GALILEO Database Training Opps Fall 2007 - EBSCOHOST, KIDS INFOBITS, & SIRS Databases

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Dear GALILEO users,

Online training has been in demand in GALILEO libraries because it cuts down on travel time and expenses. Training on several databases presented by vendor trainers has been scheduled for this fall. Different vendors use different meeting/classroom products to present online training; registered participants will receive configuration instructions prior to the scheduled class time. Many libraries set up a computer with speakers and a projection system in a classroom style, making it possible for several staff to participate using one "seat" in the training. This has the advantage of offering dialog and shared learning experiences, in addition to leaving seats open for others.

The training is free and open to staff in all GALILEO libraries. Registration and more information on each of the sessions is available at

EBSCOhost Databases
Sep 24 at 2:00-3:30 p.m.Literary Reference Center & Consumer Health Center
Oct 1 at 2:00-3:30 p.m. New Features and Resources
Oct 10 at 2:00-3:30 K-12 Resources
Oct 22 at 10:00-11:30 Literary Reference Center & Consumer Health Center
Oct 29 at 2:00-3:30 Business Searching for Academic Libraries
Nov 5 at 10:00-11:30 Business Searching for Public Libraries
Nov 12 at 2:00-3:30 Literary Reference Center & Consumer Health Center

Kids InfoBits for Elementary School (K-12 consortium)
September 18 at 10:00-10:45 a.m.
October 23 at 2:00-2:45 p.m.
November 29 at 2:00-2:45 p.m.

SIRS Discoverer/WebFind (elementary and middle school)
October 9 at 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
November 1 at 3:00-4:00 p.m.
December 5 at 11:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

SIRS Researcher (high school)
October 9 at 3:00-4:00 p.m.
November 1 at 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
December 5 at 3:00-4:00

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Karen Minton
Virtual Services Librarian, Library Services
Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
2500 Daniells Bridge Road, Building 300
Athens, GA 30606-3539
Phone: (706) 583-2007 Fax: (706) 583-2294