Seven Tips to Jump Start Your Small Business

| By Gale Staff | As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and community members from all 50 states and U.S. territories. Every day, they’re working to grow small businesses, create 21st century jobs, drive innovation … Read more

Releasing in May: The Business and Culture of Sports

| By Elizabeth Ferguson | Have you filled out your bracket? Beginning on March 19, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) will host its annual March Madness men’s Division I basketball tournament. Over the course of about 3 weeks, 68 qualifying college teams in the United States will compete for the coveted national championship in this … Read more

An Inside Look at ChiltonLibrary and Car Care Programming Ideas

| By Holly Hibner | Here in Michigan, we take our automobiles pretty seriously; it is very common for laypeople to perform routine maintenance and basic repairs on their own vehicles. My husband wouldn’t dream of paying for an oil change or a tire rotation! But when both got new vehicles in 2016, general maintenance wasn’t as easy … Read more

New Content Added to Smithsonian Primary Sources in U.S. History

| By Gale Staff | Newly added to Smithsonian Primary Sources in U.S. History: 75 primary sources (52 text items and 23 images) with curriculum correlations for easy integration into the classroom workflow. Content has been added across the eras, but especially boosts coverage of classic American literature, literary figures, and political figures. Among the … 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

A New Look for Gale Primary Sources

| By Megan Sullivan and Doran Steele, Product Managers, Gale Primary Sources| New Design Gale’s Primary Sources team is working on updating and refreshing the interfaces for our line of historical resources.  You may have noticed that our new Religions of America resource (releasing in March 2019) features broader screens that take better advantage of … Read more

Library is First in Carolinas to Offer Career Online High School

| By Gale Staff | In 2014, Diamond Wilson dropped out of high school and moved to Charlotte, North Carolina where she has limited prospects for financial stability. When she returned to Columbia in 2017, she knew she needed an education to get ahead. She enrolled in an adult education program, where she soon realized … Read more

Car Tips: What To Do When Stuck in the Snow

| By Tracy Junker | Before you get stuck in the snow, here are some items to keep in your vehicle and some tips on how to get moving again. What to Carry in your Vehicle Small or collapsible shovel Boots (if you don’t regularly wear them) Sturdy pair of gloves or mittens and a … Read more

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

Political Extremism & Radicalism Archive: Why Create it and Why it is Important Now More Than Ever?

| By Rachel Holt, Acquisitions Editor | When telling friends and family that I was working on a digital archive focusing on right-wing extremists, far-left militants and a wide range of radical movements in between, the most common response was ‘why’?  To answer that I must explain the motivation that triggered this project, as well as why … Read more