Martin Luther King Jr. Declassified: 9 Primary Source Documents

| By Gale Staff |

Documents in U.S. Declassified Documents Online cover a broad range of topics from Presidential memoranda to confidential National Security Council documents. These nine documents reveal government intelligence related to Martin Luther King Jr’s activity during the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 60s.

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9 Things that Make Libraries Great

| By Gale Staff |

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.”

–Albert Einstein

 

Albert knew.  And many people today know.  Libraries are amazing resources, community assets, and treasure troves of knowledge.  But what makes them so amazing?  Here are nine things we think make libraries unique and valuable.

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Outstanding Reviews for Digital Scholar Lab

| By Gale Staff | Gale’s newly launched Digital Scholar Lab has received two outstanding reviews from American Reference Books Annual and Booklist. Digital Scholar Lab, a cloud-based research environment, allows both students and researchers to apply natural language processing tools to raw text data (OCR) from Gale Primary Sources in a single research platform. Read below … Read more

Stan Lee and the Power of Vulnerability

| By Catherine DiMercurio | The internet is flooding with tributes to Marvel Comics publisher Stan Lee. I think it’s safe to say, given his stature as a creator, that Lee was a superhero in his own right. With Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, he created the Marvel Universe, though it was Lee who would be … Read more

Booklist Raves Over Gale Primary Sources and GVRL Products

| By Gale Staff | Booklist has published rave reviews for two Gale titles released this year: Amateur Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society and St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture. Amateur Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society is an extensive collection of amateur publications that were written, edited, and published primarily by young … Read more

9 Primary Source Documents to View on Equal Pay Day

| By Gale Staff |

Equal Pay Day raises awareness of the gender pay gap. The date April 4, 2017 represents how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year.  Explore primary source documents from Gale’s Women’s Studies Archive to learn more about the gender pay gap throughout history.

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The Evolution of the Newspaper Industry

| By Kevin Kohls | While the newspaper industry is trying to adapt to a future where the physical newspaper is a thing of the past, Gale and The British Library are bringing the digital revolution to the 18th century. In an effort to preserve and expand access to the history of the newspaper industry, … Read more

Meet Influential Native Americans with Biography In Context

| By Laura Avery | What’s the first thing you usually think of when November rolls around? Probably turkey dinner with all the trimmings, along with getting a jump on holiday shopping. However, November is also Native American Heritage Month, dedicated to recognize the contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of … Read more

Partnership Between the American Antiquarian Society and Gale Provides a Deep History of the American People

| By Phil Virta | The American Antiquarian Society and Gale have embarked upon a partnership that will make more historical American content available to researchers. Gale’s agreement with the Society is to publish new archives based around their growing collection of periodical content spanning the Colonial era on into the 20th Century. But before … Read more