For excellent topic overviews on every subject from the Americans with Disabilities Act, class size, genetically modified foods, immigration, monetary policy, obesity in children, and Title IX all the way to Zen, Gale Virtual Reference Library offers 24/7 remote access to more than 200 encyclopedias. You can search by keyword or by subject. Entries can be downloaded, e-mailed, or printed. Source citations are provided. So start your research by finding the basics on your topic and then branch out to our discipline-specific databases.
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