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    • Cambridge Journals Online
    • 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.
    • 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. Religion.
      Coverage: 1981 to present
    • Child Development and 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.
    • 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.
    • CINAHL
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Communication & Mass Media Complete
      Quality research in areas related to communication and mass media.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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

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

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    • Gale Virtual Reference Library
      Gale Virtual Reference Library 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. Includes the New Catholic Encyclopedia.
      Coverage: 1999 - Paid for by Greenlease Library
    • Godey's Lady's Book: All Parts
    • 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.

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    • 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.

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    • 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 exludes most recent 2-5 years of titles Paid for by Greenlease Library

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    • Learning Express 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 (LISTA)
      Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
      Coverage: 1960 to present
    • 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

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    • M.E. Sharpe Journals
    • Making of America Journals (Cornell)
    • Making of America Journals (Michigan)
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • MIT Press Journals
    • MLA Directory of Periodicals
      The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.
    • MLA International Bibliography
      Detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations.

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    • Pennsylvania Gazette
    • Pennsylvania Newspaper Record: Delaware County
    • 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 psychology 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
    • Public Library of Science (PLoS)
    • PubMed Central
      This free medical index is produced by the National Library of Medicine and covers journals in all areas of medicine.
      Freely available resource

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    • Refworks
      A bibliography management program that allows Rockhurst University faculty, students and staff to set up their own online account to manage electronic citations imported from databases subscribed to by the Greenlease Library as well as input citation information from print sources. A bibliography can be produced in Microsoft Word.
      Paid for by Greenleease Library
    • Regional Business News
      Regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
      Coverage: Paid for by Greenlease Library
    • Rockhurst Print Holdings

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    • 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
    • SpringerLink Contemporary (1997 - Present)
    • Stylus Publishing, LLC
    • 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

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    • 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: Series 2 - Empire
      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

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