Berkeley Electronic Press
Note: economics journals
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
Europa World Online
Political and economic information about over 250 countries and territories.
Note: political and economic information
Gale News Vault
The Graduate Center has a trial through October 13 to the archives of several British newspapers from the seventeenth century to the present and to nineteenth-century American newspapers. Includes the Times Literary Supplement and the Financial Times. Can be searched with the Economist and the London Illustrated News.
Note: trial ends Oct. 13
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
Oxford Scholarship Online
Full text of 3,772 scholarly books published by Oxford University Press. While the Graduate Center 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, philosophy, political science, and psychology. Guide
Note: text of scholarly 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 Provides the widest possible range of print and nonprint, published and unpublished, and electronic and other forms of U.S. and international statistical data on industrial, business, social, educational, financial, and other topics.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
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
Business & Company Resource Center
Business periodicals and company profiles
Note: periodicals and company profiles
Business Source Complete
Full text of over 3,200 scholarly business journals and periodicals as well as indexing for 800 more titles. Also includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, and company profiles.
Note: over 3,200 periodicals
Bibliographic citations of articles from over 750 international journals from 1969 to the present and abstracts of many articles beginning with 1987. Some books, dissertations, conference proceedings, etc. are also indexed. Database Guide (PDF)
Note: indexes 750 journals
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
Handbooks in Economics Series
Text of 31 Elsevier titles.
Note: 31 titles
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
International Financial Statistics (IMF)
Standard source of international statistics compiled by the International Monetary Fund on all aspects of international and domestic finance. It reports, for most countries of the world, current data needed in the analysis of problems of international payments and of inflation and deflation. The Web interface allows subscribers to browse the database, select series of interest, display the selected series in a spreadsheet format, and save the selected series for transfer to other software systems such as Excel. Subscription paid by Student Technology Fee.
Note: IMF statistics
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
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
Full-text news, business, and legal, and database with access to over 12,000 sources. Offers 1,639 news sources from around the world, including most of the world's major English-language newspapers, including The New York Times since June 1, 1980, and Chronicle of Higher Education since September 1997. It also includes many non-English language newspaper titles, as well as scholarly journals, trade journals, popular magazines, sources for legislation statues and codes, scientific and medical publications, and news blogs. Database Guide (PDF)
Note: news, business, and legal database
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
NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research
Full text of working papers by over 500 professors. After selecting a title, click on Information for subscribers and others expecting no-cost downloads, and enter your CUNY e-mail address in the form. Access only for those with CUNY e-mail addresses.
Note: professors' working papers
New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
Over 1,850 articles by more than 1,500 economists.
Note: over 1,850 articles
PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service International)
Bibliographic citations from journals, books, government documents, and additional sources dealing with public policy, social policy, and the social sciences in general from 1915 to the present. Database Guide (PDF)
Note: public-policy citations
Bibliographic citations from journals, books, government documents, and additional sources dealing with public policy, social policy, and the social sciences in general from 1915 to the present.
Note: citations beginning 1915
Palgrave Connect Economics and Finance
The Graduate Center has a trial of full-text books published in 2006 through March 31.
Note: trial ends March 31
SAGE Management & Organization Studies Collection
Full text of 40 SAGE journals in management, organization studies, business, human resources, marketing, public policy, public administration, and industrial relations from 1947 to the present. Twenty-one journals are available from their first issues.
Note: 40 journals since 1947
Full text of 527 SAGE journals in the social sciences, sciences, humanities, technology, and medicine.
Note: 527 SAGE 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
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
Web of Science
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
Wiley Online Library
Full-text of more than 1,300 humanities, science, and social science journals published by Wiley and Blackwell. Text is available for most journals beginning in 1997.
Note: over 1,300 journals
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
World Data Analyst
Statistical profiles of over 200 countries.
Note: statistical profiles of 200 countries
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Provides citations of articles in political science, international relations, international law, public administration, public policy, and related topics from 1975 to the present. It indexes over 1,500 titles, 67% of which are from outside the United States. Almost 500,000 records are included, with 20,000 more added annually.
Note: indexes 1,500 journals
The Millennium Development Goals and the Road to 2015
Building on Progress and Responding to Crisis
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.
Marxist Internet Archive
The Marxist Internet Archive (MIA) is an all-volunteer, non-profit public library that aims to maintain an archive of any and all writings which are Marxist or relevant to the understanding of Marxism and can be lawfully published. Provides extensive databases of documents, photos, and biographies, as well as original documents on the Paris Commune, the early history of the Soviet Union, and the history of the Spanish Civil War. Also provides the online Encyclopedia of Marxism, which contains biographies, terms, organizations, events and places relevant to the history of Marxism.
Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
"BEA's economic statistics, which provide a comprehensive, up-to-date picture of the U.S. economy, are key ingredients in critical decisions affecting monetary policy, tax and budget projections, and business investment plans. The cornerstone of BEA's statistics is the national income and product accounts (NIPAs), which feature the estimates of gross domestic product (GDP) and related measures." Data on this site may be used in pre-formatted tables and many of the data sets are available in downloadable formats as well.
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.
Economic Programs from the Census
"The Economic Census provides a detailed portrait of the Nation's economy once every five years, from the national to the local level. The 1997 Economic Census covers nearly all of the U.S. economy in its basic collection of establishment statistics. There also are several related programs, including statistics on minority and women-owned businesses. Censuses of agriculture and governments are conducted at the same time. The first reports from the 2002 Economic Census are now available as well." This site can be searched by NAICS codes.
Economic Report of the President - Statistical Tables
National level time series data available for download as Excel files.
Economic Statistics Briefing Room
Includes: Employment, Income, International, Money, Output, Prices, Production, Transportation.
Federal Reserve Board
Conducts "the nation's monetary policy; supervising and regulating banking institutions and protecting the credit rights of consumers; maintaining the stability of the financial system; and providing certain financial services to the U.S. government, the public, financial institutions, and foreign official institutions." As a result of these duties, their statistical releases are heavily anticipated by the financial community. Get statistics from the Fed here.
Google U.S. Government Search
Government Document Search Engine.
Government Document Center (Univ. of Michigan)
The Documents Center is a central reference and referral point for government information, whether local, state, federal, foreign or international. Its web pages are a reference and instructional tool for government, political science, statistical data, and news.
Issued by the Office of Management and Budget, the Budget of the United States Government is a collection of documents that contains the budget message of the President, information about the President's budget proposals for a given fiscal year, and other budgetary publications that have been issued throughout the fiscal year. Other related and supporting budget publications, such as the Economic Report of the President, are included, which may vary from year to year.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)
NYPL's research and information center devoted to science and business. Located on Madison Ave between 34th and 35th Street.
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.
World Trade Organization
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is a global organization that deals with the rules of trade between nations.
American Economic Review-Survey of the top 20
Survey of the top twenty papers of the last 100 years.
Visual Economics is a website dedicated to displaying complicated financial and economic information in interesting, fun, and easy to understand ways.