This database provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services and related areas, including social welfare, social policy and community development. The database abstracts and indexes thousands of serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations and citations to book reviews.
This database abstracts and indexes the international literature of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from thousands of serials publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers and working papers. Cited references are included for many journal articles.
With full-text coverage back to 1937, CINAHL Plus with Full Text offers complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association. CINAHL Plus with Full Text covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. CINAHL Plus with Full Text provides full text for more than 770 journals and full text for more than 275 books/monographs. In addition, CINAHL Plus with Full Text offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters. It provides indexing of more than 4,600 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research. With an easy-to-use, searchable, Internet-based bibliographic and full-text database, this resource provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. ERIC provides full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.
JSTOR offers full-text access to archival scholarly journals. It offers both multidisciplinary and discipline-specific collections, covering such topics as Art, Business, Language & Literature, Mathematics, Music, Ecology, & Botany. JSTOR includes journal content, primary sources, images, and more across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is approximately a 1-5 year gap between the most recently published journal issue and the content available in the database.
MasterFILE Complete provides full text for periodicals covering an extensive range of subject areas including business, health, education, fitness, sports & leisure, personal finance, general science, multicultural issues, DIY, fashion and much more. Content includes more than 2,200 full-text periodicals, over 960,000 photos, maps & flags and over 81,900 primary source documents.
MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database of citations and abstracts for the disciplines of biomedicine and health, encompassing the areas of life, behavioral, and chemical sciences, and bioengineering needed by health professionals engaged in basic research and clinical care, public health, or health policy development.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context presents viewpoint essays, topic overviews, news articles and primary source documents on social issues of current interest such as Offshore Drilling, Climate Change, Health Care, Immigration, Gun Control, Genetic Engineering, Censorship, Endangered Species, and Terrorism. Brings together viewpoint articles, overviews, statistics, biographies of social activists, court cases, profiles of government agencies and special interest groups, newspaper and magazine articles. Links to more than 1,800 web sites.
Project Muse offers nearly 200 journal titles from some 30 scholarly publishers, covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others. Project MUSE provides full-text access to a comprehensive selection of humanities and social sciences journals.
PsycARTICLES is a definitive source of searchable full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The PsycARTICLES database covers general psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research. The database contains more than 150,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and 8 from allied organizations. It includes all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each journal with the coverage spanning from 1894 to present.
PsycINFO provides indexing coverage of all document types, including journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports. It contains over 3 million citations and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s. The database is international in scope, covering the academic, research, and practice literature in psychology as well as relevant materials from related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, education, social work, law, criminology, social science, and organizational behavior.
ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Coverage goes as far back as 1823. Content areas include Physical Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities.
Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Designed to provide the "other side of the story," ENW titles offer additional viewpoints from those proffered by the mainstream press. Ethnic NewsWatch provides thousands of scholarly, full-text articles for area and ethnic studies, such as Jewish studies, African American studies, and Hispanic American studies. This database also has the largest full-text archive of Native American publications.
Access to the full text of reference, scholarly, and professional books. EBSCO eBooks are digital full-text versions of books such as reference works, scholarly monographs, literature and fiction (at Brooklyn College, almost 6,000 titles), and 3,400 publicly-accessible titles.
EBSCO books are viewable online and may be checked out and viewed or downloaded using the Adobe Digital Editions reader. The reader is available free at http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/. The list of compatible devices is available at http://blogs.adobe.com/digitalpublishing/supported-devices.
The International Children's Digital Library (ICDL) collection provides access to thousands of contemporary and out of print books and picture books in full text and in the original language of publication. Users can browse by country, title, author, and illustrator, and can search by keyword, age, content, and subject.
The Child Rights Information Network (CRIN) is a global network that disseminates information about the Convention on the Rights of the Child and child rights amongst non-governmental organisations, United Nations agencies, inter-governmental organisation, educational institutions, and other child rights experts.
Resources for K-12 students and for adults. Provides excellent guide on how the US Government works, and what primary resources are available through the Government Printing Office (GPO).
Founded in 1993, The Campaign for Fiscal Equity, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation, is a coalition of parent organizations, community school boards, concerned citizens, and advocacy groups. We seek to reform New York State's school finance system to ensure adequate resources and the opportunity for a sound basic education for all students in New York City. Our efforts will also help secure the same opportunity for students throughout the state who are not currently receiving a sound basic education.
The Special Child Welfare Advisory Panel of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, created by the 1998 Marisol class action suit, has spent two years examining the work of New York City's Administration for Children's Services (ACS). This panel reviewed the operations of ACS, consulting with caseworkers, managers, lawyers and other advocates, birth parents, and foster families. The settlement agreement assigned the Panel the task of determining whether the ACS was acting in good faith in making efforts toward reform in the operational areas of New York City's child welfare system being reviewed.
New York City Schools directory by regions.
New York City schools statistical information by regions.
The latest national trends and research on over 100 key indicators of child and youth well-being.
This website offers easy access to statistics and reports on children and families, including: family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education and health. The Forum fosters coordination, collaboration, and integration of Federal efforts to collect and report data on conditions and trends for children and families.
Infoshare Online provides access to population statistics, immigration trends, socio-economic indicators, birth and death data, hospitalizations, local economic data, and more. All data files are obtained from City, State, and Federal government agencies; users can view a vast array of community and regional data, for New York City and New York State. Researchers can profile neighborhoods, compare neighborhoods across city and state, and produce tabulations of data.
Access to measures of child well-being from the Annie E. Casey Foundations.