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Administration: Welcome


Welcome to Monsignor William Barry Memorial Library!

This guide will help you to use the resources and services provided by Monsignor William Barry Memorial Library.  If you have any questions, suggestions, or concerns please contact me at or 305-899-3773.

Reference & Instruction Librarian

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Bonnie DiGiallonardo
Individual or group meetings on WebEx or Zoom are a great way to get personalized assistance. Email me to set up an appointment.

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Databases - Finding Articles

Databases are online, searchable collections of information resources, such as journal article citations (often with the full-text attached), eBooks, videos, reports, monographs, etc.
Find resources about a specific topic by using keywords, subject headings, authors, and more. Use limiters to narrow your results.

Frequently Used Databases

News & Magazines

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Books & eBooks

Library Catalog

Use wildcards, boolean operators, limiters, and grouping for better results.
Visit the 'Help" or 'FAQ' links above for additional information.


eBook Collections

Google Books

Google Books is a large, for the most part full text searchable, database with millions of scanned books from libraries or directly from publishers.

Google Book Search

Dissertation and Thesis Databases


eJournal Directory: Barry's Online Journals

Use the eJournal Directory link below to locate Barry's electronic journal collection either by title or subject.

When you find a journal title, the eJournal Directory lists the database(s) which include full-text articles for that journal. Some journals are included in more than one database. Before selecting a database, note the years that each database covers for that journal.

NOTE: The eJournal Directory allows you to search specific journals. To research a topic across many journals, search in a database that searches across many journals at once.

Print Journal Search


Academic Video Online: Premium

Academic Video Online: Premium - Streaming video resource covering the following areas and more: art, architecture, counseling and therapy, dance, education, law and public safety, literature, opera, psychology, theatre, and musical performance.

Films On Demand

Films On Demand - Web-based digital video delivery service.



Kanopy - Video streaming platform with over 30,000 award-winning documentaries, foreign and indie films, training films, classic movies and more.

Writing & Citing

Citation Research Guide

Everything you need to know to properly cite your sources!

Glenn Hubert Writing Center
(305) 899-4577

Located in Garner 113, the Glenn Hubert Writing Center is a free resource available to help Barry University students, faculty, and alumni to improve their writing skills and become better writers. The Writing Center staff of professional tutors, provides students with recommendations and suggestions on organization, structure, content, grammar, and documentation.

Purdue OWL

Purdue OWL is the foremost writing assistance resource. You will find a multitude of resources detailing all aspects of research and writing.

Plagiarism- Short Videos

Print Resources

Tests and Measures

Test Instrument Databases

Measures Freely Available on the Internet

Web Sites

Useful Web Sites

Evaluating Websites

There is a vast amount of information available on the Internet.  However, the Internet is not regulated by any agency, so anyone can post information that may not be reliable.  Therefore, it is important to evaluate the information before using it as a source.

The following websites will help with evaluating Internet sources:

Health Services Administration

Health Services Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration (B.S.) is designed to prepare the student for a career in the health services industry in an administrative capacity. The program of study will give students a broad view of today’s health care system and will prepare its graduates for entry and middle management positions in such areas as hospital, medical or dental clinics, group medical practices, managed care organizations, long-term care facilities, insurance companies, home health agencies, and governmental health agencies. Management skills and business practices used in today’s complex health care systems are emphasized.


Relevant Books in the Collection

Human Resource Administration

Human Resources Administration

The Human Resources specialization and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program are of special interest to students employed in the area of human resources development or administration and are designed to address the HR body of knowledge recommended by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in order to prepare for the PHR and SPHR exams.


Relevant Books in the Collection

Primary Sources

Organizational Leadership

Organizational Leadership

The Organizational Leadership Specialization is an interdisciplinary studies program that explores a variety of leadership-related topics, issues, and competencies. Students who successfully complete the Organizational Leadership Specialization will:

  • Possess a foundation in the theory and practice relevant to Organizational Leadership
  • Possess related knowledge, skill and abilities that are associated with leadership success


Relevant Books in the Collection

Primary Sources