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ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication This link opens in a new window
Barron's Free Pass This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s): Barron's
This free pass to Barron's generously provided by a donation from the Carpentieri family allows not only full-site access to Barron's, but also a number of subscription benefits like webinars and networking events. Students and staff should sign up using their "" email address.
Chronicle of Higher Education This link opens in a new window
This site license includes all of The Chronicle’s content, daily news, and data dating back to 1989.

Go to and click on the “Sign In” link at top, right-hand side of the page to create a free account using your Iona email address. You also have the option to sign up for The Chronicle’s free email newsletters during the registration process.
eHRAF World Cultures This link opens in a new window
eHRAF World Cultures is an online cross-cultural and ethnographic database that contains descriptive information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The annually-growing eHRAF database is organized by cultures and ethnic groups, and every document is subject-indexed at the paragraph level, facilitating precise retrieval within documents.
HaPI This link opens in a new window
Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) collects bibliographic information for peer-reviewed scholarly journals, books, technical reports, and test publishers' catalogs. HaPI is an essential resource that helps researchers, students, and clinicians locate questionnaires, interviews, and other tests most relevant to their research purposes.
JoVE Psychology This link opens in a new window
JoVE Psychology includes peer-reviewed, scientific video protocols in the following areas: Behavioral Science, Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Neuropsychology, Sensation and Perception, and Social Psychology.
LGBTQ+ Rights This link opens in a new window
This collection charts the gay rights movement in America, showing the civil rights codified into law in the 20th and 21st centuries, as well as the inequalities that still exist today. All titles in this collection have been assigned one or more title-level subjects relating to their scope, and are further divided into six subcollections, whose areas of focus constitute Marriage and Family, Employment Discrimination, Military Service, AIDS and Health Care, and Public Spaces and Accommodations.
Military Legal Resources (U.S. Army JAG School) This link opens in a new window
This collection is a major resource for anyone interested in military law. It contains military law periodicals, UN Law Reports, theses and other hard-to-find documents. Highlights of the collection include the personal library of Francis Lieber who, during the Civil War, drafted the first code of the law of armed conflict on land.
MIT Press Direct 2 Open This link opens in a new window
With more than 3000 ebooks, MIT Press Direct offers access to extensive collections of books in art, business, design, game studies, linguistics, neuroscience, philosophy, social sciences, and technology. Direct 2 Open is an open-access collection within MIT Press Direct.
MLA Handbook Plus This link opens in a new window
The online, all-in-one platform for the MLA Handbook, and many other useful resources such as the MLA Guide to Undergraduate Research in Literature, the MLA Guide to Digital Literacy, and others.
O'Dwyer's Public Relations Firm Database This link opens in a new window
There are 500+ PR firms listed with O’Dwyer’s. Download the PDF of the most recently published print version.
The Public Papers of the Presidents is compiled and published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The series provides an historical reference covering the administrations of Presidents Hoover, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton.