Research Databases

Research Databases

Research databases are subscription-based services that offer you access to thousands of books, magazine articles, images, charts and primary sources. These databases contain scholarly and peer-reviewed articles written by credible authors, such as journalists, researchers and experts in their field. Home access to these resources requires a valid library card with the exception of select NOVELNY databases that permit direct access.

The databases below are shown in alphabetical order. Click on the Filters bar to see a list of database categories and hit "Apply" to be shown a particular category.


Database Type
Logo for Academic OneFile

Gale’s premier periodical resource, Academic OneFile, provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.

Logo for Agriculture Collection

With broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, this collection provides a comprehensive view of a growing body of knowledge. Researchers will have access to current and authoritative periodical content that spans the industry—from practical aspects of farming to cutting-edge scientific research in horticulture. 

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The AVP archive includes polling data from nearly every major organization that has conducted polls in the United States today, including academic, media, foundation, nonprofit and private industry pollsters. The archive also includes data from polling organizations based in other countries. 

Logo for Art Museum Image Gallery

Drawing from distinguished museums from around the world, this database offers unparalleled access to high-quality art images and related multimedia. Art Museum Image Gallery covers a broad range of time and place, with art from Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas

Logo for Brainfuse JobNow

JobNow, powered by Brainfuse, provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.

Logo for Britannica Academic Edition

Delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the venerable Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough collegiate research—all from one resource.

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Encyclopædia Britannica ofrece una enciclopedia Primaria españoles, que contiene imágenes, vídeos en español, y materiales didácticos especialmente diseñados para los estudiantes más jóvenes.

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Britannica School is specially designed for differentiated instruction, allowing students to move easily to material of higher or lower reading levels as needed. The content of Britannia School is reliable, age-appropriate, updated continuously and closely correlated to all curriculum standards, including the new Common Core State Standards, for which it provides a multitude of suitable texts in all subjects. A recent winner of the prestigious Golden Lamp Award.

Logo for Business Economics & Theory Collection

The Business Economics & Theory Collection offers instant access to full-text academic journals and magazines—with a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit bibliographic index. Content is useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends, constructing economic models, investing for the future, researching rates, and more.

Logo for Business Insights Essentials

User-friendly resource, combining authoritative information and statistical data with analytical tools to explore real world application. Much more than an aggregation of full-text articles, Gale Business Insights: Essentials is easy for students, researchers, and professionals to use in-depth information on U.S. businesses, industries and products.

Logo for Communication & Mass Media Collection

Brings together information found in more than 400 journals on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature, meet the needs of researchers.

Logo for Computer Database

Provides access to leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries covering everything from hardware to the cloud.

Logo for Consumer Health Complete

 This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.

Logo for Criminal Justice Collection

Informs the research process for those studying law, law enforcement, terrorism, homeland security, forensic science, and more.

Logo for Culinary Arts Collection

Offers more than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content.

Logo for Diversity Studies Collection

Collection of journals that explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community.

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Logo for Educator's Reference Complete

Provides periodical and journal articles on multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty—such as technology, bilingual education, health education, testing, administration and more.

Logo for Environmental Studies and Policy

Addresses environmental concerns and research with coverage from more than 300 journals and book reference content.

Logo for Expanded Academic ASAP

Collection of scholarly journals and general interest titles that covers everything from art and literature to economics and the sciences.

Logo for Fine Arts and Music Collection

Periodical database for serious students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

Logo for Gale PowerSearch

PowerSearch 2.0 simplifies browsing through Gale's more than 20,000 publications, providing the ability to search across more than 150 million documents. 

Logo for Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection

Serves horticultural enthusiasts of all levels with more than 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals, as well as more than 20 reference titles.

Logo for Gender Studies Collection

Offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family, and marital issues, LGBTQ community, and more.

Logo for General OneFile

Our largest general-interest periodical resource allows users to find the information they want quickly, with intuitive searching that ensures they tap into quality sources.

Logo for General Reference Center GOLD

A wide range of full-text titles, indexes, and abstracts from magazines, newspaper articles, children's magazines, almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries, reference books, and more.

Logo for General Science Collection

With the General Science Collection, researchers can remain current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and hundreds of other areas.

Logo for Health Reference Center: Academic

Discover periodicals and reference book content designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers.

Logo for HeritageQuest

Online database, of expanding collections, that contains searchable images and corresponding indexes of the U.S. Federal Census records, searchable digitized books of family and local histories, genealogical and local history serials, and primary sources (such as directories, biographies, documentary collections, and military records).

Logo for Home Improvement Collection

Offers more than 4.5 million articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles, covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.

Logo for Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection

Access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural, and economic aspects of travel and tourism.

Logo for Information Science and Library Issues Collection

Provides access to periodical content covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information, and more.

Logo for Informe Académico

Provides access to a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America.

Logo for InfoTrac Newsstand

Provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio, and TV broadcasts and transcripts.

Logo for Insurance and Liability Collection

Connects researchers to hundreds of thousands of updated articles from leading journals, including: Business Insurance, Claims, Employee Benefit News, National Underwriter Life & Health, Pensions & Investments, Risk Management, and more.

Logo for Kids InfoBits

Provides authoritative, age-appropriate, curriculum-aligned digital content covering a broad range of educational topics including Animals, Arts, Geography Literature, Social Studies, Technology, and more. 

Logo for Literary Reference Center

Provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Includes plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, poems, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and more.

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Logo for Military & Intelligence Database

Library resource offering authoritative periodical content covering past and present military affairs.

NY State Historica Newspapers logo

The NYS Historic Newspapers project provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York's unique history.

Logo for New York State Newspapers

A collection of New York newspapers.

Logo for Nursing & Allied Health Collection

Provides access to authoritative content supporting nursing professionals already working in the field, as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

New York Heritage Digital Collection logo featuring image of Statue of Liberty

New York Heritage is a portal for learning more about the people, places and events that contributed to the making of New York State.

Logo for Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Database designed to support science, social studies, current events, and language arts presents each side of important issues and empowers learners to develop information literacy and critical thinking skills.

Logo for Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy Collection

Offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more with access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of fitness and sports.

Logo for Pop Culture Collection

Provide access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture.

Logo for Popular Magazines

Provide access to the most searched magazines focusing on current events, sports, science and health issues.

Logo for Psychology Collection

Provide access to authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology.

Logo for Religion & Philosophy Collection

Provide access to a comprehensive collection of periodical content covering topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions.

Logo for Research in Context

Created specifically for middle schoolers, this database combines reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.

Logo for Small Business Collection

Covers all major areas relevant to a new entrepreneur or experienced business owner, including financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, taxes, and more.

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TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. TBL also includes National Geographic videos and games.

Logo for US History Collection

Library resource that provides periodical content covering events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work established in the field.

Logo for Vocation & Career Collection

Library resource that provides current and applicable periodical content to aid in career and vocational research -- from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

Logo for War & Terrorism Collection

Library resource that provides authoritative periodical content addressing both historic and contemporary topics in the fields of war and terrorism.

Logo for World History Collection

Provides balanced coverage of events in world history with relevant articles updated daily - both current thinking and established scholarly work.