Platform Migration: Chatham House Online Archive

| By Gale Staff | At the end of March, we will be migrating Chatham House Online Archive to a new platform. Based off the culmination of years of research and firsthand feedback from faculty members and librarians, the updates to Chatham House Online Archive are in-line with other recent upgrades to Gale Primary Sources … Read more

Victorian Novels and LGBTQ+ Subtext

Why homoromantic and homoerotic interpretations of classic literature are as critical as traditional readings. |By Brittany Pope, Gale Ambassador at the University of Wyoming | The Victorian period gave rise to many of today’s genres—Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes and Bram Stoker’s Dracula became codifiers of detective and horror fiction. Then there are the … Read more

Expand Opportunities for Discovery in Ex Libris Alma

| By Gale Staff | When you offer multiple pathways into your library’s resources, you expand opportunities for students, researchers, and faculty to discover the content they need—and drive usage of your digital solutions. Gale is working closely with Ex Libris Alma to help enhance pathways to discovery. With the signing of a MARC record … Read more

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Improvement: Enabling Deeper Historical Research through Innovation

| By Gale Staff | For more than 20 years, Gale has pioneered the application of powerful optical character recognition (OCR) technology to create some of the world’s largest and most widely researched digital archives. With OCR, you can quickly turn a printed text into a searchable document. Read the Q&A below with Gale senior … Read more

Product Update: British Literary Manuscripts

| By Gale Staff | In April 2023, we will be launching a new platform that can be used to access British Literary Manuscripts. The platform will be available in addition to the current platform for several more months, until there’s a hard cutover this June, after which only the new platform will be available. … Read more

Celebrating Women Who Impacted Early Labor Movements

| By Lucy Dow, Associate Acquisitions Editor at Gale, part of Cengage Group | Among perhaps the lesser-known contributions of women in the early twentieth century was their critical role in advancing the labor movement in North America, fighting for issues such as wage equality, employee benefits, and workplace safety. These concerns resonate in our … Read more

Tutankhamun Centenary 1922-2022: Celebrations & Investigations

| By Dr. Sarah Ketchley, Senior Digital Humanities Specialist | This November, I was fortunate to join the team of Dr. Donald P. Ryan’s Pacific Lutheran University Valley of the Kings project on the West Bank in Luxor, Egypt, whose focus during the 2022 dig season was tomb clearance and accessibility work. My visit coincided … Read more

Gale Literature Cross Search: Customer Enhancements 

| By Bria Cole, Associate Product Manager | We’re excited to announce enhancements to Gale Literature cross search, including new topic pages for every institution regardless of Gale Literature holdings. The new topic pages will be available starting Friday, December 16, 2022, and cover a range of diverse literary topics, authors, and works. Topic pages serve … Read more

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