Fall 2021: What to know about using the Mina Rees Library.

Research Guides

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS)

All Graduate Center Databases

The databases you see on this page are just a small subset of all of the databases (collections of resources) available to you through the Graduate Center Library. See the full A-Z list to see all databases from every discipline.

Looking for a specific Journal?

Use the journal title search tool to check whether the library has access to a particular journal through our databases. 

More instruction can be found in the Finding Electronic and Print Journals blog post.

MALS research by Track

Doing research while at MALS is an experience that will largely be shaped by your concentration, or track.

Some disciplines have full research guides, that you might want to browse in addition to this one:

Other tracks do not have their own complete guide (yet), but if you have suggestions about what resources have been helpful to you in those areas, please let your librarian know!

Highlights from the New York Public Library

See our guide about the GC and the New York Public Library, for a list of featured resources available remotely.

Newspapers Guide

See our full guide to online Newspapers

Interdisciplinary Article Databases

A sampling of databases that might broadly be useful for MALS research.

Click here for the complete list of Graduate Center databases, or take a look at our list of subject guides to find more databases by discipline.

Just getting started? Want some background material? Check out the Beyond Wikipedia guide.