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

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

Get Information You Can Trust with a Simple Search

Question:  When research often starts with a Google search and dubious results, how do we get online library reference materials in the hands of those who need it? Answer:  Opposing Viewpoints In Context’s Google Chrome Extension! Melinda was doing her Social Studies homework the other night and needed facts on gerrymandering.  Instead of using her … Read more

OELMA Presidential Award Presented to Gale’s Very Own Andrea Eshelman

The Ohio Educational Library Media Association (OELMA) is Ohio’s preeminent professional association for highly effective school librarians and libraries. They are committed to educational excellence and academic achievement and serve the needs of 21st Century learners and workers in a global society. Annually, the OELMA presents a Presidential Award to honor individuals who have shown … Read more

Writing on the Día de Muertos

Día de Muertos, Day of the Dead, is observed in Mexico on 2 November, the final day of a celebration that begins on Halloween. Though practices differ from city to city, the holiday is generally an opportunity to honor deceased loved ones, for whom families prepare ofrendas, or altars, which are decorated with candy skulls, … Read more

New! BBC Videos Added to Popular Gale Resources

We’re excited to announce the acquisition of 2,250 videos from BBC Worldwide Learning for use across a number of Gale databases, including Academic OneFile, Gale Researcher, and the In Context suite of products. Developed and produced by talented creative teams at the BBC, these videos offer unique and lively insights and perspectives on such wide-ranging … Read more

Vampires, Skeletons, and Monsters

As Halloween approaches, readers with an interest in the eerie and macabre side of literary history can find plenty to keep them up at night in Literature Criticism Series. Volume 200 of Short Story Criticism, for example, is a triple-feature of horror, with entries on Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s novella Carmilla, William Faulkner’s “A Rose … Read more