Alphabetical List of Databases:

The library provides access to databases to only Rockhurst University current faculty, students and staff. Due to licensing agreements visitors do not have access to all subscription library databases.

Click Subject List of Databases to view databases narrowed to a specific subject discipline.

All databases are accessible from the library and most are also accessible from offices and dorms. Instructions for off campus access can be found on the Off Campus Database Access page.

Click on a letter below to find a database whose name starts with that letter.

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Academic Search Complete 

This is a good starting place for finding articles on almost any topic. Scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with full-text periodicals, including peer-reviewed journals.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Accessible Archives

This is an archive of full-text American periodicals and primary documents of the 18th and 19th centuries of particular interest to researchers in American history

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection

ACLS Humanities E-Book is an online collection of over 3,300 full-text digitized books of high quality in the humanities, searchable by keyword. 

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

American: History and Life

Index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

American Chemical Society Journals

This is a collection of current and archived web editions of selected publications from the American Chemical Society.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Applied Science & Technology Full-Text

International and English-language periodicals, covering industries, computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, technology and much more.

Coverage: Indexing from 1983 - present; full text articles 1997-present          Paid for by Greenlease Library

ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials

Index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion. Full-text available on some articles. 

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library 

Black Drama

This database offers the full-text of dramatic plays from the mid-1800s by authors from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean and African countries. Also included are playbills, images and other ephemera related to the productions. 

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Book Collection: Nonfiction-Elementary

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Book Collection: Nonfiction- High School

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Book Collection: Nonfiction- Middle School

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Business Insights: Essentials

Research and compare companies and industries using industry rankings, company profiles, market share data, investment reports, charts, graphs, and more.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Business Source Premier

Coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Catholic Periodical and Literature Index

Indexing of periodicals, essay collections, church documents, papal documents and electronic resources expressly addressing the practice and intellectual tradition of Roman Catholicism.

Coverage: 1981 to present         Paid for by Greenlease Library

Caribbean Search

Caribbean Search is a multidisciplinary database that provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles pertinent to the countries and people of the Caribbean region. The collection contains Caribbean focused scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, reports and reference books

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Child Development & Adolescent Studies

Source for references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. Book reviews and abstracts from hundreds of journals and a bibliography of thousands of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide are indexed.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Chronicle of Higher Education

News, information, and job source for college and university faculty members, administrators, and students. 

Chronicle of Philanthropy 

Search for news on nonprofit organizations, reports, annual surveys on giving, executive compensation, endowments and charity rankings and the Chronicle's Guide to Grants.

        Coverage: 1997- present                                 Paid for by Greenlease Library

CINAHL with Full-Text

Nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. Includes evidence-based care information.

Coverage:1981 to present           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Cochrane Library

A compilation of six databases, of importance to the practice of evidence-based medicine. Designed to provide evidence to help inform health care providers decide on the best treatment for a condition or disease by identifying all controlled trials of interventions for a particular condition and reviewing the results to see which work best. 

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Communication & Mass Media Complete

Quality research in areas related to communication and mass media.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Consumer Health Complete

Resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. In addition, Consumer Health Complete includes the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

CQ Weekly Archives 

Published by Congressional Quarterly, Inc, this resource covers United States government, politics and commerce. Archive content includes articles, vote charts, legislation and congressional calendars.

Coverage: 1983-2009          Paid for by Greenlease Library

CQ Public Affairs Collection

This full-text document and image database covers public affairs and public policy, social work, government, political science, journalism, education,and communications. Chronologies, case studies,bibliographies, links to websites legislative analysis, primary documents, maps, voting records are just some of the items types available.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Credo Reference

Full-text online reference. Contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy, science to Shakespeare and law to literature.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Discovering Collection

Contains overview essays, critical analyses, biographies, timelines and multimedia elements in five core subject areas: history, literature, biography, science and social studies.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Education Full-Text

Content includes in-depth coverage of special education and more than 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Subject coverage includes adult education, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more. 

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

EDGAR

Financial filings for all companies registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Coverage: 1994- present          Freely available resource

eMO

eBooks for MOBIUS Libraries. This link searches across the following eBook collections: Academic, Community College, Clinical, Public Library, K-8, and High School. 

The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Essential topics in the fields of criminology and criminal justice.

Encyclopedia of Human Relationships

Encyclopedia on relationship science.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

ERIC

Via Ebsco; produced by the Educational Resource Information Center, ERIC provides indexing and abstracting for journal and report literature  in education and related disciplines. Literature indexed and abstracted also includes curricular materials such as courses of study, books, conference papers, and theses.  

Coverage: 1966 - present  Paid for by Greenlease Library

Entrepreneurial Studies Source

Magazines, academic journals and books on entrepreneurial topics, Datamonitor case studies, and videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Seminar Series and Vator.TV. Covers: Business Planning, Communications, Innovations, Risk Taking, Raising Capita,l Marketing, Product Development, Management, and Organizational behavior. 

Coverage:  Paid for by Greenlease Library

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas. 

Coverage:  Paid for by Greenlease Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference is a collection of reference books and encyclopedias in electronic format. Titles cover a wide range of subjects, from the arts to medicine, and from multicultural studies, religion, philosophy, and theology to social science. 

Coverage:  1999 -         Paid for by Greenlease Library

GreenFILE

Information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Heritage Quest Online

Six core datasets for American historical or  genealogical research including:  1790 - 1940 U.S. federal censuses, digital ebook titles, Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, the Freedman’s Bank Records, and the U.S. Serial Set Private Relief Actions, Memorials and Petitions.

Coverage: 1700s-1940s          Paid for by Greenlease Library

Historical Abstracts

Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

JSTOR

JSTOR provides an archive of important scholarly journal literature in nearly all the humanities and social sciences disciplines, international and foreign areas studies, and many of the sciences. A moving end-date wall excludes the most recent 2-5 years of currently available journals.

Coverage:   Varies. End-date wall excludes most recent 2-5 years of titles        Paid for by Greenlease Library

Learning Express Library 

Online skill-building interactive courses in math, reading, and writing, as well as online interactive practice tests for several types of exams including grade school achievement tests, the SAT, GED, U.S. Citizenship, and civil service positions. Popular software tutorials included. Note: To take a test, a user first sets up an individual account. 

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

LexisNexis Academic

Full-text access to general, regional and international news, company news and financial information, legal information, and other topics such as biographical information.

Coverage: Varies. Some files back to 1970s         Paid for by Greenlease Library

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Coverage:  1960 to present         Paid for by Greenlease Library

Literature Resource Center

Literary criticism and  information on authors, works and literary movements. Some full-text of short works and interviews. 

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

MAS Ultra- School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text of popular magazines. Also has full-text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of  photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

Coverage:            Paid for by Greenlease Library

MasterFile Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, this general interest multidisciplinary database provides coverage of periodicals, reference books, primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of photos, maps & flags.

Coverage:  1975 to present         Paid for by Greenlease Library

MEDLINE

Authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from current biomedical journals.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies

Systematic and non-evaluative bibliographic index of research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa .

Coverage: 1900 to present           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus provides full-text for popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.  

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

MLA Directory of Periodicals

The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.  

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

MLA International Bibliography

Detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

 Naxos Music Library

An on-line library of more than 75,000 tracks of music from the catalog of Naxos, a leading classical music label, and selected additional labels. Limited to 5 concurrent users. 

Coverage:  varies       Paid for by Greenlease Library

Naxos Video Library

A streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries. Limited to 5 concurrent users. 

Coverage:  varies       Paid for by Greenlease Library

NewsBank

Full-text of articles from the Kansas City Star (1991-present) and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1988-present), as well as additional domestic newspapers in the United States and newspapers from around the world

Coverage:  varies by title         Paid for by Greenlease Library

Newspaper Source

U.S. and international newspapers, television, and radio news transcripts.  

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

19th Century British Library Newspapers

A collection of national and regional newspapers of Victorian Britain. This full-text, fully searchable digital archive currently includes papers originating in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.

Coverage: 1800-1900          Paid for by Greenlease Library

19th Century UK Periodicals

A collection of British periodicals covering nineteenth-century literature and culture, empire, feminism, the history of the book, the creative and performing arts, sport and leisure, science and medicine, the professions, in short, of all aspects of nineteenth-century life that the press encompassed. 

Coverage:1800-1900           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Philosopher's Index

Indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. It covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language.

Coverage:   1940 to present        Paid for by Greenlease Library

Primary Search

Magazines for elementary school research. All full-text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

Coverage:  1990 to present         Paid for by Greenlease Library

Professional Development Collection

Collection of full-text education journals & educational reports.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

ProQuest Digital Microfilm

Digitized versions of two business periodicals, Barron's Weekly and the Wall Street Journal.

Coverage:  2008- present         Paid for by Greenlease Library

PsycARTICLES

Source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

PsycINFO 

Resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

PsycTESTS

A repository for ready-to-use tests and measures from the APA features instruments that are relevant to psychology and related fields, such as psychiatry, education, medicine, business, social work and more.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Public Affairs Index

Index covering all aspects of global contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international conflict and natural disasters. It draws on a diverse array of scholarly publications, conference papers, government documents and current reference works.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

PubMed

This free medical index is produced by the National Library of Medicine and covers journals in all areas of medicine.

Freely available resource

Regional Business News

Regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Science Reference Center

Comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. 

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Statistical Insight

Access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, States, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations. The service allows users to search summaries of statistical publications, then link to the full-text of selected publications or government Web sites.

Coverage:  Varies.          Paid for by Greenlease Library

 

WorldCat

WorldCat is a database that allows researchers to search the combined catalogs of hundreds of libraries around the world. This source can help researchers find items, verify citations, and see which libraries own the given item.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library


See a  Subject List of Databases 

For information about additional electronic resources contact the Content Management and Discovery Services Librarian, Jennifer Peters at jennifer.peters@rockhurst.edu .