Business Insights: Essentials

Research and analyze companies and industries around the world. Featuring the content you need to explore a global business landscape, including extensive reference content from Gale’s core business collection, easy-to-use company fundamentals and investment research reports,  industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company histories, and more.

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Credo Reference

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Not only is Credo a digital reference library of over 1100 high-quality reference books, it’s also the ideal place to start almost any research.

Enter your topic—for many you will find a “Topic Page” presenting a brief summary article and additional articles, books, news, images, and videos. Even better, on the same screen will be results from many of our authoritative databases.

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Gale General OneFile

General OneFile is a one-stop source for finding news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature, art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many other subjects of general interest.

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Gale in Context: Biography

Full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a targeted custom search.

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Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints is for those seeking to explore all dimensions of important social issues. Features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, magazine and newspaper articles, academic journals, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to reviewed websites, all organized into a user-friendly experience.

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Gale in Context: Science

An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. Gale in Context: Science merges authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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Gale in Context: U.S. History

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Get a personal perspective to history with more than 5,000 rare and vital primary source documents from American Decades: Primary Sources series and other top titles.

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Gale in Context: World History

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Aligned to state and national curriculum standards, this database provides an overview of world history that covers the most-studied events, periods, cultures, civilizations, religions, conflicts, wars, ideologies, cultural movements, and people.

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Gale OneFile: Educator’s Reference Complete

Educator’s Reference Complete seeks to provide full text for titles in the ERIC database. More than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports cover education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty–such as technology, bilingual education, health education, testing, administration, funding, and policy.

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Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

(Formerly known as Health Reference Center Academic)
Full-text and images from respected nursing, allied health and medical journals, consumer health magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, newspaper articles, topical overviews, and reference books.

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Gale OneFile: News

(Formerly known as Infotrac Newsstand)
This full-text newspaper resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section or other fields, eliminating random searching through newspaper archives. Gale OneFile: News provides access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Financial Times (London), The New York Times, The Times (London), USA Today and many others.

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Gale OneFile: Nursing and Health

(Formerly known as Nursing and Allied Health Collection)
Articles drawn from over 1,100 nursing and allied health journals, covering all aspects of the profession — from direct patient care to health care administration.

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HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. Federal Census records with family records and local histories.  This online database is an essential collection of unique material for both genealogical and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s. Use HeritageQuest Online to find their ancestors and trace their paths across America.

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Historical Newspapers: New York Times (1851-2014)

Includes all the articles published since the first issue of the paper in 1851. Provides full text and full image articles with digital reproductions of every page, every article and every issue in PDF format. In addition to news stories, includes editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, birth and marriage announcements, photos, and advertisements.

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Hoover’s Company Profiles

Widely recognized as a leading provider of corporate data, Hoover’s delivers easy access to the most thorough and up-to-date business information available including in-depth industry analyses, locations, summary financials, top competitors and top officers for more than 40,000 public and non-public companies.

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Issues and Controversies in American History

This database builds a deeper understanding of how historical events have shaped the United States by exploring the issues as the key players saw them. Each in-depth exploration delivers balanced coverage that provides the background, outcomes, and contemporary points of view for the major topics in American history.

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JobNow

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JobNow (from Brainfuse) provides résumé-building tools, real-time interview coaching, and expert career advice. The Adult Learning Center features test preparation (including high school equivalency and U.S. Citizenship exams), writing assistance, help with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and study tools for math, reading and writing.

Live, online one-on-one interaction with a job coach or tutor is available in English or Spanish: Monday – Friday from 10:00 am to 11:00pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 pm to 11:00pm. The other JobNow resources are available any time.

Make a free account to make best use of JobNow’s features. Click the blue Login button, then “Sign Up” under the login box.

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Kids InfoBits

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Kids InfoBits is especially for students in K-5. It features full-text content from reference sources and magazines covering geography, current events, the arts and sciences, people, government, history, and more.

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LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library brings together resources for AP, SAT, high school equivalency, U.S. citizenship, civil service and real estate exams. Other courses include computer tutorials, ESL skill-building, and practice and lessons in core subjects for elementary through introductory college-level students. Includes nearly 200 eBooks to download and use.

There are many new features, including career guidance and advice from industry experts. Now includes the TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion), which replaces the GED exam in New York State. 

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Live Homework Help from Tutor.com

Get live help from real tutors and career coaches daily from 2:00 – 10:00 PM 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM Monday – Friday and 2:00 – 10:00 PM Saturday and Sunday temporarily (some holidays excluded), for students in grades K-12, intro level college students and adults.

Tutoring is available for more than 40 school and test prep subjects, including high school equivalency exam preparation and introductory college courses. Career Coaches can assist with job searches, writing résumés and cover letters.

The SkillsCenter Resource Library is open 24/7 with worksheets, lessons, videos.

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MedlinePlus

From the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other U.S. government agencies and health-related organizations. Provides an illustrated medical encyclopedia and authoritative information about drugs, supplements, medical tests, clinical trials, interactive patient tutorials, and the latest health news. Articles are available in many languages.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

Discover current and classic fiction and non-fiction titles that are popular with young readers. Contains materials for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children’s “chapter” books and young adult titles.  You can also get Common Core Connections by grade/unit, find fiction and non-fiction books that meet common core standard and download quick lists of recommended books by topic.

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NoveList Plus

Looking for your next great read? NoveList Plus, created by librarians and experts, covers hundreds of thousands of fiction and non-fiction books. You’ll find lists of award winners, reviews and book discussion guides.

Search by author, title,  or series—even writing style and plots—and get readalike suggestions. Series fans can find complete lists and figure out “what book comes next?” Do you like funny, fast-paced fiction? Or detailed mysteries with a lot of intrigue? Compelling narrative nonfiction? NoveList Plus will help you find it. Now includes audiobooks, and you can even search by your favorite narrator.

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NuWav Legal Documents

NuWav Legal Documents’ easy to use format lets you search for a document, input the necessary information, and print your ready-to-use document in just minutes. These fillable legal forms are designed to meet the needs of the everyday citizen in categories like business, contracts, landlord/tenant disputes, divorce and more.

Disclaimer: NuWav provides access to legal forms for your use at your own direction. These forms and any incidental information provided on this site are not legal advice.

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Pronunciator

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Pronunciator is a fun way to learn any of 80 languages. Whether you want to learn just enough for a trip, dig deeply into grammar, or are looking for kid-friendly lessons, Pronunciator can help.

You can learn any language, in virtually any other language. Plus, there are ESL courses for speakers of 50 non-English languages.

Use it in your browser, and/or get the app for your mobile device. Your progress is automatically synced between any devices you are using.

How to create your account on Pronunciator:

–You must sign up using the link below, even if you plan to use the mobile app later.

–Enter your library card number under “First time here?”

–Use the blue “Register” button and include your email address if you want to track your progress or use the mobile app.

–Then sign in under “Welcome Back” to continue your work. You can download the mobile app to your device and use Pronunciator anytime.

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ProQuest US Newsstream

Premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. US Newsstream offers exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and The Wall Street Journal as part of one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers.

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Salem Health

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Fully searchable version of Genetics & Inherited Conditions published by Salem Press.

To use this database, select the “Library Card Number” button and enter the 14-digit number from your library card.

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Salem History

Access Milestone Documents in American History, Historical Encyclopedia of American Business and selected titles from the Decades series.

To use this database, select the “Library Card Number” button and enter the 14-digit number from your library card.

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Salem Literature

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Salem’s Critical Insights series distills the best of literary criticism of the world’s most-studied literature.

To use this database, select the “Library Card Number” button and enter the 14-digit number from your library card.

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Salem Science

The Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society explores how mathematics affects our daily lives in sociological, economic, and historical perspectives.

To use this database, select the “Library Card Number” button and enter the 14-digit number from your library card.

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