Gale’s Encyclopedia.com wins CODiE Award for Best Online General Reference Service

June 6th, 2009 · Comments Off

Farmington Hills, MI, June 5, 2009 – Gale, part of Cengage Learning, today announced that Encyclopedia.com (http://www.encyclopedia.com) was named the 2009 CODiE Award winner for Best Online General Reference Service. The Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) 24th Annual CODiE Awards, the only peer-reviewed honor in the industry, celebrate achievement and vision in software, education […]

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More on Gale/Cengage and HighBeam

December 17th, 2008 · Comments Off

I just had a nice conversation with John Barnes, Executive VP Strategic Marketing and Business Development, at Gale/Cengage.  I asked John if Gale would be introducing new business models directed towards end users with their recent acquisition of HighBeam.  Below is a brief summary of our discussion.  Thanks John. HighBeam’s clients are a combination of […]

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HighBeam Research now part of Gale/Cengage

December 16th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Gale/Cengage recently acquired HighBeam Research Inc.  If you are unfamiliar with HighBeam, they are an online reference source with access to over 3500 resources from magazine/newspaper articles to  journal articles to popular reference sources.  HighBeam provides it’s services to companies, small groups, and individuals rather than libraries. This is a very interesting acquisition to me.  […]

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