Relevance Default Sort Enabled In InfoTrac Products

Good News! In an effort to further improve the user experience by delivering the most relevant articles among the first search results returned, we have enabled the default sort to Relevance for all InfoTrac products. Results will be ordered by relevance, and because currency is an important element of periodical content, the determination of relevance will contain a significant boost for recency. Users still have the ability to toggle and view by newest/oldest date if they choose during their research session.

Additionally, Gale has retired the “My Account” feature in InfoTrac products including PowerSearch, in favor of Google and Microsoft 365 collaboration tools our users are already employing. This change will provide one simple, seamless login experience, further enabling users to access Gale content anytime, anywhere, and from any device.

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Microsoft Integration Added to Gale Products

Posted on June 22, 2016

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

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Product Update: New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in April 2016

Posted on May 4, 2016

The titles below have been recently added and can be located in the product using Basic or Advanced Search forms. Titles can be found via Browse Publications within two weeks. For complete coverage information please see the product title lists.

 

Academic OneFile

  • Fusion Science and Technology (American Nuclear Society, Inc.) 1536-1055 Peer-reviewed
  • GV Casos-Revista Brasileira de Casos de Ensino em Administracao (Fundacao Getulio Vargas) 2179-135X Peer-reviewed
  • Industrial Health (National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan) Online: 1880-8026
    Print: 0019-8366 Peer-reviewed
  • JOSCM-Journal of Operations and Supply Chain Management (Fundacao Getulio Vargas) 1984-3046 Peer-reviewed
  • Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity (Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG) 2194-637X Peer-reviewed
  • Nuclear Science and Engineering (American Nuclear Society, Inc.) 0029-5639 Peer-reviewed
  • Nuclear Technology (American Nuclear Society, Inc.) 0029-5450 Peer-reviewed
  • Revista Ingeniare (La Universidad Libre Seccional Barranquila) 1909-2458 Peer-reviewed
  • Salud Mental (Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatria) 0185-3325 Peer-reviewed

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InfoTrac: Environmental Studies and Policy: A “Solid” and “Viable” Collection

Searching for a “solid” resource of “considerable substance” to answer inquiries about environmental concerns? Your search ends here with the InfoTrac: Environmental Studies and Policy Collection, featuring over 5.4 million articles and “more searching flexibility than that of most platforms.” Engage and support students with an easily searchable, mobile-responsive design and integrated Google Apps for Education tools.

Read a review from Library Journal, April, 2016

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New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in March 2016

The titles below have been recently added and can be located in the product using Basic or Advanced Search forms. Titles can be found via Browse Publications within two weeks. For complete coverage information please see the product title lists.

Academic OneFile

  • Frontiers in Environmental Science (Frontiers Research Foundation) 2296-665X Peer-reviewed
  • Frontiers in ICT (Frontiers Research Foundation) 2297-198X Peer-reviewed
  • Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences (Frontiers Research Foundation) 2296-889X Peer-reviewed
  • Frontiers in Neuroanatomy (Frontiers Research Foundation) 1662-5129 Peer-reviewed
  • Statistics Education Research Journal (International Association for Statistical Education) 1570-1824 Peer-reviewed

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Plan Your Summer Vacation with New Travel Guides from InfoTrac Collections

Posted on April 1, 2006

By Sara Constantakis

Thinking about summer travel? Gale’s InfoTrac collections have a new set of resources to help you research and plan an unforgettable vacation. The award-winning, bestselling DK Eyewitness Travel Guides are now available in General OneFile to help you plan trips to more than 175 destinations around the world. These comprehensive guides are full of detailed information on every aspect of your trip. With sample itineraries, dining and lodging recommendations, and transportation information, all the legwork is done for you.

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Gale’s InfoTrac Collections Add “Related Resources” Feature

Posted on March 4, 2016

By Sara Constantakis, Senior Content Developer, Journal Aggregation, Gale

Beginning March 7th, users of Gale’s InfoTrac periodical collections—like Academic OneFile, General OneFile, and InfoTrac Newsstand—will enjoy exciting new functionality. When viewing an article, the “Related Resources” feature recommends additional content of interest, providing a more dynamic, relevant presentation of related content.

To view recommended content from within the product, users can click the “Related Resources” button at the top of the article and scroll through the top 12 results, located below the citation. When searching via PowerSearch, results will be pulled from all applicable content.

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New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in February 2016

The titles below have been recently added and can be located in the product using Basic or Advanced Search forms. Titles can be found via Browse Publications within two weeks. For complete coverage information please see the product title lists.

Academic OneFile

  • A Pragmatic Plan for Housing Finance Reform (Milken Institute)
  • AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice (American Association of School Administrators) 1931-6569 Peer-reviewed
  • American Jails (American Jail Association) 1056-0319
  • Biomarker Research (BioMed Central Ltd.) 2050-7771 Peer-reviewed
  • Breaking (Banks) Up Is Hard To Do: New Perspective on “Too Big To Fail” (Milken Institute)
  • Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience (Frontiers Research Foundation) 1663-4365 Peer-reviewed

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New Apps for Download Make it Even Easier to Access Gale Resources

Posted on February 1, 2016

Many of your favorite Gale products can now be accessed via apps available for free download through the Chrome Web Store. These product apps provide an additional access point to Gale content making it even easier for students, instructors, schools, and public library patrons to easily access resources from their tablets and mobile devices.

Apps you’ll find available include:

·        Artemis Literary Sources ·        Infotrac including PowerSearch
·        Book Review Index Plus ·        Kids InfoBits
·        Contemporary Authors Online ·        Literature Criticism Online
·        Dictionary of Literary Biography Online ·        Literature Resource Center
·        Gale In Context Suite ·        LitFinder
·        Gale eBooks (GVRL) ·        MLA International Bibliography
·        Gale Researcher ·        Something About the Author Online

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