Spreading the Word about a New, Serious Hepatitis in Children

| By Brenda W. Lerner, RN, ALB | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is spreading the word for pediatricians to look for signs in their young patients of an unusual disease that attacks the liver, causing a serious hepatitis-like syndrome. So far (as of late April 2022), the disease has killed one … Read more

Gale Literature Resource Center Additions Boost DEI Coverage

| By Gale Staff | Gale is excited to announce the inclusion of more than 2,000 additional entries in the Gale Literature Resource Center, drawn from 10 titles that were selected based on their unique perspectives that include both American and international experiences, often with an emphasis on first-person narratives. Most of these titles make … Read more

New Titles for Gale OneFile, May 2022

| By Gale Staff | Gale Academic OneFile Aesthetic Surgery Journal Open Forum (Oxford University Press) Peer-Reviewed Antibody Therapeutics (Oxford University Press) Peer-Reviewed FEMS Microbes (Oxford University Press) Peer-Reviewed International Journal of Accounting, Economics, and Finance Perspectives (International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines) Peer-Reviewed microLife (Oxford University Press) Peer-Reviewed Gale OneFile: Health and … Read more

Encouraging a Deeper Understanding of Native American History and Culture 

| By Elizabeth Mohn | Classroom teachers and school librarians strive to foster deep thinking and learning in the classroom. One way to do this is to focus on depth, not breadth, in learning. Native American history and culture are two areas where educators could encourage students to gain a deep understanding. Gale In Context: Elementary has … Read more

Honoring Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

| By Carol Brennan | The month of May is designated Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month to illuminate the contributions of millions of Americans whose family origins are in Pacific Rim nations or the Asian subcontinent. Layered throughout Gale In Context: Biography are hundreds of incisive essays that honor the most courageous … Read more

Black Voices. Black Stories.

| By Tiffany Duck | As a peer reviewer for the Black Voices Standing Order Plan, I am excited about reviewing and selecting titles from diverse voices. It’s important to have representation from authors who identify as Black or African American but hail from countries all over the world. I’m also a member of the … Read more

Has the U.S. Capitol Been Attacked Before?

| By Gale Staff | The U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, prompted by President Donald Trump after his loss in the 2020 presidential election, and the subsequent trials of President Trump’s supporters and right-wing militia group leaders accused of committing criminal activities, including those of rioters who committed violent attacks on Capitol police during the … Read more

Getting Familiar with Poetry: Lessons for Students

|By Gale Staff| We sometimes overlook the presence of poetry in ordinary experiences. For example, we sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” and rarely recall that it was first a poem written by Francis Scott Key in the aftermath of a British assault during the War of 1812. Only after it was published in newspapers was it … Read more

The Legacy of Poet Emily Dickinson

| By Sarah Robertson | When American poet Emily Dickinson died in relative obscurity on May 15, 1886, her groundbreaking body of work stood unpublished and unrecognized. Today, Dickinson is regarded as a pivotal figure in American poetry, and her works are celebrated for their departure from literary conventions and their challenge of societal norms. … Read more