New Databases

Encyclopedia of Social Work/ Global Issues in Context/ ARTEMIS Literary Sources

We now have the following new electronic resources. Please note that you will need your VPN or the barcode at the back of your York College ID to access library's electronic resources remotely. Please activate your barcode at the circulation desk every semester. Thanks!

Encyclopedia of Social Work

The link to the electronic version of this encyclopedia is located on the Electronic Books page on the Library's website

Global Issues in Context

This database supports research in a wide variety of subject areas, including sociology, current events, civics, politics, science, economics, cultural/religious studies, women’s studies, human rights, English composition and many more. It focuses on broad issues such as war, genocide, terrorism, human rights, poverty, famine, globalization, world trade, nuclear proliferation, and global warming, as well as more specific events and topics in the news that are related to these broader issues, such as genocide in Darfur, product safety of Chinese imports, sectarian violence in Iraq, changing weather patterns across the globe, and disaster recovery in Indonesia and New Orleans. It also includes detailed information on nations to provide a foundation for cross-cultural studies. You can find this database on Articles and More page located on the library's website

ARTEMIS Literary Sources

It's a platform that provides single access point for multiple databases: Literature Resources, MLA International Bibliography, Gale Virtual Reference Library, and Scribner Writers Online. These databases are also listed individually on our library's website. Link to ARTEMIS Literary Sources is located on Articles and More