ChiltonLibrary Translation Tool for English Language Learners

| By Chilton Staff | According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 22 percent of households have at least one member who speaks a language other than English at home1. With the ChiltonLibrary on-page ReadSpeaker accessibility tool, users can easily translate service manual text into more than 20 languages. In addition, the text-to-speech feature reads the … Read more

Gale, Your Go-To Source for Women’s History

| By Carol Brennan | Welcome to another fascinating tour of Gale In Context: Biography, your comprehensive source for researching topics for Women’s History Month! Our archives are not only full of solidly researched and informative essays on major names in the history of women’s achievements and activism but also thrillingly packed with thousands of … Read more

Southern Oklahoma Library System Celebrates Its First Graduate

| By Natalie Garrison, Southern Oklahoma Library System | A ceremony to recognize the first graduate from the Gale Presents: Excel Adult High School online program was held on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at the Healdton Community Library. This program is provided by the Southern Oklahoma Library System (SOLS) in partnership with Gale to provide … Read more

C. R. Patterson & Sons, the First Black-Owned Automobile Manufacturers

| By Chilton Staff | Charles Richard (C. R.) Patterson was born in 1833 in Virginia. Accounts differ as to whether his family was enslaved or free. In 1840, he and his parents and three of his brothers escaped or traveled to Greenfield, Ohio, a stop on the Underground Railroad. According to Patterson family lore, … Read more

Gale’s Who’s Who Among African Americans: 38th Edition Celebrates Black History Month

| By Tara Atterberry and Jessie Carney Smith | Black History Month is a tribute to the achievements of generations of African Americans throughout U.S. history. In celebration of this observance, we are honored to announce the upcoming release of Who’s Who Among African Americans: 38th Edition. Available in March 2023, this title recognizes notable … Read more

Women in Politics: Discover the Women Who Changed History

| By Gale Staff | Educators and librarians have an opportunity this March to not only observe Women’s History Month but to showcase female achievements in the fields in which women are underrepresented. By introducing these stories into different academic spaces, you can help inspire young learners who identify as female. Seeing people like themselves … Read more

Help Create Bright Futures with an Award-Winning Diploma Program

| By Gale Staff | How can your library transform lives in your community? Connect your patrons to an accessible, award-winning high school completion program. Gale Presents: Excel Adult High School is a platinum winner in the 2023 Modern Library Awards (MLAs). Excel Adult High School allows libraries to give their adult patrons the opportunity … Read more