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Gale and California State Library Expand Partnership, Tripling Investment in Career Online High School

California State Library increases funding in Career Online High School to help residents earn a high school diploma

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – February 7, 2018 – The California State Library is expanding its partnership with Gale, a Cengage company, signing a three-year agreement to continue and broaden its Career Online High School Program, which since 2015 has enabled California public libraries to offer qualified residents the opportunity to earn a … Read more
Gale Previews Digital Scholar Lab at ALA Midwinter Conference
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – February 6, 2018 What:  Gale, a Cengage company, is demonstrating its upcoming new Digital Scholar Lab, a cloud-based research environment that allows students and scholars to apply natural language processing tools to raw text data (OCR) from Gale’s primary source collections in a single research platform. ALA Midwinter attendees will get … Read more
Florida Public Libraries Celebrate Major Milestone with More Than 300 Adults Graduating from Career Online High School

Career Online High School helps Florida residents achieve their career and educational dreams

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – January 3, 2018 – Gale, a Cengage company, today announced that more than 300 adults have graduated from Career Online High School through Florida public libraries since the pilot program launched in 2015. Career Online High School provides qualifying Florida residents the opportunity to earn a free, private, accredited high school … Read more
Gale Partners with State Library of Iowa and Iowa Academic Library Alliance to Provide Free Access to Digital Resources

Partnership provides Iowa residents with millions of digital resources to support lifelong learning

DES MOINES, Iowa & FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – December 13, 2017 – The State Library of Iowa, Iowa public libraries and the Iowa Academic Library Alliance have partnered with Gale, a Cengage company and leading provider of library resources, to provide Iowa library users and college students with free access to high-quality digital resources that … Read more
Gale Brings Authoritative Content to Google Searches with New Chrome Extension for Opposing Viewpoints In Context

New Chrome extension puts libraries’ digital resources into users’ everyday workflow with a single search

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – November 8, 2017 – Gale, a Cengage company, has developed a Google Chrome extension for its Opposing Viewpoints In Context database. The extension makes it easier for users to find and access content from Opposing Viewpoints In Context through their library from a Google search, creating a simple and direct path … Read more
Gale Supports Teen Mental Health and Wellness with Debut of Cameron’s Collection

New eBook collection provides schools and public libraries with resources to help support teens battling with depression and anxiety

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – November 1, 2017 – With one out of every five teens suffering from mental illness[i], Gale, a Cengage company, in collaboration with the Cameron K. Gallagher (CKG) Foundation, an organization that cultivates awareness and understanding of teenage depression and anxiety, are introducing Cameron’s Collection. This new set of eBooks provide schools … Read more
Gale Announces Enhancements to Empower Access and Increase Discoverability of Library Resources

Company Leads the Way in Ensuring Learners Connect Quickly and Easily to Products, Creating Seamless Workflow

CHICAGO – June 22, 2017 – Students and teachers can have online access to the best resources in the world, but if they have to spend time struggling with various usernames and passwords to find them, the resulting frustration and wasted time can derail their success. Today at the 2017 American Library Association (ALA) Annual … Read more
Gale Small Business Builder, Online Planning Tool for Entrepreneurs, Launches at 2017 ALA Conference and Exhibition

New Online Tool Walks Entrepreneurial Library Users through the Steps to Success

CHICAGO – June 22, 2017 – According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 28 million small businesses in the United States. When their owners are looking for resources for everything from developing a business plan to determining if their idea will be profitable, they often turn to their public library. Today at the 2017 … Read more
Leading Companies And Trade Associations Catalyze New Multi-Industry Business Group To Save Federal Library Funding
WASHINGTON, May 17, 2017  — Many of America’s leading information, software, publishing and other businesses as well as multiple national trade associations today unveiled the Corporate Committee for Library Investment to advocate for federal library funding. As Congress turns to funding the government beyond next September, CCLI launches against the backdrop of Administration proposals to eliminate … Read more