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NOVELNY Webinars for School Audiences

August 17, 2018

Supporting Social Studies with Gale/NOVELNY Digital Resources

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 3:00PM, 30 mins

In this webinar we'll cover how NOVELNY can help support the New York State K-12 Social Studies Framework with a variety of authoritative, online digital content sources. Gale digital resources from NOVELNY provide informational text, primary sources, and multimedia that support classroom instruction and student research. We'll share examples of successful lesson plans and handouts for your own use. We encourage you to invite your social studies teachers to attend with you! 


NOVELNY Resources in your Learning Management System

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 3:00 PM, 30 mins

Increase Access and Discovery with LMS Integration! Did you know that several of your Gale resources from NOVELNY can integrate with your Learning Management System? Gale has achieved conformance certification for Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) 1.0 and Deep Linking from IMS Global Learning Consortium. Now educators can seamlessly integrate their library’s Gale content into learning management systems that support LTI and Deep Linking such as Schoology, Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle and others.  In this webinar, we'll explore the possibilities this provides and share how you can get your institution set up for  enabling students to access Gale content directly from their assignment, within their workflow. A continuing education certificate will be provided upon completion.


​Supporting Science Curriculum with Gale/NOVELNY Digital Resources

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 3:00 PM, 30 mins

In this webinar, we'll cover how Gale digital resources from NOVELNY can help you meet NYS Science Learning Standards. Gale resources provide informational text, multimedia, and science experiments for various grade levels for use in lesson plans, classroom activities, and more. Join us to pick up best practices for finding what you need to support science classrooms! 


Supporting Elementary Students Using Kids InfoBits

Monday, November 12, 2018, 3:00 PM, 30 mins

Let's help elementary students grow their digital literacy skills with Kids InfoBits from NOVELNY! This resource is designed with our youngest students in mind to help with classroom projects and homework; the easy to use interface is great way to get young learners started on the path to successful research skills. Join us to learn ways to engage elementary age students with Kids InfoBits! A continuing education certificate will be provided upon completion.


Discovering Primary Documents in In Context

Thursday, January 10, 2019, 3:00 PM, 30 mins

Primary documents are more important than ever and your Gale In Context resources from NOVELNY have a rich collection of primary sources and this webinar is designed to help you discover them! We'll share the best search practices for finding what you need and how to browse what's available. A continuing education certificate will be provided upon completion.


InfoTrac Newsstand Refresher

Monday, February 4, 2019, 11:00 AM, 30 mins

InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts. In this webinar, we'll explore how to find what you need from current news to obituaries for genealogy researchers!


Gale's Educator's Reference Complete

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 3:00 PM, 30 mins

This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports is a great resource for any educator—from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Educator's Reference Complete seeks to provide full text for titles in the Eric database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty—such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. It also provides insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy. In this webinar, we'll share best practices for putting this resource to work and how you can save time and money buy using it to subscribe to your professional development journals!  A continuing education certificate will be provided upon completion.        


Using Gale Support Tools

Tuesday, May 7, 2019,10:00 AM, 30 mins

NOVELNY and Gale have a variety of support tools that can help you market and use our resources to their best advantage. The NOVELNY Marketing Toolkit and Gale's support site offer already prepared bookmarks, posters, and social media posts for your use. Gale's support page offers a range of materials - on-demand tutorials, resource guides, widgets, and more - that you can use to educate end users, train new library staff, and more. Join us during this webinar so you can learn how to make these support tools work for you! A continuing education certificate will be provided upon completion.


Gale/NOVELNY Resources and LibGuides

Monday, June 10, 2019, 11:00 AM,30 mins

Taken in aggregate, your Gale collection from NOVELNY holds a myriad of materials – from scholarly viewpoints to exclusive primary sources to engaging multimedia – offering an incredibly deep wealth of content and context to support faculty who want to refresh, revise or even replace course material. In this webinar, we'll share how you can integrate this content into your library's LibGuides using Gale Bookmarks. Join us to learn more! A continuing education certificate will be provided upon completion.