Citizens Library and City Mission Partner to Bring Gale Courses to Residents

| By Gale Staff | City Mission, a local non-profit dedicated to helping restore independent living to the homeless, has partnered with Citizens Library to help their residents gain career insight and professional skills. One of the aspects driving the partnership is Gale Courses. Offered at Citizen’s Library, Gale Courses gives community members free, easy … Read more

At St. Louis County Library, Graduates Receive Second Chance through Career Online High School

| By Gale Staff | At the age of 15, Sharita Davis-Campbell, dropped out of high school to due to a pregnancy. At the end of Erin Fendler’s sophomore year of high school, she dropped out as well, thinking she didn’t need to finish. This past October, both have earned their high school diplomas at … Read more

A Look Inside Gale’s Passenger and Immigration Lists

| By Tara Atterberry | In 1732 at just 22 years old, Johann Friderich Shutz arrived in Pennsylvania alone – without any family or friends – after a long journey by sea from Neckarbischofsheim, Germany. Johann was my 6th great-grandfather, the first German ancestor on my dad’s paternal family line to immigrate to America, and … Read more

The Peculiar Death of King George V – As First Reported in the Times

| By Gale Staff | When King George V died on January 20, 1936, the world was led to believe that he had died entirely of natural causes. In actuality, his death had been hastened by his physician to ensure that the news was reported first in The Times rather than the afternoon newspapers. With … Read more

CCAdvisor Reviews American Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society

| By Gale Staff | An extensive collection of amateur publications that were written, edited, and published primarily by young people, aged 12-20, during the second half of the 19th century, American Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society features tens of thousands of issues, and includes editorials, original short fiction, essays, poetry, and more. Recently, … Read more

St. Louis County Library Graduates First Career Online High School Class

| By Gale Staff | On Saturday, Oct. 27, 10 adults from the St. Louis area walked across a stage at the St. Louis County Library to receive their diploma from Career Online High School. Career Online High School is a self-paced, accredited online high school diploma for adults age 19 and over, in which scholarships … Read more

Outstanding Reviews for Digital Scholar Lab

| By Gale Staff | Gale’s newly launched Digital Scholar Lab has received two outstanding reviews from American Reference Books Annual and Booklist. Digital Scholar Lab, a cloud-based research environment, allows both students and researchers to apply natural language processing tools to raw text data (OCR) from Gale Primary Sources in a single research platform. Read below … Read more

Booklist Raves Over Gale Primary Sources and GVRL Products

| By Gale Staff | Booklist has published rave reviews for two Gale titles released this year: Amateur Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society and St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture. Amateur Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society is an extensive collection of amateur publications that were written, edited, and published primarily by young … Read more

American Reference Books Annual Reviews Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies

| By Gale Staff | With over 32 chapters identifying areas of critical thought and practice in gender and sexuality studies, Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies serves as a primer for the study of gender, including women’s, queer, and men’s studies. By employing other disciplines such as literature, film, art, history and more, this volume … Read more

Empower Students with Research In Context

| By Sydney Fairman | Designed specifically for middle school students, Research In Context supports the development of information and digital literacy skills. Young researchers will be inspired by how quickly they can navigate and find the answers they need. Categories cover the most studied topics ranging from cultures and government to history and literature, … Read more