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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
  2. Finding Full-Text Magazines
    • Using Magazines A-Z
    • Finding Magazines by Subject Area
  3. Finding Ancestors: GALILEO for Genealogy
    • Finding records in Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest Online
  4. Discovering Georgia History
    • Digital Library of Georgia
    • New Georgia Encyclopedia
    • GeorgiaInfo
  5. Finding the Next Book to Read
    • Finding a series list
    • Finding similar books
    • Finding author read-alikes
  6. Finding the Best Databases for a Topic
    • Using Browse by Subject > Articles and Databases
    • Using Browse by Type
    • Using Databases A-Z Search
  7. Finding Articles Quickly
    • Using GALILEO Search
    • Using Browse by Subject > Subject Search
  8. Helping College Students
    • Using the Scholar user view
    • Finding literary criticism
    • Formatting citations
    • Using the Find Cited Article tool
  9. Helping K-12 Students
    • Using Kids, Teen, and High School user views
    • Using specific K-12 resources
    • Educator resources for teachers and parents
  10. Using Advanced Database Features
    • Using advanced limiters
    • Using My Folder/MyResearch/Workspace features
    • Keeping up with search and journal alerts