50th Anniversary of Title IX

| By Josephine Campbell | June 23 will mark the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the clause of the 1972 Education Amendments that made high school and college opportunities, including sports, available to women. While Title IX is known for its impact on athletics, that was not the lawmakers’ intent. Title IX was written in … Read more

James Joyce’s Ulysses Turns 100  

| By Sarah Robertson | James Joyce’s Ulysses celebrates its 100th birthday this year. Considered one of the greatest works of literature, this groundbreaking novel was published in its entirety in 1922, sparking the beginnings of modernism in literature. On Bloomsday, which takes place on June 16 each year to honor the life of James … Read more

Gale’s Passenger & Immigration Lists Index: Start Your Genealogy Search Here

| By Tara Atterberry | For more than 50 years, there was a chest at the end of my grandparents’ bed that contained family documents my grandmother had gathered through the decades: birth, marriage, and death records; family photos from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries; baptismal certificates; handwritten family trees; newspaper clippings and … Read more

New Titles for Gale OneFile, June 2022

Gale Academic OneFile Annals of Oncology Research and Therapy (Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd.) Peer-reviewed AYUHOM (Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd.) Peer-reviewed AAPPS Bulletin (Springer)   Advances in Aerodynamics (Springer)   Climate Action (Springer)   Discover Artificial Intelligence (Springer)   Discover Chemical Engineering (Springer)   Discover Energy (Springer)   Discover Food (Springer)   … Read more

World Refugee Day: Perspectives on a Crisis of Global Proportions 

|By Gale Staff | As the world waits out the conflict in Ukraine, many are asking what has become of the people in this war-torn area. To date, millions of refugees have fled the country in record numbers to escape Russian attacks on Ukrainian soil. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), … Read more

Celebrating Caribbean American History Month

| By Carol Brennan | June is Caribbean American Heritage Month. Explore Gale In Context: Biography to discover the wide range of notable figures who have made significant contributions to a genuinely diverse America. Early immigrants from the West Indies brought tales of island uprisings that ultimately prompted Britain to abolish slavery in its colonies … Read more

June 2021 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 … Read more