Gale has scheduled the following webinars for NOVELNY databases for June through August.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Monday, June 18
10:00 – 10:30 am
Summer Reading Support Using NOVELNY/Gale Resources

Libraries Rock! Summer reading programs encourage children, youth and families to read and helps children maintain reading skills. As you prepare your programs, your NOVELNY Gale resources can trigger ideas and provide additional routes to reading! This webinar will reveal connections between NOVELNY Gale resources to summer reading initiatives in your library using this year’s theme: Libraries Rock! You’ll learn how to connect users with information on the go, and you’ll walk away with ideas to make this summer a stand-out for your users!
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Friday, July 13
10:00 – 10:30 am
Gale’s Easy To Use Usage Stats Analysis Tool

Gale has an additional tool for exploring your database usage! This interactive and intuitive dashboard allows you to pull standard usage around sessions, retrievals, searches, etc. but also provides analysis for year over year usage, visual results and allows you to dig deeper; for example, you can see the search terms being used in your library, which can aid in collection development! Join us to learn more!
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Monday, August 6
2:00 – 2:30 pm
Put Google and Microsoft Tools to Work In Your NOVELNY/Gale Resources

The key to connecting users to trustworthy, relevant content is ensuring that it appears in their workflow. Cloud based tools from Google and Microsoft are part of our lives professionally and personally. In this webinar, we’ll explore the integration of these tools into Gale resources and how you can put them to work in the library, the classroom, and wherever else you need them!
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For other webinars please see Gale’s general training calendar at

If you have questions about the webinars, please contact Gale at or 1-800-877-4253 (press 4).

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).