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The databases listed below are currently inactive at Queens College Libraries. A database may no longer be available because it has ceased, it has merged with another database, or its trial period has ended.

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DATABASE NAME DESCRIPTION
DATABASE NAME DESCRIPTION
Accessible Archives Digital archive of primary source materials reflecting broad views across American history and culture; includes eyewitness accounts of historical events, descriptions of daily life, commerce as seen through advertisements, and genealogical records from the early 1800s into the 20th Century.

Note: Trial subscription ended November 2014.

Sources: Books, Magazines, Newspapers
Subjects: Africana Studies, American Studies, History, Media Studies, Women's Studies
American Medical Association Abstracts of scholarly journal articles from twelve (12) medicals journals, including The Journal of the American Medical Association.

Note: Content transferred platforms, please see the active listing for JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association).

Subjects: Science, Health & Medicine
American Periodicals (ProQuest) Access to historically-significant periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, and children's and women's magazines.

Note: Trial subscription ended October 2014.

Dates: 1740 - 1940
Subjects: American Studies, Family & Consumer Studies, History
APA PsychNET Full-text of APA Books, in addition to reference works from the APA Handbooks in Psychology Series.

Note: Trial ended May 2014.

Subjects: Education, Neuroscience, Psychology, Science, Sociology
Applied Science & Technology Full Text (EBSCO) Abstracts of scholarly journal articles, magazine articles, trade publication articles, conference papers.

Note: Ceased, and merged into Applied Science & Technology Source, June 2013.

Subjects: Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Technology
Applied Science & Technology Retrospective (EBSCO) Citations to scholarly journal articles, magazine articles, trade publication articles, conference papers.

Note: Ceased, and merged into Applied Science & Technology Source, June 2013.

Subjects: Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Technology
ARBA Online (American Reference Books Annual) Full-text reviews of reference works (both printed books and electronic books/databases).

Note: Complementary subscription ended August 2012.

Sources: Books & Monographs, Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Subjects: Library & Information studies
Benezit Dictionary of Artists Full text of Benezit Dictionary of Artists, which includes artists' bibliographies, auction records, and museum holdings; content is available to cross-search with Grove Art Online (The Dictionary of Art Online), Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms from the common Oxford Art Online platform.

Note: Trial subscription ended April 2014.

Sources: Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Subjects: Architecture, Art, Media Studies
Bibliographie de la littérature française (BLF) Bibliographic resource for studies on French and Francophone literature from the 16th century to the present, both in France and abroad; includes more than 150,000 notices, 17,000 summaries, and 72,000 articles. Resource is co-produced by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the Société d'histoire littéraire de la France, and Classiques Garnier numérique.

Note: Trial subscription ended December 2014.

Dates: 1998 - present
Sources: Books, Journals - Abstracts/Citations
Subjects: Arts & Humanities, Comparative Literature, French, History, Language & Literature
Black Studies in Video Collection of streaming video that surveys the evolution of black culture in the United States; includes documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage. Each video is fully transcribed and indexed. See also: Alexander Street Press.

Note: Trial subscription ended November 2014.

Sources: Audio & Video
Subjects: Africana Studies, American Studies, History, Political Science, Sociology, Urban Studies, Women's Studies
BNA Daily Tax Report Full-text of daily reporting on legislative, regulatory, and legal tax developments.

Note: Trial subscription ended November 2013.

Sources: Newspapers
Subjects: Economics, Journalism, Taxation
Chatham House (Gale) Full-text of the publications and archives of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), the independent international affairs policy institute founded in 1920 following the Paris Peace Conference; includes the Institute's research, analysis, debates, and speeches.

Note: Trial subscription ended March 2014.

Subjects: Business, Economics, Environmental Science, Political Science, Sociology
Cinema Image Gallery (EBSCO) Digital collection of still images from movies, television and the entertainment industry; covers the history of movie-making and films in production.

Note: Discontinued by vendor as of December 2014.

Sources: Biographies, Images
Subjects: Art, Film, Media Studies
CINAHL: Nursing and Allied Health (EBSCO) Complete coverage of scholarly nursing journals and publications in the field of nursing and allied health; from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association.

Note: Resource upgraded to CINAHL Complete (EBSCO).

Dates: 1981 - present
Sources: Books, Journals - Full-text with Find it!
Subjects: Health & Medicine, Nutrition, Physical Education & Exercise Sciences
COS Funding Opportunities (ProQuest) Abstracts of available opportunities for grants, fellowships, prizes and other types of funding for researchers in all subject disciplines; of interest to graduate students, faculty, administrators.

Note: Resource integrated into Pivot.

Subjects: Education, Multidisciplinary
Communication Source (EBSCO) Full-text scholarly journal articles, magazine articles, and trade publications; content builds on the resources available in Communication & Mass Media.

Note: Trial subscription ended April 2014.

Subjects: Anthropology, Business, Educational Technology, Film, Journalism, Media Studies, Sociology
Computers & Applied Sciences Complete (EBSCO) Abstracts of scholarly journal articles, trade publication articles, magazine articles.

Note: Ceased, and merged into Applied Science & Technology Source, June 2013.

Subjects: Computer Science, Engineering, Technology
Derwent Innovations Index Abstracts of patents in the chemical, electrical & electronics, and mechanical engineering areas of technology.

Note: Complimentary subscription ceased February 2014.

Subjects: Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Health & Medicine, Technology
Education Full Text (EBSCO) Abstracts of scholarly journal articles, citations to book reviews.

Note: Ceased, and merged into Education Source, June 2013.

Subjects: Education, Educational Technology
Education Index Retrospective (EBSCO) Abstracts of scholarly journal articles, citations to book reviews.

Note: Ceased, and merged into Education Source, June 2013.

Subjects: Education, Educational Technology
Education Research Complete (EBSCO) Abstracts of scholarly journal articles, magazine articles, book essays, conference papers.

Note: Ceased, and merged into Education Source, June 2013.

Subjects: Education, Educational Technology
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (eLS) Full-text of encyclopedia articles (peer-reviewed) in all areas of the life sciences.

Note: Subscription cancelled December 2012.

Sources: Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Subjects: Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Environmental Studies & Sciences, Health & Medicine
Ethnic Newswatch: A History (ProQuest) Cross-search Ethnic Newswatch (ProQuest) (1990 - present) with this archival collection of ethnic and minority presses of North America.

Note: Trial subscription ended 10 April 2015.

Dates: 1959-1989
Sources: Newspapers, Magazines - Full-text
Subjects: Africana Studies, French, German, Greek-Modern, Hebrew & Yiddish, Hispanic Languages, Italian, Jewish Studies, Latin American & Latino Studies, Language & Literature, Polish, Russian, Sociology, Spanish
Films on Demand Streaming video and multimedia covering academic, vocational and life-skills content; includes 29 collections, from Anthropology to World Languages, from such providers such as PBS, National Geographic, BBC and TED.

Note: Trial subscription ended March 2014.

Sources: Multi-media: Audio & Video
Subjects: Film, Multidisciplinary
Frick Art Reference Library Periodicals Index (EBSCO) Comprehensive coverage of international art history periodicals from the renowned Frick Art Reference Library; includes access points for research on artists, artworks, private and public collections, exhibitions, and reproductions.

Note: Trial subscription ended November 2014.

Dates: 1850 - 1960
Subjects: Architecture, Art
Global Issues in Context (Gale) Provides news, global viewpoints, country information, primary source documents, statistical data, and multimedia resources on a broad range of global issues and current events.

Note: Trial subscription ended January 2017.

Sources: Audio & Video, Magazines, Newspapers
Subjects: History, Journalism, Political Science
Good Conversations Online access to two streaming video series: Good Conversations, interviews with children's authors; and All About the Book, a discussion guide to selected children's books.

Sources: Audio & Video
Subjects: Education, Library & Information Studies
HeinOnline Comprehensive collection of scholarly legal and criminal justice periodicals from their first volume of publication; includes four major collections: the Law Journal Library, the Federal Register Library, the Treaties and Agreements Library, and the U.S. Supreme Court Library.

Note: Trial subscription ended December 2014.

Sources: Journals - Full-text
Subjects: American Studies, History, Law, Political Science
Humanities Full Text (EBSCO) Abstracts of scholarly journal articles, magazine articles; citations to reviews, bibliographies.

Note: Ceased, and merged into Humanities Source, June 2013.

Subjects: Multidisciplinary
Humanities Index Retrospective (EBSCO) Abstracts of scholarly journal articles, magazine articles; citations to reviews, bibliographies.

Note: Ceased, and merged into Humanities Source, June 2013.

Subjects: Multidisciplinary
Humanities International Complete (EBSCO) Abstracts of scholarly journal articles, magazine articles; citations to reviews.

Note: Ceased, and merged into Humanities Source, June 2013.

Subjects: Multidisciplinary
Index to Current Urban Documents Citations to public policy reports by local government agencies, from hundreds of U.S. and Canadian cities; full-text of documents for the New England Region only.

Note: Subscription cancelled July 2013.

Subjects: Political Science, Sociology, Urban Studies
Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text (EBSCO) Citations to scholarly articles and book reviews from law reviews & journals.

Note: Ceased, and merged into Legal Source, June 2013.

Subjects: Law, Political Science
Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective (EBSCO) Citations to scholarly articles and book reviews from law reviews & journals.

Note: Ceased, and merged into Legal Source, June 2013.

Subjects: Law, Political Science
INSPEC Abstracts of scholarly journal articles, conference papers, technical reports; updated weekly.

Note: Subscription cancelled July 2012.

Subjects: Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies & Sciences, Library & Information Studies, Physics, Technology
International Bibliography of Art (ProQuest) The definitive resource for scholarly literature on Western art; includes post-classical western art plus global art since 1945 in core journals, books, conference proceedings & exhibition catalogues. See also: Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) for earlier years.

Note: Trial subscription ended October 2014.

Dates: 2008 - present
Subjects: Architecture, Art
JSTOR Plant Science Full-text of scholarly journals in botany (plant science).

Note: Trial subscription ended June 2013.

Subjects: Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry
JP Morgan Research (ProQuest) Retrieve thousands of analyst reports from Morgan Markets covering over 3,000 global companies and all industries; includes equities and company performance, global and regional economics and financial strategy, foreign exchange, commodities, liquidity, and emerging markets.

Note: Trial subscription ended October 2014.

Dates: 2011 - present
Subjects: Accounting, Business, Taxation
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) (EBSCO) Abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book essays, research reports, conference papers.

Note: Ceased, and merged into Library & Information Science Source, June 2013.

Subjects: Library & Information Studies
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (EBSCO) Abstracts of scholarly journal articles, conference papers, theses, dissertations; citations to book reviews; includes international publications.

Note: Ceased, and merged into Library & Information Science Source, June 2013.

Subjects: Library & Information Studies
Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective (EBSCO) Citations to scholarly journal articles, conference papers, theses, dissertations; citations to book reviews; includes international publications.

Note: Ceased, and merged into Library & Information Science Source, June 2013.

Subjects: Library & Information Studies
LitFinder (Gale) Resource for finding citations to poems, short stories, speeches, and plays; includes selective text and covers all time periods.

Sources: Books, Journals - Citations, full-text with Find it!
Subjects: Arabic, Classics, Comparative Literature, Drama, Encyclopedias, English, Greek-Ancient, Hispanic Languages, Language & Literature, Latin, Latin American & Latino Studies, Spanish
Mango Languages An interactive learning platform to build language skills; provides conversational language skills through lessons and film. A text translator is provided.

Note: Trial ended May 2014.

Subjects: Language & Literature, Linguistics
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) Multi-disciplinary database that contains 1,700 periodicals, 500 reference books, over 164,400 primary source documents, and an image collection of maps & flags; for public libraries.

Note: Resource upgraded to MasterFILE Complete (EBSCO).

Sources: Books, Journals, Magazines, Primary Sources - Full-text with Find it!
Subjects: Education, Multidisciplinary
MEDLINE with Full Text (EBSCO) MEDLINE, the U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database, contains citations and author abstracts from over 5,600 biomedical journals from fields such as: medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, allied health, health care systems, and pre-clinical sciences. See also: PubMed.

Note: Resource upgraded to MEDLINE Complete (EBSCO).

Dates: 1949 - present
Sources: Journals - Full-text with Find it!
Subjects: Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Food, Health & Medicine, Neuroscience, Nutrition, Physical Education & Exercise Sciences
Newsstand (Gale) Full-text of newspaper articles; from U. S. and international English-language newspapers.

Note: Duplication of InfoTrac Newsstand.

Sources: Newspapers.
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Palgrave Connect Collection of electronic books (e-books) published by Palgrave Macmillan in the humanities, social sciences, and business.

Dates: 2010 - present
Sources: Books - Full-text
Subjects: Business, Dance, Drama, Economics, Education, English, Film, History, Language & Literature, Linguistics, Media Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Sociology, Theatre
PsycEXTRA (EBSCO) Full-text and bibliographic database of literature in psychology, behavioral sciences, and health. Content includes research reports, conference presentations and abstracts, policy statements, and standards. From the American Psychological Association.

Note: Trial subscription ended October 2013.

Subjects: Health & Medicine, Multidisciplinary, Psychology, Sociology
PsycTESTS (EBSCO) Research database with full-text to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and information on test development. From the American Psychological Association.

Note: Trial subscription ended October 2013.

Subjects: Health & Medicine, Multidisciplinary, Psychology, Sociology
Rosetta Stone (EBSCO) An interactive learning platform to build language skills; includes lessons to build reading, writing, speaking and listening skills for 30 languages, and speech-recognition technology for immediate pronunciation feedback.

Note: Trial subscription ended June 2014.

Subjects: Language & Literature, Linguistics
Routledge Performance Archive Streaming audio and visual of full-length theater productions, as well as production fragments, workshops, interviews, and master-classes; includes definitions of theater movements, methods, and themes, in addition to commentary from theater practitioners. The archive focuses on content for teaching theater and performance practice.

Note: Trial subscription ended February 2014.

Sources: Images, Multi-media: Audio & Video
Subjects: Dance, Music, Theatre
Sage Business Researcher Designed to guide student researchers through the most important topics in business and management.
Sage Research Methods Online (SRMO) Use this database to help design research projects, conduct research, and write up findings; includes the full-text of SAGE's "Little Green Books" and "Little Blue Books," as well as other SAGE e-books, journal articles, reference materials, datasets, case studies and videos.

Note: Trial subscription ended October 2015.

Dates: 1970 - present
Sources: Audio & Video, Data & Statistics, Dictionaries & Encyclopedias, E-Books
Subjects: Anthropology, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Education, Health, Library & Information Studies, Multidisciplinary, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Urban Studies
Sage Video Many subjects and disciplines including Psychology, Education, and Media Communication.
Short Story Index (EBSCO) Indexes short stories published in collections and anthologies.

Note: Trial subscription ended April 2013.

Subjects: Comparative Literature, English, Language & Literature
Statista Full-text of statistical data and analysis on many industries from many sources, including market researchers, trade organizations, scientific journals, and government databases.

Note: Trial subscription ended November 2013.

Subjects: Multidisciplinary
Thieme E-Book Library Online collection of illustrated, full-color textbooks in anatomy, biology, physical therapy, allied health, and nutrition.

Note: Trial subscription ended October 2014.

Sources: Books - Full-text
Subjects: Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Health & Medicine, Nutrition, Physical Education & Exercise Sciences
Twayne's Authors Online Digital collection of book-length introductions to selected authors and works; digitized from Twayne's Authors Series.

Note: Trial subscription ended January 2017.

Dates: 1961-2002
Sources: Biographies, Books - Full-text
Subjects: Comparative Literature, Drama, English, German, Hebrew & Yiddish, Hispanic Languages, Language & Literature, Polish, Russian
Web of Knowledge Common platform menu listing numerous Thomson Reuters (formerly ISI) databases: Derwent Innovations Index, Index to Organism Names, Journal Citation Reports, Medline, Web of Science.

Note: Platform integrated with Web of Science, January 2014.

Subjects: Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Engineering, Environmental Studies & Sciences, Geology, Health & Medicine, Physics, Technology
WilsonWeb Some former Wilson databases are still available on EBSCOhost. Most have ceased, and have been merged into EBSCO databases.

Subjects: Multidisciplinary

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