Gale Primary Sources and Gale Literature Product Enhancements Launching in December 2019

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| By Jennifer Rand & Kristin Fust |

Let the countdown begin! We’re thrilled to announce that Gale will release the second phase of experience and design enhancements in December 2019.

Close to 50 Gale Primary Sources and Gale Literature products will receive enhancements with this release. Visit support.gale.com/product-enhancements to view a complete list of products slated to receive updates.

Gale Primary Sources and Gale Literature customers will automatically receive these benefits with this update:

  • Enhanced product platform—Provides a unified experience across Gale products.
    • A contextual and “sticky” toolbar ensures that the most important research tools are always in the user’s view.
  • Upgraded search results—Highlights important evaluative information to support successful user outcomes and help users discover relevant content.
    • New functionality lets users make multiple selections within each facet when limiting search results.
    • An updated presentation of search facets provides an at-a-glance view of filtering options and reduces overwhelm when navigating search results.

  • Streamlined user interface—Delivers an engaging experience that allows quick access to search tools, relevant content, prominent library co-branding and collaborative features like Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive.
    • New Explore panel groups navigational and other supplemental support tools, including “More Like This” article suggestions, to promote further exploration of the resource.

  • Updated product names—Presents a greater understanding of Gale products, what they do, and how they’re used to empower learning.

Visit gale.com/product-enhancements for a preview of the enhanced platform, FAQs, customer tools, and a contact form.

Training and support materials will be available in the coming months to help make this a smooth transition for libraries. Stay tuned!

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