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Gale Launches New Online Learning Platform for Public Libraries

Female student against bookshelf using tablet PC on the library floor
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Gale, a Cengage company, today announced the launch of Gale Presents: Udemya new online learning platform for public libraries – powered by Udemy for Business –that provides patrons access to over 4,000 on-demand video courses across more than 75 categories. 

Studies show that on average, workers change jobs 12 times in their lifetime[i], making it essential for libraries to offer services that help adults build new skills that align with industry trends and to prepare for the shift toward workforce automationGale Presents: Udemy provides opportunities for users to boost their skills in areas such as business, tech, design and more.

With a library card, along with a Google or Microsoft account at participating public libraries, patrons can access thousands of online courses as well as select instructors and content that best match their skills needs and learning preferences. 

Gale Presents: Udemy provides:

  • Unlimited, On-Demand Access to 4,000+ Curated Courses Across More Than 75 Categories
  • Curated Collection of Courses from the Udemy.com Marketplace
  • Up-to-Date Courses
  • World-Class Instructors
  • Smart Recommendations
  • Supplemental Course Resources
  • Anytime, Anywhere Access with the iOS and Android apps

Gale will showcase Gale Presents: Udemy at the Public Library Association (PLA) Conference, February 26-28 in Nashville, TN at Gale booth #712.

For more information or to request a trial, visit the Gale Presents: Udemy webpage.