New Electronic Resources in 2012

The CSI Library is pleased to announce, again, a few new e-products acquired during the 2011-2012 academic year. Check out the “New Resources” link on our Database web page

Cabell’s Directories of Publishing Opportunities

This resource helps professors, graduate students, and researchers publish their manuscripts in academic journals and maintains current information on over 4,000 journals.

Films on Demand

Thousands of documentaries, dramas, and newsreels from the world’s best producers including, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, PBS, the BBC and more.

Salem History

Several NEW titles were added in this series from Salem Press. It provides general information about historical eras, events, and figures. Includes titles such as Milestone Documents, The Decades, Great Events from History, Great Lives from History and Musicians and Composers.

Salem Literature Series

Critical Insight series is for authors and works: Gabriel Garcia Marquez; Canterbury Tales; Grapes of Wrath; One Hundred Years of Solitude; The Handmaid’s Tale.

Each year the CUNY Office of Library Services purchases some new e-products for all CUNY patrons and acquires updates to those we already have. Such products are best for a wide range of users, from community colleges through senior colleges and graduate programs. This year CUNY Libraries has added to its former holdings of these collections:

Eighteenth Century Collections Online

Digital collection of books printed in the 18th century, primarily in Great Britain. Subjects covered include history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more.

Making of the Modern World

Digital collection of economic and business literature published from 1450 to 1850, providing historical insight on the political, social, and economic conditions of the modern era. Subjects covered include commerce, finance, trade, manufacturing, agriculture, slavery, and transportation. In addition, three new e-resources have been purchased for perpetual access:

Burney Collection Newspapers – 17th and 18th century

1 million newspaper pages Newspapers, newsbooks, Acts of Parliament, addresses, broadsides, pamphlets, proclamations. The most comprehensive collection of early English newspapers. Titles from London, British Isles, and colonies.

National Geographic Magazine Archive 1888-1994

National Geographic magazine is the official journal of the National Geographic Society, one of the world’s largest nonprofit educational and scientific organizations. Featuring the complete archive of the magazine to the mid-1990s, National Geographic Magazine Archive, includes every page and every photograph, all fully searchable.

Palgrave Connect ebooks

Over 3,000 titles offered in the Humanities, the Social Sciences and Business from the years 2009, 2010, and 2011. These ebooks are available in collections organized by year of publication and by discipline.

SpringerLink eBooks

Over 12,500 full text ebooks and reference works published by Springer. Core focus is science, technology, and medicine but includes some titles in the social sciences and humanities. The green “full access” icon indicates which titles we own.

For more information, please contact:

Linda Roccos, Ph.D.
Professor & Coordinator of Electronic Resources
Linda.Roccos@csi.cuny.edu
(718) 982.4004