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ABI/Inform Global ProQuest

Full-text database providing coverage of business topics including advertising, management, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers and company information.

Accounting and Tax Newspapers ProQuest

Full-text database of articles from major newspapers for the latest accounting and tax news.

Accounting and Tax Periodicals ProQuest

Full-text database of articles from key accounting and tax publications.

AccuNet/AP Multimedia Archive AccuNet

Photos of significant news events, political leaders, historical figures, and celebrities on the state, regional, national, and international levels dating back to 1840.

Alt-Health Watch (Alternative Health Watch) Ebsco

This alternative health database provides full text for more than 140 publications in the collection, including full text for many peer-reviewed journals. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine dating back to 1990.

America: History and Life ABC-CLIO

Abstracted bibliographic references to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Covers over 2,000 journals published worldwide including state and local history journals. Includes approximately 6,000 citations of book and media reviews as well as abstracts of dissertations. Every year approximately 16,000 new entries are added.

American Medical Association ProQuest

Search the publications of the American Medical Association including JAMA, American Medical News and the Archives sources for citations and abstracts.

Animal Behavior Abstracts Cambridge Scientific Abstracts NEW

Under the editorial guidance of one of the world's leading ethologists, Animal Behavior Abstracts is an indispensable resource for scientists in behavioral and related studies. Significant papers relevant to animal behavior, with subjects ranging from neurophysiology to behavioral ecology, from genetics to applied ethology, are covered. Animal Behavior Abstracts surveys all of the important journals dealing with the biology of particular taxonomic groups. And researchers will find both field and laboratory inquiries summarized.

Art Abstracts WebSPIRS

Citations and abstracts of articles and art reproductions from art, architecture, photography, and museum periodicals published throughout the world.

ArticleFirst FirstSearch

An index of over 12,000 periodicals with daily updates. Covers a wide range of subjects.

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Biological Abstracts WebSPIRS

Leading abstracting and indexing reference source for life sciences information.

Biological Science Cambridge Scientific Abstracts NEW

This interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. Supporting over two dozen areas of expertise, this CSA database provides access to literature from over 6000 serials, as well as conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents.

Books in Print Bowker

Bibliographic database with more than 5 million in-print, out-of-print, forthcoming, audio book, and video titles. Includes full-text reviews from 15 respected, professional sources such as Booklist, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, and Choice, as well as the first chapter of more than 30,000 entries.

Business and Company Resource Center Gale InfoTrac

Search for company profiles, band information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

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Cambridge Scientific Abstracts NEW

CSA's Internet Database Service provides access to more than 50 databases covering major areas of research, including materials science, environmental sciences and pollution management, biological sciences, aquatic sciences and fisheries, biotechnology, engineering, computer science, sociology, art history, and linguistics.

CCH Internet Tax Research NetWork

Provides access to the CCH federal and state tax libraries. The latest tax news, detailed explanations, analysis, cases, and other primary source material is available as well as the Federal Estate and Gift Tax Reporter and tax forms.

Children's Libterature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) NEW

Provides an extensive array of information about more than 900,000 children's books, video and audio recordings, film strips, and other children-focused media. Records come with all of the official cataloging data, subject terms, and annotations. In addition, CLCD contains more than 130,000 critical reviews of thousands of children's books, ranging from the earliest baby board books to novels and nonfiction for young adults, and an average of more than 1500 new reviews are added to the database monthly. Includes award information and placement on Best Books lists.

CINAHL : Cumulative index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature WebSPIRS

Comprehensive index to journals focusing on nursing and 13 other allied health professions.

ClasePeriodica FirstSearch

Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) NEW

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is a comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.

COMPUSTAT Manuals Standard & Poor's Research Insight

Cover
Getting Started (North America)
Beyond Basics
Report and Chart Library
Data Guide

The Conference Board NEW

This Full-Text database provides access to the Conference Board’s library of research reports. The Conference Board is a not-for-profit organization which conducts and publishes Business Management and Global Economics research. Topics covered include business forecasts, human resources, marketing, operations, taxation, outsourcing, and more. Economic materials include US and Global economic indicators, as well as analysis and forecasts of regional, national, and international economic conditions.

Country Commerce and Country Finance EIU See also Economist Intelligence Unit

Published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), these business guides provide a comprehensive range of intelligence on operating conditions and practices, financial opportunities, commercial laws and regulations, and much more on over 47 countries. Coverage of the latest e-commerce issues is also provided.

Criminal Justice Abstracts Gale InfoTrac

Coverage of the major journals, books and reports from government and non-governmental agencies in the field of criminology and its related disciplines. Topics include crime trends, prevention projects, corrections, juvenile delinquency, police, courts, offenders, victims, and sentencing.

Custom Newspapers Gale InfoTrac

Search this database of ten major newspapers published in the state of New York, including the New York Times and the New York Post.

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EbscoHost (Ebscohost Journal Service)

EJS is an e-journal manager and is used to access electronic journal subscriptions at the Long Island University Brooklyn Campus. Many of the same electronic titles and most of the pre-1996 issues can be found on the fourth floor in Periodicals Department.

EbscoHost Research Databases

A variety of ready reference source from various sources including MagillonLiterature, MasterFile Select, Primary Search, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, EBSCO Animals, TOPICsearch, MLA International Bibliography, MAL Directory of Periodicals. and Health Source - Consumer Edition.

ECO (OCLC Electronic Collections Online) FirstSearch

An OCLC collection of scholarly journals.

Ecology Abstracts Cambridge Scientific Abstracts NEW

Ecologists will find in this journal the essence of current ecology research across a wide range of disciplines, reflecting recent advances in light of growing evidence regarding global environmental change and destruction. Ecology Abstracts focuses on how organisms of all kinds - microbes, plants, and animals - interact with their environments and with other organisms. Included are relevant papers on evolutionary biology, economics, and systems analysis as they relate to ecosystems or the environment.

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) EIU

Published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), these business guides provide a comprehensive range of intelligence on operating conditions and practices, financial opportunities, commercial laws and regulations, and much more on over 47 countries. Coverage of the latest e-commerce issues is also provided.

Education Full Text WebSPIRS

Partial Full text education articles from periodicals and yearbooks from 1996 to the present; all titles are abstracted and indexed back to 1983.

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) CSA

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) ERIC

Web site of U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education sciences which provides access to education literature and resources.

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) FirstSearch

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) WebSPIRS

Abstracts indexed in Resources in Education (RIE), an index of education documents collected by the National Education Information Network, and Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE), which indexes professional journals in education and related fields. (ERIC Documents from 1990 to present are available on microfiche at the periodicals Desk. on the 4th floor).

ERIC ISA Subset WebSPIRS

Contains a selection of records from The ERIC Database. These records pertain to library science and contain published and unpublished papers and reports from information industry conferences. Records are drawn from the Resources in Education (RIE) file of document citations and the Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE) file of journal article citations only. This subset does not include ERIC Digest records that feature the full text of the original document.

Ethnic NewsWatch ProQuest

Full-text articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers of the ethnic, minority, and Native American Press.

Expanded Academic ASAP Gale InfoTrac

Interdisciplinary database covering content from the arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology. General subject database containing citations, abstracts, and full text articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers. Coverage dates back to 1980.

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FIAF Members Publications WebSPIRS

FIAF, the International Federation of Film Archives, is an organization devoted to motion picture preservation and this is a bibliography of its members’ publications back to 1966.

Film/TV Documentation Collections  WebSPIRS

Especially useful for film historians, this resource includes an index and contact information for special film collections of International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) members.

FirstSearch (OCLC)

Databases indexing articles and books in subject areas including: arts, humanities, business, economics, conferences, consumer affairs, people, education, engineering, technology, sciences, medicine, news, public affairs, law, and social sciences.

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Gale Databases Gale InfoTrac

Consists of Business and Company Resources, Expanded Academic ASAP, General Business File ASAP, National Newspaper Index, History Resource Center: US, Literature Resource Center - LRC, and InfoTrac One File. See individual annotations for details.

Gale Literary Index Gale

Indexes the literary criticism and biography sets published by Gale Research including: Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism, Literature Criticism 1400-1800, Poetry Criticism, Black Literature Criticism, and more. These books can be found in the Reference Collection.

GenderWatch ProQuest

Full-text articles from magazines, journals, newspapers and other sources devoted to women's issues throughout the disciplines. Coverage dates back to the 1970s.

General Business File ASAP Gale InfoTrac

Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available. Indexes articles on finance, acquisitions and mergers, international trade, money management, new technologies and products, local and regional business trends, investments, and banking going back to 1980. Many of the articles are full text.

GPO (Government Printing Office) FirstSearch

GPO (Government Printing Office) WebSPIRS

Corresponds to the Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications, which indexes 50% of government documents. Includes topics such as finance, business, demographics, agriculture, medicine, and public health.

Grove Dictionary of Art NEW

Contains 45,000 articles on every aspect of the visual arts, painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts, and photography from prehistory to the present day. Compiled over a period of 15 years, it represents the work of more than 6,800 scholars from around the world, each writing on his or her own specialist field of study.

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Harrison' Online The McGraw-Hill Companies

The site delivers the complete text, illustrations, and expanded features from the 15th edition of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, including additional references, many links to MEDLINE™® abstracts, and important information from emerging fields.

Health and Safety Science Abstracts Cambridge Scientific Abstracts NEW

This database provides a comprehensive, timely survey of recent work relating to public health, safety, and industrial hygiene. Cited studies are geared to help individuals identify, evaluate, and eliminate or control risks and hazards across the spectrum of environmental and occupational situations. The database provides the latest perspectives on topics of widespread concern such as aviation and aerospace safety, environmental safety, nuclear safety, medical safety occupational safety, and ergonomics. Health and safety related aspects of pollution, waste disposal, radiation, pesticides, epidemics - and countless other phenomena having the potential to threaten the public, the environment, or the workplace itself - are reported here. Drawing on government reports as well as journal articles, conference proceedings, books, and other publications, Health and Safety Science Abstracts synthesizes the most important new developments in safety science and human factors research.

Health Reference Center Academic Gale InfoTrac

Citations and full-text from reference books and periodicals on subjects including fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health and safety, alcohol and drug abuse, HMOs, and prescription drugs.

Historical Abstracts ABC-CLIO

Annotated references to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada). Currently over 2,000 journals published throughout the world are covered as well as approximately 3,000 citations to useful historical books and citations to abstracts of dissertations. Every year over 20,000 new citations are added.

History Resource Center: US Gale InfoTrac

Provides access to historical (primary) documents, more then 30,000 reference articles, and over 65 full-text journal covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present. The material also includes access to the citations for over 180 additional history journals from the Institute for Scientific Information's Arts and Humanities Citation Index.

Hoover's Online

Company information on public and private enterprises in the U.S. and around the world, including company profiles, in-depth and historical financials, lists of officers, and the ability to create lists of companies by location, industry, sales, and/or type.

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Informe 1994- Gale InfoTrac

Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

InfoTrac One File Gale InfoTrac

A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

International Index to Film Periodicals WebSPIRS

An index to roughly 300 scholarly and popular film journals going back to 1972.

International Index to Music Periodicals Chadwyck-Healey

Covers aspects of the world of music, from scholarly studies to the latest crazes.

International Index to TV Periodicals WebSPIRS

This International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) index cites articles from film journals that reference television-related material. No longer available in print.

International Political Science Abstracts WebSPIRS

Index of political science articles from journals published around the world. Produced by the International Political Science Association. Coverage is from 1989 to present.

IPA: International Pharmaceutical Abstracts CSA

Abstracts of articles, reports, and meeting papers from sources containing pharmaceutical information.

IPA: International Pharmaceutical Abstracts WebSPIRS

Please note: Access to IPA through this online index is limited to eight simultaneous users. If you receive an error message trying please click on the IPA link above (CSA).

ISA: Information Science and Technology Abstracts Plus WebSPIRS

Citations and abstracts to journal articles, books, research reports, conference proceedings, and patents from the fields of information science, librarianship, and related disciplines.

Issues & Controversies

Issues and Controversies is similar in depth and scope to the well-known print reference source from Facts on File. The database is an efficient way to research contentious contemporary issues while providing analysis and background information.

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JSTOR NEW

Provides access to long runs of backfiles of scholarly journals, making complete archives of full text available and searchable over the World Wide Web. Coverage begins with the very first issues, many of which date from the 1800s, and extends to a "moving wall" of 2 to 5 years prior to the most recently published issue. Includes 239 journals in economics, history, political science, sociology, ecology, mathematics, statistics, archaeology, classics, and Asian, African, Slavic, Latin American, and Middle Eastern studies, as well as in other key fields in the humanities and social sciences.

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Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe

Wide-ranging database of news, legal, and business information. Includes full text articles and information from magazines, newspapers, journals, directories, and financial reports. Access company profiles, medical and health topics, state and country profiles, state and federal case law, and much more.

Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA) WebSPIRS

Covers the field of librarianship and information science but includes many related areas such as Publishing, and specific applications of information technology in such fields as Medicine and Agriculture. The database abstracts over 550 periodicals from more than 60 countries and in over 20 different languages. In addition to periodical articles, coverage also includes abstracts of individual papers published in major English language conference proceedings, together with considerable coverage of book reviews and selected research report series.

Library Literature and Information Science Full Text (LLIS) WebSPIRS

A bibliographic database that indexes full-text articles and book reviews in more than 234 key library and information science periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. Full-text coverage for selected periodicals is also included. Books, chapters in collected works such as conference proceedings, library school theses, and pamphlets are also indexed. Full-text coverage begins in 1994. Subjects covered include Automation, Cataloging, Censorship, Children's Literature, Circulation Procedures, Classification, Copyright Legislation, Education for Librarianship, Government Aid, Information Brokers, Internet software, Library Associations & Conferences, Library Equipment & Supplies, Personnel Administration, Preservation of Materials, Public Relations, Publishing, and Web sites.

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) Cambridge Scientific Abrstrats NEW

CSA Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) assists both generalists and specialists in keeping abreast of cutting-edge developments in disciplines concerned with the nature and use of language. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.

List of Periodicals Indexed (by FIAF) WebSPIRS

References to over 21,000 archival silent film holdings in international collections.

Literature Resource Center -LRC Gale InfoTrac

Access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Combining Gale Group's core literary databases in a single online service, the Literature Resource Center covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.

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Compiled and annotated by Burton Callicott, 3/01.
Revised by E. Keane 7/04
Updated by Ingrid Wang 10/04.

 
 
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