Make the Most of the Summer Semester

| By Gale Staff | K-12 educators and staff typically enjoy extended summer vacations, but university employees have all kinds of responsibilities to tend to during the break. As an academic librarian, your role is crucial, even when most students are away for the summer. We’ve compiled a list of ten great ways that librarians … Read more

Youth Mental Health: Understanding Rising Depression Rates

| Barbara Wexler, M.P.H. | May is Mental Health Awareness Month, so let’s discuss mental health in the young. In recent years, there has been a surge of mental health problems among young people, with anxiety and depression predominating. Initially, this surge was attributed to COVID-19–related lockdowns and isolation, but even as the pandemic subsided, … Read more

Elevate Instruction with Upgrades in Gale Interactive: Science

| By Gale Staff | Find more tools to engage students in science instruction with the latest enhancements in Gale Interactive: Science. Discover how to make learning seamless in Canvas or Schoology with deep linking. Plus, explore 15 new 3D models available to provide hands-on lessons in biology, physics, chemistry, and more. Share Activities in … Read more

New ReadSpeaker Enhancements for Improved Accessibility

| By Gale Staff | Small steps toward more accessible resources lead to leaps in equitable learning opportunities. This April, we’re upgrading all Gale resources with ReadSpeaker technology to a new, enhanced version to improve experiences for your learners and researchers. ReadSpeaker is a text-to-speech tool that enables users to listen to content, read along … Read more

Platform Migration: Chatham House Online Archive

| By Gale Staff | At the end of March, we will be migrating Chatham House Online Archive to a new platform. Based off the culmination of years of research and firsthand feedback from faculty members and librarians, the updates to Chatham House Online Archive are in-line with other recent upgrades to Gale Primary Sources … Read more

Support National Poetry Month in University Libraries

| By Gale Staff | April 2024 marks the 28th anniversary of National Poetry Month, a celebration established by the Academy of American Poets with six goals in mind: At the university level, students have a little more life experience under their belt, making it a more meaningful experience to tuck into a particularly succulent … Read more