McGraw-Hill Professional’s Renowned Reference Offered Digitally Through Gale’s Virtual Reference Library

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 8, 2008 – Gale, the reference publishing industry leader, proudly announces the addition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology to the Gale pantheon of acclaimed works. This tenth edition of the encyclopedia is offered in the convenience of eBook format as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Offering the broadest range of scientific and technical subjects covered by any single printed resource, the revised and updated McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology covers the latest developments in nearly 100 fields, including cellular and molecular biology, theoretical physics and environmental science.

Each entry provides a thorough, up-to-date overview of an important contemporary scientific topic. The new edition of the encyclopedia delivers:

  • 7,000 articles, and more than 15,000 pages
  • 5,000 international contributors, including 36 Nobel Prize winners
  • 12,000 digitally prepared illustrations
  • Logical organization plus extensive indexes, study guides and contributor list

“Our publishing alliance with McGraw-Hill Professional represents Gale’s commitment
to providing the widest and most diverse selection to our customers,” said Erin Sullivan, Gale Virtual Reference Library Product Manager.

Sullivan added that McGraw-Hill Professional is one of more than 40 featured publishing partners whose works appear in the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

“We take pride in the outstanding reputation of our partners. We offer their titles
with the same confidence in their timeliness and accuracy that we have in our
own titles.”

Other Gale partners include Rutgers University Press, Columbia University Press and
the Idea Group. “Our eBook platform offers more than 1,600 titles across every subject area, and that number grows by the day,” Sullivan said.

About Cengage Learning
and Gale

Learning, formerly Thomson Learning, delivers highly customized learning
solutions for colleges, universities, professors, students, reference centers,
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 – books and eBooks, databases and microfilm. For more information visit: or

About McGraw-Hill

Professional is a unit of McGraw-Hill Education, a leading global provider of
instructional, assessment and reference solutions
that empower professionals and students of all ages. McGraw-Hill Education, a
division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), has offices in 33 countries and publishes in more than 40 languages.  Additional information is available at


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