Gale Digital Scholar Lab

Gale Digital Scholar Lab
Connection note

If you see "Choose your sign in method," select “Institution Credentials” and log in with your NetID. When you reach the Lab homepage, select “Log In / Create Account” and then select “Use University Credentials.”


Gale Digital Scholar Lab is a digital scholarship tool that allows you to perform digital analyses using primary source documents from all of Rutgers’ Gale primary source collections. These primary sources include books, newspapers, legal and government documents, and more.

To use Gale Digital Scholar Lab, log in with your NetID and password to create a personal account, which will allow you to create content sets of primary source documents, perform digital humanities analyses (including Named Entity Recognition, Topic Modelling, Parts of Speech, and more), and save analyses. You may also upload your own documents and perform analyses on them. Users may also create user groups and work together on projects.

Within Gale Digital Scholar Lab, you may view a list of Rutgers' Gale collections that may be analyzed via this tool. All the Gale primary source collections that are available in Gale Digital Scholar Lab are also listed individually on Rutgers University Libraries' Databases page.

Dates covered

Varies per primary source collection; documents date from 17th - 21st centuries.