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Databases beginning with G

Title Description Use @ home?
Gale Courses
In-depth, instructor-led, 6-week classes on tech topics, health-care training, business/accounting, personal development, law, test prep, and more. Some classes can lead to certification. Arlington Heights cardholders only.| More Info | Video Tutorial
Yes
Gale Directory Library
Search several different national, regional and international directories simultaneously or separately.  |  Video Tutorial (from Gale)
Yes
Gale Health and Wellness
Health encyclopedia and pamphlets, drug lookup, alternative health info and medical articles.
Yes
Gale in Context: Biography
Biographies and full text articles | Video Tutorial (from Gale)
Yes
Gale in Context: Global Issues
Covers news, global viewpoints, reference, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics and more.
Yes
Gale in Context: High School
Magazine, news and reference articles for middle school through undergraduate. Covers science, literature, history, social sciences, arts, etc. Appropriate for grades 6-college.| Video Tutorial
Yes
Gale Legal Forms
Thousands of legal forms for personal, business, real estate, litigation, etc. (MS Word or PDF). | See also Access My Library app. | Video Tutorial
Yes
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Reference eBooks on biography, business, environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, nations/worldreligion, science, social science, and more. See also Access My Library app. | Video Tutorial (with printable instructions)
Yes
GCFLearnFree.org
Free tutorials, designed by Goodwill, focusing on computer, job and life skills.
Yes
General OneFile
Articles from thousands of magazines/journals, covering all topics. | Search Tips
Yes
Global Issues in Context Yes
Google Scholar
Google's gateway to research articles. Why use this link? By logging in via the library's website, you can take advantage of special "Full Text @ My Library" links that connect you to full articles in the library's databases. | Tutorial
Yes
Green File
Covers global climate change, green building pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Yes
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6.012 Patron-Generated Content

04/27/2011
The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
 
By contributing patron-generated content, patrons grant the Library an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon that content.
 
By submitting patron-generated content, patrons warrant they are the sole authors or that they have obtained all necessary permission associated with copyrights and trademarks to submit such content.
 
Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
 
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
 
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
 
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
 
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
 
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
 
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
 
  • content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
 
  • content that is in violation of the Library’s Code of Conduct or any other Library policy