New Product Enhancements Announced for Digital Scholar Lab

| By Gale Staff | Gale is excited to announce several enhancements to the Digital Scholar Lab. We have made notable improvements to the overall workflow, text cleaning capabilities, and topic modeling tool. For instance, the topic modeling tool offers a new topic overview and “topic proportion by document” results. Along with tabular data, these enhancements … Read more

Curated Collections for the 2019 Texas TEKS ELA-R for Grades K-8

| By Christine Schneider | Several months ago, just after I started in this position as a K-12 e Resources Specialist for Gale, I was exploring areas of the United States where Gale could provide customers solutions for their needs. Texas caught my eye. Back in 2017, the state adopted new TEKS ELA-R standards for … Read more

Citrus County Libraries Honor Career Online High Graduates

| By Gale Staff | It’s never too late to get your high school diploma. On Nov. 2, 2018, Citrus County Libraries graduated students from the Career Online High School program. Career Online High School, a nationally accredited program, allows adults the opportunity to earn a high school diploma while gaining career skills. The program … Read more

COUNTER 5 Usage Reports Now Available

Gale now offers new COUNTER 5 usage reports. You can start pulling the new reports in the Gale Usage Reports Portal available from Gale Admin. There are no changes to existing reports in the Gale Usage Reports Portal. COUNTER 5 reports are available starting with January 2019 usage. For usage prior to January 2019, you … Read more

Celebrate African American History Month with Gale’s For Students Series

| By Sarah Robertson | In 1960, a woman who had been a writer and scholar all her life died in relative obscurity in a welfare home. Her remains were buried in an unmarked grave, where they were forgotten for more than a decade. Today, that woman is considered a central figure in African American … Read more

February Is American Heart Month

| By Brigham Narins | February was designated American Heart Month by the American Heart Association, and the first official observance was established by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1963. The purpose of the month-long observance is to raise awareness of heart diseases—the number one killers of Americans, according to the Center for Disease Control … Read more

Kids InfoBits Named a Tech & Learning ‘Awards of Excellence’ Finalist

| By Gale Staff | Recently, Tech & Learning Magazine selected 10 finalists in each of three categories for its annual Awards of Excellence: best use of education technology in the classroom, school, and district. Gale’s Kids InfoBits, an age-appropriate, easy-to-use digital resource that covers a broad range of educational topics, was named a finalist … Read more

Finding Hidden Figures with Gale’s Biography In Context

| By Laura Avery | February is Black History Month, which is dedicated to recognizing the contributions of Americans of African descent. While Gale’s Biography In Context offers extensive content on well-known African Americans of various occupations, such as civil rights activists Pauli Murray and Fannie Lou Hamer, artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and Edmonia Lewis, and … Read more

A Landmark Synthesis of Global Queer History

| By Howard Chiang | The Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History is the product of two years of focused labor by hundreds of researchers and editors. The ambitious three-volume set, composed of nearly 450 commissioned articles and sidebars, reflects how the field of LGBTQ studies has engaged with social … Read more