A Spotlight on 21st Century Skill Sets and How Education Industry is Emerging to Meet the Demands

| By Chitraa Sridharan | In the rapidly changing market place today, it is becoming increasingly evident that workplaces need workers who are just not proficient with the core skills but also with people who are prepared to solve complex problems and adapt to changing environments using their 6C (Communication, Collaboration, Critical thinking, Creative innovation, … Read more

Women’s Studies Archive Provides “Unique” and “Rich” Content

Gale’s new archive, Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities, contains approximately one million never-before-digitized pages of primary source material, all aligned with women’s studies. As the first in the Women’s Studies archive, this collection traces the path of women’s issues from past to present—pulling primary sources from manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, and more. It captures the … Read more

Analytics On Demand: Living Up to the Test

| By Stacy Lein, Adult Programming Librarian, and Adam Elsholz, Assistant Library Director, South San Francisco Public Library, CA | Data, data everywhere. Libraries co-exist with loads of data but don’t really know how to use it. When the Peninsula Library System, a consortium of 32 city, county, and community college libraries, heard about Gale’s Analytics … Read more

New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in September 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 Zeitschrift fuer Analysis und Ihre Anwendungen (European Mathematical Society Publishing House) 0232-2064 Peer-reviewed … Read more

Urban Library Innovation Awards Announced

We would like to be among the first to congratulate Urban Library Council’s 2017 Top Innovators and Honorable Mentions. The ULC showcases programs that provide lifelong opportunities, meet the unique needs of diverse audiences, leverage technology to connect people with each other and vital resources, and address community issues. All your hard work pays off as we celebrate your accomplishments … Read more

Driving Decisions with Data

How can you ensure your library’s goals and initiatives support households in your community? This past July we sat down with Jason Kucsma, deputy director at Toledo Lucas County (Ohio) Public Library and 2017 Library Journal Mover and Shaker, to provide his thoughts on libraries measuring up. Grab some coffee and listen as Jason discusses … Read more

There’s a New Professional Development Partner in the House

That’s Stenhouse Publishers, of course.

Stenhouse recognizes and embraces the complexity of teaching and learning. And is devoted to helping teachers inspire deep and creative thinking in their students.

Stenhouse is guided by three core beliefs;

  • All students can learn to think independently and critically.
  • Effective teaching is achievable at any level of experience and in any classroom environment.
  • Teachers make the best instructional decisions for the students in their care when they are equipped with knowledge, supported by colleagues, and respected as professionals.

These beliefs align so closely to Gale and our mission to empower educators. Explore 16 must-have titles, in one comprehensive collection, available on Gale eBooks on GVRL.

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Explore the Vietnam War through Documentaries and Primary Sources

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, The Vietnam War, tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history as it has never before been told on film. Visceral and immersive, the series explores the human dimensions of the war through revelatory testimonies of nearly … Read more