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Last Updated: May 16, 2017 2:35 PM

Alumni Research Databases

Alumni Research Library
One of the most comprehensive online databases available via ProQuest, Research Library delivers a full array of high-quality periodicals for readers and researchers at every level. Research Library consists of over 1,700 titles in full-text from 1992 to the present and provides coverage of the following areas: arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international studies, law, military, multicultural studies, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests. Access this database through Alumni Network.

Alumni ABI/INFORM Collection (Alumni)
Provides access to ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry and ABI/INFORM Dateline. These databases combined provide in-depth coverage of business conditions, trends, corporate strategies and tactics, management techniques, competitive and product information, trade and industry news, and coverage of regional business publications. Access this database through Alumni Network.

Health Management Database (Alumni)
This database is a collection of reliable and relevant resources in the field of health administration, including journals and dissertations.  Subject coverage includes:, health professions, hospitals, law, statistics, business, and ethics. Access this database through Alumni Network.

Proquest National Newspapers
Indexes and abstracts top U.S. and international newspapers, including leading international, national and regional papers such as The New York Times, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, and The Washington Post. Access this database through Alumni Network.

SAGE Journals Online
Academic journals from varying disciplines including Health Sciences, Life & Biomedical Sciences, Materials Science & Engineering, and the Social Sciences & Humanities. Click here to access SAGE Journals Online.

NOVELNY (New York State Residents)
Alumni who are residents of New York State can also access a suite of databases via NOVELNY - the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library. You need only your public library card or NY Driver's License or photo ID to log in. Topic areas covered include business, general reference, health & medicine, history and science. Browse a complete list of NOVELNY resources by subject.

Proquest Alumni Database Access

Database Access

  • RIT Alumni can now search a suite of Proquest online databases providing access to thousands of multidisiciplary journals, national newspapers and in-depth business information. This FREE service is provided through the collaborative efforts of RIT Alumni Relations and RIT Libraries.
  • To access these databases, visit the Alumni Network, complete a simple registrationand click on "Research Databases".

    Already registered? Log in at the top of the Alumni portal page first, before clicking the database link, in order to be properly authenticated to use the databases. 

    You may not access the alumni databases using a secure, https, URL. Also, other security programs will block referring URL's and prevent authentication to the Alumni databases. For information on how to configure your security programs to work with Proquest, see the Proquest FAQ.

  • Forgot your user ID or password?


TERMS OF USE: This Proquest® product is made available to you solely for personal or internal use. You may not publish, broadcast or sell any materials retrieved through the product or use the materials in any manner that will infringe the copyright or other proprietary right of ProQuest® or its licensors. Downloading of all or parts of the product in a systematic or regular manner so as to create a collection of materials comprising all or part of the product is strictly prohibited, whether or not such collection is in electronic or print form. Additional terms and restrictions.

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All that is needed is an alumni RIT ID card (available from the Registrar's office).

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