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LIUCat on the Web: Remote access available
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) Remote access available Full text available
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) Remote access available Full text available
United States Department of Education website access to the ERIC database and the full text of ERIC documents. No password needed for remote access

Health Reference Center-Academic (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available NOVEL Database Full text available
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.

MEDLINE (Ebsco) Remote access available Full text available
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, and HealthSTAR.

MEDLINE (PubMed) Remote access available Full text available
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).

MEDLINE (LexisNexis) Remote access available
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:

Child Development (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
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) Remote access available Full text available NEW!
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.

Encyclopedia of Disability (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
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.

Encyclopedia of Education (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
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 Database 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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