Databases & Indexes: Interdisciplinary and General

Browse databases to find articles, business & science data, music resources and trial databases.

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Lawrenceville Access: Available to current students, faculty, and staff of Rider University's Lawrenceville campus.
Westminster Access: Available to current students, faculty, and staff of the Westminster Choir College.
CD-ROM Access: This database is available on a CD-ROM, ask at the circulation desk.
Special Access: Please see this database's info page for information about access.
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Video: This database contains streaming video.

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Name Description Access
ABI/INFORM Complete

Business, Management and Trade - scholarly and trade journal articles, dissertations, market reports, industry reports, business cases and global and trade news

This database is the most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, comprised of ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, ABI/INFORM Dateline and ABI/INFORM Archive, featuring over 3,000 full-text journals, 25,000 Dissertations, 14,000 SSRN working papers, key newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, as well as country-and industry-focused reports and data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.  A list of the subjects used in the database is available at the reference desk in Moore Library.

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Academic Search Premier

This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

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America: History and Life

Covers history and culture of the US and Canada from 1450 to the present.

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American FactFinder

Search engine for population, housing and economic statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Global Access
ARTstor

“The ARTstor Digital Library makes available more than 1.4 million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences from outstanding museums, photo archives, photographers, scholars, and artists.”

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Cambridge Journals Online

In line with the commitment of Cambridge University Press to advance learning, knowledge and research worldwide, the Press currently publishes over 220 peer-reviewed academic journals for the global market. Containing the latest research from a broad sweep of subject areas, Cambridge journals are accessible worldwide in print and online.

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Catalog of U.S. Government Publications

A finding tool for current and historical federal publications from 1976 forward. Links to online documents are provided for most documents published after 1996.

Global Access
Census of Population and Housing

Includes the most recent census to the historical decennial census conducted throughout the decades.

Global Access
CollegeSource Online

CollegeSource® Online is a database of digital college catalogs, institution profiles, transcript keys, and other critical resources.

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CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of today's most important issues. Each report is on a single topic—more than 12,000 words of text and extensive bibliographies. ... Each weekly issue provides up-to-date information on controversial subjects written by CQ's staff of experienced reporters.

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Credo Reference

Credo Reference provides access to 600+ encyclopedias, handbooks, guides and dictionaries.  These reference works cover a wide swath of topics including, science and medicine, history and cultural studies, business, education, and much more.

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Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Gale) Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Comprised of the award-winning Dictionary of Literary Biography series, which over its 30-year history has been dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, DLB Complete Online includes the DLB main series, the DLB Documentary Series, and the DLB Yearbook Series - all delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals. Rider Access
EBSCO Databases

A complete list of the EBSCO databases available to the Rider community, from Academic Search Premier to TOPICsearch.  Search them one at a time or in combination.

Rider Access
EBSCO Mobile

FOR SELECTED MOBILE DEVICES - A complete list of the EBSCO databases available to the Rider community, from Academic Search Premier to TOPICsearch. Search them one at a time or in combination.

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Education Full Text

Education Full Text™ provides full text of articles from over 350 journals as far back as 1996, in addition to indexing of more than 770 periodicals dating back to 1983. 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.

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ERIC

ERIC, the U.S. Department of Education's Educational Resource Information Center database, contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals, as well as full text of more then 2,200 digests.

PLEASE NOTE: The ERIC Digests and documents may not complete full text online. They may be labled, "best part". Moore Library has a complete set of full text of ERIC documents in its collections. Please call 609-896-5115 for assistance. The University Libraries are not liable for any documents that you may order through the ERIC database.

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FDSys (Federal Digital System)

Free online access to official Federal Government publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. The advanced search interface allows users to refine and narrow your search for quick access to the information you need. Users may also browse by collection, Congressional committee, date, and government author.

Global Access
FedStats

Search federal statistics by agency or by keywords.

Global Access
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

A collection of encyclopedias and other reference sources which covers a variety of topics including history, literature, gender and sexuality, religion, the arts, and sciences.

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Handbook of Latin American Studies

The Handbook is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars." The online version contains references from the first volume to date. The print version is available in Moore Library from volume 15 to the current volume and can be found at call number Z1605.H23.

Global Access
Humanities Full Text

Humanities Full Text™ includes many of the most important academic journals in the humanities with the full text of articles from over 300 periodicals dating back to 1995, and high-quality indexing for almost 700 journals—of which 470 are peer-reviewed—dating as far back as 1984. The database provides coverage of feature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, radio and television programs, plays, operas, and more.

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Informaworld

Informaworld is a provider of reliable, value added information, knowledge and distilled data to researchers, students, lecturers and professionals, enabling them to succeed in their chosen career and objectives.

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Ingenta

This service provides the tables of contents and brief descriptions of articles in about 26,000 multidisciplinary journals. You may browse through the contents and summaries for free, but Ingenta does charge a fee to deliver any article. Moore Library recommends that the Rider community first check our online catalog for local holdings and then use the Interlibrary Loan service if necessary.

Rider Access
JerseyClicks

JerseyClicks is New Jersey's statewide portal that features federated searching of the statewide full-text databases  offered by the New Jersey State Library,  the New Jersey Network, and the Library Services and Technology Act. ...   These high quality databases cover subjects such as health, history, business, education, science, current events, literature, and popular fiction.

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JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive

JSTOR contains the full text of articles published in approximately 430 journals from the fields of arts and sciences, and business. It’s archive spans from the first volume of the journal to within the past three to five years of the journal.

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LexisNexis Academic

LexisNexis Academic “provides full-text documents from over 5,900 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications with a variety of flexible search options”. 

The 5,900 sources include: 

  • National and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources 
  • U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information 
  • Shepard's® Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789 
  • Business news journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news
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Library Literature & Information Science Full Text

Library Literature & Information Science Full Text™ provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting of over 400 journals, including key library and information science periodicals, and full-text coverage of over 170 journals. Subjects include automation, cataloging, censorship, circulation procedures, classification, copyright legislation, government aid, library associations and conferences, library equipment and supplies, personnel administration, preservation of materials, and more. Coverage reaches as far back as 1980. r.

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

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New Jersey Union List of Serials

A list of the magazines and journals located in New Jersey Libraries.

Global Access
Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.

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OmniFile Full Text Mega

OmniFile Full Text, Mega Edition™ contains a wealth of essential material for learning and detailed research in a single, easily-searched database. With the full text of articles from over 2,500 publications, and indexing and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications, this database provides invaluable support for research in all core undergraduate subjects and for cross-disciplinary work.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.

CD-ROM Access
Oxford Reference Online

A cross-searchable resource incorporating content from the social sciences, humanities, science, and medicine. Music resources are located under the "performing arts" heading, and include the Oxford Dictionary of Dance, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera, Who's Who in Opera, and the Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre.

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Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center™ is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 200 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).

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Project MUSE

Currently, Project MUSE offers nearly 200 quality journal titles from some 30 scholarly publishers. ...Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others." Project MUSE includes the full content of each journal with the exception of advertisements.

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Readers' Guide Full Text Mega

Readers’ Guide Full Text Mega™ includes indexing of over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983 and searchable full text of articles from over 250 journals as far back as 1994. Subject coverage includes antiques, arts, business, computers, education, entertainment, film & television, gardening, health & medicine, history, home improvement, literature, news & current events, photography, popular & classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, science, sports & fitness, transportation, travel and much more.

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Reference USA

ReferenceUSA is an Internet-based reference service from the Library Division of infoUSA. The site was designed for use as a reference tool in libraries and is continually enhanced based upon suggestions from librarians and library patrons." 

The ReferenceUSA database contains, in module format, detailed information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses; 102 million U.S. residents; 683,000 U.S. health care providers; 1 million Canadian businesses; and 11 million Canadian residents.

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Sage Publications Online

SAGE publishes more than 520 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine. SAGE Journals Online is the delivery platform that provides online access to the full text of individual SAGE journals.

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Statistical Abstract of the United States

The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

Global Access
Ulrich's

Ulrichsweb™ is the authoritative source of bibliographic and publisher information on more than 300,000 periodicals of all types–academic and scholarly journals, Open Access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more from around the world.

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UNESCO Statistics

Provides global and internationally comparable statistics on education, science, technology, culture and communication. In addition to the rich statistical databases are monographs, articles, surveys, questionnaires, quick facts and much more.

Global Access
USA.gov

A comprehensive engine to locate federal, state and local government information.

Global Access
WorldCat

WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information.

Global Access