Gale Introduces the Beta Upload Feature to the Gale Digital Scholar Lab

| By Margaret Waligora, Product Manager; Lindsey Gervais, Digital Learning Manager; Wendy Kurtz, Digital Humanities Specialist; Marc Cormier, Director, Digital Scholarship | Since fall 2018, a growing number of institutions around the world have subscribed to the Gale Digital Scholar Lab, giving libraries, students, and faculty access to their Gale Primary Sources collections in analysis platform … Read more

Spotting a Tree Octopus

The Critical Role of Pedagogy in Educational Technology & Product Development for Tomorrow’s Scholars | By Lindsey Gervais, Digital Pedagogy Specialist, Gale | Have you ever heard of the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus? Created back in the same day we were waiting for the yellow AOL figure to dial up the internet while someone got … Read more

A Literary Scholar Infiltrates the American Historical Association’s 134th Annual Meeting

| By Wendy Perla Kurtz | I landed my role as a digital humanities specialist with Gale because my academic background is rooted in a variety of scholarly methodologies. I earned a Ph.D. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). During my … Read more

Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2019: Product Manager Reflections

| By Maggie Waligora, Product Manager II | I had the opportunity to attend the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria last month. If you’re not familiar with DHSI, it’s a two-week-long series of digital humanities (DH)-centric workshops that are organized and led by practitioners within the global DH community. The … Read more

Digital Humanities Day at the British Library and My Love for the Albert Bridge

| By Kevin Kohls, Associate Marketing Manager, Gale | This past week I had the opportunity to travel to London for Gale’s DH Day at the British Library, an exciting and informative gathering of digital humanities experts from around the globe. During the event faculty members and librarians shared insights on both the practice of … Read more

Library Journal Calls Gale’s Digital Scholar Lab “Innovative” & “Fascinating”

| By Gale Staff | Since its release last year, Gale’s Digital Scholar Lab has been making waves and transforming the way scholars and students access and analyze Gale primary source content. Offering solutions to some of the most common challenges facing researchers in the digital humanities today, Gale’s Digital Scholar Lab integrates an unmatched depth and breadth of digital … Read more

Gale’s Digital Scholar Lab Recognized in DH Awards

| By Gale Staff | The 2018 winners of the DH Awards have been announced and Gale’s Digital Scholar Lab was selected as the first runner up out of 12 Digital Humanities tools! This distinction would not have been possible without your votes, as the awards are decided by votes from the public. On behalf of … Read more

PRESERVATION IN PRACTICE: A SURVEY OF NEW YORK CITY DIGITAL HUMANITIES RESEARCHERS

| By Malina Thiede (with significant contributions from Allison Piazza, Hannah Silverman, and Nik Dragovic) |

Looking for definitions of Digital Humanities (DH), there are hundreds to choose from. In fact, Jason Heppler’s whatisdigitalhumanities.com alone offers 817 rotating definitions of the digital humanities, pulled from participants from the Day of DH between 2009-2014. A few of these definitions are listed in this article.

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Bridging the Gap Between Quantitative and Qualitative Research in Digital Newspaper Archives

by Thomas Smits on DIGITAL HUMANITIES NOW Since the early 2000s, humanities 3.0, as Rens Bod has called it, was posited as being able to discover new patterns, mostly over long periods of time, that were overlooked by traditional qualitative approaches. A study by a team of academics led by Professor Nello Christianini of the University of … Read more

The Job-Market Moment of Digital Humanities

By Leonard Cassuto Digital humanities have become integrated into the academic job market. In fact, digital humanities are one of the few growth areas in the academic job market today say’s Leonard Cassuto of “The Chronicle of Higher Education. That raised the question: Will expertise in digital humanities get graduate students the academic jobs that … Read more