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Academic Onefile (GALE) Full text and citations/abstracts.  13,000 titles.  Includes peer reviewed journals and popular sources.  Podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, CBC.  Medical videos from OR-live.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Full text and citations/abstracts.  7000 full text periodicals, including 6000 peer-reviewed journals.  Indexing and abstracts for more than 11,000 journals and more than 11,600 other publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.  Subject coverage includes but is not limited to: animal science; anthropology; area studies; astronomy; biology; chemistry; civil engineering; electrical engineering; ethnic and multicultural studies; food science and technology; general science; geography; geology; law; literature; materials science; mathematics; mechanical engineering; music; pharmaceutical sciences’ physics; psychology; religion and theology; veterinary science; women’s studies; zoology and more.
Alt HealthWatch Full text and citations/abstracts.  Peer-reviewed journals, reports and popular sources.  Complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness.  Acupuncture, aromatherapy, body work, childbirth, Chinese medicine, chiropractic, creative therapies, cross-cultural therapies, energy medicine, herbalism, homeopathy, mind-body medicine, naturopathy, nutrition, osteopathy.
ArticleFirst (OCLC) Citations.  Articles from journals and magazines.  Subject coverage includes: business, popular culture, medicine, science, social science and more.  Search results describe an article and indicate in which library it is held.  Use ILLiad to request items.
ARTstor Digital library of more than one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities and social sciences.
Associates Programs Source(EBSCO) Full text and citations/abstracts. Peer-reviewed journals, trade and industry-related titles, books.  Alcohol and drug abuse counseling; biotechnology; computer and data processing; cosmetology; electrical technology; fashion design; forensics; graphic arts; health information technology; interior design; law enforcement and criminal justice; travel and tourism; veterinary assisting.
BIR Entertainment (EBSCO) Bibliographic information on about 450,000 music titles and 200,000 DVD/video titles.
Book Index with Reviews (EBSCO) Bibliographic information on over 5 million book titles, including 800,000 full-text book reviews.
Business Insights: Essentials (Gale) Full text.  Company and industry profiles, investment reports, company histories, journal and magazine articles.
Business Source Complete Full text and citations/abstracts.  Peer-reviewed journals, books, case studies, company profiles, conference proceedings, country reports, faculty seminars (videos), financial data, industry reports, investment research reports, market research reports, monographs, SWOT analyses, trade journals.
CAMIO Images. Digital librart of more than 95,000 art images from around the world.
CQ Researcher Full text.  Reports published by CQ Press.  Reporting and analysis of issues in the news including health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy.
Canadian Reference Centre(EBSCO) Full text.  Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books. 
Career & Vocational Database (Gale) Full text and citations/abstracts.  Peer-reviewed journals, professional titles and popular sources.  Articles on careers and industries.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO) Full text and citations/abstracts.  Peer-reviewed and professional journals.  Health care books, nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters.  Nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and allied health disciplines.
CLASE/Periodica (OCLC) Citations.  Peer-reviewed and popular sources in the sciences and humanities from Latin America.
Computer Source Full text.  Technical journals and consumer computer titles.  Artificial intelligence, computer science, cybernetics, information systems, programming, robotics, software. 
CREDOreference Full text.  E-books.  Online dictionaries, encyclopedias, reference books covering a broad range of subject areas.
Criminal Justice Collection (GALE) Full text. Peer-reviewed journals covering law inforcement, criminal justice, paralegal studies and more.
Culinary Arts Collection (GALE) Full text.  150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines. Thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.
The Daily Gazette, Schenectady Full text. Daily Gazette 1997-present
Directory of Open Access Journals Full text.  Peer reviewed.  Open-access scientific and scholarly journals in many subject areas.
EBooks (OCLC) A listing of online electronic books (E-books) available through libraries worldwide.
ECO Electronic Collections Online Index (OCLC) Citations/abstracts.  Peer-reviewed journals and popular titles.
eLibrary Elementary Contains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students. Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary.
Energy & Power Source (EBSCO) Full text. Offers cover-to-cover indexing from nearly 5,100 publications, including journals, monographs, magazines, and trade publications, all directly dealing with energy industry-related issues. Hundreds of key energy-focused industry and market reports are also included.
Entrepreneurial Studies Source (EBSCO) Full text. Offers users full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, numerous case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series and Vator.TV, one of the world's largest social network sites for high-tech entrepreneurs.
Environment Complete (EBSCO) Full text and citations/abstracts.  Agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning.
ERIC (EBSCO) Links to full text documents.  Citations/abstracts.  Education literature, resources and journals.
Fine Arts and Music Collection (GALE) Full text. Resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
GALE Virtual Reference Collection Full text and citations/abstracts.  8,000 titles.  Contains a selection of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources.
Gannett Newsstand Complete (Proquest) Contains over 85 Gannett newspapers, 6 of which are New York newspapers. These include the Ithaca Journal, Poughkeepsie Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Journal News (White Plains), Press and Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton) and Star-Gazette (Elmira).
General Onefile (GALE) Full text and citations/abstracts.  12,000 titles.  Refereed journals, magazines, newspapers, Fodors travel guides, NPR radio transcripts, NY Times.  Translate articles into 11 different languages.
Google Art Project Images. Explore museums from around the world, view hundreds of artworks, and create and share collections.
Google Scholar Full text and citations/abstracts. Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles. Link through to full text articles in Begley Library's databases and on the Web.
GPO - U.S. Government Publications (OCLC) Citations/abstracts.  Congressional reports, hearings, debates and records; judiciary materials; documents issued by executive departments.
GreenFILE (EBSCO) Full text and citations/abstracts.  Peer-reviewed, government and general interest titles pertaining to human impact on the environment.  Global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.
Grolier Online Full text articles from Grolier Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia and New Book of Knowledge.
HarpWeek Full text.  Harper’s Weekly, 1857-1912.
Health Reference Center Academic (GALE) Full text and citations/abstracts.  Peer-reviewed and popular sources.  Videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries.
Health Source:
Consumer Edition
Full text.  Consumer health magazines, health-related pamphlets and health reference books.  Generic drug patient education sheets with brand names.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic (EBSCO) Full text and citations/abstracts.  Peer-reviewed journals and generic drug patient education sheets with brand names.  Covers many medical disciplines including nursing and allied health.
Historical New York Times (Proquest) Full text.  Covers 1851- three years ago.
Hospitality & Tourism Complete (EBSCO) Full text and citations/abstract.  Peer-reviewed journals, industry news, company and country reports and books.  Culinary arts; demographics and statistics; development and investment; food and beverage management; hospitality law; hotel management and administrative practices; leisure and business travel; market trends; technology.
Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection (GALE) Full text. Covers the hospitality and tourism fields, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry.
Humanities Source (EBSCO) Full text and citations/abstracts.  Peer-reviewed journals and popular sources in the humanities pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.
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.
Kid InfoBits Contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs.
Lexis Nexis Academic Full text.  News, business, legal and reference publications.
LGBT Life with Full Text (EBSCO) Full text. The database includes comprehensive indexing and abstract coverage as well as a specialized LGBT Thesaurus containing over 7,500 terms. Full-text content available in LGBT Life with Full Text includes The Advocate, Gay Parent Magazine, Girlfriends, GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian & Gay Studies, James White Review, ISNA News, Ladder, Lesbian Tide, New York Blade, ONE, Tangents, and many more. Additionally, all relevant bibliographic data from NISC's Sexual Diversity Studies is also included.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text(EBSCO) Full text and citations/abstracts.  Peer-reviewed journals, professional titles, research reports, proceedings, books.  Bibliometrics, cataloging, classification, information management, librarianship, online information retrieval.
Literature Resource Center (Gale) Full text and citations/abstracts.  Biographies, bibliographies and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline.  Essays on literary genres.
LitFINDER (Gale) Full text and citations/abstracts.  Information on literature of all genres and time periods.  Also indexes and excerpts poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays.  Includes biographies, author work summaries, photos and glossary of literary terms.  Coverage includes Spanish-language poems with English translations, world literature and women writers.
MAS Ulstra (EBSCO) Full text.  General interest and current events publications; pamphlets; reference books, biographies; primary source documents; image collection.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) Full text for 1750 periodicals.  General reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and more.  Also contains reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags. 
Medline with Full Text (EBSCO) Full text and abstracts/citations.  Peer-reviewed medical journals.  Medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences and more. 
Military & Government Collection (EBSCO) Full text and citations/abstracts.  Peer reviewed journals and popular sources covering all branches of the military.
Naxos Music Library Access to over 85,000 albums covering genres from classical to contemporary. Users have the capability to stream full albums or create playlists.
Naxos Sheet Music A sheet music database that allows you to view, print and transpose sheet music for thousands of pieces. Searchable by genre, instrument, or composer.
Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO) Full text.  1520 newspapers, including: New York Times, Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, Daily Mail (UK), Irish Times (Ireland) San Francisco Chronicle, Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) Times of London, Toronto Star, USA Today, Washington Post, Washington Times and more.  Television and radio news transcripts, video and podcasts including: ABC News, ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), CBS News, CNBC, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, MSNBC, National Public Radio, PBS, and more.
New York State Newspapers (Gale) Full text. Major newspapers published in New York state including Daily News, New York Post, Post-Standard (Syracuse) and more
Nursing & Allied Health Collection (GALE) Full text. Covers all aspects of the Nursing profession.
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale) Full text.  Peer-reviewed journals, viewpoint articles, magazine and newspaper articles, primary sources, statistics, multimedia, statistics, web sites
Oxford English Dictionary Online Full text.  The history of the English language from 1150 to present.
Oxford Reference Online Full text.  E-books.  Online dictionaries, encyclopedias, reference books covering a broad range of subject areas.
Papers First (OCLC) Citations.  Papers presented at conferences worldwide.  Holdings of the British Library Documentary Supply Centre, including: published congresses, symposiums, conferences, expositions, workshops and meetings.  Use ILLiad to request items.
Points of View Reference Center Full text.  Essays presenting multiple sides of 255 current issues.  Leading political magazines, newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.
Proceedings First (OCLC) Citations.  Worldwide conference proceedings, each containing a list of papers presented at the conference.  Use ILLiad to request items.
Professional Development Collection (EBSCO) Full text and citations/abstracts. Peer reviewed and professional journals.  Educational reports.  Information for professional educators, professional librarians and researchers.
PsycARTICLES(EBSCO) Full text.  Peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA).
Psychology Collection (GALE) Full text and citations/abstracts. Articles, videos, podcasts, and more pertaining to psychology.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO) Full text and citations/abstracts.  Peer-reviewed and professional journals covering anthropology; emotional and behavioral characteristics; mental processes’ observational and experimental methods; psychiatry and psychology.
RCL Web (Bowker) Bibliographic information on over 65,000 books in 61 curriculum-specific subjects.
Regional Business News Full text.  Regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas in the United States.  Business journals, newspapers, newswires.
Religion & Philosophy Collection (EBSCO) Full text and citations/abstracts.  Peer-reviewed and professional journals.  Subject coverage includes: biblical studies, epistemology, history of philosophy, major denominations, moral philosophy, major denominations, moral philosophy, philosophy of language, political philosophy, religious history, world religions
Religion & Philosophy Collection (GALE) Full text and citations/abstracts. Peer-reviewed and professional journals pertaining to religion and philosophy.
Science Direct Full text and citations/abstracts. Science, technology and medicine.
Serials Directory (EBSCO) Bibliographic information on U.S. and international serials including newspapers. 
Social Sciences Full Text (EBSCO) Full text and citations/abstracts. Full-text articles from more than 330 journals; content dating as far back as 1972. High-quality indexing for nearly 750 periodicals, over 670 of which are peer-reviewed.
SUNY DSpace Digital Collections
Digital collections and art images from SUNY campuses.
Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO) Full-text and citations/abstracts. Peer-reviewed and professional journals pertaining to teaching and education administration.
Vocational & Career Collection (EBSCO) Full text and citations/abstracts.  Peer-reviewed journals, trade and industry-related titles.  Computer and data processing; electrical technology; nursing; interior design; law enforcement and criminal justice; marketing and advertising; hospitality and tourism; construction; and more.
WorldCat Theses and Dissertations (OCLC) Citations. Collection of theses and dissertations available in WorldCat. Use ILLiad to request items.
World History Collection Full text and citations/abstracts. Peer-reviewed journals and popular publications pertaining to world history.