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Webinar information

Sign up for a library webinar or watch an archive to improve your research skills!  Find out how to access online library resources, search GALILEO more effectively, and learn about other services the library offers.

Online Library Research Webinars with Mary Ann Cullen, Librarian

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Summer 2014 Webinar Schedule 

Tips from webinars handout - general advice common to most webinars.

Day of week





June 25 8PM


Overview of GALILEO Discover tool, how to identify databases for your subject


July 1 6PM

Online Library Research Basics (ACRS Student Success Series) ARCHIVE

Overview of library research with an emphasis on current/controversial issues 


July 8 8PM

Literature Topic Research ARCHIVE (YouTube playlist) - no webinar archive, but playlist covers the material, including a secret word :)

Using GIL and GALILEO to research literature topics, tips for Lit Crit research

Check the archives for webinars from previous semesters.

To schedule a webinar or inquire about future webinars, email Mary Ann Cullen.


Webinar instructions:  

Before attending the webinar, go to the participant link and run the set up wizard to make sure you can see and hear the webinar.  Also, if you have a microphone, you can test to make sure the microphone is working.

1. Log into Blackboard Collaborate using this participant link:


(Note: the July 1 webinar will have a different link; it will be in the Student Success series room)

 2. To hear the speaker, you either need headphones or a speaker for your computer, or you can can dial in via phone.  If you dial in, you still need to log in with a computer in order to see the visual part of the presentation.

Dial-in number(s): Phone - 571-392-7703

Phone PIN: 299 966 224 49 

3. To communicate with the speaker and the rest of the webinar attendees by voice, you can use a microphone on your computer or you can use the phone (see the number above).  Most participants choose to communicate using the chat box in the virtual room; you do not need a microphone or call in if you communicate by using the chat box.

Questions?  Contact Mary Ann Cullen (info to the right)


About Blackboard Collaborate

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Mary Ann Cullen
Contact Info
678 240-6139 (Mon - Fri)
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Who Am I?
I am Library Director for Alpharetta Center and GPC Online. I also teach Youth Services and Youth Materials in the LIST program.

Webinar tips

Be sure you run the set up wizard before joining the webinar or watching the archive.

If you are having trouble getting Blackboard Collaborate or Wimba to work, try a different browser (e.g. if you are using Internet Explorer, try Firefox or Chrome. And vice versa.)

For additional assistance, contact the library or the Service Desk at 678-891-3460 or servicedesk@gpc.edu 



After you attend a webinar or watch an archive, please answer this poll:

How useful do you think the information you learned in this webinar will be to you?


Tips from Webinars handout


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