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RSCH 1203 Tutorial Short

About GALILEO

Access GALILEO from a link on the GPC Libraries homepage, in iCollege, or from www.galileo.usg.edu.  The GALILEO password is required off-campus, unless accessed via iCollege.

Watch this video tutorial to learn to effectively using GALILEO.
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Discover GALILEO Tool

Discover GALILEO is a tool that will help you search many (but not all) databases in GALILEO with one search. Often a keyword search will give you a Research Starter which is equal in content to an encyclopedia article--good for background, but not substantial enough for citing in a paper or speech. Often there will be a huge number of results, so limiting before or after your search is stronglyadvised.

Scholarly or Popular

Professors often require articles from scholarly journals (sometimes called peer-reviewed) rather than information from websites and popular magazines.  Here's how to spot the difference.

Table on scholarly/pop

Which databases should I use?

Recommended databases for RSCH1203 are listed below.

When off campus, these databases ask for the GALILEO password or your GPC user name and password. 

Academic Search Complete

Opposing Viewpoints

LexisNexis