Shift in Five Star Publication Schedule

| By Gale Staff | The pandemic has forced much of the world to hit the proverbial pause button, and publishing is no exception. Resulting from the market conditions created by COVID-19, we have decided to pause Five Star’s publishing schedule, effective May 2020, with the intention of ramping up production in November 2020. This … Read more

Incorporate Graphic Novels into Your Classroom with Gale’s Novels for Students

| By Sarah Robertson | In graphic novels, words and illustrations are interwoven in an imaginative symbiosis, which can be used to present both fiction and nonfiction to students in a uniquely engaging way. The power of this literary form derives from the rich interplay between text and image. The ability of graphic novels to … Read more

Gale Presents: Udemy—A “Robust and Valuable” Library Addition

| By Gale Staff | Gale has partnered with Udemy, the leading marketplace for online learning, to offer public libraries Gale Presents: Udemy. This online learning platform provides instruction for adults who want to upskill for a new job, advance in their current profession, or deepen a personal interest. Patrons can explore more than 4,000 on-demand video courses … Read more

Online Databases Provide Equity, Help Close Achievement Gaps in Kentucky District

| By Lynn M. Reynolds, Ed.D | Gale products feature curriculum-aligned content that’s engaging for K-12 students As the new director of library media services for the nation’s 27th largest school district, Lynn Reynolds set out in 2017 to provide all students with access to the same quality resources designed to develop future-ready skills. Today, … Read more

Women on the Brink of Destinies and Discoveries

| By Gale Staff | For July we would like to highlight three new titles that invite you to escape into the lives of others. Women bound by the mores of bygone times, frazzled by familial demands, and haunted by roads not taken. Grab one and enjoy a new journey, sometimes they illuminate our own. … Read more

Library Journal Reviews Gale Engage

| By Gale Staff | Gale Engage is a web-based solution designed to enhance public library systems’ capabilities by simplifying data analysis and streamlining personalized outreach. With the means for faster decision- making and more efficient marketing outreach, libraries can further develop their meaningful relationships with patrons. Recently, Library Journal published a review of Gale … Read more

Open Access to Support Mental Health During the Pandemic

| By Brigham Narins, Sr. Content Developer, Gale | Mental health is health. Even though we tend to think of health somatically, and ill health as aches and pains and maladies of the body, the term has to include the mind and our psychological experience, for the two aspects of human life are intimately connected. … Read more