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AccessScience

Online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology. Authoritative and comprehensive coverage of all disciplines in science and engineering. Updated regularly.

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Annual Reviews

Indexes critical reviews of current research in the biomedical, physical, and social sciences. Full text available if the library subscribes to the title. Dates of indexing, abstracting, or full text vary by title.

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Chicago Manual of Style Online

Online version of The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition. Includes, in addition to the searchable manual, a question and answer section and tools for manuscript preparation.

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Credo Reference

Electronic collection of over 500 reference titles including encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks. Subjects cover all major fields including art, literature, history, social sciences, law, psychology, religion, philosophy, business, science, medicine and more.

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The Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Online version of The Encyclopedia Britannica

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Handbook of Social Psychology

 Searchable online version of the 5th edition of this reference work.  Topics covered include methodology and experimentation, gender, health, perception, identity, neuroscience, group relations, morality, social justice and more.

 

The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

Compiled by 275 specialists from around the world and including almost 300 entries, the Guidepresents a comprehensive historical survey of the literary theory's most important figures, schools, and movements. Browse by topic, name, or alphabetically by entry. Updated annually.

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Orlando: Women's Writing in the British Isles

Provides entries on over 1,000 author's lives and writing careers, contextual material, timelines, sets of internal links and bibliographies.  Coverage is from the earliest times to the present.

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Sports in America

Online encyclopedia of sports topics in American society, covering history, biographies, events and media coverage, law and governing bodies, and more. Entries can be searched by keyword, browsed alphabetically or using chronologies, or explored by subject using the Topic Finder. Available through Sharpe Online Reference.

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Statistical Abstract of the United States

Online version of the Statistical Abstract of the United States. Authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States from 1878 to 2012. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations. Current years can be found in print version in the Library Catalog.

 

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eBook Academic Collection

Provides access to nearly 3,000 electronic versions of print books in a wide variety of academic disciplines.  Available through EBSCOhost.

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Humanities E-Book Project

A digital collection of over 2500 full-text, cross-searchable titles in the humanities offered by the American Council of Learned Societies in collaboration with various member societies of the ACLS and 250 publishers. Subjects include: African, American, Asian, Latin American, European (Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, and Modern), Middle Eastern, World/Comparative, Byzantine/Mediterranean and Australasian/Oceanian history, plus history of the Native Peoples of the Americas and of Science and Technology. 500 titles are added annually.

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JSTOR

Provides full text access to a core collection of nearly 600 academic journals in the arts and sciences from the first published issue to the most recent two to five year moving wall with links to more recent issues of selected titles in Project Muse. The disciplines covered are: African American Studies, African Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art & Architecture, Asian Studies, Business & Finance, Classical Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Film Studies, History, Jewish Studies, Language & Literature, Latin American Studies, Mathematics & Statistics, Middle East Studies, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Slavic Studies, Sociology, and Women's Studies.

 

When printing from JSTOR, please use the print command provided by JSTOR (JPRINT or PDF), not the browser print command.

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Lexis-Nexis

Provides full text access to local, regional, U.S., and international news sources in English and other languages. It also provides access to business, legal, and medical news and journals. Dates vary.

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OmniFile Full Text Mega

Indexes and provides selective abstracts and full text of popular and scholarly periodicals in business, education, science, humanities, social sciences, and general periodical literature. Coverage is from 1982 to the present.

Rosemont College Library has back indexes in print of:

  • Nineteenth Century Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature, 1890-1899: with supplementary indexing, 1900-1922
  • Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature v. 1 (1900/1904)-v. 56 (1996)
  • Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature Supplement v. 1 (1907/15) – v. 2 (1916/1919)
  • International Index to Periodical Literature v. 3 (1920/1923) - v. 18 (Apr 1964/Mar 1965)
  • Social Science and Humanities Index v. 19 (Apr 1965/Mar 1966) – v. 27 (Apr 1973/Mar 1974)
  • Social Science Index v. 1 (1974) – v. 22 (1996)
  • Humanities Index v. 1 (Apr 1974/Mar 1975) – v. 22 (Apr 1995/Mar 1996)
  • Business Periodicals Index v. 1 (Jan 1958/June 1959) – v. 39, no. 7 (March 1997)
  • Education Index v. 3 (July 1935/June 1938) – v. 46 (July 1995/June 1996)

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Project Muse

Full text collection of over 400 scholarly, peer reviewed journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences from nearly 30 university presses and scholarly societies, including The Johns Hopkins University Press and The Brookings Institution. Dates vary from 1990 to the present. Links are provided to back issues of selected titles in JSTOR

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WorldCat

Contains records of millions of books, manuscripts, web resources, videos and other materials published worldwide in over 400 languages from 1000 BCE to the present. Records include a list of libraries region wide owning a given title. Updated daily.  Available through FirstSearch.  At the FirstSearch screen, use "Jump to Advanced Search" and select "WorldCat."

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ArchiveGrid

 Provides access to nearly a million descriptions of archival collections owned by libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide.  Subjects covered include history, humanities, art and architecture, social sciences and genealogy.

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Education Week

Education Week is a national newspaper focusing on K-12 education policy. Serving as a bridge between the worlds of policy and practice, Education Week is now recognized as "American education’s newspaper of record."

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ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)

Provides abstracts and selective full text of journal articles and reports on education research and practice from 1966 to the present from more than 1000 sources. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Updated monthly.

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ArchiveGrid

 Provides access to nearly a million descriptions of archival collections owned by libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide.  Subjects covered include history, humanities, art and architecture, social sciences and genealogy.

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Archives Unbound

Presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level. Collections in Archives Unbound cover a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history. Collections are chosen for Archives Unbound based on requests from scholars, archivists, and students. Kistler Library's collections include The Southern Literary Messenger: Literature of the Old South and The War Department and Indian Affairs, 1800-1824.

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The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

Compiled by 275 specialists from around the world and including almost 300 entries, the Guidepresents a comprehensive historical survey of the literary theory's most important figures, schools, and movements. Browse by topic, name, or alphabetically by entry. Updated annually.

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Literary Market Place Online

Online version of Literary Market Place and International Literary Market Place. Provides access to a directory of book industry data including publishers, agents, distributors, manufacturers, associations and more.

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Literature Criticism Online

Online version of the Thomson Gale series: Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Shakespearean Criticism. Coverage begins with volumes published in January, 2007. For earlier volumes, consult the print collection in the Library's periodicals room, 112.

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MLA Directory of Periodicals

Offers detailed information on over 5,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography.  Entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.  Available through EBSCOhost.

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MLA International Biography

Indexes over 6,500 journals, books, essay collections, proceedings, dissertations, and bibliographies concerning literature, language, linguistics, and folklore from 1926 to the present. Updated nine times a year. Available through EBSCOhost.

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Orlando: Women's Writing in the British Isles

Provides entries on over 1,000 author's lives and writing careers, contextual material, timelines, sets of internal links and bibliographies.  Coverage is from the earliest times to the present.

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World Shakespeare Bibliography Online

Provides annotated citations of articles and books about Shakespeare and his works, reviews of productions on stage and screen, and other popular and scholarly materials published or produced internationally in over 92 languages. Published by the Johns Hopkins University Press for the Folger Shakespeare Library. WSB ONLINE includes and expands the annual bibliography found in Shakespeare Quarterly. Updated regularly. Over the course of a year, coverage will move forward at least one year and backward at least three years.

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History

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ArchiveGrid

 Provides access to nearly a million descriptions of archival collections owned by libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide.  Subjects covered include history, humanities, art and architecture, social sciences and genealogy.

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ARCS- Archives of Rosemont College & The SHCJ

Use this site to search the inventories of the Rosemont College Archives and the Society of the Holy Child Jesus Archives. Our collections cover the history of the Rosemont College and the Society of the Holy Child Jesus. Included in the collections are publications, photographs, memorabilia, correspondence, blueprints and other records - as well as an audio/visual collection of videos, sound recordings, and digital files.

 

Cambridge Histories Online

 Searchable online version of the complete Cambridge histories print series.  Contains over 260 volumes published since 1960, covering many academic subjects including American and British history, economic history, literary studies, philosophy, regional history, religious studies and more.

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Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000

Provides full-text access to more than 30,000 pages of documents pertaining to women and social movements. Also includes a dictionary of social movements and organizations, a chronology of U.S. women's history, reviews, and teaching tools.

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Humanities

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ArchiveGrid

 Provides access to nearly a million descriptions of archival collections owned by libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide.  Subjects covered include history, humanities, art and architecture, social sciences and genealogy.

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Humanities E-Book Project

A digital collection of over 2500 full-text, cross-searchable titles in the humanities offered by the American Council of Learned Societies in collaboration with various member societies of the ACLS and 250 publishers. Subjects include: African, American, Asian, Latin American, European (Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, and Modern), Middle Eastern, World/Comparative, Byzantine/Mediterranean and Australasian/Oceanian history, plus history of the Native Peoples of the Americas and of Science and Technology. 500 titles are added annually.

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Philosopher's Index

Indexes and abstracts journal articles, book chapters in philosophy and related interdisciplinary fields from 1940 to the present. Topics covered include ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics, the philosophy of religion, philosophy of education, philosophy of science, political philosophy, social philosophy, and more. Updated quarterly. Available through EBSCOhost.

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Political Science

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CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)

Provides full text access to working papers, conference proceedings, recent journal articles, book chapters, and other resources for international affairs. Dates vary with some material back to 1990.

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GreenFILE

Research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Maintained by EBSCOhost.

 

Homeland Security Digital Library

The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is the nation’s premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management. Resources in the Homeland Security Digital Library cover a wide range of homeland security topics and are carefully selected and evaluated by a team of librarians and content specialists. Sources include, but are not limited to:

  • Federal, state and local governments
  • International governments and institutions
  • Nonprofit organizations and private sector entities
  • Think tanks, research centers, colleges and universities

While a little over half of the collection is available to the public, you can access the full collection when visiting the site on Rosemont's campus.

 

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Psychology

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Handbook of Social Psychology

 Searchable online version of the 5th edition of this reference work.  Topics covered include methodology and experimentation, gender, health, perception, identity, neuroscience, group relations, morality, social justice and more.

 

PsycARTICLES

Provides full text access to more than 50 journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group.  Coverage is from 1985 to the present.  Updated daily.  Available through EBSCOhost.

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PsycINFO

Indexes and abstracts journal articles, books and book chapters, and dissertations on psychology and psychological aspects of other disciplines. Coverage is from 1806 to the present. Available through EBSCOhost. Rosemont College Library has PsycINFO in print from v. 1, 1927 to v. 87, 2000.

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PubMed

Published by the National Library of Medicine, PubMed comprises over 25 million citations and full-text articles for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources. Updated daily.

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CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries 

 Premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.  Over 7000 reviews are published annually.  New issues are published monthly.  New users should create an account by selecting Log In and then Create Account.

 

Literary Market Place Online

Online version of Literary Market Place and International Literary Market Place. Provides access to a directory of book industry data including publishers, agents, distributors, manufacturers, associations and more.

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MLA Directory of Periodicals

Offers detailed information on over 5,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography.  Entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.  Available through EBSCOhost.

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AccessScience

Online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology. Authoritative and comprehensive coverage of all disciplines in science and engineering. Updated regularly.

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Tutorial

Annual Reviews

Indexes critical reviews of current research in the biomedical, physical, and social sciences. Full text available if the library subscribes to the title. Dates of indexing, abstracting, or full text vary by title.

Help

GreenFILE

Research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Maintained by EBSCOhost.

 

PubMed

Published by the National Library of Medicine, PubMed comprises over 25 million citations and full-text articles for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources. Updated daily.

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Criminal Justice Abstracts

Covering all areas of criminal justice, Criminal Justice Abstracts includes hundreds of thousands of records and provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for hundreds of journals. Other features include searchable cited references and a publications authority of key titles.

 

Homeland Security Digital Library

The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is the nation’s premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management. Resources in the Homeland Security Digital Library cover a wide range of homeland security topics and are carefully selected and evaluated by a team of librarians and content specialists. Sources include, but are not limited to:

  • Federal, state and local governments
  • International governments and institutions
  • Nonprofit organizations and private sector entities
  • Think tanks, research centers, colleges and universities

While a little over half of the collection is available to the public, you can access the full collection when visiting the site on Rosemont's campus.

 

Violence and Abuse Abstracts

Violence & Abuse Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 21,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.

 

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Theology & Religious Studies

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Cambridge Histories Online

 Searchable online version of the complete Cambridge histories print series.  Contains over 260 volumes published since 1960, covering many academic subjects including American and British history, economic history, literary studies, philosophy, regional history, religious studies and more.

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Catholic Periodical and Literature Index Online (CPLI)

Indexes journal and magazine articles published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers.  Coverage in the database dates back to 1981.  Available through EBSCOhost. Indexing for Catholic Periodical and Literature Index Onlinecorresponds to the print version, The Catholic Periodical and Literature Index, which the library has back to 1930.

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Women's Studies

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Orlando: Women's Writing in the British Isles

Provides entries on over 1,000 author's lives and writing careers, contextual material, timelines, sets of internal links and bibliographies.  Coverage is from the earliest times to the present.

Help

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000

Provides full-text access to more than 30,000 pages of documents pertaining to women and social movements. Also includes a dictionary of social movements and organizations, a chronology of U.S. women's history, reviews, and teaching tools.

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AccessScience

Online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology. Authoritative and comprehensive coverage of all disciplines in science and engineering. Updated regularly.

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Tutorial

Annual Reviews

Indexes critical reviews of current research in the biomedical, physical, and social sciences. Full text available if the library subscribes to the title. Dates of indexing, abstracting, or full text vary by title.

Help

ArchiveGrid

 Provides access to nearly a million descriptions of archival collections owned by libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide.  Subjects covered include history, humanities, art and architecture, social sciences and genealogy.

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Archives Unbound

Presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level. Collections in Archives Unbound cover a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history. Collections are chosen for Archives Unbound based on requests from scholars, archivists, and students. Kistler Library's collections include The Southern Literary Messenger: Literature of the Old South and The War Department and Indian Affairs, 1800-1824.

Help

ARCS- Archives of Rosemont College & The SHCJ

Use this site to search the inventories of the Rosemont College Archives and the Society of the Holy Child Jesus Archives. Our collections cover the history of the Rosemont College and the Society of the Holy Child Jesus. Included in the collections are publications, photographs, memorabilia, correspondence, blueprints and other records - as well as an audio/visual collection of videos, sound recordings, and digital files.

 

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Cambridge Histories Online

 Searchable online version of the complete Cambridge histories print series.  Contains over 260 volumes published since 1960, covering many academic subjects including American and British history, economic history, literary studies, philosophy, regional history, religious studies and more.

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Catholic Periodical and Literature Index Online (CPLI)

Indexes journal and magazine articles published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers.  Coverage in the database dates back to 1981.  Available through EBSCOhost. Indexing for Catholic Periodical and Literature Index Onlinecorresponds to the print version, The Catholic Periodical and Literature Index, which the library has back to 1930.

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Chicago Manual of Style Online

Online version of The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition. Includes, in addition to the searchable manual, a question and answer section and tools for manuscript preparation.

Help

CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries 

 Premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.  Over 7000 reviews are published annually.  New issues are published monthly.  New users should create an account by selecting Log In and then Create Account.

 

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)

Provides full text access to working papers, conference proceedings, recent journal articles, book chapters, and other resources for international affairs. Dates vary with some material back to 1990.

Help

Credo Reference

Electronic collection of over 500 reference titles including encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks. Subjects cover all major fields including art, literature, history, social sciences, law, psychology, religion, philosophy, business, science, medicine and more.

Help
Tutorial

Criminal Justice Abstracts

Covering all areas of criminal justice, Criminal Justice Abstracts includes hundreds of thousands of records and provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for hundreds of journals. Other features include searchable cited references and a publications authority of key titles.

 

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eBook Academic Collection

Provides access to nearly 3,000 electronic versions of print books in a wide variety of academic disciplines.  Available through EBSCOhost.

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Education Week

Education Week is a national newspaper focusing on K-12 education policy. Serving as a bridge between the worlds of policy and practice, Education Week is now recognized as "American education’s newspaper of record."

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The Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Online version of The Encyclopedia Britannica

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Tutorial

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)

Provides abstracts and selective full text of journal articles and reports on education research and practice from 1966 to the present from more than 1000 sources. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Updated monthly.

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GreenFILE

Research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Maintained by EBSCOhost.

 

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Handbook of Social Psychology

 Searchable online version of the 5th edition of this reference work.  Topics covered include methodology and experimentation, gender, health, perception, identity, neuroscience, group relations, morality, social justice and more.

 

Homeland Security Digital Library

The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is the nation’s premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management. Resources in the Homeland Security Digital Library cover a wide range of homeland security topics and are carefully selected and evaluated by a team of librarians and content specialists. Sources include, but are not limited to:

  • Federal, state and local governments
  • International governments and institutions
  • Nonprofit organizations and private sector entities
  • Think tanks, research centers, colleges and universities

While a little over half of the collection is available to the public, you can access the full collection when visiting the site on Rosemont's campus.

 

Humanities E-Book Project

A digital collection of over 2500 full-text, cross-searchable titles in the humanities offered by the American Council of Learned Societies in collaboration with various member societies of the ACLS and 250 publishers. Subjects include: African, American, Asian, Latin American, European (Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, and Modern), Middle Eastern, World/Comparative, Byzantine/Mediterranean and Australasian/Oceanian history, plus history of the Native Peoples of the Americas and of Science and Technology. 500 titles are added annually.

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The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

Compiled by 275 specialists from around the world and including almost 300 entries, the Guidepresents a comprehensive historical survey of the literary theory's most important figures, schools, and movements. Browse by topic, name, or alphabetically by entry. Updated annually.

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JSTOR

Provides full text access to a core collection of nearly 600 academic journals in the arts and sciences from the first published issue to the most recent two to five year moving wall with links to more recent issues of selected titles in Project Muse. The disciplines covered are: African American Studies, African Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art & Architecture, Asian Studies, Business & Finance, Classical Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Film Studies, History, Jewish Studies, Language & Literature, Latin American Studies, Mathematics & Statistics, Middle East Studies, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Slavic Studies, Sociology, and Women's Studies.

 

When printing from JSTOR, please use the print command provided by JSTOR (JPRINT or PDF), not the browser print command.

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Lexis-Nexis

Provides full text access to local, regional, U.S., and international news sources in English and other languages. It also provides access to business, legal, and medical news and journals. Dates vary.

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Tutorial 

Literary Market Place Online

Online version of Literary Market Place and International Literary Market Place. Provides access to a directory of book industry data including publishers, agents, distributors, manufacturers, associations and more.

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Literature Criticism Online

Online version of the Thomson Gale series: Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Shakespearean Criticism. Coverage begins with volumes published in January, 2007. For earlier volumes, consult the print collection in the Library's periodicals room, 112.

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MLA Directory of Periodicals

Offers detailed information on over 5,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography.  Entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.  Available through EBSCOhost.

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MLA International Biography

Indexes over 6,500 journals, books, essay collections, proceedings, dissertations, and bibliographies concerning literature, language, linguistics, and folklore from 1926 to the present. Updated nine times a year. Available through EBSCOhost.

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OmniFile Full Text Mega

Indexes and provides selective abstracts and full text of popular and scholarly periodicals in business, education, science, humanities, social sciences, and general periodical literature. Coverage is from 1982 to the present.

Rosemont College Library has back indexes in print of:

  • Nineteenth Century Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature, 1890-1899: with supplementary indexing, 1900-1922
  • Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature v. 1 (1900/1904)-v. 56 (1996)
  • Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature Supplement v. 1 (1907/15) – v. 2 (1916/1919)
  • International Index to Periodical Literature v. 3 (1920/1923) - v. 18 (Apr 1964/Mar 1965)
  • Social Science and Humanities Index v. 19 (Apr 1965/Mar 1966) – v. 27 (Apr 1973/Mar 1974)
  • Social Science Index v. 1 (1974) – v. 22 (1996)
  • Humanities Index v. 1 (Apr 1974/Mar 1975) – v. 22 (Apr 1995/Mar 1996)
  • Business Periodicals Index v. 1 (Jan 1958/June 1959) – v. 39, no. 7 (March 1997)
  • Education Index v. 3 (July 1935/June 1938) – v. 46 (July 1995/June 1996)

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Orlando: Women's Writing in the British Isles

Provides entries on over 1,000 author's lives and writing careers, contextual material, timelines, sets of internal links and bibliographies.  Coverage is from the earliest times to the present.

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Philosopher's Index

Indexes and abstracts journal articles, book chapters in philosophy and related interdisciplinary fields from 1940 to the present. Topics covered include ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics, the philosophy of religion, philosophy of education, philosophy of science, political philosophy, social philosophy, and more. Updated quarterly. Available through EBSCOhost.

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Project Muse

Full text collection of over 400 scholarly, peer reviewed journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences from nearly 30 university presses and scholarly societies, including The Johns Hopkins University Press and The Brookings Institution. Dates vary from 1990 to the present. Links are provided to back issues of selected titles in JSTOR

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PsycARTICLES

Provides full text access to more than 50 journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group.  Coverage is from 1985 to the present.  Updated daily.  Available through EBSCOhost.

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PsycINFO

Indexes and abstracts journal articles, books and book chapters, and dissertations on psychology and psychological aspects of other disciplines. Coverage is from 1806 to the present. Available through EBSCOhost. Rosemont College Library has PsycINFO in print from v. 1, 1927 to v. 87, 2000.

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PubMed

Published by the National Library of Medicine, PubMed comprises over 25 million citations and full-text articles for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources. Updated daily.

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Sports in America

Online encyclopedia of sports topics in American society, covering history, biographies, events and media coverage, law and governing bodies, and more. Entries can be searched by keyword, browsed alphabetically or using chronologies, or explored by subject using the Topic Finder. Available through Sharpe Online Reference.

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Statistical Abstract of the United States

Online version of the Statistical Abstract of the United States. Authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States from 1878 to 2012. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations. Current years can be found in print version in the Library Catalog.

 

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Violence and Abuse Abstracts

Violence & Abuse Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 21,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.

 

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Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000

Provides full-text access to more than 30,000 pages of documents pertaining to women and social movements. Also includes a dictionary of social movements and organizations, a chronology of U.S. women's history, reviews, and teaching tools.

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World Shakespeare Bibliography Online

Provides annotated citations of articles and books about Shakespeare and his works, reviews of productions on stage and screen, and other popular and scholarly materials published or produced internationally in over 92 languages. Published by the Johns Hopkins University Press for the Folger Shakespeare Library. WSB ONLINE includes and expands the annual bibliography found in Shakespeare Quarterly. Updated regularly. Over the course of a year, coverage will move forward at least one year and backward at least three years.

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WorldCat

Contains records of millions of books, manuscripts, web resources, videos and other materials published worldwide in over 400 languages from 1000 BCE to the present. Records include a list of libraries region wide owning a given title. Updated daily.  Available through FirstSearch.  At the FirstSearch screen, use "Jump to Advanced Search" and select "WorldCat."

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