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Google Scholar **NEW** (Google)
Google Scholar searches a subset of the Internet that contains scholarly literature. If you click this link to get to Google Scholar, you will be able to access the full text of our subscription resources from on or off campus. If your Google Scholar search takes you to a publisher’s website that asks you to pay for full text and there is no link to "Get It @ Golisano Library," send the url to Our Interlibrary Loan Department will attempt to get it for you free of charge. Access to this resource is currently in beta testing. Please report any issues you encounter to
ABI/Inform Complete (ProQuest)
The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world. Coverage: 1971-current
Academic (LexisNexis)
Provides access to full-text news, business, and legal publications, using a variety of flexible search options and resources often not indexed elsewhere. 1980-Present
Academic OneFile (Gale)
A source for peer-reviewed full-text articles from world's leading journals and reference sources. Over 13,000 indexed journals, more than 6,500 full text. Full Text Coverage of the New York Times from 1995 – current. Total coverage 1980 – current
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 8,500 journals, including full text for more than 7,300 peer-reviewed titles. Coverage: 1887-
AccessScience (McGraw-Hill)
AccessScience gathers and synthesizes vast amounts of information, and organizes it to give you fast, easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology
AccessScience Biographies (McGraw-Hill)
Contains biographies of notable people in Science. Searchable by name and subject.
American National Biography Online (Oxford University Press)
Offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped America.
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials (EBSCO)
Religious and theological literature for students and faculty. Supports religious and theological scholarship in graduate education and faculty research. Includes a full range of index citations to journal articles, essays in multi-author works, and book reviews from three ATLA print indexes: Religion Index One (RIO), Religion Index Two (RIT), and Index to Book Reviews in Religion (IBRR). Dissertations and theses available. Coverage back to 1818
Barron's (ProQuest)
Investments, Finance: weekly newspaper and weekly publication for investors. Provides in-depth articles examining companies and industries to spotlight possible investment opportunities.
Biography Reference Bank (EBSCO)
Biography Reference Bank offers a breadth and depth of information you’ll find in no other biography database. It covers over 500,000 people and includes over 36,000 images!
Black Newspapers (ProQuest)
A collection of significant Black newspapers from the United States.
Britannica Academic Edition (Britannica)
An Encyclopedia covering over 75,000 articles including 23,000 biographies. An introduction to significant works of history, literature, philosophy, and science. Access 166,000 Web sites. Search thousands of maps, flags, articles, and statistics. Compare economic, demographic, and health measures for over 200 countries.
Business Insights: Essentials (Gale)
A fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.
Business Source Complete (EBSCO)
Indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. In addition to the searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals. Dissertations and theses available.
Christian Periodical Index (EBSCO)
Its purpose is to provide access to articles and reviews written from an evangelical Christian perspective or of interest to the evangelical community. CPI currently indexes over 140 selected publications from the broad spectrum of knowledge including religion, science, literature, medicine, music, philosophy, history, sociology, nursing, and education. Coverage: 1976 -
An authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for over 3000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. Coverage: 1981 -
ClasePeriodica (FirstSearch)
Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities. Covers journals specializing in science and technology. Offers access to more than 300,000 bibliographic citations from documents published in 2,600 scholarly journals published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages.
Classical Music Library (Alexander Street Press)
A multi-label database of Classical music recordings. Includes recordings from labels including Hyperion, Bridge Records, Sanctuary Classics, Artemis-Vanguard, Hänssler Classic, Vox and more. Coverage includes music written from the earliest times (e.g. Gregorian Chant) to the present, including many contemporary composers. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera. Includes over 7,800 albums.
Classical Singer (Classical Singer)
Classical Singer magazine began in 1988 as The New York Opera Newsletter, providing in-depth insights about the New York opera scene. Classical Singer is dedicated to helping singers find opportunities and to providing resources for singers of all ages and levels. Their website is the online gathering spot for the classical singer community and carries up-to-the minute listings of auditions and competitions. The website contains an archive of all of the magazine’s articles since 1998.
Cochrane Library (Wiley)
A collection of databases that contain high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Cochrane reviews represent the highest level of evidence on which to base clinical treatment decisions. The Cochrane Library provides other systematic review abstracts, technology assessments, economic evaluations, and individual clinical trials.
Contemporary Authors (Gale)
Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.
CountryWatch (same)
CountryWatch provides critical country-specific intelligence and data through its suite of products to over 4000 clients including public and private sector organizations with overseas operations and global interests
CQ- Public Affairs Collection (CQ)
Features in-depth reporting on vital issues, statistical and historical analyses, historic documents and primary source materials, as well as a directory of key government, nonprofit, and private organizations in each of the major policy areas.
CQ Researcher (CQ)
Comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.
CQ Weekly (CQ)
Reports on the world's most powerful legislative body completely and accurately every week. In-depth reports on issues looming on the congressional horizon, plus a complete wrap up the previous week's news, including the status of bills in play, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates and all roll-call votes.
Criminal Justice Abstracts (EBSCO)
The criminology database from SAGE Publications, contains comprehensive coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines. Dissertations and theses available.
Criminology (SAGE)
Covers such subjects as Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Corrections, Penology, Policing, Forensic Psychology, and Family and Domestic Violence.
D&B Key Business Ratios (Mergent)
Key Business Ratios on the Web (KBR) provides immediate online access to competitive benchmarking data. This powerful tool lets researchers examine industry benchmarks compiled from D&B®’s database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios (users choose a one-year or three-year set of ratios) for public and private companies in 800 lines of businesses plus 30 key business ratios online.
Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection (ProQuest)
A comprehensive collection of scholarly research in the Humanities and Social Sciences, this database covers more than 1 million dissertations and theses from 1637 to present
Encyclopedia Americana (Grolier)
An Encyclopedia covering articles, biographies, history, literature, philosophy, and science. Search thousands of maps, flags, articles, dictionaries and statistics.
Encyclopedia of Social Work (Oxford)
Contains four hundred subject entries and two hundred brief biographies of key figures in the history of social work. 20th Edition.
Journal articles and reports in education of published and unpublished sources. Dissertations and theses available. *Same index also provided by U.S. Department of Education.
ERIC (U.S. Department of Education)
Journal articles and erports in education of published and unpublished sources. Dissertations and theses available. *Same index as EBSCO which offers different Full-text journals.
First Research (Mergent)
First Research delivers clear, consistent and timely Industry Intelligence via: •Over 900 Industry Segments, updated constantly with monthly statistics and indicators as well as quarterly trend updates, giving you the knowledge you need to win and keep engagements. •Call Prep Sheets to quickly prepare for sales calls when time is limited. •State Profiles to monitor monthly employment, business and real estate trends in each of the 50 US states.
Gale Virtual Reference Library **NEW** (Gale)
A collection of electronic encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These eBooks are hand selected by the B. Thomas Golisano Librarians and available 24/7 with no checkout.
Gannett Newsstand Complete (ProQuest)
Contains over 85 Gannett newspapers, 6 of which are New York newspapers. These include the Ithaca Journal, Poughkeepsie Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Journal News (White Plains), Press and Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton) and Star-Gazette (Elmira).
General OneFile (Gale)
A source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. General OneFile contains 110,110,423 articles updated as recently as December 7, 2012. All articles have been published between 1980 and 2012. It covers the following topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.
GPO (Free Database)
This site provides free access to full text material published by the Government as well as publications for sale.
GreenFile (EBSCO)
Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia (Grolier)
Includes encyclopedia articles, news, timelines, quizzes and games, and research starters. It also includes an atlas and dictionary.
Grove's Art (Scroll Down to: Oxford Art Online)
Grove's Music (Scroll down to: Oxford Music Online)
Health Reference Center Academic (Gale)
Provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals.
Health Source: Nursing/ Academic Edition (EBSCO)
This database provides 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.
Hoover’s Pro Online (Mergent)
Database of information which includes about 65 million corporations and other entities and 85 million people, and its First Research product covers some 900 industries.
IPA Source (IPA)
Library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts including English texts. Now with over 6629 texts including 1192 aria texts.
The JSTOR Archive Collections provide complete digitized runs for hundreds of journals in more than 50 academic disciplines. For most journals in the JSTOR archive there is a “moving wall” embargo (typically five years, but sometimes longer or shorter) on current access.
La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre (Grolier)
A comprehensive reference resource for Spanish Speakers and Spanish-language students.
LISTA- Library, Info Sci &Tech Abs (EBSCO)
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract (LISTA) indexes more than 690 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage: mid-1960 -
MAS Ultra - School Edition (EBSCO)
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,639 biographies, 104,481 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 285,912 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles for key magazines. Coverage: 1975 -
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine to search citations from over 5400 current biomedical journals.
Mergent Archives (Mergent)
Mergent Archives is an online database providing you with access to a vast, indexed collection of corporate and industry related documents. Containing more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries, Mergent Archives uses a reliable and easy to navigate system designed to meet your historical research needs
Mergent Online (Mergent)
Mergent Online delivers a suite of comprehensive financial information with the accuracy, timeliness and transparency that is absolutely essential in today's marketplace.
Military & Government Collection (EBSCO)
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites.
Musical America Worldwide (Musical America)
Musical America Worldwide (Musical America International Directory of the Performing Arts,, and the weekly E-newsletter) is a meeting place for the international performing arts community. This website provides access to a network of over 14,000 performing arts organizations, Special Reports on key issues and solutions in performing arts, blogs from industry experts, press releases and a digital photo archive.
National Newspaper Index (Gale)
Provides quick access to the indexing of America's top five newspapers in one seamless search: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.
National Newspapers Premier (ProQuest)
ProQuest National Newspapers Premier includes a balance of national and regional newspapers. All 51 titles are available in full text. Papers include national titles such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post along with a selection of titles from across the U.S. such as the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Denver Post, The Sacramento Bee plus other important U.S. papers. Coverage: 1985- Present
Naxos Fantasy Jazz (Naxos)
Naxos Music Library Jazz offers over 65,000 tracks of jazz from more than 6,000 albums. Over 12,000 jazz artists are represented. Naxos Music Library Jazz comprises the catalogues of Blue Notes Records, 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz and over 150 other labels. US-based Fantasy has the world's deepest jazz catalogue and offers the very best in blues and R&B. Blue Note offers albums featuring the legendary artist John Coltrane and iconic artists such as Herbie Hancock, Dexter Gordon, Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter and many others.
Naxos Music Library (Naxos)
Recordings of classical music available online offering over 1,144,600 tracks of Classical music, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. It includes the complete BIS, Chandos, Hänssler, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Naxos, Online and selected titles of other leading independent labels, with over 1,000 albums added monthly.
New Book of Knowledge (Grolier)
Reference and current events for elementary school and higher.
New York State Newspapers (Gale)
Search this database of 28 major newspapers published in the state of New York, including the New York Times and the New York Post.
New York Times (ProQuest)
Full-text coverage of the US newspaper of record. Offers superb coverage of national and international news, plus coverage of important speeches and documents, Supreme Court decisions, and presidential press conference transcripts. Coverage: 1980-current Earlier coverage in Microfiche
Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 40 U.S. and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 389 regional U.S. newspapers
Newsstand (Gale)
Search a collection of thousands of national, international, state and local newspapers.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)
Designed for persons seeking contextual information and opinions on current social issues, the database includes continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio and links to vetted websites.
Ovid Nursing Database (OVID)
Ovid Nursing Database includes information from Journals@Ovid and MEDLINE, the United States National Library of Medicine's (NLM®) premier bibliographic database.
Oxford Art Online (Oxford)
Grove Art Online includes Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture and the Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Includes links to image partners including ARTstor; Bridgeman Education; the British Museum; the Museum of Modern Art (New York); the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Art Images for College Teaching; Art Resource; Artists Rights Society; and numerous international art galleries and artists. 45,000 articles; 23,000 subject entries; 21,000 biographies; 6,000 searchable images; 40,000 editorially selected image links to museums and galleries; thematic guides, timelines, and resources for educators designed by the Museum of Modern Art (New York).
Oxford Biblical Studies Online *NEW* (Oxford University Press)
Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. The integration of authoritative scholarly texts and reference works with tools that provide ease of research into the background, context, and issues related to the Bible make Oxford Biblical Studies Online a valuable resource not only for college students, scholars, and clergy, but also anyone in need of an authoritative, ecumenical, and up-to-date resource.
Oxford Music Online (Oxford)
Includes Grove Music Online [includes The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition (2002), The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, and The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, 2nd edition plus updates], and the Oxford Reference works The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music.
Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of 520 high quality education journals, including nearly 350 peer-reviewed titles.
ProQuest Congressional (ProQuest)
Retrieve congressional materials and legislative histories by searching abstracts, titles, indexing information and other bibliographic data. For any topic dealing with policy issues, this database is a must. Newspapers indexed are The Hill, Rollcall, and Washington Post
ProQuest Education Journals (ProQuest)
Search the leading full-text journals in education and related fields. Over 900 journals covered Coverage 1988 – Present
ProQuest Health Management (ProQuest)
Find complete, full-text information from leading publications covering all aspects of health administration, including public health and safety, hospitals, finance, personnel management, insurance, population studies, labor relations and law. Over 800 journals and 4,500 Doctoral Dissertations. Coverage varies Coverage: varies
ProQuest Psychology Journals (ProQuest)
With complete full-text coverage from 540 top psychology and 800 journals indexed, this database meets the needs of both students and mental health professionals. Dissertations and theses available. Over 4,000 full text dissertations.
ProQuest Research Library (ProQuest)
Over 5000 titles and 3,500 Full Text titles. Search for coverage of a broad range of subjects including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests. Coverage: 1971 - present
ProQuest Social Science Journals (ProQuest)
Search full-text periodicals covering the social sciences. 570 journals, 370 Full Text. Coverage 1971 to Present
A definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 153,000 articles from80 journals. It includes all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each journal. Coverage: 1894 -
A database of more than 38,000 chapters in PDF from over 2,500 books published by APA and other distinguished publishers. It also includes more than 1,600 classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology dating from 1806, and the exclusive electronic release of more than 1,500 authored entries from APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology.
Contains nearly 3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. 98 percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. Dissertations and theses available. Coverage: 1887 –
R2 Digital Library (Rittenhouse)
** NEW ** The R2 Digital Library is an eBook collection featuring medical, nursing and allied health source books from key health science publishers. Content purchased by Golisano Library can be browsed by category, discipline or title. This tool also includes an A – Z drug Index and an A-Z Topic Index.
Regional Business News (EBSCO)
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 80 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (ESBCO)
Abstracts of Music Literature published by Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, New York, is a comprehensive bibliography of writings on music serving the global music research community. Indexes over 600,000 records in 214 languages from 151 countries. Dissertations and theses available. Limited full-text.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (ProQuest)
Hometown daily newspaper of Rochester, New York owned by Gannett Co., Inc. since 1928. Coverage 1999-current.
S&P NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's)
NetAdvantage is a comprehensive source of business and investment information that offers online access to Standard & Poor's research-related products such as industry surveys, stock reports, corporation records, The Outlook, mutual fund reports and more.
Salem History (Salem Press)
Salem History is a robust online database that includes the complete content of printed reference sets. Milestone Documents in American Leaders and American History Great Lives from History - The definitive, worldwide biographical resource Great Events from History - The complete resource for worldwide events
Salem Literature (Salem Press)
Salem Literature is an online database with selected material from the Critical Insights & Critical Surveys series.
Salem Science (Salem Press)
A comprehensive reference source on the theory, techniques, and applications of the various forensic sciences.
SciFinder 1. Registration (Individual Login Required)
All RWC students wishing to use SciFinder must follow this Link to Register for SciFinder access.
SciFinder 2. Login access (Registration Required)
Search chemical and scientific literature for references, substances, and reaction information. Interactive workspace allows collaborative planning with colleagues --> ** LOGIN required ** --> If not registered, please click on ----> SciFinder 1. Registration to complete your access.
SimplyMap (SimplyMap)
A demographic database designed to create thematic maps and statistics for research. Results can be arranged in charts or spreadsheets. Users may sign in at the Guest link located under the sign in information or they can create and use an account if they wish to store the information for future use.
Social Work Abstracts (EBSCO)
Coverage of more than 450 social work and human services journals. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the database provides citations and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems. Dissertations and theses available. Coverage: 1965-
SPORTDiscus with Full Text coverage dating back to 1985 is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports & sports medicine literature. Includes Dissertations and Theses
Statesman's Yearbook (Palgrave Macmillan)
The Statesman's Yearbook includes reliable information on every country in the world, covering key historical events, population, etc....
Twentieth Century Religious Thought, Volume 1: Christianity *NEW* (Alexander Street Press)
Twentieth Century Religious Thought is a multivolume, cross-searchable online collection that brings together the seminal works and archival materials related to key worldwide religious thinkers, from the early 1900s until the turn of the 21st century. Volume I: Christianity includes the complete 17-volume German edition of Dietrich Bonhoeffer Werke (DBW) and 15 volumes of the English edition of the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works Series (DBWE) (final volumes will be added in 2014); an international selection of English-language editions of key authors such as Hans Urs von Baltasar, Rudolf Bultmann, James Cone, Gustavo Gutiérrez, Adolf von Harnack, Henri de Lubac, Wolfhart Pannenberg, Rosemary Radford Ruether, Dorothee Sölle, and Ernst Troeltsch; and a selection of the papers of Reinhold Niebuhr.
Wall Street Journal (ProQuest)
The financial newspaper of record offering in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as first rate coverage of hard news. Coverage: 1984-current
WorldCat (FirstSearch)
Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide. Funding for WorldCat is provided by the Rochester Regional Library Council through a grant from the New York State Education Department. Dissertations and theses available.