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ConnectNY Restricted Access
Connect NY is a unified catalog of participating academic libraries in New York State designed to allow authorized users of participating libraries to borrow materials from other Connect NY libraries if the books are not owned by their home library or if their library`s copy is already checked-out. Colgate is a member of Connect NY

WorldCat Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage varies. A catalog of materials held by libraries worldwide including books, serials, media, and electronic resources.

Center for Research Libraries Restricted Access Some full text available
CRL holds over four million newspapers, journals, doctoral dissertations, archives, government publications and other traditional and digital research collections. The Center has special strength in publications and archives from many countries. Find out about what is available to borrow or to access digitally at  exlibris.colgate.edu/help/guides/center-for-res-lib.html
Note: Access to catalog is available to all. Access to online collections may be restricted to Colgate University users. Borrowing materials is restricted to CU users - use ConnectNY or ILL to request items.

Articles
Academic Search Premier Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1975-present (with selected older titles). A multi-disciplinary database with significant full-text. Covers information in nearly every area of academic study. Indexes 4,600 journals (of which 3,900 are peer-reviewed)

Masterfile Premier Restricted Access Some full text available Resource contains images
This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full text information dating as far back as 1975. More coverage of non-scholarly magazines than Academic Search Premier. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and 164,440 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

JSTOR Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Includes over one thousand leading academic journals as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous titles. For most JSTOR titles, the most recent years of publication are not covered.  If you want the most recent scholarship on a topic, you should probably try another database.  However, current issues for more than 150 journals are available on JSTOR as part of the Current Scholarship Program.



Communication & Mass Media Complete Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Enables research in areas related to communication and mass media, incorporating the content of CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study.

PAIS International Restricted Access
Coverage: 1915-present. Covers all aspects of public affairs including political science, sociology, health, etc. with an international view. Coverage includes foreign language materials and some U.S. congressional documents. Includes references previously contained in the PAIS Archive.

Google Scholar Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. A way to broadly search for scholarly literature.

Academic OneFile Restricted Access Some full text available
1980+  A multidisciplinary source of peer-reviewed, full-text articles from some of the world's leading journals and reference sources. It has extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.

General OneFile Restricted Access Some full text available
1980+  A source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.

Alt-Press watch Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage:  1970--   Indexes more than 210 publications, offering a wide range of unfettered, critical coverage of the news. All of these varied alternative and independent presses present regional, rural, and metropolitan perspectives on local, national, and international issues

Alternative Press Index Case Ref AI3 .A27 Restricted Access
Coverage: 1978-1997Index to more than 300 alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines

Articles - Historical
JSTOR Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Includes over one thousand leading academic journals as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous titles. For most JSTOR titles, the most recent years of publication are not covered.  If you want the most recent scholarship on a topic, you should probably try another database.  However, current issues for more than 150 journals are available on JSTOR as part of the Current Scholarship Program.

Periodicals Archive Online Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1770-1990. A database of millions of articles published in the arts, humanities and social sciences, across more than 300 years.

Humanities & Social Science Index Retrospective Restricted Access
Coverage: 1907-1984. Allows search of a wide range of important journals in the humanities and social sciences.

Readers` Guide Retrospective Restricted Access
Coverage: 1890-1982. Good source for indexing popular U.S. magazine such as Time, Life, Newsweek, and U.S. News & World Report. Extends coverage of Readers` Guide Abstracts to reflect the history of 20th century America.

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Restricted Access Some full text available
1691-1877,  This collection includes digitized images of American magazines and journals never before available before in electronic format.  This collection documents the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the early years of the republic, to provide digital access to the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1691 and 1877.  Only thru 1865 is currently available as the series are being released in chronological order and will be completed in 2013/14.

19th Century Masterfile (Poole`s Plus) Restricted Access
Important index to 19th century American and English periodicals.  This database also indexes books, newspapers, patents, and government documents published in the United States prior to 1930. This is not a full text database, but we do have access to much of the material.

Dissertations
British Library`s Ethos - Electronic Theses Online Service Unrestricted Access Some full text available
The British Library provides an index to over 250,000 theses produced in the United Kingdom.  About 38,000 of the 250,000 theses have been digitized. In cooperation with CRL, the British Library has digitized over 400 theses focusing on the Middle East, Islamic studies, and related subjects.
Note: Users must create personal accounts to access full text.


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