May Databases: Resources for Alumni

Congratulations to our graduates and wishing you every continuing success! To support research and professional development, we are pleased to offer free and expanded access to databases via the Columbia University Libraries Alumni Services program. Among those listed are:


  • Academic Search Premier: Alumni Edition provides full text for thousands of peer-reviewed journals—as well as thousands of peer-reviewed indexed and abstracted journals.


  • Annual Reviews offer collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists.


  • Business Source Premier: Alumni Edition provides nearly 1,100 full-text business magazines and journals in nearly every area of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, econometrics, economics, and more.


  • Journals of the American Medical Association [JAMA] provides full text access to the current issues and archive of JAMA, Archives of Dermatology, Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, Archives of General Psychiatry, Archives of Internal Medicine, Archives of Neurology, Archives of Otolaryngology, Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Archives of Surgery, and the Archives of Ophthalmology.


  • JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive provides full text and page images of over 1,000 leading scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences, from the earliest issues to within a few years of current publication.


  • Project Muse has full-text articles from more than 200 scholarly journals in history and the humanities, the social sciences, and the sciences.


  • Proquest ABI/Inform Complete provides access to full-text journals and working papers in business and economics. Also includes newspapers and country-and industry-focused reports.


  • Proquest Research Library provides access to thousands of journals from Proquest's general reference database. Search a mix of scholarly journals, trade publications and magazines covering over 150 academic disciplines including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology.


  • PubMed Central from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.


  • Sage Full Text collection offers access to the full text of over 600 scholarly journals and publications.


  • Sage Knowledge comprises SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles and more.


  • Sage Research Methods is a tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SAGE Research Methods links over 175,000 pages of SAGE’s book, journal and reference content with advanced search and discovery tools.



For a more complete listing, please go to the CU Alumni Portal.

For additional privileges available to Teachers College alumni, including Pocketknowledge, see here.

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