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Great Things to Know About GALILEO

Great Things to Know About GALILEO packages the self-paced learning modules below with information on using them in a professional development or continuing education program in the library.

How to Use the Player
Tips for Participants

Public Library Professional Development


  1. Using GALILEO to Help Patrons

* What is GALILEO and why should I use it? * Finding health information * Finding the next book to read * Finding recipes

  1. Finding Full-Text Magazines

* Using Magazines A-Z * Finding Magazines by Subject Area

  1. Finding Ancestors: GALILEO for Genealogy

* Finding records in Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest Online

  1. Discovering Georgia History

* Digital Library of Georgia * New Georgia Encyclopedia * GeorgiaInfo

  1. Finding the Next Book to Read

* Finding a series list * Finding similar books * Finding author read-alikes

  1. Finding the Best Databases for a Topic

* Using Browse by Subject > Articles and Databases * Using Browse by Type * Using Databases A-Z Search

  1. Finding Articles Quickly

* Using GALILEO Search * Using Browse by Subject > Subject Search

  1. Helping College Students

* Using the Scholar user view * Finding literary criticism * Formatting citations * Using the Find Cited Article tool

  1. Helping K-12 Students

* Using Kids, Teen, and High School user views * Using specific K-12 resources * Educator resources for teachers and parents

  1. Using Advanced Database Features

* Using advanced limiters * Using My Folder/MyResearch/Workspace features * Keeping up with search and journal alerts