AtoZ the USA

A large-scale encyclopedia of US state and country information. State information is arranged into 103 editorial and image datasets for each state. Topics include history, geography, demographics, education, food and recipes, government, crime, maps, media outlets, symbols, sports, and more.

Biography in Context

Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. It merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text. 

DigitalCommonwealth: Massachusetts Collections Online

DigitalCommonwealth is a Web portal for online cultural heritage materials held by Massachusetts libraries, museums, historical societies, and archives. The portal facilitates the searching and browsing of member institutions' digital assets, allowing the discovery of all kinds of digital resources including manuscripts, images, historical documents, and sound recordings.

Encyclopaedia Britannica – School Edition

For Elementary, Middle and High School students.

Encyclopaedia Britannica – Learning Zone

Art activities, learning materials, audio & video, and vocabulary builders. Age 4-7.

Encyclopaedia Britannica – Public Library Edition

Includes a dictionary, thesaurus, videos, images, primary sources, and e-books.

Encyclopaedia Britannica – Public Library Edition for Kids

Online kids encyclopedia provides general knowledge information.

Encyclopaedia Britannica – Spanish Reference Center

Encyclopedia for native Spanish speakers and students learning Spanish.

Gale in Context: Elementary

Gale in Context: Elementary gives children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore interests inside and outside the classroom. It also gives teachers access to digital resources that can supplement and enhance instruction, delivering age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of subjects. For kids through grade 5, its rich visuals will encourage their natural curiosity and get them excited about learning.

General OneFile

General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.

General Science Collection

General Science Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments. Key subjects covered by the database include biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

Global Road Warrior

Contains 175 country guides with 126 content modules each. Topics include culture & society, travel, education, history, holidays and festivals, language, media outlets, music, maps, money, national symbols, and religion. Illustrated with more than 30,000 photos, maps, and flag images.


Your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

InfoTrac K-12 Student Edition

InfoTrac K-12 Student Edition.Periodicals database  designed for high-school students with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books.


Allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a template to locate other authors and titles.

Opposing Viewpoints (Gale in Context)

Covers timely issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular resource supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.


Audiobooks, radio shows, music, and e-books you can download.


PebbleGo is a curricular content hub for K-2 students. Featuring resources on people (biographies) and animals.

Peterson’s Test Prep

Provides resources to prepare you for a variety of tests, as well as college and career planning resources.

Research in Context

Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Research in Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.

Research Rocket   

ResearchRocket is a new online resource designed to make research more engaging and fun for young students. It provides relevant, credible articles - all age and reading-level appropriate - covering topics in all subject areas. Teachers can locate suitable content to support lesson plans, research projects and classroom discussions.

Science Database  

College-level science research including 7.3 million full text articles from over 1,600 sources. In full-text format, researchers have access to all the charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements so vital to scientific and engineering literature.

Science in Context

Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text

SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive database for sports and sports medicine research. Providing hundreds of full-text sports medicine journals, it is an essential tool for health professionals and researchers studying fitness, health and sports. Subjects covered include nutrition, physical therapy, occupational health, exercise physiology and kinesiology.

Student Edition

InfoTrac Student Edition provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. The database offers audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

U.S. History Collection

U.S. History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.

Vocations and Careers Collection

Vocations and Careers Collection provides access to journals and magazines that aid users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career. The database offers current and applicable content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

World History in Context

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. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.