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Biography in Context
Contains award-winning biographies on noteworthy people from all over the world, as well as full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as nationality, ethnicity, occupation, gender, and more.


Opposing Viewpoints (UNAVAILABLE 2017-2018)
Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Global Issues in Context

Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.

US History in Context
Gale U.S. History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History.

World History in Context
Gale World History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History.

Science in Context
Gale Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
Providing robust coverage of the field of environmental issues and policy, this collection, which includes magazines and academic journals, provides instant access to the multiple viewpoints of this volatile field of study, including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.

Communications and Mass Media Collection
This comprehensive database helps researchers get the word out about the communications and mass media fields. Powered by InfoTrac, Communications & Mass Media Collection brings together information found in more than 350 journals. 

Pop Culture Collection
Pop culture is all around us and influences our lives every day. For any social sciences, history, art, or liberal arts researcher, the Popular Culture Collection provides useful information from over two million articles found in over 100 subject-appropriate, full-text periodicals that are updated daily.

Popular Magazines
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NEWSPAPERS



The New York Times

The Boston Globe




SPECIFIC JOBS & PROFESSIONS


Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection
Both researcher and practitioner alike will find relevant, authoritative content in this collection, which includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine.

Culinary Arts Collection
The Culinary Arts collection includes major cooking and nutrition magazines, culinary journals and several Delmar Reference titles.

Vocations & Careers Collection
Finding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones.

Nursing Resource Center
All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection
With current and relevant content from industry journals, travel guides and magazines this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry - including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection
Farmers, landscape architects, and biotechnologists alike will have their information appetites sated with this collection of journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture.




Academic Databases
(English, Reference, Health, & Business)


ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

Books & Authors 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, and award winners Books & Authors helps bring readers and literature together.

Literary Resources
Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres.

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.




REFERENCE & ACADEMIC



Encyclopedia Britannica High School Edition
Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a global educational publisher with products that promote knowledge and learning.

Encyclopedia Britannica (Spanish Edition)
  

Academic Onefile
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources.

Expanded Academic ASAP
From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines.

General Reference Center Gold
A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.



HEALTH


Health Reference Center Academic
Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center.


Nursing and Allied Health Collection
An excellent resource for finding information on drugs, diseases, conditions, and more.

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection
Both researcher and practitioner alike will find relevant, authoritative content in this collection, which includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine.

Health and Wellness Resource Center
A comprehensive resource for libraries, schools, and hospitals that provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information.




BUSINESS



Business Insights: Essentials (UNAVAILABLE 2017-2018)
Research and analyze companies and industries around the world. Featuring the content you need to explore a global business landscape

General Business Collection
Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.

Business, Economics, and Theory
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Small Business Collection
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Academic Databases
(History, Science, & Business)



SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY

Gale U.S. History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. ft. ya boy Paterno

Annals of American History
Explore the rich and varied history of the United States of America through speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, poems, images, and multimedia.

World History in Context
Gale World History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History.

Criminal Justice Collection
Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection rises to the challenge. Users will have access to hundreds of full-text journals.

World History Collection
   
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Massachusetts History Online
Contains full-text articles gathered from almost 50 sources that directly relate to MA history.

Religion & Philosophy Collection
   
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Opposing Viewpoints 
(UNAVAILABLE 2017-2018)
Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues.

Global Issues in Context

Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.

War and Terrorism Collection

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Military and Intelligence Collection
   
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Criminal Justice Collection
 Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection rises to the challenge.

Gender Studies Collection
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Business, Economics, and Theory
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SCIENCES

Science in Context
Gale Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
Providing robust coverage of the field of environmental issues and policy, this collection, which includes magazines and academic journals, provides instant access to the multiple viewpoints of this volatile field of study, including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.

General Science Collection

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Psychology Collection
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Global Issues in Context
Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.