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Gale Cengage Learning is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools, and businesses. Best known for accurate and authoritative reference content as well as intelligent organization of full-text magazine and newspaper articles, Gale publishes learning resources in a variety of formats including Web portals, digital archives, print, and e-books. Customers have access to the following products in EBSCO Discovery Service:

Academic OneFile provides research libraries, graduate schools, universities, and community colleges with peer-reviewed, full-text journals and reference sources. The database includes more than 53 million records across 14,000+ titles, with content dating back to the early 20th century. Academic OneFile has strong coverage of the hard sciences, medicine, engineering, and business.

Biography in Context brings researches face to face with their subjects via video, audio clips, and images of yesterday and today’s most studied figures.  Built on a foundation of authoritative biographies spanning centuries and continents, this product also incorporates references such as Contemporary Black Biography, Dictionary of American Biography, Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, and Historic World Leaders, as well as periodicals like New York Times, African American Review, and Presidential Studies Quarterly, making it an ideal resource for literature, history, and other academic disciplines.

Business Insights: Essentials is Gale-Cengage Learning’s premier resource for providing business, company, and industry intelligence fit for students, business professions, entrepreneurs and general researchers, alike. In addition to timely information from important academic journals, newspapers and magazines, this resource also provides access to critical business information such as company profiles, SWOT reports, market research reports, investment reports, among others. Additionally, Business Insights: Essentials offers access to Gale-Cengage Learning’s proprietary business publications, including the International Directory of Company Histories, Market Share Reporter, Business Ranking Annual, Encyclopedia of American Industries, and many more.

Canada in Context delivers a targeted perspective on a nation and its influence on the world. Its continuously updated resources provide ongoing benefits for researchers anywhere conducting academic or general research on Canadian topics. It contains continually updated articles from regional publications, such as The Toronto Star, Globe & Mail, and Maclean's, as well as original essays on topics such as Canadian Industry, Science and Technology in Canada, Sports in Canada, and more.

Expanded Academic ASAP provides journal and periodical information balanced across multiple academic disciplines, including social science, humanities, politics, medicine, and science. The database contains more than 8,000 titles, with nearly 25 years of coverage, including more than 3,000 full-text titles and 5,200 peer-reviewed journals.

The Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) contains electronic reference books from Gale and their publishing partners and allows researchers to access thousands of e-books on virtually any subject. GVRL includes more than 9 million book and chapter-level records.

General OneFile provides periodical and news information for more than 12,000 titles in all with nearly 30 years of coverage, including more than 7,800 full-text titles and 3,600 refereed journals, and hundreds of newspapers.

General Reference Center Gold integrates a vast array of key business and general interest titles, from national news magazines and encyclopedias to core business journals, providing a comprehensive reference resource for general reference needs at all levels of research. This product includes content from more than 5,700 titles, of which, more than 4,400 are available in full-text, and can be used to locate articles on Current Events, Business and Industry Trends, Arts and Sciences, Popular Culture, Sports, Hobbies and other general-interest research queries.

Health & Wellness Resource Center contains scholarly and popular articles on all aspects of medicine and health. This database also include more than 1,000 top medical journals and periodicals, articles from more than 2,200 general-interest publications, health-related pamphlets, encyclopedias, and video content. It is designed as a reference center for all levels of health research, including nursing and allied health students, as well as consumer health researchers.

InfoTrac Computer Database provides information on the world of technology. This database contains content from more than 800 periodicals with coverage from 1980 to the present, including article and multimedia records covering the complete range of fields related to technology.

InfoTrac Health Reference Center Academic contains 2,500 topical overviews from Clinical Reference Systems, as well as more than 1,700 full text sources, many with backfiles to 1980. This resource brings together articles from nursing and allied health journals, magazines, newsletters, reference materials, and multimedia, including videos of medical procedures and surgeries, to provide comprehensive scholarly answers to health care questions.

InfoTrac Informe is specifically designed to meet the research needs of Spanish-speaking users. This resource contains metadata and full text for hundreds of popular Spanish-language periodicals and journals, including Latin American Research Review, NACLA Report on the Americas, La Opinion, National Geographic en Espanol, Epoca and many more. In addition to providing detailed coverage of news, politics, current events, culture, and entertainment, InfoTrac Informe also includes quality Hispanic reference materials.

InfoTrac Junior Edition is a multisource product designed for the research needs of middle-school students. This database features titles that support school curriculum, including content from more than 300 indexed general interest titles and thousands of newspaper articles. Additional reference works and more than 300 maps are also included.

InfoTrac LegalTrac provides comprehensive, up-to-date law research for 250 full-text titles and more than 1,500 indexed titles, including major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty publications, Bar Association journals, and international legal journals. Additionally, the database contains law-related articles from over 1,000 business and general interest titles.

InfoTrac Newsstand offers comprehensive coverage of current events, including national, global and regional perspectives, as well as first-hand accounts of historical events. This resource also provides access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts. InfoTrac Newsstand contains more than 33 million full-text articles from more than 1,100 newspapers, which include prominent titles like the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, The Times (London), and USA Today.

InfoTrac Student Edition is specifically designed for secondary school students, providing instant access to screened, age-appropriate content from magazines, journals, newspapers and reference books. InfoTrac Student Edition contains more than 1,200 periodical titles, covering a wide range of subjects, from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, environmental studies, and current events, offering reliable, authoritative content for classroom assignments and general reference research.

Literature Resource Center is a comprehensive literature resource providing a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements. This resource spans all literary genres, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, and journalism. In addition to articles, critical essays, and reviews from more than 450 scholarly journals and literary magazines, Literature Resource Center includes content from Gale’s Contemporary Authors Online, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, and the Dictionary of Literary Biography Online.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is Gale-Cengage Learning’s premier resource covering today’s hottest social issues, and is designed to provide users with a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, and creating presentations. This resource offers researchers content that spans many different sources, including viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, court-case overviews, biographies, periodical articles, and many more. Updated daily, Opposing Viewpoints in Context contains over 15 million records, and, in additional to full-text periodical and newspaper content, this resource includes reference articles from Greenhaven Press, Gale, Macmillan Reference USA, Charles Scribner’s Sons and U•X•L.

Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. This product contains content from many different sources, such as Gale Encyclopedia of Science, World of Genetics, History of Modern Science and Mathematics, The New York Times, Newsweek, Nutrition Journal, and Journal of Environmental Health. Science in Context focuses on key concepts – including Environmental Monitoring, Science Ethics, Quantum Mechanics and Genetic Engineering. In-depth coverage of these topics enhances classroom content and keeps course materials relevant.

Student Resources in Context provides holistic topic perspectives by integrating a multitude of content such as reference articles from acclaimed publications like American Decades and periodical and newspaper articles from publications like The New York Times and USA Today. This cross-disciplinary coverage promotes student success across all academic disciplines, as well as support for papers, projects, and presentations that reinforce development of 21st-century skills like critical thinking and problem solving.

U.S. History in Context provides a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues, and current information— from the arrival of Vikings in North America to the Civil Rights movement, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It combines documents from Macmillan Reference USA™ and Charles Scribner’s Sons® references, including Civil Rights in the United States, Dictionary of American History, Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, and U•X•L American Decades.

World History in Context reaches back to ancient times – and extends to today’s headlines – to deliver a chronicle of cultures and societies across continents and eras. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multimedia put content into context for every researcher. This database includes acclaimed titles from Gale, Macmillan Reference USA and Scribner include Gale Encyclopedia of World History, Encyclopedia of Modern Europe: Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, Arts and Humanities through the Eras, and many more.

Content is primarily English. All EDS customers may search Gale Cengage Learning content in EDS, but only subscribers may view the full text on the Gale Cengage Learning platform.

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