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Academic One File (Gale)

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses,. Working with the academic community and archives across the world, Gale digitize physical materials and apply unique search technology designed to aid discovery in academic research, helping researchers develop new ideas and deliver original research at all levels of study.

Extensive peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Covering all academic disciplines, it has millions of articles available in both PDF or HTML format. Video tutorial from Niche Academy.


(AGRICultural OnLine Access) Offers citations for journal articles with abstracts and bliographic records from content around the world. Access 5,200,000+ records and printed works from as far back as the 15th century.

Agriculture Collection (Gale)

Current and authoritative industry periodicals that span from practical aspects of farming, to cutting-edge scientific research in horticulture. Strong coverage of titles from Agricola and Delmar databases.

American FactFinder

Access to data from several censuses and surveys (population, housing, economic and community) from the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas.

Ancestry Library Edition (ProQuest) - For Use in K-12 Libraries - Now availabe from home for students

Home access during coronavirus pandemic. The world's most popular consumer online genealogy resource is available to use in Maine K-12 school libraries. This collection holds billions of records in census data, photos, directories, vital records, and more. Video tutorial from Niche Academy.

Ancestry Library Edition (ProQuest) - For Use in Public Libraries - Now available from home for Maine citizens

Home access during coronavirus pandemic. The world's most popular consumer online genealogy resource is available to use in Maine public libraries. This collection holds billions of records in census data, photos, directories, vital records, and more. Video tutorial from Niche Academy.

Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ProQuest)

Discover specialized, editorially-curated and relevant scholarly research and technical literature critical for scientists researching the world's living aquatic resources.

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Ben's Guide to US Government for Kids

A resource to help inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government through publications and information distributed by the Gov't. Publishing Office (GPO).

Black Freedom Struggle in the United States

Over 2,000 curated primary-source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. Our intention is to support a wide range of students, independent researchers and anyone interested in learning more about the foundation of ongoing racial injustice in the U.S. – and the fights against it.

Books & Authors (Gale)

Have fun when exploring great title recommendations and reading lists for genre fiction and essential non-fiction. Everyone can easily find their next book to read when using the 'What Do I Read Next?' feature!

Business Collection (Gale)

Full-text coverage of business disciplines: accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy. Includes a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications.

Business Economics and Theory (Gale)

Content is useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends, constructing economic models, investing for the future, and researching rates.

Business Premium Collection (ProQuest)

The Business Premium Collection is a combination of popular business databases to provide your library with a truly comprehensive business research solution.

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ChiltonLibrary (Gale)

Automotive maintenance, repair, and technical service bulletins. Step-by-step service and repair procedures, wiring diagrams, maintenance and specification tables, troubleshooting guides and diagnostic trouble codes, and ASE test prep. Video tutorial from Niche Academy.

Communications and Mass Media Collection (Gale)

Nearly 3 million articles on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature, to meet the needs of researchers. (Legislative Information)

Provides full-text access to the Congressional Record, bills, public and private laws, roll call votes, and schedules of both houses.

Criminal Justice Collection (Gale)

Covers law, law enforcement, or terrorism, training for paralegal service, preparing for a career in homeland security, delving into forensic science, investigating crime scenes, developing policy, going to court, writing sociological reports, and much more.

Culinary Arts Collection (Gale)

More than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar such as About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit.

Digital Maine Repository

The DigitalMaine Repository is a partnership of the Maine State Library, Maine State Archives and community institutions around the state. As Maine's service hub for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), the DigitalMaine Repository is working to make digital collections from all Maine cultural institutions freely accessible to the world.

Diversity Studies Collection (Gale)

The Diversity Studies Collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community. This collection includes more than 2.7 million articles from 150 journals, updated daily.

EBSCOhost Ebook Collection

A collection of 7,989 e-books on a wide variety of topics for all ages.

EconLit (ProQuest)

Provides bibliographic coverage of a wide range of economics-related literature. An expanded version of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) indexes of journals, books and dissertations, EconLit covers both economic theory and application.

Educator's Reference Complete (Gale)

A selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Focus on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.

Entrepreneurship (Gale)

This database covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, etc.

Environment Complete (EBSCO)

Extensive coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study. Offering full text and indexing for journals, books and monographs.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection (Gale)

Over 800 journals and six subject-specific reference titles provide coverage of environmental issues and policies. Offers diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, and corporate interests.

ERIC - Education

(U.S. Dept. of Ed.) This comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable Internet-based bibliographic and full-text database of education research and information is for educators, researchers, and the general public.

Fine Arts and Music Collection (Gale)

10.4 million articles for students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. More than 250 journals covered in the Wilson Art Index and Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) index are available in full text.

FSTA: Food Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)

FSTA® is an extensive specialist database in which carefully selected food and health research and information is collated, summarised, and indexed for efficient searching.

Gale LegalForms

Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Included is an attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language. Video tutorial from Niche Academy.

Gale Literary Sources

Gale Literary Sources allows searching across these three Gale's literary databases: Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writer Series and Twayne's Authors Series.

Gale Literature Resource Center

Up-to-date author biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

Gale Power Search

Gale PowerSearch contains over 375,000,000 articles found in a collection of authoritative periodicals, scholarly journals, newspapers, and reference content.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) ebooks

A selection of the most popular Gale reference e-books. Video tutorial from Niche Academy.

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection (Gale)

Farmers, landscape architects, and biotechnologists can find information in this collection of nearly 50 journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture.

Gender Studies Collection (Gale)

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)

A one-stop source for news and magazine articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.

General Science Collection (Gale)

Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments. Subjects include biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

GeoRef (ProQuest)

Access geoscience literature via the comprehensive AGI database. Contains over 3.6 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses.

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Global Newsstream (ProQuest)

Search the most recent global news content in over 2,800 news sources including newspapers, newswires, news journals, transcripts, video, and digital-first content in full-text format. The archives stretch back into the 1980s. Includes the Boston Globe, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and more!

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. You can search for articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.

Google Translate

Google's free service instantly translates words, phrases, and web pages between English and over 100 other languages.


A free research database that provides scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts.

Health and Wellness Resource Center (Gale)


Find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, videos, & reference information on: Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Pregnancy, Prescription Drugs, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, health assessment sites & government databases. Includes 700+ videos from a consumer health video library.

Health Reference Center Academic (Gale)

Articles on Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc.

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO)

A resource that offers detailed 'how-to' instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text from leading hobby and craft magazines. Video tutorial from Niche Academy.

Home Improvement Collection (Gale)

More than 4.5 million articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles, covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection (Gale)

Content from over 500 industry journals providing coverage of historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field. Includes cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.

In Context: College

Interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, communication, collaboration, and innovation. Learners can access news content including full-text newspapers and periodicals. Empower learning with hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections.

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In Context: Elementary (Gale)

This educational resource is for Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content.

In Context: Environmental Studies (Gale)

This resources focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centers around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development.

In Context: High School (Gale)

Presented at the High School level. Provides support for papers, projects, and presentations that reinforce development of academic skills like critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity and innovation. Offers a selection of overviews, primary sources, videos and images.

In Context: Middle School (Gale)

Created specifically for middle school students, this resource combines reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, and primary sources. It includes more than 1.6 million articles.

In Context: Opposing Viewpoints (Gale)

Contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. It features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio and links to vetted websites.

Information Science and Library Issues Collection (Gale)

For library science students, information science and technology professionals. Updated daily with articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information, and more.

Informe Académico (Gale)

This resource includes a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. It provides quality reference material--not simply translations of English-language materials.

Insurance and Liability Collection (Gale)

Articles from leading journals, including: Business Insurance, Claims, Employee Benefit News, National Underwriter Life & Health, Pensions & Investments, Risk Management, and more.

Leadership and Management (Gale)

Periodical content covering topics such as 21st century skills, learning disorders, standardized testing, home schooling and more. Updated daily, this resource is for any professional educator interested in professional development.

LearningExpress Library (EBSCO)

An eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.Video tutorial from Niche Academy.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) (EBSCO)

This free research database provides indexing and abstracting for key library and information science journals, books, research reports and more.

Maine CDC

Get the latest information about the COVID 19 pandemic in Maine and listen to Maine CDC Briefings.

Maine Memory Network

A project of the Maine Historical Society, provides access to thousands of historical items belonging to over 260 organizations from across Maine.

Maine News (ProQuest)

Search through the Bangor Daily News, Kennebec Journal, Morning Sentinel, Maine Times, Portland Press Herald and Sun Journal dating back to 1980.

Maine Secretary of State Kids' Page

Information for K-12 on the State of Maine as well as links to other student programs from the Secretary of State's Office.


MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families for reliable, up-to-date health information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.

Merriam-Webster's 3rd New Int'l. Dictionary

Online full-text of Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus as well as a wealth of language related information.

Military & Intelligence Resources (Gale)

Scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. Key areas include governmental policies, socio-economic effects of war, structure of the armed forces, and more.

MyHeritage (Library Edition) (EBSCO)

MyHeritage Library Edition contains internationally diverse genealogy databases. Access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and resources that span the past five centuries. Remote access from home is allowed and it is and a mobile-friendly.

National Geographic Kids (Gale)

National Geographic Kids includes all magazines from 2009 to the present, as well as books, videos, and images. High-quality information for primary, upper elementary, and middle school students. Video Tutorial from Niche Academy.


Online version of Nature, a British multidisciplinary scientific journal. A top academic journal that publishes original research across a wide range of scientific fields.

Newsstand (Gale)

A full-text newspaper resource searchable by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields. Access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.

Niche Academy

Niche Academy is an award winning online learning platform that includes quick video tutorials for many of the resources you’ll find in the Digital Maine Library.

NoveList K-8 Plus (EBSCO)

Created especially for children and the adults who work with them. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

NoveList Plus (EBSCO)

A database for reading recommendations to help readers of all ages find information on books. Includes expert recommendations, read-alikes, reviews, articles, lists and more. Also provides audiobook information and recommendations. Video tutorial from Niche Academy.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection (Gale)

Over 10 million articles, with full text titles cited in CINAHL this collection contains authoritative content for nursing professionals as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

Oceanic Abstracts (ProQuest)

Technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment that focuses on marine biology and physical oceanography, fisheries, aquaculture, non-living resources, meteorology and geology, plus environmental, technological, and legislative topics.

Peterson’s Career Prep (Gale)

A resource for job seekers that helps people improve their chances of finding sustainable employment. Provides guidance and activities for job seekers and those investigating new careers.

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection (Gale)

Includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Covering a wide spectrum of information, provides access to a diverse, but focused set of topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, and experimental research theses.

Pop Culture Collection (Gale)

Pop Culture Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. Useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.

Popular Magazines (Gale)

Access to the most searched magazines across the OneFile products. The titles selected are based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker's 'Magazines for Libraries.'

Pro Citizen (Pronunciator)

A Pronunciator Language Learning Tool, this course will prepare you for the Civics, Reading, and Writing portions of the Naturalization Test. Contains a series of 100 informative videos, plus practice exercises and quizzes to pass the Naturalization Test.

Pronunciator Language Learning

Self-paced language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages. Audio lessons, interactive textbooks, intelligent flashcards, pronunciation analysis, phrasebooks, and quizzes. Video tutorial from Niche Academy.

Psychology Collection (Gale)

Provides access to academic journals and magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind. Contains content of interest to both researchers and general users.

PubMed (National Library of Medicine)

Offers over 28 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering.

Religion and Philosophy Collection (Gale)

A selection of magazines and academic journals covering religion, philosophy and anthropology. Study theological approaches to social issues and learn about the impact religion has culture.

Scribner Writers Series (Gale)

The Scribner Writers series are e-books that include: American Writers Collection (36 vols); British Writers Collection (26 vols); European Writers Collection (14 vols); World and Genre Writers Collection (25 vols).

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)

Indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 peer-reviewed journals. Topics include Best Practices, Curriculum Development, Literacy Standards, Pedagogical Research, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Science & Mathematics, School Administration, and more.

Twayne's Author Series (Gale)

A collection of references to literary figures of America, Great Britain and the world. Includes biographical information, major works, and critical responses.

U.S. History Collection (Gale)

A comprehensive collection of periodicals supporting topics in U.S. History that contains 584,689 articles.

US Newsstream (ProQuest)

US Newsstream provides access to the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format.

Value Line Investment Survey for public libraries

This financial newsletter monitors information important to analysts and investors on hundreds of stocks over dozens of industries, and is an invaluable resource for understanding the fluctuations of the stock market. Video tutorial from Niche Academy.

Value Line Research Center for academic libraries

The Value Line Research Center includes online access to Value Line's leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks.

Vocations and Careers Collection (Gale)

Finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. This collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

Wall Street Journal (ProQuest)

A daily business and financial newspaper with high marks for factual reporting. It has a focus upon business and economy but often reports on related topics in politics, arts and world events.

War and Terrorism Collection (Gale)

For analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science, this resource provides valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact, and perception on a global scale.

World Book Advanced

For advanced secondary and college students, this is a reference tool that includes full encyclopedic and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links and more. Optimized for tablets.

World Book Discover

Aimed at learners reading below year level (as well as adult literacy, reluctant readers or ESL), World Book Discover engages with easy-to-understand content, interactive multimedia and text-to-speech. Includes activities aimed at teaching life skills.

World Book Early World of Learning

For K-3rd graders, this site offers a children's encyclopedia, and several resources (like animated poems, stories and games) for developing reading skills such as phonics, vocabulary & comprehension.

World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

This resource is the Spanish-language version of the World Book Encyclopedia, providing the same quality information to Spanish-speaking learners. Grades 2-6.

World Book Encyclopedia

A general A-Z reference resource, World Book Encyclopedia covers thousands of entries in a wide variety of topics, adding in color photos, diagrams, charts, tables and maps.

World Book Kids

For K-5th graders, this online encyclopedia presents information in a child-friendly manner, including videos, activities, read-aloud and translation features. Lexile reading levels are included.

World Book Student

World Book Student connects students with a variety of multimedia and articles, while providing tools to teachers to support an inquiry-driven or flipped classroom curriculum.

World Book Timelines

Students and researchers can browse existing timelines in a variety of subjects or create custom timelines using articles from the World Book encyclopedia to visualize the cause and effect relationship between selected events.

World Fact Book (CIA)

Produced by the CIA, the World Factbook summarizes information about countries and other international entities, such as demographics, geography, communications, government, and economy.

World History Collection (Gale)

Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. Coverage of events in world history and scholarly work. compiles and organizes the holdings of thousands of libraries globally, making it the world's largest bibliographic database.

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