Databases & Indexes

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

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Global Access: This resource is available to anyone in the world.
Rider Access: Available to current students, faculty, and staff of Rider University.
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.
Trial: Databases and other information services with an evaluation period. Feedback is encouraged.
Audio: This database contains streaming audio.
Video: This database contains streaming video.

Name Description Access

Cabell’s is an interactive, searchable database designed to help researchers, publishers, librarians and other academics locate and select journals they may use for publishing their work. At Rider, Cabell’s provides information to over ten thousand journals in Accounting; Economics and Finance; Management; Marketing; and Educational Curriculum & Methods. Journal information includes the topic areas emphasized, the type of review process, number of external reviewers, acceptance rate, time required for review, availability of reviewers' comments, and if fees are charged to review or publish the manuscript. Researchers are also able to rank journals and share their own submission and publication experiences with other scholars.

Access to Cabell’s is funded by Rider University’s College of Business and the School of Education.

Rider Access
CANTUS Home Page

Database of Gregorian Chant.

Global Access
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 Business Builder

This Web tool allows business owners and entrepreneurs to easily navigate and use key demographic and economic data to help guide their research into opening a new business or adding to an existing one.

Global Access
Census of Population and Housing

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

Global Access
Chorus America

Accessible on-campus only - Chorus America produces an array of publications to provide members and the public with current news and research about choruses, choral music, and the choral field, including The Voice, High Notes, The Chorus Leadership Guide's online resources, The American Choral Review, Research Memorandum Series, and Research and Reports which tracks trending ideas in the choral field. 

Rider Access
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."

Rider Access
CollegeSource Online

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

Rider Access
Communication & Mass Media Complete

Communication & Mass Media Complete provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. This database originated with the acquisition and subsequent merging of two popular databases in the fields of communication and mass media studies -- CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association (NCA)), and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Pennsylvania State University). Communication & Mass Media Complete provides an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in any and all aspects of communication and mass media.

Rider Access
Composing and Composers
Primarily links to Composer Sites from the Sibelius Academy.
Global Access is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. The scope of data collections and system functionality have continued to expand since THOMAS was launched in January 1995, when the 104th Congress convened.

Global Access
Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States

This very comprehensive chart presents the most current information regarding the use of unpublished works, works of corporate authorship, works spanning certain dates, and their associated copyright terms. Also available in Portable Document Format (.pdf).

Global Access
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.

Rider Access
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.

Rider Access