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
Indexes over 12,000 journals and reference sources in all subjects, with text from 5,913 publications. Includes transcripts and audio of NPR (National Public Radio) programs.
Note: full text of over 5,900 journals
Open-access journals in biology and medicine. As of 2011, 212 titles are available.
Note: 212 journals
Indexes over 12,000 periodicals, newspapers, reference books, and multimedia sources, with full text from 7,670 publications.
Note: full text of over 7,600 publications
JSTOR Plant Science
Note: trial ends December 31, 2011
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 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
The Graduate Center has a trial of this resource providing more than 22,000 peer-reviewed life sciences protocols.
Note: more than 22,000 protocols
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
AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library)
Citations to literature created by the National Library of Agriculture and similar institutions. Drawn from 1,400 international journals. Covers materials in all formats, including printed works from the fifteenth century. Useful for researchers in biology and environmental science.
Note: free citations to agricultural literature
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
Index of bioscience research journals, full-text not available at GC
Note: Index of bioscience research journals, available via ILL at GC
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
General Science Full Text
Indexes scholarly, professional, and popular science periodicals published from 1984 to the present in the United States and the United Kingdom. Includes text for 105 publications from 1994 to present.
Note: indexes journals since 1984
Global warming, energy conservation, natural resources, and pollution are among the issues addressed by this bibliographic database.
Note: Environmental resources
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
Medline with Full Text
Full text of more than 1,470 medical journals, back to 1965 for some titles, as well as indexing for over 4,800 biomedical journals. Two free versions of Medline (PubMed and MedlinePlus) are available anywhere.
Note: text of 1,470 medical journals
Text of all content from 1997 to present. Tables of content from 1950 to present.
Note: 1997 to present
New York Public Library Electronic Resources in Biology
Resources available at NYPL's Humanities and Social Sciences Library.
Public Library of Science (PLoS)
PLoS Biology, PLoS Computational Biology, PLoS Genetics, PLoS Medicine, and PLoS Pathogens offer open access to recent scientific reports.
Note: free scientific reports
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
Online citation management licensed for all CUNY affiliates. Generate footnotes and bibliography in any writing style; organize citations and notes in your private library. RefShare allows document access for an invited group. 25 MB limit on individual file size; 5 GB individual account limit. RefWorks help guides, tutorials
Note: online citation management
Science Citation Index
Citations in the scholarly literature from 1900 to the present. Those new to this resource should begin with its tutorial. To search only this portion of Web of Science, scroll to bottom of search screen and check only Science Citation Index. Scopus is a similar citation index.
Note: science citations since 1900
Free science search engine includes links to open-access journals.
Note: open-access science journals
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
Springer eBook Collection
Text of 19,000 Springer books published from 2005 to the present as well as book series dating back to 1997. The titles cover biomedical and life sciences, computer science, medicine, physics, and related fields. Guide
Note: 19,000 books
Thieme Science Collection
Text of Plant Biology (2000 to present), Planta Medica (1999 to present), Synlett (2006 to present), and Synthesis (2006 to present).
Note: four journals
Holdings of thousands of American and international libraries. Make ILL requests with the Find it! button. Searchable in English, French, and Spanish. See an online tutorial to the database. See also the freely accessible version of WorldCat. Database Guide (PDF)
Note: holdings of thousands of libraries; make ILL requests through Find it!
Free union catalog containing the holdings of thousands of libraries. Use the Find-it at CUNY feature to look up titles in the CUNY library system and to make ILL requests. Mobile WorldCat: http://www.worldcat.org/m/
Note: free catalog of the holdings of thousands of libraries; request ILL items with find-it
Directory of Open Access Journals
Over 3,200 online journals arranged by subject. Supported by SPARC and the Open Society Institute.
Note: free full-text journals
Full text of 527 SAGE journals in the social sciences, sciences, humanities, technology, and medicine.
Note: 527 SAGE Journals
Full text since January 1997.
Note: 1997 to present
Full text from 1980 to the present for 1,576 journals and indexing and abstracting of all titles from their first issues. While all titles may be searched, CUNY has full-text access only for those journals to whose print versions either CUNY or SUNY subscribes. The green subscribed-journal icon indicates which are accessible in full text. Most of these journals are in the sciences and social sciences, but there are a few in the humanities, mostly in linguistics. To determine which are available in your discipline, click the Journals button at the top of the search screen. Select Subscribed Journals in the Display box and by Subject in the Sort box. Also see Scirus: For Scientific Information Only, which searches the Web and ScienceDirect at once. Database Guide (PDF)
Note: 1,576 science and social science journals
Full text of recent issues of 1,234 mostly social science and science journals.. Only the articles with the green-box symbol are available in full text. While the default search screen is Articles by citation, choose the Articles by text tab for most searches. SpringerLink can also be found at Baruch, Bronx Community College, Brooklyn, City College, Hunter, John Jay, Lehman, Queens, and Staten Island.
Note: 1,234 science & social science journals
Wiley Online Library
Full-text of more than 300 journals. The text is available for most journals beginning in 1997. Many Wiley journals provide online access to accepted articles before the print editions are published. Note that search results are displayed for more than 600 journals, not just those to which the Graduate Center has access.
Note: over 1,300 journals
Grad Center content includes:2,800+ electronic books and 3,400+ public-domain titles.
Note: 2,800+ scholarly books
Biomedical Image Library
Publicly accessible repository and retrieval system for original digital micrographs produced in support of basic biological research.
Resources from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
National Biological Information Infrastructure
Broad, collaborative program to provide increased access to information about America's biological resources.
Government site provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.
Public Library of Science: Biology
Open-access peer-reviewed journal.