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How to Use Gale Academic OneFile

Get the basics, how to cite, how to link to articles and more.


Once you've performed a search and get a result list, you'll have options for filtering your search, which is important as you'll probably have hundreds to thousands of results. 

Narrow Results

Narrowing down your results can really save you time. In Gale databases options to narrow your results are available from the left hand column of the result page. Using Subjects and Date Published are usually the most effective ways to focus your results. 


Navigate the Article Page

From the article page you can: 

  1. Grab a citation using the Cite tool.
  2. Send the article to Google Drive, One Drive or email using the Send tool.
  3. Download the article as a PDF file.
  4. Print the article.
  5. Get a permalink or durable link to the article.
  6. Add highlights or notes to the article.
  7. Get more articles by the author(s). 
  8. Get more articles from the journal.
  9. Translate the article into another language.
  10. Change the font size of the article.
  11. Listen to the article.
  12. Download the article directly to your Google Drive. 
  13. Download the article directly to your One Drive. 
  14. Email the article. 
  15. Download the article directly to a physical Drive. 
  16. Get more articles like this one.
  17. Get more articles on related subjects