Research Tools

Research Databases

Nearly all of our databases are from EBSCOhost, exceptions are: Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), ProQuest, and Google Scholar.

Off-Campus Access

Sign-in with your Bank Street email address and password. Some online classes have their own special access code.

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The easiest way to find articles is through the Library’s homepage search box. Make sure you select “Search Everything.” For patrons who prefer individual databases, the list below is a good place to start.

Other Resources

Looking for new research from educational institutions outside the USA? Try DOAJ. Make Google Scholar more useful by adding Library Links to your Google profile. WorldCat is a useful database for identifying which library owns a particular resource.

Search Everything

We recommend graduate students use the Search Everything function on the Library homepage.


To learn more about eBooks visit the Library’s eBook Research Guide, and watch two short videos on finding eBooks in a database and the Library’s online catalog.