Long Island University Logo

Service Highlights: Library Guides

Library Guide 17: Library Databases on the Internet

[General Interest] [Business] [Health & Medical]
[Humanities] [Social Science]

LIUCAT, the library's online catalog, numerous periodical databases, and other informational databases are available over the Internet.

These Web-based databases are only available at LIU campus computers with Internet access. They may not be searched from your home computer. LIUCAT is also available in the library on a non-networked network. For more information regarding the library's electronic resources, a reference librarian is available during library hours at (718) 780 - 4513.

The online catalog for all LIU campuses. Includes Brooklyn campus books dating back to 1980. For earlier editions, one must consult the card catalog in the library. Search for books by keyword, Library of Congress subject heading, title, or author. LIUCAT searching is available in the library.


Community Resources Database of Long Island
A directory of over 4,500 private and public community service agencies in the Suffolk County/Long Island area.

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

Expanded Academic ASAP
A general subject database containing citations, abstracts, and full-text articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers. Coverage goes back to 1980.

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

GPO (Government Printing Office)
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.

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
This 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.

National Newspaper Index
Citations and abstracts to articles from national newspapers in the United States. Coverage goes back to 1995.

National Newspapers
Full-text articles, citations, and abstracts from 27 major newspapers including the New York Times and Washington Post.

PA Research II Newspapers
Use this database to search for articles from the New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and Barron's.

PA Research II Periodicals
Use this database to find citations and abstracts from a wide vareity of magazines, journals and newspapers on a broad range of topics.


ABI/Inform Global
A full-text database providing extensive coverage of business topics such as advertising, management, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, and computers. Also, information on more than 60,000 companies.

Accounting and Tax Newspapers
Search for full-text articles from major newspapers for the latest accounting and tax news.

Accounting and Tax Periodicals
Search for full-text articles from key accounting and tax publications.

General BusinessFile ASAP
Full-text articles on finance, acquisitions and mergers, international trade, money management, new technologies and products, local and regional trends, investments and banking. Coverage is from 1980 to present.

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
This 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, state and federal case law, and much more.


Alt-Health Watch
A database of full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and journals focusing on alternative health care and wellness.

BA : Biological Abstracts
 The leading abstracting and indexing references sources for life sciences information.

CINAHL : Cumilative index to nursing and allied health literature
A Comprehensive index to journals focusing on nursing and 13 other allied health professions.

IPA : International Pharmaceutical Abstracts
Abstracts of articles, reports, and meeting papers from over 750 sources containing pharmaceutical information.

MEDLINE Advanced
The National Library of Medicine's index of journal articles, books, papers, and conference proceedings covering the biomedical feild. Abstracts only.

A directory of over 80,000 biomedical and health science serials in the National Library of Medicine's collection.



Art Index
Citations and abstracts of articles and art reproductions from 313 art, architecture, photography, and museum periodicals published througthout  the world.

MLA International Bibliography
The Modern Language Association's index of journal articles, chapters, books, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies, dissertations, and other formats in the feild of literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Covers 1963 to present.



ERIC (Educational Information Center)
Abstracts indexed in Resources in Education (RIE), an index of educational documents (ERIC Documents from 1990 to present are aviailable on microfiche at the periodicals desk on the 4th floor )collected by the National Education Information Network, and Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE), which indexes over 750 professional journals in education and related fields.

Information Science Abstract
Find citations and abstracts to journal articles, books, research, reports, conference proceedings, and patents from the fields of information science, librarianship, and related disciplnes.

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

LISA : Library and Information Science Abstracts
Abstracts from over 550 periodicals in the fields of librarianship and information science, as well as many related fields including publishing, and specific applications of information technology in such fields as medicine and agriculture.

A Matter of Fact
Statements reflecting public policy issues. Selected writers and speakers are chosen from congressional hearings, the Congressionals Record, and periodicals.

Abstracts of journal articles, chapters, books, technical reports, and dissertations in psychology and related feilds.

Abstracts from Sociological Abstracts and Social Planning Policy and Development Abstracts. Approximately 2500 journals and dissertations in sociology and related fields are indexed.

Long Island University Brooklyn Campus LIU Libraries