General OneFile

Gale's largest general interest periodical resource, General OneFile, provides periodical and news information through an intuitive, user-friendly search interface for researchers at all levels. Content includes more than 12,000 titles in all with nearly 30 years of coverage. Based on the award-winning Gale PowerSearch platform, General OneFile puts approximately 80 million (updated daily) records at users' fingertips with a single search query.

General OneFile includes:

  • More than 7,800 full-text titles and 3,600 refereed journals, and hundreds of newspapers
  • More than 500 travel guides, including hundreds of Fodor's titles
  • The full collection of National Public Radio programs from 1990 to the present, including searchable transcripts
  • Full-text of the New York Times from 1985 to the present, updated daily
  • The ability to translate articles into 11 different languages, helping ESL researchers
  • More than 4,000 full-text titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries"
  • Access to a range of additional new collections created to fill subject-specific curricular needs
  • And much more

General OneFile offers:

  • A visually-stunning interface offering a familiar, Web-like experience
  • Users the opportunity to create individual account profiles, name and save any search in their profile, create journal alerts and customize interfaces
  • Results incorporating text and multimedia in a single set, revealing what each database offers on every search
  • Enhanced publication pages with more detail, cover images and easier browsing capability
  • The ability to choose from Basic, Browse Subject, Browse Publication or Advanced Search
  • The option to search within result lists to target specific content
  • ReadSpeaker technology to listen to audio versions of articles, or download the MP3 file for listening later
  • Technology to support a diverse range of languages with on-demand translation of documents
  • Opportunities to locate and share information using Web 2.0 technology, including: e-mail articles in HTML or plain-text format; generate citations in multiple formats; share links to articles; print, download bookmark articles and more
  • Options to manage documents by e-mailing, bookmarking, downloading or printing
  • 24/7 access for research needs outside the library
  • And more
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