St. Louis County Library Graduates First Career Online High School Class

| By Gale Staff | On Saturday, Oct. 27, 10 adults from the St. Louis area walked across a stage at the St. Louis County Library to receive their diploma from Career Online High School. Career Online High School is a self-paced, accredited online high school diploma for adults age 19 and over, in which scholarships … Read more

9 Things that Make Libraries Great

| By Gale Staff |

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.”

–Albert Einstein

 

Albert knew.  And many people today know.  Libraries are amazing resources, community assets, and treasure troves of knowledge.  But what makes them so amazing?  Here are nine things we think make libraries unique and valuable.

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Outstanding Reviews for Digital Scholar Lab

| By Gale Staff | Gale’s newly launched Digital Scholar Lab has received two outstanding reviews from American Reference Books Annual and Booklist. Digital Scholar Lab, a cloud-based research environment, allows both students and researchers to apply natural language processing tools to raw text data (OCR) from Gale Primary Sources in a single research platform. Read below … Read more

Stan Lee and the Power of Vulnerability

| By Catherine DiMercurio | The internet is flooding with tributes to Marvel Comics publisher Stan Lee. I think it’s safe to say, given his stature as a creator, that Lee was a superhero in his own right. With Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, he created the Marvel Universe, though it was Lee who would be … Read more

Booklist Raves Over Gale Primary Sources and GVRL Products

| By Gale Staff | Booklist has published rave reviews for two Gale titles released this year: Amateur Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society and St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture. Amateur Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society is an extensive collection of amateur publications that were written, edited, and published primarily by young … Read more

Bring the Movember Movement to Your Library

| By Gale Staff | As the men in your community forgo shaving for the month of November to bring awareness to men’s health issues, your library has the perfect resource to answer questions and shed light on these very serious topics. From authoritative information on prostate cancer to peer-reviewed journal articles on the latest … Read more

New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in October 2018

| By Gale Staff | Academic OneFile ACI Materials Journal (American Concrete Institute) Peer-reviewed ACI Structural Journal (American Concrete Institute) Peer-reviewed AJSP: Reviews & Reports (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, WK Health) Peer-reviewed Akropolis: Journal of Hellenic Studies (Center for Hellenic Studies) Peer-reviewed Bewaehrungshilfe (Forum Verlag Godesberg GmbH) Peer-reviewed Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy (Canadian … Read more

9 Primary Source Documents to View on Equal Pay Day

| By Gale Staff |

Equal Pay Day raises awareness of the gender pay gap. The date April 4, 2017 represents how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year.  Explore primary source documents from Gale’s Women’s Studies Archive to learn more about the gender pay gap throughout history.

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