A database is a collection of materials organized in a way that allows them to be searched. YouTube may be seen as a type of database. So is Amazon.com. You're already familiar with the concept of database use, even if you're not explicitly aware of it.
The databases on this page have been created specifically for academic use.
Some are specialized and focused on particular subjects, and many are multi-disciplinary, covering a variety of subjects. If you are working from off-campus, you will need to log in using your SLAS account.
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Large multidisciplinary database providing abstracts and select full text of scholarly and popular publications in a wide variety of subject disciplines, including art, literature, education, history, sociology, science, and engineering. Because of its broad subject and full text coverage, Academic Search Complete is a good starting point for research on virtually any topic. Click here for a search tutorial.
Coverage Dates: 1887 to present
Search across multiple Gale literature resources including all Gale Ebooks on literature, the Literature Resource Center, and Litfinder. You can find full text literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.
Full text access to complete back runs of scholarly journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Coverage for most journals does not include the last 3-5 years. Users can search across the entire database or limit their search to journals in specific subject disciplines. Click here for a search tutorial.
Coverage Dates: 1665 to present
The MLA Bibliography is now provided on the EBSCOHost platform! Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the MLA International Bibliography is an index for the study of language, literature, linguistics, rhetoric and composition, folklore, and film, covering scholarly publications from the early 20th century to the present. It includes citations to journal articles, books, articles in books, series, translations, scholarly editions, websites, and dissertations To check IF full text is available, click on the "Find it! @CUNY." This resource has the same citation content as the print MLA bibliography, not all the articles it references are instantly available in full text. If you need a particular article that is cited in the Bibliography and cannot find it in CUNY resources, you may need to use InterLibary Loan. Coverage Dates: 1926 to present
Comprehensive dictionary providing the meaning, history, and pronunciation for more than a half million words in the English language, past and present. Print edition located in Reference [Call Number: PE1625.O87].
Full-text articles from scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, and social sciences primarily covering the fields of literature, history, cultural studies, political science, religion, and the arts.