Gale Case Studies Save Faculty Time and Help Students with Critical Thinking and Digital Literacy

| By Julie Pitlock | With the growing integration of online learning components into college courses, faculty are struggling to package content with best practices for teaching and learning online to help yield transferrable, twenty-first century skills for today’s college students (Bay View Analytics, 2020).1 Running parallel to this, we are seeing the rise of … Read more

Voter Suppression: A Concern for All of Us

| By Traci Cothran | You cannot be a student of history and fail to see that the voter suppression tactics used over the last 100 years are being re-weaponized in current elections. It is, quite simply, frightening to see this attack on a basic tenet of our democracy. These efforts at silencing American voices … Read more

Work Smarter with Gale In Context: For Educators

| By Gale Staff | Gale In Context: For Educators is a one-stop resource that helps all educators work smarter to accomplish their day-to-day goals and better support student success. Using Gale In Context student databases, For Educators gives librarians, teachers, and specialists the tools to curate their curriculum with standards-aligned content, related lesson plans, … Read more

Gale Primary Sources: Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive Enhancements

| By Joseph Williams | We are thrilled to announce that on Friday, November 20, 2020, Gale will release an enhanced user experience for Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive. Benefits of the new user experience include:  Cross-search ability—For the first time ever, Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive will be available in the Gale … Read more

Gale Primary Sources: NewsVault Retirement and Gale Primary Sources Cross-Search Enhancements

| By Megan Sullivan | We’re excited to announce that on Friday, October 30, 2020, Gale will release several enhancements to the Gale Primary Sources cross-search. Designed specifically to improve the newspaper and periodical cross-search experience, these enhancements will be closely followed by the retirement of NewsVault, our older, newspaper-only cross-search interface. On Friday, November … Read more

New Tool Added to Gale Analytics

Gale Analytics: Tip of the Month | By Lisa Novohatski, Analytics Consultant | Earlier this month, a new tool titled Merge Files was added to the Gale Analytics gallery. This is the newest addition to the collection of utilities providing users with on-demand access to data preparation tools for use with Gale Analytics. All available … Read more

It’s Digital Citizenship Week

Meet Digital Literacy Needs with Gale eBooks! | By Traci Cothran | Digital literacy is more important now than ever. Whether students are learning virtually, in person, or a hybrid model of the two, knowing how to use information and technology to teach effectively—and for students to learn effectively—is critical during this pandemic. And that’s … Read more

The Age of Cyberbullying – Is Your School Community Prepared?

| By Christine Schneider, K12 eResources Curriculum Specialist | Modified from an article first published in the MAME (Michigan Association for Media in Education) Newsletter. What can schools and parents do to address cyberbullying issues? Are you prepared to bring bullying awareness to your community? As a content specialist at Gale, a Cengage company, I … Read more

Explore Tough Conversations and Life-Altering Journeys

| By Thorndike Staff | 2020 – it’s been something. A year that asked us to mask up and isolate while simultaneously demanding we open ourselves up to long-simmering issues in urgent need of attention and action. Rather than become weary with the contrasts from isolation to involvement, readers seek insightful resources that will both … Read more