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  • Academic OneFile

    Academic OneFile

    Quickly access articles from a database of scholarly journals and other trusted periodicals. Best for academic research.

    Complete source for peer-reviewed scholarly articles across all academic disciplines

  • Academic OneFile Select

    Academic OneFile Select

    Gale Academic OneFile Select covers everything from art and literature to economics and the sciences. This resource for academic research integrates the full text of publications from across the disciplines and includes vocational/technical titles used by community college students, filling a specific need for curriculum-oriented collections. The combination of full-text scholarly journals and select general interest titles, for smaller academic libraries, is ideal.

    Scholarly journals and periodicals across academic disciplines.

  • Agriculture


    Gale OneFile: Agriculture provides access to journals covering agriculture and its related fields. Researchers can access current and authoritative periodical content that spans the industry—from practical aspects of farming to cutting-edge scientific research in horticulture.

    Articles on farming, horticulture, and agriculture-related fields

  • Introduction to U.S. History: The Civil War

    Introduction to U.S. History: The Civil War

    Primary source documents specific to the American Civil War from Gale Primary Sources: Archives Unbound. Supports academic research.

    Subject-specific collections support multidisciplinary research and targeted needs.

  • Arts & Culture

    Arts & Culture

    View over 250,000 works of art from over 250 of the world’s most renown museums.

  • Books & Authors

    Books & Authors

    Gale Books and Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.

    Lively reviews and recommendations make book selection fun.

  • Business


    Gale OneFile: Business contains full-text coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy and business theory and practice. Users will understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through leading business and trade publications, which are updated daily. Complementing these titles is a selection of international, U.S. and regional news publications.

    Articles on accounting, marketing and management, and related fields

  • Business Insights: Essentials

    Business Insights: Essentials

    Business Insights: Essentials combines all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface designed around the research goals and workflows of your diverse business research community. Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data and in-depth reports.

    News, stats and reports provide in-depth coverage of companies and industries.

  • Career Transitions

    Career Transitions

    Career Transitions is an online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. It brings together all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career. Career Transitions employs a step-by-step approach to help people: 1) explore new career possibilities; 2) assess their interests and experience; 3) identify ways to improve their prospects, including networking and education; 4) prepare for a job search; and 5) search and apply for jobs.

    Identify jobs, create resumes and find education/training programs.

  • Communications and Mass Media

    Communications and Mass Media

    Gale OneFile: Communications and Mass Media meets the needs of researchers with journal articles on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics and literature.

    Articles on advertising and public relations, linguistics, and related fields

  • Computer Science

    Computer Science

    Gale OneFile: Computer Science provides access to leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications and electronics industries. The database provides information on computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas like hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.

    News and reviews on electronics, engineering, communications and more.

  • Criminal Justice

    Criminal Justice

    Gale OneFile: Criminal Justice informs the research process for researchers who are studying law, law enforcement, or terrorism; training for paralegal service; preparing for a career in homeland security; delving into forensic science; investigating crime scenes; developing policy; going to court; writing sociological reports; and much more.

    Articles on law, law enforcement, security, terrorism, and more

  • Culinary Arts

    Culinary Arts

    Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts offers a variety of information from major cooking and nutrition magazines as well as book reference content from Delmar.

    Recipes, restaurant reviews, industry information, and more

  • DPLA


    The Digital Public Library of America provides access to primary and secondary online resources held by America’s libraries, archives, museums and other cultural heritage organizations.

  • DemographicsNow


    Robust and highly detailed, Gale Business: DemographicsNow is ideal for gaining consumer market insight as you consider opening a business, finding an untapped audience for your products, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population and more. Reporting capability allows you to rapidly produce a variety of compiled reports to help you make informed and accurate decisions.

    Robust U.S. demographic data delivers consumer and market insight.

  • Diversity Studies

    Diversity Studies

    Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies prepares researchers for social science, history and liberal arts coursework. This collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community.

    Articles that explore cultural differences, influences in society, and more

  • Economics and Theory

    Economics and Theory

    Gale OneFile: Economics and Theory offers a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit bibliographic index. This content is useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends, constructing economic models, investing for the future, researching rates and more.

    Articles on economics, interviews with CEOs and entrepreneurs, and more

  • Educator's Reference Complete

    Educator's Reference Complete

    Gale OneFile: Educator’s Reference Complete is a great resource for a variety of educators—from teachers and administrators to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. It seeks to provide full text for titles in the ERIC database and covers multiple levels of education and every educational specialty, such as technology, bilingual education, health education and testing and provides insight on issues in administration, funding and policy.

    Academic articles, reports, news, book reports, and more in the field of education

  • Elementary


    Gale In Context: Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits), introduces elementary school students to database searching with easy-to-use resources featuring age-appropriate, curriculum-related content.

    Learn about animals, plants, music science, sports, and more

  • Employ Florida Market Place

    Employ Florida Market Place

    Employ Florida Marketplace is your one-stop online resource for job listings, education and training opportunities, career building assistance and much more.

  • Employ Florida Market Place

    Employ Florida Market Place

    Get advice about your resume, apply for jobs, and research careers. Employ Florida is your online resource for employment.

  • Entrepreneurship


    Search Gale Business: Entrepreneurship to learn how to plan, fund, start or manage your small business. Resources include; sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

    Real business plans, how-to guides, articles, and more

  • Environmental Studies and Policy

    Environmental Studies and Policy

    Gale OneFile: Environmental Studies and Policy answers inquiries about environmental concerns with coverage journals and reference content from Delmar and diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers and corporate interests.

    Articles on environmental policies, perspectives, and more

  • Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

    Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

    Teaching and learning resources from federal agencies.

  • Fine Arts

    Fine Arts

    Gale OneFile: Fine Arts places millions of articles at the fingertips of serious students of drama, music, art history and filmmaking.

    Articles art history, music, drama, filmmaking, and related fields

  • Florida Department of State

    Florida Department of State

    The Florida Department of State manages our state's elections, corporations, historical and cultural resources and our libraries.

  • Florida History Day Resources

    Florida History Day Resources

    Access to online resources relating to the current History Day theme available from the State Library & Archives of Florida.

  • Florida Information

    Florida Information

    Need information on Florida? Our lists of websites help get you the information you need.

  • Florida Job Search Resources

    Florida Job Search Resources

    These resources will help you research job openings, create a great resume, apply for jobs and research labor market trends.

  • Florida Kids

    Florida Kids

    Need help with your Florida projects and assignments? Learn about Florida's people from 12,000 years ago to the present, people of all cultures who have made our state their home, and other Florida facts. You can also find out Florida's state symbols like the state bird or the state song.

  • Florida Library Jobs

    Florida Library Jobs

    Search for open positions or create an account to post a resume.

  • Florida Library Youth Program

    Florida Library Youth Program

    Support for the youth services staff of Florida libraries. Provides online training, support for summer reading, early learning resources and more.

  • Florida Memory

    Florida Memory

    Florida Memory is a digital outreach program providing free online access to select archival resources from collections housed in the State Library and Archives of Florida.

  • Florida Memory Classroom

    Florida Memory Classroom

    The Online Classroom helps educators use photographs, documents, sound recordings and film footage from the State Library and Archives of Florida.

  • Florida Newspaper Database

    Florida Newspaper Database

    Full-text journals with a focus on the State of Florida.

    Florida Newspaper Database

  • Florida Small Business Development Center Network

    Florida Small Business Development Center Network

    The Florida Small Business Development Center Network delivers consulting, training and information to help businesses succeed and create positive impact for the Florida economy.

  • Gale Primary Sources

    Gale Primary Sources

    A groundbreaking environment integrates digital collections for innovative research.

  • Gale eBooks

    Gale eBooks

    Explore this database of encyclopedias and reference sources within the Gale eBooks platform. For multidisciplinary research.

    Enjoy unlimited access to top reference eBooks.

  • Gardening and Horticulture

    Gardening and Horticulture

    Gale OneFile: Gardening and Horticulture focuses on the practical aspects and the scientific theory of horticulture studies. Gardening and Horticulture offers biotechnologists, farmers, hobbyists and landscape architects access to important content relevant to their pursuits.

    Articles on the practical aspects of gardening, horticulture, and more

  • Gender Studies

    Gender Studies

    Gale OneFile: Gender Studies provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. This database includes topics related to gender studies, family and marital issues and more.

    Articles on gender studies, family/marital issues, health, and more

  • General OneFile

    General OneFile

    Access an unprecedented number of general reference magazines and key serials in a single resource. Best for general research.

    Magazine, news, and journal articles on general interest topics and current events

  • Health and Medicine

    Health and Medicine

    Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine includes information created specifically for students, knowledgeable consumer health researchers and health care professionals. This database is the perfect resource for up-to-date information on a complete range of healthcare topics.

    Find reliable information on fitness, pregnancy, nutrition and much more.

  • Health and Wellness

    Health and Wellness

    Gale Health and Wellness offers access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia and more. Perfect for researchers at all levels, this comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices and more.

    Health-focused magazines, reference, video, and more.

  • High School Edition

    High School Edition

    Gale OneFile: High School Edition provides access to age-appropriate, authoritative digital content for middle- and high-school students to use for classroom assignments. Learners can research magazines, journals, newspapers and reference books covering a range of subjects—from science, history and literature to political science, sports and environmental studies.

    Information on high school research topics plus pop culture, sports, and more

  • Home Improvement

    Home Improvement

    Gale OneFile: Home Improvement places the research of hobbyists and professionals on a solid foundation with articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles. Home Improvement covers topics such as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements and more.

    Articles on architectural techniques, zoning requirements, tools, and more

  • Hospitality and Tourism

    Hospitality and Tourism

    Gale OneFile: Hospitality and Tourism provides access to topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism. Hospitality and Tourism offers current and relevant content on both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries.

    Articles on the hospitality and tourism fields, plus travel guides and more

  • Information Science

    Information Science

    Gale OneFile: Information Science contains valuable content for library science students, information science students, technology professionals and others. Information Science is updated daily with articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information and more.

    Articles on the information and library science profession and related topics

  • Informe Académico

    Informe Académico

    Search across full-text Spanish and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines from and about Latin America.

    Una coleccion de revistas hispanicas con textos completos.

  • Insurance and Liability

    Insurance and Liability

    Gale OneFile: Insurance and Liability addresses concerns over the protection of assets, physical or intellectual, ranging from the individual property owner to multinational corporations. Insurance and Liability connects researchers to hundreds of thousands of updated articles from leading journals.

    Articles on mortgages, labor relations, legal issues, and more

  • Leadership and Management

    Leadership and Management

    Gale OneFile: Leadership and Management provides access to authoritative periodical content covering such topics as 21st-century skills, organizational dynamics and leadership, adult learning and continuing education and more. Updated daily, this library resource is useful for researchers or any professional interested in career development.

    A custom selection of full-text journals for educators is updated daily.

  • Library of Congress Teacher Resources

    Library of Congress Teacher Resources

    The Library of Congress offers classroom materials to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections. Find lesson plans and more to meet state standards.

  • LitFinder


    Access literary works and authors throughout history, including full-text poems, poetry citations, short stories and more.

    Literary works, biographies, images and much more for the lit student.

  • Medline Plus

    Medline Plus

    MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world's largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

  • Merck Manuals

    Merck Manuals

    Medical information resources for both medical professionals and consumers. The manuals are created by medical experts worldwide and are editorially independent from Merck & Co.

  • Merck Veterinary Manual

    Merck Veterinary Manual

    Animal health information for students and practicing veterinarians.

  • Middle School

    Middle School

    Gale In Context: Middle School combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies and history.

    Academic articles, images, topic selections, and more for middle schoolers

  • Military and Intelligence

    Military and Intelligence

    Gale OneFile: Military and Intelligence contains scholarly journals, magazines and reports covering all aspects of past and present military affairs. Updated daily, content supports key subject areas, such as governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces and more.

    Articles on governmental policies, socioeconomics effects of war, and more

  • Nursing and Allied Health

    Nursing and Allied Health

    Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health includes full-text titles cited in CINAHL to support specialized care, treatment and patient management. Nursing and Allied Health helps nursing professionals working in the field as well as students studying a nursing-focused curriculum.

    Articles on direct patient care, healthcare administration, and more

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook

    Occupational Outlook Handbook

    The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a publication of the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics that includes information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings, and job outlook.

  • Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

    Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

    Gale OneFile: Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine covers the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness and sports medicine. Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research and more.

    Articles on treatment techniques, experimental research, and more

  • Plan Your Career

    Plan Your Career

    Learn about Florida's job market and ways to prepare for a new career.

  • Pop Culture Studies

    Pop Culture Studies

    Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies analyzes and contributes to popular culture by offering useful information for researchers in social science, history, art and liberal arts courses.

    Articles on popular culture analysis and more

  • Popular Magazines

    Popular Magazines

    Gale OneFile: Popular Magazines includes the most searched magazines focusing on current events, sports, science and health issues.

    The most popular and current magazines available from all of the Gale resources

  • Psychology


    Gale OneFile: Psychology supports research in all fields of psychology: abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social and all areas of applied psychology. Researchers, psychologists, counselors and behavioral scientists will discover relevant information from the thoughts, views, discoveries and reports found in this comprehensive collection.

    Articles on personality, the human mind, memory, and more

  • Religion and Philosophy

    Religion and Philosophy

    Gale OneFile: Religion and Philosophy covers topics of philosophies and religions in one comprehensive collection. Researchers will gain valuable insight about the impact religion has had on culture throughout history, including literature, arts and language. Updated daily, Religion and Philosophy supports a broad range of topics from theological approaches to social issues.

    Articles on world religions, philosophies, and related fields

  • Sage Knowledge

    Sage Knowledge

    Access to the premier social sciences platform for SAGE and CQ Press book and reference content.

  • Science


    Gale OneFile: Science provides information on the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics and nanotechnology. Updated daily, Science has articles to satisfy almost every scientific inquiry and keep researchers current. Key subjects include the biological sciences, computing, engineering and technology.

    Updated daily, this collection includes 1.6 million articles and 200 journals.

  • U.S. History

    U.S. History

    Gale OneFile: U.S. History contains scholarly journals and magazines that can be used by novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. Updated daily, U.S. History offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.

    Robust coverage for both novice historians and advanced researchers.

  • U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

    U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

    The U.S. Small Business Administration provides support to small businesses and entrepreneurs. They provide information on starting and managing a business, loans and grants, and training.

  • Vocations and Careers

    Vocations and Careers

    Gale OneFile: Vocations and Careers aids users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching and maintaining a career. Vocations and Careers offers hundreds of current and applicable periodicals ranging from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

    Articles on job searching, building a career, and more

  • War and Terrorism

    War and Terrorism

    Gale OneFile: War and Terrorism contains millions of articles to help researchers gain valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact and perception on a global scale. This definitive collection is intended for analysts, risk management professionals and students of military science, history and social science.

    Articles on war and its causes, current events, terrorism, and more

  • World History

    World History

    Gale OneFile: World History provides access to scholarly journals and magazines for use by novice historians and advanced academic researchers. World History offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.

    Well-rounded coverage of current thinking and scholarly work.