Using the GALE Online Databases research @ the ecd library
GALE CENGAGE  <ul><li>GALE CENGAGE is a collection of online databases of magazines, newspapers & reference books </li></u...
Go to the Drury Library Site:   http:// ecd.hdsb.ca /library <ul><li>…  and click on “Research” </li></ul>
Use the pull-down menu  <ul><li>Select “I want to find articles online…” </li></ul>
Select GALE CENGAGE <ul><li>…  and click “GO” </li></ul>
Select database(s) <ul><li>Check one or more depending upon </li></ul><ul><li>your research topic, then click on “Continue...
Select a search type <ul><li>Perform a  Basic  ( keyword ) search or </li></ul><ul><li>Subject Guide  search </li></ul>
Subject Search: <ul><li>Check the “Limiters” (eg: full text, images, etc.) to be sure you are searching for what you want ...
Subject Search: <ul><li>Click on the relevant Subject Terms </li></ul>
Subject Search: <ul><li>Look at number of articles & sources </li></ul><ul><li>Choose any additional limiters to focus res...
Keyword Search: <ul><li>Select database(s) </li></ul>
Keyword Search: <ul><li>Click on “Basic Search” </li></ul><ul><li>Select “Keyword;” enter search terms in  </li></ul><ul><...
Keyword Search: <ul><li>Look at number of articles & sources </li></ul><ul><li>Choose any additional limiters to focus res...
Repeat! <ul><li>Be sure to try several searches with different subjects, keywords and keyword combinations until you find ...
Got a question or problem? <ul><li>Click  for online  help </li></ul><ul><li>Click  on the </li></ul><ul><li>contact Mr. T...
Thanks for watching this training presentation! <ul><li>Mr. R. Thomson </li></ul><ul><li>E.C. Drury H.S., HDSB </li></ul><...
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GALE Tutorial

  1. 1. Using the GALE Online Databases research @ the ecd library
  2. 2. GALE CENGAGE <ul><li>GALE CENGAGE is a collection of online databases of magazines, newspapers & reference books </li></ul><ul><li>Access is available from school or home; see Mr. Thomson for home-use passwords </li></ul><ul><li>Watch this slide show to learn how to use it: </li></ul>
  3. 3. Go to the Drury Library Site: http:// ecd.hdsb.ca /library <ul><li>… and click on “Research” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Use the pull-down menu <ul><li>Select “I want to find articles online…” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Select GALE CENGAGE <ul><li>… and click “GO” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Select database(s) <ul><li>Check one or more depending upon </li></ul><ul><li>your research topic, then click on “Continue” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Select a search type <ul><li>Perform a Basic ( keyword ) search or </li></ul><ul><li>Subject Guide search </li></ul>
  8. 8. Subject Search: <ul><li>Check the “Limiters” (eg: full text, images, etc.) to be sure you are searching for what you want </li></ul><ul><li>Enter </li></ul><ul><li>subject </li></ul><ul><li>terms in </li></ul><ul><li>“ Find” box </li></ul><ul><li>and click </li></ul><ul><li>“ Search” </li></ul>
  9. 9. Subject Search: <ul><li>Click on the relevant Subject Terms </li></ul>
  10. 10. Subject Search: <ul><li>Look at number of articles & sources </li></ul><ul><li>Choose any additional limiters to focus results </li></ul><ul><li>Click on title </li></ul><ul><li>to view article </li></ul>
  11. 11. Keyword Search: <ul><li>Select database(s) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Keyword Search: <ul><li>Click on “Basic Search” </li></ul><ul><li>Select “Keyword;” enter search terms in </li></ul><ul><li>“ Find” box; click on “Search” </li></ul>
  13. 13. Keyword Search: <ul><li>Look at number of articles & sources </li></ul><ul><li>Choose any additional limiters to focus results </li></ul><ul><li>Click on </li></ul><ul><li>title to </li></ul><ul><li>view </li></ul><ul><li>article </li></ul>
  14. 14. Repeat! <ul><li>Be sure to try several searches with different subjects, keywords and keyword combinations until you find what you need! </li></ul>
  15. 15. Got a question or problem? <ul><li>Click for online help </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the </li></ul><ul><li>contact Mr. Thomson link </li></ul><ul><li>See Mr. Thomson </li></ul><ul><li>during school hours </li></ul>
  16. 16. Thanks for watching this training presentation! <ul><li>Mr. R. Thomson </li></ul><ul><li>E.C. Drury H.S., HDSB </li></ul><ul><li>© 2008-2009 </li></ul>

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