New Content Recently Added to National Geographic Virtual Library

The content below has been recently added and can be located in the product using Basic or Advanced Search forms. To view a list of all the content included in the National Geographic collections and for complete coverage information, please visit our Database Titles List. Stay tuned for updates on new content! National Geographic: People, Animals, … Read more

Pounce into Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month with Our Newest eBook

| By Jason Everett | April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month. Each year during this month, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) asks its supporters to raise awareness about the many issues facing animals today. Animals throughout the world are victims of abuse, neglect, and abandonment. Although it … Read more

McHenry Public Library Offers Accredited Diplomas

| Originally on the Northwest Herald | McHenry resident Adam Lowrey wanted to further his career, but a lack of a high school diploma made pursuing his goals impossible. Lowery – who works in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning field – completed three years of high school and recently earned his diploma through a … Read more

New to GVRL: Leveled Content with National Geographic Ladders Series

|By Nicole Albrecht | Picture this: A classroom filled with students reading various books and a teacher closely monitoring them. At first glance, you may think they are all reading the same text at the same level because all the books look the same. As you look closer, you will see that the three kids … Read more

Gale Introduces Digital Scholar Lab for Mining Primary Sources

Gale is developing a research experience that will provide critical infrastructure for digital scholarship research. By combining digital text and analytical tools on one intuitive platform, researchers and instructors will be able to gain insights through both distant reading and close analysis—along with the ability to configure the tools and content set to meet their specific … Read more

Gale Small Business Builder Offers Integrated Access to Business and Legal Resources

For the entrepreneurs and small business owners your library serves, the complex and often stop-and-start process of business planning just became more efficient with the newly-enhanced Gale Small Business Builder. Beginning April 5, the popular trio of DemographicsNow, Small Business Resource Center, and Gale LegalForms will be integrated into this resource for libraries subscribing to … Read more

International Transgender Day of Visibility and Gale Resources

| By Alja Kooistra | Recent news stories regarding discrimination against those who identify as transgender—for example, in the workplace, in military service, and the bathroom debate—have led to a growing conversation on how notions of gender directly influence personal, social, religious, and public policy issues. Transgender is a term used to describe those whose … Read more

Voices for Change—Protests, Riots, and Rebellions

| By Kathy Edgar | “Not one more!” “Refugees welcome!” “I can’t breathe!” “No Medicaid! No Life!” “We want our country back!” “Resist!” #MeToo. These slogans have echoed throughout various protests held within the last few years. Some chants, such as “Not one more” and “I can’t breathe” were used in the United States to … Read more

The World’s Most Compelling Responses in Literature

When it comes to literature criticism, Gale continues to be the go-to publisher for researchers. Literature Criticism Online, raises the level of research by offering thoughtful and diverse responses to art, historic events, and literature from around the world. This award-winning series supports the discussion of how the world evolved, cultures have transformed. Offer researchers … Read more