Speech and Hearing Databases
- Indexes to Journals and Books:
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.
- ERIC :
Education Resources Information Center (Ebsco)
- Covers education literature and resources by providing access to information from
journals included in the Current Index to Journals in Education and from documents in the
Resources in Education index. The database contains more than 1,282,000 records and
links to more than 314,000 full-text documents from ERIC.
- ERIC :
Education Resources Information Center
(US Dept of Education)
- United States Department of Education website access to the ERIC database and the
full text of ERIC documents. No password needed for remote access
Reference Center-Academic (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Full text from reference books and periodical
articles as well as citations
to additional articles on
fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition,
diseases, public health, occupational health & safety,
alcohol and drug abuse,
HMOs, prescription drugs, etc.
The material contained in
this database is intended
for informational purposes only.
- Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE
provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry,
veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much
more from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. Included are citations
from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature,
HISTLINE, SPACELINE, PREMEDLINE, AIDSLINE, BIOETHICSLINE,
- Made available to the public for free by the
National Center for Biotechnology Information,
the PubMed version of Medline is a service of the National Library of Medicine and includes
over 14 million citations for biomedical articles dating back to the 1950's.
These citations are from Medline and additional life science
journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text
articles and other related resources.
PubMed Central is a digital
archive of life sciences journal literature. Integrated into the Entrez retrieval
system, PMC provides free and unrestricted access to the full text of over 100 life sciences
journals, with more to come (No password needed for PMC).
- Citations to medical journals dating back to 1966
from the National Library of Medicine. Also contains OLDMEDLINE references dated from
1950 through 1965 and a small number of documents with pre-1950
publishing dates. Can be searched by tree numbers.
- Online Encyclopedias and Books:
Development (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Part of the Macmillan Psychology Reference Series, this title
covers issues related to human development from conception through adolescence.
Written for the general reader.
- 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 Disability (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Covers the definitions, fundamental concepts, basic history, diversity,
cultural contexts, experiences, health care issues, environmental constraints, helpful
accommodations, social movements, laws, policies, theories, and practices in the
disability arena for both the general reader and the specialist. Contributors are from
the fields of sociology, psychology, anthropology, economics, law, government,
philosophy, and ethics. Includes a wealth of primary source documents.
of Education (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Intended to provide a comprehensive description of the enterprise of
education both within the United States and throughout the world. Approximately 900 articles
offer a view of the institutions, people, processes, and products found in educational practice.
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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