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

Gale Digital Scholar Lab Gets a New Look Later This Year!

| By Gale Staff | Since Gale Digital Scholar Lab launched in 2018, the team has engaged with librarians, instructors, and students about what they’d like to see in the tool and how they use it for research, teaching, and learning. Based on those continuous conversations, the team regularly makes improvements to the user experience. … Read more

Booklist Calls the Political Extremism & Radicalism Series “Invaluable”

| By Gale Staff | The rise of polarized politics in Western democracies over the last decade calls for greater research into extremist and radical thinking. The Political Extremism and Radicalism series is one of the first, and most comprehensive, digitized collections to offer unprecedented access to rare and highly sort-after primary sources concerning a … Read more

Tracking Archaeology in The Illustrated London News

Creating an Export Workflow Using the Gale Digital Scholar Lab | By Sarah Ketchley, Digital Humanities Specialist, Gale | Cover photo from The Illustrated London News This digital project was prompted by my interest in the reporting of archaeology in The Illustrated London News, a publication notable for its fine illustrations and contributions by some … Read more

The Advanced Search Redesign: Supporting the Research Process

| By the Gale Product Team | On December 18, Gale released substantive enhancements to its Advanced Search feature, focused on providing users with built-in learning tools to facilitate improved searching within Gale products. Before this change, we spoke with dozens of faculty and librarians, who reported: Teaching users how to effectively search databases is … Read more

The Gale Digital Scholar Lab Adds a New Sign-In Method

We’ve made updates to the way users can create a sign-in to the Gale Digital Scholar Lab, furthering its commitment to a secure and seamless user experience for faculty and student access. | By Margaret Waligora, Product Manager | Since its launch in 2018, users have been able to sign in to the Gale Digital Scholar Lab using … Read more

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