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EBSCOhost Database Subscription

Click here to access the database collection

Oxford Islamic Studies Online – Bridging

Click here to access this site

*Onsite access – unlimited.

Email for passwords and user IDs for EBSCOhost, Oxford Islamic Studies Online, and NOVELNY databases.

Check out these Academic Databases and Search Engines
for your Research Needs!!

Academic IndexAcademic Journals DatabaseAcademic Publications eJournalBASE: Bielefeld Academic Search EngineBioOneCiteSeerX (Computer Science)Directory of Open Access JournalsGoogle ScholarGoPubMedInfotopiaInTechOpenMedlinePlusMendeleyMicrosoft Academic SearchNational Criminal Justice Reference ServicePubChemPubMedQuestiaSciDiverScience.govScirusWorldCatWorldWideScience


(New York Online Virtual Electronic Library)
NOVELNY is an online library of hundreds of magazines, newspapers, maps, charts, research and reference books that are available to every New Yorker, free of charge. All you need to access this resource is your public library card, New York driver license, or non-driver ID.


1. Business & Company Resource Center

Business and Company ASAP

You may load the periodicals portion of Business & Company Resource Center database as a separate database Business and Company ASAP.

2. National Newspaper Index

3. Infotrac Newsstand

(previously Custom Newspapers – upgraded December 2011)
New York State Newspapers

4. Twayne Author Series

– eBook format with Literature Resources from Gale – 4/30/2011

5. Health Reference Center Academic

6.Academic OneFile

7. General OneFile


8. Primary Search

(Without the Searchasaurus or KidsSearch interface)

Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia (via Primary Search):


9.Grolier Online

Encyclopedia Americana
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
New Book of Knowledge

NOTE: We are often asked, “How many NOVELNY databases are there?” The official answer is “9.” However, we have just listed 16 individual URLs above for your use as separate URLs so that you have alternative ways to present the complete databases, subsets or unique interfaces to give more flexibility in each particular situation.

Please feel free to contact the NOVELNY Help Desk with any questions you may have, by phone or email.

Phone – Toll Free (877) 277-0250 or Local (518) 486-6012

e-mail the NOVELNY Help Desk at: