STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of print and digital teaching, learning and research solutions, today announced that it was named to EContent magazine's list of 100 companies that matter most in the digital content industry. Companies named to the EContent 100 List are chosen for their continued leadership in the content industry and their forward-looking solutions in the digital space.
Cengage Learning was selected by EContent for the fee-based information services provided by Gale, a leader in authoritative reference content and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses, and part of Cengage Learning. Gale is bringing the next generation of research and discovery tools to users, with a new class of products that are Web-like, interactive and user-friendly.
"It is an honor to have Cengage Learning named to the EContent 100 list for the second year in a row," said Nader Qaimari, senior vice president, marketing, Cengage Learning. "At Cengage Learning, we strive to create innovative and interactive resources that engage users and encourage them to think critically about important topics. Our unique position in both the library and classroom markets gives us the ability to leverage our authoritative content, technology and pedagogy to provide our customers with cutting-edge digital content and learning solutions that bridge from the library to the classroom."
Key digital products from Gale include:
In Context - a new portfolio of online products, developed to meet the needs of today's Internet-savvy researchers. Designed as an online learning environment, these resources will deliver accurate, authoritative content that builds collaboration from the library to the classroom.
Career Transitions - a comprehensive, self-paced guide to career change, providing clear and concise information about career paths, industries, economies and companies -- organized around simple-to-navigate portals that combine overviews with statistical information and Web tools.
CourseReader - a customized, digital collection of content assets for the classroom, leveraging Cengage Learning's Gale databases, including its authoritative reference content and full-text magazine and newspaper articles. CourseReader offers instructors thousands of articles and historical documents, including both primary and secondary sources, specific to their discipline, all in one location.
GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) -- a new electronic resource focusing on the thorough study of sustainability and the environment, offering authoritative reference content on energy, economic development, natural resources, economic development, international relations, and other related issues.
Encyclopedia.com - a free online resource with more than 500,000 entries from over 200 different encyclopedias and dictionaries. Documents about a single subject are combined to form interactive topic pages, allowing users to browse multiple reference sources, images, videos, and other related information all on one easy-to-navigate page.
For more information on Gale's leading fee-based information services, please visit www.gale.cengage.com. For more information on Cengage Learning's innovative learning solutions, please visit www.cengage.com.
About Cengage Learning and Gale
Cengage Learning is a leading provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. Gale, part of Cengage Learning, serves the world's information and education needs through its vast and dynamic content pools, which are used by students and consumers in their libraries, schools and on the Internet. It is best known for the accuracy, breadth and convenience of its data, addressing all types of information needs -- from homework help to health questions to business profiles -- in a variety of formats. For more information, visit www.cengage.com or www.gale.cengage.com
EContent magazine targets the creators, managers, buyers, and sellers of digital content. Today, we are all publishers; organizations of all types must master digital content creation, management, delivery, and findability in order to succeed. From website information and marketing content, to YouTube and corporate communication videos; be it professionally or customer created or crowdsourced; delivered on your website, via mobile and other emerging digital devices, or via search or social media channels -- digital content is the lifeblood of organizations of all kinds. Thus, everyone from enterprises to traditional publishers must stay abreast of the best practices and emerging trends and tools in order to make the most of their digital content assets. Focused on content creation, management, delivery, and search, EContent magazine and EContentmag.com keep CIOs, CTOs, CMOs, business managers, content strategists, and information and knowledge professionals ahead of the curve so that they can maximize their investment in digital content. www.econtentmag.com
SOURCE Cengage Learning