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    Educational Resources to Support Meaningful and Measurable Outcomes

    An education-focused library deserves and education-focused partner, and we’re here for you. Gale is just as dedicated to creating learning opportunities for your community as you are.

    • Discover the insights you need to make an impact (and measure it!) with Analytics On Demand, a new data solution that helps libraries quickly and easily learn more about their users and communities.
    • Support professional development of your library staff with authoritative eBooks from leading publishers and six-week online, instructor-led Gale Courses on key topics.   
    • Measure usage in Gale Admin and boost it with widgets and print materials.
    • Find support for training your staff with webinars, on demand videos, and other materials.   
    • Change the headlines with My Library Story campaign. 


    Analytics On Demand  

    Get customized data-driven insights

    Gain intelligences, prioritize improvements, and measure performance with Analytics On Demand. Quickly integrate your library’s data—from ILS and other systems— with powerful demographics data to help drive targeted result-oriented campaigns that make an impact on your community.  

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    Super Librarian  

    Professional development eResources for your super staff

    Empower library staff and volunteers by providing relevant content to increase job-related expertise. Gale offers bundled eBooks collections based on the five overarching competency areas of the Competency Index 2014 , compiled by WebJunction and endorsed by the ALA: Download and trial a complete list of titles in each collection. Plus, Gale Courses provide instructor-led learning on leadership, grant writing, business, teaching, ESL,and more.  

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    Gale Promo  

    Free web and print promotional materials

    Free bookmarks, tent cards, posters, and more, with the option to customize for your library. Web icons/banners and media materials like press releases and social media content are also available to boost awareness of your Gale products.  

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    Engagement Services  

    Training materials and more

    On-demand webinars and training materials can educate colleagues and end-users with training that fits your schedule.  

     

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    My Library Story  

    My Library Story

    Change the headlines with My Library Story, a newly created online community designed to help libraries tell a strong value story around their impact. If your library is looking to collect and share stories about library engagement and success, then we're here to help. Watch this video and visit here to learn more.