Object Computing Invests in Career Online High School

| By Gale Staff | Recently, Object Computing, Inc. (OCI) and the St. Louis County Library announced OCI’s investment of approximately $150,000 to support some of the library’s initiatives, including Career Online High School. Career Online High School, a nationally accredited program, allows adults the opportunity to earn a high school diploma while gaining career … Read more

Theism and Atheism: Opposing Arguments in Philosophy

| By Laurie Malashanko | There used to be a show on the Food Network called Throwdown! With Bobby Flay. In it, award-winning cooks faced off, with their own culinary specialties, against the renowned celebrity chef. From steak fajitas to salmon chowder, from carrot cake to Boston cream pie, each week Bobby Flay would throw … Read more

Public Libraries Help Solve Florida’s Dropout Problem

  To learn more about offering this life-changing program to your community, visit gale.com/diploma.  1 U.S. Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates 2 Aud, S., KewalRamani, A., and Frohlich, L. (2011). America’s Youth: Transitions to Adulthood (NCES 2012-026). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. 3 Bureau of Labor … Read more

From Advice Columns to Comics: 300 Years of Valentine’s Day Celebrations

| By Kevin Kohls | Besides being a great excuse to eat candy, Valentine’s Day is a fascinating holiday to look back at primary source documents. From advertisements, love columns, children’s books and even notes primary sources offer a multitude of perspectives from which to analyze the history of Valentine’s day. Organized chronologically the documents … Read more

Available Now! Gale’s Nineteenth Century Collections Online Brochure

| By Gale Staff | Gale’s Nineteenth Century Collections Online is the product of partnerships between Gale and almost one hundred libraries in effort to preserve and make content available digitally for academic research. The collection features broad content consisting of monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents in … Read more

American Reference Books Annual Praises Gale Resources

| By Gale Staff | Recently, American Reference Books Annual (ARBA) reviewed American Historical Periodicals from the Antiquarian Society, Series 6 and the Gale Encyclopedia of Diets, 3rd Edition. Fortunately, both titles received high praise from ARBA! American Historical Periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society, Series 6 contains nearly 200 titles dated up to 1923, … Read more

Register for “Libraries and Incubators,” a National Entrepreneurship Week 2019 Free Webinar

| By Gale Staff | Libraries and local business incubators, accelerators, co-working spaces, and other entrepreneurship support organizations are key to nurturing the unique startups in communities of every size. Join your fellow entrepreneurial-minded peers for EveryLibrary’s and the International Business Innovation Association’s (INBIA) webinar, “Libraries and Incubators” on February 19, 2019, at 2 p.m. ET, as a … Read more

Large Print Must-Haves: 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Winners

| By Bonnie Simcock | The dedicated editorial staff here at Thorndike Press, take great pride in making your large print collection the best it can be. Sure, we attempt to obtain as many high-demand bestsellers and bestselling authors we can, but we also strive to ferret out emerging authors, and thought-provoking, entertaining titles that … Read more

New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in January 2019

| By Gale Staff | Academic OneFile Acta Medica International (Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd.) Peer-reviewed Advances in Skeletal Muscle Function Assessment (Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd.) Peer-reviewed Annals of Tropical Pathology (Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd.) Peer-reviewed Archives of Cardiovascular Imaging (Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd.) Peer-reviewed Archives of Trauma … Read more

Help Empower Change with eBooks on GVRL

| By Tracie Moy | It may seem as though we have come a long way in understanding, accepting, and supporting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community. In fact, rarely a day goes by without a newsworthy headline. Yet, social discrimination continues to exist. Big and small cities across the globe have … Read more