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Posted April 25, 2017

Top 50 GALILEO Searches for March 2017

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Posted April 20, 2017

April GALILEO Newsletter

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Check out the top 50 GALILEO searches and the top 10 e-book views in the April GALILEO newsletter. You will also find info on the new LearningExpress placards displaying in Discover GALILEO searches for technical colleges and public libraries and tips on keeping National Library Week alive all year. Finally, executive director Lucy wants to visit your library! Read the newsletter.

Posted April 17, 2017

Top 10 eBooks for First Quarter of 2017

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Top 10 eBooks for the first quarter of 2017 (January - March):

  1. Tales from the expat harem: foreign women in modern Turkey by Jennifer Eaton Gökmen; Anastasia M. Ashman
  2. Medical microbiology for the new curriculum : a case-based approach by Roberta B. Carey; Karin L McGowan; Mindy Gail Schuster
  3. Canada: the people by Bobbie Kalman
  4. Mary Matsuda Gruenewald by Mary Matsuda Gruenewald
  5. A History of the U.S. Political System : Ideas, Interests, and Institutions by Daniel J. Tichenor; Richard A Harris
  6. Microbiology and technology of fermented foods by Robert W. Hutkins
  7. Encyclopedia of play in today’s society by Rodney P. Carlisle
  8. The new Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
  9. Why Rape Culture Is a Dangerous Myth by Luke Gittos
  10. The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald by Anne Crow
Posted April 14, 2017

Happy Birthday, Greg Maddux!

Happy Birthday, Greg Maddux! Former Atlanta Braves pitcher, Greg Maddux, celebrates his 49th birthday today. Nicknamed “Mad Dog” and “The Professor,” Maddux played for the Atlanta Braves from 1993 to 2003, and won the Cy Young Award four consecutive years from 1992 to 1995; he is the only pitcher to do so. He is known for his excellent control and fielding ability. He won 18 Gold Gloves, the most of any player. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on January 8, 2014 along with former teammate, Tom Glavine. As of 2013, he works for the Texas Rangers as the special assistant to the general manager.

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Posted April 10, 2017

Introducing LearningExpress Library Placards!

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We are happy to announce the release of LearningExpress Library placards to GALILEO community groups who have access to LearningExpress Library (currently, public libraries and technical colleges). LearningExpress Library content has been discoverable in Discover GALILEO for a while; however, placards will bring LearningExpress Library content front and center for easier discoverability.

LearningExpress Library placards are setup in Discover GALILEO and will display automatically when a user searches for keywords which relate to LearningExpress Library. For example, if a user searches for “SAT exam” or “college admission,” the user will see a placard telling them that based on their search they might find the LearningExpress Library College Preparation Center helpful. The placard will provide a link directly to that particular center. Keywords have been setup for each of the nine LearningExpress Library centers:

If you have any questions regarding LearningExpress Library placards, please submit them through the GALILEO Contact Us form.

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