Gale, part of Cengage Learning, has acquired the assets of Questia Media, Inc., a provider of information and educational resources to students through its questia.com and questiaschool.com products. Questia provides a subscription-based online information service that gives users access to more than 76,000 books from 300+ publishers and millions of articles from journals, magazines and newspapers. Tim Harris is president and CEO, Questia Media, Inc. Recent product access enhancements introduced by Questia include an iPhone application enabling mobile access to Questia’s entire library, and Research Wizard, a Facebook application that facilitates community research. Gale will support these and develop other new applications to enhance the research experience for users. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
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