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Guide to Gale eBooks

What is Gale eBooks?

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Gale eBooks makes it possible to pinppoint trusted reference materials wherever and whenever you want. In this collection of over 1,000 titles, you’ll find encyclopedias and specialized sources from top publishers selected by the Library. Browse, search, and download chapters to reliable, scholarly content on Gale eBooks.

How do I access it?

Search and read Gale eBooks anytime with this link:

library.purdueglobal.edu/galebooks

When to use Gale eBooks

The encyclopedias, handbooks, and other reference titles in Gale eBooks are considered tertiary sources. The most common reason you may consult a tertiary source is when you need to review reliable background research on a topic you are not familiar with. The below tutorials have more information about how and when to use tertiary sources in your research.