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Gale Delivers Vital Insights into Library Activity with Gale Engage Launch

Provides Public Libraries with a 360-Degree View of Library Activity, Centralizing Data, Enabling More Efficient Outreach and Engagement

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – November 12, 2019 – Gale, a Cengage company, is helping public libraries engage more effectively with their patrons and communities. Gale Engage, a new cloud-based solution launched today by the company, helps libraries become smarter, more impactful and efficient with patron outreach and engagement. Developed in partnership with Deziner Software, LLC, … Read more
Gale Streamlines Curriculum Planning and Amplifies Collaboration with Gale In Context: For Educators Launch

Turns Access Into Outcomes, Connecting Student Databases to Educator Resources

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – October 22, 2019 – Gale, a Cengage company, today announced the launch of Gale In Context: For Educators, a new product that gives educators a more effective approach to curriculum development and classroom instruction. Fueled by content from the Gale In Context suite of student databases, For Educators provides standards-aligned lesson … Read more
Gale Partners with Mackin to Make Database Content Accessible and Searchable Through MackinVIA’s Deep Discovery™

Search and Access Gale Content Quickly and Efficiently in a Single Interface

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. & BURNSVILLE, Minn. – October 2, 2019 – Gale, a Cengage company, has partnered with Mackin, a leading distributor of K-12, print and digital resources, to make its database content available on the MackinVIA digital content management platform. Now MackinVIA customers can search Gale databases using MackinVIA’s new Deep Discovery™ tool to … Read more
New Study Finds Large Print Books Improve Student Reading Confidence and Comprehension Skills
Findings Reveal Students Develop Stronger Reading Skills and Grow in Self-Efficacy Using Large Print Books FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – September 12, 2019 – Think large print books are just for older adults? Think again. New research released today by Thorndike Press from Gale, a Cengage company, shows that students in grades 3-12 who read large … Read more
Gale Previews Gale In Context: For Educators at ALA Annual & ISTE Conferences
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – June 20, 2019 What: Gale, a Cengage company, will be previewing Gale In Context: For Educators, a new product and addition to our Gale In Context suite. This new resource makes it easy for educators to curate classroom curriculum with content sourced from their Gale In Context student databases that is … Read more
Gale Unveils New Digital Archive Series on Public Health

Chronicles the History and Evolution of America’s Public Health Systems

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – June 19, 2019 – Gale, a Cengage company, is introducing the first installment of its new Public Health Archives series. Public Health in Modern America, 1890-1970 examines the history of America’s public health systems and policy debates during the 20th century. This digital collection provides scholars and researchers access to thousands … Read more
Gale Enhances User Experience Across Product Portfolio to Deliver Better Research Insights and Outcomes

Enhancements Increase Access to Library Resources Online and In the Classroom Through New User-Preferred Design

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – June 19, 2019 – Gale, a Cengage company, is making enhancements across its portfolio of products, improving the functionality and user experience of its research tools to make its content more discoverable. Now libraries and researchers have superior access to high-quality authoritative content online and in the classroom, delivering better research … Read more
LA County Library Named 2019 Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year

System Recognized for Extraordinary Efforts on Equity, Innovative Services

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. & NEW YORK, NY – May 28, 2019 – LA County Library is the 2019 Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year. Under the leadership of Skye Patrick, who is also the Library Journal 2019 Librarian of the Year, LA County Library, serving the 3.4 million residents of Los Angeles County, has reinvented … Read more
Gale and Kent District Library Deliver Program to Give Residents Access to Accredited High School Diplomas

Kent District Library is the First Public Library System in the State of Michigan to Offer Career Online High School to Help Adults Earn a High School Diploma

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – May 21, 2019 – Residents in Kent County now have the opportunity to obtain their high school diploma from their local public library. Kent District Library offers Career Online High School from Gale, a Cengage company, making it the first public library system in the state of … Read more
Gale and the Office of Commonwealth Libraries Partner to Provide Residents and Students Free Access to New Digital Resources

Gale Digital Resources Now Available at More Than 2,600 Libraries Across Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Penn. & FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – April 23, 2019 – The Office of Commonwealth Libraries has partnered with Gale, a Cengage company, to provide more than 2,600 public, school (K-12) and intermediate unit libraries throughout Pennsylvania with free access to Gale digital resources through POWER Library, the state’s electronic library. These new resources provide … Read more