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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.

Online Encyclopedias and Books:

Animal Sciences (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
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.

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
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.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
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.

Who's Buying for Pets (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
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.

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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