World History in Video Trial

The Graduate Center has a trial through December 18 to World History in Video, a collection of 152 documentaries exploring world history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century.

Islamic Resources Trial

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 . . . → Read More: Islamic Resources Trial

Cambridge Histories Online

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

New JSTOR Content

As of March 31, all of CUNY has access to JSTOR Collection VIII, providing the full text of 88 journals, bringing the total of titles available to 1,420. Newly available titles include Academe, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Comparative Literature Studies, English in Africa, For the Learning of Mathematics, International Journal of the Classical Tradition, Japanese . . . → Read More: New JSTOR Content

199 Books Added to Oxford Scholarship 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.

Encyclopedia of Islam

The Graduate Center has a trial through April 2 to the Encyclopedia of Islam, offering the complete text of the second and third editions.

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals

The Graduate Center has a trial through June 30 to American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals, offering the text of over 1,500 American periodicals published between 1691 and 1837, including original typography, graphics, and drawings.

History Database Trials

CUNY has trials through March 31 to the full-text versions of America: History and Life and Historical Abstracts. America: History and Life Full Text includes text from 222 of the 1,700 journals it indexes, as well as the text of over 90 books. Historical Abstracts Full Text includes the text of 362 of the 1,800 . . . → Read More: History Database Trials

Electronic Books from ebrary

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

Oxford Scholarship Online

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