Register for “Libraries and Incubators,” a National Entrepreneurship Week 2019 Free Webinar

| By Sydney Fairman | Libraries and local business incubators, accelerators, co-working spaces, and other entrepreneurship support organizations are key to nurturing the unique startups in communities of every size. Join your fellow entrepreneurial-minded peers for EveryLibrary’s and the International Business Innovation Association’s (INBIA) webinar, “Libraries and Incubators” on February 19, 2019, at 2 p.m. ET, as a … Read more

Large Print Must-Haves: 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Winners

| By Bonnie Simcock | The dedicated editorial staff here at Thorndike Press, take great pride in making your large print collection the best it can be. Sure, we attempt to obtain as many high-demand bestsellers and bestselling authors we can, but we also strive to ferret out emerging authors, and thought-provoking, entertaining titles that … Read more

Help Empower Change with eBooks on GVRL

| By Tracie Moy | It may seem as though we have come a long way in understanding, accepting, and supporting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community. In fact, rarely a day goes by without a newsworthy headline. Yet, social discrimination continues to exist. Big and small cities across the globe have … Read more

New Product Enhancements Announced for Digital Scholar Lab

| By Sydney Fairman | 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 Sydney Fairman | 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