Take a survey- Win an iPad mini

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How would you like to win an iPad mini just for sharing your opinion?

The annual GALILEO user survey is open through November 16th. This is your chance to tell GALILEO what you like, don’t like, and want to see in the future.

Visit the GALILEO website for a refresher and then take the survey on your desktop or laptop, or scan the QR code with your mobile phone or tablet. (http://galileosurvey2014.questionpro.com/)

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If you haven’t already followed or liked GALILEO in the social media world, please join them there.

facebook.com/galileolibrary

Twitter: @galileolibrary

New Titles added to our A-Z Electronic Resources

These GALILEO sponsored electronic resources are appropriate for research in criminal justice, education, human rights, international relations, political science, psychology, sociology or women’s studies topics.

Child Development & Adolescent Studies provides references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. This database includes all of the issues of Child Development Abstracts & Bibliography from 1927 – 2001 previously published by the Society for Research in Child Development, plus new coverage on child rights and welfare issues. Book reviews and abstracts from hundreds of journals and a bibliography of thousands of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide are indexed in this database.

Peace Research Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains thousands of records selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Conflict Resolution and International Journal of Refugee Law.
Coverage Dates: 1964 – present

Race Relations Abstracts focuses on content relating specifically to the relationship between races. Race relations is an area of study that pertains to the social, political, and economic relations between races and ethnicities. Specific areas covered include ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, ideology, community relations, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains thousands of records selected from the sources such as Race & Class, Ethnic & Racial Studies and Journal of Social Issues.
Coverage Dates: 1975 – present

Violence & Abuse Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. Records are selected from sources within the discipline, such as: Child Maltreatment, Trauma and Violence & Abuse.
Coverage Dates: 1995 – present

Browse for other titles in our collection: A-Z Electronic Resources

GALILEO Users – Survey and iPad Mini Prize Drawing

The survey is open from November 11-17, 2013 and should take only a few minutes to complete. Clayton State University students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to participate.

The GALILEO user survey is a way to rate your experience using GALILEO, and this year, it’s also an opportunity to enter a drawing for an iPad mini. The random drawing will take place after the survey closes on November 17th. Feedback gathered from survey submissions helps in ongoing efforts to improve the GALILEO search experience for users.

Your responses to the survey are confidential. If you wish to be entered into the prize drawing, you will be asked to enter your name and contact information. Your contact information will remain confidential and be strictly used to contact you should you win a prize.

If you have any questions about the survey or procedures, you may contact GALILEO staff at http://www.galileo.usg.edu/contact.

EBSCOhost Enhancements Released

Electronic resources, including databases, eBooks on EBSCOhost and GALILEO @ Clayton State, have a new look plus some new features to improve your search experience.

In the Search Box area the “add row” has been replaced with +/-. Add as many rows as you need to build your complex search strategy.

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Updated styling for your search results will make them easier to read and evaluate. Selecting a limiter, such as Full Text or Scholarly (Peer Reviewed), will immediately update your results. The mouseover preview icon has moved closer to the right column and sits next to the folder icon. Use the folder icon to save content in your My EBSCOhost account.

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Got Questions? Ask a Librarian

GALILEO @ Clayton State

Search GALILEO @ Clayton State directly from our homepage using the search box inside the Search+ tab. This allows you to search for your topic in over 100 resources at once to find full-text articles, books, media, eBooks, and more. Results will include content from the CSU Catalog, digital collections, multidisciplinary, specialized subject, and unique, local resources.

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To search only a single resource, simply select the appropriate letter from the alphabetical bar. For example, select J to search JSTOR or F to search Films on Demand.

Got Questions? Ask a Librarian

January Featured LibGuide: Library Research

Need help getting started on your first paper or project? Need a scholarly article and don’t know where to get one? Tired of weeding through Google results? We have a solution for you! Check out the Library Research libguide for help on how to search smarter, to find relevant books & articles for your topic and to evaluate & cite your sources.

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Annual GALILEO User Survey

The survey is open from November 12-18, 2012 and should take only a few minutes to complete.

The GALILEO user survey is a way to rate your experience using GALILEO, and this year, it’s also an opportunity to enter a drawing for an iPad. The random drawing will take place after the survey closes on November 18th. Feedback gathered from survey submissions helps in ongoing efforts to improve the GALILEO experience for users.

Your responses to the survey are confidential. If you wish to be entered into the prize drawing, you will be asked to enter your name and contact information. Your contact information will remain confidential and be strictly used to contact you should you win a prize.

If you have any questions about the survey or procedures, you may contact GALILEO staff at http://www.galileo.usg.edu/contact.

Discover GALILEO – a new way to search

Your fast, easy, comprehensive searching tool has arrived. On October 1, 2012 Discover GALILEO, a powerful new way to search and retrieve content from GALILEO’s hundred+ databases, digital collections, and beyond, including print materials found only in library collections became available for all users of the Clayton State community.  Discover GALILEO provides a single search of multiple resources, combining the ease and speed of a popular Internet search engine with the quality and organization of content that only a library can provide. This new searching service offers a comprehensive set of research tools, including a personal research folder that allows users to easily save, cite, retrieve, and link to content. Users can also sort, limit and customize results to meet an informational need. Additional functionality and content will be made available in the coming months.

Celebrate the launch of Discover GALILEO  by entering the “What I Discovered Today” contest during the month of October. Daily and weekly prizes will be awarded to GALILEO users for sharing their search experiences. http://about.galileo.usg.edu/discover_contest

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Happy 17th Birthday, GALILEO!!!


On September 21, 1995, GALILEO brought index searching and full-text retrieval to the University System of Georgia libraries, students, faculty, and staff. GALILEO has grown and changed a great deal in the last 17 years, and you can see some of these changes in the GALILEO Scrapbook. For more background history, see the Vision for One Statewide Library and Early History of GALILEO under About GALILEO.

To view the original version of this blog post, please visit the GALILEO Planet News Blog at http://about.galileo.usg.edu/news/entry/happy_17th_birthday_galileo/