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Research Tutorial

This tutorial aims to help develop effective library research skills and critical thinking skills in all courses at Prince George's Community College.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of electronic reference books (e-books) and specialized encyclopedias that can be crossed searched. Listed below is a selective list of reference titles covering art, business, history, law, medicine, multiculturalism, and social sciences that are available in the database. Click on each title to access and search the electronic book.

The platform has a wide range of benefits:

  • Search individually or as a complete collection 
  • Full-text eBooks
  • Authoritative references
  • 24/7 access from any Internet-connected computer
  • ReadSpeaker technology (text-to-speech) allowing text to be read aloud to users and downloaded in MP3 format
  • No special reader or hardware required
  • Ability to print, e-mail and download articles
  • On-demand content translation into 11 languages
  • Unlimited simultaneous use





Multicultural Studies


Social Science