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  Discovering Collection
 
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Database Information

"Discovering Collection has all of the award-winning resources that you've come to expect from Gale, including content based on national curriculum standards in major subject areas such as history, literature, science and social studies. It also comes with the ability to quickly and easily find relevant search results across all Gale online products — in one seamless search — with Gale PowerSearch." -- Gale Website


Features
Thousands of primary documents
Hundreds of plays and poems
Multimedia content, that includes video and audio clips, and thousands of flags, maps, seals and photographs
Thousands of topic overviews, biographies, plot summaries and pieces of literary criticism


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

Discovering 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.