Gale Databases for the Williams Library, as of October

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					Gale Databases for the Williams Library, as of October 2009

General OneFile 1980 - OCT, 2009
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers,
current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law,
literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest
topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

Academic OneFile 1980 - OCT, 2009
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading
journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology,
medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is
both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-
text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text
coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

Health Reference Center Academic 1980 - Oct 2009
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. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for
informational purposes only.

General Business File ASAP 1980 - Oct 2009
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.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources
for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but
now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its
own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries
(your school, your public library, or your office).

Educator's Reference Complete 1980 - OCT, 2009
Educator's Reference Complete is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals,
hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on
educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.
Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database. The database is updated
daily and provides 24-hour access from school or home.

The New York Times
Search the full text of The New York Times (starting in 1995).

Expanded Academic ASAP 1980 - Oct 2009
From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets
research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and
newspapers - many with full text and images!

General Reference Center Gold 1980 - OCT, 2009
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.
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Massachusetts History Online
Contains full-text articles gathered from almost 50 sources that directly relate to MA history.

Student Resource Center - Gold
Student Resource Center - Gold offers easy access to award-winning content based on national
curriculum standards. Covering all core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social
studies, and more, SRC - Gold provides a premium selection of reference material, more than 1,100
full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including
hours of video and audio clips and podcasts. Premier reference content includes the American
Journey Series, American Decades, Career Information Center and the SRC Health Module. New to
the database are Lexile reading levels for periodicals, an integrated national and state curriculum
standards search with content correlated to the standards, and popular topic picklists.

Student Resource Center - Junior
Student Resource Center - Junior offers easy access to award-winning content based on national
curriculum standards. Covering all core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social
studies, and more, SRC - Junior provides a premium selection of reference material, more than 340
full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including
hours of video and audio clips. New to the database are Lexile reading levels for periodicals, an
integrated national and state curriculum standards search with content correlated to the
standards, and popular topic picklists. For Middle Schools only.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center OCT, 2009
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center is a one-stop source for information on today's hottest social
issues. Drawing on acclaimed series published by Greenhaven Press and other Gale imprints, OVRC
features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper
articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites. New to
the database are Lexile reading levels for periodicals and an integrated national and state
curriculum standards search with content correlated to the standards.

Student Edition
Now with over 1100 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for
high-school students with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers,
podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture,
health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Biography Resource Center: African Americans OCTOBER, 2009
Biography Resource Center: African Americans offers narrative and thumbnail biographies about
notable African Americans from the respected Gale sources available in the Biography Resource
Center. Enhancing the reference content are full-text periodical articles, websites, and recent
update news briefs. Search on name, personal facts such as birth/death dates and place,
occupation, and gender, or combine criteria to create a targeted custom search.

Kids InfoBits Sep 2009
Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through
Grade 5. Featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, the most popular
search method is moving from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic
tree. The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary
reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts,
science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Biography Resource Center OCTOBER, 2009
This database integrates award-winning biographies from respected Gale sources with related full-
text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images
and links to vetted websites. Search for people---both current and historic from all eras and fields of
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endeavor---based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or
gender, as well as keyword and full text. Or, combine search criteria to create a highly-targeted
custom search.

Contemporary Literary Criticism - Select Oct 2009
Contemporary Literary Criticism--Select is an extensive collection of more than 11,000 critical essays
on contemporary authors. Each CLC--Select entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, a
list of principal works, critical essays, and sources for further study. Updated monthly, Contemporary
Literary Criticism--Select allows users to search by author name, title of work, nationality,
subject/genre, ethnicity, critic name, and more.

Junior Edition - K12
Now with over 330 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for
students in junior high and middle school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text
magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science,
popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Business and Company Resource Center
Business and Company Resource Center is a fully integrated resource bringing together company
profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and
periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

Books & Authors
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, award winner and librarian's favorites lists, Books & Authors helps bring readers and literature
together. Through the use of expertly written and arranged content and a dynamic, cutting edge
user interface, Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By
leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike
can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.

Global Issues in Context OCTOBER, 2009
Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics,
and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that
bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political,
military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Each of these gateway pages
includes an overview, unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical,
primary source and statistical information. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and
interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic
Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.

Health and Wellness Resource Center 1980 - Oct 2009
Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes
nearly 400 health/medical journals, numerous reference volumes, over 700 health videos from
partner Healthology, Inc., hundreds of pamphlets and health-related articles from 2,200 general
interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in
this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

History Resource Center: World Oct 2009
History Resource Center: World is a comprehensive collection of award-winning reference, full-text
articles from leading scholarly publications, an array of primary sources, and images, maps and
charts which provide expansive geographic and chronlogic research materials for the study of
world history. From ancient Europe to Latin America and from the Far East to the Renaissance,
world history curricula is supported with over 1,800 primary sources, over 27 reference titles and
more than 110 journals.
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LitFinder
Covering world literature and authors throughout history, LitFinder contains a wealth of literary works
including over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories,
speeches, and plays. For students or patrons seeking a deeper view into literature, LitFinder also
includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more! From Shakespeare's sonnets to
poems by Donald Hall or short stories from Edgar Allan Poe to works by Annie Proulx, LitFinder has
you covered.

Literature Resource Center - LRC Oct 2009
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. The optional
MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles
and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.

Science Resource Center OCTOBER, 2009
Researching science topics has never been easier -- with Science Resource Center, thousands of
topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations are just a few clicks away and
the latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic
journals and links to quality web sites. The database covers curriculum-related science topics and
offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national
standards.

History Resource Center: US
History Resource Center: U.S. provides integrated access to over 4,000 historical (primary)
documents, articles from more than 30 reference titles, and over 110 full-text journal covering
themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present. The
material also includes citations from over 180 additional history journals from the Institute for
Scientific Information's Arts and Humanities Citation Index, as well as the entire "American Journey
Online" series.




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