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WorldCat Discovery (VitCat) Multidisciplinary, eBooks

WorldCat Discovery (VitCat) combines Viterbo University's online library catalog with database searching.  Find books, articles, DVDs, CDs, and more.

WorldCat (FirstSearch) Multidisciplinary

WorldCat (FirstSearch), from OCLC, is a catalog of books, Web resources, audiovisuals, and other materials found in national and international libraries.

WISCAT Multidisciplinary

WISCAT, from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, catalog of books, videos and other resources available in Wisconsin libraries. Can limit searches to holdings in individual libraries.

Viterbo University Digital Collections Viterbo

Viterbo University's Digital Collections include the Viterbo Research Collection, Viterbo University Archives Digital Collections, University Images Collection, Lumen Newspaper Collection, and Past and Present.

Viterbo Research Collection Viterbo

The Viterbo Research Collection (VRC) showcases and expands access to valuable contributions to scholarly content produced at Viterbo University. The VRC is open to the public on campus, and for any member of the Viterbo community on or off-campus.

Video Librarian Multidisciplinary

Video Librarian provides access to over 20,000 fulltext video reviews, 1,000 distributors,  a release calendar, and news.

Vault Career, Business

Vault provides in-depth intelligence on what its really like to work within an industry, company, or profession—and how to position yourself to launch and build the career you want.

UlrichsWeb Multidisciplinary

UlrichsWeb, from ProQuest, provides publishing and content information on periodicals from many nations.  Includes academic and scholarly journals, open-access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, and newsletters.

U.S. National Library of Medicine Nursing, Gerontology

The U.S. National Library of Medicine links to medical, chemical, and toxicology databases.

TOXNET Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Nursing

TOXNET, from the U.S. National Library of Medicine, covers toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.

Sports Litigation Alert Sport, Criminal Justice

Sports Litigation Alert, from Hackney Publications, tracks legal developments as they occur in amateur and professional athletics as well as legislative issues that impact sports law professionals.

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law History, English, eBooks

This collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. The collection includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. In addition, UNC Press books, periodicals, scholarly articles, poems/songs/sermons, and other slavery-related primary source materials are included.

SciFinder Scholar Biology, Chemistry, Mathematical Physics

SciFinder Scholar, from Cornell University Library, is an abstracts-only research tool for CAS databases from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, and agricultural science. First time users need to register for a new account from an on-campus computer.

ScienceDirect Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Nursing, Nutrition, Mathematical Physics

ScienceDirect, from Elsevier, provides full-text journals for life and health sciences from 1995-present.  Includes abstracts for other scientific information.

SAGE Journals Multidisciplinary, Biology, Chemistry, Counseling, Creative Media and Design, Gerontology, History, Nursing, Nutrition, Social Work, Sociology

SAGE Journal is a full-text collection of journals in business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology, and medicine.

Resources for College Libraries Library Science

Resources for College Libraries, from Bowker, provides lists and reviews of 58 curriculum-specific subject areas found in college libraries.

Regional Business News Business

Regional Business News, from EBSCOhost, provides full-text coverage of business journals, newspapers, and newswires from U.S. metropolitan and rural areas.

RefWorks Legacy Citation Management

RefWorks Legacy, from ProQuest, is a citation management tool that allows you to generate citations and bibliographies. Two versions of RefWorks are temporarily available for Viterbo University library patrons, RefWorks Legacy and RefWorks (New).

RefWorks (New) Citation Management

RefWorks (New), from ProQuest, is a citation management tool that allows you to generate citations and bibliographies. Two versions of RefWorks are temporarily available for Viterbo University library patrons, RefWorks Legacy and RefWorks (New).

RAB Instant Background Business, Creative Media and Design, Marketing

RAB (Radio Advertising Bureau) Instant background provides marketing and demographic stats from over 200 businesses and industries.  To Access: Click the "Sign In" tab and enter user name: reference@viterbo.edu and password: ViterboLib

PubMed Nursing, Biology, Chemistry

PubMed, from the U.S. National Library of Medicine, indexes biomedical research from MEDLINE on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the healthcare system, and preclinical & life sciences.  Limited full text.

PubChem Substance Chemistry

PubChem Substance, from The National Center for Biotechnology Information, records contain substance information electronically submitted to PubChem by depositors.  This includes any chemical structure information submitted, as well as chemical names, comments, and links to the depositor's web site.

PubChem Compound Chemistry

PubChem Compound, from The National Center for Biotechnology Information, contains unique, validated chemical structures (small molecules) that can be searched using names, synonyms or keywords. The compound records may link to more than one PubChem Substance record if different depositors supplied the same structure. These Compound records reflect validated chemical depiction information provided to describe substances in PubChem Substance. Structures stored within PubChem Compounds are pre-clustered and cross-referenced by identity and similarity groups. Additionally, calculated properties and descriptors are available for searching and filtering of chemical structures.

PubChem BioAssay Chemistry

PubChem BioAssay, from The National Center for Biotechnology Information, consists of deposited bioactivity data and descriptions of bioactivity assays used to screen the chemical substances contained in the PubChem Substance database, including descriptions of the conditions and the readouts (bioactivity levels) specific to the screening procedure.

PsycINFO Psychology, Counseling, Education, Gerontology, Nursing, Social Work, Women's Studies

PsycINFO, from EBSCOhost, indexes articles, book chapters, and dissertations on behavioral and psychological topics.  Includes social work.  Coverage is from 1887.  Full-text limited.

PsycARTICLES Psychology, Counseling, Criminal Justice, Education, Gerontology, Nursing, Servant Leadership, Social Work, Women's Studies

PsycARTICLES, from EBSCOhost, is a full-text psychology research journal collection published by the American Psychological Association and related organizations.  1985 to present.

Professional Development Collection Education

Professional Development Collection, from EBSCOhost, is a comprehensive collection of education journals, including many in full-text format.

Primary Search Education

Primary Search, from EBSCOhost, provides full-text children’s magazines and pamphlets.  Designed for the elementary school student.

PQDT Open Multidisciplinary, Dissertations, Education, Servant Leadership

PQDT Open, from ProQuest, provides full text of open-access dissertations and theses.

PLOS (Public Library of Science) Collections Biology, Chemistry, Nursing, Nutrition

PLOS (Public Library of Science) Collections aggregates interdisciplinary content from PLOS journals, focusing both on scientific topics as well as the topic of publishing itself.

Oxford Music Online Music, Theatre, Reference

Oxford Music Online is an updated version of New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians.  Covers all aspects of music, music history, opera, and performance. Has links to music clips.

Oxford English Dictionary Multidisciplinary, Reference, English

Oxford English Dictionary is the leading authority on the history and development of the English language since 1150.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context Multidisciplinary, English, History, Philosophy, Women's Studies

Opposing Viewpoints in Context, from Cengage Learning, includes over 14,000 pro/con viewpoint essays, 5,000 topic overviews, 5 million periodical articles, nearly 6,000 statistical tables, charts and graphs, and thousands of podcasts on today's most contentious social issues.

Open Access Theses and Dissertations Multidisciplinary, Dissertations

Open Access Theses and Dissertations is a resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations from around the world.  Currently includes nearly 2 million theses and dissertations from over 800 institutions.

Nursing & Allied Health Database Nursing, Gerontology, Nutrition

Nursing & Allied Health Database, from ProQuest, contains over 250 leading full-text trade and scholarly publications in nursing and allied health.

Newspaper Source Plus Multidisciplinary, English

Newspaper Source Plus, from EBSCOhost, search over 1500 full-text newspapers.

Naxos Video Library Dance, Music, Theatre

Naxos Video Library is a performing arts video library with over 1,300 operas, ballets, documentaries, live concerts, and musical tours of historic places.  Access limited to 5 simultaneous users.

Naxos Music Library Music, Theatre

Naxos Music Library is an audio database of online classical music.  Updated monthly.  Access limited to 15 simultaneous users.

MLA International Bibliography English, Latin American Studies, Philosophy, Women's Studies

MLA (Modern Language Association) International Bibliography, from Cengage Learning, is an international index of journal articles, books, and dissertations in the fields of language and literature. Dating back to 1963.

Military and Government Collection History

Military and Government Collection, from EBSCOhost, is a collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content offering current news pertaining to needs of the military and government.

Middle Search Plus Education

Middle Search Plus, from EBSCOhost, provides full-text access to general topics appropriate for middle and junior high school students.

Micromedex Nursing, Nutrition

Micromedex, from Truven Health Analytics, provides information on drugs, diseases, toxicology, laboratory tests, and alternative medicine.  Patient education in English and Spanish.  Mobile download available. Use prohibited in clinical settings.

MEDLINE with Full Text Nursing, Biology, Chemistry, Nutrition

MEDLINE with Full Text, from EBSCOhost, provides authoritative information on biomedical research for clinical sciences, veterinary medicine, and healthcare professions.  Limited full text.

Medline Plus (Spanish) Nursing, World Languages

Medline Plus (Spanish), from the U.S. National Library of Medicine, which provides consumer-oriented health information in Spanish.

Medline Plus Nursing, Gerontology

Medline Plus, from the U.S. National Library of Medicine, provides consumer-oriented health information.

MasterFILE Premier Multidisciplinary

MasterFILE Premier, from EBSCOhost, provides full-text access to periodicals covering multidisciplinary topics most appropriate for public libraries.

MAS Ultra: School Edition Multidisciplinary

MAS Ultra: School Edition, from EBSCOhost, provides full-text access to multidisciplinary topics appropriate for high school students.

Lumen Newspaper Collection Viterbo

Lumen Newspaper Collection provides full text of the Viterbo campus newspaper from the first issue in 1954 to the present.

Literature Resource Center English, Education, Theatre, Women's Studies

Literature Resource Center, from Cengage Learning, provides biographical and critical analyses of authors, works, and literary movements from every age and genre.

Literature Criticism Online English, Education

Literature Criticism Online, from Cengage Learning, contains the Gale Literary Index and the full-text online versions of the Poetry Criticism and Short Story Criticism series.

LearningExpress Library Multidisciplinary, eBooks

LearningExpress Library, from BadgerLink, provides online practice tests, courses, and eBooks for people of all ages to improve test preparation and test-taking skills.

JSTOR Multidisciplinary, Art, Creative Media and Design, Education, English, History, Latin American Studies, Mathematical Physics, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Servant Leadership, Sociology, Women's Studies

JSTOR is an archive of journal issues as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated.  Not current - there is a 1-5 year gap between a newest journal issue and its content available in JSTOR.

IPA Source Music

IPA Source is a collection of International Phonetic Alphabet transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.

Humanities International Complete Multidisciplinary, English, History, Latin American Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Women's Studies, World Languages

Humanities International Complete, from EBSCOhost, provides full text of hundreds of journals, books, and other published sources from around the world.  Includes full text for more than 1,200 journals.

Health Source: Nursing Academic Edition Nursing, Gerontology, Nutrition

Health Source: Nursing Academic Edition, from EBSCOhost, provides access to scholarly journals, mostly in full text, focusing on many medical disciplines.

Health Source: Consumer Edition Nursing, Nutrition, Sport

Health Source: Consumer Edition, from EBSCOhost, provides consumer health topics, many in full-text, in the medical sciences, food sciences & nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health.

Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) Psychology, Counseling, Education, Nursing

Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI), from Ovid, provides access to information on approximately 15,000 measurement instruments in the fields of health and psychosocial sciences. The full text of the instruments are not included. Access limited to 5 simultaneous users.

GreenFILE Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Education

GreenFILE, from EBSCOhost, covers all aspects of human impact to the environment including global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Limited full text.

Gale Virtual Reference Library Multidisciplinary, Reference, Biology, Chemistry, Creative Media and Design, Education, English, Environmental Studies, Latin American Studies, History, Philosophy, Religious Studies, World Languages

Gale Virtual Reference Library, from Cengage Learning, provides electronic reference books.  Titles are added as they are purchased.

Gale Artemis Literary Sources English, Education

Gale Artemis: Literary Sources, from Cengage Learning, is a comprehensive online literary resource that includes books, journals, and essays covering biographical, critical, and contextual information on authors and their works.

Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index Women's Studies, History

Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index, from the University of Iowa, provides journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.

ERIC Education, Nutrition, Servant Leadership, Social Work, Sociology

ERIC, from EBSCOhost, is an educational database indexing journals and documents.  Includes full-text links to government education documents and EBSCOhost journals.

Education Research Complete Education, Counseling, Nutrition, Social Work, Sociology

Education Research Complete, from EBSCOhost, covers early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, including multilingual education, health education, and testing. Limited full-text coverage. Includes books and conference papers.

EDGAR Business, Creative Media and Design

EDGAR, from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, provides company financial reports.

EBSCOhost Spanish Link World Languages, Latin American Studies

EBSCOhost Spanish Link is the Spanish version of EBSCOhost databases.

EBSCO eBook Collection Multidisciplinary, eBooks

EBSCO eBook Collection is a multidisciplinary database.

DynaMed Nursing, Gerontology, Nutrition

DynaMed, from EBSCOhost, is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other healthcare professionals to use primarily at the point of care.  Includes clinically organized summaries covering thousands of topics.

Dissertation Express Multidisciplinary, Dissertations

Dissertation Express, from ProQuest, is the world's largest and most comprehensive collection of theses and dissertations from around the world.

Directory of Open Access Journals Multidisciplinary

Directory of Open Access Journals provides free, full-text scientific and scholarly journals in a variety of subjects and languages.

Criminal Justice Database Criminal Justice, Counseling, Social Work

Criminal Justice Periodicals, from ProQuest, is a national and international database of criminal justice journals with about 33% available in full-text.

Credo Reference Multidisciplinary, Reference, Art, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Counseling, Creative Media and Design, Criminal Justice, Education, English, Environmental Studies, Gerontology, History, Latin American Studies, Marketing, Mathematical Physics, Mathematics, Music, Nursing, Nutrition, Philosophy, Psychology, Religious Studies, Servant Leadership, Social Work, Sociology, Sport, Theatre, Women's Studies, World Languages

Credo Reference provides full-text online versions of hundreds of top quality reference books in all major subjects including art, medicine, psychology, history, technology, literature, and more.

Cochrane Library Nursing, Gerontology

Cochrane Library, from John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., provides independent evidence to inform healthcare decision making.  Includes research reviews and methods, technology assessments, economic evaluations, and clinical trials.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text Nursing, Counseling, Gerontology, Nutrition, Social Work

CINAHL Plus with Full Text, from EBSCOhost, is the most authoritative and comprehensive research database for nursing and allied health.  Limited full-text.

Chronicle of Higher Education Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education provides news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

CHOICE Reviews Multidisciplinary

CHOICE Reviews, from the American Library Association, provides reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources for higher education.

Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics English, Philosophy, Latin American Studies, Theatre

This collection offers literary analysis of major authors, periods, genres, and literary works, written by experts.

Business Source Complete Business, Creative Media and Design, Marketing, Servant Leadership, Sport

Business Source Complete, from EBSCOhost, provides comprehensive coverage of important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886.  Searchable cited references are also provided.

BioSystems Biology

BioSystems, from the National Center for Biotechnology Information, groups biomedical literature, small molecules, and sequence data in terms of biological relationships.

BioOne Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies

BioOne is 3 peer-reviewed journal collections in bioscience, ecological, and environmental research. Full text for 2 of the 3 collections; abstracts for 39%.

BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine) Multidisciplinary

BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine) is one of the world's most voluminous search engines, especially for open access web resources.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials Religious Studies, Philosophy, Servant Leadership

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials, from EBSCOhost, provides index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion along with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals. Less than 50% full-text.

ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index Religious Studies, Philosophy, Servant Leadership

ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index, from EBSCOhost, cites articles and reviews in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored and/or published by Catholics since 1981. Limited full-text.

ArXiv Mathematical Physics

ArXiv, from Cornell University Library, provides open access to 845,870 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

ArtSearch Art, Creative Media and Design, Theatre

ArtSearch, from Theatre Communications Group, provides career resource for the arts. Please contact reference@viterbo.edu for login and password.

Art Museum Image Gallery Art, Creative Media and Design, Theatre

Art Museum Image Gallery, from EBSCOhost, offers thousands of high-quality art images from museums.  Images cover 3000 BC to the present, and include cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas, including Native American and Meso-American peoples.

Academic Search Complete Multidisciplinary, Art, Counseling, Creative Media and Design, Criminal Justice, Education, English, Environmental Studies, History, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Servant Leadership, Social Work, Sociology, Sport, Theatre, Women's Studies, World Languages

Academic Search Complete, from EBSCOhost, is a comprehensive scholarly, multidisciplinary, mostly full-text database. Its thousands of articles include many from peer-reviewed journals.

ABI/INFORM Global Business, Finance

ABI/INFORM Global, from ProQuest, contains in-depth coverage for thousands of publications, most of which are available in full text and the latest business and financial information for researchers at all levels. With ABI/INFORM Global, users can find out about business conditions, management techniques, business trends, management practice and theory, corporate strategy and tactics, and competitive landscape. Academic journals, trade publications, dissertations, conference proceedings, and market reports.

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