Now Read Consumer Reports Immediately on Gale’s Online Resources – New Agreement Eliminates Embargo

Farmington Hills, Mich., Aug. 19, 2008 – Gale and Consumers Union of the United States, Inc. have recently revised their partnership to continue to offer Consumer Reports titles in full text, but now with no embargo.  Gale is part of Cengage Learning.

“Through this newly revised license agreement, Gale customers will no longer have to wait 90 days to read current issues of Consumer Reports,” said Jason Bass, associate publisher, General Reference and Periodicals at Gale.  “Users can now enjoy immediate access to the most current Consumer Reports news from Gale through InfoTrac, our renowned periodical program.”

Consumer Reports information can be found in the following acclaimed Gale resources: General OneFile, Academic OneFile, Popular Magazines, Health Reference Center Academic, Business & Company Resource Center and the Student Resource Center products, among others.

Consumers Union is an expert, independent, nonprofit organization, whose mission is to work for a fair, just and safe marketplace for all consumers.  Consumers Union publishes Consumer Reports, Consumer Reports on Health, Consumer Reports Money Adviser, and Consumer Reports Annual Buying Guide.

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