Spotlight On: Gale Ebooks- Encyclopedias and Reference Sources


Formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL), Gale Ebooks grants access to hundreds of reference books from reputable publishers such as ABC-CLIO, Sage Reference, Macmillan Reference, Brill Academic, Oxford University, and Gale. All encyclopedias and related reference sources are written by trusted subject experts. Areas of study include:

· Arts

· Biography

· Business

· Education

· Environment

· General Reference

· History

· Information and Publishing

· Law

· Library Science

· Literature

· Medicine

· Multicultural studies

· Nation and world

· Religion

· Science

· Social Science

· Technology

· Travel

Researchers may search the entire collection as a whole, browse by individual collection or area of study, and even browse or search within individual books. Reference entries include a handy “Source Citation” feature for properly citing documents in MLA, APA, Chicago, and Harvard styles.

Gale Ebooks provides a trustworthy alternative to Wikipedia and is perfect for gathering background information on nearly any topic. Try it today!

Page Last Updated: January 5, 2021