Access a Canadian Perspective
Gale In Context: Canada is an engaging experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of Canadian topics, people, places, and events. Featuring Gale's authoritative reference material and focused on a Canadian perspective, this user-friendly portal organizes full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites.
Created especially for students and researchers studying Canada, its people, and its history, Canada spans the North American continent to deliver a full range of country-specific topics including First Nations, Government of Canada, Canadian Literature, Gun Control/Gun Registry, and biographies of Canadian figures, as well as information on technology, sports, industry, and more, all delivered from a uniquely Canadian perspective. Curriculum-aligned content includes encyclopedias, BBC videos, NPR audio selections, global news feeds, and articles from more than 370 Canadian newspapers and magazines.
A part of the Gale In Context suite, Canada offers an enhanced user experience with familiar navigation and a modern design to help users successfully orient across Gale products. This means less time learning how to use the product, and more time developing critical thinking skills. Tools like translation, text size adjustment, and text-to-speech help users with comprehension, while Lexiles and content levels help guide users to appropriate content.
“Canada In Context meets a compelling need for access to rich Canadian content. With a full range of information formats and an interface that supports students as they engage in inquiry, it is an essential resource for Canadian schools.”
- Anita Brooks Kirkland, Ontario Certified Teacher, School Librarianship Specialist
Platform Features & Tools
ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology, and on-demand text translation into over 50 languages.
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Integrated directly into the user’s workflow, formatted citations can be easily imported from single or multiple documents to services like EasyBib or NoodleTools. MLA-, APA-, and Chicago-style citations are supported.
Reviews & Testimonials
“This dynamic resource is recommended for school and public libraries in Canada or to libraries that serve large populations with Canadian research interests. It provides an engaging way to study Canada with a wide variety of resources including multimedia.”