General Reference

Academic and public libraries, as well as government organisations and businesses rely on our reference materials to obtain reliable, authoritative information across a wide range of reference resources.

Gale’s reference resources include:


Digital periodical collections for all sizes of libraries

Through our highly respected InfoTrac product range we are able to offer a vast collection of aggregated e-journal and e-newspaper collections. Whatever the needs of your library, InfoTrac provides the solution.

Download our InfoTrac brochure for details on the different collections available

Featured Resources:

Academic OneFile
General OneFile


Historical newspaper and magazine archives

Gale has digitised some of the most well known and highly respected newspapers and magazines in the world.

Key newspapers archive titles include The Times Digital Archive (1785 – 2009), The Economist Historical Archive (1843 – 2011) and the Financial Times Historical Archive (1888 - 2010).

Key magazine titles include the National Geographic Magazine Archive.

Offering sophisticated indexing and facsimile page reproduction, our historical newspaper and magazine archives serve a wide-range of teaching and research needs.

Visit our historical newspaper web-page


Print and eBooks


Knowledge Portals

Gale Knowledge Portals are a new generation of resources from Gale providing image rich, dynamic, online resources. Designed to be a comprehensive multidisciplinary one-stop resource of key topics, including the environment, global issues and awareness and the animal world, Gale Knowledge Portals are essential student resources for all levels.

Visit our Knowledge Portals web-page