ARBA Recommends The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets

| By Gale Staff | The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets presents detailed, yet easy-to-read information on 318 topics covering diet and nutrition. Entries include special and popular diets, dietary treatments, nutrition basics, and health-related concerns. Diet entries focus on the development and history of a diet; its basic principles; key figures that influenced its practice; … Read more

Leveled Content: Behind the Scenes

| By Julie Mellors | The creation of Gale In Context: For Educators brought with it many new features to aid in classroom instruction, and now the In Context student databases have a new classroom feature of their own with leveled content. Leveled content meets teacher needs in the classroom as well as meeting student … Read more

Health Literacy Is an Apple a Day

| By Jacqueline Longe, Sr Content Developer, Gale | When my college-aged son called to say he’d been diagnosed with mononucleosis for the second time in a year, I panicked. The doctor at the university clinic confirmed it with a blood test, gave my son steroids to take, and sent him home to rest. Was … Read more

Reaching New and Unique Conclusions through Digital Humanities Research

| By Ruth Trego, Ph.D. candidate, University of Miami | For my dissertation project, I’m trying to answer the question “During the 19th century, how did the United States reconcile its Western conception of what tropical spaces and tropical people are like with its adoption of tropical spaces within its own boundaries?” Conventional Western wisdom … Read more

ARBA Praises Four Gale Resources

| By Gale Staff | Launched in response to popular demand from library professionals, American Reference Books Annual (ARBA) has been a comprehensive, authoritative database providing quality reviews of print and electronic reference works for over 30 years. Recently, ARBA published glowing reviews of four Gale resources: Public Health Archives: Public Health in Modern America, … Read more

Building Gale In Context: For Educators—A Product Manager’s Perspective

| By Liz Collins, K-12 Product Manager | “No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” The sentiment of this quote, attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, rings true for product managers who are trained to think about problems or “pain points.” We turn challenges into data that can be used … Read more

Library Journal Reviews the Archives of Sexuality & Gender

|By Gale Staff | The third collection in the award-winning series Archives of Sexuality & Gender broadens the scope from a specific focus on LGBTQ history and culture in Part I and Part II to the study of sex and sexuality. Part III makes available approximately one million pages of content that have been locked away for many years, available only via restricted … Read more

Product Update: Gale OneFile

| By Gale Staff | New Titles Added to Gale OneFile Collections Gale Academic OneFile Dermatopathology (S. Karger AG) Peer reviewed Digital Biomarkers (S. Karger AG) Peer reviewed Economic and Managerial Spectrum (University of Zilina) Peer reviewed GE- Portuguese Journal of Gastroenterology (S. Karger AG) Peer reviewed Glossa: a journal of general linguistics (Ubiquity Press … Read more

We’re Wrapping Up 2019 with Big Reads

| By Gale Staff | With the new year approaching, we’ve got perfect picks to reflect on the past while looking toward the future. Three titles serve up historical perspectives while a fourth considers troubling times ahead. Thank you for another year of allowing us to provide you and your readers with the very best … Read more

Gale eBooks Support the LGBTQIA+ Community

| By Heather Van | I grew up in a small town with strict values. There was little room or tolerance for someone who was gay. And so my lifelong best friend, E—fabulously funny, brilliant, and slightly haunted—carried this secret with him until adulthood, when he moved away to a big city and his true … Read more