Expand Opportunities for Discovery in Ex Libris Alma

| By Gale Staff | When you offer multiple pathways into your library’s resources, you expand opportunities for students, researchers, and faculty to discover the content they need—and drive usage of your digital solutions. Gale is working closely with Ex Libris Alma to help enhance pathways to discovery. With the signing of a MARC record … Read more

How to Use eBooks & Text Sets to Support Professional Learning

| By Char Shryock | Use eBooks as a starting point for inquiry or as a subject-matter expert to provide educators with job-embedded professional learning that is timely, engaging, and meaningful. With text sets, you can help build common language and experiences for educators and administrators, drive inquiry, and develop expertise. Learn to create text … Read more

Showcasing American Men and Women of Science

| By K. Lee Lerner | The 41st edition of the venerable and widely trusted American Men & Women of Science has released and introduces 4,000 new listees to this premier compendium of accomplished American scientists. In continuous publication since 1906, American Men & Women of Science showcases the vital work and achievements of prominent … Read more

New Edition: Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases

| By Brenda Wilmoth Lerner | In today’s globalized world, the recognition of emerging diseases and their impacts has never been more important. Just as the second edition of The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases is ready for publication, people throughout the world are entering the fourth year of a global pandemic caused by the … Read more

Students Use Digital Databases for Vaccine Research

| By K. Lee Lerner | Students are engaged when they write about topics in the news that affect them and their families. Yet, for the past two years, no topic has loomed larger in anyone’s lives than the virus SARS-CoV-2 and the global COVID-19 pandemic caused by the virus. From its many variants, including … Read more

Support Childhood Resiliency

| By Kathleen J. Edgar | When life’s stresses seem overwhelming, do you ever wonder what it would be like to be a kid again, living a carefree life, full of fun and games, playing outdoors, free of responsibilities? That idyllic life of cheerfulness and enjoyment may exist in your mind, but it is not … Read more

New American Decades Volume Covers Complex Topics

| By Gale Staff | American Decades: 2010–2019, which covers the cultural, political, and social developments of the previous decade, is being published this week by Gale. Like previous entries in the American Decades series, the reference encyclopedia introduces readers to a first draft of American history through topical chapters: The Arts, Business and the … Read more

Accessibility Features to Support All Students

| By Amy Wise, MLIS, Head Librarian, Grove City High School (OH) | As head librarian at Grove City High School in Ohio, my biggest priority is connecting students to high-quality, curriculum-aligned resources—like those offered through Gale In Context and in collections on Gale eBooks.   To better support the varying needs of students, including … Read more

Expanding Accessibility with New Text Display Features

| By Gale Staff | At Gale, we’re committed to supporting all learners, and that’s one reason we’re improving readability within our products by updating text display features within dozens of our digital resources. Readers who don’t see well—or who have reading disabilities—may benefit when they have a variety of ways to alter their view … Read more

Support Equity Initiatives within Your School

| By Gale Staff | Access to professional development about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is critical for educators to break barriers, inspire change, and better help kids of all colors and backgrounds achieve success. Author Robert Jackson recognized this need as an educator. In his book, Becoming the Educator They Need: Strategies, Mindsets, and … Read more