Database Master List: Searchable list of databases

  • ABI/Inform Complete
    Contains full text scholarly journal articles as well as trade journals and industry newsletters, regional business news, magazines, and newspaper articles published worldwide (“Wall Street Journal” 1984-today).
  • Academic Onefile
    Journal articles on a wide range of topics.
  • Academic Search Alumni Edition
    Available to all SUNY New Paltz alumni. Alumni should access this database from within
    Designed for the research needs of the post-college professional.
  • Academic Search Complete
    Contains journal, magazine, and newspaper articles covering all subject areas.
  • ACLS Humanities E-book Project
    Searchable collection of over 3,300 academic electronic books, covering many aspects of history and the humanities. These are works of major importance, from 250 publishers, that remain vital to both scholars and advanced students, and are frequently cited in the literature.
  • ACS Journals
    Full text of: Biochemistry, Environmental Science & Technology, Journal of the Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, The Journal of Organic Chemistry and the ACS Legacy Archives
    agriculture & life sciences-related research & information
  • Alt HealthWatch
    Journals, magazines, and other material on alternative health care and wellness.
  • America: History and Life
    Journal articles, book reviews, dissertations, and more about the U.S. and Canada from prehistory to the present.
  • American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection
    American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals from 1684 through 1904. These specialized collections cover advertising, health, women's issues, science, the history of slavery, industry and professions, religious issues, culture and the arts, and more.
  • Applied Science & Technology Source
    Periodical articles about computer science, engineering, food industry, physics, textile industry, applied mathematics, and more.
  • Art & Architecture Complete
    offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting and full-text coverage of academic journals, magazines, and trade publications, as well as books. The database also provides an Image Collection of over 63,000 images provided by Picture Desk and others.
  • Art Index Retrospective
    Provides access to over half a century of art literature covering fine, decorative, and commercial art.
  • ARTstor Digital Archive Collection
    Digital images and information about works of visual art, including architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design from many times and cultures. Its collections comprise contributions from outstanding museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates from all over the world.
    an open access collection of works in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics
  • Astrophysics Data System
    an online database of over eight million astronomy and physics papers from both peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed sources.
  • Bibliography of the History of Art
    Index to journals, books, and book chapters, in art, covering 1975 to 2007. From the Getty Research Institute.
  • BioOne
    Research journals focused on biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.
  • Black Drama: Third Edition
    Includes plays, many previously unpublished, rare, or out-of-print, by playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Raises the curtain on information on related productions, theaters, and production companies. Contains full text.
  • Britannica Escolar
    In Spanish
  • Britannica Online
    Contains the Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools for conducting collegiate research.
  • Britannica School
    For grades (Pre K-12) and all reading abilities. Offers thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended websites
  • Business Insights: Essentials
    Contains company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, market research, chronologies and periodicals. Search for the company name, and look for reports or articles that discuss market share or competitors. Search industries by SIC or NAICs code. This resource also provides electronic access to The Encyclopedia of American Industries, Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries and The Encyclopedia of Global Industries, which have lengthy articles covering specific industries.
  • Business Source Alumni Edition
    Available to all SUNY New Paltz alumni. Alumni should access this database from within It is designed for the research needs of the post-college professional. The database provides 1,540 full text business magazines and journals, of which 780 are peer-reviewed.
  • Business Source Complete
    Business Source Complete provides full text from more than 1,600 scholarly business journals, and includes full text articles from newspapers, magazines, and trade publications. Additional full-text non-journal content includes SWOT analyses, country-specific industry reports, case studies, market research reports,country reports, and more.
  • CBS News 60 minutes
    transcripts and nearly 500 hours of 60 Minutes video from 1997–2014. Each news segment within the collection serves as a standalone short documentary on a specific news topic. Segments are also included from CBS News program Sunday Morning.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
    The Chronicle (Online) is published every weekday and is the source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Subscription is sponsored by the Provost Office.
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text
    Health and nursing periodicals, mostly academic.
  • Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online
    an encyclopedia of geographical places and features
  • ComDisDome: Communication Sciences and Disorders
    Journal articles, books, dissertations, Web sites, and institutions in speech-language pathology and audiology.
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete
    Journals covering all areas of communication and mass media studies.
  • Country Watch
    News and information on countries of the world.
  • CQ Researcher
    In-depth reports on current and controversial issues. Access limited to five simultaneous users.
  • DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals
    Provides access to free, full-text scholarly and scientific open access journals. More than 5000 journals are included.
  • Ebook Central (Formerly Ebrary)
    An online library of 100,000+ ebooks in a variety of subjects from academic, professional and trade publishers. Most of the e-books in Ebook Central are leased and may be removed from our subscription at the individual publisher's discretion. Future access to these ebooks is not guaranteed.
  • Ebrary (renamed Ebook Central)
    An online library of 100,000+ ebooks in a variety of subjects from academic, professional and trade publishers. Most of the e-books in Ebook Central are leased and may be removed from our subscription at the individual publisher's discretion. Future access to these ebooks is not guaranteed.
  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    Electronic versions of books including encyclopedias, handbooks & dictionaries. Each ebook has a limit of 1 user at a time.
  • EBSCOhost
    Multiple databases of journals and newspapers can be searched individually or concurrently. Topical coverage includes social sciences, education, humanities, business, natural sciences, health and medicine. Contains full text.
  • EconLit
    Journal articles, books, and dissertations on economics (1969 - present).
  • Education Source
    Contains full-text education journals, and encompasses an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks and more. Covers all levels of education—from early childhood to higher education—as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
  • Educational Administration Abstracts
    includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
  • eHRAF Archaeology Trial
    eHRAF Archaeology focuses on in-depth descriptive documents of archaeological traditions from around the world. Trial ends on 11/19/19.
  • eHRAF World Cultures Trial
    eHRAF World Cultures contains ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life. Trial ends on 11/19/19.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica
    Encyclopedia entries and articles, plus videos, an atlas, timelines, quotations, and more.
  • Energy & Power Source
    Energy & Power Source is a comprehensive full-text database all directly dealing with energy industry-related issues. Hundreds of key energy-focused industry and market reports are also included. This database also features tens of thousands of additional energy industry articles, benchmarks, and best practices, selected from thousands of trade and industry publications.
  • Entrepreneurial Studies Source
    Periodical articles and more, covering topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small business studies.
  • Environment Complete
    Journals and magazines covering the scientific and social aspects of environmental studies.
    ERIC, the Education Resources Information Center accessible here through the EBSCO interface provides access to the ERIC database which includes citations from Resources in Education (RIE) and the Current Index to Journals in Education CIJE). Also provides full text access to educational digests and links to more than 224,000 full text ERIC documents (ED numbers).
  • Films on Demand
    streaming educational videos covering a wide range of subject areas.
  • Fuente Académica Plus
    This full-text database offers Spanish- and Portuguese-language academic content for researchers studying a broad range of disciplines. The extensive collection of scholarly journals and quality titles from Latin America, Portugal and Spain are readily available in PDF format.
  • Gale Literature Resource Center
    Biographical, bibliographical, and critical analysis of literary figures and their writings from all time periods.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Full-text entries from encyclopedias and reference works.
  • General Onefile
    contains over 12,000 periodicals, newspapers, reference books and multimedia sources, over half of which are full text. The backfile extends nearly 30 years.
  • GeoRef
    Comprehensive geoscience database produced by the American Geological Institute.
  • Google Scholar
    Google Scholar allows you to search across a wide range of academic literature. It draws on information from journal publishers, university repositories, and other websites that it has identified as scholarly.
  • Grove Art Online
    Leads to full-text articles from the 34-volume Dictionary of Art, plus searchable cross-references and web links to the collections of leading art galleries around the world. Access limited to eight simultaneous users.
  • Grove Music Online
    contains the full text of several music reference works, most importantly Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, and The Oxford Dictionary of Music. Access is limited to 8 simultaneous users.
  • HarpWeek
    Browse or search the full-text, full-image electronic version of Harper's Weekly for the years 1857-1865, covering the Civil War.
  • Health Reference Center Academic
    Journals, magazines, pamphlets, newsletters, and additional information covering health topics.
  • Health Source - Consumer Edition
    Consumer health information from periodicals, pamphlets, and reference books.
  • Highwire Press
    is the largest archive of free full-text science on Earth!
  • Historical Abstracts
    Periodical articles, books, and dissertations about world history from 1450 to the present, excluding the U.S. and Canada.
  • Historical New York Times
    search the New York Times online full text from 1851-2015.
  • Humanities E-book Project
    Searchable collection of over 3,300 academic electronic books, covering many aspects of history and the humanities. These are works of major importance, from 250 publishers, that remain vital to both scholars and advanced students, and are frequently cited in the literature.
  • Humanities Source
    Journals and other important resources in the humanities.
  • IEEE Digital Library
    full text access to the world's highest quality technical literature in engineering and technology.
  • Infotrac Newsstand
    This full-text newspaper database has several New York newspapers and over 1,000 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers.
    An archive of complete digitized back runs of core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, and sciences, starting with the very first issues. STL subscribes to the following collections: Arts & Sciences I, II, III, Business I, Life Sciences, and many individual journals.
  • Kanopy Streaming Video
    Select list of licensed to use films for the New Paltz campus
  • Kids Infobits
    Magazine and newspaper articles, reference sources, images, and other materials for students in grades K through five. Covers a wide range of topics.
  • Klimt02
    Klimt02 highlights the work of contemporary jewelry and artists worldwide and provides a forum for creative exchange and discourse. This database features current and archival works from museums, galleries, and private collections and is searchable by exhibition, artist, and geographic location.
  • Latin American News Digest
    Strives to provide wide coverage in English of news by Latin American media within 19 countries of that region, in Spanish or Portuguese. English summaries have links to original articles. Subjects include arts and culture, economy, environment, society, inter-American and international relations, politics, travel, and war, drugs, violence, and a section on classroom use.
  • LexisNexis Academic (renamed Nexis Uni)
    This database replaces LexisNexis Academic. Nexis Uni™ features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis®—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.
  • LGBT Life with Full Text
    Journals, magazines, and newspapers covering lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgenderd studies.
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text
    Journals, research reports and more, covering librarianship, information retrieval, and information management.
  • LitFinder
    Provides access to full-text poems, stories, plays and more. Used as a stand-alone resource, or as a complement to Gale's Literature Resource Center, LitFinder is a great resource for finding complete works and additional information sources such as biographies, essays and explanations. Contains full text.
  • Loeb Classical Library
    The digital Loeb Classical Library contains the full texts of more than 520 volumes of Greek and Latin texts and parallel English translations. Users can search across the full corpus of texts in Greek, Latin, and English; browse the entire database by author, language, period, form, genre, or subject; and bookmark, annotate, and share content. The Loeb library represents the entire ancient Greek and Latin literary heritage, including epic and lyric poetry, tragedy and comedy, history, travel, philosophy, and oratory, as well as the ancient writers on medicine and mathematics.
  • London Times Digital Archive
    Provides a complete digital edition of the Times (London) from 1785-2010.
  • MasterFILE Premier
    Periodical articles on all topics.
  • MathSciNet
    MathSciNet is the searchable Web database providing access to the Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications (from 1940 to the present).
  • MEDLINE with Full Text
    Journals published internationally covering all areas of medicine.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
    Information about and reviews of standardized tests covering education, psychology, personality, and more. Access limited to 4 simultaneous users
  • Mergent Online
    A fully searchable database with financials details of over 25,000 active and inactive companies.
  • Military & Government Collection
    Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.
  • MLA International Bibliography
    Modern Language Association's database of journal articles, books, and more, pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.
  • NAXOS Music Library
    Online recordings of classical, jazz, world and folk musics, with liner notes and other supplementary texts
  • Naxos Music Library Jazz
    Naxos Music Library Jazz offers close to 60,000 tracks of jazz from over 5,200 albums, with over 7,000 jazz artists represented. Access limited to four simultaneous users. Be sure to logout when finished with database.
  • New York State Newspapers
    major newspapers published in the state of New York, including the New York Times and the New York Post
  • New York Times (Current)
    Full-text coverage, 1980-present
  • New York Times (Historical)
    search the New York Times online full text from 1851-2015.
  • Newspaper Source Plus
    Articles from U.S. and international newspapers and newswires.
  • Nexis Uni (Formerly LexisNexis Academic)
    This database replaces LexisNexis Academic. Nexis Uni™ features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis®—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.
  • NOVELNY: New York Online Virtual Electronic Library
    an online library available to every New Yorker, free of charge.
  • NYS Historic Newspapers
    Provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York's unique history.
  • Open Access Theses and Dissertations
    Provides open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1000 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes 2,158,041 theses and dissertations.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    Presents opposing views on a wide range of social issues.
  • Oxford Art Online
    Search full-text articles from the 34-volume Grove Dictionary of Art to find information about individual artists, art movements, and techniques. Access limited to eight simultaneous users.
  • Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
    The authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium with definitions, history, and pronunciation of words.
  • Oxford Music Online
    Contains the full text of several music reference works, most importantly Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, and The Oxford Dictionary of Music. It also provides contextual to links to images, sound, and other related web sites. Access limited to 8 simultaneous users.
  • Philosopher's Index
    Journal articles and books in philosophy and related fields.
  • Points of View Reference Center
    Essays and articles that present multiple sides of current issues.
  • Political Science Complete
    Political Science Complete (PSC) contains full text for over 450 journals, and indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,100 titles, (including top-ranked scholarly journals). The database also features full-text reference books and monographs, and full-text conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association.
  • Project Gutenberg
    over 50,000 free full text e-books
  • Project Muse
    Scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
  • ProQuest Central Essentials
    This resource provides access to 12 complete, full-text ProQuest databases in major subject areas such as Science, Technology, Business, Health, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, as well as US national and regional newspapers
  • ProQuest Education Journals
    full-text journals in education and related fields.
  • ProQuest Healthcare Administration Database
    coverage for more than 580 key journals in health administration.
  • ProQuest Historical Black Newspaper Collection Trial
    A custom ProQuest cross-search providing full-text access to the complete backfiles of nine major African American community newspapers--Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003), Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988), Chicago Defender (1909-1975), Cleveland Call and Post (1934-1991), Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005), New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), Norfolk Journal and Guide (1921-2003), Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001), and Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002). Includes original page images digitized from microfilm. Trial ends on 11/15/19.
  • ProQuest Psychology Journals
    full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications
  • ProQuest Research Library
    access 3,000+ scholarly journals, magazines &newspapers - with full text and images
  • ProQuest Social Science Journals
    full-text periodicals covering the social sciences
    Full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychology Association.
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
    a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.
  • PsycINFO
    The American Psychological Association's PsycINFO database, with over 2,000,000 records, is the most comprehensive international database of psychology. It covers the academic research and practice literature in psychology from over 45 countries in more than 25 languages.
  • PubChem
    information on the biological activities of small molecules
  • Public Affairs Index
    Covers all aspects of national and global contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international commerce and conflict. This database draws from a diverse array of scholarly journals, conference papers, trade publications and government documents to provide up-to-date information on a broad range of topics of concern to the world today.
  • PubMed
    provides free of charge access to all MEDLINE citations
  • PubMed Central
    PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
  • Readers' Guide Retrospective
    Covers a wide range of topics from popular, general interest periodicals published in the United States, 1890-1982. Including full coverage of the original print volumes of the Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature.
  • Regional Business News
    Full-text regional business publications and newswires from around the world.
  • SAGE Humanities and Social Science
    a collection of 419 peer-reviewed, full-text journals. Coverage includes journals in business (organizational studies, organizational behavior, etc.), communication/media, criminology, education, political science, psychology, sociology, anthropology, economics, gender studies, geography, history, linguistics, philosophy, and social work
  • Sage Knowledge
    Searchable collection of over 150 academic encyclopedias and other e-books, covering the social sciences and humanities. Formerly known as Sage Reference Online.
  • Salem Press
    authoritative full text encyclopedias.
  • ScienceDirect
    Journals in the fields of science, technology, medicine, and the social sciences from Elsevier Science and other publishers.
  • SciFinder Scholar
    online access to 5 major Chemical Abstracts Service literature, reaction & regulatory databases. On-campus access only. Important: New Paltz users must register (and use your SUNY New Paltz e-mail address) before accessing the database. In order to use the database, you need to register and create a username and password.
  • Social Sciences Full Text
    Provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language social science journals
  • SocINDEX
    Journals in sociology and social work, plus coverage of anthropology, criminal justice, gender studies, and more. Also indexes books and conference papers.
  • South Asia Archive Trial
    South Asia Archive is a specialist research and teaching resource which provides culturally and historically significant material from across the Indian sub-continent. The material was collected by the South Asia Research Foundation (SARF) over a number of years with the objective of preserving Indian cultural heritage. The result is an eclectic collection that opens up opportunities for serendipitous discoveries presenting users with the opportunity to focus on a diverse range of article, dissertation and thesis topics. Trial ends on 11/18/19
    Benefits include:
    • 4.5 million pages. All full-text searchable allowing researchers and students to examine a wide and extensive corpus of material at their desk without having to visit numerous archives
    • Journal serials including Calcutta Law Journal, Indian Annual Register, The Eastern Economist, The Asiatic Review and the Indian Review
    • Over 1500 rare books,consisting of some series including The Bibliotheca Indica
    • Thousands of reports and proceedings from colonial and post-colonial India
    • 16 document types; government acts, books,calendars, catalogues, census’, directories, gazette, journals, film pamphlets, legal documents, magazines, manuals, maps, proceedings,reports, and statistics
    • A range of very rare Indian film booklets from the period 1933 – 1953
    • Documents catalogued by subject specialist editors, with expert commentaries
    • 946 documents in vernacular languages,primarily Bengali and Sanskrit
  • SPIE Digital Library
    A collection of optics and photonics research, including technical papers, conference proceedings, and eBooks. Open Access publications and free content are available.
  • Springer Americas
    Provides full-text access to over 1,500 scholarly journals from Springer Publishing. The collection is strong in mathematics and the physical and life sciences. It also includes important titles in psychology, sociology, business and economics.
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP)
    Online philosophy encyclopedia that is kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of an Editorial Board.
  • Tests in Print with Mental Measurements Yearbook
    provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Tests in Print is a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print.Access limited to 4 simultaneous users
  • Theatre in Video
    Streaming video of over 250 dramatic productions and documentaries about theater, covering works from Sophocles through 20th century playwrights. Access limited to three simultaneous users.
  • Times Digital Archive (London)
    Provides a complete digital edition of the Times (London) from 1785-2010.
  • U.S. Hispanic Newsstream
    offers access to the largest collection of leading Hispanic newspapers, news wires, websites and blogs in full text from US publishers in both Spanish and English including El Diario/La Prensa (New York City), La Opinión (Los Angeles), La Prensa (San Antonio) and Extra (Chicago).
  • U.S. Newsstream
    Search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring top newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format
  • ValueLine Research Center
    on-line access to Value Line's leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks. Access limited to six simultaneous users. Be sure to logout when finished with database.
  • Vocational and Career Collection
    full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals covering topics such as computer & data processing, nursing, interior design, law enforcement, hospitality and tourism, and more
  • Women and Social Movements in the U.S., 1600-2000
    Many resources, including books, primary documents, images, scholarly essays, commentaries, bibliographies, and more, documenting the multiplicity of women's activism in public life.
  • WorldCat
    Catalog of books, media, computer programs, musical scores, Web resources, and other materials in libraries worldwide.