Library Journal Reviews Pacifism Resources

Recently, Rob Tench, Librarian at Old Dominion University Libraries, commemorated the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I by reviewing resources on pacifism—the opposition of war, militarism, or conflict. He states, “although the volume of research on war far outpaces that on pacifism, these offerings more than make up in quality what may be … Read more

Increase Access and Discovery with LMS Integration

| By Nicole Rakozy | As program manager for classroom solutions, I am deeply passionate about connecting users to the outstanding content available in the Gale collections. Previously, I worked as an editor collaborating with hundreds of esteemed faculty members at distinguished universities to develop eBooks for GVRL. Many of these resources push the boundaries of … Read more

Building a Digital Directory Library

| By Holly Hibner | Some of the most commonly-asked questions at library reference desks can be answered quickly and easily with Gale Directory Library. In Michigan, we are fortunate to have access to three very useful directories through the Michigan eLibrary, but any library can build a collection of directories from an impressive list. In … Read more

GALE DIRECTORY LIBRARY UNDERGOES SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENTS!

Gale Directory Library has undergone significant updates to improve its user experience which will take effect on the 17th of April. The addition of essential workflow tools and expanded data sorting, filtering, and exporting will make this popular collection of online directories easier to use than ever before. We’re excited to introduce the following enhancements to Gale … 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

Support the Growing Demand for 20th Century Primary Sources: The Making of Modern World, Part III: 1890-1945

The latest collection of our foundational series The Making of the Modern World is officially available and we could not be more excited to share this phenomenal resource with scholars and students alike. The Making of the Modern World, Part III: 1890-1945 extends the series’ comprehensive coverage of economic thought into the 20th century—and into … 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

International Transgender Day of Visibility and Gale Resources

| By Alja Kooistra | Recent news stories regarding discrimination against those who identify as transgender—for example, in the workplace, in military service, and the bathroom debate—have led to a growing conversation on how notions of gender directly influence personal, social, religious, and public policy issues. Transgender is a term used to describe those whose … Read more

American Civil Liberties Union Papers “is Like Opening a Time Capsule”

Students and researchers can immerse themselves in civil rights history like never before with our new archive American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990, part of the Making of Modern Law collection. Drawing from the records of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), it focuses on civil rights, race, gender, and issues relating to the U.S. … Read more

Webinar: The Evolution of the Study of Literature

As the needs of students and employers change with new technologies and market-driven demands, how and what we teach can help build critical skills that reach beyond the hard sciences. In this one-hour webinar, we’ll discuss the underpinnings of literary studies and their importance in a well-rounded academic experience, regardless of the career goals of … Read more