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This is a list of featured databases. The full list is at Databases A-Z.

  • A-to-Z (E-Journals & Periodicals List)
    Locate Cressman Library's print and online journals. Note: This database is typically used to verify our access to a particular journal title; not to search for articles. Although, if you have a citation for a journal article you could use this database to find the journal and from there retrieve the article.
  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection
    Series 1 - Series 5, with coverage from 1691 to 1877. The AAS digital collection with more than 6,500 historical periodical titles documents the life in America from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. A broad range of topics are covered, including science, medicine, agriculture, entertainment, religion, history, women's fashion, literature, and politics.
    [The links for each series in the AAS Collection are at the bottom of the EBSCOhost databases page.]
  • American Chemical Society ACS Publications, incl. Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS)
  • American Marketing Association
        Journal of International Marketing
        Journal of Marketing
        Journal of Marketing Research
        Journal of Public Policy & Marketing
  • American Society for Microbiology
    The Society's 11 microbiology journals from molecular and cellular biology to biomedical research and technology.
  • Annual Reviews, Cedar Crest College full text subscriptions are:
        Annual Review of Anthropology
        Annual Review of Immunology
        Annual Review of Microbiology
        Annual Review of Neuroscience
        Annual Review of Psychology
        Annual Review of Public Health (Open Access)
        Annual Review of Sociology
        Knowable Magazine
    Knowable Magazine explores the real-world significance of select scholarly articles in the Annual Reviews. Those articles, in turn, are freely available for a limited time period. Sign up for the Knowable Magazine newsletter.
  • BioOne
    Abstracts and full-text from BioOne. Scholarly information focused on the biological, ecological and environmental sciences.
  • BioMed Central
    BioMed Central: The Open Access Publisher. (Open access with some restrictions.)
  • Blackwell Reference Online
    Blackwell Reference Online is now located at Wiley Online Library.
  • Business Abstracts with Full Text
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
    News, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. [Access: now available campus-wide and off-campus with EZproxy login]
  • CIAO - Columbia International Affairs Online
    Theory and research in international affairs.
    Limited to 4 simultaneous users. CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers.
  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
  • CQ Researcher
  • Congressional Digest - a Pro & Con Monthly
  • Dictionary of Literary Biography
  • DOI - The Digital Object Identifier System
  • Duke University Press
  • eBook Collection from EBSCOhost
  • ebrary is ProQuest Ebook Central
    ProQuest Ebook Central - includes the LVAIC Ebook collection
  • EBSCOhost
    EBSCOhost - choose from over 15 index and full text databases
  • Ecological Society of America
  • Education Full Text
  • Encyclopedia of Social Work - from NASW Press and Oxford University Press
  • ERIC - The Education Resources Information Center   See also: FirstSearch
    ERIC - The Education Resources Information Center. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Evidence Based Medicine Reviews | EBM Reviews
        ACP Journal Club 1991 to current
        Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials 1st Quarter
        Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 1st Quarter
        Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects 1st Quarter
        Full Text: Cochrane DSR, ACP Journal Club, and DARE
        All: Cochrane DSR, ACP Journal Club, DARE, and CCTR
  • First Research From Hoover's, D&B Company.
  • FirstSearch
    Access covers a wide range of subject areas. Although WorldCat Discovery and EBSCOhost are now searched more often, you may find what you are looking for in FirstSearch, too. To request an Interlibrary Loan, submit your request via FirstSearch or WorldCat Discovery.
    Crisis management and negotiation methods, arson and homicide investigation, expert witnessing, and forensic pathology.
  • Forensic Science Communications
    Peer reviewed forensic science journal. Published quarterly by FBI Laboratory personnel.
  • Frontiers
    Frontiers: open-access journals across all of academia, covering hundreds of specialty areas in Science, Health, Technology, Engineering as well as Humanities and Social Sciences. One of the largest and fastest-growing open-access publishers worldwide.
  • GALE Resources
    Gale Artemis Literary Sources Academic, Gale Virtual Reference Library in Artemis, Gale Business Insights: Global, Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context, Gale U.S. History in Context, Gale World History in Context, Global Issues in Context, Health & Wellness Resource Center including Alternative Health, Dictionary Literary Biography, Something about the Author, and Literature Resource Center
  • Google Scholar Find It @ Cedar Crest
  • GreenFILE Index
    Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment, including scholarly, government and general-interest titles on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Indexing and abstracts for more than 375,000 records with Open Access full text for more than 4,500 records.
  • Gutenberg-e or Project Gutenberg
    Open access with award winning monographs from the American Historical Association and Columbia University Press. Traditional narrative with digitized primary sources, including maps, photographs, and oral histories. Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks.
  • Handbook of Forensic Services (FBI)
  • Independent Voices
    Independent Voices is a digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries. Open access.
  • Journal of Forensic Science Education, The
    Open Access, sponsored by The Council of Forensic Science Educators
    Note: Choose "advanced search" and check to "include only content I can access." Or, include all content and try JSTOR Register & Read (free online access to 3 articles every 2 weeks).
  • The Lens
    The Lens serves almost all the patents and scholarly work in the world as a free, open and secure digital public good, with user privacy a paramount focus. TIP: Select Open Access under Flags.
  • LexisNexis is Nexis Uni
    Full-text access to thousands of general-interest wire services, newspapers, and magazines from around the world; access to company profiles and financial reports, government transcripts, trade journals, and academic and legal databases.
  • MIT Press Direct
    Cressman Library holds 150 current MIT Press Direct ebooks with additional access to over 3,000 ebook titles during the Academic Year 2020-2021.
  • MLA Directory of Periodicals
    MLA International Bibliography
    From the Modern Language Association, with over 2.3 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers. 1920 - present. See also: MLA at the Modern Language Association website for full text access to PMLA Publications of the Modern Language Association of America from 2002 to present (indexing for articles published before 2002). The journal Profession is also available from 2002 to 2012; subsequent issues are freely available on MLA Commons.
  • MathSciNet
    Reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification. There are almost 3 million items and over 1.7 million direct links to original articles. Bibliographic data from retrodigitized articles dates back to the early 1800s.
  • Mergent Archives
    "More than a century's worth of global corporate documents."
  • Mergent Intellect
    A suite of information resources that enables in-depth business and financial research.
  • Nature
  • New York Times (registration)
    The New York Times LibGuide with screenshot instructions. If you are registering from off campus, enter your campus network login on the EZproxy login screen. Once your registration is complete, go directly to from any web-enabled device (or download the app) and use your unique NYT login. You will not need to go through EZproxy again (except once annually to renew).
  • New York Times inEducation (registration)
    The Cressman Library site license to the Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times (130 Pulitzers, including 3 in May of 2020) includes access to The New York Times subject curated academic learning tools available at The New York Times inEducation. inEducation is designed to help students develop skills in critical thinking, analysis, information literacy, writing, and communications. The many subject areas include American Government, Arts & Visual Culture, Biology, Business, Campaigns & Elections, Criminal Justice, Economic, Environmental Science, International Relations, Nursing & Health, Sociology, Writing & English Composition. Register with your Cedar Crest College email address.
  • Nexis Uni
    Nexis Uni is the new LexisNexis. Full-text access to thousands of general-interest wire services, newspapers, and magazines from around the world; access to company profiles and financial reports, government transcripts, trade journals, and academic and legal databases.
  • Ovid: Journals A-Z
    Click the SEARCH tab to begin searching. When browsing journals filter by availability under "My subscriptions." Or, go to OvidSP and select resource(s) to search to begin.
  • Oxford English Dictionary
  • Oxford University Press
    Cressman Library subscribes to several OUP journals. You will also find high quality research articles in OUP Open Access journals. On the search results page, be sure to check availability: Open Access, Free, and Available.
  • Project MUSE
    Humanities and social sciences journals.
  • ProQuest
    Select any or all databases to search: Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press), ebrary e-books/Ebook Central, or US Major Dailies
       ProQuest Select Databases
  • Public Library of Science | PLoS - open access
    PLoS is a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.
  • PsycINFO and PsycARTICLES
    From the American Psychological Association, PsycINFO is a bibliographic database providing abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. The database includes material in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. PsycINFO provides access to journal articles, books, chapters, and dissertations.
  • PubMed
    "PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites." Go to PubMed with Full Text Finder links instead. Look for the (PubMed Outside Tool) Full Text Finder link indicating our access to full text. If the library does not have access to the full text of an article, though, you will be redirected to WorldCat Discovery, the library catalog, to request an Interlibrary Loan.
  • PubMed Central
    PubMed Central is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).
  • RKMA Market Research eBooks
  • SAGE Knowledge (SAGE Reference Online)
  • SAGE Journals Online
    Over 550 peer reviewed journals. Social Sciences and extensive scientific, technical and medical (STM) coverage.
  • ScienceDirect
    Explore and Search. Scientific, Technical, and Medical research. Find peer-reviewed journals, articles, book chapters and open access content. Physical Sciences and Engineering. Life Sciences. Health Sciences. Social Sciences and Humanities.
  • SciFinder
    Go to the Databases page on the Chemistry LibGuide for more information.
  • SORA - Searchable Ornithological Research Archive
    Open access electronic journal archive. From the American Ornithologists Union, the Cooper Ornithological Society, the Association of Field Ornithologists, the Wilson Ornithological Society and the University of New Mexico.
  • Social Work Abstracts
    From the National Association of Social Workers, Social Work Abstracts is the definitive social work database of abstracts from social work journal articles and citations of social work literature. Social Work Abstracts includes coverage from 1960 to present from over 500 journals in all areas of the profession.
  • SpringerLink
    Scientific, technical and medical (STM) journals, book series, books and reference works. Full-text is indicated by a PDF link.
  • Taylor & Francis Online
    Look for a checkmark in green or the open access symbol indicating access. Subject areas include: Art, Art Therapy, Education, Language, Nursing, Psychology, Social Sciences and Social Work.
  • UpToDate®
    UpToDate® is an evidence-based clinical decision support system authored by physicians to help clinicians make the right decisions at the point of care. Key features include: Links to Full-Text articles, Medical Calculators, Graphic Searches, and Drugs and Drug interaction information.
  • Wiley Online Library
    Multidisciplinary collection of resources. Life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. Now including Reference works from Blackwell Reference Online.
  • Wilson Web,see EBSCOhost.
  • World Digital Library (WDL)
    From UNESCO and the United States Library of Congress.
  • Zotero: a Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Educators
    Zotero: a Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Educators by Jason Puckett. A guide to Zotero, the "free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.