DB Tuesday: Gale In Context: College

Published on: November 3, 2020

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Have you ever used Gale In Context: College? It provides an excellent multi-resource view of a wide variety of topics from literature to countries to historical time periods, and is a great first stop for your research paper! Coverage runs from 1964 to the present.

Here is just a sampling of the topics you can research:

  • The 1970’s 
  • Nigeria 
  • Barack Obama 
  • Big business 
  • Soccer 
  • Halloween 
  • Idaho 
  • Body image 

Search tips:

  • Use ‘Browse Topics’ to read about popular topics 
  • Basic search for simple keywords 
  • Advanced search to search within a publication, for keyword combinations, authors, and more
    • Example advanced search: If you wanted to know more about the use of nuclear power in Australia, you could search the keywords “Australia” AND “nuclear power”  

What does it look like in action? 

Landing page:  

 

Browse topics:  

 

 

Topical main page:  

 

 

Let us know how this database works for you! Email library@dctc.edu or call 651-423-8366 with feedback and questions.  

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