Google and Microsoft Integration

Meet Your Users Where They “Are”
The key to connecting users to trustworthy, relevant content is ensuring that it appears in their workflow. Google is a comfortable, highly used pathway in most students’ study routine. Gale is a Google for Education Partner, which means after authentication, users can sign in to their library’s Gale content with their Google account credentials and share, save, and download articles to Google Drive, Docs, and Classroom.

Best of all, these innovative features are available from anywhere and on any device to support students as they develop key research skills:

Google for Education Partner

  • Seamless User Login: Upon authentication, users can log into their library’s resources with their Google Account credentials (including Gmail).
  • Integrated Google Tools: Once logged in, users can easily share and download articles—including their highlights and notes—using Google Apps for Education tools like Drive and Docs.
  • Google Classroom Share Button – Teachers and students can seamlessly assign or turn in content from third-party websites to Google Classroom via the Google Classroom share button. Gale is the first library content and technology provider to implement this feature
  • Improved Access: Libraries can provide access to their resources devices via apps available for free download through the Chrome Web Store. These product apps provide an additional way for patrons to easily access library resources from their tablets and mobile devices.

As a Google for Education Partner, Gale uses the most current and popular Google tools to support organizational and study skills, encourage collaboration, improve engagement, and foster critical thinking among users of our leading products:

Once signed in to a Google Account, users can save, share, and/or download contentusing Google tools such as Gmail, Drive and Docs.


See the Gale and Google integration at work at a Dallas-area high school. The school’s co-librarian was able to streamline her student’s research process using Gale’s In Context and Google Drive. Read more.


Microsoft Integration
Many of Gale’s products now offer Microsoft Office 365 integration, further enabling users to access Gale content anytime, anywhere, and from any device.

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After authentication, login using Microsoft credentials. Click to enlarge.anywhere, and from any device.

These easy-to-use collaborative tools allow users to:

  • After authentication into your Gale products, login to Microsoft Office 365 with your Microsoft credentials
  • Store, sync, and share files by downloading Gale content to your OneDrive account in the cloud
  • Easily transfer downloaded OneDrive content for use in other Microsoft tools like OneNote and Classroom

Microsoft is now integrated into these popular Gale products:


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