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Alt-HealthWatch (Ebsco) Remote access available Full text available
Is a full-text database of periodicals, peer-reviewed journals, academic and professional publications, magazines, consumer newsletters and newspapers, research reports, and association newsletters focused on complementary, alternative, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness across the full spectrum of more than two hundred therapies, modalities and perspectives addressed by integrated medicine.
Academic Search Premier (Ebsco) Remote access available Full text available
Provides full text for more than 4,500 publications (including over one hundred going back to 1975 or earlier and more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals), as well as indexing for an additional 3,500 journals. This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language, linguistics, arts, literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more. Updated daily.
MasterFile Select (Ebsco) Remote access available   Full text available
This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 800 general reference publications with coverage dating as far back as 1984. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFile Select also includes 38 full text reference books and an Image Collection of 116,000 photos, maps and flags.
Expanded Academic ASAP (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images. Covers back to 1980.
JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive (JSTOR) Remote access available Full text available
Provides access to long runs of backfiles of scholarly journals, making complete archives of full text available and searchable over the World Wide Web. Coverage begins with the very first issues, many of which date from the 1800s, and extends to a "moving wall" of 2 to 5 years prior to the most recently published issue. Includes 239 journals in African American Studies, African Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Economics, Education, Finance, Folklore, Geography, History, History of Science & Technology, Language & Literature, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Middle East Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Slavic Studies, Sociology, and Statistics.
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(formerly PA Research II - Periodical Abstracts, Peer Reviewed, Newspapers) provides access to full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests. Coverage of more than 2,600 periodicals is designed to correspond to the most popular college majors, and over 1,700 are available in full text. Covers 1971 to the present.

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ebrary (ebrary) Remote access available Full text available
Currently offers over 25,000 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.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available   Full text available
Full text of 200 encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.

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Serials Solutions
Serials Solutions can provide full text access to some journal articles. Locating an article in a specific journal may require an additional search within the database. Not all databases will work from off-campus locations. For example, titles from FirstSearch databases are accessible only within the library.   

Yoga World - Journal

Reference Books

Encyclopedia of Buddhism.                                             
Ref BQ 128 E63 2004

Encyclopedia of Religious rites, rituals, and festivals                  
Ref BL 31 E472004

Encyclopedia of Religion                                                           
Ref BL31.E46 1987

Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine                                
Ref R733.G34 2000

Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs and Religions
Ref BL31 .D53 1994

Shambhala Encyclopedia of Yoga (On Reserve)                               
BL1238.52.F47 1997

Call Numbers


B 132

Patanjali Yoga 

BL 1238


BL 1280

    BQ 4302



RA 781.7


RC 271 

Hatha Yoga

Yoga Websites

Associations --

American Yoga Association

Long Island Yoga Association


Universities --

Naropa University  

Loyola Marymount University



          Heavenly Gardens

          The Gold Scales

Pattabhi Jois

          Ashtanga Research Institute      



          Iyengar Yoga Resources

          Iyengar Yoga - National Association of the US

          International Yoga Federation


Yoga Portal

Official Site of Yoga Vidya Dham


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