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, . . . → Read More: Cambridge Histories Online
The content of Oxford Scholarship Online has been increased by 199 titles, bringing the total to 3,772 Oxford University Press reference books in economics and finance, history, linguistics, literature, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, and psychology. A list of newly available titles by subject is available.
As of January 25, CUNY has access to 46,000 scholarly books in all disciplines from ebrary. In addition to finding these books through author, title, subject, and keyword searches in the CUNY Catalog, it may be beneficial to browse ebrary directly to see what types of books are available. For example, the 5,723 titles under . . . → Read More: Electronic Books from ebrary
As of November 17, the Graduate Center subscribes to Oxford Scholarship Online, providing the full text of hundreds of scholarly books published by Oxford University Press. While the Graduate Center’s subscription allows access to abstracts of books in other disciplines, text is available for titles only in economics and finance, history, linguistics, literature, mathematics, music, . . . → Read More: Oxford Scholarship Online
CUNY has a trial through August 31, 2010, to LitFinder. This Gale databases provides the text of 150,000 poems, 7,100 short stories, 3,700 essays, 2,400 speeches, and 1,300 plays, as well as 2,300 biographies of writers and 1,800 illustrations. LitFinder also indexes some literary works for which it does not have the rights to the . . . → Read More: LitFinder
Researchers may now simultaneously search all EBSCO databases to which the Graduate Center subscribes. EBSCO Multi-Database Search includes Academic Search Premier, America: History and Life, Business Source Premier, CINAHL, Communication and Mass Media Complete, EconLit, GreenFILE, Health Source: Nursing, Historical Abstracts, Humanities International Complete, MasterFILE Premier, MEDLINE, Military and Government Collection, Philosopher’s Index, PsycARTICLES, PsycBOOKS, . . . → Read More: EBSCO Multi-Database Search
As of January 27, the Graduate Center subscribes to ARTstor, a database providing nearly one million images in the visual arts. In addition to scholars in art history, ARTstor should be of interest to students in anthropology, classics, history, literature, medieval studies, music, philosophy, renaissance studies, and theatre. Use the advanced search to limit searches . . . → Read More: ARTstor