The Gale eBooks collection (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library) integrates some of the most heavily used encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources in a online database. Titles in the USF collection cover political science, law, education, nursing, the social sciences, publishing, zoology, history, and religion.
This collection can be accessed by an unlimited number of users simultaneously. Remote access is limited to USF students, faculty and staff. Non USF users can access the collection using a computer at the USF Library.
Book chapters are in PDF format and may be read in a the browser using Adobe reader plugin. Chapters may also be downloaded and printed.The persistent URLs allow faculty to integrate these reference works into their syllabi.