Long Island University and Faculty Resource Databases
[Plagiarism & Citation]
- Long Island University Resources:
Evaluations (LIU Post)
- At the end of each semester, students are able to anonymously provide
feedback by filling out course evaluation forms. The results tabulated from the most
recent semesters may be accessed online but only from public computers in the library's Reference Department,
Periodicals Department, and Bibliographic Instruction Lab, not from computers in the IT computer labs or
elsewhere on campus. The full
collection of past evaluations is available in the Special Collections
department on weekdays from 9:00-5:00.
& Theses @ Long Island University (ProQuest)
- Provides access to the dissertations and theses of Long Island University graduate
students who have published through UMI Dissertation Publishing. Includes the full text of
dissertations in PDF form back to 1997 (with a few as far back as 1972). Includes citations
back to 1972 (with a few as far back as 1953).
(See Using ProQuest Databases for searching tips)
- Electronic Reserves (LIU Post)
- Information for faculty to help you to get started with our
ERes Electronic Reserve system,
including a discussion of copyright issues.
- Frequently Asked Questions About the Library (LIU Post)
- Brief overview of the library's resources and services as well as an introduction
to beginning your research and answers to commonly asked questions.
- New Modes of Learning:
Technology and Teaching at Long Island University for the 21st Century (Long Island University)
- Long Island University is in the process of adopting powerful technologies
to maintain its competitive edge in the marketplace and to meet student needs: Technology
in the classroom and in the marketplace - The objectives of instructional technology at LIU -
Organizational structure and resources - Next steps - Fiscal considerations and prospects -
Web-mediated instruction - Faculty instructional resource centers - Size of and key trends in
online higher education - Competitive scans. (18MB PDF file)
- Research Resources:
- Research with Human Subjects (Long Island University)
- The Office of Sponsored Research
has a webpage about
Human Subjects Research at Long Island University.
for Investigators (PDF) includes the consent forms for the subjects. The
forms page has links to the
("Application for Full/Expedited Review of Research Involving Human Subjects") to obtain permission
from the university to conduct the research, the
("Application For Exempt Category Review"), and the
Annual Review Form
("Annual Review/Renewal Application"). All three are in Microsoft Word format.
- 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 Christopher P. Egan at (516) 299-2712.
- Publishing Resources:
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).
- Citation tracking features provide the number of citations an author, article, or journal has
received each year and in total, along with who is citing them. An affiliation identifier automatically
identifies and matches an organization with all of its research output.
Provides abstracts for peer-reviewed literature and quality web
sources in the scientific, medical, social science, and humanities fields.
Includes 19,000 journals from more than 5,000 international publishers, 400 trade publications,
and 300 book series, as well as scientific web pages, patent records, and conference papers.
Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters)
- Covering the previous
few years, this enables you to see how often a particular journal
is cited by other publications to evaluate its impact on the scholarly world. Also
provides access to
which enables users to save and format their lists of citations.
Directory of Periodicals (Ebsco)
- 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.
Periodicals Directory (ProQuest)
- Provides detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on
serials, consumer and trade magazines, academic and scholarly journals, monographic series,
newsletters, newspapers, electronic publications, 'zines, and many other periodicals
around the world. It covers all subjects of regular and irregular publications that are circulated free
of charge or by paid subscription. Includes
publication information, whether the periodical is referreed, where it is indexed,
online availability or website, and more
- Plagiarism and Citation:
- Citation Style for Research Papers
- Covers APA, MLA, AMA, Chicago, and Turabian.
Web (Thomson Scientific)
- EndNote Web works with ISI Web of Knowledge and other databases to enable
users to save, organize, format, and share their lists of citations.
- Click on the "Sign Up" link to create your individual account and to choose a password.
- Preventing and Detecting Plagiarism
- The enormous amount of information available electronically today has
contributed to the startling rise in plagiarism on college campuses.
Through University-wide training sessions, the Library is committed to
"Preventing and Detecting Plagiarism" for faculty and students alike.
Faculty seminars are designed to update fellow faculty members on ways
to identify plagiarism and to assist in preventing it by providing faculty with
tips on constructing coursework and assignments to help alleviate this growing
phenomenon. Workshops for students are geared to create awareness and
enlighten students on the issue of plagiarism.
(Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
- RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager
that allows users to create their own personal database by importing references from text
files or online databases. They can use these references in writing their papers and
automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds.
- Select "Sign up for an Individual Account" and then choose your
own login name and password.
- SafeAssign (Blackboard)
- A component of LIU's Blackboard
course management system, this
compares submitted student papers against a database of websites,
journal articles, and other student papers to determine which passages, if any,
have been plagiarized and from which sources.
LIU Post faculty may contact the
Information Technology Resource Center
at the LIU Post Campus for more information on this plagiarism module.
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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