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  • ABC-CLIO American Government
    Access daily news stories, biographies, primary source documents, essays, and more to develop an understanding of the events and leaders in the American government.
  • ABC-CLIO American History
    Covers the events and people integral to U.S. history from early Native American cultures to present via full text essays, biographies, primary sources, and timelines.
  • ABC-CLIO State Geography
    Contains overviews on the 50 states including histories, maps, facts, statistics, and biographies of famous individuals.
  • ABC-CLIO World Geography
    Research countries of the world through a wealth of data including maps, flags, histories, statistics, climate, economics, culture, and biographies of world leaders.
  • ABC-CLIO World History
    Covers the events and people integral to world history with an emphasis on western civilization via full text essays, biographies, primary sources, and timelines.
  • ABCmouse
    ABCmouse.com helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more. For kids age 2 to Kindergarten (In Library Use Only)
  • Academic OneFile
    Find full text, peer-reviewed articles from journals covering all post-secondary academic and professional subjects.
  • AllData Online
    A car repair database that includes repair information, wiring diagrams, technical service bulletins, safety recommendations for domestic and foreign automobiles and trucks covering model years 1982 and onward. (In Library Use Only)
  • American Ancestors
    A collection of databases created by the New England Genealogical Society. (In Library use only)
  • Ancestry Library Edition
    This comprehensive genealogy resource allows users to search and view original records from the Federal Census 1790-1930 & records from city directories, Social Security Death Index, passenger lists & more. (In Library Use Only)
  • Artemis Literary Sources
    This allows you to search multiple Gale databases (Literature Resource Center, Literature Criticism Online and Something About the Author) all at once.
  • Auto Repair Source
    Use this database for assistance in repairing your car or truck. Repair articles, wiring diagrams, specifications, and technical service bulletins are available for domestic and import vehicles with selected coverage of automobiles from 1945 and onward.
  • Biography in Context
    Provides short or descriptive biographies on famous individuals throughout history and throughout the world. Many entries include photographs or illustrations.
  • 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.
  • Britannica Academic Edition
    The Britannica Encyclopedia for academic use.
  • Britannica School
    The whole Encyclopaedia Britannica for all grade levels.
  • Brooklyn Newsstand: Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online
    Search the historical Brooklyn Daily Eagle newspaper and view images of articles published between 1841 and 1955.
  • Building-Structure Inventory Files
    This is a collection of local historic building inventories
  • Business Insights: Essentials
    Provides profiles of public and private companies and includes financial data, company histories, management lists, etc.
  • Career Cruising
    Find information on occupations and careers, do a skills assessment test to learn about other jobs that might suit you, or search for educational programs offered by technical schools and universities. You can also get tips for interviewing and creating a resume and also search for actual job openings.
  • Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
    Search and view historical newspapers from selected states, including full page images of New York's The Sun (1880 to 1910) and The New York Tribune (1880 to 1922).
  • Columbia Granger's World of Poetry
    Find full text poems and poetry criticism. Search by poem title, author, subject, or keywords. Also included are audio excerpts of famous poems and biographies of famous poets.
  • Consumer Reports
    Search full text articles from Consumer Reports magazine and the buying guide for helpful tips before you shop.
  • Credo Reference
    Search for definitions, foreign words and phrases, short encyclopedia entries on general topics, and more with this collection of reference ebooks. Powered by Literati.
  • CultureGrams
    A comprehensive database covering the cultures, economies, governments, and lands of US states, world countries, and Canadian provinces. Also find recipes, maps, flags, and info on famous people. Users can also download national anthems in MP3 format.
  • ERIC Online
    Provides indexing and abstracts for professional journal articles from the 1930s onwards on teaching and educational research. Some full text journal articles are available.
  • Explora
    Explora provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.
  • FamilySearch.org
    FamilySearch.org is a free website that contains many worldwide digitized records. However, in order to view the records you need to register with them.
  • Find My Past
    Contains millions of records including UK parish records, census records, Irish records, British military records and New York Roman Catholic parish records. (In Library Use Only)
  • Fold3
    A database of American military, naturalization, and federal census records.
  • Gale in Context Middle School
    Research In Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.
  • Gale in Context Opposing Viewpoints
    Provides full text access to differing points of view on current social issues. Brings together viewpoint articles, contextual topic overviews, government and organizational statistics, biographies of social activists, court cases, profiles of government agencies and special interest groups, newspaper and magazine articles, as well as links to more than 1,800 reviewed and subject-indexed web sites.
  • Gale Literary Sources
    Gale Literary Sources integrates full-text literary content with metadata and subject indexing and provides workflow tools to analyze information. You can research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across your library's Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.
  • Gale OneFile Educator's Reference Complete
    A comprehensive collection of periodicals and reference content supporting the education field.
  • Gale OneFile Health and Medicine
    Find full text articles on diseases and medications from nursing and medical journals and consumer health magazines. Also included are medical education pamphlets and excerpts from reference books in the health sciences.
  • Gale OneFile News
    Search a collection of more than 1,000 national and international newspapers.
  • General OneFile
    Full-text articles from journals and magazines that cover news, health, and all other general interest topics.
  • GreenFILE
    Access to scholarly, government and general-interest titles that focus on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
  • HeritageQuest Online
    Genealogists can view digital images of U.S. Federal Census from 1790 to 1940 as well as digitized images of over 25,000 local history books.
  • History Reference Center
    History Reference Center is a comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research.
  • Home Improvement Reference Center
    Includes articles and reference content, as well as videos and images designed to help home and business owners who want to make repairs themselves.
  • Kids InfoBits
    Created for students in kindergarten through grade five, this database provides information on current events, arts, sciences, health, people, government, sports, history and more.
  • Law Depot
    Create an account and start preparing your own legal forms.
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
    Provides indexing and abstracting for hundreds of key journals, books, research reports for library and information science studies.
  • Literary Reference Center
    Literary Reference Center is a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes
  • Literature Criticism Online
    Full-text criticism for American, British, and world literature from the 19th century to today. [This is full text of NCLC, TCLC and CLC criticism series, found in print in the library.]
  • LitFinder
    LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database alsoincludes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.
  • Long Island Historical Journal
    Website contains index and full-text articles of the Long Island Historical Journal(1988 to 2008).
  • Mango Languages
    Learn a new language with this self-paced tutorial. Mango Basic emphasizes practical conversation in over 20 languages as well as beginner English for a variety of foreign speakers. Mango Complete includes full courses for Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Greek, Brazilian Portuguese, and selected ESL.
  • MasterFILE Elite
    Full text articles from more than 1,900 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.
  • Medline
    Created by the United States National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE is an authoritative bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals used by health care professionals, nurses, clinicians and researchers.
  • MedlinePlus
    Medical information for the layperson offering information and tutorials on diseases, conditions, medications, physicians, and surgical procedures.
  • Mitchell1 ProDemand
    An automotive repair database including repair information, wiring diagrams, and technical service bulletins for domestic and import vehicles from 1960 and on. To get started, click "Login" on the top-left of the screen. (In Library Use Only)
  • Morningstar Library Edition
    Find comprehensive financial information on New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ stocks.
  • MyHeritage Library Edition
    Collection of genealogy records from around the world including censuses, passenger lists, family histories, and more.
  • National Geographic Kids
    In this resource you will find the National Geographic Kids magazines from 2009 to present (3 month embargo), two hundred National Geographic Kids books, and five hundred kid-friendly, downloadable images.
  • New York Amsterdam News
    New York Amsterdam News provides a multicultural look at world history from 1922 to the modern day. Search full text page images from 1922-1993.
  • New York State Newspapers
    Newspapers from the cities of Albany, Buffalo and Syracuse, plus the New York Observer, the New York Times, the New York Post, and the New York Daily News, back to 1980.
  • New York Times (1980 - present)
    Full text of the New York Times late edition. Complete articles from 1980 onward including the Book Review and Magazine sections.
  • New York Times Historical
    Search the complete run of the historical New York Times with full text page images from every issue starting from the paper's inception in 1851 through 3 years ago.
  • Newsday (1940 - 1984)
    Search Newsday's full text articles from 1940 to 1984. All articles can be printed or emailed.
  • Newsday (1985 - present)
    Search Newsday's full text articles back to 1985. This database covers the three main editions - Nassau, Suffolk and City. All articles can be printed or emailed.
  • Novelist K-8 Plus
    Find readalikes for your favorite fiction and nonfiction titles, get lists of books in a series, or read up on your favorite author.
  • Novelist Plus
    Find readalikes for your favorite fiction and nonfiction titles, get lists of books in a series, or read up on your favorite author.
  • Obituaries Index
    This is an index of obituaries published in local newspapers (Ronkonkoma Review, Brookhaven Review and the Islip Bulletin). Many of the obituaries were added to our computerized Local History Vertical File. Contact Adult Reference Department for information.
  • Old Fulton New York Post Cards
    Search over 26,108,000 old New York historical newspapers. Included in the collection are issues of Suffolk County News from 1900 to 1986 (with some gaps).
  • Pronunciator
    A language-learning service that offers 80 foreign languages; ESL for 50 non-English languages; and full-featured apps for all Android and Apple devices.
  • ReferenceUSA
    A business & residential directory for the entire United States. Search an individual company or person or create lists of companies based on industry, size, earnings, location, and more.
  • Salem History
    Online access to the following Salem Press history reference books: Decades, Great Athletes, Great Events from History, Great Lives from History, and Milestone Documents.
  • Salem Literature
    Provides online access to full-text literary reference books.
  • Science Online
    General science encyclopedia with diagrams, experiments, essays, definitions, and biographies arranged by topic.
  • Science Reference Center
    Find full text articles, encyclopedias, and reference books for all topics in the hard sciences including biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, physics, and technology.
  • Something About The Author Online
    Read in-depth profiles of more than 12,000 children's and young adult authors and illustrators. Each essay explores an author's personal life, writings, adaptations, and works in progress.
  • Suffolk Historic Newspapers
    A collection of local newspapers with full text articles published at the late 19th century. Newspapers included are South Side Signal, The Long Islander, The Long Island Traveler, The Corrector, The Mid-Island Mail, The Port Jefferson Echo, Sag Harbor Express, and Suffolk County News and others.
  • Teacher Reference Center
    Provides indexing and abstracts for over 250 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
  • TumbleBooks Library
    Young readers can follow along with this online collection of animated picture books that will read themselves to you! Games, quizzes, audiobooks, and foreign language titles are also available for more reading fun.
  • Wall Street Journal (1984 - present)
    Index and full text of the Wall Street Journal from 1984 onward.
  • Wall Street Journal Historical (1889-1999)
    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: 1889 - 1999
  • World Book Online
    The online version of this standard encyclopedia includes all of the articles from the 22-volume print set, plus over 1,800 more.
  • World Book Online Kids
    Elementary school students can look for information in the World Book Encyclopedia using a fun and easy to use search screen.
  • World Book Student
    Middle/High school students can look for information in the World Book Encyclopedia.