Databases
Title Subject Description
ABI/INFORM Global Business, Ethics & Servant Leadership, Finance, Sport Management

Covers business conditions, management techniques, business trends, management practice and theory, corporate strategy and tactics, and competitive landscape. Includes academic journals, trade publications, dissertations, conference proceedings, and market reports.

Academic Search Complete Multidisciplinary, Art, Business, Counseling, Dance, Communication Disorders, Criminal Justice, Education, English, Environmental Studies, Ethics & Servant Leadership, History, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Sport Management, Sport Science, Theatre, Women's Studies, World Languages

Comprehensive scholarly, multidisciplinary mostly full-text database. Its thousands of articles include many from peer-reviewed journals.

Academic Video Online Multidisciplinary, Art, Career, Finance, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Counseling, Criminal Justice, Dance, Education, English, Environmental Studies, Gerontology, History, Latin American Studies, Marketing, Music, Nursing, Nutrition, Philosophy, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Sport Management, Sport Science, Theatre, Women's Studies, World Languages

Contains streaming videos encompassing multiple disciplines.  Titles are selected for their educational value, and video types include documentaries, feature films, demonstrations, etc.

Alt HealthWatch Nursing, Nutrition

Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, alternative, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers full-text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.

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

Full-text psychology research journal collection published by the American Psychological Association and related organizations.  1985 to present.

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

Indexes articles, book chapters, and dissertations on behavioral and psychological topics.  Includes social work.  Coverage is from 1887.

ArtSearch Theatre

Career resource for the theatre.

ArtStor Public Collections Art, Dance, Theatre

ArtStor’s Public Collections offer approximately 1.3 million freely accessible images, videos, documents, and audio files from library special collections, faculty research, and institutional history materials, as well as hundreds of thousands of open access images from partner museums.

ArXiv Engineering, Mathematical Physics

Open access to 845,870 e-prints in computer science, economics, electrical engineering and systems science, mathematics, physics, qualitative biology, qualitative finance, and statistics.

Atla Religion Database Art, Ethics & Servant Leadership, Music, Religious Studies, Philosophy

Index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion along with online collection of major religion and theology journals. Less than 50% full-text.

BadgerLink Business, Career, Education, English, History, Multidisciplinary

Wisconsin’s online library which provides access to licensed content such as magazines, newspapers, scholarly articles, videos, images, and music.  To access:

  • Select: La Crosse – Viterbo University Library
  • Enter: VUxxxxxx (where the x's represent the first 6 characters of the patrons’ username).
BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine) Multidisciplinary

One of the world's most voluminous search engines, especially for open access web resources.

Black Freedom Struggle Business, Criminal Justice, History, Multidisciplinary, Religious Studies, Sociology, Women's Studies

Contains more than 2,000 primary source documents on African American efforts to secure civil and human rights – from slavery to the present - focused on six different phases of Black Freedom: Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860), The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877), Jim Crow Era from 1878 to the Great Depression (1878-1932), The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945), The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (1946-1975), and The Contemporary Era (1976-2000).

Business Source Complete Business, Ethics & Servant Leadership, Marketing, Sport Management

Coverage of important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886.  Searchable cited references are also provided.

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

Literary analysis of major authors, periods, genres, and literary works, written by experts.

CAS SciFinderⁿ Biology, Chemistry, Mathematical Physics

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 must create an account from an on-campus location.

CHOICE Reviews Multidisciplinary

Reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources for higher education.

Chronicle of Higher Education Education, Sport Management

News, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

CINAHL Ultimate Counseling, Gerontology, Nursing, Nutrition, Social Work, Sport Science

The most authoritative and comprehensive research database for nursing and allied health.  Limited full-text.

Civil Rights and Social Justice Business, Criminal Justice, Education, History, Latin American Studies, Social Work, Sociology

Brings together a diverse offering of publications covering civil rights in the United States as their legal protections and definitions are expanded to cover more and more Americans. Containing links to more than 500 scholarly articles, hearings and committee prints, legislative histories on the landmark legislation, CRS and GAO reports, briefs from major Supreme Court cases, and publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, this database allows users to educate themselves on the ways our civil rights have been strengthened and expanded over time, as well as how these legal protections can go further still. A bibliography on many civil rights topics and a list of prominent civil rights organizations help take the research beyond HeinOnline. Note that the library doesn’t necessarily own all of the titles in the bibliography

Consumer Health Complete Multidisciplinary, Health, Nutrition

Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume V Counseling, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work

400+ streaming videos.  Ideal for counseling, nursing, psychology, and social work students, videos highlight symptoms of mental health disorders, allowing students to practice making diagnoses.  Counseling in Therapy in Video: Volumes I – IV are available via Academic Video Online.

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

Full-text online versions of hundreds of top quality reference books in all major subjects.

Criminal Justice Database Criminal Justice, Counseling, Social Work

National and international database of criminal justice journals.

Digital Theatre+ Dance, English, History, Music, Theatre

Streaming video service of theatre productions, including plays, musicals, dance, and operas. Includes audio, video, and written resources such as interviews, lectures, documentaries, essays, study guides, and teaching resources.

Directory of Open Access Journals Multidisciplinary

Full-text scientific and scholarly journals in a variety of subjects and languages.

Dissertation Express Multidisciplinary, Dissertations

The world's largest and most comprehensive collection of theses and dissertations from around the world.

DynaMed Gerontology, Nursing, Nutrition

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.

EBSCO eBook Collection Multidisciplinary, E-books

E-books on a variety of subjects.

EBSCOhost Spanish Link Latin American Studies, World Languages

The Spanish version of EBSCOhost databases.

EDGAR Business

Company financial reports from U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Education Research Complete Dance, Education, Ethics & Servant Leadership, Nutrition, Social Work, Sociology, Sport Management

Covers early childhood to higher education and all educational specialties, including as multilingual education, health education, and testing.  Includes books and conference papers.

ERIC Dance, Education, Ethics & Servant Leadership, Nutrition, Social Work, Sociology

Educational database indexing journals and documents.  Includes full-text links to government education documents and EBSCOhost journals.

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

Journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.

Gale eBooks Multidisciplinary, Biology, Chemistry, Education, English, Environmental Studies, Latin American Studies, History, Philosophy, Reference, Religious Studies, World Languages, Music

Platform for electronic reference books.  Titles are added as they are purchased.

Gale Literature Criticism English, Education

Full-text online versions of the Poetry Criticism and Short Story Criticism series.

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

Books, journals, and essays covering biographical, critical, and contextual information on authors and their works.

Google Scholar Multidisciplinary

Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the abstracts or full text of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.  Google Scholar includes peer-reviewed online academic journals and books, conference papers, theses and dissertations, preprints, abstracts, technical reports, case law, and other scholarly literature.

"Find Full Text at Viterbo" links display next to resources available at Viterbo. On-campus patrons automatically see these links no matter how they access Google Scholar, but off-campus patrons must access through this database page link to enable this feature.

GreenFILE Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies

Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment including global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

Gun Regulation and Legislation in America Criminal Justice, Education, History, Social Work, Sociology

Brings together more than 680 titles dealing with the difficult and important topic of gun regulation, including periodicals, compiled federal legislative histories, Congressional hearings, CRS reports, GAO reports, Supreme Court briefs, and an extensive bibliography. Note that the library doesn’t necessarily own all of the titles in the bibliography.

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

Information on approximately 15,000 measurement instruments in the fields of health and psychosocial sciences. The full text of the instruments are not included.

Health Source: Consumer Edition Nursing, Nutrition

Consumer health topics in the medical sciences, food sciences & nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health.

Health Source: Nursing Academic Edition Gerontology, Nursing, Nutrition, Sport Science

Scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

History Reference Source History, Latin American Studies

Offers full text from reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, and more than 150 leading history periodicals.  It also includes thousands of historical documents, photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

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

Journals, books, and other published sources  with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.

 

 

IPA Source Music

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

JSTOR Multidisciplinary, Art, Dance, Education, English, Ethics & Servant Leadership, History, Latin American Studies, Mathematical Physics, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Sociology, Women's Studies

Archive of journal issues as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. NOT CURRENT; there is a 1- to 5-year gap between the newest journal issue and the content available in JSTOR.

LearningExpress Library Multidisciplinary, Education, E-books

A BadgerLink resource that provides online practice tests, courses, and eBooks for people of all ages to improve test preparation and test-taking skills. Register a free account to access materials.

    LGBTQ+ Rights Criminal Justice, Health, History, Psychology, Sociology

    This collection charts the gay rights movement in America, showing the civil rights codified into law in the 20th and 21st centuries, as well as the inequalities that still exist today.

    Library Catalog Multidisciplinary, E-books

    Viterbo University's online library catalog with database searching.  Find books, articles, DVDs, CDs, and more.

    Literary Reference Source English

    A full-text database that combines information from major respected literary reference books/works, literary journals and magazines, contemporary titles, plus  40 full-text literary study guides and 72 literary videos. 

    Lumen Newspaper Viterbo

    Archive of Viterbo's student newspaper from the first issue in 1954 to the present.

    MasterFILE Complete Multidisciplinary, Music

    Full-text access to periodicals covering multidisciplinary topics most appropriate for public libraries.

    Medline Plus Gerontology, Nursing

    Consumer-oriented health information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

    Medline Plus (Spanish) Nursing, World Languages

    Consumer-oriented health information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine in Spanish.

    MEDLINE with Full Text Nursing, Biology, Chemistry, Nutrition, Sport Science

    Authoritative information on biomedical research for clinical sciences, veterinary medicine, and healthcare professions.

    Micromedex Nursing, Nutrition

    Information on drugs, diseases, toxicology, laboratory tests, and alternative medicine.  Patient education in English and Spanish.  Mobile download available. Use prohibited in clinical settings.

    Military and Government Collection History

    Periodicals, academic journals, and other content offering current news pertaining to needs of the military and government.

    MLA Handbook Plus Multidisciplinary, Art, Citations, Dance, E-books, English, History, Latin American Studies, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Theatre, World Languages

    Includes access to the full contents of the ninth edition of the MLA Handbook, as well as MLA Guides to Digital Literacy and Undergraduate Research.  It also includes a video course that teaches the principles of MLA documentation style through a series of short videos paired with quizzes, plus a final assessment.

    MusicalTheaterSongs.com Theatre

    Ideal for anyone trying to find the right song for an audition or performance, it features thousands of song titles spanning 150 years of musical theater. Users can quickly find a list of songs to suit their exact needs by entering up to 20 criteria, including voice type, key, range, mood and more.

    National Library of Medicine Gerontology, Nursing

    Links to medical, chemical, and toxicology databases.

    Newspaper Source Plus Multidisciplinary, English

    Over 1,500 full-text newspapers.

    Nursing & Allied Health Premium Gerontology, Nursing, Nutrition, Sport Science

    Over 250 leading full-text trade and scholarly publications in nursing and allied health.

    Open Access Theses and Dissertations Multidisciplinary, Dissertations

    Open access graduate theses and dissertations from around the world.  Currently includes nearly 2 million theses and dissertations from over 800 institutions.

    Open Society Justice Initiative Criminal Justice, Latin American Studies, Multidisciplinary, Sociology

    Publishes reports, handbooks, briefing papers, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets exploring and advocating on issues of human rights and justice. 

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

    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.

    Oxford English Dictionary Online Multidisciplinary

    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.

    Oxford Music Online Music, Theatre, Reference

    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.

    PhilPapers Philosophy

    Index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. Includes journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics.

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

    Aggregates interdisciplinary content from PLOS journals, focusing both on scientific topics as well as the topic of publishing itself.

    Professional Development Collection Counseling, Education

    Collection of education journals.

    PTSDpubs Health, Psychology, Sociology

    This database, produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, provides access to the worldwide literature on PTSD and other mental health consequences of traumatic events.

    PubChem Chemistry

    World's largest collection of freely accessible chemical information. Search chemicals by name, molecular formula, structure, and other identifiers. Find chemical and physical properties, biological activities, safety and toxicity information, patents, literature citations and more.

    PubChem BioAssay Chemistry

    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.

    PubChem Compound Chemistry

    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 Pathways Chemistry

    Pathways involve the interactions between chemicals, proteins, and genes. This integration helps to improve access to and highlight available pathway resources as well as to provide a context for a given chemical or target. 

    PubChem Substance Chemistry

    Contains 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.

    Publicly Available Content Database Multidisciplinary, Counseling, Dissertations, Education, Ethics & Servant Leadership

    This database brings together or links to full text for publicly available scholarly content from a number of different sources from around the world. It includes content from major subject repositories such as arXiv as well as open access journals. Content includes journal articles, pre-prints, books, conference papers and reports.

    PubMed Biology, Chemistry, Nursing, Nutrition, Sport Science

    Indexes biomedical research from MEDLINE on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the healthcare system, and preclinical & life sciences.  From the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

    RAB Instant Background Business, 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

    RefWorks Citations

    Citation management tool that allows you to generate citations and bibliographies.

    Regional Business News Business, Sport Management

    Full-text coverage of business journals, newspapers, and newswires from U.S. metropolitan and rural areas.

    Resources for College Libraries Library Science

    Lists and reviews of 58 curriculum-specific subject areas found in college libraries.

    SAGE Journals Multidisciplinary, Biology, Chemistry, Counseling, Education, Engineering, Ethics & Servant Leadership, Gerontology, History, Nursing, Nutrition, Social Work, Sociology, Sport Science

    Full-text collection of journals in business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology, and medicine.

    Science Reference Source Multidisciplinary, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Mathematical Physics

    This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. 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.

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

    Full-text journals for life and health sciences from 1995-present.  Includes abstracts for other scientific information.

    Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law English, E-books, History

    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.

    Sports Litigation Alert Criminal Justice, Sport Management

    Sports law news, case summaries, and analysis.

    Ulrichsweb Multidisciplinary

    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.

    Viterbo Research Collection Viterbo

    Viterbo's institutional repository, which brings together faculty, doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate research.

    Viterbo University Digital Collections Viterbo

    Thousands of Viterbo-related items such as historic images, music recitals, campus publications, student research, meeting minutes, reports, and more.

    WISCAT Multidisciplinary

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

    WorldCat (FirstSearch) Multidisciplinary

    Catalog of books, web resources, audiovisuals, and other materials found in national and international libraries.