InfoTrac: A Trusted Source for Current, Accurate, and Balanced News

By Sara Constantakis In our internet-driven world, news comes at us from every direction and from many different sources. But just because a news story shows up in our Facebook or Twitter feed doesn’t mean it’s credible or authoritative. The proliferation of fake news is a growing problem, since the internet makes it easy for … Read more…

New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in November 2016

The titles below have been recently added and can be located in the product using Basic or Advanced Search forms. Titles can be found via Browse Publications within two weeks. For complete coverage information please see the product title lists.   Academic OneFile  Acta Linguistica Hungarica (Akademiai Kiado) Peer-reviewed Dynamic Systems and Applications (Dynamic Publishers, … Read more…

How Well Do You Know Your Presidents?

By Traci Cothran

Who served as both Vice President and President of the United States, without having earned a single vote in the election?

Gerald Ford, that’s who!

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Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum

Last week I traveled to Grand Rapids, MI, and visited The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. During this 2016 election season, it was a breath of fresh air to wander amidst all the exhibition reminders of Ford’s “character,” “integrity,” “teamwork,” and how he “led by example” – detailing his life from his days as a Boy Scout, to college football player, to Navy man, and into his long career in government.

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New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in September 2016

InfoTrac provides what 21st-century researchers expect: instant access to complete, up-to-date content. Put the world’s leading journals and reference sources at your users’ fingertips, with easy-to-use features and unique search tools enabling discovery. Not an InfoTrac customer and interested in learning more? Get started today. The titles below have been recently added and can be located … Read more…

Product Update for Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile now includes a unique new browsing experience for users. Committed to improving user experience and based on feedback from students, this feature is designed to address significant searching needs.

  • Defined topics for ease of browsing
    Users won’t need to guess what to type in the search box—we’ve identified the topics for them. Gale has created browse-able topics by combining our superior subject indexing with taxonomies from Cengage Learning textbooks to create the most relevant periodical content around their research needs.
  • Navigating advanced searches 
    This feature does the searching for you, making it ideal for the user who struggles with effective Advanced Search strategies and overwhelming results. Users can drill down within one of six subject areas–like Marketing, Psychology, or Criminal Justice–to view relevant results in their topic of interest.
  • Focused and relevant results 
    Content is tailored to specific topics. Smaller and more targeted results will empower users to quickly find relevant content. Publications are hand-selected by subject-matter experts to ensure content is focused on the selected subject area.

This new browsing feature adds to the current Academic OneFile experience.  All the familiar searches–like Basic, Advanced, Subject, and Publication–are still available options.

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New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in June 2016

The titles below have been recently added and can be located in the product using Basic or Advanced Search forms. Titles can be found via Browse Publications within two weeks. For complete coverage information please see the product title lists.   Academic OneFile  American Journal of Theology & Philosophy (University of Illinois Press) 0194-3448 Peer-reviewed … Read more…

The Gale and Google Integration at Work

Posted June 13, 2016

By Holly Hibner, Adult Services Coordinator, Plymouth District Library (MI)

As libraries continually seek to be a valued educational partner in communities, schools, and institutions, bringing trustworthy digital content into the natural path of their users has never been more important. To make it easier for people to find and use this relevant, authoritative information, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, has partnered with Google for Education in two ways: providing intuitive integration of popular workflow tools through Google Apps for Education and indexing content in Google Scholar. With more than 50 million Google Apps for Education teachers and students worldwide, and an average of over 40,000+ Google search engine queries per second, Google is indisputably the place where people get their answers.

Information is truly at our fingertips now that Gale has become a Google for Education Partner. Many of Google’s popular tools like Drive, Docs, and Classroom are now integrated with Gale’s top products. Information seekers often look to Google for answers. Now they can combine the power of Google with the content authority of Gale databases.

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New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in May 2016

The titles below have been recently added and can be located in the product using Basic or Advanced Search forms. Titles can be found via Browse Publications within two weeks. For complete coverage information please see the product title lists.
 
Academic OneFile
 
  • Advances in Cognitive Psychology (University of Finance and Management in Warsaw) 1895-1171 Peer-reviewed
  • Epilepsy Research and Treatment (Hindawi Publishing Corp.) 2090-2972 Peer-reviewed
  • International Journal of Preventive Medicine (Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd.) 2008-7802 Peer-reviewed
  • Journal of Medical Signals & Sensors (Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd.) 2228-7477 Peer-reviewed
  • Journal of Open Research Software (Ubiquity Press Ltd.) 2049-9647 Peer-reviewed
  • Journal of Research in Medical Sciences (Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd.) 1735-1995 Peer-reviewed
  • Journal of Restorative Dentistry (Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd.)   Peer-reviewed
  • Universal Research Journal of Dentistry (Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd.) 2249-9725 Peer-reviewed

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Product Update: New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in April 2016

Posted on May 4, 2016

The titles below have been recently added and can be located in the product using Basic or Advanced Search forms. Titles can be found via Browse Publications within two weeks. For complete coverage information please see the product title lists.

 

Academic OneFile

  • Fusion Science and Technology (American Nuclear Society, Inc.) 1536-1055 Peer-reviewed
  • GV Casos-Revista Brasileira de Casos de Ensino em Administracao (Fundacao Getulio Vargas) 2179-135X Peer-reviewed
  • Industrial Health (National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan) Online: 1880-8026
    Print: 0019-8366 Peer-reviewed
  • JOSCM-Journal of Operations and Supply Chain Management (Fundacao Getulio Vargas) 1984-3046 Peer-reviewed
  • Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity (Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG) 2194-637X Peer-reviewed
  • Nuclear Science and Engineering (American Nuclear Society, Inc.) 0029-5639 Peer-reviewed
  • Nuclear Technology (American Nuclear Society, Inc.) 0029-5450 Peer-reviewed
  • Revista Ingeniare (La Universidad Libre Seccional Barranquila) 1909-2458 Peer-reviewed
  • Salud Mental (Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatria) 0185-3325 Peer-reviewed

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