Queer Studies Takes Center Stage in a New Volume of Shakespearean Criticism

| By Rebecca Parks, Senior Content Developer, Gale, a Cengage Company | The highlight of my 2018 vacation to London was attending a performance of The Taming of the Shrew at the Globe Theater. For those of you who have never been there, the current Globe is a reproduction of the original Globe Theater built … Read more

Claressa Shields: Fight Like a Girl

It’s difficult to overstate what an amazing athlete Claressa Shields is. Based on her accomplishments, she should be a household name. But many people haven’t heard of her because women’s boxing doesn’t get the recognition and respect it deserves, either inside or outside of the ring. So, let’s get acquainted with Shields: She won her … Read more

June 2021 LibraryReads, Indie Next Picks, and Bestsellers

| By Thorndike 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 are … Read more

Inclusion Is Wellness: Transgender Health

| By Sam Long (he/him) – a transgender man and a high school teacher specializing in gender-inclusive biology education | In the last weeks of the school year, I invited my class to share their exciting summer plans. Many of my high school students were looking forward to spending time with their families, playing their … Read more

Explore Accomplished Scientists in American Men & Women of Science 39th Edition

| By Kathy Nemeh, Senior Content Developer, Gale | American Men & Women of Science, 39th edition, will publish in June 2021 and introduce 6,000 new listees to this premier compendium of accomplished American scientists. It has been in continuous publication since 1906. American Men & Women of Science showcases the vital work and achievements of prominent scientists … Read more

Booklist Gives Gale Resources Two Thumbs Up

| By Gale Staff | Booklist is a book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than 100 years. It’s widely viewed as offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help library patrons and students decide what to read, view, or listen to. Recently, … Read more

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Gale Resources

| By Tara Atterberry | The first national recognition of Americans of Asian and Pacific Island heritage was instituted by U.S. President Jimmy Carter in 1978. Carter established the first 10 days of May as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. This resolution was intended to celebrate two milestones in Asian American and Pacific Islander history: the … Read more

New Content Added to Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep and Peterson’s Test and Career Prep

| By Gale Staff | The following tests have recently been added to the Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep and Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep products: Aviation and Transportation (NEW subject hub!) AT-SA Practice Tests (Air Traffic Skills Assessment) TSA Practice Tests (Transportation Security Administration) DSST DSST Introduction to Geology Exam Prep Independent/Specialized … Read more