Testing & Education Reference Center Has an Impressive New Look

In summer 2017, the Testing & Education Reference Center interface was enhanced; making it easier to navigate, offering multiple access points to content, and a more uniformed feel across the general site, online courses, and practice tests. Best of all, the resource was mobile optimized for any screen size and on any device. Additionally, students … Read more

Step Out of the Shadows this Hispanic Heritage Month

| By Tanisha Howard-Hall | Earlier this year, I was speaking with a friend about Hispanic Heritage Month and the great impacts that Latino/as have made on American history. I asked, in her option, what would she want to learn during Hispanic Heritage Month? Her response was the impact that Latino/as made in the U.S. … Read more

Roanoke Public Library Empowers Lifelong Learning with Gale Courses

| By Gale Staff | Gale Courses supports libraries as educational institutions and gives community members easy access to lifelong learning opportunities including professional development, technology, and personal enrichment courses. Tied to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ fastest-growing occupations, Gale Courses covers a variety of career topics, positioning the library to drive local economic development and meet demand for … Read more

Gale Gives Back to No Kid Hungry

| By Samantha Boudouris | According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 13 million children in the United States live in “food-insecure” homes.[i] This means food is scarce and families lack access to enough food to maintain an active, healthy life. Share Our Strength, a nonprofit organization, has set out to change this. … Read more

Defy the Death Ray: Opposing Viewpoints In Context Escape Room

| By Tara Blair, Digital Marketing Coordinator, Gale | Henry Stokes, Library Technology Consultant at Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC), brought training to a whole new level when he conducted an online escape room. TSLAC recently acquired Opposing Viewpoints In Context as a state-wide resource and Stokes was charged with rolling it out to … Read more