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Exciting Changes Coming to Gale Literature Resources

A new, mobile-responsive experience is coming to your Gale literature resources on August 19th! Users of Artemis Literary Sources, Something About the Author OnlineLiterature Criticism Online, and Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online will see a “Try it Now” link at the top left corner of the product; clicking this link will immediately display the product in its new experience.

These accessibility, usability, and feature-rich updates provide an improved user experience, as well as the ability to cross-search all of Gale’s literature databases within this new mobile-responsive interface. Beyond this, users will find a number of additional improvements:

  • Intuitive navigation
  • Standardized terminology
  • Popular web iconography
  • Improved readability
  • Uniform design across the literature databases
  • Optimized content for any screen size and on any device

Introducing Gale Literary Sources
As part of this update, Gale is pleased to introduce Gale Literary Sources, our new literature cross-search platform. Gale Literary Sources features a new, mobile-responsive design with all of the same features of Artemis Literary Sources, but in a clean and intuitive user-friendly interface.


Customers using Artemis Literary Sources have until December, 2016, to update to the mobile interface, or will be automatically updated at that time.

Your Feedback is Valued

The “Try It Now” feature allows us to capture feedback from both you and your users, so please, tell us what you think.

Timing and Next Steps

  • August 19th, 2016: You will be able to request to move to the new interface.
  • December 2016: Retirement of Artemis Literary Sources. All customers will be migrated to the new interface. No action is required, but we encourage you to upgrade prior to this time.

For support, tips and tools regarding this update, and the migration of your literary databases to Gale Literary Sources, please visit gale.com/litupdate or contact your Gale Customer Success Manager.




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