Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests Makes Medical Jargon Accessible to Students

| By Gale Staff | As patients and their caregivers consider the best course of action for medical issues, they weigh the benefits and risks associated with surgical solutions. Written especially for patients and allied health care students by experts in the field, The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, 4th Edition provides in-depth coverage of … Read more

An Easier Way to Access and Use Your Gale Products

| By Gale Staff | We’re thrilled to announce the upcoming launch of the Gale Product Menu (formerly known as the Gale Common Menu). On Friday, August 28, 2020, Gale customers will have the power to quickly identify and access all their Gale products through a completely reimagined and intuitive interface. Here’s what you can … Read more

Product Update: APA 7 Citations

| By Kristin Fust, Product Manager II, Gale | We’re happy to announce that APA 7 citations are now available in Gale products! This update replaces the APA 6 citations that were previously supported, giving users access to the most recent version of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Citation options are accessible … Read more

An Inside Look at ChiltonLibrary and Car Care Programming Ideas

| By Holly Hibner | Here in Michigan, we take our automobiles pretty seriously; it is very common for laypeople to perform routine maintenance and basic repairs on their own vehicles. My husband wouldn’t dream of paying for an oil change or a tire rotation! But when both got new vehicles in 2016, general maintenance wasn’t as easy … Read more

Car Tips: What To Do When Stuck in the Snow

| By Tracy Junker | Before you get stuck in the snow, here are some items to keep in your vehicle and some tips on how to get moving again. What to Carry in your Vehicle Small or collapsible shovel Boots (if you don’t regularly wear them) Sturdy pair of gloves or mittens and a … Read more

A Christmas Carol: Keynesian, Freudian, and Spiritualist Perspectives on a Holiday Classic

| By Gale Staff |

Most think of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol (1843) as the heartwarming story of how a coldhearted miser turns from his ruthless and greedy ways to a life of charity and joy, embracing love and egalitarianism as a reflection of the Christmas spirit. Some scholars, however, would argue that such a reading gets it wrong. The novella, which receives thorough treatment in the digital collections of Gale Literary Sources, has been the subject of unexpected interpretations by critics who seek to illuminate its author, contextualize its composition, and explicate its allegorical content.

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Bring the Movember Movement to Your Library

| By Gale Staff | As the men in your community forgo shaving for the month of November to bring awareness to men’s health issues, your library has the perfect resource to answer questions and shed light on these very serious topics. From authoritative information on prostate cancer to peer-reviewed journal articles on the latest … Read more

Researching Auschwitz: 73 Years After Liberation

|By Mark Mikula | On January 27, 1945, the Russian Army liberated Auschwitz. Auschwitz, perhaps the most notorious World War II concentration camp, is also the name of a region on the border of Germany and Poland. Millions of people—primarily Jews—were forced into labor and killed by the Nazis during World War II in what … Read more

Introducing First-Year Seminar Students to Academic Research & Career Exploration

| By Michael Hooper & Christina Chester-Fangman | Gale’s General OneFile has consistently been one of the most popular research databases offered by Felix G. Woodward Library at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee.  It ranked in the top five most frequently searched databases at APSU for the last five years, with 21,238 searches … Read more