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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.
HeinOnline's Indigenous Peoples of the Americas: History, Culture & Law was designed to consolidate the material available on indigenous American life and law, and to share the influence that their cultures have had on the development of the United States. Included in this database are: Indigenous treaties, treaty-related publications, federal case law, tribal codes, constitutions, scholarly articles, books and pamphlets and more.
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.
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.
Netflix Educational Documentaries This link opens in a new window
Beginning in 2020, Netflix began making a selection of their documentary features and series available on their YouTube channel. Netflix's policy allows documentary and educational material to be publicly screened for educational purposes, under certain conditions.
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.
Scopus This link opens in a new window
Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.
Statistical Abstracts of the United States This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s): Statistical Abstracts
Statistical Abstract of the United States, published annually by the federal government since 1878, is the best known statistical reference publication in the country. The Statistical Abstract is valued as both an answer book and a guide to statistical sources. As a comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States, it is a snapshot of America and its people.