Product Update: Gale OneFile

| By Gale Staff | New Titles Added to the Gale OneFile Gale Academic OneFile Advances in Simulation (Springer) Peer reviewed Applied Cancer Research (Springer) Peer reviewed Archives of Physiotherapy (Springer) Peer reviewed Arris: Journal of the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (University of North Carolina Press) Peer reviewed Big Data Analytics … Read more

2020 Vision – Set Your Sights on Great Reads

| By Gale Staff | Ready to review some great new titles to help readers dive into another year of discovery? This month we’re featuring a poignant story of a shattered Syrian family, a novel cited as both funny and disturbing, and a historical novel that explores the life of a powerful yet overlooked woman. … Read more

Library Data Has Never Looked This Good

| By Leigh Ann Cusack, Senior Director of Product, Public & Consortia | Public libraries inspire us at Gale every day, and we have been focused on delivering data-driven ways to help them reach and engage their communities more effectively. So, after months of development and countless hours of conceptualizing, testing, and feedback from public … Read more

Cengage PRIDE Group Provides Detroit’s Ruth Ellis Center with Education Resources, Food, and Fun for Local LGBTQ+ Community

| By Matthew Saldeen | Maslow’s hierarchy of needs describes five needs that people strive to attain: Physiological Safety Belongingness Esteem Self-actualization The Ruth Ellis Center in Detroit is an amazing resource for the Detroit LGBTQ+ community struggling to achieve these needs. Their mission is to “create opportunities with LGBTQ+ young people to build their … Read more

2019 Film Reviews: Sequels & Superheroes

| By Mike Tyrkus | Sequels and superheroes once again reigned over the box office this past year. The undisputed king of the domestic box office was without a doubt Avengers: Endgame, which grossed an astounding $858 million domestically and an equally amazing $2.8 billion worldwide. This bested the records set by Black Panther—just one … Read more

The Facts behind a Meme

| By Beth Manar, Senior Content Developer, Gale | In today’s fast-paced social media news cycle, images of celebrities, government officials, and even ordinary citizens become fodder for viral memes that can travel the globe within hours of their creation. However, many times these images are taken completely out of their original context to make … Read more

ARBA Recommends The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets

| By Gale Staff | The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets presents detailed, yet easy-to-read information on 318 topics covering diet and nutrition. Entries include special and popular diets, dietary treatments, nutrition basics, and health-related concerns. Diet entries focus on the development and history of a diet; its basic principles; key figures that influenced its practice; … Read more

San Diego County Library Graduates Celebrate New Beginnings

| By Gale Staff | Career Online High School (COHS) gives students the opportunity to earn an 18-credit AdvancED/SACS accredited high school diploma, a credentialed career certificate, and a career portfolio including a resume and cover letter. Students receive extensive career development support and graduate with the tools they need to take the next step … Read more

Health Literacy Is an Apple a Day

| By Jacqueline Longe, Sr Content Developer, Gale | When my college-aged son called to say he’d been diagnosed with mononucleosis for the second time in a year, I panicked. The doctor at the university clinic confirmed it with a blood test, gave my son steroids to take, and sent him home to rest. Was … Read more

California Public Libraries Help Solve the High School Dropout Problem

| By Gale Staff | To learn more about offering this life-changing program to your community, visit gale.com/diploma.  1.U.S. Census Bureau, 2012-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_17_5YR_S1501&src=pt 2. Aud, S., KewalRamani, A., and Frohlich, L. (2011). America’s Youth: Transitions to Adulthood (NCES 2012-026). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. … Read more