300 Years of Eclipse Intrigue: 8 Primary Sources

Across North America people are poking holes in shoe boxes and going store to store to scoop up the last pairs of specialty “eclipse glasses” off the shelves. All of this preparation is  for the solar eclipse that will cast the moons shadow on a path across the globe Monday, August 21st. While we have … Read more

Writers in the Shadow of the Eclipse

North America will experience a solar eclipse on August 21, and while the cosmic event will affect the entire continent, a small swath will fall in the ominously termed “path of totality,” where the moon will completely block the sun from view for some two minutes. After settling on a viewing location and securing specialty … Read more

So How Are We Doing Measuring Search Quality Part 1

| By Charlie Close, Gale Data Scientist | Gale products are built around search. Almost all sessions start with a search, whether to begin research for a paper, study a topic for a class, or just to read something interesting. To take good care of our users, we must make sure our search functionality is working … Read more

Conquer Fake News!

  In a recent Toastmasters International article, speaking of fake news and how to conquer it, Gale is mentioned as a reliable source of authoritative information. Here is a small excerpt: “Knowing how they work can help you get more relevant results from your searches. Try to distill your search down to the most important words. … Read more

HOW DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING 21ST CENTURY STUDENT RESEARCH

How your students research is just as important as what they research. While many other eBook platforms direct users to title-level results, Gale eBooks on GVRL are designed to cross search all of your eBooks to pinpoint relevant material. The result? Students spend less time looking for credible information, and more time diving into it. … Read more

New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in July 2017

The titles below have been recently added and can be located in the product using Basic or Advanced Search forms. Titles can be found via Browse Publications within two weeks. For complete coverage information please see the product title lists. Academic OneFile ALTEX: Alternatives to Animal Experimentation (Springer Spektrum) 1868-596X Peer-reviewed Apollo Medicine (Medknow Publications … Read more

Now Available: 2018 Gale eBook Catalog for Academic Libraries

Browse nearly 50 pages of the latest eBook titles from Gale as well as some of our top publishing partners, such as SAGE, ABC-CLIO, Wiley, Elsevier, and others all available on Gale’s award-winning GVRL platform. The 2018 catalog is your guide for building a collection of recently released eBook titles in areas such as business, computer … Read more

PARTNERING WITH YOU TO EMPOWER RESEARCH

| By Kristin Fust | As a product manager at Gale, I love connecting with customers and learning about how they utilize eBooks on the GVRL platform. During these conversations, one common thread is usually the merit of GVRL in providing students with the foundational materials needed to better understand core concepts in their areas … Read more

The Great American Eclipse 2017

On August 21, 2017, North America will see its first total solar eclipse in a century. A solar eclipse happens when the moon passes between the sun and Earth. Even though the sun is much bigger than the moon, because the moon is so much closer to us, they appear about the same size in … Read more