White Privilege and Literature in Gale Literature Criticism

| By Rebecca Parks | One of my favorite pastimes is walking in a pretty neighborhood with my 73-year-old mother. We share a mutual love of domestic architecture and landscaping that borders on obsession. When we see a flower bed that wows us or a roofline that thrills, we’ll rather unabashedly stare from the sidewalk, … Read more

Using Social Media to Engage with Library Users

| By Gracelyn Andi Graham | It’s more important than ever before for libraries to find ways to engage with their users and keep people actively reading and learning. This is partly a general statement, in that it has become increasingly important to preserve the value and appeal of libraries, particularly for young people. However, … 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

The Gale Digital Scholar Lab Adds a New Sign-In Method

We’ve made updates to the way users can create a sign-in to the Gale Digital Scholar Lab, furthering its commitment to a secure and seamless user experience for faculty and student access. | By Margaret Waligora, Product Manager | Since its launch in 2018, users have been able to sign in to the Gale Digital Scholar Lab using … Read more

Upcoming EDS Maintenance for Select Gale Products

| By Gale Staff | Gale subscribers that use EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) for discovery will soon benefit from a planned EBSCO maintenance window to improve EBSCO’s content loading process for the following ten databases: Gale Academic OneFile Gale Academic OneFile Select Gale General OneFile Gale Health and Wellness Gale OneFile Computer Science Gale OneFile … Read more

Disabilities and Literature

| By Carol Schwartz, Sr Content Developer, Gale | Beginning in 1992, the United Nations called for December 3 to be an international day of celebration for people living with disabilities. Their theme for 2020 is “Not All Disabilities Are Visible,” highlighting the diverse nature of disabling conditions, which can include mental illness, brain injuries, … Read more

Gale, Learning for Everyone

| By Lindsey Gervais, Digital Learning Manager | Gale, here for everyone. It’s not just a slogan, it’s the way we’re inspired to ideate, create, develop, and share our products. As the world becomes increasingly digital in the way we teach and learn, it has become essential that we provide research, teaching, and learning resources … Read more

Harvard Citations Now Available!

| By Kristin Fust, Product Manager II, Gale | Gale is happy to announce that Harvard citations are now available in Gale products! Citations adhering to the Harvard style have been a top customer request, and we’re pleased to add this enhancement to our citation service. The introduction of Harvard citations adheres to the “Cite … Read more