• Something for Everyone

    Powered by the single biggest provider of online learning opportunities, Gale Courses offer reasonably priced courses you can offer free to your community.

    Benefits for Patrons:

    • Easy: Signing up with their library accounts, streamlining the enrollment process
    • Free: Courses are reasonably priced for libraries to offer as a free community resource.
    • Accessible: Courses can be accessed anywhere, any time, on any computer with internet access.
    • Engagement: Online discussion areas bring the learner and instructor together for feedback and encouragement.
    • Flexibility: A 10-day extension period is available if needed.
    • Recognition: Patrons receive a "Record of Completion" certificate after successfully finishing a course.

     

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    Easy for Libraries:

    Your library will have access to an account manager and free comprehensive support to boost and improve your end-users' experience:

    • MARC records for online catalog discovery
    • Hosting to save your bandwidth
    • Technical support, including online self-help and live phone support
    • Marketing materials to boost usage of courses in your library
    • Administrative dashboard services: change the interface color, add your logo and more to make your patrons’ experience unique to your library
    • Real-time access to end-user data with in-depth tracking and reporting tools.  No information is ever sold or shared with outside parties.

    Check out the course catalog.