Long Island University C.W. Post Campus
C.W. Post Campus B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library


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Library Website Basics

Go to the Library's website at: http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/libhome.htm, or you can go to the L.I.U. Libraries Homepage at: http://library.liu.edu and follow the links. The Library's website comprises the following:

About the Library at http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/libhome2.htm#about
Library hours, personnel, and circulation procedures are found here as are travel directions, clickable library and campus maps, plus links to all the Library homepages.

Library Resources at http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/libhome2.htm#resources
Access is provided to the Library's online catalog, LIUCAT on the Web and Online Databases. Find links to periodical holdings, Special Collections (including Business collections & Roth Papers), Special Periodical Collections, Vintage Movie Posters, American Juvenile Collection, a historical children's literature collection, audiovisual information and links to local library catalogs.

Online Databases at http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/libhome2.htm#elec
Alphabetic, subject, and vendor lists of the Library's online databases, which are accessible through both the University computer network and your home computers, are available here. Some include: ABI/Inform, ERIC, Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe, InfoTrac, MLA, PsycInfo, etc.

Electronic Reserves at http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/reserve/index.html
Faculty may now place reserve materials on our website as well as at the circulation desk. Links are provided to pages that will introduce this service to both faculty and students.

Library Services at http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/libhome2.htm#serv
Library Liaison Program has a link with names of participants and their extension. Interlibrary Loan policies are outlined here. Library Information Retreival Service, CBR services and Client research, as well as Media production are also described.

Exhibits and Events at http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/libhome2.htm#exhib
Latest library exhibits are highlighted here with links to the websites that accompany some of them. Extensive images are included in African-Americans in the Twentieth Century, Long Island Gold Coast: From Pen to Reel to Classroom, and others. Also find highlights of our Vintage Movie Poster collection and Past Exhibits.

Getting Started at http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/libhome2.htm#getting
This category links you to Guides to Library Research, Citation Style for Research Papers (everyone's favorite), and Pathfinder Bibliographies on a variety of subjects.

Information and Publications at http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/libhome2.htm#pub
Here you'll find full-text of the Library Competency Manual, as well as other Library publications. Access is made to Library-produced resources on: African-American history, computers (such as: Robert's HTML guide for writing your own webpage), and Special Publications that include Long Island census information and the Song Collection Index to locate thousands of songs.

Newsletters at http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/libhome2.htm#news
Here you'll find issues of the Library Link and other Library newsletters such as Reference Notes and CBR Alert.

Internet Resources at http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/libhome2.htm#inte
An alphabetic listing of Internet links arranged by subject, followed by a separate list of ERIC sites on the Internet. Click on Search Engines to search the World Wide Web.

Library Instruction at http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/libhome2.htm#inst
Many instruction programs are outlined such as: bibliographic instruction, literacy programs, library tours, database instruction, and Internet instruction. CBR and IMC programs, as well as CBR's Information Literacy initiatives are also described. Also here are schedules of the Library Competency Workshops and Exams along with a link to the online textbook that can also be used as a study guide for the exam.

Post Library Association at http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/libhome2.htm#pla
History of this friends of the library organization plus membership information, schedules, and events.

What's New at our Site? at http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/new.htm
Review the latest changes and updates to the website, as well as upcoming events and holiday hours. The Library's website is updated regularly.

On the left of these eleven sections is a column of direct links to the homepages of many library departments.

We welcome your suggestions. Email us or call us at (516) 299-2305.

Jackie Elsas, 10/00
Updated 7/31/03

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