Gale articles

Find a variety of topics in these ten international databases:
Virtual Reference Library, Biography, Books & Authors, Dictionary of Pyschology, Discovering Collection, General Onefile, Health & Alternative medicine, History, Literature, Opposing Viewpoints, Business, and Student Resource Center.


Search multiple databases at once: Discovering Collection, General Onefile, Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center, Gale Virtual Reference Library.


About the Gale Databases 

Instructions: Click above link to select from a menu of all available Gale databases, or click on links to databases below.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

"a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7."


Biography in context

"This database integrates award-winning biographies from respected Gale sources with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images and links to vetted websites. Search for people---both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor---based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full text. Or, combine search criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search."


Books & Authors - What Do I Read Next?

"Offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Combining over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorites lists, Books & Authors helps bring readers and literature together. Through the use of expertly written and arranged content and a dynamic, cutting edge user interface, Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation."  


Discovering Collection

"Covers the core curriculum areas including: history, literature, science, social studies. Provides a premium selection of reference, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips." 


General OneFile

"A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily." 


Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module

"Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Healthology, Inc., and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles." 



"A comprehensive collection of award-winning reference, full-text articles from leading scholarly publications, an array of primary sources, and images, maps and charts which provide expansive geographic and chronlogic research materials for the study of world history. From ancient Europe to Latin America and from the Far East to the Renaissance, world history curricula is supported with over 1,800 primary sources, over 27 reference titles and more than 110 journals." 


Literature Resource Center

"Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world, supplemented by the scholarly materials of the Scribner Writers Series and Twayne's World, U.S., and English Authors Series." 


Opposing ViewpointS IN CONTEXT

"A one-stop source for information on today's hottest social issues. Drawing on acclaimed series published by Greenhaven Press and other Gale imprints, OVRC features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites. New to the database are Lexile reading levels for periodicals and an integrated national and state curriculum standards search with content correlated to the standards." 


RDS Business Suite

This suite of databases includes: Business & Industry database; Business & Management Practices database; TableBase database, Contemporary Women Issues database


Student Resource Center - College Edition

"Designed to meet the needs of college freshman and sophomores, Student Resource Center - College Edition features a premium selection of reference; more than 700 full-text periodicals, academic journals, and newspapers; primary sources; creative works; and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips. Premier reference content includes the American Journey Series and American Decades. New to the database are "keyword in context" in results lists, more advanced search and resort options to further target searches, and popular topic picklists."

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