A-Z Databases

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Medical/Health/Science Databases [Key: FT = Some full-text included]

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2022-2023 Basic Clinical Science Course Complete Ebook SetFTPracticing eye care professionals worldwide use the BCSC to ensure the highest quality patient care. Each of the 13 sections includes up-to-date clinical knowledge, interactive activities, concise videos and tables, photos and illustrations, and self-assessment questions with answers.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text – Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (EBSCO)
FTNursing, biomedicine, allied health, complementary medicine, and consumer health; including Evidence-Based Care Sheets.
The Cochrane Library

Quick Reference Guide

FTIndependent, high quality evidence for health-care decision making. Includes systematic reviews specific to eyes and vision.
Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine (Gale-nys)FTUp-to-date information on a range of health care topics. Best for students, researchers, and health care professionals.
Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health (Gale-nys)FTFull-text titles cited in CINAHL and other resources to support specialized care, treatment, and patient management.
Gale OneFile: Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine (Gale-nys)FTAcademic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine.
Gale OneFile: Science (Gale-nys)FTInformation on the latest developments across a range of scientific disciplines. Updated daily.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
FTConsumer health magazines and related resources (Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.)
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)FTNearly 550 scholarly full-text journals and 822 abstracted and indexed journals. Strong on nursing and allied health.

(Check for FT access when Find it @ SUNY logo appears)
FTThe National Library of Medicine’s database of biomedical literature.
STAT!Ref – the premier healthcare e-resourceFTFull-text titles, journals and evidence-based point-of-care authoritative resources. With 600+ and growing resources within over 50 healthcare disciplines, STAT!Ref provides the latest healthcare information in a customizable and convenient format.
SUNYOptSearchFTSUNY Optometry’s online search tool. Searches for books, eBooks, articles, and journals. Provides full-text access to articles.

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No Full TextFeatures over 230,000 articles in 110 vision science periodicals. No full text available. Please see our VisionCite guide for information on how to get the full text of the articles you find in VisionCite.

General Reference Databases [Key: FT = Some full-text included]

Academic OneFile
FTPeer-reviewed journals and reference sources covering physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences and other subjects; updated daily.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)FTMore than 6,100 multidisciplinary scholarly journals, plus indexing and abstracts from others. Access to monographs, reports, and conference proceedings.
AVON - Academic Video Online
FT (Video)Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers video titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. Curated for the educational experience, the massive depth of content and breadth of content-types (such as documentaries, films, demonstrations, etc.) makes this database a useful resource for faculty and students alike.
Applied Science & Technology Source
FTWide variety of applied science specialties – from acoustics and aeronautics, to neural networks and nuclear & civil engineering
Business Insights: Essentials
FTCompany and industry news and information – SEC reports, histories, chronologies.
Business Source Complete (EBSCO)FTScholarly journals, trade publications and top management journals. Also non-journal content, including financial data, research reports, company profiles.
Diversity and Ethnic Studies Ebook Subscription Collection (EBSCO)FTIncludes thousands of high-quality e-books on the topic of diversity, equity, and inclusion from more than 230 publishers including Choice Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) and DRM-free selections.
Education Source
FTWide range of topics, including adult education, continuing education, literacy standards, multicultural/ethnic education, secondary education, teaching methods and much more.
ERIC – Educational Resource Information Center (EBSCO)FTJournals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index – records and links to documents dating back to 1966.
Environment Complete (EBSCO)FTMore than 680 full-text journals and other resources, providing deep coverage of environmental issues, including public policy, social impacts, urban planning.
FirstSearch WorldCatFTSearches books around the world by author, subject and title (similar to Books In Print).
Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies
FTA range of periodical content to explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.
Gale OneFile: Gender Studies
FTCoverage of topics related to gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.
Gale OneFile: Information Science
FTArticles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology. Updated daily.
Gale OneFile: News (Gale-nys)FTCitations of articles from newspapers around the country.
General OneFile
FTNews and periodical articles on current events, economics, education, environment, healthcare, science, technology, and other general interest topics; updated daily.
Google ScholarFTSearches for scholarly articles. Click “See it @ SUNY” for full text access.
GreenFILE (EBSCO)FTGlobal warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling.
Humanities Source
FTFeature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, radio and television programs, plays, operas and more.
JSTOR – The Scholarly Journal ArchiveFTArts and sciences, including archives of historical journals.
LGBT+ Source (EBSCO)FT Index to the world’s literature regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues: traditional academic, cultural, lifestyle, and regional publications
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)FTFull-text journals and monographs, covering topics in librarianship, information retrieval and management.
MasterFILE Premier
FTGeneral reference, business, health and multicultural issues. Includes full-text reference books and an image collection.
Military and Government Collection (EBSCO)FT Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.
NetLibrary – eBook Collection (EBSCO)FT Collection of electronic books covering medicine and health, social sciences, computer sciences and general reference.
Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)FTMajor national (U.S.) and international newspapers (New York Times from 1985 to present) – television and radio news transcripts, videos and podcasts.
Points of View Reference Center
FTBalance of materials from all viewpoints, including leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)FTJournals, magazines, health reports and monographs. Strong in child and adolescent psychology and various areas of counseling.
Regional Business News (EBSCO)FTComprehensive coverage from regional business publications.
SOAR - SUNY Open Access RepositoryFTA SUNY-wide online archive of research materials, including full-text of Optometry MS and PhD theses.
Social Sciences Full Text (Wilson)FTLatest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.