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Subscription databases provided through your library give you access to thousands of reference books, magazines, and journals that may not be available locally.

Whatever your interests or research needs, these powerful tools put trustworthy information at your fingertips, 24/7.

Along with research tools, your library offers databases to help with car repair, language learning, test preparation, and more.

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Academic OneFile  
Gale Academic OneFile offers articles and abstracts from scholarly, trade and general-interest periodicals in current events, science, social science, art and the humanities. 

Ancestry Library Edition
In Library Use Only
Covers United Kingdom and US extensively with census, vital, military, court and immigration records. Also has record collections from Canada, Europe and other areas.

Books and Authors
Gale Books and Authors provides expert book reviews, recommendations and author biographies.

Britannica Escolar 
Encyclopedia articles and research tools from Encyclopedia Britannica, offered in Spanish.  Britannica Escolar features leveled searches for children and older learners.

Britannica Library
This award winning database offers encyclopedia articles, images, and reference tools for children, teens, and adults.  Simply select the level that is right for you (Children, Young Adults, or Reference Center), and search by keyword.

Chilton Library
Gale Chilton Library features more than 75 years of information with step-by-step procedures, engine, chassis, electrical, drive train, routine maintenance, suspension work and more.



Gale in in Context: Biography
Biographies on more than 500,000 people from throughout history and around the world.

Gale in Context: Elementary
Gale in Context: Elementary provides thousands of age appropriate articles, eBooks and images, designed for grades K-6.

Gale in Context: Global Issues
Features hundreds of country portals for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health and cultural issues. 

Gale in Context: High School
Cross-curricular content including science, literature and history to support research and critical-thinking skills. 

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
An online library of current event topics--facts and arguments for and against each topic.

Gale in Context: Science
Detailed information for science assignments and projects, including articles, biographies, videos, overviews and experiments.

Gale in Context: U.S. History
Information on US history from primary sources and reference documents, including photographs, illustrations and maps.

Gale in Context: World History
Search a broad collection of reference works and primary documents covering the events, movements and individuals that have shaped world history. 

Gale OneFile: News
Provides access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.

Gale Presents: Peterson's Career Prep
Peterson's Career Prep is a new career resource from Gale, which includes a resume builder, a Virtual Career Library, and a variety of tools to help you explore your career interests and options.  These tools are also included in Peterson's Test and Career Prep (below).  

Gale Presents: Peterson's Test and Career Prep (New!)
Peterson's Test and Career Prep is a new comprehensive resource from Gale, which includes a resume builder, a Virtual Career Library, and a variety of tools to help you explore your career interests and options.  This new resource replaces Gale's Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC).

General OneFile
Gale General OneFile allows users to search periodicals, newspapers, reference books and multi-media sources on the humanities, education, environmental issues, technology, health care, politics and more.

Online academic and career practice tests. Areas covered include SAT preparation courses, SAT practice exams, civil service, GED, law enforcement, military, postal services, real estate, U.S. citizenship, and more.

Legal Forms
Gale Legal Forms includes official legal forms enabling users to create their own legal documents.

Literature Resource Center
Gale Literature Resource Center provides access to bibliographical and biographical information, literary criticism, and contextual information covering more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers.


NoveList Plus
Online tool to help readers of all ages find new books to read based on books they've already read or topics in which they are interested.

NoveList Plus K-8
This database focuses on fiction and nonfiction for young readers (kindergarten through 8th grade), with the coverage and searchability of NoveList Plus.

OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat enables you to discover more than one billion electronic, digital and physical resources in libraries around the world through a single search.

This provides single-search access to almost all of the library's Gale content. It helps researchers save time through a streamlined common user interface that can be customized to match skill levels and habits.

One hundred languages to learn, and 68 home languages to learn them in. Pronunciator has a comprehensive collection of instructional phrases, audio recordings and videos. Includes English as a Second Language (ESL) and American Sign Language (ASL).

ReferenceUSA (Data Axle Reference Solutions)
ReferenceUSA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people. Offers real-time access to more than 20 Million Businesses, 222 Million Consumers, U.S. New Businesses, and more.


Featured Databases

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The award winning Britannica Library offers articles, images, and research tools from Encyclopedia Britannica, with leveled content for children, teens, and adults.

picture of man promoting pronunciator database
Pronunciator offers a personalized approach to learning 100 languages, and includes robust tools for English Language Learners.