All library databases
Access to thousands of articles in scholarly journals and reference sources in the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, and literature. (from NOVELny))Alternate access via library barcode
Access to articles from magazines and peer-reviewed journals, as well as books, conference papers and proceedings, and educational reports from almost all academic areas of study.Alternate access via library barcode
Collection of over 4,000 books of high quality in the humanities that are recommended and reviewed by scholars frequently cited in the literature offered by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) in collaboration with other learned societies.
Full text of over 300,000 articles published by the Association of Computing Machinery and indexes over 1.6 million articles, books, reports and conference proceedings in the computing literature.
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. Useful for forensic science.
Portal created by he National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) to support researchers and practitioners searching for information related to alcohol research. Includes links to a number of databases, journals, and Web sites focused on alcohol research and related topics. Also included is a link to the archived Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database (ETOH), produced by NIAAA from 1972 through December 2003.
Index and some fulltext to journal articles and reviews on the history and culture of the United States and Canada. Inlcudes CLIO notes (see top of interface) providing chronologies and brief summaries of significant events and themes in history.
American Chemical Society Journals
Full-text of articles from a collection of the American Chemical Society journals.Alternate access via library barcode
American Factfinder (US.gov)
Provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas based on several censuses and surveys. Includes the following data:
- American Community Survey
- American Housing Survey
- Annual Economic Surveys
- Annual Surveys of Governments
- Census of Governments
- Decennial Census
- Economic Census
- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Tabulation
- Population Estimates Program
- Puerto Rico Community Survey
More than 5,000 hours of videos from commercial and governmental sources, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.
American Memory Collections (LOC.gov)
Multimedia collections of digitized documents, photographs, recorded sound, moving pictures, and text from the Library of Congress' National Digital Library Program.
Makes available the text of news and newsletters, reports, actions, press releases, and other information about human rights issues around the world.Annual Reviews
Collection of Annual Review Journals featuring literature reviews in the fields of Social Science.
From the American Anthropological Association, includes current issues of several of the AAA's most critical peer-reviewed publications, plus an electronic archive of all AAA journals.
Applied Science & Technology Source (EBSCO)
Articles in journals and trade publications covering the applied sciences, including engineering, math, physics, and computer technology with coverage dating back to 1913.Alternate access via library barcode
Indexes subjects in the applied social sciences including mental health services, social work, and substance abuse. (Content from Applied Science & Technology (formerly owned by Wilson) is now part of this database.)
Index to articles in leading art periodicals from 1984 to the present.Alternate access via library barcode
A rich digital source of images and related multimedia of ancient to contemporary art, gathered from museums around the world.Alternate access via library barcode
Portal for cross-searching literary databases from Gale, including these databases:
- Literature Resource Center
- MLA Bibliography
- Twayne's Authors Series
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
Original biographical profiles plus feature articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, obituaries, and images.Alternate access via library barcode
Full text of plays by playwrights from the USA, the Caribbean, and English-speaking countries in Africa. Excellent source for Harlem Renaissance writers.
Contains the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans, and includes interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other ephemeral material.Alternate access via library barcode
Provides excerpts or the full text of book reviews of current English-language fiction and non-fiction works from 1983 to the present.Alternate access via library barcode
Contains bibliographic information of books currently in print, forthcoming books, and book reviews.Alternate access via library barcode
Searchable statistical reports on all aspects of criminal justice in the US.
A comprehensive collection of early English newspapers from London, the British Isles, and colonies, including many American titles.Alternate access via library barcode
Information on companies, markets and industries from business and trade journals, newspapers, downloadable directory profiles, and market and rankings reports. (from NOVELny)Alternate access via library barcode
Full text of peer-reviewed journals and magazines, country and industry reports, and case studies covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and more.Alternate access via library barcode
Peer-reviewed journal and magazine articles, as well as country and industry reports, and case studies covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and more.Alternate access via library barcode
Gateway to the 2010 Census from the U. S. Census Bureau.
Information on over 400,000 chemicals including synonyms, structures, and regulatory information from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.
Comprehensive source for theory and research in foreign affairs; includes working papers from university research institutes and NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, and conference proceedings.Alternate access via library barcode
The Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature with links to full text.Alternate access via library barcode
Quality images from television, the movies, and the entertainment industry.Alternate access via library barcode
Journal articles, encyclopedias and handbooks in the fields of communications and mass media.Alternate access via library barcode
Searchable collection of Sage Journals in Communications and media studies.Coverage from 1955 to the present.
Contemporary Women's Issues
Journal articles, reports, newsletters, and articles from alternative press sources.
Counseling and Therapy in Video (Alexander Street)
375 hours of videos of dramatized consultations, counseling sessions, and scenes, as well as documentaries, interviews and lectures
Country Studies (LOC.gov)
Library of Congress authored books describing and analyzing the political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions of over 100 countries
Details about proposed bills and legislation in the House and Senate from 1945 through 2008. Covers topics such as immigration, taxation, health care reform, etc.
CQ Electronic Library (SAGE)
Twelve CQ publications available - including online editions of Congress and the Nation, Supreme Court Yearbook, and Vital Statistics on American Politics.
CQ Researcher Plus Archive (SAGE)
Explores a single hot issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. Also Reports on international topics such as torture, nationalization of energy resources, peacekeeping around the world, etc. Coverage from 1923 to the present.Alternate access via library barcode
CQ Supreme Court Collection (SAGE)
Historical analysis, timely updates and expert commentary on Supreme Court decisions. Also includes biographies of Supreme Court justices, Supreme Court institutional history, and the U.S. Constitution.
CQ Weekly (SAGE)
Weekly reports on the activities of the U.S. Congress including the status of bills in play, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates and all roll-call votes. Coverage from 1983 to the present.
Crime in New York
An index to the Lloyd Sealy Library's Trial Transcripts of the County of New York 1883-1927. Several transcripts have been digitized and are available online.
Comprehensive news service published by the Center for Media, Crime and Justice, at John Jay College, covering challenges and issues of 21st century criminal justice in the United States.
Provides scholarly articles and annotations of books and book chapters in criminal justice. Coverage from 1968 to the present.
Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video (Alexander Street)
Over 400 documentaries, training videos, and interviews illustrating the strategies, techniques, and experiences of professionals in the criminal justice system.
Searchable statistical reports on criminal justice in NY state from the NY Division of Criminal Justice Services.
Articles and images from national and international publications in criminal justice. Coverage from 1980 to the present.
Searchable collection of Sage Journals in criminal justice, corrections, penology, and policing. Coverage from 1955 to the present.
Find books, media and electronic resources in John Jay and and all CUNY Libraries.
A discovery service for peer reviewed books published under an Open Access license.
Contains free, full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals that aims to cover all subjects and languages. There are over 1000 journals in the directory.
Full text of dissertations published from 1997 and abstracts from 1980. Also, Indexes close to two million dissertations and theses from institutions in North America and Europe from 1861.
DSM Legacy Collection
DSM Legacy collection including DSM-I, DSM-II, DSM-III, DSM-III-R, DSM-IV and DSM-IV-TR. The standard diagnostic tool used by mental health professionals; each psychiatric disorder with its corresponding diagnostic code is accompanied by a set of diagnostic criteria and descriptive details.
The most current edition of the standard diagnostic tool used by mental health professionals; each psychiatric disorder with its corresponding diagnostic code is accompanied by a set of diagnostic criteria and descriptive details.
EEBO contains page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473 to 1700.
Access to thousands of commercially published electronic books in various disciplines, including recently-published titles in criminal justice. (Formerly Netlibary)
A constantly expanding collection of thousands of ebooks on a broad variety of disciplines.
Access to articles from magazines and peer-reviewed journals, as well as books, conference papers and proceedings, and educational reports from almost all academic areas of study.Alternate access via library barcode
Access to articles in international economic journals, as well as essays, research papers, books, dissertations, book reviews, and working papers. Coverage from 1969 to the present.Alternate access via library barcode
Economist Historical Archive (GALE)
The full text of The Economist from 1843 to 2006. Essential reading for anyone engaged in politics, current affairs, business and trade worldwide.Alternate access via library barcode
Searchable collection of Sage Journals in Methodology, higher education, secondary education, vocational, measurement & testing, and educational psychology. Coverage from 1926 to the present.
Education Source (EBSCO)
For full-text resources in education with coverage dating back to 1929. (Content from Education Index and Retrospective (formerly owned by Wilson) is now part of this database.)Alternate access via library barcode
A digital archive of 150,000 books published in the eighteenth century, covering a broad spectrum of topics like law, history, science, and art.Alternate access via library barcode
A collection of close to two hundred leading management and library and information services journals.
Electronic equivalent of the 3-volume encyclopedia.
Provides comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences.
Environmental Studies and Policy Collection (GALE)
A subject collection of periodicals and unique reference sources from Gale Academic Onefile.
Provides access to journal articles and documents in education. Coverage from 1966 to the present.Alternate access via library barcode
Index to 65,000 essays in 5,300 anthologies and collections. Coverage spans a range of the humanities and social sciences.Alternate access via library barcode
Provides access to more than 200 newspapers, magazines and journals from the ethnic, minority and native press. Includes materials in Spanish.Alternate access via library barcode
750 hours of videos from the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, and study guides
Europa World Year Book (Taylor & Francis)
One of the world's leading reference works covering political, economic and commercial information in over 250 countries and territories. Country information includes a profile; statistics; and directories of major organizations in government and politics, society and media, and business and commerce. Also includes extensive information on international organizations such as the United Nations, the European Union, and NATO.
Europeana provides direct access to more than 15 million photos, paintings, film clips, audio files, maps, manuscripts, books, newspapers, and archival papers from major European cultural institutions.
Reports by industry practitioners on wireless communications, data networking, security, streaming media, government information technology and healthcare IT topics, information management, the internet and web.
Reports by industry practitioners on facility, IT, network, personnel, financial and legal security, risk and crisis management, and public safety.
Gateway to U.S. government statistics from over 100 agencies.
Over 7,000 documentaries, dramas, and newsreels from the world
Fire Codes Online (NFPA)
Online version of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) National Fire Codes.
Index to over 70,000 technical documents, conference proceedings, and journal articles on all aspects of fire science, safety and engineering; some entries have links to online BFRL Publications.
Index to documents concerning fire, emergency management and forensics; some documentation of European legislation in these area, with heavy focus on British publications.
Flickr: the Commons
The project currently includes over 200,000 images from more than 50 international cultural heritage institutions.
A searchable collection of over 300 reference books in forensic science and related fields.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Hundreds of specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical directories and other reference books in the subject fields of criminal justice, economics, history, literature, psychology, religion, science, world cultures, and more.Alternate access via library barcode
Provides access to over 85 local and regional U.S. newspapers published by Gannett. (from NOVELny)Alternate access via library barcode
Research and analysis on the global information technology industry; includes research papers on best practices and emerging industries and technologies.
Access to articles in general periodicals, newspapers, reference books, as well as multimedia sources. Subjects include humanities, education, environmental issues, technology, health care, and politics. (from NOVELny)Alternate access via library barcode
Access to popular and professional science journals published in the U.S. and Great Britain. Coverage from 1984 to the present.Alternate access via library barcode
Provides free online access to more than 250 backlist titles published by the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Research Institute, with new titles added on an ongoing basis.
Provides news, global viewpoints, country information, primary source documents, statistical data and multimedia resources on a broad range of global issues and current events.Alternate access via library barcode
Google is in the process of scanning complete books from some of the world's great libraries. Books in the public domain can be read in their entirety. Some books will display in part.
Crawls (indexes) the content of publishers' websites, scholarly journals, indexes, academic websites, institutional repositories, etc. to find information of a scholarly nature. Does not provide comprehensive coverage of any one field. Enter through the library's website so that you will be linked to the library's licensed resources.
Catalog to the official and authentic government publications of Congress and Federal agencies.
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.Alternate access via library barcode
Contains the Encyclopedia Americana, the Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, and the New Book of Knowledge. (from NOVELny)Alternate access via library barcode
An annotated guide to national and international sources of government and legal information prepared by the Law Library of Congress; includes links to treaties, constitutions, and codes.
In association with the Univ. of Southern California Inst. of Safety and Systems Mgmt., provides access to articles in public health, occupational safety, emergency management, toxicology, fire safety, and security. Coverage from 1981 to the present.
Health Reference Center Academic (GALE)
Access to nursing and allied health journals, other medical journals, newsletters and consumer health magazines. (from NOVELny)Alternate access via library barcode
Searchable collection of Sage Journals in social studies of health, public policy, health services & administration, health education, and community/public health nursing. Coverage from 1894 to the present.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
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.Alternate access via library barcode
Several historical American and international law collections incuding law reviews and journals from their first volume of publication, the Federal Register, Presidential Documents, Attorney Generals Opinions, World Constitutions, and legal classics.
Historic American Newspapers (LOC.gov)
Contains historic newspapers from 1836-1922 and a U.S. Newspaper Directory for American newspapers published between 1690-present. Website produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.
Provides access to academic historical journals that cover the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present. Coverage is from 1955 to the present.
Humanities Source (EBSCO)
Articles in all aspects of the humanities including art, ltierature, music and philosophy, with access dating back to 1907. (Content from Humanities Index (formerly owned by Wilson) is now part of this database.)Alternate access via library barcode
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research provides access to an archive of social science data. Datasets are available for statistical manipulation. For advanced users.
An index to letters, diaries, oral histories, memoirs, and autobiographies that are either freely available on the Web or in subscription-only databases. (Note: we may not have access to all materials in this database.)
Now part of Legal Source, the Ebsco database providing articles on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world with coverage dating back to 1908.Alternate access via library barcode
A searchable collection of over 60 handbooks on information technology security.
Population statistics, immigration trends, socio-economic indicators, birth and death data, hospitalizations, local economic data, and more for New York City.Alternate access via library barcode
Provides access to thousands of newspapers from the U.S. and foreign presses including images, audio and video clips. (from NOVELny)Alternate access via library barcode
An index to the social sciences that is unique in its broad coverage of international material and incorporates over 100 languages and countries.
Selected articles, news feeds, reports, summaries, books, blogs, FAQs, and proprietary Background Information Summaries that pertain to terrorism and security.
A searchable collection of the complete runs (minus the most recent 2 to 5 years) of hundreds of the most significant scholarly journals.Alternate access via library barcode
Library catalog of the National Fire Academy. Indexes journal articles, books, and reports in fire science and emergency management. Items not owned by John Jay may be available via Interlibrary Loan.
Articles on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world with coverage dating back to 1908. Content from Index to Legal Periodicals and Books (formerly owned by Wilson) is now part of this database.Alternate access via library barcode
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.Alternate access via library barcode
Contains the full text for hundreds of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers as well as monographs and books.Alternate access via library barcode
Articles in the field of library, information science, and education techology. (Content from Library Literature and Information Scrience (formerly owned by Wilson) is now part of this database.)Alternate access via library barcode
Covers all aspects of the study of language and to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.
Provides access to full text biographies, critical analyses, reviews, and bibliographies of work from novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers.Alternate access via library barcode
Full text of thousands of poems, short stories, essays, plays, and speeches. Also includes biographies, work summaries and photographs.Alternate access via library barcode
An archival collection of legal materials with historical federal legislative, executive and judicial papers (including temp. commisions like the Wickersham Comm.), selected state documents, and historically significant international documents.
Making of the Modern World (GALE)
Provides the full text of 61,000 works of literature in business, politics, and economics published from 1450 to 1850. Includes the full GoldsmithsAlternate access via library barcode
Searchable collection of Sage Journals in organizations studies, management, business, human resource, marketing, public policy, public administration, and industrial relations. Coverage from 1947 to the present.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)
Articles from many popular sources covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and more.Alternate access via library barcode
Articles in mathematics from the American Mathematical Society.Alternate access via library barcode
Medline via PubMed (NIH.gov)
National Library of Medicine's database (via PubMed interface) of millions of references to articles published in licensed or freely available biomedical journals.
Provides many of the materials indexed in Medline. Covers medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.Alternate access via library barcode
Information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests of educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas; Yearbooks 9 through 19.
A portal to the Metropolitan Museum of Art's comprehensive book and online publishing program with close to 700 titles published from 1964 to the present.
Articles from journals and other periodicals and current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.Alternate access via library barcode
Index to scholarly journal articles on language and literature. Coverage from 1926 to the present (Note: many are not available at John Jay.)Alternate access via library barcode
Data collections relating to criminal justice from federal and state agencies, and grant-funded projects. Provides documentation, and browsing and downloading access to most of the data.
The complete archive from 1888 to 1994 of the award-winning magazine, which features in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology, and the environment; and spectacular photographic essays.Alternate access via library barcode
Indexes and provides access when available to the top five U.S. newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post. Coverage from 1977 to the present. (from NOVELny)Alternate access via library barcode
A comprehensive collection of classical music available online, comprising the complete Naxos, Marco Polo and Dacapo catalogues, which include Classical, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music.
A growing collection of searchable biomedical books hosted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, which advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.
Images from the full text resources at the National Center for Biotechnology.
Searches and often provides the full text of federal, state, local, and foundation reports, as well as abstracts of journal articles and other websites.
NDLTD is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations; full-text is free for all; excellent source for international dissertations.
Searchable and browsable public portal to the laws of New York City including: New York City Charter, New York City Administrative Code and the Rules of the City of New York.
Interactive crime map created by the NYPD showing date and location for the seven major NYS penal law felonies (murder, rape, robbery, felonious assault, burglary, grand larceny and grand larceny motor vehicle). Data available for current and previous calendar year and by month within each period.
Click on title to access in LexisNexis Academic and then click on TOC - Table of Contents -- in upper left hand side of screen Or arrows to browse. See subject guide on Finding Legal Information for more information.Alternate access via library barcode
Access to a few dozen New York newspapers including the NY Post, The NY Times, The Informed Constituent (Albany), The Buffalo News, The Herald American (Syracuse) and Newsday (Long Island). (from NOVELny)Alternate access via library barcode
All members of the John Jay Community with a valid John Jay email address, may sign up for complimentary access to The New York Times digital edition through NYTimes.com and NYTimes smartphone apps. To claim your academic pass and for more details go to: http://www.lib.jjay.cuny.edu/nyt.
Full text of articles and page images of The New York Times from 1851 to 2010.Alternate access via library barcode
Online version of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) National Fire Codes.
An eclectic collection of digital collections of primary source materials mostly from British and American libraries.Alternate access via library barcode
Biennial publication of the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Describes what workers do, working conditions, training and education needed, earnings and job prospects in a wide variety of occupations.
Provides author, title, and subject access to hundreds of thousands of non-copyrighted online books freely available on the Web.
Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, full-text magazine and newspaper articles, and multimedia on social issues. (from NOVELny)Alternate access via library barcode
Access to the entire text of the 34 vol. Dictionary of Art from Grove, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetcis, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, with updates and links to images.Alternate access via library barcode
Topic overviews and bibliographies on pertinent topics in criminal justice and law enforcement with links to the full text of sources when available.
Oxford English Dictionary Online
The complete text of the OED's twenty-volume Second Edition and three-volume Additions Series. The worldwide standard source for English word definitions, word pronunciation, word history and usage.
Comprises The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online, and The Oxford Companion to Music.Alternate access via library barcode
Over 200 reference books from Oxford University Press, including language dictionaries, and reference works in art, science, classics, business, history, law, literature, medicine, geography, performing arts, philosophy, and social science.Alternate access via library barcode
The Public Affairs Information Service was established to chronicle the world's public affairs, public and social policies, international relations, and world politics. The database contains and index to journal articles, government documents, grey literature and other materials from 1997 forward.
Thousands of ebooks published by Palgrave Macmillan in the humanities, social sciences, and business.Alternate access via library barcode
This collection of documentary films and series from the history of the Public Broadcasting Service contains a core of 245 titles, selected for their high quality and relevance to academic curricula, covers many educational disciplines, including history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events. It includes access to the films and series Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Odyssey, and films by Ken Burns and Michael Wood.”
Index to books and journals from 43 countries with content representing a variety of languages with some links to full text. Coverage from 1940 to the present.
Bibliographic database covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress (PILOTS) and other mental-health conditions resulting from traumatic events. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and produced by the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Searchable collection of Sage Journals in political science, American government, and policy studies. Coverage from 1912 to the present.
Praeger Security International Online
Primary documents, books, and weekly commentary concerning foreign policy, military matters and security issues such as border control, disaster response, transportation security and terrorism.
Prints and Photographs Online Catalog (Library of Congress)
Photographs, fine and popular prints and drawings, posters, and architectural and engineering drawings from the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.
Highly specialized collection of electronic information for professional educators, professional librarians and education researchers.
An interdisciplinary collection of high quality, peer reviewed journals.Alternate access via library barcode
Online access to the Protection of Assets Manual and Bulletin, the basic manual for security personnel.
Thousands of articles from journals published by the APA and allied organizations. Coverage from 1988 to the present.Alternate access via library barcode
Books published by the APA, including 700 classics and more than 1,500 authored entries from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology.
Reviews of books and films from the APA.
Companion database to the scholarly PsycINFO database. It consists of technical and annual reports, newsletters, magazines, newspapers, consumer brochures and more.
Psychiatry Online (APA)
The homepage of the American Psychiatric Association with links to several of its journals, textbooks, and the DSM-5.
Psychological Experiments Online is a multimedia collection that pairs audio and video recordings of experiments in psychology with thousands of pages of primary-source documents.It includes notes from experiment participants, journal articles, books, field notes, and final reports in topics from obedience to authority and conformity to operant conditioning.
Searchable collection of Sage Journals in applied psychology, assessment, child development, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, counseling psychology, and social psychology. Coverage from 1944 to the present.
The most comprehensive index and access to materials in psychology articles and books. Coverage from 1887 to the present.Alternate access via library barcode
Information on public administration and related areas such as organizational structures, public service personnel, economic issues, taxation, society issues, theory and research in the field.
Public Library of Law
A collection of free law materials including case law, statutes, regulations, court rules, and federal and state constitutions.
Searches citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Some are free or available via a John Jay subscription. Some are for sale.Alternate access via library barcode
Race and Justice Clearinghouse
An index to selected NGO reports, books and journal articles that focus on race and ethnicity and their interaction with the criminal justice and juvenile justice systems. Includes links to the full text of publications by the Sentencing Project.
Provides access to general-interest periodicals published in the U.S. from 1983 to the present as well as comprehensive indexing to periodicals published from 1890 to 1982.Alternate access via library barcode
A web-based bibliographic citation management service that is useful for tracking citations, generating bibliographies and citing sources in papers.Alternate access via library barcode
Covers regional business news in metro and rural areas within the United States.Alternate access via library barcode
Links to articles dealing with risk arising from industrial, technological, environmental, and other sources, with an emphasis on assessment and management of risk.
Rosetta Stone Library Solution (EBSCO)
Language learning software that includes: 30 languages to meet a range of cultural interests; 50 hours of foundational instruction: core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills; focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more; and mobile apps that enable learners to reinforce language on the go.
A searchable collection of subject encyclopedias, including major titles in criminal justice, research methods, psychology, and social issues from Sage publishers. Formerly called Sage e-Reference Collection.
Access to journals in the sciences and social sciences.
Access to peer-reviewed journal titles from international publishers in science, technology, social science and medicine. Results can be refined by author affiliation, funding source, and more. Coverage from the 1960's to the present.
Shepard's Citations (LexisNexis)
Search for cited cases and check the validity of a citation.
Available only through LexisNexis Academic. Click on 'Search by content type' on the upper right, then find Shepherd's Citations under 'Legal.'Alternate access via library barcode
Includes collections on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S. as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean, and other regions.Alternate access via library barcode
Displays interactive maps of U.S. Census data going back to 1790.Alternate access via library barcode
Provides accesses to journals in anthropology, criminology, economics, law, geography, policy studies, psychology, sociology, social work, and urban studies from 1983 to the present and indexes material from 1929 to 1983.Alternate access via library barcode
Accesses journal articles, book reviews, dissertations, and current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. Coverage from 1980 to the present.
Contains core coverage journals dating back to 1895, and some priority coverage journals. Also includes full text for many books, monographs, and conference papers.Alternate access via library barcode
Scholarly articles, books, and dissertations in sociology and subdisciplines. Coverage from 1952 to the present.
Sociology Full Text Collection (SAGE)
Searchable collection of Sage Journals in social structure, inequality, social change, and social problems published by Sage. Coverage from 1952 to the present.
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics Online
Statistics from the current Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics with ongoing updates and the archive back to 1994. The print version is available at the Reference Desk.Springerlink Online
Hundreds of scholarly journals and Ebooks published by Springer--not all indexed Ebooks are available fulltext. Coverage from 1997 to the present.
Entries are maintained and kept up to date by experts in the field. Access is unlimited and free to everyone.
An international statistical database that aggregates data and reports from more than 18,000 sources, trade organizations, scientific journals, government databases, and market researchers.
A comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
A searchable collection of 400 reference books in statistics.
Provides legal scholars with extensive data, like background issues, reasons for acceptance, chronology, outcome impacts, and judge's opinions, for Supreme Court Cases since 1953. Funded by the National Science Foundation.
Provides information on undergraduate and graduate programs and interactive online practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing tests, including LSAT, GRE, and SAT, as well as civil service exams. Includes Peterson's Guides.
Indexes journal articles, books, and reports (written for scientists) on the toxicological, pharmacological, biochemical and physiological effects of drugs and other chemicals. Coverage from 1965 to the present.
Data about federal enforcement activities -- criminal, civil, and administrative -- including detailed information about federal staffing, federal enforcement agencies, and income and demographic statistics.
Transportation Article File
Index to articles in journals and books on transportation from Northwestern University's Transportation Library.
Provides access to 400,000 bibliographic records covering transportation research published in books, journal articles, technical reports and other media
Literary criticism and interpretation including nearly 900 books from six print series — U.S. Authors Series Classic, English Writers Series Classic, World Authors Series Classic, Masterwork Studies, Studies in Short Fiction, and updated editions of U.S. Authors, World Authors and English Authors.Alternate access via library barcode
A source of detailed information on more than 300,000 periodicals (also called serials) of all types.
The FBI's compendium of crime statistics. It includes volumes from 1995 to the present. The print version is available at the Reference Desk.
Articles and reports as well as book abstracts about crime and other urban problems, possible solutions, studies of police departments, social welfare agencies, and more.
USA Counties (US.gov)
Compiles useful demographic, economic, and governmental information spanning several years and sources for county comparisons and profiles.
A guide through the pharmaceutical process. A source for FDA-enforceable quality standards for drugs, dietary supplements, excipients, testing procedures, assays, analytical methods and more.
Information on victims rights and protections including Constitutional provisions, statutes, court rules, administrative code provisions, case summaries, and attorney general opinions. Includes overviews of the justice system and a glossary.
Provides summary data on political behavior such as voter turnout, election results, public opinion, media trends, campaign financing and more. Some charts provide data from the 1790s, but most focus on the 1940s to 2012. Data can be downloaded.
Fulltext of the Wall Street Journal from 1984 to the Present.
Searching and Citation checking through the use of Science Citation Index (from 1997), Social Science Citation Index (from 1900), and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (from 1975).
Federal and state laws and cases and law review articles. For use by John Jay students and faculty only. For access, show your John Jay ID at the reference desk.Westlaw Campus
State and federal cases, law reviews, news information and legal reference sources like American Jurisprudence, the ALR, and the Keycite citator service.
Full text of over 1400 journals from the newly merged Wiley-Blackwell Publishers. (Note: You can search all Wiley ePublications on this platform but you can only access the full text of the Wiley journals subscribed to by John Jay).
Brings together primary documents, books, images, scholarly essays, book reviews, audio recordings, Web site reviews, and teaching tools, all documenting the multiplicity of womenAlternate access via library barcode
Provides access to the current constitution of every country in its native language (English translations for most), and links to related scholarly articles, books, bibliographies, and web sites.
A guide to health and health-related statistical information from the World Health Organization. Includes statistics on AIDS/HIV and other diseases.
A free, independent and non-profit global legal research facility providing access to over 1230 databases from 123 jurisdictions developed collaboratively by 14 Legal Information Institutes including the Cornell Legal Information Institute. A good resource for finding contemporary legal materials from foreign countries.
Brings together primary source documents relating to Latin America and the Caribbean; academic journals and news-feeds; reference materials; maps; statistics; audio and video. Covers politics, economics, religion, culture, international affairs, the environment, science and technology.Alternate access via library barcode
A union catalog of libraries around the world. Includes books, media, manuscripts, and other formats dating back to the 12th century.Alternate access via library barcode
Journal articles and book abstracts in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy. Coverage from 1975 to the present.