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Gale Ebooks (Was Gale Reference or GVRL)Login Required
Biographies Encyclopedia Information
All of your favorite reference books online. Search within one reference title, across several reference titles, or even across several other Gale databases. 
Gale in Context: Elementary [Kids Info-bits]Login Required

Gale Databases

Gale in Context: elementary (which was formerly known as Kids InfoBits) is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It's a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics. It features a modern, graphical interface, great new content from trusted sources, more intuitive navigation, improved resources, and much more.

Gale Literary SourcesLogin Required
Articles Biographies

Gale Literary Sources brings together all of Gale's literary databases into one seamlessly cross-searchable research and study environment. Whether you're researching authors and their works, literary movements or genres, or trying to find book reviews of bestsellers, you can search across all of your library's Gale literary databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism and analysis, reviews, author biographies, and a rich collection of expertly written work overviews.

Gale Primary SourcesLogin Required

Gale Databases

Gale Primary Sources is an integrated research environment that allows users to search across all of their Gale primary source collections. Gale Primary Sources takes users beyond a simple search and retrieve workflow, allowing them to analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools. Through intuitive subject-indexing users will discover new material even in the most familiar of content sets.
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
With polling data dating back to at least 1952, is a fascinating, authoritative public opinion data resource.
Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection [Gale]Login Required

Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focused on both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies. The database offers biotechnologists, farmers, hobbyists, and landscape architects alike access to important content relevant to their pursuits.

Gender Studies Collection [Gale]Login Required

Gender Studies Collection provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

General OneFile (Gale)Login Required

General OneFile is Gale's largest general-interest database with more than 8,000 titles (most in full text with no embargo), many of which are recommended by Bowker's Magazines for Libraries. We've included the reference, newspaper, and audio content that complements the resource's robust collection of magazines and journals.

General Science Collection [Gale]Login Required

General Science Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments. Key subjects covered by the database include biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

Genetics Home Reference (NLM)
Encyclopedia Information Government Website

Genetics Home Reference provides consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variation on human health. GHR is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), which is part of the National Institutes of Health, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

GEOG 1000 World Regional Geography - (G. Smith)
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
Geographic Information Clearinghouse (Montana)
Working to create, record, acquire, store, and disseminate geographic information for the state of Montana. Data for GIS systems.
Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)
Encyclopedia Information Government
Information for almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States and its territories. The GNIS is our Nation's official repository of domestic geographic names information.
Geology of National Parks (USGS)
Government Website
3D and photographic tours featuring park geology and natural history.
Global Issues in ContextLogin Required
Articles Encyclopedia Information Statistics / Weights / Measures

From Gale, this database provides perspectives on International news, events, health, business, foreign conflict, science, society, politics, women and family and other issues as well as maps, history and other tools.

Google - Advanced Search
Website Tools
Google's advanced search screen where you can limit your search to what you want and weed out extra non-related sites.
Google Cultural Institute
Images Website
Discover exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world. Explore cultural treasures in extraordinary detail, from hidden gems to masterpieces. Includes Art Projects, Historic Moments, & World Wonders.
Google Image Search
Search for online images using Google's image search engine.
Google Scholar
Website Tools
Google's specialized search engine that searches across many scholarly disciplines and worldly sources.
Government Documents
Articles Website
University of South Florida's gateway to Federal and some state government documents.
Government Gazettes on the Web

Worldwide government information, from the University of Michigan.

Govinfo is a service of the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO), which is a Federal agency in the legislative branch.

Govinfo provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. (Tracking the U.S. Congress)
Government Website

We publish the status of federal legislation, information about your representative and senators in Congress including voting records, and original research on bills and votes.

Graphic Artists Guild: Free Resources
Find free access to advice on business, clients, contracts, legal issues, copyright, licensing, white papers, & news. Most of the site is for paying members.
Graphic Arts & Media Professional Associations
Directories / Phone Books Website
Compiled by the UCLA Library for their Design Media Arts courses, this guide provides links to Graphic Arts professional organizations. Other guide links are for UCLA students.
Gravesite Locator - U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Directories / Phone Books Government
Search for burial locations of veterans and their family members in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, various other military and Department of Interior cemeteries, and for veterans buried in private cemeteries when the grave is marked with a government grave marker. Includes burial records from many sources.
Green's Dictionary of Slang
Dictionaries / Thesauri
The free portion of this resource has more than 50,000 main entries encompassing more than 130,000 individual slang words and more than two-thirds of a million citations of usage.
Greenfile (Ebsco)Login Required
From EBSCO, Greenfile offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Grzimek's Animal Life OnlineLogin Required
E-Book Encyclopedia Information

Note: You may access Grzimek's through Gale Reference (GVRL). In advanced search under "publication title" enter "Grzimek's." This is the standard, premier animal encyclopedia that includes ancillary topics such as biomes, endangered species, prehistoric animals, etc. and media additions (interactive maps, photos, video and audio tracks).

NWC Students, Faculty & StaffFor NWC Students, Faculty & Staff
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APACitation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
Dictionaries / ThesauriDictionaries / Thesauri
Directories / Phone BooksDirectories / Phone Books
Encyclopedia InformationEncyclopedia Information
Statistics / Weights / MeasuresStatistics / Weights / Measures
Test / Exam PracticeTest / Exam Practice