Bring the Movember Movement to Your Library

| By Gale Staff | As the men in your community forgo shaving for the month of November to bring awareness to men’s health issues, your library has the perfect resource to answer questions and shed light on these very serious topics. From authoritative information on prostate cancer to peer-reviewed journal articles on the latest … Read more

New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in October 2018

| By Gale Staff | Academic OneFile ACI Materials Journal (American Concrete Institute) Peer-reviewed ACI Structural Journal (American Concrete Institute) Peer-reviewed AJSP: Reviews & Reports (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, WK Health) Peer-reviewed Akropolis: Journal of Hellenic Studies (Center for Hellenic Studies) Peer-reviewed Bewaehrungshilfe (Forum Verlag Godesberg GmbH) Peer-reviewed Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy (Canadian … Read more

9 Primary Source Documents to View on Equal Pay Day

| By Gale Staff |

Equal Pay Day raises awareness of the gender pay gap. The date April 4, 2017 represents how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year.  Explore primary source documents from Gale’s Women’s Studies Archive to learn more about the gender pay gap throughout history.

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Content Curated to Support Current Issues

| By Andrea Henderson | In a New York Times opinion piece, sociologist Eric Klinenberg explored the critical place the public library plays in the social infrastructure of a society stating: “Libraries are the kinds of places where people with different backgrounds, passions, and interests can take part in a living democratic culture.”1 Gale is committed … Read more

Meet the Need: Be a Small Business Advocate

| Sponsored by Gale and Library Journal | “Public libraries are uniquely equipped to support entrepreneurship as a driver of local economic health and ensure equal access to the foundation of entrepreneurial success.”1 Learn How to Connect with Your Business Community How can your library become an essential resource for budding entrepreneurs and established businesses alike? … Read more

The Evolution of the Newspaper Industry

| By Kevin Kohls | While the newspaper industry is trying to adapt to a future where the physical newspaper is a thing of the past, Gale and The British Library are bringing the digital revolution to the 18th century. In an effort to preserve and expand access to the history of the newspaper industry, … Read more

Meet Influential Native Americans with Biography In Context

| By Laura Avery | What’s the first thing you usually think of when November rolls around? Probably turkey dinner with all the trimmings, along with getting a jump on holiday shopping. However, November is also Native American Heritage Month, dedicated to recognize the contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of … Read more

Partnership Between the American Antiquarian Society and Gale Provides a Deep History of the American People

| By Phil Virta | The American Antiquarian Society and Gale have embarked upon a partnership that will make more historical American content available to researchers. Gale’s agreement with the Society is to publish new archives based around their growing collection of periodical content spanning the Colonial era on into the 20th Century. But before … Read more

Writing on the Día de Muertos

| By Gale Staff | Día de Muertos, Day of the Dead, is observed in Mexico on 2 November, the final day of a celebration that begins on Halloween. Though practices differ from city to city, the holiday is generally an opportunity to honor deceased loved ones, for whom families prepare ofrendas, or altars, which … Read more

Gale Resources for National Native American Heritage Month

| By Gale Staff | November is National Native American Heritage Month, which was originally authorized and requested by President George H.W. Bush in 1990 and has since been issued as an annual proclamation by all subsequent presidents. These proclamations urge Americans to celebrate and recognize the many contributions, accomplishments, and sacrifices of Native Americans … Read more