New Experience for Gale Digital Scholar Lab

Gale Digital Scholar Lab creates new possibilities by offering solutions to the most common challenges facing researchers in the digital humanities today. Since its launch in 2018, the team has engaged with librarians, instructors, and students about what they’d like to see in the tool and how they use it for research, teaching, and learning. Based on … Read more

Expanding Accessibility with New Text Display Features

| By Gale Staff | At Gale, we’re committed to supporting all learners, and that’s one reason we’re improving readability within our products by updating text display features within dozens of our digital resources. Readers who don’t see well—or who have reading disabilities—may benefit when they have a variety of ways to alter their view … Read more

Voices from the Past: Learning Black History from Those Who Lived It

| By Rebecca Parks | In August 2019, the New York Times Magazine published a long-form journalism project, known as the 1619 Project, on the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved persons from Africa to colonial Virginia. The collection of essays, commentaries, and poems aimed to reorient U.S. history to centralize slavery’s … Read more

Product Update: New Tests and Updates for Peterson’s Products

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: Teaching Praxis Early Childhood Education Exam Prep Praxis Elementary Education: Content Knowledge Exam Prep Praxis Middle School: Content Knowledge Exam Prep Praxis Parapro Exam Prep Advanced Placement (AP) AP Art History Practice … Read more

Product Update: Gale Analytics: Community Insights

The Gale Analytics team is excited to share that on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, multi-branch library systems using Gale Analytics:Community Insights will be able to export one Tableau Reader output for their entire system, filterable by branch. What Does This Update Mean for Users?Customers will be able to run the report for all libraries within … Read more

Diversity a Focus in Gale In Context

In August, we shared how our content team continues to enhance Gale resources and introduce measures to eliminate implicit racial bias in Gale-curated content, and reaffirm our ongoing commitment to quality. These efforts have continued, and we wanted to share a handful of recent content additions made to the Gale In Context family of products. … Read more

Panna Maria: America’s Oldest Polish Settlement

| By Tara Atterberry | In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau reported more than 9 million Americans of Polish ancestry living in the United States4, concentrated in larger urban areas of the Midwest and Northeast, such as Cleveland and Toledo, Ohio; South Bend, Indiana; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Minneapolis–St. Paul, Minnesota; Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan; and New York … Read more