Electronic Databases

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Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database and covers a wide range of subject matter in both popular magazines and scholarly peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1887.

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Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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America: History & Life with Full-Text

America: History & Life with Full Text is the definitive database of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With selective selective indexing for 1,700 journals from 1955 to present, this database is without question the most important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history. America: History & Life with Full Text also provides full-text coverage of more than 200 journals and nearly 100 books

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Biography in Context

Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

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Books and Authors

Combines over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorite lists. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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Business Insights: Essentials

The database allows you to research and compare companies and industries using industry rankings, company profiles, market share data, investment reports, charts, graphs, and more. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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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. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo. CINAHL®Complete is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing & allied health literature.

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Communication and Mass Media Complete

This database incorporates the content of CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth. CMMC offers indexing and abstracts for more than 440 journals and includes full text for 326 journals.

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Contemporary Literary Criticism--Select

This database is an extensive collection of more than 11,000 critical essays on contemporary authors. Each CLC-Select entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, a list of principal works, critical essays, and sources for further study. Updated monthly, it allows users to search by author name, title of work, nationality, subject/genre, ethnicity, critic name, and more. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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Credo Reference

Credo Reference is a leading provider of reference services for libraries. It enables users to find authoritative answers fast. It features content from hundreds of reference books in a broad range of subjects.

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eBook Academic Collection

Integrated into the EBSCOhost platform, eBook Academic Collection provides access to over 112,000 academic e-books. The collection covers a broad range of subject matter by important publishers such as Springer, Wiley, CUP, ABC-CLIO, and Sage and more.

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Ebrary

Ebrary is a collection of over 50,000 ebooks in a wide range of academic subject areas. New titles are added every month and most of ebrary's content has been published since 2000. At this time, access is only available on campus.

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Educator's Reference Complete

This database is a selection of more than 450 full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database. Updated daily. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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ERIC [free website]

(1966-present) Indexes journals, curriculum guides, research reports, conference proceedings, bibliographies, and more.

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Expanded Academic Index ASAP

From arts and humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers--many with full-text and images. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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Gale Biography In Context

This database merges Gale's authoritative reference content with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience. Users can search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context

This database has contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. It features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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Gale Science In Context

This database has information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Merges reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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General Business File ASAP

This database analyzes company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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General OneFile

This database has news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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General Reference Center Gold

A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources--newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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Global Issues In Context

This database offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issues and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural status. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

Regis College Library participates in Google's "Library Links" program -- a service which will add full-text links to Google search results and provide you with direct access to library resources. Enabling this service is easy -- once you access Google Scholar, click the "Scholar Preferences" option, then find and select Regis College in the Library Links section.

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HathiTrust

A collaborative repository of digital content from major worldwide research institutions and libraries. Covers most subject areas and is constantly adding new material. Material that is in the public domain is freely available to view as full text. Material that is not included in the public domain is available for limited viewing.


Health and Wellness Resource Center

This database provides instant access to medical reference materials including nearly 400 health/medical journals, numerous reference volumes, over 700 health videos from partner Healthology, Inc., hundreds of pamphlets and health-related articles from 2,200 general interest publications. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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Health Reference Center Academic

This database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources found in Gale's Health Reference Center. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This database provides nearly 550 scholarly Full Text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. It also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient educational sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

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Humanities Source

Humanities Source is designed to meet the needs of students, researchers and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities. The collection includes full text for more than 1,400 journals, with citations to over 3.5 million articles, including book reviews. Coverage in Humanities Source includes worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.

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Joanna Briggs Institute

The Joanna Briggs Institute was established in recognition of a need for evaluation of evidence derived from a diverse range of sources, including experience, expertise and all forms of rigorous research and the translation, transfer and utilization of the "best available evidence" into health care practice. The website provides access to best practice information sheets, systematic reviews, evaluation cycle reports, online practice manuals, CIS database and interventions. Please contact the Reference Desk for the username and password.

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Jstor

Jstor is a not-for-profit organization with a dual mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals, and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible. Jstor does have some current issues of a few selected journals. Otherwise, because it’s main mission is archival in nature, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in Jstor (called the “moving wall”).

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JONA - The Journal of Nursing Administration

Search for full-text articles from 1996 - present. Please note that only one user can be logged into this journal at a time. Please contact the Reference Desk for the username and password.

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LexisNexis Academic Universe

This database gives access to over 10,000 news, business, and legal sources. The coverage includes deep back files and up-to-the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources. It also has detailed company information and financial performance measures and also allows one to identify and compare companies matching specific criteria. Has access to primary source material such as case law, statutes and regulations as well as secondary source materials such as legal news or law reviews.

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

This world-class bibliographic database provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.


Literature Resource Center -- LRC

Has up to date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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Literature Resources from Gale

Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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Massachusetts History Online

Contains full-text articles gathered from almost 50 sources that directly relate to Massachusetts history. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.

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MEDLINE Complete

Provides full text for more than 2,400 medical journals. Many of the most-used medical journals are available with no embargo so users can access the information as soon as it’s published.

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MLA International Bibliography/Directory of Periodicals

MLA International Bibliography offers a detailed bibliography of journals articles, books and dissertations. It dates back to the 1920's and contains over 2.2 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers. The MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 5,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

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Natural Standard

Natural Standard is an international research collaboration that aggregates and synthesizes data on complementary and alternative therapies. Using a comprehensive methodology and reproducible grading scales, information is created that is evidence-based, consensus-based, and peer-reviewed, tapping into the collective expertise of a multidisciplinary Editorial Board. Includes these databases: Foods, Herbs, & Supplements; Health & Wellness; Genomics & Proteomics; Medical Conditions; Comparative Effectiveness; Brand Names; Environmental & Global Health; Animal Health; Sports Medicine and Interactive Tools.

NOTE: Natural Standard contains several databases of information but does not provide full text of specific articles. Follow supportive reference links to their abstracts in PubMed to link to full text where available.

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Nursing and Allied Health Collection

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. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.


Nursing Resource Center

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. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.


Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world. As a historical dictionary, the OED is very different from those of current English, in which the focus is on present-day meanings. You'll still find these in the OED, but you'll also find the history of individual words, and of the language—traced through 3 million quotations, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to films scripts and cookery books.

For immediate access please contact the Reference Desk for the username and password.

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Psychotherapy.net

Collection of streaming videos covering a wide variety of tools and techniques from a broad selection of psychotherapeutic approaches. These videos are ideal training resources for students, interns and all mental-health professionals.

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Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection

Both researcher and practitioner alike will find relevant, authoritative content in this collection, which includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Covering a wide spectrum of information, researchers will have access to a diverse, but focused set of topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more. NOTE: If you use this link when you are out of state, the page will prompt you for your Regis College library account number.


PsycArticles

This database, from the APA, is a source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It contains approximately 150,000 articles from over 70 journals published by the APA, and its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation, and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychology Association and Hogrefe Publishing Group.

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PsycInfo

This database contains abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations. It contains approximately 3 million citations and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s with DOIs for over 1.4 million records. Journal coverage, which spans from the 1800s to present, includes international material selected from around 2,400 periodicals in dozens of languages.

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PubMed/Medline (free government website)

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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Social Sciences Full Text

This database indexes and abstracts articles of at least one column in length from English-language periodicals published in the U.S. and elsewhere plus the full-text of selected periodicals. Subjects covered include addiction studies, community health and medical care, corrections, criminal justice, economics, environmental studies, and urban studies.

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Social Work Abstracts Plus

This database offers extensive coverage of more than 450 social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. Produced by the NASW, it provides citations and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems.

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UpToDate (authorized users only)

UpToDate is a clinical resource designed to assist with diagnosis and treatment. Information is presented in the form of topic reviews, each one addressing a particular clinical issue; those on treatment or management topics include recommendations. Topic reviews contain links to other related topics and are fully illustrated and referenced. You can view related charts, x-rays, photographs, movies and Medline abstracts by clicking on the associated links. There is complete access to an extensive drug database. UpToDate contains the equivalent of 50,000 pages of original, peer-reviewed text.

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WorldCat (free website)

This database is a global network of library-management and user-facing services built upon cooperatively maintained databases of bibliographic and institutional metadata.

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