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ART & ANTIQUES


Maloney's Directory Online (In-library)

Maloney's Directory Online (Remote Access)
• Unique clearinghouse of hard to find information for the antiques and collectibles industry
• Thousands of specialist dealers, experts, collectors, appraisers, clubs, authenticators and auction services
Oxford Art Online
• Coverage of visual arts including paintings, sculpture, architecture, photography, decorative arts, performance arts and multimedias.
• Contains links to international galleries and museums
Oxford Music Online
• Up-to-date music information including biographies
• Covers popular music, opera and jazz
• Links to sound archives and illustrations
p4a Antiques Reference (In-library)

p4a Antiques Reference (Remote Access)
• Contains price information for antiques, collectibles and fine art provided by U.S. auction companies
• Includes photos and reference notes
AUDIOBOOKS


Nassau Digital Doorway
• Download audiobooks to your computer and transfer them to a compatible portable player
• Also includes a collection of downloadable eBooks

NOTE: Transfers are not supported on library computers.
TumbleTalkingBooks
• Online collection of streaming audiobooks
• High quality recordings of some of the most popular books
• Listen to books on your home computer

AUTOMOTIVE


ALLDATA Online (In-library only)
• Auto repair information, domestic and imported, 1980-present
• Repair tips, troubleshooting, service bulletins and diagrams

NOTE: ALLDATA is accessible in the library only.  Please ask at the Reference Desk.
Auto Repair Reference Center
• Auto repair information-domestic and imported
• Repair tips, troubleshooting, service bulletins and diagrams
• 1954-present

LOS BANCOS DE DATOS DISPONIBLES EN ESPAŃOL


Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (En-biblioteca)

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (Acceso remoto)
• Diseñado para estudiantes
• Contiene los artículos de la Enciclopedia World Book, biografías, un diccionario, un atlas y más
¡Informe!
• Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos.  Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias
La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre
• Recurso completo para los hispanohablantes así como los estudiantes de español
• Escrito desde un punto de vista latinoamericano
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Spanish Reference Center (En-biblioteca)

Spanish Reference Center (Acceso remoto)
• Este portal le ofrece recursos de referencia en español en dos interfaces exclusivas — cada una con una enciclopedia adaptada al lector: Enciclopedia Moderna para adultos y estudiantes y Britannica Escolar Online para estudiantes de 6 a 12 años de edad
BIOGRAPHY


Biography In Context (formerly Biography Resource Center)
• Biographies in the areas of literature, science, business, entertainment, history, current events and the arts
• Who's Who, magazine articles, pictures and links to web sites
• Find biographies by name, nationality, occupation and gender
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry (In Library)

Columbia Granger's World of Poetry (Remote Access)
• 500,000 poem citations and more than 50,000 full-text poems
• Commentaries and short biographies
Gale Virtual Reference Library
• Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
• Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
History Reference Center
• Full text database covering U.S. and world history
• Contains historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, and videos
Marquis Who's Who (In library)

Marquis Who's Who (Remote Access)
• Profiles on over 1.4 million of the most accomplished individuals from all fields of endeavor
Scribner Writers Series
• Critical essays on the works of noted world authors
• Biographies and research topics
Science Online
• Science fair experiments
• Biographies
• News articles
Twayne's Authors Online
• Critical essays on the works of noted world authors from Ancient Times to present
• Biographies and research topics

BUSINESS & INVESTING


ABI/INFORM Dateline
• Hard-to-find local and regional business publications
• News about local companies, analysis, information on local markets, and more
ABI/INFORM Select
• Business news and information
• Industry and economic conditions, business tactics, market strategies, and more
ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
• Companion to the business and management content in ABI/INFORM
• Major trade and industry news
Business Insights: Essentials
• Includes company profiles, industry reports and financial reports, as well as business magazines and newspapers
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
• Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
• Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
Hoover's Company Records
• Covers more than 40,000 public and non-public companies
• Corporate data, in depth industry analyses, location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers, and more
InfoTrac PROMT
• Articles from business and trade journals, industry newsletters, newspapers and market research studies
• New releases
• Investment and brokerage firm reports
LexisNexis Library Express (In-library)

LexisNexis Library Express (Remote access)
• News
• Legal research (legal resources not available remotely)
• Business research
Mergent Online (In-library)

Mergent Online (Remote access)
• Business and financial information for U.S. and international companies
• SEC information and annual reports and more
Morningstar Investment Research Center (In-library)

Morningstar Investment Research Center (Remote Access)
• Comprehensive financial information on stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs)
ProQuest Computing
• Full-text articles from computing journals
• Covers topics such as database design, software development, web commerce, LANs, WANs, Intranets, and the Internet
ReferenceUSA
• Detailed information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses; 102 million U.S. residents; 683,000 U.S. health care providers
Value Line (In-library)

Value Line (Remote access)
• Access a suite of Value Line’s premium information services covering the following types of securities: Common stocks of small, mid and large-cap companies; Stocks of emerging growth companies; Mutual funds; Stock and stock index options; Convertible securities

CAREERS & JOBS


CareerCruising
• Career profiles, including multimedia interviews
• Information on colleges and universities
• Résumé help
CollegeSource Online (In-library)

CollegeSource Online (Remote access)
• U.S. and international college bulletins for undergraduate and graduate schools
• Links to college web sites and financial information

Job & Career Accelerator
• Get detailed information on occupations that suit your interests
• Access current job listings from over 5 million job postings, which are collected from all major job boards
• Create professional resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, and more

JobNow / Adult Learning Center
• JobNow provides expert resume help, real-time interview coaching and career advice
• The Adult Learning Center features test preparation (including GED and U.S. citizenship preparation), writing assistance, and study tools for math, reading and writing
•  Live, online one-on-one interaction with a tutor or job coach is available as part of JobNow™ and the Adult Learning Center. Live sessions can be conducted in English or Spanish.

JobNow is made possible through a federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) award funded through the New York State Education Department/New York State Library.
LearningExpress Library (In-library)

LearningExpress Library (Remote access)
• Interactive exam preparation, tutorials and practice tests
• SAT, GRE, GMAT, GED and other educational tests
• Civil Service and Licensing Exams
• Job Search & Workplace Skills, U.S. Citizenship preparation, and more

NOTE: If you require remote access, your username is your library card number.

CHILDREN/YOUNGER TEENS


Amazing Animals of the World
• A resource for elementary school students which includes facts and photos for over 1,200 animals
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
America the Beautiful
• Facts, History and Current Events for each state
• Timelines, games and teacher resources
• For K-8 Students
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Disney Digital Books
• Access over 600 classic and new Disney books for kids of all ages
• A subset of the Nassau Digital Doorway collection
eLibrary Elementary
• Contains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students
• Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary
• Access to historical and current multimedia content
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Encyclopedia Americana
• Updated general information encyclopedia
• Maps, Flags, Tables and Links to Web sites
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.

Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
• For middle school and high school students
• Includes pictures, maps, sounds and videos
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.

Kids InfoBits
• Magazine and newspaper articles for students K-5
• Includes Merriam Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs
• Fun to search, easy to use!
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.

New Book of Knowledge
• General encyclopedia for young students K-8
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.

New Book of Popular Science
• A resource for middle and high school students
• Includes articles in the areas of science, technology and medicine. • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
NoveList K-8
• What to read next for K-8
• Book discussion guides and teacher resources
• Series, find similar books, and book reviews
Primary Search
• Magazine articles for elementary and middle school students
• Pamphlets, Photos, Maps and Flags
Searchasaurus
• Designed to help primary school students enhance and develop basic search methodologies
• Offers Lexile limiters (reading level), making it easy for students to read and research only appropriately challenging materials
Sesame Street eBooks (In-library)

Sesame Street eBooks (Remote Access)
• Access more than one hundred Sesame Street-themed eBooks
• Sesame Street eBooks come in four formats: 1. Read (eBook), 2. Read and Listen (Audio eBook), 3. Read and Play (Interactive eBook), and 4. Read and Watch (Animated eBook)
Student Resource Center
• Full text articles from a thousand magazines and newspapers
• Primary documents
• Plays and poems
• Biographies
TumbleBookLibrary
• Animated talking picture books for elementary school aged children
Webster's Dictionary (In-library)

Webster's Dictionary (Remote Access)
• Search for definitions from the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus
World Book Kids (In-library)

World Book Kids (Remote Access)
• An encyclopedia and reference center designed for kids
• Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps
World Book Spanish Language (In-library)

World Book Spanish Language (Remote Access)
World Book Encyclopedia in Spanish
World Book Student (In-library)

World Book Student (Remote Access)
• Designed for students
• Includes World Book Encyclopedia, biographies, dictionary, atlases, and more

COLLEGE GUIDES


CollegeSource Online (In-library)

CollegeSource Online (Remote access)
• U.S. and international college bulletins for undergraduate and graduate schools
• Links to college web sites and financial information

COMPUTERS


ProQuest Computing
• Full-text articles from computing journals
• Covers topics such as database design, software development, web commerce, LANs, WANs, Intranets, and the Internet

COMMUNITY RESOURCES


2-1-1 Long Island
• Information on local community services
• Directory of health, human service, education agencies and programs
• Covers Nassau and Suffolk counties
Who's Who in East Meadow (PDF file)
• A directory of East Meadow community information
• Lists important emergency numbers, school district information, current legislators and government agencies, as well as local community and interest groups
• Published annually by library staff

CONSUMER INFORMATION


ConsumerReports.org Image of the word "NEW!"
• Assists consumers in making better purchase decisions on the products they are shopping for
• Provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services

COUNTRY STUDIES


CountryWatch (In-library)

CountryWatch (Remote access)
• News and information on each of the recognized countries of the world
Gale Virtual Reference Library
• Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
• Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
Global Reference Center (In-library)

Global Reference Center (Remote access)
• From Encyclopædia Britannica
• Encyclopedic entries & dictionaries in a variety of languages
Lands and Peoples
• Designed for middle and high school students
• Includes articles on countries, cultures and current events. It also includes an atlas and almanacs
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
World Data Analyst (In-library)

World Data Analyst (Remote access)
• Quick and easy comparisons of the countries of the world

CURRENT EVENTS/ISSUES


America the Beautiful
• Facts, History and Current Events for each state
• Timelines, games and teacher resources
• For K-8 Students
•A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
AP Images (In-library)

AP Images (Remote access)
• Associated Press Photo archive: historical and current
• Primary source materials
• Multimedia
Black Newspapers
• A significant selection of newspapers by and for the African-American community
CountryWatch (In-library)

CountryWatch (Remote access)
• News and information on each of the recognized countries of the world
InfoTrac Newsstand
• Recent New York Times, the New York Post and others
• Regional, local and foreign language newspapers
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.

LexisNexis Library Express (In-library)

LexisNexis Library Express (Remote access)
• News
• Legal research (legal resources not available remotely)
• Business research
National Newspaper Index
• Index and abstracts from New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, L. A. Times and Wall Street Journal
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.

Newsday
• Full-text from 1985 to present
New York State Newspapers
• Newspapers published in the state of New York
• Includes the New York Times and the New York Post
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
• Viewpoint articles on social issues and current events
• Topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to web sites, full-text magazine and newspaper articles
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
ProQuest Historical Newsday
• Digitized Newsday newspapers covering 1940-1985
• See pages and articles as they originally appeared
ProQuest Historical NY Times
• New York Times starting in 1851
• See pages and articles as they originally appeared
ProQuest Newspapers
• A collection of over a dozen newspapers from across the country, and around the world
Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
• A comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States
Student Resource Center
• Full text articles from a thousand magazines and newspapers
• Primary documents
• Plays and poems
• Biographies

E-BOOKS


Disney Digital Books
• Access over 600 classic and new Disney books for kids of all ages
• A subset of the Nassau Digital Doorway collection
Nassau Digital Doorway
• Download eBooks to your computer and read them on your screen or transfer them to a compatible portable device
• Also includes a collection of downloadable audiobooks

NOTE: Transfers are not supported on library computers.
eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
• Contains a small collection of reference, scholarly and professional development titles
Sesame Street eBooks (In-library)

Sesame Street eBooks (Remote Access)
• Access more than one hundred Sesame Street-themed eBooks
• Sesame Street eBooks come in four formats: 1. Read (eBook), 2. Read and Listen (Audio eBook), 3. Read and Play (Interactive eBook), and 4. Read and Watch (Animated eBook)
TumbleBookLibrary
• Animated talking picture books for elementary school-aged children

EDUCATION


ERIC
• Educational Research Information Center-for teachers and education students
• Educational and education-related journals
Gale Virtual Reference Library
• Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
• Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
Proquest Education Journals
• Professional magazines and periodicals on education and education-related issues

ENCYCLOPEDIAS AND DICTIONARIES


21st-Century Explorer (In-library)

21st-Century Explorer (Remote access)
• Provides tools for students who read below grade level, are dealing with specific learning problems, or are at risk of falling behind
• Search or browse for information in encyclopedias, magazines, videos, and web sites
• The "read aloud" feature is ideal for reluctant readers, ELL and ESL students, and adult literacy students
eLibrary Elementary
• Contains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students
• Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary
• Access to historical and current multimedia content
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Encyclopędia Britannica Online Library Edition (In-library)

Encyclopædia Britannica Online Library Edition (Remote access)
• Comprehensive multimedia encyclopedia
• Links to Britannica Junior for yo unger users
Encyclopedia Americana
• Updated general information encyclopedia
• Maps, Flags, Tables and Links to Web sites
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
• Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
• Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
• For middle school and high school students
• Includes pictures, maps, sounds and videos
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Lands and Peoples
• Designed for middle and high school students
• Includes articles on countries, cultures and current events. It also includes an atlas and almanacs
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
New Book of Knowledge
• General encyclopedia for young students K-8
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre
• Complete resource for Spanish speakers and Spanish-language students
• Written from a Latin American perspective
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Spanish Reference Center (In-library)

Spanish Reference Center (Remote Access)
• This site offers resources in Spanish for all ages in two unique interfaces, each with its own comprehensive encyclopedia: Enciclopedia Moderna for high school ages and up and Britannica Escolar Online for ages 6-12
Webster's Dictionary (In-library)

Webster's Dictionary (Remote Access)
• Search for definitions from the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus
World Book Kids (In-library)

World Book Kids (Remote Access)
• An encyclopedia and reference center designed for kids
• Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps
World Book Spanish Language (In-library)

World Book Spanish Language (Remote Access)
World Book Encyclopedia in Spanish
World Book Student (In-library)

World Book Student (Remote Access)
• Designed for students
• Includes World Book Encyclopedia, biographies, dictionary, atlases, and more

GENERAL REFERENCE


21st-Century Explorer (In-library)

21st-Century Explorer (Remote access)
• Provides tools for students who read below grade level, are dealing with specific learning problems, or are at risk of falling behind
• Search or browse for information in encyclopedias, magazines, videos, and web sites
• The "read aloud" feature is ideal for reluctant readers, ELL and ESL students, and adult literacy students
Academic OneFile
• A source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from leading journals and reference sources
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
America the Beautiful
• Facts, History and Current Events for each state
• Timelines, games and teacher resources
• For K-8 Students
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Black Newspapers
• A significant selection of newspapers by and for the African-American community
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry (In Library)

Columbia Granger's World of Poetry (Remote Access)
• 500,000 poem citations and more than 50,000 full-text poems
• Commentaries and short biographies
eLibrary Elementary
• Contains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students
• Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary
• Access to historical and current multimedia content
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
History Reference Center
• Full text database covering U.S. and world history
• Contains historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, and videos
InfoTrac Newsstand
• Recent New York Times, the New York Post and others
• Regional, local and foreign language newspapers
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Daily Life Through History (In-library)

Daily Life Through History (Remote access)
• Everyday life and social customs throughout world history
• Maps and multimedia
EBSCO A-to-Z
• Comprehensive list of periodical titles and corresponding databases in which they appear
• Scope limited to EBSCOhost databases
Encyclopædia Britannica Online Library Edition (In-library)

Encyclopædia Britannica Online Library Edition (Remote access)
• Comprehensive multimedia encyclopedia
• Links to Britannica Junior for younger users
Encyclopedia Americana
• Updated general information encyclopedia
• Maps, Flags, Tables and Links to Web sites
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
• Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
• Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
General OneFile
• Newspaper and periodical articles of general interest
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Global Reference Center (In-library)

Global Reference Center (Remote access)
• From Encyclopædia Britannica
• Encyclopedic entries & dictionaries in a variety of languages
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
• For middle school and high school students
• Includes pictures, maps, sounds and videos
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Guide to Reference (In-library only)
• A resource for librarians and library school students
• Used for "identifying local materials that answer users’ questions, training reference staff, inventorying and developing reference collections, assisting interlibrary loan staff, and serving as a gateway to the wider repertory of the reference literature"

NOTE: Guide to Reference is accessible in the library only.  Please ask at the Reference Desk.
Hoover's Company Records
• Covers more than 40,000 public and non-public companies
• Corporate data, in depth industry analyses, location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers, and more
¡Informe!
• Provides indexing, images and full-text of popular Hispanic magazines
• Also included is a thesaurus and interface that are designed for Spanish-speaking users

Kids InfoBits
• Magazine and newspaper articles for students K-5
• Includes Merriam Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs
• Fun to search, easy to use!
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Live Librarian
• Answers to your reference questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Maloney's Directory Online (In-library)

Maloney's Directory Online (Remote Access)
• Unique clearinghouse of hard to find information for the antiques and collectibles industry
• Thousands of specialist dealers, experts, collectors, appraisers, clubs, authenticators and auction services
National Newspaper Index
• Index and abstracts from New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, L. A. Times and Wall Street Journal
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
New Book of Knowledge
• General encyclopedia for young students K-8
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
New York State Newspapers
• Newspapers published in the state of New York
• Includes the New York Times and the New York Post
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
NoveList
• What to read next
• Book discussion guides and book-talks
• Series, find similar books, and book reviews
NoveList K-8
• What to read next for K-8
• Book discussion guides and teacher resources
• Series, find similar books, and book reviews
La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre
• Complete resource for Spanish speakers and Spanish-language students
• Written from a Latin American perspective
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
OCLC FirstSearch (In-library only)
• Search for articles in FirstSearch
• Search the world catalog in WorldCat

NOTE: OCLC FirstSearch is accessible in the library only.  Please ask at the Reference Desk.
OmniFile Full Text Select
• A full-text multidisciplinary database covering art, education, social science, the humanities, business, science, current events, and more
• Includes full text from more than 2500 journals
Online Catalog
• Search for books and audio/visual materials in your library and other Nassau County public libraries
• Search by title, author or keyword
• Request titles and view your library account here
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
• Viewpoint articles on social issues and current events
• Topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to web sites, full-text magazine and newspaper articles
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Oxford Art Online
• Coverage of visual arts including paintings, sculpture, architecture, photography, decorative arts, performance arts and multimedias.
• Contains links to international galleries and museums
Oxford Music Online
• Up-to-date music information including biographies
• Covers popular music, opera and jazz
• Links to sound archives and illustrations
ProQuest Historical Newsday
• Digitized Newsday newspapers covering 1940-1985
• See pages and articles as they originally appeared
ProQuest Historical NY Times
• New York Times starting in 1851
• See pages and articles as they originally appeared
ProQuest Newspapers
• A collection of over a dozen newspapers from across the country, and around the world
ReferenceUSA
• Detailed information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses; 102 million U.S. residents; 683,000 U.S. health care providers
Research Library
• Search for articles on a broad range of subjects
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Sams PhotofactOnline (In-library only)
• Schematics for over 200,000 models in the consumer electronics market

NOTE Sams PhotofactOnline is accessible in the library only.  Please ask at the Reference Desk.
Spanish Reference Center (In-library)

Spanish Reference Center (Remote Access)
• This site offers resources in Spanish for all ages in two unique interfaces, each with its own comprehensive encyclopedia: Enciclopedia Moderna for high school ages and up and Britannica Escolar Online for ages 6-12
Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
• A comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States
Student Resource Center
• Full text articles from a thousand magazines and newspapers
• Primary documents
• Plays and poems
• Biographies
Union List of Serials (LILCat) (In-library only)
• Determine which libraries on Long Island carry the newspaper, magazine or journal you seek

NOTE: Union List of Serials (LILCat) is accessible in the library only.  Please ask at the Reference Desk.
Webster's Dictionary (In-library)

Webster's Dictionary (Remote Access)
• Search for definitions from the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus
World Book Kids (In-library)

World Book Kids (Remote Access)
• An encyclopedia and reference center designed for kids
• Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps
World Book Spanish Language (In-library)

World Book Spanish Language (Remote Access)
World Book Encyclopedia in Spanish
World Book Student (In-library)

World Book Student (Remote Access)
• Designed for students
• Includes World Book Encyclopedia, biographies, dictionary, atlases, and more
WorldCat.org
• Search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world

NOTE: The East Meadow Public Library maintains only serial holdings (magazines/journals/newspapers) in WorldCat.
World Data Analyst (In-library)

World Data Analyst (Remote access)
• Quick and easy comparisons of the countries of the world

GENEALOGY


Ancestry Library Edition (In-library only)
• Genealogy - Trace your family’s history
• Images of original U.S. census records, Social Security Death Index

NOTE: Ancestry Library Edition is accessible in the library only.  Please ask at the Reference Desk.
HeritageQuest Online (In-library)

HeritageQuest Online (Remote access)
• Genealogy - tracing family histories
• Images of original U.S. census records
Historic Map Works (In-library)

Historic Map Works (Remote access)
• Historic and antique maps
• City directories and illustrations

HEALTH


ABMS Directory (In-library)

ABMS Directory (Remote access)
• Provides the ability to search for physicians electronically, based on a combination of criteria, including name, board certified specialty, city or state, etc.
• Indicates whether or not your doctor is board certified, and in what subspecialty
• Search for board certified physicians in a specific geographic location (e.g. Find an allergist in East Meadow, NY)
• Information about the physician's training, hospital and academic appointments, type of practice, professional memberships, office contact information, etc (when available)
Alt HealthWatch
• Complementary and holistic health care and wellness
• Full-text articles for more than 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals
• Hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts
Health and Wellness Resource Center
• Consumer health and medical information
• Includes herbal remedies, alternative or complementary treatments
Health Reference Center - Academic
• This multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
MedlinePlus
• Helps answer health questions
• Authoritative information from U.S. National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations
• Includes medical encyclopedias, dictionaries, news and more
ProQuest Health Management
• Full-text information covering all aspects of health administration
• Includes public health and safety, hospitals, personnel management, insurance, and more
PubMed
• Over 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles, from 1948-
• Links to full text articles and other related resources
• A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY


America's Historical Newspapers
• Explore America’s past through newspapers
• Search by era or area as early as 1690!
America the Beautiful
• Facts, History and Current Events for each state
• Timelines, games and teacher resources
• For K-8 Students
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Annals of American History (In-library)

Annals of American History (Remote access)
• Year-by-year documentary of America
• Primary documents
Biography In Context
• Biographies in the areas of literature, science, business, entertainment, history, current events and the arts
• Who's Who, magazine articles, pictures and links to web sites
• Find biographies by name, nationality, occupation and gender
Black Newspapers
• A significant selection of newspapers by and for the African-American community
CountryWatch (In-library)

CountryWatch (Remote access)
• News and information on each of the recognized countries of the world
Daily Life Through History (In-library)

Daily Life Through History (Remote access)
• Everyday life and social customs throughout world history
• Maps and multimedia
Gale Virtual Reference Library
• Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
• Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
Global Reference Center (In-library)

Global Reference Center (Remote access)
• From Encyclopædia Britannica
• Encyclopedic entries & dictionaries in a variety of languages
Historic Map Works (In-library)

Historic Map Works (Remote access)
• Historic and antique maps
• City directories and illustrations
History Reference Center
• Full text database covering U.S. and world history
• Contains historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, and videos
InfoTrac Newsstand
• Recent New York Times, the New York Post and others
• Regional, local and foreign language newspapers
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
National Newspaper Index
• Index and abstracts from New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, L. A. Times and Wall Street Journal
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
New York State Newspapers
• Newspapers published in the state of New York
• Includes the New York Times and the New York Post
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Primary Search
• Magazine articles for elementary and middle school students
• Pamphlets, Photos, Maps and Flags
ProQuest Historical Newsday
• Digitized Newsday newspapers covering 1940-1985
• See pages and articles as they originally appeared
ProQuest Historical NY Times
• New York Times starting in 1851
• See pages and articles as they originally appeared
ProQuest Newspapers
• A collection of over a dozen newspapers from across the country, and around the world
Salem History - Decades (In-library)

Salem History - Decades (Remote access)
• Comprehensive history of the United States and Canada in the twentieth century, divided into decades
• Access electronic versions of the following Salem Press titles: The Fifties in America, The Sixties in America, The Seventies in America, The Eighties in America, and The Nineties in America

Searchasaurus
• Designed to help primary school students enhance and develop basic search methodologies
• Offers Lexile limiters (reading level), making it easy for students to read and research only appropriately challenging materials

HOMEWORK HELP


Live Homework Help
• Connect one-on-one with a tutor
• Math, science, social studies and english on a K through adult learner level
• Available every day from 2 to 10 p.m.
Live Librarian
• Answers to your reference questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

IMAGES


Annals of American History (In-library)

Annals of American History (Remote access)
• Year-by-year documentary of America
• Primary documents
AP Images (In-library)

AP Images (Remote access)
• Associated Press Photo archive: historical and current
• Primary source materials
• Multimedia
Biography In Context
• Biographies in the areas of literature, science, business, entertainment, history, current events and the arts
• Who's Who, magazine articles, pictures and links to web sites
• Find biographies by name, nationality, occupation and gender
Black Newspapers
• A significant selection of newspapers by and for the African-American community
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry (In Library)

Columbia Granger's World of Poetry (Remote Access)
• 500,000 poem citations and more than 50,000 full-text poems
• Commentaries and short biographies
CountryWatch (In-library)

CountryWatch (Remote access)
• News and information on each of the recognized countries of the world
Daily Life Through History (In-library)

Daily Life Through History (Remote access)
• Everyday life and social customs throughout world history
• Maps and multimedia
eLibrary Elementary
• Contains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students
• Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary
• Access to historical and current multimedia content
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Encyclopædia Britannica Online Library Edition (In-library)

Encyclopædia Britannica Online Library Edition (Remote access)
• Comprehensive multimedia encyclopedia
• Links to Britannica Junior for younger users
Encyclopedia Americana
• Updated general information encyclopedia
• Maps, Flags, Tables and Links to Web sites
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
• For middle school and high school students
• Includes pictures, maps, sounds and videos
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Historic Map Works (In-library)

Historic Map Works (Remote access)
• Historic and antique maps
• City directories and illustrations
History Reference Center
• Full text database covering U.S. and world history
• Contains historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, and videos
¡Informe!
• Provides indexing, images and full-text of popular Hispanic magazines
• Also included is a thesaurus and interface that are designed for Spanish-speaking users
National Newspaper Index
• Index and abstracts from New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, L. A. Times and Wall Street Journal
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
New Book of Knowledge
• General encyclopedia for young students K-8
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Oxford Art Online
• Coverage of visual arts including paintings, sculpture, architecture, photography, decorative arts, performance arts and multimedias.
• Contains links to international galleries and museums
Oxford Music Online
• Up-to-date music information including biographies
• Covers popular music, opera and jazz
• Links to sound archives and illustrations
ProQuest Historical Newsday
• Digitized Newsday newspapers covering 1940-1985
• See pages and articles as they originally appeared
ProQuest Historical NY Times
• New York Times starting in 1851
• See pages and articles as they originally appeared
ProQuest Newspapers
• A collection of over a dozen newspapers from across the country, and around the world
Science Online
• Science fair experiments
• Biographies
• News articles

Student Resource Center
• Full text articles from a thousand magazines and newspapers
• Primary documents
• Plays and poems
• Biographies
World Book Kids (In-library)

World Book Kids (Remote Access)
• An encyclopedia and reference center designed for kids
• Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps
World Book Spanish Language (In-library)

World Book Spanish Language (Remote Access)
World Book Encyclopedia in Spanish
World Book Student (In-library)

World Book Student (Remote Access)
• Designed for students
• Includes World Book Encyclopedia, biographies, dictionary, atlases, and more
World Data Analyst (In-library)

World Data Analyst (Remote access)
• Quick and easy comparisons of the countries of the world

LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION


Byki Online: Library Edition (In-library)

Byki Online: Library Edition (Remote Access)
• A language-learning system that uses flashcards
• Designed to help you quickly build a solid base of words and phrases
• More than 50 languages are included

LAW


LexisNexis Library Express (In-library)

LexisNexis Library Express (Remote access)
• News
• Legal research (legal resources not available remotely)
• Business research

LITERATURE


Columbia Granger's World of Poetry (In Library)

Columbia Granger's World of Poetry (Remote Access)
• 500,000 poem citations and more than 50,000 full-text poems
• Commentaries and short biographies
Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online
• Profiles of more than 143,000 past and present authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights
• Biographies discuss the lives and careers of the literary figures profiled, along with the critical response to their works
Gale Virtual Reference Library
• Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
• Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
Literature Criticism Online
• Discover commentary on your favorite works of literature written by the scholars of the day
• Access digitized versions of the latest editions of the following reference works: Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism , Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism
Literature Resource Center
• Criticism, biographies and list of works for noted authors
LitFinder
• Poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays
• Biographies, summaries, and criticisms
• Search by author, subject, title, date, nationality and gender
MagillOnLiteraturePlus
• Plot summaries, criticism and author information
• Masterplots
MLA International Bibliography Image of the word "NEW!"
• Comprehensive gateway to literary criticism from the Modern Language Association (MLA)
• Contains millions of citations from journals & series, as well as book publishers
• Indexed materials coverage is international and includes full-text links
NoveList
• What to read next
• Book discussion guides and book-talks
• Series, find similar books, and book reviews
NoveList K-8
• What to read next for K-8
• Book discussion guides and teacher resources
• Series, find similar books, and book reviews
Scribner Writers Series
• Critical essays on the works of noted world authors
• Biographies and research topics
Twayne's Authors Online
• Critical essays on the works of noted world authors from Ancient Times to present
• Biographies and research topics
LIVE HELP


Live Homework Help
• Connect one-on-one with a tutor
• Math, science, social studies and english on a K through adult learner level
• Available every day from 2 to 10 p.m.
Live Librarian
• Answers to your reference questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

MAGAZINES AND JOURNALS


Academic OneFile
• A source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from leading journals and reference sources
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Business Insights: Essentials
• Includes company profiles, industry reports and financial reports, as well as business magazines and newspapers
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
ERIC
• Educational Research Information Center-for teachers and education students
• Educational and education-related journals
General OneFile
• Newspaper and periodical articles of general interest
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
InfoTrac PROMT
• Articles from business and trade journals, industry newsletters, newspapers and market research studies
• New releases
• Investment and brokerage firm reports
Kids InfoBits
• Magazine and newspaper articles for students K-5
• Includes Merriam Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs
• Fun to search, easy to use!
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
LexisNexis Library Express (In-library)

LexisNexis Library Express (Remote access)
• News
• Legal research (legal resources not available remotely)
• Business research
OmniFile Full Text Select
• A full-text multidisciplinary database covering art, education, social science, the humanities, business, science, current events, and more
• Includes full text from more than 2500 journals
Primary Search
• Magazine articles for elementary and middle school students
• Pamphlets, Photos, Maps and Flags
Proquest Education Journals
• Professional magazines and periodicals on education and education-related issues
Research Library
• Search for articles on a broad range of subjects
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Science in Context
• Supports high school curricula and university coursework
• Contains authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects from obesity to endangered species

Searchasaurus
• Designed to help primary school students enhance and develop basic search methodologies
• Offers Lexile limiters (reading level), making it easy for students to read and research only appropriately challenging materials
Student Resource Center
• Full text articles from a thousand magazines and newspapers
• Primary documents
• Plays and poems
• Biographies
Union List of Serials (LILCat) (In-library only)
• Find which libraries on Long Island carry the newspaper, magazine or journal you seek

NOTE: Union List of Serials (LILCat) is accessible in the library only.  Please ask at the Reference Desk.
MUSIC


Gale Virtual Reference Library
• Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
• Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
Oxford Music Online
• Up-to-date music information including biographies
• Covers popular music, opera and jazz
• Links to sound archives and illustrations

NEWSPAPERS


America's Historical Newspapers
• Explore America’s past through newspapers
• Search by era or area as early as 1690!
Black Newspapers
• A significant selection of newspapers by and for the African-American community
Gannett Newsstand
• Contains over 85 Gannett newspapers, 6 of which are New York newspapers. These include the Ithaca Journal, Poughkeepsie Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Journal News (White Plains), Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton) and Star-Gazette (Elmira)
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
General OneFile
• Newspaper and periodical articles of general interest
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
¡Informe!
• Provides indexing, images and full-text of popular Hispanic magazines
• Also included is a thesaurus and interface that are designed for Spanish-speaking users
InfoTrac Newsstand (formerly Custom Newspapers)
• Recent New York Times, the New York Post and others
• Regional, local and foreign language newspapers
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Kids InfoBits
• Magazine and newspaper articles for students K-5
• Includes Merriam Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs
• Fun to search, easy to use!
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
LexisNexis Library Express (In-library)

LexisNexis Library Express (Remote access)
• News
• Legal research (legal resources not available remotely)
• Business research
National Newspaper Index
• Index and abstracts from New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, L. A. Times and Wall Street Journal
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Newsday
• Full-text from 1985 to present
New York State Newspapers
• Newspapers published in the state of New York
• Includes the New York Times and the New York Post
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Primary Search
• Magazine articles for elementary and middle school students
• Pamphlets, Photos, Maps and Flags
ProQuest Historical Newsday
• Digitized Newsday newspapers covering 1940-1985
• See pages and articles as they originally appeared
ProQuest Historical NY Times
• New York Times starting in 1851
• See pages and articles as they originally appeared
ProQuest Newspapers
• A collection of over a dozen newspapers from across the country, and around the world
Research Library
• Search for articles on a broad range of subjects
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Searchasaurus
• Designed to help primary school students enhance and develop basic search methodologies
• Offers Lexile limiters (reading level), making it easy for students to read and research only appropriately challenging materials
Student Resource Center
• Full text articles from a thousand magazines and newspapers
• Primary documents
• Plays and poems
• Biographies

PRIMARY SOURCES


America's Historical Newspapers
• Explore America’s past through newspapers
• Search by era or area as early as 1690!
Annals of American History (In-library)

Annals of American History (Remote access)
• Year-by-year documentary of America
• Primary documents
AP Images (In-library)

AP Images (Remote access)
• Associated Press Photo archive: historical and current
• Primary source materials
• Multimedia
Black Newspapers
• A significant selection of newspapers by and for the African-American community
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry (In Library)

Columbia Granger's World of Poetry (Remote Access)
• 500,000 poem citations and more than 50,000 full-text poems
• Commentaries and short biographies
Daily Life Through History (In-library)

Daily Life Through History (Remote access)
• Everyday life and social customs throughout world history
• Maps and multimedia
General OneFile
• Newspaper and periodical articles of general interest
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Historic Map Works (In-library)

Historic Map Works (Remote access)
• Historic and antique maps
• City directories and illustrations
¡Informe!
• Provides indexing, images and full-text of popular Hispanic magazines
• Also included is a thesaurus and interface that are designed for Spanish-speaking users
InfoTrac Newsstand
• Recent New York Times, the New York Post and others
• Regional, local and foreign language newspapers
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
InfoTrac PROMT
• Articles from business and trade journals, industry newsletters, newspapers and market research studies
• New releases
• Investment and brokerage firm reports
Kids InfoBits
• Magazine and newspaper articles for students K-5
• Includes Merriam Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs
• Fun to search, easy to use!
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
LitFinder
• Poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays
• Biographies, summaries, and criticisms
• Search by author, subject, title, date, nationality and gender
National Newspaper Index
• Index and abstracts from New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, L. A. Times and Wall Street Journal
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Newsday
• Full-text from 1985 to present
New York State Newspapers
• Newspapers published in the state of New York
• Includes the New York Times and the New York Post
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
• Viewpoint articles on social issues and current events
• Topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to web sites, full-text magazine and newspaper articles
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Primary Search
• Magazine articles for elementary and middle school students
• Pamphlets, Photos, Maps and Flags
ProQuest Historical Newsday
• Digitized Newsday newspapers covering 1940-1985
• See pages and articles as they originally appeared
ProQuest Historical NY Times
• New York Times starting in 1851
• See pages and articles as they originally appeared
ProQuest Newspapers
• A collection of over a dozen newspapers from across the country, and around the world
Research Library
• Search for articles on a broad range of subjects
• A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
Searchasaurus
• Designed to help primary school students enhance and develop basic search methodologies
• Offers Lexile limiters (reading level), making it easy for students to read and research only appropriately challenging materials
Student Resource Center
• Full text articles from a thousand magazines and newspapers
• Primary documents
• Plays and poems
• Biographies

SCIENCE


Gale Virtual Reference Library
• Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
• Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7

New Book of Popular Science
• A resource for middle and high school students
• Includes articles in the areas of science, technology and medicine. • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information.  NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library.
OmniFile Full Text Select
• A full-text multidisciplinary database covering art, education, social science, the humanities, business, science, current events, and more
• Includes full text from more than 2500 journals
Salem Science - Global Warming (In-library)

Salem Science - Global Warming (Remote access)
• Access the electronic version of Salem Press' Encyclopedia of Global Warming
• Complete, authoritative coverage of the science, policy and social issues surrounding global warming and climate change

Science in Context
• Supports high school curricula and university coursework
• Contains authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects from obesity to endangered species

Science Online
• Science fair experiments
• Biographies
• News articles

STATISTICS/DEMOGRAPHICS


Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
• A comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States

TEST PREPARATION


LearningExpress Library (In-library)

LearningExpress Library (Remote access)
• Interactive exam preparation, tutorials and practice tests
• SAT, GRE, GMAT, GED and other educational tests
• Civil Service and Licensing Exams
• Job Search & Workplace Skills, U.S. Citizenship preparation, and more

NOTE: If you require home access, your username should be your library card number.

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