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Product Updates: New In Context content for 09/10/14

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 September 10, 2014.

Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat paints in 1983 in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Biography in Context.

  • 5 new homepage spotlights nowappear:
    • Mae Jemison, the first African American woman in space, Sept. 12, 1992
    • Wangari Maathai, the late environmental activist (International Day of Peace; former messenger of peace; 2004 Nobel Peace prize recipient)
    • Isabel Allende, Chilean author (Hispanic Heritage Month)
    • Jean-Michel Basquiat, the late artist (Hispanic Heritage Month)
    • Paulo Coelho (International Day of Peace; current messenger of peace)
A priest holds a cross in Kiev’s Independence Square after a night of riots protesting Ukraine’s government, 19 February 2014.

Global Issues in Context

  • 43 portal pageshave been updated including:
    • Copyright and Intellectual Property Theft
    • Endangered Species and Wildlife Conservation
    • Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Rights
    • Population Issues
    • Russia’s Annexation of Crimea
    • Waste Disposal

Science in Context

  • 6 portal pageshave been updated andare featured on the homepage:
    • Aviation
    • Biological and Chemical Weapons
    • Carbon Dioxide
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Viruses
    • Whooping Cough/Pertussis

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