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Indexes to Journals and Books:

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.

DTIC Online (Defense Technical Information Center) Remote access available Full text available
Formerly Public STINET: Scientific & Technical Information Network, this provides citations to and full text of unclassified technical documents and research reports generated for and by the U.S. Department of Defense that broadly cover all areas associated with defense research, such as military, security, international politics, technology, sciences, biology, medicine, environment, pollution, psychology, social sciences, patents, conference proceedings, and more. Includes citations from the Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals, Staff College Automated Military Periodical Index, DoD Index to Specifications and Standards, and Research and Development Descriptive Summaries. Produced by the Defense Technical Information Center.


Online Encyclopedias and Books: General - Specialized, Miscellaneous - Technology & Society

General:

ebrary (ebrary) Remote access available Full text available
Currently offers over 100,000 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 (more information).


Specialized, Miscellaneous:

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)

Encyclopedia of Space Science and Technology (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)

Space Sciences (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)


Technology and Society:
(See also: Educational Technology)

Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)

Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)

Encyclopedia of Virtual Communities and Technologies (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
Provides comprehensive coverage of the concepts and realities in the field of virtual communities and technologies, presenting an in-depth analysis of the conceptual and technical impacts of virtual environments in our global village. Includes definitions of over 830 terms and an extensive bibliography.

Science and Its Times: Understanding the Social Significance of Scientific Discovery (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
The histories of science, technology, and mathematics merge with the study of humanities and social science to offer students a fascinating way to understand the impact of science on the course of human history and how science affects everyday life.

Science in Dispute (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
vol.01, vol.02, vol.03. Explores controversial topics in science and technology by featuring essays - both pro and con - on the major theories, ethical questions and commercial applications of science from all disciplines. 3 volumes.


Also of Interest:

Emerald Fulltext (Emerald Insight) Remote access available Full text available
Provides full text access to almost 150 journals. Emphasis is on business, technology, and library & information science, but some coverage is also given to education, health, science, public policy, and criminal justice. Journals can be browsed issue by issue or searched by keyword.


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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