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Dictionaries

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Translations of thousands of Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish words and phrases.
Note: six languages

Databases

Books in Print Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Books in and out of print in all languages from publishers around the world.

Note: books in all languages from around the world

Global Books in Print Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Books in and out of print in all languages from publishers around the world.
Note: books in all languages from around the world

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Almost 300 entries on critics, theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.  Updated annually.

Note: full text of reference work

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

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

America: History & Life Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Abstracts of articles and reviews from over 1,700 journals published since 1954.  Database Guide (PDF)
Note: indexes over 1,700 journals

Arts & Humanities Citation Index Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Part of Web of Science, this database finds bibliographic citations, abstracts, cited references, and the number of times cited for articles from 1,160 international journals in the arts and humanities since 1975 as well as relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journal. Approximately 2,300 new records containing 15,525 new references are added each week. To search only this portion of Web of Science, scroll to bottom of search screen and check only Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Scopus is a similar citation index emphasizing the sciences and social sciences, with some humanities coverage.
Note: cited references since 1975

ARTstor Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Resource contains images
Nearly one million images of art and architecture. Online help.
Note: one million images

Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Primary and secondary sources focusing on Spanish and Hispanic-American literature and culture.
Note: Spanish and Hispanic-American bibliography

Biography Reference Bank Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
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

Communication and Mass Media Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
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 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

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

Essay & General Literature Index Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Contains citations to essays in collections of mostly scholarly works and miscellaneous works published since 1984 in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. More than 300 volumes are indexed annually. While there are no abstracts, complete contents of the volumes are listed. An extremely useful resource for all disciplines because it indexes sources not covered elsewhere.
Note: indexes essay collections

Ethnic NewsWatch Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
A full-text database for American ethnic newspapers, magazines, and journals in English and Spanish.
Note: American ethnic newspapers, etc.

Film Literature Index Unrestricted Resource
Indexes all the content of 150 film and television journals from 30 countries and selectively indexes 200 additional periodicals. Includes 700,000 citations of articles, film reviews, and book reviews from 1976-2001. This resource is not being updated. Also see Searching for DVDs and Videocassettes in CUNY+.
Note: free 1976-2001 index

Grove Art Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Electronic version of Grove's The Dictionary of Art. Also includes The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and 100,000 images from the Bridgeman Art Library. The 34 volumes of the text edition of Grove Art are available in the library's reference collection under Ref. N31.D5 1996. Database Guide (PDF).

Note: art dictionary

Grove Music Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Online version of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition. Also includes The Oxford Companion to Music and The Oxford Dictionary of Music. The 29 volumes of the text edition are available in the library's reference collection under Ref. ML100.N48 2001.  Grove Music also includes the contents of The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz and The New Grove Dictionary of Opera. A guide to the database is available. Database Guide (PDF)Searching for Music Scores and Sound Recordings in CUNY+. 
Note: music dictionary

HAPI: Hispanic American Periodicals Index Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
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

Humanities Full Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Includes abstracts of articles published in English from 1984 to the present in all fields of the humanities. Includes text from 287 periodicals.
Note: indexes journals since 1984

Humanities International Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
Indexes over 2,100 humanities sources, including journals, books, and reference works, with full text of 890 journals. In addition to articles and reviews, the database provides abstracts of fiction, poetry, photographs, and drawings.
Note: 890 journals

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

Literature Resources from Gale Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
MLA International Bibliography, as well as more than 10,000 bio-critical essays from Dictionary of Literary Biography; biographical information about over 130,000 writers from Contemporary Authors; all entries from Contemporary Literary Criticism since volume 95 and complete profiles of more than 200 of the most studied authors from previous editions of CLC; the Scribner Writers Series of 15-to-20-page essays about over 1,600 writers and literary genres; and the full text of 600 books from Twayne's Author Series. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: MLA, biographies, and criticism

LLBA: Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Bibliographic citations from over 1,500 linguistic and language periodicals from 1973 to the present. A detailed description of LLBA is available. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: indexes 1,500 journals

MLA (Modern Language Association) International Bibliography Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
MLA, available through Gale's Literature Resource Center, indexes over 3,000 periodicals dealing with literature, language, linguistics, folklore, and popular culture from 1926 to the present. MLA includes the full text from recent issues of 141 journals. Database Guide (PDF)



Note: literature & language index

Oxford Art Online (formerly Grove Art) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Electronic version of Grove's The Dictionary of Art. Also includes The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and 100,000 images from the Bridgeman Art Library. The 34 volumes of the text edition of Grove Art are available in the library's reference collection under Ref. N31.D5 1996. Database Guide (PDF).
Note: art dictionary

Oxford Music Online (formerly Grove Music) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Online version of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition. Also includes The Oxford Companion to Music and The Oxford Dictionary of Music. The 29 volumes of the text edition are available in the library's reference collection under Ref. ML100.N48 2001. Oxford Music Online also includes the contents of The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz and The New Grove Dictionary of Opera. Database Guide (PDF)Searching for Music Scores and Sound Recordings in CUNY+. 

Note: music dictionary

Project Muse Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 316 journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Click here for a list of the available titles.Database Guide (PDF)

Note: 316 scholarly journals

Social Sciences Citation Index Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
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 Services Abstracts Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Abstracts of articles from 1980 to the present.
Note: indexes journals since 1980

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

Sociological Abstracts Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Bibliographic citations from 2,600 journals concerned with sociology and related disciplines from 1963 to the present.
Note: indexes 2,600 journals

Twayne's Author Series Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 586 books providing biographical, critical, and bibliographic studies of writers from Chinua Achebe to Emile Zola and overviews of eighteen topics, including French structuralism, Native American literature, and women writers of the English renaissance. These writers and topics may also be searched within Literature Resources from Gale.
Note: biography & criticism

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!

Primary Sources

Google Books Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Full-text of public domain printed archival materials from libraries such as: the National Library of Catalonia, University Complutense of Madrid, Bavarian State Library, and the Lyon Municipal Library.

Style Guides

Chicago Manual of Style Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
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.

Bibliographies

Handbook of Latin American Studies Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
A bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by academics, edited by staff of the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress.
Note: Library of Congress bibliography on Latin America

Organizations

Lanic (Latin American Network Information Center) Unrestricted Resource
A directory of organizations produced by the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at the University of Texas at Austin. In English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Note: directory of organizations