Celebrate Black History Month with Gale’s New African American Literature for Students

| By Sarah Robertson | Black History Month, observed every February, is an opportunity to celebrate African American literature. Through literature, African Americans have advanced a powerful message of agency and countered a dominant cultural discourse of oppression, coercion, and racism. For African American authors, literature has served as a means of validating and valorizing … Read more

Remembering Kobe Bryant, an NBA Legend and Inspiration

| By Tracey Matthews | I was browsing the news online Sunday, January 26, when I read that basketball star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, along with seven others, were killed in a helicopter crash. My immediate response was disbelief, but after several other sites corroborated the news, I knew it to be true. … Read more

Valuable Resources Unlocked: An Unique Partnership with the American Antiquarian Society

| By Gale Staff | More than 200 years ago, the American Antiquarian Society was founded. It has since become recognized as a major resource for U.S. primary sources published before 1876, housing the single largest collection of Americana from the colonial period into the 20th century. Now, Gale and the AAS have entered an … Read more

Shedding Light on Public Health Issues

| By Brigham Narins, Sr. Content Developer, Gale | A new year has just begun, and along with resolutions and hope for the future there are nevertheless a lot of persistent things we could really worry about if we choose to: Pathogens are becoming resistant to antibiotics. Bullying at school, online, and at the workplace … Read more

New Content Added to Smithsonian Primary Sources in U.S. History

| By Gale Staff | Newly added to Smithsonian Primary Sources in U.S. History: 75 primary sources with curriculum correlations for easy integration into the classroom. Content has been added across the eras, but especially boosts coverage of images related to African American history, Native American history, entertainers and writers, art and architecture, and leisure … Read more

New Women’s Studies Archive, Voice and Vision, Makes Women’s Voices Heard

| By Gale Staff | Launched in 2017, the first module in the Women’s Studies Archive series—Women’s Issues and Identities—is comprised of an archival collection concerning women’s history from a wide range of sources available online. Today, the second installment—Voice and Vision—launches, containing primary sources beneficial to researchers currently working in women’s history and gender … Read more

Product Update: Gale OneFile

| By Gale Staff | New Titles Added to the Gale OneFile Collections in November-December 2019 Gale Academic OneFile B’Or Ha’Torah (Jerusalem College of Technology) Peer reviewed Cardiovascular Therapeutics (Hindawi Limited) Peer reviewed Contemporary Arab Affairs (University of California Press) Peer reviewed Current Urology (S. Karger AG) Peer reviewed Geochronology (Copernicus GmbH) Peer reviewed International … Read more

Jason Reynolds, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

| By Traci Cothran | I don’t know about you, but January is usually a tough month—the holidays are over, friends and family have dispersed, you’re five pounds heavier than before the holidays, and the weather is usually pretty crummy. But there are two things that get me through this month: the American Library Association … Read more

Landmark Legal Decisions Highlighted in American Law Yearbook

| By Mike Tyrkus | Since 1998, American Law Yearbook has served as a companion volume to extend the value of the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law by gathering the top legal stories from the previous year and then discussing them in concise, insightful entries written by legal experts. This year, the need for a … Read more

Gale Business: DemographicsNow Scores Big with ccAdvisor

| By Gale Staff | A powerful online resource, Gale Business: DemographicsNow connects users with a wealth of highly detailed demographic data on more than 24 million U.S. businesses and 206 million consumers—making it ideal for gaining consumer and market insights. Recently, ccAdvisor published a review of Gale Business: DemographicsNow, giving it a 4.13/5 composite score! “Gale Business: … Read more