Gale Expands Integration of Google Apps for Education into Popular Product Lines

Positions Research Technology Directly into User Workflow and Drives Collaboration from the Library to the Classroom

Nov 05, 2015, 15:12 ET from Cengage Learning

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Putting research technology directly into user workflow, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, has expanded the integration of Google Apps for Education – Gmail, Classroom, Drive, Docs, and more – into its most-popular product lines. Researchers can seamlessly log into many of their school or library's Gale resources with their Google Account credentials and easily save, share, and download content (including bookmarks and their personal highlights and notes) using Gmail, Drive, and Docs. In December, the new Google Classroom share button will be integrated with these resources, allowing educators to seamlessly link third party content, including Gale content, to classroom assignments.

"Researchers at all levels are already comfortable using Google so putting Gale content directly into their workflow will help make it easier to use library resources to improve the research and learning experience," said Paul Gazzolo, senior vice president and general manager, Gale. "With more than 50 million Google Apps for Education users worldwide, this integration offers tremendous potential to improve student learning."

Google tools are now integrated into many Gale products:

  • Research In Context and all In Context resources (excluding Global Issues In Context)
  • Infotrac including Powersearch
  • GVRL
  • Contemporary Authors Online
  • LitFinder
  • MLA International Bibliography
  • Book Review Index Plus
  • Literature Resource Center
  • Kids InfoBits (coming this winter)

In addition, users can also access the same Gale resources purchased by their subscribing institution through the free Chrome app versions available for download in the Chrome Web Store (and soon to be available in Google Play for Education in 2016).

For more information on Gale's integration of Google Apps for Education, visit http://www.gale.com/google or stop by the Gale booth (#200) at the American Association for School Librarians meeting in Columbus, OH, Nov. 5-8 or visit Gale at The Charleston Conference in Charleston, SC, Nov. 4-7.

To learn more about how Gale's integration with Google is driving collaboration from the library to the classroom, read the customer success story here.

For questions, please contact Kristina Massari at kristina.massari@cengage.com.   

About Cengage Learning and Gale
Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide. Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, is a global provider of research resources for libraries and businesses for more than 60 years. Gale is passionate about supporting the continued innovation and evolution of libraries by providing the content, tools, and services libraries need to promote information discovery, enable learning, and support economic, cultural, and intellectual growth in their communities. For more information, visit www.cengage.com or www.gale.cengage.com.

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