New, updated full-text reference books available online
Need authoritative information that all your students can access simultaneously? Need informational text resources to plan for Common Core? Gale Virtual Reference Library, provided free to schools by the South Dakota State Library, contains new and updated titles in education, health/science, business and social studies. See detailed lists below.
The full-text Gale Virtual Reference Library is more user friendly than ever, showing book covers and copyright dates on the home page. All articles have read aloud, downloadable PDF and downloadable mp3.
Gale Virtual Reference Library is available on the State Library website directly from school or library, and at home with barcode and password.
The College Blue Book
Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook
The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health (due 6/2013)
Gale Encyclopedia of Science
Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery
Scholarships, Fellowships & Loans
Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America
Fashion, Costume, and Culture
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods & Recipes of the World
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays
UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes