Find the best library databases for your research.
Academic Search UltimateComprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 11,000 full-text periodicals.
ProQuest Research LibraryResearch Library provides access to full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology with 2,600 active Research Library sources-- over 1,700 are available in full text. Over 1,600, in full image. Coverage 1971 to the present.
JSTORJSTOR offers full-text journal coverage in the social sciences and humanities. Examples of disciplines covered are: history, economics, Asian studies, classics, archaeology. African, Latin American, Slavic, Middle Eastern studies, the literary cultures of many different countries. The lag time in publication ranges from 3 and 5 years. Updated in an ongoing basis.
CQ ResearcherExplores a single hot issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. There are 44 reports produced each year including four expanded reports. Updated weekly.
ScienceDirectThe ScienceDirect College Edition offers access to high-quality, peer-reviewed journal articles. The library subscribes to three ScienceDirect journal collections: Social and Behavioral Science Journals Collection containing 360 full-text peer reviewed journals, Health & Life Sciences Journals Collection containing 900 full-text peer reviewed journals and Physical Sciences Journals Collection containing 600 full-text peer reviewed journals. Coverage 2001 - Current
Film & Video
Films on DemandFilms on Demand includes over 30,000 streamed videos from Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ABC News, NBC News, PBS, BBC, National Geographic, The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, Bill Moyers, Shopware, The Open University, A&E, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Fred Friendly Seminars, Cambridge Educational, and many more. Create a personal account to save to Playlists or Favorites. Links to individual videos or segments can be emailed or posted in D2L.
Academic Video OnlineAlexander Street Press's Academic Video Online delivers more than 62,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. More than 17,000 titles are exclusive to Alexander Street.
Docuseek2 Complete CollectionIncludes over 1,500 issues-based documentaries from leading film producers and distributors, including Bullfrog Films, Icarus Films, the BBC, the National Film Board of Canada, CBC, Television Trust for the Environment, MediaStorm, Terra Nova Films, KimStim, and Scorpion TV, and other independent filmmakers from around the world.
Kanopy Streaming ServiceProvides access to over 26,000 videos from major educational film producers and distributors in a wide variety of subject areas. Collections include the Criterion Collection, PBS, BBC Active, California Newsreel, Green Planet Films, First Run Features, Kino Lorber Edu, Learning Zone Express, Media Education Foundation, Symptom Media, and PsychoTherapy.net.
Feature Films for EducationOffers hundreds of classic and recent blockbuster films from 20th Century Fox. The extensive collection includes recent releases like Hidden Figures, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, 12 Years a Slave, and The Revenant, as well as classic films featuring Clark Gable, John Wayne, Rock Hudson, Gregory Peck, and Ava Gardner.
Swank Digital CampusSwank Digital Campus provides access to course assigned streaming feature films. Films can be shown in classes only, not for public viewings.
Newsbank - Access World NewsThis collection includes 12,000+ sources including international/national/local, 181 image editions and a variety of specialized subject specific content like business/health trade journals, broadcast transcripts, etc.
New York TimesThe Student Government Association (SGA) and Rohrbach Library provide full complimentary access to NYTimes.com, New York Times mobile apps, and New York Times in Education to Kutztown students, faculty, and staff. First create an account at the link provided using your kutztown.edu email address. Access your account at nytimes.com. Accounts must be renewed annually.
New York Times, HistoricalSearch full-text and full-image articles for the New York Times dating back to the 19th century. The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue--cover to cover--in downloadable PDF files. Coverage 1851 to 2012
Washington PostAccess digital edition of the Washington Post newspaper. Breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world and national events, entertainment, and more. Coverage 2005-current.
Wall Street Journal DigitalKutztown faculty, students and staff can access The Wall Street Journal Digital Edition through an academic site license provided by the Rohrbach Library. The digital edition includes US, Asia, Europe, and India editions, blogs, and 4 years of archival access. First create an account at the link provided using your kutztown.edu email address. Access your account at wsj.com. Accounts must be renewed annually.
Reference & Encyclopedias
Gale Virtual Reference LibraryGale Virtual Reference Library is a database of hundreds of full-text encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These works fall under the subjects of Business, History, Law, Medicine, Multicultural studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, Social Science, Technology, and more. Includes major publishers like Elsevier, Macmillan, Sage, Gale, and Oxford
Oxford English DictionaryThe Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.
Biography in ContextBiography is built on a foundation of more than 600,000 biographical entries covering international figures from all time periods and areas of study. Providing coverage of the most searched and studied people, Biography includes over 5,000 portal pages on contemporary and historical figures. Reference content is offered alongside videos, audio selections, images, primary sources, and magazine and journal articles from hundreds of major periodicals and newspapers. This resource is continuously updated to ensure users have access to the latest information.
Google ScholarSearch the scholarly literature using Google Scholar. The library's link is authenticated so it will connect to any full-text available through the library's e-journal subscriptions.
WorldCatThe most comprehensive and up-to-date bibliographic resource available. Union catalog of materials held by OCLC libraries. 50,000,000+ bibliographic records for audio-visual materials, books, maps, musical scores, newspapers, periodicals and more. Updated daily. Coverage 1000 BC - present.
Endnote WebEndnote Web is a Web-based reference management tool that allows you to create a personal database of up to 10,000 references by importing citations from online databases or text files. You can organize references into folders, and quickly and easily create and format bibliographies using a wide choice of citation styles. See More Info for how to sign up.
Endnote Web is provided to Kutztown students and faculty as part of our subscription to Web of Science. If you do not have a personal Web of Science account, you can sign up for an Endnote Web account here You must this KU library authenticated link in order to create an account. Once registered, can access your Endnote Web account from on or off campus. You will need to log in via the special authenticated link at least once every twelve months in order to maintain your account.
Web of ScienceProvides access to the Science citation index expanded from 1975 to the present , Social sciences citation index from 1975 to the present, and Arts & humanities citation index from 1975 to the present. Continually updated. 1900 - Current