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.

Research Centers Directory and Statistics Sources

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 . . . → Read More: Research Centers Directory and Statistics Sources

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

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

Bibliography of English Women Writers 1500-1640

The Graduate Center has a trial of this new database of primary and secondary sources, as well as manuscript locations, for 180 women writers. Includes bibliographies, catalogs, contextual studies, reference works, essay anthologies, special issues of journals, genre studies, handbooks and pedagogical tools, compilations containing texts, and dissertations. Because this bibliographical database is available only . . . → Read More: Bibliography of English Women Writers 1500-1640

Journal Citation Reports

Journal Citation Reports are now part of the Graduate Center’s subscription to Web of Science. This resource includes the number of articles published in journals indexed by the Web of Science and the number of citations to individual journals. This information may be viewed by journal name, subject, publisher, and country or territory. Be sure . . . → Read More: Journal Citation Reports

EBSCO Multi-Database Search

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

Women and Social Movements

Women and Social Movements, available throughout CUNY, has a new search interface as well as new content. The database includes more than 72,000 pages of documents from the State Commissions on the Status of Women as well as the first three volumes of Harvard University Press’s five-volume Notable American Women: A Biographical Dictionary. The remaining . . . → Read More: Women and Social Movements