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Most of these databases are available either on or off campus. Databases that are not available off campus are indicated with . Databases that are only available in the library are indicated with .

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Full-text database providing access to local and regional business news coverage of large corporations, privately held companies, local start-ups, executive profiles, marketing, finance, and industry news.
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.

ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry ProQuest
Full-text database providing coverage of more than 750 business periodicals and newsletters with a trade or industry focus.
Abstracts in Anthropology Baywood Publishing NEW
An abstracts database available to LIU users due to the library's print subscription, covering anthropological topics in Cultural Anthropology Physical Anthropology Archaeology Linguistics. The database is upated twice a year.

Academic OneFile Gale InfoTrac
Formerly Expanded Academic ASAP, it provides peer-reviewed, full-text articles from journals and reference sources with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Updated daily.

Academic Search Premier
EBSCOhost
Academic Search Premier provides full text for more than 4,500 publications, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.
Accounting and Tax ProQuest
Full-text database providing coverage of accounting and tax topics appearing in key industry publications and newspapers.
 
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.
ACM Digital Library (ACM - Association for Computing Machinery Digital Library) NEW
A collection of citations and full text from ACM journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings. It contains the full text of journals, magazines, transactions, conference proceedings, newsletters, and other publications by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), its Affiliated Organizations, and Special Interest Groups (SIGs), including an archive dating back to the 1950's. The ACM is a major force in advancing the skills of information technology professionals and students worldwide, providing a portal to the computing literature through authoritative publications and pioneering conferences.

Alt-HealthWatch (Alternative Health Watch) EBSCOhost
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.
Alt-Press Watch (APW) ProQuest
A full text database comprised of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press.

ATLA Religion Database Ovid
An international database produced by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA), covering topics such as Biblical studies, world religions, Church history, and religious perspectives on social issues. The international database consists of more than 1,100,000 records covering the research literature of religion in over 30 languages from 1,400 international journals and 14,000 multi-author works in and related to the field of religion. RDB includes a full range of index citations to journal articles, essays in multi-author works, and book reviews from Religion Index One (RIO), Religion Index Two (RIT), and Index to Book Reviews in Religion (IBRR). The full file covers data from 1949 to the present.
 
America: History and Life EBSCOHost
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 Chemical Society Journals ACS
Full text of most titles published by the American Chemical Society from 1879 to the current ACS Web Editions.

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 CSA
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.
ARTstor Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
ARTstor is a digital library of approximately 700,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.

Art Abstracts
WilsonWeb
A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, and Swedish. It also indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. The abstracts range from 50 to 300 words and describe the content and scope of the source articles.
ArticleFirst FirstSearch
An index of over 12,000 periodicals with daily updates. Covers a wide range of subjects.
ASFA 1: Biological Sciences and Living Resources CSA
Provides coverage of basic and applied research on aquatic organisms. All aspects of marine, freshwater, and brackish water organisms and environments are examined, including information on biology and ecology of aquatic organisms, exploitation of living resources, and related legal, policy, and socioeconomic issues.
 

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Biological Science Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
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.
Biology Digest CSA
A compilation of abstracts and indexes of domestic and international literature in the area of life sciences, primarily intended for an audience at the high school or undergraduate college level. Its purpose is to aid in keeping students and instructors current on the latest developments in biological research. Key information such as methods involved and conclusions drawn from the respective research is retained.

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.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online Brooklyn Public Library NEW
Digitized collection of the historic Brooklyn Daily Eagle newspaper, produced by Brooklyn Public Library's Brooklyn Collection and funded by the Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle was published from 1841 to 1955, then revived for a short time from 1960 to 1963. Phase one of the digitization project covers the period from October 26, 1841 to December 31, 1902, representing half of the Eagle's years of publication.

Business and Company ASAP
Gale InfoTrac
Providing researchers with information on companies, markets and industries. From market trends, mergers and acquisitions to current management theory and company overviews. Access business and trade journals, newspapers and company directory profiles with full text and images.

Business and Company Resource Center
Gale InfoTrac via NOVEL
Search for company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.
Business Source Premier EBSCOhost
Business Source Premier provides full text for nearly 8,350 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,100 scholarly business publications. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. This database provides full text (PDF) for more than 350 of the top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

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Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities (Cabell) NEW
Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities covers: Accounting, Economics and Finance, Management, Marketing, Educational Curriculum and Methods, Educational Psychology and Administration, Educational Technology and Library Science, as well as Psychology and Psychiatry.

Cambridge Journals
NEW
Provides full-text peer-reviewed academic journals published by Cambridge University Press.
Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
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 Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)
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 Plus with Full Text EBSCOhost
Provides indexing for 3,001 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. CINAHL Plus with Full Text also contains searchable cited references for more than 1,155 journals and provides full text for hundreds of journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. PDF backfiles to 1937 are also included.

ClasePeriodica FirstSearch
Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.
 
 
Clinical Pharmacology Gold Standard
Provides up-to-date, peer-reviewed, clinically-relevant information on all U.S. prescription drugs, as well as off-label uses and dosage, herbal supplements, nutritional and over-the-counter products and new and investigational drugs. (Clinical Pharmacology OnHand (PDA) Access: Pharmacy Faculty and Students: Please obtain the required PDA promotion codes from College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Dr. Schilit, 718 488-3460)
 
 
 
 
Cochrane Library Wiley InterScience Now Remotely Accessible
A unique source of reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of interventions in health care. Published on a quarterly basis, The Cochrane Library is designed to provide information and evidence to support decisions taken in health care and to inform those receiving care.

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
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 Standard & Poor's Research Insight
Standard & Poor's Compustat® database provides financial, statistical and market information on active and inactive companies in the U.S. and Canada, covering over 99% of the U.S. total market cap. The Compustat database can be accessed via the 5th floor Library Cyber Lab computers only. Please ask the Cyber Lab student assistants for logon assistance. Manuals for the database are available in hardcopy from the Cyber Lab student assistants (school i.d. required for in-house use), or electronically via the links below.

COMPUSTAT Manuals

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Getting Started (North America)
Beyond Basics
Report and Chart Library
Data Guide
The Conference Board
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.
Conference Paper Index CSA
Provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science. Records include complete ordering information to obtain preprints, abstracts, proceedings and other publications derived from the conference, together with title and author information needed to track the specific papers.

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.
Credo Reference (formerly Xreferplus)
Provides access to over 250 reference books from 50 publishers that cover topics including art, medicine, history, technology, science, law, literature, quotations, business, and social sciences. It contains a total of over 2 million entries, includeing 180,000 audio pronunciation files; 66,000 art, science, & medical images; and 90,000 atlas images of places and geographic features, as well as customizable, exportable data tables from the US Census & other sources. Entries also provide cross-reference links ("xreferences") to related entries from other books and publishers across the entire collection.

Criminal Justice Abstracts
CSA
The criminology database from SAGE Publications, contains comprehensive coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines. Covers crime trends, crime prevention and deterrence, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, police, courts, punishment and sentencing.
Custom Newspapers Gale InfoTrac
Search a collection of 500 newspapers, both national and international.

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Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) DOAJ
Covers free, full text, scientific and scholarly journals in all subjects and languages.

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ebrary
Currently offers over 35,000 full-text books, sheet music titles, maps, reports, and other authoritative documents from more than 180 leading academic, trade, and professional publishers. The collections are particularly strong in health sciences, business, economics, computers, technology, education, history, biography, classics, and selected social & behavioral sciences. Publishers include The McGraw-Hill Companies, Random House, Penguin Classics, Taylor & Francis, Yale University Press, John Wiley & Sons, Greenwood, and more. Note: to use ebrary, you must first download and install the ebrary Reader on your computer. Please click here for on campus access if you experience difficulty with the main url.
EBSCO Animals EBSCOhost
Provides in-depth information on a variety of topics relating to animals. The database consists of indexing, abstracts, and full text records describing the nature and habitat of familiar animals.

EbscoHost Electronic Journals Service (EJS)
EbscoHost 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 sources from various databases 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 CSA
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 See also Country Commerce and Country Finance
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 WilsonWeb
A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles of at least one column in length from English-language periodicals and yearbooks published in the United States and elsewhere. English-language books relating to education published in 1995 or later are also indexed. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. Abstracts range from 50 to 300 words and describe the content and scope of the source documents. Full-text coverage begins in January 1996.

Education Research Complete EBSCOhost
An online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, as well as full text for more than 750 journals, and includes full text for more than 100 books and monographs, and for numerous education-related conference papers.

Emerald Fulltext
Emerald Insight NEW
Provides full text access to almost 150 journals. Emphasis is on business, technology, and library & information science, but some coverage is also given to education, health, science, public policy, and criminal justice. Journals can be browsed issue by issue or searched by keyword.
Environmental Sciences and Pollution Mgmt CSA
This multidisciplinary database, provides unparalleled and comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 6000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications.
 
ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) EBSCOhost NEW
Contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 317,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

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
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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Facts and Comparisons eAnswers Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. NEW
Provides drug information solutions and helps practitioners ensure the safety and accuracy of therapeutic decision making through quick and easy access to independently reviewed and researched drug information in a variety of formats.
Film & TV Literature Index with Full Text EBSCOhost
An online tool for film and television research. It is a comprehensive bibliographic and full text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation and restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. The database has been designed for use by a diverse audience that includes film scholars, college students, and general viewers.

FirstSearch
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.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
EBSCOhost
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas. The database contains various images and offers brief biographies. This database is updated annually.

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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, InfoTrac OneFile and Modern Language Association (MLA) International Bibliographic on InfoTrac. See individual annotations for details.
Gale Databases Gale InfoTrac via NOVEL (a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library)
Consists of Health Reference Center Academic, Business and Company Resources, Junior Edition - K12, The Twayne Authors Series, Informe, Custom Newspapers, New York State Newspapers, National Newspaper Index, Health and Welness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module and Gale Virtual Refernce Library. 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.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale InfoTrac via NOVEL
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Included in this collection are works covering Public Relations, Psychology, Medicine, Literature and more.

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.
General Science Collection EBSCOhost
Provides information on all aspects of the scientific world, including the observation, description, identification, and experimental investigation of phenomena, as well as the application of science to industrial or commercial objectives. Offers full text coverage of more than 60 of the most popular science publications as well as the encyclopedia, Great Scientific Achievements of the Twentieth Century.
 
GreenFILE EBSCOhost NEW
Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
 
Google Scholar Google NEW
When accessing Google Scholar via the library's website from off campus you will be asked for your barcode so that you will have access to LIU’s full text journals. Google Scholar, accessed directly (not through the library's website) will provide citations but not full text of most articles.
 

GPO (Government Printing Office) FirstSearch
 

Grove Art Online
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.

Grove Music Online
Comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (London, 2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, edited by Stanley Sadie (London, 1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition, edited by Barry Kernfeld (London, 2002). Articles that have been updated since their appearance in print are date-stamped in the upper right corner of the screen.

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Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module Gale InfoTrac via NOVEL
Use this Resource Center to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, Prescription Drugs, Herbal remedies, and alternative or complementary treatments, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

Health and Safety Science Abstracts CSA
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 via NOVEL
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 EBSCO
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.
History Resource Center: World Gale InfoTrac
A comprehensive collection of reference, full-text articles from leading scholarly publications, primary sources, and images, maps and charts which provide expansive geographic and chronlogic research materials for the study of world history. From ancient Europe to Latin America and from the Far East to the Renaissance, world history curricula is supported with over 1,800 primary sources, over 27 reference titles and more than 110 journals.

Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Center for Homeland Defense and Security
Provides quick access to important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources such as theses and reports from various universities, organizations and local and state agencies.

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 Info Trac
Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.
InfoTrac Nursing and Allied Health Collection Gale/InfoTrac
Provides the full text of over 300 journals, magazines, and newsletters.

InfoTrac OneFile
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.
Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA) EBSCOhost NEW
A leading database in the areas of information science. ISTA indexes journal articles from more than 450 publications plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings and patents, with ongoing comprehensive coverage of the most important periodicals in this field. Coverage dates back to the mid 1960s.

Ingenta Select Ingenta NEW

International
Index to Music Periodicals Chadwyck-Healey
Covers aspects of the world of music, from scholarly studies to the latest crazes.

International Political Science Abstracts EBSCOhost NEW
International Political Science Abstracts (IPSA), produced by the International Political Science Association, includes current indexing and abstracts of the world's leading journals in political science. This database covers nearly 900 journals published from 1989 to the present.
IPA: International Pharmaceutical Abstracts CSA
Abstracts of articles, reports, and meeting papers from sources containing pharmaceutical information.
IRWI: Information Research Watch International CSA
Reports new, ongoing and completed research in information and library science and related fields from around the world. Compiled from records supplied by the researchers themselves, the database gives access to information about current research prior to its appearance in the published literature, with details of researcher affiliation, research funding and funding bodies, duration, status of project and researcher contact information. Currently contains over 8,500 records from more than 70 countries stretching back over 20 years.
ISI Web of Knowledge Thomson Scientific Now Remotely Accessible
Includes Journal Citation Reports® on the Web: Science Edition 2005, Journal Citation Reports® Social Sciences Edition 2005, Medline®: 1950 - present, Web of Science: Science Citation Index Expanded (1996-present) and Web of Science: Social Sciences Citation Index (1996-present).

Issues & Controversies Now Remotely Accessible
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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Journal Citation Reports: Science Edition (2005) ISI Web of Knowledge Now Remotely Accessible
Journal Citation Reports®, a Web-based research tool that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 7,500 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries. Journal Citation Reports Science Edition contains data from over 5,900 journals in science and technology.

Journal Citation Reports: Social Science Edition (2005) ISI Web of Knowledge Now Remotely Accessible
Journal Citation Reports®, a Web-based research tool that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 7,500 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries. Journal Citation Reports Social Science Edition contains contains data from over 1,700 journals in the social sciences.

Junior Edition - K12
Gale InfoTrac via NOVEL
Formerly SuperTOM Junior, this periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school, with magazines, newspapers and reference books (most are full-text) for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

JSTOR
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. Please click here for on campus access if you experience difficulty with the main url.

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Knovel Library Knovel NEW (Trial)
Over 650 books and databases are available in the Library Product, which includes the primary offering Knovel Interactive Library and Premium Content. Knovel Interactive Library is sub-divided into Subject Area Collections and Subject Areas such as Biochemistry, Biology & Biotechnology, Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Food Science, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics & Toiletries Safety, and Health & Hygiene.
 
 

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LexisNexis Academic Universe LexisNexis
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.

LexisNexis Congressional Universe
LexisNexis NEW
A collection of historic and current congressional information. Includes the full text of congressional publications, finding aids, a bill tracking service, and the full text of public laws and other research materials to enable both novice and experienced researchers to complete many types of research projects using a single, user-friendly interface.
Lexi-Comp Online NEW (Pharmacy Faculty and Students Only) Now Remotely Accessible
Provides clinical information and advanced technology that provides healthcare professionals with the resources they need to improve point-of-care decisions. Knowledge areas include pharmacology, interactions, diagnostic procedures and laboratory tests, pharmacogenomics, natural products, poisoning and toxicology, dentistry, infectious diseases, and patient education. Information is stratified by several areas of specialty, including Pediatrics, Cardiology, Oncology, Geriatrics, Psychology, and Anesthesiology.

Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA) CSA
An international abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists. LISA currently abstracts over 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages.
Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA) Ebsco
Indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Library Literature and Information Science Full Text
WilsonWeb
A bibliographic database that indexes 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.

Library Literature and Information Science Retrospective (1905-1983) WilsonWeb
A bibliographic database that indexes articles and book reviews of key library and information science periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. Books, chapters in collected works such as conference proceedings, library school theses, and pamphlets are also indexed. Coverage also includes full text content from 69 years of the Wilson Library Bulletin (the classic trade magazine for librarians, founded in 1914). Periodical coverage includes scholarly journals and numerous specialized magazines. Coverage includes a wide range of interdisciplinary fields covered in a broad array of humanities and social sciences journals. Many articles from the years 1905-1957 are accompanied by abstracts. Dates covered: 1905 - 1983.

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
CSA
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
Addresses and other information including ISSN on the journals indexed in the International Index to Film and TV Periodicals..
Literature Criticism Online Gale InfoTrac NEW
Contains a compilation of literary commentary, including scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals.

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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MagillOnLiterature Plus EBSCOhost
MagillOnLiterature is the premier literary database Produced by Salem Press, combining MagillOnLiterature and MagillOnAuthors. This database includes all the literary works, reviewed critical analyses and brief plot summaries that are included in MagillOnLiterature, as well as all the biographies and author essays included in MagillOnAuthors.

MasterFILE Select EBSCOhost
Provides full text coverage for nearly 800 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and more. Features reference and travel books including the World Almanac & Book of Facts 2001; American Heritage Dictionary, 4th Edition, 96,600 biographies, 76,000 primary source documents and an Image Collection of 116,000 photos, maps, and flags.
MathSciNet American Mathematical Society
A comprehensive database provided by American Mathematical Society covering the world's mathematical literature since 1940. It provides Web access to the bibliographic data and reviews of mathematical research literature contained in the Mathematical Reviews Database. It offers free access to Featured reviews from the Mathematical Reviews database. Journals, conference proceedings, and books of mathematics research are covered.
MEDLINE CSA
MEDLINE on this service contains over 4 million citations and abstracts (1993 - Current), providing unparalleled access to worldwide biomedical literature. The database contains a broad range of medical topics relating to research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE contains all records published in Index Medicus and since 2002, most citations previously included in separate NLM specialty databases such as SPACELINE and HISTLINE.
MEDLINE EBSCOhost
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

MEDLINE FirstSearch
MEDLINE: PubMed National Library of Medicine (See also PubMed)
The National Library of Medicine's index of journals, books, papers, conference proceedings. Covers the world's biomedical literature. In addition to the bibliographic citation, abstracts are included, as well as links to related articles and, when available, to molecular sequence databases and full-text articles. Updated weekly.
MEDLINE ISI Web of Knowledge
MEDLINE is the premier database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). In ISI Web of Knowledge, MEDLINE includes records from OLDMEDLINE, which covers the biomedical literature from 1950-1965. These records lack some of the detailed indexing evident in MEDLINE records. Literature coverage in MEDLINE is 1966-present. It also provides the option to include in-process records.

Mental Measurements Yearbook EBSCOhost
Produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. First published by Oscar K. Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing.
Mergent Online
A suite of global business and financial information products. Please click here for on campus access if you experience difficulty with the main url.
MICROMEDEX Healthcare Series Thomson
MICROMEDEX Healthcare Series
Thomson
(Now Remotely Accessible for Brooklyn Campus Faculty and Students)
Healthcare Series is a wide range of clinical databases, including unbiased, referenced information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine and care notes provides users with easy-to-understand information about all aspects of their care, medications, and health, in English or Spanish.
Military & Government Collection EBSCOhost
MLA International Bibliography offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 2.2 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers. The indexed materials coverage is international and includes almost 60 titles from J-STOR’s language and literature collection as well as links to full text.

MLA Directory of Periodicals EBSCOhost NEW
Offers detailed information on over 5,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

MLA International Bibliography
EBSCOhost NEW
MLA International Bibliography offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 2.2 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers. The indexed materials coverage is international and includes almost 60 titles from J-STOR’s language and literature collection as well as links to full text.
 

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National Newspaper Index Gale InfoTrac
Provides access to the indexing of America's top five newspapers in one search: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.
 
National Newspapers ProQuest
Citations and abstracts to articles from national newspapers in the United States going back to 1995. Includes full-text articles, citations, and abstracts.
Naxos Music Library Naxos
Provides access to over 90,000 music files from more than 6,200 CDs with almost 7,000 composers represented. Includes practically all standard repertoire, a wide range of rare repertoire, jazz, world music, and more from the complete Naxos, Marco Polo and Da Capo catalogues, with titles from the leading independent labels being continually added. Most recordings come with scholarly notes that have been written by respected musicologists. Additional text content includes the lives and works of the greatest composers; history and explanations of classical music and instruments; history, explanations, synopses, and libretti of operas; glossaries, and pronunciation guide. Music can be searched by genre, composer, country, title, period, year of composition, instrument, music category, name of artist/performing group, or a combination of these criteria. Faculty can create and edit playlists that can be made available to students.

NBER Working Papers
National Bureau of Economic Research scholars initially report their findings in scientific papers aimed at other professional economists. Nearly 500 NBER Working Papers are published each year, and many subsequently appear in scholarly journals. The full-text of Working Papers published from November 1994 to the present can be searched, viewed, and downloaded. Online statistical data is also available.
New York State Newspapers Gale Info Trac
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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OTSearch (AOTA and AOTF)
A bibliographic database covering the literature of occupational therapy and related subject areas, such as rehabilitation, education, psychiatry or psychology, and health care delivery or administration.
Ovid Journals (Ovid)
It provides access to American Journal of Occupational Therapy and the Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Nursing & Health Professions Premier Collection.
 

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PapersFirst FirstSearch
An index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.
PEP Archive EBSCOhost
The PEP Archive is the definitive source of peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles from the field of psychoanalysis. Produced by Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing, Inc, the database offers the full text of 20 principal psychoanalytic journals and more than 40 classic psychoanalytic books dating as far back as 1920. In all, the database includes more than 50,000 articles, book chapters, book reviews, letters and commentaries and 4,000 figures and illustrations.
Pharmacist's Letter Therapeutic Research Center (For Brooklyn Pharmacy Students Only)
A subscription service for pharmacists covering new developments in drug therapy, and trends in pharmacy practice. Pharmacist's Letter started in 1985 and currently serves most pharmacists in the United States and Canada. The service consists of a monthly letter, plus Detail-Documents available 24 hours a day.
Philosopher's Index EBSCOhost
Provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields, including ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic, philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language. Covers 1940 to the present.
PILOTS (Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress) CSA
A bibliographic database, produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont. It is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage. Covers 1871 to the present.
 

Plant Science CSA
A bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plant science, focussing on all plant scientific aspects, especially on pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, techniques and environmental biology. Over 250 primary research journals are scanned by specialized scientific editors to add approximately 23,000 titles to the database each year.

Points of View Reference Center EBSCOhost NEW
Provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields, including ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic, philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language. Covers 1940 to the present.

Pollution Abstracts Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
This database provides fast access to the environmental information necessary to resolve day-to-day problems, ensure ongoing compliance, and handle emergency situations more effectively. Pollution Abstracts combines information on scientific research and government policies in a single resource. Topics of growing concern are extensively covered from the standpoints of atmosphere, emissions, mathematical models, effects on people and animals, and environmental action in response to global pollution issues. To ensure comprehensive coverage, material from conference proceedings and hard-to-find documents has been summarized along with information from primary journals in the field.
Primary Search EBSCOhost
Provides full text for more than 60 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.

ProceedingsFirst FirstSearch
An index of worldwide conference proceedings.
ProQuest Databases ProQuest
Includes ABI/INFORM Global, Accounting & Tax, American Medical Association, Ethnic NewsWatch, GenderWatch, ProQuest Newspapers, and Research Library.
ProQuest Health Management ProQuest
Provides full-text information from publications covering health administration, including public health and safety, hospitals, finance, personnel management, insurance, population studies, labor relations and law.

ProQuest Newspapers
ProQuest
Provides searchable access to all of Proquest's newspaper holdings both academic and educational. Includes full text articles.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers Atlanta Constitution (1868 - 1939) (ProQuest)
ProQuest Historical Newspapers Los Angeles Times (1881 - 1986) 
(ProQuest)
ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004) (ProQuest)
ProQuest Historical Newspapers The Wall Street Journal (1889 - 1990) 
(ProQuest)
ProQuest Historical Newspapers The Washington Post (1877 - 1991) 
(ProQuest)

PsycARTICLES EBSCOhost
PsycARTICLES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The PsycARTICLES database covers general psychology as well as specialized, applied, clinical and theoretical research. The database contains more than 122,000 articles from 60 journals - 49 published by the APA and its imprint, the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF) - and 11 from allied organizations. It includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1894 to present; nearly all APA journals go back to Volume 1, Issue 1. PsycARTICLES is indexed with controlled vocabulary from APA’s Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms..

PsycCritiques
EBSCOhost Now Remotely Accessible
PsycCritiques is a searchable database of book reviews in psychology launched in September 2004. The database replaces the print journal Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, providing major enhancements, very current reviews, and much more content. In each weekly release, PsycCritiques will deliver approximately 15 reviews of psychological books, most from the current copyright year.
PsycINFO EBSCOhost
PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains nearly 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. 97 percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. The database also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law and others. Journal covers 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,100 periodicals in more than 25 languages.

PubMed
National Library of Medicine
(See also MEDLINE: PubMed)
The National Library of Medicine's index of journals, books, papers, conference proceedings. Covers the world's biomedical literature. In addition to the bibliographic citation, abstracts are included, as well as links to related articles and, when available, to molecular sequence databases and full-text articles. Updated weekly.

PubMed Central (PMC) National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Library of Medicine
PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature, developed and managed by NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

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RCLWeb: Resources for College Libraries ACRL's Choice and Bowker
Resources for College Libraries (RCL), the premier core list for academic libraries, is the result of the collaboration between Choice, a publishing division of ACRL, and bibliographic authority Bowker. RCL is considered the successor to the third edition of Books for College Libraries, published in 1988. This collection of recommended titles serves as the basis for a suite of resources for curriculum-development, student research, reference, and bibliographic instruction. Combining Choice's editorial experience and Bowker's workflow functionality tools, RCL is a premier resource necessary for academic libraries of all sizes. As a core list of hand-selected print and electronic titles, RCL benefits from the expertise of more than 300 subject editors and contributors. The resource covers 58 curriculum-specific subject areas and is available in a print and web-based edition.

RefWorks
Refworks is a tool you can use to quickly and efficiently create your bibliographies. It allows the user to create and save citations from various sources, format manuscripts and turn them into bibliographies in any style (MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.). Use the online tutorial or see a librarian for help with this product.
Regional Business News
Provides full text coverage for regional business publications. It incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States and is updated on a daily basis.
Research Library ProQuest
Search for coverage of a broad range of subjects including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests.
Research Starters - Business EBSCOhost NEW
Research Starters (Business) are study and research guides designed specifically for advanced high school students, college students and selected graduate students. They consist of comprehensive, yet concise topic summary articles of about 3,000 words in length written by researchers, scholars and other subject matter experts.

Research Starters - Education EBSCOhost NEW
Research Starters (Education) are study and research guides designed specifically for advanced high school students, college students and selected graduate students. They consist of comprehensive, yet concise topic summary articles of about 3,000 words in length written by researchers, scholars and other subject matter experts.

RIA Checkpoint Tax Services
Comprehensive federal, state, international, estate, payroll, and pension tax information including law, expert analysis, treatises, tax-related news, cases, rulings and more. Now provides enhanced access to FASB, AICPA, IASB, and GASB literature. (Now available off campus only through the LIU library website, with a valid LIU library barcode.)

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SAGE Journals Online SAGE Publications
The Journal Publisher SAGE’s online interface which offers users full text subscription journal content in the Education, Health Sciences and Psychology.

Science Reference Center EBSCOhost
Provides access to full text science-oriented content, including full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. It also provides teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.

ScienceDirect
(Elsevier)
Collection of full-text journals covering science, medicine, technology, business, social sciences, and more.
Serials Solutions Serials Solutions
Use Serials Solutions to determine if a periodical is available in full-text format in one of the University's subscription databases by simply typing the journal title in the search box and clicking search.

Serials Solutions 360 Search (Federated Search) Serials Solutions NEW
360 Search is a federated search engine for searching across the library's electronic resources. 360 Search allows you to search multiple databases for articles and ebooks all at once. You may also search multiple databases by subject.

Social Services Abstracts
CSA
CSA Social Services Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,500 serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.
Social Work Abstracts EBSCOhost
Offers extensive coverage of more than 450 social work and human services journals dating back to 1977. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the database provides citations and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems.
SocINDEX with Full Text EBSCOhost NEW
Features more than 2,066,400 records with subject headings from a 19,750+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 777 journals dating back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 820 books and monographs, and full text for 13,947 conference papers.

Sociological Abstracts
CSA
CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,700 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. Records added after 1974 contain in-depth and nonevaluative abstracts of journal articles.

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Teacher Reference Center EBSCOhost NEW
Offered free from Ebsco, this database provides indexing and abstracts for over 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books. Covers key education topics such as assessment, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, science, mathematics, and more.

Theses and Dissertations @ Long Island University Brooklyn Campus UMI
Theses and dissertations submitted by Long Island University Brooklyn Campus and published in UMI's Dissertation Abstracts database. Long Island University Brooklyn Campus students, faculty and staff can search the citations and abstracts, view 24 page previews, and download the full text of dissertations (1996-Present) and theses (2006-Present) submitted by Brooklyn Campus.
TOPICsearch EBSCOhost
This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 92,700 articles from more than 2,500 diverse sources, including more than 1,550 full text periodicals.

TOXLINE CSA
Produced by National Library of Medicine, this database offers access to information in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens. It provides bibliographic citations and abstracts from the core journal literature in toxicology. This version of TOXLINE does not contain information from Chemical Abstracts Service, BIOSIS, or International Pharmaceutical Abstracts; furthermore, it is a "rolling 5-year" database, consisting of records from the last 5 years plus the current year.

Twayne's Author Series - Twayne World, English and U.S. Authors Gale InfoTrac via NOVEL
Twayne World, US, and English Authors each contains the full text of 200 frequently used Twayne Literary Masters books on individual World, US, or English authors, for a total of 600 individual full-text titles.

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Ulrich's Periodical Directory Now Remotely Accessible
Ulrich’s is a directory which provides basic information on periodicals and serial publications. Information includes, but is not limited to: publisher names, phone numbers, and addresses; editors; first year published and name changes; advertising and subscription rates; indexing and abstracting sources; frequency; ISSN; and contact information for usage rights and permissions. Note: Please use LIUCAT to confirm the Brooklyn Campus Library’s serial holdings.
Union Lists of Periodicals OCLC FirstSearch
Lists of periodicals held by OCLC member libraries.

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Web of Knowledge Thomson Scientific Now Remotely Accessible
ISI Web of Knowledge provides access to high quality, diversified scholarly information in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as search and analysis tools that enhance this content. It includes Web of Science Science Citation Index Expanded, Web of Science Social Science Citation Index, Journal Citation Reports Science Edition, Journal Citation Reports Social Sicence Edition and MEDLINE.

Web of Science: Science Citation Index Expanded ISI Web of Science
Now Remotely Accessible
A multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences. It fully indexes 5,900 major journals across 150 scientific disciplines—that's 2,100 more journals than the print and CD-ROM versions of the SCI. The Science Citation Index Expanded includes all cited references captured from indexed articles. In addition, the Science Citation Index Expanded provides access to current information and retrospective data from 1900 to the present. (Note that you may not have access to all data years.) It adds an average of 19,000 new records per week and includes approximately 423,000 new cited references per week.

Web of Science: Social Science Citation Index ISI Web of Science Now Remotely Accessible
A multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the social sciences. It fully indexes more than 1,725 journals across 50 social sciences disciplines, and it indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals. In addition, the Social Sciences Citation Index provides access to current information and retrospective data from 1956 forward. (Note that you may not have access to all data years.) It adds an average of 2,900 new records per week and includes approximately 60,000 new cited references per week.

WebSPIRS Databases
WebSPIRS
Access to databases by WebSPIRS (SilverPlatter's Information Retrieval System for the World Wide Web). See individual annotations for details.
WilsonSelectPlus FirstSearch
Provides indexed and abstracted records with accompanying full text in periodicals from H.W. Wilson General Science Abstracts, Humanities Abstracts, Readers' Guide Abstracts, and Wilson Business Abstracts.
WilsonWeb WilsonWeb
WilsonWeb, the HW Wilson Information Retrieval System for the Internet, is a comprehensive search tool that simplifies access to information stored in databases, including Art Abstracts, Education Full Text and Library Literature & Information Science Full Text.
World Almanac FirstSearch
Includes biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, statistics.
WorldCat FirstSearch
Books and other materials in libraries worldwide.

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Xreferplus (now called Credo Reference) See also Credo Reference (formerly Xreferplus)
Provides access to over 250 reference books from 50 publishers that cover topics including art, medicine, history, technology, science, law, literature, quotations, business, and social sciences. It contains a total of over 2 million entries, includeing 180,000 audio pronunciation files; 66,000 art, science, & medical images; and 90,000 atlas images of places and geographic features, as well as customizable, exportable data tables from the US Census & other sources. Entries also provide cross-reference links ("xreferences") to related entries from other books and publishers across the entire collection.

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Database descriptions adapted from vendor websites.

 
Annotated by E. Keane 9/05 & I. Wang 4/06
Last updated by I. Wang 2/10
 
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