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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.
Academic OneFile (Gale)

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

Academic OneFile Select (Gale)

Scholarly journals and periodicals across academic disciplines.

Archives Unbound (Primary Sources)

Subject-specific collections support multidisciplinary research and targeted needs.

Books and Authors

Lively reviews and recommendations make book selection fun.

Canada (Gale In Context)

Multimedia reference content from a Canadian perspective, updated daily.

Communications and Mass Media (Gale OneFile)

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

Culinary Arts (Gale OneFile)

Recipes, restaurant reviews, industry information, and more

Diversity Studies (Gale OneFile)

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


Academic articles, reports, news, book reports, and more in the field of education

Elementary (Gale In Context)

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

Entrepreneurship (Gale OneFile)

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

Environmental Studies (Gale In Context)

Academic articles, videos, case studies, and more on topics in environmental studies

Fine Arts (Gale OneFile)

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

Gale Primary Sources (Primary Sources)

A groundbreaking environment integrates digital collections for innovative research.

Gender Studies (Gale OneFile)

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

General OneFile (Gale)

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

Health and Wellness (Gale)

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

Hospitality and Tourism (Gale OneFile)

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

LegalTrac (Gale OneFile)

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

Literature (Gale Literature)

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

Literature Criticism (Gale Literature)

The largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary.

Literature Resource Center (Gale Literature)

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

Middle School (Gale In Context)

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

News (Gale OneFile)

Regional, national, and world newspapers

Pop Culture Studies (Gale OneFile)

Articles on popular culture analysis and more

Popular Magazines (Gale OneFile)

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

Psychology (Gale OneFile)

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

Religion and Philosophy (Gale OneFile)

Articles on world religions, philosophies, and related fields

Science (Gale In Context)

Academic articles, videos, experiments, and more

Subcollection (Gale eBooks)


Subcollection (Gale eBooks)

Computer Reference eBooks

Subcollection (Gale eBooks)

Environmental Issues & Policy eBooks

Subcollection (Gale eBooks)

GLBT Life and Issues eBooks

Subcollection (Gale eBooks)

Garden, Landscape & Horticulture eBooks

Subcollection (Gale eBooks)

General Science eBooks

Subcollection (Gale eBooks)

Information Science & Technology eBooks

Subcollection (Gale eBooks)

Insurance & Liability eBooks

Subcollection (Gale eBooks)

Psychology eBooks

Subcollection (Gale eBooks)

Vocation & Careers eBooks

Vocations and Careers (Gale OneFile)

Articles on job searching, building a career, and more

World History (Gale OneFile)

Well-rounded coverage of current thinking and scholarly work.

journal (Gale OneFile)

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

journal (Gale OneFile)

A collection of newspapers published in Ontario.

journal (Gale OneFile)

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

journal (Gale OneFile)

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

journal (Gale OneFile)

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

journal (Gale OneFile)

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

journal (Gale OneFile)

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

journal (Gale OneFile)

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