LJ Webinar: Be Your Community’s Career Development Anchor

| By Gale Staff | In these unprecedented times of layoffs and furloughs, job seekers and workers are looking for ways to ensure employability and evolve their career paths. But many don’t know where to start. According to Strada Center for Consumer Insights, only 35 percent of Americans say they have access to the education … Read more

Save the Date! Upcoming Webinar on How Public Libraries Are Graduating Adults

| Sponsored by Gale and American Libraries | Public libraries have supported education and the pursuit of lifelong learning for years. But what if your library could help break down the barriers of earning a diploma and actually graduate adults? It can, with Career Online High School from Gale. It’s already happening at more than 150 public … Read more

Lead a Literacy Intervention with Large Print

| By Gale Staff | Almost two-thirds of 4th and 8th grade students in our nation’s schools are reading at a basic or below-basic grade level.* What can educators do to support these striving readers and help bridge the achievement gap? Large print books are a good place to start. Thorndike Press, from Gale, a … Read more

Free Webinar: Increase Literacy Skills with Large Print Books

| By Gale Staff | According to The Nation’s Report Card, 67 percent of 8th graders in public schools aren’t proficient in reading. When a student isn’t reading at their grade level, it can affect their learning as a whole. During this webinar, we will be sharing results from a Project Tomorrow efficacy and feedback study … Read more

Upcoming Webinar: Raise Your Data Analytics Aptitude

| By Gale Staff | How important is data in helping public libraries meet their goals and objectives? Many directors and staff say it’s essential. But it can still be challenging to find the most effective tools and methods, and encourage staff to use available data and gather insights. So where should you start? Register … Read more

Partner with School Educators “Like A Boss”

| By Gale Staff | Hear how Future Ready Librarians from Jefferson County Public Schools successfully partnered with educators—and Gale—in the “Partner With School Educators ‘Like a Boss’” Booklist webinar on Wednesday, April 10 at 2 p.m. ET. “Don’t ask what you can do for me. Once you know our goals as a school, come to … Read more

Empower Student Entrepreneurs, Register for NACCE Webinar

| By Gale Staff | Did you know nearly half of Gen Z plan to become entrepreneurs? 41% of Gen Zers plan to start their own business and 17% of university students plan to start a business before graduation, regardless of their major. Recently, we surveyed an entrepreneurial creativity class to assess their comfort level … 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

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