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Decatur Public Library's journal databases cover a wide range of topics from academic to business.


  • Gale General OneFile
    A one-stop source for millions of news and periodical articles, many with pictures, covering a wide range of topics.
  • Gale PowerSearch
    Search several Gale databases at once.
  • OCLC First Search
    Find out-of-system books, journals, periodicals, government documents, conference proceedings, and more from libraries worldwide.


  • Gale Academic OneFile
    Updated daily, Academic OneFile includes peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources covering a wide variety of subjects.

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If you are new to our databases and need a little help getting started, some of our databases have tutorials.


  • Gale Biography in Context
    Learn about lives and perspectives of the world’s most influential people by searching this user-friendly portal for multimedia and periodical resources.


  • Gale Business Insights: Essentials
    Easily find information on companies, industries, and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.
  • Gale OneFile: Business
    Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics.


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