Turn Learners Into Thinkers
Student Resources In Context offers cross-curricular content aligned to national and state curriculum standards and reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. Learners can access news content including full-text newspapers and periodicals like The Economist, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian, and more. Empower learning with hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections that include archival film clips, broadcast video, BBC News, New York Times video, and NPR.
Part of Gale's In Context suite of online resources, Student Resources 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.
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.
FEATURED SUCCESS STORY
“Students are pleasantly surprised that the article is in their Google Drive once they download it … that content gets pushed for storage to their G Suite for Education resources … and that the citations are in EasyBib and are formatted and ready to turn in. They are realizing what reliable sources, properly cited, are all about.”
— Trevor Foglesong, Librarian, Upland High School, Upland, CA
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
“I knew that it made a lot of sense to have Gale products since students were using G Suite for Education. Also, teachers were looking for current research material, which In Context databases provided.”
“This is a fantastic resource, and it is highly recommended for school and public libraries. It brings a fresh and engaging perspective to research and breathes fresh air into the research process with engaging, multimedia resources. Students and teachers alike will find this a “go-to” resource for research on anything from Steve Jobs to steampunk.”
”If a school or library is looking for one resource that meets many basic research needs for a diverse population, this site certainly does the job. Summing up: Recommended. General readers; lower-division undergraduates through faculty.”