Databases and Indexes

Except where indicated, these databases are searchable from any computer on campus with Internet access. Off-campus access, when available, requires a login, using your campus network ID and password. Our license agreement requires that off-campus access to most of the databases be limited to current students, faculty, and staff of Georgian Court University.

By Subject

By Title

General Databases

Academic Search Premier- Funded by the New Jersey State Library and the New Jersey Knowledge Initiative  
Indexes journals covering the social sciences, humanities, education, computer science, ethnic studies and more. Provides full-text articles from more than 3200 scholarly periodicals.

CQ Researcher (CQ Press)
Offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of today's most important social, economic, political, and environmental issues. Each report is divided into specific sections to guide research. The online database covers reports back to 1991. Each weekly issue provides up-to-date information on controversial subjects written by CQ's staff of experienced reporters. Click on "full report" to see all sections; be sure to read the overview and pro/con sections. Includes a citation generator which creates a citation for use in a works cited list.

Credo Reference            
A great place to start your research with access to the world's best citable information, wherever you are. Credo serves as an online reference book collection as well as a wonderful research tool to guide you through the process of topic discovery and research writing.

Guide to Reference
Guide to Reference replaces the former Guide to Reference Books, published by the American Library Association in 1996. This new version offers expanded opportunities for searching, allowing the user to link to resources, compile lists, and take notes.

 EBSCOhost Web
Use this link to search 2 or more EBSCO databases simultaneously.

Full-image archival database of scholarly journals. The most current issues, 2-5 years, are not included due to publishers' restrictions.

/uploadedImages/film5.jpg  NJVID (New Jersey's Digital Video Repository)         
NJVID is a statewide digital video portal and central storage repository.
NJVID requires the use of Internet Explorer 8 or higher, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
If you have difficulty accessing these videos, please contact the library.

Proquest Central        
ProQuest Central is the largest multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more.

Use this link to search two or more Proquest databases simultaneously.

Sage Premier            
Sage Premier represents one of the largest packages of social science journals available while also including a wide range of content from subject areas including business, humanities, science, technology and medicine.  Sage Premier gives comprehensive access to 570+ peer-reviewed journals comprising over 292,000 articles through this online platform.

OmniFile Full-Text Mega 1982-
Abstracts and indexing for over 4,000 periodicals in many subjects. Full-text for over 2,000 periodicals. To search the education section of the database, click on the arrow to the right of the Subject Area box and select "Education.”

Subject Databases

ABI/Inform (Proquest) 1971-
Premier source of business information for more than 30 years, this database indexes and abstracts more than 1000 journals in business -- full text articles are available for over 500 publications, including the Wall Street Journal 1984 - present.

Alt-Health Watch 1990-
Full-text journals & other publications on alternative health and wellness.

America: History & Life 1954-
Bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Comprises citations and abstracts to periodical articles, books and dissertations.

American History in Video        
Provides a collection of videos available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.

ATLA Catholic Periodicals and Literature Index (CPLI)
Indexes citations to articles published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, and books about Catholicism and related issues. No full text.

ATLAS Religion Database with ATLASerials 1949-
Indexes journals and books in religion, theology & biblical studies. Includes some full text articles. Use the Internet Explorer browser for best full text access.

Biography Reference Bank         
Contains biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present, along with thousands of images. It includes the full text of articles from more than 100 volumes of biographical reference works published by H.W. Wilson (Current Biography, the World Authors series, Nobel Prize winners,World Artists, World Film Directors, and American Reformers), plus thousands of biographies from other publishers.

Biological Abstracts
This is an excellent database for conducting research in the life sciences, as well as providing resources for those with biomedical research needs.  Produced by BIOSIS, Biological Abstracts contains nearly 8 million citations drawn from over 4,000 foreign and domestic journals and grows by over 5% each year.

BioOne Complete    NEW!
BioOne is an online aggregation of primary research in the fields of organismal biology, ecology, zoology, and environmental science. A valuable resource for students, faculty, and researchers, featuring timely content on a wide-array of today’s most pressing topics, including global warming, stem cell research, and ecological and biodiversity conservation.

Britannica Image Quest             
Access more than one million rights-cleared images from over 40 of the best collections in the world.

Business Source Elite Funded by the New Jersey State Library and the New Jersey Knowledge Initiative    njki

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Over 32,000 documents, searchable by author, title & keyword. Also has links to statutes, statistics and other information sources.

Communication & Mass Media Complete    NEW!
Indexes and abstracts more than 460 journals cover to cover.  Selected coverage of an additional 200 journals. 
Full text for 350 journals.  Some major journals go back to their first issues (as far back as 1915).

  Counseling and Therapy in Video      
Provides an online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The collection's wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study counseling in ways never before possible.   

CINAHL 1982-
Indexes journals in nursing & allied health fields. Also available is Pre-CINAHL A companion database for CINAHL subscribers. Pre-CINAHL provides current awareness of new journal articles.

Criminal Justice Abstracts
The criminology database from SAGE Publications, contains comprehensive coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)        NEW!
The new edition of the most comprehensive resource used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders. It is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Complete text & graphics of the familiar work; also provides access to Merriam- Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.

ERIC (Proquest)
Indexes & abstracts journals and other publications in education. Includes links to many full-text journal articles (EJ numbers) and 80% of research reports (ED numbers) released since 1993.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition        NEW!
This resource provides over 500 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Community Health Nursing, Journal of Nursing Management, Nursing Ethics, Nursing Forum, Nursing Inquiry and many more.

Historical Abstracts 1954-
Guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present, excluding the United States and Canada. Comprises abstracted articles to worldwide journals, and also citations to historical books.

Historical New York Times (Proquest)
ProQuest Historical New York Times provides the full image of articles published in the NYT from its first issue in 1851 through 2011. Includes illustrations and advertisements.
For more recent coverage use Lexis-Nexis which includes full text, but without illustrations and advertisements.

Kraus Curriculum Development Library        KCDL Tutorial
Database of curricula, frameworks, and standards bringing together educational objectives, content, instructional strategies, and evaluative techniques for all subjects covered in PreK-12 and Adult Basic Education.

LEXIS/NEXIS Academic Universe    
Access to information on business, political, legal & other topics; many full-text articles; years of coverage vary by title. Includes non-English languages news under Guided News Search. Full-text of the New York Times from 1980.

Marquis Who’s Who Online    (single user access only)
Provides access to more than 1 million biographical sketches of noteworthy persons drawn from such publications as Who’s Who in America, Who Was Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who in American Politics, Who’s Who in American Art and others. Updated daily. Search by a name or by criteria such as state, occupation, sex, political party, religion, college.

The worlds most comprehensive source of life sciences, medicine and biomedical bibliographic information. It contains nearly 11 million records from more than 7,300 different publications dating from 1965-present. Updated weekly.

Mental Measurements Yearbook  
Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. First published by Oscar K. Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY provides coverage from Volume 9 to the present.

Merck Index Online        NEW!
The Merck Index Online offers the same highly authoritative information as the print edition in a convenient and easily searchable full text database. It contains over 11,500 monographs – including historic records not available in the print edition. The Merck Index* Online will be updated regularly with accurate information curated by experts.

Modern Language Association (MLA) International Bibliography 
Indexes books & articles on modern languages and literatures, folklore, linguisitics, and other related topics.

Monthly Catalog of U. S. Government Publications 1994-
Indexes a wide variety of publications produced by the federal government, with some documents available in full-text.

NAXOS Music Library            
Access Restricted to 5 Simultaneous Users
Access over 787,900 tracks (more than 54,850 CDs) - the entire Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues, plus other licensed independent labels. Listen to whole CDs, individual tracks or create custom playlists.

NetAdvantage (Standard & Poors)
NetAdvantage is the online version of the Standard & Poors suite of business publications. Provides in-depth economic and business information on 52 major US industries in Industry Surveys, analysis of stock market trends in the Outlook, directory listings in the Register, and Stock Reports that track key ratios for the past 10 years, plus mutual fund and bond reports. Search under company name for an in-depth profile including financial data and competitors.

Onesource Global        NEW!
50 simultaneous user limit
/On Campus Only
Searchable database about top international companies and many private companies, including company profiles, financial data, corporate structure, executive biographies, and business news and analyses.

Oxford Art Online
The Oxford dictionary of art contains 45,000 articles on every aspect of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts and photography - from prehistory to the present day. Includes 35,000 images.

Oxford Biblical Studies Online            (Three User Access Only)
Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. The integration of authoritative scholarly texts and reference works with tools that provide ease of research into the background, context, and issues related to the Bible make Oxford Biblical Studies Online a valuable resource not only for college students, scholars, and clergy, but also anyone in need of an authoritative, ecumenical, and up-to-date resource.

Oxford Music Online
Oxford Music Online comprises the full text of The New Oxford Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (London, 2001), The New Oxford Dictionary of Opera, edited by Stanley Sadie (London, 1992), and The New Oxford Dictionary of Jazz, second edition, edited by Barry Kernfeld (London, 2002).

Proquest Criminal Justice
Detailed abstracts and indexing for over 190 U.S. and international journals from 1981 to the present. Over 55 journals are full text. Covers alcoholism, drug abuse, domestic and forensic science, and law enforcement.

Proquest Statistical Abstract of the U.S.        NEW!
The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.

Full-text database with articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association and selected journals from the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber.

Indexes & abstracts journals and other publications in psychology.

Pub Med         PubMed Tutorial
A service of the National Library of Medicine, this database indexes articles in medicine and psychology.

Reader's Guide Retrospective    1890 - 1982                
Full online coverage of the original paper volumes of the Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature index of subjects in the popular press. Historical coverage of all subjects of general news areas including aeronautics, African-Americans, aging, archeology, astronomy, automobiles, biographies, business, children, education, environment, fashion, film, fine arts, food, foreign affairs, gardening, health, history, hobbies, home, journalism, leisure activities, literature, medicine, music, news, nutrition, photography, politics, popular culture, radio, religion, science, sports, technology, television, and travel.

RefUSA- Funded by the New Jersey State Library and the New Jersey Knowledge Initiative    njki
Contains 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.

ScienceDirect 1995-      
Scholarly Full Text of over 1,400 journals from the health & life science collection and the social & behavioral sciences collection which cover such areas as nursing, health science, business, criminal justice, education, psychology, social work & more.

Science Reference Center        NEW!
A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

SMART imagebase        NEW!
The Scientific & Medical ART (SMART) Imagebase is a collection of 20,000+ high quality illustrations and animations depicting anatomy, physiology, surgery, diseases, conditions, trauma, embryology, histology, and other health science topics.

Social Science Journals (Proquest) 1994-
Provides access to full text journal articles in social science.

Social Science Web (Proquest)          
ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts,ERIC,Sociological Abstracts,Social Services Abstracts, Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS),PAIS International,Political Science Abstracts,PsycARTICLES,PsycINFO,Physical Education Index and more -- indexes the international literature in sociology, political science and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

Social Work Abstracts 1977-
Produced by the National Association of Social Workers, this database contains abstracts from journals in social work and related areas, such as homelessness, child and family welfare, aging and similar subjects.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text
SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for more than 520 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the SPORTDiscus index - with no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1985, SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports & sports medicine literature.

Value Line 
Investment information service which provides in-depth financial ratios for 1700 stocks in 94 industries. Includes full-page individual stock reports (including income statements) and industry reviews. Use tabs at left to "lookup company" and "lookup industry". Be sure to read the "Industry Commentary". The HTML files may include more up-to-date information than the PDF files which are updated quarterly. Compare both versions (PDF and HTML) for complete ratio coverage.

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