Gale Literature

Gale Literature

Gale Literature brings together Gale’s premier literary databases. This cross-searchable environment allows users to search across a library’s resources to discover and analyze content in entirely new ways. Includes rich literary content, dependable metadata, and intuitive subject indexing. Cross-search through Gale Literature Criticism, Gale Literature Research Center, Gale Literature: LitFinder, sub collections of Gale eBooks titles, Gale Literature: Dictionary of Literary […]

Gale In Context: Biography

Gale In Context: Biography

Meet The People Who Made History Gale In Context: Biography is an engaging experience for those seeking contextual information on the world’s most influential people. … Biography is built on a foundation of more than 600,000 biographical entries covering international figures from all time periods and areas of study. Access with your Library Card 

Gale Books and Authors

Gale Books and Authors

Gale Books and Authors is a reader’s go-to site for everything: book suggestions from experts, titles, biographies, and more. Gale Books and Authors browse by genre feature. Fiction selections reflect the genre readers like best: mystery, science fiction, inspirational, romance, nonfiction, western, horror, and fantasy. Access with your Library Card 

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