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  1. GALILEO at the Reference Desk

  2. GALILEO at the Reference Desk • Readers’ advisory • Facts • Georgia information • Company information • Consumer health

  3. Readers’ AdvisoryNoveList and NoveList K-8

  4. Readers’ AdvisoryNoveList and NoveList K-8 Find books in series order Click “Quick Print” to create a print-friendly list

  5. Readers’ AdvisoryNoveList and NoveList K-8 Find read-alikes Find similar books Subject terms

  6. Readers’ AdvisoryNoveList and NoveList K-8 Award Lists Caldecott Award Coretta Scott King Award Carnegie Medal Agatha Award Georgia Children’s Book Award Georgia Peach Award National Book Award Parents’ Choice Award Nebula Award Tons more ! ! !

  7. Fact Finding in Britannica Databases

  8. Fact Finding in Britannica Quick facts • Canada is the second largest country (Russia is first) • World’s largest lake is Baikal in Russia • Pythagorean theorem is older than Pythagoras • Chess first appeared in India in the 6th century AD • There are about 320 species of hummingbirds (Family: Trochilidae) • More of the world's farmland is devoted to wheat than to any other food crop (about 570,000,000 acres) • The Hippocratic Oath comes from a manuscript called the Hippocratic Collection. The text of the Oath is in Britannica.

  9. Fact Finding in Britannica From the “This Day in History” spotlight on the Britannica home page, click “Learn More” to search a database of days of the year.

  10. Fact Finding in Britannica: Dictionary Use the Britannica search box to search the Merriam-Webster Dictionary (adults) or the Merriam-Webster’s Student Dictionary (K-12)

  11. Fact Finding in Britannica: Dictionary Double-click any word in Britannica to see a definition of the word and hear the correct pronunciation.

  12. Fact Finding in Britannica:Other Useful Tools

  13. GeorgiaInfo: A Web Directory of Georgia

  14. GeorgiaInfo for All Things Georgia

  15. GeorgiaInfo for All Things Georgia

  16. Company Information • Hoover’s Company Capsules and Business Source Complete • Job interviews • Business plans • Contact information • Investments

  17. Company Information in Business Source Complete

  18. Hoover’s Company Records

  19. Consumer Health Complete for Health and Medical Reference

  20. CHC: Patient Fact Sheet Patient fact sheets include: - Definition - Causes - Risk factors - Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment - Prevention - And more!

  21. CHC: Drug Information Fact Sheet

  22. CHC: Images and Diagrams

  23. Georgia Health GoLocal A federally-funded initiative implemented by Georgia medical school libraries, other Georgia libraries, Georgia health initiatives, and others. Listings are not purchased by providers.

  24. Georgia Health GoLocal: Services by Location (Clarke County)

  25. Georgia Health GoLocal Go to MedlinePlus for GoLocal in other states

  26. Finding a Database in GALILEO Use the Databases A-Z tab to browse by letter or type in the name of the database

  27. Bookmark Frequently-Used Databases (or Add to Favorites) Under the Databases A-Z tab, click Express Links

  28. Bookmark Frequently-Used Databases (or Add to Favorites) Copy the Express Link for the database you want to bookmark

  29. Bookmark Frequently-Used Databases (or Add to Favorites) Go to the database and add to favorites or bookmarks

  30. Bookmark Frequently-Used Databases (or Add to Favorites) Right-click on the database you added then select Properties

  31. Bookmark Frequently-Used Databases (or Add to Favorites) In the Properties box, change the URL to the Express Link. The next time you click on the Favorite link, you will go straight to the database (in the library; remote users will be prompted for GALILEO password first.

  32. Thank You !