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- Anthropology & Archeology
- Art, Literature, Drama and Music
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- Newspapers - United States and International
- Nursing, Health and Wellness
- Philosophy
- Psychology, Sociology and Counseling
- Theology
General Information

All Databases from A to Z - links to all of the databases available through the JPII Library
OhioLINK Databases - Listed by Name      
                 Access to OhioLINK databases from off-campus
    Online Books and Newspapers
    Netlibrary - a library of electronic books (e-books) on many academic subjects. The collection includes thousands of titles purchased by OhioLINK, plus thousands of public-domain e-books. Users can preview an e-book online, peruse a page, read each page in depth, jump to specific chapters or pages, or use links in the Table of Content or Index to go directly to specific chapters of interest. Every word in every book is searchable. NetLibrary operates on the library check-out model, where readers check out e-books for a specified amount of time.
    Electronic Book Center (Ohiolink) - contains the full texts of thousands of scholarly and reference e-books, covering many subject areas. On campus only
    Newspaper Source - selected full text for 25 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. Also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers.
    Other Resources
    ArticleFirst (OCLC)
    Topic Search - This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 78,000 articles from more than 3,000 diverse sources, including nearly 1,450 full text periodicals.
    Practice Graduate Examinations Online - This is a free service and is available on campus or off campus. It includes practice tests and tutorials for graduate school entrance exams, including the GRE, GMAT LSAT and MCAT. Registration is free and anonymous.
    John Paul II Library also offers the NCLEX Practice Test for our students.
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Anthropology & Archeology
Anthropology Plus - Index to articles and essays in anthropology and archaeology
Images of Dated Attic Inscriptions from the Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies, Ohio State
Related OhioLINK Databases

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Art, Literature, Drama and Music
Art Research Guide 
Classical Mythology
Drama Research Guide
English Research Guide
Old and Middle English
Phonics & the History of Language
Art Full Text 1929-Present
Art and Architecture Images - Over 80,000 art and architecture images from commercial sources, plus contributions from OhioLINK institutions
Art and Architecture Images (world accessible) - Art and architecture images from OhioLINK institutions
OhioLINK Art and Architecture Databases 
Oxford Reference Art and Architecture
International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance with Full-Text - comprehensive multicultural and interdisciplinary research tool, from the American Society for Theatre Research. Contains full-text for more than 100 titles.
Oxford Reference - Performing Arts
Oxford Encyclopedia of Popular Music - on campus access only
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature - Index and abstracts of articles, books, dissertations, conferences, and other literature on music
OhioLINK Music Databases 
JSTOR - An online archive of multidiscipline journal articles in the most significant professional journals.
MLA International Bibliography- provides a classified listing and subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. This database annually indexes over 45,000 books and articles
Academic Search Complete -scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for more than 5,300 scholarly publications, including more than 4,400 peer-reviewed publications.
Humanities International Complete - index, abstracts and full text for journals, books and other resources in the humanities from 1975 to the present.. 
OhioLINK Digital Media Center - Art
OhioLINK Electronic Journals - Arts and Humanities

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Biology and Physical Sciences
Biological Abstracts / BIOSIS Previews - Index and abstracts to international journal articles in biological and medical research. BIOSIS Previews also covers books and meetings. Includes or has links to full text.
Environment Complete - Over 750 full-text domestic and international journals in agriculture, ecosystem ecology, renewable energy sources, marine and freshwater science, environmental law, pollution and waste management, urban planning and topics related to the environment.

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering journals

HighWire Press - Over 150 full-text medical journals. Sponsored by Stanford University Library.
MEDLINE with full-text - provides full-text for nearly 1,200 journals indexed in MEDLINE, dating back to 1965
National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly  - the official journal of The National Catholic Bioethics Center, an organization dedicated to research and analysis on moral issues arising in health care and the life sciences. Articles address the ethical, philosophical, theological and clinical questions raised by the rapid pace of modern medical science. While the Quarterly is committed to publishing material that is consonant with the Magisterium of the Catholic Church, it remains open to other faiths and to secular viewpoints in the spirit of informed dialogue. Not available off campus.
Other OhioLINK Biology Databases
OhioLINK Electronic Journals - Life Sciences
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Business and Economics
Business Research Guide
Business Source Complete - in-depth coverage of business conditions & trends from over 1,000 leading business and management publications updated weekly.
Academic Search Complete - contains full-text for more than 5,300 scholarly publications in multiple disciplines as well as abstracts for all 9.300 journals in the collection.
Value Line - investment research on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles
Practice GMAT Tests - available free through Learning Express.
AP Images - one of the world's largest collections of historical and contemporary imagery. The AP Images collection is updated every minute of the day and includes entertainment, fashion, news and sports coverage from The Associated Press and a diverse selection of content partners.
        AP Images - off campus
CBS Market Watch
FreeEdgar - Easy access to corporate data from SEC
Hoover's Online - Company and industry information
Mergent Online - Business and financial information for investment research. Includes or has links to full text    
Oxford Reference Online - Business and Finance - Online database that enables you to search 1,200 full-text electronic books published by Oxford Press. Search by author, title, keywords and concepts in both the abstracts and the full-text.
Regional Business News - This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
Universal Currency Converter
Vocational and Career Collection - Index, abstracts, and full text for 350 trade and industry related periodicals. Includes or has links to full text. - Business valuation resources including publications, industry resources, mergers and acquisitions data, legal and tax resources and more.
Value Line - investment research on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles
Practice GMAT Tests - available free through Learning Express.
OhioLINK E-Journals - Business, Economics, and Management
All OhioLINK Business Databases
All OhioLINK Economic Databases
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Communication and Mass Media Complete - includes full-text articles from 285 journals as well as indexes and abstracts from 300 others..
Film and Television Literature Index with Full-Text - covers film and television theory, preservation and restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects and reviews.
Academic Search Complete - the world's largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for more than 5,300 scholarly publications, including more than 4,400 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for all 9,300 journals in the collection. This database is more extensive than Academic Search Premier, which it replaced.
LexisNexis Academic - available on or off campus
JSTOR - An online archive of multidiscipline journal articles in the most significant professional journals..
     Off campus access
PsycINFO Historical 1800s-1966
     Off campus access
Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI Web of Science) - Includes Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index and Social Science Citation Index.
    Off-campus access
Dissertation Abstracts - Has abstracts only. Full-text can be ordered through the library for a fee. Please ask for more information about this at the Circuation Desk.
     Off-campus access


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