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Company information and business trends worldwide.

Academic OneFile

Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

Academic Search Complete

A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database.  In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 11,000 journals and a total of more than 11,600 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.

Academic Video Online

Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 66,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.


AdjunctNation keeps faculty up to date on the latest higher education news.

African-American History

Features thousands of cross-referenced entries, covering the entire spectrum of African-American history over the past 500 years.

Air University Library's Index to Military Periodicals (AULIMP)

The Air University Library's Index to Military Periodicals is a subject index to significant articles, news items, and editorials from English language military and aeronautical periodicals. The Index contains citations since 1988 and is updated continuously.


This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.  Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage for complementary and alternative medicine.

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals, 1691-1877

The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) collection documents the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction.  This collection provides digital access to the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912.

American Factfinder

In American FactFinder you can obtain data in the form of maps, tables, and reports from a variety of Census Bureau sources.

American History Online

Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience.

American Indian History

Offers fast access to more than 600 Native American groups and over 15,000 years of American Indian culture and history.

Ancient and Medieval History

Covers covers five ancient civilizations-Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Mesoamerica-from 3 to 5 million years ago to flourishing cultures in 600 CE. Includes selected historical documents, primary sources, illustrations and maps.

Anthropological Index of the Royal Anthropological Institute

The Anthropological Index Online is based on the journal holdings of The Anthropology Library at the The British Museum (formerly Museum of Mankind) which receives periodicals in all branches of anthropology, from academic institutions and publishers around the world.

AP Stylebook

AP Stylebook Online is a searchable, customizable resource for writers and editors. It’s updated throughout the year and contains online-only resources, including Ask the Editor, Topical Guides and Pronunciation Guide, that expand on the print book’s guidance.

This resource is limited to 10 concurrent users.  If you are unable to access, please try again at a later time.  

Applied Science & Technology Full Text

Topics include engineering, acoustics, chemistry, computers, metallurgy, physics, plastics, telecommunications, transportation, and waste management.

Archival Research Catalog (ARC) from the National Archives

The United States National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is an independent agency of the United States government charged with preserving and documenting government and historical records and with increasing public access to those documents. NARA is officially responsible for maintaining and publishing the legally authentic and authoritative copies of acts of Congress, presidential proclamations and executive orders, and federal regulations.

Art Museum Image Gallery

Art Museum Image Gallery offers unparalleled access to thousands of high-quality art images and related multimedia. Drawing on the collections of distinguished museums, there are over 165,000 superior quality images with covering time periods ranging from 3000 B.C. to the present day. The collection represents art from the cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas, including Native American and Meso-American peoples.


arXiv is an archive of print literature in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics.

ASCE Civil Engineering Database (CEDB)

Citations to all publications from the American Society of Civil Engineers.  The database covers all the journals, conference proceedings, books, standards, manuals, magazines, and newspapers. Journal papers with abstracts go back to 1970. Non-abstract journal records go back to 1958. The book records are complete dating back to the early 1900s.

Associates Programs Source

This database is designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, and provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant associates program level content.

BioMed Central

BioMed Central is an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.

Britannica Academic

Includes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools

Business Insights: Essentials

Company information, investment reports, product info, financial & industry overviews, create your own charts and graphs.

Business Source Complete

Scholarly business journals, company reports by Datamonitor, industry profiles, case studies, and trade publications.

Canadian Reference Centre

Canadian Reference Centre combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books to create the largest collection of regional full text content available to Canadian libraries. This database includes leading Canadian periodicals and international (U.S. and U.K) periodicals in full text; full text reference books; 84,774 full text biographies and an Image Collection of over 453,000 photos, maps, and flags. This database is updated on a daily basis.

Career Cruising

Career Cruising is an industry-leading online career guidance and planning system. People of all ages use our tools to find the right career, explore education and training options, and build their own portfolio. Our add-on products extend Career Cruising’s functionality, making it easier for schools to manage their course selection process, communities to meet their workforce development needs, and students to prepare for the SAT/ACT. Learn more about implementing Career Cruising at your school, library, or employment center on our Products page. Contact a reference librarian for the username and password.

Chronicle of Higher Education, (The)

The Chronicle of Higher Education is one of the top sources sources for news and information about higher education.


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CINAHL Plus with Full-Text

Full-text for nursing and allied health journals. With more than 600,000 full-text articles dating back to 1937, CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.

Communication & Mass Media Complete

Communication & Mass Media Complete provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC incorporates CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth in the communication and mass media fields.

Computer Source: Consumer Edition

Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for nearly 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications.

CQ Researcher

Founded in 1923 as Editorial Research Reports, CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.

Criminal Justice Collection

This collection is useful for legal, paralegal and security studies, and for a career in Homeland Security.

Culinary Arts Collection

A collection of major cooking and nutrition magazines with articles, recipes, restaurant reviews, and information on the culinary industry.


The home of the U.S. Government’s open data.  Here you will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, and design data visualizations.

Search and download data from over 166,748 datasets. Tips on getting started can be found here:

Discovering American Women's History Online

This database provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. These diverse collections range from Ancestral Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s.

Discovery Search

Search for books, ebooks, music, movies, and full-text online journal articles.

Ebook Central (Ebrary)

This ebook collection, Academic Complete, spans all academic desciplines providing access to over 50,000 ebooks.

Ebsco eBook Collection

Ebsco eBooks provides access to your library's eContent collection. eContent is the digital version of books, journals, and database content. You can access your library's eContent 24 hours a days, seven days a week.

Education Source

Education Research Complete is the definitive online resource for education research. This massive file offers the world's largest and most complete collection of full text education journals.  Replaces Education Full Text and Education Research Complete.

Educator's Reference Complete

Educator's Reference Complete provides access to academic journals, reports, and many premier reference sources in the field of education. The database includes content in key subject areas including administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing.

Encyclopedia of Global Resources

Essays on all aspects of natural resources, from their economic applications and benefits to the impact of their extraction, including soil, fisheries, forests, aluminum, the hydrologic cycle, glass, and placer mineral deposits.

Energy & Power Source

Covers many areas integral to the energy and power industries, including Coal, Electric power, Natural gas, Nuclear power, Petroleum, and Renewable energy (hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, alternative fuels, etc.)

Entrepreneurial Studies Source

This database provides the academic researcher as well as the student with the latest insight on topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small businesses.

Environment Complete

Environment Complete offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

This collection indexes nearly 200 journals on the environment and related policy issues.

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is a national online digital library sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. The largest education database in the world, ERIC contains over 1.3 million citations for journal articles, books, research papers, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers, dissertations, theses, and other materials in the field of education.

FBI Uniform Crime Reports

The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program has been the starting place for law enforcement executives, students of criminal justice, researchers, members of the media, and the public at large seeking information on crime in the nation.  

Fine Arts and Music Collection

Provides more than 150 full-text magazines and journals that are covered in indices such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide support for research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

Forensic Science

A comprehensive reference source on the theory, techniques, and applications of the various forensic sciences.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).

Gender Studies Collection

This collection of journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more.

General OneFile

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. Updated daily.

Google Scholar

You can search Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.  Use the "Full-Text @ SUNY Broome" link to access articles that SUNY Broome owns.

GPO Access (FDsys)

GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted. This free service is funded by the Federal Depository Library Program and has grown out of Public Law 103-40, known as the Government Printing Office Electronic Information Enhancement Act of 1993.

Great Events from History: Renaissance & Early Modern Era, 1454-1600

This resource covers the period 1454-1600, marked by the height of the Renaissance in Europe; the rise of the Ottomans; the Wars of the Roses in Britain; European colonial expansion into Africa, Asia, and the Americas; the unification of Japan; the rise of both indigenous and colonial trade empires in Africa; and major changes in world economics and demographics.


GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.  Topics covered include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.


This database offers Harper's Weekly, a 19th century illustrated newspaper online. Our library has access to 1857 - 1865: The Civil War Era.

Health Reference Center Academic

Full text of nursing and allied health journals, includes full text and images selected nursing, allied health and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters; pamphlets; newspaper articles; topical overviews; and reference books.

Health Source - Consumer Edition

This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.


Hein Online: access to Slavery in America Collection and the World which brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. 


Also access to Gun Regulation and Legislation in America which brings together essential periodicals, compiled legislative histories, CRS reports, Congressional hearings, United States Supreme Court briefs, monographs, and other related materials on the difficult and controversial topic of regulating firearms in the United State

Historical Encyclopedia of American Business

The Historical Encyclopedia of American Business features long overviews on different sectors of the economy, such as agriculture and banking; individual industries such as advertising and electronics; and general topics such as business cycles, labor strikes and outsourcing. There are also overviews on broad legal topics such as antitrust legislation, bankruptcy laws and patent laws.

History Research Center

The History Research Center includes articles, media, and primary sources on American History, Ancient and Medieval History, and Modern World History.

Homeland Security Digital Library

The HSDL collection provides quick access to important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources such as theses and reports from various universities, organizations and local and state agencies. HSDL content includes state-of-the-art multi-media offerings and other valuable assets. This database is accessible from the BCC campus network, or you can request an individual HSDL account.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

Provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field.

Humanities Source

Humanities Source is a comprehensive database covering more than 2,100 journals, books and other important reference sources published worldwide in the humanities, with a focus on literary, scholarly and creative thought. It provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for articles, essays, and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations.  Replaces Humanities Full Text and Humanities International Complete.

Insurance and Liability Collection

This collection, comprised of over 20 journals, takes a broad view of this multimillion dollar industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.


Essential scholarly journals in many academic fields, especially arts, literature, humanities, and basic science.

Kanopy Video Streaming

Kanopy is a video streaming collection of over 26,000 documentary, art house and indie films. 

A list of films available without request can be found here

  • Kanopy uses a mediated request based access model
  • Please fill out request form for access to a Kanopy film if the film you want has not yet been purchased.  Please allow up to 72 hours for the purchase to be processed. 

 Please contact or X5528 to request access to titles needed for instruction.

LGBT Life with Full Text

LGBT Life® with Full Text contains all of the content available in LGBT Life as well as full text for more than 130 of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, as well as more than 170 full-text monographs/books including Classics in Lesbian Studies, Gay Science: The Ethics of Sexual Orientation Research, Handbook of Research with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Populations, Queer Theory & Social Change, etc.

Library of Congress National Jukebox

The Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox, which makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives.

Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Catalog

The collections of the Prints & Photographs Division of the Library of Congress include photographs, fine and popular prints and drawings, posters, and architectural and engineering drawings. Many images can be viewed full screen; some are only available in thumbnail size.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. This database also contains full text for more than 240 journals. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center contains full text for more than 35,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticisms, more than 253,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios), more than 460 literary journals, more than 693,000 book reviews, nearly 78,000 classic and contemporary poems, more than 19,600 classic and contemporary short stories, more than 6,500 author interviews, more than 8,200 classic texts and much more.

Literary Sources

Search Gale databases LitFinder and Literature Resource Center with one tool (or click on those titles to search each database separately).  In Gale's collections you can find: Literature Criticism, Biographies, Topic & Work Overviews, Primary Sources and & Literary Works, and Multimedia.

Literature Resource Center

Access biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors from every age and literary discipline. Scribner Writer's Series includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary genres drawn from 13 acclaimed Scribner print series. Twayne World, US, and English Authors each contains the full text of 200 frequently used Twayne Literary Masters books on individual World, US, or English authors, for a total of 600 full-text titles.


Covering world literature and authors throughout history, LitFinder contains a wealth of literary works including over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. For students or patrons seeking a deeper view into literature, LitFinder also includes secondary materials like biographies and images.

MasterFILE Premier

Full text for general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals. The database also contains full text for reference and travel books; biographies; primary source documents; and an image collection of photos, maps, and flags.

MEDLINE with Full Text

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Milestone Documents in African American History

Among the documents included in the set are important legislative documents such as the Reconstruction era amendments; critical Supreme Court decisions from Dred Scott v. Sandford to Plessy v. Ferguson to Brown v. Board of Education; and iconic speeches and writings by leaders such as Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, Mary McLeod Bethune, Martin Luther King Jr., Shirley Chisholm, and Barack Obama.

Milestone Documents in World History

Key documents from all important world cultures are included, from the ancient Near East and ancient Egypt to the Greek and Roman Empires, medieval Islam, Renaissance Europe, and modern Africa and Asia. Constitutions, speeches, letters, acts, treaties, and legal cases are all covered.

Military & Government Collection

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.

Modern World History

Covers the broad expanse of world history from the mid-15th century to the present, featuring thousands of documents, articles, timelines, images, videos, and maps.


AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) serves as the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well as a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural information. The database covers materials in all formats and periods, including printed works from as far back as the 15th century.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)

NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.

National Fire Codes® Subscription Service

National Fire Codes® Subscription Service All Access

NFCSS All Access provides each individual subscriber with online access to every NFPA® code, standard, and Handbooks. Written by leading electrical and fire protection authorities, Handbooks contain expert commentary and graphics to help clarify code concepts and eliminate confusion.

subscription includes these top titles and more:

  • NFPA 13: Automatic Sprinkler Systems Handbook, 2013, 2010 and 2007 Editions
  • NFPA 25: Water-Based Fire Protection Systems Handbook, 2014, 2011 and 2008 Editions
  • NFPA 70®: NEC® Handbook, 2014, 2011 and 2008 Editions
  • NFPA 70E®: Handbook for Electrical Safety in the Workplace,® 2012 and 2009 Editions
  • NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code Handbook, 2013 and 2010 Editions
  • NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® Handbook, 2012 and 2009 Editions
  • NFPA 58: LP-Gas Code Handbook, 2014, 2011 and 2008 Editions
  • NFPA 54: National Fuel Gas Code Handbook, 2012 and 2009 Editions “

National Newspapers Premier

Now part of US Newsstream: US Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format

NAXOS Music Library

Naxos Music Library [NML] is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 117,880 CDs with more than 1,728,800 tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month.

New England Journal of Medicine

Full-text articles from 1993 to the present; abstracting/indexing only for 1975-1992.

New York State Newspapers

Search this database of ten major newspapers published in the state of New York, including the New York Times and the New York Post.

New York State UCR Juvenile Arrest/Criminal Activity Data

 The NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services offers Broome County juvenile statistics (county and six towns: Binghamton, Deposit, Endicott, Johnson City, Port Dickinson, Vestal)

New York Times (The)

The New York Times late edition.  Coverage from 1980s though present.

New York Times Digital Edition

SUNY Broome faculty, students and staff can access The New York Times Digital Edition through an Academic Site License.  Once you have created your account, you will be able to access the New York Times via the web or by mobile apps. (Does not include the crossword apps)

To register your or email address:

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  4. Verify your account (you will receive a confirmation email)*

Already registered? To receive a new one year pass:

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Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, Newspaper Source Plus features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.


Covers over 1000 cover-to-cover newspapers from around the world. Includes Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Christian Science Monitor, The Financial Times (London), The New York Times, The Times (London), USA Today and many others.

NYPL Digital Library

NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 700,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.

NYS Criminal Justice Statistics

Crime statistics by county and arrest type.

NYS Department of Corrections Research Reports

The Department of Corrections and Community Supervision produces many research reports concerning the inmate population and other aspects of the operations of the Department.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Nation′s premier source for career information. The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center is a one-stop source for information on today's hottest social issues. Drawing on acclaimed series published by Greenhaven Press and other Gale imprints, OVRC features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites. New to the database are Lexile reading levels for periodicals and an integrated national and state curriculum standards search with content correlated to the standards.

Ovid Nursing Community College Basic Journals

This collection features full-text articles from 5 core nursing journals: AJN, Home Healthcare Nurse, Nursing, Nursing Critical Care, and Nursing Made Incredibly Easy. (When the search screen loads, choose "Your journals @Ovid".)

Oxford English Dictionary Online

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world. 




Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center™ is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.

Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). For each topic, this database also offers a Guide to Critical Analysis, which helps the reader evaluate the controversial topics. The Guide to Critical Analysis enhances students’ ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues, and write or debate an effective argument on the topic.


PolicyMap is an online US national Geographic Information System (GIS) data mapping and analytics platform with varied applications for college students and faculty.  Geared toward experienced GIS users and novices alike, it is used in research related to social sciences, urban studies, real estate and housing analysis, community and economic development, public administration, public health, policy and political science, education, business, economics, statistics, and geography, among others.   

You can find useful short videos in the video training gallery, as well as other tutorials and guides and the weekly free live webinar training schedule by clicking on the question mark icon on the upper right corner on the PolicyMap page.

Popular Magazines

Popular Magazines includes more than 1,000 of the most searched magazines.


PrepStep is an online learning platform for college success. Includes practice for college placement tests, licensing exams, developmental math and reading skills, basic computer skills, workplace skills, and more.  Users must create personal accounts in order to save their work in progress, store score reports, and revisit any practice tests, tutorials, or eBooks. Registration only requires a valid email address and a password.

Professional Development Collection

Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of more than 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.

ProQuest Health Management

This database is a collection of reliable and relevant resources in the field of health administration, including journals and dissertations.

ProQuest Research Library

ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to more than 4,000 periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 academic disciplines.


PsycARTICLES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 100,000 articles from 59 journals - 48 published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and 11 from allied organizations. It includes all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1894 to present.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for over 560 journals.


PsycINFO , from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains nearly 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. 97 percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. Journal coverage, which spans 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,100 periodicals in more than 25 languages.


PubMed provides access to bibliographic citations to biomedical journal articles, including MEDLINE back to the 1940's, and to additional life sciences journals.

Regional Business News

Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Religion and Philosophy Collection

Religion & Philosophy Collection provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Religion & Philosophy Collection offers nearly 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles, making it an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.

Salem Press

Online access to Salem Press's printed reference series. Coverage includes: literary criticism, science, history, primary sources, and careers.

Science Direct

ScienceDirect is a platform that indexes thousands of peer-reviewed journals and book series in the areas of physical sciences and engineering, life and health sciences, social sciences and humanities.

Science Online

Founded in 1880 on $10,000 of seed money from the American inventor Thomas Edison,Science has grown to become the world's leading outlet for scientific news, commentary, and cutting-edge research, with the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed general-science journal. 


Skillport is a web-based Learning Management System (LMS) that provides access to training resources focused on business skills, productivity and collaboration tools, IT skills and technology certifications. A login user profile is created when you authenticate using your mycollege network username/password.  Authentication is required both on campus and off campus because Skillport creates learning plans tailored to individual users.  Skillport help is available here :

Small Business Collection

Features insights, tips, strategies, and success stories.

Social Explorer

Use Social Explorer to visualize and interact with data, create maps, charts, reports and downloads that help you reach your goals. Explore hundreds of thousands of built-in data indicators related to demography, economy, health, politics, environment, crime and more. Easily add your own data for further impact.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences.

Social Sciences Full Text

This full-text resource provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language social science journals. Social Sciences Full Text includes full-text articles from hundreds of journals, covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.

Sports Market Analytics

SMA is a sports analytics database that provides a variety of statistical reports including attendance demographics, eSports demographics, online viewing trends, consumer expenditures and more.  


SpringerLink is an integrated full-text database for journals, books, protocols, eReferences, and book series published by Springer. SpringerLink currently offers 2,706 fully peer-reviewed journals and 49,661 books online.


Full text, online nursing resources including reference works, test preparation and instructional videos. BoardVitals from STAT!Ref is a high-quality, effective and powerful board review tool that can be used anytime and anywhere via a phone, tablet or computer.  (You must click "I accept" at the first page to acknowledge the end-user agreement to get to the STAT!Ref site.)


Statista is one of the world’s largest statistics portals. Providing you with access to relevant data from over 18,000 sources, our focus is firmly based on professional, clear, quick and consistent results. Our customized search query form provides you with a list of statistics, studies and reports relating to your search request within a matter of seconds – kick-starting your research.

Teacher Reference Center

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

THOMAS : Federal Legislative Information

Includes the following features and content: bills, resolutions; activity in Congress; Congressional Record; schedules, calendars; committee information; presidential nominations; treaties.

US Newsstream

US Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. Includes local and regional news coverage (includes the Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin).

Value Line Investment Survey

Value Line Invesment Survey provides investment information, analysis and advice on stocks, mutual funds, options, and convertibles.  Value Line covers 1,700 stocks drawn from nearly 100 industries, and representing 90% of total U.S. daily trading volume. 

Vocational and Career Collection

Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.

Wall Street Journal

Provides in-depth coverage of current business, economic, and financial conditions.  Full text coverage from 1984 to present.


Westlaw is one of the world’s leading collection of legal content. The Library subscription will allow access to court decisions or case law, statutes, legal encyclopedias, and more.

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Women & Social Movements

It is intended to serve as a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. It offers access to the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000. Included are teaching tools and questions based on the document projects.

World History Collection

Well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field.

World History in Context

World History in Context is a comprehensive collection of award-winning reference, full-text articles from leading scholarly publications, an array of primary sources, and images, maps and charts which provide expansive geographic and chronological research materials for the study of world history. From ancient Europe to Latin America and from the Far East to the Renaissance, world history curricula is supported with over 1,800 primary sources, over 27 reference titles and more than 110 journals.



OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.

WorldCat (FirstSearch interface)

The WorldCat database contains more than 43 million records describing items owned by libraries around the world. WorldCat contains records for books, journals, musical scores, maps, videotapes, and more.