About General Reference Center Gold

Access full-text articles from newspapers, reference books and journals on all general interest subject areas.

Use at a library or enter your library card & password / PIN.

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Key features

General Reference Center Gold provides access to magazines, newspapers, trade publications, and reference books through one easy interface. This general interest eResource offers the latest content covering current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. You can search in a variety of ways including:

  • Basic search by keyword, subject or publication;
  • Advanced search with numerous options to limit or expand your search;
  • A subject guide search - this is best for searching a single topic and offers the ability to narrow that topic by subdivisions. It’s also helpful for discerning between words with different meanings (e.g.Mars – planet or chocolate company?);
  • Publication search;
  • Topic Finder — see topics that commonly occur in relation to your search term to expand your thinking and find hidden connections;
  • Popular articles and popular trending topics is also a useful way to see what is of current interest in the World.

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Sources include: magazines, newspaper articles, children’s magazines, almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries and trade publications.

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