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Product Highlights

Gale offers students and researchers of all ages access to complete, credible, up-to-date content on dozens of powerful research platforms to put vetted sources at their fingertips. Every Gale product qualifies for special Minitex pricing, with the exception of some third party databases. A sampling of databases offered includes:

Opposing Viewpoints in Context: consisting of Lucent/Greenhaven Press social issues series, periodicals and proprietary Gale reference titles, this cross-curriculur resource is a dynamic online library of current event topics—the facts, as well as the arguments, of each topic's proponents and detractors. 

Gale In Context: Science: an engaging, curriculum-oriented science database that provides a one-stop resource for all science-related research needs. This daily-updated resource includes 200+ science experiments, 300+ interactive simulations, and other multimedia content.

Testing &  Education Resource Center: this database includes information on private high schools, undergraduate and graduate programs, and executive education programs, searchable by location, major, tuition, and more. Scholarships, distance learning, and corporate training information are included as well. It features interactive online practice tests for preparatory examinations including entrance exams and certification and licensing tests, including:

  • ACT (American College Test)
  • CLEP (College Level Examination Program)
  • GED (General Education Development)
  • GMAT CAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)
  • GRE® CAT (Graduate Record Examination General Test)
  • SAT (Scholastic Achievement Test)
  • And others

Gale Primary Sources: with authoritative content and powerful search technologies, this platform has been designed to help students and researchers examine literary, political, and social culture of the last 500 years and develop a more meaningful understanding of how history continues to impact the world today. Collections include:

  • African American Studies
  • Indigenous and Native People's  Studies
  • History of Science
  • Journalism and Media Studies
  • And others

LitFinder: provides access to a wealth of literary works and secondary-source materias covering world literature and authors throughout history. This database includes more than 132,000 full-text poems as well short stories, speeches, and plays. Biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary are also included.


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Minitex Pricing

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License Agreements (Terms & Conditions)

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How to Order or Renew

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Technical Support


To access your Gale usage reports, go to the Gale Administrative Module and enter your admin ID and password. If you need your admin ID and password, contact Gale Technical Support at 1-800-877-4253, option 4 or email 

Contact Information

Minitex Contact

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Chris Gordon (K12)
Education Sales Consultant
Phone: 800-877-4253, ext. 18927
Cell: 952-388-9692

Janette Bargout (Academic)
Academic Library Sales Consultant
Phone: 800-877-4253, ext. 18599
Cell: 248-699-8599