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ebooks@ORU: Gale eBooks

Overview of the ebooks available in the ORU Library along with tips on how to access, search, navigate, annotate, and download them

About Gale eBooks

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A collection of 210 primarily subject encyclopedias, several of which are multi-volume.

Go directly to the Gale eBooks by clicking the icon above.

Sample titles:

Browse & Search Options

  • Simple Search: Insert search terms in the search box on the GVRL homepage.
  • Advanced Search: Allows you to fine tune your search by specifying which field(s) to search, e.g., title, author, subject, full text, etc. or by limiting the search to a particular time frame, subject, publication or language.
  • Browse: Allows you to browse the book jackets of the works in various subject categories.

Special Features

Listen: Allows you to listen to the article being read aloud while you are viewing it in text view. Articles may also be downloaded in MP3 format.

Bookmark: Allows you to save and share links to specific pages in the GVRL database including search results, individual articles or a list of saved articles.

Download PDF: Allows you to download or email a PDF of an article or part of an article.

Translation: The content of the database may be translated to multiple languages. The translations are machine translations and so are not guaranteed to be as accurate as human translation.

Citation: Generates a citation in either MLA or APA format, which you can then save or export to a citation manager such as EndNote or Zotero.

Dictionary: Allows you to search for definitions in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.