Cooperative Design
Part 1: Finding a Common Language in the Gale Product Suite

| By Gabe & the User Experience Injection | Since 1954, Gale’s mission has been to empower learners and serve libraries with the tools their patrons need. In that time, our suite of products has expanded to meet the evolving needs of the research and education market. We now manage over 160 digital products and … Read more

St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture is “Highly Recommended”

The St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture includes over 500 pages organized into 210 articles that examine the history and contributions of hip-hop to American and global culture. It provides an indispensable authoritative reference resource defining, exploring, and analyzing this significant aspect of culture and history. Recently, Library Journal and American Reference Books Annual published positive reviews … Read more

New Content and Improved User Experience for Gale LegalForms

This online resource which helps users understand common legal procedures and provides access to thousands of customizable legal documents has been enhanced effective June 21. Users will experience the following updates: Improved navigation and simplified form search New content Adding 6,000 new state-specific Legal Q&A, bringing total to 12,000 LegalLife® lifecycle articles, aligning legal topics … Read more

Helpful Resources for Supporting Your LGBTQ Community

This is only a selection of resources that might be helpful when looking at ways to support the LGBTQ community. ONLINE AND ELECTRONIC RESOURCES Archives of Sexuality and Gender Offers the largest collection of materials available to support the study of gender and sexuality, providing library patrons with unparalleled access to primary sources for information, … Read more

Social Media Use on the Rise Amongst Teens…in the 1860’s

What comes to mind when someone mentions social media? According to the Cambridge Dictionary, social media is defined as “websites and computer programs that allow people to communicate and share information on the internet using a computer or mobile phone.” The same dictionary defines social networking as “the use of websites and other internet services … Read more

New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in May 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 Aawliyat al-Ulum wa-al-Tiknulujiya (SyndiGate Media Inc.) Peer-reviewed Academic Journal of Research in Economics … Read more

General OneFile Receives Browse-by-Subject Feature

We’re excited to share the news of an upcoming enhancement to General OneFile, scheduled to release at the end of May. This enhancement is focused on helping public library patrons and students more easily browse content of interest on the most popular, most-searched topics. The new browse-by-subject feature will help users uncover the information they … Read more

New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in April 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 Forensic Anthropology (University Press of Florida) Peer-reviewed Journal of Best Practices in Health … Read more

New eBook Title Is “like No Other”

Legal Issues Across the Globe is an academic series showcasing the diversity of legal approaches to issues making headlines worldwide. Equally weighted discussions for each nation yield a panoramic view of the issue and invite the reader to compare and contrast the various stances taken. Boasting contributions from an international cast of law-school faculty, the series … Read more