The One-Stop Resource on Significant Players in Science

| By Kathy Nemeh, Senior Content Developer, Gale | American Men & Women of Science, 38th Edition will publish in June 2020 and introduce 6,000 new listees to this long-standing (in continuous publication since 1906), premier compendium of accomplished American scientists. American Men & Women of Science showcases the important work and achievements of prominent scientists in … Read more

Passenger & Immigration Lists Index Now On the Gale Directory Library Platform

| By Tara Atterberry | When I was a little girl in Rockwood, Michigan, I spent hours poring over the family photos and documents my grandmother stored in her bottom bureau drawer. I never tired of going through the old photos; handwritten family trees; and birth, marriage, and death certificates. On this side of the … Read more

Doomed to Repeat It

| By Andrea Drouillard | “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”1 Recently, I listened to a Facebook Live conversation featuring Dr. Duchess Harris, professor of American Studies at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she spoke about history repeating itself and pondered the similarities between the George Floyd incident … Read more

A Step toward Understanding: Resources about Racism for Students

| By Traci Cothran | America is a great country, full of diversity, and we are once again grappling with the civil unrest that results from unresolved issues of racism and disparity. What I’ve learned in my study on racism is that it’s the responsibility of the people who hold the power and put the … Read more

Career Online High School Names 2020 Academic Coach of the Year

WITH EXPERIENCE IN NONTRADITIONAL EDUCATION, COACH HELPS STUDENTS THRIVE Career Online High School Academic Coach Alanna Taylor has dedicated her life to helping students who have faced various types of struggles. Her career, education, and personal background make her the perfect fit to help nontraditional learners, many of whom have experienced educational trauma. Alanna possesses … Read more

Examining eBook Usage Pre- and Post-COVID-19

Gale Analytics: Tip of the Month | By Lisa Novohatski, Analytics Consultant | The COVID-19 pandemic has caused public libraries across the nation to make a very difficult decision—to close their doors. With this change, many libraries have seen a shift in usage from physical materials to online resources. Perhaps some patrons have even stopped … Read more