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Posted March 22, 2019

All DLG Standalone Newspaper Collections Now Part of Georgia Historic Newspapers (GHN)

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We are happy to announce that all standalone Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) newspaper collections have been migrated to the Georgia Historic Newspapers (GHN) site. Previous direct links to these collections will now reroute to http://gahistoricnewspapers.galileo.usg.edu Will have removed entries for these individual collections from the GALILEO database list in favor of routing all users through the main GHN site. The original Georgia Historic Newspapers (GHN) announcement has been included for anyone not familiar with the site.

You can also access Georgia Historic Newspapers (GHN) site using the GALILEO Express Link: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=ghna

These collections include:

If you have any questions, please submit a comment using our contact us form.

Posted November 20, 2018

Check Consumer Reports Before You Buy

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Consumer Reports has long been a trusted source for consumer information on electronics, appliances, cars, and other products and services. The online version, available in full-text to Georgia citizens and students, includes the same ranking and comparison data featured in the print version. And the 2019 Buying Guide is available in time for this heavy shopping season! In GALILEO, users can

To access Consumer Reports:

  1. Go to GALILEO and click the Magazines A-Z tab.
  2. Search for Consumer Reports
  3. Choose the Consumer Reports (Full Text) option in the magazine list in Find It @ GALILEO
  4. Choose EBSCOhost MasterFILE Elite from the database list
  5. Click on an issue to the right to access the magazine
  6. To search across multiple issues for a particular product, click “Search within this publication” [Note: Type the word “and” along with your topic in the search box (e.g., “and digital cameras”)]
  7. Click “Share” to set up an alert

If the links don’t take you straight there, try these log-in options:
1) Log in via your PINES account, or
2) Try this! (geolocation), or
3) Contact your library for a password.

All images are from Consumer Reports.

Posted September 10, 2018

GALILEO Marketing Toolkit Available

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We are happy to announce the new GALILEO Marketing Toolkit, a site designed to help library staff raise awareness about GALILEO with their students and patrons. The Marketing Toolkit can be found in the newly reorganized About GALILEO sections under the link “For Library Staff,” where it is listed with other pages aimed at supporting library staff as they keep up with and promote GALILEO. Here’s what you’ll find:

Training

Marketing Toolkit
Presentations and Materials
Usage Statistics

Posted March 2, 2018

March Newsletter

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Read about updates to databases, the new statistics site, tips on saving articles to Google drive and sharing them through social media sites. The top ebook views and top Discovery searches will give you fun insight into what users out there are researching.

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Posted February 22, 2018

2018 Statistical Abstract of the United States Available

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The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, demographic, and economic conditions of the United States and is available to all GALILEO users. The online edition includes over 1400 individually indexed tables that are searchable, browsable, and downloadable into Excel.

Librarians value the Statistical Abstract as both an answer book and a guide to statistical sources. Long-time users of the Statistical Abstract of the United States expect each new edition to carry forward much of the content from prior editions, as well as introduce new data as America continues to evolve. Content is updated monthly.

The 2018 edition introduces 40 new tables covering a variety of topics such as:

Quick Start LibGuide with promotional materials, recorded webinars, and useful guides
Express Link for Statistical Abstract of the United States: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zusa

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