Gale Artemis: the world’s largest scholarly research collection in the humanities
Gale Artemis is a groundbreaking research platform that integrates its extensive digital humanities collections on one state-of-the-art platform, creating the world’s largest online curated primary source and reference collections. By bringing these resources onto the Gale Artemis platform, they allow literature users to move beyond the limitations of the simple search and retrieve that they were used to. They can search across both primary and secondary materials (view scanned copies of the original work in Literature Criticism Online alongside the full text content in HTML in Literature Resources from Gale) as well as conduct new kinds of analysis on familiar content sets using term clusters and term-graphing tools. Thematic subject indexing greatly enhance content discovery, and improved document display and interface updates conform to today’s design standards, including sharing and collaboration tools. Overall, Gale Artemis transforms the way literature students and researchers explore material, giving them the ability to challenge assumptions and create new theories and academic debate.
By bringing these literature resources together, Gale Artemis amplifies the research story of key literary figures through history. For instance, scholars can approach the trial of Oscar Wilde from a number of different angles through a vast range of primary and secondary sources.
What's in a name?
The new research experience, Artemis is named after the Greek goddess who symbolises new ideas, discovery, power and “the hunt”. Above all, Gale Artemis promotes discovery by:
•Enabling researchers the ability to challenge assumptions, create new theories, make connections and realise relationships among content that has never before been possible
•Offering students the ideal starting point for research with tools to guide them through the material
Gale Artemis Platform
Gale Artemis not only integrates full-text content with metadata and subject indexing but provides workflow tools to analyse information. Here are just a few of the ways Gale Artemis transforms the way that researchers and students work:
Allows users to see the frequency of their search term(s) in the content over time, which can suggest the importance of particular concepts during given periods. It allows users to ask new questions of historical data e.g. Is there a connection between “bread” and “revolution”? Does the frequency of the word ‘Empire’ coincide with the rise of the term ‘tragedy’ and ‘comedy’ in popular discourse?
Users can see topics that commonly occur in relation to their search term, which helps uncover hidden connections, or can be a helpful starting point in the early stages of research, suggesting potential pathways through a topic.
Gale Artemis will release in a series of phases and will expand over the next few years. The following collections are currently available on Artemis Literary Sources: