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Dissertations

Digital Dissertations/Abstracts and Full Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
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

Subject Specific Resources

SciFinder Scholar (client version) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Chemical and related scientific information. Requires download and installation.
Note: chemical information

SciFinder Scholar (Web version for registered users) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Chemical and related scientific information. Requires registration. 

See useful tutorials and  search strategies.

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To disable browser warnings:


IE=>Tools => Internet Options =>  Advanced Tab =>  Scroll to the bottom and uncheck “Warn about certificate address mismatch*”
Note: Special Note for remote users, click more info link

American Chemical Society Journals (ACS) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 31 ACS journals from their first issues to the present.
Note: 31 journals

Directory of Open Access Journals in Chemistry Unrestricted Resource
Directory of Open Access Journals in Chemistry

SciFinder Scholar (Web version for unregistered users) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Chemical and related scientific information. Requires registration. 

See useful tutorials and  search strategies.

Special note for remote users:  after logging in with proxy, please ignore browser warning and click continue,  The browser is merely expecting, SSL certificate confirmation.

To disable browser warnings:


IE=>Tools => Internet Options =>  Advanced Tab =>  Scroll to the bottom and uncheck “Warn about certificate address mismatch*”
Note: Special Note for remote users, click more info link

Databases

BioMed Central Unrestricted Resource
Open-access journals in biology and medicine.  As of 2011, 212 titles are available.

Note: 212 journals

Multi-Database Search Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available Resource contains images
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 Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
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

SpringerProtocols Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
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 Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
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

ACM Digital Library Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
Provides the full-text of Association for Computing Machinery periodicals and proceedings since 1985. Online help.
Note: journals since 1985

American Mathematical Society Journals Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 17 AMS journals.
Note: 17 journals

Annual Reviews Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
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

Applied Science Abstracts Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Indexes 350 international and English-language periodicals in mathematics, physics, computer technology, and engineering from October 1983 to the present. Searchable in English, French, and Spanish.
Note: indexes 350 journals

Bioone Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
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 Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
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 Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
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

GreenFile Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Global warming, energy conservation, natural resources, and pollution are among the issues addressed by this bibliographic database.
Note: Environmental resources

Journal Citation Reports Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
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

JSTOR Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
The Arts and Sciences I-IX collections of JSTOR offer the full text of 1,729 scholarly journals including African studies, anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art history, classical studies, ecology, economics, education, feminist and women's studies, film studies,  folklore, geography, history, , language,  literature,  Middle East studies, music, performing arts, philosophy, religion, sociology.  Coverage begins with the first issue of almost every journal and continues through varying periods within the last five years. Click here for a list of the journals by subject and the available dates. Click here for an alphabetical list. Using JSTOR with such citation-management tools as EndNote and RefWorks requires creating a MyJSTOR account. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: 1,729 scholarly journals

Medline with Full Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
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

Nature Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Text of all content from 1997 to present. Tables of content from 1950 to present.
Note: 1997 to present

Plants Database Unrestricted Resource
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 (PLoS) Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
PLoS Biology, PLoS Computational Biology, PLoS Genetics, PLoS Medicine, and PLoS Pathogens offer open access to recent scientific reports.
Note: free scientific reports

PubMed Central Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
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

Science Citation Index Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
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

Scirus Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Free science search engine includes links to open-access journals.
Note: open-access science journals

Scopus Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
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

Serials Directory Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Bibliographic and contact information about over 184,000 U.S. and international periodicals.
Note: periodical information

Springer eBook Collection Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
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 Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Text of Plant Biology (2000 to present), Planta Medica (1999 to present), Synlett (2006 to present), and Synthesis (2006 to present).
Note: four journals

Web of Science Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
The Graduate Center subscribes to the full run of Web of Science, covering the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. After performing a search, click the Web of Science button for a complete record, which includes a bibliographic citation, abstract, cited references, and times cited.
Note: cited references in all disciplines

WorldCat (FirstSearch) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
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!

Journal Articles

Directory of Open Access Journals Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Over 3,200 online journals arranged by subject. Supported by SPARC and the Open Society Institute.
Note: free full-text journals

Directory of Open Access Journals in Biology and the Life Sciences Unrestricted Resource
Directory of Open Access Journals in Biology and Life Sciences

SAGE Premier Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 527 SAGE journals in the social sciences, sciences, humanities, technology, and medicine.
Note: 527 SAGE Journals

Science Magazine Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text since January 1997.
Note: 1997 to present

ScienceDirect Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
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

SpringerLink Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
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 Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
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

E-Books

NetLibrary Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Grad Center content includes:2,800+ electronic books and 3,400+ public-domain titles.

  • Books may be checked out for twenty-four hours.
  • Mac users must download a free PDF browser plug-in for off-campus use.

Note: 2,800+ scholarly books

Libraries, Archives, and Manuscripts

Biomedical Image Library Unrestricted Resource Resource contains images
Publicly accessible repository and retrieval system for original digital micrographs produced in support of basic biological research.

Web Sites

The Bio-Web Unrestricted Resource
Cell and Molecular Biology News, Books, Tools and Resources

Biochemistry Ph. D. Program at the Graduate Center Unrestricted Resource
Biochemistry Ph. D. Program at the Graduate Center

DNA Interactive Unrestricted Resource
Resources from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

National Biological Information Infrastructure Unrestricted Resource
Broad, collaborative program to provide increased access to information about America's biological resources.