Gale Connects Customers with Rare Pieces of History with the Launch of Several New Collections Expands Gale Artemis: Primary Sources Platform with the Addition of New Products

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and education resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced the launch of several new Gale Digital Collections products for academic and special libraries, as well as additions to the Gale Artemis: Primary Sources platform.

"The launch of these new products and our continued investment in innovative research platforms like Gale Artemis demonstrates Gale's dedication to our library customers," said Jim Draper, vice president and general manager, Gale. "We are extremely proud to be the most active publisher of historical collections in the world, and we are grateful to our customers, to our end-users, and to our many content partners for helping to make this happen."

News Features & Internal Communications and the U.S. City Bureaus Collection - the first two of three planned collections for 2014 in the Associated Press Collections Online program - are now available to researchers. The Washington, D.C. Bureau Collection will be available later this spring. News & Features & Internal Communications provides exclusive access to an array of internal publications and personal papers of Associated Press (AP) staff members, as well as detailed information about the formation of the AP and insights into reporters and how they report the news. The U.S. City Bureaus Collection covers events transpiring from 1931-2004 and offers archival material from the AP Bureaus in major U.S. cities including exclusive access to memos, meeting notes and wire copy newspaper clippings.

Indigenous Peoples: North America is a new archive that allows researchers to trace the history of Native Peoples in North America from colonial relations in the 1600s to twentieth-century issues such as civil rights. Indigenous Peoples is unique in its comprehensive coverage, with collections from sources like the Library of Congress, Princeton University and the United States War and Interior Departments. The collections provide insights into social and cultural issues, law and legal history, and government and politics. Researchers across disciplines will find essential documents related to the customs, spirituality, wars, property, education, and treatment of tribes like the Navajo, Iroquois, Mohawk and Cherokee.

Lastly, the first of four 2014 collections in Gale's Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) program - Science, Technology and Medicine, Part II - is now available. This archive expands subject coverage with an extraordinary gathering of materials from renowned sources, including European, British and American monographs and periodicals. The archive includes collections covering natural history, the rise of public health in England and Wales, and the publications of major scientific academies. Additional NCCO archives covering Children's Literature and Childhood; Maps and Travel Literature; and Religion, Spirituality, Reform and Society will be available in June.

All of these exciting new digital archives, as well as Sabin Americana, 1500-1926; Making of the Modern World; The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1600-1926; and The Making of Modern Law: Trials, c.1600-1926 are now available on Gale Artemis: Primary Sources, Gale's newest research platform. Gale Artemis provides workflow tools and features designed to transform the way students and researchers explore material, giving them the ability to challenge inherited assumptions and to create new avenues for academic debate.

For more information on these new Gale Digital Collections products or Gale Artemis: Primary Sources, or to request a free trial, please visit http://www.gale.cengage.com or contact Kristina Massari at kristina.massari@cengage.com.   

About Cengage Learning and Gale

Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, software and services company, empowering educators and driving learner engagement through personalized services and course-driven digital solutions that bridge from the library to the classroom. Gale, part of Cengage Learning, serves the world's information and education needs through its vast and dynamic content pools, which are used by students and consumers in their libraries, schools and on the Internet. It is best known for the accuracy, breadth and convenience of its data, addressing all types of information needs – from homework help to health questions to business profiles – in a variety of formats. For more information, visit www.cengage.com or www.gale.cengage.com.

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