Cengage Gale Reference Complete Agreement 2020-2023

  • Start: 1 Aug 2020
    Expiry: 31 Jul 2023
  • Description:

    Gale Reference Complete includes: Academic OneFile (InfoTrac), General OneFile (InfoTrac), InfoTrac Newsstand and Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL). Gale Literary Sources bringing Gale's premier literature resources into a single cross search environment. Archives Unbound containing more than 321 collections with new archives continually added.

Product overview

Gale Reference Complete includes:

General Reference - InfoTrac and e-books

InfoTrac Periodical Solutions put the world's leading journals and reference sources at your users' fingertips, with easy-to-use features and unique search tools enabling discovery.

Content Product Title Count
Magazines/Journals InfoTrac 20,610
Newspapers InfoTrac 2,344
Video InfoTrac 894
Audio InfoTrac 113
Reference Titles GVRL 1,900

Academic OneFile (InfoTrac)

Academic OneFile is the largest academic InfoTrac collection with 19,400 titles, delivering quality content for students, scholars and general researchers.

Academic OneFile offers:

  • More than 13,000 peer-reviewed journals and more than 9,500 in full-text
  • Full-text of The Economist from 1988 to the present, with no embargo
  • Open URL compliance for access to e-journal and subscription materials, allowing users to save and share URLs
  • Full-text of The New York Times from 1985 to present, updated daily
  • Full-text for periodicals covered in major bibliographic resources such as CINAHL, BIOSIS, MLA, PsycINFO, ERIC, EconLit, RILM and others
  • Thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN
  • Elsevier abstracts from 1996 to present
  • Full-text of The Times and Financial Times

General OneFile (InfoTrac)

Gale's largest general interest periodical resource, General OneFile includes more than 8,000 full-text titles, more than 3,500 refereed journals, and hundreds of newspapers.

  • Hundreds of award-winning, best-selling travel guides from Dorling Kindersley
  • The full collection of National Public Radio programs from 1990 to the present
  • Links to thousands of video files from providers including NYTimes.com Video Collection, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and Associated Press Video News

InfoTrac Newsstand

InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 2,000 local, regional and national newspapers from around the world, in full-text. It also includes thousands of radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts. Users can search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields.

  • More than 161 million records from more than 2,900 news sources
  • The ability to search by specific newspaper section to deliver more precise results
  • Comprehensive coverage of current events, including national, global and regional perspectives

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

GVRL serves as a one-stop research experience. Cross-disciplinary searching and a consistent experience bring e-book results together from multiple sources.

  • Mobile responsiveness, adapting to any screen size and device
  • Full integration with Google tools, such as Gmail, Drive, and Docs
  • Tools to save, share, and download highlights, notes, and citations
  • Persistent URLs for easy integration into any LMS
  • Interface and article-level language translation, on screen and read aloud

Gale Literary Sources

Gale Literary Sources is the world's largest humanities experience online. Encompassing all aspects of literary study, from primary works to reviews, biographical information, links to audio interviews, and topic overviews, it spans antiquity to the modern day, and is the place of record for literature criticism.

Gale products included:

Literature Resource Center; Scribner's Writers; Twayne's Authors; LitFinder; Literature Criticism Online (LCO); Contemporary Literary Criticism; Something about the Author Online and Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online.

Archives Unbound

The Archives Unbound programme contains more than 321 collections and new archives are continually added to the portfolio. The roots of the programme are in microfilm, and the collection makes available targeted collections of interest to scholars engaged in serious research. Particular strengths in the Archives Unbound catalogue include: U.S. foreign policy; U.S. civil rights; global affairs and colonial studies; and modern history.

Broad topic clusters include: African American studies; American Indian studies; Asian studies; British history; Holocaust studies; LGBTQ studies; Latin American and Caribbean studies; Middle East studies; political science; religious studies; and women's studies.

Content Product Title Count
Archive Collections Archives Unbound 321
Archive Titles Archives Unbound 326,175
Archive Pages Archives Unbound 15,095,319

Description timeline

1256 to present.

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Update Notes

Parts of this resource are updated daily, others are closed archives of primary sources.