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Career Cruising
Career Cruising, available in English and Spanish, is a comprehensive online career-planning, vocational guidance, employment seeking reference database with a built-in resume builder.
Dictionary of Literary Biography
Nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.
Gale Artemis Literary Sources
One click access to four literary databases: Literature Criticism Online, LitFinder, Scribner Writers Online, and Twayne's Authors.
Global Issues in Context
Analysis and international viewpoints on a broad array of global issues, topics, and current events. Includes overviews, expert perspectives, primary sources, international magazines, and statistics.
Access over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. Also includes secondary materials like biographies and images.
Literature Criticism Online
Cross-search an acclaimed series of literary criticism titles: Children’s Literature Review, Classical & Medieval Literature Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Literature Criticism 1400-1800, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.
Scribner Writers Online
Original, scholar signed essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world from all time periods. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author and their works in personal and historical context.
Safari Books Online
Over 800 searchable, full-text versions of books covering a wide range of computer and information technology topics.
Science in Context
Detailed coverage of popular subjects such as biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, health and medicine, physics, etc. Articles typically include topic overviews, magazine articles, images and videos, biographies, and detailed experiments.
Twayne’s Authors Online
In-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world within the context of the time period in which they lived. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements
World History in Context
World History in Context moves chronologically over 5,000 years from antiquity to the present day, to cover the events, movements and individuals that shaped world history.