descriptions: humanities & social sciences • general interest
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Infotrac Newsstand

Coverage dates: 1980 to present.
Update frequency: daily.
Availability: campuswide.
 
  

 


Full text articles from more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.

Follow this link for a list of included titles (Excel spreadsheet).

Subsidized by the New York State Library through an LSTA grant from the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. Part of the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library (NOVELny).
  

 

  
National Newspaper Index

Starting dates:
Christian Science Monitor: 1980
Los Angeles Times: 1982
New York Times: 1980
Wall Street Journal (Eastern): March 2004
Wall Street Journal (Western): 1980
Washington Post: Feb. 1980

Updated weekly.
Availability: campuswide.

 

 
Front-to-back indexing of the Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. All articles, news reports, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, product evaluations, biographical pieces, poetry, recipes, columns, cartoons and illustrations, and reviews are included. The only items not included are weather charts, stock market tables, crossword puzzles, and horoscopes.

Also included are national and international news stories written by the staff writers of the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times. Other types of articles from these two papers are indexed selectively.

See also the New York State Newspapers database (below) for full text articles from The New York Times.

Subsidized by the New York State Library through an LSTA grant from the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. Part of the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library (NOVELny).
  

 

  
The New York Times Archive

Starting date: 1851
Availability: public

 

  
Directly from The New York Times Web site. Full text is free for most articles from 1987 to the present and from 1851-1922. (Articles from 1923-1986 are available for a fee.)

Requires user registration.
  

 

  
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Starting date: 1690.
Availability: public..

  

  

     
Search and read newspaper pages from 1900-1910 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).   
  

 


AP Images

Starting date: 1826
(Dates vary. See description.)
Availability: campuswide
  

  

  
Photographs, audio sound bytes, graphics and text from the Associated Press. One million photographs dating back to 1826 and as current as a few moments ago. Tens of thousands of graphics, more than 4,500 hours of audio files dating from the 1920s, and news stories and headlines dating from 1997.
  

 

  
ArticleFirst

Starting date: 1990
Updated daily.
Availability: campuswide.
  

  

  
An index to articles in thousands of journals, covering a wide range of subject areas.

Follow this link for a list of included titles.
     

 

  
ERIC

Starting date: 1966
Updated monthly.
Availability: campuswide.

  

  

  
Contains annotated references to non-journal material issued in the monthly Resources in Education (RIE) and to journal articles issued in the monthly Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE).

  

 

  
GPO Monthly Catalog

Starting date: 1976
Updated monthly.
Availability: campuswide.
  

  

  
Produced by the U.S. Government Printing Office, this catalog covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments.
  

 

  
PapersFirst

Starting date: October 1993
Updated semimonthly.
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vailability: campuswide.
  

  

  
An index to papers presented at worldwide meetings, conferences, expositions, workshops, congresses, and symposia. Covers published information received by the British Library Document Supply Center.

  

 

  
ProceedingsFirst

Starting date: October 1993. Updated semimonthly.
Availability: campuswide.
  

  

  
Provides an overview of an event's activities by listing the papers presented at worldwide meetings, conferences, expositions, workshops, congresses, and symposia. Covers published information received by the British Library Document Supply Center.

  

  descriptions: humanities & social sciences • general interest
     e-journals / e-texts
    
OAIster
  
Updates: quarterly
Availability: campuswide

  
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A union catalog of digital resources in open archive collections. Resources include digitized books and articles, born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies, and datasets.  
    
Critical Inquiry
  

Starting date: 1974
Frequency: quarterly
Availability: campuswide

  
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Critical Inquiry has published the best critical thought in the arts and humanities since 1974. Combining a commitment to rigorous scholarship with a vital concern for dialogue and debate, the journal presents articles by eminent critics, scholars, and artists on a wide variety of issues central to contemporary criticism and culture.

Library also has printed issues from 1974 to the present.

        
    
Daedalus
  

Starting date: Fall 2003 (online)
Frequency: quarterly
Availability: campuswide

  
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The official journal of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Library has printed issues from 1960 to the present.
 

    
Film Quarterly
  

Starting date: 1945
Frequency: quarterly
Availability: campuswide

  
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Film Quarterly publishes wide-ranging, well-crafted, incisive, and detailed writing for thoughtful movie lovers.

From 1951-1957, title was The Quarterly of Film Radio and Television. From 1945-1951, title was Hollywood Quarterly.

Library has printed issues from 1968-2010.

  
    
Third Text
  
Starting date: 1997 (online)
Frequency: quarterly
Availability: campuswide

  
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An international scholarly journal dedicated to providing critical perspectives on art and visual culture.

Library has printed issues from 1996 to the present.
 


Project Gutenberg
  
Availability: public.

 


Project Gutenberg, an online library, contains electronic texts (e-texts) of books and other works in the public domain. Includes classic literature, such as Alice in Wonderland and Paradise Lost, and reference works, such as Roget's Thesaurus.


 
Twayne's Authors Series

Availability: campuswide.   

  
 
The content of over 600 books that comprise three print series: United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors. The series is devoted to literary critical interpretation and discussion.

Subsidized by the New York State Library through an LSTA grant from the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. Part of the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library (NOVELny).
  
 
The Online Books Page

Availability: public.   
 
More than 25,000 free, legally accessible electronic books and serials. Created and maintained by John Mark Ockerbloom, a digital library planner and researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. Hosted by the University of Pennsylvania Library.
  
 
Gutenberg-e

Availability: public.   
  
 
A specialized collection of electronic books produced through a collaboration between the American Historical Association and Columbia University Press. Topics include Africa, colonial Latin America, and South Asia; Europe before 1800; military history and history of foreign relations; history of North America before 1900; and women's history or history of gender

Includes 22 titles as of November, 2007. (Not affiliated with Project Gutenberg.)
  
    
Journal of Urban Technology
  
Starting date: 1997 (online)
Frequency: 3 per year
Availability: campuswide

  
     
The Journal of Urban Technology publishes articles that review and analyze developments in urban technologies as well as articles that study the history and the political, economic, environmental, social, esthetic, and ethical effects of those technologies.

Library has printed issues from 1993-1997 and 2000 to the present.

  
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Oxford Reference

Date: Current
Updated irregularly.
Availability: campuswide.
  

    
Over 100 core reference titles from Oxford University Press, plus more than 50,000 additional in-depth, scholarly articles from titles in the Oxford Companions series and all 20,000 quotations from the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.

Follow this link for a complete list of sources.
  
  
 

  
Encyclopędia Britannica Online

Date: Current
Updated monthly.
Availability: campuswide.
  

    
Encyclopędia Britannica Online includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, the Britannica Book of the Year, and an Internet directory with links to Web sites selected, rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors.
  
  
 

  
The Oxford English Dictionary
  
Availability: campuswide.

    
The new online version of the Oxford English Dictionary, providing unparalleled access to the wealth of material contained in the acclaimed 20-volume Second Edition of the OED and the 3 volumes of Additions.
    
Refdesk.com: Facts Subject Index

  
Availability: public.
  
 
Links to a wide array of free reference sources, such as dictionaries, atlases and maps, encyclopedias, grammar and style guides, and phone books.
  
 
  
OneLook Dictionaries

  
Availability: public.
  
    
Find word definitions using a search engine linked to more than 700 online dictionaries.
    
WordReference.com
  
Availability: public.
  
 
  
An online foreign language dictionary, featuring English translation to and from Spanish, German, Italian and French.
  
    
Health Reference Center Academic  
  
Starting dates vary. Earliest are 1980.
Updated daily.
Availability: campuswide.

  
   
Includes over 2800 journals and magazines, many of which are full text. Contains nursing and allied health journals, other medical journals, newsletters and consumer health magazines.

Follow this link for a list of included journal titles (spreadsheet format).
Follow this link for a list of included journal titles (HTML format).

Follow this link for a list of included reference titles (spreadsheet format).

Subsidized by the New York State Library through an LSTA grant from the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. Part of the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library (NOVELny).
  
    
American National Biography  
  
Availability: campuswide.
  
    
Profiles of more than 18,000 persons who have influenced and shaped American history and culture, from the well-known to the infamous and the obscure. Updated quarterly, with hundreds of new entries each year and revisions of previously published entries to enhance their accuracy and currency.
  
    
The FindLaw Constitutional Law Center
  
Availability: public.
  
       
An educational resource site dedicated to the United States Constitution and the U.S. Supreme Court. Designed with students and the general public in mind, the FindLaw Constitutional Law Center features historical documents, biographies, and Supreme Court decisions.
  
 

  
World Almanac

Updated annually.
Availability: campuswide.

  

  

 
A fundamental reference source including biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, and statistics.

  

          
  last updated October 23, 2012