Recognizing Black American Achievements

| By Carol Brennan | Each February, we’re awed at how long a list of achievers and icons we compile from the vast and frequently updated archives of Gale In Context: Biography in honor of Black History Month. We hope you agree after joining us here on a short but thought-provoking gallery tour of both … Read more

See the Top Skills Patrons Are Learning on Gale Presents: Udemy

| By Gale Staff | From developing technical skills that support career advancement to learning soft skills that support personal growth, patrons accomplish their goals with the help of librarians who connect them to high-quality, self-paced courses on Gale Presents: Udemy. With over 25,000 courses in over 75 categories, Gale Presents: Udemy offers diverse options … Read more

Garrett Morgan, an American Hero

Garrett A. Morgan invented the first intelligent transportation safety device.His safety inventions saved thousands of lives. |By Chilton Staff | When a natural gas explosion asphyxiated tunnel workers and six rescue teams under Lake Erie in 1916, police called Garrett Morgan, inventor of a gas mask, in the middle of the night. He and his … Read more

New Ford Service Manual Data from ChiltonLibrary

| By Chilton Staff | The ChiltonLibrary OEM (original equipment maker) data is written by Ford and Lincoln engineers to aid dealer technicians, so it’s detailed and complete. You’ll find the Ford and Lincoln OEM data is rich with authoritative, step-by-step procedures, illustrations, specifications, and more that ChiltonLibrary users require. And, as vehicles evolve, ChiltonLibrary keeps … Read more

Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, 3rd Edition

| By Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, RN | Several years ago, for the previous edition of The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, I wrote the foreword from the privileged vantage point of a balcony overlooking a lush, tropical rainforest in South America. Although cognizant of health threats nearby in the otherwise magnificent jungle, including pristine-appearing streams … Read more

Learner and Market Insights Fuel Udemy Content

| By Gale Staff | Want to help your patrons develop skills that today’s employers want? Give them access to high-quality, on-demand courses covering leading business and technical topics. Powered by the largest teaching and learning marketplace, Gale Presents: Udemy provides engaging, self-paced upskilling courses to help library patrons build the latest in-demand skills. Curious … Read more

Supporting Women in STEM: How the Men as Allies Program Got Started

| By Eric Galis, Chief Information Security Officer, Cengage Group | As Cengage’s chief information security officer (CISO), I have worked my way through the ranks of cybersecurity and witnessed countless examples of tech industries remaining a “boys club.” As a consultant in cybersecurity, I silently heard too many misogynistic jokes; a fact that I … Read more