Product Updates: New In Context content for 07/28/14

Gale is continually updating and adding new content to our In Context products, ensuring that they offer timely, authoritative, useful information. The items below were added or updated during the week of July 28, 2014.

Migrants from South Sudan do a jumping dance to celebrate their country's independence in Kasarani, on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, on 9 July 2011.
Migrants from South Sudan do a jumping dance to celebrate their country’s independence in Kasarani, on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, on 9 July 2011.

Global Issues in Context

  • 40 portal pageshave been updated including:
    • Agriculture and Climate Change
    • Business Ethics
    • Carbon Footprint
    • Drug Trafficking
    • Immigrants and Immigration
    • Obama Administration
    • Southern Sudan Independence Referendum
    • Taliban Resurgence in Afghanistan and Pakistan

 

Science in Context

  • 5 new homepage spotlights are now live in Science in Context, including an image of listeria bacteria tied to the Food Poisoning portal page.
  • "Curiosity Self-Portrait On Mars." UPI Photo Collection. 2012. Science in Context. Web. 10 Sept. 2014.
    “Curiosity Self-Portrait On Mars.” UPI Photo Collection. 2012. Science in Context. 10 Sept. 2014.

    18 portal pageshave been updated, including:

    • Air Pollution
    • Civil Engineering
    • Curiosity on Mars
    • Coast and Beach
    • Data Mining
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Hurricane Arthur
    • Mental Disorders
    • Plate Tectonics
    • Science Fair Projects and Experiments
    • Typhoon Neoguri

 

Student Resources in Context

This engraving shows U.S. cannons firing on fortifications at Vera Cruz, Mexico, during the war with Mexico. Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna faced off against U.S. General Winfield Scott at this Gulf Coast fort. Scott’s army captured the fortress and from there set off to capture Mexico City and end the war.
This engraving shows U.S. cannons firing on fortifications at Vera Cruz, Mexico, during the war with Mexico. Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna faced off against U.S. General Winfield Scott at this Gulf Coast fort. Scott’s army captured the fortress and from there set off to capture Mexico City and end the war.
  • 5 new portal pages nowappear:
    • Crusades
    • Fidel Castro
    • McDonald’s
    • I Have a Dream speech
    • Drunk Driving
  • 8 portal pages have been updatedin conjunction with various July and August anniversaries and observances:
    • American Citizenship
    • Anne Frank
    • Arab-Israeli Conflict
    • Autism
    • Barack Obama
    • Illegal Immigration
    • Mexican American War
    • Mother Teresa

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