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Account Help

Set up your personal accounts in the library catalog & research databases.

Gale Sign-in


In any of the Gale databases, you can sign into either a Google or a Microsoft account.

Once you are signed in, you can easily send articles to your cloud-based storage.

Video Guide

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Downloading and Sending to a Cloud Drive

From Gale Tools - Downloading and Sending to Google Drive and OneDrive, by Gale, part of Cengage Group, , YouTube, ( Copyright by Cengage Group.

Sign into an Account on Gale

Begin by navigating to any Gale database from the A–Z Databases page.

  1. From the navigation bar at the top of the screen, sign in with either a Google or Microsoft account—or both. Your Rangers email address should work as a Microsoft account.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library with options to sign into Google or Microsoft accounts.
    Log-in options in a Gale database.
  2. Choosing either option should take you to a log-in screen. Input your user name and password for either Google or Microsoft.

  3. Once you have signed in, you can open any articles and send them to your Microsoft OneDrive or Google Drive by using the Send to button or the button styled with the drive’s emblem.

    Send-to button on an article in a Gale database.
    Options to send an article to cloud-based storage.