Grand County Library District Graduates Career Online High School Class

| By Gale Staff | On Saturday, Jan. 26, Grand County Library District celebrated the graduation of five students from the Career Online High School program. Made possible through a grant, the program is offered to Grand County Library District cardholders age 19 and over who have not received their high school diploma or GED. … Read more

Free Online Learning Program Webinar

| By Gale Staff | As libraries seek to bring in programming that meets the diverse educational needs of their communities, factors such as staff time, breadth of expertise, classroom space, and even budgets play into the equation. Join fellow librarians across the country for the “Get Your Online Learning Program On Course” webinar on … Read more

Save the Date! Open Web Session at ER&L

| By Gale Staff | Who uses Wikipedia? Probably you do. Definitely your students and patrons. We might as well embrace the inevitable and contribute to its betterment, or at least familiarize ourselves with how others in the information ecosystem are participating. Learn how publishers, libraries, and Wikipedia can collaborate for end-user research success by … Read more

Library Cards are Money Savers with Gale Courses

| By Gale Staff | Did you know that hundreds of dollars can be saved each year, just by having a library card? Jill Fuller, coordinator of Marketing and Communications with the Bridges Library System in Waukesha, Wisconsin, suggests many money-saving options for public library patrons interested in books, movies, genealogy, classes and technology. For … Read more

Library Journal Raves About American Historical Periodicals

| By Gale Staff | As part of a historic partnership between Gale and the American Antiquarian Society, American Historical Periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society offers a highly comprehensive documentary history of the American experience spanning four centuries with multiple perspectives on the thought, culture, and society of North America. Read why Library Journal … Read more

Gwinnett County Public Library Awarded $20,000 for Career Online High School

| By Gale Staff | During their December meeting, the Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded $20,000 in grants to Gwinnett County Public Library to provide financial assistance for Career Online High School. Career Online High School, a nationally accredited program, allows adults the opportunity to earn a high school diploma while gaining career … Read more

Object Computing Invests in Career Online High School

| By Gale Staff | Recently, Object Computing, Inc. (OCI) and the St. Louis County Library announced OCI’s investment of approximately $150,000 to support some of the library’s initiatives, including Career Online High School. Career Online High School, a nationally accredited program, allows adults the opportunity to earn a high school diploma while gaining career … Read more

Theism and Atheism: Opposing Arguments in Philosophy

| By Laurie Malashanko | There used to be a show on the Food Network called Throwdown! With Bobby Flay. In it, award-winning cooks faced off, with their own culinary specialties, against the renowned celebrity chef. From steak fajitas to salmon chowder, from carrot cake to Boston cream pie, each week Bobby Flay would throw … Read more

Public Libraries Help Solve Florida’s Dropout Problem

  To learn more about offering this life-changing program to your community, visit gale.com/diploma.  1 U.S. Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates 2 Aud, S., KewalRamani, A., and Frohlich, L. (2011). America’s Youth: Transitions to Adulthood (NCES 2012-026). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. 3 Bureau of Labor … Read more

From Advice Columns to Comics: 300 Years of Valentine’s Day Celebrations

| By Kevin Kohls | Besides being a great excuse to eat candy, Valentine’s Day is a fascinating holiday to look back at primary source documents. From advertisements, love columns, children’s books and even notes primary sources offer a multitude of perspectives from which to analyze the history of Valentine’s day. Organized chronologically the documents … Read more