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Gale Business Entrepreneurship

Small Business Resource Center

Industry research, business plans, financial planning, marketing and franchising information for business owners. Great source for business planning.

Yes

Gale Business: Demographics Now

DemographicsNow

Find geographic-based demographic information perfect for business and marketing plans.

Yes

Gale Courses

Offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.   As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

Yes

Gale Directory Library

Gale Directory Library

Directories include: Ward's Business Directory, the Encyclopedia of Associations, the Consultants and Consulting Organizations Directory, the Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources, and the Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media.

Yes

Gale General OneFile

General OneFile

General interest articles on current events, science, entertainment, the arts, etc.

Yes

Gale Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

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Articles on medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, alcohol and drug abuse and fitness. (Guided Tour)

Yes

Gale In Context: Biography

Biography in Context

Authoritative reference content, magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images. Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers, it’s continuously updated to ensure researchers have access to the very latest information.

 

Yes

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

More than 19,600 pro/con viewpoints, 13,000 topic overviews, 12,600 charts and graphs, along with other statistical information, plus 300+ profiles of federal agencies and special-interest groups and special coverage of the annual debate topic determined by the National Speech and Debate Association; content includes full-text newspapers and periodicals from multiple perspectives, including National Review, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Commentary, and CNN Wire, thousands of images, interactive maps, videos, and audio selections from authoritative sources

Yes

Gale In Context: Science

ScienceinContext

Supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects.

Yes

Gale Legal Forms

Illinois Legal Forms

Illinois Legal Forms includes thousands of business, personal, litigation and federal forms.

Yes

Gale Literary Sources

Gale Literary Sources

One-stop shopping for literary assignments and information. Contains criticism, primary sources, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies.

Yes

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Contains the full text of hundreds of reference books on a wide variety of subjects, including history, business, medicine, science and humanities. Includes tables of content, indexes and illustrations. (Guided Tour)

Yes

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Biography

Gale Virtual Reference Library

UXL Newsmakers
Covers prominent personalities active on the current scene, including people making headlines in all fields.

Yes

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Geography & World Cultures

Gale Virtual Reference Library

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Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Canadian Provinces
Provides information on Canada's provinces and territories

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World
Provides foods and recipes from 70 countries and culture groups worldwide -- from Algeria to Zimbabwe.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Mexican States
Presents profiles of the 31 states and the Distrito Federal (federal district) of Mexico.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Nations
Presents profiles of 193 countries of the world.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations
Presents easy-to-understand information on 200 countries and dependencies from around the world.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Physical Geography
Includes information on physical properties and characteristics of nearly 200 countries. Designed specifically for students in grades 5-12.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States
Presents profiles of the 50 states of the nation, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US dependencies.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cities
Students will find everything they need on 50 cities from all over the world.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures
An easy-to-use, systematic guide to the history and current status of more than 290 cultural groups outside the United States.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays
Written for students in middle and high school. Offers information on familiar holidays as well as Children's/Youth Day, Festivals of the Dead, Cinco de Mayo, Bastille Day, Kwanza, Yom Kippur and many others.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library - History

Gale Virtual Reference Library

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  • American Revolution Reference Library
    Supplies in-depth information about the American Revolution that students need for class assignments and reports.
  • American Civil War Reference Library
    Offers comprehensive and wide ranging research. Especially for students in grades 6-12.
  • UXL American Decades
    This resource documents contemporary American social history.
  • Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America
    Covers the popular culture of the 20th Century and first decade of the 21st Century.
  • Cold War Reference Library
    Covers the Cold War period between the Western powers and the Communist bloc from the end of World War II through 1989.
  • Colonial America Reference Library
    Comprehensive information on the Colonial American period
  • Constitutional Amendments : From Freedom of Speech to Flag Burning
    Provides the history and social context of the amendment process, covering each of the 27 amendments.
  • Crusades Reference Library
    Covers everything from the First Crusade (1095-99) through the Ninth Crusade (1271-72).
  • French and Indian War
    Contains historical overviews, biographical entries and primary source material on the French and Indian War. Designed for students.
  • Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library
    Covers the failure of the U.S. economy and its gradual recovery, with special attention to the New Deal, as well as the global situation, including the rise of Hitler.
  • Industrial Revolution Reference Library
    Covers the ideas and social turmoil that marked this transition as well as the machines, manufacturing processes and energy sources that spurred it on.
  • Korean War Reference Library
    Covers the Korean War by exploring the major topics and events related to the period.
  • Middle Ages Reference Library
    Covers the different civilizations and peoples of Medieval times.
  • Middle East Conflict Reference Library
    Provides an overview of the people, events and documents that are key to understanding the region.
  • U·X·L Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes
    Provides detailed studies of tribes from all over the United States and Canada.
  • Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library
    Covers everything from Luther's Revolt to the writings of Shakespeare.
  • Roaring Twenties Reference Library
    Chronicles and illustrates a time of great social change in everything from fashion to music to politics.
  • Spanish American War
    Covers the underlying causes of the Spanish American war, the battles, and the resolution of the conflict with the signing of the Treaty of Paris.
  • Terrorism Reference Library
    This volume explores the roots and evolution of terrorism, covering the nature of contemporary terrorism and terrorist organizations.
  • U.S. Immigration and Migration
    Chronicles waves of immigration to the United States from the earliest times through the period from 1820 to 1930 -- up to the present day.
  • Vietnam War Reference Library
    Research the Vietnam War from every angle.
  • War in the Persian Gulf Reference Library
    Triggered by its invasion of Kuwait, Iraq was pitted against a 32-nation coalition of forces commanded by Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, whose air attacks led the way for a ground war that met with success in less than four days.
  • Westward Expansion Reference Library
    Features volumes dedicated to events, people and insightful primary sources that present an objective yet entertaining look at frontier life.
  • World War I Reference Library
    Covers major topics related to the period, including the roots of the war; causes of U.S. involvement; the Espionage Act and Sedition Act; weapons of mass destruction; and more.
  • World War II reference library
    Provides background and information on major topics about the World War II period.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library - Science & Animals

Gale Virtual Reference Library

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  • Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource
    This resource book covers the animal kingdom.
  • U·X·L Encyclopedia of Biomes
    Includes entries on land and water biomes, and covers climate, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome, and more.
  • Endangered Species
    Covers the many species threatened by extinction, including amphibians, birds, crustaceans, fish, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and more.
  • Experiment Central: Understanding Scientific Principles through Projects
    Includes 97 chapters with nearly 300 science experiments, and covers nine key science curriculum fields; astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, ecology, food science, geology, meteorology and physics.
  • UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features
    Focuses on the physical and geological aspects, structure, and features of 48 of the earth's landforms. Written for middle school students.
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