Polio Strikes Back: A Look at a Once-Defeated Foe in Gale Case Studies

| By Rebecca Parks | On July 21, 2022, health professionals in New York made the discovery that a man in Rockland County, near New York City, had contracted polio. The discovery was startling because there had not been a diagnosed case of polio in the United States since 2013, and there hadn’t been a … Read more

Gale Business: Insights Enhancing Customer Experience

| By Kristin Mallegg, Product Manager | I’m excited to share that after several years of research and technical preparation, an updated experience for Gale Business: Insights will be ready to preview in October 2022. Current users will be able to access the new interface at that time from a link that will be available from their … Read more

Gale Resources Raise Awareness about Activism

| By Josephine Campbell | This has been the summer of marches—and not just the variety played on the sousaphone. U.S. Supreme Court decisions; contentious primary elections; and ongoing concerns about the environment, inequality, school violence, and human rights, among many other issues, have prompted people around the world to paint slogans on signs, put … Read more

August 2022 LibraryReads, Indie Next Picks, and Bestsellers

| By Thorndike Press Staff | Every month, LibraryReads shares the top ten books that librarians across the country love; the monthly Indie Next List compiles recommendations from knowledgeable U.S. independent booksellers. Many New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestsellers and bestselling authors are also releasing in large print this month. Thorndike Press is happy to share that the following titles … Read more

As U.S. Political Polarization Grows, the Political Extremism and Radicalism Database Can Help Counter What Is an Alarming Trend

| By Rachel Holt, Acquisitions Editor, Gale Primary Sources | The multi-award-winning Political Extremism and Radicalism database from Gale is an invaluable tool for teaching, conducting research, and supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) initiatives in the classroom and on campus. Donald Trump’s attempt to overturn the outcome of the 2020 presidential election and the … Read more