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Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led online courses that you can take for free with your Library card. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Courses cover a broad range of subjects including: Business, Computers, Health, Education, and Personal Enrichment (Photography, Screenwriting, Drawing, etc). 

Getting Started

  1. Login with your Library card number and PIN
  2. Browse the course catalog menu or use the search bar
  3. To sign up for a course, click the “Enroll Now” button 
  4. Select your course start date and click “Continue”
  5. Create a free Gale Courses account providing an email and password
  6. You will only need to create an account the first time you enroll. After that, you can sign in as a returning student. 

Frequently Asked Questions: 

How long do courses run?
All courses run for 6 weeks unless otherwise stated. Each course is divided into two classes: Week 1 and Week 2.

Can I drop a course?
If you don’t visit the Week 2 class of your courses within 13 days, you will be automatically dropped. If you need to be dropped earlier, staff can assist you.

I was dropped from a course when I didn’t want to be! Why?
You must remain active in your courses in order to stay enrolled. Students who do not access the Week 1 and Week 2 classes of a course within 13 days of the start date will be automatically dropped from their courses.

If I’m dropped, can I take the course another time?
Yes. If you are dropped from a course, you can enroll in other sessions at a later date.

How does the interactive portion of the class work?
Each course, and related class, has a dedicated discussion area. If you need help, post your question in the appropriate discussion area, and the instructor, teaching assistant or one of your fellow students will respond.

Is there a limit to how many times I can take a course?
No. You can take a course as many times as you need to complete it.

Is there a limit to how many courses I can take?
No. You can take as many courses as you like.

GALE COURSES AND YOUR PRIVACY

Gale Courses is a third-party service that is governed by the privacy policy and practices of its parent company Cengage, not the Library’s. We advise that you consult their Privacy Statement and Terms and Conditions

Need more help?

  • Full support for all these features is available from the Gale Courses Help Centre.
  • If you need to renew your library card or reset your PIN, please contact our staff.
  • Staff can also provide basic assistance with the service.
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Regina Public Library is pleased to provide free access to this third-party service to customers paying taxes to or residing in the City of Regina. Members of other Saskatchewan libraries are not guaranteed access to this service or any other electronic resource to which Regina Public Library subscribes.

Regina Public Library customers are reminded that this is a third-party service over which Regina Public Library has no control so changes may occur without warning and customization is not always possible.