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

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.—50 Years After His Assassination

| By Deb Kirby | If, like me, the 1960s was your coming-of-age decade, you were witness to and shaped by many history-making events. Some were positive and inspiring, like the moon landing and the enactment of civil rights laws, while others were tragically sad, including the assassinations of President John Kennedy, his brother Bobby … Read more

CHOICE Recommends Gale’s Eighteenth Century Collections Online

| By Gale Staff | CHOICE, a publishing unit at the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), reviewed Gale’s Eighteenth Century Collections Online in its January Edition of Internet Resources review series. Containing over 180,000 titles (200,000 volumes) and more than 32 million pages, Eighteenth Century Collections Online contains every significant English-language and foreign-language … Read more

Once Upon an Author: J.D. Salinger’s 100th Birthday

| Catherine DiMercurio | January 1, 2019, marked what would have been J. D. Salinger’s 100th birthday. Salinger died in 2010, having secured his place in literary history and American culture in 1951 with the publication of his novel The Catcher in the Rye. The work was a bestseller, and its angsty teen protagonist, Holden Caufield, … Read more

New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in December 2018

| By Gale Staff | Academic OneFile Cuadernos de Literatura del Caribe (La Universidad del Atlantico) Peer-reviewed International Journal of Psychological Research (Universidad de San Buenaventura) Peer-reviewed The New Educational Review (Barbara Budrich Publishers) Peer-reviewed Retratos de Assentamentos (Universidade de Araraquara (Uniara)) Peer-reviewed Revista Amauta (La Universidad del Atlantico) Peer-reviewed Revista Competitividade e Sustentabilidade (Universidade … Read more

Product Update: Testing and Education Reference Center

| By Kristin Fust, Product Manager | Several new features have been added to Testing and Education Reference Center! The most notable are those released in the test-taking experience. These enhancements are currently available for preview within select exams, including the DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams, and Advanced … Read more

Gale’s Women’s Studies Archive Named an Outstanding Academic Title of 2018

| By Gale Staff | CHOICE, a publishing unit at the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), named the Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities as one of their Outstanding Academic Titles of 2018. This year’s Outstanding Academic Title list includes 455 books and digital resources chosen by the CHOICE editorial staff from among … Read more

Pima County Graduates First Set of Career Online High School Students

| By Gale Staff | Pima County Public Library is empowering residents with Career Online High School, a program that offers adults a second chance at earning an accredited high school diploma. The program features an easy-to-access online learning environment, academic coaches & support instructors, and the opportunity to earn entry-level career certificates such as … Read more