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Gale Announces New iPhone Application for Library Research
Gale (www.gale.com), a part of Cengage Learning (www.cengage.com), announced the launch of the AccessMyLibrary (AML) mobile application for the iPhone-making access to library research just a click away on a mobile phone. AccessMyLibrary, an advocacy program, is a portal from the internet to libraries, allowing web searchers to find what they need by connecting them to their local libraries. This service helps people find quality information while raising awareness about the rich resources available in their libraries.
Gale's new application helps iPhone users find their local library and then access the vast array of information that the library has purchased on their behalf, using a web-product to connect information seekers to trustworthy library information, as well as quick, authoritative answers. Based on their location, AccessMyLibrary will point users to libraries within a 10-mile radius.
With AccessMyLibrary, the iPhone becomes a valuable research tool, bringing the electronic collection of resources to users wherever they are, as well as locating local libraries where they can go to attain even more information. The iPhone application is free, and the content is paid for by the library being accessed.
The Gale iPhone application can be downloaded at the iTunes store. AccessMyLibrary, Gale's platform for library discovery, can also be accessed at any time from any computer through the internet at www.accessmylibrary.com.
For some important details about the service, see the support site at http://galesupport.com/iphone/aml.html and Gary Price's first look on ResourceShelf at
Source: Gale, a part of Cengage Learning
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