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• What is Discover GALILEO?• What’s the difference between discovery tools  and federated search?• What’s in Discover GALI...
A single search of GALILEO’s         resources and digital collectionsas well as print materials from library collections
Magazine Articles                              Academic                                    Journal Articles               ...
• Powered by EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS)• EDS was selected by the GALILEO Steering  Committee through a process  – Disco...
Federated Search• Searches each  database• Gives results in  one list• Limited  options with  narrowing  results
Discovery Tool• Searches one  index• Gives results  in one list with  a relevancy  ranking• Users can sort,  limit, and  c...
Federated Search           Discovery Tool• Searches each database   • Searches one index
Federated Search           Discovery Tool• Searches each database   • Searches one index
Federated Search              Discovery Tool• Can only search the         • Can search the inventory of  inventory of your...
• Initial decisions about content made based  on resources licensed for a GALILEO  community• Winter 2013 – GALILEO staff ...
See our FAQ on content in Discover GALILEOhttp://help.galileo.usg.edu/faqs/content_what_is_in_discover_galileo_ebsco_disco...
See the “Limit by Database” in search results to see      what content is included in a given search
• Users access full text through  – Find It buttons (SFX)  – EBSCO links to EBSCO content and other    subscription conten...
Let’sDiscover GALILEO
Information Centralhttp://help.galileo.usg.edu/librarians    /discover_galileo_information/
• May need to add *.ebsco.com as Trusted Site  in some browsers and change a setting• See GALILEO FAQs for assistance, or…
http://www.galileo.usg.edu/contact
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Discovering What's New in GALILEO

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Searching was easy with Google, relevant and reliable with GALILEO databases. Now your patrons don't have to choose between easy AND smart; GALILEO's new Discovery Service is both. Join GALILEO staff to find out more about the current service and future implementation plans for Discovery. Presented at GaCOMO12 (twice, during the full conference and the GALILEO Mini-Conference) by Lauren Fancher and Courtney McGough.

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Discovering What's New in GALILEO

  1. 1. • What is Discover GALILEO?• What’s the difference between discovery tools and federated search?• What’s in Discover GALILEO?• Demonstration of Discover GALILEO• Timeline for Future Enhancements
  2. 2. A single search of GALILEO’s resources and digital collectionsas well as print materials from library collections
  3. 3. Magazine Articles Academic Journal Articles eBooks Pending Digital Phase 2 Collections Book Records from Your Library Catalog
  4. 4. • Powered by EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS)• EDS was selected by the GALILEO Steering Committee through a process – Discovery Tools review committee – Institutional and pilot implementations – Information sessions for libraries
  5. 5. Federated Search• Searches each database• Gives results in one list• Limited options with narrowing results
  6. 6. Discovery Tool• Searches one index• Gives results in one list with a relevancy ranking• Users can sort, limit, and customize results
  7. 7. Federated Search Discovery Tool• Searches each database • Searches one index
  8. 8. Federated Search Discovery Tool• Searches each database • Searches one index
  9. 9. Federated Search Discovery Tool• Can only search the • Can search the inventory of inventory of your grocery all the grocery stores store
  10. 10. • Initial decisions about content made based on resources licensed for a GALILEO community• Winter 2013 – GALILEO staff will work with individual institutions to customize content
  11. 11. See our FAQ on content in Discover GALILEOhttp://help.galileo.usg.edu/faqs/content_what_is_in_discover_galileo_ebsco_discovery
  12. 12. See the “Limit by Database” in search results to see what content is included in a given search
  13. 13. • Users access full text through – Find It buttons (SFX) – EBSCO links to EBSCO content and other subscription content hosted by other vendors – Options for ILL or finding print• Winter/Spring 2013 - evaluate whether EBSCO’s A-to-Z and LinkSource products provide better fit for libraries
  14. 14. Let’sDiscover GALILEO
  15. 15. Information Centralhttp://help.galileo.usg.edu/librarians /discover_galileo_information/
  16. 16. • May need to add *.ebsco.com as Trusted Site in some browsers and change a setting• See GALILEO FAQs for assistance, or…
  17. 17. http://www.galileo.usg.edu/contact

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