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Local and regional business news coverage of large corporations, privately held companies, local start-ups, executive profiles, marketing, finance, and industry news. Provides information not typically found in the national press sources.

Covers: 1971 - present (full text 1985 - present)
Search over 2,000 premier worldwide business periodicals for information on advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Also includes information on 60,000+ companies and the full text of thousands of dissertations

Search more than 700 publications for trade and industry information. This database contains publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation, construction, and many more.

Available through NOVEL: New York Online Virtual Electronic LibraryAn interdisciplinary scholarly collection including full-text articles in nearly every area of academic study. Sources include leading journals and authoritative reference sources.

Covers: Indexing and full-text, dates of coverage vary by title (many 1975-present).
Available through SUNYConnectThis interdisciplinary scholarly collection 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.

Covers: 1948 - present
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. Browse or search the contents of ACM publications. Enter your search in the search box near the top of the screen or click 'Advanced Search.'

ACS (American Chemical Society) Publications: Index to American Chemical Society journals as far back as 1879. Includes materials science. The full-text of select titles is available.

Covers: 1970 - present
Covers major agricultural subjects including botany, conservation, energy, food & nutrition, pollution, and zoology.

Covers: 1984 - present
Available through SUNYConnectVaried book and article resources on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Covers: 1964 - present
Citations to journal articles and reviews of books on the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Indexes over 2,000 scholarly historical journals.

A streaming video collection, including commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.

Covers: 1970 - present
Indexes more than 750 journals covering all areas of anthropology and archaeology.

A full-text database of articles from the American Anthropological Association providing access to more than 250,000 articles from AAA journals, newsletters, bulletins and monographs. Over 100 years of research literature in the field of anthropology.

Covers: 1965 - present
Available through SUNYConnectSearch scholarly journals and professional literature about the atmospheric sciences, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, physics, and more.

Call Number: Abstracts/Indexes
Covers: 1984 - present
Indexes over 600 art periodicals and museum sources, from architecture and design to video.

Contains over 1.6 million digital images, including architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design from many time periods and cultures.

An open access archive of e-prints of scientific papers in qualitative biology, physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative finance and statistics.


A collection of classic works.

Information on half a million people, from antiquity to the present. Includes full-text of 100+ volumes of biographical reference books, images, and citations to additional articles and book reviews.

Covers: 1995- present
Comprehensive index to Biology journal articles. Monitors over 4,000 journals from 100 countries.

Limited to ten users -- please remember to log off.

Some full text available. Includes over 250 open access, peer-reviewed journals in science, technology, and medicine. When citations are marked "subscription", locate the journal by using the Journals by Title link on the library homepage.

Provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.

A collection of significant Black newspapers from the United States.

A streaming video collection including documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States

Bloomberg Terminal

The most widely used information system in the global financial community. Not limited to School of Business students. If interested in using this resource contact Mary Rodgers, 315-312-6382 or

Only accessible in the Gordon Lenz Center for Finance, Insurance and Risk Management in Rich Hall.

Book Review Digest

Call Number: Reference Storage
Covers: 1920-2006
Provides citations to and excerpts of reviews of juvenile and adult fiction and nonfiction.

Searches five core business resources with a single search including ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, ABI/INFORM Dateline, Barron's and Wall Street Journal

Covers: Company and industry intelligence on thousands of global companies.
Available through SUNYConnectAvailable through NOVEL: New York Online Virtual Electronic LibraryPeriodical articles, news articles, and press releases. Detailed information for domestic and international companies and associations, including information on corporate hierarchical structures, investment reports, corporate chronologies company histories, and some SWOT analyses. Also includes brands and product information, industry and company rankings, and financial overviews.

Covers: Full text. 1965 - present, varies by title.
Available through SUNYConnectFull text in all disciplines of business, including journals (many peer reviewed), market research reports, industry reports, country reports, SWOT analyses, and much more.


Available through SUNYConnectA substantial 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.

An index of children's literature, ranging from the earliest baby board books to novels and nonfiction for young adults. Includes detailed descriptions and reviews.

Searchable database that allows you to view select historic newspaper pages from 1836 - 1922. and find information about newspapers from 1690 to the present.

A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. Contains scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.

Covers: 1937 - present
Available through SUNYConnectCumulative 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.

Covers: Dates vary by title.
Provides indexing and abstracting coverage of the major journals in communication, mass media and other related fields. Almost half of the journals are available in full text.

Available through SUNYConnectContains full-text journal and magazine literature about computers, electronics, the internet, telecommunications, and more.

Call Number: Ref PN 451 .C762 and online as part of Gale's LRC
Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.

Covers: 1923 - present
Excellent background and analysis of current national and international issues in the news. Also includes Archival research reports back to 1923, which address the significance and legacy of the events and issues of the time.


Extensive video library on a wide range of topics. K-12 target audience, including helpful teacher tools. Ask A Librarian for login information.

For use by Education students and faculty only.


A collection of classic works.

Brand name for a group of databases. See the complete list and search one or more simultaneously using this link.

An ebook collection of nearly 11,000 titles, including those we have purchased and about 3,500 in a publicly accessible collection. Learn how to download ebooks to your device.

Full text for nearly 600 journals, articles, books, book reviews, collective volume articles, working papers and dissertations covering all aspects of economics.

Limited to four users -- please remember to log off.

Searches two core education databases with a single search. Database specific limits are available.

Covers: 1991 - present
Over 600 full-text titles covering a wide range of education topics.

Education Index

Call Number: Reference Storage
Covers: 1929-1984
Cumulative index to educational publications.

Covers: Full text, dates of coverage vary by title.
Available through SUNYConnectSearch education 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.

Available through NOVEL: New York Online Virtual Electronic LibraryResource for educators and education students that contains periodicals covering pre-school to college and most educational specialties. Includes full-text for many titles cited in ERIC.

Available through NOVEL: New York Online Virtual Electronic LibraryContains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students. Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary.

Covers: (includes full text)
Available through SUNYConnectSearch for information from journals, books, magazines, and trade publications about the energy and power industries.

Covers: (includes full text)
Available through SUNYConnectSearch for articles, reference books, case studies, company profiles and videos about business planning, communications, management, marketing, organizational behavior, product development and more.

Covers: indexing from 1940-present; full text from 1975-present.
Available through SUNYConnectDeep coverage of sustainability issues, with indexing beginning in the 1940s. Also full text of current core journals and books.

Call Number: Abstracts/Indexes
Covers: 1966 - present
Available through SUNYConnectPremier 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.

Covers: Index 1966 - present. Documents 1993-present.
Free access to ERIC index of journal and non-journal education literature. Full-text available for most non-journal documents 1993-current .

A database of descriptive information about over 25,000 tests. Offers useful information about where the tests are published and how to obtain a copy.


Covers: Dates vary.
Keyword searchable index of Federal Reserve economic research. Includes abstracts and/or full text articles from working papers and Federal Reserve Bank periodicals.

This full-text database offers a collection of Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and quality titles from Latin America, Portugal and Spain.


Brand name for a group of databases. See the complete list and search one or more simultaneously using this link.

Available through SUNYConnectAvailable through NOVEL: New York Online Virtual Electronic Library100+ full text newspapers, including those from major U.S. and U.K. cities -- 10 from New York state. Use the "browse" button to select up to 10 specific titles for your search.

A collection of 100+ reference titles available in full-text electronically. Search the entire collection, or search selected titles using "advanced search."

Insight from the world's leading information technology research and advisory company.

Available through NOVEL: New York Online Virtual Electronic LibraryGeneral news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. More general/popular in nature than Academic OneFile, a complementary Gale database.

Covers: 1785 - present
Over 2 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses.

Searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, typically those in the public domain from the New York Public Library and a number of major university libraries.

Covers: July, 1976- present
An index to all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional hearings and agency publications. Penfield is a Selective Federal Depository.

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


Covers: 1935 - present
a selective annotated bibliography of scholarly works on Latin America

Covers: 1857-1865
Available through SUNYConnectFull text and page images of the popular Harper's Weekly from the Civil War Era (1857-1865).

A repository of digital content from major research institutions and libraries.

Full-text information from leading publications covering all aspects of health administration, including public health and safety, hospitals, finance, personnel management, insurance, population studies, labor relations and law.

Available through NOVEL: New York Online Virtual Electronic LibraryFull text of scholarly nursing and allied health journals, plus personal health information reference sources.

Available through SUNYConnectFull-text database of more than 80 titles from consumer health magazines. Also includes current health-related pamphlets and 110 full-text health reference books.

Available through SUNYConnectFull-text database that provides access to scholarly journals focusing on medical disciplines, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, and medical law.

The HeinOnline Gun Regulation and Legislation in America collection brings together more than 500 titles dealing with this difficult and important topic. Included are periodicals, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings

This HeinOnline collection brings together, legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes statutes passed by colonies and states on slavery, federal statutes dealing with slavery, and state and federal cases

Search the index for journal article citations about Latin America, the Caribbean, and Hispanics/Latinos in the US.

Covers: 1954 - present
Annotated references to journal articles on the history of areas outside of the United States and Canada. Subject coverage extends from the year 1450 to the present. Indexes over 2,000 scholarly historical journals.

Covers: 1928-present (full text 1942-present)
Available through SUNYConnectSearch for 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.


Available through NOVEL: New York Online Virtual Electronic LibrarySpanish interface provides access to Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals both from and about Latin America.

Formerly provided by CARL Uncover, now merged with Ingenta, provide personalized (registration required) up-to-date information on articles when they become available online.

Covers: 1996 - present
Indexes and abstracts covering national and international sources.

This is a growing database of over 40 years of bibliographic citations about the history of science.


Arts & Sciences I, Arts & Sciences II, Arts & Sciences VII, Language & Literature, and Life Sciences Collections. An archive of important scholarly journal literature and ebooks. In most cases, full text of the journal is available from the first issue to date.


Kanopy is a video-streaming solution for college campuses offering over 26,000 documentaries, feature films and training videos. Touching on all topics, featured producers in Kanopy's collection include Criterion Collection, PBS, HBO, The Great Courses, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, Media Education Foundation, First Run Features, BBC, New Day Films, and many more.

Available through NOVEL: New York Online Virtual Electronic LibraryContains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs.


Available through SUNYConnectSearch the world's literature regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. This database contains indexing and abstracts for core periodicals, books and, reference works.

A streaming video collection providing a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. This collection includes documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, transgender issues and much more.

Covers: 1966-present
Available through SUNYConnectAn index of journal articles from more than 600 publications plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings.

Covers: 1973 - present
Covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Monitors over 1,200 journals.

Available through SUNYConnectBiographical and selected critical coverage of the most studied authors & works.

Available through SUNYConnectFull-text of thousands of poems, essays, stories, and speeches. Also includes citations for poems, biographies, glossaries, illustrations, and work explanations.

Lynda's vast online library has thousands of video-based courses taught by industry professionals ranging from business skills and Adobe products to developer languages and tools, 3D animation, office productivity software and more.


A streaming video collection of broadcasts from Time Inc.'s unique and controversial 'dramatized' news series: The March of Time, 1935-1967.

Covers: Full text. 1975-present, varies by title.
Available through SUNYConnectFull text for nearly 1,950 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines. Also includes book reviews, images, primary source docs, and much more. More general/popular in nature than Academic Search Premier.

Covers: 1940 - present
The American Mathematical Society's Mathematical Reviews on the Net, an index to mathematical journals and books.

Covers: 1965 - present
Available through SUNYConnectMore than 3,900 journals published internationally, covering all areas of medicine.

A streaming video collection, that contains over 1,500 hours of footage. Starting in 1947, Meet the Press collection includes interviews, panels and debates.

A database of descriptive information and edited reviews for over 7,000 commercially available testing instruments. Print editions 1-17 (1938-2007) in Reference Storage BF 421 .B96.

Limited to eight users -- please remember to log off.

Covers: 1964 - present
Meteorological, hydrologic, and physical oceanographic abstracts from foreign and domestic literature.

Covers: Full-text, most since 1995.
Available through SUNYConnectCurrent news about all branches of the military and government, including full-text of 300 journals and magazines and 250 pamphlets.

Contains information about the journals and book series most likely to publish material related to language and literature.

Covers: 1926 - present
Literary criticism, languages, linguistics, film, and folklore from over 4,000 journals, books and dissertations published worldwide.

Music Index

Call Number: Reference Storage
Covers: 1949-1991
Indexes more than 400 publications that cover the music field and the classical and popular works of music.


Coverage of 27 major newspapers, most in full-text. Sources include multiple year coverage of The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, The Guardian (UK), and other important U.S. papers.

Offers streaming access to more than 86,410 CDs with more than 1,248,900 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month.

Limited to three users -- please remember to log off.

A streaming, searchable audio database of contemporary jazz. The database includes over 65,000 tracks from over 12,000 artists.

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Covers: dates vary by title
Retrospective full text database of northern New York newspapers. A project of the Northern New York Library Network.

Covers: 1851- present
Online index. For library provided full-text, check the link Journals by Title. SUNY Oswego students, faculty, and staff may request free copy service for those articles available only in microfilm.

New York Times Index

Call Number: Reference Room, Lobby
Covers: 1851- 2004
Print subject index to articles in the newspaper of record. (Online index and text from 1980-present in ProQuest Newspapers; microfilm available from 1857 - 2005.)

Coverage of Syracuse Post-Standard, Syracuse Herald American, Syracuse Herald Journal, Watertown Daily Times and 27 American News Magazines. Includes Special Reports and Current Events.

Available through SUNYConnectFull text coverage for major national and international newspapers, plus television and radio news transcripts, videos & podcasts.

More than 4,000 titles downloadable free of charge in PDF format. Free one time registration to access.


Covers: 1994 - present
A full-text database of almost 2000 periodical publications, including coverage of the sciences, humanities, education & other social sciences, business and information science.

Covers: 1922-2005
SUNY Oswego Yearbook

Available through NOVEL: New York Online Virtual Electronic LibraryAccess viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles. Great for current issues research.

Over 7500 articles from core African American reference sources; also including primary source documents, images, maps, timelines, and biographies.

Provides access to The Dictionary of Art (paper copy REF N31 .D5 1996 v.1-34), original essays by scholars in the field, image links for drawings, paintings, maps etc. Multi-cultural and multi-national material is included. New material is added on a regular basis.

Limited to five users -- please remember to log off.

Comprehensive dictionary of the English language, including word origins.

Provides access to The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online and The Oxford Companion to Music. Audio examples require free download of Scorch software.

Limited to three users -- please remember to log off.


PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service)

Call Number: Reference Storage
Covers: 1952-1971
Indexes publications in the fields of economics and public affairs.

Covers: 1940 - present
Indexing and abstracts from books and over 300 journals of philosophy and related interdisciplinary fields.

Covers: 1893 to 4 years ago
An archive of journal literature from the American Physical Society

Available through SUNYConnectEssays and supporting resources that present multiple sides of current issue topics. Full text available.

Poole's Index to Periodical Literature

Call Number: Reference Storage
Covers: 1802 - 1906
Subject index to popular and general interest magazines published in the Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries.

Covers: 1986-present
Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community.

Covers: Full-text, dates vary by title.
Available through SUNYConnectHighly 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.

Download free ebooks, mostly older titles in the public domain.

Brand name for a group of databases.

An interdisciplinary ebook collection of more than 140,000 books from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas. Search the entire collection or browse by subject. Read the ebooks online or download onto multiple devices. Learn how to download ebooks to your device.

Covers: 1894 - present
Full-text for 59 core scholarly and scientific journals. Covers topics of general psychology and specialized, applied, clinical and theoretical research.

Provides abstracts and indexing for more than 1,000 titles and access to charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements for psychological research.

Covers: 1887 - present
Journal articles (covers more than 1,700 periodicals), chapters, books, dissertations and reports on psychology and related fields.

Search for full-text copies of over 18,000 psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration. Tests come from a variety of sources (authors, articles, etc.), but full copies of commercial tests are generally not available.

PLOS publishes peer-reviewed open-access journals in the life and health sciences.

Covers: 1966 - present
"U.S. National Library of Medicine search service to access 19 million citations from MEDLINE for biomedical articles back to 1948 and other related databases."


This is a collection of 700+ streaming films from the Media Education Foundation (MEF). The films encourage critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media on race and gender.

Covers: index, 1890-1982
Historic coverage of popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States, with extensive indexing of 375 titles and links to search for full-text.

Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature

Covers: Reference Storage, Lower Level
Index to over 300 popular and general interest magazines.

Covers: Full-text, most since 1995.
Available through SUNYConnect75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from across the United States. Updated daily.

Covers: 1975 - present
Available through SUNYConnectFull text journals for theology and philosophical studies.

Available through NOVEL: New York Online Virtual Electronic LibraryContains magazines, newspapers, primary sources and videos for students in grades 6 to 8.

Search over 2,700 periodicals for information on a broad range of general reference subjects including arts, business, humanities, social sciences, and the sciences.


Covers: 1986-present
Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community.

500+ full text scholarly journals from Sage Publications, including titles for nearly every area of academic study.

A collection of reference titles available in full-text electronically.

Available through SUNYConnectFull-text coverage of 2,200+ journals. Focus is on scientific, technical and medical fields, with significant coverage of social sciences as well. (use buttons at top of page to go to journals or do a search)

Covers: 1900 - present
The most current and comprehensive indexing/abstracting source for the chemical literature. Follow this link to register with CAS to create an account, to connect to SciFinder Scholar, and to find links for support and training.

Our most comprehensive source of marketing statistics. Issued semi-annually, data is approximately two - three years old. Tutorials are available on the Business Research Guide.

Limited to five users -- please remember to sign out.

Covers: 1994 - present
Over 300 full-text titles on a range of social science topics.

Available through SUNYConnectSearch a wide variety of social science journals for information about anthropology, communications, economics, ethics, law, mass media, political studies, psychology, social work, and more.

Covers: 1908-present (varies by title; some indexing from 1895)
Full text for over 500 journals in sociology and related disciplines, and indexing for over 3000 others. Also includes relevant books and conference papers, many of them full-text, and allows searching of cited references.

A collection of SUNY Press titles published between 2000-2006.

Search a combined catalog of all SUNY library collections. Locate books, DVD's, CD's and more from our collection and those of other SUNY's. For items not owned by Penfield, click the "Request Item" link to obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.


Available through SUNYConnectFull text coverage of trade and industry related periodicals for vocational and technical studies.


Online index and text from 1984-present; print index from 1968-1993 in Reference Storage, Lower Level; microfilm of text available from 1968 - 2003.

Full-text of state and federal court decisions, state and federal statutes, law reviews, and law encyclopedias.

Digital library of primary source documents relevant to United States history of women and social movements. Includes dozens of document collections with tens of thousands of document pages. Images, transcriptions, and supporting information are available for each document.

Core topics in women's studies as well as current topics in feminist research. Includes sociology, history, political science, public policy, business, and education. Indexes journals, newspapers, newsletters, books, proceedings, and dissertations.

This streaming video collection contains documentaries that explore human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century. Global in scope, covering Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania.

This streaming video collection covers 1929 - 1966 and captures full runs of many of the key international newsreels produced during the early twentieth century. Key collections include: Universal Newsreels, Universal Studios, Les Actualites Francaises, Nippon News and The March of Time.

Covers: covers time period from the oldest to the most recent library holdings
Available through SUNYConnectDatabase created from the online catalogs of books, media and other materials located in many libraries worldwide. (This is NOT AN INDEX FOR ARTICLES). Use to identify titles that you may be able to borrow through Interlibrary Loan (ILLIAD).