Gale In Context: For Educators Wins Tech & Learning’s Best of Show at ISTE

| By Gale Staff | Tech & Learning’s ISTE 2019 Best of Show Awards celebrates those products and services being exhibited at ISTE that show the greatest promise according to the country’s most tech-savvy educators. This year, Gale takes home the gold with its most anticipated product, Gale In Context: For Educators, coming this fall. … Read more

Gwinnett Woman Earns Diploma Thanks to Library

| By Gale Staff | After raising a family and running two businesses for more than 40 years, Vickie Harris, 62, received her high school diploma through the Career Online High School program Thursday, June 13 at a ceremony at the Lilburn branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library. To date, 31 adults have graduated … Read more

SLC/ARBA 2019 Best of Reference Award Winner

| By Gale Staff | School Library Connection (SLC) and American Reference Books Annual (ARBA) have announced the winners of the 2019 SLC/ARBA Best of Reference Award, which recognizes the best reference resources of the previous year, including books, databases, and eBooks that encourage K–12 student research and learning. And the winner of Best Resource … Read more

Gale’s Passenger and Immigration Lists Index: A Must-Have Source on Immigrant History

| By Tara Atterberry | John Harrower, a Scottish businessman, was forced to leave his home and family in December 1773 in search of a more stable means of employment. He traveled across Europe for more than six weeks but was not able to secure employment and was desperate for work. As a last resort, … Read more

Recent Updates to Gale Resources

| By Gale Staff| You asked, we listened. As your trusted partner, we take your feedback seriously and use it to make enhancements to our products. Take a peek at some most recent updates to Gale resources: Books & Authors: A complete design upgrade, upgraded search experience, integrated G Suite for Education and Microsoft Office … Read more

To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before*

| By Traci Cothran | The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI currently has an exhibit on Star Trek; since I watched this show all the time growing up, I checked it out and brought a few tribbles with me, too.  It was a good exhibit – featuring original costumes and props (phasers! scanners!) along … Read more

Taking a History: America’s Public Health Story

| By Bennett Graff | On March 23, 2010, after 18 months of contentious debate and politicking, the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as the ACA or Obamacare, was signed into law.  So controversial was the act that after the 2010 midterm elections, from 2011 to 2017, there were 70 attempts by Congress to … Read more

ARBA Recommends New eBook: Theism and Atheism: Opposing Arguments in Philosophy

| By Gale Staff | Theism and Atheism: Opposing Arguments in Philosophy is a peer-reviewed volume with two separate editors in chief. The atheism side is led by Graham Oppy (Australian philosopher, Monash University). The theism side is led by Joseph Koterski, S.J. (American philosopher, Fordham University) and includes Christian, Jewish, and Muslim philosophers. Both sides … Read more

Juicy July Picks Feature a Dark, True Tale and Fascinating Fiction

| By Gale Staff | Check out our July picks – critically lauded, popular titles with something for everyone. Our ability to publish the most bestsellers and bestselling authors let you satisfy readers’ demand for abundant titles in a range of genres and special interests. The Lady from the Black Lagoon, by Mallory O’Meara ISBN: … Read more