Press Release: Gale Group [June 19, 2013]

Gale Transforms Research of the Nineteenth Century with the Expansion of Nineteenth Century Collections Online

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SummaryGale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced the launch of the next four archives in its Nineteenth Century Collections Online program, a multi-year global digitization and publishing program that brings together rare primary source materials from the nineteenth century and beyond. The launch of the new archives brings the total number available in the NCCO program to eight, and the total number of collections within the resource to more than 170. Gale partners with more than 80 institutions from around the world to bring NCCO to life, and the list is growing.

Farmington Hills, Mich., June 19, 2013 Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced the launch of the next four archives in its Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) program, a multi-year global digitization and publishing program that brings together rare primary source materials from the nineteenth century and beyond. The launch of the new archives brings the total number available in the NCCO program to eight, and the total number of collections within the resource to more than 170. Gale partners with more than 80 institutions from around the world to bring NCCO to life, and the list is growing.

"The nineteenth century is one of the most-studied historical periods, and by providing a variety of rare, and cross-curricular content in NCCO, we are enabling researchers to make revolutionary discoveries about one of the most transformative periods in our history," said Jim Draper, vice president and general manager, Gale. "Like its predecessor, Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO), NCCO has quickly become the essential resource for any institution looking to provide its students and faculty with the ability to perform innovative historical research."

The new NCCO archives cover a variety of topics and have been brought together with the help of an expanded advisory board that includes specific subject matter experts. The newly launched NCCO archives include:

For more information on Nineteenth Century Collections Online, including guided tutorials and a video on the making of the program, please visit http://gdc.gale.com/nineteenth-century-collections-online/ or stop by the Gale booth (#600) at the American Library Association annual meeting in Chicago, June 28 July 1. For questions or to request a free trial, please contact Kristina Massari at kristina.massari@cengage.com.

About Cengage Learning and Gale

Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, software and services company, empowering educators and driving learner engagement through personalized services and course-driven digital solutions that bridge from the library to the classroom. Gale, part of Cengage Learning, serves the world's information and education needs through its vast and dynamic content pools, which are used by students and consumers in their libraries, schools and on the Internet. It is best known for the accuracy, breadth and convenience of its data, addressing all types of information needs from homework help to health questions to business profiles in a variety of formats. For more information, visit www.cengage.com or www.gale.cengage.com.

Publication Year:2013
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Issue:June 19, 2013
Publisher:Gale Group
Company: Gale Group
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