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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?

Personal Success Skills added to LearningExpress Library

On November 1, 2020, libraries will see a new resource added to LearningExpress Library. Personal Success Skills offers interactive tutorials, ebooks, and articles to help individuals develop the core knowledge and skills for workplace success and personal fulfillment. Topics covered include workplace skills, organization & time management, and personal finance and media literacy skills. A complete list of these new resources is available.

Options for Academic and High School Libraries

Also starting November 1, academic and high school libraries will have options to access LearningExpress Library resources through the PrepSTEP Academic or PrepSTEP High School platform. These platforms provide

  • Menus and categories organized to align directly to the needs of the college or high school students.
  • Tutorials and other resources targeted to develop study habits and support student success
  • Ability to integrate tests and tutorials with learning management systems, including Canvas, Blackboard, and D2L Brightspace via LTI. PrepSTEP LMS Integration Guides provide more details about about implementation.

Title lists for PrepSTEP Academic and PrepSTEP High School are available for review.

PrepSTEP for Academics Overview - December 9, 2020 - 1:00-2:00 pm (This session will be recorded)

Please register in advance to receive a link to this session. 

Academic libraries now have the option to move from LearningExpress Library to PrepSTEP for Academic. This session will provide an overview of the differences between the two platforms. Libraries considering migration are encouraged to attend this session.

If you are already familiar with the PrepSTEP platform and want to make the switch now, please contact Arlene Weible.

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.

December 16, 2020 - 12:00-12:30 pm - Simplify Student Research with Gale

Help your students work smarter, not harder to find credible sources when they’re tempted to "Google it." In this webinar, we’ll explore time-saving features that will win students over to your Gale databases including built-in citations, peer-reviewed and full-text filters, “more like this” articles, and Google Drive/Microsoft OneDrive integration.