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Gale's Digital Scholar Lab Is Now Live
Gale launched its Digital Scholar Lab, a cloud-based research environment that helps students, librarians, and researchers at any level apply natural language processing tools to raw text data from Gale Primary Sources archives. Doing this textual analysis allows for the discovery of new research insights. According to the press release, the Digital Scholar Lab “combines analysis-ready raw text data with digital tools and algorithms to generate visualizations and discoveries that are the hallmark of data mining and digital scholarship.” Users can do the following:
- Search and create robust content/data sets from their library’s Gale Primary Sources
- Use analysis tools and visualize results.
- Organize research and manage long-term projects.
- Download and share visualizations and statistical data.
For more information, read the press release.
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