About Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library Brochure [pdf, 1.8 MB]
From 24/7 access to thousands of eBooks on virtually any subject, learn about everything that makes Gale Virtual Reference Library an unprecedented combination of functionality and features.
RE:sources eNewsletter [html]
Read archived issues of this eNewsletter created to help you build traffic for your Gale Virtual Reference Library.
RE:sources Blog [html]
Visit the blog regularly for information on newly added titles from Gale and Gale's partner publishers, customer spotlights, discussions about eBook trends and more.
Academic Case Study [pdf, 1.2 MB]
Read the results of Sue Polanka's study at Wright State University comparing usage of her print collection versus Gale Virtual Reference Library eBooks.
K-12 Case Study [pdf, 530 KB]
Read why Pat Luebbe chose Gale Virtual Reference Library as a key resource for her more than 2,600 students at Glenbrook South High School.
Guided Video Tour of Gale Virtual Reference Library [html]
Don’t have time to attend a live training Webinar? Users of the Gale Virtual Reference Library can watch this 15 minute tutorial to learn how to perform basic and advanced searches, filter results, view articles and use document tools such as citation generation, virtual bookmarks and on-demand language translation.
Archive Copy and MARC Record Delivery [html]
Frequently asked questions are answered at support.gale.com.
How to create and manage eBook Subcollections [html] [pdf, 932 KB]
Download step-by-step instructions (pdf) or watch a 10 minute video tutorial (html) to learn how you can increase usage by easily building a customized library of eBooks to link on your library or course Web site.
Navigation Guide [pdf, 441 KB]
An in-depth instructional guide to searching and viewing eBooks and eBook content.
Search Tips [pdf, 468 KB]
Here's an easy-to-follow visual guide to performing a basic search, advanced search, browsing an eBook and creating a bookmark.
Recommended Titles and Special Collections
ASCD Education Collection [pdf, 401 KB]
Learn more about the Association of Supervision and Collection Development and the 66-titles included in this professional development eBook collection.
- ASCD Collection Marketing Letters [doc, 76 KB]
ASCD eBooks Text-Only E-mail Templates
Black History Month [pdf, 494 KB]
Promote your Black History Month eBooks with a custom subcollection and free widget for your homepage.
DK eBooks – A Visual Feast in a Virtual Library [pdf, 1.65 MB]
DK is the choice of librarians, parents, children and general readers worldwide. From animal facts to travel guides, DK, publisher of the Eyewitness series, is renowned for its distinctive, highly visual books that inform, inspire and entertain. Learn more about popular series such as See How They Grow, Eyewitness, Rough Guides and more.
Energy and the Environment [pdf, 223 KB]
Support research and discussion around today's hot topics with the addition of relevant eBooks like Climate Change: In Context, Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy and Global Warming 101.
Greenhaven Press – Reliable Information for Students On-the-Go [pdf, 692 KB]
Available around the clock and aligned to the curriculum, Greenhaven eBooks support class assignments, homework and independent reading. With popular series such as Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints, The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of... series, Issues That Concern You, and more available in eBook format, students can access reliable information from school, home, the coffee shop – wherever they do their homework.
Greenwood Publishing: New Titles Added [pdf, 262 KB]
Greenwood Publishing Group provides high-quality, authoritative reference books in all subject areas taught in middle schools, high schools, and colleges, as well as on topics of general interest.
Information Science Reference: Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 2nd Edition [pdf, 310KB]
Learn about this 8-volume set published by Information Science Reference, which serves as a comprehensive reference to the full range of concepts, issues, methods, technologies, and trends associated with this growing field.
Lucent Books – Nonfiction for Upper Elementary and High School [pdf, 792 KB]
Ideal for classroom assignments and homework projects, eBooks from Lucent support distance learning, promote computer literacy and provide curriculum-aligned content to improve student achievement. Save time, shelf space and money with Standing Orders for popular series such as Crime Scene Investigations, Hot Topics, Diseases and Disorders and People in the News.
Politics and Government [pdf, 1.23 MB]
Find eBooks covering both current and historical information on key people, government operations, election processes, political parties and much more.
Professional Development Resources [pdf, 344 KB]
With more than 100 eBooks and 1,100 periodicals – covering all major areas of professional development – Gale and its publishing partners lead education professionals instantly to the latest research, strategies and ideas to keep them effective in the classroom.
Spanish Language Resources [pdf, 288KB]
Support diverse communities, Spanish educators, and ESL students with more than 300 Spanish language reference eBook titles from Gale's partner publishers.
Terms and Conditions [html]
Gale Virtual Reference Library terms and conditions.