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

Mental Health Awareness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and its observance is more important than ever. An estimated 26 percent of Americans ages 18 and older―about 1 in 4 adults―suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder each year.1 Many suffer in silence because of the stigmas associated with mental illness and mental disorders. Often, people avoid treatment because they may … Read more

The Debate over COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

| By Gale Staff | By mid-February 2022 in the United States, the COVID-19 pandemic had killed an estimated 918,000 people, and more than 2,000 people continued to die from it each day. About 214 million people, more than 64 percent of Americans, had been fully vaccinated (and 76 percent partially vaccinated) with one of … Read more

Diversity a Focus in Gale In Context

In August, we shared how our content team continues to enhance Gale resources and introduce measures to eliminate implicit racial bias in Gale-curated content, and reaffirm our ongoing commitment to quality. These efforts have continued, and we wanted to share a handful of recent content additions made to the Gale In Context family of products. … Read more

Gale In Context Suite: Supporting Diversity through New Content

Meeting the needs of diverse learners has always been a priority for Gale. We strive to improve the teaching and learning of social justice issues, offer diverse perspectives and backgrounds, and be a leader with our commitment to transparency. We continue to introduce measures to eliminate implicit racial bias in our Gale-curated content and reaffirm … Read more

Ahead of the Curve in Alberta

Providing Digital Resources for K-12 Students and Educators | By Andrea Drouillard, Director, K-12 and Public Libraries, and Martin Petz, Subscription Renewal Specialist | Education has changed forever e-learning resources for hybrid and remote learning are critical now and will continue to be in the future. The Alberta Library (TAL) was ahead of the curve … Read more