What is a database and why use it for research?
  • Searchable electronic information purchased by the Library from authoritative sources.
  • Content is reviewed and recommended by librarians.
  • Better than pages of Google results that don't give you what you need.

  • Free, non-emergency health and human services.

  • Search 200 regional and local business publications.

  • Search for companies, industries & products from 1,250 journals.

  • Professional information about 800,000 board certified physicians.

  • Peer reviewed journals from 1980-present.
  • This database is part of NOVELny, a project of the New York State Library funded through LSTA grants.

  • Search 400 titles on farming and horticulture from 1980-present.

ALLDATA (available in library only) (This site can not be accessed outside of the library)

  • Auto repair information, domestic and imported 1980 - present.
  • Repair tips, troubleshooting, service bulletins and diagrams.

Ancestry Library (available in library only) (This site can not be accessed outside of the library)

  • Genealogy - tracing family histories.
  • Images of original U.S. census records Social Security Death Index.

  • Primary source documents

  • Download eBooks

  • Biographies in the areas of literature, science, business, entertainment, history, current events and the arts

  • Search economics publications from 1980-present.

  • U.S. and International company profiles and histories.
  • Industry rankings, investment reports and financial overviews.
  • This database is part of NOVELny, a project of the New York State Library funded through LSTA grants.

  • Career profiles, including multimedia interviews.
  • Information on colleges and universities.

  • Search 250 titles on advertising, PR, writing and linguistics from 1980-present.

  • Search technology and electronics publications from 1980-present.

  • Search over 390 technology publications from 1980-present.

Includes:

  • Electronic Encyclopedia of American Government
  • Researcher - Reports on hot topics in the news.
  • Weekly Web - Reports on issues before Congress.

  • Product comparisons, reviews and rating of over 5,000 products

  • Biographical information - U.S. and International.

  • Critical essays on noted authors.

  • Facts and news on 191 countries of the world.

  • Search hundreds of reference books at one time.

  • Search 700 law and criminology publications from 1980-present.

  • Everyday life and social customs throughout history
  • Includes World Cultures Today

  • Search by keyword or publication title to find full text articles

  • This database is part of NOVELny, a project of the New York State Library funded through LSTA grants.

  • Search 700 publications from 1980-present.

  • Search scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers from 1980-present.

  • U.S. and World News 1940 to Present.

First Search (available in library only) (This site can not be accessed outside of the library)

  • Includes full-text journal articles in Wilson Select Plus.

Gale History Reference Library (This site can not be accessed outside of the library)

  • Business articles from newspapers, journals, and news wire release.
  • Broker research reports.

  • Newspaper and periodical articles of general interest.
  • This database is part of NOVELny, a project of the New York State Library funded through LSTA grants.

  • Search Britannica resources in Spanish, French, Japanese, Korean and Chinese.

  • For middle school and high school students.
  • Includes Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, New Book of Popular Science, New Book of Knowledge, Encyclopedia Americana, and America the Beautiful.
  • This database is part of NOVELny, a project of the New York State Library funded through LSTA grants.

Health & Wellness Resource Center (This site can not be accessed outside of the library)

  • Nursing and allied health journals from 1980-present.
  • This database is part of NOVELny, a project of the New York State Library funded through LSTA grants.

  • Articles from Hispanic magazines in Spanish and English.

  • Newspaper and magazine articles of general interest.
  • Includes children's magazines and reference books.

  • Recent New York Times, the New York Post and others.Regional, local and foreign language newspapers.
  • This database is part of NOVELny, a project of the New York State Library funded through LSTA grants.

  • Online service providing resume help, interview coaching and career advice

  • Criticism and analysis of Poetry, Novels, Drama, Non-Fiction, Short Stories, Shakespeare, etc.

  • Criticism, biographies and list of works for noted authors.

  • Poems, Short Stories, Essays, Speeches and Plays.

  • Tutor.com service available from 2:00pm - 10:00pm daily.

  • Biographies of leaders and achievers from around the world in the areas of business, law, science, medicine, the arts, government, entertainment and more.

  • Investment research database of 25,000 mutual funds and 15,000 international and domestic stocks.

  • Download eBooks and Audiobooks.

  • Index and abstracts from NY Times, Christian Science Monitor, LA Times and Wall Street Journal.
  • This database is part of NOVELny, a project of the New York State Library funded through LSTA grants.

  • Alternative medicine, dietary supplement and medical conditions

  • Articles from regional New York State newspapers.
  • This database is part of NOVELny, a project of the New York State Library funded through LSTA grants.

  • Full-text from 1985 to present.

  • Up to date music information, including biographies.

  • Predicast's Overview of Markets and Technology.

  • Directory info for U.S. businesses, residences, doctors and dentists. Annual Reports, 10-Ks and other SEC Information.

  • Search academic subjects in over 3,900 publications from 1971-present.

  • Statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.

  • Critical essays on the works of noted world authors from ancient times to present.