Exciting Enhancements for Gale Small Business Builder

| By Gale Staff | Starting a small business can be a lonely journey. Without a team or knowledgeable adviser, many entrepreneurs are not prepared for the isolation they encounter when they are deep into planning their business. As a result, we are delighted to announce several enhancements to Gale Small Business Builder, making it … Read more

It’s Carnival Time! Discover Brazilian Writers

| By Elizabeth Ferguson | March 1st marked the beginning of another Carnival festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, an extravagant five-day celebration leading up to the Catholic observance of Lent. A tradition in Rio since the late 1700s, Carnival combines art, music, and culture in an action-packed week of dancing, feasting, parading, and many … Read more

Librarian Turns to Gale Courses for Upskilling

| By Gale Staff | It’s that time of the year where librarians have hit a lull in their daily routine. To keep your mind active and skills sharp, Children’s Librarian Stephanie Reister at Rowan Public Library in Salisbury, North Carolina is currently enrolled in Gale Courses to “to push forward” with her writing. Gale Courses, a … Read more

Thorndike Press Releasing Critically Acclaimed Lost Children Archive

| By Gale Staff | Lost Children Archive will be releasing in May, in our large print format, and is a must-have for all libraries. This most recent novel from Valeria Luiselli, is receiving rave reviews for its “politically relevant” and “poignant” storytelling. Narrated by an unnamed woman, this richly engaging story revolves around the … Read more

Explore Coding eBook Collections on GVRL

| By Andrea Henderson | Upon hearing that Amazon had opted to terminate plans to build a headquarters in New York City’s borough of Queens, I felt a sense of disappointment for members of the Queensbridge community. A few weeks ago, I listened with interest to an NPR story of how Amazon’s announcement had been … Read more

Women’s History Month: Women in STEM

| By Tracie Moy | March is Women’s History Month! And while it’s important to recognize the achievements made by all women, we are here to talk about women in STEM; these women are scientists, physicians, engineers, mathematicians, environmentalists, physicists… the list goes on! From a historical perspective, we typically think of the Jane Goodall’s and … Read more

Santa Monica Library Graduates Two Career Online High School Students

| By Gale Staff | According to U.S. Census figures, more than 3,300 Santa Monica residents have not completed their high school education. Danny Guevara and Yolanda Mickens are no longer part of this statistic as of late, thanks to Career Online High School being offered at Santa Monica Public Library. Career Online High School, … Read more

Celebrating Black History Month With New GVRL Release

| By Tara Atterberry | In the foreword of Gale’s Who’s Who Among African Americans: 34th Edition, available April 1st, Advisor Jessie Carney Smith, Dean of the Library, Camille Cosby Distinguished Chair in the Humanities, Fisk University, cites Historian John Hope Franklin’s work, Stalking George Washington Williams, drawing a parallel between Franklin’s literary work and … Read more

Grand County Library District Graduates Career Online High School Class

| By Sydney Fairman | On Saturday, Jan. 26, Grand County Library District celebrated the graduation of five students from the Career Online High School program. Made possible through a grant, the program is offered to Grand County Library District cardholders age 19 and over who have not received their high school diploma or GED. … Read more

Free Online Learning Program Webinar

| By Sydney Fairman | As libraries seek to bring in programming that meets the diverse educational needs of their communities, factors such as staff time, breadth of expertise, classroom space, and even budgets play into the equation. Join fellow librarians across the country for the “Get Your Online Learning Program On Course” webinar on … Read more