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Additional Databases (articles, etc.)

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Search any of the major EBSCO databases from your smart phone.  Choose Academic Search Complete, America: History & Life, Business Source Complete, CINAHL, Communication & Mass Media Complete, ERIC, Historical Abstracts, Medline, PsycInfo and SocIndex.

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IEEE Xplore Mobile provides free search of all IEEE Xplore documents directly on your mobile device. You can view up to 10 article abstracts per search. To view full-text articles, send the article links to your e-mail address.

IEEE Xplore Mobile Beta is viewable on all web-enabled mobile devices. It has been optimized for newer mobile devices (i.e., Apple iPhone, Blackberry Storm). When using older mobile devices (i.e., Blackberry 8360, Blackberry Curve), you may be able to choose “Internet Browser” as your default browser in your device’s options for optimal viewing.

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The Naxos Music Library has created an application ("app") that you may download. You will then be able to listen to your personal and account created playlists on the iPhone and iPod Touch!

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You can use your mobile phone to find materials in libraries near you! You'll be able to:

  • Search for library materials—Enter search terms such as keywords, author or title
  • Find a WorldCat library near you—Enter your ZIP, postal code or location in the Libraries Locator
  • Call a library—Highlight and click the phone number in a library listing to place a call
  • Map a route—Find the fastest way to a WorldCat library using the mapping software already on your device

Books & E-Books

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Google's Book Search searches the full text of books and allows you to see anything from a few short excerpts to the entire book, depending copyright restrictions and other factors. Select Full View in the results screen or advanced search to limit your search to books entirely, and freely, available online.

Reference Resources

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RefWorks is an online tool that allows you to:

  • Create bibliographies in almost any style
  • Format your bibliography and in-text citations while you write
  • Build your own database of citations
  • Import citations directly from library databases
  • Access your citations from any computer

You will need to register for a RefWorks account using your BC email address.

If you are prompted for a group code, enter RWBrooklynC.