Booklist Gives Gale Resources Two Thumbs Up

| By Gale Staff | Booklist is a book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than 100 years. It’s widely viewed as offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help library patrons and students decide what to read, view, or listen to. Recently, … Read more

New Content Added to Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep and Peterson’s Test and Career Prep

| By Gale Staff | The following tests have recently been added to the Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep and Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep products: Aviation and Transportation (NEW subject hub!) AT-SA Practice Tests (Air Traffic Skills Assessment) TSA Practice Tests (Transportation Security Administration) DSST DSST Introduction to Geology Exam Prep Independent/Specialized … Read more

New Content Added to Peterson’s Test and Career Suite

| By Gale Staff | The following tests have recently been added to the Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep and Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep products: Clerical Civil Service Practice Tests Law Enforcement Police Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Captain Promotion Practice Tests Medical/Nursing NCLEX-PN Study Course (National Council Licensure Examination) PAX Practice Tests (National … Read more

Why We Celebrate Poetry

| By Sarah Robertson | Every April, we observe National Poetry Month as a time to reflect on the cultural significance of poetry.  Established in 1996, it encourages the celebration of poetry in the classroom, the library, and online. National Poetry Month aims to recognize the achievements of poets, inspire students and the general public … Read more

A Look Inside Gale’s Who’s Who Among African Americans: 36th Edition

| By Tara Atterberry & Jessie Carney Smith (WWAFA Advisor) | Since the late 1990s, Who’s Who Among African Americans has been honored to have Jessie Carney Smith, former dean of the library and Camille Cosby Distinguished Chair in the humanities at Fisk University, as its advisor. For each edition, Carney Smith writes a foreword … Read more

Honoring Asian American Women

| By Carol Schwartz, Senior Content Developer, Gale | I set out to write a blog post about literature for Women’s History Month and was struggling to hone in on a specific topic to cover in this broad area of study. The horrific events on March 17 in Atlanta, in which six Asian American women … Read more

Women Patriots in the American Revolution

| By Tara Atterberry | Take a minute and make a list of women patriots of the American Revolution. Go ahead. Take your time.    Betsy Ross.    Molly Pitcher. .  .  . If you’re like me—and most other Americans—your list may end here. Not because there’s a lack of notable women from this time … Read more

International Directory of Company Histories for WHM

| By Matthew Miskelly | When I volunteered to write a blog for Women’s History Month, I thought about something that happened last November. I came across a list from PR Newswire: “50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/-Led Companies” for 2020. It was good timing. At a recent team meeting, we discussed the importance of boosting the number … Read more

The Advanced Search Redesign: Supporting the Research Process

| By the Gale Product Team | On December 18, Gale released substantive enhancements to its Advanced Search feature, focused on providing users with built-in learning tools to facilitate improved searching within Gale products. Before this change, we spoke with dozens of faculty and librarians, who reported: Teaching users how to effectively search databases is … Read more