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

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, Counseling, Dance, Criminal Justice, Education, English, Environmental Studies, History, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Servant Leadership, 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 Psychology, Counseling, Criminal Justice, Education, Gerontology, Nursing, Servant Leadership, 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 Psychology, Counseling, Education, Gerontology, Nursing, 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 Art, Dance, Theatre

3 million images from leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists, including many rare collections.

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, Music, Religious Studies, Philosophy, Servant Leadership

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, Marketing, Servant Leadership, 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, Philosophy, Latin American Studies, Theatre

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

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 Plus with Full Text Nursing, Counseling, Gerontology, 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

Cochrane Library Nursing, Gerontology, Sport Science

Provides independent evidence to inform healthcare decision making.  Includes research reviews and methods, technology assessments, economic evaluations, and clinical trials.

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, Reference, Art, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Counseling, 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 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 World Languages, Latin American Studies

The Spanish version of EBSCOhost databases.

EDGAR Business

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

Education Research Complete Dance, Education, Nutrition, Servant Leadership, 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, Nutrition, Servant Leadership, 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 Women's Studies, History

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

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

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

Gale Literature English, Education

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

GreenFILE Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Education

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) Psychology, Counseling, Education, Nursing

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 Nursing, Gerontology, Nutrition, Sport Science

Scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

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, History, Latin American Studies, Mathematical Physics, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Servant Leadership, 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, 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.

Library Catalog Multidisciplinary, E-books

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

Literature Criticism Online English, Education

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

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

Biographical and critical analyses of authors, works, and literary movements from every age and genre.

Lumen Newspaper Viterbo

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

MAS Complete Multidisciplinary, Music

Full-text access to multidisciplinary topics appropriate for high school students.

MasterFILE Complete Multidisciplinary, Music

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

Medline Plus Nursing, Gerontology

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.

Middle Search Plus Education

Full-text access to general topics appropriate for middle and junior high school students.

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.

Naxos Music Library Music, Theatre

Audio database for streaming classical music and musicals.  Access limited to 5 simultaneous users.  Listen via the website, or download a free app from Apple or Google Play app stores.

Newspaper Source Plus Multidisciplinary, English

Over 1,500 full-text newspapers.

Nursing & Allied Health Premium Nursing, Gerontology, 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.

Primary Search Education

Full-text children’s magazines and pamphlets.  Designed for the elementary school student.

Professional Development Collection Counseling, Education

Collection of education journals.

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, Servant Leadership

Full-text of open-access dissertations and theses.

PubMed Nursing, Biology, Chemistry, 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 (New) Citations

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 Legacy Citations

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).

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, Gerontology, History, Nursing, Nutrition, Social Work, Sociology, Sport Science

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

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.

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 need to register for a new account from an on-campus computer.

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

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 Sport Management, Criminal Justice

Tracks legal developments as they occur in amateur and professional athletics as well as legislative issues that impact sports law professionals.

U.S. National Library of Medicine Nursing, Gerontology

Links to medical, chemical, and toxicology databases.

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.