NYCC Online Databases
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About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products
Category: | Source: Website
Integrative Medicine Service database of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Provides clinical summaries of herbs for oncologists and other healthcare professionals, and evaluations of alternative cancer therapies.
Academic OneFile
Category: General | Source: GaleGroup
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.
Category: | Source: Website
Created by OCOM’s Research Department, AcuTrials is a comprehensive collection of citations to randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews that address the use of acupuncture for a variety of health conditions. Sign up for a free account to receive instant access.
Category: | Source: Website
The National Agricultural Library’s two databases that index the books and articles of the agricultural research literature, including botanical/herbal research. HerbalGram, for example, is indexed in AGRICOLA’s Journal Article Citation Index (it’s not indexed in Medline). Available via EbscoHost as well as the National Agricultural Library.
Agriculture Collection
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
Coverage of agriculture and its related fields, comprised of hundreds of journals and magazines. Researchers will have access to current and authoritative content.
Alt Health Watch
Category: Health & Science | Source: EBSCO
Alt HealthWatch™ focuses on perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.It offers full text articles and peer reviewed journals and reports.
AMED - (ALT medicine)
Category: Health & Science | Source: EBSCO
AMED is an alternative medicine database with full text articles for physicians, therapists, medical researchers and clinicians. It includes complementary medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation, podiatry, palliative care, and more.
American Botanical Council Resources
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Databases and full text materials regarding herbal medicine information. Herbalgram Online ; Herbcliptm Online ; Healthy Ingredients ; Commission E Monographs ; Expanded Commission E Monographs ; Herbmedpro© ; ABC Guide
Category: General | Source: FirstSearch
OCLC index of articles from the contents pages of journals
BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine)
Category: | Source: Website
Search engine for open access materials, including research articles, many available in full text. BASE is one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic web resources. BASE provides more than 100 million documents from more than 5,000 sources. You can access the full texts of about 60% of the indexed documents for free (Open Access). BASE is operated by Bielefeld University Library.
BioMed Central
Category: | Source: Website
BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of 258 peer-reviewed open access journals. The portfolio of journals spans all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine and includes broad interest titles, such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine alongside specialist journals, such as Chinese Medicine and Chiropractic & Manual Therapies. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely accessible online immediately upon publication.
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Bookshelf provides free access to books and documents in life science and healthcare. A vital node in the data-rich resource network at NCBI, Bookshelf enables users to easily browse, retrieve, and read content, and spurs discovery of related information.
Business Insights: Essentials
Category: General | Source: GaleGroup
This database brings together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search here to find detailed company and industry news and information.
ChiroAccess (MANTIS)
Category: Health & Science | Source: Website
An online chiropractic, osteopathic and related research database. MANTIS is used by virtually all chiropractic and osteopathic colleges and thousands of students and practitioners.
Category: General | Source: FirstSearch
Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities
Clinical Trials
Category: | Source: Website is a registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials
Category: Health & Science | Source: EBSCO
This includes reports published in conference proceedings and in many other sources not currently listed in MEDLINE® or other bibliographic databases. A bibliography of controlled trials, updated quarterly, from the world's journals compiled as an effort to create an unbiased source for systematic reviews.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Category: Health & Science | Source: EBSCO
Full-text articles and protocols focusing on the effects of healthcare. The reviews are highly structured and systematic, with evidence included or excluded based on explicit quality criteria to minimize bias. Data is evidence-based medicine and is often combined statistically (with meta-analysis) to increase the power of numerous studies, each too small to produce reliable results individually.
Cochrane Methodology Register
Category: | Source: EBSCO
CMR contains bibliographic details and summaries of articles which report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials. The database contains studies of methods used in reviews and more general methodological studies which could be relevant to anyone preparing systematic reviews.
Consumer Health Complete
Category: | Source: Ebsco
The information provided on Consumer Health Complete™ is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. CHC designed for the everyday consumer of health care information. CHC provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Consumers can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
Culinary Arts Collection
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
The Culinary Arts collection includes major cooking and nutrition magazines, culinary journals and several Delmar Reference titles.
Dietary Supplements Labels Database
Category: | Source: Website
A free database produced by the National Library of Medicine. Offers information about ingredients in more than two thousand selected brands of dietary supplements. It enables users to determine what ingredients are in specific brands and to compare ingredients in different brands. Information is also provided on the health benefits claimed by manufacturers.
Diversity Studies Collection
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
This collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. This set includes more than 150 journals and full text articles.
Ebooks, Ebsco
Category: Books & Other Media | Source: EBSCO
An extensive collection of ebook titles relating to the NYCC curriculum. Some text books are available as well as a number of informative titles.
Ebooks, Ovid
Category: | Source: Ovid
Online textbooks selected from Books@Ovid for use by currently-enrolled NYCC students, faculty, and staff.
Ebooks, Thieme-MedOne
Category: | Source: Thieme
The Thieme E-Book Library is an acclaimed online collection of lavishly illustrated full-color downloadable textbooks. This comprehensive electronic library covers every course in the medical school curriculum to help students, researchers and clinicians master critical subjects in medicine and the life sciences.
Ebooks, zillions of free fiction
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Open Library account holders can borrow an eBook from the growing collection of mainly 20th Century titles available now. Each title can be borrowed by one patron at once, and you can read it in a web browser. or in Adobe Digital Editions as a PDF or ePub. This is a free service!
Category: General | Source: FirstSearch
An OCLC collection of scholarly journals
Educator's Reference Complete
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
Educator's Reference Complete provides access to academic journals, reports, and many premier reference sources in the field of education. The database includes content in key subject areas including administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing. The majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database.
Entrez Cross Database Search
Category: Health & Science | Source: Website
Entrez is a powerful federated search engine, or web portal that allows users to search many discrete health sciences databases at the NCBI website.
Category: General | Source: Website
ERIC is an online digital library of education research and information. This website provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.
Category: General | Source: FirstSearch
Journal articles and reports in education
Expanded Academic ASAP
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
Expanded Academic ASAP 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.
Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
This database focuses specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture, including herbal medicine. A fertile and growing collection of full text articles, including content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.
General OneFile
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
General Science Collection
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
A collection of over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments.
Global OCLC FirstSearch
Category: General | Source: FirstSearch
OCLC FirstSearch service connects you to references and full-text articles in a wide range of subjects in 13 databases
Category: General | Source: FirstSearch
U.S. government publications
Health and Medicine
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.
HighWire Press
Category: | Source: WebSite
HighWire Press is a large archive of free full-text articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed scientific journals. At the site is a list of journals showing specific date ranges of open-access content available in each. Embargo periods vary.
Index to Chiropractic Literature
Category: Health & Science | Source: Website
"The primary goal of the Index to Chiropractic Literature is to provide indexing of the peer-reviewed literature produced by chiropractic publishers. It also provides links to chiropractic organizations, to databases for searching the literature in related health professions, and links to high quality Web resources selected by chiropractic librarians."
Informe Academico
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
Descubra una amplia colección de publicaciones que abarcan las disciplinas más estudiadas en américa latina. Informe Académico provides access to Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines. The database offers a wide range of content both from and about Latin America.
InfoTrac Newsstand
Category: General | Source: GaleGroup
Search a collection of 150 newspapers, both national and international.
Lab Tests Online
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Free website maintained by professional societies representing the lab community, providing up-to-date information about lab tests and what they are used for. Intended for patients and providers.
Category: Health & Science | Source: FirstSearch
Combined search of WorldCat, MEDLINE and ArticleFirst
Category: Health & Science | Source: Website
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. It contains extensive information about drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive tutorials, the latest health news, and surgery videos.
Category: Health & Science | Source: Website
MetaLib is a federated search engine that searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online.
National Agricultural Library (NAL)
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The NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA) provides citations to agricultural literature.
National Newspaper Index
Category: General | Source: GaleGroup
National Newspaper Index provides quick access to the indexing of America's top five newspapers in one seamless search: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.
NCBI databases
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The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.
New York State Newspapers
Category: General | Source: GaleGroup
Search this database of ten major newspapers published in the state of New York, including the New York Times and the New York Post.
Newsstand Complete- Gannett
Category: | Source: ProQuest
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.
NLM Gateway
Category: Health & Science | Source: Website
Search in multiple retrieval systems at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The current Gateway searches MEDLINE/PubMed, OLDMEDLINE, LOCATORplus, AIDS Meetings, HSRProj, and MEDLINE
Nursing and Allied Health Collection
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
All aspects of the Nursing profession are covered in this collection. Current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
Opposing Viewpoints
Category: | Source: Gale
Opposing Viewpoints is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
Category: General | Source: FirstSearch
OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide
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PEDro is the Physiotherapy Evidence Database. PEDro is a free database of over 30,000 randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.
Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
Covering a wide spectrum of information with full text articles, researchers will have access to a diverse, but focused set of topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more.
Plants Database
Category: | Source: Website
United States Department of Agriculture database that provides detailed profiles of herbs and other plants, including photographs, distribution maps, & other information. Searchable by either common name, scientific name, or symbol.
Category: General | Source: FirstSearch
An OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings
Psychology Collection
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
This collection of full text articles give individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time.
Category: Health & Science | Source: Website
PubMed comprises over 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, online books and relevant websites and links. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences.
PubMed Central (PMC)
Category: | Source: Website
PMC is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset
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Designed to limit search results to citations from a broad spectrum of dietary supplement literature including vitamin, mineral, phytochemical, ergogenic, botanical, and herbal supplements in human nutrition and animal models. Includes dietary supplement-related citations on topics such as chemical composition; biochemical role and function, clinical trials; TCM, and more.
Religion and Philosophy Collection
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
Users of this full text article collection can research different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.
Small Business Collection
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
Small Business Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines perfect for both business school students and entrepreneurs. The database offers content that includes insights, tips, strategies and success stories.
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An integrated database system of hazardous chemicals, toxic releases and environmental health. This site also includes references and abstracts from toxicology literature.
Trip Database
Category: | Source: Website-users have to register-FREE
Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care.
Vocations and Careers Collection
Category: | Source: GaleGroup
Finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. This collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
Category: Books & Other Media | Source: FirstSearch
OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide
Category: General | Source: FirstSearch
A database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat

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