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					Thomson Gale Database Descriptions

A complete description of each database is available from the help screens within the database.
Complete title lists of periodicals and other content included are available at www.gale.com.

InfoTrac OneFile (1980 – present)
For advanced high school students, college-level and adult researchers.
Comprehensive periodicals database covering all subjects and all types of periodicals.
     Periodicals from nearly all InfoTrac collections merged into a single database.
     Over 50 million articles on all subjects from over 9000 periodical titles.
     Articles from newswires, and general, professional, scholarly, and children’s
        periodicals.
     Key titles: Time, Newsweek, US News, The Economist, The Financial Times,
        Forbes, New York Times (citations only).

Expanded Academic ASAP (1980 – present)
For advanced high school students, college-level and adult researchers.
Comprehensive periodicals database covering all academic disciplines.
     Full text articles from over 3000 scholarly, refereed and professional journals and
        selected general interest magazines.
     Key titles: Lancet, New York Times (citations only), Science.

General Business File ASAP (1980 – present)
For advanced high school students, college-level and adult researchers.
Comprehensive periodical resource for business, management, and investment topics.
     Millions of full-text articles from academic and general business, industry &
        management periodicals, newspapers and newswires
     Over 3900 titles indexed, over 2600 are full-text.
     Content includes investment and broker research reports, and a company directory
        listing.

General Reference Center Gold (1980 – present)
For advanced middle school students, high school students through adults.
Magazine, newspaper and reference articles on a variety of general interest topics.
     Millions of full-text articles from over 4000 general interest magazine titles.
     Reference information from encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs.
     Coverage of school subjects, current events, and consumer interest topics.
     Key titles: Columbia Encyclopedia, Time, Newsweek, US News, The Economist.

Informe! (approximately 1990 – present)
For advanced middle school students, high school students through adults.




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Created exclusively for Spanish speaking users, database includes full text articles from
popular Latino magazines.
    More than 125 Spanish-language and bilingual titles included, over 2 million articles
       with content updated daily.
    Searches cover topics such as news, politics, lifestyle, health, literature, history,
       science and more.
    Key sources include: La Opinion, National Geographic en Espanol, Nexos: Sociedad,
       Ciencia, Literatura, Siempre!, Revista Latin Trae, Anales de la Literatura Espanola.

Health Reference Center Academic (1980 – present)
For advanced high school students, college-level and other adult researchers.
Health & medical periodicals and reference information for academic researchers.
Note: Content included in this database is also included in the Health and Wellness Resource
Center.
     Full-text articles from over 900 health, nursing, allied health and medical journals.
     Articles from medical reference titles and pamphlets, including the Gale Encyclopedia
        of Medicine.

Professional Collection (1980 – present)
For professional educators.
A custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for educators.
     Balanced coverage for any professional educator.
     Topics include: arts and humanities, child and adolescent psychology and
        development, drug and alcohol abuse, health/nutrition/fitness, learning disabilities,
        literature, school law, science and technology, social sciences, and sports/athletic
        training.
     Key titles: Journal of Higher Education, Journal of School Health, Child
        Development, Elementary School Journal, Children’s Digest, etc.

Computer Database (1980 – present)
For researchers keeping pace with changes in technology.
Technology based periodicals for researchers interested in the computer, telecommunications,
and electronics industries.
     More than 600 periodical titles including over 350 full-text titles.
     Competitive analysis on high tech companies and products.
     Key titles: Computerworld, Computer Weekly, eWeek, PC Magazine, PC World.

Kids Infobits
For students in kindergarten through 5th grade, their teachers, and parents.
Research database designed specifically for elementary school students.
     Easy access for children to magazines, reference books and newspaper articles selected
        for their specific age group.
     Access to 3,500 searchable images, and full color country and state maps.
     Toolbox to help students learn research and writing skills.
     Key reference titles: Columbia Encyclopedia, The Blackbirch Encyclopedia of Science
        and Invention, The Kids Visual Almanac of the World, Junior Worldmark Enc of
        Nations, States, etc.

Junior Edition (2002 – present; rolling 3-year back file)


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For students in middle school, their teachers, and parents.
Research database designed especially for students in middle school.
     Full-text articles from over 200 titles.
     Maps and articles from reference books and newswire articles.
     Includes short stories, poems, quizzes, experiments, and activities.
     Toolbox to help students learn research and writing skills.
     Key titles: Columbia Encyclopedia, Time, Time for Kids, Sports Illustrated, Current
        Health.

Student Edition (1985 – present)
For high school students, their teachers and parents.
Articles and reference information on topics most often researched in high schools.
     Over 4 million full-text articles from over 400 periodical titles.
     Newswire articles and articles from reference sources.
     Selection of maps and historical images.
     Toolbox to help students learn research and writing skills.
     Key titles: Columbia Encyclopedia, Time, Sports Illustrated, Discover, Health, U.S.
        News and World Report, Knight Ridder/Tribune.

What Do I Read Next?
For readers of all ages.
Reader’s advisory resource recommended fiction and nonfiction.
     Recommendations on over 100,000 book titles for children, young adults, and adults.
     Includes plot summaries, author information, and award lists.
     Find recommended books by series, subject, reading level, genre, setting, etc.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (e-Book platform)
For middle, high school, and adult researchers.
Cross-searchable platform allows you to search one e-Book title or all e-Book titles in your
collection.
     e-Books are cross-searchable with your InfoTrac periodicals databases through
         PowerSearch.
     An unlimited amount of users can view one e-Book title at the same time…no
         turnaways!
     Your e-Book collection is customizable, your library can purchase additional titles
         according to your library’s needs.

Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
For advanced middle school students through the adult researcher.
Portal to health information from a variety of sources for general users; includes “Alternative
Health Module” content.
     Full-text articles from over 600 health, nursing, allied health and medical journals
        including over 30 alternative health periodicals.
     Health-related articles from over 2,200 general interest magazines.
     Medical encyclopedia articles, pamphlets, drug information, and hospital directory,
        including alternative health reference titles and herbal medicine information.
     Access to health news and health websites.




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BREVARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL ACCESS:
http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itk12/brevard

OR you can go the student portal and connect through selecting Gale
databases

Additional Databases that you license through the Brevard County School
system are as follows:

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 - 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.

Science Resource Center - 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.


Please contact your Thomson Gale representatives for more
information on Gale print, EBOOKS and electronic products

Robin Heston
Field Account Exec South FL
800-877-4253-ext 2245
Fax: 561-747-0341
Robin.heston@thomson.com


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