Cochrane Library

Cochrane Library (ISSN 1465-1858) is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.

Queens College Library provides access to:

  1. Cochrane Library
  2. Cochrane Clinical Answers
  3. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
  4. The Cochrane Central Registrar of Controlled Trials Database

Cochrane Library is available via the following portals:

Please note that you will be prompted to sign into the Queens College Library’s proxy to access content. You may sign into the proxy using your CUNYCredentials, the same that you use for Blackboard. The following FAQ provides more information on how to sign into proxy. 

Access is valid from May 17th, 2021 through December 31st, 2021. Users are advised to complete the Electronic Resources Access Form or email us at, technicalservices@qc-cuny.libanswers.com should they encounter any issues. 

New Subscription: Digital Theatre +

Digital Theatre + is one of the world’s leading platforms for the performing arts. The platform founded in 2009 provides unlimited access to over 1000+ full-length productions and educational resources. Educational resources include study guides, essays, research materials, performance studies, workshop programmes, and interviews. 

Digital Theatre + is now the home of the Broadway HD collection which was formerly availabsle via AVON. 

For more information on accessing Digital Theatre+, please browse our beginners starter package. 

Digital Theatre+ is available via the following portals:

Please note that you will be prompted to sign into the Queens College Library’s proxy to access the content. You may sign into the proxy using your CUNYCredentials, the same that you use for Blackboard. The FAQ provides more information on how to sign into the proxy. 

Access is valid from May 10th, 2021, through June 30th, 2022. Users are advised to complete the Electronic Resources Access Form or email us at, technicalservices@qc-cuny.libanswers.com should they encounter any issues. 

New Subscription: JoVE | Education Biology

The Queens College Library is pleased to announce its new subscription to JoVE | Education Biology. The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a leader in publishing quality science videos with a focus on promoting scientific research and education. The JoVE | Education Biology subscription includes access to the following:

  • JoVE Core | Biology: This section has over 300 concise and easy-to-understand animated video lessons that explain key concepts in biology, plus more than 150 scientist-in-action videos that show actual research experiments conducted in today’s laboratories.
  • JoVE Core | Molecular Biology: Showcases the molecular processes of the cell through clear and concise animated video lessons. Additionally, in scientist-in-action videos, these concepts’ application is demonstrated through real experiments in modern laboratories.
  • JoVE Lab Manual Biology: Comprehensive, curriculum-focused videos for both instructors and students in introductory biology lab courses.
  • JoVE Science Education | Basic Biology: Basic Biology is a streaming video database that focuses on basic biology topics specifically related to laboratory techniques and methods.
  • JoVE Science Education | Advanced Biology: Advanced Biology contains videos for the teaching of a variety of topics in advanced biology, including neuroscience, developmental biology, genetics, cell biology, immunology and microbiology.

JoVE resources are accessible via the following portals:

Please note that you will be prompted to sign in to the library’s proxy to access the content. You may sign into the proxy using your CUNY Credentials, the same that you use for Blackboard. The following FAQ provides more information on how to sign into the proxy. 

Access is valid from May 1st 2021, through May 31st 2022. Users are advised to complete the Electronic Resources Access Form or email us at, technicalservices@qc-cuny.libanswers.com should they encounter any issues.