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Academic Search Premier
Note: All electronic library resources are available to Ridgewater students using your Star ID and password.
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.
AccessScience
Encyclopedic resource devoted to science and technology. A good starting place for science research.
AltHealthWatch
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.
Business Source Premier
Provides full text for nearly 2,300 business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,100 scholarly business publications.
CINAHL
Provides indexing for 3,000 journals from the field of nursing and allied health. Many articles are full-text.
Consumer Health Complete
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.

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Contemporary Musicians
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.
CQ Researcher
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.
Credo Reference
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.
CultureGrams
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.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online - Academic Edition
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.
ERIC
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.
ERIC (EBSCO Interface)
EBSCO platform to the U.S. Department of Education database.
Films On Demand
Web-based digital streaming educational video service.
General Science Collection
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.
Google Scholar
Scholarly articles from the Google Search Engine linked to the Ridgewater College Library databases.
Health Source : Consumer Edition
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.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
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.
JSTOR
A digital library of academic content in many formats and disciplines. The collections include top peer-reviewed scholarly journals as well as respected literary journals, academic monographs, research reports from trusted institutes, and primary sources
Learning Express Library
Interactive multimedia training tutorials in the fields of adult learning, computer skills, jobs, and careers.
MAS Complete
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 540 popular magazines. MAS Complete also provides more than 440 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
MasterFILE Complete
Offers the largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers. Covering virtually every general interest subject area, it also includes an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Full-text database covering differing points of view on current social issues.
Points of View Reference Center
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.
Professional Development Collection
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.
ProQuest U.S. Newsstream
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.
PubMed

Regional Business News
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.
Salem Health
The online version of Salem Press’ encyclopedic health-related reference tools.  Available both in print and online.
Salem History
The online version of Salem Press’ Decades Series as well as Musicians & Composers. Available both in print and online.
Science Reference Center
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.
Star Tribune
An online edition of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Proquest platform.
WorldCat
Search a database of almost 1 billion books and other materials physically held in libraries worldwide.
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