Tut Talks: Documenting a Capstone Collaboration in Digital Humanities

|By Dr. Sarah Ketchley, Senior Digital Humanities Specialist| As an affiliate faculty member at the University of Washington, I have been working with cohorts of students for over a decade in the field of digital humanities. My area of research expertise is Egyptology, specifically the disciplinary history of the field in the late nineteenth and … Read more

New Gale Fellowships Advance Digital Scholarship

| By Gale Staff | Gale has been at the forefront of supporting digital scholarship for many years. Over the past decade, we have worked with the academic community to understand the use of Gale Primary Sources in text- and data-mining projects, and the common challenges they face. We developed Gale Digital Scholar Lab in … Read more

Shanghai University Acquires Gale Scholar to Support Digital Humanities Growth

| By Gale Staff | Shanghai University has acquired Gale Scholar, opening up new possibilities for research and study using the expansive content and powerful search technologies of Gale Primary Sources. The resources are available to nearly 58,000 students across the university’s three campuses. The university also purchased Gale Digital Scholar Lab (the Lab), as … Read more

Has the U.S. Capitol Been Attacked Before?

| By Gale Staff | The U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, prompted by President Donald Trump after his loss in the 2020 presidential election, and the subsequent trials of President Trump’s supporters and right-wing militia group leaders accused of committing criminal activities, including those of rioters who committed violent attacks on Capitol police during the … Read more

The Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Teaching Moments Found in Primary Sources

| By Gale Staff | From a contemporary Western perspective, it’s easy to take for granted our democracy and basic freedoms, since for most Americans our current form of government is all we’ve ever known. But what happens when your democracy is threatened in its infancy—just 31 years after your country manages to break away … Read more

Database Trends Provide Insight into Political Extremism in the Wake of 2021 U.S. Capitol Riot

| By Rachel Holt, Gale Primary Sources Acquisitions Editor | The ideologies held by modern extremist groups can often be linked to events of the past, and can have an influence on contemporary events. Such is the case of the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. According to unique data retrieved from Gale’s … Read more

Product Update: Gale Literature Improves Access

| By Gale Staff | It just got easier to access all of your literature resources from Gale. As libraries look to streamline access to resources, an increasing number of institutions are utilizing the Gale Literature cross-search as a primary access point for all of their literature content from Gale. While the majority of Gale … Read more

U.S. Capitol Riot One-Year Later: How Primary Sources Help Students Understand Extremism

| By Megan Graewingholt, Social Sciences & Government Documents Librarian at California State University, Fullerton – Pollak Library | The one-year mark of the attack on the U.S. Capitol is a milestone that’s an important reminder of the critical role primary sources play in helping us understand historical events. As Social Sciences and Government Documents … Read more

Coming Soon: Learning Centers for Gale Primary Sources

| By Megan Sullivan, Product Manager | I’m delighted to announce the upcoming launch of Learning Centers for Gale Primary Sources, available in select products this fall 2021. The culmination of a year of research and development, the Learning Centers will provide comprehensive teaching and learning support for faculty and students. Built with the student … Read more

Explore a Preview of the New Gale Digital Scholar Lab Experience

| By Gale Staff | In last month’s blog post, we shared details about future updates to Gale Digital Scholar Lab, and that all current customers will move to the new version of the product in December 2021. From now until then, customers will have access to a preview of the new experience from within the current product.   Currently, the preview experience includes enhancements to select … Read more