College Student Anxiety Is on the Rise.
Grow Resources to Confront It.

| By Gale Staff | Did you know that almost two-thirds of college students report feeling overwhelming anxiety at least once during the academic year?* For those that struggle with stress, anxiety, and other mental health issues, they often don’t know where to turn. Or worse yet, they’re afraid to tell anyone that something is … Read more

Gale’s Passenger & Immigration Lists Index: Reasons They Came

| By Tara Atterberry | While researching new sources of North American immigration content for the upcoming 2020 edition of Gale’s Passenger & Immigration List Index, I located ship passenger manifests that included the myriad of reasons immigrants left their homes to take a chance on building a life in the New World. For example, … Read more

Revisiting Marvel’s Infinity Saga with VideoHound

| by Mike Tyrkus, Sr Content Developer, Gale | Now that Phase Three of the “Infinity Saga” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has come to an end with the events of Avengers: Endgame (2019), we thought it might be interesting to see what our resident film critic, that adorable pooch VideoHound, thought of the … Read more

Understanding Suicide Awareness & Prevention Through Gale Resources

| By Tracie Moy | Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and suicide rates have increased by more than 25% in the last two decades1. Acknowledging for every suicide there are 25 attempts that aren’t fatal, you realize the extent of our current mental health crisis. Suicide awareness and … Read more

Stonewall 50 Commemoration: The Power of Print

| By Gale Staff | In the wake of the Stonewall uprising, the gay rights movement gained momentum and became a force that forever changed the status of gays and lesbians in society, perceptions about gender and sexuality, and culture itself. In the weeks and months after the police raided the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich … Read more

Research for a Great Debate

| By Beth Manar, Senior Content Developer, Gale | A debate is defined as a discussion, generally in a formal setting, in which two sides present opposing views on a topic. Debates have been recorded in history for millennia, and various debates have been labeled Great Debates over time, covering a wide variety of topics … Read more

Appreciate Teachers by Supporting Their Mental Health with PD Titles on GVRL

| By Nicole Albrecht | I recently read an article by Anca Stefan, titled I Want Teaching to Matter. In her article, Anca stated that for teacher appreciation week she did not want candy, gift cards, or apples—she wanted, “…a career that feels solid. I want a daily schedule that feels sustainable—that allows me to … Read more

Digital Humanities Day at the British Library and My Love for the Albert Bridge

| By Kevin Kohls, Associate Marketing Manager, Gale | This past week I had the opportunity to travel to London for Gale’s DH Day at the British Library, an exciting and informative gathering of digital humanities experts from around the globe. During the event faculty members and librarians shared insights on both the practice of … Read more

Erasing the Stigma of Mental Health

| By Brigham Narins, Sr Content Developer, Gale | May is Mental Health Month!  Mental health is like health generally: everybody needs it, wants it, and deserves it. And while there are great disparities in access to general health care worldwide and in the United States, the situation with mental health care is even more … Read more