Library Resources

Library Catalogs (Books, Videos, etc.)
The library catalogs allow you to search the different collections of SJ Libraries. Materials in the catalog include books, videos, dvds, periodicals, government documents, and teaching materials.

Databases A-Z
Databases allow you to search periodicals (journals, newspapers, magazines) for articles on specific topics. The A-Z list arranges them alphabetically by the name of the database. You may also browse databases by subject.

Full Text eJournals
Provides a list of periodicals subscribed to by SJ libraries, searchable alphabetically or by subject.

Video Collections
Provides information on how to access streaming video collections, DVD's and Videocassettes owned by SJU Library. Also highlights free video collections online.

Citation Tools 
Citation Tools allows you to easily manage your research and to format citations, bibliographies and works cited lists.

Government Documents
SJ library is a federal government document depository, providing access to government documents in both electronic and print form. The public is welcome to use the Queens Main Library's government documents collections. Visitors will be given a temporary username and password to gain access to the desktop computers.

Academic Podcasting
The St. John’s University Libraries inaugurated their Academic Podcasting Initiative in 2005, with the aim of capturing podcasts of those University programs and events which offer unique, mission-oriented content.

eBooks
SJ Libraries have a growing collection of electronic books. Many can be accessed through the library catalog, while others can only be accesses through separate platforms. This guide shows you how to find them.

eReference Shelf
This online guide shows you how to search SJ Libraries' electronic encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference materials. These are useful when starting a research project.

Journal Acceptance Rates
This page provides various resources for measuring the relative difficulty of publishing in journals across different disciplines.