All Library Databases



Alphabetical list of databases
Ebook Collection from Ebscohost (formerly Netlibrary)

Access to thousands of commercially published electronic books in various disciplines, including recently-published titles in criminal justice  (formerly Netlibary)

Access level: John Jay
OneSearch
EBSCOhost 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.

Access level: CUNY
Alternate access via CUNY login credentials OneSearch
EBSCOhost databases

Use this link to search all EBSCOhost databases available through the library simultaneously.

Access level: John Jay
OneSearch
Econlit

Access to articles in international economic journals, as well as essays, research papers, books, dissertations, book reviews, and working papers. Coverage from 1969 to the present.

Access level: John Jay
Alternate access via CUNY login credentials OneSearch Tech fee
Economist Historical Archive

The full text of The Economist from 1843 to 2013. Essential reading for anyone engaged in politics, current affairs, business and trade worldwide.

Access level: CUNY
Alternate access via CUNY login credentials
Education Source

For full-text resources in education with coverage dating back to 1929.  (Content from Education Index and Retrospective (formerly owned by Wilson) is now part of this database.)

Access level: CUNY
Alternate access via CUNY login credentials OneSearch
Eighteenth Century Collections Online

A digital archive of 150,000 books published in the eighteenth century, covering a broad spectrum of topics like law, history, science, and art.

Access level: CUNY
Alternate access via CUNY login credentials OneSearch
Emerald Fulltext

A collection of close to two hundred leading management and library and information services journals.

Access level: John Jay
OneSearch
Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences

Electronic equivalent of the 3-volume encyclopedia.

Access level: John Jay
OneSearch
Environmental Studies (Gale in Context)

Topics include global warming, food safety, access to health care, and the impact of economic development on international relations. Reader-friendly; may be especially appreciated by non-science majors and beginning science students.

Access level: CUNY
Alternate access via CUNY login credentials OneSearch
Environmental Studies and Policy

Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies from the Academic OneFile and General OneFile databases.

Access level: John Jay
OneSearch
ERIC

Provides access to journal articles and documents in education. Coverage from 1966 to the present.

Access level: CUNY
Alternate access via CUNY login credentials OneSearch
Essay and General Literature Index

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

Access level: CUNY
Alternate access via CUNY login credentials
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.

Access level: CUNY
Alternate access via CUNY login credentials OneSearch
Europeana

Europeana provides direct access to more than 15 million photos, paintings, film clips, audio files, maps, manuscripts, books, newspapers, and archival papers from major European cultural institutions.

Access level: Freely available to the public
Fatal Encounters

National database of people killed during interactions with law enforcement since 2000. Content based on a combination of media sources, public documents and information uploaded by volunteers.   Users can search by name or by state,  then depending on results, can search by county, year, age, race or signs of mental illness.

Note: This database is a work in progress, and like any open web resource, seek to corroborate any data with other sources such as the Uniform Crime Reports database maintained by the FBI and accessible through the library website.

Access level: Freely available to the public
Faulkner Advisory for IT Studies (FAITS)

Reports by industry practitioners on wireless communications, data networking, security, streaming media, government information technology and healthcare IT topics, information management, the internet and web.

 

Access level: John Jay
Faulkner Security Management Practices

Reports by industry practitioners on facility, IT, network, personnel, financial and legal security, risk and crisis management, and public safety.

Access level: John Jay
*Film collections

Collections of feature films, documentaries and other films licensed for use by the John Jay community. Access to Kanopy, AVON, FIlms On Demand, Docuseek, etc.  

Access level: John Jay
Film Platform

Contemporary, award winning documentaries of social, political and cultural importance, chosen for an academic audience.  Subject matter includes human rights, crime, genocide, environment, psychology, politics, sociology, disability studies, African-American studies, Asian studies, Jewish studies, gender studies.    

 

Access level: John Jay