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- Newspapers - United States and International
- Nursing, Health and Wellness
- Philosophy
- Psychology, Sociology and Counseling
- Theology

 
Legal Studies and Political Science
 
Bioethics Research Guide
 
General
LexisNexis - online legal, news and business information services
Westlaw - computer-assisted legal research (CALR) service containing nearly 5,000 databases - on campus access only
Public Library of Law - information on the Supreme Court and the Appellate Courts, Federal and state statutes and codes and more - has on and off campus access
 
Law Library of Congress  - Sponsors digital resources including GLIN (Global Legal Information Network), the Guide to Law Online and Thomas, legislative information from the Library of Congress.
Islamic Sharia Law News Stories
Malik's Muwatta Online Collections
 
A to Z of Nanotechnology - Nanotechnology information site featuring a searchable database for news, new products, suppliers and an expert directory.
Oxford Scholarship Online - Political Science - 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. Covers national and international topics.
Off-campus access
 
Saddam Hussein Talks to the FBI - Twenty interviews and five conversations (2004)
 
Practice LSAT Exam - Available on campus or off campus.

Online Journals

OhioLINK Electronic Journals - Politics, Political Science, and Law
The National Review Archive - offers complete indexing and abstrating and full text coverage for all issues of the journal back to the first issue in 1955 through to the present. The publication consistently provides insightful and unique coverage of political, economic, social and cultural issues and trends and remains one of the leading sources in this regard.
 
The New Republic - provides in-depth examination of American politics, foreign policy and culture with an uncanny ability in covering issues before reaching the mainstream. The New Republic continues to be the leading journal of opinion and covers topics from a variety of viewpoints. This database offers complete indexing and abstracting and full text for all issues back to the journal's inception in 1914.
New Republic off-campus
 
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.
 
International Journal of Digital Evidence  - Online forum to discuss theory, research, policy and practice in digital evidence.
Journal of Economic Crime Management- Online journal for discussion of theory, research, policy and practice relating to economic crime and fraud management.
Legal Collection - contains full text for nearly 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals.

Databases

Legal Information Institute Sponsored by Cornell Law School, this database contains information about federal and state court decisions, statutes, state constitutions and other texts. Searches can be conducted by type of law or court. International law is also included.
Wrights Law - has links to case law and divides them by Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, District Court and other noteworthy cases.
Case Law Finder - organized by circuit court decisions.
Change you can download - Wikileaks has released nearly a billion dollars worth of quasi-secret reports commissioned by the United States Congress.
 
GPO Monthly Catalog - Catalog of U.S. government documents
Law Library of Congress - Nations of the World - Links to and information about the legislative, administrative and judicial systems of other nations.
National Counterterrorism Center
Open Jurist - provides free access to published court opinions from the United States Supreme Court, the US Courts of Appeals and the First, Second and Third series of The Federal Reports.
 
Other OhioLINK Law, Legislation, and Public Policy Databases
Other OhioLINK Political Science Databases

Indexes and Abstracts

PAIS International - Index and abstracts of articles, books, government documents, and other literature on public affairs. Includes or has links to full text
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts - Index and abstracts to journal articles in political science, international relations, law, and public administration / policy. Includes or has links to full text

History

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation - Brings together online a century of the records of Congress from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention through the 43rd Congress, including the first three volumes of the Congressional Record of 1873-1875
The Papers of John Jay - 1745-1829, searchable database

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Newspapers - United States and International

NewsBank's Access World News - Online newspapers - Ohio, national and international. Includes or has links to full-text. On campus only.
LexisNexis - online legal, news and business information services. Only available on campus.
 
Newspaper Source - selected full text for 25 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers
     
 
Arab News
Aljazeera
Haaretz (Israel)
Ummah
Iran Daily
Islamic Sharia Law News Stories
Jihad Watch
Southern Poverty Law Center
 
Philippine Newspapers
The London Times
The Sun Times of South Africa
Indonesian Newspapers

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Nursing, Health and Wellness

 
Nursing Health and Wellness Research Guide
Bioethics Research Guide
 
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
      
Alt HealthWatch - Index, abstracts, and full text covering complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Includes or has links to full text
      
CINAHL Plus with Full-Text - bibliographic citations and abstracts for almost 800 nursing, biomedical, and consumer health journals. Includes or has links to full-text.
CINAHL with Full Text Help Sheet
      
Health Source- Nursing-Academic Edition - Index, abstracts, and full text focusing on many medical disciplines. Includes or has links to full text.
      
Health Source- Consumer Edition - Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Includes or has links to full text
     
JAMA - The Journal of the American Medical Association - available only on campus.
      
 
MEDLINE with full-text - provides full-text for nearly 1,200 journals indexed in MEDLINE, dating back to 1965.
     
National Guideline Clearinghouse - Objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines
NCLEX Practice Test - Access on or off-campus.
 
 
PsycINFO - bibligraphic citations and abstracts for over 1,200 psychology and counseling journals
PsycINFO Historical - Index and abstracts of historical psychological journals, 1872-1966.
 
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.
 
OhioLINK Electronic Journals - Health Sciences and Medicine
Other OhioLINK Nursing Databases
Other OhioLINK Health and Medicine Databases
       Access to these OhioLINK databases from the dorms or off campus
Internet Resources for Health Research, Evaluation and Statistical Modeling
HighWire Press - Over 150 full-text medical journals. Sponsored by Stanford University Library.
Proquest Nursing Journals - Hundreds of nursing-related journals in a full-text database.
       Off-campus access to this database
freemedicaljournals.com - 900+ journals in 15 languages
PubMed - A free archive of life science journals sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.
 
 

 

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Philosophy

 
Bioethics Research Guide
 
Indexes and Abstracts
Use these databases to find abstracts of articles. Find articles by using this link for online journals and this link for journals in print at the library. If the journal is not available at the JPII Library, you can request it here
 
Philosopher's Index - Indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields such as ethics, aesthetics, social and political philosophy as well as the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education and language.
ATLA Religion Database - Includes bibliographic citations to philosophy articles in many religious journals The ATLA Religion Database is the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion. This comprehensive bibliographic database spans over 50 years. The database covers the subdisciplines in the fields of theology and religion, plus religious research in related fields such as sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, medicine, law, and business
Religion and Philosophy Collection - EBSCO database which includes many full-text articles.
 
PhilPapers - a comprehensive directory of online philosophical articles and books by academic philosophers.
ArticleFirst (OCLC)
 
 
E-Books
Oxford Scholarship Online - Philosophy - 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
Past Masters - link to full texts of the great philosophers - on campus only
 
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy   
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
 
Oxford Reference - Religion and Philosophy
 
Online Journals - Full Text
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.
 
JSTOR - An online archive of multidiscipline journal articles in the most significant professional journals.
American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly
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 - on campus only.
 
Other OhioLINK Philosophy Databases
       Access to all OhioLINK databases from the dorms or off campus
 
 

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Psychology, Sociology and Counseling

Research Guide for Counseling
PsycINFO - bibligraphic citations and abstracts for over 1,200 psychology and counseling journals
PsycINFO Historical - Index and abstracts of historical psychological journals, 1872-1966.
 
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection - over 550 full text journals covering emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO.
     
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.
      
Electronic Journals in Psychology links to over a hundred e-journals (some full-text)
HighWire Press Psychiatric Bulletin, Psychosomatic Medicine, Learning and Medicine, Journal of Psychotherapy Practice and Research and other similar titles available
 
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 Psychology Databases
 
Tests in Print - has been combined with Mental Measurements Yearbook into a single database.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print - Search both Tests in Print and Mental Measurements Yearbook at the same time to find information in one concise record.
 
 
SocINDEX with Full Text - Index and abstracts to articles in sociology. Includes or has links to full text.
 
Sociological Collection - Index, abstracts, and full text covering sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure. Includes or has links to full text.
 
Other OhioLINK Sociology Databases
OhioLINK Electronic Journals - Social Sciences

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Theology

 
Bioethics Research Guide
Theology Research Guide
 
ATLA Religion Database - (OhioLINK) - Includes bibliographic citations to philosophy articles in many religious journals The ATLA Religion Database is the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion. This comprehensive bibliographic database spans over 50 years. The database covers the subdisciplines in the fields of theology and religion, plus religious research in related fields such as sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, medicine, law, and business.
       Access to this database from the dorms or off campus
 
Catholic Periodical and Literature Index - Now part of the ATLA database - The best place to locate journal articles on Catholic topics or from Catholic journals.
      
New Testament Abstracts - contains article, review, book and software abstracts. Article coverage in the database dates back to 1985.
      
Old Testament Abstracts - features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology and philology.
      
Religion and Philosophy Collection -Index, abstracts, and full text covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Includes or has links to full text
      
Humanities International Complete - The Humanities International Complete, produced by Whitston Publishing, is a collection of bibliographic references to literary, scholarly and creative journals published in the United States and Canada. This database contains over 1,000 journals published from 1975 to the present.
      
Canonlaw.info
 
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.
      
JSTOR - An online archive of multidiscipline journal articles in the most significant professional journals.
 
Oxford Biblical Studies Online - comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. Contains authoritative scholarly texts and reference works for research into the background, context, and issues related to the Bible.
 
Oxford Online Books - Religion and Theology  - 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.
 
Oxford Online Reference
 
The Thomist - available on library research computers only. Select "Institutional Login" to access.On campus only.
 
The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church - Pontifical Biblical Commission, March 18, 1994
 
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.
 
The Bible in English - 21 versions of the Bible in full text, from the 10th to the 20th centuries. Includes or has links to full text
Papal Encyclicals Online - Online Papal and official documents of the Catholic Church
Catholic Bible Concordance
 
G. K. Chesterton Webpage - has background, biography, bibliography and links to Chesterton's works that are available as etexts
 
Other OhioLINK Religion Databases
       Access to all OhioLINK databases from the dorms or off campus
 
 
 
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