Start Summer with Pride

| By Gale Staff | With the end of the spring semester looming, librarians can begin preparing for the start of summer. And what better way to kick off the season than by celebrating Pride Month? Taking place in June, Pride Month is a celebratory observation of LGBTQ+ accomplishments, culture, struggles, and injustices. The celebration … Read more

The Indispensability of the English Major

| By Gale Staff | A recent article published in The New Yorker remarks on the startling decline of humanities majors. Aspiring book lovers, philosophers, and writers are instead enrolling in coursework for business or computer science. In the past decade, Ohio State’s number of humanities graduates declined by nearly half. Most major universities, whether … Read more

New Content Added to Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep and Peterson’s Test and Career Prep

| By Gale Staff | The following tests will soon be added to the Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep and Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep products: Medical/Nursing Content UpdatesThe following tests and other resources have also been updated with new or revised content: Updated MARC records will soon be added to the Gale … Read more

A Rare Glance into History

| By Gale Staff | Banner Image: Martingale, Hawser. Tales of the Ocean, and Essays for the Forecastle: Containing Matters and Incidents Humorous, Pathetic, Romantic and Sentimental: By Hawser Martingale; Illustrated with Numerous Engravings . . . . Boston: S. N. Dickinson, 1841. American Fiction, 1774-1920. Harvard University’s Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library has 57 … Read more

Libraries Defying the Odds: Nomination Period is OPEN

Library Journal and Gale are pleased to announce the inaugural Libraries Defying the Odds award, created to help address the needs of public libraries in a continuously changing landscape. As libraries confront obstacles that range from natural disasters to inadequate infrastructure to intellectual freedom challenges, many have used creative problem-solving, activated community support, forged strong … Read more

April 2023 LibraryReads, Indie Next Picks, and Bestsellers

| By Thorndike Press Staff | Every month, LibraryReads shares the top ten books that librarians across the country love; the monthly Indie Next List compiles recommendations from knowledgeable U.S. independent booksellers. Many New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestsellers and bestselling authors are also releasing in large print this month. Thorndike Press is happy to share that the following titles … Read more

Bring AAPI Heritage Month to Your Classroom

| By Gale Staff | May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a chance to recognize these peoples’ stories and contributions. Gale In Context databases can assist teachers in giving a voice to these narratives, providing unbiased, well-organized, and multidimensional content to explore. Teachers can discover strategies to integrate AAPI Heritage Month … Read more