Gale Thesaurus for License

| By Heather Hedden | Benefits of a Thesaurus Most of Gale’s products, especially those on the InfoTrac platform, make use of the Gale Master Thesaurus to index a wide variety of content types (articles, reference book chapters, images, audio, video, etc.) with Subjects. The Subject indexing provides greater precision and recall in retrieving comprehensive, accurate … Read more

Kids InfoBits Named a Tech & Learning ‘Awards of Excellence’ Finalist

| By Gale Staff | Recently, Tech & Learning Magazine selected 10 finalists in each of three categories for its annual Awards of Excellence: best use of education technology in the classroom, school, and district. Gale’s Kids InfoBits, an age-appropriate, easy-to-use digital resource that covers a broad range of educational topics, was named a finalist … Read more

Superheroes & Sequels – Domination at the Box Office

| By Mike Tyrkus | Once again, superhero films dominated the domestic box office. The king of the box office this past year also happened to be the newly-crowned ruler of Wakanda and the star of his self-titled film Black Panther. The latest Marvel blockbuster earned over $700 million domestically to garner a worldwide total … Read more

Finding Hidden Figures with Gale’s Biography In Context

| By Laura Avery | February is Black History Month, which is dedicated to recognizing the contributions of Americans of African descent. While Gale’s Biography In Context offers extensive content on well-known African Americans of various occupations, such as civil rights activists Pauli Murray and Fannie Lou Hamer, artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and Edmonia Lewis, and … Read more

The “What Ifs” of History and Martin Luther King Jr.

| By Traci Cothran | What I love about history is there’s always something to learn from it.  We learn about what occurred and consider what else could have happened that may have changed the course of history. This Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, I’m reminded of how King’s contributions to the Civil Rights Movement … Read more

Explore Timely Coverage of Emerging Legal Issues

| By Mike Tyrkus | The need for a layperson’s comprehensive and understandable guide to terms, concepts, and historical developments in American law has traditionally been well met by The Gale Encyclopedia of American Law. Previously published in a third edition in 2010 (in eBook format) and 2011 (in print) by Gale, The Gale Encyclopedia … Read more

Inspire Learners to be Achievers with Gale’s In Context Suite

| By Sydney Fairman | In today’s digital age, news travels faster than ever. Because of the constant influx of information, it’s nearly impossible to know and teach every current event inside and out. Gale’s In Context suite meets the needs of today’s learners with a user-friendly, mobile-responsive design. Eye-catching, engaging, authoritative databases such as … Read more

Updates to Gale’s Award-Winning Literary Series

| By Gale Staff | Coming January 18th, Gale is making exciting changes to how researchers view articles in some of Gale’s most trusted and popular series for literary analysis and biography including, Literature Criticism Online, Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online, and Something About the Author Online. We heard you and in response to customer … Read more

Mahatma Gandhi and Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

| By Traci Cothran | Like many other people, I love to learn new things – with history being my favorite subject.  At Gale, we have a volunteer program at a local elementary school where we are “reading buddies” with kids once a week.  It’s nice to laugh with these youngsters, and it’s fun to … Read more