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The library subscribes to numerous databases in which to find scholarly and peer-reviewed journal articles, eBooks, newspapers, magazines and much more. Accessible anywhere on campus or remotely 24/7 by logging into MyMonroe.

Access to Library Resources Gadget on MyMonroe

On campus, click on any database link listed below (this will open a new window where you can search the database). 

 Off campus, databases can be accessed by logging into MyMonroe and select the Library Resource Gadget. 

- If you are unable to see the Library Resources icon when you log into MyMonroe please see below.

Alphabetical List of Databases A-G

A-Z Link (EBSCOhost): Looking for a particular journal title but not sure which database it’s in?  Use A-Z link for a comprehensive alphabetical listing of all journals/ newspapers/ magazines available in all the library databases (not just for EBSCO databases!).


ABI/INFORM Collection (ProQuest): Covers key disciplines such as accounting, economics, finance, information technology, management, marketing, operations, real estate, risk management, supply chain and includes major titles.


Academic OneFile (Gale): A source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from leading journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.  Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.  Provided by NOVEL-NY*


Academic Search Premier (EBSCO): A multidisciplinary database that provides full-text for more than 8,500 journals, including peer-reviewed titles.  Back files to 1975 or further are available for some journals.


Acct-Corptax and Acct-US-Intl-Tax (see Database Tips (Box Below) for login info / instructions.) : Get quick answers on a wide variety of federal, state and international tax and accounting questions right when you need them.


Agriculture Collection (Gale)Researchers looking for practical farming tips or the latest scientific studies from agricultural research centers will find Agriculture Collection is the right place to “dig”. With a strong emphasis on full-text coverage of titles in the Agricola Index, Agriculture Collection comprises over 400 agricultural periodicals powered by InfoTrac as well as relevant, in-depth reference titles from Delmar, a part of Cengage Learning.


Barron’s (ProQuest) :Access to top news stories in business, finance and economics. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, and more. 


Black Newspapers (ProQuest): Collection of primary source material essential to the study of African-American culture, history, politics, and the arts.  Examine major movements from the Harlem Renaissance to Civil Rights.


Business Insights: Essentials (Gale)This comprehensive database brings together a wide variety of global business information including company profiles, as well as business magazines and newspapers. It contains full-text from over 3000 periodical titles.  Provided by NOVEL-NY*


Business Economics and Theory: Access to academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics and related fields. The database has an emphasis on titles indexed in the American Economic Association's EconLit bibliography.


Business Source Premier (EBSCO): Is superior to the competition in full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database provides full-text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998. 


CINAHL Plus (EBSCO): Comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full-text for more than 760 journals indexed in CINAHL.


Communications and Mass Media Collection (Gale) : Provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered in the database include advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.


Computer Database (Gale): Provides access to leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries. The database includes computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.


Credo Reference : An easy to use tool for research projects and homework. A giant online collection that searches hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations and subject specific titles as well as 200,000+ images and audio files and nearly 100 videos.


Criminal Justice Database (Proquest): U.S. and international criminal justice journal database. Provides research support for students pursuing careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.


Culinary Arts Collection (Gale):Provides access to academic journals and magazines on all aspects of cooking and nutrition. The database includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.


Discovery Service for Monroe CollegeThis link simultaneously searches all databases, products and services available at Monroe.


Diversity Studies Collection (Gale): Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community. The database is a must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework.


e-Books on EBSCOHost (formerly NetLibrary)Provides access to e-Books (digital version of books and journals). You can access the library’s eContent 24 hours a days, seven days a week.


Education Database (ProQuest): Covers hundreds of educational topics including primary, secondary, higher education, special education, home schooling, adult education, and more.


Encyclopedia Americana (Grolier Online): Articles include links to further readings, a bibliography, selected full-text articles, and web links. Provided by NOVEL-NY*


Eric (EBSCO): U.S. Department of Education's Educational Resource Information Center database.  Contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents from education journals dating back to 1966.


Environmental Studies and Policy Collection (Gale): Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies. The database includes diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.


Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale): Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers across disciplines. The database meets research needs in subject areas including the arts and humanities, social sciences, and science and technology.


Fine Arts and Music Collection (Gale): Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. The database emphasizes full-text content for publications included in the Wilson Art Index and RILM bibliography.


Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL): An eBook database that includes Business Plans Handbook, Contemporary Black Biography and Twayne’s Author Series. 


Gannett Newsstand (Gale): This database's detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue of each newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the papers. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc.

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection (Gale): Provides access to academic journals and magazines focused on both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies. The database offers biotechnologists, farmers, hobbyists, and landscape architects alike access to important content relevant to their pursuits.


Gender Studies Collection (Gale): Provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.


General OneFile (Gale): Periodical articles on a wide range of topics including art, business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.  Provided by NOVEL-NY*


General Reference Center Gold (Gale): Provides access to magazines, newspapers, trade publications, and reference books through one easy interface. This general interest database offers the latest content covering current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

General Science Collection (Gale): Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments. Key subjects covered by the database include biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.


GreenFile (EBSCO): Well researched information covering all aspects of the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Provided by NOVEL-NY*


Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia (Grolier Online): Includes encyclopedia articles, news, timelines, quizzes and games, and research starters. It also includes an atlas and dictionary. Provided by NOVEL-NY*

Alphabetical List of Databases H-Z

Health Management Database (Proquest): For researchers studying the field of health administration, this database provides reliable  information on a wide range of topics, including hospitals, insurance, law, statistics, business management, personnel management, ethics, health economics, and public health administration. 

Health Reference Center Academic (Gale): Provides access to the full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources.  Provided by NOVEL-NY*

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

Historical New York Times (Proquest): This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1851 - 2013.

Home Improvement Collection (Gale): Provides access to titles covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others. The database offers content that meets the needs of hobbyists and professionals alike.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection (Gale): Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism. The database offers current and relevant content that provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries.

Hoover’s Academic (D & B Mergent): Business information for student research, key executive biographies, complete industry coverage, and detailed company fact sheets with financials and descriptions.

Integrated Search (EBSCO): Use this search tool to search nearly all of the library’s databases simultaneously – not just for EBSCO databases!  Note: databases not included are Black Newspapers, Hoover’s, and S&P NetAdvantage. These databases much be searched separately.

Information Science and Library Issues Collection (Gale):Provides access to scholarly journals and trade publications essential for information professionals and other knowledge workers. The database offers coverage of topics including information infrastructure, metadata architecture, publishing, and more.

InfoTrac Newsstand (Gale): This full-text newspaper database has several New York Newspapers including the New York Times from 1995 on, and over 1,000 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers. Provided by NOVEL-NY*

Insurance and Liability Collection (Gale): Provides access to academic journals and trade publications covering the insurance industry and topics such as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more. The database offers content of interest to individual property owners and multinational corporations alike.

Issues and Controversies (InfoBase): Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.

Jstor: Quality interdisciplinary content to support scholarship and teaching, Jstor contains more than a thousand academic journals and over a million images, letters, and other primary sources and is one of the world's most trusted sources for academic content.

LexisNexis Academic: Full-text access to 10,000 sources, including regional, national and international newspapers, company profiles, case law, medicine and, country reports.

Literature Resource Center (Gale): A complete literature reference databases rich in biographical and critical content.  Includes entries for authors from all periods and from genres including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, and journalism.  Contains Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Drama for Students, and Novels for Students.

MEDLINE with Full-Text (EBSCO): The U.S. National Library of Medicine’s database is a comprehensive medical information source of full-text information.  Includes information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, etc.

Mergent Online: Tracks company and industry information in more countries than any other database and delivers comprehensive suite of authoritative financial information.

Military & Government Collection (EBSCO): Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content. 

Military and Intelligence Database (Gale): Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. The database offers content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more.

National Newspapers Premier (ProQuest): Online access to current and back issues of the most respected national and regional newspapers from across the U.S.  Titles include The Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post, Barrons, USA Today and many more.

National Newspaper Index (Gale): Provides article citations from 1977 to present for the New York TimesWall Street JournalChristian Science MonitorLos Angeles Times and the Washington Post.  Provided by NOVEL-NY*

Newspaper Source (EBSCO): Provides cover-to-cover full-text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc.  Also contains selective full-text for more than 370 regional newspapers. In addition, full-text television and radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, NPR, etc.

New York State Newspapers (Gale): Provided by NOVEL-NY*

New York Times (ProQuest): This is considered the official U.S. newspaper because it publishes the complete text of important documents, speeches and presidential press conferences. The paper's reporters have won scores of Pulitzer Prizes throughout the publication's 150-year history.Coverage: 1980 - current

Nursing and Allied Health Collection (Gale): Provides access to academic journals and other reference content covering all aspects of the nursing profession, from direct patient care to health care administration. The database offers current and authoritative content for professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

OmniFile Full-text Select (EBSCO): A multidisciplinary, 100% full-text database providing articles from more than 1,600 publications from the following Wilson databases: Art Full-text, Applied Science & Technology Full-text, Biological & Agricultural Index, Education Full-text, General Science Full-text, Humanities Full-text, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, Library Literature & Information Science Full-text, Readers' Guide Full-text, Social Sciences Full-text, and Wilson Business Full-text.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context (Gale): Is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Pop Culture Collection (Gale): Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO): Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. 

Research Library (Proquest): Multidisciplinary database covering subjects such as the arts, business, children, education, health, humanities, international law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social science, and women’s interest.  Includes more than 4,070 titles from 1971.  Features a mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.

Psychology Collection (Gale): Provides access to academic journals and magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind. The database offers content of interest to both researchers and general users.

Psychology Database (Proquest): Abstracts and indexing for more than 650 titles, over 540 of which are full-text. Covers a range of psychology disciplines including behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial, personality, physiological, psychobiology, psychometrics, and social psychology. Titles include The American Journal of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Development and Psychopathology, and The Psychological Record.

Regional Business News (EBSCO): Comprehensive full-text coverage for regional business publications. Incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.  Includes titles from Crain Communications.

Sage Journals Online: Electronic access to over 500 SAGE journal titles in business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology, and medicine with a back file to 1999.

Social Science Database (Proquest): Provides information of addiction studies, urban studies, family studies, international relations, and more. 

Today’s Science (InfoBase): Bridges the gap between the science that students learn in the classroom and the discoveries pushing the boundaries of science today.

The Wall Street Journal : (1984 - current) (ProQuest)

World News Digest (InfoBase): Brings together and enhances nearly seven decades of news form the renowned Facts on File World News Digest in print.


Database Tips:

Sage and Jstor need Passwords Off-campus

                    You may retrieve the passwords by going to:

- MyMonroe /

   - Library Resources /

     - Databases Usernames and Passwords.

 If you receive an authentication error, close the window and click on the database link again (you may have to clear your browser's cache).  If you still have problems, contact the library at or 646.393.8333.


- Before accessing IntelliConnect, each user must register on the system to create a user ID and password.

1/  Click on this registration link or copy and paste it into your browser:

2/  Follow the on-screen instructions