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Art & Music 

Oxford Art Online
This comprehensive reference tool for visual arts includes articles and images as well as links to additional online resources.
Oxford Music Online
Covers all aspects of music and music history. Includes 3000 links to related sites, plus sound archives and illustrations.

Biography in Context Biography in Context enables searches for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or  a combination of criteria. Includes the Complete Marquis Who's Who for quick reference information on an additional 900,000 people.
Current Biography Illustrated Search the complete content of the acclaimed print resource plus photographs!

ABI Dateline ABI/INFORM Dateline allows users to research employment opportunities, compile data on benefits and compensation, learn about corporate strategies, and other topics from a local and regional perspective. ABI/INFORM Dateline includes major business tabloids, magazines, daily newspapers, wire services, and area business publications.
ABI Select ABI/INFORM Select is a source for acquiring business news and information. ABI/INFORM Select delivers over 510 journals, with more than 400 available in full text. Users can research industry and economic conditions, business tactics, market strategies, and more.
ABI Trade & Industry With ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry, users can study and compare specific trades and industries, including telecommunications, computing, transportation, construction, petrochemicals, and many others.
Gale Business Insights: Essentials

Perfect for libraries requiring a comprehensive resource that can satisfy the needs of owners, entrepreneurs, marketing professionals, academics, investors, students and general researchers alike, Gale Business Insights: Essentials features rich content, a user-friendly interface, robust analytical tools and a vastly improved research experience.

Financial Times An indispensable resource for anyone wanting to understand the context of global trade and finance. This huge database of financial and economic news offers instant access to hundreds of thousands of articles and features from one of the world's leading sources of accurate and unbiased financial, economic and political news.
General Business File ASAP
Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings.
Hoover's Company Records Featuring profiles of more than 40,000 companies, 600 industries, and 225,000 key executives, Hoover's Company Records provides easy access to the most thorough and up-to-date business information available.
PROMT -- Predicast Overview of Markets and Technology. Use this database to research companies, the products and technologies they produce, and the markets in which they compete. Includes summaries and full text from nearly 1,000 business and trade journals, industry newsletters, newspapers, market research studies, news releases, and investment and brokerage firm reports.
Proquest Entrepreneurship A full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from successful entrepreneur in a wide range of formats - from video to downloadable Word and Excel files, as well as traditional text and PDFs.

ERIC ERIC is a database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to education-related literature.
Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library is an interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons—students and adult learners—succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. To set up an account from home, enter your library card number as your username (no spaces or dashes) and then choose a password.
As of June 30, 2014, Learning Express will move to Version 3.0. Please register at this link to avoid losing saved data.


Library & Information Science Abstracts indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
Proquest Professional Education Periodicals Offers a comprehensive research collection of more than 760 magazines and journals for professional development and continuing education—the ultimate resource to help teachers stay current in their profession
Teacher Reference Center Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals.
Test Prep Review Test Prep Review is a free Internet resource that offers access to sample reviews and modules for many college and career exams.

Brittanica Online Public Library Edition Encyclopædia Britannica Online Public Library Edition delivers two sites in one, with separate home pages and resources for adults and children.
Annals of American History Online The varied history of the United States through speeches, memoirs, poems, images, and multimedia.
EBSCOhost eBook Collection Search and view the full text of eBooks on a variety of non-fiction topics.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia has over 25,000 encyclopedia articles covering a variety of subject areas (no illustrations). Search by title if you have a specific topic.
Global Reference Center home of comprehensive online content in a variety of global languages.
Spanish Reference Center

Este portal le ofrece recursos de referencia en español para todas las edades en dos interfaces exclusivos — cada uno con una enciclopedia adaptada al lector: Enciclopedia Universal en Español para High School (edad de 14+) y la Enciclopedia Juvenil para edades de 6-12 años.

Webster's Dictionary Online the largest and most comprehensive American Dictionary.
World Data Analyst quick and easy comparisons of countries of the world.

HeritageQuest HeritageQuest provides libraries with a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture.

The Official ABMS Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists The Official ABMS Directory is a fully searchable electronic database that provides detailed, easy to read physician profiles and a quick and easy search form. Search by name, specialty, subspecialty, city, state and zip code
AccessScience AccessScience provides a fully searchable collection of the finest science reference materials.
Gale Science in Context Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography.
Offering Science On-line; a complete electronic reference for anatomy, physiology, physics, chemistry, earth science and biology and Science Experiments On-line for science experiments and projects in  Biology, Chemistry, Earth-Science.
Proquest Science Journals This database is a definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text. Search over 2.7M records, dating back to the mid-1980s.
Gale Health Reference Center Academic

Multi-source database providing access to full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources that offer reliable health information to researchers, including nursing and allied health students. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

MEDLINEplus brings together consumer information from the National Library of medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government, non-profit and health-related organizations. Search here for answers to all your health questions.

Proquest Health Management Journals ProQuest Health and Medical Complete provides in-depth coverage from over 1,440 publications with nearly 1,200 available in full text include The journals cover all major clinical and healthcare disciplines, including medical sciences, immunology, pharmacy and pharmacology, nursing, physical fitness and hygiene, surgery, and others.

Ebsco's History Reference Center The database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.
ABC-CLIO Daily Life through History What did people eat, wear, use? What did they hope, invent, sing?
Daily Life through History brings history up close by providing award-winning content in an authoritative and accessible database.
Annals of American History Online Annals of American History delivers more than 2000 primary source documents plus 700 multimedia elements that guide you through the history of the United States.
Historical New York Times Indexing with the full text of the New York Times from 1851, with the embargo of the current three years.

EBSCO Primary Search

Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

Encyclopaedia Brittanica for Kids The Kids Home Page is an entryway to all the resources created for children and young adults.
Infotrac Junior Edition Designed for students in middle school, with magazines, newspapers and reference books providing information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Kids Infobits The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Kids Search Kids Search makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type—magazines, Funk & Wagnall's Encyclopedia, reference books, photos, flags, etc.
Scholastic Go! Scholastic Go!
Grolier Online is published by Scholastic Library Publishing, a divison of Scholastic, Inc. It includes eight encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and the New Book of Popular Science.
Searchasaurus Intended for users in elementary or middle schools, Searchasaurus uses an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to develop basic search methodologies. Searchasaurus offers Lexile limiters (reading level), making it easy for students to research only appropriate materials in math, science, social studies and the arts.
Sesame Street e-Books
Sesame Street eBooks make story time extra engaging with bright pages, audio narration, interactivity, animation, and more.


Literature Resource Center

provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists from every age and literary discipline.

Lit Finder

Contains Poem Finder which offers full-text poems, poem citations and excerpts as well as explanations, biographies, pictures and a glossary, Story Finder featuring short stories, biographies, pictures and a genre navigator and Essay Finder containing 20th century essays and discursive writing which have been analyzed in standard library indexes.

Play Index The Play Index covers every important play ever written, from Aeschylus and Shakespeare to contemporary playwrights.
Short Story Index
A convenient digital guide to thousands of short stories and anthologies.
Twayne's Author Series Features the content of nearly 600 books with an emphasis on literary and critical interpretation and discussion.
Magazines/Newspapers/Current Events

Academic OneFile Extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects - authoritative and comprehensive. Millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions; updated daily.
Historical New York Times Indexing with the full text of the New York Times from 1851, with the embargo of the current three years.
InfoTrac Newsstand InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world. It allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section or other fields, eliminating random searching through newspaper archives.
Infotrac Gale General Reference Center Integrates a variety of sources in one easy-to-use interface. Find articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals featuring current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, and hobbies.
InfoTrac New York State Newspapers The State Newspapers database offers ten major newspapers published in the state of New York, including the New York Times and the New York Post. Newspapers can be searched by title, headline,author, or subject.

GreenFile 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 global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Ebsco Full Text Finder

An index to full-text magazines in our electronic database subscriptions. We have access to many more resources than what's on our shelves! Library barcode needed for access.

LexisNexis provides customers with access to billions of searchable documents and records from more than 45,000 legal, news and business sources.
Proquest Newsstand 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 papers.
ProQuest News Includes full-text and graphics for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Opposing Viewpoints in Context is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.
Newsday Full-text articles of Long Island's daily newspaper, 1985-present.
Proquest Research Library Provides one-stop access to more than 4,000 periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 academic disciplines.
The World Factbook The Central Intelligence Agency's World Fact Book contains information about over250 different countries. Includes geography, people government economy communications transportation military transnational issues reference maps flags of the world international organizations and groups, selected international environmental agreements, a cross-referenced list of country data codes, hydrographic data codes, geographic names.
Black Newspapers Proquest Black Newspapers provides your patrons with access to esteemed newspapers from across the U.S., searchable from 1989-present.

Informe! Provides indexing, images and full-text of popular Hispanic magazines, not just translations.  The text of the articles is in Spanish, and some in English, as originally published.
Spanish Reference Center

Este portal le ofrece recursos de referencia en español para todas las edades en dos interfaces exclusivos — cada uno con una enciclopedia adaptada al lector: Enciclopedia Universal en Español para High School (edad de 14+) y la Enciclopedia Juvenil para edades de 6-12 años.

ProQuest Computing Journals ProQuest Computing Journals delivers vital information directly to your desktop from scholarly journals and trade publications as well as consumer titles. The database includes product reviews, database design and management, software, hardware, e-commerce, Web site development, intranets and extranets, and technology management.