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General/Multidisciplinary

Academic OneFile (Gale)

Source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Comprehensive, scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database, providing access to more than 8,600 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,500 peer-reviewed journals. This collection offers information in many areas of academic study including, but not limited to: anthropology, biology, chemistry, engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, literature, mathematics, political science, psychology, religion & theology, women’s studies, zoology and many other fields.

Art, Music and Theater

ARTstor

Digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences. Includes a set of software tools to view, present, and manage images.

Fine Arts and Music Collection (Gale)

With more than 150 full-text magazines and journals, this collection provides support for research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

Humanities International Complete (EBSCO)

Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus unique full-text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 1,200 journals.

Literature Resource Center (Gale)

Current and comprehensive online literature database. The resource’s critical, biographical and contextual materials support interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills. Information on authors and their works, from all time periods and from around the world.

Shakespeare Collection (Gale)

For the study of Shakespeare and his works. Brings together general reference data, full-text scholarly periodicals, reprinted criticism, primary source material and the full-text annotated works from The Arden Shakespeare.

Business and Economics

Business and Company Resource Center (Gale)

Provides access to a wide variety of global business information including competitive intelligence, career and investment opportunities, business rankings, company histories and more.

Business Economics & Theory Collection (Gale)

This collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. More than 450 full-text journals to support research and regular feeds of videos from Forbes.com that contain business news coverage and interviews with CEO’s and entrepreneurs.

Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

Premium content of peer-reviewed, business related journals. Included are indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals, dating back as far as 1886. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.

Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection (Gale)

This collection of more than 800 journals and 29 subject specific reference titles provide coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism fields.

Insurance and Liability Collection (Gale)

Connects researchers to hundreds of these leading journals, which are updated daily. Topics include business insurance, claims, benefit plan reviews, pensions & investments, risk management, and more.

Lexis-Nexis Academic

Offers a wide range of resources, including news (newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources), business information (business journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry/market news), and legal information (U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, Shepard’s Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789)

Regional Business News (EBSCO)

Broad coverage of business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the U.S.

Small Business Collection (Gale)

Created for business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find more than 180 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

Vocational and Career Collection (EBSCO)

Provides full-text coverage for more than 330 trade and industry related periodicals including Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and many more.

Vocations and Careers Collection (Gale)

Providing content from nearly 400 journals, this collection offers content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

Criminal Justice, Law, Politics and Public Affairs

CQ Global Researcher

Digital-only file that provides thematic monthly reports offering a variety of international perspectives on an increasingly complex and bewildering set of global issues.

CQ Researcher

Covers current social issues. Reports provide: background information, important points to consider, charts and graphs, and a source list for further reading.

ProQuest Criminal Justice

ProQuest Criminal Justice (formerly ProQuest Criminal Justice Periodicals Index or CJPI) is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.

Issues and Controversies

Provides coverage of crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Updated weekly, with a 16-year backfile, this resource offers articles made to inspire thought-provoking debates. Its straightforward presentation of the key facts, arguments, history, and current context of today’s most important and timely issues make the database an resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments.

Lexis-Nexis Academic

LexisNexis Academic offers a wide range of resources, including news (newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources), business information (business journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry/market news), and legal information (U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, Shepard’s Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789)

Military and Intelligence Collection (Gale)

The Military and Intelligence Database periodical list has been selected to meet the content needs of libraries serving military personnel. More than 500 titles and more than 7 million articles (80% full-text).

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

Covers today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)

Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database covers more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

Science Direct

Contains the full-text of all Elsevier journals subscribed to by any SUNY library. Provides scientific, technical and medical information.

Current Events and General Interest

Academic OneFile (Gale)

Source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Comprehensive, scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database, providing access to more than 8,600 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,500 peer-reviewed journals. This collection offers information in many areas of academic study including, but not limited to: anthropology, biology, chemistry, engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, literature, mathematics, political science, , psychology, religion & theology, women’s studies, zoology and many other fields.

AP Images

Contains images and graphics from the Associated Press, as well as pieces of news and audio clips.

Associates Programs Source (EBSCO)

Contains nearly 1,000 full-text journals as well as 11 full-text books. This database is designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, and provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant associates program level content.

Canadian Reference Centre (EBSCO)

Combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books to create the largest collection of regional full-text content available to Canadian libraries.

CQ Global Researcher

Digital-only file that provides thematic monthly reports offering a variety of international perspectives on an increasingly complex and bewildering set of global issues.

CQ Researcher

Covers current social issues. Reports provide: background information, important points to consider, charts and graphs, and a source list for further reading.

Culinary Arts Collection (Gale)

Includes 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines from 1980 to present. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

Diversity Studies Collection (Gale)

This collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. This set includes 150 journals.

Facts on File World News Digest

Covers seven decades of news from Facts On File World News Digest in print together with the most recent coverage and thousands of additional resources. This archival record of domestic and international news covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940. Updated twice weekly and includes a searchable hourly newsfeed.

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection (Gale)

A collection of more than 80 journals focused on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture, with the addition of over 20 subject specific reference sources, this collection provides information for gardening enthusiasts and professionals alike

Home Improvement Collection (Gale)

This collection of more than 180 home-improvement focused titles covers such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more will meet the needs of hobbyists and professionals.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection (Gale)

This collection of more than 800 journals and 29 subject specific reference titles provide coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism fields.

Insurance and Liability Collection (Gale)

Connects researchers to hundreds of these leading journals, which are updated daily. Topics include business insurance, claims, benefit plan reviews, pensions & investments, risk management, and more.

Issues and Controversies

Provides coverage of crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Updated weekly, with a 16-year backfile, this resource offers articles made to inspire thought-provoking debates. Its straightforward presentation of the key facts, arguments, history, and current context of today’s most important and timely issues make the database an resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)

This database indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. It also contains full text for more than 330 journals and nearly 30 full-text monographs including. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

MasterFile Premier (ESBCO)

Designed specifically for public libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

Military and Intelligence Collection (Gale)

The Military and Intelligence Database periodical list has been hand-selected to meet the content needs of libraries serving military personnel. More than 500 titles and more than 7 million articles (80% full-text).

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

Covers today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)

Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

Pop Culture Collection (Gale)

Provides information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection contains over 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

Popular Magazines (Gale)

Includes 1000 of the most searched magazines across our InfoTrac product line. All the titles were selected based on the actual publication searches performed by library patrons.

Vocational and Career Collection (EBSCO)

Provides full-text coverage for more than 330 trade and industry related periodicals including Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and many more.

Vocations and Careers Collection (Gale)

Providing content from nearly 400 journals, this collection offers content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

Education and Early Childhood

Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database Includes critical reviews and information about children’s books, videos and audio books. This database contains more than 130,000 critical reviews of thousands of children’s books, ranging from the earliest baby board books to novels and nonfiction for young adults, and an average of more than 1500 new reviews are added to the database monthly.

Chronicle Campuswide

The full text of the very latest issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education every Monday morning. Plus daily news updates, statistics, essays, grant listings, and unlimited, searchable access to every Chronicle published since 1999.

College Source

Comprehensive collection of college catalog and course data. Over 42 million course descriptions and more than 52 thousand cover-to-cover college catalogs available in PDF format.

Education Research Complete (EBSCO)

Full-text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.

ERIC (EBSCO)

Consists of the Resources in Education file of document citations and the Current Index to Journals in Education file of journal article citations from over 980 professional journals in the field of education. ERIC includes full-text of the available ERIC documents from 1993-present. Also includes full-text for over 400 of the journal articles.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)

This database indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Also contains full text for more than 330 journals and nearly 30 full-text monographs including. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)

Designed for professional educators. Provides a specialized collection of nearly 520 education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. In addition to full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 700 journals.

Health, Life Science, Medicine and Nursing

Alt HealthWatch (EBSCO)

Focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Provides full text journal articles and reports, as well as pamphlets, booklets and book excerpts

CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO)

Comprehensive nursing and allied health research database, providing full text for more than 770 journals indexed in CINAHL. Contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index. The database also provides full text for more than 275 books/monographs. Full-text coverage dating back to 1937.

Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)

Collection of consumer health information. Provides access to over 80 full-text consumer health magazines.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)

Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals, including nearly 450 peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. In addition, this database includes Clinical Pharmacology, which provides access to clinically relevant drug monographs for all U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new drugs.

MEDLINE with Full Text (EBSCO)

Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

New England Journal of Medicine

Online version of the print issues. The New England Journal of Medicine is a weekly journal publishing new medical research findings, as well as editorial articles regarding medical issues

Nursing and Allied Health Collection (Gale)

Including more than 1000 titles, this collection’s current and authoritative content will be of use to both nursing professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection (Gale)

This predominantly full-text collection includes over 60 titles in the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Topics include proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more. Coverage begins in 1980.

PsycINFO (EBSCO)

American Psychological Association’s (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is a resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. Ninety-nine percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (Gale)

Comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.

Science Direct

Contains the full-text of all Elsevier journals subscribed to by any SUNY library. Provides scientific, technical, and medical information.

History and Biography

AP Images

Contains images and graphics from the Associated Press, as well as pieces of news and audio clips.

Canadian Reference Centre (EBSCO)

Combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books to create the largest collection of regional full-text content available to Canadian libraries.

Facts on File World News Digest

Covers seven decades of news from Facts On File World News Digest in print together with the most recent coverage and thousands of additional resources. This archival record of domestic and international news covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940. Updated twice weekly and includes a searchable hourly newsfeed.

HarpWeek 1857-1865

Full-text online database for Harper’s Weekly. Considered a primary source for examining 19th century America on a weekly basis, students researching the Civil War years, 1857-1865, should find this a valuable source of information.

Humanities International Complete (EBSCO)

Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus unique full-text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 1,200 journals.

Military and Intelligence Collection (Gale)

The Military and Intelligence Database periodical list has been hand-selected to meet the content needs of libraries serving military personnel. More than 500 titles and more than 7 million articles (80% full-text).

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

Online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)

Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

ProQuest Historical New York Times

This database offers full-text and full-image articles from the New York Times. The database covers the New York Times from its first issue in to three years ago. Includes news, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, and birth and marriage announcements, historical photos, stock photos, and advertisements.

U.S. History Collection (Gale)

This collection of journals provides coverage of both current thought on events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work established in the field.

U.S. History in Context (Gale)

The primary purpose of the U.S. History in Context is to provide students, their teachers, and library patrons with a single place to begin researching the vast topic of U.S. history. This resource provides context through comprehensive topic overviews and the integration of reference materials with journals, magazines, newspapers, images, video and other content formats to fully aid the discovery, evaluation and application of information.

War and Terrorism Collection (Gale)

Collection for students of history, social science and current events. Provides insight to conflicts and their cause as well as their impact and how they are perceived on a global scale.

World History Collection (Gale)

This collection of journals provides coverage of both the current thought and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field.

World History in Context (Gale)

Comprehensive collection of reference, full-text articles from leading scholarly publications, an array of primary sources, and images, maps and charts which provide expansive geographic and chronologic research materials for the study of world history.

Human Services & Psychology

ERIC (EBSCO)

Consists of the Resources in Education file of document citations and the Current Index to Journals in Education file of journal article citations from over 980 professional journals in the field of education. ERIC includes full-text of the available ERIC documents from 1993-present. Also includes full-text for over 400 of the journal articles.

PsycINFO (EBSCO)

American Psychological Association’s (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is a resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. Ninety-nine percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (Gale)

Comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.

Science Direct

Contains the full-text of all Elsevier journals subscribed to by any SUNY library. Provides scientific, technical and medical information.

Literature

Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database

Includes critical reviews and information about children’s books, videos and audio books. This database contains more than 130,000 critical reviews of thousands of children’s books, ranging from the earliest baby board books to novels and nonfiction for young adults, and an average of more than 1500 new reviews are added to the database monthly.

Humanities International Collection (EBSCO)

Humanities International Complete? provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. This database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus unique full-text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 1,200 journals.

Literature Criticism Online (Gale)

This database provides online access to the hundreds of volumes of literary criticism and commentary. These series represent a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres. The material is delivered in a format that matches the look of the print originals.

Literature Resource Center (Gale)

Current and comprehensive online literature database. The resource’s critical, biographical and contextual materials support interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills. Information on authors and their works, from all time periods and from around the world.

LitFinder (Gale)

LitFinder is international in scope, covers all time periods, and contains literature content, including more than 140,000 full-text poems, 840,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-text short stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays published in the 16th-20th centuries, 2,400 full-text speeches, and 1,250 full-text plays. LitFinder also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary. Within LitFinder’s collection, patrons have access to works from over 80,000 authors from 660 nationalities.

MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO)

Offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 2.3 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series, and 1,000 book publishers.

Shakespeare Collection (Gale)

Offers functionality for the study of Shakespeare and his works. Brings together general reference data, full-text scholarly periodicals, reprinted criticism, primary source material and the full-text annotated works from The Arden Shakespeare.

Newspapers

Newsstand (Gale)

Provides access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.

HarpWeek 1857-1865

Full-text online database for Harper’s Weekly. Considered a primary source for examining 19th century America on a weekly basis, students researching the Civil War years, 1857-1865, should find this a valuable source of information.

Lexis-Nexis Academic

LexisNexis Academic offers a wide range of resources, including news (newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources), business information (business journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry/market news), and legal information (U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, Shepard’s Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789)

National Newspapers Index (Gale)

Provides indexing of the Christian Science Monitor, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. All articles, news reports, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, product evaluations, biographical pieces, poetry, recipes, columns, cartoons and illustrations, and reviews are included. The only items not included are weather charts, stock market tables, crossword puzzles, and horoscopes. In addition, the Gale Group National Newspaper Index indexes national and international news stories written by the staff writers of the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times. Other types of articles from these two papers are indexed selectively.

New York State Newspapers (Gale)

Provides access to the content of NYS regional newspapers, including Buffalo News, New York Post, New York Times, Post-Standard (Syracuse) and Times Union (Albany).

Newsbank: America’s Newspapers

Provides coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Includes Utica’s Observer-Dispatch, Syracuse’s Post-Standard, and Albany’s Times Union.

Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)

Includes more than 1,000 full-text newspapers. The database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers such as the New York Times (from January 1985 to present), Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle, the Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times (UK), Toronto Star, USA Today, the Washington Post, the Washington Times (DC) and others. In addition, it features nearly 913,000 television and radio news transcripts, including ABC News, CBC, CBS News, CNBC, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, MSNBC, National Public Radio, PBS and more.

ProQuest Historical New York Times

This database offers full-text and full-image articles from the New York Times. The database covers the New York Times from its first issue in to three years ago. Includes news, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, and birth and marriage announcements, historical photos, stock photos, and advertisements.

Philosophy and Religion

Humanities International Complete (EBSCO)

Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus unique full-text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 1,200 journals.

Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)

Comprehensive database covering topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. More than 300 full-text journals in theology and philosophical studies.

Religion and Philosophy Collection (Gale)

Users of this collection can research different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives. Two hundred and fifty subject-appropriate full-text periodicals are included.

Reference

Credo Reference

Digital reference library containing a selection from hundreds of high quality reference books from the world’s leading publishers. Offering access to over 1.7 million individual entries, Credo Reference contains all the types of reference books: dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, and books of quotations, as well as a host of subject-specific titles covering all disciplines.

CQ Global Researcher

Digital-only file that provides thematic monthly reports offering a variety of international perspectives on an increasingly complex and bewildering set of global issues.

CQ Researcher

Covers current social issues. Reports provide: background information, important points to consider, charts and graphs, and a source list for further reading.

Facts on File World News Digest

Covers seven decades of news from Facts On File World News Digest in print together with the most recent coverage and thousands of additional resources. This archival record of domestic and international news covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940. Updated twice weekly and includes a searchable hourly newsfeed.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A collection of encyclopedias and handbooks. Broad subject coverage.

Issues and Controversies

Provides coverage of crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Updated weekly, with a 16-year backfile, this resource offers articles made to inspire thought-provoking debates. Its straightforward presentation of the key facts, arguments, history, and current context of today’s most important and timely issues make the database an resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

Covers today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)

Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

U.S. History in Context (Gale)

The primary purpose of the U.S. History in Context is to provide students, their teachers, and library patrons with a single place to begin researching the vast topic of U.S. history. This resource provides context through comprehensive topic overviews and the integration of reference materials with journals, magazines, newspapers, images, video and other content formats to fully aid the discovery, evaluation and application of information.

World History in Context (Gale)

Comprehensive collection of reference, full-text articles from leading scholarly publications, an array of primary sources, and images, maps and charts which provide expansive geographic and chronologic research materials for the study of world history.

Science, Engineering, Technologies and Trades

Agriculture Collection (Gale)

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. In addition, over 20 reference titles provide in-depth coverageon a variety of agricultural related topics.

Associates Programs Source (EBSCO)

Contains nearly 1,000 full-text journals as well as 11 full-text books. This database is designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, and provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant associates program level content.

Computer Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)

Features over 100 full-text periodicals covering market information in computers, hardware and software, multimedia, telecommunications, electronics, and the Internet.

Computers and Applied Sciences Complete (EBSCO)

Covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. It contains collected knowledge on traditional engineering challenges & research, and is a resource for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology. CASC provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,200 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection. Full text is also available for more than 1,000 periodicals.

CRC Handbook of Chemistry & Physics Online

Online, searchable version of the current CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics.

Environment Complete (EBSCO)

Offers 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. The database contains full text for more than 920 journals, including many of the most used journals in the discipline. Additionally, it provides full text for more than 190 monographs.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection (Gale)

A collection of over 700 journals and 6 subject specific reference titles provide coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection (Gale)

A collection of more than 80 journals focused on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture, with the addition of over 20 subject specific reference sources from Delmar, this collection provides information for gardening enthusiasts and professionals alike

General Science Collection (Gale)

A collection of over 200 journals, providing researchers with the information on the latest scientific developments -- including such topics as particle physics, advanced mathematics, and nanotechnology.

GreenFILE (EBSCO)

Offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments. Multidisciplinary by nature, GreenFILE draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.

Home Improvement Collection (Gale)

This collection of more than 180 home-improvement focused titles covers such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more will meet the needs of hobbyists and professionals.

Science Direct

Contains the full-text of all Elsevier journals subscribed to by any SUNY library. Provides scientific, technical and medical information.

Vocational and Career Collection (EBSCO)

Provides full-text coverage for more than 330 trade and industry related periodicals including Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and many more.

Vocations and Careers Collection (Gale)

Providing content from nearly 400 journals, this collection offers content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

Sociology and Anthropology

CQ Global Researcher

Digital-only file that provides thematic monthly reports offering a variety of international perspectives on an increasingly complex and bewildering set of global issues.

CQ Researcher

Reports on a current social issue each week. Reports provide: background information, important points to consider, charts and graphs, and a source list for further reading.

Diversity Studies Collection (Gale)

This collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. This set includes 150 journals.

ERIC (EBSCO)

Consists of the Resources in Education file of document citations and the Current Index to Journals in Education file of journal article citations from over 980 professional journals in the field of education. ERIC includes full-text of the available ERIC documents from 1993-present. Also includes full-text for over 400 of the journal articles.

Humanities International Complete (EBSCO)

Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus unique full-text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 1,200 journals.

Issues and Controversies

Provides coverage of crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Updated weekly, with a 16-year backfile, this resource offers articles made to inspire thought-provoking debates. Its straightforward presentation of the key facts, arguments, history, and current context of today’s most important and timely issues make the database an resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

Covers today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)

Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database covers more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

Pop Culture Collection (Gale)

This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. Contains 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)

Comprehensive database covering topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. More than 300 full-text journals in theology and philosophical studies.

Religion and Philosophy Collection (Gale)

Users of this collection can research different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives. Two hundred and fifty subject-appropriate full-text periodicals are included.

War and Terrorism Collection (Gale)

Collection for students of history, social science and current events. Provides insight to conflicts and their cause as well as their impact and how they are perceived on a global scale.