Databases of Resource Type 'Reference'


AccessScience (McGraw-Hill) - Full Text

Provides accurate, up-to-date content from basic introductory materials to extended article entries in key scientific areas including biology, Earth and environmental sciences, chemistry, physics, and beyond. Based on the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology with updates from the annual McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology with contributions from the world's top researchers and edited specifically to engage undergraduates.

Subjects: Biology; Environmental Sciences; Physical Sciences and Mathematics; Reference; Science and Technology


Biography in Context (Gale) - Full Text

Contextual information on the world's most influential people. Authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) merged with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

Subjects: General and Multidisciplinary; History; Reference; Social Sciences


Books in Print Professional (with reviews) (Bowker) - Full Text

In-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming book, audio, & video titles featuring full-text previews and reviews of titles - reviews are from CHOICE, Library Journal, School Library Journal, Research & Reference Book News, University Press Book News, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, Booklist, Quill & Quire, Horn Book Guide, Horn Book Magazine, and more. Includes cover images, author biographies, annotations, etc.

Subjects: General and Multidisciplinary; Languages and Literature; Reference


Britannica Online Academic Edition (Britannica) - Full Text

Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools providing comprehensive, relevant materials for thorough research for college-level learners, researchers and faculty.

Subjects: General and Multidisciplinary; Reference


CAMIO (FirstSearch) - Images

Catalog of Art Museum Images Online - a premiere resource for works of art from prominent museums around the world.

Subjects: Art, Architecture, and Applied Arts; Reference


CQ Researcher (CQ Press) - Full Text

Full text, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news with in-depth coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, technology and the economy with statistics, chronologies, bibliographies, and more.

Subjects: Business and Economics; Criminal Justice; Education; Environmental Sciences; Forestry and Agriculture; General and Multidisciplinary; Geography; Health, Medicine, and Nursing; History; Journalism; Physical Sciences and Mathematics; Reference; Science and Technology; Social Sciences


Credo Reference (Credo) - Full Text

Provides over 3.4 million full text entries in 631 reference books with image search and concept mapping - covers encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, quotations, crossword solver and measurement conversions.

Subjects: General and Multidisciplinary; Languages and Literature; Reference; Social Sciences


eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) - Full Text

Access to RFK library's collection of over 40,000 electronic books on EBSCOhost (formerly NetLibrary eBooks).

Subjects: Art, Architecture, and Applied Arts; Biology; Business and Economics; Criminal Justice; Education; Environmental Sciences; Forestry and Agriculture; General and Multidisciplinary; Geography; Health, Medicine, and Nursing; History; Journalism; Languages and Literature; Marketing and Advertising; Music, Dance, Drama, and Film; Physical Sciences and Mathematics; Psychology; Reference; Science and Technology; Social Sciences


European Views of the Americas : 1493 to 1750 (EBSCOhost)

Contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples.

Subjects: History; Reference; Social Sciences


Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOhost) - Full Text

Over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Subjects: Reference


GPO (FirstSearch) - Full Text

U.S. government publications (can generally connect to a publication through URL link in record).

Subjects: General and Multidisciplinary; Reference


Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia (WV Library Commission) - Full Text

Provided courtesy of the West Virginia Library Commission's WV Info Depot. Articles, research starters, world newspapers, lesson plans, and much more.

Subjects: Reference


Library Catalog (MARLO) (Innovative Interfaces, Inc.)

Robert F. Kidd Library's online catalog for finding books, videos, DVDs, journals and other materials housed in the library as well as direct links to e-materials in WVDELI, EBSCOhost, Credo, etc.

Subjects: Reference


Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (EBSCOhost) - Full Text

Full text of over 170 journals and abstracts/indexing for over 400 journals going back as far as 1980 covering all aspects of library information.

Subjects: Education; Reference


Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) (EBSCOhost) - Librarianship

Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings covering librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Subjects: Education; Reference; Social Sciences


MasterFILE Premier (EBSCOhost) - Full Text

Multidisciplinary with full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, over 164,400 primary source documents and an Image collection of over 592,000 photos, maps and flags.

Subjects: General and Multidisciplinary; Geography; Health, Medicine, and Nursing; Reference; Social Sciences


Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale) - Full Text

Contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues featuring continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Subjects: General and Multidisciplinary; Languages and Literature; Reference; Social Sciences


Points of View Reference Center (EBSCOhost) - Full Text

Provides information that presents multiple sides of 343 controversial topics. Also offers guides to debate, developing arguments and writing position papers.

Subjects: General and Multidisciplinary; Health, Medicine, and Nursing; Journalism; Languages and Literature; Reference; Social Sciences


Regional Business News (EBSCOhost) - Full Text

More than 80 full text regional business publications covering metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Subjects: Business and Economics; Journalism; Reference


Serials Directory (EBSCOhost)

Up-to-date bibliographic information and pricing structures for magazines, journals, newspapers, and other serials with nearly 250,000 U.S. and international titles, including newspaper and data from more than 108,000 publishers worldwide, including e-mail and Internet addresses. (This is not an index to articles.)

Subjects: Reference


Student Resources in Context (Gale) - Full Text

Contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events. Authoritative reference content merged with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience combined with new features such as "Search Assist" and quick fact boxes.

Subjects: Education; Reference


West Virginia Encyclopedia Online

The West Virginia Encyclopedia is the comprehensive reference resource for the Mountain State of West Virginia. Based on the best-selling West Virginia Encyclopedia, e-WV offers thousands of articles on West Virginia’s people and places, history, arts, science and culture.

Subjects: Health, Medicine, and Nursing; Reference; West Virginia


WorldCat (FirstSearch)

OCLC catalog of books, videos, web resources, and other library items in libraries worldwide.

Subjects: Reference; West Virginia


WVDeli (Overdrive) - Full Text

West Virginia Digital Entertainment Library Initiative. Checkout and download audiobooks, eBooks, music and video from a rapidly growing library collection of digital materials. Sign in by selecting Glenville State College from the library drop down list and using your ten digit college ID number. Call 304-462-4109 if you need help (you must be a registered RFK Library patron).

Subjects: Art, Architecture, and Applied Arts; Biology; Business and Economics; Criminal Justice; Education; Environmental Sciences; Forestry and Agriculture; General and Multidisciplinary; Geography; Health, Medicine, and Nursing; History; Journalism; Languages and Literature; Marketing and Advertising; Music, Dance, Drama, and Film; Physical Sciences and Mathematics; Reference; Science and Technology; Social Sciences