Databases & Indexes: Science, Mathematics, Health Sciences

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

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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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Applied Science & Technology Full Text

Applied Science & Technology Full Text™ contains indexing and abstracts for nearly 800 core English-language, scientific and technical publications back to 1983. Full text of articles is available from more than 220 periodicals dating back to 1997. Content includes coverage of a wide variety of applied science specialties—acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear and civil engineering, computers and informatics and much more.

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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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CINAHL Complete

"CINAHL Complete is the world’s most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. ...  CINAHL Complete is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing & allied health literature and supports nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers."

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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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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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Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

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

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General Science Full Text

General Science Full Text™ provides full text from more than 100 periodicals dating as far back as 1995, in addition to indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 periodicals dating back to 1984. Subject coverage includes astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, health & medicine, oceanography, physics, zoology and much more.

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GreenFILE

GreenFILE offers well-researched 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. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

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Health Reference Center

Provides clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.

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Health Source - Consumer Edition

This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition features more than 130 full text, consumer health magazines. This database is updated on a weekly basis.

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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.

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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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MathSciNet

MathSciNet is a comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature since 1940. MathSciNet provides Web access to the signed reviews and bibliographic data from Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications, an early awareness journal.

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MEDLINE

MEDLINE® provides authoritative medical 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 numbers, tree hierarchy and explosion capabilities to search abstracts from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. Included are citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, HISTLINE, SPACELINE, PREMEDLINE®, AIDSLINE®, BIOETHICSLINE®, and HealthSTAR®. Premier Package customers will have instant access to full text for 1,750 journals indexed in MEDLINE (at no additional charge). Users of MEDLINE will be excited to learn that this is now a "full text database".

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Medline Plus - JerseyClicks

"Medline Plus is the National Institutes of Health's website for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. Medline Plus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free."

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New York Times

New York newspaper

This is considered the official U.S. newspaper because it publishes the complete text of important documents, speeches and presidential press conferences. The paper's reporters have won scores of Pulitzer Prizes throughout the publication's 150-year history.

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Nursing Resource Center with Nursing & Allied Health Collection - JerseyClicks

"Designed for nursing students, the Nursing Resource Center brings together in an easy-to-use interface disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts. The information is written in accessible language for students completing class assignments and preparing for clinicals as they learn how to care for and treat patients. Search results are returned in tabs that correspond to steps in the nursing process. The Allied Health Collection covers all aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum."

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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 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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PsycARTICLES

PsycARTICLES© is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group. 

The database includes all substantive material from the print journals but does not include nonarticle content such as ads, covers, editorial board lists, and the like.

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PsycINFO

PsycINFO provides access to citations and summaries of articles from some 1500 journals, some dating to 1887. It also contains summaries of book chapters, books, technical reports, and dissertations. All of these are in field of psychology or related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law.

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PubMed

PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

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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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Science Direct

With ScienceDirect you can:

  • Access over 1700 scientific, technical & medical peer-reviewed journals.
  • Search over 59 million abstracts from scientific articles.
  • Link out to articles from over 120 other publishers.
  • ScienceDirect includes 125 titles formerly found in IDEAL.
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Science Online

Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.

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SciFinder

SciFinder provides college students and faculty with quick and easy access to a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines. Faculty and students can explore the CAS database content created by scientists; references from over 9,500 currently published journals and patent information from more than 50 active patent issuing authorities; important discoveries that span the scientific century back to 1900; the latest scientific breakthroughs almost as soon as they are published with references added daily and some patent information as recent as two days ago; complete coverage of chemistry and the life sciences including biochemistry, biology, pharmacology, medicine, and related disciplines; and the world's largest collection of organic and inorganic substance information.

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