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Database Information

"Gale PowerSearch, the award-winning platform, allows users to cross-search the content of multiple Gale databases in their library's collection at one time, including any Gale Virtual Reference Library eBooks titles. Gale PowerSearch provides researchers with access to almost all the Gale content in your library's collection through a single search. Gale PowerSearch helps maximize usage of your Gale databases and helps researchers save time through a streamlined common user interface." -- Gale Website

Search 23 Gale databases simultaneously through a single interface
Full text for thousands of academic journals, magazines, and newspapers
A library of searchable ebooks covering a range of academic subjects
Downloadable articles in PDF format

Search Operators
Connectors: AND, OR, NOT
Wildcards: * = one or more characters (e.g. comput*), ? = exactly one character (e.g. wom?n)
Proximity: <search term> N# <search term> = search terms must be specified number (#) or fewer words apart

Database Access

Gale PowerSearch - Complete Collection

Using Gale's PowerSearch - Basic Search
Demonstrates how to use the Basic Search options in Gale Databases.


Using Gale's PowerSearch - Advanced Search
Demonstrates how to use the Advanced Search options in Gale Databases.


Introduction to Databases
Explains why you should use databases when conducting academic research.