Cambridge Histories Online
Full 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 and performing arts, and warfare.
Note: 250 reference works
Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
Guide to theories, concepts, and empirical findings about human relationships.
Note: reference book
Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures
The EWIC is an interdisciplinary, transhistorical, and global project. It brings together upwards of 1,000 scholars to write critical essays on women, Muslim and non-Muslim, and Islamic cultures in every region where there have been significant Muslim populations. It aims to cover every topic for which there is significant research, examining these regions from the period just before the rise of Islam to the present. EWIC hopes both to offer the state of the art in the broad sweep of topics to inform the general audience and to take on cutting-edge issues to stimulate new research in new terrains.
Note: women and Islamic culture
Europa World Online
Political and economic information about over 250 countries and territories.
Note: political and economic information
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Full text of 275 reference books published by Gale, Brill Academic, Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, Greenwood, Sage, Salem Press, Wiley, and others. Titles include American Civil War Reference Library, Ancient Europe, 8000 BC to AD 1000, Encyclopedia of Aging, Encyclopedia of American Religions, Encyclopedia of Case Study Research, Encyclopedia of Gender and Society, Encyclopedia of Urban Studies, Encyclopedia of World Biography, Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, Magill's Survey of World Literature, Vietnam War Reference Library; World Education Encyclopedia.
Note: 275 reference books
This resource allows the simultaneous searching of all the full-text and bibliographic databases to which all of CUNY subscribes and all EBSCO databses, as well as the CUNY+ Online Catalog. It does not include the resources to which the Graduate Center subscribes separately. Database Guide (PDF)
Note: Search all CUNY-wide electronic resources simultaneously
Oxford Bibliographies Online
Bibliographies in Atlantic history, biblical studies, Buddhism, the classics, Hinduism, international relations, medieval studies, philosophy, public health, the Renaissance and Reformation, social work, and Victorian literature. The bibliographies are drawn from books, journals, and internet resources.
Note: humanities and social sciences bibliographies
Oxford Journals Online
Includes the text of 262 Oxford University Press journals from 1996 to the present. Use the database's advanced search function to search by author, article titles, or journal or by year. Although content prior to 1996 may be searched, the Graduate Center has access only to text from 1996 to the present.
Note: 262 journals from 1996 to present
Palgrave Connect Social Sciences
Full text of 87 books.
Note: 87 books
Content of the 2010 edition. Guide to current sources of factual quantitative information about more than 20,000 specific subjects, incorporating almost 135,000 citations and more than 1,600 sources. Provides the widest possible range of print and nonprint, published and unpublished, and electronic and other forms of U.S. and international statistical data on industrial, business, social, educational, financial, and other topics.
Note: sources of quantitative information
Academic Search Complete
Interdisciplinary full-text database. Full text of over 8,700 journals, including 7.600 peer-reviewed journals, with indexing for another 4,000 titles. While full text is available as far back as 1887 for a few titles, the text of most titles is available only for the past decade or two. Also includes the text of books, conference papers, conference proceedings, and educational reports. Database Guide (PDF)
Note: text from over 8,700 journals in all disciplines
Full text of 38 Annual Reviews in the social sciences, biomedical sciences, and physical sciences from 1996 to the present. Earlier years of the Annual Reviews of Anthropology, Ecology and Systematics, and Sociology are available from JSTOR. Earlier years of the Annual Reviews of Genetics and Psychology are available from Academic Search Premier. Earlier years of Annual Review of Microbiology are available from Health Reference Center.
Note: all 38 titles
Archive of 54 American Anthropological Association journals through 2003 and current issues of 15 journals.
Note: American Anthropological Association journals
Associations Unlimited (not available remotely)
Detailed listings for over 150,000 associations and professional societies worldwide, including 22,500 in the United States.
Note: international directory
Biography Reference Bank
Biographical information about over 550,000 people. Includes 380,000 periodical articles and more than 36,000 images. Over 80,00 profiles from reference works published by Garland, Greenwood, Harvard University Press, Houghton Mifflin, Oryx, Oxford University Press, and H. W. Wilson. There are 5,000 biographies from the 2004 edition of the American National Biography. A complete list of such sources is available.
Note: 550,000 biographies
Black Thought and Culture: African Americans from Colonial Times to the Present
Over 100,000 pages of monographs, essays, speeches, letters, and interviews. The 1,100 figures covered, when the database is complete, will include James Baldwin, Amiri Baraka, Ralph Bunche, Angela Davis, Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Ralph Ellison, Marcus Garvey, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Thurgood Marshall, Huey Newton, Jackie Robinson, Paul Robeson, Bobby Seale, Booker T. Washington, Cornel West, and Richard Wright.
Note: monographs, essays, etc.
CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online
Full text of recent issues of 46 international affairs journals, as well as case studies and working papers. Abstracts only for additional journals. Access from home requires registering for CIAO access while at the Graduate Center.
Note: 46 international affairs journals
Communication and Mass Media Complete
Includes the full text of over 325 journals in communications and media, as well as citations from several hundred additional titles. To determine its usefulness for a wide range of topics in the humanities and social sciences, consult the publications list within the database.
Note: over 325 journals
Digital Dissertations/Abstracts and Full Text
Indexes two-million dissertations from over one-thousand institutions, with citations from 1861-1980 and abstracts from 1980+. Includes the full text of most CUNY dissertations and post-1997 dissertations from other institutions. Database Guide (PDF)
Note: citations, abstracts, recent text
Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences
Complete text of first and second editions and all supplements. Revisions and new articles added quarterly. Use the Search This Title box to search only this resource. Use the Search Wiley InterScience to search it along with the Wiley journals to which the library has access.
Note: first and second editions
A full-text database for American ethnic newspapers, magazines, and journals in English and Spanish.
Note: American ethnic newspapers, etc.
HAPI: Hispanic American Periodicals Index
Indexes Latin American economic, political, and social issues as well as arts and letters from 1970 to the present, providing citations of articles from more than 600 journals.
Note: indexes over 600 journals
ICPSR: Interuniversity Consortium for Political & Social Research
Social science data from the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan.
Note: social science data sets
Index to Current Urban Documents
Guide to the reports and research generated by local government agencies, civic organizations, academic and research organizations, public libraries, and metropolitan and regional planning agencies in approximately five-hundred selected cities in the United States and Canada. Over 2,400 documents indexed annually.
Note: guide to governmental reports
Demographic information about New York City drawn from city, state, and federal sources. Also includes some national statistics. Use the raw data to create customized tables. The information in Infoshare is supplemented by many free Web sites, including National Priorities Project Database, which provides a range of statistics relating to labor, poverty, and social programs by state.
Note: New York City demographics
Journal Citation Reports
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 to choose science or social sciences before selecting a subject. Statistics are currently available for 2007 and 2008.
Note: Web of Science citation statistics
Making of the Modern World
The Making of the Modern World: The Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature covers economics, banking, finance, transportation, manufacturing, history, political science, and sociology and includes the text of 61,000 books published during 1460-1850 as well as 466 pre-1906 serials.
Note: economics texts 1450-1905
Demographic, political, financial, and cultural information.
Social-issues information from newspaper and magazine articles, Gale reference sources, government and organizational statistics, primary documents, and over 1,800 annotated Web sites.
Note: social-issues sources
Free scientific and medical abstracts and citations with some text. Our FindIt! service will works within PubMed so you can see if we posses the full-text of a citation or request it using ILL.
Note: free scientific and medical abstracts and citations, with some text
SAGE Political Science Collection
Full text of 29 SAGE political science journals from 1890 to the present.
Note: 29 journals since 1890
Full text of 527 SAGE journals in the social sciences, sciences, humanities, technology, and medicine.
Note: 527 SAGE Journals
SAGE Psychology Collection
Full text of 36 SAGE psychology journals from 1941 to the present.
Note: 36 journals since 1941
SAGE Sociology Collection
Full text of 37 SAGE sociology journals from 1952 to the present.
Note: 37 journals since 1952
Abstract and citation database indexes 15,000 international peer-reviewed journals in the social sciences, sciences, and medicine from 1996 to the present. A more detailed description is available, as is a very helpful tutorial. Database Guide (PDF)
Note: Cited reference database
Social Sciences Citation Index
Bibliographic citation, abstract, cited references, and times cited. These records are for articles in major social science journals from 1975 to the present. To search only this portion of Web of Science, scroll to bottom of search screen and check only Social Sciences Citation Index. Scopus is a similar citation index. Database Guide (PDF)
Note: cited references since 1990
Social Sciences Full Text
Indexes English-language periodicals in the social sciences from 1983 to the present. Includes abstracts for articles published beginning January 1994. Includes full text from 250 periodicals.
Note: indexes articles since 1983
SocIndex with Full Text
This EBSCO database indexes 2,540 journals in the social sciences, with full text as far back as 1895 for 253 journals, as well as the text for an additional 72 journals, 547 books, and 6,711 American Sociological Association and American Society of Criminology conference papers.
Note: journals, books, conference papers
Bibliographic citations from 2,600 journals concerned with sociology and related disciplines from 1963 to the present.
Note: indexes 2,600 journals
Urban Studies Abstracts
Biographic records in community development, urban affairs, urban history, and related areas from 1973 to the present.
Note: article abstracts since 1973
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
Offers over 72,000 pages of documents and 800 images from the State Commissions on the Status of Women, with approximately 5,000 pages to be added annually. Also included is the first three volumes of Harvard University Press's Notable American Women: A Biographical Dictionary, with the remaining volumes to be added in 2009-2010.
Note: primary sources
ASA Formatting & Style Guide
From Purdue's online writing lab, an outline of American Sociological Association manuscript formatting, in-text citations, and formatting the references page.
Chicago Manual of Style Online
Full text of 15th edition available online to GC affiliates only. Includes quick guide, questions and answers, and additional tools.
Note: text of 15th ed.
American Sociological Association
Dedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good.
Canadian Sociological Association (CSA)
A professional non-profit association that promotes research, publication and teaching of Sociology in Canada.
European Sociological Association (ESA)
The European Sociological Association (ESA) aims to facilitate sociological research, teaching and communication on European issues, and to give sociology a voice in European affairs.
International Sociological Association (ISA)
The goal of the ISA, is to represent sociologists everywhere, regardless of their school of thought, scientific approaches or ideological opinion, and to advance sociological knowledge throughout the world. Its members come from 109 countries.
American Housing Survey (AHS)
Data on the Nation's housing, household characteristics, income, housing and neighborhood quality, housing costs, equipment and fuels, size of housing unit, and recent movers.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
University of New England's Sociology Resource Page
The University of New England's Sociology Resource Page. Some very useful resources for Sociology.
Data Resources for Sociologists
Major data set or multiple data resources of tremendous value for secondary analyses.
European Social Survey
An academically-driven social survey designed to chart and explain the interaction between Europe's changing institutions and the attitudes, beliefs and behaviour patterns of its diverse populations.
Gallup polling information
Immigration Data Hub
Provides access to the latest immigration statistics, maps, and numbers for the United States and other countries.
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is one of the world's leading archives of social science data, specializing in data from surveys of public opinion.
Guide to Sociological Resources on the Internet.
State of the Cities Data Set (SOCDS)
The SOCDS provides data for individual Metropolitan Areas, Central Cities, and Suburbs.
WWW Virtual Library: Sociology