Gale Primary Sources: Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive Enhancements

| By Joseph Williams | We are thrilled to announce that on Friday, November 20, 2020, Gale will release an enhanced user experience for Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive. Benefits of the new user experience include:  Cross-search ability—For the first time ever, Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive will be available in the Gale … Read more

Gale Primary Sources: NewsVault Retirement and Gale Primary Sources Cross-Search Enhancements

| By Megan Sullivan | We’re excited to announce that on Friday, October 30, 2020, Gale will release several enhancements to the Gale Primary Sources cross-search. Designed specifically to improve the newspaper and periodical cross-search experience, these enhancements will be closely followed by the retirement of NewsVault, our older, newspaper-only cross-search interface. On Friday, November … Read more

Two Thumbs Up for Women’s Studies Archive: Voice and Vision

| By Gale Staff | Voice and Vision, the second installment of the award-winning series, Women’s Studies Archive, looks beyond women’s suffrage to explore critical areas of study, including the abolition of slavery, alcohol and temperance movements, pacifism and political activism, domestic service, education, health and hygiene, divorce and social reform, and much more.  Recently, ccAdvisor … Read more

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 an analysis … Read more

Women’s Studies Archive Makes the Cover of Information Today

| By Gale Staff | Women’s Studies Archive: Voice and Vision is the lead article and cover of this month’s issue of Information Today. Part of the award-winning series Women’s Studies Archive, Voice and Vision explores critical areas of study, including the abolition of slavery, alcohol and temperance movements, education, health, and much more. Below … Read more

Expanding Our Worldview of LGBTQ Society

Archives of Sexuality and Gender: International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture | By Phil Virta | International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture is made up of three unique archival collections, casting a spotlight on LGBTQ society and experiences, cultural history, and activism in southern Africa and Australia, and presenting lesbian organizational groups and … Read more

Uncovering Marginalized History, Experience, and Narrative

Archives of Sexuality and Gender: International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture | By Phil Virta | There is a common saying that history is written by the victors. History is generally written by well-meaning women and men who, for all their education, still write from their own worldview, their own perspective, no matter how … Read more

Valuable Resources Unlocked: A Unique Partnership with the American Antiquarian Society

| By Gale Staff | More than 200 years ago, the American Antiquarian Society was founded. It has since become recognized as a major resource for U.S. primary sources published before 1876, housing the single largest collection of Americana from the colonial period into the 20th century. Now, Gale and the AAS have entered an … Read more

New Women’s Studies Archive, Voice and Vision, Makes Women’s Voices Heard

| By Gale Staff | Launched in 2017, the first module in the Women’s Studies Archive series—Women’s Issues and Identities—is comprised of an archival collection concerning women’s history from a wide range of sources available online. Today, the second installment—Voice and Vision—launches, containing primary sources beneficial to researchers currently working in women’s history and gender … 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