The Importance of UV Safety

| By Barbara Wexler, MPH | In our daily lives, ultraviolet (UV) radiation surrounds us from the sun and various artificial sources. Although UV rays are essential for processes like vitamin D synthesis in the body, overexposure can pose significant health risks. Practicing UV safety is crucial for safeguarding our health and well-being. First, it’s … Read more

Major Events in History from 50 Years Ago this Month   

| By Carol Brennan | “The G.O.P.’s Moment of Truth” proclaimed the cover of Time magazine on its issue dated July 29, 1974, as Americans followed with consternation the unprecedented crimes of the Watergate scandal involving multiple Republican officials in the White House of President Richard M. Nixon (1913–1994). The two-term California Republican would resign … Read more

Explore the Latest Enhancements in Literature Resources

| By Gale Staff | Wish you could easily help students uncover diverse writers across the globe? With the latest enhancements in select Gale resources, you can connect them to user-friendly search tools to seamlessly guide research and learning. Explore recent updates to Person Search and Work Search pages found in Gale Literature Resource Center, … Read more

Explore the New 4-Step Career Assessment in Peterson’s Test and Career Prep

| By Gale Staff | From high school and college students to working adults, learners are accomplishing their education and career goals with Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep. In addition to test prep and college planning resources, Peterson’s Test and Career Prep connects users to career exploration tools to discover what careers match … Read more

Recognizing Caribbean American Achievements

| By Carol Brennan | June is Caribbean American Heritage Month, an opportunity to reflect upon this remarkable community that is ethnically diverse, politically engaged, and culturally dynamic. Gale In Context: Biography is regularly updated with new entries that highlight how significant an impact the Caribbean diaspora has had and continues to have on American life Helming … Read more

Understanding and Treating PTSD

| By Barbara Wexler, MPH | Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition triggered by experiencing, witnessing, or sometimes even simply hearing about a traumatic event. Although PTSD is often associated with military combat, the condition is not limited to combat veterans. It can affect anyone who has lived through extreme trauma, usually … Read more

On-Demand Webinar: Join a Convo about Large Print Trends

| By Gale Staff | What does it mean to upsize reading experiences in your library? By expanding your large print collection, you can make reading more accessible and enjoyable for everyone. From reluctant adult readers to anyone who needs a break from digital devices, younger and more diverse audiences are finding the large print … Read more

The Past, Present & Future of Feminism in International Relations

| By Alyssa Anderson, Gale Ambassador at Florida International University | In a world of restrictive gender roles, women are assumed to play a peripheral part while men take the lead. Feminism was introduced as a critical theory in the study of international relations to defy the marginalization of women in the field. To focus … Read more