Reference Website Basics
The Reference Department has a website that provides a wealth
of information to researchers, students and net surfers. In addition to
the Department Hours, check out the many
links to other valuable information:
Choose a Database!
This part of the website provides access to the many search services
available for students and faculty. The Alphabetical
Database List gives you an A-Z listing of databases, while the Subject
Database List categorizes them. Both lists indicate which databases include the
full text of the articles. Trial Databases links you to
those databases the Library is previewing for
possible future purchase.
The Vendor List provides a
quick way of accessing a database if you already know which company supplies it.
Ask in Reference for the Campus-Wide Databases guide with additional details.
is available through the University network and includes: General Business
File, Business and Company Resource Center, Expanded Academic Index, National Newspaper Index,
Academic Universe is useful for legal, medical and general
information, as well as Federal and State case law and statutes.
is for national newspapers and business databases such as ABI/Inform Global,
Accounting & Tax Periodicals, PA Research (magazines and newspapers), LLBA,
Ethnic NewsWatch, and GenderWatch.
- Ebsco includes: Art Abstracts,
CINAHL (Nursing &
Allied Health), ERIC, Criminal Justice Abstracts, International Political
Science Abstracts, Information Science Abstracts, Medline, MLA, PsycINFO,
SocINDEX, and more.
- Virtual Reference Collection
(VRC) classifies Internet sites from Art to Subject Directories, and also
links you to a variety of Internet search engines. Our VRC is worth checking
out for full-text reference books and journals, career and employment sources,
government, legal, and local interest sites, news sources, psychology,
social sciences and science information.
- Library Catalog gives you web access to our online catalog with
search tips. (See Using LIUCat for details).
- Online & Hardcopy
Holdings is a listing of journals we own or have access to online.
You may email us from the contact page.
For help in navigating the Reference Homepage, please call us at (516)
299-2305, or come into Reference.
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