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New Digital Resources from Gale: What Success Will You Gain with Knowledge?

Posted on September 8, 2021 at 6:00 am

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We have new digital resources from Gale that offer an abundance of information and tools for businesses, students, and anyone doing research or looking for general knowledge.

You can access all of these resources online with your in-district library card or from a computer or laptop when visiting the library.

For Businesses

The following new resources are now available in our Digital Library alongside these great resources for business from Gale: Gale Courses and Udemy.

Gale Business Insights: Global

This resource delivers comprehensive international business intelligence, compiled into a logical, useable context, providing a wealth of information for business professionals, entrepreneurs, students, and general researchers.

Along with research topics, you can also gain insight to interpret your research. Deep business intelligence powered by statistical data lets you spend less time searching and more time connecting your discoveries to practical applications.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship

This comprehensive database covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more. Gale Business: Entrepreneurship combines authoritative periodical and reference content to support prospective and current entrepreneurs as well as business students.

The easy-to-browse interface maps to four key stages—plan, fund, start, and manage—to fit your research needs at any point in your business’s development.

For Research & News

For anyone looking for ungated news articles, full-text periodical content, and resources for in-depth and specialized research, Gale offers the following resources, now in our Digital Library.

Gale OneFile: News

This full-text newspaper resource allows you to instantly search for articles by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, and other fields.

Gale OneFile: News provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. national, regional, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images along with radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.

Exclusive features include Topic Finder, InterLink, and a mobile-optimized interface to support and enhance the search experience.

Gale General OneFile

Find the information you want quickly with Gale’s largest general-interest periodical resource.

Gale General OneFile includes reference, newspaper, and audio content that complements the resource’s robust collection of magazines and journals. Most content is full text with no embargo, and millions of articles are available, serving a wide audience of readers.

The intuitive search within this resource mirrors internet searches to help you easily tap into sources that are guaranteed for quality.

Gale Academic OneFile

This resource connects you to the information you’re looking for with tools that make discovery fast and easy.

Gale Academic OneFile is Gale’s premier periodical resource and provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.

With extensive coverage in key subject areas—biology, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, environmental science, history, marketing, political science, and psychology—you are able to find accurate information and articles in both PDF and HTML formats with ease.

Gale OneFile: Informe Académico

With this resource you can search across full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines from and about Latin America.

Gale OneFile: Informe Académico provides quality reference material research in Spanish and Portuguese—not simply translations of English-language materials—on a powerful, easy-to-use interface configured for Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking researchers.

Gale OneFile: Educator’s Reference Complete

This resource for educators, administrators, and education students helps you gain insight on education issues, including administration, funding, and policy.

For General Knowledge

When you are looking for information about health and wellness, literature, global issues, and more, Gale has you covered with these resources.

Gale eBooks

This collection of eBooks includes encyclopedias and reference sources for researchers of all ages as well as nonfiction books for children about math, music, science, and more.

Gale Health and Wellness

This resource provides you with access to full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more on health and wellness topics and is geared for researchers of all levels.

A comprehensive consumer health resource, Gale Health and Wellness provides authoritative information on a full range of health-related issues, including current disease and disorder information and in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices.

Gale Literature: LitFinder

Gale Literature: LitFinder provides access to a wealth of literary works and secondary-source materials covering world literature and authors throughout history. This resource includes more than 132,000 full-text poems and 670,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. Biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary are also included.

When researching, you can easily target the information you are looking for with refined searching and result-limiting options, or you can browse the database using these features to refine your search results.

Gale In Context: Global Issues

This resource supports global awareness and provides a global perspective while tying together a wealth of authoritative content. It provides you with the information you need to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world.

You can explore issues within government, law, health, science and technology, society and culture, and more.

For Students

Those school reports and papers won’t write themselves, but Gale makes it easier to find the information you need. Discover new things on topics you’re studying to help you with reports, projects, and presentations.

You’ll find these resources for students along side others from Gale in our Digital Library, including Biography, Opposing Viewpoints, and Science.

Gale In Context: Elementary

This resource for elementary-age students provides children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore interests inside and outside the classroom.

Gale In Context: Elementary also gives teachers access to digital resources that can supplement and enhance in-person and online instruction.

Gale In Context: Middle School

Created specifically for middle school students, this resource combines the best of Gale’s reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.

Categories cover a range of the most-studied topics, including cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, literature, and many more.

Gale In Context: High School

This resource offers cross-curricular content aligned to national and state curriculum standards and reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.

You can explore topics within business and economics, geography, government, history, literature, science and health, social issues, and more.

Gale In Context: High School is updated daily, offering hundreds of pages on issues, topics, and geographic content across the curriculum. It integrates reference content, biographies, primary sources, multimedia, critical essays, news, academic journals, and more—all coming together to provide background and guidance on topics like Government and the Economy, Human Population, Sound and Sound Waves, American Literature, and more.

Gale In Context: College

This resource provides you with contextual information on a wide array of subjects. It merges Gale’s authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites—all organized into a user-friendly portal experience.


These digital resources are available through the Washington State Library’s Statewide Database Licensing Project.

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