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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Gender Studies

Article Databases

FIRST STOPS – these are the best databases to go to first:__
Academic Search Premier (EBSCOHost) (CUNY USE ONLY) Access to articles from magazines and peer-reviewed journals, as well as books, conference papers and proceedings, and educational reports from almost all academic areas of study. You might want to click on "choose databases" to search several databases together with Academic Search Premier
CQ Researcher Plus Archive (CUNY USE ONLY)  Explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. Coverage from 1923 to the present.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (CUNY USE ONLY) Hundreds of specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical directories and other reference books in the subject fields of criminal justice, economics, history, literature, psychology, religion, science, world cultures, and more.


OTHER DATABASES –a selection of other databases we subscribe to more are here.
America History and Life (JOHN JAY USE ONLY) Index to journal articles and reviews on the history and culture of the United States and Canada and links to some fulltext from 1964 to the present.


Biography Reference Center (CUNY USE ONLY) Original biographical profiles plus feature articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, obituaries, and images
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Fulltext (JOHN JAY USE ONLY) Provides scholarly articles and annotations of books and book chapters in criminal justice. Coverage from 1968 to the present.
Gale Academic OneFile (CUNY USE ONLY) Access to thousands of articles in scholarly journals and reference sources in the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, and literature.
Gender Studies Collection (JOHN JAY USE ONLY) Provides scholarly journals and magazine covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues from the Academic OneFile and General OneFile databases
JSTOR (CUNY USE ONLY) A searchable collection of the complete runs (minus the most recent 2 to 5 years) of hundreds of the most significant scholarly journals.
PsycINFO (CUNY USE ONLY) The most comprehensive index and access to materials in psychology articles and books. Coverage from 1887 to the present.
Women and Social Movements in the U.S. 1600-2000 (CUNY USE ONLY) Brings together primary documents, books, images, scholarly essays, book reviews, audio recordings, Web site reviews, and teaching tools, all documenting the multiplicity of women’s activism in public life.