Friday, March 30, 2012

Haiti – A Nation’s Persistence

Haiti – A Nation’s Persistence
Photographs by Keely Kernan
An exhibition of photographs taken over a 3 year period on the island nation of Haiti by photographer Keely Kernan will be on display in the Main Gallery of Lehman Library on April 2 - 27, 2012.  An artist’s reception will be held on Monday, April 9, 2012 in the Main Gallery, followed by a discussion of her work by the photographer at 7:30 in Old Main Chapel.  All events are free and open to the public.
This exhibition is co-sponsored by a Human Understanding grant from the Office of Social Equity, the Communication/Journalism Department, the Lehman Library, the Modern Language department, and the Women’s and Gender Studies Minor.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

EBSCOhost is down

EBSCOhost databases are expected to be down all day today - Tuesday, March 27, 2012.  Lexis Nexis, Project Muse, JSTOR and all ProQuest Databases are still working.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Hey Sociology Majors!

Four valuable encyclopedias which you can access 24/7 in full text from the Library’s homepage (, then “A-Z Databases.”)  
Why search the web for background information about sociology when we have four well-written, easy-to-search, online, full text encyclopedias?

Provides a comprehensive approach to this multifaceted field, utilizing experts from numerous disciplines. These subject areas include anthropology, biology, business, chemistry, communications, criminal justice, demography, economics, education, environmental studies, geography, health, history, languages, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, and women's studies.

Reference source for anyone interested in the roots of contemporary social theory.
Examines the global landscape of all the key theories and the theorists behind them, presenting them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses.

This classic reference has been updated to reflect many changes in society and in the field of sociology in recent years.  Articles cover core issues such as race, poverty, violence, economics, pregnancy and abortion. Include new topics such as the Internet, privacy and epidemiology.

Provides a concise overview of modern sociology.
Focuses on the body of knowledge in traditional areas of sociological inquiry, as well as documents the general orientation of the newer and currently emerging areas of sociological inquiry.