Gale, part of Cengage Learning, is releasing Gale NewsVault, an online platform that enables cross-searching of Gale's range of historical newspaper and periodical collections from within a single interface. The service will be available to libraries that have purchased any Gale historical newspaper or periodical collection, and will allow users to simultaneously search or browse multiple products offered by their institution.
Users will also see an "Additional Resources" button on their results page, which will let them view bibliographic information for documents in all Gale newspaper and periodical collections returned as a result of their query, even if their library has not purchased access to that particular collection. ntent and images.
10 Gale collections are currently accessible through the service, including 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection, 19th Century UK Periodicals: Empire, Times Digital Archive 1785-1985, and Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2006.