Support the Growing Demand for 20th Century Primary Sources: The Making of Modern World, Part III: 1890-1945

The latest collection of our foundational series The Making of the Modern World is officially available and we could not be more excited to share this phenomenal resource with scholars and students alike. The Making of the Modern World, Part III: 1890-1945 extends the series’ comprehensive coverage of economic thought into the 20th century—and into … Read more

Peer Pick Selector, Mary Olson, Shares Best Practices with Thorndike Press

The Wednesday Night Book Discussion on Facebook You can build a vibrant and loyal book club without ever meeting in person. At the Medina County (OH) District Library, we’ve cultivated a terrific book group on our Facebook page. We call it the Wednesday Night Book Discussion. About five years ago, our library system was actively … Read more

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.—50 Years After His Assassination

| By Deb Kirby | If, like me, the 1960s was your coming-of-age decade, you were witness to and shaped by many history-making events. Some were positive and inspiring, like the moon landing and the enactment of civil rights laws, while others were tragically sad, including the assassinations of President John Kennedy, his brother Bobby … Read more

American Reference Books Annual Praises Three GVRL eBook Titles

How your users research is just as important as what they research. While other eBook platforms direct users to title-level results, Gale eBooks on GVRL is designed to cross-search all of your eBooks to pinpoint relevant material. The result? They spend less time looking for credible information, and more time diving into it. Earlier this month, American Reference … Read more

New Content Recently Added to National Geographic Virtual Library

The content below has been recently added and can be located in the product using Basic or Advanced Search forms. To view a list of all the content included in the National Geographic collections and for complete coverage information, please visit our Database Titles List. Stay tuned for updates on new content! National Geographic: People, Animals, … Read more

Pounce into Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month with Our Newest eBook

| By Jason Everett | April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month. Each year during this month, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) asks its supporters to raise awareness about the many issues facing animals today. Animals throughout the world are victims of abuse, neglect, and abandonment. Although it … Read more

McHenry Public Library Offers Accredited Diplomas

| Originally on the Northwest Herald | McHenry resident Adam Lowrey wanted to further his career, but a lack of a high school diploma made pursuing his goals impossible. Lowery – who works in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning field – completed three years of high school and recently earned his diploma through a … Read more

New to GVRL: Leveled Content with National Geographic Ladders Series

|By Nicole Albrecht | Picture this: A classroom filled with students reading various books and a teacher closely monitoring them. At first glance, you may think they are all reading the same text at the same level because all the books look the same. As you look closer, you will see that the three kids … Read more

Gale Introduces Digital Scholar Lab for Mining Primary Sources

Gale is developing a research experience that will provide critical infrastructure for digital scholarship research. By combining digital text and analytical tools on one intuitive platform, researchers and instructors will be able to gain insights through both distant reading and close analysis—along with the ability to configure the tools and content set to meet their specific … Read more

Gale Small Business Builder Offers Integrated Access to Business and Legal Resources

For the entrepreneurs and small business owners your library serves, the complex and often stop-and-start process of business planning just became more efficient with the newly-enhanced Gale Small Business Builder. Beginning April 5, the popular trio of DemographicsNow, Small Business Resource Center, and Gale LegalForms will be integrated into this resource for libraries subscribing to … Read more