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Gale®, a part of Cengage Learning, is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses. Best known for its accurate and authoritative reference content as well as its intelligent organization of full-text magazine and newspaper articles, the company creates and maintains more than 600 databases that are published online, in print, as eBooks and in microform. Below are some of the databases available. See the program announcement for the full list.

Academic OneFile
Biography in Context
Business Insights
Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Literary Criticism

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Discovering Collection

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Global Issues in Context
Health & Wellness Resource Center

History Resource Center : US & World

Literature Resource Center
Literary Database - CA, CLC, DLB

Nursing Resource Center

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Scribners Writer's Series

Science in Context
Shakespeare Collection
Small Business Resource Center
Student Resources in Context

Testing and Education Reference Center
Twayne's Author Series
US & World History in Context
World Scholar

Various packages are also available.










†The offers and trials information are password protected. Actual prices are confidential between the vendor and the consortium. For access contact James Wiser, Library Consortium Director, 310.463.9312.



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Committee Reviews

Science Database Review - Dec. 2014

Healthcare & Nursing Comparison - Jan. 2014

GVRL - Nov. 2012
GREENR Preview
- April 2012

Nursing Resource Center - Feb. 2012

Nursing Resource Center - Dec. 2010
Small Database Comparison
- Oct. 2010

Large Database Comparison - Oct. 2010

ProCon Comparison - Feb. 2009
Virtual Reference Library
- May 2008

Literature Criticism Online - March 2008
Health Database Comparison
- October 2007

Literature Database Comparison - December 2006

Newspaper Comparison - Spring 2006

OneFile Online Database Upgrade Package - January 2006

Opposing Viewpoints - July 2005

Science Resource Center - December 2004

Expanded Academic ASAP - Spring 2002

Additional Info

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Product Fact Sheets

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Section 508 Compliant Statement

Title Lists

Usage Statistics†
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Gale Researcher Webinar - Oct 2016

Sales Contacts

Walter Bremer
Account Executive | Academic Electronic, E-Reference, Print
800-877-4253 ext 2058 

Caroline Drexler
Senior Library Sales Consultant
1-800-877-4253 ext. 1252


Margaret Waligora
Customer Success Manager, Academic, Special, and Strategic Markets
(o) 800.877.4253 X8004
(m) 248.699.8004