International Business, and
- Online Directories:
- 2-1-1 Long Island
(Community Resource Database) (Middle Country Public Library)
- Previously called the Community Resource Database of Long Island and created
in partnership between the Middle Country Public Library and the United Way of Long Island,
this provides detailed information on nearly 10,000 community health, human service, and
education agencies and programs for children, teens, adults, families, and seniors in Nassau
and Suffolk counties. Areas covered include: health services - support groups - food assistance -
disability services - employment support - child and elderly care - volunteer opportunities -
family violence services - camps and youth services - financial and legal counseling -
education and training programs - heating and other emergency services -
mortgage, rent, and housing assistance - counseling and substance abuse services -
and much more. (No password needed. Telephone assistance is also available.)
of the Web: Geography (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Evaluative guide that provides in-depth information on the best websites
for geography. Covers area studies, bibliographies, cartography, current awareness services,
cybergeography, development, earth sciences, environment, geographic information systems,
journals, libraries, mailing-lists, meteorology, oceanography, organizations, population,
remote sensing, subject gateways, teaching, tourism, and urban studies.
Directory of Publishing Opportunities (Cabell)
- Helps professors, graduate
students, and researchers publish their manuscripts by providing the following
information for a large number of journals: editor, address, phone, email, website,
acceptance rate, and percentage of invited articles - topic areas the journal
emphasizes and type of readership - manuscript guidelines, style, format,
and number of copies required - type of review process, number of reviewers,
time required for review, and availability of reviewers' comments - and fees
charged to review or publish the manuscript. Covers journals published in the
fields of Business (accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing),
Education (curriculum, methods, psychology, administration, technology, library science),
Health (administration, nursing), and Psychology (psychology, psychiatry).
Blue Book - 35th ed. (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Guide to thousands of two- and four-year schools in the United States and Canada.
Different volumes cover: narrative descriptions - tabular data - degrees offered by college & subject -
occupational education - scholarships, fellowships, grants, & loans - and distance learning programs.
Guide to American Elementary and Secondary Schools - 5th ed. (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Offers a profile of every public school district in the United States serving
1,500 or more students and provides pertinent evaluative and demographic statistics
necessary to evaluate educational programs nationwide.
- Complete Directory for People with Chronic Illness
(GOLD: Grey House Online Databases)
- Provides an overview of the support services and information resources available for
people diagnosed with any of eighty-eight chronic conditions (including: aging - cancer -
hepatitis - AIDS/HIV - spina bifida - osteoporosis - mental illness - cerebral palsy -
eating disorders - substance abuse - Down syndrome - Tourette syndrome - visual impairments -
Alzheimer's disease - hearing impairments - autistic spectrum disorder -
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - and more). Each condition contains a brief description
followed by information about: websites - pamphlets - magazines - newsletters - foundations -
research centers - audio and video - support groups and hotlines - libraries and resource centers -
reference and children's books - and national and state associations and agencies. There are
also sections on death and bereavement, as well as wish foundations.
of Associations (Gale Directory Library) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- National Organizations of the U.S.
provides detailed information about 23,000 nonprofit American organizations in
categories such as: cultural - fan clubs - educational - athletic and sports -
trade, business, and commercial - veterans, hereditary, and patriotic -
legal, governmental, public administration, and military - and many more.
provides contact information and descriptions for multinational and national groups
based throughout the world, as well as multinational associations headquartered in the U.S.
Electronic Periodical Search (Ebsco A-to-Z)
- Lets you find out which of the databases and vendor services will
contain the full text of the 46,000 journal, magazine, and newspaper titles that
the library has online access to. Also includes listings of 7,000 titles that
are available in hardcopy.
Directory Library (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Provides access to: Business Rankings Annual,
Encyclopedia of Associations (National Organizations of the U.S.), and
Encyclopedia of Associations (International Organizations).
Law Directory (LexisNexis)
- Search for lawyers and firms by
name, agency, company, firm, city, county, state, country,
area of practice, or language.
Directory of Periodicals (Gale/Cengage)
- Offers detailed information on over 5,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the
MLA International Bibliography. Entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency,
circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.
Fellowships and Loans (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Provides more than 4,200 sources of education-related financial aid
and awards at all levels of study. Includes a section on federal financial aid that features
a quick summary of programs sponsored by the federal government. Also includes a
state-by-state listing of agencies that users can contact in their home state.
- SPIN: Sponsored Program Information Network (InfoEd)
- Consolidates information about funding opportunities
for research, scholarship, programs, residencies, conferences, creative
projects and more in order to help users make comparisons between a
multitude of programs and their sponsors and therefore pick the best
prospects for their funding applications. Made available by the
LIU Office of Sponsored Research.
For more information or to obtain a password to access
this database from off-campus,
contact the office.
States Government Internet Manual, 2005-2006 (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- A guidebook for official U.S. government resources on the Web.
This manual contains more than 2,000 site records that provide descriptions and
URL's for each site. Evaluations are given for the most important and frequently sought sites.
- Writers Directory (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- 2005 edition,
This comprehensive resource features up-to-date bibliographical,
biographical, and contact information for thousands of living authors worldwide who
have at least one English publication. Entries typically include name, pseudonyms,
addresses, citizenship, birth date, specialization, career information, and a
bibliography. Contact information includes e-mail addresses where available.
Database descriptions are adapted from each database's website.
NOVEL (New York Online Virtual
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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