All Library Databases



Alphabetical list of databases
Art Abstracts

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

Access level: CUNY
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Artemis Literary Sources

See Gale Literary Sources

Access level: John Jay
ArXiv

Well-established open-access pre-print server hosting unpublished e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, Electrical Engineering and Systems Science, and Economics.

Access level: Freely available to the public
OneSearch
bioArXiv

A free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences, operated by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

Access level: Freely available to the public
OneSearch
Biography In Context

More than 650,000 biographical entries covering international figures from all time periods and areas of study, including videos, audio selections, images, primary sources, and magazine and journal articles from hundreds of major periodicals and newspapers

Access level: CUNY
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Biography Reference Center

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

Access level: CUNY
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Black Drama

Full text of plays by playwrights from the USA, the Caribbean, and English-speaking countries in Africa. Excellent source for Harlem Renaissance writers.

Access level: John Jay
OneSearch
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.

Access level: CUNY
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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.

Access level: CUNY
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Book Review Index Online (Full Text)

A comprehensive online guide to book reviews that includes more than five million review citations from thousands of publications, with linking to more than 630,000 full-text reviews.

Access level: CUNY
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Britannica Academic

Multi-disciplinary reference resource designed for college and academic libraries providing access to over 100,000 articles; 1,000s of  illustrations, including photographs, drawings, maps, and flags; and over 75,000 definitions -- including pronunciation guides and word histories -- from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.

Access level: CUNY
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Bureau of Justice Statistics

Searchable statistical reports on all aspects of criminal justice in the US.

Access level: Freely available to the public
Burney Newspaper Collection--17th and 18th Centuries (go to Learning Center for research help)

A comprehensive collection of early English newspapers from London, the British Isles, and colonies, including many American titles. To learn more about how to use this archive and refine your research question go to the Learning Center.

Access level: CUNY
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Business Insights: Global

Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports; thousands of company histories and industry essays from Gale's core business collection; case studies, scholarly journals, and business news for deep research coverage of global economies.

Access level: CUNY
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Business Source Complete

Full text of peer-reviewed journals and magazines, country and industry reports, and case studies covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and more.

Access level: CUNY
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Census Data (formerly available through American Factfinder)

Census.gov is the new government platform for delivering data through many individual tools (e.g., American FactFinder, OnTheMap, My Congressional District) to a model where those tools’ capabilities are integrated and served on a single platform. including the following data:

  • American Community Survey   
  • American Housing Survey  
  • Annual Economic Surveys   
  • Annual Surveys of Governments   
  • Census of Governments  
  • Decennial Census  
  • Economic Census 
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Tabulation 
  • Population Estimates Program   
  • Puerto Rico Community Survey
Access level: Freely available to the public
Census Data (Social Explorer)

Explore over 500,000 data indicators and over 220 years of data for the United States through interactive maps from the present to 1790, including all Decennial Censuses, American Community Surveys U.S. election data, U.S. crime data (FBI/UCR), World Development Indicators, and more.

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Census of Population and Housing 2010

Gateway to the 2010 Census from the U. S. Census Bureau.

Access level: Freely available to the public
ChemIDplus.

Chemical database is a dictionary of over 400,000 chemicals (names, synonyms, and structures). ChemIDplus includes links to NLM and other databases and resources, including links to federal, state and international agencies.

Access level: Freely available to the public
Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education has the nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities. Online coverage available from 1989 to present

Access level: John Jay
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