New Database: World Book Online

World Book Online is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related websites that will enhance learning and reading for children around the world by developing trustworthy, engaging content to create products that will engage children of all ages at home, on the go, in the classroom or in libraries worldwide.

World Book Kids
Engaging content, features, and tools developed especially for young students.

World Book Student
A mainstay to meet the research needs of students in primary/elementary and middle school with thousands of articles and multimedia.

World Book Timelines
Hundreds of customizable, interactive timelines of important events throughout history.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
World Book’s excellent editorial content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish for young learners.

Featured Database: Britannica Academic

Looking for good background source?

Britannica Academic delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the venerable Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research—all from one resource.

Written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other notable experts, Britannica Academic’s articles provide trusted information with balanced, global perspectives and insights that users will not find anywhere else.

New Database: American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodical Collection

Partnering with the American Antiquarian Society (AAS), the premier library documenting the life of America’s people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction, EBSCO provides digital access to the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912 with the American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodical Collection. Five comprehensive series are available.

New Database: Periodicals Archive Online

Periodicals Archive Online is a major archive that makes the backfiles of scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences available electronically, providing access to the searchable full text of hundreds of titles. The database spans more than two centuries of content, 37 key subject areas, and multiple languages.

Currently, Periodicals Archive Online contains over 700 journals comprising more than 3 million articles and 15 million article pages. Periodicals Archive Online continues to add new titles, to give undergraduate and graduate students, university faculty and libraries access to a growing collection of key journals in the humanities and social sciences.

Featured Database: New York Times with Index

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times with Index

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. The Historical New York Times with Index (1851-1993) provides search capability using subject terms and topics for focused and targeted results in combination with searchable full text, full page, and article-level images from the Historical New York Times.

Coverage: 1851 – 2014

Kanopy Video Streaming

We would like to reintroduce Kanopy, a Netflix-like video streaming service. It can be found by visiting the Library tab in myRedDragon. By clicking the Library Databases tab, you will find Kanopy in the list of databases alphabetical by title. You can also click here to start watching:

Kanopy offers a broad selection of over 26,000 streaming films, documentaries and training covering various educational topics and feature films: business, the arts, training, foreign language films, health sciences, media and communication, natural sciences, social sciences, teacher education and more.

Featured producers in Kanopy’s collection include Criterion Collection, PBS, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, First Run Features, BBC, Roland Collection, MVD, Seventh Art, Psychotherapy. net, Symptom, Media, Education Foundation, and hundreds of other leading producers.

The films can be watched from anywhere, anytime by all students, faculty, and staff. The films have full public performance rights (as long as groups do not charge admission for showing the film) and have unlimited simultaneous use.

In addition to being able to browse the Kanopy website, records for individual films will soon begin appearing our library discovery tool.

If there is a film you would be interested to have available on Kanopy, please contact us. Kanopy is always looking to expand its collections and they will try to have it added if possible.

New Database: Informe Académico

The library now provides access to Informe Académico

Informe Académico meets the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. Informe Académico provides quality reference material–not simply translations of English-language materials–on a powerful, easy-to-use interface configured for Spanish-speaking users, allowing researchers to analyze topics and conduct research in Spanish.

Exclusive features, including Topic Finder, InterLink, and a mobile-optimized interface, support and enhance the search experience.

New Database: Educator’s Reference Complete

The library now provides access to Educator’s Reference Complete!

Educator’s Reference Complete seeks to provide full text for titles in the Eric database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty—such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. It also provides insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy.

You can find this database in the Library Databases link on the LibraryTab in myRedDragon. Search for Educator’s Reference Complete in the alphabetical list of databases by title or Ask a Librarian!

Web of Science Database Trial

SUNYConnect has partnered with Clarivate Analytics to provide trial access to the world’s most complete and highly subscribed citation database, the Web of Science.

Access to this resource will be available from Sept 7th – November 30th, 2017, and will allow your patrons to seamlessly search the most impactful literature in the Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, all while exploring the citation connections between discoveries.

With over 140 million records, including peer reviewed journals, conference proceedings, books, patents, data sets and studies, you will discover how the Web of Science offers access to the complete research lifecycle.

Did you know that the Web of Science

  • Is the only resource that provides cover-to-cover indexing for all records available back to 1900
  • Has more records than any other provider
  • Captures all authors and affiliations for all records
  • Has been capturing funding sources since 2008
  • Offers truly multidisciplinary and global content, originating from 80 different countries in 32 languages
  • Has more than 1.4B cited references
  • Is publisher neutral, with a full time objective editorial board, indexing only the most high quality content
  • Provides the only true cited reference search, presenting all citations, regardless of source

New Database: Academic Video Online

The library provides now access to Academic Video Online! 

Academic Video Online (AVON) provides access to more than 63,000* (and growing) videos all cross-searchable from a single platform. The database includes scholarly video material of virtually every video type: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, demonstrations, original and raw footage including tens of thousands of exclusive titles spanning essential subject areas including: Art & Design; Diversity; Health Sciences; History; Literature & Language; Music & Performing Arts; Personal Interest; Psychology & Counseling; Science & Engineering; Social Sciences. Included are: American History in Video; Education in Video; and Ethnographic Video Online.

You can find this database in the Library Databases link on the LibraryTab in myRedDragon. Search for Academic Video Online in the alphabetical list of databases by title or Ask a librarian!