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Faculty Resources: How To...

This guide is an introduction to the library and our services for Lanier Technical College Faculty.

How to...

Lanier Tech Library's electronic resources are available 24/7 and can be accessed from anywhere. All of our electronic resources are available through GALILEO, which requires single sign on for remote access.

Not sure where to start?

Popular GALILEO Databases

Best practice is to link to material within GALILEO, whether it be an article, book chapter, or encyclopedia entry. Linking to content, rather than adding PDFs, ensures faculty are following usage guidelines and not violating copyright restrictions.
To ensure resources are linked properly, faculty should use a link either labeled Document URL or Permalink.  These links can frequently be found in the Abstract of the resource, either towards the bottom or right side menu.
For EBSCO databases:
Step 1: Click on the Permalink chain on the lower right side of the abstract
Step 2: Copy & paste the entire link that appears in the permalink box above the abstract.  Do not use the link in the browser's navigation bar.

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For ProQuest databases:
Step 1:  Click on the 3 dot circle on the right side of the abstract
Step 2:  Copy & paste the entire link that appears under the All Save Options title.  Do not use the link in the browser's navigation bar.

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For Films on Demand, Blackboard has a building block that allows you to search directly in the database and simply click add. It is the easiest way to embed films.

First, go to Build Content --> Mashups --> Films on Demand Video

Build Content then Mashups then Films on Demand

Search for a video you would like to embed in your course.  Once you have found one, choose the select button under the video thumbnail.  This will then open the Create Films on Demand Item options.  The most important step is under the Mashup Options section.  For View, use the dropdown menu to select Embed Video.  Then select YES beside Show Films on Demand URL

Mashup Options

Click Submit.  Your video is now embeded and will play correctly in Blackboard.

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Lanier Technical College Libraries

Kathryn Thompson
Director of Library Services

Hall Campus
770-533-6968
kthompson@laniertech.edu

Min Su
Librarian

Forsyth Campus
678-341-6636
msu@laniertech.edu

Tina Jordan
Librarian

Dawson Campus
678-513-5221
tjordan@laniertech.edu

Patrick Stanley
Librarian

Barrow & Jackson Campus
770-294-4525
pstanley@laniertech.edu