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Library Resources for Cross Cultural Analysis
Research Topics: (1) Death Penalty, (2) Higher Education, (3) Healthcare System, (4) Juvenile Justice, (5) Same-sex Union 
[OW] = Restricted Access
Evaluating Websites

 Getting Started - Background Information

Country Studies - General Overviews
Find Books & More
  • OWLCat - SUNY Old Westbury Library Catalog
  • ebrary - e-book collection  [OW]
  • SUNY Connect - Search here for books in other SUNY Libraries 
  • WorldCat - Search this catalog to find books from libraries worldwide  [OW]
Interlibrary Loan
Find Articles - Selected Library Databases 
Use the following databases to find citations, abstracts and full-text articles in journals, newspapers and magazines. These databases are available from on and off-campus computers. You must be a College at Old Westbury student or staff member to access the databases from off campus. When accessing from an off-campus computer, you will be prompted to enter a username and password. Use the same username and password that you use to log on to campus computers. These sources can also be accessed through the Library's Search Databases page.
Sociology Database
  • Sociological Abstracts - journal articles, book reviews, abstracts of books, book chapters, conference papers, etc.  [OW]
Other Subject Databases
Multi-Subject Databases
  • Academic Search Complete - journal, magazine & newspaper articles  [OW]
  • ProQuest Central - journal, magazine & newspaper articles  [OW]
  • JStor - full-text scholarly journal articles  [OW]
  • Project MUSE - full-text scholarly articles in the social sciences & humanities  [OW]
Guides & Tutorials


Comparative/International Education
Juvenile Justice
Death Penalty
Same-sex Union

Writing Resources & Citation Style Guides