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GALE group
Consists of several databases on Literature. Use for information on authors and
critical interpretations of their work. Gale Group also includes a database on Health
and the "InfoTracNewsstand" database for current news.
Of special interest is the National Geographic Virtual Library which contains the issues of this renown magazine,
including their photos and maps.
Information included is drawn from books, encyclopedias, handbooks, and journals.
Each has its own search screen.

The Gale Databases Home screen lists the various Databases. Search individually or some in group.
  • Newsstand-- InfoTrac
    Full-text articles from various newspapers.
  • Literary Database (simultaneous search of):
    Contemporary Authors; Contemporary Literary Criticism Select; Dictionary of Literary Biography
    Biographical, bibliographical information on authors. Critical essays.
  • Contemporary Authors
    Biographical and bibliographical information on selected authors.
  • Contemporary Literary Criticism--Select
    Selections from Gale's CLC set.
  • Health Reference Center Academic
    Full text articles on health related topics
  • Scribner Writers Series
    Essays on more than 2,000 authors and literary genres.
  • Twayne Authors Series
    Full text from the Twayne Literary Masters series.
  • Literature Resource Center (LRC)
    Biographical and bibliographical information. Critical analyses of authors. Full-text articles from selected periodicals. Also includes an Encyclopedia of Literature and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.
  • National Geographic Virtual Library
    Journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery.

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