
     •For PINES libraries, provide information on how to login to
     GALILEO after logging into PINES with PINES id/pw.
  •Login to GALILEO via GeoLocation
     •Provide link to information on logging in via GeoLocation.
     Finally—Trusted-Source Authentication
Does your library/institution provide a way for users to log in to view
information or pages on your website?

If So, you might be a good candidate for using GALILEO trusted-source
authentication.

GALILEO trusted-source authentication allows you to:
   •Embed special GALILEO Express Links that contain authentication
   information.
   •These special GALILEO Express Links will log your users into
   GALILEO automatically—no password required.
   •These links have to live behind secure webpages that require a
   user to log in to view.
   •Contact Us for further information.
       What Can You Do with All of This!

• Create Subject Landing Pages
•Create online handouts and flyers that contain links
•Promote specific GALILEO resources on library, media center, and
institution webpages
•Create lists of journals for faculty members
•Link to databases, journals, and articles within online courses
•Utilize journal, article, and database links within LibGuides or other
library guides
•Promote your local library resources alongside GALILEO resources
•Reach specific segments of your audience
•Make GALILEO easier for your users!
What Can You Do with All of This!
What Can You Do with All of This!
What Can You Do with All of This!




        Wheeler High School Cobb County: http://www.wheelerlibrary.com/
What Can You Do with All of This!




    DeKalb County Library Genealogy: http://www.dekalblibrary.org/research/subject-guides.html?pf=12
GALILEO Staff Can Help Too!
Contact the GALILEO Staff for help with:
   •Links
   •Features
   •Resources
   •Content
   •Videos
   •Materials
   •Training
   •Technical Support
   •Or to simply offer suggestions or comments
  Links to Presentation and Handouts

Handouts:
    •Creating Direct Links to Articles
         •http://about.galileo.usg.edu/docs/materials_docs/Handout_Creating_Links_to_Articles.pdf
    •Capturing Direct Links to GALILEO Databases
         •http://about.galileo.usg.edu/docs/materials_docs/Creating_Direct_Links_Databases_Final.pdf
    •Creating Direct Links to Journals or Magazines
         •http://about.galileo.usg.edu/docs/materials_docs/Creating_Links_to_Journals.pdf



 Presentation:
     •Getting the Most Out of GALILEO -- Tools and Tips for Your Library Website
           •http://about.galileo.usg.edu/docs/materials_docs/GALILEO_for_Websites_Sept09.ppt
Thank You!!


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