Literary Index Receives Major Enhancements

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| By Gale Staff |

Let the countdown begin! On Friday, August 28, 2020, Literary Index will receive product enhancements and become Gale Literary Index. These product enhancements are designed to ensure secured access to library resources and have a greater impact on user success.

In addition to an updated product name, Gale Literary Index will also receive the following product enhancements:

  • Complete design upgrade—provides a streamlined user interface aligned with recent product enhancements across Gale’s Literature resources.
  • Integrated G Suite for Education and Microsoft Office 365 tools—enable users to easily share, save, and download content, bringing this product in line with Gale’s other Literature products.
  • Increased Accessibility— removes elements that created barriers to accessibility and better enables site for impaired users by adding text to speech, adjustable text size, and more
  • Secure product access—HTTPS protocol is used to ensure that data between a patron’s browser and Gale products is encrypted and the right to privacy for library users is protected.

Continued Access to Gale Literary Index
Every active Gale Literature customer will receive a new link to the enhanced Gale Literary Index. This product link will appear on your Gale Common Menu. As with your other Gale resources, a link to Gale Literary Index may be placed on your library web page, embedded in research guides, etc.

In addition, Gale Literary Index may still be accessed from within Gale Literature resources.

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

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