Gale is pleased to welcome the members of British Columbia's Educational Resources Acquisition Consortium. This site will provide links to Gale licensed content, technical and customer service information, as well as news and updates about the program.

Biography Resource Center
  • ERAC Contact Info
  • ERAC Office

  • Ph. (604) 713-5920

  • Web Site: www.bcerac.ca

  • bcerac@bcerac.ca

  • Janet Gregory

  • Resource Acquisition Coordinator

  • 250-334-0082

* Please click on any of the images to access the electronic Databases or eBook Titles

Electronic Database Resources

  • General OneFile

    This award-winning, full-text Canadian electronic reference combines reliable information with the convenience, comprehensiveness and speed of an electronic database. CPI.Q, the electronic version of the Canadian Periodical Index, provides the most-requested Canadian reference information available.

  • General OneFile

    NEW!!! Added Sept 1st 2010
    Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of these issues. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.

  • Opposing Viewpoints Res. Center

    Gale Virtual Reference Library is taking eBooks to the next level by delivering a wealth of reference content in a database format. This valuable new product allows libraries of any size - based on user's needs and usage patterns - to develop collections at their own pace.

  • Biography Resource Center

    Contains more than 435,000 biographies on more than 340,000 people from around the world and throughout history. It combines more than 135 frequently consulted Gale biographical sources with nearly 300 full-text periodicals, more than 27,000 portraits and nearly 3,000 Recent News briefs.

  • Opposing Viewpoints Res. Center

    Student Resource Center Gold is aimed at high school students. Each document type fulfills specific information needs. Students will find primary documents from the American Journey series and millions of articles from magazines and newspapers.