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New Library E-Resources

Scribner Writers Online Series

Health & Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI)

New Catholic Encyclopedia

Multicultural America: A Multimedia Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia of Social Work

an online collaboration between the National Association of Social Workers (NASW Press) and Oxford University Press (OUP), containing over 400 overview articles, on key topics ranging from international issues to ethical standards.

Salem Literature 

Includes Critical Insights and Surveys

Opposing Viewpoints in Context 

Covers today’s hottest social issues, from offshore drilling to climate change, health care to immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more. 

2013 Encyclopedia of Associations

Detailed information on nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope. 

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-13: Ethics and Philosophy

This supplement covers a wide range of topics including ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, logic, aesthetics, philosophy of literature, art, and music, political philosophy, and philosophy of law. It contains numerous articles of special interest to Catholic thought and culture covering such areas as the philosophical aspects of love, hope, wisdom, marriage, friendship, death, pain and suffering, the human person and the human soul, and the philosophy of God and religion.

Encyclopedia of Global Brands

Contains 270 entries, written in case-study style, that highlight interesting details including how a product originated and was first marketed, how it developed commercially and how it fares today compared with its competitors and its own past history.

American Eras Primary Sources: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1860-1877

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Civil War and Reconstruction Era in U.S. history.

Market Share Reporter: Trends Over Time

Covers 50 key industries (and the companies and products therein) throughout the world (including but not limited to the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia).

Alternative Energy -  2nd ed.

Covers the issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options. 

EBSCO eBook Academic Collection

Access to over 100,000 academic titles 

Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web.

 Springer Journal Package

Siena now has access to over 1700 titles from the publisher, Springer.  Coverage of subject areas include: science, medicine, technology, engineering, and the social sciences.


With Statista, you can access statistics and studies gathered by market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources on over 600 industries.

 Gale Literary Criticism Online

The Siena community now has access to the complete backfiles for the the following series via Literary Criticism Online

  • Contemporary Literary Criticism
  • Poetry Criticism
  • Short Story Criticism

Wiley Encyclopedia of Globalization

This five-volume Encyclopedia contains over 600 entries on the essential topics of Globalization and is the definitive reference resource for students, researchers and academics in the field.

  • Offers clear and concise explanations of the key concepts of Globalization
  • Arranged in A to Z format over five volumes
  • Includes entries on concepts derived from across the social sciences, from sociology and anthropology to political science, economics, and human geography
  • Looks at the founding theories as well as the realities of globalization today
  • Covers the essential topics in the study of globalization, including agency-structure, Americanization, anti-globalization, Bretton Woods; coca-colonization, Empire; Euro crisis, ethnic cleansing, exploitation, feminization of poverty, genocide, global warming, nation-state, neo-liberalism, oil, post-globalization, Qaedaism, rape, sex work, sport, terror, Transnational Corporations, Twitter Revolution, water crisis, Web 2.0, Wikileaks, World Social Forum and, Zapatistas
  • Includes a number of key documentslisted as entries such asthe Kyoto Protocol and The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

 New ConnectNY Ebook Collection

ConnectNY has contracted with EBL to provide a collection of e-books for a consortium-wide patron demand-driven acquisition program. These books can be accessed by searching the library catalog or directly through the EBL platform. For more information visit the ConnectNY EBL FAQ page