City College has over 700,000 books in the collection and access to 150,000 journals.
Use a library computers to search for books and articles in the OneSearch discovery tool
and use the databases for more focused searching.
The NIH National Library of Medicine stores citations to medical research here and it links to the full text that City College has access to. Pretty cool. https://library.ccny.cuny.edu/PubMed
The American Psychological Association’s version of a comprehensive database on psychology - with links to full text articles at CCNY. https://library.ccny.cuny.edu/PsycINFO
If Python, 3D printing, and robotics is your language, visit Engineering Village. https://library.ccny.cuny.edu/engineeringvillage
City College carries over 200,000 books from the STEM publisher Springer in addition to their journal collection. https://library.ccny.cuny.edu/springerlink
The New York Public Library (NYPL) - along with the public libraries in Brooklyn and Queens - offers many of the same resources at CUNY, but more. Because the NYPL provides resources for everyone, it is an excellent place to look for the trade books you find on best seller lists. Search NYPL.org for physical items at the branch libraries or to download ebooks, audiobooks, in addition to scholarly journal articles. Your NYPL card number and password will give you online access.
Electronic Resources landing page
Go here to read about what is available to you online. https://libguides.nypl.org/eresources
NYPL Database A-Z List
With over 500 databases, the NYPL offers more databases than City College. https://libguides.nypl.org/az.php?p=1
Professors will tell you to use JStor. Why do they love it so much? It’s easy-to-use, and provides the full-text of everything you find. JStor is heavy in the humanities & social sciences, though it includes plenty of science too. Most colleges have JStor.
Strong in humanities and social sciences much like JStor.
Academic One File
This article database includes full-text and abstracts of scholarly, trade, and general-interest periodicals covering topics in all areas.
Academic Search Premier
A multi-disciplinary database of more than 4,600 magazines and journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles.
The big e-book reading platform for public libraries. Overdrive is the name of the repository and Libby is the name of the reading app. Download Libby to your phone to borrow ebooks and audiobooks.
Stay current with free access to all the big magazines like Vogue, ESPN, Rolling Stone, and Scientific American. https://www.nypl.org/research/collections/articles-databases/flipster