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Academic Search Complete Academic Search Complete - Indexes over 10,000 publications. Contains 6,100+ full-text periodicals and 5,100+ peer-reviewed journals, brought to you by SUNYConnect

General OneFile General OneFile - Millions of full-text articles, topics include: business, computers, current events, economics, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, sports, technology; updated daily, offered through New York State Library's NOVEL Databases

JstorJSTOR - fulltext scholarly journals, articles may be at least 2 to 5 years old


LexisUniLexis Uni - Provides access to over 10,000 news, business and legal sources; includes the Company Dossier module to retrieve detailed company information and financial performance measures and provides access to the Shepard's® Citations Service for all federal and states court cases back to 1789


MasterFILE PremierMasterFILE Premier - content includes 1,956 full text periodicals, full text biographies, photos, maps, flags and primary source documents, brought to you by SUNYConnect

Opposing ViewpointsOpposing Viewpoints - "Acclaimed social issues series", offered through New York State Library's NOVEL Databases


Points of View Reference CenterPoints of View Reference Center - The database provides an overview, point, counterpoint, andCritical Thinking Guide for over 200 topics, brought to you by SUNYConnect

ProQuestProQuest - Searches ProQuest Newsstand, & ProQuest Research Library.


Newspapers and Magazines databasesNewspapers and Magazines


Barron'sBarron's - Financial magazine providing in-depth analysis and commentary on the markets; updated every business day online.


Chronicle of Higher EducationChronicle of Higher Education - Includes the text from the current print edition, a searchable archive of every issue published since September 1989, all the data from the annual Almanac and other special, single-topic reports and more


Democrat & ChronicleDemocrat & Chronicle - Includes full text from Nov 30, 2002 - present


InfoTrac Newsstand - Full-text newspaper database containing over 1,000 newspapers.


New York TimesNew York Times - Indexed coverage back to 1980 includes the The New York Times Book Review and Sunday Magazine. Editorials, editorial cartoons, obituaries, and letters to the editor from well-known people are also indexed.


Popular MagazinesGale Popular Magazines - This database is 100% full text and includes titles such as Consumer Reports, National Geographic, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Vogue, Business Week, and NPR; brought to you by SUNYConnect


Wall StreetWall Street Journal - Provides business news and information on financial markets worldwide back to 1984. Each issue of every newspaper is thoroughly indexed.


General reference databasesReference Databases


Encyclopedia Britannica accessBritannica Academic - Explore the fact-checked online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of objective articles, biographies, videos, and images, offered through New York State Library's NOVEL Databases


Gale Virtual Reference LibraryGale Virtual Reference Library - Researchers can access full-text books online in subjects such as medicine, social science and business.



  • Business Economics and Theory Collection - Provides periodicals focusing on topics in economics. Contains more than 150 full-text journals and regular feeds of videos from that contain business news coverage and interviews with CEO's; brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Business Insights: Essentials - Formerly Business & Company Resource Center, Business Insights provides company reports, investment and securities information, offered through New York State Library's NOVEL Databases
  • Business Source Complete - Contains company profiles, industry reports and full text for over 1,100 peer reviewed business journals, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Culinary Arts Collection - Includes 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines and reference content. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Entrepreneurial Studies Source - Offers full text for more than 125 periodicals, 135 reference books, numerous case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series and Vator.TV, one of the world's largest social network sites for high-tech entrepreneurs, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Hoovers - Hoovers Online is an Internet-based suite of information resources that enables in-depth company and industry research.
  • Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection - Provides coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism fields, including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Mergent Archives - Mergent Archives is an online database featuring a vast, indexed collection of corporate and industry related documents. The database contains hundreds of thousands of reports covering over 100 countries and industries.
  • Regional Business News  - Provides comprehensive full text for more than 50 business publications, updated daily,  brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Statista - Statista is an online statistics, market research and business intelligence database. It provides access to data from market and opinion research institutions, as well as from business organizations and government institutions. Statista also provides data on market forecasts, white paper studies, dossiers, industry reports, digital market outlooks and consumer market outlooks.

Computer Science

  • Applied Science & Technology Source - Combines the content of Applied Science & Technology Full Text and Computer & Applied Sciences Complete to provide full-text coverage for more than 1,200 journals in applied sciences and computing disciplines. Subjects include: Acoustics, Aeronautics, Artificial Intelligence, Energy Resources and Research, Engineering and Biomedical Materials, Neural Networks, Nuclear Engineering, Optical and Neural Computing, Robotics and Space Science, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Computer Database - This database searches over 3 million computer-related articles and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology; offered through New York State Library's NOVEL Databases
  • Computer Source- contains nearly 300 full text journals and magazines covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software, brought to you by SUNYConnect


  • Gale Literary Sources - Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Humanities Source - Combines the content of Humanities Full Text and Humanities International Complete to provide over 1,400 full text journals in the humanities; sources include “feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, and much more”. Brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Literature Resource Center - brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection - brought to you by SUNYConnect


  • Criminal Justice Collection - Searches almost 5 million articles in areas such as law, law enforcement, paralegal, forensic science, and Homeland Security, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Lexis-Nexis
  • Military & Government Collection - Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government and provides full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals; publications include Air Force Comptroller, Defence Studies, JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly, Military Technology, Combat Edge, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, Foreign Affairs, and Naval Forces, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • War & Terrorism Collection - Researchers and students of history, social science, and current events will gain insight into conflicts: their causes, their impact, and how they are perceived on a global scale, brought to you by SUNYConnect


  • Alt Health Watch - Provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature ) - Provides full text for more than 560 journals, with more than 600,000 full-text articles dating back to 1937, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Health Reference Center Academic - Multi-source database providing access to full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources that offer reliable health information to researchers, including nursing and allied health students, offered through New York State Library's NOVEL Databases
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Health & Wellness Resource Center including Alt Health - Provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information.
  • MEDLINE with Full Text  - Provides full text for more than 1,470 medical journals, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • New England Journal of Medicine  - Full text access from 1993 to the present, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Nursing and Allied Health Collection - Including nearly 400 titles, this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to professionals as well as nursing students; covers all aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection - This collection contains over 60 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • PubMed  - PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s.
  • STAT!Ref  - STAT!Ref is an online collection of Nursing eBooks. To access the collection use the link below. If you are accessing this collection from off campus please use your WebAdvisor username and password to gain access.


  • Agriculture Collection - This collection of more than 400 titles is focused on agriculture and its related fields: from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • American Fisheries Society Publications
  • Applied Science & Technology Source - Combines the content of Applied Science & Technology Full Text and Computer & Applied Sciences Complete to provide full-text coverage for more than 1,200 journals in applied sciences and computing disciplines. Subjects include: Acoustics, Aeronautics, Artificial Intelligence, Energy Resources and Research, Engineering and Biomedical Materials, Neural Networks, Nuclear Engineering, Optical and Neural Computing, Robotics and Space Science. SUNYConnect
  • Biological & Agricultural Index  - Leading publications in agriculture and biology; this database features the full text of articles from over 100 journals, as well as podcasts, abstracts and indexing of hundreds of publications
  • Energy & Power Source  - Full-text database designed to support the informational needs of the energy and power industries and provides relevant information to the energy and power industries, encompassing all component industries within, including those focused on: coal, electric power, natural gas, nuclear power, petroleum, and renewable energy, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Environment Complete - Offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Environmental Studies and Policy Collection - Nearly 200 journals covering the field of environmental issues and policy. Includes perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection - Collection of journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. Includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • HighWire Press  - "one of the two largest archives of free full-text science articles on Earth"
  • JSTOR - fulltext scholarly journals, special collection in ecology, articles may be at least 2 to 5 years old
  • ScienceDirect - Full-text articles in all fields of science, brought to you by SUNYConnect

Social Sciences

  • Education Source - Combines the content of Education Full Text and Education Research Complete to provide full-text coverage for over 1,800 journals and 550 books. Content “covers all levels of education—from early childhood to higher education—as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing”. Brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • ERIC  - Journal articles and reports in education, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • HarpWeek - Access to the Civil War segment (1857-1865) of the fulltext, full-image electronic version of Harpers Weekly, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • LGBT Life with Full Text - Created with the assistance of the One National Gay & Lesbian Archives and The Lesbian Herstory Archives of the Lesbian Herstory Education Foundation, LGBT Life® with Full Text provides access to more than 130 LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers and more than 170 full-text monographs/books, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Professional Development Collection  - includes full text for Chronicle of Higher Education, Educational Leadership, Journal of Education, Journal of Higher Education, Journal of Learning Disabilities, Theory Into Practice, and nearly 550 additional high quality education journals, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Proquest Social Science Journals - Contains over 340 full text titles on topics such as addiction studies, urban studies, family studies and international relations. Social science journal titles include: Journal of Family Issues and American Demographics.
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection - Covers information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Psychology Collection - This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time, brought to you by SUNYConnect
  • Social Sciences Full Text (H.W. Wilson) - Includes full-text articles from more than 350 journals, covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences; Subjects include addiction studies, anthropology, communications, economics, ethics, family and gender studies,  international relations, law, minority studies, political science, psychology, public welfare, and social work, brought to you by SUNYConnect

Visual & Performing Arts