Public – The Gale Blog // Librarians, Professors, Researchers, Students, and Hobbyists Fri, 19 Jun 2020 14:11:51 +0000 en - us hourly 1 // Public – The Gale Blog // 32 32 Build on Visual Literacy with Graphic Novels // // Tara Blair Tue, 23 Jun 2020 13:00:00 +0000 金宝搏彩票 Featured Public Schools // | By Traci Cothran | Graphic novels have gotten a bad rap—dismissed as being too simplistic, “not real books,” along with other misconceptions. The truth is, today’s graphic novels require students to use critical-thinking skills, as they’re challenged to read in a nonlinear fashion: They must decode literary devices and themes; understand symbolism, inference, foreshadowing, ... Read more // 0 The Plight of Immigrants During the Spanish Flu Pandemic // // Tara Blair Mon, 22 Jun 2020 13:00:00 +0000 金宝搏彩票 Featured Public Schools // | By Tara Atterberry | Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic across the United States and around the world, we’ve been told to stay put. Shelter in place. Stay home. Stay safe. Save lives. For many people who aren’t essential employees, our homes have become our workplaces, schools, gyms, restaurants, and places of worship. ... 188bet 458 // 0 Juneteenth // // Tara Blair Fri, 19 Jun 2020 14:11:49 +0000 金宝搏彩票 Featured Public Schools // | By Gale Staff | Juneteenth is a day of celebration and communing with family and friends, commemorating the official end of slavery in the United States, which occurred on June 19, 1865.  Although the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863, it wasn’t implemented in Texas until Union soldiers and Major General Gordon Granger arrived ... 188bet // 0 新头衔达克es You Around the World and Back // // Tara Blair Fri, 19 Jun 2020 13:00:00 +0000 金宝搏彩票 Featured Public Schools https://blog.金宝搏彩票 | By Laura Avery | In 2020, the entire world is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The crisis has brought many activities to a halt: enjoying a meal at a restaurant, attending school, and traveling—to name a few. Gale can help with at least one of those: You can see the world without leaving the ... Read more // 0 Award-Winning Encyclopedia Brings LGBTQ History to Life // // Tara Blair Thu, 18 Jun 2020 17:33:00 +0000 金宝搏彩票 Featured Public Schools // | By Traci Cothran | A historic ruling was recently delivered from the U.S. Supreme Court affirming protection of LGBTQ people from employment discrimination via the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and this news was met with many cheers and sighs of relief across the country. LGBTQ studies remains a relatively new field, and understanding ... Read more // 0 Three Inspiring and Offbeat Reads on Matters of the Heart // // Tara Blair Mon, 15 Jun 2020 13:04:00 +0000 Featured Public Thorndike Press // | By Gale Staff | There’s likely never been a better time to get lost in a book and this month’s picks are a quirky trio of feel good tales. Collectively our hearts have both sunk and soared as we navigated uncharted territory the past few months. We opt to keep lifting spirits with stories ... Read more // 0 The One-Stop Resource on Significant Players in Science https://blog.金宝搏彩票 https://blog.金宝搏彩票 Tara Blair Thu, 11 Jun 2020 13:00:00 +0000 金宝搏彩票 Featured Public Schools // | By Kathy Nemeh, Senior Content Developer, Gale | American Men & Women of Science, 38th Edition will publish in June 2020 and introduce 6,000 new listees to this long-standing (in continuous publication since 1906), premier compendium of accomplished American scientists. American Men & Women of Science showcases the important work and achievements of prominent scientists in ... Read more https://blog.金宝搏彩票 0 Passenger & Immigration Lists Index Now On the Gale Directory Library Platform // // Tara Blair Wed, 10 Jun 2020 13:00:00 +0000 金宝搏彩票 Featured Public 金宝搏彩票 Gale Directory Library Immigration Passenger & Immigration Lists Index public libraries // | By Tara Atterberry | When I was a little girl in Rockwood, Michigan, I spent hours poring over the family photos and documents my grandmother stored in her bottom bureau drawer. I never tired of going through the old photos; handwritten family trees; and birth, marriage, and death certificates. On this side of the ... Read more // 0 Pride 2020: Equal Rights for All // // Tara Blair Tue, 09 Jun 2020 13:27:00 +0000 金宝搏彩票 Featured Public Schools // | By Traci Cothran | Recent times in this country have caused many of us to reflect on our society’s gross inequities, including, for me, what my responsibilities are as a citizen and as an ally to the black and LGBTQIA+ communities. It’s sobering, and while there is much to do for me personally, and ... Read more // 0 Doomed to Repeat It // // Tara Blair Fri, 05 Jun 2020 16:56:20 +0000 Featured Public Schools // | By Andrea Drouillard | “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”1 Recently, I listened to a Facebook Live conversation featuring Dr. Duchess Harris, professor of American Studies at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she spoke about history repeating itself and pondered the similarities between the George Floyd incident ... Read more // 0