Gale Encyclopedia of American Law: Covering the Gamut of Law Subjects

| By Matt Cordon | Those who contributed to the fourth edition of the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law (GEAL) are celebrating its upcoming release. Creating GEAL was unforgettable, given that we were actively writing or revising the entries when the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020. The pandemic caused us to delay the completion of our work by … Read more

New Titles for Gale OneFile

Gale Academic OneFile AIMS Agriculture and Food (AIMS Press) Peer-reviewed AIMS Biophysics (AIMS Press) Peer-reviewed AIMS Electronics and Electrical Engineering (AIMS Press) Peer-reviewed AIMS Energy (AIMS Press) Peer-reviewed AIMS Environmental Science (AIMS Press) Peer-reviewed AIMS Geosciences (AIMS Press) Peer-reviewed AIMS Medical Science (AIMS Press) Peer-reviewed AIMS Microbiology (AIMS Press) Peer-reviewed AIMS Molecular Science (AIMS Press) … Read more

U.S. Capitol Riot One-Year Later: How Primary Sources Help Students Understand Extremism

| By Megan Graewingholt, Social Sciences & Government Documents Librarian at California State University, Fullerton – Pollak Library | The one-year mark of the attack on the U.S. Capitol is a milestone that’s an important reminder of the critical role primary sources play in helping us understand historical events. As Social Sciences and Government Documents … Read more

The Life and Work of bell hooks

| By Carol Brennan | The loss of Black feminist writer bell hooks on December 15, 2021, elicited effusive tributes to her incandescent prose and unapologetically radical vision of a better world. The author of more than 30 books, hooks—who preferred the lowercase spelling of her pen name—is best known for her treatise Ain’t I … Read more

See What’s New with Peterson’s Products

| By Gale Staff | Live January 1, 2022—New Content, Accessibility Enhancements & Upgrades to VisualCV Resumé Tool The following tests will soon be added to the Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep, Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep, and Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep products: Medical/Nursing HESI Exam Prep Paramedic Exam Prep CDA (Certified … Read more

New Enhancements to Gale’s Person Search

| By Jessica Bomarito, Product Manager, Literature | A key mission of the Product team at Gale is to expand the possibilities of research, whether through content, tools, or discoverability. Over the years this mission has made visible the experiences of diverse groups, as evidenced by primary source resources like The Archives of Sexuality and … Read more

Access to Landmark U.S. Records and Briefs

| By Bennett Graff, Gale Acquisitions Editor | In recognition of the growing number of court cases requiring a decision for the burgeoning population of the United States, Congress set up the modern federal appellate court system with passage of the Judiciary Act in 1891. The Evarts Act, as it came to be known largely … Read more

Native American Heritage Month

| By Scot Peacock, Content Strategist| Native American literature originates from oral traditions dating back to the pre-Columbian era. During the colonization of North America, Native American songs, poetry, and stories were written down using European languages, often by Europeans who were at risk of mistranslating a work or misinterpreting its meaning. But by the … Read more

Product Update: New Tests and Updates for Peterson’s Products

The following tests have recently been added to the Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep and Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep products: Teaching Praxis Early Childhood Education Exam Prep Praxis Elementary Education: Content Knowledge Exam Prep Praxis Middle School: Content Knowledge Exam Prep Praxis Parapro Exam Prep Advanced Placement (AP) AP Art History Practice … Read more