Dialog, a Thomson business and a provider of online-based information services and integrated information solutions, has introduced distance learning as part of the company's Graduate Education Program (GEP). Faculty and students in library science programs worldwide can now access distance learning modules at no cost at http://training.dialog.com/gep/distance. Online sessions cover searching basics, database indexing, and advanced business searching on Dialog. Dialog's GEP is a professional development initiative to help prepare future librarians to use online information services in their jobs. The free program offers graduate library schools access to Dialog services and specialized training materials for instruction in online searching. Dialog also uses the Web and video conferencing for live, real-time instruction to students in remote locations.