New, Fresh Experian Segmentation Portal

Gale Analytics: Tip of the Month | By Lisa Novohatski, Analytics Consultant | The Experian Mosaic Segmentation Portal has been updated! To access the new portal, Gale Analytics users can still log in at the same URL, but it will display the fresh, new Segmentation Portal. While there are many tools available through this portal … Read more

International Collection Courses Now Available in Gale Presents: Udemy

| By Gale Staff | The International Collection brings courses taught by subject matter experts in their native language to learners throughout the United States and Canada, going beyond traditional content dubbing and video captions. Give library patrons an authentic learning experience with Gale Presents: Udemy With nearly 2,000 courses to choose from, learners can … Read more

Explore Enhancements to All Dashboards

Gale Analytics: Tip of the Month | By Lisa Novohatski, Analytics Consultant | Learn ways you can leverage new features added to dashboards. For example, Market Penetration is now calculated for multiple visuals in Gale Analytics: Community Insights. This data point shows the percentage of households within your community with the presence of a cardholder, … Read more

Improved Data Upload Workflow and Parameters File

Gale Analytics: Tip of the Month | By Lisa Novohatski, Analytics Consultant | We recently made enhancements to Gale Analytics making data upload easier. Watch this 5-minute video to learn about the changes and how to take advantage of new features like the parameters file. Please reach out to me if you have any questions about Gale Analytics.

Examining eBook Usage Pre- and Post-COVID-19

Gale Analytics: Tip of the Month | By Lisa Novohatski, Analytics Consultant | The COVID-19 pandemic has caused public libraries across the nation to make a very difficult decision—to close their doors. With this change, many libraries have seen a shift in usage from physical materials to online resources. Perhaps some patrons have even stopped … Read more

Incorporate Graphic Novels into Your Classroom with Gale’s Novels for Students

| By Sarah Robertson | In graphic novels, words and illustrations are interwoven in an imaginative symbiosis, which can be used to present both fiction and nonfiction to students in a uniquely engaging way. The power of this literary form derives from the rich interplay between text and image. The ability of graphic novels to … Read more

Gale Presents: Udemy—A “Robust and Valuable” Library Addition

| By Gale Staff | Gale has partnered with Udemy, the leading marketplace for online learning, to offer public libraries Gale Presents: Udemy. This online learning platform provides instruction for adults who want to upskill for a new job, advance in their current profession, or deepen a personal interest. Patrons can explore more than 4,000 on-demand video courses … Read more

Library Journal Reviews Gale Engage

| By Gale Staff | Gale Engage is a web-based solution designed to enhance public library systems’ capabilities by simplifying data analysis and streamlining personalized outreach. With the means for faster decision- making and more efficient marketing outreach, libraries can further develop their meaningful relationships with patrons. Recently, Library Journal published a review of Gale … Read more

Open Access to Support Mental Health During the Pandemic

| By Brigham Narins, Sr. Content Developer, Gale | Mental health is health. Even though we tend to think of health somatically, and ill health as aches and pains and maladies of the body, the term has to include the mind and our psychological experience, for the two aspects of human life are intimately connected. … Read more