Gale Receives Marketing Honors

Gale, part of Cengage Learning, is pleased to announce it is the recipient of six Hermes Creative Awards and four Target Awards.

The Hermes Creative Awards are administered by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP). This international competition recognizes excellence in writing and design of promotional material. Winners were chosen by the AMCP judges from 3,700 entries in the 2009 competition.

The Target Awards, presented by the Direct Marketing Association-Detroit, is Michigan’s premiere direct marketing awards program. The award recognizes the talent of Detroit area agencies and marketers, evaluating not only design and writing, but also campaign results.

“We are honored to receive these prestigious awards and are proud of the work our teams have done,” said Tina Creguer, Gale’s vice president of marketing communications. “The creative work recognized here is a reflection of our efforts to partner with libraries and give power to the user.”

Gale’s awards are as follows:

Hermes Creative Awards

PLATINUM AWARD – Integrated Campaign

(Gale Digital Collection)

PLATINUM AWARD – Integrated Campaign

(Global Issues in Context)

GOLD AWARD – Catalogs

(Gale Supplemental Catalog)

GOLD AWARD – Web Interactive Capabilities

(Librareo site and contest)

HONORABLE MENTION – Web Multimedia Games

(Monster Vote 2008)

HONORABLE MENTION – Online resources post-sale posters


Target Awards:

FIRST PLACE – Publishing/Entertainment over $500/M

(Boost Usage campaign)

SECOND PLACE – Publishing/Entertainment under $500/M

(Re:Sources enewsletter relaunch – Gale Virtual Reference Library newsletter)

SECOND PLACE – Publishing/Entertainment over $500/M

(Gale Virtual Reference Library webinar)

THIRD PLACE – Publishing/Entertainment under $500/M

(Power to the User internal and external launch)

For more information, please contact Linda Busse at [email protected].

About Cengage Learning and Gale

Cengage Learning delivers highly customized learning solutions for colleges, universities, professors, students, libraries, government agencies, corporations and professionals around the world. Gale, part of Cengage Learning, serves the world’s information and education needs through its vast and dynamic content pools, which are used by students and consumers in their libraries, schools and on the Internet. It is best known for the accuracy, breadth and convenience of its data, addressing all types of information needs – from homework help to health questions to business profiles – in a variety of formats. For more information, visit or