Some database vendors agree that some journals may "embargo," or limit access to the full-text of the most recent issues for a specific period of time.
What to do if the article isn't available?
Searchers may limit results to scholarly or academic journals, as well as other limits, in databases that offer combinations of news, general interest and scholarly/academic publications.
Look for this option in the databases.
by content type Academic Journals
The article is not available full-text in the database.
to see if the article is available in other databases;
to search to see if another CUNY library has the needed journal;
or if you will need to make an Interlibrary Loan request.
Interlibrary loan requests are free to students and faculty. (The library pays any costs.)