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

California State Library Triples Investment in Career Online High School

Career Online High School,  a nationally accredited program allowing adults the opportunity to earn high school diplomas, has helped California solve their dropout crisis since 2015. The California State Library has had so much success with the program, they recently signed another three-year agreement—tripling their original investment. “Investing more funds in this program was an easy … Read more

Nevertheless, She Persisted: GVRL Celebrates Women’s History Month

| By Nicole Albrecht | February 2017, Senator Elizabeth Warren was silenced while reading an opposition letter, written by Coretta Scott King, during Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing for attorney general. Later, Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell stated that Warren gave a lengthy speech violating rules and was warned, but nevertheless, she persisted. That phrase was … Read more

New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in January 2018

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 The European Journal of Applied Linguistics and TEFL (LinguaBooks Academic Publishing) 2192-1032 Peer-reviewed … Read more

American Reference Books Annual Highly Recommends Gale Researcher

Gale Researcher provides the scholarly content and technology-fueled tools students need to improve their ability to find, evaluate, and apply a range of sources in their research and coursework. By aligning scholarly materials to the scope and sequence of introductory college courses, Gale Researcher creates a simple but sophisticated research path for students looking to … Read more