- 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.
- Online Encyclopedias and Books:
Sciences (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- This interdisciplinary resource explores the wide-ranging diversity that
exists within the animal kingdom. Entries examine how animals develop, animal ecology
and behavior, and the connection between animals and humans. Also includes biographies
of key scientists who have contributed to the study of animal life, as well as career
opportunities within the field.
Guide to the Endangered Species of North America (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Presents extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of more than 1,200
species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service. Arranged taxonomically,
each entry includes information on the species, an image, recovery efforts, and a bibliography.
Animal Life Encyclopedia (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- A completely revised and updated version of the original
work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent
developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors
and contributors from the scientific community.
Buying for Pets (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Examines how much Americans spend on pets by the demographics
that count: age, income, high-income households, household type, race and Hispanic
origin, region of residence, and education. Provides data on who's buying pet food,
supplies and medicine, veterinary services, etc.
Database descriptions are adapted from each database's website.
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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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