Exploring the Gale Digital Scholar Lab as a Student of International Relations

| By Alyssa Anderson, Gale Ambassador at Florida International University | International Relations involves critical analysis for most of its topics, from global conflict to climate change. With the Gale Digital Scholar Lab, this research gets easier to navigate (and much less time-consuming)! The Gale Digital Scholar Lab is a cutting-edge, data-mining tool that accesses … Read more

Greater Accessibility for Gale Literature Databases

| By Gale Staff | We are pleased to announce that additional accessibility features are now available within Gale Literature: Dictionary of Literary Biography, Gale Literature: Something About the Author, and Gale Literature Criticism. In February, plain text optical character recognition (OCR) at the page level was introduced to Dictionary of Literary Biography and Something … 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

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

Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library: Editor’s highlights

by Ellie Hawkes

One of the best things about being Product Editor on the Early Arabic Printed Books project is being exposed to works that I have never encountered before. Having worked on rare book digitization projects many times in the past, it’s a real treat to

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