Gale’s In Context: “A Comprehensive Instructional Reference” with Modern Tools

Searching for a “core, essential, and vitally important addition” to add to your library? In Context family of online resources are a “valuable addition for high school, college, or public libraries.” With current, authoritative, media-rich information, In Context, meets the needs of today’s students with an easily searchable, mobile-responsive design and integrated Google Apps for Education tools.

Check out some user reviews below!

Energy In Context

 

Energy In Context is a two volume, comprehensive instructional reference work that will help students and non-specialist general readers to understand the fundamentals of energy science, while also exploring the social, political, economic, and cultural factors that impact how we find, use, store, and sometimes waste energy. The 224 signed, alphabetically arranged entries meet the needs of students from high school through college as well as public library users concerned about this important resource. . . .  readers don’t need to go to another source for a thorough understanding, as well as up-to-date information on important topics in the field of Energy science. Energy In Context is a core, essential, and vitally important addition to high school, community, college, and university library Energy Science & Issue reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists.”

Bookwatch, April, 2016

“This encyclopedia conveys the basics of energy science in simple and clear text while offering an unbiased explanation of the impact of energy on human life and the environment. . . . The comprehensive coverage of this set on not just energy but its history and impact make this a valuable addition for high-school, college, or public libraries.”

-Booklist, June, 2016

 

Canada In Context

“It pulls together reference information, academic journals, news, videos, maps, critical essays, and primary documents from a variety of sources to help researchers learn more about Canadian people, history, and contemporary issues from a Canadian perspective. It spans a range of subjects from technology to literature and sports to business. The database includes video and audio from CBC, NPR, and other authoritative sources. . . .This dynamic resource is recommended for school and public libraries in Canada or to libraries that serve large populations with Canadian research interests. It provides an engaging way to study Canada with a wide variety of resources including multimedia.”

-American Reference Books Annual, June, 2016

 

Research In Context

Research In Context is an online database designed to support the learning and research needs of middle school students. It provides them access to a wide range of information in a variety of formats to address nearly every subject studied by students in grades 6-8. . . . This is a fantastic resource to engage younger students in the habits of responsible, academic research at an early age. It is an excellent tool for encouraging information literacy especially as there are many different content formats and sources. It is highly recommended for school and public libraries.”

-American Reference Books Annual, June, 2016

 

Science In Context

“This is a fantastic resource, and it is highly recommended for school and public libraries. It brings a fresh and engaging perspective to the study of science by powerfully illustrating its place at the heart of our day-to-day lives and by demonstrating this through engaging multimedia resources. Students and teachers alike will find this a “go-to” resource for anything science-related. By including the typical database tools (save and share search results, citation tools, etc.) this becomes a tool everyone will want to use. Rather than going to many different places to find this information, it is all now available in one powerful, user-friendly dashboard.”

-American Reference Books Annual, June, 2016

 

Student Resources In Context

“This is a fantastic resource, and it is highly recommended for school and public libraries. It brings a fresh and engaging perspective to research and breathes fresh air into the research process with engaging, multimedia resources. Students and teachers alike will find this a “go-to” resource for research on anything from Steve Jobs to steampunk. By including additional database tools (save and share search results, citation tools, etc.) this becomes a tool everyone will want to use. Rather than going to many different places to find this information, it is all now available in one powerful, user-friendly dashboard.”

-American Reference Books Annual, June, 2016

 

U.S. History In Context

“This is an excellent and fun resource. It is highly recommended for school and public libraries. It brings a fresh and engaging perspective to the study of American history and presents it in a way that is familiar and appealing to students. This will be a staple resource for both students and teachers.”

-American Reference Books Annual, June, 2016

 

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