Career Online High School Launches New Learning Management System

Redesigned student portal means better learning experience for students Gale and Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE) are excited to announce that a new and improved Learning Management System (LMS) will launch June 8, 2018. The redesigned student portal includes enhancements to enrich the student learning experience. All Career Online High School students will benefit … Read more

General OneFile Receives Browse-by-Subject Feature

We’re excited to share the news of an upcoming enhancement to General OneFile, scheduled to release at the end of May. This enhancement is focused on helping public library patrons and students more easily browse content of interest on the most popular, most-searched topics. The new browse-by-subject feature will help users uncover the information they … Read more

New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in April 2018

The titles below have been recently added and can be located in the product using Basic or Advanced Search forms. Titles can be found via Browse Publications within two weeks. For complete coverage information please see the product title lists. Academic OneFile Forensic Anthropology (University Press of Florida) Peer-reviewed Journal of Best Practices in Health … Read more

A Community at Risk

LGBTQ Safe Space

According to UCLA’s Williams Institute, 4 percent of America’s population identifies as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. That is approximately thirteen million people—a minority far too large to ignore—and this vast community is at risk. The need for libraries to provide safe havens for LGBTQ persons is made clear by these statistics showing that they … Read more

Make Your Library the Last Place They Look

Public library patrons lead diverse lives. While some are looking for support to prep children for kindergarten, others are trying to determine if they should start a business. And each of them turn to their local library for trustworthy answers and librarians for assistance in furthering their research. That’s why we’re proud of what librarians … Read more

Gwinnett County Public Library Lands Finalist Position in Spark Prize

Nestled just North of Atlanta, the Gwinnett County Public Library has always been dedicated to enriching the lives of those in their community from children to adults and beyond. For reluctant or struggling readers, GCPL is a strong advocate of large print books, stating “the larger font and increased white space can help to improve … Read more

Gale at Computers in Libraries 2018

| By Heather Hedden | Gale engaged with the library community at last month’s Computers in Libraries (CIL) conference in more ways than one: through the exhibits, attending educational sessions, presenting, and hosting a social event. Computers in Libraries (April 16-19 in Washington, DC) is probably the largest library conference and trade show that is … Read more

Libraries Are More Than Safe Spaces

Libraries Safe Space LGBTQ

A passion shared by librarians is the belief that libraries should be welcoming, free, and open to all while providing equitable service to their communities. Librarians recognize that these communities are typically made up of smaller, ancillary groups and librarians strive to develop services and collections tailored to meet the special needs of these groups. … Read more