Partnership with Portico

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Portico, a recognized leader in the preservation of scholarly literature published in electronic form, ensures that these valuable materials remain accessible to future scholars, researchers and students.  Portico is supported by more than 700 libraries worldwide and over 120 publishers representing more than 2000 scholarly societies and associations. Portico is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways. 

To date, 15 of Gale’s collections have been committed to the Portico archive.  They include:

  • 17th & 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
  • 19th Century British Library Newspapers
  • 19th Century U.S. Newspapers
  • Dictionary of Literary Biography
  • Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) and ECCO Part II, New Editions
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Literature Criticism Online
  • The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800-1926  X
  • The Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926 X
  • The Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Brief, 1832-1978 X
  • Making of the Modern World: Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature, 1450-1850 X
  • National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994
  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO)
  • Sabin Americana, 1500-1926
  • Something About the Author Online

In accordance with Portico's D-Collections Service model, Portico will make the content available to Gale's customers under specifically defined circumstances called "trigger events." Should the content no longer be made available through the Gale system or from other sources, or if Gale were to experience an extended service interruption, Portico would make the content preserved in the archive available to Gale's customers. There is no charge from Gale to its customers for this service.

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PRODUCTS WITH PORTICO SUPPORT

17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
The largest single collection of English news media from these two centuries, 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers provides rare content for scholarly research into a wide range of political, educational, economic or journalistic study.
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19th Century U.S. Newspapers
As compelling as it is comprehensive, 19th Century U.S. Newspapers provides access to primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S.
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British Newspapers, 1600-1950
The most comprehensive range of national, regional and local newspapers in Victorian Britain ever made available in a digital collection, British Newspapers, 1600-1950 offers these publications to reflect the social, political and cultural events of the times.
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Eighteenth Century Collections Online, Part I and Part II
Consisting of every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas, Eighteenth Century Collections Online was the most ambitious single scholarly digitization project ever undertaken.
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Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800–1926, The
The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800–1926 represents a revolution in historical law research, opening up a wealth of hidden or previously inaccessible sources to scholars and students. This unique digital collection covers the watershed period of legal development during the 19th and early 20th centuries and is the world’s most comprehensive full-text collection of Anglo-American legal treatises of the period.
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Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600–1926, The
The Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600–1926 describes the courtroom dramas that rocked society in America, the British Empire and the world. This fully searchable digital collection includes unofficially published accounts of trials; official trial documents, briefs and arguments; and official records of legislative proceedings, administrative proceedings and arbitrations.
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Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832–1978, The
The Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832–1978 contains the world's most comprehensive online collection of records and briefs brought before the nation's highest court by leading legal practitioners — many who later became judges and associates of the court.
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Making of the Modern World: Part I: The Goldsmiths’-Kress Collection, 1450-1850, The
This unrivaled online library fully documents the dynamics of Western trade and wealth that shaped the world from the last half of the 15th century to the mid-19th century.
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Sabin Americana, 1500–1926
Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana – A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, Sabin Americana, 1500–1926 is an online collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s.
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