Political Extremism and Radicalism: Far-Right Groups in America: A Sneak Peek

| By Rachel Holt, Gale Primary Sources Acquisitions Editor | We recently released Far-Right Groups in America, the second installment of the Political Extremism and Radicalism digital archive series. Through rare and unique primary sources, it documents the rise of polarized politics in one of the world’s largest and most influential democracies from a right-wing … Read more

COMING SOON! New Program Helps Public Libraries Expand Their Education Mission and Change Lives through Learning

| By Angela Doolin, Gale Product Manager | There are 30 million Americans without a high school diploma, meaning better-paying jobs and a college education can be out of reach.1 As a trusted partner to public libraries, Gale understands the importance of access to education, particularly for underserved and at-risk populations. Over the last seven … Read more

Queer Studies Takes Center Stage in a New Volume of Shakespearean Criticism

| By Rebecca Parks, Senior Content Developer, Gale, a Cengage Company | The highlight of my 2018 vacation to London was attending a performance of The Taming of the Shrew at the Globe Theater. For those of you who have never been there, the current Globe is a reproduction of the original Globe Theater built … Read more

Claressa Shields: Fight Like a Girl

It’s difficult to overstate what an amazing athlete Claressa Shields is. Based on her accomplishments, she should be a household name. But many people haven’t heard of her because women’s boxing doesn’t get the recognition and respect it deserves, either inside or outside of the ring. So, let’s get acquainted with Shields: She won her … Read more

June 2021 LibraryReads, Indie Next Picks, and Bestsellers

| By Thorndike 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 are … Read more

Inclusion Is Wellness: Transgender Health

| By Sam Long (he/him) – a transgender man and a high school teacher specializing in gender-inclusive biology education | In the last weeks of the school year, I invited my class to share their exciting summer plans. Many of my high school students were looking forward to spending time with their families, playing their … Read more

Product Update: Gale OneFile

Gale Academic OneFile ADDICTA: The Turkish Journal on Addictions (AVES) Peer-reviewed Canadian Journal of Soil Science (NRC Research Press) Peer-reviewed Ejournal of Cardiovascular Medicine (Galenos Yayinevi Tic. Ltd.) Peer-reviewed Istanbul Medical Journal (Galenos Yayinevi Tic. Ltd.) Peer-reviewed Journal of the Pediatrics Association of India (Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd.) Peer-reviewed Research in Education and … Read more

Put Families First with Gale In Context: Elementary

Equipping students—and their caregivers—with digital resources | By Shelley Hunsaker, district elementary media specialist, Lincoln County School District #2, Afton, Wyoming | A media specialist’s life is ever changing, especially with the challenges of the last school year. While my number one focus is students, this past year, I’ve seen a greater need to connect … Read more