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Gale Virtual Reference Library Continues to Grow with the Addition of Nearly 200 New Ebooks from Encyclopaedia Britannica

Posted Oct 23, 2013
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Gale, part of Cengage Learning, has announced the addition of nearly 200 new children’s reference titles from publisher Encyclopaedia Britannica to its Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) ebook platform. GVRL delivers reference content and series non-fiction from more than 100 publishers to all types of libraries. The addition of these new titles brings the total ebooks available on the platform to more than 8,000, with over 500 from Encyclopaedia Britannica.

The new titles are geared toward students in pre-Kindergarten through grade 6 and support Gale’s efforts to provide additional educational content for early literacy in the public and school library markets. The titles cover multiple series and topics – from machines and American symbols and landmarks to color and number concepts, math and science topics and social skills (honesty, sharing, not being a bully), which can aid in community or school programing. Several titles are also available in English/Spanish and Spanish-only.

Encyclopaedia Britannica titles will be available in GVRL in the coming weeks. For more information on Gale Virtual Reference Library or to request a free trial, please visit

Source: Cengage Learning and Gale, or

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