Articles & More
Ridgewater has a large library of sources available to research articles. Access can be gained using library or other campus computers labs. Off-campus access can be gained using your student ID/library card.
Provides full text for over 4,650 periodicals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, etc., including full-text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles.
Encyclopedic resource devoted to science and technology. A good starting place for science research.
Provides full text for more than 180 international, and peer-reviewed journals and reports covering complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
Provides full text for nearly 2,300 business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,100 scholarly business publications.
OCLC’s catalog of Art Museum Images documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.
Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Provides full text for more than 200 health reference books and encyclopedias. EBSCO database. Online tutorial
Provides comprehensive information on more than 2,000 musicians and groups from around the world in all genres of modern music. Volumes 1-65 available in print as well as online. Volume 66 – only available online.
Current events database used for searching controversial topics of national and international interest in areas such as health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.
General online ready reference collection which links to all Ridgewater databases.
The World, U.S. states, Provinces, and Kids edition of this online resource that includes information about cultures, statistics, maps, flags, recipes and other information about over 200 countries of the world.
Contains thousands of overview essays, critical analyses, biographies, primary sources, creative works and the multimedia elements in five core subject areas: history, literature, biography, science and social studies. InfoTrac database.
Collection of electronic books accessed through EBSCOhost. It can be searched the same way as periodicals and either viewed online or downloaded to your device. Create a sign-in account through EBSCO for downloading to a device. Online tutorial
List of all EBSCO databases available through Ridgewater College.
Comprised of EBSCO’s Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, and Regional Business News databases. Full text is available for nearly 12,000 publications.
An InfoTrac database that is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are found in the ERIC database.
Concise as well as scholarly articles on a wide range of subjects. Also includes links to related Internet resources and the Britannica Book of the Year.
A national database of education literature, including reports and journal articles. Provides coverage of journals, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books, and monographs.
EBSCO platform to the U.S. Department of Education database.
FirstSearch platform for the U.S. Department of Education database.
Database indexes almost 2000 magazines and scholarly journals in all subjects. InfoTrac Database.
Web-based digital streaming video service.
List of all Gale databases at Ridgewater College. Mobile device access: Download the free app from the Apple Store. (AccessMyLibrary College Edition).
Online reference works from a variety of publishers.
InfoTrac Database. Collection of over 200 journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments – including such topics as particle physics, advanced mathematics, and nanotechnology.
Scholarly articles from the Google Search Engine linked to the Ridgewater databases.
Provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines covering health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. EBSCO database.
Provides access to nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names. EBSCO database.
Interactive multimedia training tutorials in the fields of adult learning, computer skills, jobs, and careers.
MasterFile Premier, designed specifically for public libraries, provides full text for more than 2,000 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more. In addition to the full text, this database provides indexing and abstracts for 2,700 titles.
Full-text database covering differing points of view on current social issues.
The Points of View Reference Center is an interface intended for public, academic, and high school libraries. Points of View is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills. Each Point of View Essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications. EBSCO database.
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high-quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full-text education journals in the world. EBSCO database.
Includes coverage of over 350 major U.S. and international newspapers, such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune. Full-text database.
A web-based, searchable database of over 17 million article references published in more than 5000 biomedical journals and magazines. This is the academic database produced at the National Library of Medicine(NLM)which is different from MedlinePlus, the free consumer health database from NLM. Very few citations are full-text but linked to Ridgewater.
This database provides comprehensive full-text coverage for regional business publications and incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. EBSCO database.
The online version of Salem Press’ encyclopedic health-related reference tools. Available both in print and online.
The online version of Salem Press’ Decades Series as well as Musicians & Composers. Available both in print and online.
Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology, and wildlife. EBSCO database.
An online edition of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Proquest platform.
InfoTrac database covering history, literature, science, social studies, etc. Includes full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia.
Searchable database of ebooks in the fields of small and large animals.
Search a database of almost 1 billion books and other materials physically held in libraries worldwide.