• A business database package made up of ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry and ABI/INFORM Dateline. Access: J-School

    business, economics, news

    Access above 12,000 journals, including text from nearly 6,000 publications, as well as reference materials across disciplines. Transcripts and audio for NPR programs are also available. Access: CUNY

    academic, audio, journals, news, radio, reference

    Full-text availability of over 7,100 journals and magazines with thousands of others indexed. Includes text from books, conference papers and proceedings, and educational reports as well. ​Access: CUNY

    academic, arts, culture, humanities, journals, magazines, news

    Access World News from NewsBank provides full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. Access: J-School

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    Public records database; see Barbara Gray in the Research Center. ​Access: J-School

    Tutorial | contacts, people

    Showcases unique, independent voices from some of our nation’s most respected and cited grassroots newspapers, magazines, and journals. The database features over 502,000 articles from more than 190 publications. ​Access: J-School

    arts, culture, independent, news

    31 ACS journals from their original to current issues; full text. Access: CUNY

    health, medicine, science

    The world's largest online family history resource, has over 7 billion genealogical records from across the world. **secure login, click here for access information** ​Access: J-School

    genealogy, people, records

    AP Images provides a robust collection images, graphics, audio and text files covering the news dating back more than 100 years. (Per AP: Students and faculty are permitted to use AP Images on the school affiliated CUNY J-School website, including class and student blogs, as long as AP is properly credited and they are not resold in any fashion or used in sites such as YouTube.) ​Access: J-School

    business, culture, multimedia

    Online version of the AP Stylebook. **Individual user login, you will be emailed to activate your account. If you need an email activation, please contact us. ** ​Access: J-School

    grammar, style

    Indexes 350 English-language and international journals across the sciences. 1983 onwards, searchable in multiple languages. ​Access: CUNY

    abstracts, international, sciences

    Full text of 220+ periodicals from 1997 onwards; indexing and abstracts for almost 800 core scientific and technical publications from 1983 onwards. ​Access: CUNY

    abstracts, images, index, science

    In excess of 1,400 periodicals indexed; 1913-1983. ​Access: CUNY

    index, science, technology

    Indexes and abstracts articles and image reproductions from a wide range of international and English-language, art-related periodicals. Abstracts coverage beginning 1994. ​Access: CUNY

    abstracts, art, humanities, images, index

    Contains information for approximately 460,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state, and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields, including IRS data on U.S. 501(c) nonprofit organizations. Updated Quarterly. ​Access: J-School

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    Indexing of news covering business, finance, economics, and more; inclusive of companies, people, and places. ​Access: J-School

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    Interviews and profiles, obituaries, letters, diaries, memoirs, and more; more than 627,000 article and book citations. ​Access: CUNY

    biography, culture, international, interviews, memoirs, people, reference

    Contains biographical information about more than 550,000 people, 380,000 periodical articles, and over 36,000 images. More than 80,000 profiles sourced from reference works of several publishers are also available, as are 5,000 biographies from the 2004 American National Biography. ​Access: CUNY

    biography, culture, history, people, reference

    Over 460,000 full-text biographies from figures in U.S. and world history, and narrative biographies unavailable elsewhere; search by keyword or within 30 genre categories. ​Access: CUNY

    biography, culture, history, international, people, reference

    Current newspapers with material 1989-present; cross-searchable with other ProQuest newspaper collections. ​Access: J-School

    black culture, newspapers

    Above 100,000 pages of essays, monographs, speeches, interviews and letters by 1,100 figures. ​Access: CUNY

    culture, history

    Excerpts from reviews of fiction and nonfiction published in English since 1983 on the sciences, humanities, and popular topics. Also offers full text from 45 periodicals and text from other Wilson databases. Does not include technical books in law and the sciences, textbooks, and government publications. ​Access: CUNY

    arts, culture, fiction, government, nonfiction, review, science

    Offers full-text PR Newswire releases on U.S. and international corporations, both public and private; comprehensive corporate directory listings; access to newspapers and business, management, and trade journals. ​Access: CUNY

    business, corporations, directory, international, management, news, newspapers, records, u.s.

    Gives access to business-oriented periodicals and company profiles. ​Access: CUNY

    business, economics

    More than 3,200 scholarly business journals and periodicals available full text, with indexing for an additional 800 titles and access to various other relevant information sources. ​Access: CUNY

    academic, business, economics, news

    The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. ​Access: CUNY
    The Chronicle of Philanthropy is the No. 1 news source, in print and online, for nonprofit leaders, fund raisers, grant makers, and other people involved in the philanthropic enterprise. For more than 20 years, The Chronicle has been connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas. ​Access: CUNY
    Full-text availability of recent issues of 46 international affairs journals, case studies, and working papers; access to abstracts for additional journals is also available. ​Access: CUNY

    international, journals

    Hundreds of full-text books and journals in nursing and allied health, in addition to indexing for thousands more. ​Access: CUNY

    health, medicine

    Searchable video database from CNN's worldwide resources, including 800 Newsource affiliates. **secure login, click here for access information** ​Access: J-School

    Tutorial | media, news, video

    A database of names, descriptions, and characteristics of over 165,000 places in the world. ​Access: J-School

    culture, international

    Full-text access to more than 325 communications and media journals and access to citations from several hundred other publications. ​Access: CUNY

    communications, media

    This database includes the full text of 19 peer-reviewed journals published by SAGE and participating societies, encompassing over 12,800 articles and up to 53 years of backfiles. ​Access: J-school

    communications, culture, media

    Tracks the research and development spectrum of computing and the applied sciences; indexing and abstracts for 2,200+ resources, with full-text availability for 1,020+ periodicals. ​Access: CUNY

    computing, science, technology

    Provides up-to-date news and information on each of the recognized countries of the world. CountryWatch provides critical country-specific intelligence and data. ​Access: J-School

    culture, international, politics

    CQ Researcher Online offers access to CQ Researcher reports dating back to 1991. PDF files are available for reports from January 1996; color PDFs are available for reports published after January 2001. ​Access: CUNY
    A collection of online reference books covering all disciplines. ​Access: J-School

    multidisciplinary, reference

    Search and view news clips from more than 300 U.S. and international TV and radio broadcast stations. ​Access: J-School

    international, multimedia, video

    More than 3,200 online, free, full-text journals grouped by subject. ​Access: CUNY

    journals, multidisciplinary

    Above a million records available covering all aspects of the economy; journal articles, books, dissertations, full-text book reviews, and more. The American Economic Association's database. ​Access: CUNY

    environmental economics, finance, forecasting, government, labor economics, monetary theory

    The historical archive of The Economist, 1843 - 2007. ​Access: CUNY

    culture, news, politics

    Full text of articles from more than 350 publications, many from issues as early as 1996; hundreds of abstracts of articles from 1983 onwards. ​Access: CUNY

    education, journals

    Index of 500 twentieth-century education periodicals. Access: CUNY

    education, index, journals

    Search around 900 education journals, over 600 with full text access, covering myriad educational topics across all levels. Access: CUNY


    Full-text access to over 1,100 periodicals and above 500 monographs and books; indexes an additional 1,000 journals. ​Access: CUNY

    education, index, journals

    Full access to 150,000 books published during the eighteenth century in a number of languages and searchable by subject categories. Illustrated works searchable by cartoons, maps, music, portraits, etc. ​Access: CUNY

    arts, culture, history, multimedia

    Search 14 (and growing) digital newspaper collections in 4 countries. Dates span 1803 - 2011, with standard and advanced searching available. Results sortable by relevance and publication date, and are listed by location, source (collection), publication (title) and decade in advanced search. Access: Public

    archives, digital newspapers, public access

    This encyclopedia surveys the state of journalism at the end of the twenty-first century’s first decade. ​Access: J-School

    journalism, reference

    Bibliographic citations from over 600 education journals. ​Access: CUNY

    bibliography, education, journals, reference

    More than 85,000 records (U.S., Canada, Great Britain) from 7,000+ sources; coverage from 1985 onwards. ​Access: CUNY

    arts, culture, history, humanities, international, literature, social sciences

    Full-text offerings from American ethnic newspapers, journals, and magazines in both English and Spanish. Access: CUNY

    culture, journals, magazines, news, spanish

    A collection of more than 10,000 authoritative sources includes the exclusive combination of The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times ™, Dow Jones and Reuters newswires and the Associated Press, as well as Reuters Fundamentals, and D&B company profiles. ​Access: J-School

    Tutorial | business, economics, international, news

    Historical news digest of over seven decades of world news. ​Access: J-School

    arts, business, culture, education, government, news, politics, science

    Full-text access to and indexing for above 7,500 publications in a variety of formats; indexing only for an additional 4,500+. Access: CUNY

    multimedia, news, newspapers, periodicals, reference

    Professional, scholarly, and popular periodicals published in the U.S. and U.K. from 1984 onwards indexed; text for 105 publications from 1994 onwards. ​Access: CUNY

    academic, international, popular, science

    Search for books, e-books, and audio books, whether forthcoming, in or out of print. Millions of titles from over 40 markets worldwide; English and Spanish. ​Access: CUNY

    arts, audio, books, culture, e-books, international, multidisciplinary, multimedia

    Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles. ​Access: J-School
    Indexing and abstracts for more than 612,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 9,100 records, covering the intersection of environmental concerns with agriculture, health, law, technology, education, and more. ​Access: CUNY

    climate, energy, environment, pollution, recycling, science, sustainability

    A number of dictionaries, encyclopedias, and atlases. ​Access: CUNY


    Leading provider of information on nonprofit organizations, includes access to all Forms 990 an organization has filed with the IRS and financial statements. **secure login, click here for access information** ​Access: J-School  

    Tutorial | business, economics, nonprofit

    For research into health administration; access to hundreds of key journals and thousands of dissertations and theses on a wide range of relevant fields, topics and issues. ​Access: J-School  

    academia, business, ethics, health, journals, law

    Offers access to full-text articles from more than 550 scholarly medical journals and abstracts for others, in addition to the Lexi-PAL drug guide. ​Access: CUNY

    academic, health, journals, medicine, reference

    Free access to 1,900,000 full-text articles from psychiatric, medical and scientific journals, paid access to other content. ​Access: CUNY

    health, journals, medicine, science, wellness

    The historical archive of the New York Times. ​Access: CUNY

    arts, business, culture, economics, health, history, news, NYC, politics

    Features in-depth information on 40,000 public, private, U.S., and non-U.S. companies covered by Hoover’s industry experts, basic information on more than 14 million mostly private to mid-sized companies, and provides coverage of more than 600 industries. ​Access: J-School

    academic, business, economics, international, nonprofit

    Abstracts of articles published in English from across the humanities; text from 287 periodicals. ​Access: CUNY

    abstracts, academic, humanities, multidisciplinary

    Indexing from 747 periodicals and access to around 800,000 articles on a wide range of topics and research issues; 1907-1984. ​Access: CUNY

    arts, culture, history, humanities, social science

    IMDbPro.com offers representation listings for over 80,000 individuals, including actors, directors, and producers, as well as company and employee contact details for over 30,000 companies in the entertainment industry. **secure login, click here for access information** ​Access: J-School

    arts, contacts, culture, entertainment, people

    Gives access to demographic information about New York City culled from city, state, and federal sources; limited national statistics are also available. ​Access: CUNY

    demography, NYC, statistics

    Gives complete access to all content in issues of the American Medicine Association’s journal from 1998 onwards and access to varying content in issues from 1966 to 1997. ​Access: J-School

    AMA, health, medicine, science, wellness

    Full text of articles from the first issue onwards. ​Access: CUNY

    education, journals

    Offers access to 1,420 scholarly journals in the humanities and sciences. Most journals are archived from their first issue with coverage running up to an issue within the last five years. ​Access: CUNY

    academic, humanities, journals, multidisciplinary, sciences

    Access to digital versions of thousands of legal documents from government and other sources. ​Access: CUNY

    law, legislation

    Database of contact information for the leaders of major US government, municipal, business, professional, educational, media and nonprofit organizations. ​Access: J-School

    business, education, government, organizations, people

    Business, legal, news, and medical database with above 12,000 sources and full-text materials. Both English and non-English language newspapers, various disciplinary journals, magazines, news blogs, and other publications are available. Access: CUNY

    Tutorial | academic, business, journalism, law, medicine, multidisciplinary, multimedia, news

    Over 200 library science periodicals, books, and conference proceedings from 1984 onwards indexed; full-text availability for limited titles after 1994. Access: CUNY

    index, information, journals, library, literature

    Full-text access to nearly 300 journals and around 20 monographs; indexing for over 400 other journals. Access: CUNY

    abstracts, index, information, journals, library, science, technology

    Includes over 10,000 bio-critical essays from the Dictionary of Literary Biography; biographical information on more than 130,000 contemporary writers from Contemporary Authors; complete issues of Contemporary Literary Criticism from volume 95 onward, and much more. ​​Access: CUNY

    academic, biography, criticism, humanities, literature, MLA, people, reference

    Text of 61,000 books published between 1460 and 1850 as well as 466 serials published before 1906; covers subjects from economics and political science to sociology. ​​Access: CUNY

    economics, history, multidisciplinary, politics

    Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more. ​Access: J-School

    foreign language, language, language learning

    Full text of 140 Macmillan books, over 540 health and science pamphlets, and more than 460 periodicals in both general reference and a number of specific areas. Also includes indexing and abstracts for above 500 magazines. ​Access: CUNY

    abstracts, health, index, reference, science

    Full-text primary source documents, full-text reference books, and general reference publications. Source: CUNY

    multidisciplinary, reference

    The Mathematical Reviews of the American Mathematical Society; inclusive of more than 1,800 journals. Access: ​CUNY

    AMS, journals, mathematics, science

    Provides access to job opportunities, contacts and other related career training courses and events. **secure login, click here for access information** ​Access: J-School

    career, jobs, journalism, media, professionals, training

    Nearly 1,500 medical journals full text and indexing for above 4,800 biomedical journals. ​Access: CUNY

    health, index, journals, medicine, wellness

    Contains company reports, both domestic and international and annual reports. Includes D & B, a small business database. ​Access: J-School

    business, economics, international, reference

    Provides full-text access to nearly 300 military and general-interest publications and 245 pamphlets; abstracts and indexing for 400 other titles. ​Access: CUNY

    abstracts, government, index, military, politics

    Indexes more than 3,000 periodicals in the fields of literature, language, linguistics, popular culture and folklore from 1926 to the present and includes full-text access to recent issues of 141 journals. ​Access: CUNY

    biography, culture, humanities, index, journals, literature, MLA, multidisciplinary, people

    Nearly comprehensive indexing of content for WSJ, NYT, and CSM from 1979 to the present, as well as newswire sourcing. Indexing from 1982 onwards for news content written by staff writers for LA Times and Washington Post also available. ​Access: CUNY

    index, news, newspapers, u.s.

    Includes coverage of 27 newspapers including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, plus other important U.S., international and minority interest papers. ​Access: J-School  

    international, journalism, national, news

    Full text of all journal content from 1997 onwards; tables of content from 1950 onwards. ​Access: J-School

    environment, journals

    Gives access to full text of issue contents from 1993 to the present and access to abstracts only for issues from 1975 to 1992. ​Access: CUNY

    abstracts, health, journals, medicine, science, wellness

    Affords access to nearly 2,000 articles written by more than 1,500 economists. ​Access: J-School

    business, economics, reference

    Full-text offerings from 10 newspapers in the state. ​Access: CUNY

    arts, business, culture, economics, journalism, news, NY, politics

    Comprehensive digital coverage back to 1980; articles in ASCII and PDF format depending on type, indexing and abstracts for each issue. ​Access: J-School

    archives, arts, business, culture, economics, New York, news, newspapers, science

    Search for content by keyword, subject, publication title, or within accessible documents. ​Access: CUNY

    current events, international, news, newspapers

    Consumer health information in full text; English and Spanish. ​Access: J-School

    health, information, spanish, wellness

    Offers political, financial, demographic, and cultural information on NYC. ​Access: CUNY

    business, culture, demography, economics, government, NYC, politics, statistics

    Gathers information on social issues from a number of sources including newspapers and magazines, government and organizational statistics, Gale reference materials, primary documents and over 1,800 annotated online sites. ​Access: CUNY

    culture, government, information, magazines, reference, statistics

    Electronic version of Grove’s The Dictionary of Art. Also included are The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and 100,000 images from the Bridgeman Art Library. ​Access: CUNY

    arts, culture, images, multimedia, reference

    Comprehensive English dictionary. ​Access: CUNY

    OED, reference

    Electronic version of the 2nd edition of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Also included are The Oxford Companion to Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz and The New Grove Dictionary of Opera. ​Access: CUNY

    arts, culture, multimedia, reference

    Portal to the text of over 100 Oxford University Press reference works. ​Access: CUNY


    PACER allows you to search for federal court records in all district, bankruptcy, and appellate courts. The PACER System offers electronic access to case dockets. *see librarian for login ​Access: J-School

    courts, law, legislation, national

    Over 1,500 full-text periodicals across the disciplines. ​Access: J-School

    arts, culture, humanities, multidisciplinary, news, politics, science

    International, peer-reviewed open-access journal from the Public Library of Science. ​Access: Public

    biology, international, science

    International, peer-reviewed open-access journal from the Public Library of Science. Access: Public

    health, international, medicine, science, wellness

    Full-text articles and reviews from 316 scholarly journals in the social sciences, sciences, and humanities. ​Access: CUNY

    academic, arts, culture, humanities, journals, multidisciplinary, sciences

    Above 25,000 articles from 45 APA journals and others from related organizations, including in addition letters to the editor and errata. Articles deal with issues in general psychology as well as issues in specialized subfields and theoretical research. ​Access: CUNY

    academic, APA, health, journals, psychology, wellness

    More than 540 titles in full text, and indexing for above 640; covers a wide range of subfields in psychology. ​Access: J-School

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    Access to abstracts of articles from close to 2,000 journals published in thirty-five languages from 1872 to the present; abstracts of books and essays in books from 1987 to the present are also available. ​Access: CUNY

    abstracts, health, international, journals, psychology, wellness

    Provides free medical and scientific abstracts and citations. ​Access: CUNY

    abstracts, health, medicine, reference, science, wellness

    New York and U.S. public policy issues with an emphasis on statistics containing more than 60 databases, ranging from industry employment to immigration to school test scores. Much of the data is available at the national, state, county, city, and zip code levels. ​Access: J-School

    business, demography, economics, education, government, NY, NYC, policy, politics, statistics

    Hundreds of indexed periodicals and full-text journal articles, including original graphical content, covering a wide range of subjects and issues in business, politics, culture, and more. ​Access: CUNY

    business, culture, economics, index, journals, multidisciplinary, news, politics

    Provides indexing for popular general-interest periodicals between 1890 and 1982. ​Access: CUNY

    index, news, periodicals

    The ReferenceUSA database contains, in module format, detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses, 210 million U.S. residents, 855,000 U.S. health care providers, 1.5 million Canadian businesses, and 12 million Canadian households. ​Access: J-School

    Tutorial | business, contacts, demography, economics, health, information, medicine, people, reference

    An online research management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. Users are required to create individual accounts. ​Access: CUNY

    Tutorial | bibliography, reference, research

    Provides information from the last thirty days from various business wire sources, covering business, economic, political, and international news events. ​Access: CUNY

    business, current, economics, information, international, news, politics

    Useful for vital information on economic activity, attitudes, and demographics. **secure login, click here for access information** ​Access: J-School

    consumer spending, demography, economics

    More than 4,000 periodicals in a mix of types covering over 150 academic disciplines. ​Access: J-School

    academics, business, culture, humanities, journals, magazines, sciences, social sciences

    Full-text access for above 1,500 journals in the sciences and social sciences from 1980 to the present; indexes and abstracting of all titles from their initial issues. (Full-text access for only those journals to the print version of which either CUNY or SUNY subscribes.) ​Access: CUNY

    abstracts, index, journals, sciences, social sciences

    Full-text access to articles in current and archived issues. ​Access: CUNY

    magazines, science

    Demographic maps of New York City, Los Angeles, and the nation derived from Census data; can be used in conjunction with Infoshare. ​​Access: CUNY

    demography, images, information, LA, national, NYC

    Indexing and full text access for hundreds of academic journals across the social science disciplines, including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology. ​Access: J-School

    academics, economics, education, sciences, social sciences

    Indexes social sciences periodicals from 1983 onwards with full-text access to 250 such periodicals; includes abstracts for articles published 1994 and after. ​Access: CUNY

    abstracts, index, multidisciplinary, sciences, social sciences

    Indexes over 2,500 journals in the social sciences, offering full text for more than 250 journals from 1895 onwards; text for another 72 journals and almost 550 books, as well as nearly 7,000 conference papers from the American Sociological Association and the American Society of Criminology. ​Access: CUNY

    ASA, index, journals, multidisciplinary, sciences, social sciences

    Spokeo is a people search engine that organizes vast quantities of white-pages listings, social information, and other people-related data from a large variety of public sources. Our mission is to help people find and connect with others, more easily than ever. **secure login, click here for access information** ​Access: J-School
    The Chief-Leader is a New York City-based weekly civil service newspaper that focuses on municipal government and its labor unions while also covering issues affecting New York State and Federal employees. **secure login, click here for access information** ​Access: J-School

    government, labor economics, NYC

    Provides tools and applications for sorting various immigration data, including deportation, court, and detention facility data. ​Access: J-School

    courts, data, government, immigration, law, research

    Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) is a data gathering, data research, and data distribution organization associated with Syracuse University. The data provided is collected from the federal government, mostly under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and is made available to the public. ​Access: J-School

    government, information, public, records, statistics

    The collection indexes more than 30.000 individual network evening news broadcasts from ABC, CBS, NBC and CNN and more than 9,000 hours of special new-related programming. ​Access: J-School

    culture, index, journalism, media, video

    Full-text access to 200 reference titles published by Gale. ​Access: CUNY

    journals, library, reference

    Coverage of back to 1984, with indexing and abstracts for each issue. ​Access: J-School

    archives, arts, business, culture, economics, news, newspapers, science

    Over 1,300 Wiley and Blackwell journals in the social sciences, sciences, and humanities available full text; coverage for most begins with 1997 issues. ​Access: J-School

    culture, humanities, journals, multidisciplinary, sciences, social sciences

    Access to more than 75,000 document pages and 800 images from the State Commissions on the Status of Women; around 5,000 pages added annually. Notable American Women: A Biographical Dictionary from Harvard UP is also included. ​Access: CUNY

    biography, culture, government, images, multimedia, reference, social sciences

    WritersMarket.com is the Internet's most comprehensive guide to getting published. Since 1921, Writer's Market has been the "freelance writer's bible", providing contact information for thousands of editors and agents, tips on manuscripts formatting, query letter clinics and more. **secure login, click here for access information** ​Access: J-School

    agents, editors, freelance, journalism, publishing, writing