Two Steps to Identify Likely Contributors to a Fundraising Campaign

| By Lisa Novohatski, Marketing Analytics Consultant | The Experian Mosaic® Segmentation model leveraged in Gale Analytics provides users with a wealth of information on the lifestyles and behaviors of patrons and nonpatrons within their community. More granular information on each Mosaic segment can be found in the Experian Segmentation Portal, unlocking insights about American … Read more

Commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day with Gale Literature

| By Jennifer Stock | January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The day was declared by the United Nations General Assembly in 2005 on the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp by Soviet troops in 1945. Between 1941 and 1945, more than six million European Jews and other groups—including gay people, … Read more

Remembering Kobe Bryant, an NBA Legend and Inspiration

| By Tracey Matthews | I was browsing the news online Sunday, January 26, when I read that basketball star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, along with seven others, were killed in a helicopter crash. My immediate response was disbelief, but after several other sites corroborated the news, I knew it to be true. … Read more

White Privilege and Literature in Gale Literature Criticism

| By Rebecca Parks | One of my favorite pastimes is walking in a pretty neighborhood with my 73-year-old mother. We share a mutual love of domestic architecture and landscaping that borders on obsession. When we see a flower bed that wows us or a roofline that thrills, we’ll rather unabashedly stare from the sidewalk, … Read more

Using Social Media to Engage with Library Users

| By Gracelyn Andi Graham | It’s more important than ever before for libraries to find ways to engage with their users and keep people actively reading and learning. This is partly a general statement, in that it has become increasingly important to preserve the value and appeal of libraries, particularly for young people. However, … Read more

Product Update: Gale OneFile

Gale Academic OneFile APTA Magazine (American Physical Therapy Association, Inc.) Al-Basar International Journal of Ophthalmology (Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd.) Peer-reviewed Borderlands (Exeley Inc.) Peer-reviewed Centers Of Influence: The Influence Of Gatekeepers On Referrals And Wealth Transfer (Spectrum Group) Higher Education Politics & Economics (Open Journals in Education (OJED), STAR Scholars Network) Indian Spine … Read more

How Is the 2020–21 School Year Going? Educators Share How They’re Addressing the Gaps

| By Gale Staff | A few months ago, educators shared their top concerns about returning to school amid the ongoing pandemic. With the fall semester almost concluded, we reached out once more to gain an understanding of how the 2020–21 school year is going, where teachers are seeing gaps, and how they’re addressing them. … Read more

Letting Kids Know They’re Not Alone

Digital mental health resources for students | By Gale Staff | Nationally, one out of five teens suffer from mental health challenges, and more than 75 percent don’t seek help.1 With COVID-19 and social issues changing life as we know it, it’s even more important that students learn how to deal with their emotions in … Read more

Integrating the Gale Digital Scholar Lab Into Your Courses

Best practices for teaching and learning | By Lindsey Gervais, PhD, Digital Learning Manager, Gale | Building on our major release of the Learning Center last March, we’re excited to announce the release of course development materials, now available through the Gale Digital Scholar Lab, to further support faculty teaching digital humanities. Whether this is your first time integrating … Read more