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
Farmington Hills, Mich., June 24, 2009 â€“ Gale, part of Cengage Learning, today announced the launch of PowerSearch 2.0, an enhanced version of the original PowerSearch platform which provides the library community comprehensive access to authoritative reference, periodical and primary source information, providing greater â€œpower to the user.â€
PowerSearch 2.0 simplifies browsing through Galeâ€™s more than 20,000 publications, providing the ability to search across more than 150 million documents. The new interface provides users a Web-like experience and includes added features that will appeal to and empower library patrons, students and other researchers. Continue reading Gale’s PowerSearch 2.0 launched with several new features
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