Research Resources

The Tulare County Library offers free access to hundreds online databases, tools, and services to empower our patrons!

Access tools, databases, and eLibraries to optimize your online search and find the

information you need from a reliable source.

Gale General OneFile

Gale General OneFile provides access to an unprecedented number of general reference magazines

and key serials in a single resource. This database is useful to users conducting general reference queries,

business searches, and current event research.

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Having a clear, compelling point of view on today’s most debated political and social issues requires finding

the most credible facts and insights. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints simplifies your search by bringing

together thousands of resources to provide authoritative articles, research reports, videos, and statistics. This database steers you away from unreliable content that online browsers sometimes serve up and helps you draw your own conclusions about global warming, the minimum wage, and hundreds of other debated topics.

Gale In Context: Science

Gale In Context: Science is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Gale Literature Research Center

When it comes to literature topics and literary research, finding the most diverse, evidence-based perspectives on any given author is important. Gale Literature Resource Center provides exactly that. In addition to critical analysis, primary sources, and detailed work overviews, this database brings together in-depth biographical, bibliographical, and contextual information. There are more than 165,000 complete entries from popular literature series, including two award-winning series, Gale Literature: Contemporary Authors and Gale Literature: Dictionary of Literary Biography.

Gale OneFile: Gender Studies

Gale OneFile: Gender Studies provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. This database includes topics related to gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

Gale OneFile: Information Science

Content for library science students, information science students, technology professionals, and others. Information Science is updated daily with articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information, and more.

Gale OneFile: Informe Academico

Meet the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

eLibrary of multiple subject encyclopedias and reference books.

Tulare County Library now provides free online access to The New York Times to Tulare County Library patrons

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