Understanding and Treating PTSD

| By Barbara Wexler, MPH | Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition triggered by experiencing, witnessing, or sometimes even simply hearing about a traumatic event. Although PTSD is often associated with military combat, the condition is not limited to combat veterans. It can affect anyone who has lived through extreme trauma, usually … Read more

Exciting New Enhancements to the Gale Support Site!

| By Gale Staff | The Gale support site is a comprehensive platform that equips users with the necessary tools to effectively manage and promote their Gale resources. With direct URLs and MARC records, accessing the resources becomes simpler and more streamlined. Additionally, Gale Pages enhance the discovery of resources, ensuring that users can easily … Read more

ChiltonLibrary Delivers GM’s Newest Marque and the Latest Updates

By Chilton Staff ChiltonLibrary recently updated its General Motors coverage, including GM’s newest make. GM is a storied company, reigning as the biggest carmaker on the planet for decades. Unlike others, however, General Motors didn’t begin by inventing or designing automobiles. It all started when GM bought Buick, Oldsmobile, Cadillac, and other fledgling automakers. For … Read more

New in Gale Literature Resource Center: Primary Sources & Historical Documents

| By Gale Staff | Twenty-some years ago, I gravitated to an English degree because I loved writing and reading, but it wasn’t until my first upper-level seminar that my abilities to analyze works of literature deepened. In the course, we were encouraged to make liberal use of historical documents to help our twentieth-century minds … Read more

Youth Mental Health: Understanding Rising Depression Rates

| Barbara Wexler, M.P.H. | May is Mental Health Awareness Month, so let’s discuss mental health in the young. In recent years, there has been a surge of mental health problems among young people, with anxiety and depression predominating. Initially, this surge was attributed to COVID-19–related lockdowns and isolation, but even as the pandemic subsided, … Read more

Highlighting Contributions of Jewish Americans

| By Carol Brennan | May is Jewish American Heritage Month, and this blog post highlighting the contributions of Jewish Americans could theoretically consume several hours of your reading time today. However, we have narrowed it down to a concise, but by no means comprehensive, the highlight of four centuries of Jewish American achievement — … Read more

Law Day: Empower Patrons with Gale LegalForms

“In a democracy, the highest office is the office of citizen.” – Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter | By Gale Staff | May 1, 2024, marks the 66th anniversary of Law Day, a holiday proposed by American Bar Association (ABA) President Charles S. Ryne to celebrate the rule of law as the bedrock of our … Read more

Elevate Instruction with Upgrades in Gale Interactive: Science

| By Gale Staff | Find more tools to engage students in science instruction with the latest enhancements in Gale Interactive: Science. Discover how to make learning seamless in Canvas or Schoology with deep linking. Plus, explore 15 new 3D models available to provide hands-on lessons in biology, physics, chemistry, and more. Share Activities in … Read more