August 16, 2017

Gale Offers Libraries Free Access to Science Resources to Commemorate Total Solar Eclipse

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Aug. 16, 2017 — To support the thousands of libraries across the U.S. commemorating the total solar eclipse with programs and events, Gale, a Cengage company and leading provider of library resources, will offer free, open access to its Science In Context, Student Resources In Context, and Research In Context products through September 15, 2017.

“Gale is committed to providing trusted and timely content that sparks excitement and exploration while enhancing the learning experience,” said Paul Gazzolo, senior vice president and general manager for Gale. “Learners of all ages can delve into a vast array of high-quality materials that connect them to this once-in-a-lifetime event.”

The Gale In Context product suite will spotlight online content on eclipses, including articles, images, audio, videos on how to safely view a total solar eclipse, and links to NASA’s eclipse live-stream. The featured eclipse content also includes interactive activities and experiments for librarians and the community. Gale is also providing suggested activities and lesson plans to help teachers more easily integrate the library content into the classroom.

Current and prospective subscribers to Gale’s In Context product suite can access the featured 2017 Solar Eclipse content by visiting:

About Cengage and Gale
Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. Gale, a Cengage company, provides libraries with original and curated content, as well as the modern research tools and technology that are crucial in connecting libraries to learning, and learners to libraries. For more than 60 years, Gale has partnered with libraries around the world to empower the discovery of knowledge and insights – where, when, and how people need it. Gale has 500 employees globally with its main operations in Farmington Hills, Michigan. For more information, please visit