Gale Cengage Learning is one of the world leaders in eResearch and educational publishing for libraries and schools. It includes full-text magazine articles, newspaper articles and articles from over 600 online databases. These include the following resources:
- Canada in Context
- Global Issues in Context
- Science in Context
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
- GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)
Canada In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of Canadian topics, people, places, and events. The solution merges Gale’s authoritative and continuously updated reference content, written from a Canadian perspective, with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on global issues, topics, and current events, including information on countries, geography, civics, and discussion of science issues. Resources may be used as a spring board for critical thinking and analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Through an array of multimedia and interactive presentations, including a text-to-voice reading option, students have access to articles, references, periodicals, and primary source and statistical information. Tutorial
Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale’s authoritative and continuously updated 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. Tutorial
Gale Virtual Reference Library opens a door to an online library database of encyclopaedias and specialized reference sources in the arts, environment, history, law, literature, medicine, science, and nation and the world. Tutorial
GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centres around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development. Portals include authoritative analysis, academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics, and rich multimedia. Use Browse Issues and Topics, World Map, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database. Tutorial
Cost: Free to registered and enrolled students
Enrolled Students: Access to Gale Cengage database is through Encom. Please log in to your parent homepage in Encom, the school computer system, and choose “Curriculum Resources” from the top menu. Scroll down to find the link and password for Gale Cengage.
Registered Students: If you have not yet received the username/password document for registered students, please email Beth Johnson for your copy.