New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in July 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 Boyhood Studies (Berghahn Books, Inc.) Peer-reviewed Canadian Journal of Higher Education (The Canadian … Read more

Step Out of the Shadows this Hispanic Heritage Month

| By Tanisha Howard-Hall | Earlier this year, I was speaking with a friend about Hispanic Heritage Month and the great impacts that Latino/as have made on American history. I asked, in her option, what would she want to learn during Hispanic Heritage Month? Her response was the impact that Latino/as made in the U.S. … Read more

Gale Gives Back to No Kid Hungry

| By Samantha Boudouris | According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 13 million children in the United States live in “food-insecure” homes.[i] This means food is scarce and families lack access to enough food to maintain an active, healthy life. Share Our Strength, a nonprofit organization, has set out to change this. … Read more

Defy the Death Ray: Opposing Viewpoints In Context Escape Room

Henry Stokes, Library Technology Consultant at Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC), brought training to a whole new level when he conducted an online escape room. TSLAC recently acquired Opposing Viewpoints In Context as a state-wide resource and Stokes was charged with rolling it out to librarians from across the state at an upcoming committee … Read more

School Library Connection Reviews: Three Gale eBooks on GVRL

Gale eBooks on GVRL is designed to cross-search all of your eBooks to pinpoint relevant material, allowing readers to spend less time looking for credible information, and more time diving into it. Users will find an award-winning, hassle-free eBook experience —anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Later this year, School Library Connection will publish reviews of three … Read more

New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in June 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 Adverse Drug Reaction Bulletin (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, WK Health) Peer-reviewed European Journal … Read more

Gale Researches: Immigration and Migration

| By Traci Cothran | Immigration issues are in the news daily, and the constant barrage of information – and disinformation – is mind-boggling.  How to make sense of it?  KNOWLEDGE! I flipped through Gale’s new eBook on GVRL, Immigration and Migration: In Context, to see what I could learn, and “Push-Pull Factors of Migration” … Read more

3 Historical Cocktails for Your Throwback Summer Gathering

Mixologist, an expression used for a person skilled at making cocktails, was first coined after Jerry Thomas in the early 1860’s, when the term saloonist was also being exercised. The science behind the art was quite similar to that of current mixologists: relying not only on expert drink crafting abilities, but on an out-going, uplifting personality as well.

With the BBQ season quickly approaching, we took a deeper look into Gale’s Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920 to revise some nineteenth-century cocktails (and see what policemen at the turn of the century were drinking – spoilers: not coffee).

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