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Welcome to the Rainbow District School Board Research Portal!  Browse through all the databases below, or chose from one of the tabs listed above.  If you need help searching, check the resource tab for how-to guides and tutorials, or ask at your library.


Gale Academic OneFile

Complete source for peer-reviewed scholarly articles across all academic disciplines

Archives Unbound

Subject-specific collections support multidisciplinary research and targeted needs.

Gale Books and Authors

Lively reviews and recommendations make book selection fun.

Gale OneFile: CPI.Q

Canadian journals, magazines and newspapers, plus complementary content.

Gale In Context: Canada

Multimedia reference content from a Canadian perspective, updated daily.

Gale OneFile: Communications and Mass Media

Articles on advertising and public relations, linguistics, and related fields

Gale OneFile: Computer Science

News and reviews on electronics, engineering, communications and more.

Gale Literature: Contemporary Authors

149,000 biographies include contact information, biographical/critical sources, and more.

Gale OneFile: Criminal Justice

Articles on law, law enforcement, security, terrorism, and more

Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts

Recipes, restaurant reviews, industry information, and more

Gale Literature: Dictionary of Literary Biography

Biographical and critical literary essays cover all eras and genres.

Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies

Articles that explore cultural differences, influences in society, and more

Gale In Context: Elementary

Learn about animals, plants, music science, sports, and more

Gale OneFile: Entrepreneurship

Full-text insights, tips and strategies for students and entrepreneurs.

Gale In Context: Environmental Studies

Multimedia coverage of environmental issues, including health care and climate change.

Gale OneFile: Fine Arts

Articles art history, music, drama, filmmaking, and related fields

Gale Health and Wellness

Health-focused magazines, reference, video, and more.

Gale Literature

Literary content integrates with subject indexing for a full research experience.

Gale Primary Sources

A groundbreaking environment integrates digital collections for innovative research.

Gale eBooks

Enjoy unlimited access to top reference eBooks.

Gale OneFile: Gender Studies

Articles on gender studies, family/marital issues, health, and more

Gale General OneFile

Magazine, news, and journal articles on general interest topics and current events

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

Find reliable information on fitness, pregnancy, nutrition and much more.

Gale OneFile: High School Edition

Information on high school research topics plus pop culture, sports, and more

Gale OneFile: Hospitality and Tourism

Articles on the hospitality and tourism fields, plus travel guides and more

InfoTrac Diversity Studies eCollection

A must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework, this collection explo ...

InfoTrac Educators eCollection

Perfect for educating future teachers and administrators, this set covers the latest techn ...

InfoTrac General Science eCollection

A custom collection of over 200 journals, providing researchers with the information neede ...

InfoTrac Information Science & Technology eCollection

Comprised of content from nearly 100 leading industry journals, this collection provides c ...

InfoTrac Pop Culture eCollection

This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, histor ...

InfoTrac World History eCollection

This collection of over 40 journals provides balanced coverage of both the current thought ...

Infotrac Environmental Issues & Policy eBooks

Environmental Issues & Policy eBooks

Infotrac GLBT Life and Issues eBooks

GLBT Life and Issues eBooks

Infotrac Garden, Landscape & Horticulture eBooks

Garden, Landscape & Horticulture eBooks

Infotrac General Science eBooks

General Science eBooks

Infotrac Information Science & Technology eBooks

Information Science & Technology eBooks

Infotrac Insurance & Liability eBooks

Insurance & Liability eBooks

Infotrac Vocation & Careers eBooks

Vocation & Careers eBooks

Gale OneFile: LegalTrac

Covers U.S. cases, laws, regulations and legal practice, plus international law.

Gale Literature Criticism

The largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary.

Gale Literature Resource Center

Biography, criticism, and overviews on writers and specific works in all disciplines

Gale In Context: Middle School

Academic articles, images, topic selections, and more for middle schoolers

Gale OneFile: News

Regional, national, and world newspapers

Ontario Newspapers

A collection of newspapers published in Ontario.

Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies

Articles on popular culture analysis and more

Gale OneFile: Popular Magazines

The most popular and current magazines available from all of the Gale resources

Gale OneFile: Psychology

Articles on personality, the human mind, memory, and more

Gale OneFile: Religion and Philosophy

Articles on world religions, philosophies, and related fields

Religion and Philosophy Collection

This custom collection provides coverage of different religions, philosophies and how they ...

Gale In Context: Science

Academic articles, videos, experiments, and more

The Shakespeare Collection

Content includes First Folio, key Quartos, and major editions and adaptations.

Gale OneFile: Vocations and Careers

Articles on job searching, building a career, and more