ASC 4184: Rich in America

Books in the Main Stacks

Citing Your Resources

Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.

  • Citation of Sources
    This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
  • Tips on avoiding plagiarism
  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
  • NoodleBib
    NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Gilded Age

Finding Materials in Special Collections

Special Collections

Find Subject Articles

Databases with Articles contain material published in magazines, journals, and newspapers.
Reference Sources include dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories and more.
info= database and full text info.

Databases with Articles
Reference Sources




Periodicals in Special Collections










Long Island Forum Index provided by Patchogue Medford Public Library.




The Long Island Historical Journal is indexed by PERSI - PERSI is not avaialable at Dowling College.




The Long Island History Journal is a peer-reviewed academic online publication, published by the Center for Global & Local History at Stony Brook University. It continues the Long Island Historical Journal.






New York History is indexed for each volume at the end of that volume. There is NO general index. Table of Contents Information 2007 - Present









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