Research In Context

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Created for middle school students, Gale'sResearch In Contextsupports engaged learning by bringing together the best and most relevant digital content into one modern, student-friendly, and mobile-responsive website.Research In Contextcovers the most-studied topics in literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history, as well as the social issues, and includes nearly 300 topic pages and overviews written explicitly for middle school students.Research In Contextuses cross-disciplinary, authoritative content to bridge the gap between elementary resources and more advanced high school databases. ProprietaryGale,UXL, andLucent Books® titles and content from leading sources like National Geographic, Scholastic, NPR, NASA, AP Video News, and others fuel the content. Students can access engaging books, images, biographies, audio, video, magazines, newspapers, creative works, and primary sources, all curated and assembled specifically for the middle school student.Research In Contextprovides a mobile-responsive design, so students can find information easily on computers, tablets, and smartphones.

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Features and Benefits

  • ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology for 12 languages.
  • Highlights and Notes to select and highlight important text, add notes, and print or export text.
  • Alignment to national and state curriculum standards for grades 6 to 12 in English language arts, social studies, and science.
  • Content translation into 12 languages, accommodating diverse populations and ELS/ELL students.
  • MLA7, APA6, and EasyBib citation tools.
  • A mobile-responsive design for easy use on computers, tablets, and smartphones.


“This is a fantastic resource to engage younger students in the habits of responsible, academic research at an early age. It is an excellent tool for encouraging information literacy especially as there are many different content formats and sources. It is highly recommended for school and public libraries.”

— American Reference Books Annual