Subject Librarian
email Priscilla Seaman

emailpseaman@albany.edu
phone(518) 442-3546
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Alt-HealthWatch

This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It contains full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Alt-PressWatch

Alt-PressWatch is a full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press. Includes critical perspectives on local and international issues confronting contemporary society within a broad spectrum of subject areas. The database offers free text searching and complete indexing. It is a current and retrospective collection and it provides viewpoints and perspectives to complement and challenge the coverage of the mainstream media.

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Coverage:
1988 +
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
Limited to two concurrent users
Ethnic Newswatch

Full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic and native press, searchable in English and Spanish.

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Coverage:
Mid-1980's +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
Limited to two concurrent users
Lexis Nexis - Nexis Uni

Databases for news, law, business, biography, medicine, and reference. A Source List is available for viewing.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies, some daily updates
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
New York State Newspapers

A subset of the Custom Newspaper database, provides access to the content of seven NYS regional newspapers, excluding the Albany Capital District. Includes the New York Times and the New York Post from 2002-.
Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.

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Coverage:
Varies; earliest coverage from 1996+
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Newspaper Source Plus

  • Cover to cover full text of 185 national and international newspapers
  • Full text television and radio news transcripts from CBS news, CNN, CNN international, FOX News, NPR, etc.
  • Selective full text for 392 U.S. regional newspapers
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Coverage:
1985-present
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Proquest Historical Newspapers - The New York Times

Full text of The New York Times.

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Coverage:
1851-2014
Updated:
Annually
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982

Indexes articles in the popular press. Includes citations to approximately 3 milliion articles from 375 leading magazines.

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Coverage:
1890-1982
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Westlaw Campus Research

Abridged version of Westlaw; includes full-text of state and federal court decisions, state and federal statutes, law reviews, American Jurisprudence 2d, and American Law Reports 2-5th and Fed.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
Limited to ten concurrent users