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Cedar Park High School Library

Research Assistance, Subject Guides and Resources compiled by your friendly librarians. Know what we know!

  a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research

When citing books from GVRL, cite as database > book.

Titles included in the Gale Virtual Reference Library:

Arts    Schirmer Encyclopdia of Film
Business    Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns Vol. 2
Education Career Information Center, 9th ed
  Psychology of Classroom Learning: An Encyclopedia
History American Decades
Law West's Encyclopedia of American Law
Literature Gothic Literature
  Novels for Students
  Scribner Writers Online
  Twayne's Authors Online
Medicine    The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
Philosophy Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Religion Encyclopedia of Religion
Science Alternative Energy
  Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
Social Science         Human Geography


You can search all titles simulatneously or select a specific resource from the main page.  Just click on the icon above!

How do I access the databases from home?

1. Select the link above.

2. When asked for a password ask Mrs. Barnes -OR- enter the name of your school mascot.  Remember proper nouns are capitalized!

3. Once open you will have a list of all database usernames and passwords