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photoFor All NOVELNY Users

Online Training Resources

The following online training resources are offered by vendors who have products included in the NOVELNY offerings. These are generic materials which are not specific to the NOVELNY program, but will provide some familiarity with the vendor search interfaces and features.

Grolier (Scholastic)
Database Features

An online tutorial is available as part of the product. Click on the "Go Tutorial" link after accessing the database.

Look for "Training" and choose from some of the following links:

  • Online Tutorials
  • User Guides
  • Help Sheets

Cengage - Gale
Look for “Training Corner” and choose from some of the following links:

  • Guided Tours
  • Navigation Guides
  • Sample Searches
  • Tip Sheets

In-Library Training
Check with your library for training classes that may be available to you. And, of course, your librarians will be happy to assist you in person or over the phone.

Training for Librarians

On-Site Training

None currently scheduled

Webinars (online interactive presentations) are available at no cost. Contact David Fiske, 518-486-4857, with any questions.

    Cengage-Gale Webinar Schedule

    (None scheduled at this time)

    EBSCO Webinar Schedule

    "Primary Search for NOVELNY": Monday, November 15, 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm ET   Register

    Grolier Webinar Schedule

    (None scheduled at this time)

Librarians may also arrange for training through the database vendors:



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