For Students: Highlighting African American Literature

| By Michelle Lee, Kristen Dorsch, & Mark Mikula | During Black History Month, celebrate African American literature with the first in Gale’s new line of For Students special editions: African American Literature for Students (AALfS), Volume 1, released in December 2019. It includes fourteen entries on novels, poems, short stories, and dramas that have … Read more

Fannie Lou Hamer: Papers of a Civil Rights Activist, Political Activist, and Woman

| By Sara Tarpley, Director, Academic Product Sales, Gale | February and March are significant months for Gale in that they’re tied to the celebration of history, one of our favorite disciplines. In February, we acknowledge and appreciate Black history, while March brings us the opportunity to celebrate women’s history. This year, with dialogue sparked … Read more

Meeting the Moment: Practices to Promote Diversity and Inclusion for Teachers and Librarians

| By Lindsey Gervais, Digital Learning Manager, Gale | Librarians and educators in the United States are operating within the most challenging environments facing any professional today. The expectations are high for them to continuously adapt to the conditions created by the global pandemic, which are complicated by the traumatic current events forcing our country … Read more

Remembering Kobe Bryant, an NBA Legend and Inspiration

| By Tracey Matthews | I was browsing the news online Sunday, January 26, when I read that basketball star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, along with seven others, were killed in a helicopter crash. My immediate response was disbelief, but after several other sites corroborated the news, I knew it to be true. … Read more

How Is the 2020–21 School Year Going? Educators Share How They’re Addressing the Gaps

| By Gale Staff | A few months ago, educators shared their top concerns about returning to school amid the ongoing pandemic. With the fall semester almost concluded, we reached out once more to gain an understanding of how the 2020–21 school year is going, where teachers are seeing gaps, and how they’re addressing them. … Read more

Integrating the Gale Digital Scholar Lab Into Your Courses

Best practices for teaching and learning | By Lindsey Gervais, PhD, Digital Learning Manager, Gale | Building on our major release of the Learning Center last March, we’re excited to announce the release of course development materials, now available through the Gale Digital Scholar Lab, to further support faculty teaching digital humanities. Whether this is your first time integrating … Read more

How to Find the Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines

| By K. Lee Lerner | Misinformation and disinformation plague coverage of many news events, and the COVID-19 global pandemic has proven no exception. With regard to the spread of errant and misleading information—ranging from the origins of the SARS-CoV-2 virus to subsequent efforts by public health officials to slow the spread of COVID-19—both media … Read more