Gale, a Cengage company, is making enhancements (opens in new tab)across its portfolio of products, improving the functionality and user experience of its research tools to make its content more discoverable.
Gale’s product portfolio enhancements (opens in new tab) include:
- Enhanced User Experience: helps users identify content relevant to their needs, encouraging critical evaluation and selection, allowing quick access to search tools and relevant content, fostering digital literacy.
- Smarter Search Results: highlights important evaluative information to support successful user outcomes and helps users discover relevant content with new features like:
The Explorer Panel: highlights “More Like This” document recommendations and other supporting information that users value without detracting from the reading experience.
Topic Finder: now given more prominence, encouraging further exploration and discovery of content.
- User-Preferred Interface: described by nearly 800 students as “innovative and eye-catching.” Students preferred it over competitor interfaces based on the graphics and imagery, color scheme, layout and overall design.
- Enhanced Accessibility Features:
Sticky Toolbar: scrolls with users as they read and maintains easy access to valuable research aides like Citation Tools, Highlights and Notes, and integration with Google and Microsoft.
Adjustable Text Size: allows users to change the text size of the document for increased visibility. The text size persists throughout the user’s session. Improved Readability: use of larger default font sizes, sans serif fonts, optimized screen width and optimal contrast ratios facilitate a better experience when reading on screen.
For more information visit: www.gale.com/product-enhancements (opens in new tab).