2-1-1 Long Island Database
Search over 11,000 health, human services and educational resources on Long Island.
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Updated daily.
Academic OneFile Select
Resource for academic research includes scholarly journals and selected general interest titles in a wide variety of subjects.
AllData Car Repair
*Must access through Internet Explorer Browser* Covers wiring diagrams, trouble code diagnostics, recommended service intervals, cost of parts & labor, a component locator, technical service bulletins, and specifications. (Please be aware this site only works properly with Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox web browsers, it will not work in Google’s Chrome browser.)
American Board of Medical Specialties
This authoritative reference tool provides certification status and professional information about board certified physicians from the 24 Member Boards.
American Hebrew & Jewish Messenger
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: 1857 – 1922
American Physical Society’s Online Journals
The American Physical Society (APS) has given readers and researchers in public libraries in the United States full use of all online APS journals, from the most recent articles back to the first issue in 1893, a collection including over 400,000 scientific research papers.
With over 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases, AncestryPlus is the most comprehensive online source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research available.
Auto Repair Source
This database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. Content has been provided by MOTOR Information Systems.
Biography Reference Bank
Find in-depth, original profiles of current biographies with full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals.
Book Index with Reviews
Book Index with Reviews™ (BIR) is a comprehensive database that provides information on over 5 million book titles, in a wide range of formats. BIR also contains almost 800,000 full-text searchable book reviews from the sources that you trust: Library Journal, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Booklist and others.
Brainfuse Adult Learning Center
Access to adult learning services including GED prep, 24/7 writing lab, live tutoring, career resources, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series, and more.
Access to live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests. Also includes a 24-hour online writing lab and Homework Question Center.
Includes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.
Accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students and students learning Spanish. Available at two levels—primary and secondary.
Britannica School (Elementary, Middle and High)
A source for all grades (Pre-K-12) and all reading abilities. Available at three levels–elementary, middle, and high.
Business Insights: Essentials
Includes company profiles, industry reports and financial reports, as well as business magazines and newspapers.
Business Source Premier
Updated daily, this source presents full text for periodicals related to all areas of business.
Learn more about yourself and careers that suit your interests. Search for careers and find out what they are really like. Find out where to get the education you need to start your career. Search jobs by zip code.
Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database
Features reviews of several thousand children’s books. Helps teachers, librarians, childcare providers, and parents make appropriate choices for children. At their page click on “Subscriber Login” to access database.
Choices Planner for Adults
Questions about careers, education, financial aid or the job search? Looking to start the self-assessment process? Begin here!
Choices Planner for High School Students
Questions about careers, education, financial aid or the job search? Looking to start the self-assessment process? Begin here!
Civil Service Test Prep (Overdrive)
Borrow test prep materials in easy downloadable eBooks.
Consumer Reports Car Buying Guide Search
Online Text Version. Full text access to the 2018 Car Issue of Consumer Reports.
Consumer Reports Search
ConsumerReports.org offers buying advice, products ratings, product reviews, recommendations and money-saving advice and tips.
CultureGrams editors have added over 100 new videos! Watch traditional musicians in Ethiopia, kids gathering water in CAR, and a wedding procession in Cameroon, among many others!
Data Axle Reference Solutions
The Data Axle Reference Solutions database (formerly ReferenceUSA) contains detailed information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses; 102 million U.S. residents; 683,000 U.S. health care providers; 1 million Canadian businesses; and 11 million Canadian residents.
Searching for a magazine or journal article in a database? Start here with this A to Z list.
Driver’s Education Program
New York State specific information and permit practice tests for: 11 car practice tests, 8 motorcycle practice tests, 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
Access information from education-related journals. Many are full text.
Explora Public Libraries
Includes the following databases: ERIC, History Reference Center, Teacher Reference Center, MasterFile Elite, Literacy Reference Center, Student Reference Center, GrennFile, Topic Overviews 6-12
Gale Business: Entrepreneurship
Provides resources covering all aspects of starting and operating a business, including finance, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, and taxes. Resources include sample business plans, e-books and content from over 300 business journals and magazines.
WHEN LOGGING IN FROM HOME, USE LIBRARY BARCODE AND PASSWORD: empirelink
Gale Business: Plan Builder
Gale Small Business Builder is a tool that provides step-by-step guidance on planning, starting, and running a small business or nonprofit. Entrepreneurs can create entrepreneur profiles, assess business ideation, perform break-even analysis, and create business plans and financial projects.
Gale Directory Library
The Gale Directory Library hosts a variety of directories. Use it to search, sort and export a variety of information such as financial information for companies, membership figures for associations, education- related financial aid and scholarships, and much more.
Gale in Context: Middle School
Contains magazines, newspapers, primary sources and videos for students in grades 6 to 8.
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Contains a range of perspectives on many important issues, with over 21,000 pro/con viewpoints. Includes a variety of resource types: reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more.
Gale OneFile: Computer Science
Provides access to business and technical publications in the computer, electronics, and telecommunications industries.
Gale OneFile: Educator’s Reference Complete
Resource for educators and education students. Provides access to periodicals covering pre-school to college and most educational specialties. Includes full-text for many titles cited in ERIC.
Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine
Full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a variety of personal health information sources.
Gale OneFile: News
This full-text newspaper database has several New York Newspapers including the New York Times from 1995 on, and over 1,000 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
General Reference Center GOLD
General-interest sources include magazines, children’s magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries, reference books and more.
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.
Presents Federal Census records plus searchable family histories.
History Reference Center
Search for historical information from reference books, encyclopedias, and historical magazines.
Home Improvement Reference Center
The Home Improvement Center database contains straightforward explanations and instructions and clear photos for all of the following categories: electrical, plumbing, home maintenance, woodworking, outdoor projects, remodeling and redecorating. It also includes how-to-videos, glossaries of terms and conversion tables for all kinds of measuring.
Spanish interface provides access to Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals both from and about Latin America.
Contains over 550 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster’s Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs.
Prepare for academic, civil service, military, and career tests by practicing online; obtain scoring and maintain a record of completed work. This database also features tutorials for using the Internet, operating systems for Mac or Windows computers and popular software like Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Powerpoint.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts(LISTA) indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals.
Literary Reference Center
Literary Reference Center is a full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, and literary journals. Literary Reference Center contains full text for more than 31,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism, more than 159,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios), 450 literary journals, more than 632,000 book reviews, more than 69,000 classic and contemporary poems, more than 18,000 classic and contemporary short stories, more than 5,600 author interviews, more than 8,200 classic texts and much more.
Lynda.com is an online video-tutorial library featuring thousands of instructional and professional development tutorials. Online video tutorials will help you learn software, creative, and business skills.
Updated daily, it provides full text for many publications covering virtually every subject area.
This version of the medical information website run by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health utilizes the Ebscohost search interface and allows you to search Medline simultaneously with other Ebsco databases.
Furnishes authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences and a host of other health related fields as provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
Proporciona información médica autorizada sobre medicina, enfermería, odontología, medicina veterinaria, el sistema de atención de la salud, ciencias preclínicas y una multitud de otros campos relacionados con la salud a lo dispuesto por la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina de EE.UU. y los Institutos Nacionales de Salud.
Mergent Intellect provides comprehensive up-to-date information for over 260 million US and international companies, contact information on over 250 million consumers, demographic information including census data by zip code, job search capabilities, and news and industry reports.
Provides access to thousands of databases—including birth, death, military, census, and parish records- which makes it easier to fill in the missing information in your family tree.
National Geographic Kids
Access more than 500 pictures that you can freely download for educational use. 200 National Geographic Kids books. Full issues of National Geographic Kids magazine, from 2009 to the present (3 month embargo.)
National Newspaper Index (Infotrac/Newsstand)
Provides access to the indexing of the following newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post.
New York Amsterdam News
New York Amsterdam News 1922-1993. The New York Amsterdam News became one of the nation’s leading black newspapers and one of New York’s most influential black-owned institutions. It is a great resource for both news and genealogy.
New York State Newspapers
A subset of Gale OneFile: News, this database includes articles from newspapers from around New York State including: Glens Falls Post-Star, New York Times, New York Post, Buffalo News, and Newsday.
New York State Physician Profile
Here you will find profiles of all licensed doctors of medicine and osteopathy who are registered to practice medicine in New York State.
The doctor’s medical education, translational services and legal actions taken against the doctor are available.
New York Times Historical, 1851-2014
Access to full text articles from 1851 through 2014.
New York Times, 1980-Current
Access to full text articles from 1980 through today.
Newsday Historical, 1940-1989
Access to local and Long Island regional news stories and articles covering 1940 – 1989.
Access to local and Long Island regional news stories and articles covering 1985 – current.
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 U.S. and International newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional newspapers. In addition, full text television and radio news transcripts are also provided.
NoveList K-8 Plus
Discover fiction titles that are popular with young readers, as well as titles to use in the classroom. Search by theme, topic or similar book.
NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles.
Poetry & Short Story Reference Center
This full-text database provides a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques — including contemporary content from the finest publishers.
Learn 80 different languages and ESL classes for 50 non-English languages.
Proquest/US Newsstream provides access to local, regional, and national newspapers (1980-current). 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.
Regional Business News
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications.
30 languages; 50 hours of instruction; core reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills lessons; grammar and vocabulary activities; and more.
This curriculum-oriented resource offers a comprehensive, authoritative overview of the sciences, Diagrams, experiments, essays, definitions, and biographies are arranged by topic and contain thousands of hyperlinks.
Science Reference Center
A science database for students that includes encyclopedias, timely articles, informational pamphlets and more.
Sesame Street eBooks
eBooks, Audio eBooks, Interactive eBooks, and Animated eBooks
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Includes repair and maintenance information for ATV’s, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, motorcycles, boats, outdoor power equipment, personal watercraft, snow blowers, snow mobiles, tillers, and other small engines.
Something About The Author
Facts and pictures about authors and illustrators of books for young people.
Suffolk Historic Newspapers
Covers the following: The Corrector, 1822 – 1911; The Long Island Traveler, 1872 – 1898; The Long-Islander, 1839 – 1974; The Mid-Island Mail, 1935 – 1941; Patchogue Advance, 1926 – 1948; Port Jefferson Echo, 1892 – 1931; Sag Harbor Express, 1885 – 1898; South Side Side Signal, 1869 – 1879; Suffolk County News, 1888 – 1953 and 1996 – 2007
Teacher Reference Center
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
U.S./International Major Newspapers
Features a full text collection of regional, national and international newspapers.
Wall Street Journal Historical, 1889-2000
Access to full text articles from 1889 through 2000.
Wall Street Journal, 1984-Current
Access to full text articles from 1984 through today.
World Book Online
Offers encyclopedia articles on a variety of subjects. Choose between an English or Spanish interface.