A Statement from Gale Regarding MLA International Bibliography Moving to EBSCO as Sole Provider

Like many of you, Gale was informed today that beginning January 2019, MLA International Bibliography will be available exclusively through EBSCO. While we are surprised and disappointed that this new partnership between the MLA and EBSCO eliminates choice and flexibility for libraries, we remain committed to working with our customers to deliver the best possible … Read more

Cloning Pets: Good, Bad, or Scary?

| By Gale Staff | Earlier this year the story surfaced that singing legend Barbra Streisand had cloned her beloved dog, Samantha, who had died at the age of 14. As the result of cloning Streisand’s Coton de Tulear, three puppies were created, two of which Streisand kept.  Ethical issues arose surrounding the question of … Read more

Gale Wants to Hear From You!

| By Gale Staff | Recently, we partnered with Booklist to produce a piece on the library being more than a safe space for the LGBTQ community. We spoke with past PLA presidents, ALA GLBTRT chairs, librarians, authors, and library-goers to create a wonderful document for the library community to read, share, and be inspired … Read more

Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library Pilots Book Group Sponsored by Thorndike Press

| By Meg Donaldson, originally published in the Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library Newsletter | Books and Bites started out as a pilot book group at Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library sponsored by Thorndike Press, a large print publisher. The group meets at St. Andrew’s Village as a way to broaden the Library’s reach. After just a few … Read more

Cooperative Design
Part 1: Finding a Common Language in the Gale Product Suite

| By Gabe & the User Experience Team | Since 1954, Gale’s mission has been to empower learners and serve libraries with the tools their patrons need. In that time, our suite of products has expanded to meet the evolving needs of the research and education market. We now manage over 160 digital products and … Read more

St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture is “Highly Recommended”

| By Gale Staff | The St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture includes over 500 pages organized into 210 articles that examine the history and contributions of hip-hop to American and global culture. It provides an indispensable authoritative reference resource defining, exploring, and analyzing this significant aspect of culture and history. Recently, Library Journal and American Reference … Read more

New Content and Improved User Experience for Gale LegalForms

| By Gale Staff | This online resource which helps users understand common legal procedures and provides access to thousands of customizable legal documents has been enhanced effective June 21. Users will experience the following updates: Improved navigation and simplified form search New content Adding 6,000 new state-specific Legal Q&A, bringing total to 12,000 LegalLife® … Read more

Gale Employees Donate Necessities to Freedom House Detroit

| By Tara Blair, Digital Marketing Coordinator, Gale | In 1983, horrified by reports of political torture and murder in El Salvador, a group of Detroiters came together to help refugees who fled that country and were arriving in the city in droves due to its proximity to Canada—just like that, Freedom House was born. … Read more