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Cengage Learning and Celebrus Technologies Partner to Harness the Power of Big Data in Education Technology

“Cengage Learning, a leading global educational content, technology and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets, today announced a partnership with Celebrus Technologies, a provider of tagging-free multi-channel digital big data software that captures rich behavioral data to understand how customers are interacting with the company’s digital service offerings. As the first major US publisher to work with Celebrus, this partnership puts Cengage Learning at the forefront of the industry in understanding how big data can inform student product usage, learning objectives and learning outcomes.” (via Cengage Learning)

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Cengage Learning Emerges From Chapter 11; Completes Financial Restructuring

“Cengage Learning, Inc., a leading global educational content, technology and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets, announced today that it has emerged from Chapter 11, having completed its financial restructuring. “We have used the restructuring process to significantly reduce debt and associated costs, and substantially improve our capital structure while continuing to meet the educational and research needs of our customers and end-users,” said Michael Hansen, Chief Executive Officer of Cengage Learning. “I am pleased to say that today we are well positioned in the global marketplace to deliver the best content, digital solutions and personalized services in education and research.” (via Cengage Learning)

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Cengage Learning and Ivy Tech Corporate College Partner to Deliver Online Courses

“Cengage Learning, a leading educational content, software and services company for the academic, professional and library markets, today announced a strategic agreement with Ivy Tech Corporate College to expand educational opportunities available online. Under the terms of the agreement, Cengage Learning will provide Ivy Tech with technology, program and marketing support in order to accelerate online non-credit enrollments, and provide opportunities for students to access a broad range of online courses through its online learning division, ed2go.” (via Cengage Learning)

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Cengage Learning Reaches Agreement with Lenders to Restructure Balance Sheet and Strengthen Financial Position

“Cengage Learning, Inc., a leading educational content, software and services company for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide, announced today an agreement with certain of its lenders to restructure its balance sheet and significantly reduce its approximately $5.8 billion of outstanding debt to better position the Company for long-term growth and profitability. In order to implement the financial restructuring, Cengage Learning and all of its domestic wholly-owned subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.” (via Cengage Learning)

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Gale, The Library of Michigan and CIVICTechnologies Partner to Make Business Resources Available for the Michigan Business Community

“Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, the Library of Michigan and CIVICTechnologies, a leading provider of market research and analytics software for libraries and businesses, today announced a partnership to make business resources available at no cost to local Michigan business owners and entrepreneurs. Following a request for proposals process, the Library of Michigan selected Gale to provide business resources, including a range of ebooks, forms and research databases, and CIVICTechnologies to provide business market research data and software. The services have been purchased through funding allocated in the budget of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder as part of his “Economic Gardening” initiative to grow businesses in the state. All Michigan libraries and all Michigan residents can access these digital resources via the Michigan eLibrary (MeL), the Library of Michigan’s online home for digital resources.” (via Cengage Learning)

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Cengage Learning Joins Indiana University eTexts Initiative

“Cengage Learning, a leading educational content, software and services company for the academic, professional and library markets, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Indiana University (IU) as part of the IU eTexts Initiative. As part of the agreement, Cengage Learning will deliver eTextbooks, digital materials and online service offerings to students at all IU campuses.”

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Cengage Learning Launches Partnership with the Smithsonian Institution to Bring Smithsonian Treasures into the Library and Academic Space

“Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and the Smithsonian Institution today announced a licensing agreement to distribute Smithsonian assets into the library and academic space. “We’re elated to be working with the Smithsonian Institution,” said Frank Menchaca, executive vice president, research solutions for Cengage Learning. “This agreement puts us closer to our goal of becoming the largest humanities research experience for the academic library. Through our extensive distribution channels throughout the world, in classrooms as well as in libraries, we’ll put into the hands of students, teachers and researchers, a universe of materials that is structured for research in a way never before possible.”

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