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Associations Unlimited combines data from the entire Encyclopedia of Associations series and includes additional IRS information on nonprofit organizations, for a total of more than 456,000 organizations. Its convenient modular format allows libraries to pay only for the modules they desire.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Biography and Genealogy Master Index is designed to help you easily determine which publication to consult for biographical information. Indexed sources cover both living and deceased persons from every field of activity and from every country in the world. Provides coverage of nearly 5 million contemporary and historical figures from authors to scientists, from boxers to fashion designers, from Adam and Eve to Frank Zappa.
Biography in Context
Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with 600,000+ biographical entries — on more than 528,000 individuals — spanning history and geography. It’s a curriculum-aligned resource that offers media-rich content in context that's updated daily to meet the needs of today’s user.
Book Review Index Online
Containing the entire backfile of Book Review Index print content from 1965 to the present, Book Review Index Online is unparalleled in scope, with more than 5.6 million reviews on more than 2.5 million titles. And, because the content is in database form, it’s easily searchable by author, date, illustrator, audiobook reader, review length, reading level, review source, review type, reviewer, title and title of review.
Book Review Index Online Plus
Book Review Index Online Plus, like Book Review Index Online, includes more than 5 million review citations; it also includes more than 634,000 full-text reviews from InfoTrac OneFile and InfoTrac Academic OneFile, as well as full text via links to library holdings. Access to full-text reviews allows users to conduct research in numerous disciplines, including literature, history, education, psychology, and more.
Provides immediate help for job seekers navigating the new economy. Innovative and accessible, Career Transitions helps library users improve their chances of finding sustainable employment.
This 24-hour on-call "mechanic" provides quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today.
Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology. Computer Database includes coverage from 1980 to present for over 800 journals and periodicals, including abstracts, indexing and full-text articles from Computerworld, PC Magazine, PC World, Computer Weekly, Computerworld and many more.
Contemporary Literary Criticism Select
Now librarians and researchers can access timely critical analysis of key literary works in a comprehensive and convenient online format. It not only offers the benefits of online access to literary criticism, but also provides subject-term accessibility and an overall index that extends to every volume in the extensive Contemporary Literary Criticism Series.
Contemporary Women's Issues
A multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press -- with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries.
An electronic version of the Canadian Periodical Index that provides the most-requested Canadian reference information available. It contains a wealth of Canadian and international periodicals — including Canada's national newspaper, The Globe and Mail; Maclean's weekly magazine; Canadian News Facts; and encyclopedic reference materials, such as the Canadian Parliamentary Guide and Canadian Newsmakers.
Declassified Documents Reference System
This collection provides direct information on the critical policies and events of post World War II era, including reports from Cabinet meeting minutes, National Security Council policy statements, CIA intelligence studies, presidential conferences, State Department political analyses, and Joint Chiefs' papers, forming a reliable record of U.S. dealings with, and perceptions of, the world unparalleled in any unclassified source.
DemographicsNow Library Edition
Provides users with access to robust and highly-detailed demographic data that can span the entire U.S. and ideal for gaining consumer and market insight as they consider opening a business, finding an untapped audience for their products/services, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and so much more.
Dictionary of Literary Biography
This product provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Addresses your patrons' needs for overall indexing and subject term accessibility of this extensive series, helping them locate multiple entries for the same author within the print series or enter a subject term to find writers by a genre or topic.
Thousands of overview essays, critical analyses, biographies, primary sources, creative works and multimedia elements comprise the Discovering Collection comprehensive online resource. The intuitive interface and easy-to-navigate functionality make it effortless for students to research papers and class assignments in five core subject areas: history, literature, biography, science and social studies.
Provides online training courses for the adult education, career, and corporate training markets through partnerships with colleges, universities, community-based organizations and now through public libraries.
Educator's Reference Complete
Provides full-text results for nearly half of the journal titles found in ERIC. This database covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty -- such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. Educator's Reference Complete also focuses on issues in administration, funding and policy.
Gale LegalForms provides a comprehensive look at various types of legal documents. LegalForms is the only electronic reference to offer legal forms that are truly state-specific. Many of the forms and documents are available in Word or Adobe format and can be edited and used with minor modifications to suit users' needs by simply "filling in the blanks" with relevant and accurate information. Completed sample forms are also included.
Gale Literary Databases (CA/CLC/DLB Combo)
Simultaneous searching of three premier literature resources: Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, and Dictionary of Literary Biography. Provides in-depth information on the lives and writings of nearly 100,000 authors.
Gale Ready Reference Shelf
Gale's Ready Reference Shelf can be used to locate reference information on any subject, organization, publication, database or broadcast station. Users can access more than 355,500 entries for associations, research centers, publishers, publications (ranging from newspapers and newsletters to periodicals and directories), databases, television and radio stations and more.
Global Issues in Context
Ties together sources to present an analysis of issues - social, political, military, economic, environmental, science related, health related, cultural - and headlines in world hot spots. It provides information seekers with a framework to better understand 21st-century issues and events while highlighting global connections and the interdependence of all nations.
An electronic resource offering authoritative reference content in the area of the environment, energy and natural resources.Provides news, background information, video, unique commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in highly accessible, visually appealing research areas, covering relevant categories including energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, economic development.
GVRL Michigan Library Collection
Offers students, researchers, and professionals a wide variety of full-text interdisciplinary content on virtually any subject area to tackle their assignments, papers, projects, and presentations. This depth of choice from one resource encourages users to investigate all eReference titles in your collection and target the exact content they need.
History In Context: U.S.
Find comprehensive coverage of the most-studied topics, from the arrival of Vikings in North America 1,000 years ago to Vietnam, Watergate and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
History In Context: World
Reaching back nearly 5,000 years to chronicle the rise and fall of cultures and societies across all continents and eras. Rare primary sources combine with reliable references to put content into context for every learner.
Created exclusively for Spanish-speaking users, this full-text electronic reference tool is the first system to provide indexing, images and full text of popular Hispanic magazines -- not just translations. ¡Informe! also features title annotations in both English and Spanish to help non-Spanish speaking staff to easily assist users.
InfoTrac Custom Newspapers
This innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. With Custom Newspapers, you can easily search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, then select your own screen appearance, search options and results format.
Drawing on a wide variety of the most highly regarded legal publications, LegalTrac provides indexing for approximately 875 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. Each title included in LegalTrac is selected on the basis of criteria provided by a special advisory committee of the American Association of Law Libraries. LegalTrac also contains law-related articles from over 1,000 additional business and general interest titles.
Literature Resource Center
The most current, comprehensive, and reliable online literature resource. It's materials support interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills. Researchers will find information on authors and their works in all genres and disciplines.
LitFinder is international in scope, covers all time periods, and contains literature content, including more than 140,000 full-text poems, 840,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-text short stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays published in the 16th-20th centuries, 2,400 full-text speeches, and 1,250 full-text plays. LitFinder also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.
LitFinder for Schools
Covers all time periods and contains a wealth of primary literature content. This includes approximately 140,000 full-text poems, 800,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-text short stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays, 2,000 full-text speeches and 1,700 full-text plays.
Nursing Resource Center
This resource brings together respected medical titles and provides authoritative information written in accessible language for students completing research papers, class assignments, and those preparing for their clinical experiences as they learn how to care for and treat patients.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Users will find a remarkable compilation of proven reference content integrated with the best multimedia available today. With its scope and depth, Opposing Viewpoints In Context supports virtually any curricular, academic or general-interest need. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.
Price It! Antiques & Collectibles
This simple-to-use online resource delivers 23 million realized prices on treasures nearly 30% of Americans collect, buy and trade everyday. With a constantly updated and growing database, more than 10 million images to make identification easier, 125 searchable categories and intuitive search functionality, Price It! Antiques & Collectibles is the ultimate identification, research and pricing tool for collectors, dealers, appraisers and anyone in between.
RDS Business & Management Practices Database
A practical management resource that delivers real-world know-how about business planning, decision making and management issues. Business & Management Practices, is the only database that lets you search by a specific department or function within an organization -- assuring you of highly relevant results every time.
Science In Context
Supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography, this revolutionary, curriculum-oriented online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers.
Scribner Writer Series
Includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary genres drawn from 13 acclaimed Scribner print series.
Small Business Resource Center
Covers all major areas of starting and operating a business including financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting and taxes. Startup and established businesses alike can find the answers they're looking for from an easy-to-use interface that includes a "How To" menu that tackles the most-frequently asked new business questions -- including "How to start a small business."
Student Resources In Context
Helps students develop both research and critical-thinking skills while covering the spectrum of student-focused subject matter. Attracting learners with its Web-like interface, this knowledge portal offers an authoritative selection of primary sources, overviews, videos, interactives and more.
Testing and Education Reference Center
Provides users with in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards, preparatory entrance tests and much more. Available online practice tests include entrance exams, certification and licensing tests.
Times Digital Archive
A full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times, one of the most highly regarded resources for the 19th – 20th Century history detailing every complete page of every issue from 1785. This historical newspaper archive allows researchers an opportunity to search and view the best-known and most cited newspaper in the world online in its original published context.
Times Literary Supplement
Research database for students and researchers of English literature and other humanities or social science subjects. Users can track the views of influential opinion makers, the response of their peers, the controversies of the day and how they developed, are now possible in an easy-to-navigate digital environment.
Offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and to the development of literary genres.
What Do I Read Next?
This advisory guide, published twice per year, helps readers to independently choose titles of interest from those published in the last year. Arranged by author within eight genre sections, detailed entries provide publisher and publication date, names and descriptions of characters, review citations, a brief plot summary, listings of other books by the author as well as recommended similar books by other authors and much more.