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Database Information

"The premier resource for peer-reviewed, full-text journals and reference sources, Academic OneFile is a 2009 and 2008 CODiE Award Finalist for Best Online General Reference Service. Perfect for research libraries, graduate schools, universities and community colleges, Academic OneFile is a sophisticated, current and easy-to-use resource for extensive research. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full text, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly." -- Gale Website

Over 9,000 scholarly journals, including 6,000 full text
Strong coverage of hard sciences, medicine, engineering, and business
Full text of the New York Times newspaper from 1985 to present
Full text of the London Times and Financial Times
Thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and CBC
Links to medical videos

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

Academic OneFile


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.


Using Academic OneFile - Finding Literary Criticism
Explains how to find literary criticism in Academic OneFile.


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