Caroline County Public Schools Learns the Power of Professional Development eBooks

As a very small district in rural Maryland, Caroline County Public Schools requires administrators to wear many hats while overseeing a tight budget. After hearing an assistant superintendent from another district extolling the benefits of Gale eBooks on GVRL, Director of Curriculum and Instruction Susan McCandless knew her district had to get on board. “I remember looking at my … Read more

Napa High School Embraces Online Resources

| Originally posted on the Napa Valley Register | The school library. For decades, it was the go-to source for students looking for books to research a topic or write a paper. Not anymore. Today, the library comes to the students – on their smartphones, iPads, laptops or other tech devices. At Napa Valley Unified … Read more

From Ship Driver to Library Space Entrepreneur

Recently, Deziner Software partnered with Gale to launch Gale Small Business Builder in the public library space. This self-guided online resource is designed to help budding entrepreneurs and seasoned small business owners create a business plan and discover more about themselves and their finances. It seems now like such a natural path, given the thousands … Read more

Assessing the User Experience on Gale Products

|By Heather Hedden | As senior vocabulary editor, I’ve worked on editing the Gale Subject thesaurus since we’ve had a web interface for our databases in the late 1990s, and there have been so many changes since then. The web user interface of Gale database products is key to making the research databases usable and … Read more

Career Online High School Gives Tucson Residents a Second Chance at a Diploma

| Originally posted on This is Tucson | Yvette Moutran’s royal blue graduation gown swished around her legs as she marched forward to “Pomp and Circumstance,” shaking hands and accepting her diploma. Finally, she had a high school diploma in hand. Finally, she could flip that tassel from one side of her cap to the … Read more

Corporate Committee for Library Investment Issues Statement in Response to White House 2019 Budget Proposal

The Corporate Committee for Library Investment (CCLI), an organization of more than 90 U.S. corporations united to support federal library funding, believes that the proposed cuts to the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) damage critical economic and educational infrastructure. We urge Congress to restore full federal … Read more

Gale Sells Candy Grams to Raise Money for Freedom House Detroit

| By Cristal Costello | Freedom House Detroit, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, provides a temporary home for survivors of persecution from around the world. In 2012, Freedom House became a partner of the Northern Tier Anti-trafficking Consortium servicing victims of human trafficking. Their mission: to uphold a fundamental principle, one inscribed on the base … Read more

Naperville Public Library Offers Small Business Support

| Originally posted on American Libraries Magazine | Launching a Small Business in Naperville User: Kent Palmer, business librarian, Naperville (Ill.) Public Library Product: Gale Small Business Builder Description: Gale Small Business Builder is a software platform designed to help libraries support business planning for entrepreneurs, start-ups, and other small business ventures. How do you use Gale Small … Read more