Gale Resources Now Available Via Google, Google Scholar
library resources are now available by
way of Google and Google Scholar.
division of Cengage Learning that typically markets materials for
public libraries, has completed indexing its work with Google, meaning
users can use one of the two well-known search engines to find
that Gale or one of its partner institutions has.
can begin their research in Google Scholar — a free search engine
help users find scholarly sources
— or Google.
If they find content they are interested in, they can be taken to the
of the article (if they are users of a library that subscribes to
not, they will be taken to an abstract of the article that will include
information on how to access the article through their institution or
researchers begin searching in Google before they are ready to delve
library's resources," said Gale Senior Vice President and General
Gazzolo. "With this collaboration, we're making it easier for them to
and easily connect with quality content."
also integrated Google Apps for Education (Gmail, Classroom,
Drive and Docs)
with many of its products, making it easier for schools to take
Gale content in the classroom.
only one step in our approach to improving discovery," Gazzolo added.
increased our work with library discovery services, and have
underway to put library resources on the student path."
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.