About Gale Primary Sources

Access all of Gale’s digital archives in one search to discover primary source documents spanning four centuries.

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Key features
Gale Primary Sources aims to integrate all of Gale’s digital archives of monographs, manuscripts, newspapers, maps, periodicals and photographs into one searchable platform. These collections include:

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Other Information

To help users find what they are looking Gale Primary Sources also includes:

  • Topic Finder — see topics that commonly occur in relation to your search term to expand thinking and exploration;
  • Term frequency — allows you to see the frequency of your search term in the content over time. This helps link the importance of particular concepts during given periods. Is there a connection between “bread” and “revolution”?