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SCI 105 Stave: Background information

This guide supports your annotated bibliography project - mitigating climate change

Gale eBooks (formerly known as GVRL)

Using Gale Ebooks

Gale eBooks, formerly known as Gale Virtual Reference Library or GVRL, is a database that provides access to encyclopedias and subject dictionaries. It's a great place to start your research. 

encyclopedias

Use the link below to look for articles using Gale eBooks.

Searching Tutorial for Gale Ebooks

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Step 1: Searching for an article

Consider the MAIN concept you are exploring, and use that as a keyword to search this database for relevant articles.

Keyword closeup in Gale Ebooks search box

Step 2: Selecting an article

To read an article in Gale eBooks, click on the article title. Be sure to note the titles of the encyclopedias the articles come from. Finally, always read through more than one article to get multiple perspectives or views on an issue.

Click the article title to read the whole article.

Look at more than 1 article to get multiple views

Step 3: Saving and citing an article:

Once you click on an article title, look at the tools on the side for how to cite, send/email, download, etc., so you can take that article with you.

Article sample in Gale eBooks

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