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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Content Curated to Support Current Issues

| By Andrea Henderson | In a New York Times opinion piece, sociologist Eric Klinenberg explored the critical place the public library plays in the social infrastructure of a society stating: “Libraries are the kinds of places where people with different backgrounds, passions, and interests can take part in a living democratic culture.”1 Gale is committed … Read more

Meet the Need: Be a Small Business Advocate

| Sponsored by Gale and Library Journal | “Public libraries are uniquely equipped to support entrepreneurship as a driver of local economic health and ensure equal access to the foundation of entrepreneurial success.”1 Learn How to Connect with Your Business Community How can your library become an essential resource for budding entrepreneurs and established businesses alike? … Read more

The Evolution of the Newspaper Industry

| By Kevin Kohls | While the newspaper industry is trying to adapt to a future where the physical newspaper is a thing of the past, Gale and The British Library are bringing the digital revolution to the 18th century. In an effort to preserve and expand access to the history of the newspaper industry, … Read more