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Gale Adds Microsoft Integration to Popular Products

“Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, today announced a relationship with Microsoft Corp. to integrate its most widely used product lines with Microsoft’s Office 365. The integration makes it easier for students and researchers to download, email, share, and access their research content from anywhere using familiar tools.” (via Cengage Learning)

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Gale Expands Historical Digital Newspaper Offerings and Support for Digital Humanities Research

“Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, has expanded its historical newspaper collections with the launch of several new archives. Now available are The Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2000, a 145-year archive of Britain’s best-selling quality newspaper; China from Empire to Republic: Missionary, Sinology, and Literary Periodicals, a collection of English-language periodicals published in or about China from 1817-1949; and British Library Newspapers, Part V: 1746-1950, which adds newspapers from the northern part of the United Kingdom to Gale’s comprehensive digital collection of British newspapers. All collections are fully indexed and the metadata and data are available for text and data mining and other forms of large-scale digital humanities analysis.” (via Gale)

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Rosen Publishing Gains Publishing Rights to Popular Gale Imprints

“Rosen Publishing today announced an exclusive agreement with Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, for rights to the Greenhaven Press, Lucent Books, and KidHaven Press imprints. Rosen Publishing will be responsible for creating and selling new titles under each of these brands and will become the exclusive publisher of existing Greenhaven, Lucent, and KidHaven books and ebooks. The imprints join Rosen’s larger educational holdings and programs which include: Rosen Publishing, PowerKids Press, Windmill Books, Rosen Classroom, Rosen Digital, Rosen en español, Britannica Educational Publishing, Gareth Stevens Publishing, Cavendish Square, Enslow Publishing, and Jackdaw Publishing.” (via Cengage Learning)

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Gale Launches Largest Digital Archive of LGBTQ History and Culture

“Gale, a leading provider of library resources and part of Cengage Learning, has released the first part of Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity, a milestone digital program that brings together the largest collection of primary source content on gender, sexuality and identity. The archives meet a growing interest for content to support research in these disciplines, and represents the diverse content of the Gale Primary Sources program.” (via Cengage Learning)

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Gale Grows Digital Archive Program to Better Address Research Needs and Further Support Digital Humanities

“Gale, a leading provider of library resources and part of Cengage Learning, announced the expansion and rebranding of its digital archive program. The new Gale Primary Sources program will increase both product volume and multicultural content to support new disciplines and research needs in the areas of digital humanities and text and data mining.” (via Cengage Learning)

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Gale Content Now Discoverable through Google

“Gale, a leading provider of library resources and part of Cengage Learning, has reached a major milestone in its quest to improve discoverability and researcher workflow, completing indexing work with Google. Researchers can now easily discover scholarly content from Gale and its partners on Google or Google Scholar, through a pathway that leads directly to their institution or local library.” (via Cengage Learning)

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Learn Guitar, Final Cut Pro, Project Management Online Courses Offered Free Through the Boston Public Library

“Today, the Boston Public Library announced that all BPL card holders now have access to more than 300 free online learning classes. The web-based, instructor-led courses from Gale Courses, are six-week classes for personal and professional development, some with accreditation, and covering topics ranging from project management to guitar from grant writing to programs like Excel and cutting-edge video editing software Final Cut Pro X. “The Boston Public Library was founded on the principle of ‘Free to All, and to serve the advancement of learning,’” said David Leonard, Interim President of the Boston Public Library. “These high-quality courses explore a breadth of topics for both professional and personal development. This is the next stage in the evolution of our educational and innovation mission, and also puts often out of reach skills in the hands of the many job seekers who use the library today.” (via BPL)

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Gale Expands Relationship with Google and Discovery Services

Evolving to meet researchers where they begin their searching, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, is supporting discovery by working with Google to index millions of documents in Google Scholar, and expanding the amount of content indexed by major library discovery services. In addition, Gale is promoting transparency in discovery through compliance with industry information standards to improve results for researchers and libraries.” (via Gale)

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Gale Blazes New Trails for Global Researchers with Digitized Collections of Rare Historical Material

“Continuing to connect researchers to treasured historical content, Gale, part of Cengage Learning, today announced several Gale Digital Collections for academic and special libraries around the world, including the next three installments of Associated Press Collections Online as well as Brazilian and Portuguese History and Culture: The Oliveira Lima Library. These new collections are available on the Gale Artemis: Primary Sources platform, giving researchers the ability to cross-search with other digital archives and access to graphing and search visualization tools that will help them explore the content in new ways. Gale has also completed the migration of several historical newspaper and periodical collections onto the Gale Artemis: Primary Sources platform, which now boasts more than 125 million pages of content.” (via PRNewswire)

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Gale Brings Millions of Pages of Treasured Historical Content to Academic Libraries

“Gale, part of Cengage Learning, has added millions of pages of content to its Gale Digital Collections program with the launch of 10 resources, including new periodical collections and the next installments of Smithsonian Collections Online, Nineteenth Century Collections Online, and The Chatham House Online Archive. Researchers now have access to digitized versions of venerated materials such as recordings and transcripts of speeches from Winston Churchill and Henry Kissinger, and photos and exhibition catalogs of World’s Fairs, among others. These collections will be available on the Gale Artemis: Primary Sources platform, giving researchers access to graphing and search visualization tools that will help them explore this historical content in new ways.” (via Cengage Learning)

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