Culture & Area Studies,
Ethnic Studies & Multiculturalism,
Language & Linguistics,
Women & Gender,
and Social Sciences)
- Indexes to Journals and Books:
in Anthropology (Baywood)
- Index to anthropological scholarship in all its subfields: cultural anthropology,
physical anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics - covering both third world societies
and subcultures within industrialized nations. Also includes topics such as: history,
artifacts, language, physiology, drug abuse, environment, social welfare, social relations,
geriatric caregiving, medical intervention, applied anthropology, geographical overviews,
ethics of genetic engineering, societal factors in disease transmission, ecological factors in
prehistoric site selection, and more.
on the Web:
- The online public access catalog of Long Island University's
six campuses. This can be searched from any computer. No password is needed.
with Full Text (Ebsco)
- Offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely
related areas such as criminology, demography, ethnic studies, gender studies, marriage, family,
political sociology, religion, social development, social psychology, social work, anthropology, history,
violence, and more. Contains full text for 708 journals (some dating back to 1908), 780 books, and 9,333
conference papers along with abstracts for more than 1,130 core coverage journals dating as far back as
1895. Also features over 25,000 author profiles.
- Online Video:
- Ethnographic Video Online
(Alexander Street Press)
- Provides anthropologists, sociologists, and cultural historians with an expansive and
multifaceted survey of human culture and behavior the world over. Covers anthropology,
history, politics, religion, linguistics, geography, economics, area studies, psychology,
environmental studies, and more. Researchers can identify and compare materials by theme,
cultural group, geographic location, ethnographer, content type, and anthropological subject.
Many of the videos have searchable transcripts that display alongside the video. Faculty can
create annotated playlists, select clips, and link directly to them from their websites or
- Online Encyclopedias and Reference Books:
- ebrary (ebrary)
offers over 25,000 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
business, economics, education, computers, technology, science, medicine, history,
language, literature, humanities, politics, and social sciences. Publishers include The McGraw-Hill Companies,
Random House, Penguin Classics, Taylor
& Francis, Yale University Press, John Wiley & Sons, Greenwood, and more
Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000: Encyclopedia of the Barbarian World (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Explores the many peoples of early European civilizations responsible
for such accomplishments as the rise of farming in the Neolithic era and the building of
Stonehenge. Coverage expands from prehistoric origins through the early Middle Ages
when tribal movements helped define the end of ancient culture and the rise of the modern
Database descriptions are adapted from each database's website.
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Electronic Library) is a statewide virtual library provided free to
the public by the New York State Library.
It is currently a pilot project funded through a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA)
grant to the NY State Library by the Federal Institute of
Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
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