Gain Global Perspective
Global Issues In Context supports global awareness and provides a global perspective while tying together a wealth of authoritative content, empowering learners to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world.
Integrating news, global viewpoints, reference materials, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics, and more in a single search—Global Issues In Context is updated daily and offers 250 different country topic pages and more than 400 Issue pages. Exclusive to Global Issues In Context, Global Issues Viewpoints contains more than 3,000 exclusive commentaries that provide background and guidance on significant topics.
Part of Gale's In Context suite of online resources, Global Issues In Context offers current and authoritative information to meet the needs of today's learners with a mobile-responsive design that is easy to navigate. Engaging, topical databases seamlessly integrate acclaimed content with curriculum-aligned materials that span core subjects and develop future-ready skills. A similar user experience across all Gale products provides continuity and allows users to spend more time with content and less time learning navigation and tools. As an added bonus, Global Issues In Context is cross-searchable with Opposing Viewpoints In Context.
What’s more, Gale In Context: For Educators gives educators a specialized toolkit to collect, organize, customize, and share instructional materials sourced from In Context student databases.
"This database offers opportunities to scaffold novice researchers and develop their information-seeking skills and understanding of these unique global issues."
- School Library Connection
Platform Features & Tools
ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology, and on-demand text translation into over 20 languages.
Integrated G Suite for Education and Microsoft Office 365 tools enable users to share, save, and download content—including highlights and notes. Learn More
Integrated directly into the user’s workflow, formatted citations can be easily imported from single or multiple documents to services like EasyBib or NoodleTools. MLA, APA, and Chicago-style citations are supported.
Reviews & Testimonials
"In addition to providing a comprehensive look at current international issues, Global Issues in Context also aids with links to important historical context and information on countries and cultures. With an organized and user-friendly interface, content is media-rich- always an attractive feature with secondary school audiences, and offers authoritative analysis from a non-US perspective.”
"This product could easily be used in a high school or undergraduate library for basic research needs. The students will appreciate the cross-linked articles and the multimedia features. It would also be a welcome addition to larger public libraries for patrons researching countries for business needs and travel to foreign countries or patrons interested in current events."