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

| By Sydney Fairman | 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

Two Gale Titles Named 2019 PROSE Award Finalists

| By Sydney Fairman | Recently, two Gale titles have been named finalists in the Association of American Publishers (AAP) 2019 PROSE Awards – Gale Primary Sources’ Political Extremism and Radicalism in the Twentieth Century: Far-Right and Left Political Groups in the US, Europe and Australia and GVRL’s St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture. The 165 … Read more

CHOICE Recommends Gale’s Eighteenth Century Collections Online

| By Sydney Fairman | CHOICE, a publishing unit at the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), reviewed Gale’s Eighteenth Century Collections Online in its January Edition of Internet Resources review series. Containing over 180,000 titles (200,000 volumes) and more than 32 million pages, Eighteenth Century Collections Online contains every significant English-language and foreign-language … Read more

Gale’s Women’s Studies Archive Named an Outstanding Academic Title of 2018

| By Sydney Fairman | CHOICE, a publishing unit at the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), named the Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities as one of their Outstanding Academic Titles of 2018. This year’s Outstanding Academic Title list includes 455 books and digital resources chosen by the CHOICE editorial staff from among … Read more

Pima County Graduates Second Set of Career Online High School Students

| By Sydney Fairman | Pima County Public Library is empowering residents with Career Online High School, a program that offers adults a second chance at earning an accredited high school diploma. The program features an easy-to-access online learning environment, academic coaches & support instructors, and the opportunity to earn entry-level career certificates such as … Read more

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

| By Sydney Fairman | 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 Sydney Fairman | 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