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The CUNY Libraries provide access to academic publications and research databases to currently enrolled students, faculty members, and staff members with an active I.D. in the CUNY library system. Please consult the instructions for off-campus access for information about using these resources from non-CUNY locations.

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* These resources are licensed by the CUNY Office of Library Services and are, therefore, available to all members of the CUNY community. The individual CUNY Libraries also negotiate their own agreements and, therefore, provide additional resources for members of their local communities. If you are a current member of one of the CUNY colleges, please contact your library directly about access to specific resources not listed here.

17th and 18th Century Burney Collection (British newspapers)

18th Century Collections Online (ECCO)

19th Century Collections Online (NCCO)

Academic OneFile

Academic Search Complete

American Chemical Society

Applied Science & Technology Abstracts

Applied Science & Technology Source

Art Abstracts

Art Museum Image Gallery

Artemis Literary Sources

Artemis Primary Sources

Biography Index Retrospective: 1946 – 1983

Biography Reference Bank

Biography Reference Center

Black Thought and Culture

Book Review Digest Plus

Books in Print

Burney Collection Newspapers

Business Insights: Essential FT

Business Source Complete

Chronicle of Higher Education

Chronicle of Philanthropy

CIAO

CINAHL Complete

Communication & Mass Media Complete

Congress and the Nation

CQ Researcher

CUNY GC Legacy (Retrospective) Dissertations, 1965 – 2014

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals (open to public)

Drama for Students

Ebrary

EBSCOhost Ebook Collection (formerly NetLibrary)

EconLit

The Economist

Education Source

eMarketer

ERIC

Essay and General Literature

Essay and General Literature Retrospective

Ethnic Newswatch

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Gannett Newsstand

Gartner

General OneFile

General Science

Grant Forward

GreenFILE

Grolier Online

Health Reference Center Academic

Health Source Nursing/Academic Edition

Historical New York Times

Humanities Source

ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)

IEEE Xplore

Infoshare

JAMA – Journal of the A.M.A.

JSTOR (Arts & Sciences I – XII)

Law Library Microfilm Collection Digital

Legal Source

Lexis-Nexis Academic

LGBT Life with Full Text

Library Literature & Information Science Source

Literature Resource Center/MLA

Making of the Modern World

MAS Ultra – School Edition

MasterFILE Complete

MathSciNet

Medline Complete

Military & Government Collection

MLA International Bibliography

National Geographic Archive: 1888 1994

National Newspaper Index

Nature (from 1997-present)

New England Journal of Medicine

New York State Newspapers

New York Times Digital Subscription

Newsstand (formerly Custom Newspapers)

Novels for Students

Nursing & Allied Health Collection

NYCdata (open to public)

Opposing Viewpoints

Oxford Art Online (formerly Grove Art)

Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford Music Online (formerly Grove Music) FT

Oxford Reference Online

Palgrave Connect

Pivot

Poetry for Students

Professional Development Collection

Project Muse

PsycARTICLES

PsycINFO

Public Library of Science (PLoS) Biology (open to public)

Public Library of Science (PLoS) Medicine (open to public)

PubMed (open to public)

Readers Guide Mega Edition

Readers Guide Retrospective: 1890 – 1982

RefWorks

Regional Business News

Science Magazine (from 1997-present)

ScienceDirect

Scribner Writers

Short Stories for Students

Slavery and Anti-Slavery

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law

Social Explorer

Social Science Index Retrospective: 1929 – 1983

Social Sciences FT

SocIndex

SpringerLink (from 1997-present)

Vault Career Guides

Wiley Online Library (from 1997-present)

Women and Social Movements

World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean

WorldCat

Academic OneFile
Access to thousands of articles in scholarly journals and reference sources in the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, and literature.

Academic Search Complete
Access to articles from magazines and peer-reviewed journals, as well as books, conference papers and proceedings, and educational reports from almost all academic areas of study.

Biography Index Retrospective: 1946 – 1983
This collection includes indexing of interviews and profiles of history makers, as well as obituaries, collections of letters, diaries, memoirs, juvenilia, book reviews, bibliographies, and exhibition reviews.

Biography Reference Bank
Offers the in-depth, original profiles from the Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators.

Biography Reference Center
Original biographical profiles plus feature articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, obituaries, and images.

Book Review Digest Plus
Provides excerpts or the full text of book reviews of current English-language fiction and non-fiction works from 1983 to the present.

Burney Collection Newspapers
A comprehensive collection of early English newspapers from London, the British Isles, and colonies, including many American titles.

Books in Print
Contains bibliographic information of books currently in print, forthcoming books, and book reviews.

Chronicle of Philanthropy
An independent news organization that has been serving leaders, fundraisers, grant makers, and others involved in the philanthropic enterprise for more than 25 years. It offers an advice section to help nonprofit workers and has one of the biggest listings of career opportunities.

CUNY GC Legacy (Retrospective) Dissertations, 1965 – 2014
This GC Library-constructed resource includes CUNY dissertations through 2014. The collection requires authentication with a CUNY library barcode number.

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals (open to public)
Contains free, full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals that aims to cover all subjects and languages. There are over 1000 journals in the directory.

The Economist
The full text of The Economist from 1843 to 2006. Essential reading for anyone engaged in politics, current affairs, business and trade worldwide.

Essay and General Literature
Index to 65,000 essays in 5,300 anthologies and collections. Coverage spans a range of the humanities and social sciences.

Essay and General Literature Retrospective
Contains citations for over 270,000 essays in collections dating back to 1900. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences, including literary works, art history, drama, and film and publications from the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain.

Ethnic Newswatch
Provides access to more than 200 newspapers, magazines and journals from the ethnic, minority and native press. Includes materials in Spanish. To find movie reviews limit the document type to movie review.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Hundreds of specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical directories and other reference books in the subject fields of criminal justice, economics, history, literature, psychology, religion, science, world cultures, and more.

Gannett Newsstand
Provides access to over 85 local and regional U.S. newspapers published by Gannett.

General OneFile
Access to articles in general periodicals, newspapers, reference books, as well as multimedia sources. Subjects include humanities, education, environmental issues, technology, health care, and politics.

Global Issues in Context
Provides international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Brings together news, global viewpoints, reference, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics and more in a single search.

Grolier Online
Includes eight encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.

Historical New York Times
Full text of articles and page images of The New York Times from 1851 to 2010.

JSTOR (Arts & Sciences I – XII)
A searchable collection of the complete runs (minus the most recent 2 to 5 years) of hundreds of the most significant scholarly journals.

Lexis-Nexis Academic
Federal and state laws and cases, constitutions, municipal codes, law review articles, as well as articles from U.S. and foreign newspapers, magazines, trade publications and journals.

MasterFILE Complete
Articles from many popular sources covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and more.

National Geographic Archive: 1888 1994
The complete archive from 1888 to 1994 of the award-winning magazine, which features in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology, and the environment; and spectacular photographic essays.

National Newspaper Index
Indexes and provides access when available to the top five U.S. newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post. Coverage from 1977 to the present.

New York State Newspapers
A subset of Newsstand, containing only New York State newspapers.

New York Times Digital Subscription
All members of the CUNY community with a valid CUNY email address may sign up for complimentary access to The New York Times digital edition through NYTimes.com and NYTimes smartphone apps.

Newsstand (formerly Custom Newspapers)
Contains the full text of thousands of American and international newspapers.

Oxford English Dictionary
The complete text of the OED’s twenty-volume Second Edition and three-volume Additions Series. The worldwide standard source for English word definitions, word pronunciation, word history and usage.

Oxford Reference Online
Over 200 reference books from Oxford University Press, including language dictionaries, and reference works in art, science, classics, business, history, law, literature, medicine, geography, performing arts, philosophy, and social science.

Project Muse
An interdisciplinary collection of high quality, peer-reviewed journals.

Readers Guide Mega Edition
Provides access to general-interest periodicals published in the U.S. from 1983 to the present as well as comprehensive indexing to periodicals published from 1890 to 1982.

Readers Guide Retrospective: 1890 – 1982
Offers full coverage of the original paper volumes from 1890 to 1982.

World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean
Brings together primary source documents relating to Latin America and the Caribbean; academic journals and news-feeds; reference materials; maps; statistics; audio and video. Covers politics, economics, religion, culture, international affairs, the environment, science and technology.

Business Insights: Essential
Comprehensive source for global business information including company and industry profiles, rankings, and case studies.

Business Source Complete
Full text of peer-reviewed journals and magazines, country and industry reports, and case studies covering management, economics, finance, accounting in both national and international business.

CIAO
Columbia International Affairs Online includes working papers from university research institutes and NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, and conference proceedings.

Congress and the Nation
The authoritative reference on congressional law-making and trends. CUNY has access to I through XIII (from the 80th Congress to the 112th Congress).

CQ Researcher
Explores a single hot issue in the news in depth each week.

EconLit
Access to articles in international economic journals, essays, research papers, books, dissertations, book reviews, and working papers.

eMarketer
An aggregator of marketing research related to online marketing and e-commerce.

Gartner
Research and analysis on the global information technology industry; includes research papers on best practices and emerging industries and technologies.

ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)
ICPSR provides access to an archive of social science data. Datasets are available for statistical manipulation: The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research provides access to an archive of social science data. Datasets are available for statistical manipulation.

Law Library Microfilm Collection Digital
An archival collection of legal materials with historical federal legislative, executive and judicial papers, selected state documents, and historically significant international documents.

Legal Source
Articles on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.

LGBT Life with Full Text
Articles from hundreds of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, monographs and books.

Making of the Modern World
Tracks the development of the modern, western world through the lens of trade and wealth. Includes books, serials, pamphlets, essays and more sourced from leading collections at major libraries around the world.

Military & Government Collection
Articles from journals and current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.

Opposing Viewpoints
Access viewpoint articles and multimedia on hot topics and social issues.

PsycARTICLES
Thousands of articles from journals published by the APA and allied organizations.

PsycINFO
The most comprehensive index and access to materials in psychology articles and books. Coverage from 1887 to the present.

Regional Business News
Covers regional business news in metro and rural areas within the United States.

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law
Brings together all essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world.

Social Sciences
Provides accesses to journals in anthropology, criminology, economics, law, geography, policy studies, psychology, sociology, social work, and urban studies.

Social Science Index Retrospective: 1929 – 1983
Index to historical materials in the social sciences.

SocIndex
Contains core coverage journals dating back to 1895. Also includes full text for many books, monographs, and conference papers.

Vault Career Guides
Provides detailed information on companies, industries, and professions.

Chronicle of Higher Education
The No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

Education Source
Full-text resources in education with coverage dating back to 1929.

ERIC
Access to journal articles and documents in education dating from 1966.

Library Literature & Information Science Source
Articles in the field of library, information science, and education technology.

MAS Ultra – School Edition
Access to nearly 500 popular, high school magazines.

Professional Development Collection
Provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals and more than 200 educational reports.

17th and 18th Century Burney Collection (British newspapers)
A comprehensive collection of early English newspapers from London, the British Isles, and colonies, including many American titles.

18th Century Collections Online (ECCO)
A digital archive of 150,000 books published in the eighteenth century, covering a broad spectrum of topics like law, history, science, and art.

19th Century Collections Online (NCCO)
An eclectic collection of digital collections of primary source materials mostly from British and American libraries.

Art Abstracts
Index to articles in leading periodicals in the Arts from 1984 to the present.

Art Museum Image Gallery
Digital source of images and related multimedia of ancient to contemporary art, gathered from museums around the world.

Artemis Primary Sources
Portal for cross-searching primary source collections from Gale.

Black Thought and Culture
Contains the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans, and includes interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other ephemeral material.

Communication & Mass Media Complete
A collection of journal articles, encyclopedias and handbooks in the fields of communications and mass media.

Drama for Students
Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures.

Gale Literary Sources
Portal for cross-searching literary databases from Gale.

Humanities Source
Articles in all aspects of the humanities including art, literature, music and philosophy, with access dating back to 1907.

Literature Resource Center/MLA
Provides access to full text biographies, critical analyses, reviews, and bibliographies of work from writers in all major genres of literature.

MLA International Bibliography
Index to scholarly journal articles on language and literature and critical analysis of films.

Novels for Students
Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods.

Oxford Art Online
Access to the entire text of the Dictionary of Art from Grove, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.

Oxford Music Online
Comprises The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online, and The Oxford Companion to Music.

Poetry for Students
Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures.

Scribner Writers
Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world.

Short Stories for Students
Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods.

Slavery and Anti-Slavery
Includes collections on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S. as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean, and other regions.

Women and Social Movements
The collection currently includes documents from 120 projects and archives with respect to the history of womens’ social movements from 1600 to 2000.

American Chemical Society
Full-text of articles from a collection of the American Chemical Society.

Applied Science & Technology Abstracts
Contains indexing and abstracts for nearly 800 core English-language, scientific and technical publications back to 1983.

Applied Science & Technology Source
Offers extensive coverage of research and development within the applied sciences and computing disciplines.

CINAHL Complete
The Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature with links to full text.

General Science
Access to popular and professional science journals published in the U.S. and Great Britain.

GreenFILE
Scholarly, government and general-interest information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.

Health Reference Center Academic
Access to nursing and allied health journals, other medical journals, newsletters and consumer health magazines.

Health Source Nursing/Academic Edition
Access to articles in scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

IEEE Xplore
Provides access to scientific and technical content published by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).

JAMA – Journal of the A.M.A.
Fulltext of Journal of the American Medical Association.

MathSciNet
Articles in mathematics from the American Mathematical Society.

Medline Complete
Covers medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.

Nature (from 1997-present)
Provides access to the full content of the premier science journal Nature, as well as 28 additional Nature Publishing journals.

New England Journal of Medicine
Fulltext of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Nursing & Allied Health Collection
A comprehensive collection of periodicals and reference content supporting health care professionals.

Public Library of Science (PLos) Biology (open to public)
Open source collection from the Public Library of Science.

Public Library of Science (PLoS) Medicine (open to public)
Open source collection from the Public Library of Science.

PubMed (open to public)
Searches citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

Science Magazine (from 1997-present)
Fulltext of Science from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

ScienceDirect
Access to journals in the sciences and social sciences.

SpringerLink (from 1997-present)
The full collection of Springer journals.

Wiley Online Library (from 1997-present)
Full text of over 1400 journals from Wiley-Blackwell Publishers.

Infoshare
Population statistics, immigration trends, and more for New York City and New York State.

NYCdata (open to public)
A compendium of data about New York City.

Social Explorer
Displays interactive maps of U.S. Census data going back to 1790.

EBSCOhost Ebook Collection
A small collection of Ebsco Ebooks.

Ebrary
A constantly expanding collection of thousands of ebooks on a broad variety of disciplines.

SpringerLink
Large multidisciplinary collections with strength in the sciences.

Grant Forward
The Research Foundation has secured a one-year trial to this resource that provides grant information from over 9,000 funding sources. You must sign up for an account with your CUNY email.

RefWorks
RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager that allows you to create your own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases and other various sources. You can use these references in writing papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds.

Pivot
COS Pivot contains funding opportunities from many government and private sources, accessible via registration with a CUNY email address. It is the largest, most comprehensive database available through the Funding Information Portal, and access includes detailed documentation and user guides.

New York Public Library
The New York Public Library is a public library system in New York City. With nearly 53 million items, the New York Public Library has 87 branches throughout the boroughs of Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island.

Brooklyn Public Library
The Brooklyn Public Library is the public library system of the borough of Brooklyn. The Library has 58 neighborhood branches and carries over 5 million items.

Queens Library
The Queens Library, also known as the Queens Borough Public Library, is the public library for the borough of Queens. It has 62 locations, seven Adult Learning Centers, two Family Literacy Centers, and a Mobile Library, and a collection of 7.5 million items.

WorldCat
WorldCat is a union catalog that itemizes the collections of 72,000 libraries in 170 countries and territories that participate in the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) global cooperative.

Problems/Questions/Comments?

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