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Biography

Gale In Context: Biography

Biographical and contextual information on notable people throughout history

Biographical and contextual information on notable people throughout history

Business

Gale OneFile: Business

Articles on accounting, marketing and management, and related fields

Articles on accounting, marketing and management, and related fields

Business Insights: Essentials

News, stats and reports provide in-depth coverage of companies and industries.

News, stats and reports provide in-depth coverage of companies and industries.

Gale OneFile: Insurance and Liability

Articles on mortgages, labor relations, legal issues, and more

Articles on mortgages, labor relations, legal issues, and more

Gale OneFile: Hospitality and Tourism

Articles on the hospitality and tourism fields, plus travel guides and more

Articles on the hospitality and tourism fields, plus travel guides and more

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship

Real business plans, how-to guides, articles, and more

Real business plans, how-to guides, articles, and more

Gale OneFile: Economics and Theory

Articles on economics, interviews with CEOs and entrepreneurs, and more

Articles on economics, interviews with CEOs and entrepreneurs, and more

Careers

Gale OneFile: Vocations and Careers

Articles on job searching, building a career, and more

Articles on job searching, building a career, and more

Careers Occupational Outlook

Remote password: LMC2017 Careers - is designed to provide need-to-know information on the various careers that students can choose from. This reference text offers interested students valuable direction on different career paths, each with their own separate chapter. Each chapter features details on employment prospects, expected earnings, necessary education and training, applicable skills, and likelihood of advancement. Merging scholarship with occupational development, this resource provides necessary insight into potential careers, and provides instruction on what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, working conditions, relevant associations, and more.

Remote password: LMC2017 Careers - is designed to provide need-to-know information on the various careers that students can choose from. This reference text offers interested students valuable direction on different career paths, each with their own separate chapter. Each chapter features details on employment prospects, expected earnings, necessary education and training, applicable skills, and likelihood of advancement. Merging scholarship with occupational development, this resource provides necessary insight into potential careers, and provides instruction on what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, working conditions, relevant associations, and more.

Bureau of labor statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision making. As an independent statistical agency, BLS serves its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are accurate, objective, relevant, timely, and accessible.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision making. As an independent statistical agency, BLS serves its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are accurate, objective, relevant, timely, and accessible.

How I Built this with Alli Webb of Drybar

A decade ago, full-time mom Alli Webb noticed a gap in the beauty market: there was no place that just focused on blow-drying hair. Now with more than 100 locations, Drybar is testament to Webb's motto: Focus on one thing and be the best at it.

A decade ago, full-time mom Alli Webb noticed a gap in the beauty market: there was no place that just focused on blow-drying hair. Now with more than 100 locations, Drybar is testament to Webb's motto: Focus on one thing and be the best at it.

How I Built this with Bobbi Brown

Bobbi Brown started out as a makeup artist in New York City, but hated the gaudy color palette of the 1980s. She eventually shook up the industry by introducing "nude makeup" with neutral colors and a natural tone. In 1995, Est e Lauder acquired Bobbi Brown Cosmetics and Bobbi remained there for 22 years, until she realized the brand was no longer the one she had built.

Bobbi Brown started out as a makeup artist in New York City, but hated the gaudy color palette of the 1980s. She eventually shook up the industry by introducing "nude makeup" with neutral colors and a natural tone. In 1995, Est e Lauder acquired Bobbi Brown Cosmetics and Bobbi remained there for 22 years, until she realized the brand was no longer the one she had built.

How I Built this with Emily Weiss of Glossier

In 2010, while working as a fashion assistant at Vogue, Emily Weiss started a beauty blog called Into The Gloss. She quickly attracted a following of devoted readers hooked on the blog's intimate snapshots of style makers' beauty routines. Within a few years, Emily realized her readers were hungry for a new beauty brand, one that listened to them directly, and understood their lives. Without any prior business experience, she won over investors and found the perfect chemist to create Glossier, a line of beauty and skincare products with a focus on simplicity. Today, just four years after launch, Glossier is valued at an estimated $400 million.

In 2010, while working as a fashion assistant at Vogue, Emily Weiss started a beauty blog called Into The Gloss. She quickly attracted a following of devoted readers hooked on the blog's intimate snapshots of style makers' beauty routines. Within a few years, Emily realized her readers were hungry for a new beauty brand, one that listened to them directly, and understood their lives. Without any prior business experience, she won over investors and found the perfect chemist to create Glossier, a line of beauty and skincare products with a focus on simplicity. Today, just four years after launch, Glossier is valued at an estimated $400 million.

How I Built this with Lisa Price of Carol's Daughter

Lisa Price worked in television but had a passion for beauty products. At her mother's suggestion, she began selling her homemade moisturizer at a church flea market. Twenty years later, Carol's Daughter is one of the leading beauty brands catering to African-American women.

Lisa Price worked in television but had a passion for beauty products. At her mother's suggestion, she began selling her homemade moisturizer at a church flea market. Twenty years later, Carol's Daughter is one of the leading beauty brands catering to African-American women.

How I Built this with Lisa Price of Carol's Daughter part 2

When Lisa sat down with Guy Raz in October 2018, she described how her business expanded well beyond her Brooklyn kitchen. As it grew, she decided "not to sit at the head of the table," and deferred to the experts. She later came to regret that.

When Lisa sat down with Guy Raz in October 2018, she described how her business expanded well beyond her Brooklyn kitchen. As it grew, she decided "not to sit at the head of the table," and deferred to the experts. She later came to regret that.

Health

Gale OneFile: Environmental Studies and Policy

Articles on environmental policies, perspectives, and more

Articles on environmental policies, perspectives, and more

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Health and wellness information for the consumer

Health and wellness information for the consumer

Health Reference Center Academic

Academic health information from the medical professional’s perspective

Academic health information from the medical professional’s perspective

Healthy You

Healthy You is your source for finding links to various information focused on numerous topics such as: Mindfulness, Coping Skills, Vaping and Substance Use/Abuse, Mental Health, Gender Identity. In each section you will find links to various lists, books, videos, websites, podcasts and other credible multi media resources to help you get more information about a specific topic.

Healthy You is your source for finding links to various information focused on numerous topics such as: Mindfulness, Coping Skills, Vaping and Substance Use/Abuse, Mental Health, Gender Identity. In each section you will find links to various lists, books, videos, websites, podcasts and other credible multi media resources to help you get more information about a specific topic.

News

Newsela

Newsela provides you the ability to access News articles from many sources and interact with the article at a level that is right for your current reading ability. Login using your school Google credentials.

Newsela provides you the ability to access News articles from many sources and interact with the article at a level that is right for your current reading ability. Login using your school Google credentials.

Boston Globe

Full-text of the Boston Globe from 1980-present

Full-text of the Boston Globe from 1980-present

The New York Times

The New York Times from 1985-present

The New York Times from 1985-present

Magazines/Periodicals

American Salon

Since its debut 141 years ago, American Salon has continually reinvented itself, playing a pivotal role in the professional beauty industry. Today, American Salon continues to shine a spotlight on all things beauty through inspiring and relevant content. From fashion-forward imagery to innovative techniques, business building concepts and pop culture, American Salon continues to elevate and empower the hairdressing community since 1877.

Since its debut 141 years ago, American Salon has continually reinvented itself, playing a pivotal role in the professional beauty industry. Today, American Salon continues to shine a spotlight on all things beauty through inspiring and relevant content. From fashion-forward imagery to innovative techniques, business building concepts and pop culture, American Salon continues to elevate and empower the hairdressing community since 1877.

Gale OneFile: Popular Magazines

The most popular and current magazines available from all of the Gale resources

The most popular and current magazines available from all of the Gale resources

Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies

Articles on popular culture analysis and more

Articles on popular culture analysis and more

Audio Media

Player FM- Hair stylist

A selection of hair-styling podcasts on Player FM

A selection of hair-styling podcasts on Player FM

How I Built this with Alli Webb of Drybar

A decade ago, full-time mom Alli Webb noticed a gap in the beauty market: there was no place that just focused on blow-drying hair. Now with more than 100 locations, Drybar is testament to Webb's motto: Focus on one thing and be the best at it.

A decade ago, full-time mom Alli Webb noticed a gap in the beauty market: there was no place that just focused on blow-drying hair. Now with more than 100 locations, Drybar is testament to Webb's motto: Focus on one thing and be the best at it.

How I Built this with Bobbi Brown

Bobbi Brown started out as a makeup artist in New York City, but hated the gaudy color palette of the 1980s. She eventually shook up the industry by introducing "nude makeup" with neutral colors and a natural tone. In 1995, Est e Lauder acquired Bobbi Brown Cosmetics and Bobbi remained there for 22 years, until she realized the brand was no longer the one she had built.

Bobbi Brown started out as a makeup artist in New York City, but hated the gaudy color palette of the 1980s. She eventually shook up the industry by introducing "nude makeup" with neutral colors and a natural tone. In 1995, Est e Lauder acquired Bobbi Brown Cosmetics and Bobbi remained there for 22 years, until she realized the brand was no longer the one she had built.

How I Built this with Emily Weiss of Glossier

In 2010, while working as a fashion assistant at Vogue, Emily Weiss started a beauty blog called Into The Gloss. She quickly attracted a following of devoted readers hooked on the blog's intimate snapshots of style makers' beauty routines. Within a few years, Emily realized her readers were hungry for a new beauty brand, one that listened to them directly, and understood their lives. Without any prior business experience, she won over investors and found the perfect chemist to create Glossier, a line of beauty and skincare products with a focus on simplicity. Today, just four years after launch, Glossier is valued at an estimated $400 million.

In 2010, while working as a fashion assistant at Vogue, Emily Weiss started a beauty blog called Into The Gloss. She quickly attracted a following of devoted readers hooked on the blog's intimate snapshots of style makers' beauty routines. Within a few years, Emily realized her readers were hungry for a new beauty brand, one that listened to them directly, and understood their lives. Without any prior business experience, she won over investors and found the perfect chemist to create Glossier, a line of beauty and skincare products with a focus on simplicity. Today, just four years after launch, Glossier is valued at an estimated $400 million.

How I Built this with Lisa Price of Carol's Daughter

Lisa Price worked in television but had a passion for beauty products. At her mother's suggestion, she began selling her homemade moisturizer at a church flea market. Twenty years later, Carol's Daughter is one of the leading beauty brands catering to African-American women.

Lisa Price worked in television but had a passion for beauty products. At her mother's suggestion, she began selling her homemade moisturizer at a church flea market. Twenty years later, Carol's Daughter is one of the leading beauty brands catering to African-American women.

How I Built this with Lisa Price of Carol's Daughter part 2

When Lisa sat down with Guy Raz in October 2018, she described how her business expanded well beyond her Brooklyn kitchen. As it grew, she decided "not to sit at the head of the table," and deferred to the experts. She later came to regret that.

When Lisa sat down with Guy Raz in October 2018, she described how her business expanded well beyond her Brooklyn kitchen. As it grew, she decided "not to sit at the head of the table," and deferred to the experts. She later came to regret that.

Digital Media

Commonwealth Ebook Collection Digital Library

Login with your school Google credentials and choose from audio or ebooks to listen or read.

Login with your school Google credentials and choose from audio or ebooks to listen or read.

Professional Beauty Association

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) advances the professional beauty industry by providing our members with education, charitable outreach, government advocacy, events and more. Probeauty is the largest organization of salon professionals with members representing salons/spas, distributors, manufacturers and beauty professionals/NCA.

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) advances the professional beauty industry by providing our members with education, charitable outreach, government advocacy, events and more. Probeauty is the largest organization of salon professionals with members representing salons/spas, distributors, manufacturers and beauty professionals/NCA.

Behind the Chair

Behindthechair is the largest community in the world for salon professionals. Discover the latest how-to education & creative inspiration in one place.

Behindthechair is the largest community in the world for salon professionals. Discover the latest how-to education & creative inspiration in one place.

State Board of registration Cosmetology

The Board of Registration of Cosmetology and Barbering regulates cosmetology, barbering, and electrology in Massachusetts. The Board issues licenses to qualified individuals, businesses, and schools to ensure public health and safety by maintaining high standards for these industries.

The Board of Registration of Cosmetology and Barbering regulates cosmetology, barbering, and electrology in Massachusetts. The Board issues licenses to qualified individuals, businesses, and schools to ensure public health and safety by maintaining high standards for these industries.

Print Media

Destiny Discover (Search catalog)

Search titles from the collection of our school.

Search titles from the collection of our school.

Town of Norfolk Library catalog

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search Norfolk's catalog.

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search Norfolk's catalog.

Town of North Attleboro Library catalog

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search North Attleboro's catalog.

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search North Attleboro's catalog.

Town of Plainville Library catalog

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search Plainville's catalog.

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search Plainville's catalog.

Town of Seekonk Library catalog

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search Seekonk's catalog.

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search Seekonk's catalog.

Town of Sherborn Library catalog

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search Sherborn's network catalog.

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search Sherborn's network catalog.

Town of Walpole Library catalog

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search Walpole's network catalog.

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search Walpole's network catalog.

Town of Wrentham Library catalog

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search Wrentham's network catalog.

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search Wrentham's network catalog.

Towns of Franklin, Medway, Millis, and Medfield Library catalog

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search Franklin, Medway, Millis, and Medfield network catalog.

If the school does not have the title you are looking for please use this link to search Franklin, Medway, Millis, and Medfield network catalog.

Visual Media

A Celebration of natural hair

Cheyenne Cochrane explores the role that hair texture has played in the history of being black in America -- from the heat straightening products of the post-Civil War era to the thousands of women today who have decided to stop chasing a conventional beauty standard and start embracing their natural hair. "This is about more than a hairstyle," Cochrane says. "It's about being brave enough not to fold under the pressure of others' expectations."

Cheyenne Cochrane explores the role that hair texture has played in the history of being black in America -- from the heat straightening products of the post-Civil War era to the thousands of women today who have decided to stop chasing a conventional beauty standard and start embracing their natural hair. "This is about more than a hairstyle," Cochrane says. "It's about being brave enough not to fold under the pressure of others' expectations."

Alexander Street (Academic Video Online)

Search streaming video, audio, and text content for academic, public, and K-12 institutions.

Search streaming video, audio, and text content for academic, public, and K-12 institutions.

The beauty of human skin in every color

Ang lica Dass's photography challenges how we think about skin color and ethnic identity. In this personal talk, hear about the inspiration behind her portrait project, Human , and her pursuit to document humanity's true colors rather than the untrue white, red, black and yellow associated with race.

Ang lica Dass's photography challenges how we think about skin color and ethnic identity. In this personal talk, hear about the inspiration behind her portrait project, Human , and her pursuit to document humanity's true colors rather than the untrue white, red, black and yellow associated with race.

Databases to further your knowledge

Gale Academic OneFile

Complete source for peer-reviewed scholarly articles across all academic disciplines

Complete source for peer-reviewed scholarly articles across all academic disciplines

Britannica High School

Comprehensive encyclopedia with dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, and more

Comprehensive encyclopedia with dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, and more

Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies

Articles that explore cultural differences, influences in society, and more

Articles that explore cultural differences, influences in society, and more

Gale General OneFile

Magazine, news, and journal articles on general interest topics and current events

Magazine, news, and journal articles on general interest topics and current events

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Continuously updated information and opinions cover hot issues.

Continuously updated information and opinions cover hot issues.

Gale OneFile: Psychology

Articles on personality, the human mind, memory, and more

Articles on personality, the human mind, memory, and more

Gale In Context: Middle School

Academic articles, images, topic selections, and more for middle schoolers

Academic articles, images, topic selections, and more for middle schoolers

Gale In Context: Science

Academic articles, videos, experiments, and more

Academic articles, videos, experiments, and more