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Academic Search Premier (EBSCOHost)

Artemis Literary Sources

  • Subjects: English, Literature
  • Description: Cross-search extensive literature resources and criticisms • Primary sources and full text works • Author biographies and more


  • Subjects: Art
  • Description: Image collection of artwork from museums worldwide • Topical study guides

Biomes of the Earth Online

  • Subjects: Environment, Biology, Geography
  • Description: In-depth, encyclopedic entries • Discussions on climate, geography, ecology and inhabitants of each biome

Bloom's Literature 

  • Subjects: English, Literature
  • Description: Literary database; includes sources about authors, works, and characters​

Business Source Elite (EBSCOHost)

  • Subject: Business
  • Description: Business periodicals and magazines • Trade publications and top management journals

CINAHL with Full-Text (EBSCOHost)

  • Subjects: Nursing, Health Sciences
  • Description: Collection of nursing and allied health journals • Full-text and peer-reviewed

Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCOHost)

  • Subjects: Communication, Information Industry, Journalism
  • Description: Scholarly articles in full-text • Includes research information

Contemporary Authors

  • Subjects: English, Literature
  • Description: Biographical information on authors, poets, playwrights • Personal life, career, critiques and essays

CQ Researcher

  • Subjects: English 101, Public Speaking, General
  • Description: In-depth reports on hot topics • Topic overviews, background, pro/con, and research on issues

Credo Reference

  • Subjects: English 101, Public Speaking, General
  • Description: General and subject-specific reference materials • Browse with Mind Map, and direct link to other RCBC digital resources

eBook Collection (EBSCOHost)

  • Subjects: General
  • Description: Compilation of books in electronic form • Subjects include social sciences, business, science and technology • Login is required

Ebook Central

  • Subjects: General
  • Description: Large collection of college-level ebooks • Full-length ebooks in all subject areas ; includes a comprehensive reference collection

Encyclopedia of Environment and Society

  • Subjects: Environment
  • Description: Digital reference source • Focuses on complex socioenvironmental issues resulting from the intersection of people and nature

Encyclopedia of Libertarianism

  • Subjects: Political Science
  • Description: Digital reference source • Information on the political philosophy of libertarianism

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

  • Subjects: Life Sciences, Biology
  • Description: Life sciences reference • Topics include biochemistry, genetics, neuroscience and evolution

ERIC - Education Resource Information Center (EBSCOHost)

  • Subject: Education
  • Description: Educational literature, research and information • Curriculum development materials

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

  • Subject: American History
  • Description: Bibliography of European works of the Americas from 1493 to 1750

Films On Demand: Master Academic Package 

  • Subjects: General
  • Description: Streaming videos for different subject areas​

FMG Archival Films & Newsreels Collection 

  • Subjects: History, Journalism, General
  • Description: Streaming videos of historical films and newsreels​

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOHost)

  • Subjects: General Reference
  • Description: Full encyclopedic entries • Maps, biographies and images


  • Subjects: Environmental Science
  • Description: Articles on environmental issues • Government documents and reports.

History Databases - Facts on File

  • Subject: History
  • Description: American, African-American, World and Ancient/Medieval history • Biographies, timelines and events

Issues & Controversies

  • Subjects: English 101, Public Speaking, General
  • Description: Summary of major issues in the news • Includes argument comparisons and historical overview


  • Subjects: General
  • Description: Databases provided by New Jersey State Library • Accessible from anywhere within New Jersey

JSTOR- Language & Literature Collection

  • Subject: English, Literature
  • Description: Full-text, scholarly digital library • Academic journals, books and primary sources


  • Subjects: General
  • Description: Streaming video • Educational, independent, popular, and world films and documentaries

Legal Information Reference Center

  • Subjects: Paralegal, Criminal Justice, Political Science
  • Description: Full-text of select books • Legal forms including state-specific and how-to instructions

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCOHost)

  • Subjects: Information Science
  • Description: Articles on library science and information management

Literary Reference Center (EBSCOHost)

  • Subjects: English, Literature
  • Description: Information on authors and their works • Biographies, articles, plot summaries, reviews and interviews

Literature Resource Center

  • Subjects: English, Literature
  • Description: Scholarly journals and selected full-text of works • Biographies, criticism, comparisons and overviews

MasterFile Elite (EBSCOHost)

  • Subjects: General
  • Description: Magazines, reference books and primary source documents • Image collection with photos, maps and flags

MiddleSearch Plus (EBSCOHost)

  • Subject: Education
  • Description: Biographies, historical essays and primary source documents • Geared toward middle school students and curriculum

Military OneSource

  • Subject: Military
  • Description: Free, confidential DOD-funded program • Information and resources, including deployment, education, employment and childcare assistance

Nexis Uni Formerly LexisNexis Academic 

  • Subjects: Paralegal, Criminal Justice, Political Science
  • Description: State and Federal legal cases, statutes and regulations • Company information - SEC filings, dossiers, etc.


  • Subjects: Education
  • Description: Fiction and nonfiction book and reading recommendations • Book discussion guides and expert reviews

NoveList K-8

  • Subjects: Education
  • Description: Focus on books for younger readers • Reading and writing concepts and literacy improvement

OpenDissertations (EBSCOHost)

  • Description: Open access of historic and contemporary dissertations and theses

Opposing Viewpoints In Context

  • Subjects: English 101, Public Speaking, General
  • Description: Research on social issues • News and academic journal articles, statistics, multiple viewpoints on topics


  • Subjects: Nursing, Health Sciences
  • Description: Nursing journals • Current subscriptions to AJN, MCN, Nursing and Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Oxford English Dictionary

  • Subject: General Reference
  • Description: Digital reference source • Discover the meaning, history and pronunciation of English words

Points of View Reference Center

  • Subjects: English 101, Public Speaking, General
  • Description: Information on current issues • Includes overview, arguments and guides for critical analysis

Primary Search (EBSCOHost)

  • Subject: Education
  • Description: Biographies, historical essays and primary source documents • Geared toward middle school students and curriculum

Primary Search Reference eBook Collection (EBSCOHost)

  • Subject: Education
  • Description: e-book reference books for primary school students

ProQuest Research Library 

  • Subjects: General
  • Description: Full-text journal articles • Extensive coverage across all subject areas and disciplines 


  • Subject: Psychology
  • Description: Full-text, peer-reviewed articles from the American Psychological Association (APA) and allied organizations • Use advanced search to limit for gender, age and more

Reference USA

  • Subject: Business
  • Description: Business and residential reference and research • Job postings and internship listings

Referencia Latina

  • Subject: General Reference (Spanish-language)
  • Description: Spanish-language database • Content from encylopedias, dictionaries and magazines

Regional Business News (EBSCOHost)

  • Subject: Business
  • Description: News coverage composed of metropolitan and rural area news outlets • Includes transcripts, trade publications and news wires

Scientific American

  • Subjects: Sciences, Technology
  • Description: Science and technology articles • Authors span multiple disciplines

Science Online 

  • Subjects: Science, Math
  • Description: Database for sciences and math; includes videos, diagrams, interactive experiments, biographies and news

Small Business Reference Center

  • Subject: Business
  • Description: State-specific resources including start-up kits and business plans • Full-text of periodicals and books

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCOHost)

  • Subject: Education
  • Description: Peer-reviewed articles • Includes assessment, current pedagogical research and resources on curriculum development

Westlaw Campus Research

  • Subject: Paralegal, Criminal Justice, Political Science
  • Description: Case law, statutes and court rules, legal briefs, citations, and proposed and enacted legislation

World News Digest

  • Description: News from 1940 through 2020; videos, facts and statistics, infographics, historical documents and social media posts​

Writer's Reference Center

  • Subjects: Composition, English 101, Writing
  • Description: Guide to the fundamentals of writing • Includes grammar and style guides

NEW!! Temporary/Trial Database Resources!

During the COVID-19 pandemic, some publishers are offering trials for students and faculty to access to limited resources for a limited amount of time. Expiration of these resources are noted next to the database name. It is suggested that you download any articles that you find useful prior to the expiration date of the database.


  • Subjects: Paralegal, Criminal Justice, Political Science
  • Description: Legal database with access to government documents, court cases, publications in the legal field

ProQuest Central (expires September 30th)

  • Subjects: General, all major subject areas, including Business, Health and Medical, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, as well as core titles in the Performing and Visual Arts, History, Religion, Philosophy, and includes thousands of full-text newspapers
  • Description: A general database covering a large range of subject areas, including legal journals; "ProQuest Central is the largest single periodical resource available, bringing together complete databases across all major subject areas...and includes thousands of full-text newspapers from around the world."