Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

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A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).

Remote access account are issued to all bona fide UP students, faculty members and staff.

» Access: On campus within UP System and Remote (Off-campus)
» Expiry: Perpetual (No expiration)

List of titles:

2016 New titles

American law yearbook 2015
An Einstein Encyclopedia
Britannica student encyclopedia : an A to Z encyclopedia
Digital Information Strategies: From Applications and Content to Libraries and People
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim world
Encyclopedia of modern ethnic conflicts
Encyclopedia of world biography. Volume 35, Supplement.
Careers in architecture and construction
Careers in sports and fitness
International directory of company histories. Volume 171
International directory of company histories. Volume 172
International directory of company histories. Volume 173
International directory of company histories. Volume 174
International directory of company histories. Volume 175
International directory of company histories. Volume 176
International directory of company histories. Volume 177
International directory of company histories. Volume 178
Libraries Canada = Bibliotheques Canada, 2015-2016
Magill’s cinema annual 2015 : a survey of the films of 2014
Buenos Aires
Cancun and the Yucatan
Devon and Cornwall
England’s Lake District
Florence & Tuscany
Greek Islands
Hong Kong
Italian Lakes
Las Vegas
Malta & Gozo
Miami and the Keys
Milan and the lakes
U-X-L encyclopedia of weather and natural disasters
How everyday products are made
Worldmark encyclopedia of the states
Handbook of research on climate change impact on health and environmental sustainability
Top 10 Vienna

Older titles

21st Century Economics: A Reference Handbook
24P: Make Your Digital Movies Look Like Hollywood
Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations Dictionary, 40th ed.
Advanced Project Management
Advances in Audio and Speech Signal Processing: Technologies and Applications
African American Almanac, 10th ed.
Alternative Energy
American Gangsters, Then and Now: An Encyclopedia
American Literature from 1600 Through the 1850s
American Literature from 1945 Through Today
American Literature from the 1850s to 1945
American Women Writers
Animator’s Reference Book
Applied E-Learning and E-Teaching in Higher Education
Archival Appraisal: Theory and Practice
Art of Mixing: A Visual Guide to Recording, Engineering, and Production, 2nd ed.
Artificial Cognition Systems
Artificial Crime Analysis Systems Using Computer Simulations and Geographic Information
Artificial Intelligence and Integrated Intelligent Information Systems: Emerging Systems Technologies and Applications
Arts and Humanities Through the Eras
ASEAN-China Relations: Realities and Prospects
Authentic Learning Environments in Higher Education
A-Z Encyclopedia of Food Controversies and the Law
Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians
Battles that Changed History: An Encyclopedia of World Conflict
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Extreme Sports
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Berkshire Manual of Style for International Publishing
Big Three in Economics Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes
Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers
Business Solutions on Demand
Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development
Cambridge Guide to Women’s Writings in English
Cambridge Handbook of Age and Ageing
Cases on Successful E-Learning Practices in the Developed and Developing World: Methods for the Global Information Economy
Catalog It!: A Guide to Cataloging School Library Materials 2nd ed.
Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government
Child Development
Children’s Literature Review, Volume
Children’s Literature Review, Volume 169
Children’s Literature Review, Volume 170
Children’s Literature Review, Volume 171
Children’s Literature Review, Volume 172
China and the Challenge of Economic Globalization The Impact of WTO Membership
Citizens and E-Government: Evaluating Policy and Management
Climate Change: A Reference Handbook
Clothing through American History: The Civil War through the Gilded Age, 1861-1899
Coastal Informatics: Web Atlas Design and Implementation
Collaborating to Meet Literacy Standards: Teacher/Librarian Partnerships for Grades K-2
Columbia Companion to American History on Film
Communicating Knowledge: Publishing in the 21st Century
Comprehensive Nanoscience and Technology
Computational Gas-Solids Flows and Reacting Systems: Theory, Methods and Practice
Computer Engineering: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Best Practices and Principles for Instructors
Constitutions of the World, 3rd ed.
Contemporary Black Biography, Volume 70
Contemporary Fashion
Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, Volume 115
Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, Volume 116
Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, Volume 117
Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, Volume 118
Corporate Hacking and Technology-Driven Crime: Social Dynamics and Implications
Corporate Memory: Records and Information Management in the Knowledge Age
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2010
Cracking the Code: Leveraging Consumer Psychology to Drive Profitability
Creating Digital Video in Your School
Creation Myths of the World: An Encyclopedia, 2nd ed.
Crimes Against Nature: Environmental Criminology and Ecological Justice
CRM Project Management Handbook: Building Realistic Expectations and Managing Risk
Cultural Identity and New Communication Technologies: Political, Ethnic and Ideological Implications
Customer Knowledge Management: People, Processes, and Technology
Data Mining Patterns: New Methods and Applications
Dictionary of Genocide
Dictionary of Literary Characters
Dictionary of Literary Symbols
Diet and Nutrition Sourcebook, 4th ed.
Digital Audio Watermarking Techniques and Technologies: Applications and Benchmarks
Digital Libraries: Principles and Practices in a Global Environment
Digital Multimedia Perception and Design
Directors’ Dilemmas
Disabilities Sourcebook, 2nd ed.
Disabilities: Insights from across Fields and around the World
Diversity in Information Technology Education: Issues and Controversies
Drama for Students, 2011
E-Agriculture and E-Government for Global Policy Development: Implications and Future Directions
Economics of the Enterprise for ASEAN Initiative
Education in Crisis: A Reference Handbook
E-Learning for Management and Marketing in Libraries
Electric Sounds: Technological Change and the Rise of Corporate Mass Media
Encyclopedia of Addictions
Encyclopedia of Ancient Literature
Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence
Encyclopedia of Buddhism (Facts on File)
Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy
Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society
Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media
Encyclopedia of Communication and Information
Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
Encyclopedia of Community
Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments, Proposed Amendments, and Amending Issues, 1789-2010, 3rd ed.
Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining
Encyclopedia of Digital Government
Encyclopedia of Distance Learning
Encyclopedia of Education and Human Development
Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration
Encyclopedia of Emotion
Encyclopedia of Finance
Encyclopedia of Gangs
Encyclopedia of Gay and Lesbian Popular Culture
Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science
Encyclopedia of Geology
Encyclopedia of GIS
Encyclopedia of Global Industries, 4th ed.
Encyclopedia of Global Warming
Encyclopedia of Governance
Encyclopedia of Health & Aging
Encyclopedia of Hispanic-American Literature
Encyclopedia of Human Development
Encyclopedia of Human Geography
Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
Encyclopedia of Indie Rock
Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Encyclopedia of Information Communication Technology
Encyclopedia of Internet Technologies and Applications
Encyclopedia of Islam
Encyclopedia of Journalism
Encyclopedia of Leadership: A Practical Guide to Popular Leadership Theories and Techniques
Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns
Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals
Encyclopedia of Marine Science
Encyclopedia of Modern Greek Literature
Encyclopedia of Money, 2nd ed.
Encyclopedia of Native American Artists
Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences
Encyclopedia of Optimization, 2nd ed.
Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2nd ed.
Encyclopedia of Political Communication
Encyclopedia of Politics
Encyclopedia of Politics, the Media, and Popular Culture
Encyclopedia of Power
Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities
Encyclopedia of School Crime and Violence
Encyclopedia of Small Business, 3rd ed.
Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media
Encyclopedia of Social Networks
Encyclopedia of Social Psychology
Encyclopedia of Social Theory
Encyclopedia of Swearing: The Social History of Oaths, Profanity, Foul Language, and Ethnic Slurs in the English-Speaking World
Encyclopedia of the Literature of Empire
Encyclopedia of the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars: A Political, Social, and Military History
Encyclopedia of Urban Studies
Encyclopedia of White-Collar and Corporate Crime
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers
Energy Supply and Renewable Resources
English Literature from the 19th Century Through Today
English Literature from the Old English Period Through the Renaissance
English Literature from the Restoration through the Romantic Period
Enhancing Learning Through Human Computer Interaction
Enhancing Learning Through Technology
Environmental Debate: A Documentary History, with Timeline, Glossary and Appendices, 2nd ed.
Environmental Encyclopedia
Environmental Science Experiments
E-Procurement in Emerging Economies: Theory and Cases
Ethnic Conflicts in Southeast Asia
eTransformation in Governance: New Directions in Government and Politics
Experience XSI 4: The Official SOFTIMAGE / XSI 4 Guide to Character Creation
Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion
Feminist Encyclopedia of French Literature
Ferguson’s Careers in Focus: Library & Information Science
Filmography of Social Issues A Reference Guide
Flexible Learning in an Information Society
Food: In Context
Future Directions in Distance Learning and Communication Technologies
Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature
Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, 2nd ed.
Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, 2nd ed.
Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders
Gale Encyclopedia of World History: Governments
Games and Simulations in Online Learning: Research and Development Frameworks
Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources
Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia
George Gallup in Hollywood
Girl Culture: An Encyclopedia
Global E-Government: Theory, Applications and Benchmarking
Global Media Convergence and Cultural Transformation: Emerging Social Patterns and Characteristics
Global Viewpoints: Democracy
Global Viewpoints: Discrimination
Globalization: A Reference Handbook
Globalized E-Learning Cultural Challenges
Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion
Government and Politics in Southeast Asia
Great Athletes: Golf & Tennis
Green Technology: An A-to-Z Guide
Greenwood Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature
Greenwood Library of World Folktales: Stories from the Great Collections
Handbook of Ancient Religions
Handbook of Fixed Income Securities, 7th ed.
Handbook of International Rivalries, 1494-2010 with Security, 4th ed.
Handbook of Personal Wealth Management: How to Ensure Maximum Investment Returns
Handbook of Physics Applications
Handbook of Research on Advanced Techniques in Diagnostic Imaging and Biomedical
Handbook of Research on Computational Science and Engineering: Theory and Practice
Handbook of Research on Electronic Surveys and Measurements
Handbook of Research on Green ICT: Technology, Business and Social Perspectives
Handbook of Research on Information Communication Technology Policy: Trends, Issues and Advancements
Handbook of Research on Mobile Multimedia
Handbook of Restorative Justice
Handbook of Twentieth-Century Literatures of India
Healthy Organization: A Revolutionary Approach to People and Management, 2nd ed.
Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema
Historical Dictionary of African-American Television
Historical Dictionary of Rwanda, New ed.
Historical Dictionary of the Broadway Musical
History of the Philippines
Hollywood and the Culture Elite: How the Movies Became American
Human Computer Interaction Research in Web Design and Evaluation
Icons of African American Comedy
Icons of African American Literature: The Black Literary World
Icons of R&B and Soul: An Encyclopedia of the Artists Who Revolutionized Rhythm
Icons of Rock: An Encyclopedia of the Legends Who Changed Music Forever
Impact of Electronic Publishing: The Future for Publishers and Librarians
India and Southeast Asia: Towards Security Convergence
Information Science in Theory and Practice
Information Systems and Technology Education From the University to the Workplace
Information Technology and Indigenous People
Instructional Design Case Studies in Communities of Practice
Instructional Design: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Integrating Security and Software Engineering: Advances and Future Visions
Intelligent Computational Paradigms in Earthquake Engineering
Interactive Media Use and Youth: Learning, Knowledge Exchange and Behavior
Interactive Web-Based Virtual Reality with Java 3D
International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family
International Encyclopedia of Organizational Studies
International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest: 1500 to the Present
Internet-Based Student Research: Creating to Learn with a Step-by-Step Approach, Grades 5-12
Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints: Terrorism
Issues and Trends in Technology and Human Interaction
Jazz: A Regional Exploration Greenwood Guides to American Roots Music
Juvenile Justice Reform and Restorative Justice: Building Theory and Policy from Practice
Knowledge and Knowledge Systems Learning from the Wonders of the Mind 9
Knowledge Management and Business Strategies Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Research
Knowledge Management and Higher Education: A Critical Analysis
Knowledge Management in Modern Organizations
Leadership in Science and Technology: A Reference Handbook
Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace
Localization Algorithms and Strategies for Wireless Sensor Networks
Lucent Library of Science and Technology: Artificial Intelligence
Lucent Library of Science and Technology: Bacteria and Viruses
Lucent Library of Science and Technology: Black Holes
Lucent Library of Science and Technology: Comets and Asteroids
Lucent Library of Science and Technology: Energy Alternatives
Lucent Library of Science and Technology: Exploring Mars
Lucent Library of Science and Technology: Genetics
Lucent Library of Science and Technology: Global Warming
Lucent Library of Science and Technology: Lasers
Lucent Library of Science and Technology: Space Stations
Lucent Library of Science and Technology: Telescopes
Lucent Library of Science and Technology: Virtual Reality
Magill’s Survey of World Literature, Rev. ed.
Making the Transition to E-Learning: Strategies and Issues
Management Practices in High-Tech Environments
Managing Biodiversity in Agricultural Ecosystems
Managing Business Risk: A Practical Guide to Protecting Your Business, 2nd ed.
Managing Curriculum and Assessment: A Practitioner’s Guide
Managing Learning in Virtual Settings: The Role of Context
Managing Risk in Extreme Environments: Front-Line Business Lessons for Corporates and Financial Institutions
Manufacturing Intelligence for Industrial Engineering: Methods for System Self Organization, Learning, and Adaptation
Masterpieces of French Literature
McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 5th ed.
Medical Imaging
Mobile Health Solutions for Biomedical Applications
Model-Driven Software Development: Integrating Quality Assurance
Modern South Asian Literature in English Literature as Windows to World Cultures
Movies Made for Television: 1964-2000
Multimedia Transcoding in Mobile and Wireless Networks
Nation-Building: Five Southeast Asian Histories
New Ayn Rand Companion, Revised and Expanded Edition
New Complete Book of Food: A Nutritional, Medical, and Culinary Guide, 2nd ed.
Novels for Students, Volume 38
Object-Oriented Design Knowledge: Principles, Heuristics and Best Practices
Parliaments and Political Change in Asia
Patriotic Information Systems
Poetry for Students, Volume
Political Parties of the World
Political Theories for Students
Politics, Democracy, and E-Government: Participation and Service Delivery
Poverty and the Government in America: A Historical Encyclopedia
Practice of Project Management: A Guide to the Business-Focused Approach
Practicing E-Government: A Global Perspective
Praeger Handbook of Human Resource Management
Principal’s Guide to a Powerful Library Media Program
Psychologists and Their Theories for Students
Pursuing Green Growth in Asia and the Pacific
Race and Racism in Literature Exploring Social Issues Through Literature
Recording Engineer’s Handbook
Redefining Literacy for the 21st Century
Reflexing Interfaces: The Complex Coevolution of Information Technology Ecosystems
Renewable and Alternative Energy Resources: A Reference Handbook
Research Issues in Systems Analysis and Design, Databases and Software Development
Revolutionary and Dissident Movements of the World, 4th ed.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, 25th ed.
Seas and Waterways of the World: An Encyclopedia of History, Uses, and Issues
Secure Online Business Handbook, 3rd ed.
Securing Web Services: Practical Usage of Standards and Specifications
Selected Styles in Web-based Educational Research
Self, Peer, and Group Assessment in E-Learning
Semantic Web Services: Theory, Tools and Applications
Sentencing: A Reference Handbook
Separatist Movements: A Global Reference
Simulation and Gaming for Mathematical Education: Epistemology and Teaching Strategies
Simulation and Modeling Current Technologies and Applications
Social Information Retrieval Systems Emerging Technologies and Applications for Searching the Web Effectively
Southeast Asian Affairs 2005
Springer Handbook of Condensed Matter and Materials Data
Springer Handbook of Engineering Statistics
Springer Handbook of Materials Measurement Methods
Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology, 2nd ed.
Stakeholder Adoption of E-Government Services: Driving and Resisting Factors
Standardization Research in Information Technology New Perspectives
Standards-Based Integrated Library: A Collaborative Approach for Aligning the Library Program with the Classroom Curriculum
Story Behind the Song 150 Songs that Chronicle the 20th Century
Storytelling: An Encyclopedia of Mythology and Folklore
Strategic Business Planning, 2nd ed.
Strategies and Technologies for Developing Online Computer Labs for Technology-Based Courses
Successes and New Directions in Data Mining
Supply Chain Management: Issues in the New Era of Collaboration and Competition
Sustainable Enterprise
Systems Analysis and Design: People, Processes, and Projects
Taste of Culture: Foods of Afghanistan
Taste of Culture: Foods of Chile
Taste of Culture: Foods of Colombia
Taste of Culture: Foods of Cuba
Taste of Culture: Foods of England
Taste of Culture: Foods of Ghana
Taste of Culture: Foods of Iceland
Taste of Culture: Foods of Ireland
Taste of Culture: Foods of Israel
Taste of Culture: Foods of Korea
Taste of Culture: Foods of Morocco
Taste of Culture: Foods of Pakistan
Taste of Culture: Foods of Peru
Taste of Culture: Foods of Poland
Teaching and Learning with Virtual Teams
Teaching in the Knowledge Society: New Skills and Instruments for Teachers
Technology and Diversity in Higher Education: New Challenges
Temporal and Spatio-Temporal Data Mining
Third World Women’s Literatures: A Dictionary and Guide to Materials in English
Tools for Successful Online Teaching
Trade Unions of the World, 6th ed.
Trust in E-Services: Technologies, Practices and Challenges
Truth About the Music Business: A Grassroots Business and Legal Guide
Twenty-First Century Drama: The First Decade
U.S. Environmental Policy and Politics: A Documentary History
Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units
Understanding Online Instructional Modeling Theories and Practices
User-Centered Design of Online Learning Communities
Van Nostrand’s Encyclopedia of Chemistry 5th ed.
Verification, Validation and Testing in Software Engineering
VideoHound’s Golden Movie Retriever 2007
VideoHound’s Golden Movie Retriever 2008
Waste Management: A Reference Handbook
Waste Treatment: Reducing Global Waste
Web and Information Security
Web Semantics and Ontology
Web-Based Green Products Life Cycle Management Systems: Reverse Supply Chain Utilization
Web-Based Intelligent E-Learning Systems: Technologies and Applications
Web-Based Learning: A Practical Guide
Whitaker’s Almanack 2008
World Education Encyclopedia
World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems 2nd ed.
World History: Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire
World History: The Islamic Empire
World History: The Scientific Revolution
Writers Directory 2008, 23rd ed.