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Statewide Database Licensing Program

Answers to your questions about the State Library of Oregon's Statewide Database Licensing Program (SDLP)

What's New?

Gale Product Menu update

Long-time Gale database users are likely familiar with the Gale Common Menu, which was an option for users to navigate between the different databases after you are connected.  This menu has been rebranded to the Gale Product Menu. See the Gale Product Blog for more details about the design and layout. You can access this menu through a direct URL:[Insert your library’s LOCATION-ID here] or navigate to it from any Gale database by selecting the Library Menu option on the toolbar at the top of the page.

Webinars for Oregon Libraries

September 23, 2020 - 11:00-11:30 am - Explore and Promote your Gale Business Resources

Want to do more outreach to entrepreneurs and business leaders in your community? Promoting your library’s online business resources is a great place to start! In this session, we will review the Gale Business resources available to you through the State Library of Oregon.  Learn how to access, use, and market Business Insights: Global, Gale Business: Entrepreneurship, and Gale OneFile: Business.

October 21, 2020 - 11:00-11:30 am - Discover Reliable Health Resources with Gale Health and Wellness

Looking for ways to promote media and health literacy in your community? A quick and easy way to start is to highlight your library’s access to Gale Health and Wellness.  In this session, you will learn how find reliable information on diseases, conditions, treatments, diagnostics and other current health topics and use the tools available to market and promote easy-to-understand health information in your community.

Other Upcoming Webinars

LearningExpress Library offers 30 minute overview sessions. Find an upcoming session and register here.

Can't attend the live session? Register anyway and you will receive a link to the recording. Recorded webinars and video tutorials are also available at the Gale Support site.

September 18, 2020 - 10:00-10:30 am - Prepare for Presidential Elections with Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Provide patrons reputable, non-partisan information with Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints. In this webinar, we’ll discover resources to fact check arguments, understand all sides of social issues, and develop informed stances on political candidates.

September 23, 2020 - 11:00-11:30 am - Discover Primary Source Documents within Gale In Context

Primary sources within your Gale In Context resources provide first-hand insight into history and valuable comparisons to current events. This webinar will share strategies to help you discover Gale In Context primary sources and use these documents to enhance course instruction and assignments.