General Reference

Biography In Context
Biographical summaries with related newspaper and magazine articles and images.

Expanded Academic ASAP
News and scholarly journal articles on topics from science and technology to the arts and humanities.

Gale Power Search
Searches the following Gale databases: Discovering Collection, Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center, Junior Reference Collection, Student Resource Center – Gold, Student Resource Center – Junior, Expanded Academic ASAP, General Reference Center, Informe, General OneFile, and the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
In addition to our print reference collection, Country Day maintains a collection of specialized encyclopedias and other reference works in e-book format through the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

General OneFile
News and periodical articles on topics including science, history, politics, business, technology, and more.

General Reference Center
Reference, periodical, and news articles on popular culture, current events, science, the arts, recreation, and more.

Global Issues in Context
Global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues. Provides information seekers with a framework to better understand 21st-century issues and events while highlighting global connections and the interdependence of all nations.

Issues & Controversies
Full-text articles covering contemporary hotly-debated issues.

Junior Reference Collection
This middle-school level database contains reference articles, primary sources, and multimedia on topics including science, history, and literature.

Research in Context
Research In Context combines the best of Gale’s reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Categories cover a range of the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, literature, and many more.

Student Edition – K12
This periodicals database for high-school students includes newspaper, magazine, and reference articles on topics ranging from history and government to the arts to science and health.

Student Resources In Context
This high-school level database contains reference, news, and periodical articles, multimedia, primary sources, and creative works on topics including history, science, literature, and more.