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This is the OLD ASRC Library Guide
This site is not being updated. 
It is being kept for archival purposes.
If you are part of the ASRC you now receive your Library services from the CUNY Graduate Center Library.


Databases A-Z (ASRC)

Database & Journal Packages


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ASRC cube       ASRC only resource. Only members of ASRC may use this resource
Tip/training icon     Tips, training, videos  - click on the lightbulb icon to get training resources
PDF printable instruction/tip sheets     Printable pdf instruction/tip sheets on resource

FT    Full text resource

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A-Z Full Text Journal List

An A-Z list of Full text journals available to ASRC members.  Search by journal TITLE, or ISSN or by Subject

American Chemical Society (FT)

Full-text of articles from a collection of the American Chemical Society.

Applied Science & Technology Abstracts  Tips and training on using resource

Contains indexing and abstracts for nearly 800 core English-language, scientific and technical publications back to 1983.

Applied Science & Technology Source (FT) Tips and training on resource

Offers extensive coverage of research and development within the applied sciences and computing disciplines.

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CINAHL Complete (FT) Tips and training on resource

The Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature with links to full text to more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL.

CUNY Academic Works

CUNY Academic Works is a service of the CUNY Libraries dedicated to collecting and providing access to the research, scholarship and creative work of the City University of New York. In service to CUNY’s mission as a public university, content in Academic Works is freely available to all.

CUNY E-Resources

CUNY’s core collection of databases and journals available to all campuses.

CUNY OneSearch

Search for CUNY books, articles, DVDs, CDs, conference proceedings, datasets, & more.

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Digital Commons Network

Search the Digital Commons Network of more than 390 institutions worldwide, with over 1.3 million free, full-text scholarly articles.

Clicking "Explore" anywhere on the multicolored Discipline Wheel opens a Commons page for a particular academic discipline. From here, you may browse popular and recently added articles, search all content, or "Follow" authors and publications to receive monthly email updates on new work in that field.

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EndNote New Resource ASRC resource Tips on using this resource

A research bibliographic tool designed to support research. Enables you to promote new and ongoing research, enhance organizational research publishing needs, provide a standardized reference management tool with access anywhere, and track research trends, authors or topics easily.

DESKTOP Edition: Contact ASRC HelpDesk to have EndNote installed on your computer.

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General Science (FT) Tips and training on resource

Access to popular and professional science journals published in the U.S. and Great Britain. Full-text coverage from 1995 to present, in addition to indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 periodicals dating back to 1984. Subject coverage includes astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, health & medicine, oceanography, physics, zoology and much more.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

GreenFILE (FT) Tips and training on resource

Scholarly, government and general-interest information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Topics include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

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Health Reference Center Academic 

Access to nursing and allied health journals, other medical journals, newsletters and consumer health magazines.

Health Source Nursing/Academic Edition (FT) Tips and training on resource

Access to articles in scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also includes AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.


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IEEE Xplore (FT) Tips and training for resource PDF instructions and tips on resource

Provides access to scientific and technical content published by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and partners including journals, magazines, conference proceedings and standards.

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JAMA - Journal of the A.M.A.(FT)

Fulltext of Journal of the American Medical Association.

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LexisNexis (FT)

Federal and state laws and cases, constitutions, municipal codes, law review articles, as well as articles from U.S. and foreign newspapers, magazines, trade publications and journals.

LexisNexis - Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

SEARCH the CFR via LexisNexis. The CFR is a codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. Divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. Updated once each calendar year, on a staggered basis.

LexisNexis - STATE Statutes and Regulations Search

SEARCH State statutes and regulations via LexisNexis.
Search ALL States or narrow your search by specific State. To narrow your search select "Advanced Options"

New York State: New York Codes, Rules and Regulations (NYADMN) file contains active regulations of agencies, departments, and institutions of the State of New York. The regulations in this source are unofficial versions as provided by the New York Legislative Bill Drafting Commission.  Official versions of the regulations are available only from the official printed New York Codes, Rules and Regulations published by the New York Department of State, Division of Administrative Rules.

LexisNexis - CITY Rules and Regulations - NYC

SEARCH State statutes and regulations via LexisNexis.
The Rules of the City of New York is the official compilation of all of the rules and regulations enacted by New York City agencies and departments. Compiled from the 50+ agencies and departments, it contains the full text of the rules of the City of New York

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MathSciNetTips and training on resource

Articles in mathematics from the American Mathematical Society.

Medline Complete (FT) Tips and training on resource

Covers medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. Provides many of the materials indexed in Medline.

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Nature (from 1997-present) (FT)

Nature Journals is a database providing access to the full content of the premier science journal Nature, as well as the 28 additional journals published by Nature.

New England Journal of Medicine (FT)

Fulltext of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Nursing & Allied Health Collection

A comprehensive collection of periodicals and reference content supporting health care professionals covering all aspects of the nursing profession, from direct patient care to health care administration.


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OneSearch (CUNY)

Search for CUNY books, articles, DVDs, CDs, conference proceedings, datasets, & more.

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Pivot Tips and training on resource

Pivot contains information on funding opportunities from many government and private sources, accessible via registration with a CUNY email address. It is the largest, most comprehensive database available through the Funding Information Portal, and access includes detailed documentation and user guides. 

SEARCH by Keyword/Topic or sponsor.  

The database also provides newsfeeds announcing new funding opportunities in the humanities & social sciences, and health & sciences.

  • To use you will need to create an account. 
  • Select "Sign Up" from the top right corner of the page.
  • Select "Advanced Science Research Center (The City University of New York)" in dropdown "Affiliated Member Institution"

Public Library of Science (PLoS) Biology (open to public)

Open source collection from the Public Library of Science features works of exceptional significance, originality, and relevance in all areas of biological science, from molecules to ecosystems, including works at the interface of other disciplines, such as chemistry, medicine, and mathematics.

Public Library of Science (PLoS) Medicine (open to public)

Open source collection from the Public Library of Science publishes articles relevant to clinicians, policymakers, and researchers across a range of settings that address the major biological, environmental, social, and political determinants of health.

Public Library of Science (PLoS) ONE (open to public)

Open source collection from the Public Library of Science features reports of original research from all disciplines within science and medicine. By not excluding research on the basis of subject area, PLOS ONE facilitates the discovery of connections between research whether within or between disciplines. 

PubMed (open to public) Tips and training on resource

Searches citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

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ScienceDirect Tips and traing on resource

Access to journals in the sciences and social sciences.

Science Magazine (from 1997-present) (FT)

Science is a weekly, peer-reviewed journal published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), which publishes significant original scientific research, plus reviews and analyses of current research and science policy.

SpringerLink (FT)

Hundreds of scholarly journals and Ebooks published by Springer--not all indexed Ebooks are available fulltext. Coverage from 1997 to the present.

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Wiley Online Library (from 1997-present) Tips and training on resource

Full text of over 1400 journals from the newly merged Wiley-Blackwell Publishers.

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Nancy Egan, the University's E-Resources Librarian