Grow and update your school’s Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) collection by purchasing the latest electronic reference books through LibrariesFirst at a remarkable 30% to 45% discount.  These latest authoritative reference titles are available through the state-of-the-art GVRL platform. Buying in eBook format saves valuable shelf space and titles can be searched individually or as a collection anytime, anywhere. Customize your eBook order by selecting titles that work for your collection and within your budget!

Choose from this list of exciting new titles and continuing series that includes:

  • Achieving Sustainability
  • Bioethics
  • Global Events
  • Discoveries in Modern Science

Product Details

  • Savings of 30%-45% off the list price
  • Unlimited, simultaneous in-library and remote access
  • Language translator – choose from 11 languages with a simple click
  • Cross-search your eBooks with your online periodicals and other Gale resources
  • Readspeaker – technology that reads the text to the student – Great for auditory learners!
  • Citation generation


A minimum purchase of $1,400 (list price of $2,000) is required to participate in this offer.  The discount applied to your order will be 30% to 45% off depending on the total list price of the titles you choose.  If you choose all available titles (list price of $19,008) your cost would be $10,454, an exceptional savings of over $8,554!  Please note that an annual administrative fee of $325 is added to each purchase in order to help offset the annual eBook hosting fee paid to Gale by Libraries First. This is an ongoing offer for high school libraries.

View the Title List/Receive a Price Quote

To view the GVRL High School titles list and pricing information, download the current order form (XLS) and follow the directions below:

  1. Complete ALL of the school information at the top of the form
  2. Select the titles you would like to purchase by placing a “1” next to each desired title
  3. Your discounted purchase price will automatically be calculated and may be viewed at the bottom of the order form.  The $325 annual administration fee will be invoiced separately.
  4. Place your order by e-mailing the completed form to Skip Mosshamer