Tag Archives: resources

Check out the latest STEM resources available!

The following Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) resources are now available for use!

These resources can be useful to any concentration. Please check them out!

Click below for access (remember, if you are off-campus, please use your 14-digit barcode, if you need assistance, email research@journalism.cuny.edu)

CINAHL Complete

Access to top nursing and allied health journals, evidence-based care sheets and quick lessons

IEEE Xplore

Access to more than 3-million full-text documents from some of the world’s most highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics

ScienceDirect

Access to a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from nearly 2,500 journals and more than 30,000 books.

SpringerLINK

Access to millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works.

Wiley Online Library

Access to online editions of the majority of Wiley’s 400+ scientific, technical, medical and professional journals

Open Access Databases for National Library Week!

To celebrate National Library Week (April 11-18), certain vendors are offering certain databases for free. Check out the list below and take advantage of these resources:

ProQuest (African American Heritage, Historical Newspapers – Black Newspapers, Culture Grams, eLibrary, SIRS Discoverer, SIRS Issues Researcher)

Gale (Archives Unbound, Career Transitions, Global Issues in Context, GREENR, Grzimek’s Animal Life)

H.W. Wilson and Company (CAREERS)

Also, check out American History in Video, which is available until April 30th.

New York Libraries and Free Resources

There’s a surprising amount of free resources out there for you to take advantage of. We’ll start to feature some of these resources here on the Research Center’s blog. We’ll start with the New York Public Library and New York State Library.

Starting with the New York Public Library (NYPL) you can find articles, facts, statistics, news, images, and more by accessing this link:

http://nypl.org/collections/articles-databases

All you need to access most of these databases is a NYPL library card, here’s the information on how to sign up for a library card:

http://nypl.org/help/library-card

In addition to NYPL, the New York State Library (NYSL) offers free resources; you will need a NYSL library card and NYS driver’s license to obtain most of these resources listed below:

http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/gate/esubject.htm

Here’s the information on how to sign up for NYSL library card:

http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/apply.htm

Additionally, check out our blog post on finding films, videos and DVDs at NYPL:

http://blogs.journalism.cuny.edu/researchcenter/2008/09/03/want-more-films-videos-and-dvds/

If you have any suggestions on free resources you’d like to see featured here, please let us know!

-research by Kate Zhao

Free H1N1 (Swine Flu) Resources

The United States government has declared a public health emergency due to the global outbreak of H1N1 (commonly known as Swine Flu). You can access resources about this health alert through the following links:

DynaMed: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/swineflu/

Medline Plus: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/h1n1fluswineflu.html

Centers of Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/

New England Journal of Medicine H1N1 Influenza Center: http://h1n1.nejm.org/

Looking for Immigration Resources?

The Brooklyn Immigration Project is in full effect, and you will need to exhaust all research avenues. For your convenience, here’s a bunch of resources that will help as each of you work on this project.

To get started, here is the primer from Jere Hester, which includes the link to the Brooklyn Immigration Project spreadssheet: Brooklyn Immigration Project Primer.

Next to the resources, Research/Craft Professor Barbara Gray has complied a handy guide of immigration resources in New York City. Here’s the PDF: Immigration Resources

Additionally, check out the Immigration in NYC wiki on Subject Guides Wiki page.

If you need further assistance, stop by the Research Center.