Two Gale Titles Named 2019 PROSE Award Finalists

| By Gale Staff | Recently, two Gale titles have been named finalists in the Association of American Publishers (AAP) 2019 PROSE Awards – Gale Primary Sources’ Political Extremism and Radicalism in the Twentieth Century: Far-Right and Left Political Groups in the US, Europe and Australia and GVRL’s St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture. The 165 … Read more

The “What Ifs” of History and Martin Luther King Jr.

| By Traci Cothran | What I love about history is there’s always something to learn from it.  We learn about what occurred and consider what else could have happened that may have changed the course of history. This Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, I’m reminded of how King’s contributions to the Civil Rights Movement … Read more

Explore Timely Coverage of Emerging Legal Issues

| By Mike Tyrkus | The need for a layperson’s comprehensive and understandable guide to terms, concepts, and historical developments in American law has traditionally been well met by The Gale Encyclopedia of American Law. Previously published in a third edition in 2010 (in eBook format) and 2011 (in print) by Gale, The Gale Encyclopedia … Read more

Inspire Learners to be Achievers with Gale’s In Context Suite

| By Sydney Fairman | In today’s digital age, news travels faster than ever. Because of the constant influx of information, it’s nearly impossible to know and teach every current event inside and out. Gale’s In Context suite meets the needs of today’s learners with a user-friendly, mobile-responsive design. Eye-catching, engaging, authoritative databases such as … Read more

The Sulphur Springs Public Library Graduates First Career Online High School Student

| By Tara Blair | Career Online High School, a nationally accredited program, allows adults the opportunity to earn a high school diploma while gaining career skills. The program ensures student success through a flexible online platform, academic coaches, career guidance, and much more. Recently, the Sulphur Springs Public Library graduated their first Career Online … Read more

Updates to Gale’s Award-Winning Literary Series

| By Gale Staff | Coming January 18th, Gale is making exciting changes to how researchers view articles in some of Gale’s most trusted and popular series for literary analysis and biography including, Literature Criticism Online, Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online, and Something About the Author Online. We heard you and in response to customer … Read more

Looking Back at 100 Years of Gillette Advertisements

| By Kevin Kohls | Earlier this week, Gillette razors made waves with a new ad that addresses toxic masculinity through the frame of Gillette’s past advertisements. The ad has brought forth passionate responses from those who support it as well as those who rebuke the message. With memorable taglines like “The Best a Man … Read more

Scottish Romanticism and the Jacobites

| By Clematis Delany | A king without a throne, a dashing young prince, and an army of exiles. These basic components of Jacobitism – with some misty lochs, rugged Highlanders, scheming Catholics and royal courts thrown in – lend themselves perfectly to high Romance and adventure. It is no surprise then, that the Stuarts … Read more

Entrepreneurship: Do Your Homework

| By Matthew Miskelly | Webster’s Dictionary defines entrepreneurship as… (Nah, that’s no good.) Starting a business is a lot like… (Nope, don’t like that, either.) I’ve kept a journal since 1990, roughly five thousand entries. You’d think I wouldn’t find it so difficult starting a blog. But you write what you know, and the … Read more

Mahatma Gandhi and Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

| By Traci Cothran | Like many other people, I love to learn new things – with history being my favorite subject.  At Gale, we have a volunteer program at a local elementary school where we are “reading buddies” with kids once a week.  It’s nice to laugh with these youngsters, and it’s fun to … Read more