Gale’s VP of Marketing & Communications Shares Why Libraries are Awesome

Gale’s Vice President of Marketing & Communications, Harmony Faust, has always been a leading advocate for libraries, opening the door anytime opportunity knocks. She channels her passion into daily efforts, serving as a member of the steering committee for the Corporate Committee for Library Investment and on the Board of Directors for EveryLibrary, the only … Read more

Experts Weigh in on Amateur Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society

The forthcoming digital archive, Amateur Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society, features publications written, edited, and published by young people aged 12-20 in the second half of the 19th-century. This extensive collection offers an abundance of resources, featuring tens of thousands of issues, and includes editorials, original short fiction, essays, poetry, and more that provide compelling … Read more

American Reference Books Annual Praises Three GVRL eBook Titles

How your users research is just as important as what they research. While other eBook platforms direct users to title-level results, Gale eBooks on GVRL is designed to cross-search all of your eBooks to pinpoint relevant material. The result? They spend less time looking for credible information, and more time diving into it. Earlier this month, American Reference … Read more

New to GVRL: Leveled Content with National Geographic Ladders Series

|By Nicole Albrecht | Picture this: A classroom filled with students reading various books and a teacher closely monitoring them. At first glance, you may think they are all reading the same text at the same level because all the books look the same. As you look closer, you will see that the three kids … Read more

Gale Introduces Digital Scholar Lab for Mining Primary Sources

Gale is developing a research experience that will provide critical infrastructure for digital scholarship research. By combining digital text and analytical tools on one intuitive platform, researchers and instructors will be able to gain insights through both distant reading and close analysis—along with the ability to configure the tools and content set to meet their specific … Read more

Do Computers Understand Our Emotions?

| By Misam Abbas | No. But computers can make guesses about our emotions, or sentiments, based on what we write and say. Sentiment analysis is the categorization of pieces of text as having varying degrees of  positive or negative sentiment using computational methods. For example, humans can easily see the sentiment of each of … Read more

Libraries and the Business Community: A Success Story

| Originally published by EveryLibrary | Libraries exist to help people succeed, and the business world is no exception. Many aspiring business owners got their start in a public library, whether through researching how to write a business plan, attending a class on Quickbooks, or developing a marketing list using the library’s electronic resources. The following … Read more

Gale’s Women’s Studies Archive Earns a Perfect Content Score

As the first in the Women’s Studies archive, Women’s Issues and Identities traces the path of women’s issues from past to present—pulling primary sources from manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, and more. It captures the foundation of women’s movements, struggles, and triumphs and provides researchers with valuable insights. Recently, CCAdvisor published a review of this revolutionary collection, giving … Read more

Remembering Stephen Hawking with Gale’s In Context Team

| By Deb Kirby | The news of astrophysicist Stephen Hawking’s death was met with sadness by our Gale In Context team. It was also a call to action to ensure our topic pages for Hawking were updated quickly. I already knew we had a dedicated team, but an email sent at 1:30 am to … Read more

Morris Library Supports Business Community with One Resource

| Originally published on Morristown Patch | Morris Library cardholders now have access to Gale Small Business Builder, a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit organization. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks users through five areas of exploration in order to develop a business plan focused on long-term success. … Read more