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Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers hundreds of interactive instructor-led online courses covering everything from health and wellness, creative writing, computer programming, animal care and more.

  • Sessions are entirely web-based.
  • Taught by college instructors who are experts in their field.
  • Comprehensive lessons, quizzes, and assignments.
  • Interactive learning environment.
  • Sessions are six weeks long.
  • Sign up at any time, new sessions begin every month.

Access Gale Courses

Please note: A valid library membership is required in order to register.
Some courses are based on U.S. standards.


Don't have a library membership? Click here to request a temporary membership.

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