Gale, Your Go-To Source for Women’s History

| By Carol Brennan | Welcome to another fascinating tour of Gale In Context: Biography, your comprehensive source for researching topics for Women’s History Month! Our archives are not only full of solidly researched and informative essays on major names in the history of women’s achievements and activism but also thrillingly packed with thousands of … Read more

Southern Oklahoma Library System Celebrates Its First Graduate

| By Natalie Garrison, Southern Oklahoma Library System | A ceremony to recognize the first graduate from the Gale Presents: Excel Adult High School online program was held on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at the Healdton Community Library. This program is provided by the Southern Oklahoma Library System (SOLS) in partnership with Gale to provide … Read more

C. R. Patterson & Sons, the First Black-Owned Automobile Manufacturers

| By Chilton Staff | Charles Richard (C. R.) Patterson was born in 1833 in Virginia. Accounts differ as to whether his family was enslaved or free. In 1840, he and his parents and three of his brothers escaped or traveled to Greenfield, Ohio, a stop on the Underground Railroad. According to Patterson family lore, … Read more

Women in Politics: Discover the Women Who Changed History

| By Gale Staff | Educators and librarians have an opportunity this March to not only observe Women’s History Month but to showcase female achievements in the fields in which women are underrepresented. By introducing these stories into different academic spaces, you can help inspire young learners who identify as female. Seeing people like themselves … Read more

Help Create Bright Futures with an Award-Winning Diploma Program

| By Gale Staff | How can your library transform lives in your community? Connect your patrons to an accessible, award-winning high school completion program. Gale Presents: Excel Adult High School is a platinum winner in the 2023 Modern Library Awards (MLAs). Excel Adult High School allows libraries to give their adult patrons the opportunity … Read more

Tulsa Resident Earns High School Diploma Through County Library

| Originally published by XYZ | TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — When the Tulsa City-County Library offered a free program to earn a high school diploma, 29-year-old Jasmine Edmundson was one of the first to seize the opportunity. The library partnered with the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and Gale/Cengage Learning to offer five Tulsa County residents up … Read more

Celebrate Read Across America Day with Thorndike Press

Let’s get #ReadAcrossAmerica trending | By Thorndike Press Staff | March 2 is National Read Across America Day, and what better time for librarians to share tools that make reading more accessible? Thorndike Press has more than 1,000 titles in a large-print format specifically designed for young learners struggling to read. This March, take advantage … Read more