Affiliate Library Database Links


This page is for affiliates such as Emeriti Faculty and Staff who do not have SITNet IDs.

Please see the main Library Databases Page for links to library resources that use the SIT Net ID to log in.


ABI/INFORM – Comprehensive business database with scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, and trade journals.

Academic Ebook Collection – Offers nearly 150,000 e-books, collection includes titles from leading university presses and other publishers.  Subject coverage includes most academic subjects.

Academic Search Complete –  Offers information in nearly every area of academic study, including: sciences, social sciences, arts & literature, ethnic studies, and many more. Full-text for over 6,100 titles (5,100 peer-reviewed); indexing and abstracting for 10,600 titles; complete historical coverage and citation searching for select titles.

ACM Digital Library – Full-text coverage of ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) periodicals and transactions. A few conference proceedings are also available in full-text. Includes citations to related articles in computing and information technology.

ACS (American Chemical Society) Journals – Access to ACS Journals, including full text of current journals and archives dating back to 1879.

AIP (American Institute of Physics) Complete (Added February 2016) — Access to American Institute of Physics (AIP) journals and publications, including full-text of current and backfile coverage of almost 50 journals.  Full Text Access to AIP Conference Proceedings is also included.  Also included are publications by the American Vacuum Society (AVS).

APS (American Physical Society) Journals – Access to APS journals, including full text of current journals and archives dating back to 1893.  This journal collection is also called the Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA).

Alt HealthWatch – Varied book and article resources on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Applied Science & Technology Source – Covers research and development within a variety of applied science and computing disciplines in addition to the business and social implications of new technologies. Sources include leading trade and industrial journals, professional and technical society journals, and conference proceedings, and the database offers full text for almost 1,200 journals.

ASTM Digital Library – Provides access to American Society for Testing and Materials publications including ASTM standards, 1,600 journals, 1,500+ eBooks and 60,000+ papers, chapters, and conference proceedings. Coverage dating back to 1932.


Business Insights: Essentials – Access to articles, press releases, and information for domestic and international companies and associations.  Provides access to investment reports, corporate chronologies company histories, and some SWOT analyses. Also includes brands and product information, industry and company rankings, and financial overviews.

Business Source Complete – Full text in all disciplines of business, including journals (many peer reviewed), market research reports, industry reports, country reports, SWOT analyses, and much more.


Canadian Reference Centre – Full text collection of leading Canadian and international (U.S. and U.K.) periodicals, reference books and biographies. Also includes an image collection of photos, maps, and flags.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text – Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature. Provides indexing for more than 3000 journals in nursing, biomedicine, alternative medicine, consumer health. Has full text articles for 560 journals.

Clinical Ebook Collection – Contains 2,900 e-books focusing on medical specialties, nursing, allied health and general practice areas.

Cochrane Collection Plus –  Combines the NHS Economic Evaluation Database and Health Technology Assessments  with the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and Cochrane Methodology Register.

Computer Source – Offers full text for nearly 300 journals and magazines, covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.


Ebrary Academic Complete and Reference Collection – An interdisciplinary ebook collection of tens of thousands of books from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas.  Extensive collection of reference works and encyclopedias are also included.

Education Source – Journals about all levels of education–from early childhood to higher education–as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.

Environment Complete – Deep coverage of sustainability issues, with indexing beginning in the 1940s. Also full text of current core journals and books related to environmental issues.

ERIC – Premier index of Education resources, including abstracts of articles from over 1000 journals and of documents such as teaching guides, research reports, lesson plans, and test and evaluation instruments.


GreenFILE – An interdisciplinary database covering topics related to environmental concerns and sustainability. Includes indexing and abstracts for articles and books.


HarpWeek – Full text and page images of the popular Harper’s Weekly from the Civil War Era (1857-1865).

Health Source: Consumer Edition – Provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines, 1,000 health-related pamphlets, 130 health reference books, 4,500 Clinical Reference Systems reports and consumer medication information.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition – Provides access to nearly 550 scholarly full text medical journals and consumer medication information.

Humanities Source – Provides articles, interviews, obituaries, book reviews, and original works of fiction, drama, and poetry. Also included are reviews of ballets, dance, motion pictures, musicals, radio and television programs, plays, operas, and more. Coverage to 1920’s.


IEEE Xplore – Provides full-text and indexing for articles and papers on computer science, electrical engineering and electronics. Mainly covers material from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Inspec – 15 million abstracts and specialised indexing to quality research literature in  physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computing, information technology, manufacturing, production and mechanical engineering.  Covers 5,000 journals and 2,500 conference proceedings.

IOP Science – Search publications from the Institute of Physics (IOP), including over 750,000 articles from a variety of current publications in Physics, Photonics, Environment and Climate, Computational and Mathematical Physics, and many more Physics related topics.  Also included are archives of IOP publications back to the 19th century.


JSTOR – An archive of important scholarly journal literature. In most cases, full text of the journal is available from the first issue through issues from a few years ago.


LISTA – Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts. Indexes more than 560 core journals–plus books, research reports and proceedings–and contains full text for more than 330 journals.

Literature Resource Center – Biographical and selected critical coverage of frequently studied authors & works. 

LitFinder – Full-text of thousands of poems, essays, stories, and speeches. Also includes citations for poems, biographies, glossaries, illustrations, and work explanations. 


MathSciNet – Contains almost 3 million records, including reviews of, abstracts and citations for much of mathematical sciences literature. Allows users to track the history and influence of research publications.

MEDLINE – More than 3,900 journals published internationally, covering all areas of medicine.

Military & Government Collection – Current news about all branches of the military and government, including full-text of 300 journals and magazines and 250 pamphlets.

MRS Advances  – Current content from MRS Meetings including proceedings and peer-reviewed papers.



National Newspaper Index – Provides indexing of America’s top five newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.

New York State Newspapers – Includes articles from newspapers around New York State, including:  The Buffalo News, Daily News, The Daily Star, The Herald American, The New York Observer, The New York Post, and Newsday.

New York Times – Full text version of the authoritative newspaper.

Newspaper Source Plus – Full text coverage for major national and international newspapers, plus television and radio news transcripts, videos & podcasts.


Opposing Viewpoints – Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles. Ideal for current issues research.


Philosopher’s Index – Offers hundreds of thousands of high-quality indexed records, The Philosopher’s Index covers all fields of philosophy and related disciplines and features research published since 1940.

Points of View Reference Center – Essays and supporting resources that present multiple sides on contemporary topics.

Professional Development Collection – Highly specialized collection of nearly 550 quality journals (350+ peer-reviewed) on topics relevant to all levels of education, including higher education. Indexing and abstracting for 700 more.

ProQuest – Provides access to 4,500 full text scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines covering a range of academic disciplines.

PsycARTICLES – Full-text for 59 core scholarly and scientific journals. Covers topics of general psychology and specialized, applied, clinical and theoretical research. Coverage back to 1800’s.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection – Provides access to more than 530 full-text journals with strong coverage in child & adolescent psychology and counseling.

PsycINFO – Journal articles (more than 1,700 periodicals), book chapters, books, dissertations and reports on psychology and related fields. Extensive historical coverage.


Regional Business News – 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from across the United States. Updated daily.

Religion and Philosophy Collection – Full text coverage of 250 journals and magazines related to religion and philosophy.  Coverage dates back to early 1900’s.

RIA Checkpoint (Register) – Comprehensive tax and accounting database.


ScienceDirect – Full-text coverage of 2,200+ journals. Focus is on scientific, technical and medical fields, with significant coverage of social sciences as well.

Scifinder (Registration Link)  |  Scifinder (Link for Registered Users) (Added June 2015)-  Registration with SUNY Poly/CNSE email required.  Current and comprehensive indexing and abstracting source for chemical literature.  Coverage back to 1900.

Social Services Abstracts – Provides citations to research focused on community development, human services, social policy, social welfare, and social work.

Socindex with Full Text –  Provides full text coverage to 900 journals, allows searching of over 1,500 journals, and 850 ebooks, in addition to selective coverage of over 2,500 additional publications.  Subject coverage focuses on Sociology and related disciplines.

Sociological Abstracts  – Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Provides abstracts for over 1,800+ journals, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.

SPIE Digital Library –  Contains an extensive research collection on optics and photonics from 11 peer-reviewed journals and over 8,000 conference proceedings from 1962 to current. More than 18,000 conference papers and journals articles are added each year.

Springer Ebook Collection (Added February 2016) – Fully downloadable pdf versions of book chapters and entire books from Springer.  Tens of thousands of chapters and thousands of ebooks in Computer Science and related areas.


University Press Ebook Collection – Contains over 32,000 multidisciplinary titles from more than 90  of the best university presses around the world. Covers a variety of subjects such as technology, science, literature and humanities as well as a comprehensive range of audience levels from basic introductory level texts to high level research materials



Vocational and Career Collection – Full text coverage of trade and industry related periodicals for vocational and technical studies.

Value Line – Value Line is a comprehensive research resource that provides information on companies, stocks, markets, and general insights on the economy.  Valueline provides in-depth market reports, stock and company rankings anad analysis, stock and investing forecasts, and other investor education resources.  This resource is limited to 3 simultaneous users, so if you receive a message about exceeding the number of users, please try back in a few minutes.  Further Information and User Guides are available from Value Line.



Wall Street Journal – Full text version of the authoritative newspaper.

Web of Science – Web of Science is a collection of multidisciplinary citation databases with high-level features to link to citations and connect to related citations.  SUNY Poly’s access to the Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Index covers 2010-present.  The Emerging Sources Citation Index extends from 2015-present.  Other indexes included in SUNY Poly’s Web of Science subscription are SciELO Citation Index (1997-Present), Medline (1950-present), Russian Science Citation Index (1997-present), and KCI-Korean Journal Database (1980-present).  Web of Science also integrates with the Citation Manager, Endnote.

Women & Social Movements – Digital library of primary source documents relevant to US history of women and social movements. Includes dozens of document collections with thousands of document pages. Images, transcriptions, and supporting information are available for each document.

Worldcat Discovery Service – Search for books and other material at Worldwide Libraries, and easily request via Interlibrary Loan.


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