From a Gale/Cengage press release:
Farmington Hills, Mich., Oct. 12, 2009 â€“ Gale, part of Cengage Learning, today announced the launch of the digital version of Grzimekâ€™s Animal Life Encyclopedia as an interactive, media-rich online interface.
Based on the 17-volume print encyclopedia, long regarded as a leading source of information on â€œeverything animal,â€ this digital resource is part of the next generation of resources from Gale, designed as a new knowledge portal to bring â€œpower to the user.â€
This knowledge portal includes information on more than 4,000 species, covering topics such as evolution, habitat, behavior, ontology, conservation status and more.Â Continuously updated, the image-rich content provides a true educational experience, where users can find answers to specific questions, discover new details about animals they are familiar with, and learn more about little-known animals in new and exciting ways. Continue reading Grzimek’s Launches
A press release from Gale concerning Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia is below.Â I suspect this transformation from multi-volume print sources to interactive subscription based “databases” will be the norm from here on.Â I really hope they have animal sounds, you never know when you might need to have lions roaring in your office.
Farmington Hills, Mich., July 10, 2009 â€“ Gale, part of Cengage Learning, today announced the transformation of Grzimekâ€™s Animal Life Encyclopedia into an interactive, media-rich online interface. This new digital version will be available this fall. Continue reading Grzimek’s transformed to interactive, media-rich online product
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