Focuses on hard-to-find local and regional business news, coverage of large corporations, privately held companies, local start-ups, executive profiles, marketing, finance and industry news.
Includes nearly 2,000 full-text journals in business, finance, management theory and techniques, business trends, corporate strategy and competitive tactics. The ABI/INFORM Archive contains primary resource publications, providing an historical perspective on key business topics.
ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
Provides major trade and industry news plus in-depth coverage of companies, products, executives, marketing trends and more.
ACM: Association for Computing Machinery
Includes full-text articles from Association for Computing Machinery journals and magazines. Some conference proceedings and other articles may not be available in full text.
Academic Search Premier
Covers a wide range of scholarly journals in the areas of social sciences, humanities, education, and general science.
Accounting & Tax
Comprehensive coverage of accounting and tax topics appearing in key industry publications and newspapers.
Indexing, abstracts, and full-text journal articles and other materials related to complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography
Search for the full text of thousands of interviews with former slaves. Collected by the Federal Writers' Project between 1936 and 1938. Available on-campus only.
Annals of American History Online
Contains articles, primary source documents and multimedia materials relating to the history and culture of the United States.
A collection of electronic books from the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), one of the largest professional development organizations for educators. Books in the collection cultivate professional growth, assess and enhance work design and promote innovative new processes that help develop student success.
Indexing and abstracts of articles and other materials pertaining to Biblical studies, world religions, church history and religious perspectives on social issues.
A-to-Z The World
Offers cultural information about many countries in the world, including details on their food and recipes, holidays, business culture, language, and education.
Banking Information Source
Contains essential publications in financial services and banking and covers industry trends.
Biology Journals (ProQuest)
Full-text journal articles covering a wide range of life science topics.
Contains full-text articles from journals in the biological, ecological and environmental sciences published by scholarly societies, museums and other organizations.
Contains the complete Encyclopædia Britannica, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia and the Britannica Book of the Year.
Business Source Premier
Covers international business, management, accounting, finance, technology, economics, banking, and more.
Critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies, published by the College Art Association.
Catalog of Art Museum Images Online, is an online database of over 90,000 images of works of art from museums worldwide. Although CAMIO's strength is contemporary art, the database contains drawings, paintings, sculptures and prints from as early as 3,000 BC. Images are rights cleared for educational use.
Includes content from the Canadian Business & Current Affairs databases. Subject coverage has a Canadian focus and includes current events, business, education, science and medicine, arts, law, academia and lifestyles.
Canadian Newsstand Complete
Provides access to the full text of over 150 Canadian newspapers, including Toronto's leading newspaper, The Globe and Mail.
Career and Technical Education
Database for vocational information covering such areas as computer science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design and photography.
Catholic Periodical and Literature Index
Indexing and abstracts of articles and other materials relating to Catholicism and the Catholic Church. Includes primary source materials such as papal documents, church promulgations and more.
Child Development & Adolescent Studies
Source of current and historical literature related to the growth and development of children through the age of 21. Contains book reviews and abstracts from hundreds of journals and a bibliography of thousands of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering the biomedical and social sciences.
Indexing and abstracts of journal articles and other materials in Nursing, Physical Therapy and Allied Health. Subscription allows up to 8 simultaneous users.
Communication & Mass Media
Indexing, abstracts, and full-text journal articles and other materials related to communication and mass media.
Comprehensive full-text coverage of computer-related topics such as database design, web commerce and software development.
Counseling and Therapy in Video, Volumes 1, 2, & 3The largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology and psychiatric counseling. This current release includes 801 videos totaling roughly 838 hours.
Published by Congressional Quarterly, Inc., this database provides a complete, non-biased view of a single topic. It offers comprehensive reports on current events issues such as education, health, the environment, science and technology, and political and social issues.
A searchable collection of 100 reference books across a wide variety of subjects from top publishers such as Cambridge University Press, Wiley and Elsevier.
Criminal Justice Abstracts
Indexing and abstracts of journal articles, books, dissertations and reports in criminal justice and related disciplines.
Criminal Justice Periodicals
Comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals, including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, family law and industrial security.
Provides encyclopedic information on cultures around the world. Includes information on the people, customs and courtesies, lifestyles, and society. Also includes educational information on the 50 states, and projects for elementary and secondary school.
Daily Life Through History
Provides a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary resource that supports history, social studies, English and language students. The database includes primary documents, reference works, monographs, images, maps, illustrations and time lines depicting essential activities of daily life across the globe and throughout history.
eBooks on EBSCOhost
A collection of thousands of electronic books on a variety of topics. Searchable online or through the library catalog. Formerly NetLibrary.
A collection of over 40,000 online books across all subject areas.
Choose from the full list of EBSCOhost databases subscribed to by Rivier College. Multiple databases may be searched at the same time.
EconLit is the American Economic Association’s electronic bibliography. It indexes more than thirty years of economics literature from around the world and is a comprehensive index of journal articles, books, book reviews, collective volume articles, working papers and dissertations.
Education Journals (ProQuest)
Full-text journal articles covering a wide range of education topics.
Features scholarly research and information on curriculum, instruction, administration, educational policy, funding and related social issues. This database has the largest collection of full-text education journals. This database has replaced Education Research Complete; it includes everything that was covered in Education Research Complete, plus full text for nearly 800 additional journals.
Education: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
Includes the full text of 36 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, encompassing over 45,400 articles and up to 90 years of backfiles.
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
A comprehensive reference work of the biological sciences. Contains articles on a wide variety of subjects. License allows up to 3 simultaneous users.
Indexing, abstracts, and some full text from education journals, books, conference proceedings, dissertations, pamphlets, and other documents from the Educational Resource Information Center.
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia
This encyclopedia contains entries on a wide variety of subjects. Updated annually.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
The Gale Virtual Reference Library enables students to search, read, explore and conduct research with state-of-the-art reference resources such as Arts and Humanities through the Eras, Encyclopedia of Public Health, and Encyclopedia of Science and Religion. Searchable by title or across the entire collection.
Global Issues in Context This Gale database empowers users with the informational tools they need to understand today's world issues from a global perspective. Updated daily, this resource is designed by information professionals and subject experts to support global awareness and the development of critical thinking and information literacy skills.
GreenFILE covers all aspects of human impact to the environment, including global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Grove Art Online
Includes the full text of the Grove Dictionary of Art, journal articles, and images of thousands of works of art. Updated annually.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic
Contains journal articles and other materials in health, nutrition, medical and nursing publications.
Provides access to primary source documents dating from 1972 to the present day. Documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings and cultural discussions.
Indexing and abstracts of journal articles, dissertations, and other materials on world history from 1450 to the present. Excludes the history of the United States and Canada, which are covered in a companion database, America: History and Life.
Historical Statistics of the United States
Historical Statistics of the United States is a compendium of statistics from over 1,000 sources. Last updated in 1975, HSUS has been expanded to include over 37,000 data series and new topics, among them slavery, Native Americans, and poverty.
Contains introductory information (overview, history, products/operations, etc.) on more than 12 million companies worldwide, both public and private. Updated daily.
IEEE Computer Society Digital Library
The leading society of computing professionals, the IEEE CSDL offers full-text access to 27 Society magazines and over 4,100 conference publications.
In the Line of Duty
View hundreds of streaming videos offering educational lessons based on real-life police experiences.
Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research in a video format.
The library has access to the following JSTOR collections: Arts & Sciences I; Arts & Sciences II; Ecology & Botany; Language & Literature.
Online access to two independent drug information resources within the same interface, including point-of-care content and a comprehensive, in-depth database.
News, law, and business information service. Includes news from national and international newspapers, wire services, periodical articles, and other reference sources. All sources are full text. Updated daily.
LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts)
World-class bibliographic database provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
LION (Literature Online)
A collection of more than 350,000 works of English, American, African-American, and Canadian poetry, drama and prose from the 8th century to the present, many in full text. Includes full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources, most notably The Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL).
Literature Resource Center
Provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors and their works from every age and literary discipline. Covers more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers.
LitFinder contains a wealth of primary literature content, including more than 126,500 full-text poems, 850,000 poem citations and excerpts, 5,000 full-text short stories, 2,800 full-text essays, 1,800 full-text speeches, and 1,000 full-text plays. LitFinder also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.
Maps 101 Academic
Includes historical map collections, outline map sets, reference atlases, lesson plans, current events, games and skill builders for students, plus thousands of user-friendly maps, and other classroom resources.
MAS Ultra - School Edition
Provides full text for over 515 general interest and current events magazines.
Indexing and abstracts of medical journals from around the world. Limited full text.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
Contains articles about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas. Tests in Print (TIP) is a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides information such as test purpose, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended population and administration times.
Military & Government Collection
Indexing, abstracts, and some full text from journals and other periodicals offering news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.
MLA International Bibliography
Indexing and abstracts of journal articles and other materials pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Morningstar Investment Research Center provides access to research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and exchange-traded funds.
NCJRS - National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Contains summaries of more than 200,000 criminal justice publications, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles and unpublished research.
New York Times
The New York Times offers full-text coverage of recent issues of the newspaper. Updated daily. (1999 - current)
New York Times (Historical)
The Historical New York Times offers full-page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue of the newspaper. (Sept 18,1851 - Dec 31, 1999)
The most comprehensive collection of full-text newspapers globally, this database provides news coverage at the local, state, regional, national, and international levels. Search thousands of newspapers by country, or explore a variety of news coverage by subject. (Go directly to Access World News to browse by country)
Contains indexing and some full text for national and international newspapers and other sources, including transcripts of some television and radio news programs.
Nursing & Allied Health Source
Provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more.
Nursing Resource Center
Designed to match the nursing process workflow, this resource brings together respected medical titles from Gale and Macmillan with thorough nursing-specific texts from Thomson Delmar. The Nursing Resource Center provides authoritative information written in accessible language for students completing research papers, class assignments, and those preparing for their clinical experiences as they learn how to care for and treat patients.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Offers nearly 10,000 pro and con viewpoint articles, as well as topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies, court cases, and statistics. Students can use this database to research both sides of many current topics, including terrorism, endangered species, and stem cell research.
Oxford Biblical Studies
Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. This site offers a ready access point for a wealth of Bible text and commentary—including the New Oxford Annotated Bible and five other popular Oxford Study Bibles.
Oxford English Dictionary
Online version of the 20-volume Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary and the three volumes of additions. Contains definitions, quotations, and etymological information.
Provides succinct articles written by Oxford faculty members, covering world, regional economic and political developments of major significance. Events are evaluated within a political, social, and economic framework.
Passport Global Market Information Database by Euromonitor International provides comprehensive data and reports about six major world nations today (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, European Union countries and the United States).
Pharmaceutical News Index
This database contains bibliographic information and indexing for 22 key U.S.and international pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotechnology, medical device and cosmetic industry newsletters.
A current, comprehensive subject and author index to philosophical articles, books, anthologies and contributions to anthologies.
Political Science Complete
Contains full text for more than 530 journals, many of which are unique to the database, as well as more than 340 reference books and monographs. PSC has a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse.
Contains full-text articles from children's magazines and pamphlets designed for the elementary school student.
Provides full-text articles from scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences and mathematics.
Choose from the full list of ProQuest databases subscribed to by Rivier College. Multiple databases may be searched at the same time.
ProQuest Asian Business and Reference
Offers detailed information on companies, economies, markets and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere, along with international trade.
Large, multi-disciplinary database that covers a wide array of subjects and includes access to approximately 30,000 dissertations across several subject areas.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
With more than 2.4 million entries, the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. An average of 2,000 new PDFs are added to the database each week.
ProQuest Health and Medical Complete
Medical research containing clinical, consumer health and health administration titles. Includes charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos and other graphical elements essential to medical research.
ProQuest Health Management
This database includes information for researchers studying the field of health administration, including more than 795 key journals with over 4,500 Doctoral Dissertations and Theses.
ProQuest Military Collection
Covers international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering and more.
Includes nearly 800 international, national and regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Jerusalem Post and Bangkok Post.
General interest information on primary religions including Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Buddhism. Provides details on doctrines, philosophies, religious history and commentary from the perspective of specific religions.
Access the latest technology news in computer applications, data communications and data transmission, systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, radio and television.
Contains full-text journal articles related to general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology.
Features DSM-IV-TR, as well as a number of other full-text American Psychiatric Publishing journals. Also includes textbooks, practice guidelines, and self-assessment tools, all published by the premier psychiatric association.
Psychology Journals (ProQuest)
Comprehensive full-text coverage of clinical psychology, social psychology, and related topics.
Indexing, abstracts and full-text journal articles, reports, and dissertations in the field of psychology and related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education and business.
An online tool to search the indexes of electronic and print reference books.
Regional Business News
Contains comprehensive full-text coverage for regional business publications, including business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
General reference database covering a wide range of topics, including the arts, education, business, psychology, social sciences, science, multicultural issues and women’s studies.
Safari Books Online
Full-text, searchable electronic books relating to computer science, programming, and other technology. License allows up to three simultaneous users.
Science Journals (ProQuest)
Full text and images from science and technology journals. Topics include computers, engineering, physics and more.
Scientific & Medical ART (SMART)
A collection of 10,000+ high-quality illustrations and animations depecting anatomy, physiology, surgery, diseases, conditions, trauma, embryology, histology and many other topics.
The Snapshot International Group Series of marketing research reports provides an overview of 43 industries in 40 countries. Concise information covers business plans, marketing plans, start-up plans, new business development, market growth analysis, and strategic and financial plans.
Social Science Journals (ProQuest)
Full-text journal articles covering a wide range of social science topics.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Comprehensive sociology database. Contains more than 2.1 million records, including abstracts for journals dating back to 1895. Offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. These include abortion, criminology & criminal justice, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, rural & urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse & other addictions, violence and many others.
Something About the Author
This critically acclaimed series spotlights more than 12,000 individual authors in entries that typically cover personal life, career, writings, adaptations, and additional sources. Search by name, keyword, or full text to find biographies, autobiographies, essays, and obituaries about authors from around the world.
Standard and Poor's Net Advantage
Allows access to full-text S&P Industry Surveys, containing information on industries and specific companies. The Surveys, updated twice a year, contain analysis, trends and overview information.
Teacher Reference Center
An index of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals and books providing coverage on key education topics such as assessment, continuing education, curriculum development, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, science and mathematics and more.
Contains current Value Line company reports, industry reports, timeliness rank changes, supplementary reports, and other information. Includes Value Line's leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks. License allows up to three simultaneous users.
Wall Street Journal
Offers in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as first-rate coverage of hard news. (1982-current)
World CatSearch both the holdings of thousands of libraries around the world and those held by Regina Library. Request items held by other libraries through InterLibrary Loan.
World Data AnalystEncyclopedia Britannica World Data Analyst combines detailed statistics with powerful tools for analysis and display. This resource features a unique collection of in-depth information about the countries of the world and allows you to create interesting and information comparative charts and tables.