Subscription Databases Listed Alphabetically





























Academic Search Premier
This is one of the largest databases in the Hostos digital collection.  Academic Search Premier is a scholarly, multi-disciplinary, full text database designed specifically for academic institutions. There is a large compliment of peer-reviewed full text journals, exhaustive indexing of thousands of journals where full text is not available, and a vast array of authoritative popular sources.  This resource contains full text for 4,598 scholarly publications with more than 100 going back to 1975 or further. It also includes PDF images for the great majority of journals; many of these PDFs are native (searchable) or scanned-in-color. Its scholarly collection provides full text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, etc.  A complete title list can be found here.

African-American History Online--Facts on File

African-American History Online provides users with access to thousands of cross-referenced entries on African-American history. Users can search for entries by keyword or phrase or browse by topic and by time period—from eight historical periods relevant specifically to African-American history.  It includes more than 3,700 biographies, entries on topics such as court cases and legislation; key social, literary, and artistic movements; daily life and living conditions; important organizations; themes; and excerpts and full texts of primary source documents with brief introductions.  The Image Gallery includes more than 1,000 historical images with explanatory captions.  Learning Centers bring together specially selected entries on different areas of interest to help users find a starting point for their research.

Alt HealthWatch
This alternative health database provides full text for more than 140 publications in the collection, including full text for many peer-reviewed journals. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine dating back to 1990.

American Chemical Society Journals
25 journals full text journals from the American Chemical Society including 'Biochemistry', 'Environmental Science & Technology', 'Journal of the American Chemical Society , 'The Journal of Organic Chemistry', and 'The Journal of Physical Chemistry A & B'.

AP Photo Archive
Image database containing hundreds of thousands of images. The collection consists primarily of Associated Press's current year's photo report together with a selection of other 20th Century and contemporary images. All images may be downloaded. The service is provided by AccuWeather, Inc.


Applied Science and Technology Abstracts
Applied Science & Technology Index is a bibliographic database that indexes articles of at least one column in length. English-language periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere are covered; non-English language articles are included if English abstracts are provided. Periodical coverage includes trade and industrial publications, journals issued by professional and technical societies, and specialized subject periodicals, as well as special issues such as buyers' guides, directories, and conference proceedings. Some subjects covered: Artificial Intelligence, Communication & Information Technology, Computer Databases & Software, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Food & Food Industry, Neural Networks, Physics, etc.


Art Index
Art Index is a bibliographic database that indexes articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Periodical coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, and Swedish. In addition to articles, this database indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Some subjects covered: Art History, Computers in Art, Painting, Photography, Pottery, etc.


Associations Unlimited U.S. National
Contains information for approximately 22,500 U.S. national nonprofit membership organizations in all fields.




Biography Index
Biography Index is a bibliographic database that cites biographical material appearing in periodicals indexed in other Wilson Company databases and additional selected periodicals, current books of individual and collective biography, and incidental biographical material in otherwise non-biographical books. Periodicals indexed are selected from all subject areas represented by other Wilson Company databases. Biographical subjects indexed range from antiquity to the present and represent all fields and nationalities.


Book Review Digest
Book Review Digest Plus brings together the data of Book Review Digest, which includes descriptive summaries of books as well as excerpts of book reviews, with all the book review citations and full text of book reviews from eleven other H. W. Wilson indexes. Those indexes are: Applied Science & Technology Index, Art Index, Biological & Agricultural Index, Education Index, General Science Index, Humanities Index, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, Library Literature & Information Science, Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature, Social Sciences Index, and Business Periodicals Index.  Every book in Book Review Digest Plus appears with all its reviews together. A single book can have as little as one review citation and as much as a descriptive summary and many reviews with excerpts and full text, depending upon the coverage the book received in the reviewing literature. Reviews must meet a length requirement to be cited, but no attempt is made to control the critical opinion they express. Books in all languages and from all countries qualify to be included if they are reviewed in one of the review sources indexed. The database includes children’s books as well as book for adults and young adults. The form of the authors’ and reviewers’ names is that found in the books or in the reviewing sources. The subject headings on the book records are those found on the available MARC records at the time the book was reviewed.


Business and Company Resource Center

Business and Company Resource Center is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.


Business Source Premier
This resource provides nearly 3,800 full text scholarly publications, including more than 1,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to the full text, this database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 4,600 journals. This database offers information in nearly every area of business including management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and more.  A little over 200 of the journals have PDF full text back to 1965 or the first issue published. Business Source Premier contains PDF images for the great majority of journals; many of these PDF's are native (searchable) or scanned-in-color. This database is updated daily.





CINAHL w/ Headings
This database provides indexing and abstracts for over 1,700 current nursing and allied health journals and other publications dating back to 1982, and contains over 880,000 records. Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association, this database covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. Examples of titles offered in CINAHL include: AANA Journal, California Hospitals, Gastroenterology Nursing, Maternal and Child Health Journal, Paediatric Nursing, Parents, etc. In addition, CINAHL offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters. Full text material includes 58 journals plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments, clinical trials. Latest update file 9/21/01. It should be noted that there is also an aspect of CINAHL known as Pre-CINAHL that gives limited bibliographic access to new journal articles while they are in the descriptive indexing phase. You can find it by clicking here.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text
CINAHL® Plus with Full Text provides indexing for 3,001 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with coverage dating as far back as 1937. Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association, CINAHL Plus with Full Text covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. In addition, this database offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters, as well as Evidence-Based Care Sheets. Searchable cited references for more than 1,160 journals are also included. CINAHL Plus with Full Text provides full text for 327 journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. PDF backfiles to 1937 are also included.

Clinical Pharmacology
Clinical Pharmacology contains current, concise and clinically-relevant drug monographs for all U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new and investigational drugs. Drugs may be searched by their generic or brand names. Clinical Pharmacology is made up of Drug Monograph and Patient Education Records. Drug Monographs include description, mechanism of action, and pharmacokinetics. Patient Education Records contain such information as what the medication is used for, what their health care professional should know before taking the medication, how the medication should be taken, what they should do if a dose is missed, what other medications can interact, what side effects may be noticed, what to watch for, and where to keep the medication. Patient Education records are available in English or Spanish.

College Opportunities On-Line
IPEDS College Opportunities On-Line links to over 9,000 colleges and universities in the United States with data on prices, financial aid, enrollment, and programs.

Communication & Mass Media Complete
This database offers full text for over 200 titles and contains citation coverage for hundreds of additional sources in the fields of communication and journalism. In total, several hundred valuable sources are covered.  This is the Title List.

Consulta provides a comprehensive collection of Spanish-language materials, including award-winning reference material from both Gale and Oceano, a wide range of journals, plus essential primary source documents. In addition to standard and advanced search methodologies and a dictionary function, Consulta provides a graphic chronological timeline to simplify research of specific eras, plus an extensive image gallery.

Consulta proporciona una colección comprensiva de materiales en Español, una amplia gama de diarios, y documentos de fuente primarios esenciales.  Consulta proporciona un timeline cronológico gráfico para simplificar la investigación de eras específicas, más una galería extensa de la imagen.

CQ Researcher
This database from the Congressional Quarterly offers in-depth coverage of today's most important issues. Each report is on a single topic--more than 12,000 words of text and extensive bibliographies.  Each weekly issue provides up-to-date information on controversial subjects written by CQ's staff of experienced reporters. The database goes back to 1991 and also affords immediate access to the newest CQ Researcher reports as they are published. Older reports are backfiled, providing a continuously growing archive. The index is available in both PDF and HTML formats.  The CQ Researcher covers a wide range of social, economic, political, and environmental issues.


A gateway service that provides access to a collection of multi-discipline, full text databases designed specifically for academic institutions. Through EBSCOHost Hostos can offer its students and faculty access to CINAHL, ERIC, Medline, PsycINFO and Sociological Abstracts through the same easy to use interface. EBSCO has the ability to link to full text articles in Academic and Business Search Premier from third party databases (i.e. CINAHL, ERIC, Medline, PsycINFO, Sociological Abstracts) making these index and abstracting services partially full text.

Education : a SAGE full-text collection

Education: A SAGE Full-Text Collection includes the full text of 26 peer-reviewed journals published by SAGE and participating societies distinguished by up to 40 years of backfiles, and encompasses over 8,000 articles. It covers such subject areas as: Adult and Continuing Education, Educational Administration, Educational Policy, Elementary and Primary Education, High School and Secondary Education, Higher Education, International Education, Leadership, Measurement and Testing, Multicultural Education and Diversity, Professional Development, Teaching and Instruction, Teaching Methods.



Education Full Text
This is a full text education and citation database that covers the subjects of Adult Education, Arts, Athletics, Comparative Education, Competency-based Education, Computers in Education, Continuing Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Government Funding, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Library Science, Literacy Standards, Multicultural/Ethnic Education, Parent-Teacher Relations, Prayer in Public Schools, Preschool Education, Religious Education, School Administration, Science and Mathematics, Secondary Education, Special Education, Student Counseling, Teacher Education, Teacher Evaluation, Teaching Methods, and Vocational Education.  Education Full Text is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles of at least one column in length from English-language periodicals and yearbooks published in the United States and elsewhere. English-language books relating to education published in 1995 or later are also indexed. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. Abstracts range from 50 to 300 words and describe the content and scope of the source documents. Full-text coverage begins in January 1996.


Encyclopedia Brittanica

This resource is the updated Encyclopedia Brittanica that is known throughout the world.  The online edition also includes the Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus; a World Atlas; Yearbook and a Subject Timeline.


ERIC (Via EBSCO) or Eric Full Text Reports
ERIC, the U.S. Department of Education Educational Resource Information Center database, contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals, as well as full text of more than 2,200 digests.  The ERIC featured in CSA's package differs from the EBSCOhost version in full support of the RefWorks bibliographic utility.  The ERIC Full Text Reports gives you the full text of the ERIC reports that are normally not in the ERIC subscriptions we have from EBSCO or CSA.


Essay and General Literature Index
Essay and General Literature Index is a bibliographic database that cites essays and articles contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. More than 300 volumes are indexed annually. Additionally, more than 20 annuals and serial publications are indexed. Essay and General Literature Index also provides full bibliographic information on collective titles indexed. Essay and General Literature Index focuses on the humanities and social sciences, with subject coverage ranging from economics, political science, and history to criticism of literary works, drama, and film.


Ethnic NewsWatch
Ethnic NewsWatch contains a full-text collection of articles, editorials, and reviews published in the newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic minority and native press. Ethnic NewsWatch, which is available in both English and Spanish, provides multicultural coverage of subjects of general interest with special focus on African-American, Hispanic, Latino, Chicano, Native American, Asian-American, Jewish, Arab-American and European-American news.





GenderWatch is a full text database of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. With its archival material, dating back to 1970 in some cases, GenderWatch is a repository of an important historical perspective on the evolution of the women's movement and the changes in gender roles. Publications include academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government, non-governmental organization, and special reports. Covers Government , History and Politics, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Women's Studies. GenderWatch is designed to provide immediate answers to general reference questions, in addition to serving as an authoritative resource for Gender Studies, Women's Studies, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender studies, and Family Studies. Its international mix of content from non-mainstream publications makes GenderWatch a unique resource.


General Science Abstracts
General Science Abstracts is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles of at least one column in length from English-language periodicals published in the United States and Great Britain. Periodical coverage includes popular science magazines as well as professional journals. General Science Abstracts also covers The New York Times Science Section (published weekly on Tuesday). Abstracting coverage begins with periodicals published in March 1993. Abstracts range from 50 to 300 words and describe the content and scope of the source articles.


GPO Access
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.


Grove Art Online

Grove Art Online provides web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art, ed. Jane Turner (1996, 34 vols.) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art, ed. Hugh Brigstocke (2001). We offer ongoing additions of new and updated articles, over 1,500 thumbnail art images and line drawings displayed in the text of articles, extensive image links, and sophisticated search and navigation tools.


Grove Music Online

Grove Music Online comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (London, 2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, edited by Stanley Sadie (London, 1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition, edited by Barry Kernfeld (London, 2002). Articles that have been updated since their appearance in print are date-stamped in the upper right corner of the screen.




Handbook of Latin American Studies
The handbook is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Each year, more than 130 academics from around the world choose over 5,000 works for inclusion in the handbook. Continuously published since 1935, the handbook offers Latin Americanists an essential guide to available resources.

HAPI Online
HAPI Online, the Hispanic American Periodical Index, is produced by an editorial staff at the UCLA Latin American Center. The database covers 1970 to present. From analyses of current political, economic, and social issues to unique coverage of Latin American arts and letters, HAPI Online contains bibliographic citations to journal and magazine articles, book reviews, documents and original literary works about Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States. It contains only some full text articles and that is only if these articles are found in the CUNY "JSTOR" database. Complimentary to this database is the Handbook of Latin American Studies Online (HLAS Online <>). Citations are either in Spanish or English.

Health Reference Center (Facts on File)

Facts On File's Health Reference Center is a comprehensive encyclopedic database containing thousands of hyperlinked entries organized into four major categories: conditions and diseases, mental health, health and wellness, and body systems. It provides clear information on the causes, cures, key research, medical terms, symptoms, treatments and trends, and organizations in each field of study. Each content area is searchable by keyword and has a browsable A-to-Z index. A list of links also allows the user to easily find more focused topics within each of the content areas. 


The Health Reference Center Academic (Thomson/Gale)
The Health Reference Center is available on the World Wide Web through InfoTrac. This database contains full-text articles on fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health and safety, HMOs and related subjects. There are forty full text academic journals within the Health Reference Center in the fields of nursing and allied health.  Coverage begins with 1996.


Health Sciences: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
Nursing & Health Sciences: A SAGE Full-Text Collection includes the full text of 26 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, some journals going back 23 years, encompassing over 7,000 articles. It covers such subjects as nursing, social studies of health, nursing research, health services & administration, community / public health nursing, qualitative research, cultural studies, child psychiatry, transcultural psychiatry, adult health nursing, public health, public policy & public administration, health psychology, aging and gerontology, health communication, family studies, physiology, physical medicine & rehabilitation, pediatrics, holistic nursing, nursing theory, pediatric nursing, autism, mental disorders & learning disability, health education & health promotion, clinical psychology, developmental psychology, psychopathology, health evaluation, research methods & evaluation, dementia, and sociology of the family.


Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides more than 550 scholarly full text journals, including more than 450 peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for more than 800 journals. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from Creative Nursing, Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Community Health Nursing, Journal of Nursing Management, Journal of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, Nursing, Nursing Diagnosis, Nursing Ethics, Nursing Forum, Nursing Inquiry, and many more. In addition, this database includes Clinical Pharmacology, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs for all U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new drugs. The majority of full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1975. Click here for a complete title list.


Health & Wellness Resource Center

This database has reference materials as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources. Additionally, there are descriptions of and links to several pertinent Web sites, selected for their usefulness and appropriateness.


Historical New York Times (1851-2001)
This database from ProQuest covers the New York Times from 1851 to 2001.  This database is intended to serve as a series of primary sources with actual images of the New York Times articles throughout its history until 2001.  When one is attempting to access the New York Times after 2001 or the current news, it is best to use LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe or InfoTrac Custom Newspapers.


Humanities Abstracts
Humanities Abstracts cites articles from English-language periodicals beginning with 1984. Topics include Art, Communications, Dance, Film, Folklore, Gender Studies, History, Journalism, Literary & Social Criticism, Literature, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy and Religion.



IndexMaster is a compilation of the indices and/or tables of content of over 10,000 legal titles from over 90 legal publishers. Searchable and viewable, the index and table of contents will provide the researcher with the content necessary to determine if the book meets their needs.  The service also provides a means by which to order texts of interest directly through the site.

Created exclusively for Spanish-speaking users, this full-text electronic reference tool is the first system to provide indexing, images and full text of popular Hispanic magazines -- not just translations. Also included is a thesaurus and interface that are uniquely designed for Spanish-speaking users. ¡Informe! thinks through every query in Spanish. Informe! also features title annotations in both English and Spanish. Includes of 50 full-text Spanish-language and bilingual periodical. Click here for a title list. Updated daily.

InfoTrac Custom Newspapers
This database offers over 150 full text newspapers.

International Index to Black Periodicals Database

Analyses of African-American literature; reviews of calypso music; features on civil rights, education policy, and politics in a range of African nations are just a few topics that researchers can explore with International Index to Black Periodicals Full Text. The Index includes current and retrospective bibliographic citations and abstracts from 132 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers and newsletters from the United States, Africa, and the Caribbean - and full-text coverage of nearly twenty core Black Studies periodicals (1998 forward). Retrospective coverage includes 120,000 citations from over forty publications, with records dating back to 1902. Coverage is international in scope and multidisciplinary - spanning cultural, economic, historical, religious, social and political issues of vital importance to the Black Studies discipline. Updated monthly.





This electronic journal service provides full text access to more than 250 journals in language and literature, Latin American and Asian studies, political science, history, business, arts and sciences, and other fields in the social sciences and humanities. Journal coverage begins with the first issue of each journal, in some cases going as far back as the 1800s. Current journals are not entered into the database for 2 to 5 years.


Junior Edition - K12

Formerly SuperTOM Junior, this periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school, with magazines, newspapers and reference books (most are full-text) for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.





Law Library Microfilm Collection

Digitized versions of thousands of legal documents, mostly from government sources. These materials should be of particular interest to researchers in history, political science, and sociology.


Learning Express

LearningExpress Library provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. The service prvides over Over 300 Practice Tests and Courses, including the ACT, SAT, GED, GRE, TOEFL Exams, CUNY Math and Reading, ESL skills, Civil Service exams, citizenship, and much more. The services provides a Mirror of OFFICIAL Tests so that students gain familiarity with the test format. Each practice test provides immediate feedback on performance, ability to finish later that fits any student’s schedule, unlimited remote access so you can practice at your convenience, any time, anywhere, 24/7. Each new user must Sign in and create a unique user ID and password to access the tests. Once an ID and password is created on campus, you can then access the site from home or anywhere off campus.


LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe
LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe is a full-text database that provides access to a wide range of news, business, medical, legal and reference information compiled specifically for the research needs of academic institutions. LEXIS-NEXIS may be searched for general, company, industry, legal and government news, company financial information, country and state profiles, biographical information, medical abstracts, law reviews, U.S. code, constitution and court rules, and state legal research.  If you use Lexis-Nexis to access the New York Times, it is important to know that the Lexis-Nexis package only covers the New York Times from the 1990s to present.  When one wants to access the New York Times earlier than that, you can use
Historical New York Times (1851-2001).


Library Literature
Library Literature & Information Science is a bibliographic database that indexes articles and book reviews of key library and information science periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. Books, chapters in collected works such as conference proceedings, library school theses, and pamphlets are also indexed.


Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a comprehensive literary reference database, which provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. LRC is a completely full-text database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources.  Its extensive list of publications includes major literary reference works such as Magill’s Literary Annual and Masterplots, as well as Bloom’s Major Novelists and the complete contents of literary magazines such as Grand Street and Ploughshares.

Literature Resource Center and MLA
The Literature Resource Center is a complete literature reference database which provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. It covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors. The LCR is built three author databases: Contemporary Authors Online, offering biographical coverage of more than 120,000 writers; Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, featuring entries on all authors appearing in CLC since vol. 95 of the print series and complete profiles of the 266 most studied authors from editions prior to vol. 95; and Dictionary of Literary Biography Online, containing more than 10,000 biocritical essays on authors and their works written by academic scholars. In addition, users can access current, full-text critical essays on major authors via the Literature Resource Center's link to more than 130 prominent literary journals. CUNY has elected to add the Modern Language Association (MLA) citation database to its LRC subscription, providing CUNY researchers with access to 1.4 million citations from the MLA International Bibliography.



Management & Organization Studies: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
This database includes the full text of 38 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, encompassing over 13,200 articles and up to 58 years of backfiles.  This database covers such subjects as Organizational Behavior, Organizational Development, Strategic Management, Organizational Theory, Industrial Psychology, Human Resource Management, Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Management, Leadership, Group Processes, Organizational Communication, Management Learning, Management Education, Training, Industrial Relations, Labor Economics, International & Cooperative Management, Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management, E-commerce, Non-profit Management , Compensation & Benefits, Environmental Management, Service Organizations, Hospitality, Travel, Tourism, Marketing, Macromarketing, Social Marketing, Marketing Education, Marketing Theory, Service Marketing, Sociology of Work, Business & Government Relations, Critical Theory, Simulation, Action Research, Research Design, and Research Methodologies.

MasterFILE Premier
Provides full text for over 1,880 periodicals covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more. Click here for a complete title list. Click here for more info

Military and Government Collection
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military, 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 more than 300 journals and periodicals. The database also includes full text for 245 pamphlets and offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 titles. Some publications covered in this database include are Air Force Controller, Army Reserve Magazine, Defence Studies, Global Security Review, Joint Force Quarterly, Military Technology, National Review, Defense, Combat Edge, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, Foreign Affairs, Naval Forces, and many more. Many full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color.

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE allows users to search abstracts from over 4,000 current biomedical journals. Latest update file 9/27/01. Click here for more info



National Newspaper Index Provides indexing (1977 to present) of America's top 5 newspapers; The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post.

netLibrary is a collection of full-text e-books, including 860 titles purchased by CUNY and the entire 4,000 volume netLibrary Public eBook Collection. netLibrary titles are listed in the CUNY+ catalog. netLibrary requires each user to register before checking out titles.


New York Online Access to Health (NOAH)
New York Online Access to Health (NOAH) is a full-text English/Spanish consumer health and patient education database maintained by CUNY.


New York State Newspapers

10 major NY state newspapers including the NYTimes and the NY Post.

The New York Times
The New York Times, arguably, is one of the most important newspapers in the world.  At Hostos there are a variety of ways to access this newspaper.  If you want to get at a more current article that appeared in the New York Times you would best be served looking at
LEXIS-NEXIS Academic UniverseHowever, if you are attempting to get access to articles from the New York Times earlier than 2001 or from a specific historical event, you would be better served using Historical New York Times (1851-2001) which not only covers all of the 1900s and most of the 1800s, but it also has images of the articles as they appeared in the newspaper.




Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources to provide a complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.


Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference Online brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world's biggest reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource.  It contains over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. It is a fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of these books, giving subscribers unprecedented access to a comprehensive information resource.




Political Science: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
This database includes the full-text of 25 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, some journals going back 24 years, encompassing over 10,000 articles. It covers such subjects as General Political Science, American Government & Politics, Political Sociology, Comparative Politics, Policy Studies, Political Communication, Peace / Conflict Studies, Presidential Studies, Political Theory / Philosophy, International Relations, and Area Studies.


A companion database to CINAHL, Pre-CINAHL is intended to provide current awareness of new journal articles, and includes a rotating file of limited bibliographic information (no subject searching), which are available to researchers only for the time when these articles are being assigned additional indexing. The fully indexed version on CINAHL can be found here.


Project Muse and its mirror site
Currently, Project MUSE® offers nearly 250 quality journal titles from 40 scholarly publishers. As one of the academic community's primary electronic journals resources, Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others. Project MUSE is setting the standard for scholarly electronic journals in the humanities and social sciences. At this time, Project MUSE subscriptions are available only to institutions


PsycARTICLES is a definitive source of searchable full text articles on current issues in psychology. The PsycARTICLES database covers general psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research in psychology. The database contains more than 35,000 searchable full text articles from 41 journals published by the American Psychological Association and 8 from allied organizations. It contains all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each of the 49 journals. Examples of titles offered in PsycARTICLES include: American Psychologist, Behavioral Neuroscience, Canadian Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychoanalytic Psychology, Psychotherapy: Theory/Research/Practice/Training, etc. Coverage spans from 1988 to the present.


Psychology: A SAGE Full-Text

Psychology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection includes the full text of 35 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, some journals going back 36 years, and encompasses over 21,600 articles. It covers such subjects as Applied Psychology, Assessment, Child Development, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Cultural Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, Environmental Psychology, Family Studies, Group Work, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Language Acquisition, Latin American Studies, Learning Disabilities, Measurement, Neuropsychology, Personality, Philosophical Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychology of Diversity, School Psychology, Social Psychology, and Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.  The searchable database consists of bibliographic records (indexed summaries or abstracts) as well as the complete text of each journal article. Every bibliographic record in the Collection links to the appropriate full-text in PDF format.


PsycINFO 1887-Current
Provides indexing and abstracts for over one million articles in 1,700 journals from over 50 countries. This database, provided by the American Psychological Association, also includes abstracts for dissertations, books and book chapters ranging in date from 1887 to the present. Click here for more info





Readers Guide Abstracts
Readers Guide Full Text, is a database containing comprehensive indexing and abstracting of popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and Canada. Coverage begins with 1983. If you are attempting to find citations older than 1983, then go to the Readers' Guide Retrospective by clicking here. The Retrospective is an index that goes back to 1890 in its coverage.


Readers' Guide Retrospective

Readers' Guide Retrospective is a database containing comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America. Subjects Covered: Aeronautics, African-Americans, Aging, Archeology, Astronomy, Automobiles, Biographies, Business, Children, Education, Environment, Fashion, Film, Fine Arts, Food, Foreign Affairs, Gardening, Health, History, Hobbies, Home, Journalism, Leisure Activities, Literature, Medicine, Music, News, Nutrition, Photography, Politics, Popular Culture, Radio, Religion, Science, Sports, Technology, Television, Travel. Current coverage for this database includes the years 1890 through 1982.


Regional Business News
This full text newswire database incorporates business wires from all over the world. Included in this database are A&G Information, Africa News Service, Inter Press Service, Resource News International, South American Business, M2 Communications, PR Newswire, Business News Wire, Canadian Corporate News, News Bytes News Network, and Phillips Business Information Highlights. Click here for more info





Science Resource Center

The Science Resource Center is a database geared to helping students get an overview of different topics in the sciences. This database has plenty of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations.  SRC also has a strong coverage from over 200 magazines and academic journals.


Social Sciences Abstracts (Wilson)
Social Sciences Abstracts indexes and abstracts articles covering addiction studies, area studies, community health & medical care, corrections, criminal justice, economics, environmental studies, ethics, family studies, gender studies, geography, gerontology, law, public administration, political science, psychiatry, psychology, social work, sociology and urban studies. Coverage begins with 1983. Abstracting coverage begins with periodicals published in January 1994.

Sociology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
This database includes the full-text of 33 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, some journals going back 24 years, encompassing over 12,700 articles. It covers such subjects as Childhood, Contemporary Sociology, Comparative Sociology, Consumer Culture, Classical Sociology, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Leisure Studies, Social Theory, Sociology of Sport, and Sociology of Work and Employment (Labor Studies).


Statistical Abstract of the United States
A statistical reference and guide to over 250 statistical publications and sources from government and private organizations.  There is a print version of this material in our Reference Collection at





Twaynes Author Series

This series of literary criticism offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and to the development of literary genres. Features the content of nearly 600 books that comprise three print series --United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors -- each of which were carefully coordinated with input from librarians and educators to include authors universally studied in high schools and colleges. Twayne's Author Series is an ideal starting point for research papers on literary works and figures, special projects and presentations. Students can quickly gain results by searching for a specific author, combining search criteria for a more complex search, or exploring thematic and chronological topics.





WWW version of the OCLC union catalog containing bibliographic information on over 39 million items from books and journals to CD-ROMs and videos. Includes holding information from libraries around the world. Part of FirstSearch (OCLC).