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GVRL - eBooks for Free

Posted over 3 years ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, Education and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with Databases, eBooks, Gale Virtual Reference Library and GVRL

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) provides digital access to a variety of quality eBooks geared towards students, researchers, professionals and the general reader. With a wide-range of subjects including, but not limited to, the arts, business, education, environment, medical, and science projects we hope you’ll take the time to check it out. The materials available via GVRL contain some of the most recent, non-biased and accessible information available today. Kids will also love the full-text 100 page biographies of popular figures like Adele, Beyonce, Tim Tebow, The Dalai Lama, and many more.

New & Notable

The College Blue Book (42nd edition) The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer Encyclopedia of Business and Finance
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests

Additional Suggestions

Business Plans Handbook Contemporary Black Biography Contemporary Musicians
Career Information Center American Decades American Eras

To Access GVRL from a Computer:

Note: GVRL can also be accessed from the Research tab on our homepage (select Research, then General. Access to GVRL requires a valid library card & PIN.

Notable GVRL features:

  • Translate text to a variety of languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Polish, Spanish, Vietnamese and many more.
  • Highlights and notes
  • Citation tools
  • Download PDF, HTML or MP3
  • Email articles with citation

To Access GVRL from a Mobile Device:

Note: You must have GPS or location services enabled on your device
and be within 30 miles of a participating library location. The AML app
is available on Android and Apple mobile devices.

Notable AML features:

  • Access multiple databases using one app: Artemis-Literature, Biography in Context, ChiltonLibrary, National Geographic Virtual Library and many more.
  • Use Gale Powersearch to access multiple formats: magazines, academic journals, books, news, images, audio and video.

If you would like to learn more about Gale Virtual Reference Library or any of our other fantastic digital offerings – call our information line at 419.259.5200, visit us online or stop by one of our convenient library locations.

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