Mesa County Libraries Offers High School Diplomas to Adults

| Originally published on The Daily Sentinel | For the first time in nearly 10 years, Rosalva Martinez is going back to school. Since dropping out of Central High School during her sophomore year, Martinez has often thought about how a high school diploma would make a difference in her life. The 25-year-old Grand Junction … Read more

Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes: From Breakfast to Dinner & Everything In Between

Thanksgiving—a holiday filled with food, family, giving thanks….and, well, more food. As one of the most anticipated meals of the year, Thanksgiving dinner is bound to leave the family with an abundance of leftovers. While the cold turkey sandwich is always a favorite go-to, Gale resources are here to show you that there is so much … Read more

Why Semantic HTML Matters to Accessibility

| By Matt Long, Gale Software Engineering Manager | Web accessibility is about ensuring equal access to content on the web to people with and without disabilities. At Gale web accessibility matters. And while for a variety of reasons equal access can be challenging in certain situations, there are some simple things developers and designers … Read more

American Western Standing Order Plans Now Shipping Monthly

We received your feedback and we heard you! Offering you the best in Western and American Historical fiction — subgenres on the rise — Thorndike Press and Wheeler Publishing are proud to announce our Western standing order plans will now release in monthly shipments. Benefits of Monthly vs. Quarterly: Keep patrons coming back with new stories arriving … Read more

Gwinnett County Public Library Helps Adults Achieve High School Diploma

| Originally published in the Gwinnett Daily Post by Cailin O’Brien | This past week, eight adults donned caps and robes for the first time and arrived at the Lilburn branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library to receive their high school diplomas. “They were certainly thrilled to have their families there cheering them on,” … Read more

How to Manage 71 Experian Mosaics as Library Patron Profiles

| By Heather Hoffman, Digital Content Coordinator, Toledo Lucas County Public Library | In 2016, the Toledo Lucas County Public Library developed a new strategic plan with three focus areas: Support essential literacies Foster a culture of innovation and leadership Strengthen our community engagement Strengthening our community engagement had always been a focus for the Library, … Read more

Inside Look: Gale Primary Sources Digitization Process

Ever wonder how primary sources are selected and digitized? Here’s a brief overview showing that, while the task at hand is arduous, the flawless results are worth the attention to detail. Request a trial or demonstration at gale.com/gps17

New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in October 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 Advances in Agriculture (Hindawi Limited) 2356-654X Peer-reviewed Advances in Chemistry (Hindawi Limited) 2356-6612 … Read more

Cameron’s Collection: Making a Difference for Teen Mental Health

| By Grace Gallagher, Executive Director, Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation | Recently, I had the pleasure of hosting a Facebook Live event with the remarkable folks over at Gale-Cengage to introduce Cameron’s Collection, a wonderful new eBook collection that provides schools and public libraries with resources and tools to help teens who are battling with depression and … Read more

2017 Anthony Award Winners in Large Print

The 2017 Anthony Awards, named after the late Anthony Boucher (William Anthony Parker White), well-known writer and critic for the New York Times who helped found the Mystery Writers of America (MWA), were given out on October 15 at Bouchercon in Toronto. Bouchercon is the MWA’s annual World Mystery Convention where readers, writers, publishers, editors, … Read more