Gale Enhances User Experience Across Product Portfolio to Deliver Better Research Insights and Outcomes

Jun 25, 2019

Gale, a Cengage company, is making enhancements across its portfolio of products, improving the functionality and user experience of its research tools to make content more discoverable. Now libraries and researchers have superior access to high-quality authoritative content online and in the classroom, delivering better research outcomes for user success.

Developed based on 18 months of user testing and feedback from customers and students, these updates support Gale product users at every step in their journey with new, user-driven features that promote exploration and discovery—all within a consistent platform experience.

Google and learning management systems are the top starting points for students conducting research today, making it more critical than ever to meet users where they are with credible library resources. Gale is laser-focused on connecting libraries to where research and learning is happening by embedding the library more effectively into user workflow.

Gale’s product portfolio enhancements include:

  • Enhanced User Experience—Helps users identify content relevant to their needs, encouraging critical evaluation and selection, delivering an engaging experience that allows quick access to search tools and relevant content, fostering digital literacy. The unified experience is delivered  via a sleek, modern design, helping users successfully orient within Gale products. This means less time learning how to use a product and more time developing critical-thinking skills.
  • Smarter Search Results—Highlights important evaluative information to support successful user outcomes and helps users discover relevant content with new features like: The Explorer Panel; Topic Finder; User-Preferred Interface.
  • Enhanced Accessibility Features: Sticky Toolbar; Adjustable Text Size; Improved Readability.

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