Getting to Know the Business of Business

Posted on March 4, 2016 By Tina Creguer Jamie is a new marketing manager for her company. She needs to find detailed information on companies in her field and get up to speed quickly about the competition. Ali is graduating with his MBA with a concentration in finance in seven months. He doesn’t want toRead more

Raise Your Hand If You Want to Know More About Usage, Part II

By Scott Steward Welcome back to the Gale Technical Solutions blog series! This is part two in a two part series. In my last issue (usage part l), I focused on Gale’s definition of the usage metrics we report and how they are counted.  If you haven’t read it yet, you can find it here: https://blog.gale.com/raise-your-hand-if-you-want-to-know-more-about-usage/. … Read more

Fulton County Schools: Getting Curriculum Support Right

Posted on July 17, 2015 By Tina Creguer New technologies offer all kinds of new ways for students to learn, for teachers to teach, and for school systems to provide a learning environment.  But the sudden convergence of content, technology, and tech-savvy students has created as many conundrums as opportunities.  So, during a time rampant … Read more

Help Rose’s Gardening Knowledge Bloom with Mobile Friendly eBooks

By Kim Martin Meet Rose, the avid gardener She loves getting outdoors, working in the soil, and seeing her efforts take root, grow and bloom. Well, to be honest, she’s fairly new to gardening… and has lots of questions. She seeks information to inspire her, as well as inform.  Her friends are gardeners too. Some … Read more

Getting to the Bottom of Affordable Care Act

Health Care Resources at Library

By Brigham Narins So it’s November, kind of a busy month: On the 4th we had the mid-term elections—the Republicans came away pretty happy, the Democrats not so much. And on the 15th the second open enrollment period began for ObamaCare. Among the happy Republicans was Mitch McConnell. Not only did he win his reelection … Read more

Data-Driven Marketing: Know Your Community

Analytics tool for Public Libraries

By Gerry Sawchuk It’s impossible to attend a conference or read a library magazine today without hearing about data-driven decision making, big data, and measuring outcomes. Amidst the increasing “noise” around any trending topic, it can be hard to determine what it means for you and what tools are available to help gather and analyze … Read more

New to GVRL: Leveled Content with National Geographic Ladders Series

|By Nicole Albrecht | Picture this: A classroom filled with students reading various books and a teacher closely monitoring them. At first glance, you may think they are all reading the same text at the same level because all the books look the same. As you look closer, you will see that the three kids … Read more

Exchanging Ideas: Inspiring Conferences I Attended in 2017

| By Heather Hedden, Senior Vocabulary Editor, Gale | Gale participates in a variety of industry conferences, not merely as an exhibitor, but from a thought leadership perspective as well where they have the company’s subject matter experts speak at various conferences beyond the traditional library field. As a senior vocabulary editor who updates and maintains … Read more

Big Leap for School Libraries

| Originally posted on District Administration by Abby Spegman | Students want to spend time in the active, group-learning learning spaces schools are building Steven Yates has a message for would-be school librarians. “If you’re coming to this because you like to read and you want to manage a collection of books, then you showed up aboutRead more