Gale Courses

Gale Courses supports libraries as educational institutions and gives community members easy access to lifelong learning opportunities including professional development, technology, and personal enrichment courses.

Available 24/7, Gale Courses provides more than 360 six-week long, online programs taught by college instructors. New courses begin each month, and lessons are assigned twice a week, enhanced with images, videos, and games to support varied learning styles. Users will enjoy a self-paced learning environment and engagement with fellow students and instructor through weekly discussion boards.

Classes support a wide variety of Interests:

  • Business professionals – with communication, entrepreneurship, human resources, management, manufacturing, and marketing offerings
  • Computer and technology – suiting skill levels from beginner to advanced in software, computer applications, web design, and programming
  • Parenting, language & arts, hobbies, and more – a wide array of personal enrichment subjects with something for everyone
  • Health and wellness offerings – certifications in topics from mental health and aging to pain management and nutrition

10 Most Popular Courses

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016 Accounting Fundamentals Speed Spanish Grammar Refresher Discover Sign Language Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach Beginning Writer’s Workshop Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016 Stocks, Bonds, and Investing: Oh, My! Creating WordPress Websites

You must have a Southfield Library card to enroll in courses — find Gale Courses in Research Sources by Title and Research — > Education — > Online Learning.