Gale Has You Covered on the Facts about E-cigarettes and Vaping

| By Sheila Dow | Between 2017 and 2018, there was a dramatic increase among teen use of vaping devices in just a single year, with 37.3 percent of 12th graders reporting “any vaping” in the past 12 months, compared to just 27.8 percent in 2017, according to the findings by Monitoring the Future (MTF).1 … Read more

Traveling through History: The Erie Canal

| By Traci Cothran | Confession: I have an Erie Canal fascination. This is, in part, geographically inspired—I grew up in upstate New York, home of this mega-tool of westward expansion, where you learn the Erie Canal song in elementary school (“We towed some barges in our day/Filled with lumber, coal, and hay/And we know … Read more

“The Road Not Taken”: Interpreting Frost’s Autumnal Setting

| By Sarah Robertson | Published in 1916, Robert Frost’s most popular poem, “The Road Not Taken” (Poetry for Students Volume 2 and Poetry for Students Volume 61), is conventionally understood to be a meditation on the choices we make when confronted with a fork in the road. Despite its popularity, the work is perhaps … Read more

Get Your Primary Sources!

| By Gale Staff | The New York Academy of Medicine Library is home to one of the most significant historical libraries in medicine and public health in the world, safeguarding the heritage of medicine to inform the future of health. Their goal: to provide patrons with access to “closed” materials in ways they too … Read more

Hello Gale!

Face with multi-color paint splatters and 'Hello Gale!' text

| By Jennifer Rand & Kristin Fust | We’re excited to announce that Gale completed the first phase of a multi-phase project to release experience and design changes across its portfolio of products. Over 70 products across the Gale In Context, Gale OneFile, Gale Business, Gale Literature, and Gale eBooks product families received product enhancements … Read more

Preparing for a Ph.D. Defense: Utilizing Interactive Learning Tools as a Review Mechanism

| By Dr. Nick Ruhs | Dissertation defenses and candidacy examinations are two of the most mentally taxing events for students working toward their Ph.D. Countless hours are spent making sure the research is presented thoroughly and correctly, all of the figures and tables look perfect, the proposal is sound, and that previous research has … Read more

Families, Friends, Fractured Relationships–Our October Picks

| By Gale Staff | Dive into any relationship and you’re eventually going to discover secrets; some may be of little consequence while others can only be described as, “it’s complicated.” Two of our October titles explore family dynamics while the third explores a workplace environment that resonates with the #MeToo Movement. The Fountains of … Read more