Forever Changed: Remembering a Loved One With Alzheimer’s

| By Tracie Moy | Many of us know someone or have had a loved one with a dementia disorder, most commonly Alzheimer’s disease. Personally speaking, it’s a terrible disease to behold. My grandpa, Papa Sam “the handyman,” died from complications due to Alzheimer’s and I miss him. When my daughter was eight months old, … Read more

Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

| By Brigham Narins | Consider two great baseball players: Bill Buckner and Tom Seaver. Buckner, who played from 1969 to 1990, is remembered in the popular imagination for an error he made in a World Series game, but baseball fans know that he was a great hitter who maintained his greatness across a remarkable … Read more

ARBA, Booklist, & Library Journal Praise Three Gale Resources

| By Gale Staff | American Reference Books Annual (ARBA), Booklist, and Library Journal are the most comprehensive, authoritative databases for quality reviews of print and electronic reference works. Launched in response to popular demand from library professionals, ARBA has been a trusted resource for more than 30 years and Library Journal was created 140 … Read more

Experience the Wonderful World of Film Criticism with Magill’s Cinema Annual 2019

| By Mike Tyrkus | Decidedly adding to the conversation on what Magill’s Cinema Annual editor Brian Tallerico calls “one of our greatest art forms,” the latest addition to the series, Magill’s Cinema Annual 2019, continues the fine film reference tradition that has defined the VideoHound® series of entertainment industry products published by Gale by … Read more

The Great Debate

| By Tracey Matthews, K12 Content Strategist , Gale | Complete your debate prep for the National Speech & Debate Tournament with Research In Context! With several portals (or topic pages) on social issues, Research In Context helps middle schoolers make connections to the world beyond the classroom, write persuasive research papers, and prepare well-informed … Read more

Work Smarter, Not Harder…
Introducing Gale In Context: For Educators – Coming This Fall!

| Lemma Shomali, Director, K-12 Products | “Work smarter, not harder.” Easier said than done, in most cases. Sometimes, we only realize we could have worked smarter after we’ve already worked pretty hard – leaving us feeling frustrated and thinking: “If I knew then what I know now, I would have…” As a partner to … Read more

Revisiting Marvel’s Infinity Saga with VideoHound

| by Mike Tyrkus, Sr Content Developer, Gale | Now that Phase Three of the “Infinity Saga” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has come to an end with the events of Avengers: Endgame (2019), we thought it might be interesting to see what our resident film critic, that adorable pooch VideoHound, thought of the … Read more

Understanding Suicide Awareness & Prevention Through Gale Resources

| By Tracie Moy | Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and suicide rates have increased by more than 25% in the last two decades1. Acknowledging for every suicide there are 25 attempts that aren’t fatal, you realize the extent of our current mental health crisis. Suicide awareness and … Read more