Gale offers Account Management Tool

April 13th, 2010 · Comments Off

Gale announced a new account management tool for libraries this week called “My Account.” Using “My Account,” libraries are able to easily – •    Manage account contact, billing and shipping information •    Order print and eBook titles from the Gale catalog •    Renew subscriptions of electronic resources •    View detailed pricing, including any freight •   […]

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Gale Announces New iPhone Application

December 16th, 2009 · Comments Off

From a Gale/Cengage Press Release: Gale Announces New iPhone Application Library research? There’s an application for that! Farmington Hills, Mich., Dec. 16, 2009 – Gale, part of Cengage Learning, today announced the launch of the AccessMyLibrary (AML) mobile application for the iPhone – making access to library research just a click away on a mobile […]

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Gale and Portico collaborate to preserve historical collections

December 1st, 2009 · Comments Off

From a Gale Press Release: Farmington Hills, Mich., Dec. 1, 2009 – Gale, part of Cengage Learning, and Portico, part of the not-for-profit organization ITHAKA, announced today an agreement in which Portico will digitally preserve archival versions of a number of the Gale Digital Collections. “We chose to work with Portico because they are a […]

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Baker & Taylor partners with Gale/Cengage to sell eBooks

October 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

Received a press release from Gale/Cengage today. Baker and Taylor will now distribute the GVRL e-book collection, Lit Crit, and the Directory Library.  B&T is the first wholesaler to sell GVRL.  See the full press release below.

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Grzimek’s Launches

October 14th, 2009 · Comments Off

From a Gale/Cengage press release: Farmington Hills, Mich., Oct. 12, 2009 – Gale, part of Cengage Learning, today announced the launch of the digital version of Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia as an interactive, media-rich online interface. Based on the 17-volume print encyclopedia, long regarded as a leading source of information on “everything animal,” this digital […]

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Grzimek’s transformed to interactive, media-rich online product

July 16th, 2009 · Comments Off

A press release from Gale concerning Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia is below.  I suspect this transformation from multi-volume print sources to interactive subscription based “databases” will be the norm from here on.  I really hope they have animal sounds, you never know when you might need to have lions roaring in your office. Farmington Hills, […]

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Gale’s PowerSearch 2.0 launched with several new features

July 6th, 2009 · Comments Off

Farmington Hills, Mich., June 24, 2009 – Gale, part of Cengage Learning, today announced the launch of PowerSearch 2.0, an enhanced version of the original PowerSearch platform which provides the library community comprehensive access to authoritative reference, periodical and primary source information, providing greater “power to the user.” PowerSearch 2.0 simplifies browsing through Gale’s more […]

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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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Gale Offers Free Access to Health & Wellness Resource Center

May 5th, 2009 · Comments Off

Farmington Hills, Mich., May 5, 2009 – In support of National Women’s Health Week, Gale, part of Cengage Learning, is providing one month’s free access to Health & Wellness Resource Center, an electronic resource providing a comprehensive array of medical reference and periodical materials. To obtain access to the resource center, libraries can download a […]

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Gale offers free resources for Earth Day

April 21st, 2009 · Comments Off

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Apr. 20, 2009 – In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Gale, part of Cengage Learning, is offering free resources on its completely updated Environmental Resource Web site (http://www.galeschools.com/environment/).

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