A collection of reference ebooks. Subject areas covered include arts, biography, business, education, environment, history, law, library science, literature, medicine, countries, multicultural studies, religion, science and social science.
Alternative/Former Name(s) & Keywords: Literature Resource Center
Gale's Literature Resource Center focuses on undergraduate students and provides access to biographical, bibliographical, and critical analysis from the core sources Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and Contemporary Literary Criticism, although additional Gale sources are represented. It includes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, and journalism. In addition, it includes a link to the full-text of Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, 1995. Please review the LRC's own "about file" for information on the database's coverage and updates that will appear frequently. User guide/tutorial
Alternative/Former Name(s) & Keywords: Literature Criticism Online
A collection of literary criticism, this resource brings together several multidisciplinary series representing a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres. Includes the full text from volumes since 2013 of the following titles: Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Nineteenth-century Literature Criticism, Twentieth-century Literary Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism
Alternative/Former Name(s) & Keywords: Health Reference Center - Academic
Offers a wide-range of current health information including medical journals and consumer health magazines (some in full text), medical pamphlets, medical reference books, dictionaries and directories.
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.
Journals & Magazines - varies. Other materials are current edition.
InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world. This database is available through NOVELNY. Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting 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).
From the New-York Historical Society, Gateway to North America: People, Places, and Organizations of 19th-Century New York is an archive chronicling the people and organizations of New York City during the 19th century. It is a unique collection of historical directories, member lists, travel guides and other resources. User guide/tutorial
GenderWatch is a full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Publications include academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government, non-governmental (n-g-o) special reports. User guide/tutorial
Explores the histories of fifteen key commodities that changed the world through a wide range of manuscript sources, rare books, maps, advertising, paintings, photographs and ephemera.This resource focuses on the following fifteen significant commodities whose stories are often intertwined: chocolate, coffee, cotton, fur, oil, opium, porcelain, silver and gold, spices, sugar, tea, timber, tobacco, wheat, and wine and spirits. User guide/tutorial
The Global War on Terrorism assembles research studies that analyze the goals and strategies of global terrorism. Theses studies, reports, and analyses were conducted by governmental agencies, and private organizations under contract with the Federal government. The documents in this collection are diverse in scope and emphasis. They dissect specific terrorist events, explore the goals beyond the violence, illuminate the psychology of terrorism, trace the origins and development of terrorist movements, particularly al-Queda, compare state-sponsored and independent terrorist activities, and address the formidable problem of developing feasible counterterrorist measures and polices. Source Institution: National Archives (United States)
Scholarly, multidisciplinary database for access to articles, papers, books, theses, etc. in the social sciences, humanities and sciences. (In order to link to materials owned by the University at Albany Libraries, you must set preferences when off campus. When you open up Google Scholar, select Settings. Then under Library Links check University at Albany, State University of New York - Full-Text @ My Library, SUNY - Albany - ProQuest Fulltext, University at Albany SUNY - Cengage Gale Full Text, University at Albany, SUNY - Find It @ UAlbany Libs, and Open Worldcat.)
No (Links to University Libraries and free resources)
Produced by the Government Publishing Office, govinfo has official, authenticated, digitized documents from Congress, the President, and a few other Federal agencies. It includes the United States Government Manual, bills, Statutes, congressional committee materials, the Congressional Record, the Compilation of Presidential Documents, the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, and opinions from more than 100 U.S. courts.
A bibliographic database containing nearly 300,000 records covering information about enviromental concerns. Contains backfiles to volume one, issue one for Bioscience, Journal of Environmental Planning & Management, Journal of Ecology, and Conservation Biology. Also contains bibliographic information for key nonscholarly titles. User guide/tutorial
Published by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Guide is a comprehensive bibliographic database that contains citations from the major English language publishers in computing. Coverage, which dates as far back as 1947, includes books, journal articles, conference proceedings, doctoral dissertations, master's theses, and technical reports. User guide/tutorial
GuideStar is a database of nonprofit organizations. Each Nonprofit Profile includes information about the organization, including contacts and staff, financials, and annual reporting forms. GuideStar obtains information from nonprofit organizations, the federal government, and partners in the nonprofit sector.