Databases-Genre

Begin your research with one of our databases

Click here to access an alphabetical list of our databases.

Looking for information that is not from a database? Check our Helpful Resources page.

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– Auto & Small Engine Repair –

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AutoMate

Includes automotive repair information for many vehicles back to the 1970s, and for a few back to the 1940s.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center is a full text database containing thousands of accurate and concise step-by-step maintenance and repair instructions for hundreds of small engine machines and their supporting components. Routine maintenance, such as tune-ups and brake service, as well as more extensive repairs involving engine transmission disassembly are covered. Engines types include: motorcycles, ATVs, personal water craft, snowmobiles, lawn mowers, tractors, snow blowers, generators, and more.

In Library Use     Home Use Link (PJFL cardholders ONLY)

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Biography Reference Bank (H.W. Wilson)

Offering the in-depth, original profiles of Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index, and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators, this database contains biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals—providing the most current coverage of an individual’s life and work.

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Something About the Author

An easy-to-use source for librarians, students and other researchers, Something About the Author Online provides electronic access to all volumes of Something About the Author and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series. Multiple search and browse options are combined with an easy format that matches the look and feel of the print originals. Each volume of the Something About the Author (SATA) series provides illustrated biographical profiles of approximately 75 children’s authors and artists.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

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– Books & Literature –

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Book Collection: Nonfiction

Book Collection: Nonfiction contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,500 nonfiction titles covering all core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills, and more.

In Library Use     Home Use Link (PJFL cardholders ONLY)

Book Index with Reviews

Whether you need a bibliographic database for collection development or are looking for an easy-to-use tool for identifying available titles, Book Index with Reviews is the right choice. Perfect for developing booklists and subject guides, BIR is indispensable for addressing daily challenges such as finding replacement copies and full-text reviews. The My BIR alert service also puts users ahead of the game on new editions, forthcoming titles from popular authors or new releases on hot topics.

In Library Use     Home Use Link (PJFL cardholders ONLY)

Literary Reference Center

The Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a highly graphical interface intended for public, academic and high school libraries. The primary goal of LRC is to assist high school and undergraduate English and Humanities students with homework and research assignments of a literary nature.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

Novelist Plus

NoveList is a comprehensive readers’ advisory solution for fiction lovers. It allows you to locate over 125,000 novels in a variety of ways, including “Author read-alikes”, and “similar books”. NoveList Plus will help you to answer the question of what to read next.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

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Business Insights: Essentials

The Business Insights: Essentials is a comprehensive research tool that offers accurate and up-to-date business information and company and industry intelligence on thousands of global companies, including periodical and news articles, press releases, company financials, investment reports, industry and company rankings, market share data, and more.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

Business Source Premier

The industry’s most widely used business research database, this collection features full text and searchable cited references for top journals covering a variety of business disciplines. In addition, it includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

MorningStar

MorningStar Mutual Funds Online provides fast and easy access to MorningStar Mutual Funds in a PDF format. Download the latest issue under most recent issue, select an entire group of funds to review, or find a specific fund.

In Library Use     Home Use Link (PJFL cardholders ONLY)

Reference USA

This directory consists of over 14 million public and private U.S. companies plus 135 million white pages listings of business, residential, and health care telephone numbers.

In Library Use     Home Use Link (PJFL cardholders ONLY)

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– Careers –

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See more information on our Job & Career page.

Career Cruising

Career Cruising is a self-exploration and planning program that helps people of all ages achieve their potential in school, career and life.

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NEW! Career Online High School (COHS)

Patchogue-Medford Library offers adults in Suffolk County (age 19 & up) the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certification online. Port Jeff Library cardholders ARE eligible for this service. 

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College Source Online

A database of over 44,000 colleges, College Source lets you access college catalogs, link to college homepages, and search for colleges by name, geographical area, enrollment, tuition, degrees, course descriptions and much more.

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JobLine

A website created by a Suffolk County Career Resource Librarian, this site contains links to Long Island companies, job searches by field, college and technical schools, relocation information and much much more. This is a great place to begin your job search.

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– Children’s Research –

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See more information on our Homework and Research page.

Brainfuse HelpNow/ Adult Learning Center

On demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning. View how easy, intuitive and engaging Brainfuse HelpNow eLearning is for all ages and levels.

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Britannica Escolar (Español/Spanish) – Primaria/Elementary

Bienvenido a Britannica Escolar, un recurso informativo para la educación primaria y secundaria que es seguro, actualizado y apropiado para cada nivel educativo. Descubra los artículos enciclopédicos, los recursos multimedia y otros materiales de aprendizaje que apoyan la investigación de los estudiantes y refuerzan la programación curricular.

Discover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. New features make it more valuable than ever for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.

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Britannica School – Elementary

Welcome to Britannica School, a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for elementary school students. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources.

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Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database

This is an online database with over 300,000 reviews, MARC records and related information on children’s literature. Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database contains A variety of search options to help you find books by subject, age level, genre.

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Credo Reference

Credo Reference enhances the research experience by combining authoritative reference content with a one-stop exploratory search platform that drives usage of all trusted library resources. Online services include Credo’s Mind Map, topic pages, 690+ titles, subject encyclopedias and handbooks, and a core collection of reference materials.

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CultureGrams

Whether you are traveling to a new state or country, curious about recipes from around the world, or writing a report, CultureGrams is a great place to start. It includes each country’s customs, traditions and daily life; photos, flags and anthems. We have four editions: World, States, Provinces, and Kids.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

Explora – EBSCO’s new discovery interface

Includes the following databases: ERIC, History Reference Center, Book Index, Teachers Reference Center, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Elite, Literature Resource Center, Science Reference Center, GreenFILE, Literary Reference Center Plus, Topic Overview Public Library, Newspaper Source.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

Kids InfoBits

Highly graphical and age appropriate. Kids InfoBits is research for students in kindergarten through 5th grade.

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Muzzy Online

If you love the Muzzy DVDs then, check out the online version!

In Library & Home Use Link (PJFL cardholders ONLY)

National Geographic Kids

Nat Geo Kids inspires young adventurers to explore the world through award-winning magazines, books, apps, games, toys, videos, events, and a website, and is the only kids brand with a world-class scientific organization at its core.

In Library & Home Use Link (PJFL cardholders ONLY)

Novelist Plus K-8

NoveList K-8 Plus is a database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

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Science Reference Center

This comprehensive research database provides easy access to a wealth of full-text, science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student researcher’s needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other reliable sources. In addition, the database includes a vast collection of images from sources such as UPI, Getty, NASA, National Geographic and the Nature Picture Library.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

Sesame Street eBooks

Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street and so much more. Our mission is to help kids everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder—and we’re at work in more than 150 countries, using the power of media and our beloved Muppets to meet children’s development needs with critical early education, social impact programs, and a large dose of fun!

In Library & Home Use Link (PJFL cardholders ONLY)

Something About the Author

An easy-to-use source for librarians, students and other researchers, Something About the Author Online provides electronic access to all volumes of Something About the Author and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series. Multiple search and browse options are combined with an easy format that matches the look and feel of the print originals. Each volume of the Something About the Author (SATA) series provides illustrated biographical profiles of approximately 75 children’s authors and artists.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

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Līve-brary.com Topic Guides

Līve-brary.com Topic Guides contains resources and information on a variety of subjects. Līve-brary is a cooperative project of the Public Libraries in Suffolk County, NY.

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Long Island – 211

The Community Resource Database of Long Island is a free, online directory of health, human service, and education agencies and programs on Long Island  services for children, teens, adults, families, and seniors in both Nassau and Suffolk counties. With detailed information on nearly 12,000 community resources, the CRD provides instant, keyword access to essential information for Long Island individuals and organizations.

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Mastic Moriches Community Directory

Directory of 130 Local Organizations.

In Library & Home Use Link

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See more information on our Online Classes page.

ERIC Journals

ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 317,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

Explora – EBSCO’s new discovery interface

Includes the following databases: ERIC, History Reference Center, Book Index, Teachers Reference Center, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Elite, Literature Resource Center, Science Reference Center, GreenFILE, Literary Reference Center Plus, Topic Overview Public Library, Newspaper Source.

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Lynda.com

lynda.com is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 3,000 courses that include over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics (including business, design, web development and multimedia skills) and software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open source applications) that can help you pursue personal and professional goals. These courses are delivered by expert instructors and feature searchable transcripts that make it easy to find quick answers to questions. They also feature Certificates of Completion that can be uploaded to a LinkedIn profile.

In Library & Home Use Link (PJFL cardholders ONLY)

See more information on our Lynda.com page.

Teacher Reference Center

Available via EBSCOhost, Teacher Reference Center covers a variety of topics of interest to teachers, including: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.

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Britannica Academic

Britannica Academic delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the venerable Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough collegiate research—all from one resource. Written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other notable experts, Britannica Academic’s articles provide trusted information with balanced, global perspectives and insights that users will not find anywhere else.

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Britannica Escolar (Español/Spanish) – All Levels 

Bienvenido a Britannica Escolar, un recurso informativo para la educación primaria y secundaria que es seguro, actualizado y apropiado para cada nivel educativo. Descubra los artículos enciclopédicos, los recursos multimedia y otros materiales de aprendizaje que apoyan la investigación de los estudiantes y refuerzan la programación curricular.

Discover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. New features make it more valuable than ever for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.

In Library & Home Use Link

Britannica Escolar (Español/Spanish) – Primaria/Elementary

Bienvenido a Britannica Escolar, un recurso informativo para la educación primaria y secundaria que es seguro, actualizado y apropiado para cada nivel educativo. Descubra los artículos enciclopédicos, los recursos multimedia y otros materiales de aprendizaje que apoyan la investigación de los estudiantes y refuerzan la programación curricular.

Discover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. New features make it more valuable than ever for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.

In Library & Home Use Link

Britannica Escolar (Español/Spanish) – Secundaria/Secondary

Bienvenido a Britannica Escolar, un recurso informativo para la educación primaria y secundaria que es seguro, actualizado y apropiado para cada nivel educativo. Descubra los artículos enciclopédicos, los recursos multimedia y otros materiales de aprendizaje que apoyan la investigación de los estudiantes y refuerzan la programación curricular.

Discover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. New features make it more valuable than ever for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.

In Library & Home Use Link

Britannica School – All Levels

Welcome to Britannica School, a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for elementary, middle, and high school students. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources.

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Britannica School – Elementary

Welcome to Britannica School, a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for elementary school students. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources.

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Britannica School – High

Welcome to Britannica School, a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for  high school students. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources.

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Britannica School – Middle 

Welcome to Britannica School, a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for middle school students. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources.

In Library & Home Use Link

Credo Reference

Credo Reference enhances the research experience by combining authoritative reference content with a one-stop exploratory search platform that drives usage of all trusted library resources. Online services include Credo’s Mind Map, topic pages, 690+ titles, subject encyclopedias and handbooks, and a core collection of reference materials.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

General OneFile

General OneFile is Gale’s largest general-interest database. Exclusive features, including Topic Finder, InterLink, and a mobile-optimized interface, support and enhance the search experience.

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Journals (Serial Solutions)

A catalog of journals provided by Serial Solutions.

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MasterFile ELITE

Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFile ELITE provides full text for magazines, periodicals and reference books covering a wide-range of subject areas. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps and flags.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

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– Genealogy –

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See more information on our Genealogy page.

Ancestry Plus 

This In Library Use Only database includes a collection of genealogy databases including U.S. and UK census images, birth, marriage and death records, the U.S. Immigration Collection, containing many passenger and naturalization records, and a wide variety of other genealogy materials.

This database is available for In Library Use only.

Fold3

Fold3 provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

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HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest provides genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s and is rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. The collection consists of six core data sets: U.S. Federal Censuses, Genealogy and local history books, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank Records, U.S. Congressional Serial Set, and Periodical Source Index Archive.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

MyHeritage Library Edition

This genealogy resource with over 10,000 databases includes birth, death, military, census, and parish records.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

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Health Reference Center Academic

Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Healthology, Inc., and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of reference titles.

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MEDLINE

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

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History Reference Center

History Reference Center is a comprehensive full text history reference database, containing more than 112,000 historical documents; more than 113,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 112,000 historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

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Home Improvement Reference Center

The definitive online resource for home improvement assistance. Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, this database provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering all manner of home improvement/repair projects.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

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See more information on our Learn a Language page.

Britannica Escolar (Spanish/Español) – All Levels

Bienvenido a Britannica Escolar, un recurso informativo para la educación primaria y secundaria que es seguro, actualizado y apropiado para cada nivel educativo. Descubra los artículos enciclopédicos, los recursos multimedia y otros materiales de aprendizaje que apoyan la investigación de los estudiantes y refuerzan la programación curricular.

Discover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. New features make it more valuable than ever for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.

In Library & Home Use Link

Britannica Escolar (Español/Spanish) – Primaria/Elementary

Bienvenido a Britannica Escolar, un recurso informativo para la educación primaria y secundaria que es seguro, actualizado y apropiado para cada nivel educativo. Descubra los artículos enciclopédicos, los recursos multimedia y otros materiales de aprendizaje que apoyan la investigación de los estudiantes y refuerzan la programación curricular.

Discover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. New features make it more valuable than ever for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.

In Library & Home Use Link

Britannica Escolar (Español/Spanish) – Secundaria/Secondary

Bienvenido a Britannica Escolar, un recurso informativo para la educación primaria y secundaria que es seguro, actualizado y apropiado para cada nivel educativo. Descubra los artículos enciclopédicos, los recursos multimedia y otros materiales de aprendizaje que apoyan la investigación de los estudiantes y refuerzan la programación curricular.

Discover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. New features make it more valuable than ever for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.

In Library & Home Use Link

EBSCOhost Español

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Muzzy Online

If you love the Muzzy DVDs then, check out the online version!

In Library & Home Use Link

Pronunciator

Pronunciator is the brainchild of librarian/entrepreneur Robert Savage, and the ongoing work of an international team of 947 people — translators, teachers, librarians, editors, voice artists, sound engineers, graphic artists, and programmers. The world’s largest language-learning service.

See information about creating a free account on our Learn a Language page.

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Law Depot

Law Depot is a publisher of do-it-yourself legal documents and templates. Requires a separate account with RBdigital, simply create a new account or login.

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Westlaw

Westlaw is one of the primary online legal research services for lawyers and legal professionals in the United States. Build the strongest possible argument with superior legal material: primary law, analytical materials, practice area insights, litigation resources, public records, and more.

This database is only available on a designated computer in the Library. For access, please see a Reference Librarian.

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See more information on our eMagazines page.

Consumer Reports Website

Ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services in categories including appliances, cars, electronics and computers, home and garden, health and fitness, babies and kids, food, personal finance, and travel. Includes Cars Best Deals Plus.

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Consumer Reports Car Buying Guide

Ratings and recommendations for buying cars through EBSCO MasterFILE Elite.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

Consumer Reports Magazine

This database through EBSCO MasterFILE Elite has full text articles from Consumer Reports from 1985-present. Topics include articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

Flipster

Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine solution that makes it easy for you to read your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

See more information on our eMagazines page.

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– Newspapers –

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The American Hebrew & Jewish Messenger, 1857 – 1922

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Search America’s historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

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InfoTrac Custom Newspapers: New York State Newspapers

New York State Newspapers provides access to full text articles from various newspapers from the cities of Albany, Buffalo, and Syracuse plus the New York Observer, The New York Times, New York Post, and New York Daily News, back to 1980.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

InfoTrac Custom Newspapers: U.S./Intl. Major Newspapers

Access to full text articles from over 250 regional, national and international newspapers.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

Infotrac Newsstand

InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stopnys source for current news and searchable archives.

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Long Island History Journal

The Long Island History Journal, a peer-reviewed academic online publication, is published since 2009 by the Center for Global & Local History at Stony Brook University. It continues the Long Island Historical Journal that was founded by Roger Wunderlich in 1988. The LIHJ is especially interested in articles treating the history of Long Island – Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties – in a national and/or global context. The LIHJ also publishes reviews of recent books concerning the various aspects of Long Island. Prospective authors should consult our “Guidelines for Authors,” located under the “Authors” tab on our home page.

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New York Amsterdam News, 1922-1923

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

New York State Historic Newspapers

The images on this web site were scanned, processed by an optical character recognition program and converted to computer files. The contents of those files were then indexed and placed on a central server. These research resources are available for online use at no charge. Downloading a large number of files is not permitted. This is created and administered by the Northern New York Library Network in partnership with the Empire State Library Network. Particular thanks is extended to Mike Beccaria of Paul Smith’s College for his outstanding contribution to the development of this project.

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The New York Times, 1980-Current

Full-text coverage of the New York Times. Offers superb coverage of national and international news, plus coverage of important speeches and documents.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

The New York Times Historical, 1851-2014

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. The Historical New York Times with Index provides search capability using subject terms and topics for focused and targeted results in combination with searchable full text, full page, and article-level images from The Historical New York Times.

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Newsday, 1985-Current

This publication’s detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue is indexed thoroughly, so they have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the paper. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc.

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Newsday Historical, 1940-1989

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1940-1984.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.

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Proquest/US Newsstream, 1980-Current

Proquest/US Newsstream provides access to local, regional, and national newspapers. Includes The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

Suffolk County Historic Newspapers – New York State Historic Newspapers

The images on this web site were scanned, processed by an optical character recognition program and converted to computer files. The contents of those files were then indexed and placed on a central server. These research resources are available for online use at no charge. Downloading a large number of files is not permitted. This is created and administered by the Northern New York Library Network in partnership with the Empire State Library Network. Particular thanks is extended to Mike Beccaria of Paul Smith’s College for his outstanding contribution to the development of this project. Included are newspapers from Sag Harbor, Huntington, Cutchogue, Babylon and Sayville from the 1800s.

In Library Use & Home Use Link

The Wall Street Journal, 1984-Current

Full-text coverage of the Wall Street Journal.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

The Wall Street Journal Historical, 1889-2000

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

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– Science & Technology –

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See more information including free databases on our Helpful Resources page.

GreenFILE

GreenFILE covers the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. This free research database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 806,000 records and open access full text for more than 12,000 records. Key journals include Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Conservation Biology, Forest Ecology & Management, International Journal of Green Energy, and Journal of Wildlife Management.

In Library Use     Home Use Link

Opposing Viewpoints

Discover pro/con perspectives from authoritative voices.

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Science Online

The award-winning Science Online has been completely redesigned and upgraded with a wealth of new content and a new, dynamic design that facilitates STEM research and learning. New Topic Centers feature specially selected content on core science disciplines to help users find a starting point for their research, and users can also access the full, updated content of our unique science eLearning Modules, which target a variety of core topics and feature valuable Educator Support materials for seamless in-class integration. Plus, new, interactive science experiments that come with lesson objectives, data tables for findings, and analysis of expected results allow users to replicate the in-class laboratory experience in a safe and user-friendly environment.

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Science Reference Center

This comprehensive research database provides easy access to a wealth of full-text, science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student researcher’s needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other reliable sources. In addition, the database includes a vast collection of images from sources such as UPI, Getty, NASA, National Geographic and the Nature Picture Library.

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Academic OneFile

The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles for academic libraries from the world’s leading journals, this comprehensive resource covers the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects.

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Brainfuse HelpNow/ Adult Learning Center

On demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning. View how easy, intuitive and engaging Brainfuse HelpNow eLearning is for all ages and levels.

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Britannica Escolar (Español/Spanish) – Secundaria/Secondary

Bienvenido a Britannica Escolar, un recurso informativo para la educación primaria y secundaria que es seguro, actualizado y apropiado para cada nivel educativo. Descubra los artículos enciclopédicos, los recursos multimedia y otros materiales de aprendizaje que apoyan la investigación de los estudiantes y refuerzan la programación curricular.

Discover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. New features make it more valuable than ever for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.

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Britannica School – High

Welcome to Britannica School, a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for  high school students. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources.

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Britannica School – Middle 

Welcome to Britannica School, a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for middle school students. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources.

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Credo Reference

Credo Reference enhances the research experience by combining authoritative reference content with a one-stop exploratory search platform that drives usage of all trusted library resources. Online services include Credo’s Mind Map, topic pages, 690+ titles, subject encyclopedias and handbooks, and a core collection of reference materials.

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CultureGrams

Whether you are traveling to a new state or country, curious about recipes from around the world, or writing a report, CultureGrams is a great place to start. It includes each country’s customs, traditions and daily life; photos, flags and anthems. We have four editions: World, States, Provinces, and Kids.

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ePrep

ePrep helps students of all ability levels reach their educational goals by offering expert instruction in a way that is engaging, convenient, and student-adaptable. All of us at ePrep believe that master teachers, through their keen insights and broad experiences, are uniquely positioned to engage students as they impart the knowledge and strategies proven to maximize test scores. Using a well established “test-grade-review” methodology and a proprietary online, video-based delivery platform, ePrep makes connecting with an expert affordable and possible — anytime and from virtually anywhere in the world.

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Explora – EBSCO’s new discovery interface

Includes the following databases: ERIC, History Reference Center, Book Index, Teachers Reference Center, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Elite, Literature Resource Center, Science Reference Center, GreenFILE, Literary Reference Center Plus, Topic Overview Public Library, Newspaper Source.

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Novelist Plus K-8

NoveList K-8 Plus is a database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

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