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Gale Analytics Launches New Interactive Dashboards to Help Public Libraries Gain Deeper Insights into Community Interests and Needs

Provides Public Libraries with Dynamic Data to Drive Marketing Programs and Services

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – June 30, 2020 – Gale, a Cengage company, is helping public libraries analyze data more efficiently to better serve their patrons and communities. Gale Analytics has introduced new interactive dashboards that provide public libraries with valuable insights into their service areas. Now library staff can dynamically interact with data to better … Read more
The Seattle Public Library Named 2020 Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year

Deep Commitment to Equity, Collaboration with Community Drives Next-Level Service

SEATTLE, WA & NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 3 – The Seattle Public Library (SPL) is the 2020 Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year. Already a leading library system, The Seattle Public Library raised the bar even further by implementing an organization-wide focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion that informs every decision and has transformed how the … Read more
Gale Launches New Online Learning Platform for Public Libraries

Gale Presents: Udemy Connects Patrons to On-Demand Video Courses for Personalized Learning and Upskilling

PLA Conference, NASHVILLE, Tenn. – February 26, 2020 – Gale, a Cengage company, today announced the launch of Gale Presents: Udemy, a new online learning platform for public libraries – powered by Udemy for Business – that provides patrons access to over 4,000 high-quality, on-demand video courses taught by world-class instructors across more than 75 categories. … Read more
Gale Previews New On-Demand Video Courses Platform for Public Libraries at ALA Midwinter Conference
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – January 22, 2020 What: Gale, a Cengage company, will preview Gale Presents: Udemy, a new online learning platform for public libraries – powered by Udemy for Business – that provides patrons access to over 4,000 high-quality, on-demand video courses taught by world-class instructors across more than 75 categories. This new resource … Read more
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
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
Gale Previews New Patron Engagement Technology at ALA Midwinter Conference
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – January 23, 2019 What: Gale, a Cengage company, will be demonstrating Gale Engage, a new cloud-based patron management tool that helps public libraries engage more effectively with their patrons. The tool helps libraries become smarter and better targeted with community outreach as well as more efficient with engagement efforts. Developed in partnership … Read more
Gale Helps Yolo County Library Improve Public Service and Program Outcomes with Analytics On Demand

Gale’s Analytics On Demand Unlocks Key Data Insights, Enabling Public Libraries to Tailor Programs and Services to Better Serve Communities

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. and WOODLAND, Calif. – December 18, 2018 – Data analytics has helped Yolo County Library improve program outcomes and services. The library is using Analytics On Demand from Gale, a Cengage company, to better understand the households in its communities and design customized library services and resources to fit their needs. Now, … Read more