Gale PowerSearch


Gale PowerSearch is a search platform unlike any other, providing libraries, universities, schools and businesses with a sophisticated yet simple solution for managing a wealth of periodical, reference, multimedia and primary source information. Moreover, Gale PowerSearch provides your researchers with access to almost all the Gale content in your library's collection through one, single search query.

PowerSearch's clean, intuitive interface offers other powerful and convenient features, such as:

  • Web 2.0 sharing tools, including Delicious, MySpace, Reddit, Digg, Facebook, Newsvine and more
  • The ability to create individual user account profiles, name and save any search and receive search alerts when new content is available, thus making staying on top of the latest research a snap
  • Enhanced search results that incorporate context-sensitive multimedia, including images, videos, and podcasts
  • 11 language choices – including newly-added Russian, Arabic, and Polish – for on-demand translating of documents
  • Customisable RSS feeds on the homepage that enable the library and researcher to highlight information and publications important to their community or research
  • A downloadable MP3 file for every article allowing on-the-go researchers to listen through devices such as an iPod
  • ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology allows each article to be read aloud to the user – catering to the needs of auditory learners
  • Citation generation in multiple formats — including MLA and APA
  • Tabbed results for easy source identification
  • User friendly homepage with easy-to-navigate links 
  • 24/7 access for research needs outside of the library/institution
  • And much more