Register Today! 3D Tools in Human Anatomy Courses and Curriculum Webinar

| By Gale Staff | Subjects like human anatomy are difficult to teach and can be frustrating for undergraduates. To overcome, students are often led to downloading applications on their phones or laptops. However, these applications may not have the best approaches towards learning the complex and often tedious material. Join us and the American … Read more

Keeping Pace in Your Career (and Life) with Gale Courses

| By Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner |

Personal and professional development is one of the least-served but most important aspects of anyone’s job. This is especially true in the world of libraries. Serving library patrons depends on library staff being up-to-date in a variety of subjects. Ask any librarian out there on the front lines of service and all will agree that keeping up to date in everything from technology to the latest best seller is essential!

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Daunted by Data? You Got This!

| By Lisa Novohatski, Marketing Analytics Consultant, Gale | No surprise to any of you–library culture is focused around information. Working alongside librarians for the past five years has helped me to understand how this culture both empowers staff and the communities it serves. I’ve also seen that not only are libraries great sources of information, … Read more

Welcome Refugees with eBooks that Speak Their Language

| By Jeff Levine, Patron Services Manager, The Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County, NY | Our library system’s mission, to engage the community in life-long learning through equal access to information, technology, gathering spaces and expert staff, might sound very familiar to some of you. Engaging the community and life-long learning is something that … Read more

NaperLaunch Builds Their Brand, Becomes Busy Hub for Startup Community

| By Gale Staff | To hear Kent Palmer tell it, NaperLaunch began much like any new business does; by recognizing and fulfilling an identified need. In 2013, Palmer, business librarian at Naperville Public Library just outside of Chicago, recognized that many members of the business community had the same five basic needs: information, guidance, … Read more

Updates to My Account – Amended 09/21/18

| By Gale Staff |

Enhancements to improve your immediate online ordering experience are underway. We will be communicating additional enhancements as they roll out in a phased approach.

Presently, you will notice:

  • Quick and accurate invoice association
  • Streamlined checkout
  • A new look and feel with Gale branding. Currently, the words “Thorndike Press” do not appear in the My Account experience, but your Thorndike Press account information and order history carried over.
  • The new platform will reduce intermittent issues you may have experienced in the last couple months.

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Celebrate Banned Books: September 23-29

| By Traci Cothran | I just LOVE Banned Books Week.  Don’t get me wrong: I don’t like that we need a Banned Books Week, it’s just that I love thinking about all the books I’ve read that are on various banned lists, as so many of them are near and dear to me.  Then … Read more

Just Published: The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

| By Gale Staff | See what’s different and understand the issues. The second edition of The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health is here! Why the excitement? Well, this edition gives reliable and understandable information about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of environmental health conditions and infectious diseases so users can better understand the issues … Read more

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Gale Resources

| By Traci Cothran | Have you heard it’s Hispanic Heritage Month – a dedicated time to recognize and celebrate all the contributions Hispanic people have made?  Here are just a few of the resources we’re highlighting this month: You’ll also find the wonderful contributions of Hispanic Americans in our various databases – such as … Read more