Justice and Redemption

| By Andrea Drouillard | The movie Just Mercy tells the story of attorney Bryan Stevenson, who has made it his mission to help poor and vulnerable people who have been sentenced to death. While watching it, I couldn’t help but draw parallels to some of the quotes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In … Read more

Shedding Light on Public Health Issues

| By Brigham Narins, Sr. Content Developer, Gale | A new year has just begun, and along with resolutions and hope for the future there are nevertheless a lot of persistent things we could really worry about if we choose to: Pathogens are becoming resistant to antibiotics. Bullying at school, online, and at the workplace … Read more

Landmark Legal Decisions Highlighted in American Law Yearbook

| By Mike Tyrkus | Since 1998, American Law Yearbook has served as a companion volume to extend the value of the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law by gathering the top legal stories from the previous year and then discussing them in concise, insightful entries written by legal experts. This year, the need for a … Read more

Resources for a Healthier New Year

| By Andrea Henderson | It’s the start of a new year and if you are like most Americans, you’ve set a New Year’s resolution. If that resolution is tied to your health, you are among over half of those Americans who set such a goal. As the days, weeks, and hopefully months wear on, … Read more

Healthy New Year!

| By Shirelle Phelps | With a new year, we often make resolutions regarding our health. After all, our health is very important to us. Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being. If our health fails, it can overshadow everything else going on in our life. Making a commitment to take … Read more

A Fresh Perspective on Alternative Medicine

| By Deirdre Hiam | Oils. Supplements. Cannabis. Everyone has come across some form of alternative medicine during their lives. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, 5th edition identifies many types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda, … Read more

Trends in Reference

| Originally published by Library Journal, written by Jason Steagall | “Many patrons want a database to be searchable like Google—they want to be able to enter a basic term and have excellent and immediate results.”– Rob Tench, head of resource fulfillment at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA Publishers and librarians are acutely aware that … Read more

ARBA Calls the Encyclopedia of Management, 8th Edition a “Must-Have”

| By Gale Staff | Written by academic experts and business professionals, the Encyclopedia of Management, 8th Edition explores hundreds of topics in management theory and application. It consists of two volumes featuring more than 300 detailed essays covering concepts, issues, and terms dealing with the evolving field of management. Recently, American Reference Books Annual … Read more

Why Incorporate YA Literature into the Classroom?

| By Sarah Robertson | A genre of fiction geared toward preteen and teen readers, young adult (YA) literature explores the experiences and challenges of coming of age. Themes in YA literature include young love, identity, social conflicts, and family relationships, all explored through the unique lenses of young protagonists. Straddling the realm between fiction … Read more

2019 Film Reviews: Sequels & Superheroes

| By Mike Tyrkus | Sequels and superheroes once again reigned over the box office this past year. The undisputed king of the domestic box office was without a doubt Avengers: Endgame, which grossed an astounding $858 million domestically and an equally amazing $2.8 billion worldwide. This bested the records set by Black Panther—just one … Read more