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Limited Time Offer: Gale eBook Collections for Middle & High Schools

OhioNET and Gale are thrilled to present a limited time offer for two eBook Collections specially curated with Ohio Middle and High School libraries in mind! Created to align with State of Ohio Learning Standards, these thoughtful collections combine important, timely topics and broad subject area support to ensure value for students and teachers alike for years to come. 

Hosted on Gale’s award-winning eBooks platform, librarians can be sure that their patron communities will be well-served and supported. All titles in these collections are available 24/7 and provide unlimited, simultaneous access – no checkout required! Users have access anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Gale resources support all users with tools such as native translations, text to speech, and easy font modification. Users can choose their preferred viewing experience – whether that’s browsing through the beautiful, full-color pages or converting to plain text for easy printing and notetaking.

Gale eBooks integrate with G Suite for Education, Microsoft Office 365, Schoology, Canvas, and any IMS certified education tools enabling users to share, save, and download content. There are no limits on the number of full book or chapter downloads, making course integration for teachers a breeze! 

High School Collection Overview

  • 220 titles
  • More than 50% 2020/2021 copyrights
  • Average copyright: 2018

Middle School Collection Overview

  • 206 titles
  • More than 30% 2020/2021 copyrights
  • Average copyright: 2018

To view the OhioNET High School and Middle School Collections, and to experience the Gale eBooks Platform for yourself, please visit: Title lists in spreadsheet format are available upon request.


OhioNET members that take advantage of this offer before February 28, 2021 receive nearly 60% off the retail price for each collection, and as a one-time purchase, the content is both sustainable and cost-effective. To view your pricing for the High School and Middle School Collections, please login to ConsortiaManager and click on the dark blue Newly Added box on the dashboard.

Title and Grant Funding – updated 2/18/2021

Ohio Schools (public, private, and catholic) can take advantage of the recently released ESSER II Sec 18003 d-9 (educational technology) funds to cover the cost of databases and eBook collections such as these! What’s more, ESSER II Sec 18003 d-10 (mental health support) funds can also be used to cover the cost of these collections due to Gale’s careful curation, which includes SEL content.

Looking to expend Title 1, CARES Act, or other federal funding? Gale eBooks are an excellent use of these funds and EdTech is stated as an allowable use of CARES Act funding! Local mini grants, PTO grants/funds, and endowments can also help support the one-time collection cost. Need more reasons why you should consider Gale eBooks for your library? Look no further –  Top 7 Reasons to Explore Gale’s eBook Platform.

Don’t miss out on this great offer! Pricing on these Gale eBook Collections is valid January 1, 2021 – February 28, 2021 only. Please email any questions to OhioNET Electronic Resources Coordinator Sarah N. Probst at [email protected].

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