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Shanghai University Acquires Gale Scholar to Support Growth of Digital Humanities

Rare and unique primary sources expand student and faculty access to humanities and social sciences research materials

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. and SHANGHAI, July 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Shanghai the university acquired Gale Scholar of large windwhich is part of the Cengage group, opens up new possibilities for research and study by using the expansive content and powerful research technologies of Primary sources of Gale. Resources are available to nearly 58,000 students across the university’s three campuses. The university also purchased Gale Digital Scholar Lab (the laboratory) as he seeks to advance in the burgeoning field of digital humanities. The laboratory provides students and researchers with digital humanities methods, enabling them to analyze and interpret large amounts of data, fostering 21st century skills they can use after graduation. Shanghai The university joins the list of distinguished universities in China to implement Scholar Gale.


Founded in 1922, Shanghai The university is a reputable, research-oriented institution that is a member of the national Project 211, an initiative that supports the development of the best universities in the country. As evidenced by their more than 3,000 international students, Shanghai The university emphasizes international relations.

Shanghai University was the first university established by the Communist Party of China. Our mission is to build a world-class research institution by providing scholars with various digital resources that bring new perspectives,” said Pan Shouyong, Director of Shanghai University Library.Gale Scholar and the laboratory support this goal by providing primary sources from prestigious institutions around the world to build our digital humanities capabilities.”

The chosen university Gale Scholar to increase its resources in the humanities and social sciences, thus allowing more research in the field of the liberal arts. Gale Scholar will also encourage interdisciplinary collaboration and critical thinking while providing access to high-quality primary sources that were previously unavailable due to their location in Europe and North America.

“We are pleased to partner with Shanghai University through Gale Scholar and the laboratory,” said Terry Robinson, senior vice president of Gale Global Academic. “These tools will help the institution keep pace with international researchers, increase research outputs and improve student outcomes.”

Gale Scholar provides Shanghai University researchers curated digital collections of books, maps, photographs, newspapers, periodicals and manuscripts from well-known libraries, including the University of Oxford, Harvard University and the British Library. Acclaimed Primary sources of gale the university’s program series include:

For more information on Gale Scholarvisit her Web page.

About Cengage Group and Gale

Cengage Group, an educational technology company serving millions of learners in 165 countries, is advancing the way students learn through quality digital experiences. The company currently serves the K-12, higher education, professional, library, English language education and workforce training markets worldwide. Gale, part of the Cengage Group, provides libraries with original, curated content and the modern research tools and technologies that are essential for connecting libraries to learning and learners to libraries. For more than 65 years, Gale has partnered with libraries around the world to foster the discovery of knowledge and ideas – where, when and how people need it. Gale has 500 employees worldwide with its main operations in Farmington Hills, Michigan. For more information, please visit:

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