Library Databases by Subject

Due to licensing restrictions, remote access / off-campus access to some of the library's electronic resources is limited to current students, faculty and staff of New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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Humanities

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Coverage: 
1970- Present
Funded by: 
NJ State Library
Description:
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 8,500 journals, including full text for more than 4,600 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
 
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Varies
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NJIT Library
Description:
Searchable database of images in architecture and related areas (e.g., buildings, sites, cities, some furniture, painting, scuplture, maps, etc.).
 
Coverage: 
1984 - Present
Funded by: 
NJIT Library
Description:
Art Abstracts™ is a comprehensive resource for art information featuring high-quality indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals dating back to 1984, including 280 peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracting of over 13,000 art dissertations, and indexing of almost 200,000 art reproductions, which provide examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists. The database covers fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film, and architecture, and also includes a database-specific thesaurus.
 
Coverage: 
1930 - Present
Funded by: 
NJIT Library
Description:
The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals indexes periodicals published worldwide on archaeology, city planning, interior design, historic preservation and architecture from 1977 to the present
 
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Varies
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NJIT Library
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Communication & Mass Media Complete provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. CMMC offers cover-to-cover (“core”) indexing and abstracts for more than 550 journals, and selected (“priority”) coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of 737 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 440 journals.
 
Coverage: 
1978 - Present
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Externally Funded
Description:
Allows searching of copyright information by searching 3 databases which contain records and ownership documents. Includes, books, music, films, sound recording, maps, software, photos, art, multimedia, periodicals, magazines, journals, and newspapers.
 
Coverage: 
Current year and previous year
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Externally Funded
Description:
Citations and abstracts of dissertations and masters theses from current year and previous year only. Full text is available by self-purchase.
 
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Varies
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Externally Funded
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Gale's Literary Index is a master index to the major literature products published by Gale Group, Inc. It combines and cross references more than 135,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and more than 165,000 titles into one source
 
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Free from EBSCO
Description:
GreenFILE\'s initial release will include A&I for more than 600 titles, including comprehensive coverage from to volume 1, issue 1 to present for Bioscience (back to 1964), Conservation Biology (back to 1987), Journal of Ecology (back to 1913) and Journal of Environmental Planning & Management (back to 1948). The total number of records is approximately 295,000, and full text is provided for more than 4,600 records from open access titles.
 
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Varies
Funded by: 
NJIT Library
Description:
Acess is available for 3 simultaneous users. The Grove Dictionary of Art Online contains 45,000 articles on every aspect of the visual arts - painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts and photography - from prehistory to the present day. And it provides access to 100,000 images from the Bridgeman Art Library. The Bridgeman Art Library contains images of painting, sculpture, architecture and the decorative arts from many of the most prestigious museums from around the world, as well as material from private collections, works in situ, and architectural and historical images. Links are also provided to images in public collections throughout the world.
 
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Varies
Funded by: 
NJ State Library
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Database of full-text magazines, journals and encyclopedias.
 
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Varies
Funded by: 
NJIT Library
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The JSTOR Essential Collection (consists of JSTOR I,II,III,IV and VII) features foundational content in the humanities and social sciences. It includes nearly 700 core titles across 45 disciplines, including History, Education, Language & Literature, Business, Political Science, and more. See title list at:
http://about.jstor.org/content/essential-collection#tab-title-list
 
Coverage: 
1960s - Present
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Free from EBSCO. This database will be disabled if EBSCO changes its status.
Description:
EBSCO Publishing is proud to provide the Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) database as a free resource to anyone interested in libraries and information management. This world-class bibliographic database provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Delivered via the EBSCOhost platform, LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.
 
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Varies
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NJ State Library through 6/30/2011
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Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a comprehensive literary reference database, which provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. LRC is a comprehensive database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works and is an essential resource for public, academic and high school libraries.
 
Coverage: 
1851 to Present
Funded by: 
NJIT Library
Description:
Important: To obtain access to the NEW YORK TIMES. you must first register using your NJIT username.
NJIT has purchase institution-wide access to the New York Times. This provides users with 24/7 digital mobile access to The New York Times and includes breaking news stories, multimedia content, videos and the ability to share, save, set-up alerts, and comment on articles. It also provides access to limited archive content back to 1851.  During the date range 1923 to 1980, users are limited to 5 articles per day. During dates outside of this time frame, access is unlimited. This subscription also includes access to the InEducation academic resources or learning tools.
 
Coverage: 
1982 - Present
Funded by: 
NJIT Library
Description:
More than 2,500 periodicals: business, humanities, science, education, & social science journals, plus popular magazines. Full text of more than 1,100 periodicals as far back as January 1994. Abstracting of more than 2,500 periodicals as far back as September 1984. Indexing of more than 2,500 periodicals as far back as August 1982. Includes Wilson\'s Education, Business, Humanities, Social Social Sciences, General Science, and Readers\' Guide indexes and full text editions. Includes full text editions titles only of Art, Applied Science, and Library Literature.
 
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Varies
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NJIT Library
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Ebook Central provides more than 155,000 book titles from the world\\\'s most authoritative publishers accessible electronically, online and offline. Ebook Central titles can be read online or downloaded to or transferred to an eReader that support Adobe Digital Editions. In addition, titles can be downloaded to devices like the iPad or iPhone using the Bluefire applications.
 
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Current
Funded by: 
NJIT Library
Description:
Description: SBRnet focuses on the business of sports and contains industry statistics for professional, college, and consumer markets including attendance and media usage trends for all three major sports market segments - fans, participants and buyers of sports-related products.
 
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Varies
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Externally Funded
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The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a an authoritative and comprehensive reference work devoted to philosophy that will remain useful to those in academia and the general public.
 
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NA
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Externally Funded
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The Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) is a directory of names and biographical information for two hundred thousand artists and architects. This will NOT give you articles, but correct spelling of artists' and architect's names, birth and death dates, and nationalities.
 
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Varies
Funded by: 
NJIT Library
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Access to more than 300 detailed case studies of completed projects ranging from low-income housing to mixed-use downtown developments to commercial and industrial projects. The case studies provide photographs and site plans, information on costs and rents, innovative features and strategies of the project, and an explanation of the entire development process. It covers projects from 1985 to the present. Thirty new case studies are added every year.