CUNY has a trial through the end of 2011 to JSTOR Plant Science, the largest online database of plant type specimens (over 800,000 as of July 2010). Included are plant type specimens, taxonomic structures, scientific literature, foundational reference works and books, correspondence, including handwritten letters and memorandum from the senior staff of the Royal Botanic . . . → Read More: JSTOR Plant Science
As of July 14, the Graduate Center subscribes to the online versions of the 2010 editions of Gale’s Research Centers Directory and Statistics Sources. Each entry in Research Centers Directory includes address, phone number, e-mail address, URL, description, size of staff, publications, scholarships, awards, etc. Statistics Sources is a guide to current sources of factual quantitative information . . . → Read More: Research Centers Directory and Statistics Sources
All of CUNY has access to 75 new titles and ten new editions of other titles in Gale Virtual Reference Library. New titles include Ancient Greece, Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development,Encyclopedia of Sexual Behavior and the Law, Encyclopedia of Mathematical Physics, Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society,Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, Latina Writers,Literature of the Caribbean, Magill’s Survey of . . . → Read More: New Gale Virtual Reference Titles
The Graduate Center has a trial through July 31 to Oxford Bibliographies Online, covering Atlantic history, the classics, criminology, Islamic studies, and philosophy. The bibliographies are drawn from books, journals, and Web resources.
The Graduate Center has trials through July 30 to Encyclopaedia of the Qur’an, a guide to the primary religious text for one-sixth of the world’s population, Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics,Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, and Index Islamicus, a bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world. Also available . . . → Read More: Islamic Resources Trial
Videos of productions of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, Henrik Ibsen’sAn Enemy of the People, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, and Wendy Wasserstein’s Uncommon Women and Others are among 23 new titles available in Theatre in Video. The database offers more than more videos of plays or drama documentaries.
As of June 18, Academic OneFile and General OneFile are available to all of CUNY. Academic OneFile indexes over 12,000 journals and reference sources in all disciplines, with text from 5,913 publications. It also includes transcripts and audio of NPR (National Public Radio) programs. General OneFile indexes over 12,000 periodicals, newspapers, reference books, and multimedia sources, with text from . . . → Read More: New Full-Text Databases
As of June 11 the Graduate Center subscribes to Cambridge Histories Online. This database offers the text of 250 Cambridge University Press reference works published since 1960. In addition to history, these titles cover economics, the history of science, the history of the book, language and linguistics, literature, music, philosophy, political and social theory, religion, theatre . . . → Read More: Cambridge Histories Online