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Gale Databases

On Aug. 1, 2012 the name and direct link to Gale's Business & Company Resource Center changed. The new business interface, Business Insights: Essentials, contains the same content but has even better functionality.
The direct link to the business database is The main Gale database portal URL of will NOT change.

The Discovering Collection and Business & Company Resource Center are renewed each year upon approval of the Missouri State Library and based upon availability of funds.

Access Policy

The EBSCO, Gale, NewsBank and LearningExpress resources are available to MOREnet Members at the Full Service or Basic Service membership level.

Members may use MOREnet-affiliated IP addresses or other static IP addresses assigned to their organizations and on file at MOREnet.

Remote access by registered/authorized staff, students and patrons is permitted. Online resources are only available to users in your service area through authentication methods provided by the organization.

License Agreement with Gale

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Default Gale interface gateway

Helpful Resources

  • Gale Support Portal
    Through the support portal you can obtain a  list of URLs for specific to your organization that directly link to the individual databases and collections; access the widget generator to create a widget; Submit requests to Gale support for remote access or to add additional collections; access Gale’s webinar schedule.
  • Table of support materials from Gale
    Consolidated list of Guided Tours, Search Tips, Fact Sheets, Navigation Guides and Sample Searches available for the MOREnet managed databases provided by Gale.
  • MOREnet Technical Support is also available to assist you by contacting  1-800-509-6673 or

Available Databases

  • Discovering Collection
    Thousands of overview essays, critical analyses, biographies, primary sources, creative works and multimedia elements make it easy for students to research papers and class assignments in five core subject areas: history, literature, biography, science and social studies.

  • Business & Company ASAP
    Business and Company ASAP integrates information from Business Index ASAP and the full text of PR Newswire releases with over 200,000 combined directory listings including the Graham & Whiteside international company directories. The content in Business & Company ASAP is also available in Business Insights: Essentials. 
  • Business Insights: Essentials
    Source for business, company and industry information. Locate company profiles, periodical articles, financial data, market research as well as up-to-date stock and financial information.