Science Photo Library Signs Licensing Agreement with Global Grid for Learning

Posted on 3/23/2011 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (0)

Science Photo Library, has signed a licensing agreement with Global Grid for Learning, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cambridge University Press and one of the most comprehensive digital educational content collections in the world.

The GGfL Library offers educational institutions a safe and reliable way to search, stream and download over one million digital learning resources from an extensive and growing range of educational content providers. By providing educational institutions with a single source for multiple, trusted content providers GGfL saves teachers valuable time in accessing high quality, copyright-cleared and educationally relevant resources.

As students become increasingly media-savvy it’s important for teachers to be able to engage them in the classroom in new ways. The GGfL Library provides a wide selection of high quality educational resources from over 40 of the best-of-breed content providers that include: images, photos, illustrations, diagrams, video and audio clips and animations. The library also includes interactive activities based on specific learner outcomes that will help teachers motivate, engage and inspire learners. Included among the providers are Cambridge University Press, Intel Skoool, Corbis, Reuters and Bridgeman Education.

The materials are available online and through commonly used learning platforms, portals, and commonly used educational software ensuring teachers and students seamless access to the digital content they need, when they need it anywhere, anytime.
Julian Mobbs, Managing Director at Global Grid for Learning commented: “Science is the only universally taught subject in education systems worldwide and so we are delighted to provide GGfL’s users with access to content from the leading provider in this area. Science Photo Library’s unrivalled collection of scientific images and videos strengthens immensely the GGfL Library, making it even easier for educators and learners to find and discover high quality, relevant and copyright-cleared digital content in a full range of subjects."
“Science Photo Library is excited about the partnership with Global Grid for Learning”, said Justin Manton, Business Development Manager at Science Photo Library. “The GGfL platform allows us to continue with our core mission to provide educators and students with access to the largest and most exciting collection of science imagery in the world.”
Science Photo Library (SPL) provides educators with striking specialist and scientific images and footage, unrivalled in quality, accuracy and depth of information. It has the largest scientific related collection in the world with more than 350,000 images and 15,000 clips to choose from, and with hundreds of new submissions being uploaded to the website each week.

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