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Detailed instructions:

Gale Infotrac is a collection of full-text databases.  You can search these databases to find an article on just about anything.  Gale Infotrac works similarly to ProQuest and EBSCOhost Web.  It is brought to you by Gale Cengage Learning.

You can search the databases all together at the same time by doing a powersearch.  To learn more about Gale Powersearch, click on the video link above.

Databases include:
Academic OneFile
Agriculture Collection
Business Economics and Theory Collection
Communications and Mass Media Collection
Computer Database
Criminal Justice Collection
Diversity Studies Collection
Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
Fine Arts and Music Collection
Gender Studies Collection
Health and Wellness Resource Center
Health Reference Center Academic
Home Improvement Collection
Information Science & Library Issues Collection
Nursing & Allied Health Collection
Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection
Popular Culture Collection
Psychology Collection
Religion and Philosophy Collection
Small Business Collection
Vocations and Career Collection
War and Terrorism Collection
World History Collection

Gale Powersearch

The basic search in Gale Infotrac is called "Powersearch."  From the basic search screen, you can do a search by keyword, subject, or by searching the entire article.  Also notice that you can limit your searching to full-text only, and a few other things as well.

Gale Infotrac works similar to ProQuest and EBSCOhost Web.

If you'd like to learn more about using Gale Infortrac, or if you need help using any of the library's databases, feel free to contact the library.

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