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Explore the Content

The Discovering Collection is designed with the student in mind. It is comprised of more than 28,000 biographies, 18,000 overview essays and more than 13,500 critical essays in core curriculum subjects — all available online, 24 hours a day. All of the information is pulled directly from Gale reference materials and explores literature, history, biography, science and social studies with comprehensive content easily accessible by even the most novice researchers.


  • Discovering Authors
  • Discovering Biography
  • Discovering Science
  • Discovering US History
  • Discovering World History
  • Discovering Multicultural America


  • Exploring Novels
  • Exploring Short Stories
  • Exploring Poetry
  • Exploring Shakespeare


  • U•X•L Biographies
  • U•X•L Jr. Discovering Authors
  • U•X•L Encyclopedia of Science, 2nd Edition
  • U•X•L Experiment Central
  • Jr. Worldmark Encyclopedia of Canadian Provinces
  • Jr. Worldmark Encyclopedia of Mexican States
  • Jr. Worldmark Encyclopedia of Nations
  • Jr. Worldmark Encyclopedia of States
  • Jr. Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures
  • U•X•L Math and Mathematicians
  • U•X•L Multicultural
  • U•X•L Science
  • Sick! Diseases and Disorders, Injuries and Illnesses


  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of Canadian Provinces Online Edition
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of Nations
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations World Leaders
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of States
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures

Other sources available in Discovering Collection:

  • American Eras
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Science, 3rd Edition
  • Gale Encyclopedia of World Biography (selections)
  • Gale History Behind the Headlines
  • Newsmakers
  • Presidential Administration Profiles for Students