Gale, part of Cengage Learning announced enhancements to the Gale PowerSearch platform, which offers cross-searching of periodical content, reference content, primary source information, multimedia, and ebooks. The new features include search assist, enhanced results lists, language customizability, expanded content ,and enhanced subject and publication search options, designed to make the search and discovery process more efficient.
The features were added based on user feedback from focus groups made up of librarians, students, teachers, and library patrons. Gale PowerSearch provides libraries, universities, schools and businesses with a single interface to search for resources. The service will continue to support existing features. Enhancements to Gale's Academic OneFile, General OneFile, InfoTrac and PowerSearch are available to both new and existing customers.