Filed Under: Databases
Posted March 29, 2010
Georgia Health Go Local No Longer Available as of April 1
Due to loss of financial support, Georgia Health Go Local will no longer exist as of March 31, so it will be removed from the pages of all GALILEO institutions on April 1.
Other subscription health resources will remain available under the Consumer Health subject heading in GALILEO, and Georgia health resources may be found through the Georgia Health Info site: http://georgiahealthinfo.gov
Please remove any GALILEO Express Links from websites and any printed promotional materials (bookmarks, posters, etc…) that you may have for Georgia Health Go Local. This will help avoid any confusion patrons may have regarding consumer health information and Georgia Health Go Local.
If you have any questions or need more information, please use GALILEO’s Contact Us feature or contact OIIT Customer Services at email@example.com.
Posted March 24, 2010
C-SPAN Video Library Now Available in GALILEO
The C-SPAN Video Library, which contains over 160,000 hours of coverage of C-SPAN programs since 1987, is now available in GALILEO (Express Link: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=cspn).
A promotional handout can be found here: http://about.galileo.usg.edu/docs/materials_docs/cspanvideolibrary.pdf
The C-SPAN Video Library includes over 160,000 hours of coverage of every C-SPAN programs since 1987. The C-SPAN Archives, which records, indexes, and archives all C-SPAN programming for historical, educational, research, and archival uses, records all three C-SPAN networks seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day. Programs are indexed by subject, speaker names, titles, affiliations, sponsors, committees, categories, formats, policy groups, keywords, and location. The congressional sessions and committee hearings are indexed by person with full-text.
Posted March 24, 2010
EBSCO Auto Repair Reference Center has Toyota Recall News (Technical Colleges)
EBSCO has announced that the Toyota recall information on Vehicle Speed Control and Accelerator Pedal issues can now be found within the Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC). ARRC is available to Technical Colleges through GALILEO.
The recall is tied to these Toyota vehicles in the database as of March 22, 2010:
- Avalon – 2005-2008
- Camry – 2007-2009
- Corolla – 2009
- Sequoia – 2008
- Tundra – 2007-2008
You can find the notice via the following path, once you have selected the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle:
- Service Bulletins and Recalls
- Fuel Systems, Drivability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
- 02/05/2010 – RECALL – Vehicle Speed Control…
The GALILEO Express Link to Auto Repair Reference Center is: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zbau
The GALILEO Express Link can be placed on any website including, LibGuides, subject guides, course management systems, and blogs. For more information on customizing your webpages with GALILEO links, see the presentation Getting the Most Out of GALILEO—Tools and Tips for Your Library Website
Posted March 19, 2010
American Turpentine Farmers Association Minute Books, 1936-1999, Now Available in GALILEO
American Turpentine Farmers Association Minute Books, 1936-1999, which provides the records of the American Turpentine Farmers Association’s activities in the Southern turpentine industry, is now available in GALILEO. Express Link: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=atfa
A promotional handout can be found here: http://about.galileo.usg.edu/docs/materials_docs/RussellTurpentine.pdf
The American Turpentine Farmers Association Minute Books, 1936-1999 provide the administrative record of the American Turpentine Farmers Association (ATFA), which was established in March of 1936 by Judge Harley Langdale of Valdosta, Georgia, along with 900 other men from the Southern turpentine industry. ATFA was formed to represent the interests of gum naval stores factors, producers, and dealers in the United States “turpentine belt” (Georgia, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas). Activities of the American Turpentine Farmers Association (ATFA) document the interconnection of land use and environmental stewardship to the broader issues and policies of modern Georgia\’s rural development.
The American Turpentine Farmers Association Minute Books site is a project of the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, and the Digital Library of Georgia.
Posted February 10, 2010
New LexisNexis Academic Interface Available
Many of you are aware that LexisNexis has been working over the past year on a major overhaul of the LexisNexis Academic interface. We are pleased to announce that the new interface is available from LexisNexis and we will be switching from the current interface to the new interface on Tuesday, February 16, 2010.
Unlike the current interface, the new LexisNexis Academic offers users with a variety of “Easy Search” forms for the most popular resources and topics, including news, legal cases, country research, and company information. Other search forms are easily located on the right-hand navigation bar. All of these new features make LexisNexis Academic much easier to use and exposes users to the diverse and rich content found in this resource.
LexisNexis Academic is available to most higher education institutions via GALILEO. Here is the GALILEO Express Link: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zxau
Training on the New Interface: Online training sessions have been scheduled for GALILEO libraries with a LexisNexis trainer who will explore best searching strategies for news, business, and legal content in the new search interface. To register for one of these two sessions, visit http://www.usg.edu/galileo/help/library/training/online.phtml
February 25 at 10:00-11:00 AM
LexisNexis New Interface Overview
May 6 at 2:00-3:00 PM
Business Research in LexisNexis Academic
LexisNexis also offers online training sessions through their website. You can find more information at http://www.lexisnexis.com/academicwebseminars/