GALILEO: A New Fit for Public Libraries

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New public library resources include Learning Express Library, Job and Career Accelerator, and RB Test Prep. This session will include a demonstration of each resource with information on working with patrons. Presented at GaCOMO12 (GALILEO Mini-Conference) by Courtney McGough.

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  • Express Link: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zxle
  • New users will need to create a free, personal accountReturning users can log in with their username and password and won’t need the GALILEO password
  • Access learning centers by browsing a list or by audience
  • Access ebooks and courses within topics
  • Add ebook to My Center to download
  • Add practice exam to My Center to download
  • Instructions for completing practice test
  • Complete and score for practice test
  • Feedback for practice test
  • See My Center for all that you have addedYou can also remove items here if no longer needed
  • Express Link: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zxca
  • Access throughLearningExpress Library or through GALILEONew users will need to create a free, personal accountReturning users can log in with their username and password and won’t need the GALILEO passwordThe same account for LearningExpress Library will work for Job and Career Accelerator
  • Main screen for Job and Career Accelerator
  • Get started by adding a personal profile (used to add information to resumes and cover letters)
  • Use the occupation matcher to find occupations you may like
  • Use the Explore Occupations tab to find your occupation matches and other occupations
  • Use Jobs and More tab to search for jobsYou can save jobs to view later
  • Resume builder
  • Cover letter builder
  • Tools to Get Hired – tips on completing job applications
  • Tools to Get Hired – tips on job interviews
  • See MyAccelerator tab to view your profile and matches
  • Express Link: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=ztep
  • New users will need to create a free, personal accountReturning users can log in with their username and password and won’t need the GALILEO passwordNote that users will not see a confirmation screen when they add an accountUsers will need to check their email for confirmation (check spam/junk folder in email, too)
  • Set up a course schedule for a test your choice
  • Creates a personalized schedule for practicing for exams
  • Take practice testChoose test from the dropdown to the right
  • Choose what section to test
  • Download the test section to see questionsUse the fill-in sheet to submit answers
  • After submitting answers, users can view video feedback for each question
  • Main test page keeps track of
  • Study Hall recommends concepts for students to review based on their practice test performance.
  • WordSmith – sort words into piles for future review
  • WordSmith – Review section works as a flashcard section to help users review words
  • WordSmith Test section test users on word knowledge
  • See schedule for upcoming online training sessionshttp://help.galileo.usg.edu/librarians/training/See archives of previous sessionshttp://help.galileo.usg.edu/librarians/training/self_guided/#training_archived
  • See handouts, presentations, and other materialshttp://help.galileo.usg.edu/librarians/documents/
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