Teaching Students about Political Extremism with Gale Case Studies

| By Gale Staff | People may feel that the growing political division in the United States, and even around the world, is something new. Although intensified by issues such as a global pandemic, growing civil rights protests, and the use of social media to express one’s opinions, political extremism isn’t a new idea. It’s … Read more

Utilizing More Tools in Your PD Toolbox

Learn how this Arizona school district tackled professional learning challenges, even during the height of COVID-19, by investing in sustainable digital resources. | By Gale in partnership with Dr. Gayle Galligan, Ed.D., Deputy Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Deer Valley Unified School District, Phoenix, Arizona | Deer Valley Unified School District is a pre-K … Read more

4 Technologies That Can Help You Enhance the Classroom Experience

| By Gracelyn A. Graham | Last July, the Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) announced that schools would return to in-person classes starting with the 2021–2022 school year.1 The SBE even tasked the local department of health to create COVID-19 policies for K-12 schools. This situation isn’t new in our country, much less in the world. … Read more

Athletes Shine at the 2020 Summer Olympics

| By Carol Brennan | The 2020 Tokyo Olympics were hosted by Japan in July and August 2021 and provided the global television audience a respite from the ongoing barrage of news stories related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Summer Games were the first Olympics ever to be postponed, and all events and participants were … Read more

Coming Soon: Learning Centers for Gale Primary Sources

| By Megan Sullivan, Product Manager | I’m delighted to announce the upcoming launch of Learning Centers for Gale Primary Sources, available in select products this fall 2021. The culmination of a year of research and development, the Learning Centers will provide comprehensive teaching and learning support for faculty and students. Built with the student … Read more

Why Study Hispanic and Latinx American Literature?

| By Sarah Robertson | An integral part of the U.S. literary canon, Hispanic and Latinx American literature includes works written by people of Latin American descent. A thriving tradition, Hispanic and Latinx American literature reflects the dynamic cultures and histories of the largest group outside of the historically dominant white culture of the United … Read more

August 2021 LibraryReads, Indie Next Picks, and Bestsellers

| By Thorndike Press Staff | Every month, LibraryReads shares the top 10 books that librarians across the country love, and the monthly Indie Next List compile recommendations from knowledgeable U.S. independent booksellers. Thorndike Press is happy to share that the following titles are available in large print—a format that can be enjoyed by all readers: August 2021 LibraryReads … Read more

Explore a Preview of the New Gale Digital Scholar Lab Experience

| By Gale Staff | In last month’s blog post, we shared details about future updates to Gale Digital Scholar Lab, and that all current customers will move to the new version of the product in December 2021. From now until then, customers will have access to a preview of the new experience from within the current product.   Currently, the preview experience includes enhancements to select … Read more

Product Update: Gale OneFile

Gale Academic OneFile Journal of Chinese Religion (Johns Hopkins University Press) Peer-reviewed African Journal of Business and Economic Research (Adonis & Abbey Publishers) Peer-reviewed French Studies in Southern Africa (Association for French Studies in Southern Africa (AFSSA)) Gender Questions (UNISA Press) Peer-reviewed Ghanaian Journal of Economics (The African Finance & Economics Consult) Peer-reviewed Image & … Read more

An Intelligence Empire Gets “Excellent” Review

| By Gale Staff | Twentieth-Century British Intelligence, An Intelligence Empire brings together files from the UK National Archives covering intelligence and security matters from 1905 to 2002. From the international machinery of espionage and 20th-century warfare to personal surveillance and Cold War intelligence, this uniquely broad view of the interests of the British government, her allies, … Read more