Self-Care for the Busy and Broke College Student

| By Kimberly Hayes | If you’re a college student, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced mental health challenges at one point or another. In fact, one in five college students lives with a mental health condition, and more than half report feeling hopeless at least once in the past year.1 It’s not hard to … Read more

Winning a Dartmouth Medal: The Recognition of a Lifetime

| By Rebecca Parks | Winner, winner, chicken dinner! While I can’t tell you the origin of that phrase (something about casinos giving away chicken dinners in the 1970s?), I can tell you how I feel when I yell it at the moment of victory: utter exhilaration! And that was how I felt when I … Read more

Celebrate Black History Month with Gale’s New African American Literature for Students

| By Sarah Robertson | Black History Month, observed every February, is an opportunity to celebrate African American literature. Through literature, African Americans have advanced a powerful message of agency and countered a dominant cultural discourse of oppression, coercion, and racism. For African American authors, literature has served as a means of validating and valorizing … Read more

Valuable Resources Unlocked: An Unique Partnership with the American Antiquarian Society

| By Gale Staff | More than 200 years ago, the American Antiquarian Society was founded. It has since become recognized as a major resource for U.S. primary sources published before 1876, housing the single largest collection of Americana from the colonial period into the 20th century. Now, Gale and the AAS have entered an … Read more

Shedding Light on Public Health Issues

| By Brigham Narins, Sr. Content Developer, Gale | A new year has just begun, and along with resolutions and hope for the future there are nevertheless a lot of persistent things we could really worry about if we choose to: Pathogens are becoming resistant to antibiotics. Bullying at school, online, and at the workplace … Read more

New Women’s Studies Archive, Voice and Vision, Makes Women’s Voices Heard

| By Gale Staff | Launched in 2017, the first module in the Women’s Studies Archive series—Women’s Issues and Identities—is comprised of an archival collection concerning women’s history from a wide range of sources available online. Today, the second installment—Voice and Vision—launches, containing primary sources beneficial to researchers currently working in women’s history and gender … Read more

Landmark Legal Decisions Highlighted in American Law Yearbook

| By Mike Tyrkus | Since 1998, American Law Yearbook has served as a companion volume to extend the value of the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law by gathering the top legal stories from the previous year and then discussing them in concise, insightful entries written by legal experts. This year, the need for a … Read more

Resources for a Healthier New Year

| By Andrea Henderson | It’s the start of a new year and if you are like most Americans, you’ve set a New Year’s resolution. If that resolution is tied to your health, you are among over half of those Americans who set such a goal. As the days, weeks, and hopefully months wear on, … Read more

Introducing the New Gale Literature Criticism

| By Jessica Bomarito, Product Manager, Gale | When I graduated with an English degree, I was hoping to find a job I could be passionate about. I asked my favorite professor and college mentor if she had ideas and she suggested Gale, a publisher of reference material for libraries. In a stroke of good … Read more

Tips for College Students Facing School and Mental Health Concerns

| By Kimberly Hayes | College is full of exciting experiences and opportunities, but it can also be overwhelmingly stressful. More than one in three first-year college students around the world struggle with a mental health disorder, and new studies are finding that lack of sleep (a common occurrence in college) only makes the problem … Read more