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How Data Changed Publishing in 2015
January 7, 2016 at 3:16 pm

Data enables book publishers to connect with their readers in deeper and more meaningful ways — and sometimes, interact for the very first time. As digital exchanges between publishers and readers increase, data insights culled from those interactions continue to emerge and make a significant impact on how book publishers operate. Publishers are using data…

Press Release: Gale and State of Florida Announce Partnership to Give Residents Access to Accredited Private High School Diplomas
December 8, 2015 at 3:16 pm

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.—December 7, 2015—A pilot program to offer accredited private high school diplomas and career certificates is now available online at 11 public library systems across Florida. The Career Online High School project is brought to residents in selected communities by the State of Florida and is administered by Smart Horizons…

Press Release: Gale Launches First Major Online Archive of Pre-20th Century Arabic Books
November 23, 2015 at 12:02 pm

DENVER—November 23, 2015—Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, today announced the first module of Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library, the first major text-searchable online archive of pre-20th century Arabic printed books. Module One, which includes a wealth of content on Islamic literature, law and other religious items, is part of Gale’s ongoing…

Strategies for Entering the Latin American EdTech Market
September 24, 2015 at 2:56 pm

If you are an edtech entrepreneur, it is hard not to be impressed by the vital statistics of Latin America as a potential market: 600 million people speaking just two main languages, 20 key cities, focused on countries such as Brazil and the Pacific Alliance countries of Chile, Peru, Mexico and Columbia and a generation…

Press Release: Cengage Learning Acquires Learning Objects
September 23, 2015 at 2:17 pm

WASHINGTON, DC and BOSTON—September 22, 2015—Cengage Learning, a leading global education company, today announced the acquisition of Learning Objects, a Washington, D.C.-based education technology company. Learning Objects powers innovative, customized and adaptive online learning programs and courses to higher education institutions through its state-of-the-art learning platform and instructional design services. With Learning Objects, institutions are…

Gale Provides Greater Access to Research with New Google Partnership
June 30, 2015

When Book Business interviewed Paul Gazzolo, the newly-appointed SVP and global general manager of Gale, in February, he stated that it was time for Gale's reference information to enter the digital mainstream and meet students where they are. "Gale has tremendous opportunity to distinguish itself from others in the space by making sure that reference information isn't just locked in a vault or buried inside of a catalog," he said, "but rather is really pushed out to the user leveraging technology to enrich the whole learning experience." Gale's latest announcement, a partnership with Google and integration with its Apps for Education, is a significant step toward achieving this vision.

Press Release: Gale Expands Relationship with Google and Discovery Services
June 22, 2015

Farmington Hills, Mich., June 22, 2015 - Evolving to meet researchers where they begin their searching, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, is supporting discovery by working with Google to index millions of documents in Google Scholar, and expanding the amount of content indexed by major library discovery services. In addition, Gale is promoting transparency in discovery through compliance with industry information standards to improve results for researchers and libraries.

How Cengage, HarperCollins, and Scribd Are Using Data Analytics
April 29, 2015

Tom Breur, VP of data analytics at Cengage, Adam Silverman, senior director of digital business development at HarperCollins, and Andrew Weinstein, VP of content acquisition at Scribd share great tips for integrating data insights into a publishing organization.