Updates to Gale Resources

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At Gale, we truly value your feedback, and are always looking to improve our resources in a way that saves time and increases productivity. In response to suggestions and continuous user testing, we are excited to announce that a number of enhancements have been made, providing increased functionality, easier access to our most-used tools, and more.

  • Updated tools on the document page. Send content to Google Drive an Microsoft OneDrive with a single click! These features have been pulled out into the list of tools and the most-used features have been moved to the top for easy access.

  • Enhanced Highlights and Notes. Highlights and notes sent to Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive now include hyperlinked document titles and citation information, making it easier for users to navigate back to the original content and properly cite information.

Products Affected:
Gale Directory Library; Gale eBooks on GVRL including: Scribner Writer Series, Twayne’s Authors Series; Gale Genealogy Connect; Gale Literary Sources including: Book Review Index Plus, Contemporary Authors Online, LitFinder; Literature Resource Center, MLA International Bibliography; Gale Researcher; Health & Wellness Resource Center; InfoTrac including: Academic ASAP, Academic OneFile, Computer Database, Custom Journal, Custom Newspaper, Canadian Periodicals Index Quarterly, Expanded Academic ASAP, General Reference Center, General Reference Center GOLD, Health Reference Center Academic, Informe Académico, Business Collection, General OneFile, LegalTrac, Agriculture Collection, Business Economics and Theory Collection, Culinary Arts Collection, Criminal Justice Collection, Communications and Mass Media Collection, Diversity Studies Collection, Educators Reference Complete, Environmental Studies and Policy, Fine Arts and Music Collection, Gender Studies Collection, Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture, General Science Collection, Home Improvement Collection, Insurance and Liability Collection, Information Science and Library Issues Collection, Military and Intelligence Database Collection, Newsstand, Nursing and Allied Health Collection, Popular Culture Collection, Psychology Collection, Popular Magazines, Professional Collection, Religion and Philosophy Collection, Small Business Collection, Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection, Student Edition, Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, US History Collection, Vocations and Career Collection, World History Collection, War and Terrorism Collection; Kids InfoBits; Small Business Resource Center; Smithsonian Primary Sources in U.S. History; Research In Context.

Wait, there’s more!

We are pleased to announce Health & Wellness Resource Center, Kids InfoBits and Research in Context have also received these additional enhancements.

Health & Wellness Resource Center

  • Topic Finder enables users to visually discover the context of their search term to uncover hidden connections.
  • Suggested Topics enhances the search experience by displaying related portal pages based on the user’s search terms.

  • New homepage spotlight and banner design. This design clearly shows users how to learn more about a featured topic and where to go to browse topics.

Kids InfoBits

  • Interface translation tool. Now located in the top navigation toolbar. Users can translate the interface into 23 diverse languages to show search options and headers in their selected language.

Research In Context

  • New homepage spotlight and banner design. This design clearly shows users how to learn more about a featured topic and where to go to browse topics, which is one of the most common actions on the homepage.

  • Interface translation tool. Now located in the top navigation toolbar. Users can translate the interface into 23 diverse languages to show search options and headers in their selected language.

  • Improved access to curriculum standards. A streamlined feature allows users to more easily drill down into the standards.

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