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Arts & 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 (transfers not supported on library computers)
  • Also includes a collection of downloadable eBooks

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.  For assistance, please inquire at the Reference Desk.


Auto Repair Reference Center

  • Auto repair information-domestic and imported
  • Repair tips, troubleshooting, service bulletins and diagrams
  • 1954-present

DMV Permit Practice Tests

  • New York State-specific practice tests: 11 car practice tests, 6 motorcycle practice tests, and 1 CDL practice test.
  • Online access to NY State DMV Manuals: Driver’s Manual, Motorcyle Manual, and Commercial Driver’s Manual
  • A FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions

 

Los Bancos de Datos Disponibles en Español


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

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

Gale Virtual Reference Library

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

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

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 Complete

  • Features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data
  • Comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline

ABI/INFORM Research

  • Covers a variety of business-related subject areas including financial, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and more
  • Delivers over 1,800 journals, with more than 1,200 available in full-text

 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 via remote access)
  • Business research

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

ProQuest Entrepreneurship (In-library)

ProQuest Entrepreneurship (Remote Access)

  • Offers a central access point to a variety of discovery and advisory tools specific to the needs of entrepreneurship

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 3.0

  • Includes skill-building tutorials, test preparation, and career advancement resources enhanced with new educational content, career guidance, and advice from industry experts
  • SAT, GRE, GMAT, GED and other educational tests
  • Civil Service and Licensing Exams
  • Job Search & Workplace Skills, U.S. Citizenship preparation, and more

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.


BookFlix (In-library)

BookFlix (Remote access)

  • Online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction from Children’s Press and other Scholastic imprints
  • Reinforces core reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration

DKfindout!

  • A resource for children ages 7-11 which covers science, mathematics, English, history, geography, the human body, and more
  • Includes animations, sounds, photographs, videos, and articles, bringing key processes and concepts to life

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.


Explora for Primary School Students

  • Supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality

Explora for Secondary School Students

  • Supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality

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.


Miss Humblebee’s Academy

  • Prepares children ages 3 to 6 for kindergarten proficiency
  • Engaging and interactive online curriculum
  • Program evaluates children’s comprehension of new concepts and sends parents progress reports that keep them informed about what their child is doing and how well they understand new skills
  • Accessible on any device (Apple or Android, tablet, phone, or computer)

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 Plus

  • 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

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

Computing


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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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 via remote access)
  • Business research

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. (In-library)

Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (Remote access)

  • 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

Early Literacy


Miss Humblebee’s Academy

  • Prepares children ages 3 to 6 for kindergarten proficiency
  • Engaging and interactive online curriculum
  • Program evaluates children’s comprehension of new concepts and sends parents progress reports that keep them informed about what their child is doing and how well they understand new skills
  • Accessible on any device (Apple or Android, tablet, phone, or computer)

eBooks


BookFlix
(In-library)

BookFlix (Remote access)

  • Online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction from Children’s Press and other Scholastic imprints
  • Reinforces core reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration

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

Explora Educator’s Edition

  • Includes access to more than 2,100 full-text scholarly journals (over 1,700 are peer-reviewed)
  • Provides access to lesson plans, students tools, curriculum standards and links to sites useful to teachers
  • Collection focus on education, with full-text to over 500 education 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

DKfindout!

  • A resource for children ages 7-11 which covers science, mathematics, English, history, geography, the human body, and more.
  • Includes animations, sounds, photographs, videos, and articles, bringing key processes and concepts to life.

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.


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

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.  For more information, please call or visit the Reference Desk.


Ancestry.com New York

  • New York State records for genealogy research available to use in the library or remotely

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

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

Catalog

  • Search for books and media materials in your library and other Nassau public libraries
  • Search by title, author or keyword
  • Request items and view your library account here

CQ Magazine  New

  • CQ Magazine (formerly, CQ Weekly) covers virtually every act of Congress delivering nonpartisan news and analysis of the legislative branch of the U.S. government

CQ Researcher Plus Archive

  • In-depth unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy

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

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.


Explora for Public Libraries

  • Supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality

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.


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.


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 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.


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.


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

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 Plus

  • What to read next
  • Book discussion guides and book-talks
  • Series, find similar books, and book reviews

NoveList K-8 Plus

  • 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 WorldCat Discovery (In-library only)

  • Find library resources worldwide through a single search

NOTE: OCLC WorldCat Discovery is accessible inside the library only.  Please ask for assistance 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

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

ProQuest Research Library

  • Search for articles on a broad range of subjects
  • Academic and multidisciplinary in scope

ReferenceUSA

  • Detailed information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses; 102 million U.S. residents; 683,000 U.S. health care providers

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. (In-library)

Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (Remote access)

  • 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

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

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

 


CQ Magazine  New

  • CQ Magazine (formerly, CQ Weekly) covers virtually every act of Congress delivering nonpartisan news and analysis of the legislative branch of the U.S. government

CQ Researcher Plus Archive

  • In-depth unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy

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

Historic Map Works (In-library)

Historic Map Works (Remote access)

  • Historic and antique maps
  • City directories and illustrations

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.


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

U.S. History in Context

  • Provides a complete overview of America’s past and covers the most studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people
  • Includes primary source documents, full-text newspapers and periodicals, and videos and audio files from sources such as The New York Times, National Geographic, and NPR

 

World History in Context

  • Coverage from the ancient world to today’s headlines
  • Includes primary sources, reliable references and multimedia content collected for students and researchers

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.

Images


Annals of American History
(In-library)

Annals of American History (Remote access)

  • Year-by-year documentary of America
  • Primary documents

AP Images

  • 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

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

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.


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

Student Resource Center

  • Full text articles from a thousand magazines and newspapers
  • Primary documents
  • Plays and poems
  • Biographies

U.S. History in Context

  • Provides a complete overview of America’s past and covers the most studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people
  • Includes primary source documents, full-text newspapers and periodicals, and videos and audio files from sources such as The New York Times, National Geographic, and NPR

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, a 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 


Transparent Language Online
(In-library)

Transparent Language Online (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

Pronunciator Language Learning

  • Learn 80 languages in any of 50 languages, for a total of 4,000 available course combinations
  • Includes ESL instruction for 50 non-English languages

Law


LexisNexis Library Express
(In-library)

LexisNexis Library Express (Remote access)

  • News
  • Legal research (legal resources not available via remote access)
  • Business research

Literature

 

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

  • 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 Plus

  • What to read next
  • Book discussion guides and book-talks
  • Series, find similar books, and book reviews

NoveList K-8 Plus

  • What to read next for K-8
  • Book discussion guides and teacher resources
  • Series, find similar books, and book reviews

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.

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 via remote access)
  • 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

ProQuest Research Library

  • Search for articles on a broad range of subjects
  • Academic and multidisciplinary in scope

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

Student Resource Center

  • Full text articles from a thousand magazines and newspapers
  • Primary documents
  • Plays and poems
  • Biographies

Zinio for Libraries  New

  • Access a collection of interactive digital magazines
  • Read online using a PC or Mac or download magazines to the free Zinio for Libraries app for iPad, iPhone/iPod Touch, Android and Kindle Fire/HD/HDX.

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.


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 via remote access)
  • Business research

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

ProQuest Research Library

  • Search for articles on a broad range of subjects
  • Academic and multidisciplinary in scope

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

  • 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

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

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

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

ProQuest Research Library

  • Search for articles on a broad range of subjects
  • Academic and multidisciplinary in scope

Student Resource Center

  • Full text articles from a thousand magazines and newspapers
  • Primary documents
  • Plays and poems
  • Biographies

U.S. History in Context

  • Provides a complete overview of America’s past and covers the most studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people
  • Includes primary source documents, full-text newspapers and periodicals, and videos and audio files from sources such as The New York Times, National Geographic, and NPR

World History in Context

  • Coverage from the ancient world to today’s headlines
  • Includes primary sources, reliable references and multimedia content collected for students and researchers

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

Statistics/Demographics


Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
 (In-library)

Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (Remote access)

  • A comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States

Test Preparation


DMV Permit Practice Tests

  • New York State-specific practice tests: 11 car practice tests, 6 motorcycle practice tests, and 1 CDL practice test.
  • Online access to NY State DMV Manuals: Driver’s Manual, Motorcyle Manual, and Commercial Driver’s Manual
  • A FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions

LearningExpress Library 3.0

  • Includes skill-building tutorials, test preparation, and career advancement resources enhanced with new educational content, career guidance, and advice from industry experts
  • SAT, GRE, GMAT, GED and other educational tests
  • Civil Service and Licensing Exams
  • Job Search & Workplace Skills, U.S. Citizenship preparation, and more

Varsity Tutors: Free Practice Tests

  • Covers common standardized tests like the ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, ISEE, and SSAT
  • Thousands of distinct practice tests across 150 subjects, including history, math, foreign languages, and science for all experience levels